>Artisan Scrapbooking Software – Review + Giveaway

>I’d like to think I’m a crafty person. Really! I like to doodle and get a little creative. I can glue sequins and sprinkle glitter with the best of them. The only problem is time. It always comes down to not enough time. I can’t even begin to count the pictures that I have just sitting in folders on my computer, waiting to be uploaded, printed, picked up from the drug store, and then scrapbooked. I loved to scrapbook before I had kids, and could happily sit at my kitchen table until the wee hours of the morning until my fingers started to stick together from the residue of those little sticky dots used to affix photos. But now, sleep supercedes all other extracurricular activities. I still want to treasure those memories and display photos from holidays, special events, and birthdays, but I just don’t have the time or energy to do it anymore.

Then suddenly, like a knight in shining armor, Panstoria creates this absolutely fantastic photo editing and scrapbooking program called Artisan. Let me tell you, this program is absolutely stellar! I literally created a 25 page scrapbook in about 10 minutes using the Auto Populate feature combined with pre-designed pages. I can share it to Facebook, print it out at home, or have it professionally printed if I prefer. It is so incredibly user-friendly, and it has features that work similar to real life. Don’t like that embellishment there? Delete it! Want it moved over a smidge? Just slide it on over! What’s even better is that there’s no sticky glue residue left on your pictures! Here’s a screen shot of me working on my scrapbook:

And if you don’t read a smidge of my review, just watch this video! It’s only a minute out of your life and it shows you how dang easy it is to use Artisan!

Want to experience the ease of Artisan? You can buy it for $39.95 at Panstoria. Use the code SCRAPPIN to get 20% off! That’s an exclusive code just for you, Freckleberries!


Want to WIN a copy?! Well lucky you! One Freckleberry Finds reader will win a full copy of the Artisan software! That’s a retail value of $39.95! 

Mandatory Entry: Follow my blog via Google Friend Connect and leave a comment saying you’re a follower. That’s it! Easy peasy!

Extra entries (‘cause you really want to win!)

-Like Freckleberry Finds on Facebook (+1)

-Follow Freckleberry Finds on Twitter (+1)

-Like Panstoria on Facebook and thank them for the giveaway at Freckleberry Finds (+1)

-Tweet up to 3 times a day using this text: “I entered to #WIN Artisan, the best scrapbooking software on the market from @freckleberrymom! #giveaway http://bit.ly/gZvd8C”. Make sure there’s an hour in between tweets, pretty please! (+1 per tweet)

-Subscribe to Freckleberry Finds via email in the left hand sidebar (+1)

-Vote for me on Picket Fence Blogs. The button is in the left hand sidebar. You can vote once a day! (+1 per vote)

-Enter another one of my giveaways. When you comment on this post, tell me the comment number of your other giveaway entry. Only one giveaway, please! (+2 per giveaway)

-Grab my button and leave me a link so I can find it! (+3)

-Blog about this post and include a direct link pointing to this giveaway. Leave me a link so I can check it out! (+5)

The Fine Print

This giveaway ends March 18, 2011 at 11:59 PM CST. Any entries submitted after the contest ends will be deleted. Random.org will choose the winner, and I will announce the winner on my blog on March 19, 2011. I will email the winner as well. If chosen, you have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.
Make sure that you leave an additional comment for each additional entry! For example, if you tweeted twice today, make sure you comment back here two separate times with the two separate links.
*Disclosure: The review above is my own words and honest opinion. I was given a product for the purpose of review. Panstoria will give the winner an activation code for their full copy of Artisan 4.0. By entering this contest, you release Freckleberry Finds of any liability.

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