I’ve been published!
Check that off the bucket list!
Welcome to Use it Scrapbooking! Today I am thrilled to be a part of the Your Story Matters Blog Hop! If you’ve been following along, you’re coming from Lynette’s Sassy Scrapper blog and your next stop will be Danielle’s Scrapper on the Street. If you’ve started here, you can catch the whole hop by starting at Lain Ehmann’s Layout A Day!
As a member of Lain Ehmann’s ScrapHappy family, I was asked to submit a layout for our ScrapHappy Book “Your Story Matters – 25 Memories to Capture Now!“ I am happy to say our little book is now available as an eBook! It’s the first time my work has been published and I couldn’t be happier!
The book features Lain’s 25 ideas for telling your personal stories and 50 layouts created by members of the ScrapHappy family! I decided to tell the story of how I chose my college. As important a choice as this was in my life, I’ve never scrapped it before. Since I began scrapbooking in earnest after my first child was born, most of my scrapbooking has been about my kids and the years after they were born. It was so freeing to tell a story about me that most people don’t know and wouldn’t know if I didn’t write it down.
Here’s a peek at my page from “Your Story Matters“! It’s titled “That Dear old U of R…or How the Love Boat Changed My Life!” I loved the chance to tell how my grandmother, inspired by an episode of The Love Boat, took me on a trip to Europe when I was twelve years old. The opportunity to study in the places I’d seen on that trip is what inspired me to choose the University of Redlands as my college. I’ve never regretted that decision for an instant!
So that’s just one of the layouts in “Your Story Matters – 25 Memories to Capture Now!” Why did you choose your college? How did you meet your spouse? What’s your story? Are you ready to put more of YOU in your scrapbooks? Then you will love this book!
Good news! As a reader of my blog, you get a couple of perks!! For a limited time, “Your Story Matters” is available at the introductory price of $7! Plus, if you use code HOP you can get $2 off! This coupon is good until 1/21/13. So, only $5 for this amazing book! (You know you spent more than THAT the last time you were at the scrapbook store!)
One more perk for participating in our little blog hop? A GIVEAWAY! Three lucky readers who comment on our blog hop will win a FREE copy of “Your Story Matters“! So, leave me a comment and tell me a story you are waiting to tell in your scrapbook! Then keep hopping along our blog hop and continue to comment to increase your chances of winning!
The contest will close on 1/19/13 and the winners will be announced on www.LayoutADay.com on 1/21/13!
Your next stop on the blog hop is Danielle Taylor, your Scrapper on the Street: http://scrapperonthestreet.com
If you started the blog hop with me, here are the other bloggers who are participating in our Your Story Matters Blog Hop: