Resize a Digital Scrapbooking Template

Sarah wrote in to ask:

 I notice that the pages you make are 12×12.  I want to just be able to print 8 ½ x 11 pages instead.  Is that possible.  Do I have to find templates specifically for that or is there some other trick you can share?

To make a 12×12 template 8.5×11

You can resize your canvas to 8.5×11 by going to the Image Menu, then Resize, Canvas Size and type in the new dimensions.

It will warn you that some clipping may occur, but that’s no problem :)

Some of the design may be off the page, just click on the top layer in the layers panel and shift click on the bottom layer to select all of the layers and then you can move and resize them with the move tool to get the elements where you want them to be.

Watch me resize a template

These layouts are from a 8.5×11 Ella Publishing Take 12 Template and I resized them to be 12×12

Kit used: Diptych by Paislee Press@ (Part of the Digi Files 44)

Simple, isn’t it?


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About Melissa Shanhun

Melissa Shanhun is a Aussie mum of three and avid digital scrapbooker. She loves to show others how fun and easy it can be to record your precious memories with tech tools like Photoshop Elements.

  • Alison

    Cool! I didn’t realize it was so simple!