Where To Put Journaling

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There are as many ways to incorporate journaling and factual details on a page as there are scrapbookers. The way that journaling and details (like the date and photo captions) are presented on a page can form part of the artistic impact of the page. For example, a hand-printed font (perhaps even your own handwriting made into a custom font!) adds a personal touch to the page, especially when done with non-justified text and varied line spacing. A formal font, like Times New Roman or other serif font, adds importance and a timelessness to the page.

I journal (a lot) on my pages. So, I took a quick trip down memory lane and pulled up a few examples of how I have put journaling on pages.

Scrap Around the Journaling

I am a journaling-heavy scrapper. I often start with the journaling and then fit the pictures, elements and title around the it, making minor adjustments at the end to make the design work.

WORKS FOR ME! – Journal in Microsoft Word (or your preferred word processing software) first and save the file with your photos. Then, when you’re ready to scrap, the journaling and photos are in one spot, ready to use. (And the word processor will help make sure your story is spelled correctly!)

On this page, A Day At the Zoo, I used a premade photo collage as the outer portion of the page and clipped my many photos to it. Next I created the title with some favourite alphas. Then I created a text path that fit into the large centre area, going around the photos and title work. Lastly, I pasted my journaling (previously typed in Microsoft Word). I adjusted the font size, character spacing and line spacing to fit all the journaling evenly in the text box.

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To capture the details about my son’s second month, I used a similar technique as in A Day At the Zoo, but with a very different result.

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Use Journal Strips

Journal strips are my go-to when I have a medium to large amount of journaling for a particular page. I used to avoid them because I didn’t like fiddling around with the type size and spacing, trying to get it to fit on predetermined journaling strip shapes. Happily, I figured out that I could type the journaling first (in one, two or three line blocks), then create a journaling strip shape behind it and lastly clip paper to the shape.

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Tag It

Sometimes a tag is perfect for small amounts of targeted journaling. A small tag can capture the key facts, if you’re succinct.

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WORKS FOR ME! – When I purchase a kit and it has great neutral elements like plain tags, brads, buttons, et cetera, I tag those items for use on future pages. I think of them as my go-to stash of basics. I use the program ACDSee Photo Manager to tag and maintain my digital scrapbooking supplies. If you don’t have ACDSee, you could also copy those elements into a “Basics Stash” folder.

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Negative space that is! If you have a photo with a large area that is blank (like sky or water) or solid surface or filled with bokeh (that beautiful photographic blur), try placing your journaling on it.

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Justify It

A simple block of text is simple and the reader takes it in as one design element. On this page, the background has a big pattern, so I used justified text to give it more “visual weight” and help it stand out.

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Sprinkle the Journaling

Putting small portions of journaling around the page adds fun and movement. It is also less intimidating to read than a large block of text.

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Those are just some of my favourite ways to get journaling on a page. I hope you found some ideas that will work for you! (PS – If you love journaling pages, please share your layouts on The Daily Digi’s Flickr group. I’d love to see your designs!)

Project Life Supplies Are Not Just For Project Life

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Project Life title card by Becky Higgins. Fonts: Seaside Resort NF, Arial.

While I think the Project Life system created by Becky Higgins is a wonderful way to approach scrapbooking, the format isn’t one that I’m using on a regular basis. I love the divided page protectors and the many creative ways to use them, but I’m also very happy with my current albums of 8×8 digital pages. I enjoyed using PL products for my December Daily album, but I have no plans to continue that method of scrapping in the other months of the year. It’s not what “makes my heart sing” (one of Steph’s favorite sayings) and I’m fine with that. I do LOVE all the great journaling cards and Project Life inspired pieces that are all over digi land now and I still want to be able to use them for my style of digi scrapping. Just like with any scrapbooking embellishment, it just takes a little creativity to realize that there are no “rules” and that it’s perfectly OK to use these pieces in any way that you want to!

Before I share some fun ideas, I thought it would be helpful to define what some of the specific Project Life supplies are based on the way Becky created them:

  • Journaling cards are used to fill in the documenting details of a Project Life album. Here’s an example. Physical cards or printed digital cards can be handwritten on. Digital cards are great for journaling on right in Photoshop. I love the digital cards because I can spell check, design my text, and generally fit a lot more journaling on them than I could with my own handwriting.
  • Filler cards are for those spaces on a page where you don’t have a picture or piece of memorabilia. They are also a great design element to add interest to the page. Here’s an example of some of Becky’s filler cards.
  • Title cards are somewhat similar to filler cards, but with space to add a title or a small amount of text. They are nice to use when you don’t have a full block of journaling or when you want to add some color or design to liven things up. Here’s an example of some title cards.
  • First and last page cards are designed to help you introduce and close your album or specific set of pages. Many scrappers like to include the year on one of these cards. Here’s an example.
  • Page protectors are physical page protectors available from amazon – see Becky’s site. If you plan to print out pictures and cards to use in a Project Life album, or even just for a few pages, you will want the divided physical page protectors. Many digital designers have created digital page protectors and/or layered templates that replicate this look – these are fun to use for a Project Life layout or for any grid-style page. See end of post for some digital examples.

In the last several months, there has been an explosion of these types of Project Life products in the digital scrapbooking community. Digital scrapbookers know good designs when they see them and it’s been exciting to see the many ways that these fun little pieces can be used. Many of them are like miniature artwork pieces all on their own! I’ve been so inspired to see all the amazing ways that digi scrappers have embraced and used these fun supplies.

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Create a grid style layout using journal card size pieces and photos. This type of page works with any scrapping style and there are so many creative possibilities!

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Layout by Akizo. Link to credits.

A small journaling card is the perfect page embellishment and a great way to call attention to some special journaling details.

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Page by Carolee. Link to credits.

Use digital divided page protectors if you want to get that Project Life look without using the physical supplies. There’s no reason why you can slip a page like this in to any type of album – it doesn’t have to be a Project Life theme album!

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Layout by heathergw. Link to credits.

You can use Project Life inspired cards just like you would use a tag or scrap of paper on your layout. It’s such an easy way to add a fun design or piece of word art!

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Layout by aly321. Link to credits.

If you’re familiar with ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) you will recognize that Project Life filler cards are very similar. Use the shape of a filler card as a mask and use any type of digi paper to fill it. You can then journal, layer, and embellish in any way you like. Many filler cards would make great backgrounds for this type of project as well.

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Layout by Nettio. Link to credits.

A collage of cards is a great way to add color and patterns to your scrapbook layout. Just think of it as a new way to add layers!

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Layout by melanier. Link to credits.

Cards and divided page protectors are not limited to Project Life layouts only. There are so many ways to incorporate them into any type of digital layout! Here are a few more of my favorites:

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Layout by mom2da3ks. Link to credits.

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Be sure to check your digital kits because a lot of designers are including journaling and filler cards as embellishments now. If you need any help in the shopping department, I can help you there! Winking smile Here are some of my favorite PL inspired products: (all images are linked)

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If you missed the episode of the Digi Show podcast we did with Becky Higgins, I know you’ll love listening to it. It was fascinating to find out more about how Project Life came into existence and we even talk about how it’s OK not to do it. Here’s the link to the podcast episode.

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One Little Bird Designs: Totally Random Things

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Exactly two years ago this month, a brand new designer joined us in The Digi Files. I was surprised, at that point, to find out that Peppermint of One Little Bird had only be selling her goodies for a month and a half, but I knew she was going to be a hit! It has been my joy to work with and get to know Peppermint both here at The Daily Digi and through recording The Digi Show. I am always awestruck by Peppermint’s designs! I love the retro, clean look of her designs and I especially love her doodles and word art! Let’s take a closer look at “Narrative” that is included in The Digi Files this month:

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This is just ONE of the collections in The Digi Files during March. Grab it by becoming a member!

Here are some layouts created using Peppermint Granberg’s contribution:

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Layout by Heddy. Supplies: Narrative by One Little Bird Designs; Jumpers 17-20 by Crystal Livesay.
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Layout by Jacki. Supplies: Narrative by One Little Bird Designs.

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Layout by Lauren. Supplies: Narrative by One Little Bird Designs.
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Layout by Katie. Supplies: Narrative by One Little Bird Designs; One Little Bird Flight Plan No. 6 template; Font: Century Gothic; Photo by Rachel Hood Remember This Photography.

You can see more layouts created with this kit on our “Team Inspiration” page.

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3 Totally Random Things About Me:

1. When I was a kid I could do an almost superhuman volume of sit-ups at a time so my dad would constantly challenge people sit-up contests ON MY BEHALF. Unsolicited contest organization, mind you, with no prize package for the winner. Sometimes he would even have me do them while I hugged a 10lb. free weight to my chest, and it wasn’t until I was an adult and was telling this story to someone that I ever questioned where the free weight always seemed to come from.

2. I don’t eat anything mint flavored. Feels like cannibalism. It’s a good thing my name isn’t Cupcake Granberg, or French Fries Granberg, because that would really impact two of my favorite food groups.

3. I am nerdy for spreadsheets. Man … I love spreadsheets. I was just telling someone a few weeks ago that my love for spreadsheets runs so deep that it would seem to be a foregone conclusion that I still lived in my mom’s basement (I don’t) and had a questionable track record with hygiene (I’m squeaky clean). But THAT’s how much I love spreadsheets.

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Inspiration comes from the oddest places, this idea was ignited within me when I saw a Jeep commercial using this “genetically engineered to be legendary” tagline. It was such a strong statement, I had to put it on a page.

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I tried my hand at paper scrapbooking after my son was born in 2000 – I had toyed with it a little bit prior to that but the desire to curate moments from our lives in some way went from a casual idea to a ferocious need after the baby. I didn’t last long as a paper scrapper for a number of reasons, but the primary one was that the cost, the mess and my limited access to cool supplies at the time really kept me from enjoying the process.

I started scrapbooking digitally in 2005 but didn’t really begin participating in the community and scrapping on a regular basis until 2007. In 2007 I went all in!

I started designing in January of 2010 and moved to Oscraps in April of 2010. About 6 months ago I re-arranged our lives by leaving my full-time job and I still wake up almost every morning and marvel at the fact that I’m able to call this my job. Stress and all, my hardest days here are still far more rewarding than my best days anywhere else.

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My answer to this hasn’t changed over the years: The Internet. How did people do anything before the Internet? I will occasionally find myself drawn to an ad in a magazine or something that catches my eye at a store. But most of the time? It’s something on the Internet. Doesn’t everything wind up here eventually?

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Computer: I have an HP Desktop running Windows 7 64-bit with 8GB of RAM and 3TB of hard drive space (across two drives). I keep all of my product files, photos and scrapbooking materials on the second drive because it makes back-ups easier. I back that drive up in real-time to a 2TB external drive on-site and off-site to CrashPlan’s servers. I have some real trust issues with hard drives at this point in my life! I have dual 26″ monitors, which were my husband’s suggestion when setting up my office and I thought he was just being “a man” about that – but it may have been the greatest idea he ever had in his life (aside from marrying a real catch like me).

Program: Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, ACDSee and Lightroom 3 (for photo organization and some post-processing).

Camera: I have an old-school Nikon D50 and I almost always have my 55mm lens on it and my Nikon SB-600 flash. I know people hate flashes in general, and I’m no exception, but that SB-600 saves my bacon all the time. I bounce it off the ceiling or off a wall and never have any issues with it.

Anything Else: A Wacom Intuos4 tablet.

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I use the same couple of Photoshop actions for black and white conversions on my photos without exception and they all create a very classic, cool-toned black and white images. Since I gravitate towards creamy neutrals and warm tones a lot on my pages I like to change the tone of the photo subtly to match my page without abandoning my favorite actions – and the quickest way I’ve found to do this is to add a layer above my photo, sample a warmer tone from my background paper or an element with the eyedropper and flood fill that new layer with it. Then I clip it it (CTRL+G) to my photo layer, change the blend mode to Soft Light (or Color, or Overlay, I try a few) and then I adjust the opacity down to 20-30% until it’s a subtle color cast that takes the edge off my overly cool photo. I like to be matchy matchy like that.

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This is like asking me to pick my favorite child (which is one of my primary arguments for only having one!) I really enjoyed the process of creating this kit, though. And I have fond memories of my neighbors watching me wander around my backyard looking for the perfect leaf.

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Hands down, it’s the drop shadows! Every time another product starts to gain on them there will be a fresh wave of interest in them. Creating them was the easy part, I couldn’t have foreseen that troubleshooting them for PSE users would be a two year affair. I only recently (as in end of January) managed to conquer Photoshop Elements and offer a way for PSE 7-10 users to get them installed in their own category in the Effects panel. And PSE users around the world rejoiced! (Or at least I assume they did…)

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Here are some of my favorite products by Peppermint Granberg:

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Here are some more inspirational layouts using Peppermint Granberg’s products. All of the layouts are linked to the originals with credits.
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Save 20% on any order at One Little Designs’ Oscraps store through 3/24/2012 by entering the code TDDReader20 during checkout.

Go have a look in Peppermint Granberg’s store! We will randomly select a winner from the comments to win $10.00 in product from her store! (Comments must be posted before midnight EST to qualify)!

Inspired by One Little Bird Designs

The following layouts were created using Narrative by One Little Bird Designs and included in The Digi Files during March 2012:

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Layout by Heddy. Supplies: Narrative by Peppermint Granberg; various free grunge brushes; Font: DJB I “heart” DJB.
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Layout by Jenn, additional supplies various free grunge brushes, font – DJB I “heart” DJB Fonts
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Layout by Jacki. Supplies: Narrative by Peppermint Granberg.
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Layout by Lauren. Supplies: Narrative by Peppermint Granberg.
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Layout by Katie. Supplies: Narrative by Peppermint Granberg; One Little Bird Flight Plan No. 6 template; Font: Century Gothic; Photo by Rachel Hood Remember This Photography.

Give a Kid a Camera

I take pictures.  Lots of pictures.  After years of taking hundreds of pictures a month, someone who doesn’t even know me would be able to look through my photos and know what is important to me and the way in which I view the world.  This stranger would be able to see what I value, what brings me pleasure, what I find interesting, and what my memories are made of. Photos do that.

And that is why I like to pass my camera off to my kids.  They see me take pictures all the time and naturally, they want to be a part of it. I used to be afraid to let them use my camera, but over time, I have seen the value in it.

Here are six reasons I let my kids have a chance behind the lens:

1. It shows them that I believe in them.  One of the best things I have read in this cialis online past year is a book called, Too Small to Ignore.  In the book, the author (CEO of Compassion International), talks about letting kids do things that seem above them.  Letting them do things you aren’t 100% sure they can do.  Letting them do things they aren’t 100% sure they can do.  This builds confidence in both directions and the child feels loved and trusted with something so important.  Letting my children hold my camera fills them with pride!

2. It lets them be a part of something I love.  Anyone with young children knows that kids love to “help” mom in whatever she is doing.  I firmly believe that we as mothers need to strive to say, “Yes!” to them as often as possible when they are young, especially if we expect them to say “Yes!” to us when they are older. I let my kids cook with me, clean with me, and yes, even take pictures with me.  Participating in things that others love is a big part of being a family.  I love taking pictures and so I want my kids to be a part of it.

3. It helps them start to appreciate the beauty around them. Photography and scrapbooking have done more for my spirit of thankfulness and gratitude than anything else in my life.  Once I started to take pictures and record memories, I was suddenly more aware of everything around me.  The birds were more beautiful.  The flowers were awe-inspiring.  The morning sunset became breath-taking.  The little dimples in my son’s chin made me gasp for breath.  I started to realize that beauty is everywhere, if only we would open our eyes and our souls.  And once I did that, my life has never been the same.  I want that for my kids.  I don’t want them to have to wait until they are adults to start noticing the beauty of creation.  And if photography can help open their eyes now, while they are still young, then I say, “Yes!”

4. It gives them practice in thinking before acting.  All people—but especially children—need some lessons in learning to think before they act. Photography is one way to practice that.  Sure, you can take a camera and click away without any thought, but I have noticed that after a while, my kids see something with their eyes that they want to reproduce on the camera. They slow down, become intentional, think, and then act. What a valuable skill!

5. I get to be in pictures once in a while.  Let’s face it.  Many of us are stay at home mothers and therefore in this season of our life, our days are spent at home with little people.  We spend many hours cooking, cleaning, reading, kissing boo-boos, cuddling, and do everything it takes to run a home.  I don’t want to let this season of my life pass by without any photos to record it.  I love passing the camera to one of the kids and letting them capture this part of who I am.

6. I get to see the world through their eyes. It is so fun to download photos to my computer and see what one of my kids has captured.  I love to see the things that they thought photo-worthy.  The subjects, the angles, and the perspective of the images gives me a tiny peak into their heart.  It says so much to me about who they are when I see what they find interesting or beautiful.

Now, before you get any wrong ideas, my kids do not have access to my camera whenever they please!  I do have rules and guidelines that they abide by. I try to ensure the following:

1. They must always ask.  If they have not gotten permission, they know they are not allowed to touch the camera.

2. They need to be taking pictures only when I am with them.  This way, I can keep an eye on them and make sure they aren’t doing something that could be dangerous to their bodies or to my camera!

3. They have to wear the neck strap at all times (I tie a knot in the back for the little ones so that it won’t be too long.)

4. They can’t use my good lens. If we are at home and they ask, I will put on my kit lens that I never use.  If we are out, I may say no if the only lens I have is my good (and heavy!) one.

5. I put the camera in auto for them (I shoot in manual).  They are too young to know anything about camera settings. Av mode would work too, as long as the lighting wasn’t going to change dramatically.

6. I teach them  how to focus and take the picture.

So what do you think?  Does the thought of passing off your camera to your kids scare you?  Excite you?  My advice to you is to take a deep breath and give it a try.  You never know what you will find!


All of these photos were taken by my children (except the header image, which was taken by my daughter’s eight-year-old  friend).  None of them have been cropped but all have been slightly edited by me (I keep my camera in full-neutral mode so added color and contrast has to be done in post-processing.)


Why It Works

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I love looking at beautiful pages. They inspire me to try new things and learn new tricks. I went through some of The Daily Digi’s team member’s galleries and chose a few to spotlight to help “decode” why the pages work.

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Page by Aaron. Credits.

I love how Aaron positioned all the bright paper circles on a neutral white background to make them pop. He’s also broken up the text into different areas, which makes the reader’s eye move across the page.

The Daily Digi has some tips and tutorials to help you achieve a similar page:

Going to the Circus

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This page by Jenn features a great story, full little details. The page title is the perfect summary of what this page is about. I love how she used the word “circus” in the softly background and wrote “we’re going to the” on top. Definitely a title-trick worth noting. On the left, she used several smaller scale patterns on top of a more neutral zig-zag pattern paper. By controlling the size and colours of the patterns, she was able to combine multiple patterned papers without them being overwhelming.

Learn some related tips in these Daily Digi posts:

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Page by Katie. Credits.

Katie rocked a template here and made it her own. The faded big-picture background adds context to the smaller photo. Check out the shadow detailing on the string. Special touches like that make a page stand out.

What Was I Thinking?

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Trina’s page showcases some lovely, detailed clustering. The photo is the star here because the clustering is arranged in a way that frames the photo and doesn’t eclipse it. The title here is an alpha, but you can make similar style by using your favourite font and the “sticker trick”. (You can also use a purchased doodle action to outline the text.)

So Lucky

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Page by Lauren. Credits.

I love how Lauren has put elements just peeking out from the left and bottom edges of this page, creating a visual triangle with the main photo cluster. The vibrant, energetic orange background is eye-catching, but the softer toned photo is still visible because it contrasts with the background. The word-strip title adds a great hand-cut touch to the page.

You might find some more useful information here:

I hope you enjoyed these great pages by my teammates. I am so very lucky to be able to learn from them month after month here at The Daily Digi!

Fridays always amaze me!

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We recorded a new episode of The Digi Show and had Ronnie Crowley (one of our readers/listeners) back with us to talk all about how we curate ideas for our scrapping. You can listen to the show here or in iTunes. Be sure to check out the link in the show notes to get a free month of The Digi Game if you sign up for True Scrap using our link. All the details are in this post.

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I’m so excited to show you what’s going out TODAY to our newsletter subscribers as a FREE GIFT from the designers at THE LILYPAD! You are signed up, right? The great news is that if you missed it (weren’t signed up in time, it will go out to all newsletter subscribers eventually) 🙂

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I’m always amazed at how many fun finds there are each week to share with you on Fridays! The designers in digi land work so hard to keep us supplied with such fun goodies! Check out all beautiful new designs:

If you live in Texas, you know what Spring Time brings – Bluebonnets!! Weather you have kids or furry children, we’ve all taken a turn taking pictures with these beautiful flowers!  Also check out the matching Alpha!

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NEW!! fabric scrap stitched flowers by sahlin studio 20% OFF thru Mar 4th

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Kaye Winiecki has 2 new products for the March BYOC out today!

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Liz has a new set of Double Page Templates that you aren’t going to want to miss. There are lots of places for photos. Plus these would look great as single page layouts too.

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Heather T. has a lovely, elegant, vintage-style kit coming out at MScraps today – Treasured.

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Jenn Labre is guesting at The Digi Chick during March and debuting with a sweet new kit called Family Rules. Grab it for 20% off today only and get a free add-on with purchase!

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Dúnia has a new kit – Learn to Fly

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Mye De Leon has this superb collection this week! It’s a fabulous travel kit called Ticket To Ride at Gotta Pixel. It’s on sale for 30% off but if you get the BUNDLE, you’ll save even more. This is definitely a must have!

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Melancholia is a normal part of life and what better way then to scrap away the blues. Blue is the perfect kit to put your feelings onto a visual media. It’s scrap therapy as only ViVa Artistry can do. 20% off today only.

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Rubia has a new freebie on her facebook fan page

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Karen Lewis is now at Scrapbook Graphics! Take 25% off for the Grand Opening March Sale.  Product being added all month long.

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Get Smiles Are Never Wasted free this week when you spend $10 or more in a single purchase at SSD.

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Flergs has a super fun Memories Captured Collection out!

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Kate Hadfield has some new fairytale themed doodles as part of The Lilypad’s March BYOC collection! Happily Ever After is on sale at 20% off all weekend!

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Check out this amazing close out bundle deal from Baersgarten!

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Designs by Lili has this set of 3×4 doodled cards. It’s fully customizable and perfect for Project Life or Project 365! On sale all weekend.

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This new collab from Amanda Heimann and Sugarplum Paperie is so pretty!

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TDD readers save 20% off Misty Cato’s new release, The Game is Afoot, using coupon code itsamystery at checkout.

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It’s a Rainbow Collection! Reds and yellows and greens oh my! looking for a green flower? A blue paper? What about a silver alpha? Well, look no further than this massive collection to fulfill and complete whatever kit you are working with! Remember the quickies are free with purchase until Wednesday. Chelle also has a new you tube video on recoloring out!

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Karla Dudley and Tiffany Tillman have a great new collab out today

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New from Laura Banasiak, Color the World! Perfect for scrapbooking
your child’s artwork or love of painting!

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Jaque Larsen has a FANTASTIC collab with Emily Merritt! It doesn’t go on SALE (to the public) until Saturday, March 3rd. But she has made it available to TDD readers early!!! As well as offer an additional 15% OFF coupon to the already discounted sale price of 20% OFF! TDD readers can use the code: HTT_TDD to get the additional 15% OFF!
And by following this link can find the kit ‘Here to There’,
Inspired by Dr. Seuss, his birthday and the new movie release of
The Lorax.

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Have a happy and scrappy weekend!

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P.S. Bonnie was the winner randomly selected from the comments on Hidden Heart’s feature post from Monday. She received $10 in product from Re!

Marching in With New Designers

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It’s an exciting time here at The Daily Digi! It’s the day we launch a new issue of The Digi Files. Many of our members have already downloaded their new goodies for the month (I got several emails from members last month that said they actually set their alarm clocks to wake them up during the middle of the night so they can download). Annual members get access to their downloads as soon as the the calendar turns to a new month, monthly members get access as soon as their payments automatically process through PayPal.

I’m excited to welcome a new set of designers to The Files this month. As always, we have something for everyone! A big WELCOME to:

One Little Bird Designs

Misty Cato

Faith True Originals

ScrapBookGraphics

KsQuared

Karen Lewis Designz

Designs by Anita

As a member of The Digi Game, you get:

  • Try new-to-you designers with a very low risk.
  • Stock up on high quality products at an extremely low price.
  • Get layout ideas for the products included (in the Playbook).
  • Learn the latest digital scrapbooking techniques in the Playbook.
  • Products are automatically added to your account each month, no checkout or PayPal login required

Here’s what some of our members left in the comments yesterday:

“I’ve been with you since your launch and there has not been one single month that I have ever been disappointed by the wonderful offerings…I did LOVE Stolen Moments this month and I really appreciated getting the fonts!” – Cindy J

“What’s not to love about The Daily Digi? Every month you have a collection of kits that are always varied but always beautiful. You have contributions from all of my favorite designers, and the freebies that come along throughout the month are always a happy surprise. Most of all, I love the ideas you share both on the site and in the Digi Playbook. I’ve gotten tons of good ideas from everyone at The Daily Digi! Such a great value for the money. Thanks! :)“ –  Virginia Pratt

“…I have collected 998 MBs of scrappy-goodness. I have 1,004 individual files in exchange for $7.50 [per month]. Where else could I get that? It’s well rounded collection of the best digi scrap available. What more can one want?

I may have to stay up late tonight to get the next installment. I’m so excited!!!” – Carrie

Here are the random winners chosen from yesterday’s post:

Amber
LeslieM
Pat
Sharon
Carol
Kathy
Doggino

Each of the commenters won $10 in product from one of the designers that we featured during February. All codes have been emailed! Smile