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Do You Have A Favourite Pse Style?

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When I first got PSE I went silly and obtained a lot of different styles but I find that I hardly use most of them. I still love how styles work and would like to gather a good all round collection that remain useful. I'd love to hear from you if you have a style you use over and over again.

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I use Durin Eberhart's (DEB) 'Dyed Fabric' styles a lot.

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I think I use ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501 on just about every layout I do.

 

Another favorite of mine is ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Unique 5104 Biggie

 

I could probably go on and on because there are so many styles that I love, but these are two of my very favorites that I use quite often.

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These are great suggestions. I'm definately getting some of these. Keep them coming ladies!

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I mostly use the styles that give embellishment/extractions a glow aura. It tends to make them seen magical

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Oh my goodness - I just went through my PSE Effects panel, and wrote down the styles I know I've used in the last month or two, some more than others. That leaves a whole bunch I've used only once or twice, and some I've never used - don't know why I bought them.

 

The list, with abbreviated names & no numbers:

AFT/ASO: Wired, several glitter styles, glass & water;

BMU: Aged Metals, assorted glitters, Emboss/Engrave; actions - Mega Lift, Sketch It

DEB: Pearl, Unique, Altered Art Essentials;

MST: Epoxy;

SNU: Sanded Edge;

MRE: Actions - Photo Basics, Edge It (and the Inky Brush)

SBA: Basic Shadows & Shadow Layers

 

Some retired styles I still use often:

CBA: Glass-Clear; Glossy; Inked Edges;

EHI: Bevel. Barely There Inked Edges & Vellum

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I use many of the ones listed above a lot, but every now and then I'll run across an old one I haven't used, and it seems like I use it a lot for a while. I guess that's a hazard from having so many loaded I don't remember them all. :)

And even though something is designed to be used one way, it may have other great uses. I use Kerry's Starburst styles on a copy of journaling (the underneath layer) to help it show up on darker paper.

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Hey thanks everyone. Lots to think about. Gayle I love the idea of using a styles to highlight your journalling; that's inspired!

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I think I use ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501 on just about every layout I do.

 

Another favorite of mine is ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Unique 5104 Biggie

 

I could probably go on and on because there are so many styles that I love, but these are two of my very favorites that I use quite often.

 

I use the Basic Shadows style on EVERY. SINGLE. PAGE. I highly, highly recommend it. It makes your shadows look so much more realistic, with just the click of a button instead of manually having to tweak the default ones that come with PSE.

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I agree with Anna!

 

I also love

 

SBA Photo Borders and use them in a lot of layouts I prefer the LOOK of an edge on a photo, vs none!

 

They look great, thanks Shannon.

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I think I use ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501 on just about every layout I do.

 

Another favorite of mine is ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Unique 5104 Biggie

 

I could probably go on and on because there are so many styles that I love, but these are two of my very favorites that I use quite often.

 

I use the Basic Shadows style on EVERY. SINGLE. PAGE. I highly, highly recommend it. It makes your shadows look so much more realistic, with just the click of a button instead of manually having to tweak the default ones that come with PSE.

 

I like the ease of shadow styles too. I think it;s time to expand that part of the collection.

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Hi Eden

I know just what you mean. I have a lot I don't use (or even forget I have!) but I really like

ASO Glitter Glows and use it a lot.

 

Some other favorites are:

AFT Bokeh

BMU Sketch It Mini

KVE Starburst White and Starburst Pasels

 

What are your favorites? :)/>/>

 

I have a some older shadow styles that I use quite a lot but I don't think they're in the boutique any more. I think that my absolute favourite is a set of Brandy Murry's Autumn suede styles. I love luxe effect.

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I'll have to try Gayle's idea - using the starburst under journaling. I know I have at least one starburst style. What I usually do is apply PSE's simple outer glow, and tweak the color from yellow to a pale version of the background, then decrease the opacity and increase the size until it doesn't show up as an edge. It's subtle, but it works - usually.

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