The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

Step by step tutorials

Welcome to the home of the step by step creative online tutorial. Here you will find detailed, easy-to-understand steps accompanied by screen shots. These tutorials are liable to be about anything from my current project to something that drove me nuts trying to figure out. It is my hope that the things I can convey here will save you time and frustration.

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Festive Photo Frames

Give your photo a film strip edge

Fun photo frames are all around us. They exist literally everywhere and are lots of fun to create. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to take an image with interesting edges and place a photo inside of it. The trick lies in using the Threshold adjustment to make it black and white, thus turning it into the perfect frame.