I love Halloween, in fact, it’s my favorite holiday! One of the best things about it (aside from the candy!) are all of the fun and interesting ways to decorate the house. The downside? As my style changes, I end up with an excess of decorations, like this:
My mom actually passed this wall plaque to me, and while I really loved the grid design, the vintage-country style did not fit my home or decor. That didn’t stop me, though! Enter a few of my favorite things, digital scrapbook kits:
I measured the squares on my plaque, and then opened up a new document in Photoshop. I added squares in the same size, and played around with the placement of the different papers, and also added a few extra elements using the brushes.
This is the part where we pretend to look at the screenshot I took, but forgot to save before I shut down my computer and rearranged my living room furniture last night. I’m pretty awesome that way.
When I had everything the way I liked it, I flattened and printed.
I also used this same technique to update a clock:
So, now that you have your house all decorated, take a good look around. Is there anything you don’t completely love? Why not give it a bit of a face lift? It’s easy, it’s economical, and it’s exciting! I hope you’ll share all of your Before & Afters in the gallery here at Design House Digital; I’d love to see them!