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How to create a Christmas card in Photoshop Elements

How to create a Christmas card in Photoshop Elements - Use Photoshop Elements to create a Christmas card.

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This tutorial is from Simply Photoshop Elements 8 by Mike Woolbridge. For more information please visit Wiley.

You can design a printable Christmas card by using one of your Photoshop Elements Photos. Photoshop Elements lets you decorate your card with a variety of border styles and photo layouts. You can also add custom text.

A Photoshop Elements greeting card is more like a postcard than a foldable card. This feature creates a single image that you can print off.

Step 1

In the Editor, open an image to use in your greeting card.

Step 2

Click Create.

Step 3

Click Create Greeting Card.

Create a Christmas Card in Photoshop Elements

In the panel that appears, click Print with Local Printer.

The Greeting Card options appear.

Step 4

Choose a theme here. (A pop-up preview of the theme appears).

Step 5

Click here to scroll down and view the other options.

Step 6

Click a layout option.

Step 7

Click the Auto-Fill check box to automatically add the open photo to your card.

Create a Christmas Card in Photoshop Elements

Click done.

Photoshop Elements displays the greeting card in a new window.

Step 8

Click here and choose text

Step 9

Click a type style and drag it onto the greeting card

Step 10

Type your text then press enter

Step 11

In the bounding box, click and drag the handles to change the size of the text. You can click and drag inside the text to reposition it.

Step 12

To save the greeting card, click File and then Save.

Create a Christmas Card in Photoshop Elements

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