Showing posts with tag "Inspiration: Collages".

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Start2Finish: Italian Flowers

Watch as Cindy makes a page using a shaped text box and soften edge filter on photos of flowers taken in a small village in Tuscany, Italy.

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Bright Idea 199: Magnified Photo

Have fun creating a row of photos with one photo that is larger than the rest creating a magnified photo effect. In the instructions you will create a straight line (see related video below) that will tie the row together.

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Start2Finish: Fire In The Hole

Do you want to add some "heat" to your layout? This Start2Finish (S2F) was inspired by Lisa Ingleton, a member of the Pixie Power Committee. The title of my page is made up of 3 separate elements - 1 fancy font and 2 text boxes. With the creative tools (blend cut, temperature, glow) in Artisan, I am able to add "heat" to my title. This S2F features the blend cutter, color temperature, glow, strokes, fancy fonts and masks.

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Bright Idea 176: Scattered Collage

This bright idea is great for chapter starters/title pages or just to highlight a few random photos from a trip or an event in a stylish way.

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Bright Idea 172: Wagon Wheel

Create this fun circle design using shapes, lines and the wand tool. Once the Wagon Wheel is created, just drag and drop your photos into place. Add a title and some journaling to tell the story. If desired, add some fun paper and embellishments and your page will be ready to share! In this Bright Idea you will create a straight line. To make sure your line is perfect, watch the related video listed at the bottom "Inserting a Straight Line."

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Start2Finish: Football Collage

This is a fun S2F video that features creating a canvas wrap project. However, the techniques and methods shown can be used as a strip collage on any page or project. The video demonstrates how to take photos that are not similar in distance and make them look like they are similar. You will also learn how to use the blended edge cutter to create a collage of photos.

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Bright Idea 154: Diamond Frame Border Page

A simple shape becomes an elaborate border collage.  Use this Bright Idea to showcase multiple photos on one page.  Once you have mastered this technique, have fun applying different shapes to the collage.

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Bright Idea 153: Center Cut

This Bright Idea will create a center piece to a grid collage layout. You will learn how to use the wand tool to cut shapes apart and then turn those shapes into a photo drop point.

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Video Tidbit: One Photo Collage and Fade

This is a new spin on a one photo collage and is sure to create pages that take your breath away. Have fun playing with your collection of shapes and your favorite photos for this easy to do technique.

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Bright Idea 118: Photo Blends

Take blended photos to a whole new level with this simply stunning yet versatile technique. If you are feeling adventurous, try this technique with panoramic photos.

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Bright Idea 92: Cascading Photo Frames

This is a fun way to feature layered photo frames.  By layering shapes with a stroke, you can create a custom margin between all the layers.  This Bright Idea features the Wand tool.

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Video Tidbit: Shaped Grid Collage

After watching this video, you are going to have even more fun with your shapes.  Turn your grids into shaped collages.  It is super easy to do and will fit every page.

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Bright Idea 76: Mosaic Layout

Make a fun page by cutting a shape apart to create a mosaic layout.  Then, turn those shapes into photo holders.

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Bright Idea 26: Circle Magic

Have fun creating circle clusters to decorate your pages.   This Bright Idea is perfect for any page and any style and allows you to experiment with many different papers on your pages.

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