Monday, September 12, 2011

Digital Scrapbooking Giveaway!

I've mentioned before, ages ago, that in my life before sewing & children & bentos & printables & parties my creative outlet was scrapbooking.  The 14 scrapbooks I've created cronical my highschool days, my early relationship with my now husband, and our girls' first years.  They are among my most prized posessions; I wouldn't trade them for the world.  BUT truth be told, I don't get as much enjoyment out of scrapbooking as I do my other creative endevours.  In fact, I had given it up all together.  I think scrapbooking didn't hold my attention because I like structure, following directions, and innovation, mixed in with just a bit of creativity and a teeny tiny dose artistic flair... scrapbooking requries a good healthy dose of artistic flair... a little too much for my liking.
My Memories has changed all that.  I am now free to rejoin the world of scrapbooking and you are too... especially if you're like me and are creative but not necessarily artistic (it's a fine line but it does exist!).  My Memories Suite really couldn't be easier to use.  This digital scrapbooking software comes with album designs already loaded into it, you just insert your pictures, and waalaa:
Really!  Ok, so that's the "I did virtually no work on my own, I barely understand how the software works, I just want it to be quick and done" way of using My Memories Suite. But there is so much more to this software if you want to take it to the next level!  You can bring in your own images that you've collected from the internet or clip art or scan yourself to use as embellishments and backgrounds (which means you don't have to buy expensive digital kits), there's photo editing built right into the software, so you can make a picture black & white, give it an effect, and remove red eye right there as you build your album, and when you're done you can save your album as a jpg, email it, and/or have it printed wherever you'd like.

I'm really excited about using My Memories Suite (more pages are sure to pop up here on my blog as I make my way through our family photos) but I'm equally as excited that I get to give away My Memories Suite to one of my readers!  Yep, the $40 My Memories Suite digital scrapbooking software AND $10 to use in the My Memories shop (you can buy digital scrapbook elements and printing services) to one lucky reader!

I'm going to give you lots of chances to win.  Do any (or all!) of the following and leave a separate comment here on this post for each.  1 week from today I'll pick the winning comment by random drawing.  Here's how to enter:
  • Follow my blog via email or Google Reader (link in the margin to the right)
  • Follow my blog via Facebook (link in the margin to the right)
  • Check out the digital paper packs at My Memories and leave a comment here telling me which is your favorite
  • Follow the My Memories blog 
Good luck!  Oh, and if you're not familiar with digital scrapbooking software you can watch some tutorials on My Memories Suite and catch the digital scrapbooking bug!



Debbie S. said...

I would love to have some help with my scrapbooking. Thanks for this offer to win.

Samantha said...

Love the Sweet Caroline package!

monikasea77 said...

I think I need to start scrapbooking digitally!!! this is awesome thing to do during long fall nights!!!! especially in rainy SEATTLE,WA!!!

Tressie said...

This actually looks like something that would make me get back into scrapbooking. Doesn't seem as overwhelming as all the paper, stickers, etc but still a great creative outlet.

Unknown said...

I follow you through GFC.

Unknown said...

My favorites are Sweet Caroline and A to Zoo.

Kristin {Sea Cow Circus} said...

I follow you through GFC.
kwolfrum at ymail dot com

Kristin {Sea Cow Circus} said...

I follow you on FB.
kwolfrum at ymail dot com

Kristin {Sea Cow Circus} said...

I follow you the MyMemories blog.
kwolfrum at ymail dot com

Kristin {Sea Cow Circus} said...

I love the Adventures in the Sky papers.
kwolfrum at ymail dot com

Traci said...

I thought for sure I was already following you ... done now! glad I checked!! :)

Karie said...

I follow you and I love the sweet caroline papers!

Debbie S. said...

I am following you on Networkedblogs and on face book. Thanks for offering me the additional ways to enter this giveaway. Debbie

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