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Anita Richards Designs | Featured Image | News Release: A Circle of FriendsNEW Release :: A Circle of Friends Monograms
Posted: 26 August, 2020
Following on from yesterday's post ... if you’ve been into the Design Shop over the last month you will have noticed that there is a new release out. The A Circle of Friends Alphabet Ensemble hit the store on a lovely day when I was feeling all warm and fuzzy about family and having friends. I am seriously in love with this set! Here's a short history behind this set's creation...

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The image is the blog post featured image for the tutorial Digiscrap 1040 "What is the best software for Digital Scrapbooking?" in the Learn Digital Scrapbooking: Start Here with the FAQs series.What is the Best Software for Digital Scrapbooking?
Posted: 11 December, 2019
The question about what the best software is for Digital Scrapbooking is one that comes up often, especially when you are just starting out. The crucial requirement is that the software supports layers enabling the various papers and elements to be layered, aka stacked, within the layout being created. But, today there are numerous options for choice of software, so where do you start? In this post we look at a number of options ranging from closed system through to multi-versatile...

Best in Class Systems for Digital Scrapbooking

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The image is the blog post show notes featured image, showing a scrapSNAP (digital scrapbook pre-made layout) & a photo, graphically demonstrating combination to complete a layout.How to use a scrapSNAP: Creating layouts the easy way!
Posted: 20 June, 2022
Fact: sometimes you just need to get a layout done and down fast! We have a number of scrapSNAP layout sets available in the Design Shop. This post is a structured exposition on how to use them. Read on to learn how to get the best bang for your buck from our range of pre-made digital scrapbooking layouts.

sketchPLATE Saturday Show: Episode 0011 Transcript and Resources page cover image. Also, the featured image for the blog post discussing the inspiration and creative process behind sketchPLATE 0011 including the finished digital scrapbooking layout called "Lucky 13" and the finished template.sketchPLATE Saturday 0011
Posted: 18 June, 2022
Welcome to sketchPLATE 0011: inspired by a super high contrast monochromatic image, the finished layout is a complex page the makes crafty use of out-of-bounds photo manipulations against a backdrop of ink stamped elements and flourished with shiny chrome accents. The design process behind this project was fraught with obstacles; here’s the story about the journey from poster to double page layout.

Anita Richards Designs | Featured Image | Digiscrap 1050 | How do you create a digital scrapbook layout?How exactly do I create a Digital Scrapbook layout?
Posted: 7 May, 2022
Creating your first Digital Scrapbooking page may seem like a daunting task at first blush. However, the good news is that it is actually much simpler than it seems and once you understand how to use layers it becomes the proverbial piece of cake. In this blog post we cover the basics of getting started with your first digital scrapbooking layout project through a simple step-by-step walk through of the canvas file creation and design process commencing with a bunch of random files through to completed layout.

Anita Richards Designs | Featured Image | sketchPLATE 0010sketchPLATE Saturday 0010
Posted: 29 January, 2022
Today it is my great pleasure to present to you the first of the brand new range of sketchPLATES for 2022. Spotlighting this sketchPLATE Saturday offering, the idea for this page was originally sparked by those awesome ampersands that were so popular a little while ago. Having spotted a few on Pinterest I decided to try my hand at designing one. Here's what happened ...

Anita Richards Designs | Featured Image | Christmas 2021 ownWORD 2022Christmas 2021
Posted: 31 December, 2021
Greetings Dear Friends. Wrapping up Christmas 2021, the happenings highlights of this year and what is coming next; a rambling post of musings and reminisces on the year that was and a focal shift on the ownWORD for the New Year eagerly laying before us.

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Status Update :: scrapSNAP Duo Double-Header 6:00am Sunday 10 July, 2022

Introducing our newest design offerings: meet the gorgeous double-header of scrapSNAP Duo No.0002 and scrapSNAP Duo No.0003, available in-store now.

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