Digital Scrapbooking Tutorials

In digital scrapbooking you can find 100s of different techniques you can try out. That is especially true when you scrapbook digitally because you can not just re-use the elements and papers you bought but you can also use them in many different ways. No matter if you try to blend in pictures, extract a person, or add some custom word art. In digital scrapbooking you can do it all, if you know how to use your image editing program. It doesn't matter if you use Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro or any other program. They all have similar functions. So if you want to master different digital scrapbooking techniques you are at the right place. Enjoy the free digital scrapbooking tutorials we provide here.

Grunge Effect Part 3

Grunge Effect on Digital Scrapbooking Layouts

We’re now on our third tutorial lesson on Grunge Effect (you can find part 1 here and part 2 here). One of the most popular scrapbooking paper is an antique designed paper that is usually used for making vintage inspired layouts. There are downloadable papers available over the internet but if you feel the need… Read More »

Grunge Effect Part 2


In Part 1 of our Digital Scrapbooking Grunge Tutorial Series, we showed how to create a grunge effect on a photograph or image. This time around, we will be dealing with making an old paper texture to a sheet of paper from scratch. Grunge Effect You can increase each image by clicking on it so… Read More »

Gingham Pattern Part 3

Gingham Patterns

In the past two episodes of the Gingham Pattern Tutorial series (part 1 and part 2), we showed you how to make the Gingham pattern in two different ways. And if you have followed those tutorials, more or less you’ve taken the Bucket Tool method (which we showed in Part 1) as the way to… Read More »

Polka Dot Papers Part 4

Polka Dot Papers

For the past three tutorials on Polka Dot Papers, we’ve shown you how you can create different types of polka dot patterns using different methods or techniques. As a bonus article, we’re going to teach you how to manage and manipulate your pre-made patterns to create a different effect each time you use a pattern.… Read More »

Grunge Effect Part 5 – Creating Grunge Overlay

Grunge Effect Part 5 - Creating Grunge Overlay

After learning the basics of Grunge Overlay in Images and Texts, this time we will move a little further with doing Grunge Overlay patterns. The great thing about having a couple or more grunge overlay patterns in your pool of digital scrapbook resources is that you can readily use them for whatever projects that might… Read More »

Creating Plaid Paper Part 1

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Several digital scrapbooking tutorials past, we’ve featured making Gingham Papers for digital scrapbooking layouts. From that article we’ve mentioned that there is a difference between a Plaid design and a Gingham design, as the latter takes even and uniformed sized square patterns while the former can have unequal crisscross stripes to form a pattern. If… Read More »

Using Templates

using templates in digital scrapbooking

Are you new to digital scrapbooks? You may be wondering what exactly are those downloadable digital scrapbook templates that you see from digital scrapbook shops and how it differs from the traditional kits. If you seem to be struggling with getting started on your digital scrapbook layouts, then templates is definitely the answer to that… Read More »

Grunge Effect Part 1

grunge effect

Recently the Grunge Overlay has captured the fancy of digital designers. Taken from the music genre of the 80’s, this style is characterised by distorted, rugged, layered, and shabby look. Now that the vintage theme is back, knowing how to make the grunge look is such a plus factor to scrapbookers like you! There are… Read More »