Auntie Sceb

Paper crafting my way to an apocalypse scrapbook with some knitting sewing and cooking thrown in.

How to make digital patterned paper using

on February 18, 2015

After uploading the paper I made I thought it might be helpful to show how I did it.  I started with the pumpkin paper but that was not the easiest so I will start more basic.

1 Download

2 Download ‘fill’ I had a few problems accessing this file.  It is a zip file.  You need to extract it to Programme Files:  Effects or you won’t work.  I had to use the winzip wizard because when I tried just extracting I got the message illegal command or something as I didn’t have admin. rights (probably how my laptop is set you may be ok)

3 Most scrapbook paper is 12″ x 12 so click on File: New:  Width: 3600 Height: 3600 Resolution:300 pixels/inch Print Size: Width: 12 Height: 12 Inches.  You could now save this as a master for all your paper.


Then find a pattern you like.  I went to to find an image they have lots of royalty free clipart that you can use as you want for free.

I chose this:

stripes  Found here:

5 Click on Effects:  Fill:  Fill From File and choose your file.


You should now have some patterned paper.

How to make digital patterned paper using

Now you can feel very pleased with yourself.  Have a lovely cup of tea!

Next time I’ll explain how to change the colour of the stripes.  There is a couple of different ways.


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