angiepangie  |  No Comments

I’m always on the eternal quest to create realistic shadowing on my layouts; whilst regular drop shadows can get us close, sometimes they need that extra little bit of attention to really bring them to life. Today I’m going to show you how to warp shadows to achieve more realistic shadowing, specifically on bows and Read More

mrsashbaugh  |  1 Comment

Good morning everyone! With Christmas just around the corner, Wendy of WendyBird Designs has made this great tag for us! I know I have some gift cards that I’ll be giving out and this is perfect! I know sometimes you may worry that it is too complicated to do these hybrids, but this is a really Read More

Sunday Standouts  |  4 Comments

Hello everyone, Sorry I’m a bit late with this post. I think my mind is a bit mixed up because off all the holiday preparations. There is so much goodness in the gallery. It was so difficult picking just 8 layouts! First up, this cute layout from Joan K. I just love how the pictures Read More

Mattcindi  |  4 Comments

Happy Thursday!  Honeybee Cindi here bringing you a quick Thursday Tip or Trick – quickly hiding multiple layers in PSE.  If you’re like me you LOVE templates for guided placement of elements.  But eventually I place my own elements and hide the template element layers.  Some templates have lots of elements and layers!  Which means Read More

mrsashbaugh  |  2 Comments

Hello digi scrappers! I just love Tuesdays! Why? I love how generous our designers are and that they provide us with a new FREE template every week! This week, Liz with Scrapping with Liz has provided us with this lovely template! Really love the diamond shapes placed over the bigger photo spot and the two smaller photo spots Read More

cmtscrap  |  3 Comments

Hello fellow scrapbookers.  I hope everyone has recovered from DSD over the last week.  Honeybee Charlene here here to bring you this week’s Sunday Standouts. First up is this layout by Isa Marks.  I just love the monochromatic color scheme goes with the black and white photograph.  I also love the cut out leaves in Read More

bestcee  |  3 Comments

Hi everyone! Honeybee Courtney here to show you an easy way to thread a string though a tag. It works for more than just tags, I used this trick recently to put a spoon in a bowl on a layout. Before I learned this trick, I was zooming in super close, and erasing carefully, but Read More

mrsashbaugh  |  3 Comments

It’s TUESDAY! Which means we have another amazing template freebie to help you jump start your layouts. This week, Cheryl of Fiddle Dee Dee Designs has generously offered us this amazing template! Love to journal? Cheryl has you covered this week. Lots of space to journal or if you are not one to journal, you can use a Read More

angiepangie  |  4 Comments

Well, that’s a wrap for DSD Game On 2015. I hope you all had lots of fun this weekend and got heaps of scrapping done! The thread for your final score card will be up in the forums shortly, so make sure you’ve filled it all out and it’s ready to upload. Once the thread Read More

angiepangie  |  4 Comments

Welcome back to our second edition of DSD Game On Standouts! There’s only a bit over half a day left (until Monday noon EST) to complete any challenges you still have yet to finish. Don’t forget to check the Yahtzee thread to see how many points you have qualified for on your Game On score Read More

Sunday Standouts  |  1 Comment

Hello my fellow scrappers! I hope you all enjoyed the fun activities yesterday for Digital Scrapbook Day and was able to get some shopping in. I will be doing our usually Sunday Standouts with layouts not made for DSD. Keep an eye open for another blog post on a special edition of DSD Standouts though. This Read More

angiepangie  |  2 Comments

Good evening everyone and welcome to the first of our special edition DSD Game On Standouts! The gallery seriously floors me with the amount of talent on a regular day, let alone during events like this. I’ll be picking eight Game On Standouts each day, through to Monday, however be sure to keep an eye Read More

bestcee  |  No Comments

The first Saturday of November is Digital Scrapbooking Day, which is November 7, 2015! We have a bunch of fun things planned, including prizes! The official rules are here, but here’s a little breakdown of the challenges and due dates (all due dates listed in Eastern Standard Time). All Day: Clue [Scavenger Hunt] Make It Read More

scrappingchel  |  5 Comments

Hello! I am going to show you one way to make your text line up on a paper. I couldn’t believe how easy this was once I learned how! Step 1: Open up your journaling card/paper Step 2: Type your text Step 3: This is how my text looks with my Line Leading on Auto. Not Read More

scrapper@heart  |  No Comments

Good morning scrappers! Tamara here, introducing you to another of our superb Orchard designers! This month, we will be celebrating Jill of Juno Designs. If you are anything like me, then you thought her first name was Juno and you were thinking that her parents were pretty creative when it came to naming her. I Read More

mrsashbaugh  |  1 Comment

Hello Friends! Can you believe it’s November?! I’m still getting over how close we are to Christmas! Are you? Well it’s Tuesday and that means it’s template freebie time! This week, Krisztina of Tinci Designs has provided us a wonderful template! I love this vertical design and all the paper strips! To download the template, just click on the image Read More

Sunday Standouts  |  5 Comments

Hi! Honeybee Courtney here starting off November with some layout inspiration. November? Did I really just write November? October seems to have flown by! Come browse some lovely layouts from the Scrap Orchard Gallery with me this week. I’m a sucker for paint and graffiti, especially on the background. This layout by LynnZant jumped out Read More

angiepangie  |  1 Comment

There are all sorts of ways to resize and sharpen your scrapbook layouts for the web. Whilst there are actions available to make it easier for you, I like to have the ability to adjust the quality and size of my image myself, so I still do it manually. Today I’m going to show you Read More

mrsashbaugh  |  3 Comments

It is that time of the month again where you get your scissors out (or cutting machines) and some adhesive – hybrid time! Sandy Pierce with Sandy Pie Creations has designed this cute Coffee Single Holder for us!  Make sure to click the photo to download the template. How ADORABLE is this?! HybridBee Krisi616 did a fabulous job of pairing Read More

Sunday Standouts  |  5 Comments

Hello my fellow scrappers! It’s Sunday and that means I get the pleasure of showing off some fantastic layouts I found while browsing the gallery! When putting this post together, I had just gotten back from a fall festival at my church. I was tired and sure I was going to go straight to bed Read More