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My StoryBook Lady is dedicated to helping you and your family discover, preserve and celebrate your family stories and heritage. Here you will find helpful posts about digital scrapbooking and digital storybooking that will save you time and money.

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Studio Tip of the Day

When designing paper, photo and embellishment-intensive projects, be sure to remove all left over items from the pasteboard (the white space surrounding the live print area). Occasionally, projects with element-intensive pages and cluttered pasteboard areas do not print correctly. Removing left over design components from the pasteboard lowers overall file size and helps your product print more quickly and dependably.

from blog.heritagemakers.com

Monday, March 28, 2011

Look Who's Talking Now!

First Oprah, then INC 500, now a great article in Women's Day magazine! Look whose talking about Heritage Makers now!


Provo, Utah – March 23, 2011 – Heritage Makers, the leader in personal publishing for hardbound storybooks, was recently featured in the nationally acclaimed Woman’s Day magazine. The article, written by financial guru Mary Hunt, praises the home-party network as a profitable business opportunity for women who wish to contribute to the family income without working outside of the home. Heritage Makers was one of three companies highlighted in the article. The magazine is now on newsstands.

“It’s a special honor to be recognized as an industry leader by Woman’s Day,” states Justin Biggs, General Manager at Heritage Makers. “We know that consumers face many challenges in today’s economy, so we feel especially pleased that our company is helping women to succeed—personally and financially. Our network of consultants across the United States and Canada is making a difference in the lives of families by helping them share the power of story. Earning a significant income every month is just an added bonus. Our consultants love what they do.”

Amie Austin, a Heritage Makers consultant in Southern California, was chosen to represent the company for this article.  “I love what I do!” says Amie, “Heritage Makers has empowered me to build a solid business, while still being able to take care of my growing family.” She continues, “There’s simply no other company around that offers a product and a business opportunity as unique and rewarding as Heritage Makers.”

Heritage Makers has grown at a rapid pace since its founding in 2004 and is now the nation’s leading storybooking company, offering a wide range of digitally-created and professionally-designed products including books, cards, scrapbook pages, canvas prints, and much more.

Anyone can become a Heritage Makers consultant. The start up consultant kit starts at $50.00. To learn more about becoming a consultant and joining this unique direct selling company, visit MyStoryBookLady.com.
About the Company

Heritage Makers is a company and a community that believes in the power of strengthening family relationships through storybooks and other customized keepsakes. The Heritage Makers publishing platform is easy to use—anyone with photos and a story to tell will enjoy the process. With Heritage Makers’ unique online publishing tools, these stories can be preserved forever in custom hardbound books and related projects. In addition, Heritage Makers offers a unique income opportunity fueled by a strong sense of mission that resonates with consumers.

from blog.heritagemakers.com

Monday, March 21, 2011

Token of Appreciation for My Club HM Members

Club HM began in January and is growing by leaps and bounds! No doubt it is the hottest club to be in! To celebrate, my founding members who have hit their 3 month mark of membership with me will receive these cute key chains. Hope they like them! :) Want to find out more about Club HM or sign up? Visit MyStoryBookLady.com today! ~ Betty

Friday, March 18, 2011

Introducing the New “Inspirations” Online Class Logo

Heritage Makers recently made a name change to the Studio Master Classes hosted by Lynda Angelastro and Tanja Rigby. They are now referred to as “Inspirations” online classes. We are thrilled to show you the new logo for these classes.

The name “Inspirations” better represents the never-ending stream of ideas and design excellence that the classes now provide. Regardless of your particular interests or level of Studio experience, there is something for everyone in these classes, and we’re sure you’ll agree this logo captures that spirit.

from blog.heritagemakers.com

2011 Ambassador Family for North Fulton March for Babies

Dear Family and Friends ~

Our family is honored to be the Ambassador Family for the 2011 North Fulton March for Babies! We are very excited to be a part of March for Babies on April 30th in Roswell, GA and hope you will join our team!

Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick. We're walking because our first son was born 16 weeks to early. We're walking because we want to do something about this...

The money we raise will support March of Dimes research and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives. And it will be used to bring comfort and information to families with a baby in newborn intensive care.

Please join our team. You can do so on our website. If you can't walk with us, please help us reach our goal by making a donation. You can do that online as well. ***All donations are matched by Northside Hospital*** 

Thank you for helping us give all babies a healthy start!
Would you like to see what March for Babies is and why we're walking?
Click here
to see a short video.

To learn more about the March of Dimes, register to walk with our team, or make an online donation please visit our family website: marchforbabies.org/bkm2jbmommy
~ Betty

Monday, March 14, 2011

Special Requests? Yes!

Have you ever wanted to see if you could hurry an order along? Have you wondered if you could get your canvas without a UV coating, order your playing cards without rounded corners, or maybe order a greeting card with a matte finish or minus the bar code? Within certain limitations, our Solutions Center can handle your special requests. There are fees associated with these customization options, so call the Solutions Center to learn what they are and what choices you have. You can reach them at 1-866-694-3767. ~ Betty

from blog.heritagemakers.com

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Connect with Cards

We all know how important it is to connect with people. We send birthday cards to friends and family, Mother's Day cards to mom, sympathy cards to those grieving, and thank you notes to express our gratitude. Think about how warm and fuzzy you feel when you receive a card in the mail from someone who thought enough to send it. Now think about how warm and fuzzy someone else feels when YOU send THEM a card!

Now think about how much you are spending to create those warm and fuzzy feelings. If you are like me, I suffered from "sticker shock" the last time I looked for a greeting card at my local card store! And then to have to slap the postage on top of that was ridiculous. So I found an affordable way to send custom cards to your friends, family and business contacts that they will love and I want to share with you...

I simply use my Studio account with MyStoryBookLady.com to create my cards, address them and send them all right from my computer! For example, when I know that a friend's birthday is coming up I log into my account. I look in the Template Gallery for a birthday card template that I like. I get the template and  customize or edit however I want. Then I publish the card. It will then go into my "completed projects" where I can choose to "direct ship" the card to a recipient in my address book. I check out using my Club HM discounted publishing points that I receive each month and pay .63 cents for my card to be printed, stuffed, addressed and sent First Class to my recipient! It's way cheaper than the card store and those warm and fuzzy feelings are priceless.

I invite you to send a card today! Then let me know about your experience. ~ Betty

Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!

Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!
O Magazine, Dec 2008, page 94

Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!

Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!
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Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!

Heritage Makers is one of OPRAH'S ALL-TIME Favorite Things!
It's an honor to be listed on the same page as her favorite books...