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: August 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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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Challenge 331: Chalk It Up

Using a shape with just a stroke and the Angled Spray filter, create chalked lines on your page for a fun look.

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Artisan Tip: Using The "Shape, Background" Element

Using the "Shape, Background" element is a quick and easy tool to add background paper to a layout. However, there might be instances when you want the background paper to be a regular element and not specifically the "Shape, Background."

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Start2Finish: Photo Journal Book

Most of the time my pages start with the photos. This page came together because I started playing with a digital art kit and then selected photos for my page. I designed the page to look like a photo journal.

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Blueprints: July 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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 292: Pattern Paper Formula 1 - Thirds

Do you have trouble using pattern paper? This pattern paper formula will help you put together an eye-pleasing design quickly! Choose three papers from a kit and let the formula do the rest of the work.

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Blueprints: June 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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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Blueprints: May 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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 286: Charcoal Sketch

Using a photo for the background create the perfect backdrop to your page. Add the "Show Edges" filter to that photo background and you have an instant artistic charcoal sketch.

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Artisan Tip: Mixing Pattern Papers

Using pattern papers on a layout, when done well, your eye moves easily from one pattern to another, creating a good flow. This tip will help you mix patterns that create a visually pleasing design.

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Blueprints: April 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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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Blueprints: March 2022

Here are this month’s nine unique Blueprint (BP) offerings. 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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Artisan 6 Tip: Photo Cleanup

Artisan projects can take up considerable space on a computer. The size of the project depends on the number of pages and photos added. With the introduction of the Cleanup tool, the software can remove unused photos from the files of the project – effectively reducing the overall size of the project.

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