bookshelf… Not to mention I didn’t keep up with any current books at all. Sure, I managed to squeak out a couple pages when I was still single and if I
had a three day weekend, but those crafting days were far and few between. So what’s a
memory making, scrapbook loving, busy girl to do? Go digital! Duh.
about 5 years since I made the switch to 100% digital scrapbooking. It just
makes the most sense for this season of life where my crafting time is
extremely limited. Besides, it’s the most cost-effective option as well… I
don’t have to print the pictures I don’t have to buy an album I don’t have to
buy paper, stickers… you get the idea.
give over the last 5 years has been albums to my closest girlfriends. It started
off with my best friend Leah and then trickled down to everyone else.
the paparazzi of the group, and I’m always taking photos, it seems only fitting
that I document the journey of each of their weddings. I aptly named the albums “The journey to
becoming Mr. and Mrs. _____”.
I took photos from their engagements all
the way through the rehearsal dinners (with everything in between) and compiled them in a digital
scrapbook. It made the perfect gift for the bride and groom on their one year anniversary.
It took a little work and time to upload everything and do some journaling in
the scrapbook, but it’s nice that
the photos have a home and they can be enjoyed rather than just being stored on my
external hard drive.
by far, is Shutterfly.
Here’s why: the website is user friendly, the
quality is exceptional, and they offer so many deals and coupons that the price
can’t be beat… Believe me I’ve done my research and I’ve tried.
also has amazing customer service. On the rare occasion that something has been
wrong with an item I ordered, Shutterfly has been quick to send a replacement
at no additional charge.
So, this year I working really hard on uploading photos and putting them in my 2015 book every Sunday (my own version of Scrapbook Sunday via A Beautiful Mess).
I am also making my own “Becoming Mr. and Mrs. Laney” album with all the details as we plan our summer wedding! Eeep!
If you’re interested in making your own album, click here and take advantage of Shutterfly running a promotion for 50% off hard cover photobooks (and 30% off everything else) with the code “HAPPYFOURTH” through tomorrow, July 8, 2015.
Now, if only I could win the lotto and have as much crafting time as my creative heart desires.
Hey, a girl can dream.
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