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Custom Calendars for Holiday Gift Giving

Thinking of making custom calendars for holiday gift giving?  It is not too early to start!  You need time to choose, organize and edit your photos, and look up those birthday and anniversary dates.

Now let's get your calendar project going with these tips and ideas.

Making a sign with tear-off tags

Do you have something to sell and you want to make a sign/ poster to put up on a community bulletin board?  Whether it's for babysitting services, piano lessons, a lost cat, or selling a car, The Print Shop is great for making signs with tear-off tags so people can take the info ...Read More

Understanding Borderless Printing

Most printers will leave a border along all 4 edges ranging from about .1 inches on the leading edge,  up to .5 inches on the trailing edge (the unprintable margin area). Some drivers have a "centered" option. This option simply adds more margin (until all the margins are equal) so that the printable area ...Read More

Ready-made guides

The Ready-Made Guides templates help you position your design elements in columns.  Typically, you would need columns in a newsletter, so The Print Shop 3.5 has Ready-Made Guides templates in the Newsletter blank projects.  (A Sign project would not have Ready-Made Guides templates.)


Start by creating a new ...Read More

Making a background

A simple background can be a solid color or a gradient.  There are also lots of possibilities by creating a background fill using an image.

Start a new project, open the Project tab and click the Fill drop down arrow.  From the drop down menu, choose Image and follow the ...Read More


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