Category Archives: Digital Scrapbooking

My Favorite Digital Scrapbooking Sites




Designers and Blogs:

biograffiti Carina Gardner One Little Bird Designs House of 3 The Project Girl Jessica Sprague Karla Dudley Kitschy Digitals Paislee Press Persnickety Prints! The Shabby Shoppe Sweet Shoppe Three Paper Peonies Tiffany Tillman Wild Blueberry Ink


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Growing Cilantro Digital Layout @ Pen Scrappers

Hey everyone! I have a new digital layout up at the Pen Scrappers website. If you get a chance, please head over and vote for it. Thanks!

Growing Cilantro digital layout

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Penscrappers Layout: 10 Things

If you are a digital scrapbooker, then you must check out Wacom's Penscrappers website. A definite must if you own a pen tablet;  however, you can still participate in the monthly challenges without one. Each month you can download a new (and FREE!!!) kit that you use to create a layout.

This month's theme was 10 Things. Here's my layout:


Kit by Anna Aspens; Template by Cathy Zieskle (from the Help Haiti collaborative kit)

Click on the image below to vote for my layout. Voting ends February 28th.

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Playing with the Pen Tablet + a freebie

I’ve mentioned before that I got a Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet. Love this little thing. It allows me to do things with digital scrapbooking and graphics design that I would never accomplish with a mouse. To help myself learn this little baby a bit more, I’m taking a class on Jessica Sprague’s website, “Pen Tablet Basics for Scrapbookers.” Here’s my week one projects:

Road Trip

I’m trying to use my pen tablet instead of mouse to do anything in Photoshop. But, some specific things done with the pen tablet were: the handwriting, the scalloped border on the two orange papers, and the orange dotted line from one destination to the other.

CSheffield-sample doodle

We also had to practice some doodling mid-week with the theme of love. I’m no where near finished, but I thought I’d post a sample of the work I’m doing. I’ll post the finished project when I completed. I think this would end up being a neat patterned paper.


And, finally, we had to create some sort of layout or embellishment using dotted lines. I made a journaling tag. I wanted it to have a free form look, so I didn’t worry about lining the dotted lines up exactly or spacing them perfectly. I made a tag for my husband.

And, here’s a blank one that you can download for your own personal use. You can right-click and “save link as” or click on the link to open the image in a new window.


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New Digital Layout


Supplies used: Holiday Dazzle Kit by Katie Teague; Jane Austen font; Century New Gothic font

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Weekend Exploration: Robots Digi-Layout

Since I've been focusing a lot on robots this week, I thought it would be great to go a little techno on you. No, not the Techno Chicken, but rather use the computer to create a layout using a robot theme. Here's my layout:


Supplies used: Adobe Photoshop Elements; Arbot page kit by Jackie Eckles (Little Dreamer Designs); Century Gothic font for journaling; Hurry Up font for title

Here's some other great digital robot kits and elements for those of you interested:

So, there you have it, my take on robots. If you know of any other great sites for purchasing digital kits/brushes/elements, etc. please leave a link in the comments section. This week we've done a full feature on something. I won't be doing this every week, just every now and then. I thought it was a good "grand re-opening" to the Inspiration and Exploration sections of the blog. From here on out, expect to see a theme explored on Mondays and Fridays like usual, maybe with a sneak peek or bonus on Wednesdays. Thanks for playing along this week…I hope you've enjoyed it.

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New Layout and Other Thoughts

Here's my newest digital layout:


Supplies: "Celebrate America" collection downloaded from (paper, circle); Digital template by  Melissa Renfro and downloaded from; "CK Jr High Girl" by Elsie Flanagan and downloaded from

Also some other thoughts…

Read Twilight in one night and one morning. Amazing book! Even though it is in the older child/teen section of the bookstore, it had me hooked! A great vampire love story (a guilty pleasure of mine).

I must have a fascination with vampire stories because I absolutely loved the Christopher Pike vampire novels, Underworld and Underworld Evolution, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, etc. Anyway, Twilight is a must read! On the other hand, I don't recommend Pan's Labrynth. Didn't make it past the first thirty minutes because of an extremely violent and gruesome scene. Ugh!

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