Clipped Composite Layer Title

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Clipped Composite Layer Title
by Julie Singco

Don’t settle for a plain chipboard title. Make it unique by clipping a composite layer to it. Your friends will want to reach out and touch it.

For this tutorial you’ll need:

  • The template from the download below
  • Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop


Click Here for the All-In-One Download
(video, manual, and layered PSD file)


Watch the Video Tutorial


Get some inspiration from this tutorial:

by Julie Singco

Card: Happy Birthday by Julie Singco
Mask: Lilac Watercolor Splash by Dawn Hudson
Kit: A Love Story by Krystal Hartley (retired)
Fonts: Impact, Marisha

by Sharron Lamb

Credits: 98-celebrate-solid1, Oscraps-GT-Paint-MdGroot-03, Oscraps-GT-PAINT-GrungeDoily_CourtneysDesigns, ArtisanDigitalTexturePaint_03_juliemead, JD_MostImportant_HandwritingMess9, paper4-77-lights, wm-st-balloon1, AASPN_WatercolorBalloons1_5, Oscraps-GT-FLYING-BIRD-emetodesigns-2, nbk-PoBlo-EL-loops-3, Fonts: Tangie Mock Turtle and Baby Lexi

by Terri Fullerton

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by Christine McCune
Tutorial: Clipped Composite by Julie Singco; BG: Lollipops & Rainbows by Merty Bartho; BG Forever Friends, Chart Your Course, watercolor style by Snickerdoodle Designs by Karen; Embellishments: Happy Birthday by Design Bundles; Fonts: Australian Script, Impact
by Jessie Trotter
My Easter Bonnet Kit by Krystal Hartley, Fonts: Gisella Regular, Impact Regular
by Joyce Korenuk
Papers and doodle – Creativity from Designs By Laura Burger, Fonts – Riffic and mellony dry brush


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45 Responses

  1. Colleen
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    Thank you for this great tutorial and what a fun technique.

  2. Eileen Albrecht
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    Thanks for this quick, easy tutorial. I definitely will use it. Welcome!

  3. Pam
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    Thank you. I appreciate the “card” function. Making my own cards makes me feel like I am using my digital scrapping supplies to share with others. I often make homemade cards and give them as gift. This technique will be used! I look forward to learning from your future classes.

  4. Christy Williamson
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    What a fun, creative way to use clipping masks! Great job and welcome! 😊

  5. Bonnie Ripp
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    Amazing tutorial, well I didn’t do it yet, but I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the cards I am seeing. I can not wait to do this and that is what I am going to do right NOW. Thanks you so much,

  6. Ann
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    Welcome Julie. This looks great, am going to try it!! Thanks a lot.

  7. doris edgar
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    Welcome Julie

    I want to thank you for this great tutorial.

  8. Jonne
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    Hi Julie,
    Thanks for your amazing tutorial. I just love it.

  9. Catherine Lamb
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    Wow! this did seem truly magical! And Welcome Julie! Great video!

  10. Nell Covington
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    Thanks Julie. Looks like you are off to a great start with Digital Scrapper. Love the card design.

  11. Ruth Everson
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    Thanks for the great tutorial and all the samples. I will be using some of these ideas when I make cards. Glad to have you on the team.

  12. Millie Speck
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    Thanks so much for your tutorial..I have not had a chance to watch it but know it will be good. Thanks again,

  13. Maureen
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    Beautiful card, and looking forward to watching the tutorial. Thank you Julie!

  14. Shirl/Grambie
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    A great big hug to welcome you to my home away from home, and my sincere thanks for this lovely tutorial. Love the various font usage and depth. 🙂

  15. Joyce Bednarz
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    Great tutorial! Thanks, Julie

  16. Lisa McGuinness
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    Welcome Julie ~ so glad you’ve joined the instructor side as well! What a wonderful tutorial – so versatile. Your instructions are clear and easy to follow. Looking forward to many more tutorials!

  17. Lois Borger
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    Welcome to yo and thank you for sharing.

  18. Colleen
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    Welcome Julie and thank you for a wonderful tutorial. Your card is beautiful too.

  19. Margaret Wood
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    Great tutorial, Julie. I use this shortcut every time I scrap but would never in a million years have thought to use it like this. A fantastic first tutorial, thank you.

  20. Renee
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    Welcome to Digital Scrapper, Julie. I did know that shortcut but had totally forgotten it. I’m interested to see how you use it. Looking forward to learning something new today.

  21. Chris McCune
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    This is obviously a great and versatile tutorial because the cards and pages created with its technique are so different from each other. Wonderful job, Julie! I’m looking forward to seeing other tutorials by you!

  22. Kathy
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    Welcome Julie! Great job on this tutorial, I really enjoyed it and look forward to more tutorials from you.

  23. Nancy M Olson
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    Welcome Julie! Thank you for this easy-to-follow video tutorial. I’m in the process of completing a page for my great grandson’s 2nd Birthday and can’t wait to try it for his page. Look forward to seeing more of your tutorials.

  24. Linda Sattgast
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    Wonderful tutorial, Julie, and a beautiful card as well—thanks so much for sharing such a fun technique!

  25. Ann Clamme Monroe
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    Welcome, Julie! Nice to have you here. I really enjoyed this tutorial and will definitely use it.

  26. Gail
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    Welcome, Julie! Love this tutorial – such a beautiful look. Will definitely use this tip!

  27. Judy Carter
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    I really enjoyed this video and anxious to try it. Your instructions were very easy to follow. Thank you.

  28. Karen
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    Welcome Julie! Great card idea. I will try this for my grandchildrens Easter card.

  29. Peggy M.
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    Thanks Julie for a very useful tutorial, I will definitely be using it. Congratulations on joining the teaching team….a talented group!

  30. Julie
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    Love this new tutorial. It’s great to know how to create a chipboard style and I had forgotten how to create a composite! Yay! Welcome as an instructor!

  31. Kim H. Saunders
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    Thank you so much! This is a wonderful tutorial that I will definitely be using! Welcome to Digital Scrapper. I’m looking forward to more of your classes/tutorials.

  32. Rose Corbin
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    Welcome to being an instructor, Julie! Great job on this tutorial, I really enjoyed it!

  33. Cynthia Dennis
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    Welcome aboard Julie. It is always great to have new teachers join the group. I just noticed our three teachers names start with the letter “J”. Jen, Jenifer and Julie. Enjoyed your tutorial and the tip.

  34. Terri Fullerton
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    I love your ideas, and enjoyed using it on my page. Nicely done.

  35. Val
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    Perfect timing! I will be social-distance-delivering some home-baked cookies to a friend who is celebrating a birthday today. Now I can add a card. Thanks for the great tutorial and supplies! 🙂

  36. Deborah
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    Great first video tutorial, Julie. I always forget the shortcut to merge layers!

  37. sally
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    Great Card. I will use it often.

  38. Karen Schulz
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    What a great tip! Thanks, Julie!

  39. Joyce K
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    Love this tutorial Julie! Your instructions are so easy to follow and the results are awesome! So glad to have you here as one of the DS instructors! Can’t wait to see what other tutorials you will create for us! Welcome!

  40. Faa Ahmed
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    Welcome….Julie Singco! Looking forward to learning from you…..I just know it’s going to be lots of fun & interesting lessons.
    The lesson you’ve just released is not visible, it’s covered with the text from the manual. Please check…

    • Julie Singco
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      Please try again, Faa. I think all is well now.

  41. Delores
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    Hi Julie, welcome to the teaching group. This tutorial is great…I’m going to use it today! Thank you

  42. Lettie Wentzel
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    Wow, thank you so much for this beautiful tutorial Julie.

  43. June Brown
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    Welcome Julie. What a great idea this is. So simple and yet so effective. Thank you so much and I look forward to many more.

  44. Margaret Lovejoy
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    Thank you so much for this, it looks just like the “eclipse cards” in traditional card making. Welcome aboard.

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