Family Tree Scrapbook Album

Make Your Own Digital Template

Design by Sande Krieger

To speed up the design process and save a few bucks, create your own digital template that you can use again and again. A digital template, much like a sketch, makes it easy to repeat a basic structure on multiple album pages. First, open a new document in your image-editing software that's the size of your album page. On a new layer, draw rectangles with the Rectangle tool. Rasterize the shapes by choosing Layer>>Rasterize>>Layer.

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    SOURCES Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4. Font: Lassigue Dmato (script), Library Report (journaling), Library Report Small Cap (capital journaling), PiS Neoprint 319 ("Marilyn") by Myfonts. Digital elements: Altered Elements (star, staples), Basic Backgrounds kit (white grid paper), Fanciful Edges v.2 (scalloped edge), French Kiss kit (frame, hearts, polka dot M, red circle tag, star, stitches), French Laundry Photo Edges V.7 (photo frame), French Revolution Paper Making kit (overlay, edge details), Laundry Photo Edges V.7 (frame around photo), Note to Self (tags), Note to Self v.2 kit (tags), Party On kit (stars), Photoshop (arrow), Sidewalk Chalk Papers (red, yellow paper), Teen Boy Word Strips kit (circle with man, "check it out" strip), Write it Down kit (star journaling block) by Sande Krieger; Family History kit (family tree overlay) by Rhonna Farrer; Feeling Bookish V.2 (tab) by Erica Hernandez; Vintage Flash Words (create, explore, learn cards), Blank Safety Tags kit (two hanging tags on safety pin), Vintage Large Frames kit (photo frame) by Katie Pertiet . Cardstock: Provo Craft. Patterned paper: 7 Gypsies (striped), BasicGrey (green), Jenni Bowlin Studio (red). Tags: Making Memories. Ink: ColorBox by Clearsnap. Album: Office Max.
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