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: February 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: Using Categories To Combine Kits

The digital artists in the FOREVER Digital Art store create beautiful collections of kits. Often the collections are offered both as a bundle and individual kits. Sometimes the kits are a series. They have the same design style, but different themes. Have you ever thought, I wish I could combine these kits to access all the content together? This is where using categories comes in handy.

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Spa Party Blueprint Collection

Check out the all-new pixels2Pages™ Blueprint designs for the Spa Party crop! You get 2 double page spreads and four singles!

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Bright Idea 322: Layered Shape Reveal

Use a single shape type and the wand tool to create border layers. With the borders layered together you can tuck photos and embellishments between the layers.

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Blueprints: January 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: Types of Photos To Take

Having a variety of photos to work with when adding them to a layout will create visually engaging designs. This is just a general list of suggested ways to take a photo. There are many other composition strategies. This tip will help you get started with taking a great mixture of photos.

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Blueprints: December 2022

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: Renaming an Artisan Project

There are times when a project needs to be renamed in Artisan. This tip will show you how to rename the project in File Explorer.

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Video Tidbit: Cute Clouds

With just two shapes (a rectangle and a circle), I will show you how to make some cute clouds to use as embellishments on your page.

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Blueprints: November 2022

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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Challenge 189: Blend It

This challenge features creating a quick and easy background using two papers and the blend cutter. Add a single mat layer or multiple mat layers to the main photo for some extra depth. Finish off the page with journaling and embellishments for a beautiful layout.

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Tip: Opacity vs Normal Blend Layer

Want to mute or tone down the a paper, embellishment, or photo, but do not want to see behind that element? Using a blend layer will achieve the results vs reducing the opacity of these elements. This tip will show you how to apply both a blend layer and reduce the opacity of an element. And, when to use each of the tools.

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Bright Idea 310: Fence Border

Create a fun fence border to decorate your page. Add a rectangle and then with a little shape editing, you will have a cute border to embellish your page.

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Start2Finish: At The Beach With Bucky

This page was inspired by my desire to make a photo pop up from an image. With the cuteness that is Bucky, the custom cut tool, shape editing and some custom shadowing. I achieved the result of popping him up from the photo. Join me as I create this fun page.

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Blueprints: October 2022

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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Blueprints: September 2022

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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