IN THE DESIGNER’S STUDIO WITH ANITA

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I really love the beautiful, modern, minimal style of Designs by Anita! I was instantly drawn to her designs when I found her several months ago.  I am thrilled she is joining us in THE DIGI FILES this month!  Let’s take a closer look at Anita’s contribution:

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Our team loved creating with this collection as well:

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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: Template by Fizzy Pop Designs; Fontologie Printing Primer font
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Layout by Katie, additional supplies: template by Cathy Zielske (no. 32) Arial font
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Layout by Trina, additional supplies: Template by Crystal Livesay (Jumper #49)
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You can see more inspirational layouts using this collection on the Team Inspiration page.

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My name is Anita, I am from Holland, and live in a very small town.  I’m 33 years old, and mother of 3 children ( 1 girl and 2 boys ). and I’m married to my best friend. They make my life complete and I enjoy every moment with them.

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Always make sure you when you start scrapping or designing you save a PSD file from it or save it during scrapping, that way if the program or computer shuts down, your layout isn’t completely lost. But i guess most scrappers know that already.

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Well i started with Photoshop for making banners and logo’s for websites, and then a friend showed me some tutorials for making pictures and playing with them in Photoshop. Then we joined in a Belgium forum for Photoshop, and over there i discovered digital scrapping, and I love it instantly because i could finally do something with all the photographs i had stacked on my computer. After doing that for a while, i started designing and i’m addicted even more !

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I get inspired by just about everything, it can be the weather, a happening, or colors.. but most of the time i get inspired by my family.

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I have a desktop computer, intel core 2quad CPU, 4gb RAM windows 7 home premium. And I use Photoshop CS3, Image ready, Artrage and my Bamboo tablet.

I take pictures with my Nikon D60 and sigma 18-200mm lens

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Here are some of my favorite products by Anita

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Here’s some inspirational layouts using Anita’s products. All of the layouts are linked to the originals with credits.

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Go have a look in Anita’s MSCRAPS STORE or TWO LITTLE PIXELS STORE! We will randomly select a winner from the comments below to win $10 in product from her store! (Comments must be posted before midnight EST to qualify)!

As a thank you to our readers, Anita has created this coupon to share with all of us!

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Inspired by A Perfect DAy

The following layouts were created using “A Perfect Day” by Designs by Anita which is included in THE DIGI FILES during October.  You can get yours in the store or by subscription.

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Layout by SharonS, additional supplies: Template: Joey Lynn Designs, Font: Century
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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: Template by Fizzy Pop Designs; Fontologie Printing Primer font
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Layout by Katie, additional supplies: template by Cathy Zielske (no. 32) Arial font
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Layout by Trina, additional supplies: Template by Crystal Livesay (Jumper #49)
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Christmas In October?

A year ago this past July we did a week long series on Christmas in July (if you would like to visit those posts again, scroll to the bottom of this post).  This year, July snuck up on us, so we decided to wait until October and do Christmas in October 🙂

Over the next couple of weeks on Wednesdays, we will be sharing some fun Christmas gift ideas, projects and other cool things you can use your digital supplies to create. Today we are looking at gifts you can give (will be doing a different post for calendars 😉 ).

I think this Memory I Spy Shadowbox project would be easily recreated with little digital layouts (just measure the spaces and create the layouts to fit):
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Team member Jenn created these canvases last year and had them printed at Canvas on Demand:
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Some ideas from The Hybrid Chick:
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Heather has these (think neighbor/friend gifts):
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I have always wanted to make one of these cookie sheet advent calendars and Heather makes it super easy:
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and a layered template version (isn’t that finished product CUTE?:
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Mari has these cute files to use with your personal cutting machine to create some very fun gifts:

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This cute cake box could be turned on it’s side and make a really cute Christmas tree:
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This card would make a great holder for a CD of music or photos:
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This would make a great gift (or use it for yourself):
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Karah Fredricks has these cute printable pillow boxes:
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Kelleigh Ratzlaff has these cute trees:
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Kelleigh also has these ornaments:image

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Love this template set for a Christmas Album:
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This would make a cute mini album or banner:image

This word art would be so cute on Christmas Cards:

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These coupon books would make some great gifts:
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This would make a great gift for the favorite kids in your life:

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Another match game from Mel:
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You could make and entire gingerbread village and put treats inside too:

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and a house ornament:
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Some cookies from Chelle’s Creations:
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Create a nativity:
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How cute would these be on headbands for your teen or tween girl?image

Make a collection of recipes (or family recipes):
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A planner of a different kind:
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A gift to create for your favorite coffee drinker:
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Gift card holders:
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Christmas in July 2009:
It’s Christmas In July
Not Just For Christmas
Gettin’ Crafty
Let’s Celebrate
December Daily (Janet)
Start Those Gifts Early
Scrapping Christmas (part 1)
Scrapping Christmas (part 2)

Other Posts:
Twelve Days of Christmas
Photographing Christmas
December Daily (Katie)

Also, don’t forget the standard photobooks and other cool things you can get customized with photos! 🙂 Hopefully, you got some good ideas that will help make your holidays a little less hectic!

Journaling Borrowed From The Internet

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Do you want to know one of my (Katie) favorite journaling secrets? I love to borrow journaling from the internet. Really! When you have a world of knowledge at your fingertips, it only makes sense to use it to tell your own stories!

Here are some examples of how information straight from the internet has helped me create some of my favorite pages:

I  have plenty of pages with pictures of my kids playing. I wasn’t really sure what else I could say about these images. Then I remembered something that an occupational therapist once told me – “Play is the Work of the Child”. I decided to do a Google search on that phrase and I found a wonderful explanation from Maria Montessori on the Child Development Institute website. I just copied and pasted the information and expanded on it a bit for my journaling. This is perfectly fine to to do for something like a personal scrapbook page. Even still, I included my source in the journaling so viewers would know where it came from.

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Here’s another time when borrowed journaling really helped me create a meaningful layout. My kids were so excited when we were one of the first ones to get a Wii back in November of 2006. I documented the whole experience on an opposing page, but I wanted to include some explanation of what a Wii actually was. I went straight to the source and copied text from the Nintendo website. I even used an image from an online ad as a background. The exact article I used is no longer on the site (it was 4 years ago), but you could still find plenty of relevant product descriptions to include on a page of your own. This would be a great trick to use when scrapping about something new like an ipad, or a unique toy like a Tickle Me Elmo.

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One of my favorite places to use internet resources for  journaling is on travel pages. With so many tourism websites, it is easy to find great material to use! When I made my travel journal for our Alaska cruise vacation, I relied heavily on the Princess Cruises website for descriptive journaling (and images).

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I also use this technique for general vacation layouts. I got my journaling for this page from the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce website. I will add more personal journaling on the other pages I do about our family on vacation there.

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It’s a real time-saver to use journaling from websites. I wouldn’t recommend you use borrowed journaling on the majority of your pages because then they wouldn’t reflect your own personal experiences. It does make sense however, to supplement your own words when someone else’s knowledge can add a meaningful piece to the memory you are sharing. There’s nothing wrong with getting a little help sometimes!

Here are a few guidelines to follow:

  • Don’t copy others words without giving credit to the source, especially articles, books, and blog posts. Even if it’s just for your own personal scrapbook page, you don’t want to plagiarize. It also will make more sense on your layout if you explain where the information came from.
  • It is fine to copy a product description or a list of tourist attractions from a website without credit, because those things are meant to be shared and you aren’t infringing on a copyright.
  • Find a balance between using your own words and copy-and-paste journaling. You don’t want your scrapbooks to read like encyclopedia entries.

Here are some great resources to help you find journaling information online:

Remember to let your computer help you add meaningful journaling to your scrapbook layouts. It is the gateway to a world of great information!

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P.S. Leigh was the random winner chosen from those that commented in yesterday’s post.  She won $10 in product from Kim Wresh!  Check your inbox.

Inspired by Kim Wresh Templates

The following layouts were all created using the templates by Kim Wresh and included in THE DIGI FILES during October.  You can grab them in the store or by subscription.

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Layout by Anne, additional supplies: alpha, papers and elements from Follow Me by Allison Pennington
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Layout by Heddy, additional supplies: IN HINDSIGHT by Ange Designs and Pink Reptile Designs (collaboration) available at Memory Scraps; STITCHED BY ANNA WHITE NO. 4 by Anna Aspnes available at Designer Digitals; Fonts are CK Bella and CK True Type
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Layout by Sharon S, additional supplies: Everyday Life, TDD collab., font: SF Haven
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Layout by Katie, additional supplies: color me happy by Jennifer Labre. Font is CK script
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Layout by Tara, additional supplies: font CK Ali’s Writing,
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Layout by Melissa L., additional supplies: Gina Miller Chunky alpha (retired), Zoe Pearn Happy Go Lucky, Kate Hadfield Heavy Duty staples and Scrapping 9 to 5 from TDF22
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Layout by Lauren R., additional supplies: vintage carnival by jennifer barrette and sahlin studio, fonts: mtf jotted and orator
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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: Leora Sanford and Designs By Lili Boy Oh Boy kit; Fontologie Printing Primer font

IN THE DESIGNER’S STUDIO WITH KIM WRESH

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I have been a fan of Kim and her templates for a long time!  Her templates are very similar to my natural scrapping (when I’m not using templates), so I find them very easy to use!  I am really excited to have her finally joining us in THE DIGI FILES!  I really enjoyed going through her interview and laughed right out loud a few time, I’m sure you will too!  Let’s take a closer look at her contribution included in THE DIGI FILES this month:

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You can grab this set along with 6 digital scrapbooking kits by 6 different designers in THE DIGI FILES in the store or through a subscription.  Here’s what our team created with these templates:

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Layout by Katie, additional supplies: color me happy by Jennifer Labre. Font is CK script
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Layout by Melissa L., additional supplies: Gina Miller Chunky alpha (retired), Zoe Pearn Happy Go Lucky, Kate Hadfield Heavy Duty staples and Scrapping 9 to 5 from TDF22
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Layout by Lauren R., additional supplies: vintage carnival by jennifer barrette and sahlin studio, fonts: mtf jotted and orator
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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: Leora Sanford and Designs By Lili Boy Oh Boy kit; Fontologie Printing Primer font

You can see more inspirational layouts using this collection on the Team Inspiration page.

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Name: Kim Wresh

Hometown: Maricopa, Arizona

Family: My husband and three fine sons

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Usually I don’t share this information with anyone, but I love the filter>liquify tool in photoshop. It takes a little playing around with to learn how to use it but I often do to “trim” myself down a little or to give myself a subtle little nose job. There. I said it. I alter my nose and attempt to make myself a little thinner in my pictures. Please don’t tell anyone!

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I have been a scrapper since I got married back in 1998. After my son was born in 2002 I just could not stomach pulling out all my stuff to scrap…just to have to put it all away again. I found a digital scrapping program at an electronics store but it was lame. I looked online to try and find what I was looking for, but never did.

I was at a craft fair and came across a booth for Memory Mixers. It was like the heavens had opened. My hubs bought me the software and I was hooked! Before I would scrap pages in Memory Mixer I would set up my layout with grey boxes and then clip my pictures to them and add elements. My brain worked better when I saw the page design before I added pictures. Little did I know I was creating templates! When I first started seeing templates pop up on IkeaGoddess’s site I was like, “HEY! That’s what I do!”

After I outgrew Memory Mixers and started using Photoshop I was able to save my templates. I contacted a digiscrap store that I liked at the time and they agreed to let me sell my templates in their shop!

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Family memories is the number one reason I scrap. My kids love their scrapbooks and enjoy recalling fun family times. I also find scrapping (and crafting in general) to be therapeutic and calming when I am feeling anxious.

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I will only tell you if you promise not to laugh. I have an eight year old Dell desk top computer. I have no idea what the model number or anything crazy like that is. I am a creature of habit and until this dinosaur ups and dies on me for good…we are in this together. When you have survived that many blue screens together the bond is strong.

There are two other laptops in our household but I really prefer my desk top. Weird, I know.

My camera is a Canon Power Shot. Someday I will get a big girl SLR camera but for now this little one takes good care of me.

I also have two external hard drives that my family has been instructed to grab first in the case of fire.

I have no idea how much RAM I have. I am guessing it is not enough.

I use CS3. It is the bee’s knees. Thank you Adobe.

I have a Wacom Tablet but I have never really used it. It is very new and high tech and therefore intimidates me. There is a pretty blue light on it and having one makes me feel legit.

Sorry if my lack of cool tools or technical knowledge is disappointing. I am just trying to keep it real my digi-sisters!

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Here’s some inspirational layouts using Kim’s products. All of the layouts are linked to the originals with credits.

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Go have a look in Kim’s Store! We will randomly select a winner from the comments below to win $10 in product from her store! (Comments must be posted before midnight EST to qualify)!

As a thank you to our readers, Kim has created this coupon code to share with all of us! Good for today only!

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Person First Language

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Some of you may know that I (Katie) have a son with autism. Did you notice how I said that? I never describe Alex as my autistic son,  I say” he has autism”. It’s a small semantic difference that means a lot. I’m so grateful that another Mom shared this important distinction with me early on in our journey. The advice applies to all disabilitiesit’s the person first, not the disability.

It makes sense when you think about it. You would never describe someone as “cancerous”, you would say they have cancer. Cancer is not how you define the person. If you had a permanent bruise on your shoulder, would you always want to be called “the bruised lady”?  In that same regard, you wouldn’t want to say “the blind man”, you would say “a man who is blind”. He is a man first, and then if it is pertinent to the conversation, he is a man who happens to be blind. It takes a little longer to write or say, but it shows that the person truly comes first.

It’s a small thing that makes a big difference. It’s why you will never hear me say that Alex is autistic. It is not the defining adjective for him. He is an amazing, sweet, kind, loving, interesting, and wonderful person. He also deals with the challenges that come with having autism.

Here are a few wonderful web resources on this topic:

Using person first language promotes respect and dignity. People First Language is about what a person HAS, not what a person IS.

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A FLICKR TUTORIAL FOR Digital Scrapbookers & Photographers

During the podcast recording earlier this week, Steph mentioned that she needed some help figuring out how to upload multiple photos to Flickr at the same time. I (Katie) remember having the very same question when I was starting out on Flickr, so we figured that there were probably some of our readers out there feeling the same way. We decided it was time for a step-by-step Flickr tutorial here at The Daily Digi!

HOW TO UPLOAD PHOTOS AND LAYOUTS TO FLICKR:

You can download a Flickr uploading tool to your desktop, but I  prefer to use the uploading tool built right into the website. Go to flickr.com and if you have an account there (free or paid) you should see your own photostream. Use the upload photos & video button on the top right side of the screen.

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Click on the “Upload Photos & Video” link and you will see this screen

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When you click on “choose photos and videos” you will need to locate where your pictures are on your computer (or external hard drive) and open that folder. In my case, they are in a folder on my desktop so I go to that folder.

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I have a lot of pictures that I’m going to upload all at once so I use my favorite trick of holding down the “CRTL” key while selecting each photo I want to upload using my mouse. You can click on this image to make it larger if needed. You will see that each photo I have chosen is highlighted with a light blue color. That lets me know that my choice of selecting more than one photo is working. This is a basic computer trick that works in most programs (not sure if it’s the same for a MAC?). Anytime you want to choose more than one file at a time, just hit the CTRL button at the same time you make multiple selections.

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If you wanted to upload only 1 picture from that file, just click on that picture. Then you can repeat the process with different folders if needed.

Once you have selected all your photos, you will see them all in the file name area. Click “open”

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this will lead you back to the Flickr Upload page where you will see multiple files waiting to be uploaded.

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You can repeat this step as many times as desired before hitting the upload button. I usually just work on one folder at a time though. Be sure to select your privacy settings here to make it easy. I chose “Private” and “Visible to Family” for these photos. If you want some photos in the batch to be made public, and some private, you can always adjust that a little later on.

You will see a progress bar (in pink) develop as your photos upload.

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You can see that each file is uploading by watching the progress.

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I have a very fast internet connection (lucky me!) so I was able to upload 35 full resolution photos (a total of 57.23 MB) in less than 3 minutes. Your time might vary.

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Now comes the fun part – “add a description”. You might be tempted to skip this step, and that’s just fine if you want to, but you will really save yourself searching and organization time later on if you fill in a few tags, descriptions, and/or put the photos in a set (like an album).

Click to enlarge if you want to see more detail.

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I keep my descriptions pretty simple, but you could also add in some detailed journaling for each photo if you wanted to.  All 35 photos in this batch were taken in 2010 in Ophir, Utah so I used those as tags to apply to the entire batch. You can also add individual tags to each photo if you want to. You can also open up the organizer tool here for even more options.

I have a set (album) for all my 2010 photos so that is where I put these photos. I have several sets in my flickr account. You can see how I have them organized if you are interested. If you want to have several sets, you will need a pro account which is $24.95 a year.

If you want to upload digital scrapbook layouts, follow the same procedure as above. You will want to upload your full size jpeg images. I like to include the supplies used in the description area of the upload. I also include my journaling in the description so it is easier to view. This is just a matter of personal preference.

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WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR PHOTOS AND LAYOUTS ON FLICKR:

Now that you have your photos and/or digital layouts uploaded to Flickr, what’s next? Here are a few great options:

  • Just leave your photos on Flickr for storage. Flickr is a great offsite backup option, especially if you have a pro account because you can access the full size resolution photos at any time. They are never deleted unless you go against community guidelines. As of today I have I currently have 20,144 photos/layouts uploaded to my Flickr account. Those are all being stored (while still remaining accessible to me) for only $24.95 a year. I can’t think of any other site that would come close to offering me that type of storage for such a low price!

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  • Share your photos with family and friends. You can send them links to your photostream. If they join Flickr, you can add them as contacts (which is like adding them as a friend). You can make your photos viewable only to family, or for certain groups, or for the entire world. I do a some of each of these options. Here are some of the digital scrapbook pages I have made with The Digi Files. I share this set with everyone. Other photos and/or sets are just for my family.

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  • Share your photos and/or layouts with groups of others with the same interests. I sure hope you will add The Daily Digi’s flickr group of Digital Scrapbook Inspiration to your list! 🙂 🙂 🙂

To add your layout to our group, just choose the actions menu at the top left of the photo and select “add to/remove from group”

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Then choose the group you want to send it to.

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You will need to join the group first. When you find a group you want to join, look for the join link at the top of the group page.

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  • Access your photos when you need them. If you don’t have all your photo files with you at all times, you can’t use them. If you have a Flickr account and an internet connection, you can download any of your own full size resolution photos at any time. I often find that I can find one of my photos in my Flickr account faster than I can by searching through my external hard drive. When I’m blogging or scrapbooking, I often go to Flickr and simply download the photo from there. Fast and easy! Just go to Actions on the top left of your photo and choose “view all sizes”

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Then choose to download original size. Or if you simply need a blog image, you can download a smaller size.

A FEW MORE RESOURCES FOR MAKING THE MOST OF FLICKR:

  • Something Fun for you on Flickr
  • 20 Reasons Why You Should Use Flickr
  • How Photo Sharing Works from How Stuff Works.com
  • Digital Scrapbooking Inspiration Group
  • Flickr is a BIG place! It is consistently listed at one of the top (or THE top) photo sharing website on the internet. There’s a lot that you can do there, so don’t get overwhelmed. You can use the basic features, or become a die-hard Flickr “Fanatic” like me! Whatever works for you. 🙂

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    Funny and Funtastic Friday

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    Fridays are so much fun around The Daily Digi, and this one is pretty funny too! I’m not even sure if I should type the title of this week’s Paperclipping Digi Show podcast? Ok, Izzy named it “Katie the Profanity Lady” – lol! 😀 You have to listen to the whole thing to understand why.

    The entire podcast was devoted to answering listener questions so it ended up being a really interesting discussion about several different topics. Be sure to leave your own comments after listening – you never know when they will influence a future episode!

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    If you listen in iTunes (and subscribe), it helps us keep track of the size of our audience.  Izzy has a video on his site explaining how to do that OR you can see our tutorial with screenshots:

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    You can join in the discussion about the show after listening if you want.  You can listen below, subscribe in iTunes, or subscribe through our RSS feed.

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    Here’s what’s going on around digiland:

    Look at this gorgeous collab kit by One Little Bird and Kathryn Wilson – so pretty! It’s on sale for 20% off, but only through today (before midnight EST) so be sure to hurry!

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    I LOVE stitching on digi layouts. Tracie Stroud has oodles of them and they are on sale! All Stitched Up 1 – 5 are 40% off Oct. 7 – 14.

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    The soft colors with a punch of burnt orange makes this gorgeous kit by Lynne-Marie a favorite for me. Plus she has an  EXCLUSIVE 20% off coupon code for TDD readers:  Ecology4less (expires Oct. 15th)

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    Check out these unique and fun braided digi goodies from Kitschy Digitals. So fun!

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    I’m finally in the mood for Fall and Halloween so I’m loving this fun kit by Kaye Winiecki! Now I’m also wanting some Halloween candy! 🙂

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    This Halloween collection from Digital Design Essentials is also calling my name! I love the subdued color palette and those candy corns are so fun! It’s on sale for 25% off PLUS Daily Digi readers can use Discount Code: bumpity20 for an additional 20% off until 10.10.10.

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    I’m in love with the moon and stars in this great Halloween kit from Sugarplum Paperie. It’s on sale through today for 20% off, so act quickly!

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    Everything in the Studio 365 category at The Digichick is on sale through Sunday for 25% off. Tons of great stuff!

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    Sir Scrapalot is leaving Polka Dot Plum so be sure to take advantage of his BIG sale of 50% off his store at PDP! Discount will show up at the checkout.

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    If I had any sort of decent handwriting, I would totally do this! I love that Darcy Baldwin is holding a font contest. I can’t wait to see the winners!

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    Chelle’s Creations has a great freebie on her blog

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    It coordinates perfectly with her newest kit!

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    This word art is free with purchase of the Get Well Soon kit through 10.14.10

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    I’ve been using Liz’s (Paislee Press) calendar templates throughout 2010 so I’m super happy to see that she has released the next set for 2011. The Calendar kit will be on sale for 20% OFF thru October 12th.

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    Here’s a beautiful collab kit by the designers at MScraps. They put it together as a charity collaboration for our Creative Team member Mary (marnel) who has lost her daughter last week and who is now struggling to pay for her funeral and hospital bills. So sorry for your loss Mary.

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    Who doesn’t love a good sale? Now’s the time to stock up on Connie Prince’s beautiful designs!

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    Suzy Q Scraps has this adorable Blustery Fall add-on freebie to download on her blog.

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    and a free October desktop

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    You can get these cute hybrid printables for free if you purchase Suzy Q’s Halloween Bundle!

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    I just adore these little baby bugs in this sweet collab kit by Amy Wolff and Jacque Larsen. So cute!  It will be 20% off all weekend, but Daily Digi readers can take an additional 15% off with coupon code DD_15

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    If you want to really amp up your digi scrapping, be sure to participate in challenges like these at Scrap Orchard.

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    If you are up for a digi scrap adventure, I bet this event will be a lot of fun!

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    Finally, be sure to check out this adorable freebie from Pamela Donnis to help you spread some Halloween fun! She also has a giveaway in the same post so be sure to read the whole thing. 🙂

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    My  mouse and I are ready to go shopping now!

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    P.S. Renee is the random winner chosen from yesterday’s comments.  She won $10 in product form Allison Pennington!  Check your inbox Renee!

    Inspired: Follow Me by Allison Pennington

    The following layouts were created using “Follow Me” by Allison Pennington and part of THE DIGI FILES during October in the store or by subscription.

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    Layout by Karen
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    Layout by Lauren R, additional supplies: font: mtf jotted
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    Layout by Heddy, additional supplies: Fonts are CK True Type and CK Cursive

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    Layout by SharonS, addtional supplies: Scallops: Crystal Wilkerson, Font: Pea Jane, Shadows: One Little Bird
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    Layout by Meredith
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    Layout by Tara
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    Layout by Amy W, additional supplies: lunch alpha from Girls are Yucky by Designs by Lili; font-Pea Johanna
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    Layout by Jenn, additional supplies: Template by Jenn Lindsey, Everytime I Miss You font
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    Layout by Trina, additional supplies:  Wordart: Wordy – Happiness – Polly & Rufus; Template: Taking Shape – Zinnias and Swallowtails; Font – Century Gothic
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    Layout by Jacki