Try Digital Crafting for FREE!

Have you ever wondered if you would enjoy creating scrapbooks or cards using software instead of cardstock and paper?  Wonder no more… now you can "try it before you buy it!"

Beginning on February 1, 2012, Stampin' Up! is offering a FREE 30-day trial for the My Digital Studio Express software.

Simply visit my online store, put item number 129600 in your shopping cart, and download the program!  Your 30-day trial begins when you do this!

I've used this software for quite a while now, so I hope you will give it at try – and contact me if you have any questions!

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Digital Birthday Card with My Digital Studio

I am a "traditional" paper-crafter, so I haven't done a lot of digital scrapbooking or card-making.  I have been playing with the digital software by Stampin' Up! called My Digital Studio more and more lately, and I've really enjoyed it.

I've used the MDS software to create the blog header and buttons you find on my site, and I've made a sample scrapbook album for my recent Simply Scrapbooking Series.  However, I had never made a card and then had it printed before… until now!

This card could not have been easier.  I used a card already included in the MDS software, and just made slight changes to it.  For example, the "Happy Birthday" was a different sentiment, and I moved some elements around to accomodate the ribbon I added when I got my card in the mail.

Here are photos of the card (it's 6×6) as it arrived in my mailbox, and the card with buttons and ribbon added – also called a hybrid project.

I hope you enjoyed this project.  If you want to learn more about digital desiging or incorporating digital into your traditional crafting, then contact me for more information!  I am working out details for a My Digital Studio class, so watch my calendar!

Happy Crafting!


Digital Scrapbooking with My Digital Studio

I've been playing around with the My Digital Studio software from Stampin' Up! quite a bit lately.  It's been a fun & interesting experience, especially since I love crafting with real paper.  I recently finished my sample album for my Simply Scrapbooking class on Friday, and I was able to completely recreate the album digitally, too!  The more I play with the software, the more I love it!

I didn't know until last week that Stampin' Up! releases new download nearly every week (on Tuesdays!)

If you need more information about My Digital Studio then contact me! I would love to plan a class or workshop for you and your friends to show you just how fun and versatile this software truly is!

Happy Digital Crafting!