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January 25, 2011

Life with Liz - Video Tutorials, Sneak Peek & Chance to Win!

Well, it's another Tuesday....an almost normal Tuesday. My household has been sick on and off for the last 2 weeks and we are finally having a somewhat normal week.  It's been tough getting back into a routine but we are getting there, slowly but surely.

Anyway, on to today's blog post. I'm a visual learner. If I see it it's so much easier for me to learn and remember. So with that said, I thought I would maybe start a series of vidoe tutorials for all my blog followers. Here's just a short one to show you how to change up a template. Simple but I hope it's helpful.

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Here's a video I posted on my facebook fan page a few days ago showing how I scrap (this one is higher resolution). It's fast forwarded about 8x.....I didn't think you would want to watch a 30 minutes of me scrapping! I had music with it and it was WAY cooler with music but I didn't want to do anything illegal so I took the music off....so maybe turn up your iPod while you watch it, it might be more fun that way?!? It's just supposed to kind of give you an idea of how I scrap. I had already kind of picked out the pictures, paper & elements I wanted to use, and I added a few as I went.  I used the awesome grab bag from Flergs, Ziggle, Suzy Q & Laura Banasiak and a template from my Recyclables 1 set. Enjoy.

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So what kind of video tutorials would you like to see? I'll be trying to make a few of these each month for you, if you like them ;-) So leave a comment here letting me know what kind of tutorials you would like to see, and as usual one of you will win my new stuff that is coming out on Thursday. Here's a little sneak peek for you. Do you see what has been on my mind lately?

Oh and by the way....GO PACKERS!

22 comments:

runae said...

I would like to see some hybrid stuff. I am a Creative Memories consultant, so I use StoryBook Creator so I don't use the templates since I can't ungroup them.

lwentkie said...

I would love to see a tutorial on how to make torn paper. I struggle with this! Love your templates!

Pavei Photos said...

Yes...go packers!!!

DoggiNo said...

A curled corner is still on my need-to-learn-list :) It just never turns out how I want it. Buy, yes a torn paper or photo would also be great.
Love your stuff !!

kari said...

i want to know how when you put a paper on the page it is only showing on the layer you want it to be...i am off to figure it out...if you even know what I'm talking about!! :) I usually put a paper on, size it..then select the layer I am wanting to use and then copying the paper to that shape...does that make sense? Can't wait to see your new stuff!

Scrappin Gramma said...

I would love to learn how to make the simple white frames that look like are raised a little on the corners

can;t wait for your new release
love love the heart

So~Inkin~Cute said...

You have NOOOO idea how helpful this is for me!!!!! I am totally a visual learner, so you rock!!

I would like to learn how to to lots of clustering without it looking TOO clustered. I see some of the most beautiful clustering, and I can never do it correclt. Especially when it comes to RIBBON placement. It always looks "fake."

thank you so much for the videos and for a chance to win! Your templates are SUPER-awesome.

Sondra <3 said...

I'd love to see how to make a template. I also want to learn the curled corner and torn paper like some others have said!

LRaeWoo said...

I'm interested in learning more about extraction -- specifically autographs.

Jody said...

I would like to learn how to put an embossed border on my paper. I want the border to be the same as the paper.

Sarah said...

I'd love a tut on how to add texture to my own papers. Thanks, Liz!

Rachel said...

I would love to learn more about making hybrid type items realistic.

Tanya said...

Oh my gosh... I have been using photoshop for about a year and would always get so frustrated when rotating things and not being able to get them straight. I have lately been going up to the edit tab and using transform to rotate things. Thank you so much for showing how to use the shift key to do that. It makes so much since, I can't believe I did not figure that out. I am also a visual learner. It just makes more since when you see things done. I would like a tutorial on how you do shadows, or one on extraction.

RobinD said...

I would like to know how to make a piece of string or ribbon look like it is going THROUGH a paper? Or a pin. I also would like to know how to make a lot of tiled blocks(like those in your collage templates) look like they are randomly curled on the edges. Be able to give them random dimension, not just different distances and floating.

Juli and Brett said...

Curled edges on things is something I am interested in as well. I can never get it to look right. Thanks for the tips!

teresaj said...

Love the sneak peek and I would love to know how you make the cutouts so the pics underneath show thru like a 3d object.

Hillary said...

Ohhhhh I would love to learn how to do a raised corner/edge. Oh and I am loving that heart template.

Leppy said...

Thanks for taking the time to make several tutorials, Liz. I love the one that showed you making a LO. It is amazing to me how many times you moved things around and changed things out. I do that and I thought it was because I was a poor designer that I didn't know what would look good together right off. This was very helpful. I would love to know how to use your brag book templates. I have not really seen a brag book or would know how to use your templates.
Have a good week!!!

Scrapping With Liz said...

Thank you all for your comments and suggestions. Look for more video tutorials in the near future. Some of the things you guys have suggested I don't even know how to do (LOL!) but I'm totally willing to learn anything. So who knows what you might see me doing.

Runae-I've just recently started adding PNG files with my templates and I've heard they are supposed to work in StoryBook Creator....I've never tried it myself but that is the reason I started adding PNG's so that CM people could use my temps too.

I just used random.org and typed in everyones name and then it randomize....and the winner is Sondra!

Woohoo...congrats Sondra. I'll be sending you a code for my new I Heart You Temps & I Heart You Masks!

Be sure to come back next week for a chance to win next weeks stuff....I've already got it planned and you DON'T wanna miss out.

Scrapping With Liz said...

Oh Sondra....e-mail me please at liz at scrappingwithliz dot com.
Thanks!

Veronica said...

Liz thanks for sharing your tutorials. I'd like to invite you to promote your site on our Digital Scrapbooking Topsite. Hope to see you there!

Sondra <3 said...

Oh my gosh!!! Thank you so much Liz!!! I will email you now!

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