Your Yearbook Index Needs Love, Too!

Surprisingly, the most frequently read/viewed section of your yearbook is typically the one that gets the least amount of design attention. Learn how to make your yearbook index as awesome as the rest of your book!

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NEW Pictavo Video!

We are excited to show you our fresh new Pictavo yearbook software video! The video showcases the sophisticated yearbook design software, convenience and ease of use while highlighting important features and benefits you’ll love using. It has been updated to reflect the many exciting new additions that have been made recently, including Snippets that will be available in the 2014-15 version of Pictavo starting in August. Be sure to check it out, let us know what you think and share it with your friends!

Happy Irish Day: Green Inspirations

To celebrate this fine holiday where everything is green (or gets dyed green), here are some of our favorite green backgrounds!


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Cover to Cover – Yearbook Cover Ideas With Custom Treatments


Matte Lamination Cover with Spot UV Treatment



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Idea Garden Blog Has Moved!

Happy 2014! We hope your New Years celebrations were awesome. Ours sure were. Of course we spent them paging through old and new yearbooks and doing trend research for more awesome ideas to share with you. But, we were ALSO busy moving! No doubt, this has been a great home for the past several years, but we’ve got a fancy new dig where you can find us now. Don’t worry, we’ll still have the same tips, insights and inspirational blogs you love. They’ll just be in a new and improved format and location. So be sure to check us out here now. Can’t wait to welcome you over!

About our new location
Many of our followers are using the popular yearbook creation software, Pictavo™ so we’ve transitioned our blog over to to make it quicker and easier to access. You will still be able to view all of our old blogs here at via the archives but all new posts will be created on We’ll continue putting a link on here, though, that goes to the new location when we post a new blog, in case you forget.:)

-       Your Idea Garden Blog Team