I included a couple of word titles from these free journaling cards. And instead of the photo caption tags I used in my last two layouts, this week I used super cute digital washi tape.
My Currently card:
I watched a bunch of stuff this week:
Craft in America
Lynda.com training videos
Creative Jumpstart videos (which I still can't believe are free. I think you can still get in on this and get access to all the art journaling tutorial videos! They are inspiring.)
CreativeLive (this site has photography, business, design, and software workshops they broadcast for free, otherwise you can purchase the already-recorded seminars and watch them on your own time)
Listening: to the Paperclipping Roundtable and The Digi Show. Also, Adventures in Arting whenever they have a new podcast episode!
For my Making: prompt, I snapped a pic of my knitting in progress. I clipped it out of its background, added a little drop shadow, and included it on the card. I really liked the look of this; it looks like a cutout from a magazine! So I copied that style on 2 more cutouts: these celestial leggings and my new beanie hat from Etsy.
Loving: The awesome wrist warmers I found are from Etsy seller stitchofthewest. She is knitting them custom for me with bright-colored yarn. I'm excited to get them!
If you haven't heard of the site Pick Your Plum, you should check it out. It's a flash-sale site for crafty items. If you get on their email list, they send you the daily deal that's being offered at a steep discount. I just joined this week and already bought some washi tapes and an alphabet stamp set. Love!
Another theme this week in my Project Life layout is Photoshop filters. I love them. I used filters on all of these photos:
I don't have a smart phone, so I don't have Instagram, but I love the cool filter effects you can get with Instagram. And it's easy to apply photo filters in Photoshop.
These are my favorite filters lately:
Instagram filters as Photoshop actions by dbox
Vintage Film Effect by Fallout75
It's been a lot of fun to utilize all these neat digital tricks I know from doing graphic design, and include them in my digital scrapbooking layouts. And when I exhaust all my tips & tricks, I'll just have to learn more! :)