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Pixie Power Minute: Folded Borders

The grid cutter and some clever copy and paste work will create a pretty cool border detail.  You can make it as large or small as you'd like.  it is sure to be a hit.

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Artisan Tip: Exploring Surface Textures - Part 1

Enjoy exploring all the wonderful surface textures in Artisan. Surfaces are a quick way to add depth and interest to your page and may be applied in many ways using different settings.

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Video Tidbit: Snow Titles

This winter, there has been LOTS of snow in North America! In this Video Tidbit, you'll learn how to make your titles look as though they are snow capped! Objective: To create page titles that appear "topped" with snow

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Artisan Tip: Spell Checking

Artisan has a built in spell checker that automatically shows you your spelling errors when you are editing the text.

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Start2Finish: Every Recipe Has A Story

In this Start2Finish video, you'll see how one Pixie has created a recipe book that will be filled with family recipes, stories and photos. This recipe book can easily be copied to create a 2nd or even a 3rd volume. You can also print multiple copies to give to family and friends! Objective: To demonstrate one way to create a size 10x10 book of recipes to be printed and given.

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Video Tidbit: Coloring Overlays

Overlays are a lot of fun to use. Try this fun technique using the Wand Tool to color parts of your transparent overlays.

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Artisan Tip: Tagging Word Art

In this tip, while we will focus specifically on tagging word art, we will still be considering the general concepts involved. Hopefully, you are convinced that tagging is a very personal task – it is not ‘one size fits all’ – and tagging word art is especially personal.

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Video Tidbit: Candy Boxes

"Brown paper packages tied up with string" are always fun to send or to receive. In this video, you learn how to create a candy box with a transparent top and then you'll tie up the candy box with baker's twine! Objective: To create a box that can be filled with goodies which can be seen through a transparent lid.

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Artisan Tip: 12x12 Papers to SLF Basics

A question that we see often is "can you use the 12x12 papers from your content library in your Seamless Layflat projects?" With the launch of the Seamless Layflat product line, this may be confusing. You are seeing lots of gorgeous papers designed in 24x12 size to perfectly fit across Seamless Layflat papers and think that these are necessary for your Seamless Layflat projects.

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Video Tidbit: Nip and Tuck

Use shapes, lines and the straight edge cutter to create the illusion that elements on your pages are tucked into slits of paper.

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Tool Tip: Quick Access Toolbar Part 2

Using the Quick Access Tool Bar (QAT) will save time while allowing you to make many basic changes to your page. Today’s tip will cover some options when formatting strokes and text from the QAT.

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Bright Idea 220: Rainbow Quick Page

In just a few minutes you can have a fun page to tell the story behind a special photo. Shapes and the Grid cutter pull your page together with style.

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Video Tidbit: Border Basics - Combining Shapes

In this video you’ll create a photo holder as part of a border and customize it to bring a fun design element to your page. You’ll also have fun adding a surface texture to create interest.

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Artisan Tip: The ABCs of Tagging

This tip is primarily for those who are new to tagging content, although even expert taggers may glean an idea or two. If you're just considering tagging, it can seem like quite a daunting project, especially if you have lots of content! I'm not gonna lie to you - it is a big project, but it's one that is easily broken down into small steps that can be completed over time, and the payoff is great!

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Bright Idea 219: Mask In Mask

The Mask Effect can provide some really dramatic imagery for your projects. Here we will use multiple photos and mask layers to add a little more drama to your designs.

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Video Tidbit: Tiles and More

In this Video Tidbit, you'll see one of the new Surface Textures found in Artisan 6 being demonstrated on different papers and different sized elements. And then, you'll see what similar looks can be achieved using the Surfaces found in Artisan 5. Objective: To show just one of the fun new Surface Textures found in Artisan 6.

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