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The “Warning: You bought this product” Feature Is Back

by Rebecca 7 January 2015
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I hear you.  I hear all of the high fives going on along with the yelps and shouts of excitement.  They say it takes 30 days to make or break a habit but I’m pretty sure it only took me 2 purchases to literally throw caution to the wind and spend with abandon once I […]

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Narrenzunft

by Toiny Westberry 7 January 2015
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Yesterday I got a look behind the scenes of our local Narrenzunft (Fools Guild).  Every Fasching, or Carnival, I’ve been awed by the amazing costumes and masks, and highly entertained by the insane craziness of the parades (Fasching 2013;Fasching = Carnival;Fat Tuesday).  It has been my dream to learn more. Yesterday I learned more. As […]

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Round Robin: The Midnight Hour

by Toiny Westberry 6 January 2015
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It is time for another month of fantabulous, amazing, wonderful  Round Robins starring none other than our own Carin Grobe Design! We kick things off with the stunning The Midnight Hour: She’s the Belle of the ball; all eyes are on her.  Dressed up like a princess, the whole room is a blur.  On the […]

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How to Create a Soft Lantern Glow

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 3 January 2015
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Several months ago, we talked about Using the Lens Flare Filter in Photoshop to create a light flare in a lantern. Today let’s look at how to create a soft glow, using a brush. Here is a candle holder that is included in my Woodland Winter kit.  Let’s add a lovely soft glow to it. […]

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LOTW Dec. 26 – Jan. 1 And the winner is …

by renee 2 January 2015
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pelzi with her fabulous page The Most Beautiful Christmas. I love the beautiful border she created here, the wonderful and lovely photo fits in just perfect. I also feel the use of white space in this layout is gorgeous. So congrats Pelzi on winning this weeks LOTW! This wonderful page was created with the fabulous […]

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EU VAT 2015 & the Studio

by Toiny Westberry 31 December 2014
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Hi All, I am going to try to make this as short as possible. Please do ask me questions and I will do my best to answer them. On Jan. 1, 2015 a new EU VAT law will kick into effect that requires all sellers of digital products (worldwide) to collect VAT (European Tax) to […]

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LOTW Dec. 19 – 25 And the winner is …

by renee 27 December 2014
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Irenchen with her fabulous page Chill Out. I love the beautiful design of this page and the clustering and shadows are wonderful too. The funny photo’s gives this page a warm and happy feeling, and make me look at it again and again. So congrats Irenchen on winning this weeks LOTW! This wonderful page was created […]

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Combining Smart Objects and the Free Transform Tool

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 27 December 2014
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Last week we looked at Creating Perspective Easily with the Free Transform Tool.   We learned how to apply perspective to a photograph in order to match the perspective of a frame.   It was a manual process, but very easy to do. Back in August we looked at Editing Images on the Fly, Utilizing Smart […]

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FREE Advent Calendar today only!

by Toiny Westberry 25 December 2014
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This Advent season the Studio has released a brandnew FREE daily download every day in December.  Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!  Each contribution was available 48 hours to accommodate all time zones.  But.  Life happens. Days are missed.  This is the happiest time of year, and the busiest time of […]

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Creating Perspective Easily with the Free Transform Tool

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 20 December 2014
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What is perspective, and why is it important to us in digital scrapbooking? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “perspective” in this way: a :  the technique or process of representing on a plane or curved surface the spatial relation of objects as they might appear to the eye; specifically :  representation in a drawing or painting […]

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