Thursday, September 29, 2011

MyMemories Software Giveaway Winner

The results are in, and has selected Mandy of Beads for Brains to receive a free copy of the MyMemories digital scrapbooking suite! Even though the software is intended for family photos, just like a traditional scrapbook, there are endless possibilities for creating beautiful jewelry and beading presentations. I can’t wait to see what Mandy can do with the fun layouts and decorations!

I’ve been having a great time playing with papers and embellishments, and finding new ways to present photos and make them look even better than before. The blank layouts provide a great jumping off point, and they can be edited and altered until everything looks right. I tried making a little presentation for A Bracelet a Week with a simple 16-image layout. With some tinkering, I got pages like this one:

A Bracelet a Week Photo Collage

Then I decided to really make use of having multiple images on a single page. Not only is this a great way to show off a design at multiple angles, but there’s room for inspiration photos, color swatches, materials, or even a little jewelry haiku. I started with one of my favorite beads to beadwork designs - the original strawberry blossom pendant. Once I had the right background paper, all I needed were a few extra polka dots in coordinating colors.

Strawberry Blossom Pendant Collage
Source: Strawberry Blossom Photo

I love how easy it is to transfer finished albums into JPEG folders. Once I got going, it was hard to quit! I gathered up some of my favorite bead palette pictures, and did a little seasonal remix with simple layouts and embellishments. Next, I uploaded them into my movie maker and created a brand new color ideas video!

Congratulations to Mandy, and thank you so much to everyone who entered the MyMemories giveaway! If you’d still like to give it a try, Inspirational Beading readers can use coupon code STMMMS31747 for $10 off the MyMemories Suite. It’s such a fun and easy creative tool!

Happy beading, and happy scrapping!

I would like to thank Story Rock Inc. for giving me the opportunity to try out My Memories software. Inspirational Beading has not received compensation for featuring products in this review, however, using the coupon code STMMMS31747 to purchase My Memories Suite v2.0 will earn a commission for Inspirational Beading. I have shared my sincere opinions of this product.

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  1. I love the collages! I've been thinking about writing a post at the end of 2011 reviewing my EBW Challenges for the year. One of those collages would be great for it.

  2. Thank you Mortira!!! This looks like fun!


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