Distressed Photo Overlay Download

by Joey Manwarren

Create a vintage, weathered look to your photos for a fun, festive touch for Halloween scrapbook layouts by downloading and adding a photo overlay like this one.

Ladybug costume photo with overlay by ErinInk

Caption: Photo by Erin Clayton

To create this look:

1. Download this overlay from ErinInk. Note: This is a PNG file, so you'll need Photoshop or Photoshop Elements to use it.

2. Open your photo and the overlay in Photoshop Elements.

3. Place your photo on top of the overlay, and clip the photo to the overlay (Control + G for PC; Command + G for Mac).

4. While on the photo layer, select a blending mode from the drop down menu (Erin Clayton chose Hard Light for this example).

5. Flatten and save your new image. 


For more tricks to make or take spooky photos, see the October 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.


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To Siboehart
If you clicked on "Download this overlay", it should of opened up in a new window for you. If so, you then need to save it to your computer. You just need to save it to your computer. After you do that, you have downloaded the overlay. Hope this helps you.
How do you download this? I've clicked on 'Download this overlay' and that doesn't work, then I clicked on 'ErinInk' and can't find it anywhere.
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