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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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Turning New into Old

How to use filters to age a photo in Photoshop Elements

You know, photographers spend an enormous amount of time tweaking and adjusting their photos so they look all sparkly and new. So this week I thought we'd chat about making a new photo look really old. Using a few well- placed filters in Elements, you can take a new photo and make it look vintage and antique. Below lie three tips to take your photos from new to old in minutes.

NOTE:Click here to see the Photoshop version of this tutorial.