Eye – Guitar Layout
In the Groove
This month, we’re featuring layouts that will be music to your ears. You’ll love the “harmony” of colors, elements and photos all inspired by musical themes.
We hope you’ll be inspired to “compose” a creative layout of your own when you take a look at what talented members of our online orchestra…a-hem…community have come up with!
We’ve got your favorites, namely a freebie and challenge by Deanne Gow-Smith, a discount on featured kits, and a spotlight on some cool new kits and templates from the store to check out.
These kids are really grooving! These photos say it all – music is magic. We love the fun musical elements and “classical” elements used in both of these layouts. Bravo!
Melissa – Music Man Layout
CrystalInMinn- Catch the Beat Layout
Our New Look!
If you haven’t already noticed or if you’re new to the site – www.scrapbookmax.com (and The Groove) has a brand new look! We’ve given the whole site a fresh new feel and made it easier to navigate. Take a moment to explore – we think you’ll like what you see. We hope you enjoy our new and improved website!
The Groove Monthly Freebie Challenge
July 2010 Freebie by Deanne Gow-Smith
Each month, a featured designer offers a great freebie mini-kit and issues a challenge based on that kit.
All you need to do is download the freebie, create a layout that steps up to the challenge, upload it to the Groove challenge and post a link to your layout in a reply to the challenge thread!
This month, designer Deanne Gow-Smith has shared a picture perfect freebie that has endless possibilities!
Here’s Deanne’s Challenge:
Experiment with cropping embellishments!
* No embellishment is to be used “Whole”
* “Crop” your embellishments and use them in a layout in their cropped form.
Find the freebie challenge thread here!
July 2010 Featured Kits
Looking for kits with Deanne’s signature style? Here’s a few for your list, and a coupon to use, too! Below are July’s featured kits, all by Deanne Gow-Smith from her stunning Victoriana digital scrapbooking kit series.
Be sure to use the coupon code DGO-JUL to get 10% off any of the Deanne’s four featured Victoriana kits. Simply add any of the Featured Kits below to your cart in the Scrapbook MAX! Digital Scrapbooking Kits and Templates Store until July 31, 2010, and type in the coupon code DGO-JUL, to receive your 10% off discount (be sure to type in the code DGO-JUL exactly as shown. Applies to new orders only).
Search Deanne’s section in the store for coordinating Victoriana templates and other packs in this very special series!
Deanne Gow-Smith- Victoriana Adelaide Kit
Deanne Gow-Smith- Victoriana Albert Kit
Deanne Gow-Smith- Victoriana Earline Kit
Deanne Gow-Smith- Victoriana Edward Kit
Say It With Music!
Here are two contrasting musical layouts with different styles but equal appeal! The first has many layered embellishments and gorgeous colors galore. The second uses neutral tones and minimalist design. Both stunning and inspiring!
Mrs Peel – Piano Lessons Layout
tanni – Rhythm Layout
Scrapbook MAX! Digital Scrapbooking Kits and Templates Store
Great new kits are added to the Scrapbook MAX! Digital Scrapbooking Kits and Templates Store each month. Be sure to stop by and check out our awesome selection of embellishment kits and template sets, professionally-designed to work with Scrapbook MAX! digital scrapbooking software.
Below is a small sample of some of new kits recently added to the store by various designers:
Home Sweet Home II Kit by Michelle McCoy
Sand In My Toes by Monja Wessel
Freedom Template by Katie Castillo
A Star is Born!
This is what the magic of music is all about – getting into your very own groove! We love this layout – great pic, and fresh style!
makeyesup – Audition Layout
Watch for the next issue of The Groove, coming August 1, 2010!