Blending a photo into the background of your layout is a great way to tell your story and add interest to your page! It can be subtle and doesn’t have to be anything fancy. I often prefer landscape photos for this although I have seen stunning blended backgrounds out of people photos as well! Experiment and try different things! I even have a free mini for you to try it out with!
Whether you are digital scrapping in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements or really any program, this is an easy technique. It mostly involves the opacity slider and a big fuzzy brush! I explain more in the video, but before we get started:
Here is what you’ll need to scrap along with me!
Photo: Use scissors to quickly cut them out.
Cluster: Use the mini or the kit you are practicing with to create your cluster.
Now follow along on the video:
Now it’s your turn to give it a try! And don’t forget to grab your Opening Ceremony mini: