Kim Mannino

I love working creatively with photos! For more than 20 years I have been sharing this passion with others both on-line and in-person. As a founding member of pixels2Pages, I work with the best tools to accomplish my photo projects. The FOREVER® suite of products are the best creative tools available, and the only tools that ensure preservation for generations.

Blueprints: March 2024

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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Video Tidbit: All Wrapped Up

Taking inspiration from a gift box, I’ll craft a shape that captures the essence of celebrating and unwrapping presents. I’ll begin with a basic rectangle, which is cut into a grid. The grid will serve as the foundation for an imaginative pattern designed to showcase the photos from your celebration.

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Tool Tip: Photo In Frame

This tip will provide guidance on utilizing the four available "Photo In Frame" choices: rotating, zooming, replacing, and removing.

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Start2Finish: The Little Mermaid

The idea for creating this page sparked when I captured an image of the Little Mermaid cast. The photo was taken right outside the theater, with the bustle of people passing by and against the backdrop of a less-than-appealing rocky wall. However, what truly caught my attention was how stunning the cast appeared in their complete makeup and costumes. It was a moment that compelled me to celebrate them through my creative layout.

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Blueprints: February 2024

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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Bright Idea 377: Pattern Paper Formula 3 - Done With One

Pattern Paper Formula 3 offers a convenient yet visually stunning way to create borders. Bright Idea 377 introduces a quick border technique that combines functionality with aesthetic appeal. This technique uses the grid cutter to cut one single designer paper into several artistic pieces, thus creating borders and strips for a captivating double page spread.

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Blueprints: January 2024

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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Video Tidbit: 3 Ways - Triangles, Creative Background Techniques

In this video, I will demonstrate three options for altering a triangle pattern and incorporating it into the background. This will allow you to quickly generate multiple pages with captivating visual arrangements, enhancing your ability to craft cohesive compositions and optimizing your workflow. The potential for variations is boundless, and this video functions as an initial exploration of the countless design possibilities.

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Tool Tip: Guides - Outlines

Discover settings that visually help you define your work space in Artisan. These options outline key boundaries that inform placement of elements in a project. Learn the purpose of these outline settings and uncover how they frame the working area of your scrapbook page.

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Bright Idea 371: Diamond Overlap

This delightful design showcases an array of overlapping squares in various sizes, forming an eye-catching and dynamic backdrop. At its center, a cherished photo takes the spotlight. Complete the layout with embellishments that add a touch of elegance and personality.

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Blueprints: December 2023

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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Tip: Recover Page

This tip will show you how to recover a page that has been removed from an Artisan project. Artisan, unlike the Windows recycle bin, has its own distinct recycle bin where deleted pages are temporarily stored. In addition, you will learn how to access and adjust the default storage limit for this recycle bin in the software settings.

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Video Tidbit: 3 Ways - Hexagons: Stacking and Grouping

In this video, I’ll show you three ways to change up a hexagon pattern to create several quick pages enabling you to easily create visually captivating compositions and streamline your workflow while creating coordinating pages. Of course, there are countless variation combinations. This video is just the start of possibilities.

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Blueprints: November 2023

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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Bright Idea 365: Sliding Circles

The design features an arrangement of four circles, each split perfectly in half and cleverly sliding to create a visually dynamic composition. The smooth transitions between the sliding halves create a sense of movement and transformation.

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Let's Cruise Blueprint Collection

Check out the all-new pixels2Pages™ Blueprint designs for the Let's Cruise crop! You get two double page spreads and four singles!

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Tool Tip: Filter - Soft Focus

Soft focus filters are often used to create a romantic or nostalgic atmosphere in landscape or still life images. By diffusing harsh details and emphasizing a soft, dream-like quality, the filter can enhance the overall mood and evoke a sense of beauty or tranquility.

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Blueprints: October 2023

This installment of pixels2Pages monthly membership Blueprints include nine unique Blueprint (BP) designs in 12x12 and 11x8.5 sizes. In addition, we are including our Double Page Spread BPs (DPS) as a Seamless Layflat (SLF) file. You will receive 21 individual Blueprints to use for easily creating layouts that preserve your memories.

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