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Archive | August, 2012

Special 6×6 My Mind’s Eye Paper Pads At Michael’s

My Mind’s Eye is getting a lot of mileage out of some of their old collections with the help of Michael’s Stores!

Melissa Stinson wrote last week about finding the 2011 collection Stella and Rose being produced under Michael’s Recollections brand as a 12×12 paper pad. On my own trip to Michael’s on Friday, I didn’t find the Stella and Rose pad, but I found something else from My Mind’s Eye:

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Gallery Highlights | 8.26.2012

Welcome to the latest edition of Gallery Highlights!

This week’s finds include some gorgeous layouts and cards, including some wonderful two-page spreads. I hope you like them all as much as I do. Let’s go take a look! Don’t forget – You can click on the links to visit the layouts in their galleries and view supply lists, leave a comment for the designer, or view the designer’s other work.

104 days by agomalley

Annabelle’s beautiful layout celebrates summer vacation beautifully. She made the stencil numbers and backed them with strips of paper for a very creative and colorful title. She used the same colors as a border and used bright accents to balance the entire layout.

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Becky Higgins Announces New Project LIfe Kits

Project Life fans all over the scrapbook world are brimming with excitement as Becky Higgins is unveiling new products for 2013 all week! So far, she’s unveiled two new core kits for 2013, with additional unveilings expected later this week.

The first new core kit to be unveiled is Seafoam, designed by Elise Blaha Cripe. Sure to make fans of the trendy graphic design style happy, Seafoam is full of bold type set in designs of black, gray, gold, brown, and (of course) seafoam. There’s trendy chevrons and hexagons galore, and the kit is much less feminine than the previous Project Life kits – a boon for moms of boys or those making albums for men.

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Digital Trends | School Kits

School is starting all across the country and digital designers have been very busy making sure that we have new back-to-school kits. I’m not sure when I’ve seen this many new school collections at one time, and they are all fantastic! Let’s go take a look at just a few of the newest collections.

Designer Digitals

At Designer Digitals, Katie Pertiet has just released two new school-themed collections, one classic bright collection and one for vintage fans. Her “School Mates Kit” includes bright primary colors and loads of fun and whimsical stickers and characters. Her “Lesson Book Kit”  includes an old schoolhouse collection of papers, flowers, frames, labels and oodles of other embellishments. Both of these kits are just part of larger collections that you can find at Designer Digitals.

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Noteworthy | 8.21.2012

Today there’s a Noteworthy product sneak, a new event announcement, some great statistics, and some fun links!

[Editor's Note: Welcome to the new iteration of Noteworthy on Scrapbook Update! Instead of bringing a huge round-up to you once a week on Fridays, I'm going to start bringing Noteworthy to you in smaller pieces more frequntly. Scrapbook Update's readers will receive more news faster that way, and in more manageable chunks. I hope that you like this latest effort to improve Scrapbook Update's offerings to its readership! --Nancy]

Carina Gardner let Carta Bella fans in on a sneak peek at the company’s October 2012 release when she showed a project in progress on her blog the other day:

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