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  • #60254
    Cassel
    Keymaster
      • 2522
      • Superfan

      It is a new month and new projects.

      Show off what you are working on in August, be it a scrapbook page, a collage, a tutorial, or anything else you want.

      We are curious and want to see, learn, and get inspired.

      These threads are quickly becoming a fantastic source of inspiration, support, and friendship. Keep them coming!

      Remember to size down your image to about 600×600 pixels before posting it.

      Here are a few guidelines for everyone:

      • when you post a project, give as much information on your sources or techniques used. It will help others who are curious and would like to do the same.
      • if someone uses something that you like on their page, ask where they got it. Sometimes, you can go get it too and it will be better quality than trying to extract it (as it would have been resized to post in the forum anyways).
      • if it is something that they did from scratch, ask how they did it. It would be so helpful to everyone!
      • if you like a photo and would like to “play with it”, ALWAYS ask permission. Sometimes, there are some limitations and the person is not allowed to let others use it. Don’t get them in trouble. Usually, people are happy to say yes (if they can) when you ask politely. And if you get permission, you might get better quality than on a resized image anyways.
      #61295
      Sue Thomas
      Participant
        • 1598
        • Superfan

        Dare I post my first page in August 2021? I absolutely love these creatures, with their external skeletons, rich in textures and patterns. There is so much I could write about them. They emerge as mini versions of themselves, as they grow they have to molt, shedding their external armour, to make way for a bigger one. I saw an advert on the telly recently, and I just had to copy it. Where the & was intertwined with the other words. I can’t even remember what the ad was for. I thought it was kind of cool, and different. All my own work, and photos (macro).

        #61299
        Sue Thomas
        Participant
          • 1598
          • Superfan

          Here is a  intertwined text, for better viewing.

          #61313
          Annie Tobin
          Participant
            • 2938
            • Superfan

            A beautiful job dear Sue and I really love that intertwined text … I must have a go at it myself. Very informative as well which I am sure you know that I love. Well done my friend. ;D

            #61317
            Sue Thomas
            Participant
              • 1598
              • Superfan

              Thank you so much Annie, I thought to myself when I was posting, that  you would  appreciate the little info about the grasshoppers.   I will certainly be using this intertwined effect in  many of my wordart  projects. It was my first attempt.

              #61320
              Ann Seeber
              Participant
                • 1372
                • Superfan

                Trying out Cassel’s Word Frame 2 script. Logan is turning six months old on Aug 6. The script generated the orange frame at the top and I added the matching one at the bottom. The “kiss” is a tube, the top font is Farmhouse, his name is in Dingo Nursery and the sig is Emelyne.

                Edit: I changed the last line; I knew something wasn’t right! 😉

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                #61323
                Helen
                Participant
                  • 145
                  • Junior

                  Playing with signature tags.

                  #61326
                  Sue Thomas
                  Participant
                    • 1598
                    • Superfan

                    Ann, that looks like an interesting script. Nicely done.

                    Helen, very nicely done, signature and motivational tags are fun to make. May I make a suggestion? Place the text beneath the flowers, for a more realistic look. Or place the left flower.in the top left corner and tilt the text. Place the bottom right flower flush with the corner.

                    #61329
                    Helen
                    Participant
                      • 145
                      • Junior

                      Re-done, thank you for the help. This looks like it is cracked or scratched in the text just a bit.

                      #61332
                      Helen
                      Participant
                        • 145
                        • Junior

                        This was done some time ago.. but thought it would alright for August

                         

                        #61337
                        Sue Thomas
                        Participant
                          • 1598
                          • Superfan

                          Helen, that is so much better, it really is lovely. Well done. Check your text settings, perhaps you used a texture on it.

                          #61342
                          Helen
                          Participant
                            • 145
                            • Junior

                            Ok, thank you for all the great suggestions.. hugs to all

                             

                             

                             

                            #61350
                            Annie Tobin
                            Participant
                              • 2938
                              • Superfan

                              Awww, Logan is so sweet Ann, you must be very proud. Nice work my friend, enjoyed perusing it. ;D

                              #61353
                              Annie Tobin
                              Participant
                                • 2938
                                • Superfan

                                Nice work on all projects Helen and Sue’s suggestion worked really well once you put it into action … You Go Girl!

                                #61387
                                Helen
                                Participant
                                  • 145
                                  • Junior

                                  Again playing in PSP 2022 making signatures. This one is not much work to it.

                                  #61388
                                  Ann Seeber
                                  Participant
                                    • 1372
                                    • Superfan

                                    Helen: I like your little signature strips.  I see  you’re using PSP2022. Have you noticed any differences from PSP2021?

                                    #61389
                                    Annie Tobin
                                    Participant
                                      • 2938
                                      • Superfan

                                      Lovely little signature strips Helen. Like yourself I am playing with PSP 2022 and so far I am happy. There is a webinar on Saturday 21st August and, unfortunately for me, it is being held AEST 2am – 3am … I have registered and will definitely have to set an alarm, lol! You can register via the Discovery Centre. ;D

                                      #61410
                                      Ann Seeber
                                      Participant
                                        • 1372
                                        • Superfan

                                        Annie: The email I got from the Discovery Center had that webinar and also had about four separate videos to pursue re: PSP2022. I feel like they’ve explained all the new features so I’ll skip the webinar. Hopefully, you still have their email or can access their website.

                                        #61430
                                        Annie Tobin
                                        Participant
                                          • 2938
                                          • Superfan

                                          Thanks Ann, I will do that. I really don’t fancy getting up at 2am for a webinar … don’t think the old brain would take in too much, lol! ;D

                                          #61432
                                          Annie Tobin
                                          Participant
                                            • 2938
                                            • Superfan

                                            This is one I have played around with for the last couple of days.  I love black and white shades with a touch of colour.  The intricate frame is a tube from pngegg, the cluster is by Kate Pertiet, the border left is my own using the font Haus Ethnik Dingbats, the right border is from pngegg (greyscaled), background paper is my own, the font used for the title is Ossellany Script and the melancholy lassie is a tube I have had for quite a while.  Thanks for takin a peek my friends.  ;D

                                            #61433
                                            Helen
                                            Participant
                                              • 145
                                              • Junior

                                              WOW, that is beautiful.

                                              #61439
                                              Annie Tobin
                                              Participant
                                                • 2938
                                                • Superfan

                                                Thanks Helen, really thrilled you liked it my friend. ;D

                                                #61443
                                                Michele
                                                Participant
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                                                  • Superfan

                                                  I really love using the text cutter tool and adding shadows. I think the result is subtle and allows the subject to shine. The font is Hawaiian Punk and the original illustration is by Bella Pilar.

                                                  #61446
                                                  Annie Tobin
                                                  Participant
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                                                    • Superfan

                                                    I love it Michele, very well done and oh so summery … bit chilly here, lol! 😉

                                                    #61449
                                                    Annie Tobin
                                                    Participant
                                                      • 2938
                                                      • Superfan

                                                      I created 2 things today … a layout template and a corner cluster sticker.  I am off to bed and will be setting the alarm to make sure I don’t miss Cassel’s webinar on shadows … still a bit of a bugbear for me.  Thanks for takin a peek my friends.  😉

                                                      #61450
                                                      Michele
                                                      Participant
                                                        • 1424
                                                        • Superfan

                                                        I used a template by Jodi Watson from A Love For Layout Templates blog train from March. As usual, I put my own spin on it. Carole has told us, a template is simply a guide and a starting point.

                                                        The font is Carnival Rimmed and the pics are from google (there was no info so I could give credit).

                                                        #61453
                                                        Corrie Kinkel
                                                        Participant
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                                                          Michele lovely and a good use of that template to make it yours!

                                                          Annie hope to “see” you later today at the masterclass! Your melancholia is stunning.

                                                          #61478
                                                          Cristina
                                                          Participant
                                                            • 1558
                                                            • Superfan

                                                            Sue, beautiful work with the intertwined text! You not only create great layouts but also fill them with lots of information. 🙂

                                                            Ann, beautiful picture of Logan; he is adorable!

                                                            Helen, nice tags! I still have to install my PSP2022. Right now, I am in the process of changing laptops, and it takes time until I have everything the way it should. My older one is giving me signs that time is up. 😀

                                                            Annie, I love everything about the Melancholia layout. The corner cluster is so cute.

                                                            Michele, beautiful and colorful pages. I do love both.

                                                             

                                                             

                                                            #61481
                                                            Sue Thomas
                                                            Participant
                                                              • 1598
                                                              • Superfan

                                                              #61483
                                                              Sue Thomas
                                                              Participant
                                                                • 1598
                                                                • Superfan

                                                                An ecard I made for a dear friend. Her name is Jenny, and I always make birthday cards for her using a Wren photo. In the UK, we refer to the Wren as Jenny Wren, a term of endearment. I omitted the private Birthday greeting. This is a North American fledged House Wren, the same as what we get in the UK. A simple fine frame, Cassel corner punch. Using the brush variance palette, I created the stars.

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