Saturday, August 8, 2020

Designer Tip from ADB Designs

Today I want to help you understand the many ways you can use the tool I call Blendables.  They are also referred to as stamps, splatters, graffiti, transfers, rub-ons and possibly other names I am not familiar with. Regardless of what they are called, they are a marvelous tool to make your layouts stand out as unique and special.

Think of Blendables as an enhanced stamp that is usually placed on your uppermost paper,
Blendables should never have a shadow, since they are like an inked stamp in paper scrapbooking.  Blendables should not be enlarged from their original size but can be reduced in size; you can erase portions or leave them whole. I like to move Blendables all around my page until I finally see and feel it is in the right place. More than one Blendable can be used on a page; sometimes I like overlapping two or more. 

Below are some layouts from my Creative Team member Renee, who has a special love of my blendables and is a pro at using them.

On this page, Renee placed a Blendable from my Fragments of Memory heritage collection behind a photo to match the grey color of the black & white photo and to enhance the photo and help it stand out.
Blendables can be rotated to showcase only the part that compliments your photo or page as demonstrated in Renee's layout from my Apple Pie Collection.
Blendables can add depth to your page by acting as an anchor or background for the other elements on your page as demonstrated by this wonderful page by Renee. She used my heritage collection, Read All About It.                          
Here is a gift for you to learn for yourself about the wonderful tool I call a Blendable.  This matches my brand new August Exclusive collection: A Wind Called Mariah
This gift will only be free for 1 week so scoop it up quickly. Just click on the preview to go to my store and add it to your cart.
I hope you found this Designer Tip helpful.
Happy scrapping!
ADB Designs

1 comment:

FussBudget said...

Thanks for this great explanation and samples. Finally, I get how to use these.