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HERE'S TO 2015

HERE'S TO 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I HOPE YOU GOT THE CHANCE TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH YOUR LOVED ONES AND THAT 2016 IS LOOKING MIGHTY FINE THUS FAR. AS WE MOVE RAPIDLY INTO NEW GOALS, ASPIRATIONS AND DREAMS, I'D LIKE TO TAKE A MOMENT TO REFLECT ON 2015 AND SOME OF MY (AND YOUR) FAVORITE BLOG POSTS FROM THE YEAR! I'LL BE SHARING MY SCRAPBOOKING AND PL PLAN SOON ENOUGH BUT LET'S LET THE GOODNESS OF LAST YEAR LINGER A LITTLE LONGER, SHALL WE! >>>

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DIY | LEATHER TABBED NOTEBOOK

DIY | LEATHER COVERED + TABBED NOTEBOOK

FOLLOW THIS STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL TO MAKE A NOTEBOOK WITH A LEATHER WRAPPED COVER AND TABBED SIGNATURES THAT MAKE UP THE BLANK PAGES INSIDE. THIS EASY WAY GIVES YOU A WONDERFUL CUSTOM NOTEBOOK FOR BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON! WITH A MULTITUDE OF LEATHER CHOICES, THIS CAN BE AS STYLISH AS YOU'D LIKE! THIS TUTORIAL WILL BE BROKEN DOWN INTO THREE PHASES, THE FIRST WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO GET THE TABBED PAPERS TO MAKE YOUR BOOK SIGNATURES, THE SECOND WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO  CREATE YOUR CHIPBOARD AND LEATHER COVER, AND THE LAST WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO BIND YOUR SIGNATURES AND NOTEBOOK ALL TOGETHER ... LET'S GET STARTED! >>>

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HOW TO | CREATE YOUR OWN REPEATING PATTERNED PAPER

HOW TO | CREATE YOUR OWN REPEATING PATTERNED PAPER

WELCOME BACK FOR ANOTHER TECHY TUESDAY! THIS WEEK I'M SHARING A TUTORIAL FOR CREATING YOUR OWN REPEATING PATTERNS THAT ARE PERFECT FOR MAKING YOUR OWN PATTERNED PAPERS. THIS TUTORIAL WILL SHOW YOU TWO WAYS TO CREATE PATTERNS, ONE FOR SIMPLE REPEATS, AND ONE FOR IRREGULAR, ALL OVER REPEATS. >>>

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HOW TO | STAMPED LEATHER PROJECT LIFE TABBED DIVIDERS

HOW TO | LEATHER TABBED DIVIERS FOR PROJECT LIFE

THIS WEEK'S TUTORIAL IS GOING TO TEACH YOU HOW TO STAMP SOME LEATHER TABS AND ATTACH THEM TO DIVIDERS THAT WILL BE PERFECT FOR YOUR MONTH TO MONTH DIVISION FOR PROJECT LIFE! KEEP READING FOR ALL THE DETAILS FOR THESE AWESOME TABBED DIVIDERS! >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 35

CREATING QUICK SPREADS WITH SCRIPT OVERLAYS

THIS WEEK'S FAST + FABULOUS TIP IS ALL ABOUT USING THE WHITE SPACE IN PICTURES FOR QUICK DIGITAL WORD ADD ONS THAT MAKE LAYOUTS SPECIAL! I'LL BE SHOWING YOU HOW I OVERLAID SOME HAND PAINTED SCRIPT ELEMENTS AND EVEN CHANGED THE COLOR TO SUIT MY NEEDS! MIX + MATCH WITH YOUR DIGITAL FONTS AND YOU'LL HAVE SOME LAYOUTS IN NO TIME. JUST KEEP READING TO SEE HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF AND A FEW EXAMPLES USING THIS TECHNIQUE! 

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DIY DIGITAL TEXTURED ALPHAS

DIY DIGITAL TEXTURED ALPHAS

HAVE YOU NOTICED THE METALLIC AND MARBLE TRENDS POPPING UP ABSOLUTELY EVERYWHERE -  BUT YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO INCORPORATE IT INTO YOUR SCRAPBOOKING? WELL I'M HERE TO SHARE A WAY TO DIGITALLY CREATE YOUR OWN TEXTURED ALPHAS, WHETHER IT'S GOLD, OR MARBLE, OR WOODGRAIN, THERE'S A TEXTURE OUT THERE FOR YOU! PRETTY SOON YOU'LL BE ABLE TO IMPLEMENT THESE TEXTURED ELEMENTS INTO ANY SCRAPBOOK, PROJECT LIFE, OR MINI ALBUM PROJECT YOU'RE WORKING ON! SO JUMP ON BOARD FOR THIS TECHY TUESDAY TUTORIAL AND COME LEARN WITH ME! KEEP READING >>>

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DIY PRINTED FABRIC COVERED NOTEBOOKS

DIY PRINTED FABRIC COVERED NOTEBOOKS + FREE TEMPLATES

THIS WEEK, I'M SHARING A TUTORIAL FOR MY SPECIAL PROJECT FROM LOVE | DAY | SEED, AND SOME TEMPLATES TO GET YOU STARTED! THIS TUTORIAL WILL SHOW YOU A FUN WAY TO CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM NOTEBOOKS USING A TECHNIQUE TO PRINT YOUR FAVORITE PATTERNS ON FABRIC. TO HELP YOU THROUGH THE PROCESS I ALSO HAVE SOME TEMPLATES TO GET YOUR PRINTING PROCESS GOING! TO BEGIN, YOU'LL NEED SOME SUPPLIES AND SOME ENTHUSIASM, BUT DON'T FRET; I'LL WALK YOU THROUGH EVERY STEP, JUST KEEP READING ALONG! KEEP READING >>>

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PROCESS VIDEO | 'DELICIOUS' START TO FINISH

PROCESS VIDEO | 'DELICIOUS' START TO FINISH POCKET PAGE LAYOUT USING THE FUSE TOOL

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING A FUN APPROACH TO POCKET PAGES BY USING THE REVOLUTIONARY FUSE TOOL THAT ALLOWS YOU TO SEGMENT PAGE PROTECTORS TO ANY SIZE YOU'D LIKE! IN THIS START TO FINISH PROCESS VIDEO, I'LL WALK YOU THROUGH CROPPING A PAGE PROTECTOR, DIVIDING IT, PREPPING YOUR BACKGROUND PIECES, AND FINISHING THE LAYOUT WITH EMBELLISHMENTS AND A FLIP POCKET FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHS! PRESS PLAY BELOW FOR THE VIDEO (OR HEAD OVER TO MY YOUTUBE), AND SEE SOME CLOSE UP IMAGES HERE AS WELL. KEEP READING >>>

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STOP MOTION ANIMATION (WITH JUST AN IPHONE)

CREATING ANIMATED STOP MOTION SCENES USING JUST AN IPHONE

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE SHORT LITTLE STOP MOTION VIDEOS OR GIFS, AND I ESPECIALLY FEEL THEY ADD A SPECIAL TOUCH TO ANNOUNCEMENTS OR EMAIL MESSAGES. IF YOU FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM , YOU'VE PROBABLY SEEN ME MAKE A FEW OF THESE AND I'M HERE TO TELL YOU -IT'S OKAY IF YOU DON'T HAVE PRICEY SOFTWARE LIKE PHOTOSHOP TO CREATE GIF'S, OR YOU'RE SIMPLY ON THE GO AND DON'T WANT TO SIT DOWN EDITING LAYER AFTER LAYER! I HAVE A SOLUTION FOR YOU AND I'LL BE BREAKING DOWN STEP BY STEP HOW TO CREATE STOP MOTION ANIMATION USING JUST AN IPHONE SO SIT BACK, RELAX AND LEARN HOW TO ANIMATE! IF YOU DO HAVE PHOTOSHOP AND ARE INTERESTED IN CREATING ANIMATED GIF'S, I HAVE A TUTORIAL MAKING AN ANIMATED E-CARD OVER ON THE LITTLE LAMM & CO BLOG SO BE SURE TO CHECK THAT OUT AS WELL! KEEP READING >>>

 

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PROCESS VIDEO | 'CLASSY' START TO FINISH

PROCESS VIDEO | 'CLASSY' START TO FINISH

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING MY FIRST EVER START TO FINISH PROCESS VIDEO OF MY ARTISTIC SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT 'CLASSY'! FOLLOW ALONG WITH THIS SHORT VIDEO (EMBEDDED BELOW) TO SEE THE STEPS I TOOK TO MAKE THIS LAYOUT. ALSO, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL MY PRODUCTS USED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST! KEEP READING >>>

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DIGITIZE HAND LETTERING WITH PHOTOSHOP + ILLUSTRATOR

VIDEO TUTORIAL | DIGITIZE YOUR HAND LETTERING USING PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR

THIS VIDEO TUTORIAL WILL SHOW YOU STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO GET YOUR OWN HAND LETTERING DIGITIZED AND INTO SCALABLE VECTORS USING EASY TO FOLLOW STEPS IN PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR. PRESS PLAY BELOW OR HEAD ON OVER TO MY YOUTUBE CHANEL TO CHECK THIS TECHY TUESDAY TUTORIAL OUT! KEEP READING >>>

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DIY | CHALKBOARD SPEECH BUBBLE

MAKE YOUR OWN CHALKBOARD SPEECH BUBBLE

GRADUATION SEASON IS UPON US! AND WHAT BETTER WAY TO ANNOUNCE THAT (FOR YOU OR YOUR LOVED ONE) THAN WITH A CHALKBOARD SPEECH BUBBLE TO ANNOUNCE THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS! LEARN HOW TO EASILY DIY YOUR OWN FOR CUSTOMIZED GRADUATION PORTRAITS, OR THAT PERSONAL TOUCH FOR YOUR INSTAGRAM! TO SEE HOW I PUT THIS CUSTOM CHALKBOARD SIGN TO WORK, I'VE INCLUDED SOME IMAGES FROM A GRADUATION PHOTOSHOOT FOR MY LOVELY FRIEND HANNAH WHO, LIKE ANY GRADUATE, IS VERY EXCITED TO BE DONE! KEEP READING >>>

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FROM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD TO HYBRID LAYOUT | THE PROCESS

FROM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD TO FINISHED LAYOUT

YOU MAY BE WONDERING WHAT PROCESS I USE TO GET FROM DIGITAL DOWNLOAD TO FINISHED HYBRID LAYOUT. SO TODAY, I'M GOING TO SHARE THAT PROCESS WITH YOU! THERE ARE NUMEROUS COMPANIES THAT OFFER DIGITAL DOWNLOADS, INCLUDING MY OWN SHOP! IT CAN BE INTIMIDATING TO KNOW WHAT TO DO ONCE YOU CLICK THAT PURCHASE BUTTON BUT I'M HOPING ONCE I SHED A LITTLE LIGHT (AND GIVE A LITTLE EXAMPLE) FOR YOU, YOU'LL BE EVEN MORE READY TO START HYBRID SCRAPBOOKING! SINCE I RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT I'M JOINING THE LITTLE LAMM & CO. CREATIVE TEAM FOR 2015, I WANTED TO CREATE A LAYOUT WITH SOME OF THE GREAT DIGITAL PRODUCTS OFFERED IN THE LL&CO SHOP, SO TODAY'S PROCESS WILL HIGHLIGHT SOME OF THOSE! KEEP READING >>>

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TUTORIAL | SMOOTH AND OVERLAY HANDLETTERING WITH YOUR PHONE

HOW TO SMOOTH AND OVERLAY HANDLETTERING WITH JUST AN IPHONE

WELCOME BACK FOR ANOTHER EDITION OF TECHY TUESDAY! TODAY I'LL BE SHARING A STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL FOR SMOOTHING AND OVERLAYING YOUR OWN HAND-LETTERING ONTO OTHER IMAGES WITH JUST AN IPHONE! KEEP READING TO SEE EACH STEP EXPLAINED SO YOU, TOO CAN HAVE PERFECTLY SMOOTHED AND FINISHED TEXT OVERLAYS WITHOUT EVER HAVING TO TOUCH ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR. KEEP READING >>>

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