​Good News for Memory Keepers

There are lots of reason to be a memory keeper. I’ve talked about my personal reasons for scrapbooking: HERE, HERE, and in one of the lessons of my WATCH ME SCRAP class.

Some people do it for the creative outlet and some for the community of other women, but the majority of memory keepers do it because they want to preserve their memories for their kids and families. In short, they want to share their story.

And that’s good news!

According to the New York Times bestseller, The Secrets of Happy Families, research shows that the number one predictor of a child’s emotional well-being is if a child knows his or her family history.

Isn’t that amazing? According to the author,

“Researchers showed that the kids who know more about their family history had a greater belief that they could control there world and a higher degree of self-confidence. It was was the number one predictor of emotional well-being.”


The article I read goes on to say,


“But here’s what really interesting:recounting your family history is not just telling kids, ‘Our family is awesome.’ Recounting the tough times, the challenges your family faced and overcame, is key.”


Isn’t that just what we as scrapbookers do? We share the good times. We share the hard times. We tell our family stories. And according to research, our children will be better for it.

My Life of Learning

My Life of Learning
is an EXCLUSIVE collection to THE DAILY DIGI that is FREE to
subscribers of THE DIGI GAME after their 48th payment (or 48th month for
annual members). “My Life of Learning” contains: 124 papers, over 200 elements, 5 alphas, 4
templates and 8 brushes. This amazing collection was created by 27 of the
top digital scrapbooking designers (all of whom are previous
contributors to
THE DIGI FILES). Here’s a closer look at everything that is included in “My Life of Learning:”

Amy Wolff

Angelclaud ArtRoom

Bella Gypsy Designs

Chelle’s Creations

Crossbone Cuts

Digilicious Design

Erica Zane

Etc by Danyale

Fiddle-Dee-Dee Designs

Flergs

Heather T.

Jennifer Labre Designs

Kimeric Kreations

Kristin Aagard

Queen Wild Scraps

Re Kneipp

Sahlin Studio

Sausan Designs

Scrapbook Lady

Snips and Snails Designs

Studio Blagovesta Gosheva

Studio Vicki Robinson

Studio ViVa Artistry

Studio Wendy

Sugary Fancy Designs

Tangie Baxter

Two More Days

Vicki Stegall

Steph

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WELCOME BACK to Miss Mint from Peppermint Creative! I was so excited about Miss Mint’s completely pocket scrapping contribution to The Digi Files this month! It’s a spin-off (pun intended) of one of her previous contributions to The Digi Files, that she says, is still one of her most popular selling kits to this day. So many FUN and bright colors, along with great word art; all typical of Miss Mint. Let’s take a closer look at “LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition” that is included in
The Digi Files this month:



This is ONE of SEVEN collections you get when you become a member of
The Digi Game this month. You also get an interactive Playbook (in PDF and iBooks formats) that has lots of ideas for using the supplies including techniques, tips, and tricks! All of that, including access to exclusive collaborations every four months you are a member, for only $7.50 total per month! Here are some layouts created using Miss Mint’s contribution:

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Layout by Anne. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Polly Love, Featuring [KIM] (template) by Amy Martin; Page Rims3 (frame) by Lauren Reid; Font: Courier New.

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Layout by Katie. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Segmented by Scrapbook Lady; Fonts: Courier.

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Layout by Sula. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Extra Credit (paper) by Karah Fredricks.

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Layout by Heddy. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint.

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

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Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be back for a third time at The Daily Digi. My name is Pamela but around digi-land I’m best known as Miss Mint or MM for short. I’m the owner/designer/tech support/customer service representative/social media & marketing manager/regular gal Friday behind Peppermint Creative. I live in Toronto, Canada and spend far too much time in front of my computer which is why when I’m not working you will likely find me at the gym. One incredibly exciting bit of news since I was last here is that I’ve launched a second business as a stylist with Stella & Dot; a company giving women the means and opportunity to truly define and style their own lives, to find financial freedom and more importantly, to find their joy. I’m now coaching women all over the country on how to duplicate the success I’ve had. It has been life changing for me and I’m finding it to be the perfect balance to what I do everyday at Peppermint Creative.

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I love this page because it’s absolutely ridiculous. I spotted these adult onesies at Target while on a road trip through Maine last year and decided I couldn’t NOT try one on purely for the photo opp. I didn’t buy it though I have to admit, it was pretty cozy. I love the big black letters running down the side of this page. I didn’t want to add too many embellishments so I stuck with a huge title and snips of paper under my photos.



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started

I used to say that I was probably one of the only designers that was never a scrapbooker, but alas that myth was debunked last week when my Mom pulled out a very rudimentary scrapbook I made on a giant coil bound pad of purple construction paper of our family trip to Israel when I was 13. So I guess it was in me all along.

My professional background is in copywriting and graphic design. I worked at an interactive advertising agency for a while and then did some freelance design but found it really creatively unfulfilling. I stumbled upon the world of digital scrapbooking by accident about 8 years ago while trying to create what I had previously thought was my first scrapbook of a recent vacation. I was immediately excited about the idea of designing instead of scrapbooking and my graphic design background provided me with enough technical knowledge to start experimenting.

I started building my website while trying to figure out how to design scrapbook kits and in 2006, Peppermint Creative launched as a hobby but quickly and rather unexpectedly turned into a full time job. That wasn’t in the plan (heck, there was no plan) but I’m very grateful and feel very lucky to have the freedom to do something I love with people I love and work from home.

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My amazing customers and my super talented team. I’m really not much of a scrapbooker. I don’t have kids. I just like to design. So my inspiration mainly comes from my team, my friends and my fabulous Minty fans, customers and friends. They are not shy to tell me what they want to see.

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Computer: I’m currently working on a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display with 16 GB of RAM. I was worried that it wouldn’t be enough power to keep up with me but it’s been amazing. I have a 2TB EHD containing all my documents and files so I don’t store my content on the laptop itself. There is just too much. When I’m home I have it hooked up to two external Cinema displays so I get the real estate of the big screen and the optional the portability of the laptop. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?

Program: I’m rocking Photoshop CS6 and Adobe Illustrator CS6. Can’t live without them.

Camera: I shoot with a Canon 7D which I’m ashamed to admit I have not been using nearly as much as I should. Lenses: 50mm f/1.8, 17-85mm f/1.4-5.6, 75-300mm f/1.4-5.6 and the 430EX Speedlite External Flash. I also use my Olympus Pen E-PL1 quite a bit but now which is a cross between a point and shoot and a DSLR, which is pretty cool but now that I have the iPhone5 I’ve been using that as my camera most often. I am totally obsessed with Instagram. Everything looks a little bit better with a filter.

Anything Else: I also use a Wacom Tablet (love), an HP 4850 scanner, a Silhouette SD on occasion and don’t get me started on printers. My beloved Canon finally bit the dust after 8+ years and I’m still looking for an adequate replacement. Suggestions are welcome.

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My most useful tip is to use a lesser known Photoshop function to open multiple files at once and have them all placed on a single document for you. This is a great time-saving tip that make using your digital alphabet sets or piling a ton of elements onto a page a lot faster.

STEP 1: In Photoshop, select FILE>SCRIPTS>LOAD FILES INTO STACK.
STEP 2: Click BROWSE and go find the alphabet/elements you want to use. STEP 3: Select all your files. Hold down the SHIFT KEY to select multiple files
STEP 4: Select OPEN and OK
STEP 5: Sit back and watch your computer go nuts . It will open and stack your files onto one new document and each layer will keep it’s original file name. You can then drag that whole stack onto your page.

Full tutorial with screenshots on my blog.

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I don’t like to play favorites but if I had to choose I think the Little Learner LIP Pocket Card Collection would top my list. School is a really fun theme to design and I’ve gotten great feedback on this particular collection. Fun colors, lots of variety and very useable for all your kindergarten & elementary school memories. My team really loved the bright primary colors and it’s been one of my top selling LIP (Life In Pictures) collections so I think it’s definitely a favorite by general consensus. I also created one for the older kids (high school, university, continuing education), which is a close second.


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People have really been loving the flexibility and versatility of these journal card templates. They are completely customizable (change text, fonts, colors and layout) so they easily integrate into any page you’re making regardless of theme or color scheme. They are a great starting point for those who want to customize or who feel restricted by pre-designed products.


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Here are some of my favorite products by Miss Mint:


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


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Go have a look in Miss Mint’s store! We will randomly select TWO winners to win $10 in product! All winners will be selected through the Rafflecopter widget below. There are several ways to enter and you can do ALL of them to gain more entries for yourself!

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Inspired by Miss Mint

The following layouts were created using “iRock Edition Pocket Style Card Kit” by Miss Mint and included in
The Digi Files during September, 2014:

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Layout by Anne. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Template by Our Misadventures; Overlays by Lori Barnhurst; Flowers by Kitschy Digitals; Border by Heidi Larsen; Arrow by Tracy Martin; Font: The Sharon.

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Layout by Anne. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Polly Love, Featuring [KIM] (template) by Amy Martin; Page Rims3 (frame) by Lauren Reid; Font: Courier New.

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Layout by Katie. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Segmented by Scrapbook Lady; Fonts: Courier.

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Layout by Sula. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint; Extra Credit (paper) by Karah Fredricks.

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Layout by Heddy. Supplies: LIP Pocket Style Card Kit: iRock Edition by Miss Mint.

Where is Your Focus?

A few weeks ago, I was visiting my sister and we spent a beautiful Saturday at a lake near her home. We had a wonderful morning swimming, watching the kids play, and talking.

I took advantage of some peaceful moments when my husband was hiking with some of the kids by taking out my camera and some of the lenses that I don’t get a chance to use very often. I love my Canon 100mm 2.8 macro lens, and it had been a while since it had come out to play.

Near the sand where my little ones were playing were some pretty plants. I love taking pictures of pretty summer things and this day was no exception.

I got my settings where I wanted them, found my focus, and snapped.

I love that macro lenses (and a shallow depth of field) allow you the chance to focus specifically where you want, letting everything else fade into the background. Who knew little black seeds could be so pretty?

I wanted to snap another photo but had moved to answer a question for my sweet three-year-old. When I turned back, the pretty seeds I was so enamored with weren’t there. I looked up from my camera to see if I was in a different spot, but sure enough, the seeds were there. And yet my camera was focusing somewhere else. I snapped again.

Can you believe that was taken in the exact same spot? (Look at the long vertical stem about 2/3 of the way to the right to see how the photos line up).

Focus is everything.

I took another one, this time being intentional about staying in nearly the same spot (I am a little bit over to the right — again, look for the strong vertical stem, this time slightly to the left of center) and yet finding a new place to focus.

Same spot. Three different photos. Yes, focus is everything. In photography. In life.


As I scrolled through my photos on my camera, I kept coming back to these three. How much truth to life exists in such a small little photography shoot!

As memory keepers, we get to choose our focus. We choose the focus of our photos and we choose the focus of our memories, our stories. We can stand in the same place in life and choose to see different things. We can choose to focus on one thing over another, to see the good and beautiful.

I am all for scrapping the hard times, the real times. However, I also want to be intentional about the realization that I have the choice to view situations in different ways. It’s a matter of my focus.

As you start a new week, I want to encourage you to stop and think about your focus. From where you are standing and from what you see, ask yourself this: Could this be viewed another way? Can I stand here and see something different than what I am currently seeing?

These two questions will take your far…both in your photography and in your life.

Looking for Road Trip Scrapping Inspiration

I know, I know. You are probably sick of reading about our road trip. I apologize. It’s just one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences with our little kids and I want to suck every ounce of memory out of this trip. I’ve shared a lot already, including Why We’re Roadtripping. If you want to see more photos, you can always check out my personal blog.

Now that I have made major progress in choosing the photos I want to keep, I need to start getting inspired to scrap them. I will make one big album with mostly photos, but I know that there are a lot of things we have done that I want to make layouts of. To get inspired, I had to look no further than Pinterest. Just searching for “road trip layouts” brought up an amazing array of inspirational layouts. Here are just a few I loved (all images are linked to their source).

I love the title work with the map cut outs. So cool!


The black and white photos in this pocket scrapping spread are so beautiful. I don’t think of B&W for road trips, but now I really want to try it!


I think the keys are such a perfect touch to this layout!


The white half map with the colorful patterned paper states makes this layout so fun and intriguing. It totally draws the viewer in!


I think this layout is so fun. The map background, the tiny taped photos, the push pins..it’s all so fun!


Nettio’s infamous layout and the free template she made would be so perfect for a road trip layout!


This is probably my favorite of the bunch! I love the hexagon photos, the bright colors, the state signs…everything. I can’t wait to scraplift it!


What about you? Have you scrapped any roadtrip layouts you want to show me? I’ll take all the inspiration I can get!

Here are some other posts that you might want to check out:

Come Away With Me (a travel journal project)

How To Take a Photo From a Moving Car

Travel Games

Digi Scrapping Your Travels

The Portable Digi Scrapper


Falling For Funtastic Fridays

Fridays are full of digi goodness, and today is no exception! Here’s what’s new this week…

Misty Cato and Tickled Pink Studio’s Dear Tooth Fairly looks adorable and perfect for grins with toothless gaps.

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New Mixed Media Kitet- Persimmon & Beige, by Vinnie Pearce Design. USE CODE: ddmmkpb20 for an extra 20% off.

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Currently is brand new from Jennifer Labre this week. Full of lots of listy bits and fun elements, this kit is a definite must-have!

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Awesome by Erica Zane at SSD is a super versatile kit full of fun colors and a whole lot of awesomeness!

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In Fuss Free: Straight To The Heart and Fuss Free: Straight To The Heart 2, chevrons and arrows lead the eye straight to the photos, the heart of the layout. Paint and heart doodles, doilies and lovely leaf and flower clusters make these striking! The templates are Fresh Fruit priced at 20% off, and if you purchase Set 1, you’ll receive Set 2 FREE! Offer valid through September 18, 2014.

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Maya de Groot is celebrating with a sale and a designer spotlight! Come play the challenges

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Scrapping with Liz just released her latest Daily Life Template set, and her Summer Rewind Templates. You can grab them both at 20% off through 9/19.

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Stolen Moments has four fabulous new products perfect for documenting your fall memories! A kit, alpha and set of pocket cards mean there’s something for everyone!

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Kate Hadfield has a new kit (yes, a full kit!) celebrating the last few weeks of summer and those lazy, sun-filled weekends with family and friends! Weekend At Home is 20% off all weekend!

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Studio Wendy has 2 new sets of Lightroom templates. If you’ve never collaged in Lightroom, these come with a video explaining how. And, check out her new Designer Services… Quality Review and Monthly Mentoring!

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The Studio Girls released their latest Studio Mix perfect for your autumn pages.

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This perfectly pink kit by Libby Pritchett is perfect for scrapping the girliest girls in your life! Coordinating artsy papers, alphas, and word strips also available.

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Bella Gypsy has 2 new kits and two new Free With Purchase specials!

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Studio Vicki Robinson introduces her new kit “Choices’ available exclusively at Scrapbookgraphics. 20% off through September 18th.

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aA Designs is celebrating 3 years at Oscraps with a 33% store-wide SALE (some exclusions apply) and a FREE with $33 purchase Artsy Template MultiPack valued at $20.00. We’re also searching for 2 new aA Team members if your up for a challenge or 2. Get all the info at Anna Aspnes Designs as well as a peek at this week’s 2 new releases.

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Queen Wild Scraps is traveling to the Atlantic Coast with her newest release!

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Two More Days digital designs have returned home to twomoredays.org! Celebrate with 30% off storewide including our newest releases Little Things and So Tiny. Purchase Little Things before Tuesday, September 16th and receive So Tiny for free!

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Meagan’s Creations has a fabulous fall freebie for you on her blog- also a coupon to save 35% off any “Life is Wonderfall” product! Go to her blog to check both of them out!

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Dunia released a new set of Insta love templates.

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Danielle Young has a colorful new freebie at The Pocket Source! Join the group to grab this exclusive download.

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Sweet Shoppe Designs has new products in their BARGAIN BITES section and Janet has one of her oh-so-popular SCRAP YOUR HEART OUT collections in for 40% off. Grab it HERE.

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Free Spirit, New from Kimeric Kreations

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Inspiration comes in the form of encouragement this week at Etc by Danyale! We should believe in ourselves no matter what challenges that may appear in our path. She Believes is a kit collection dedicated to her daughter that fought overcome challenges and is perfect for many everyday cheerful pages. There is a Bonus Paper Pack included in the bundle or Free w/kit Purchase!

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That’s it for today!

Yin Designs Template 410 to 415

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It’s a joy to welcome back Yin of Simply Yin Designs!! I have been a long time user of Yin’s templates because I always love the end result pages I create when I start with Yin’s templates as a foundation! I was so excited to FINALLY chat live with Yin all the way in Singapore! Yin is such a delight and passionate memory keeper with a strong desire to help others document their lives. I got a lot of tips as I heard about her process, goals, and projects.You can
listen below (on the site) or
download here.

Let’s take a closer look at “Yin Templates 410 to 415” that is included in
The Digi Files this month:



This is ONE of SEVEN collections you get when you become a member of
The Digi Game this month. You also get an interactive Playbook (in PDF and iBooks formats) that has lots of ideas for using the supplies including techniques, tips, and tricks! All of that, including access to exclusive collaborations every four months you are a member, for only $7.50 total per month! Here are some layouts created using Yin Designs’ contribution:

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Layout by Vicki. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Scenes by One Little Bird Designs; Fonts: Caviar Dreams, Calibri.

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Layout by SuzyQ. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Coconut Tree by Sara Gleason, Fonts: The Dirty Dame by Heather Joyce.

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Layout by Monica. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Missing You by Tracy Martin Designs; Fonts: Traveling Typewriter, Waltograph.

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Layout by Jacki. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Last Bell by Misty Cato.

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

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I’m Yin, of Yin Designs, and I am humbled and extremely honored to be on The Digi Files for the fourth time. Thank you to Steph and the team for welcoming me again!
My husband, myself and our two teenage sons live in always warm and sunny Singapore. The boys have inspired most of my memory keeping and if you follow my blog you will know that I’m in the stages of creative scrapbooking outside the box – finding ways to record our lives and memories with teenagers who run away from having their pictures taken! With one son living in hostel and soon to be drafted into the army (compulsory two year national service for all Singaporean boys), and the other close behind, I’m also in the throes of soon-to-be-empty-nesters, I’m not sure what form my scrapbooking will take then, but right now it is more precious and important than ever to me, to capture everything on my pages and layouts!

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Recently we celebrated our twentieth anniversary and I made a photobook to celebrate the occasion. It was such a trip! To look back and look forwards spanning photos from the time we met (we were fifteen!), were dating, got married, had babies, to now. How blessed and thankful we are!
As part of the book, I did a few pages that celebrated what defines us, one of which was a layout of us as Beach Bums. We have spent every June at some beach resort or other all our lives, and when the boys were younger, spent every public holiday at our local beach, now live within walking distance of the beach, and just plain love it, so this layout just about sums it all up.



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Credits: Beach word art by SuddenlyArtistic; Cottontail (paper) by Amy Wolff; {Beach Bums} Word Art by Creativity By Crystal.



started

We have a standing family joke where my husband insists that without him, none of this scrapbooking and Yin Designs will have been possible. Well it’s true that he was the one who pointed me to scrapbooking, by handing me a copy of Creating Keepsakes from our local library (this was 2005) saying, “I think you might be interested in this”. Boy little did he know! I was completely absorbed, started making layouts with whatever I can lay my hands on, but soon found digital layouts in CK that started me on Adobe Photoshop. I joined online communities, learnt whatever I could from photoshop application books, started making layouts! I even had a short stint as a kit designer, which was so exciting! But I gave that up as I wanted to focus on my own memory keeping.
That’s why when I started sharing my templates and Yin Designs, I promised myself that all the templates will be from layouts I have made for myself. I will always be a scrapbooker first, designer second 🙂

inspired

Because all the templates are from my own layouts, ultimately it is our family photos, stories and pages that inspire me. Before I start every layout, I look at how many photos I have selected (always a lot, lol) for that page, whether it is a scene that should feel fun, formal, or grand, whether there is any photo that should be enlarged and be the central focus, and from these, a layout (or template) is born 🙂

tools

Computer: My Lenovo idea centre died last year and now I’m on a Toshiba LXb30 (with built in 24″ monitor) running on Windows 7 with 16 GB RAM, and 1 TB memory, which is great!! I keep my digital kits and supplies on separate external hard disk drives and plug them in when I’m working on layouts.



Program: My younger son is taking Art Elective program in school and last year he started me on Adobe Illustrator using a Bamboo tablet, so I’ve added that program to my trusty old Adobe Photoshop CS4.

Camera: I upgraded from iphone 4 to 5s late last year and I’m so pleased with the quality of my phone pictures, so for capturing daily memories and moments I use entirely my iphone! Our travel photos are mostly captured by my Dh using his Canon S90 for years and he too finally upgraded to…… (drumroll), the Canon S120 (can you tell he is a faithful sort of guy).

Anything Else: Nothing else, I’m quite low tech as they come 🙂

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Another of our standing joke is that the husband also thinks that the success of Yin Templates is due to the brilliance of the photos he takes that feature on our layouts. Well the truth is I process and adjust all the photos that end up on our layouts, shhh!
I have been wanting to learn how to do editing in adobe camera RAW and other more fancy presets & tools, but actually had been relying on simple tweaking in Adobe photoshop for years, so perhaps this can be called a tip.
The primary two ‘adjustment’ features I use all the time in Photoshop are the ‘Levels’ and the ‘Photo Filter’. By moving the three levers in ‘Levels’ I can brighten and sharpen a photo very quickly. I also apply the warming and cooling ‘photo filters’ as necessary if the photos were taken in lighting that were too flourescent or with too much of yellowish tinge. I love that they are not fancy but are very quick and easy to use!

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I can’t get over my Twentieth Anniversary album, so Templates 358 and 359 sets which are based on the layouts in that album are my current favorite products. It was a departure from my usual matted photo templates. I did not want a formal, serious anniversary album, and opted for a fun, happy sort of feel, since that seem to represent the sort of folks we are. It was also my first try at using Illustrator to make these doodled frames, I love the effect it had on the book!


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Since 2012 these sets of Bi-monthly (or Half Monthly) templates have been my most popular products. They are Yin Templates sets 290, 317, and 380, with a total assortment of 24 different layouts, each featuring 15 or 16 photos, making up a month of daily photos.
I have been using them for my own photos-a-day, helping me document each month and whole years (since 2012) easily and happily. You can read more of my process on my blog, but basically I take a picture on my phone, save them on one of the 365 apps. At the end of the month, open two of these templates, slot all the pictures in, add minimal embellishments, month in review journalling, and I’m done. It takes me about two nights a month. Judging by their popularity, I hope many others are feeling the same way about documenting their days!


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Here are some of my favorite products by Yin:


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


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Save 40% at Yin Designs on a purchase of 5 or more items with coupon code 2P547389.



Go have a look in Yin’s store! We will randomly select TWO winners to win $10 in product! All winners will be selected through the Rafflecopter widget below. There are several ways to enter and you can do ALL of them to gain more entries for yourself!

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Inspired by Yin Designs

The following layouts were created using “Yin Templates 410 to 415” by Yin Designs and included in
The Digi Files during September, 2014:

Layout by SharonS. Supplies: Template 412 by Yin Designs; My Life of Learning by The Daily Digi; Borders by Kaye Winiecki; Fonts: CK 8 Ball, CK Summer.

Layout by Yin. Supplies: Template 412 by Yin Designs; Awesome2 (Alpha) by Karah Fredricks; Doodle border and crossword paper by Gina Cabrera; Days of December (paper) by Tracy Martin.

Layout by Yin. Supplies: Template 415 by Yin Designs; Strawberry Swirl (Alpha) by Kaye Winiecki; I’m a Good Helper (Mini Screw) by Pretty in Green; Daydream (Paint splatter) by Tracy Martin; Wooden Papers by Erica Zwart Designs.

Layout by Tracey Browning. Supplies: Template 410 by Yin Designs; Ocean Sands by Shabby Miss Jenn.

Layout by Tracey Browning. Supplies: Template 414 by Yin Designs; A New Day by Eva Kipler – A New Day; Autumn Song-Wood (alpha) by Meghan Mullins.

Layout by Hannah Hurey. Supplies: Template 413 by Yin Designs; Papers from Camp (July 2012 Blog Hop).

Layout by Hannah Hurey. Supplies: Template 414 by Yin Designs; Until Then (papers) by Andi Walker; Texture overlay by Linda Sattgast.

Layout by Marlyn Ramirez. Supplies: Template 411 by Yin Designs; Kit by Word Art World by Jennifer.

Layout by Marlyn Ramirez. Supplies: Template 413 by Yin Designs; Essence 2 Bundle by Les Idees de Christine; Word art by Kathy Winters Designs.

Layout by Marlyn Ramirez. Supplies: Template 410 by Yin Designs; Moment of Eternity 2 Bundle CU and Presence 2 by Les Idees de Christine; A Day at the Museum (alpha) by Word Art World by Jennifer; Font: The Director by Tangie Baxter Designs

Layout by JennyB. Supplies: Template 411 by Yin Designs; Sequoia Tree by Sara Gleason; Reflection Alpha by Stolen Moments Design; Fairest One of All by Sahlin Studio (brad); Project Mouse At Sea (sun) by Britt-ish Designs; Fonts: CK Cursive, F25 Executive.

Layout by Tammy. Supplies: Roller Coasters & Cotton Candy by Chelle’s Creations; Template by Simply Yin Designs; Fonts: BoyzRGross, Brady Bunch, Harlow Solid Italic, Goofball, Neuton Cursive, Ravie & Century Gothic.


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Layout
by SuzyQ. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Coconut
Tree by Sara Gleason, Fonts: The Dirty Dame by Heather Joyce.

LO3

Layout
by Monica. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Missing
You by Tracy Martin Designs; Fonts: Traveling Typewriter, Waltograph.

LO3

Layout by Jacki. Supplies: Yin Templates 410 to 415 by Yin Designs; Last Bell by Misty Cato.