IN THE DESIGNER’S STUDIO WITH ALLISON PENNINGTON

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I am very excited to be welcoming Allison Pennington to THE DIGI FILES during October!  When I found Allison’s designs, I quickly fell in love with her whimsically sophisticated style! She creates some very unique and fun designs! Let’s take a closer look at her contribution this month:

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This is ONE of the SEVEN collections you will get when you purchase THE DIGI FILES or subscribe during October!

Our team had a lot of fun creating with Follow Me:

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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

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

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I am a 30 year old Oregonian that’s been designing in some form or another my entire adult life.  After leaving my professional life as Art Director of a print and embroidery shop a little over a year ago I decided to venture out and see if my designs were of interest to anyone else.  When I’m not designing I busy myself with my hairdressing fiancé, our four kids, 3 Chihuahuas, and our small glass-working company.

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The short answer? After quietly digital scrapbooking for what seems like forever I worked up the nerve to participate in a challenge at a store that (sadly) no longer exists. It was such an easy way to transition from scrapping all by myself to scrapping with other people. I remained pretty quiet, however, as I’m painfully shy. The move towards designing wasn’t such a leap. I’d been designing my own paper and elements for years and after some confidence building answered a designer call at Polka Dot Plum in Spring ’09. When PDP opened September of last year I realized that designing in this capacity is truly perfect for me and a year later I haven’t looked back. Opening at CatScrap was a huge step that I’m so grateful to have been able to take. I get to share a store with amazing designers and phenomenal scrappers.

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Absolutely everything. Art of any kind is, of course, a great inspiration. The strangest place I find inspiration, though? I watch Supernatural with a sketch pad. The wacko wallpaper in their various trashy/retro hotel rooms has frequently been a great starting point. It never ends up where I imagine it will but that’s the way it’s meant to be, I suppose. There are patterns in Delilah, for example, that I hurriedly sketched on the back of a napkin while I caught up on the last season in the middle of the night.

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PC. Always a PC. 400gigs. Everything starts in Illustrator and ends in Photoshop if I’m designing. When I scrap it’s straight up Photoshop. My camera is an outdated Kodak. I also use a Wacom tablet on occasion.

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Besides my Digi File offering (which I love) I’d have to say Summer Catch. It’s so bubbly and cheerful and came together without too much over thinking on my part. (a serious rarity)

Summer Catch by Allison Pennington

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Delighted! I was very happy that customers seem to love the vibrant, graphic patterns as much as I do.

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Here are some of my favorite products by Allison

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Walking on Sunshine Bundle by Allison Pennington

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Last Summer Paper Pack by Allison Pennington

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

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

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PLAY IT AGAIN!

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We had such a great response last month when we introduced our new “Play it Again” feature! Some of our readers even listed it as their favorite post of the month. 🙂  I (Katie) am so excited to bring you another round of “Play it Again” and share with you many different ways to digi scrap the same memory. This is a great way to illustrate some of the many possibilities that exist when it comes to digital scrapbooking!

Here at The Daily Digi we really want to emphasize that there is not a “right way” or a “wrong way” to put together a layout. It’s more about capturing the memory, finding your own style(s), and PLAYING! Yes, it’s ok to play and have fun!

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THE INSTRUCTIONS:

This time, I gave some of the best scrappers in the digi community a handful of my photos + some journaling to work with. I decided to not include a finished layout of my own because I wanted them to have no preconceived notions of what the layout should look like. I thought it would be more interesting that way. The only “rules” were that they had to include all 5 photos and the journaling. Everything else (including the title) was up to them!

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THE MEMORY:

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One of Riley’s very favorite traditions at the Utah Shakespearean Festival is visiting the gift shop. She always wants to add a new hat to her collection. This year she had a lot of fun modeling all the different hats for the camera. She looked adorable in all of them!

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THE RESULTS:

It was so much fun to see how all of these different layouts turned out! The styles and designs were varied, but all of them captured the memory in a meaningful and beautiful way! This time we have included a link to each scrapper’s gallery in case you want to leave them some comments on their creation. We asked them to wait until this post went live to update their galleries, so all the layouts might not be up in the galleries quite yet. That was an idea straight from our reader comments and we thought it was a great one – Thanks for letting us know what you like! 🙂

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I always love clean looking white space layouts like this one! The white background really lets the colorful photos stand out and that little pit of polka dot paper is so fun! I also really like the edging on the layout, it helps bring the eye to the center of the page.

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Layout by Tara Mckernin. Gallery Link. Credits:template by Karla Dudley Designs (template sets 1)word art by ali edwards, painted edge & circles by Anna Aspnes, Patterned paper by echo park papers – walk in the park paper pack #2

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Kraft paper backgrounds are one of my very favorite things! I love the neutral backdrop with the colorful photos and accents. The lettering is so fun, it looks like a paper layout! The use of embellishments around the edges of the photo cluster is very eye-catching and really adds to the page.

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Layout by Tania Shaw. Gallery Link. Credits: Papers and Elements from Enjoy the Moment by Sahlin Studio at The Lilypad, Shadow Styles for Photoshop by Megan Turnridge Fonts: Ali Edwards Font by CK

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I love the colors in this one! The turquoise blue color really complements the hats and the shadowing on the embellishments is really nice. I love how the plaid paper was used as a frame on the page. When I use busier prints on a page, I like to put them in back of a solid paper just like this.

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Layout by Holly May Takatsuka. Gallery Link. Credits: All papers and elements from Heart & Soul by The Digichick Designers, page template (altered) by Kaye Winieki font is Squirrels in my Pants by Darcy Baldwin

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This one really caught my eye for it’s soft beauty. I would have never thought to use an elegant theme with these pictures, but the photo treatments make it so pretty! It really puts the emphasis on my daughter’s face and her many expressions. I love the soft and subtle look of the paper and embellishments.

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Layout by Mi Monteiro. Gallery Link. Credits: Papers and Wordart – Commitment Kit by Tree Paper Peonies and Joyce Paul Flowers, Button and Heart – Serenity Kit by Sabrina Dated by Berry Sweet Designs Stitched Down No 1 by Erinink Font: Colona MT  Acrylic Styles by Bren Boone.

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This layout really captures the spirit of the Shakespeare Festival we were attending. The page elements are very fitting with the time period of Shakespeare and the title and font look like they are straight from one of the play programs! The clustering of leaves and embellishments around the frames is a nice touch.

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Layout by Britanee Walker. Gallery Link. Credits: Medieval Faire – DeCrow Designs collab with Studio Tangie Medieval Faire WordArt – DeCrow Designs collab with Studio Tangie Font is Traveling Typewriter.

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This one is so playful and fun! I love how the colors used in the papers and elements really draw your eye to my daughter in the photos.  The white accents really make the picture of her in the bonnet stand out and that is one of my favorite photos. I also love the alphas used for the title.

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Layout by Tracy Ducar. Gallery Link. Credits: Flying High by Dani Mogstad A Perfect Day by Traci Reed and ScrapKitchen Designs Down N’ Dirty by Traci Reed and Meghan Mullens Super Dooper by Shawna Clingerman Dream Wish Believe by MandaBean Fonts: DJB CoffeeShoppe Venti by Darcy Baldwin and Shawna Clingerman DJB 4 Lynnette by Darcy Baldwin

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Fitting 5 photos on a layout is no easy task, and I love how the grouping on this layout keeps all the pictures big and viewable. The page design is really nice and the clustering of embellishments along with the vertical stripes helps guide the viewer from the top to the bottom of the layout. I also love white journaling on a black background.

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Layout by Lorilei Murphy. Gallery Link. Credits: Retro Garden by Studio Flergs Striped and Dotted Paper – Impressions of Festivities Arrow – Impressions of Travel Red Flowers – Studio Baers Garten – The Voices of Color – Red Circle Paper Strip – Studio Birgit Font – Pea Chrissi – Fonts for Peas

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I love the large blended photo in the background on this one! You really notice some of the details of the gift shop without losing focus on my daughter. The background is subtle, yet when you explore a little further, there are lots of little details to make it interesting. I especially love the string winding through the title and photos. The border and corner accents really add great finishing touches.

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Layout by Jenn Lindsey. Gallery link. Credits: various brushes by Jason Gaylord, Artistic License & Brown Town alpha by Brittish Designs, Wish For Tomorrow by Kasia Designs, Happy Snapper by Captivated Visions, Paper Arrows by Kate Hadfield, Bug Catcher by Chelle’s Creations Pea Smashtastic in a Hurry font

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Isn’t it fun to see all the different ways that just one layout can be scrapped? I absolutely love all of them! I also thought it was fun to see that 3 scrappers chose the exact same page title. Thanks so much to the talented digi scrappers who helped us see all the different ways to PLAY!

Look through each layout again and think about which one you prefer. Think about why that one stands out to you and what you like about it. It’s a great exercise to help you learn about yourself as a scrapper and your own preferred style. It also might help you explore some new styles that you haven’t tried before.  Its perfectly OK to use several different styles and methods in your own scrapbooking – I do it all the time!  When you get ready to work on your next layout, take some time to think about all the ways you could play with that memory and have some fun!

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Photography Class with Katrina: Metering in Low Light

Fall is slowly arriving with the weather changing and the days getting shorter. Shorter days mean less light, which means taking pictures can get a bit trickier. Using your flash can be an option, but it doesn’t have to be! With a little work you can master low light photography just in time for Halloween and holiday photos.

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How do you go about capturing a photo in low light? Metering, or exposing, for the light can be tricky with the contrast between bright lights and dark subjects messing with your light meter.

There are two key things to keep in mind when shooting in low light – shoot with a high ISO and watch your shutter speed.

When shooting in low light, your shutter typically needs to stay open longer to let enough light in. A too slow shutter speed is what most often creates an unusable photo. You may have perfect exposure, but if your shutter speed is too slow you may capture unwanted movement. In this photo, notice the blur around his fingers and at the edges of his hair. A faster shutter speed would stop that motion, but in this case it adds a bit of energy.

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In order to get a shutter speed fast enough to stop motion, you will need to shoot with a higher ISO. Each camera model has a different range of ISOs that can be used without excessive noise (graininess or pixilation) in your photo. It may take a little playing to determine how high you can acceptably push your ISO with your camera.

Let me walk you through the steps.

1. Place your camera on Spot Metering. This will tell your camera to “read” the light from a concentrated area around your focal point.

2. Set your camera to Manual (M). Leave your lens on AF (Auto Focus).

3. Set your White Balance according to the type of light you are shooting in.

4. Set your ISO to 800. The less light you have, the higher you will want your ISO.

5. Choose a wide aperture Depending upon your lens, choose your lowest f/number; remembering the smaller the f/ number, the wider the aperture. The wider the aperture the more light you let in.

6. Aim your camera at your subject, zooming in or walking as close as you can. If you are photographing active children, you can use your own hand or an adult to set your exposure as long as they are in the same light your child will be in.

7. Find the area you want to have most “correctly” exposed. While you are zoomed on your subject you don’t need to be in focus.

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8. Check your shutter speed, keep it above 1/50th of a second (displayed as 50) to avoid camera shake if you are not using a tripod. 1/125th of a second is a good rule of thumb to stop most movement, if your subject is a little uncooperative.

9. Move your in-camera light meter until your indicator falls on the midpoint or 1/3 stop over exposed (one small line to the right).

10. Recompose your shot.

11. Ignore your light meter settings as they bounce all around. Your camera is “seeing” light from all around your subject and warning you that your exposure reading is wrong. Ignore it, you are now smarter than your camera!

12. Focus.

13. Shoot.

14. Review your shot on your LCD and in your histogram.

a. If you see a lot of blinking white spots, referred to as “clipping”, you have overexposed and need to bring in a bit less light.

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b. If your histogram is “stacked” to the far right, you have also overexposed.

c. If your dark areas are blinking or your histogram is stacked to the left, you have underexposed.

15. Adjust your exposure.

a. If overexposed, adjust your shutter speed or aperture to let less light in. (faster shutter speed or more narrow aperture, larger number)

b. If underexposed, adjust your shutter speed or aperture to let more light in. (slower shutter speed or wider aperture, smaller number)

Don’t be afraid to play with your exposure. Take a shot. Review it. Adjust your exposure up or down in 1/3 stop increments. To do this easily, use your exposure compensation button! Shoot. See what you get.

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You could use a semi-automatic mode in low light conditions, but with practice you will find you can get a more accurate exposure in manual.

It is through this trial and error that you will begin to see how ISO, aperture and shutter speed work together. You will also begin to understand how your camera’s ISO sensitivity.

I’d love to know how this works for you!

About Katrina:
I eat, breathe, write and teach Photography! My camera is my most often worn accessory. I am a mom with a camera who feels compelled to capture my son’s life. I was frustrated by my search to learn how to use my camera and knew I had to pass on the knowledge

I gathered to help other moms capture their favorite subjects. I started out with a film SLR years ago, on auto. Moved to a dSLR in 2002 on auto and in 2005 finally decided I needed to know what TV actually stood for!

Katrina teaches photography classes at Get It Scrapped. Writes photography tutorials for DesignerDigitals and blogs about her life through the lens at About A Boy.  You can find Katrina’s posts at The Daily Digi by clicking on the Photography category.

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P.S. Congratulations to Christy who was randomly chosen from the comments in yesterday’s post!  She said she is working on owning everything in Kate’s store, the $10 in product she just won should help! 🙂

IN THE DESIGNER’S STUDIO WITH KATE HADFIELD

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I am very excited to welcome back to THE DIGI FILES Kate Hadfield.  Kate is well known throughout digiland for her CUTE doodles! Her contribution this month is something that every digi scrapper can use to create a layout about our hobby (among many other things).  Here’s a closer look at Kate’s contribution this month:

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This is just ONE of the collections that is included in THE DIGI FILES during October.  You can get them in the store or by subscribing.  Here are some layouts created by our team using Scrapping 9 to 5:

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Layout by Steph additional supplies: papers and doodled sentence from “Story of Everyday Life” at The Daily Digi; font by Fontologie; template and title word art are included in October’s Playbook along with a tutorial for creating word art.
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Layout by Jacki, additional supplies: paper by Three Paper Peonies, stars from “Pump It Up” by Kate Hadfield
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Layout by Jenn, additional supplies: papers and pennant from “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD, font, Everytime I Miss You
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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD
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Layout by Heddy, additional supplies: “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD; fonts, DJBBRITTANYscript, Courier, CKCursive, ArialNarrow, CKTrueType

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

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NAME: Kate Hadfield

FAMILY: I live with my wonderful husband and two gorgeous children in Cheshire, England.

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It’s rather ironic that my tip is about organization as I am one of the least organized people I know! LOL I store my photos in folders named by year, month and day and I also save a notepad file in the folder containing some notes about the photos. As I don’t scrap chronologically, I then use these notes to help me with my journaling when I come to scrap the photos.

Sometimes the notes will include full-blown journaling that I can just copy and paste onto my layouts, but other times it will just be a quick list of facts, or a funny quote from one of the kids. Looking back on these notes it’s amazing how much I have forgotten, even from just a few months ago! It’s a quick and easy process for me to just jot down a few notes or reminders and it’s really useful when I come to scrap the photos months (or even years!) later. I used to have scraps of paper everywhere and random notepad files all over my computer drives, but saving the notes with the photos themselves has been much more productive for me. When I scrap now, I tend to head straight for the folders that also contain notepad files!

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I was a scrapper before starting to design and I’ve always scrapped digitally. Although I have dabbled with all sorts of crafts over the years I have never paper scrapped, I love the control and the undo option that digital gives me much too much to ever switch to paper!

I started designing almost by accident, really. I wanted a specific type of paper element for a page I was working on and couldn’t find anything in the shops so decided to try making it myself. I really enjoyed the creative process (I hadn’t really done much crafting since taking up digiscrapping) and it all went from there. I ended up making some more bits and pieces and gave them away on my blog. A month later, I was selling at The Lily-Pad and I have been there ever since!

For me, designing is a more hands-on process where I get to be messy and play with paints and inks, scrapping is my “me time” where I can relax and be creative without having to clean up the mess afterwards!

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I love colour. Seeing a great colour scheme always sparks my creativity. I really enjoy the creative process that goes into the production of my designs, just the sight of my art materials all lined up and ready to go makes me want to start playing!

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I use a desktop PC with dual monitors (which I love!) and 4 GB of RAM.

I use Adobe Photoshop CS3.

I have a little Panasonic point and shoot (that goes pretty much everywhere with me for my P365 photos) along with a Fuji S9500.

My scanner is the only other piece of hardware I use, the rest of my toolbox consists of lots of art supplies: watercolours, pastels, markers, coloured pencils and so on!

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My favourite product is usually the one I have just finished worked on but one of my older all-time favourites is my Frank ‘n Friends doodles:

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I also have a blog freebie that I made for a friend that is very close to my heart.

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I think my Scruffy ‘n Stripey alpha is probably my all-time best seller!

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Here are some of my favorite products by Kate

Bring on the Cake! ~ doodles

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Cowboy Party Pack

Going Places

Spring Greens

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

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Layout by Dunia (TDD team), supplies: Comic Capers by Kate Hadfield , Sweater Weather Papers by Kate Hadfield, For the Girls Paper by Amy Wolf, Font: Bandit and 2Peas Funny Honey

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

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

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Inspired: Scrapping 9 to 5 by Kate Hadfield

The following layouts were created using Kate Hadfield’s “Scrapping 9 to 5” included in THE DIGI FILES during October. You can grab them in the store or via subscription.

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Layout by Lauren, additional supplies: kitschy kamera by lauren reid & valorie wibbens, fonts: mtf jotted, cooper blk
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Layout by Dunia, additional supplies: Border Frames Vol.2 by Jenna Desai
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Layout by Anne, additional supplies: Papers and elements from Story of Everyday Life, The Daily Digi Exclusive. Template by Janet Phillips
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Layout by SharonS, additional supplies: Songbird Ave, Alpha: Lili, Font: Times New Roman

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Layout by Steph additional supplies: papers and doodled sentence from “Story of Everyday Life” at The Daily Digi; font by Fontologie; template and title word art are included in October’s Playbook along with a tutorial for creating word art.
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Layout by Jacki, additional supplies: paper by Three Paper Peonies, stars from “Pump It Up” by Kate Hadfield
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Layout by Jenn, additional supplies: papers and pennant from “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD, font, Everytime I Miss You
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Layout by Karen, additional supplies: “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD
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Layout by Heddy, additional supplies: “Story of Everyday Life” at TDD; fonts, DJBBRITTANYscript, Courier, CKCursive, ArialNarrow, CKTrueType

Fall Front Porch Decor

My family informed me that our front porch was not inviting (and I would agree), so I decided to go searching for some ideas for fall front porch decor (since those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are in fall, if you are experiencing Spring right now, bookmark this and come back 😉 ).  I found some really fun things and thought you might find them inspiring as well!

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This is from Party Wishes via eighteen25
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from Centsational Girl
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Find out how to make this CUTE dollar store wreath on Thrifty Decor Chick
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Learn how to make this fall wreath from Centsational Girl
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Our Suburban Cottage as well as this one:
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Another Martha:
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Love those flower pumpkins from Better Homes and Gardens
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I think this wreath from Better Homes and Gardens is my favorite!  My grandpa used to plant Indian corn in his garden for me every year and I always looked forward to having it out in the fall!  Indian corn always warms my heart!

Hopefully, you got some ideas you might want to run with, I know I have!  I can’t wait to add a bit of autumn to welcome our guests.

Story of Everyday Life Collab

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When you subscribe to THE DIGI GAME you will be getting exclusive collab kits every four months that you are subscribed. You get the first kit just for subscribing. “Story of Everyday Life” contains: 85 papers, over 270 elements, 10 layered templates, 10 quickpages, 2 alphas, 1 printable badge album, 1 page of printable journalers that can be added to paper/hybrid layouts, 6 svg files for personal cutters, and 1 font.

Here’s a look at everything that’s inside:

Krystal Hartley:

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Wimpychompers:

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Misty Cato:

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Leora Sanford Designs:

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Ziggle Designs:

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Wild Dandelion Designs-Meghan Mullens:

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creashens:

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Cyndi Wetmiller, Wetfish Designs:

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Sir Scrapalot Designs:

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Danielle Young:

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Darcy Baldwin:

ScrapKitchen Designs by Susan Bartolini:

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Yin Designs:

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SomethingBlueStudios:

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Amy Wolff:

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Amanda Heimann Designs:

Joyce Paul Designs:

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Sausan Designs:

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Vinnie Pearce Designs:

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Cindy Schneider:

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Lauren Reid:

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Gina Miller:

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TaylorMade Designs:

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Mel Wilson – The Hybrid Kid:

Melissa has some video tutorials showing how to use these products on her site.

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Katie the Scrapbook Lady and The Daily Digi:

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Let’s take a look at some inspirational layouts created with “Story of Everyday Life”, our team has had so much fun creating with it:

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Layout by Melissa L.

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Layout by Jenn

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Layout by Dunia

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Layout by Anne

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A New Digi Files & What You’ve Been Waiting For

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I am sooooo excited to welcome this amazing group of designers to THE DIGI FILES this month!!!  The have some AWESOME goodies all packaged up and ready to go for you! We will be revealing the contents of The Files twice a week right here.  You can also see previews at a glance on our awesome designers page.  Before I move onto our BIG news, let’s introduce October’s designers:

Kate Hadfield
Allison Pennington
Kim Wresh (templates)
Designs by Anita
Misty Cato
Jennifer Labre
Lynne-Marie

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You can choose to purchase just THE DIGI FILES or THE DIGI FILES/PLAYBOOK option.  This month’s Playbook is 50 pages of digital scrapbooking tutorials, tips, and tricks!!  Most of the layouts were created using supplies included in this month’s files.

Remember, we are always looking for layouts!

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Now, for the BIG news!  You have been asking for:

  • a way to automatically get THE DIGI FILES each month (never miss a month again)
  • a way to be rewarded for buying THE DIGI FILES each month
  • a way to get this kit:

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Starting TODAY, you can now subscribe to THE DIGI FILES and PLAYBOOK!

When you subscribe, your PayPal account will be charged automatically each month and the download links will be added to your membership account!  Plus, when you subscribe to either of  THE DIGI FILES and PLAYBOOK options, you will get EXCLUSIVE kits every four months you are subscribed starting with the above kit “Story of Everyday Life”.  We will be telling you more about this kit and the designers that contributed to it tomorrow.  You can check out our subscription FAQ’s or shoot us an email.

You can also subscribe to just The Digi Files, without the Playbook, for the same low price, but will not receive the extra exclusive kits.

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One more thing we thought our readers would be interested in today:

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Let’s head off into the weekend with some winners!  The following were randomly chosen from the comments in yesterday’s post:

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Jennifer
Gemma
Leslie
Leigh
Corinne L
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They’ve each won $10 in product from one of our past contributors!  Check your inbox, the goodies have been sent! 🙂

Subscriptions FAQ

Q: Can I cancel my subscription at any time?
A: Yes, there is no obligation for a certain amount of time, you can cancel your subscription through PayPal at any time and PayPal will not send money the following month (please see cancellation instructions below).

Q: After I subscribe, where do I get my downloads?
A: You can get them after logging in to your membership area.

Q:  Where do I login to my account to check my status or download?
A: You can click on the LOGIN button in the header on each page on the site.

Q: Is the only way to get  THE DIGI FILES through subscriptions?
A: Yes, our memberships have been so popular that there were not enough people purchasing The Digi Files through the store, so it is no longer an option.

Q: If I subscribe, will I be charged on a certain date each month:
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After the first payment, you will be charged on the 1st of every month, until you cancel. You can cancel at anytime, there is no obligation.

Q:  Can I purchase old Digi Files?
A: Products included in The Digi Files are only available through The Daily Digi for one calendar month. After that, you can purchase the kits from the designers’ stores at full retail value (minimum of $7.50 per kit).

Q:  Why don’t those subscribing to just The Digi Files (but no Playbook) get the exclusive kits?
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Although I would love to be able to give away lots of products to everyone, I do need to make sure The Daily Digi’s costs are covered and the $5 price on The Digi Files is just too low to cover the additional costs associated with the extra products.

Q:  I really want that exclusive kit, is the only way to get to subscribe?
A: Yes, the only way to get the exclusive kits is to subscribe to THE DIGI GAME – Monthly or THE DIGI GAME – Annual subscriptions.

Q: If I subscribe to THE DIGI GAME – monthly subscriptions and then decide to upgrade to THE DIGI GAME – annual subscription, will my time toward the exclusive kits be carried over?
A: Yes, as long as you use the same account at The Daily Digi, time between these two subscriptions will be carried over.

Q: If I subscribe to THE DIGI FILES only and then decide to switch to THE DIGI GAME – can I get a refund so I’m not paying for the same month twice?
A: Yes, send me an email with your PayPal transaction ID and I can refund a duplicate payment on an upgrade.

Q: If I need to cancel my subscription, how do I do that?
A:
You can login to your account and click on “Unsubscribe” in the menu on the right. Once you confirm the cancellation through PayPal, they will no longer send us money. You can also cancel it through PayPal.

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