How to use the Templates tool

September 3, 2015

Templates makes it simple for you to drag and drop images into pre-designed layouts. You can pick from a variety of template layouts to suit your style. Just make sure to drag and drop a few images onto your canvas first before applying a layout.

Watch this short tutorial on how to use your cursor to move the image into position.

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SlideShare // Key features of SampleBoard

September 3, 2015

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Video tutorial // How mood boards can save you time + money

September 3, 2015

Watch this short video to see how SampleBoard can save you time and money in the beginning stages of your creative project.

Video tutorial // How to create a digital mood board in minutes

September 3, 2015

Watch this short video tutorial to get a feel for the SampleBoard software program.

Digital mood board creation software

September 3, 2015

SampleBoard enables you to create digital mood boards in minutes and thus share your conceptual, visual ideas with colleagues and clients in the early stages of a creative project!


Digital mood board creation software - SampleBoard


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How to use the Search the Web tool

September 1, 2015


Build  your image library

The first step to creating your mood board is to collect various images. These images could be hosted on a variety of platforms like your computer, the web, social media accounts like Pinterest, Flickr or Picasa. SampleBoard allows you to import from these platforms so that all your images are saved in one place. But today I’ll be discussing how to use the search the web functionality to your advantage when sharing your vision with clients.


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Opposites Attract: Using A Color Wheel to Professionally Transform A Room

July 21, 2015

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Opposites Attract: Using A Color Wheel to Professionally Transform A Room by Paisley Hansen

Spring is a time of awakening and transformation, much like a butterfly. The season brings with it a collage of vibrant colors from fresh green grass and bright blue skies to sprouting tulips and blooming azaleas. Why not breathe some new life into your living spaces, too, with a minimalist and professional look? Perhaps all you need are updated accessories and complimentary wall paint. Maybe take it a step further by replacing old lighting fixtures with a unique chandelier, or swap out a worn out door with an attractive barn door track system. You can do it all on your own. Before you head to the store get a little help with a tool that is essential to professional painters and decorators the color wheel.

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7 Mid-Century Modern Interiors We Love

May 20, 2015

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7 Mid-Century Modern Interiors We Love By Jane Blanchard

When done correctly, a mid-century modern design aesthetic, with its bold graphic designs, clean lines and bold colors, can make any room a show-stopper. But these same characteristics can make decorating with a mid-century modern theme quite intimidating. Get some inspiration by checking out some of these well-appointed retro rooms.

1. Mid-Century Modern Meets Beach House

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How to use Design Details and Art to Convey Design Intent

March 30, 2015

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Break Away From Convention and Choose Art by Paisley Hansen

When you want to make your home look beautiful, you can use artsy ideas that will turn your home into a gorgeous landscape of colors and designs.  You need to think outside the box when you are creating these designs, but you can use a design that matches the intent you have for the house.  Make a choice and stick to that design philosophy.

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Tips for a Minimalist Living Room

February 13, 2015


Steps to an uncluttered living room by Paisley Hansen

The living room is an area where the family retreats to be able to relax and spend time together. If the room becomes too cluttered, it is no longer somewhere that you will feel relaxed, but rather, would feel anxious or unclean. Clutter can lead to bad feelings, therefore it should be eliminated from the living room (and other rooms, of course) so that the area can be enjoyed. There are several ways that clutter can be removed from the living room area, while keeping it attractive with simplistic decor.

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