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New HM Studio Art for You!

September 4, 2014

being creative

I’m obsessed with colors and patterns. I love mixing and matching. Discovering unique palettes and motifs that work together brings me joy. It’s delicious, and a huge part of why I love scrapbooking and creative memory keeping! It may not be the most nobel reason, but it’s what makes it really fun for me! read more …

How to Make a Custom Print in Minutes

August 15, 2014
 
by Brooke Mehr, HM Product Assistant

Colorful word art prints make fun, interchangeable home decor items. They are easily customized to fit any color scheme, home decor style, or holiday celebration. And, with Studio, it only takes a moment to create something that is both fun and functional! Here is a quick suggestion and example, using “Dream Big – Blue,” template 124852, and “Dream Big – Pink,” template 124854, both 11 x 14 prints by Brooke Mehr. read more …

Relive Your Vacation!

August 15, 2014
August 2014

by Roxanne Buchholz, Studio Creative Team Manager

Summer is a chance to spend quality time with family – often enjoying adventures, whether they are local or far away. In order to relive the special vacation memories, why not preserve your pictures in a personalized travel scrap page or storybook. Heritage Makers’ vacation-themed templates provide you with a variety of layouts and designs to choose from. Simply drop in your favorite pictures, add landmark photos, and insert captions to remember all the places you visited this summer. read more …

Your Style, Your Way

August 15, 2014
August 2014

by Roxanne Buchholz, Studio Creative Team Manager

What adventures did you have this summer? Did you head somewhere tropical or did you opt for a day at a magical theme park? No matter what you chose to do this summer, now is the time to document your memorable family vacation. To help you get going on your layout, we created a greyscale design map and asked each of our Studio Creative Team members to show you their vacation ideas, starting at the exact same point.

Beginning with a simple 12 x 12 scrap page and a special destination in mind, each designer showcased their favorite summer memory while highlighting their own style. Notice how they maintained the original placement of all photos, text, and embellishments, yet they all have a very unique look. read more …

Sports Templates

July 16, 2014

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Sneak A Peek at August’s New Art

July 16, 2014
August 2014
by Brooke Mehr, Studio Product Assistant

The new art offering for August includes fun collections for girly girls, boys with toys, adventures in the sunshine, and those with a highly competitive nature. Take a peek at the new collections this month and see what strikes your fancy!

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Your Style, Your Way

July 16, 2014
Originally published July 2014
by Roxanne Buchholz, Studio Creative Team Manager

 

It’s hard to believe, but back-to-school planning will be getting underway shortly, and parents and children are giving thought to the end of summer and the start of a new, yet familiar, routine. New clothes, new school supplies, new computers, and a host of other “new” things that mark the beginning of another school year. read more …

Welcome Back, Teacher

July 15, 2014
Originally Posted July 2014
by Roxanne Buchholz, Studio Creative Team Manager

It’s time to get the kids ready for going back to school, and that means introducing them to a new teacher! Start the year off on the right foot with your student’s new teacher by sending them to school with a cute “Welcome Back” gift! Your student and their teacher will thank you!

Teachers like personalized gifts and the thoughts behind them. They’re extremely grateful when parents take the time to think of them and show their appreciation for their hard work and the influential role that they play in a student’s life. Let’s take a look at some of the newest additions to the Template Gallery this month. read more …

4 Reasons You Should Join Us on Facebook

July 12, 2014
Originally posted July 2014

by Brooke Mehr, Studio Product Assistant

We would like to welcome everyone to join us on the official Heritage Makers and Our Memories For Life Facebook page. The union of traditional and digital scrapbooking is truly memory keeping at its best! If you have not yet checked out our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/heritagemakers, here are a few reasons why you should! read more …

Building Self-Esteem Through Sports

July 7, 2014
Originally Published July 2014
by Roxanne Buchholz, Studio Creative Team Manager

Many parents enroll their children in sports to build their child’s self-esteem – but to help your child get the most out of their sport, you need to be actively involved both on and off the field.

Did you know that when we take the time to elevate a memory, documenting it on a scrap page or in a storybook, to write down the words of that experience, we validate their importance as we cherish the memory over and over? The interactions kids have with teammates, coaches, officials, and parents shape how kids feel about themselves, so why not take the time to reinforce those special sports memories and important life lessons in one of the hundreds of sports-themed templates available through Heritage Makers. read more …