Thursday, November 5, 2009

Make and print clip-art card for Thanksgiving 2009

Creating your own funny clip-art card isn't difficult and placing it on e-cards is also a straightforward process. If you really want to personalize your cards clipart and make someone smile or laugh at the same time, you're definitely on the right track with this ideas of card. The following steps outline how you can get started creating fun clipart for Thanksgiving day 2009 to send out to friends, family and co-workers. Here we take the best photo collage maker - Wondershare Photo Collage Studio for an example.
Download the photo collage software First

Part 1: Make Fun Clip Art Card

Brainstorm your clipart design ideas of card by sketching or doodling them in a sketchbook using colored pencils. Silly or goofy designs can often be the most amusing. Ironical ideas card or witty clip-art carddesigns can also be quite funny and memorable. Remember that the goal is to create clip-art card to make someone smile when she opens the clip art card, so the art shouldn't be too involved. It's best to avoid anything distasteful.

The first step in creating your clip-art card is selecting the individual pieces you want to use. This includes photos, clip art, stamps and text tabs. Each tab allows you to add a different type of cards clipart component. Simply choose the category you wish to view from the pull-down, then drag-n-drop the clipart cards or stamp you want in the same way that you added your images. Rotate, resize, crop and reposition each piece as you see fit. To add text, just switch to “Text” tab, and click ‘New Text” and then type your text in the text box. You can also set your font, size, style, alignment and color. Check the Shadow box to add a shadow to your text.
clipart card

Part 2: Print your Clipart Cards

In Print Clip Art Card tab window, you can print your cards clip art directly using the print tool in Photo Collage Studio. Before that, you could specify settings about how to print your clipart.

1. Select Page

If you have create many pages of clip art card in one project and you want to print only some of clipart cards, you should select desired pages to print. To do so, click the button select_page to bring up a window to select pages from. By default, all pages would be checked to print. To print specified pages, you have to uncheck the pages you don't want. Make sure that only the pages you want to print have the tick sign at the bottom left corner of each page thumbnail.

2. Orientation

Select page orientation of your clip art card on the top left hand side. By default, the orientation would be Portrait. Portrait works for most documents, which means its height is taller than its width. On the other hand, you can select to print your clipart page in Landscape orientation, which means its width is longer than its height.

To make advanced settings for printing clipart, you can click button to open the setting dialog, in which options of Printer, Page range, Copies and so forth are available. You can even make in-depth parameters of selected printer by clicking "Properties" button beside the printer name drop-down list. See the printer manual for detailed information if possible.

3: Lay-out

The layout option allows you to select or customize the layout of your selected clip art card pages. For a fixed background, you can contain one, two, four or night pages in the same printed cards clip art page. Furthermore, you can make your selected clipart cards pages best fit the background or customize the layout yourself.
As soon as all the settings have been done, you could print all your selected clip-art card pages now!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

How to decorate your scrapbooking with free Cliparts?

Do you find your digital scrapbooking are a little dull and uncolorful? Don't worry! In photo collage studio, besides various free scrapbooking templates, it also offer you a bundle of other freebies such as free cliparts and free background pictures to spread your creation. Watch the thumbnails of cliparts below, and select your favorite categories to download clipart pack of original size images. Download Photo Collage Studio now to create your own scrapbook by well-designed templates and embellish it with free cliparts downloaded.

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Using free cliparts as Digital Scrapbooking Embellishments

Step 1. Open the program and create a new page from template or a blank page.
Step 2. Switch to the "Clipart" tab and you will find eight clipart types in the list box.
Step 3. Select "Customize" type and load your download cliparts through the "Add…" button at the bottom of clipart tab.
Step 4. After loading, your cliparts will be showed on the left panel. Just simple drag and drop to make use of them.
Want detailed tutorial on how to use these elements to your collage creating? Just click here now.

Want detailed tutorial on how to use these elements to your collage creating? Just click the " Add clipart to adorn your scrapbooking "now.

1. If you want to delete your loading clipart, just select it and click the "Delete" button at the bottom of clipart tab. Note that the cliparts only in the "Customize" type can be deleted.
2. If you wanna your scrapbooking more blazing,you can apply filter effects in digital scrapbooking.
3. For every cliparts on the collage, you can use Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Scrapbooking Quotes & Phrases

Page titles can sometimes be a challenge to come up with an appropriate and catchy name. In order to solve this problem, try going through your CD and video collections. You are bound to find a title that fits your scrapbook. You can also try looking through old greeting cards or using scrapbook Internet sites for tons of ideas. Speaking of greeting cards, be sure to save the ones that you get from others. The pictures on greeting cards make great die cut images for your scrapbooks.

To help get your creative juices flowing, take a look at some of these suggestions for making scrapbooking more fun and more meaningful. Making your own stickers to personalize your scrapbook is a breeze. Here are some quotes about baby, wedding, love, thanksgiveing day, Christmas day,etc that will give you great ideas for your picture captions. Feel free to use these on your current and future projects.

>>Scrapbooking Quotes & Phrases
>>Add Quotes & Phrases on your digital Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking Quotes & Phrases
1.Baby theme
1. A child is the greatest joy,the ultimate Blessing
2. A moment in my tummy... a lifetime in my heart
3. "Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, they make this world a beautiful garden."
4. "Every morning I wake up wondering how i could ever love you more than I already do. Then, there it is... a look, a smile, a laugh...and somehow, I just do."
5. "Every baby born into the world is finer than the last."
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1.Love is a promise between hearts that care, love is a dream for two lives to share, love is a feeling that deepens.....endures.
2. Hearts for sale-some are broken, some are mended, but love is always guaranteed.
3.My love for you is like a circle, it has no end.
4.Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand
5.It is better to love and to lost than to never have loved at all.
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1.Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.- Aristotle
2.Friends gather like flowers Rain or shine, you're a friend of mine!
3.Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away but there the fastest when you call
4.True friends are those who lift you up when your heart's wings forget how to fly
5.A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words
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4.thanksgiving day
1.God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?
2.Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live.
3.Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
4.He who receives a good turn should never forget it; he who does one should never remember it.
5.It is delightfully easy to thank God for the grace we ourselves have received, but it requires great grace to thank God always for the grace given to others.
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5.Christmas day
5. Christmas day
1.Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.
2.The best of all gifts around any tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
3.Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all!
4.A happy memory is a hiding place for "unforgotten treasures.

How to add Quotes & Phrases on your digital Scrapbooking? Go with me ~~~.

Step 1: Complete photo collage

Use Picture Collage Software to make a digital Scrapbooking first, and go to Decorate with Frame,Mask,Filters. Then you can add the quotes & phrases as your pleasure. It is quite easy to realize. Think about what kind of quotes or phrases, anything you like. Note that the quotes font is very important to a Scrapbooking quotes.

Step 2: Design Quotes & Phrases font

First write down the quotes on scrapbooking page. Then add advanced effects to Design Quotes & Phrases font unique. For example, you could apply more than 100 textures to the words. What’s more, Shadow and Halation are available.

General Text:
Scrapbooking Quotes

Text with Shadow:
Scrapbook Phrases

Text with Halation:
Scrapbooking Phrases

Step 3: Drag it to your desired place, and all is finished.

Step 4: The following tips help you make a forever- quote, enjoy!

Scrapbooking quotes Tips:
1. Open a new image with transparent background, at least 100*100, in fact, the larger the better.
2. Design your own style scrapbooking quotes following the above steps.
3. Save it as *png format, so that it can be used again and again.
4. Every time you want to use, just drag it to the scrapbooks directly!
If the signature is saved as *jpg format or any other format, the background color will turn white by default. Then it doesn’t look good as a signature.