Grunge Wildflower Layered Template

Check out my this gorgeous Layered Template in my Etsy Store, Grunge Wildflower.

Create a layout showcasing two photos or Show a precious event, garden scene or inspiring moment with Grunge Wildflower accents. The possibilities are endless and design work done for you.

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The sample layout is of my adorable niece, and is created with the Floral Fancy Digital Scrapbook Kit and Grunge Wildflower Layered Template.

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Sketchy Type Layered Template

Create a layout showcasing four photos or Show a precious event or inspiring moment with photos off the edge and sketchy type explosions. A special day, or just every day Project 365 photos. The possibilities are endless. Off the edge photos are a huge digital scrapbooking trend right now. The possibilities are endless and the hard design work is done for you!

Fill (or clip to) the template layers with photos and or background papers to create your own unique layout where the design is done for you. This template includes a layered .psd, layered .tif, and separate .png file layers, and are able to be used in any application that supports layers, transparency and the ability to make selections.
Note: Sample layout was created with the About A Boy Digital Scrapbook KitSketchy Type Layered Template is now available in store in my Etsy Store and my Clikchic Designs store.

Sketchy Type Layered Digital Scrapbook Template

Now check out this cheeky chops! Apparently some of the papers needed shredding because he had a good chew on them, and check out those organisation skills. Don’t you love the big belly laugh on the right about all the mischief he was getting into! Sample layout was created with my About A Boy Digital Scrapbook Kit and of course the Sketchy Type Layered Template.

Circles Off The Edge Layered Template

With Circles Off the Edge Layered Template, create a layout showcasing four photos or Show a precious event or inspiring moment with photos and circles off the edge. A special day, or just every day Project 365 photos. The possibilities are endless. Off the edge photos are a huge digital scrapbooking trend right now.
Fill (or clip to) the template layers with photos and or background papers to create your own unique layout where the design is done for you. This template includes a layered .psd, layered .tif, and seperate .png file layers, and are able to be used in any application that supports layers, transparency and the ability to make selections. Check out the Circles of The Edge Layered Template in my Etsy store and my Clikchic Designs store.
Note: Sample layout was created with the About A Boy Digital Scrapbook Kit

Circles Off The Edge Layered Template

I have been meaning to scrap these photos of my son for a while and this layered template was just the trick for making those photos work! My Son was 10 months old in these photos and had a wonderful time mimicking his Mum filing! He thought it was the best fun as you can see from the photos! The layout was created with the Circles Off The Edge Layered Template and the About A Boy Digital Scrapbook Kit

Check out the cheeky smile and the finger action on the files!

Cutting Shapes from Digital Scrapbook Papers in Photoshop

In this tutorial I am going to demonstrate a quick and easy way to cut shapes from Digital Scrapbook Papers/Backgrounds in Photoshop. This method will work in all versions of Photoshop.

First I have opened the paper I am choosing to work with in Photoshop. This paper is from my Floral Fancy Digital Scrapbook Kit.

First we need to create a new layer above the paper layer.

 I am going to cut a heart shape from my paper, and will use the custom shape tool to create the heart to cut my paper with. The custom shape tool can be found above the hand tool on the left hand tool bar.

 Once you have clicked this tool you will see the custom shapes menu appear in the above menu bar.

First you need to ensure the Fill Pixels button is selected.

Once the Fill Pixels button is selected you can go ahead and click on the Custom Shape Picker to choose your shape. Photoshop has several preinstalled shapes, but you can also create or add more.

I will use a Photoshop custom shape for the purpose of this tutorial. The shape I am using is called Heart Card.

Click on the Heart Card Shape to select that custom shape. Click on your new layer to ensure it is selected. Using your mouse, click and drag over the canvas to create your shape. Hold down the SHIFT key while doing so to maintain aspect ratio. (keep the shape in the correct proportions) Holding down the SHIFT key is a good tip to maintain aspect ratio when resizing any object in Photoshop.

You can now see on the layers palette that there is a layer with your custom shape and the layer underneath with the paper.

Next we need to hold down the CTRL key and click on the shape layer to select the outline of the shape. When you do this you will see ‘marching ants’ appear around the outline of the shape.

Now we need to select the paper layer so that we can cut the shape from it.

Once the paper layer is selected, you can use the Edit>Copy command or press CTRL and C to copy.
Now we need to open a new canvas to paste the shape onto.

Ensure the background contents are selected as transparent and click on OK.

Now use the Edit>Paste command or press CTRL and V to paste. You will now have your shaped paper in a new canvas, to save or drag to your layout.

 Once you have dragged the shape onto your layout add a drop shadow to complete the look!


© Robyn Gough 2011, All Rights Reserved
Not to be reproduced without written permission.

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