Monthly Archives: July 2012

Project Life – Simplify

I am so impressed by all the fabulous pages in the PL gallery here at DD. We have some new members who have recently began this special project and I am totally inspired by their layouts! A busy summer has … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Summer Refresh

Design-Seeds: Summer Refresh aaaaaahhhhhhh! That’s what I think when I see this beautiful inspiration piece from Design Seeds. It is certainly well named! If you are looking for a little summer refreshment, I hope that you will spend some time … Continue reading

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Sepia Tinting Photos in Photoshop and PSE [Video]

This week’s Adobe Photoshop or Elements tip of the week is now available on video. This weeks tip is on Sepia Tinting Photos in Photoshop and PSE.

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Template Challenge: In Focus

Having a clear focal point in a layout is an established design principle. Most templates make that a snap. The talented designer has done the hard work already, and you get to play with pictures, paper, and embellishments to complete … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Berry Brights

Take a look at these ‘Berry Brights!’ Design Seeds-Berry Bright My challenge to you is to create a layout inspired by these colors (and/or the picture) and to upload it to the Color Challenge Gallery by 11 p.m. EDT on … Continue reading

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Using Blend Modes with Masks in Photoshop and PSE [Video]

This week’s Adobe Photoshop or Elements tip of the week is now available on video. This weeks tip is on Using Blend Modes with Masks in Photoshop and PSE.

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Template Challenge: 1, 2, 3—Ready, Set, Scrap!

I thought we’d try something just a little different for this week’s Template Challenge. I challenged the Creative Team to use Katie’s Timeline Layered Templates No. 03 to design a page. Although Katie created these templates to make Facebook timelines … Continue reading

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All About Me Challenge: Summer

Welcome to the All About Me Challenge for this month! Here in the U.S., most of us are enjoying record-high temperatures and bright, sunny days. The weather got me thinking about fun things to do during the summer and my … Continue reading

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Here Come the Brides! A Heritage Challenge

Several members of the Creative Team celebrated wedding anniversaries lately and that got us started thinking about brides. I think you will agree that iUma, Joanne and Kim did a fantastic job of highlighting beautiful brides from three very different … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Citrus Hues

Here is our newest color challenge for you! Hopefully this palette will brighten your day and get your creative juices flowing. Upload your challenge page to the Color Challenge Gallery by 11 p.m. EDT on Sunday, July 15, and you … Continue reading

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