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Episode 82: Updates on Magic Shots in DIsneyland and Disney World

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 HeatherW and Tanya join Steph in this episode to talk about Magic Shots: what they are, how to get them, and where to get them. We are sharing details about brand NEW Magic Shots including Pascal in Disneyland and Jiminy Cricket in Disney World. Also, be sure to check out the Magic Shots post where we updated it with FIVE new Frozen Magic Shots we found out about after the recording.

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Heather (heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagram)
Tanya (Tanyah666 on Twitter and Instagram)
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

Be sure to bookmark the Magic Shots post and check back often as we continue to update it!

 

Picks With Pixie Dust

HeatherW: Disney Hidden Worlds
Tanya:
Tsum Tsum
Steph
: Oh Sew Magical


Episode 81: Feel The Force

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HeatherW is back to chat with Steph about how FastPass+ is changing the way they capture magic in the parks!

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Heather (heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagram)
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

 

Picks With Pixie Dust

HeatherW: Voto app
Steph
: Aurasma appBuild Your Disney Side


Episode 80: Disney Vacation Traditions

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Tangie Baxter and Aaron Morris join Steph to share Disney vacation traditions. Those things we have to do when we go to Disney. Ideas for family and grownup only trips too.

A note: after we finished recording, I decided to hurry and check for an Elsa and Anna FastPass+ and I was able to nab one for our family and had my pick of times on my preferred day! YAY!

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Tangie Baxter
Aaron Morris (Twitter)
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Picks With Pixie Dust

Tangie: Sorcerer’s Radio
Aaron: d-cot.com
Steph: Getting Difficult FastPass Reservations

Remember…

Don’t forget to enter Disney’s Beset Moment Ever Sweepstakes!

 


Episode 79: Project Life, Simple Stories, and Project Mouse – all things pocket scrapbooking

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First time guest and team member, Wendy Reale joins Steph and shares how she has used Project Life, Simple Stories, Project Mouse, and pocket scrapbooking to document her recent Disney trips.

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Wendy Reale
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

 

Picks With Pixie Dust

Wendy: Disney World PassPorter
Steph: WDW Tools (Elite membership $100 for a year w/10 watches; Regular members $10/watch)

 


Episode 78: Interactive Adventures

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Images in collage courtesy of Disney

 

Terri-Lynn Torrez joins me this week to share details and tips for participating in the interactive adventures at Disney World (and Wildnerness Explorers at Disney California Adventure).

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Terri-Lynn Torrez (on Twitter)
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

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Picks With Pixie Dust

Terri: Monster Binder
Steph: RealBokeh (MacAndroid)

 


Episode 77: Answering Listener Questions

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We are answering listener questions about album covers, Flower & Garden, Countdown widgets, adding maps to photo books, tweets to texts, Memory Maker and so much more!

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Heather (heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagram)
Tanya (Tanyah666 on Twitter and Instagram)
Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

  • Chelle’s Photobook Cover Tutorial:
    I created my cover in Photoshop, but you could create it in PSE as well. I printed my book with Adoramapix, so I used their layered (PSD) cover templates, found here:  http://forums.adoramapix.com/home

    1. I started with a generic gray paper, but any solid would do. I filled the background with the light gray paper.  I had to duplicate (side by side) to fill the entire space.  (If you look super close you can see the seam on mine, but only because the paper texture doesn’t quite match up.)
    2. I searched for a Clip Art Mickey head.  I used this Mickey Head:  www.tutsking.com/vectors/mickey-mouse-head    I did not “complete the offer” for the vector version, but you could.  I just right-clicked and copied.  Then on my cover, I pasted.
    3. Change the blending mode of the mickey head to darken or multiply and lower the opacity of that layer until it looks just right.  Mine is about 50%.
    4. I enlarged the head until it looked like what I wanted.  (Enlarging loses some of the crispness of the edges, but I found it wasn’t noticeable even on my 10×12.5 cover.)
    5. I typed the title on the front & the title on the spine (using the template guidelines) with a favorite font.  I used KG The Last Time, found here:  http://www.kimberlygeswein.com/2013/01/03/new-kg-the-last-time-font/
    6. I duplicated the gray paper and placed it on top of BOTH of the type layers, clipping it to them (Ctrl-G in PSE, Alt-Ctrl-G in PS)
    7. I saved the file & uploaded it to Adoramapix.
  • Countdown Widgets
    1. Days Left
    2. Days_ _
    3. DDay Reminder
    4. Holo Countdown (Free w/ in-app purchases)

Picks With Pixie Dust

Heather: Shape Collages (Wizarding WorldPirate Princess PartyMickey)
Steph: Chatbooks App

 


Episode 76: Capturing Star Wars Weekends

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Heather is helping Steph learn all she can about capturing Star Wars Weekend: special events, shows, characters, photo ops, and more. Have you been to Star Wars Weekends? Come share your tips in the comments of the show!

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Heather (heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagram)
Steph
 (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

Picks With Pixie Dust

Heather: Star Tours Passport
Steph: Disney’s Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekend

We received free product in order to host the Disneyside @Home Celebration, but we really did have fun doing it! ;)


Episode 75: Ideas for Showing Your #Disneyside at Home

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Steph and Stephanie Haining are sharing some super fun and easy ideas to show your #Disneyside at Home as they also share about their #Disneyside @Home Celebrations they recently had.

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Stephanie Haining
Steph
 (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

Steph’s invitations using the Spoonful Mickey hands and heart printable on her Silhouette:
Steph’s Disney Story about her party:


Picks With Pixie Dust

Stephanie: Disneyland Tips
Steph: Mickey Waffle MakerPrincess Waffle Maker

We received free product in order to host the Disneyside @Home Celebration, but we really did have fun doing it! ;)


Episode 74: Tips for First-timers

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Suzanna from Zannaland.com joins Steph, Heather W, and Tanya H for this much requested show topic, and share their top memory making tips for Disneyland and Disney World. The memories they think everyone should create while in each of the parks and some tips for capturing them as well.

Picks With Pixie Dust

Suzanna: Pixie Pouches (Etsy Store)
Heather: Disney Running Costumes
Tanya: Disneyland Tips
Steph: DIY Mickey Glow Necklace


Episode 73: Fun with Phone Editing and Hashtagging

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This week, Sparkly Nicole, Tanya Hickman, Heather Winfield, and Jon Chua join Steph to share their favorite photo editing apps, tricks, and tips for phone photos (Android and iPhone). They also go into hashtagging; how, why, and when to use them.

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Sparky Nicole (YouTubeSparklyEverAfterLove Photo Apps Online Course)
Heather (heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagram)
Tanya Hickman (Tanyah666 on Twitter and Instagram)
Jon Chua (Jobber99 on Twitter and Instagram)
Steph
 (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram)

Show Notes

Picks With Pixie Dust

Nicole: PartyKL App for iOS
Heather: Character Autographs on Polaroids
Tanya: Gravie
Jon
:
Auto Awesome
Steph: Just The Best Apps