Tag: Journal

Studio J JPGs Meet the Memory Game!

As a Studio J member, I receive free JPG images of all my purchased layouts.  I’ve had lots of people ask me what I do with those JPG images, so here are a few ideas: 1)  One of the best things you can do with the JPGs is burn them onto a CD or DVD […]

Studio J Tutorial #19–3D Text

Although I’ve been encouraged by my awesome upline, Carol Thompson, to apply to teach at Close To My Heart’s Extravaganza at Convention, I’ve never had the courage to do it.  I didn’t feel I had anything to offer since I have always been a scraplifter.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m totally okay with that and […]

Gearing Up for Emerald City Comicon 2012

I’m the first to admit that I’m a big geek and one of my passions is Star Trek.  I attend as many conventions as possible and am determined to get my photo taken with all my favorite actors.  As you may imagine, I have a LOT of scrapbook pages devoted to Star Trek; so much […]

Why I’m Thankful for Studio J #24–Everyday Life

I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving with your families and friends!  I spent a fantastic day with my husband and our dear friends, Jan and Eric.  These are the moments that fill my albums–holidays, vacations, and special events.  I rarely took the time to scrapbook everyday life until Studio J.  Now I feel […]

Why I’m Thankful for Studio J #9—Fits into a Busy Life

The number one complaint I hear from people who would like to scrapbook is that they simply don’t have time. That makes perfect sense…most of us are busy living our lives and creating the memories we want to scrapbook. This is yet another reason why I’m so thankful for Studio J! It saves me time […]

Why I’m Thankful for Studio J #8—Journaling

Okay, raise your hand if any of this applies to you: You hate your own handwriting, so you don’t journal. You hate your own handwriting but don’t have time to type up your memories, so you don’t journal. You eventually plan on typing up your journaling, so you have a pile of partially completed layouts […]

CTMH Studio J Tutorial #14 (Modifying Striped Paper)

[svp]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-3QdiNpYKs[/svp] Modifying Striped Paper in Studio J & Classic Scrapbooking! Welcome to Amy’s Creative Corner! In this video, I demonstrate how easy it is to modify striped paper in both Studio and Classic scrapbooking using strips of “cardstock.” Let your imagination run wild and soon you will be creating your own striped background paper the […]

CTMH Studio J Tutorial #14 (Modifying Striped Paper)

[svp]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-3QdiNpYKs[/svp] Modifying Striped Paper in Studio J & Classic Scrapbooking! Welcome to Amy’s Creative Corner! In this video, I demonstrate how easy it is to modify striped paper in both Studio and Classic scrapbooking using strips of “cardstock.” Let your imagination run wild and soon you will be creating your own striped background paper the […]

CTMH Studio J Tutorial #13 (Confessions of a Scraplifter)

[svp]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CAXb2O1YTw[/svp] Confessions of a Studio J Scraplifter! Welcome to Amy’s Creative Corner! In this video, I admit my deep, dark secret…I’m a scraplifter! I’ll show you how Close To My Heart makes me look creative when I’m really not! I walk you through viewing the Idea Book online. We take a look at the Studio […]

CTMH Studio J Tutorial #12 Part 1 (Creating Titles in Photoshop)

[svp]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_oH5bMLUmA[/svp] Photoshop Title Tutorial Part 1 Welcome to Amy’s Creative Corner! This video is the first part of my tutorial on creating titles in Photoshop for use in Studio J. Because it is longer than 15 minutes, I had to break it into two parts. I show you a couple examples of titles created in […]