Time to get nitty gritty today, folks! I've noticed different tutorials and ideas popping up about ways to use surfaces to give a glittery look to pages and embellishments. So I decided it's time to really take a look at what those surfaces can do. So, to apply a Surface, select the element you wish to apply it to (paper, embellishment, even fonts and photos if you flatten … [Read more...] about Surface Secrets
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This is a great little trick to give a decorative font an outlined look. (Thanks to Senior Consultant Jenny MacKay of Australia!) To begin with, create a text box on your page and pick a bold, fat font. I used a font called Cafe Rojo. Next, go to the Arrange tab and click Flatten. Then Copy the text and paste a second copy. Now, find a paper to fill the top … [Read more...] about More Fun With Fonts
Maybe you've tried to do this before and can't remember how you did it, or maybe you've never tried it at all, but either way, importing and sharing pages is something that you want to learn how to do. It allows you to bring in someone else's page with all of the elements still active so that you have full ability to edit it. This is great if you're collaborating on a family … [Read more...] about Sharing and Importing Pages
Hello. My name is Debbie Rodriguez, and I'm a Font-aholic. I don't mean to disrespect anyone by that comment. What I'm saying is, I have so many fonts that I can't even scroll through them all. I love new, fun fonts almost as much as new, fun content packages. I wish it were as easy to manage my fonts as it is to organize my content. As a content junky (I have no … [Read more...] about Places to Find Fun Fonts
Just a quick post to let you know that while I may have been pretty quiet over the holidays, I have been thinking of you. I'm working on the details right now for a new Digital University series to help you master your software and do more with it. I would LOVE to hear from you about what challenges you are facing, what you would like to learn and how I can support you in … [Read more...] about Digital University Classes Coming Soon!