DigiScrapping 101

Tanya - posted on 04/27/2010 ( 15 moms have responded )

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Okay so I love dabbling in technology and I 'like' scrapbooking...but 'dislike' the clutter. I'm thinking digiscrapping may be the right fit for me, but I don't know much about it. Can anyone share websites...and other sources for an aspiring 'newbe'?

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I second Sarah's suggestion - but I am a little biased (am a consultant for the company) but if you like traditional 12x12 scrapbooking with a LOT of flexibility - Studio J is AWESOME. If you would like to learn how to use it - it is FREE and I would love to help you. Send me an e-mail (ScrpnChris@comcast.net) and I would be happy to help. If you want to just to just try it out go to this link:

http://createwithchris.ctmh.com/CTMH/Con...



Would love to hear what you think of it! Regardless of what you choose - it is a fun new medium for scrapbooking! Good luck!

Mary Lou - posted on 03/25/2012

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I scrapbook both traditionally and digitally. For my digital I use Heritage Makers because there is no software to purchase and every month they add more artwork. I think they have about 5,000 pieces of fonts and artwork in their studio so far. You can scrap all sizes of pages and they offer other products too. You do purchase when you go to publish (print) your project. If you want to check it out go to www.memoriesin.com for your FREE account and you can email me for more information at info@memoriesin.com Good Luck!

Sarah - posted on 10/10/2011

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Try out Studio J from Close To My Heart. The pages look just like papercrafted pages, but without the bulk.

Teresa - posted on 06/27/2010

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I've never been a very creative person, nor is my ability to "picture" how things will turn out very good. I am however extremely interested in getting into digiscrapping. I've worked with GIMP and PaintshopPro before and love it! I will be checking the boards to get tips.

Darmeshia - posted on 05/28/2010

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Deborah - posted on 05/26/2010

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www.photoswithwords.com, "A photo without words is a memory lost!
It is very EASY, and a lot of FUN, and we make people so happy they cry....preserve those precious moments! If you have any questions feel safe to call me...no pressure, I promise. (you can sign up for free and even make a book, card, poster or what ever....and its no cost until you hit purchase!
Deborah Bolden
Independent Consultant
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Once you start, you will be hooked. I never thought that I would go digital, but I love it. I still do certain albums traditionally (really just gift albums or the kids school albums), but most of my stuff is digital. You can do so many fun things with it and really get just as creative as you would with traditional; but without the mess and clutter.

Here is the link to Creative Memories Blog with Storybook Plus tips & tricks. http://blogs.creativememories.com/softwa...

If you have any questions, just shoot me an email. Good luck and have fun.

Donnita - posted on 05/14/2010

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I like scrapper's guide. www.scrappersguide.com. It has video tutorials and makes very easy to understand. They use photoshop elements and if you have a costco near you, you can get a digital scrapbooking dvd with purchase of photoshop elements.

Tanya - posted on 05/03/2010

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Thanks ladies! I have photoshop...how do I use that to scrapbook...perhpas I need to see some examples...I'm going to go explore this afternoon! I'm going to check out the other sites you recommended!

Gloria - posted on 04/30/2010

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I highly recommend StoryBook Creator from Creative Memories. You can download a free version from my website: www.mycmsite.com/gloriacmc. Pre- designed themes and digital freebies are also available as free downloads. Tutorials are available and the program is super easy and flexible. StoryBooks are of the highest quality, stitch bound and high quality paper made to last!

Leah - posted on 04/30/2010

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Welcome to Digital Scrapbooking. First you will need some software to work with. I currently use GIMP (http://www.gimp.org/), it is free and is comparable to Photoshop. There are plenty of other software out there that is good for beginners.



As for websites, I love CraftCrave (http://digifree.craftcrave.com/). It is updated daily with free digital scrapbooking elements from other websites. It is where I usually start when I need something new for the page I am working on. I also like http://freedigitalscrapbooking.com/ for some ideas and tutorials.

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