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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: 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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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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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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Pixie Power Minute: Quick Page Hip Squares

Let your photos take center stage using simple shape editing techniques.  This highly repetitive technique makes it easy to add a little WOW impact without distracting from your photos.  The Grid Cutter also comes in handy when creating this page.  You can also start with any template in your content library.

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Video Tidbit: Filling A Container

If only creating a centerpiece for your table was as quick and easy. In this Video Tidbit you'll learn how to use containers and fill them with flowers, foliage, postcards, and more to create a fun embellishment for your digital page. Objective: To create the look of a filled container.

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Tool Tip: The Wand - Selection, Visualization and Application

The Wand is a powerful tool. In past versions of the software, the Wand was a cut tool, and it was a one-step process where you either cut or copied the selection. While it remains on the Cut Ribbon, in both Artisan 5 and Artisan 6, the Wand is a selection tool. Many may be confused at just what that means. It means that you use the Wand simply to select an area of your photo, embellishment or any other element on your page, but then you have to choose what you want to do next using another tool. It is an additional step, but the versatility and flexibility this gives you is so worth it.

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Video Tidbit Stamping Autumn

In this video tidbit, you'll be creating a multi-layered multi-color look to a shape found in the Built-In Kits that come with Artisan software. Be sure and try this technique on other shapes for a fun and seasonal look! Objective: To show how layering the same stamped shape from Artisan’s Built-In Kits in different colors can give dimension and depth.

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Bright Idea 204: Quick Borders - Strokes (Geo Series)

This border is super fast and easy to create and add a little decorative detail on your pages. Create a geometric border using lines and patterned strokes and then use the same lines over and over again for a infinite number of border styles.

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Tech Tip: Digital Art and Windows File Explorer

Do you have "a lot" of digital art? Well, there is not a right or wrong answer. It is all perspective. 100 kits or 1,000 kits can be "a lot." When you have a lot of digital art, there comes a time when you need to manage that art. Nothing is truly stored in Artisan software. Artisan operates by looking at various windows folders on your computer. This tip will review several ways you can use Windows Explorer to manage your digital art.

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