Friday, April 24, 2009

Links to Digital Scrapbooking Websites for Beginners

Today I want to share links to digital scrapbooking websites that are helpful to beginners. These are some links that I have found useful. Most of them explain the basics of digi-scrapping. -- A Beginner's Reference to Digital Scrapbooking
this site explains the basic elements that make up digi-scrapping from the software programs you can use to papers, fonts, word-art and the like

Scrapbook Bytes -- New to Digital Scrapbooking?
this site offers general information on digi-scrapping and tutorials to various software programs

Digital Scrapbooking 101
you have to join this site, but it offers tutorials and all kinds of good stuff, including a forum, for beginners to learn the basics of digital scrapbooking

Digital Scrapbook Place
offers tutorials on lots of scrapbooking techniques on several different graphics programs

the DAILY Digi -- New
the column of links on the right of this page discusses some of the basic issues of digi-scrapping
the DAILY Digi -- Just for Beginners Category
a link to all of the blog posts specific to beginners (generally tutorials)

The Scrapper's Guide to Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Photoshop
specific to Photoshop & Photoshop Elements---this site offers some free tips
this site offers tutorials on using some graphics design software for common scrapping needs

Scrapping Guy
general tips and tutorials for digi-scrappers, including video tutorials for Photoshop Elements 7

Summertime Designs
is my favorite designer that I've found out there in the blogosphere, and her kits are all free; she also answers bloggers questions and gives tutorials and tips to learn how to do some of the amazing stuff she does

Scrapping with Liz
this is a blog that provides templates and designs, and is useful to the beginner scrapper because it provides tutorials on how to use the freebie kits and templates you will find on many scrapbooking blog sites

Andrea's Bits and Scraps and Little Ironies
this is another blog that offers freebie templates and designs, the great thing is she provides tutorials on how to use her templates in Photoshop Elements and Photoshop CS 2/3/4

Pineapple Plantation Designs
this is yet another blog that offers layouts and quick pages, but it also offers tutorials, tips and tricks for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, just look under "categories" on the right

This list is by no means exhaustive and if I find any more truly useful sites I'll update the list. This should help you get started for now.

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