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How to use digital stickers in ImageFramer

How to use digital stickers in ImageFramer

In case you missed it, we launched an Etsy shop where you can purchase some of your favorite Apparent Software images! Each file is a high-quality transparent PNG so you can use them in your digital planners and in ImageFramer! In this tutorial, we will use one of our...

How to create striped frames in ImageFramer

How to create striped frames in ImageFramer

ImageFramer has a massive library of frames and combining them leads to endless possibilities! One example that is easy to achieve is the striped frame. In this blog post, we will create colorful striped frames using mats in ImageFramer. Open ImageFramer and navigate...

How to colorize frames in ImageFramer

How to colorize frames in ImageFramer

ImageFramer is a versatile photo editor that comes with a bundle of features that are perfect for customizing frames and borders. In this blog post, we will cover the Colorize option that can turn a basic frame into color popping perfection! Open ImageFramer and add a...

How to make greeting cards with the Card Creator Pack

How to make greeting cards with the Card Creator Pack

The new Card Creator Pack is a huge addition to ImageFramer. This new pack lets you mix and match over 100 original artist-created design elements to create custom greeting cards for every occasion. Christmas cards? ✅ Birthday cards? ✅ Save-the-dates? ✅ Fun, playful...

How to create a promo for social media with ImageFramer

How to create a promo for social media with ImageFramer

Social media is an amazing tool for marketing your business. Social media platforms can help you connect with your audience, drive website traffic, and increase sales with a single post. One approach that can help you achieve these goals would be to create a visually...

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

How to create corner frames with ImageFramer

ImageFramer has a fantastic Frame Editor feature that lets you create custom frames! The Frame Editor has four main types of frames: Color mat, Moulding with corners, Full frames, and moulding. In this blog post, you will learn how to create a Moulding with corners...

Create Mother’s Day cards with ImageFramer

Create Mother’s Day cards with ImageFramer

Send your mom a special message this Mother’s Day! ImageFramer has released new frames that are great for making custom cards with. Words are not enough so we've added 16 new designs for the special mothers in our life. Here are four step-by-step instructions (with...

Create Seamless Frames with ImageFramer

Create Seamless Frames with ImageFramer

Adding the right frame to your artwork or photograph can enhance it by providing a sophisticated look. A good picture frame also creates a focal point by separating the image from the outside world. The best way to achieve this is to use a frame that has no gaps or...

Leather, paper and glass frame for a photograph

Leather, paper and glass frame for a photograph

Recently we published a photo of Chicago on Facebook, with a three-layer frame created in ImageFramer. Here it is: The design for that is interesting because it uses a colored glass frame and a crinkly paper mount under a stitched leather one. It may not be...

How to Create and Add Custom Frames in ImageFramer

How to Create and Add Custom Frames in ImageFramer

Watch the short video below to learn how to create custom frames and add them to ImageFramer. Steps are also outlined below the video. Adding frames requires the Pro license for ImageFramer. Step-by-step instructions Use any drawing software. (Photoshop, Adobe...

How to make a unique Valentine’s card

How to make a unique Valentine’s card

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and caring. It could be love between friends, family love of a child to the parent or romantic love between partners. On this day people share unique, romantic cards with their loved ones and there is nothing easier than to...

Make matting interesting with ImageFramer

Make matting interesting with ImageFramer

In this tutorial, I want to show you a few ways to use matting with ImageFramer. A mat can enhance, or even radically change, the impression of a picture.  With a mat, a piece of art can look far more impressive than without it. To show you some matting tips I have...

Aspect ratio locking in ImageFramer 3.4

Aspect ratio locking in ImageFramer 3.4

Latest ImageFramer update brings time-saving improvements to some workflows and some user-interface changes. Perhaps the most visible change is that "Watermarks" were renamed to "Overlays". The origin of the name "watermark" was in the initial intended use for these...

Make Gift Photos Unique with ImageFramer

Make Gift Photos Unique with ImageFramer

Summer is a busy time for everyone, and for many of us that means lots of birthdays, parties, family get-togethers and the like where gifts are exchanged. One of the most meaningful gifts that you can give to someone is a nicely-framed photo of themselves or their...

Use ImageFramer to Make Still Life Photos Pop

Use ImageFramer to Make Still Life Photos Pop

If you're a photographer looking to sell your still life prints online, it can often be difficult for potential customers to picture how your photos will look framed in their homes. Luckily ImageFramer allows you to experiment with different varieties of mats and...

How to Produce an ImageFramer Design Report

How to Produce an ImageFramer Design Report

One of the great new features included in ImageFramer 3.3 is the ability to generate PDF reports called Design Reports, which are reports that show all of the specific sizes and style elements that you've added to your photo. By allowing you to adjust the size of your...

How to Frame Animal Prints and Skins

How to Frame Animal Prints and Skins

A recent post on The Grumble that caught our attention was "Framing Animal Hides - Help!" In it, OP (the Original Poster) was discussing the best mats and threads to set it on, and which options are available to frame animal prints and skins. Textured photos, pieces...