Creating Christmas Digital Scrapbooking Gifts

By: Barbara White
You can make a unique and memorable Christmas gifts this holiday quite simply by digital scrapbooking. With digital scrapbooking ,you can make Christmas cards, tags and Christmas themed pages , and display photographs and journal for those specialpeople in your life. This article will outline the basic steps for youDigital scrapbooking is done on the computer. To do digital scrapbooking you do need to have a software program that will help you create your creative Christmas digital masterpieces. You can purchase software programs such as Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Digital Image Pro. However if you have not tried digital scrapbooking before you might want to choose to download a free photo editing program from the internet such as Scrapbook Max or Scrapbook FlairThe first thing to do is to select your photos that you want to display.

You can use a photo taken with your digital camera or you can scan pictures to get them onto your computer. Your photos will determine the color scheme of your Christmas layout. Next, you create a new image from a blank canvas in your software program. Decide the size of page that you want to use. This might be a 12" by 12" or 8.5 by 11". Many layouts are now 8 X 8". When you have decided the size of your canvas and photo you want to use, the next step is to select your Christmas background. To choose a background you have many possibilities. You can download images from the Internet. On the Internet you will find many different holiday designs that are free or you can purchase them. You can find a selection of designs that are already co-ordinated for you.Then all you you really need to do is to personalize the design with your photos. The next stage is to add the text and embellishments. Digital scrapbooking software has many ready made texts and embellishments to choose from. You can put these important touches onto the page very easily. Then add some finishing touches. Features that you might want to experiment with are drop shadows, embossing effects, brushes, textures and many others. Using these features helps your page to look very attractive and highlights whatever you want to be the focus of your page.Once you are happy with the resultBusiness Management Articles, it is easy to change the photos and text to make gifts for others also.

Scrapbooking
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 

» More on Scrapbooking
 



Share this article :
Click to see more related articles