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Collage Mat Template Set 1 contains 15 PS Templates suitable for printing as well as web display.

Instructions: Open PSD files in Photoshop, Elements or Paint Shop Pro. Click on bottom layer. Paste your images above bottom layer, but below Mat layer(s). Rotate and size behind mat openings. Zoom in to make sure green does not show. This ensures your image is larger than the opening. Erase/Delete excess image, so it won't show up above other images. Save. Flatten before resizing. $9.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

Examples using Templates

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Collage Mat Template Set 2 contains 11 Hi-Res Photoshop Templates suitable for printing as well as web display. Rotate the Templates 90 Degrees CW, 90 Degrees CCW or 180 Degrees to end up with 29 different Template Layouts. Templates come with a Frame Action that can be printed Hi-Res or reduced for Web Display. Templates are either 8" X 8" X 300 ppi or 8" X 10" X 300 ppi and can be used to print larger (ie. 16" X 20") with no quality loss by simply increasing image size then doubling pixel increments in drop shadow layer style.

Instructions: Open PSD files in Photoshop. Click on bottom layer. Paste your images above bottom layer, but below Mat layer(s). Rotate and size image behind mat openings. Zoom in to make sure green does not show. This ensures your image is larger than the opening. Erase/Delete excess image, so it won't show up above other images. Save. Flatten before down sizing for web. $14.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

Examples of Mat Template Set 2 Layouts with and without Frames

Examples of Mat Templates with Colorized/Textured Mats with Single and Multiple Images

Collage Mat Template Set 3 contains 12 Hi-Res Photoshop Templates suitable for printing as well as web display. Rotate the Templates 90˚CW, 90˚CCW or 180 Degrees to end up with 44 different Template Layouts. Templates are 8" X 10" X 300 ppi and can be used to print larger (ie. 16" X 20") with no quality loss by simply increasing image size then doubling pixel increments in drop shadow layer style. Templates come with a Frame Action for Web Display. $14.95

Instructions: Open PSD files in Photoshop. Click on bottom layer. Paste your images above bottom layer, but below Mat layer(s). Rotate and size image behind mat openings. Zoom in to make sure green does not show. This ensures your image is larger than the opening. Erase/Delete excess image, so it won't show up above other images. Save. Flatten before down sizing for web. Download link provided immediately.

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

Framed Template Example

Examples of Mat Templates with Colorized/Textured Mats with Single and Multiple Images

5" X 7" Collage Mat Template Set contains 15 Hi-Res Photoshop Mat Templates suitable for printing as well as web display. Rotate the Templates 90 Degrees or 180 Degrees for more layouts. Templates are 5" X 7" X 300 ppi. Templates come with an optional Hi-Res Frame Layer for Printing or for Web Display. The Mat, Bevel and Frame's color can be changed by using the Hue/Sat adjustment layers. These templates are great to use for desk frame collages. They can be scaled up to used for scrapbooks and photobook layouts. $14.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

12" X 12" Collage Mat Template Set contains 25 Hi-Res Photoshop Mat Templates suitable for printing as well as web display. Rotate the Templates 90 Degrees or 180 Degrees for more layouts. Templates are 12" X 12" X 300 ppi and can be used to print smaller or larger (ie. 8" X 8" or 16" X 16") with no quality loss by simply decreasing or increasing the image size. Templates come with an optional Hi-Res Frame Action for Printing or for Web Display. $19.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

12" X 12" Collage Template Set Gallery

Polaroid Collage Photoshop Action turns a single image into a hi-res 11" X 14" collage with 36 Polaroid Pictures or a hi-res 8" X 10" collage with 24 Polaroid Pictures.

Action is compatible with U.S. Photoshop Versions PS7, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 and CS5. All sales are final. Please ask questions prior to purchase. Download link provided immediately. $9.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

Examples using Polaroid Collage Action

Creative layouts using Polaroid Collage Action

Watch Polaroid Collage Video

13" X 19" Collage Mat Template Set has 15 - 300 ppi Hi-Res Photoshop Templates to help you quickly layout a Photo Collage for printing on your home printer or send out to a lab. Rotating the templates 90 degrees CW, 90 degrees CCW or 180 degrees gives you 52 different templates to chose from. The template allows you to quickly change the color of the top or bottom mat (using the paint bucket tool), add texture to the mat if desired. Templates can be used to make a poster print look or 3D double mat look, fast and easy. Turn off the drop shadow layer styles on both mat layers for a poster print look. Optionally choose to keep frame layer on or off before printing. $19.95

Instructions: Open your image, paste above the background layer. Use Transform while holding shift to constrain proportions. Size and position image to ensure image is completely behind the mat opening. Paste one image behind each opening or if you want to be creative paste one image behind several openings. Use the eyedropper to pick up a color in the image. Fill the top mat with that color. Use levels to make color lighter or darker to taste. Save PSD file for future adjustments. Flatten before reducing size/resolution for web display.

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

Examples of Mat Templates with Colorized/Textured Mats with Single and Multiple Images

24" X 30" Memorial Collage Mat Template has one large 10-1/2" X 15-1/4" opening in the center with 86 small outside openings in popular ratios (4 x 5, 4 x 6, 6 x 4 and square) to accommodate images of friends and family to create a special tribute of a loved one for a Memorial Service, Special Birthday or Anniversary.

Add color, texture or an image to the face of the mat to tie in with the main image. The openings have layer effects to simulate mat bevels with drop shadows to give it a realistic custom collage mat look. The template can be downsized to print 16" X 20" or 8" X 10" keepsakes of the occasion (flatten before resizing). $24.95

Templates are compatible with Photoshop, Elements and Paint Shop Pro.

See the following examples of the completed collage prints and enlargement of the print to see the detail of the mat bevels and drop shadows.