Showing posts with tag "Inspiration: Journaling".

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Bright Idea 272: Journal Column

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” but sometimes, the photos do not tell the full story. This Bright Idea is perfect for those pages where there is a lot more to say than what meets the eye. The objective is to create a journaling space on the page that will look like a column.

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Bright Idea 208: Say It With Words

Use this Bright Idea to create your own text overlays for your pages. The Swirl Filter and a Text Box create a wonderful effect for you to use over and over again.

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Bright Idea 188: Newsworthy

Extra, extra, read all about it!  This bright Idea perfectly highlights your photos and journaling in a creative way.

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Bright Idea 166: Star Rating

This Bright Idea will show you how to use a shape to create a rating list. The list can be activities, books that you have read, food that you have sampled or any thing that you want to rate. By changing the fill of the shape to transparent, you can reduce a rating on your list.

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Bright Idea 136: Neverending Story

Tell your story in a fun and whimsical way using circles, text paths and shadows. Create and format ellipses and apply shadows for depth.  This will make a great chapter starter.

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Artisan Tip: Benefits of Installed Fonts

Installed fonts make it easy to turn your favorite fonts into shapes that can be used with your favorite Artisan tools. There are several ways to create shaped text in Artisan. This tip will showcase some of the ways you can use installed fonts and why you will want to use them.

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Bright Idea 80: Treasured Heart

This Bright Idea features a custom shape on your layout.  Using the cutting tools, you will create a custom shape that is filled in two parts.  One side of the shape will be a beautiful decorative paper, while the other half of the shape showcases repeated text that enhances your layout.  Add a cluster of photos and a journaling box and you will have a stunning page.  This project would be beautiful printed with one of FOREVER's wall art print options.

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Artisan Tip: Creating Tables in Artisan

Technically, there is no way to create a table in FOREVER Artisan 5, but using a bit of ingenuity, there is a way to get a similar effect. Of course, the bonus of creating your "table" in Artisan 5 is that you get to take advantage of the software's creative power.

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Bright Idea 44: Story Strip

Have some fun with this Bright Idea which takes on the fun design of a comic strip allowing you to add a narrative directly to your photos.

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Bright Idea 38: Big Top Title

Let your title do double duty by using it to tell your story and letting it become a decorative element on your page.

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Bright Idea 20: Perfectly Said

Today's bright idea is perfect for Forever wall art (canvases, acrylic panels, metal panels, etc) and even chapter starters in your albums.  It is fast and easy to do.  Let's see what you create in 10 minutes!

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Bright Idea 06: Greetings From

Inspired from "Greetings from" postcards, this Bright Idea Step-by-Step Guide will create a unique title page.  The technique showcases one feature image and highlights additional images from your travels.

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