Article Courtesy Scrapjazz.com: by Denise Gormish

1_429Are you tired of all the character-based Valentine's cards? Do you want to do something more creative but easy? Then, open Photoshop and create a digital Valentine's card. For Valentine's Day I created an easy and unique Valentine's card for my daughter that had her classmates excited.

Here's how to make this easy Valentine's card using a digital template.

  1. Open Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Elements.
  2. Open a pre-made valentine template such as this one that I purchased from DesignerDigitals.

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  3. Open a photograph and drag it on to the same window as the template.
  4. Move the photograph layer under the valentine layer. It will appear underneath the card template now.

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  5. Resize the photograph to fill in the window of the valentine template.

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  6. Merge or flatten the image layers so it is all one layer.
  7. To create multiple valentines, open a new 8 ½" x 11" document. Drag your new Valentine's card to the top of the document. Copy it several times for multiple copies of the card on one sheet of paper.

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Print out the page and cut them from the paper. Now you have your own Valentine's Day cards.

If you don't want to purchase a digital template, you can create your own Valentine's card with images and supplies that you already own. Open a new document 2 ½"   x 4" and 300dpi. Create your design, and then add a photograph and text.

Share your unique and personal Valentine's cards with family and friends.

Digital Supplies from DesignerDigitals:

Katie Pertiet - 3 in 1 Valentines Cards No. 01

 

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