A couple weeks ago I was contacted about reviewing a new digital scrap booking software program called My Memories Suite. I have no experience whatsoever with digital scrap booking (and have almost no crafty/designer talent whatsoever) but it sounded like a neat program, so I said yes. After loading the program, which I was pleased to see works on Macs too (you would not believe how many awesome programs only run on PC) I tried designing a scrapbook page. It is so easy! MMS gives you plenty of pre-designed templates to choose from, or you can create your own. I haven't gathered the courage to try making my own template yet :) but I have had a lot of fun with the program! Here is one of the pages I made:
Isn't it cute?! I added the text and 2 ribbons; that's about the extent of my scrapbook creativity! I enjoyed trying out all the design options. There are various embellishments, shapes and "word art" that you can add to your page. You can also get more templates/designs online. Some of these are free, and some cost up to $2.99, but they are really cute. This is honestly a program that even I, who am about as non-scrapbook-type as you can get, enjoyed using! It would be perfect for a mother or grandmother who wants to create memories of her family for keepsakes. You can design a whole album, then print it off and put it in a book! Or you can share your album online, turn it into a movie and burn to dvd...the options are almost endless!
If you'd like to try My Memories, or give it as a gift this holiday season, you can get $10.00 off the purchase price, AND a $10.00 coupon for the My Memories online store! Simply enter this coupon code: STMMMS47809 during checkout, and your discount will be applied! (Note: the $10.00 coupon for the store will arrive with your download information; it is not automatically applied).
"My Memories Suite version 2 software is a complete digital scrapbooking solution that provides a powerful set of creative tools and multiple sharing options that no other software can offer. Its intuitive workspace and enhanced time-saving features are perfect for a beginner to build an entire album in minutes, or to empower the design pro to build a scrapbook album masterpiece.
Once you have made your scrapbook album, you want to share your creation with others, right? My Memories Suite can help you show off your scrapbook in so many different ways-and as many times as you want. Print your pages and share them as a traditional scrapbook-or use the one-click share option to turn your album into professionally-printed and hardbound book. And not just one book either; you can make 3 or 4, or even a hundred published books from your one album. Turn your scrapbooks into treasured keepsakes by giving copies to family and friends.
You're not out of options yet...Take advantage of a full suite of sharing options and turn your scrapbook into a movie to watch on a DVD-or view on an iPod. My Memories Suite allows you to share an interactive album on a disc (DVD or CD) that will automatically play on a computer (PC or Mac). Viewers can interact with your scrapbook by clicking on video, playing narration or navigating through your scrapbook like a website. You can even place in web links for them to visit or embed hidden files like Grandma's secret cookie recipe.
With My Memories Suite you can even create and share professionally printed and bound calendars, make posters or trading cards for your son's soccer team, post a movie of your scrapbook on your Facebook page-all with the click of a button. If you are serious about creating the ultimate scrapbook that preserves and shares your memories with a serious amount of "wow" factor, then My Memories Suite is the one-stop solution for you."
One of my readers will receive a free download version of
My Memories Suite 2!