Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Blog-iversary Celebration Day 2


Welcome to day two of my blog-iversary celebration!   Today's blog-iversary gift is a complete Yourstory set - pictured above.   I do want to assure the lucky winner that this IS a NEW set, though I confess the outside of the box may leave you with questions. 

Remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned how Duncan the Wonder Dog thinks that all deliveries to our house are for him?  Yes, he did indeed attack the box in which the Yourstory arrived.  Of course when I told him that he was being a bad dog, he gave a blank look as if he had no idea what that meant!  Probably because most of the time I assure him that is a sweet boy, a handsome boy, a good boy..... This concept of "bad dog" had no frame of reference.  Sigh....



So why should you be interested in the Yourstory set?  Because you can do two awesome things with the Yourstory.  You can laminate documents, cards, tickets and other memorabilia for your scrapbooks  - AND - you can bind books!!   

Examples of great uses for this machine:

  • My mother and my mother-in-law both like to receive 8 x 8 inch themed scrapbooks and with the Yourstory they can now receive customized bound books!!!  
  • Think of the great customized teacher gifts - a photo book featuring highlights from the year!
  • Theme books - prom book, dance recital book, baseball team book, etc
  • AND - Girlfriend make & takes!!!


My scrappy girlfriends had no problems assembling five double sided pages (for a total of ten pages) with elements from the Imagine's Lori's Garden cartridge and binding them in Yourstory chocolate 4 x 6 inch books.



Page 1


Page 2


Page 3


Page 4


Page 5


Page 6


Page 7


Page 8


Page 9


To enter the drawing for the Yourstory set, please leave a comment under this post.  Also, in case you missed it, Monday's post features a drawing for the Nursery Rhymes cartridge.  Leave a comment on Monday's post for the Nursery Rhymes cartridge. 

Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you tomorrow!!

63 comments:

joydee1963 said...

That book is so cute! I need to get that cart for my Imagine!!I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Cathie said...

Such a great example to show what this machine does. I have always wanted one of these.

Brigitte said...

This is a fantastic project and a great prize!!! Thanks
brigitteetleschats at hotmail dot com

Amanda said...

I have been wanting one of these for while, but haven't gotten around to getting one. Super cute book ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

Nadia's Beautiful Mess said...

I just love how the ends of your pages are scalloped! Great idea!
Happy Blog-iversary, wishing you many, many more!
Nadia

Amy said...

Very cute pages and now I think I need a Your Story- thanks for the chance to win one! Amy :)

LadybugCarrie said...

What a great project and a great prize! Love the pages - especially the page with the ladybug! :-) Thanks for the chance to win!

Ami said...

Wow! You guys look like you had a lot of fun and your pages are just gorgeous. I love them and wish I had that cartridge and an Imagine machine. :)

littlen said...

wasn't sure if i was really interested in this machine, but after seeing that adorable book i'm sold. thanks for the chance to win one

jessica said...

Your book is beautiful! Love all the different pages and elements!
Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win :)
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

GiGi said...

That book is adorable! I love that cart and it's on my wish list! HAPPY BLOGAVERSARY too! Thanks for the chance to win!
booger1 at tds.net

Erika said...

This book is super cute. Such a great gift idea. Thanks for sharing and Thanks for the chance to win.

Erika

erika.seever at klrd.ks.gov

JP said...

Very cute book using the Yourstory set. Happy Blog-iversary day 2. - Susan

Donna said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I follow!

Dee said...

Your girls get-together looks like a lot of fun. It is so great to get together with friends.

Kristen said...

What a fun project for "the girls." I will have to try something like that - if I win, that is!

Suzanne said...

Wow great book. Looks like a lot of fun making those together. Congrats on your Blogiversary.

Mom of 2 Monsters said...

Great giveaway. Looks like you gals had a great ball putting it together. Thans for the chance.

Christine said...

oh my...this book is just darling!! It looks like you all had a nice time putting it together too.

laurakim said...

Wow! What great ideas to do with the Your Story. I had looked at buying one, but it didn't look like it had great creative possibilities. Now I see that it has!! I would really LOVE to win this, and your photos have given me some great ideas. TFS.

www.impulsebuyer-laurakim.blogspot.com

Jessica said...

Those little books that you all bound are ADORABLE!! So colorful and cheery, yet elegant! Thanks for sharing!

Regina said...

I love getting together with other people to make cards or scrap. All of you look like you are really enjoying yourselves. The pages are so pretty and cute. Have been wanting to get the Yourstory set but so far just can't manage it so trying to win one is next best thing right now.
regina95370@sbcglobal.net

Tanya Isis Ayala said...

Lovely album I would love to have on of this machine.

Tabitha said...

Been eyeballing one of these on a shopping site and would love to win. Love the pages you did. Too cute. Thanks for a chance.
tabitha4cm at yahoo dot com

Maureen Reiss said...

Wow!! Very pretty mini!!! Looked like fun!! Thanks
reissfam10 at aol dot com

Scrappin Dhilly said...

Your book is so cute, I'm loving the scalloped edges, they add a nice touch to the entire project. I am not too familiar with the Your Story but it looks like a fabulous product, thanks for the opportunity to win such a great prize.

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

Jo said...

Happy Blogaversary....I had not heard of this machine but sounds wonderful! All the things I could do with it....

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh, your little booklets look just GORGEOUS! Sure wish I could get my hands on Lori's Garden. I might even learn to use my Imagine. (and Your Story for that matter, LOL) Super project! xxD

Pat N. said...

Would love to win the YourStory! Love the album you're showing. So cute! Thanks for such a terrific opportunity to win this!!--Pat N.

Jamie said...

How cute is that book your friends made.. i've wanted to get this machine for awhile but ugh you know how things come up. thanks for the chance to win.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

scrapaholicjen said...

Naughty puppy lol. cute books! thanks for the chance to win!
Jennifer H
http://scrapaholicjen.blogspot.com
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

mary stuart said...

NO - Susan - a 'Your Story' - Fabulous! You make it look so easy - and fun.
Duncan probably just wanted to make his own 'Good Boy' book.

Tami B. said...

These books are so cute. What a fun girl's get together.
I still want to know what that beautiful dinnerware was from yesterday's post.

ThemeWeaver said...

Love the pages that you girls designed. I've always dreamed of getting a "Your Story", this is a giveaway to make you smile :)
Janet Cooney

alwayscharlie said...

This looks like you and 'the girls' had a great time making these. What a nice giveaway for you to host too!

Ari said...

I was pretty indifferent about the YourStory kit until you explained all of the awesome things it is capable of! That's definitely going to have to go on my wish list =)

lee said...

wow, a much more versatile machine than I thought... thanks for sharing and thanks for the opportunity to win one! congrats again on your blogaversary!

IRW Dana said...

Your party looks like sooooo much fun. Your friends are truly blessed.
papermemories4u @ yahoo .com

brandeelo said...

Love this! This cartridge is on my wishlist!
Thanks for the opportunity
blovercheck@earthlink.net

Susan from SC said...

Well, you know I won this set at the last Circle event, but if I win this one, I'm giving it to my son's girlfriend who is planning to be an elementary school teacher. I'm SURE she'll put it to great use!
Your make-n-take book is GORGEOUS!
--suebella4u@hotmail.com

Scrapper69 said...

OMGOSH Susan! I LOVE that book that was made! It's sooooo pretty using the Lori's Garden Cartridge! I Gotta make one! :o) Thanks for a chance to win a YourStory! :o)
Theresa

www.miislucky.blogspot.com

Ashley @ Bride on a Budget said...

Happy blogiversay!

navybaby1113 (at) gmail (dot) com

Pam said...

I love this cart! Makes me want an
imagine so much! I would love to win the my story. thanks for the chance

Christina said...

I have been thinking about getting a Yourstory! I thought when they came out I did't need it. But I am rethinking that!lol

Marcia said...

I am always impressed by your use of color and patterns. Too bad we don't live closer, I think we could cause some crafting chaos together!

Charlotte Cornett said...

Love the book!!! Would love to win this! Thanks for the chance!!
Charlotte

Kris Dietz said...

What a beautiful book! I love Lori's Garden. Great use of both the cart and the Your Story. Thanks for a chance to win too.

Kris
dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

FMonty said...

Happy Blog-iversary :)I've debated whether to get yourstory set to start books for my kids. Thanks for the chance. And your book is great! TFS :)
fmadera75(at)dot(com)

Kathy said...

Happy Blogiversary! The Yourstory looks like lots of fun! I'd love to make some mini-album brag books for grandparents. Thanks for sharing!

storms4 said...

I LOVE your website! I just ordered a Circut and I am online looking at all the blogs and websites trying to get ideas and just seeing all the great things people are doing with it. Thanks for sharing all your projects with everyone.

scubascrapper brandi said...

Happy blogiversary! I don't know why but lately I have looking into buying one of these...i had no interest in one for the two years It has been out. So maybe I will win this ;)?! Thanks for your generosity! I hope we can get together at CKC again this year!

Gloria Westerman said...

The Yourstory is something I thought about getting....just had to much other stuff to buy...cartridges!!!! thank you for the chance to win one...that would be so awesome....oh and the chewed up box would be just fine.....

donna said...

this would be so much fun to use... would love to win it

Carol said...

Super cute book! TFS

ocm said...

What an incredible prize!! I've been wanting on e of these to use with the kids on my caseload--stories of their lives. I love the book you showed that your group did--looked quick and simple!!

: )

Nancy said...

Gorgeous album - thanks for sharing with us! And for helping convince me I need to a Your Story :)

Debby said...

Oh this would be awesome to win. Thanks for the chance. Working on pages for memories of my dad.
angel hugs
Debby

Ildi-The craftin mama said...

What a beautiful project!! Love the colors!! Thanks for the oppertunity to win the Yourstory set, I have the smaller one and am now regretting not getting the larger one!!! Wish I had the space to host scrapping parties!!

Ildi- The Craftin Mama

kay mcbride said...

what a beautiful project and a fab. gift. thanks for the chance to win. happy blog-iversary to you.
kay mcbride
rmcbride@panhandle.rr.com

Cheryl O said...

Congratulations, and love your book - so cute and clever!!! Thank you for the chance to win......

Stampingl8y said...

Great prize! I luv your book. Thanks for sharing!

Stampingl8y@att.net

Stephanie said...

Love the memory album. Have been wanting one if these for the longest time. Thanks so much for the chance to win.
stuff@gt.rr.com

Tamara said...

Your little book is so cute! TFS! I would love to win a yourstory! I keep putting off buying it, but I think I would use it alot!
sweetheartcopper at msn dot com
sospoileditscute.blogspot.com