Monday, November 10, 2008

Designer Overlay Preview Action

Say what? This freebie action is hard to give a title to but once I explain hopefully you will understand. I have always thought that overlay previews are a pain to make. You want to show the "before" and "after" but lining them up, figuring out the right size, etc. can be confusing. I have wanted to have this action for awhile so I made it last night and am offering it to my designer friends if they would like to use it to create previews of their overlays. Here's the details: you stack your overlays in a document and press play. The action will prompt you to choose a color that you want for the "after" display in your previews. Choose your color and the action creates your preview for you, complete with before and after sections of your overlay! Cool? Maybe not, but it is definitely time saving! The overlays in my preview are not included but you can buy the sets in the 1,2,and 3 overlay pictures in the preview from Sophia Sarducci's store. The entire store is 1/2 price right now so get them while you can! The overlays in the 6 overlay picture in the preview are from MCA Designs and you can purchase 100 overlays for $14.95! What a steal, and they are all of superior quality, as are Sophia's. There are 4 actions in this set for 1,2,3, and 6 overlays. And they will work in PSE5 through 7! I hope you can find a use for this preview action!
Oh, and the cardboard in these example previews is not part of the action either, you can choose your own background for your previews and add your store or blog name to the preview.
SC_OverlayActionPreview
Download the Designer Preview Overlay Action Set HERE
or HERE (Pogoplug)

22 comments:

belle said...

Fabulous! Thanks so much.

Tammy said...

Thank you so much!
Hugs Tammy

Gail said...

This looks very useful. Can't wait to try it out.

Amber said...

You are pretty much a genius! That's all there is to it! :D THANK YOU!!!

stitchy said...

thanks so much,how very kind of you to share,stitchy

Digi Free said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 10 Nov [LA 08:00pm, NY 11:00pm] - 11 Nov [UK 04:00am, OZ 03:00pm] ).

angelfaye said...

what a brilliant action - thank you!

DeliciousScraps said...

Thank you for this wonderful action!! Will be so usefull!

I've missed a few templates - going back to download all of them =) Mrs.Santa is so cute!

Hugs,
~Anna

Julie E. said...

Thanks for sharing your hard work!

Anonymous said...

Wow! Thats really clever! Thankyou!!

Lady V dZine said...

You are an angel! Thanks so much. Getting caught up today on the templates and Christmas bows as well!

txbubbles said...

Just brilliant, as usual! Thanks so much for sharing.
Hugs,
Vicki in Texas

Shel said...

Thank you so much for sharing!

Tammy aka bunchie said...

tyvm for sharing! I'm a big fan of yours and can't wait to learn how to install this!

Lady Shannon said...

Thanks for sharing all your hard work with us!
CU Freebies Forum sent me!

Edna B said...

These are great. Can't wait to try them out. thank you so much for your generosity. I am in awe of your talent. Hugs, Edna B.

NevadaAU said...

You've done it again, Deb!!
What a creative gal you are!
Thank you so much!
Cheers, Barb in AU

JIC Creations said...

Thanks for all the CU templates! I love your blog and have an award waiting for you on mine. http://jiccreations.blogspot.com

Jody

Sooze said...

Very cool! Thanks so much for sharing!

Charmed by Gorjuss said...

Awesome! Thank you so much!

Robin said...

Thank you! CU Freebies Only Forum Sent Me! Thanks For Sharing your Time and Talent with us!

IvoryKeys said...

I haven't made a lot of overlays yet but this will be great when I offer one as a freebie on my blog! Thanks for sharing!