# 3 ArcSoft's "Scan-n-Stitch Deluxe" software
I know I've mentioned before that I don't take photos of my layouts. I scan them.
I like how much brighter they look and I don't get any shadows.
Plus I can upload my layouts right away and I don't have wait for daylight.
What the "Scan-n-Stitch" does is to stitch your page together since it's too big to fit in the scanner.
If your scrapping style includes a lot of bulky embellishments, scanning is not for you.
My pages are not completely flat; I use flowers, buttons and lots of pop-up dots and that's OK.
But I see many layouts with "bushes" on and that wouldn't work.
To download the software it's $ 39.99, but you can get a free trial here before you commit.
If you buy the software I would also buy the back-up disc. I'm talking from experience:( It's not a matter of, IF the computer will crash, only WHEN. You knew that right...
And oh yeah...the YouTube video is the only one I found.
Of course you can use ANY scanner with "Scan-n-Stitch".