One solution to this issue that I LOVE is the concept of a digital scrapbook. I was very excited to make a digital scrapbook at Mixbook.com for a product review. The issue I had was coming up with a theme. I finally decided to make a Father's Day gift for my husband, from my daughter's perspective. I had so much fun going through pictures of the two of them and choosing themes for each page.
The next issue I had was selecting a book theme. Mixbook has over 70 themes already designed, and you have the option of simply adding your photos and text to these themes. I wanted something "fun" that would symbolize Father's Day but could be read on any occasion. For this reason, I decided not to use a pre-designed theme. I was able to select different layouts for each page of my scrapbook based on the number of photos I was including, and I chose backgrounds that looked "fun" and "kid-ish".
A helpful tutorial pops up as you first begin to assemble your book and is accessible via the "help" button for reference later. There is also the option of a "live chat" with a Mixbook representative if you have questions during your scrapbook assembly. I also really liked the idea that you can make your scrapbook available to friends and family in order to work on a project together. What a great idea for families like mine who are spread out quite a bit!
Of course, this review would not be complete without photos of my completed Mixbook. Here it is, my 20-page 6x8 inch softcover mixbook in letter format: "Dear Daddy"...
I was very pleased with my creation, and I was so excited to present it as a Father's Day gift. Mixbook's prices are very reasonable, and their shipping time was excellent. I was very pleased with my experience working with them.
Are you interested in making a digital scrapbook of your own? Check out the Mixbook website, or find them on Twitter or Facebook. I am pleased to be able to offer a 20% discount on a purchase from their website, via the code: TOMOSON20. This code has no expiration date, but it can only be used once per customer. Share it with your family and friends, and enjoy being creative!
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