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Sprout by HP - Using Martha Stewart CraftStudio with your Sprout by HP

Use Martha Stewart Craft Studio to create, print, and share cards, using digital Martha Stewart craft tools.

Opening the software

To start the Martha Stewart CraftStudio software, touch the icon in the Applications section of the Gallery to select it. Then either flick the icon down to the mat or touch Move to mat.
Figure : Selecting the CraftStudio icon
Selecting the CraftStudio icon
On the mat, touch the Craft Studio icon. The application opens.
Figure : CraftStudio icon on the mat
CraftStudio icon on the mat

Creating a craft

  1. Tap new or new craft on the monitor.
    Figure : Starting a new craft
    Starting a new craft
  2. On the horizontal mat, select and touch one of the following project sizes.
    • Vertical - prints to 5" x 7"
    • Horizontal - prints to 5" x 7"
    • Square - prints to 5" x 5"
    Figure : Selecting a project size
    Selecting a project size
    Your project appears on the mat.
    Figure : Horizontal project on the mat
    Horizontal project on the mat
  3. Select a theme from the monitor by flicking your chosen theme downward onto the mat or tapping to select a theme and then tapping Move To Mat.
    Figure : Selecting a theme
    Selecting a theme
  4. The tool drawer on the left side of the mat fills with stickers, stamps, paper, and more that match your chosen theme.
      Figure : Tool drawer for Everyday theme
      Tool drawer for Everyday theme
    1. Photo stack - select a photo from the photo library on your computer
    2. Camera - take a new photo
    3. Type - add text to your craft
    4. Pen - draw on your craft
    5. Stamp - stamp on your craft
    6. Paper swatch - choose paper for your craft
    7. Punch - punch shapes out of photos or papers
    8. Corner punch - punch the corner of papers or photos
    9. Punch around the page - punch a border around the paper
    10. Stickers - add stickers to your craft
    11. Theme title
  5. Tap on each tool to create your craft, adding paper, stickers, type, and other items until your craft is completed.
  6. To see your craft on the monitor, tap Preview.
    Figure : Preview icon
    Preview icon
  7. Tap Share to share your craft on Evernote Touch, Fresh Paint, HP Connected Photo, Email, or your social networks. If your favorite social network is not available, you can install it.
    Figure : Share icon
    Share icon
  8. Tap Print to send the project to a printer.
    Figure : Print icon
    Print icon
  9. When done, tap Save to save your craft in My Gallery.
    Figure : Save icon
    Save icon

Adding paper to your craft

  1. To select paper for your craft, tap the paper swatch icon.
    Figure : Selecting the paper swatch icon
    Selecting the paper swatch icon
  2. Colored and patterned papers appear on the monitor. Swipe right for more paper options and left to go back to previous options.
    Tap the paper you want to use.
    Figure : Selecting paper from the Everyday theme
    Selecting paper from the Everyday theme
  3. Drag your finger to reposition your paper, pinch to make it larger or smaller, or rotate it with two fingers.
    Figure : Adding the base paper
    Adding paper
  4. For more options, tap the paper. A popup menu gives you options to lock the paper in place, send backward or forward, flip the paper horizontally (mirror image), or trash.
    Figure : Paper Options menu
    Paper Options menu

Adding photos to your craft

You can add photos from your photo library or take a new picture using one of the following methods:
  • Adding a photo from your Pictures Library
    1. To add photos from your Pictures Library, tap the photo stack icon.
      Figure : Photo stack icon
      Photo stack icon
    2. Choose a photo, tap to select it, and then tap Open.
      Figure : Adding a photo from the picture library
      Adding a photo from the picture library
    3. The picture is added to your project.
      Figure : Photo added to project
      Photo added to project
    4. You can perform the following actions with your photo:
      • Tap and drag your photo to reposition it
      • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller
      • Rotate it by using two fingers
      • Tap the photo. A menu appears with options to lock the drawing in place, send it forward or backward, flip it horizontally, or send it to the trash.
        Figure : Photo Options menu
        Photo Options menu
  • Capturing an object on the mat
    1. To capture an object on the mat, tap the Camera icon. The Capture screen displays on the monitor.
      Figure : Camera icon
      Camera icon
    2. Place the object for capture on the mat, and then touch the Camera icon. Sprout captures the object and adds it to the project.
      Figure : Capturing an object
      Capturing an object
    3. You can perform the following actions with your captured object:
      • Tap and drag to reposition it
      • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller
      • Rotate it by using two fingers
      • Tap the object. A menu appears with options to lock the drawing in place, send it forward or backward, flip it horizontally, or send it to the trash.
        Figure : Photo Options menu
        Photo Options menu

Adding type to your craft

To write your own message, use the following steps.
  1. Tap the type icon in the tool drawer.
    Figure : Type icon
    Type icon
  2. Use the keyboard to enter text. Tap return to start a new line.
    Figure : Adding text with the keyboard
    Adding text with the keyboard
  3. Select a font and size, choose a color, and set the type alignment. When you are finished, tap Done.
    Figure : Formatting the text
    Formatting the text
  4. Your message appears at the center of the project.
    Figure : Message added to the project
    Message added to the project
  5. You can perform the following actions with your drawing or message:
    • You can perform the following actions with your drawing or message:
      • Tap and drag your message to reposition it
      • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller
      • Rotate it by using two fingers
      • Tap the message. A menu appears with options to lock it in place, send it forward or backward, flip it horizontally, send it to the trash, or edit the message (T).
        Figure : Type Options menu
        Type Options menu

Adding ink to your craft

To add ink to your craft, use the following steps.
  1. To draw on your craft, tap the pen icon in the tool drawer.
    Figure : Pen icon
    Pen icon
  2. Tap the ink swatch to select your color. Tap and drag your finger on the color palette. Or choose one of your recent color swatches below.
    Figure : Selecting a color
    Selecting a color
  3. Select the pen size.
    Figure : Selecting a pen size
    Selecting a pen size
  4. Draw with your finger on your craft. To erase part of your drawing, select the eraser tool.
    Figure : Adding ink to your craft
    Adding ink to your craft
  5. When you are finished drawing, tap the handle to close the pen drawer.
  6. You can perform the following actions with your drawing or message:
    • Tap and drag your drawing or message to reposition it
    • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller
    • Rotate it by using two fingers
    • Tap the drawing. A menu appears with options to lock the drawing in place, duplicate it, send it backward or forward, or send it to the trash.
      Figure : Ink Options menu
      Ink Options menu

Adding stamps to your craft

To add stamps to your craft, use the following steps.
  1. To use the stamp tool, tap the stamp icon in the tool drawer. Stamp options appear on the monitor.
    Figure : Stamp icon
    Stamp icon
  2. Swipe right or left through the stamp options. When you find a stamp, tap it to add it to your craft.
    Figure : Selecting a stamp from the Everyday theme
    Selecting a stamp
  3. You can perform the following actions with your stamp:
    • Tap and drag your stamp to reposition it.
    • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller.
    • Rotate it by using two fingers.
  4. To change the color, tap the stamp to open the Options menu. Then tap the color options icon.
    Figure : Color options icon
    Color options icon
  5. Tap and drag your finger on the color palette or choose one of your recent colors below.
    Figure : Choosing a color
    Choosing a color
  6. The Stamp options menu also has options to lock the stamp in place, send it forward or backward, flip it horizontally, or send it to the trash.
    Figure : Stamp Options menu
    Stamp Options menu

Using the Punch tool

The punch tool allows you to punch custom shapes, corners, and borders out of photos and papers. Use the following steps.
  1. Select one of the punches in the tool drawer: punch, corner punch, border punch.
      Figure : Punch tool icons for Everyday theme
      Punch icons
    1. Punch
    2. Corner punch
    3. Border punch
  2. Your punch options appear on the monitor. Tap the punch you want to add.
    Figure : Punch options for Everyday theme
    Punch options
  3. When you have positioned the punch, select the green checkmark to confirm or the red X to cancel.
    Figure : Confirming the punch
    Confirming the punch
    note:
    If you cannot see the punch, select the red X to cancel. Then tap the paper you are punching to open the options menu. Move the paper backward so that the punch will be in the top layer.
    Figure : Move backward icon
    Move backward icon
  4. After the object has been punched, you can move both the cutout or the punched object independently.
    You can also perform the following actions with the cutout or the punched object:
    • Tap and drag your stamp to reposition it.
    • Pinch it to make it larger or smaller.
    • Rotate it by using two fingers.
  5. For more options, tap the punched object or the cutout. A menu appears with options to lock the object in place, send it forward or backward, flip it horizontally, or send it to the trash.
    Figure : Punch Options menu
    Punch Options menu

Adding stickers to your craft

Use the following steps to add stickers to your craft.
  1. Tap the Sticker icon in the tool drawer.
    Figure : Sticker icon
    Sticker icon
  2. Your sticker options appear on the monitor. Swipe through the sticker options and tap the sticker you want to add.
    Figure : Sticker options for Everyday theme
    Sticker options for Everyday theme
  3. Drag your finger to reposition the sticker, pinch it to make larger or smaller, or rotate it using two fingers.
    Figure : Adding stickers
    Adding stickers
  4. For more options, tap the sticker. A menu appears with options to lock the stamp in place, send forward or backward, flip it horizontally, or send it to the trash.
    Figure : Sticker Options menu
    Sticker Options menu

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