DIY pop art tee with Photoshop Elements

This is cool! Turn one of your photos into pop art in just a few clicks using Photoshop Elements. Makes a cute t-shirt!

My daughter is obsessed with Beanie Boos. That’s right, Beanie Boos. The Beanie Babies of the ’90s have been reinvented as cute stuffed animals with freakily giant eyes. They come in three sizes: small, medium, and giant-but-it’s-gonna-cost-you. And there’s so many of them! We can’t go anywhere without my daughter seeing a new Beanie Boo that […]

how to swap heads using PhotoMerge in Photoshop Elements

This is awesome! How to swap heads so you can get a great group photo. Perfect for when people close their eyes or kids aren't all looking at the camera at the same time. And it only takes 30 seconds! Easy photo editing.

Ah, kids. They’re great, right? Except when they’re not. Like when you’re all in the car together and someone won’t stop humming and someone else won’t stop poking people and someone else needs to go to the bathroom really really bad. Or when they leave Legos out for you to step on in the middle of […]

make a personalized photo wall calendar + Photoshop Elements giveaway

Beautiful! I love this personalized photo wall calendar. Click through for the free template and a video tutorial. Easy, inexpensive DIY gift!

This is one of my favorite DIY gifts ever! Today I’m showing you how to make this cool 2017 wall calendar personalized with your own photos. I have a free template for you, so all you have to do is drop your photos into the template using Photoshop Elements and you have a gorgeous gift. […]

how to make a photo collage blanket | DIY gift idea

This is gorgeous! How to make a photo collage quilt or blanket using Photoshop Elements. I really want to make one!

If you’re looking for an extra special handmade gift for someone this holiday season, I have a great idea for you: make a photo collage blanket. Take someone’s favorite photos, have them printed on fabric, and add a fuzzy backing for the coolest gift ever. Seriously, who wouldn’t love one of these? For today’s post, […]

super easy photo edits in Photoshop Elements 15 & a giveaway

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If you’re a repeat reader here, you’ll know that lately I’ve been sharing lots of cool projects you can make using Photoshop Elements. And I get to keep giving copies of the software away, too! There’s another giveaway at the end of this post, so make sure to read all the way through.  (Giveaway closed.) I […]

photo gift card holder | fun teacher appreciation idea

This is so fun! Use a photo of your child as a gift card holder for a teacher's appreciation gift teachers will actually want! Easy, practical, end of year teacher gift idea.

These adorable photo gift card holders are an easy, practical gift teachers are sure to love! Yesterday a friend of mine asked this question on Facebook: “teachers, what gift do you love to receive at teacher appreciation time?” Nearly everyone said the same exact thing: teachers would love a note from the child and if […]

holiday lights photo tips

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I know it’s already almost Christmas, but it’s not too late to get some great photos of holiday light displays – most of them run through New Year’s so you still have time to go a-photographing. Here are some tips for getting the very best holiday lights photos with your digital SLR: 1. Flash or […]

how to smooth out a wrinkled background {photography tips}

  A few weeks ago I showed you how to set up a DIY photography studio in your garage to take advantage of natural light, and I recommended you use black stretch velvet for an easy and fairly inexpensive backdrop. But what if you don’t want a black backdrop? One option for small children is […]