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7 New Digital Design Downloads

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The New Digital Design Downloads – the DDD!!!

Did you know that EVERY Tuesday new digital content is available for My Digital Studio 2?  And did you know that the digital content can be downloaded to be used in other programs too?  Did you know that there are 31 digital products on sale 31% off until September 14th?  And printing products are also on sale 31% off until September 14th?

That’s a lot of great value and an awesome opportunity to get started on digital scrapbooking.

Here are the latest digital products:

Great Black patterned paper for elegant projects AND halloween.

essentials designer series papers #131222

essentials designer series papers

The great sport stamp brush set is perfect for documenting fall sports events.

great sport stamp brush set #131235

great sport stamp brush set

And try out this tri fold Christmas greeting card.

ho ho ho trifold card digital template #131472

Ho Ho Ho Trifold Card Digital Template

This Christmas Brush Set will make great custom Christmas gift tags.

joyous celebrations stamp brush set #131236

joyous celebrations stamp brush set

And this little easel calendar is sure to dress up any desk top.  This would make a great holiday gift too.

live the day easel calendar template #130974

live the day easel calendar template

The Picture This kits includes 5 stamp brush set, 5 digital embellishments and 1-page designer template.

picture this digital kit #131226

picture this digital kit

This fun Christmas card template comes in the traditional greeting card size – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″.

twinkling joy greeting card template #131471

twinkling joy greeting card template

Enjoy,  Julie

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5 Digital Photo Scrapbook Ideas

MDS Marathon Photo Book There is no time like now to start scrapbooking!  When my children were young I had to drag out boxes of materials and printed photos to create scrapbook memories for my family.  Now it is so easy to put a whole album together for whatever theme, or event you choose.

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 I didn’t start scrapbooking until my oldest daughters were 8 and 10, so they thought there were no pictures of them when they were young because the only pictures they saw were the pictures that made it into albums. And that didn’t happen until I started scrapbooking!

They were so shocked to learn that there were boxes of photos of their baby and toddler years hidden in the recesses of a dark closet.  And that’s what happens to our pictures and memories; no one sees them if we don’t start preserving them in a way that is accessible.

While I was at my sister’s house recently I photographed the covers of several My Digital Studio scrapbooks that she created for her family. So here are five ideas of photo books that can be created in My Digital Studio 2 that will allow your family to enjoy special moments forever.

1. Celebrate an Accomplishment – My nephew trained for and ran the Nashville Country Music Marathon during his senior year in high school.  My sister documented this special accomplishment and created this 8″ x 8″ photobook to commemorate it.

MDS Marathon Photo Book

2. Honor a Special Person on a Special Occasion –  When our mother turned 70, my sister created this 8-1/2″ x 11″ photobook which included pictures and letters of appreciation to my mother from her brothers and sisters, son and daughters and grandchildren.  What an incredible gift.

MDS Birthday Photo Book

3. Create a Theme Book – In this case the theme was visits to Disney World, where five trips to Disney were documented with pictures and stories of the family adventures at the theme park.  Another great theme book is a Christmas or Holiday Theme photo book where you showcase pictures from several Holidays in chronological order.

MDS Disney Theme Photo Book

4. Preserve the Memories of Summer Travel – Last summer my sister’s hubby was working in New York so the family spent a lot of time staying in Time Square.  Wow!  What a great experience and all the memories are preserved in this 12″ x 12″ photo book – We Were Here, NYC (2011).

MDS New York City Photo Book

5. Remember an Extra-Special, Once-In-A-Lifetime Trip – A few years ago, my brother-in-law was working in Japan for several months.  With all his traveling that year, he earned lots of frequent flier miles and at the end of his assignment in Japan, he was able to bring the whole family over!  The whole experience is replayed is this beautiful 12″ x 12″ photo scrapbook.

MDS Japan Trip Photo Book

Today, our most memorable trip was a trip to Disney in 2003 around which I created an entire scrapbook.  We can remember all the little nuances of that trip: the kids dancing with the street entertainers, the joy of getting wet unexpectedly in a water fountain, the funny faces we made waiting in line for a scary ride, taking pictures while we tried on all the goofy hats in the shop, and my hubby and I getting pulled out of the VERY large parade crowd to sing to each other in front of that VERY large parade crowd!  Crazy, fun memories!! 

Record your memories and enjoy your special moments forever!

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Enjoy!  Julie

sample wedding guest book 1

Create a Wedding Photo Guest Book

sample wedding guest book 1 A couple of years ago when my daughter got married, I created a photo guest book for the wedding, so their guest could sign in and add their well wishes.

It was super easy to do using My Digital Studio and a designer template.  In fact, it was my first time using the program and I completed the book in one morning.

sample wedding guest book 2

Using the Summer Home designer template, I simply eliminated some of the embellishments and photo boxes to allow for plenty of room for signatures and messages from their guests.

sample wedding guest book 3 I also changed out the colors in some cases.  For example, the page above and below had  a red background which would have been hard to write on, so I changed it to a Kiwi Kiss background, which was lighter.

sample wedding guest book 4

The brackets on this page were in Kiwi Kiss, so when I changed the background paper to Kiwi Kiss, I changed the brackets to Bashful Blue.  This is super easy to do with the My Digital Studio 2 update.  You just highlight the brackets, click on then’recolor’ icon and then choose the color you want.  After I eliminated the extra photoboxes and embellishments and rearranged a few things, I simply dropped the pictures into place and viola! instant wedding photo guest book!

The morning I created their wedding guest book, my laptop wasn’t working, so I used my son’s laptop.  As a result I lost the original file after I sent it to Stampin’ Up! to be printed, so I recreated it here so you could see how I did it.  I plan to create a video tutorial this week on how to create a photo guest book.

Enjoy, Julie

So Grateful Printable

So Very Grateful!

So Grateful Printable Yesterday started as a great day.  I got up early, enjoyed my bible study, did a little work, went to a spin class, came home and quickly showered to go to a meeting at the church, went to the church for a relatively short meeting with some sweet ladies and that was the end of the great day!

My husband was working from his home office on Wednesday.  He had been on conference calls all morning.  When I walked in the door at 1:00 I found him passed out on the floor of the kitchen.  He had been slicing tomatoes for a sandwich.  He turned to put the knife in the sink, slipped and fell with the butcher knife in his hand, hit his head, and cut himself badly and had gone into shock!  Of course, I was in shock too by this time!  It was a horrific experience to find him like that.

He was taken by ambulance to the emergency room and I was SOOOO thrilled when I was finally able to see him and he was coherent AND he had a great report from the doctor – no significant injuries.  They kept him overnight for observation, but he is fine now and I am SOOOO very happy to have him home!

Love that good man I married many years ago!

I made this little sign this afternoon when we got home from the hospital.

Here’s a PDF copy if you are feeling grateful for the wonderful people in your life!      So Grateful printable

Enjoy! Julie