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PNG vs. ABR files – Which should you use?

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 22 November 2014
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I love Photoshop brushes because they offer so much versatility. Today let’s take a closer look at them. Many designers, when creating brushes (ABR files) will also include the “stamped brushes” in PNG format. So when you purchase a product that comes with both PNG files and ABR files, which should you use?    Let’s look […]

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LOTW Nov. 14 – 20 And the winner is …..

by renee 21 November 2014
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Winipeg1 with her amazing page Eiffel Tower. I love this page, the layering and composition is beautiful and so are the clusters. The photo is absolutely adorable and I love that it’s in black and white. So congrats winipeg1 on winning this weeks LOTW! This wonderful page was created with the stunning kit Romantique by […]

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Winter Hug kit by Designs by Brigit and a free quickpage for you

by renee 20 November 2014
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Are you looking forward to Winter. I love the Winter, taking long walks outside, breathing the cold air and then looking forward to coming home in a warm and cosy home! I do hope there will be snow this year, cause I always find the landscape so beautiful when is covered in white. I also […]

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My Sugar Hound

by Toiny Westberry 19 November 2014

Phew! I’m all hot & bothered. I’m going 5 million miles an hour today, and yesterday, but I’m Git ‘r done! Big time. Yesterday I took an hour without computer, just me & my phone, and scheduled all those appointments I haven’t been scheduling. Vision, dental, snow tires, check-ups, teacher meetings, all scheduled. That felt […]

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Custom Collection Sunday: Winter Story

by Toiny Westberry 18 November 2014
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It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays… on a Tuesday! I think I am going to have to accept that I will be off schedule the rest of the year. The holidays are jam-packed.  Please forgive me, and please continue to play along.  We have some fabulous kits pouring out thanks to your requests.  Wooooooohooooooo! What […]

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Using the Black and White Adjustment in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 15 November 2014
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With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about seasonal photos.  Do you prefer posed photographs or spontaneous ones?  Do you like to creatively edit your photographs with filters, actions, or adjustments?  Today let’s take a look at a simple way to create some dynamic black and white images. For the purposes of […]

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LOTW Nov. 7 – 13 And the winner is …

by renee 14 November 2014
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dkane with her fantastic page Golden Autumn. I love this little boy, I love his smile and the look in his eyes. He is absolutely cute!! I also feel the colors of this page are wonderful and the clustering is really pretty, but this little boy with his gorgeous hat stole my heart! So congrats […]

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Ever So Thankful by Linda Cumberland Designs and a free quickpage for you

by renee 13 November 2014
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Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in 1621. So it’s clear Thanksgiving has a long tradition of saying thanks for the harvest and all others blessings received. Ever […]

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Round Robin: Shabby Chic Avenue

by Toiny Westberry 11 November 2014
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It is time for Round Two of our November Round Robins staring none other than our own Valentina’s Creations! Val has a gorgeous, soft, beautiful new collection:  Shabby Chic Avenue. Diane is wonderful. I’m was so touched by her reaction when I asked her to make a collab together. We didn’t have a lot of […]

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What’s new in our CU store and a FREEBIE!

by Robyn 9 November 2014

I have some great new CU products to showcase today.  Included in these new products are some lovely winter and Christmas goodies for you to enjoy! Nothing says Christmas like some holly, and these holly sprigs from ADB Designs are currently 30% OFF. ADB Designs is also offering these traditional Holiday Decorations Vol. 1 with […]

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