Author Archives: Joanne Caruth

Let’s Blend Challenge – Blendable Photo Cards

We are certainly experiencing stressful times, that are affecting all of us in some way or another. For me, scrapping and creating is a wonderful stress reliever. So, with that said, here is our challenge for March. I looked in … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Katie’s Watercolor Ombre papers are a fun way to add a gradient like overlay to your photos. They can be clipped to a mask, used directly over a photo and applying a blend mode, or even as a background paper. … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Hello and welcome to 2020! I’ve kind of been all over the place about this month’s challenge. So, this month’s challenge is a mix of using layer masks, adding texture and color. On this page, I started with the background … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Threshold Filter

It’s the last Let’s Blend Challenge of the decade! I thought it might have some fun and work with the Threshold filter. It is really quite easy, so here we go. I used this image a few years ago for … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Hello, Hello and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. When I begin to work on a layout, I usually find a brush or mask to help ground the page. Katie’e Grungy Ledger Grids are perfect for this, and I … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

It’s autumn, and I’ve been inspired by some of the photos I took up in Flagstaff a couple weeks ago. I like to use Topaz Studio to turn my photos into digital paintings from time to time. I ran this … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending Text

Let’s jump right in to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. Blending text into your images is super easy and it can add interest as well as camouflage areas that are not so eye appealing. On my page, after clipping my … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending Patterned Papers

Hello and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge.  I am a texture/solid paper kind of gal. Just the other day, I was playing around with patterned papers and decided to try blending them together, and the challenge was born! … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Happy July and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. We are going to work with some fun patterns and masks this month. Let you imagination run wild! Here is what I came up with using the free products Katie … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Working with Katie’s painted pocket cards and painted layers are a fun way to blend a photo by itself or incorporate it into a larger page. By using the PSD version, the layers can be turned on an off or … Continue reading

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