Wednesday, February 9, 2011

New Downloads for My Digital Studio - Word Play Stamp Brush Set

Tuesday has become my favorite day of the week! On Tuesdays new digital downloads are available from Stampin' Up! It is almost as exciting as Christmas, and close to the excitement of the new catalog logging on to see if Stampin' Up! has new downloads available and what they are. This week had several new downloads, including the Word Play stamp brush set. I was excited about this download because the actual stamp set has been on my wishlist for a while now (those darn mini's keep having sets that jump the line ;)), but when I actually downloaded it and started playing with it I was even more excited! Each "stamp" is actually 3! One is the entire image and the other two get layered together so you can use more than one color! Here's a sample of all the stamps that are available:After playing with it for a little while, I have a few tips to make it easier to add to your projects. I found it easier to line up & resize if you first add the whole image to your project.


Next, resize and place your image.
After adding, resizing, and placing your whole image, add one of the layers and recolor. (I chose the same color as my background so part of it does not show up in the picture)
Move the first layer to the top of the whole stamp and using the whole stamp as a guide resize and move so they line up. (A little sliver of the bottom seems to poke out no matter how close the placement seems to be, but that's okay because you will eventually delete the whole stamp)
Repeat the last step with the second layer. (Add, recolor, resize, and move into place)
After resizing the image, select and move it back so the whole image is on top. Then select the whole image and delete it. If you delete the wrong image, just click undo and try again. It sometimes helps to click off the image so nothing is selected and try selecting again.
I was so excited to see the stamps in parts so they could be colored differently. If you have any questions, let me know and I will do my best to answer them. Enjoy the new downloads!


Saturday, January 29, 2011

Why I love My Digital Studio


I wanted to write a post with all the reasons I love My Digital Studio. I started out typing it all out, but then decided a page from My Digital Studio would show you show much more!

Friday, January 28, 2011

Sale-A-Bration

Hooray for Sale-A-Bration! Now through March 31, 2011 you can earn FREE stamps for every $50 you order! There are special Sale-A-Bration stamp sets available only during this time and only for free! This year one of the options is a digital content CD for My Digital Studio. On the disk is a brush set of EVERY Sale-A-Bration set, the special Ice Cream Parlor DSP and Accents Kit, plus the Ice Cream Parlor ribbon and buttons. Here is what you get on the disk:
Description Image Contents
Punch Bunch Stamp Brush Set Five-piece stamp brush set.
Notes Stamp Brush Set Three-piece stamp brush set.
Bliss Stamp Brush Set Five-piece stamp brush set.
So Happy For You Stamp Brush Set Ten-piece stamp brush set.
Sweet Summer Stamp Brush Set Nine-piece stamp brush set.
Ice Cream Parlor Ribbon & Button Kit Three digital ribbons, three digital buttons.
Ice Cream Parlor Designer Series Paper & Accents Kit Six Designer Series Paper Patterns, nine borders, 20 elements, and 27 flowers.
I received my Sale-A-Bration order yesterday and used the Ice Cream Parlor DSP and accents to create a new background for my blog. You can go to the online store at Stampin' Up! to place your order (be sure to choose a demonstrator to get the best pricing!) or email me today to place your order! The best part - if you order all digital content online you don't pay shipping and you can still qualify for the free merchandise!
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