As I discussed just a few weeks in the past, I threw a giant child bathe lately for my good friend. It was so enjoyable planning and customizing issues for the bathe!
Whereas lots of you I am certain are already tremendous helpful with Photograph Store and making customized playing cards and bulletins, I solely lately realized sufficient to start out making issues myself…
SO this Tremendous Savvy Saturday venture is for all of you on the market who’re like me, and are nonetheless studying!
How I make my very own FREE playing cards, notes, and invitations (…protecting in thoughts that I’m NOT artistic, NOT inventive, and am actually tremendous new to all of this. If you recognize higher methods of doing this, please go away a remark and share with us all! In any other case, this is the way it works for me!). That is additionally how I made all of my buttons on the aspect of my website!:
I really like making my very own invitations and thanks notes, and getting them printed free of charge at Costco utilizing the coupons that come of their frames that you simply purchase:
I’ve talked about this tip a number of instances earlier than, however GIMP is principally a FREE model of Photograph Store! It is practically similar, can do all the identical stuff, and is protected. Oh yeah, and FREE. When you’ve got Photograph Store you may clearly use that. You may as well use applications like Picnik, however I am not aware of it, personally. I like how customizable GIMP is.
Cannot beat that! Click on HERE to get GIMP.
Step 2: Learn to use it
That is the toughest, most irritating, and most time consuming half…however can be an important. I like to recommend utilizing Youtube! Search “Gimp Tutorial” for instance and you will get tons of movies to select from. This can be a nice strategy to discover ways to do issues the fast and simple means.
Step 3: Get free digital scrapbooking provides
I’m not proficient nor artistic sufficient to make my very own backgrounds, fonts, and many others. Props to all of you who’re! I wish to obtain mine for FREE.
- The location I take advantage of essentially the most is Shabby Princess. They’ve a number of free digital scrapbooking kits you could obtain. They have not added new free kits for a 12 months or so, so they do not have quite a lot of new stock…nevertheless, their kits are the cutest and most full that I’ve seen. Like this one:
Be aware***The downloads take up quite a lot of area in your laptop so I like to recommend downloading them on an exterior onerous drive you probably have one.
Step 4: Begin piecing collectively!
After you have the papers and elaborations you need (elaborations are buttons, flowers, swirlies, and all the lovable little extras you could add) you merely put them collectively nevertheless you need…similar to an actual scrapbooking web page!
To make the invites for Shannon’s bathe here’s what I did:
I selected just a few papers and a ribbon that I appreciated from the Shabby Princess assortment:
I used GIMP to chop and piece all of them collectively!
- I opened every paper individually
- I selected the one which I wished for my background.
- The opposite papers I wished to chop shapes from, so I pulled up the web page I wished:
Have enjoyable enjoying round with the probabilities! That is certain to not solely impress your pals, however to avoid wasting you a number of cash in the long term. Take pleasure in!
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