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Inspiration, ideas and how-to for making photo projects, from photo books to cards and gifts.
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Tips for Creating a Family Tree, Heritage or Genealogy Photo Book

Tips for Creating a Family Tree, Heritage or Genealogy Photo Book | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
With the passing of a beloved aunt a few months ago, I acquired a box of old family photos that she had stashed away.
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Step-by-step how-to for making a family tree photo book, from photo gathering to interviewing relatives and choosing a photo book service that offers family heritage themes.

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5 Online Services to turn your Instagram Photo into a Unique and Personal Greeting Card - Moblivious

5 Online Services to turn your Instagram Photo into a Unique and Personal Greeting Card - Moblivious | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
5 Online Services that will turn your Instagram Photo into a unique and personal Greeting Cards
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Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A - Cool Mom Tech

Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A - Cool Mom Tech | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A Cool Mom Tech However, if you're looking to just print them out or whip them up into a cool photo book, here are two new online services that we recently tested out, and one old favorite, that will...
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Making a Template Work for You {Video Tutorial}

Making a Template Work for You {Video Tutorial} | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
As a very simple scrapper, it would be easy for me to dismiss any templates that weren't my style. However, in doing so I would lose out on some of the
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Helpful tutorial for customizing a digital scrapbook template to make it more personal for you.

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DIY: Photo Piñatas | Photojojo

DIY: Photo Piñatas | Photojojo | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it

Your friends will love having their faces immortalized on a piñata that is just the right size for their personal stash of candy.

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I can see this being fun for kids

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Historical scrapbooks can honor older relatives - The Lake Country Echo

Historical scrapbooks can honor older relatives
The Lake Country Echo
Begin by making an outline of what you would like to cover in the scrapbook. Perhaps ...
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Many people feel overwhelmed faced with so many photos. Tackling the project in step will make it more manageable.

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23 Free Instagram Style Actions For Photoshop

23 Free Instagram Style Actions For Photoshop | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it

I have gathered together a number of great 'Instagrammy' filter actions for Photoshop.....and they're all free. 

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I'm not a big fan of overdoing filters, but some of these Instagrammy actions are kind of fun, in moderation, and they're free.

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Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A - Cool Mom Tech

Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A - Cool Mom Tech | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Where can I print my Instagram photos? Reader Q&A Cool Mom Tech However, if you're looking to just print them out or whip them up into a cool photo book, here are two new online services that we recently tested out, and one old favorite, that will...
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Cool ideas for turning your Instagrams into framed prints, photo book and other items

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Memorability Lets You Create & Narrate Beautiful iPad Photo Books ...

Memorability Lets You Create & Narrate Beautiful iPad Photo Books ... | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of mobile photo book applications on the market today, but a majority of these are focused on taking digital creations and turning them..
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The newest trend is creating a photo book for the ipad without needing to print it. This article talks about a new app that replicates the feeling of a printed scrapbook.

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Home Decor with Travel Photography

Home Decor with Travel Photography | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Keep all your travel memories alive with our home decor products.
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This is an interesting way to share your favorite travel photos and make them part of your decor

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Lay Flat Photo Books: A Guide

Lay Flat Photo Books: A Guide | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Photo Books With Lay Flat Pages Lay flat photo books are becoming mainstream as more and more photo book services come out with this style.
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All you ever wanted to know about lay flat photo book pages

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ThisLife Returns as All-New Shutterfly Branded Service | Mac|Life

ThisLife Returns as All-New Shutterfly Branded Service | Mac|Life | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
ThisLife by Shutterfly announced Wednesday the launch of their rebranded service, which puts a user's entire photo library in the cloud and makes it accessible from anywhere there's an internet connection.
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Interesting idea for putting all your digital images in one place in the cloud.

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Best photo book: reviews of the top self-publishing options for photographers @ Weeder

Best photo book: reviews of the top self-publishing options for photographers http://t.co/SnfBBd3A9j #photography #arts
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Publishing your own book can be straightforward and reasonably priced but some publishing software is easier and more feature-rich than others.

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Gifts Made with Instagram Photos | [ j. l. d. ] Photograph Blog

Gifts Made with Instagram Photos | [ j. l. d. ] Photograph Blog | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
But as we take more and more photos with our phones and they fill up with images… are we really doing anything with those photos? Does anyone ever print their photos anymore? I love a good print or photo book in my ...
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Have the fun of taking photos is sharing them. Here are some tangible ways you can use and share your Instagrams

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Creating a Personalized ABC Alphabet Photo Book for Kids

Creating a Personalized ABC Alphabet Photo Book for Kids | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Using images collected throughout the year, I made a custom ABC book using family photos to illustrate the letters. Your child will love it and it's easy to make.
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Extracting a Photo

Extracting a Photo | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
extracting photos for digital scrapbooking
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Detailed tutorial on how to extract an image to use in a digital scrapbook page layout. A bit tedious, but it creates a great effect, particularly with an action image.

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Flickr rolls out new printed photo book options starting at $34.95 - TechSpot

Flickr rolls out new printed photo book options starting at $34.95 - TechSpot | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
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Flickr recently introduced a new photo book feature that will allow users to create physical photo albums via a single click to facilitate offline sharing.
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Details are sketchy as to who is producing the books and style options, but this is very convenient for Flickr users who don't want to leave the site to make a photo book.

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Boy travels to far-away lands in dreams - New York Daily News

Boy travels to far-away lands in dreams - New York Daily News | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Boy travels to far-away lands in dreams
New York Daily News
The 37-year-old mom of three, who lives with her family in Tracy, Calif., is creating a book and calendar of the photographs. Wengenn gets cooking, whipping ...
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With a little imagination, you can do something similar using everyday things from around the house like clothes, socks, blankets.

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How to preserve childhood memories — and keep your kid out of my Facebook ... - GigaOM

How to preserve childhood memories — and keep your kid out of my Facebook ... - GigaOM | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
How to preserve childhood memories — and keep your kid out of my Facebook ...
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Clever way to scrapbook about your kids without posting everything on social media.

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A designers' guide to creating holiday cards

A designers' guide to creating holiday cards | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Snail mail may be near extinction, but the holiday card isn’t going anywhere.
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Some creative ideas to make your card stand out from the rest.

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Thanksgiving Table Settings :: Entertaining with Shutterfly | The ...

Thanksgiving Table Settings :: Entertaining with Shutterfly | The ... | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
I'm back today with more fabulous Shutterfly projects! These projects were so much fun because we (Shutterfly brand ambassadors) were asked to create Fall tablescape ideas. Right up my alley! I chose to design items in a ...
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You can create a very personal table decor for the holidays. I had no idea there were so many possibilities, from placemats to plates and napkin rings.

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Lessons Learnt from Printing a Blurb Photo Book : Martin Pot ...

Lessons Learnt from Printing a Blurb Photo Book : Martin Pot ... | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
After a family holiday to Holland a couple of years ago, we had a photo book printed by Blurb. I took a lot of photos on the three-week trip, and wanted to have a hard-copy photo book for myself, and for my parents and siblings ...
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Some excellent tips about making a photo book using Blurb.

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Creating a Wall of Ancestors Using Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner & Shutterfly

Creating a Wall of Ancestors Using Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner & Shutterfly | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
One of the things hubs and I like is having framed photos of ancestors hanging on our living room wall. We didn't inherit any large framed photos, so we have created our own.
We hang them on every wall, including up the stairs.

Via Cheryl Panza Dawson
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Low-cost way of displaying old family photos

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Simple Steps to Spectacular Holiday Photos - Huffington Post (blog)

Simple Steps to Spectacular Holiday Photos - Huffington Post (blog) | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
Simple Steps to Spectacular Holiday Photos Huffington Post (blog) This means that you can set your camera anywhere, but instead of setting your camera's timer for three seconds and running to jump in the photo, you can get your family all set up,...
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Some great ideas for take the family Christmas card photo

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Mixbook’s Holiday Favorites Contest

Mixbook’s Holiday Favorites Contest | Creating With Your Photos | Scoop.it
WHAT CAN YOU WIN? One grand prize winner will receive a $200 Mixbook gift card and four additional winners will each receive a $50 Mixbook gift card. HOW TO ENTER? 1. Repin our contest pin. 2.
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Mixbook has beautiful holiday cards.

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