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Old 05-10-2007, 07:57 AM   #1
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Default Altered CD Mini Album From May 9th Class

I'm so excited about the album Brooke Kemp taught us how to create last night. I love it!!! She has very generously allowed us to give all of you the templates for the album for free! Click on these images to see the enlarged pictures of the project:

Sample-Layouts.jpg

sample-finished-album.jpg

Altered-CD-album-template-s.jpg



Title Page
Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Back page


Altered CD Mini Album Template Tnstructions
by Brooke Kemp for Digital Scrapbook Memories
(email at brookiewookie@gmail.com)

1. Open the layered PSD file.

2. Open the papers and embellishments you would like to use.

3. Select the layer you'd like to work on. Place your desired
paper ABOVE the layer you want to "cover." Make sure your paper
layer is highlighted, then press Ctrl-G (Ctrl-Alt-G in PSCS2).
This is called a clipping mask--it makes the paper take on the
shape of the layer underneath it. You can move your paper around
and get it just the way you like it, then go to Layer>Merge Down to
merge the two layers into one layer.

4. Continue this process with all of your layers, papers and embellishments,
until all of your layers are "covered."

5. Go through and add your shadows and/or other layer styles as desired.
You can totally customize templates by adding additional embellishments or
more layers, roting or deleting layers, resizing, etc. You can do whatever
you want!!

6. When finished with your layout, do "save as" and then print.



Mounting and Displaying Instructions
by Brooke Kemp for Digital Scrapbook Memories
(e-mail at brookiewookie@gmail.com)

Materials needed:
5 CD's
Drill or Dremel Tool
Loose Leaf Rings and/or ribbon
Printed Digital Layouts
Adhesive (whatever you like best)

Step one:
Complete your digital layouts as desired. Print and trim excess.
I printed my layouts on my home printer on matte photo paper, but
you could also send them to Costco or any other photo processor and
have them printed that way. I usually print mine with a matte or lustre finish.

Step two:
Mount your layouts onto the CD's in the desired order. For my album, I actually
laminated my pages and then used a Xyron machine to apply the adhesive (basically
turning the pages into a big sticker), and then I adhered the pages to the CD's.
You could also use Modge Podge or any decoupage medium to ahdere the pages,
or your favorite adhesive. Once the pages were on the CD's, I trimmed around
the edges a bit.

Step three:
Once the CD's are covered and stacked in the desired order, secure with a few
rubber bands. Once secured, take your drill or dremel tool and drill a hole
in the stack of CD's. I think it's easier as a two-person job!! Take your
loose leaf ring or ribbon and string the pages together through the holes,
then remove the rubber bands. You could tie more ribbon on the ring and
decorate to your liking.

Step four:
Dazzle your family and friends with this darling mini album!



****Credits: For the sample album I created, I used Digital Scrapbook Memories
"The Playground" CD. www.digitalscrapbookmemories.com
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Old 05-10-2007, 08:42 AM   #2
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It goes without saying that Brooke is just amazing! Wow! Brooke how do you do it!? Thanks for the cool projects and templetes!!!

P.S. I downloaded the zipped files and it was so super easy! Let me know if you don't know how to do that. It is so easy that you won't believe it. At least for me the not-so-super-tech person I figured it out.
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Old 05-10-2007, 08:47 AM   #3
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These templates are fabulous! I've been thinking that I doubt I'll get the gumption to make them to paste onto cds (as intended), but I think they're great templates that I'll adapt & use for my scrapbook pages. Thanks Brooke, they are really neat!
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Old 05-10-2007, 08:57 AM   #4
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I am just so happy that others are willing to do the work so that I 'look' creative. Thanks for letting us have these for free, Brooke. I love this project. I am probably not on top of it enough to get it done for Mother's Day, but perhaps a good Father's day gift? THANKS!

Also, thanks to April for having these great classes. I still can't figure out why they are free. They are the perfect mix of digiscrap learning and the social outlet that we all need. Thanks again.
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Old 05-10-2007, 09:17 AM   #5
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I still can't figure out why they are free.
I love hearing this. I'll keep them free for a long time just for you
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Old 05-10-2007, 09:19 AM   #6
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How fun is this?!?!? I was just thinking of taking the "buy her something and move on" route this year... but maybe I'll make a little something too. Thanks Brooke and April!
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Old 05-10-2007, 09:29 AM   #7
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Thank You. I can't wait to get started on this project. It was fun learning how to do this last night.
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I can't believe the classes are free either! It's almost criminal! Thanks April!
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Old 05-10-2007, 10:31 AM   #9
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Just so you know. Pages 2 and 3 were not in the zip when I unzipped them. Sorry I didn't say hi last night April I had to go.
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What did I do? Hummm... I'm going to take that down. Thanks for the heads up. If anyone downloaded the zipped folder you'll have to also download page two and three seperately. Thanks so much for letting me know Lisa. Say hi to me next time!
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Old 05-10-2007, 10:52 AM   #11
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I love the CD mini album templates! Thank you Brooke. The class was great last night. Thank you for making them free and easy to attend. I plan on attending others. You all are great teachers!
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Thanks for a great class, you did a great job with the template Brook. I had to leave class early so I just heard you talk about the project for a few mins. I never knew about using ctrl-alt-G to put stuff into the template, I've never really used them, just tried doing the first template, it looks cute, thanks for the tip. Since I left early I didn't get to hear how you would print these out, just on photo paper or would a glossy paper work too?
April - I live in Utah county, any plans to have classes down this way or will they just be up there for now? Just wondering if you were getting any interest from scrapbookers down here. Thanks again for the class.
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April - I live in Utah county, any plans to have classes down this way
I'd like to go to Davis and Utah Counties next fall. I'd also like to go to St. George or Cedar City. The only thing stopping me is not knowing where to hold the events. As soon as I find a good place I'll schedule classes in these areas. Digiferfer, do you know a good place in Utah County I should call?

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Since I left early I didn't get to hear how you would print these out, just on photo paper or would a glossy paper work too?
Yes, just print them at home or at the photo lab as usual. If you send it to the photo lab you have to format it to print. Read this tip.
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Awww, thanks everyone! I'm glad you like 'em! Let me know if you have any questions. It looks like the zipped file is gone--there were instructions inside, so if you need instructions on using the templates and creating the album, just let me know and I'll email them to you.
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Brooke - can you email them to me, I have the template figured out, just wanted to know how to put it all together once printed.

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I just edited my first post and put the instructions there.
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Old 05-11-2007, 12:29 PM   #17
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This is gorgeous! I downloaded all the files and can't wait to play! Thank you!
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wow i LOVE this! how cute!!!
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Old 05-12-2007, 12:54 PM   #19
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Super Cute! Thanks Brooke for all your hard work.
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:27 PM   #20
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I love love love..... the mini book... great job Brooke!
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April - as far as class locations in Utah County the first place that came to mind was UVSC at the small business center. There are a few small community collages down here too, such as Provo Collage. Or I was thinking you could try places like Morinda/Noni or NuSkin, companies that have big conferance rooms, I just don't know about cost. There's also BYU. I don't know if that helps at all. If you want me to ask around I can.
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That helps a ton. You are welcome to check around all you want (and I would love it) but I absolutely don't expect you to. I'll check them out. Thanks.
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For those of us up in Davis county... i bet the davis confrence center is cheap. I'm just so excited that you're holding these fun classes! I wish the next one would get here already
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Old 05-19-2007, 07:57 AM   #24
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For anyone that likes visual aids I just realized this tutorial might help some of you make this album...

http://www.digitalscrapbookmemories....ppingMasks.asp
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Old 05-20-2007, 12:28 PM   #25
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Cute album! Hmm.. .I have 3 cd's laying around here already that I messed up when burning the files....
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I loved your class Brooke. You're a great teacher and what a fun project! Thanks for the free classes, April!!
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I'm glad you all liked them! I made 4 of them for Mother's Day, and they were big hits with the grandmas and great-grandmas!! Might even do one for Father's Day now, we'll see!
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Old 06-11-2007, 12:29 PM   #28
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Thank you SO much for these! I am making an album for my dad for Father's Day, when I came across your awesome templates and instrux I knew it was what I would make!

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Old 06-17-2007, 12:02 AM   #29
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I really love the templates. I made some for Father's Day! Thank you Brooke! One suggestion though, I had a hard time drill the CDs and kind of ruined one album, so what I did on the second one was drill the CDs first then glued the page on. Before I glued the page on I hole punched where I wanted the hole to go. I hope this makes sense and helps anyone that had a problem with drilling.
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Good idea Jenny. Thanks for letting learn from your mistake.
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