Q: I can’t seem to open up the files I downloaded or the files aren’t working. Help!
For more detailed instructions, download this help file.
Have you UNZIPPED the download? If not, here’s how:
- Download the file.
- Right-click on the downloaded file.
- Select Extract All from the pop-up menu that appears.
- Navigate on your computer to the location where you want the files to be.
- Click Extract.
- All files in the download will now be unzipped and accessible.
Q: How do I use an editable PDF?
You will need to open up the editable PDF file in Adobe Reader. If you don’t have this free program, or the most recent version, download it here.
Here’s the quick answer: (For more detailed instructions, download this help file.)
- Open the editable PDF in Adobe Reader.
- Type your text in the text boxes. NOTE: You CAN NOT change the font, type size, color or alignment.
- Save and print.
Q: Which programs do I need so I can I use JPEG and PNG files?
JPEG files and PNG files can be used in word-processing and photo-editing software like Word, Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, GIMP and Paint Shop Pro.
JPEG files can also be uploaded and printed as photos.
PNG files have transparent backgrounds and are best used as graphics and put into documents.
Q: How can I customize one of your files for my own projects?
To customize JPEG and PNG files, open the JPEG or PNG file in your word-processing or photo-editing software. Use this tutorial as a guide for adding text in Photoshop/Photoshop Elements.
To customize an EDITABLE PDF file, open the PDF in Adobe Reader. This free program is already installed on most computers. If you need it, you can download it here.
Q: Can I use your designs to make t-shirts for Youth Conference or Girl’s Camp?
Yes! I’d be excited if you did! You do not need my permission to create t-shirts and other items if they are used for NONCOMMERCIAL CHURCH activities. If your printer requires an AI file instead of a JPEG or PNG, please contact me and I will send it to you.
Q: Do you take requests?
I love your ideas for projects and do my best as time allows to create some of them. However, I cannot promise to get to every idea that is submitted.