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Digital scrapbook layout by Chere Edwards

Layout by Chere Edwards
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

Skippity Doo Dah Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Leaves 7201 ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Lifted Postage
City Streets Collection Mini Simply Summer Collection Mini ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Iconic Folk
Parisian Lace Paper Easy Page Pro Album: 12x12 Birthday Wishes ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10403

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Leaves 7201, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Lifted Postage, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Iconic Folk and ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10403 are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Julie White

Layout by Julie White
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Wednesday, June 16, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Photo Holder 10801 ScrapSimple Tools - Lightroom Presets: Tack Sharp 10302 ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Vintage Edges for PS 2201
ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Vintage Edges for PSE 2201 Scrap Pack Biggie: Bella Marie Design Pack: Basically Bordered
ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10404 ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Curled Up ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Leopard 6301

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Photo Holder 10801, ScrapSimple Tools - Lightroom Presets: Tack Sharp 10302, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Vintage Edges for PS 2201, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Vintage Edges for PSE 2201, Design Pack: Basically Bordered, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10404, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Curled Up and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Leopard 6301 are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Rozanne Paxman

Layout by Ro
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Thursday, June 17, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Pop Edges for PS 2201 ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Pop Edges for PSE 2201 ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10401
ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Tear It Up - Photo ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Bella Marie Design Pack: Basically Bordered 2
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Houndstooth Summer 6301 Assemble Your Own Zoom Pages: Grand Old Flag Skippity Doo Dah Paper Solids

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Pop Edges for PS 2201, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Pop Edges for PSE 2201, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10401, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Bella Marie, Design Pack: Basically Bordered 2 and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Houndstooth Summer 6301 are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Ang Campbell

Layout by Ang Campbell
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Friday, June 18, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Rough and Tumble ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Crocheted Lace Biggie American City Collection
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chipboard Glitter 6301 ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10402 Birthday Wishes Embellishment Mini
ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Flowers 7202   Dynamic Brush Set: Eyelet

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Rough and Tumble, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Crocheted Lace Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chipboard Glitter 6301, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Textures 10402, ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Flowers 7202 and Dynamic Brush Set: Eyelet are also available.

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If you have praise, comments, or questions for any of our Product Designers or Layout Artists, did you know you can send them a PM (private message) using the message board? It's easy!

If you are a registered user of the message board, just click on the "PM" box at the bottom of any of their posts to send them a message. Or, to check out more of your favorite designer's layouts, visit the Scrap Girls Design Team section of the Layout Gallery.

Weekly Newsletter Round-Up
June 14 - 19, 2010

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:
- What's New in the Scrap Girls Boutique?
- Life Muses by Ro and Other Writings
- Cute Stuff
- Scrap Girls Clubs
- Tutorials and Articles
- Getting Started
- Designer Freebie
- What's Happening at Scrap Girls?
- Online Classes Currently Available
- Ongoing Opportunities for YOU


AVAILABLE ONLINE CLASSES

All of our Online Training Classes are currently full. Please check back soon for more exciting learning opportunities!


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IMPORTANT TO KNOW

We've just opened a Retirement Sale section of the Boutique. Items in this section are always on sale for 30% off. The items you will find during any particular month will be discontinued permanently on the 5th of the following month. So if you see something you like, grab it while you can!

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OPPORTUNITES FOR YOU

Customer Muses: Would you like to share your own Life Muse with our readers? To have your own essay considered for publication as a muse in the column for our special Saturday newsletter, send your essay to [email protected]. If your essay is selected, you will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique.

Way Cool Scrap Girl: We are so excited to have all of you meet some of the amazing people that have become Scrap Girls! If you would like to be spotlighted and win a $25 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique, send the following items to [email protected]:

- 500-900 word essay about your experience with digital scrapbooking, Scrap Girls, and specific examples of how we have helped you.
- A 600-pixel wide, 72 dpi copy of a layout you've created that uses Scrap Girls products, plus a complete list of those products.
- A 100-pixels wide, 72 dpi picture of yourself.
- Permission to use your statement.

Suggest a Challenge, Win a Prize! Have a great idea for a gallery layout challenge? Submit it to [email protected]. If your challenge idea is chosen, you will win a prize! Friday will be Customer Challenge Day, so keep an eye out on the message board calendar. It will be fun to see what YOU come up with for us to do!

Project SG Challenge: Stay motivated to scrap your current photos! Post your 2010 layouts in the Project SG Challenge Gallery to earn one point per layout each month. You can earn up to four points per month this way! Earn a bonus point each month by attending the monthly Project SG Chat! Each point gives you an entry into a quarterly drawing for a special prize! And at the end of the year, each month that you participated in will earn you an entry into the Grand Prize drawing for a 12 X 12, 52 page Keepsakes photobook from Color, Inc! Our second quarterly drawing winner will be announced in the Saturday, July 3rd Scrap Girls newsletter.

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Of course, it is a surprise what you will get because birthday presents are always surprises! But you will like it for sure because most people like money... Anyway, make sure your message board email address is current and that you have the correct date entered into your profile to participate.


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LIFE MUSES BY RO and OTHER WRITINGS
A Designer's Life: Melissa Renfro

I have wonderful memories of spending Saturdays at my great-grandma's house. I was blessed to have the opportunity to know three of my great-grandparents throughout my childhood and even into my teens. My mother's grandmother lived closest to us. She and my great-grandfather lived in a small house in a small town 25 minutes or so from the town I grew up in. It seems like every Saturday we would drive out there and spend the day with them. We would go grocery shopping, have lunch, and do whatever chores needed to be done. Most of the summer and fall, those chores revolved around making jellies, jams, homemade pickles, and all sorts of canning and preserving the abundance from their garden.

Life Muses by Ro: Burr in My Shoe

I thought it was a pebble at first. I reached inside of my hot pink clog and brushed it out. Then, after thoroughly wiping off the bottom of my foot, I put the clog back on and continued walking. After two or three steps, I realized my foot still hurt.

Life Muses by Ro: The Thinker

I have not been saying much because I have been thinking.

Scrap Girls, Etc: How to Straighten a Crooked Photo

Note from Heidi: Yeah, I've got a bit of a perfectionist in me. It drives me crazy sometimes, but luckily, I've got Photoshop! I can create perfectly sized photo mats, fit my journaling exactly where I want it to go and have it look perfectly straight. Speaking of "perfectly straight," did you know that you can straighten a photo, too? I didn't either, until I saw this tutorial by Brandie Valenzuela. I used to be perfectly happy with my not-so-straight photos, but now, I notice "unstraightness" wherever it occurs! Thanks a lot, Brandie! Straightening your photos can be a subtle change, but once you see the difference, you'll be a perfectionist with your photos and your scrapbooks will thank you.

Life Muses by Ro: A Better Option

Ro shares one of her doodles. Check it out!

Customer Muse by Yolly Laredo

If we had the means and the money...
Would we have gone to the best doctors and institutions to help control your diabetes, preserve your kidney functions, and monitor your vascular conditions? Could they have prevented the dialysis sessions, the amputations of both your legs, and the disarticulations of all the fingers in between?

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Muse: To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in meditation. Not intended to solve the world's problems, another person's problems, or to cover topics completely. One does not have to agree with musings to enjoy them, just as one does not have to be the same as someone else to appreciate who they are.

Would you like to earn a $20 Gift Certificate? Send your own muse to [email protected]. If it is selected for publication in the Scrap Girls newsletter, you'll get to have fun shopping!

CUTE STUFF

Want to see more cute layouts? Go to the bottom right of our Home Page and check out our newsletter links.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Joann Brown

"Father's Day" by Joann Brown
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Directions for one technique I did on this layout:

I love the look of Shalae's ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Transparency 4901. It's such a fun style to use for a subtle punch on a layout, as I've demonstrated here. On this layout, I used the Transparency style to emphasize my word art, "Dad." It's a fun effect, because while I'm enhancing and emphasizing certain parts of my photos, I'm also creating a title. You can see through the transparency, and so you're not taking anything away from the overall photo. When I first added the transparency style, I wanted a little more punch to the letter. So, I duplicated it. It darkened my transparency, which was a great effect, but I wanted still more. I added a stroke (Edit> Stroke), selected "2 pixels," the color "black" and "Outside." With that simple step, my transparency letter got a small black outline - just enough to make the letter really stand out, but not so much that it completely overwhelms the letter.

Pin It Up Collection Biggie Not Quite White Paper ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Transparency 4901
Brush Set: Highlights 8301 Biggie Wonderland Collection Batik Collection Biggie

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Transparency 4901 and Brush Set: Highlights 8301 Biggie are also available.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Name of challenge: Father's Day

Other Ingredients:

  • Font - Moderne

Journaling: you work hard for us :: you are nice :: you help me with my homework :: you take us on fun vacations :: you are a good example :: you help me with my puzzles :: you read me stories before bed :: you helped me with my space Derby rocket :: you always support us, and come to our activities :: you help out at every service project, and you help people :: you are good at yard work, and you work hard :: you make me want to be a better person :: you tuck me in at night :: you play with us :: you are good at video games

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Valerie Randall

Layout by Valerie Randall
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These first four products are included in this month's ScrapSimple Club offering. Members receive a substantial discount on these club supplies. They are also available elsewhere in the Boutique at regular prices for those individuals who would rather not join a club.

ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Purses and Bags ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Paper Scraps ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Sequins N'Things
ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Sequins N'Things ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Beautiful Distress ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Micro Glitter 6401 Super Biggie

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Purses and Bags, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Paper Scraps, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Sequins N'Things, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Sequins N'Things, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Beautiful Distress and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Micro Glitter 6401 Super Biggie are also available.

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If you have praise, comments, or questions for any of our Product Designers or Layout Artists, did you know you can send them a PM (private message) using the message board? It's easy!

If you are a registered user of the message board, just click on the "PM" box at the bottom of any of their posts to send them a message. Or, to check out more of your favorite designer's layouts, visit the Scrap Girls Design Team section of the Layout Gallery.

SCRAP GIRLS CLUBS

SCRAP GIRLS CLUB

The June Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Syndee Nuckles.

Join the Scrap Girls Monthly Club and you can have fun with the newest traditional digital and printable scrapbooking looks while saving! (A $27.94 value for $9.99 or less!)

The Scrap Girls Club contents are released on the 1st day of the month (or the closest business day to the 1st).

With the Scrap Girls Club, you will receive:

  • 1 Collection Biggie
  • 1 Paper Super Mini
  • 1 8.5x11 Sheet of Word Art
  • 1 Embellishment Set
  • 1 Assemble Your Own Zoom Page Set
  • 1 Designer's Choice Item

Computer scrapbook layout by Armi Custodio using June's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Armi Custodio using June's Scrap Girls Club
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Created for you by Syndee Nuckles

If you prefer not to join a club, the Scrap Girls Club contents are available at regular prices in the Boutique. You can easily find them right now by checking the What's New? section of the Boutique.

Note: The Scrap Girls Club contents are always available for sale elsewhere in the Boutique at their regular prices once the associated club month is released. But all club contents are totally brand new, never seen before product releases for each month!

SCRAPSIMPLE CLUB

The June ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Melissa Renfro and Valerie Randall.

Join the ScrapSimple Monthly Club and you can enjoy the newest ScrapSimple looks while saving! (A $13.95 value for $6.99 or less!)

The new ScrapSimple Club contents are released on the 15th day of the month (or the closest business day to the 15th).

With the ScrapSimple Club, you will receive:

  • 1 ScrapSimple Paper Template Set
  • 1 ScrapSimple Embellishment Template
  • 1 Brush Set
  • 2 Designer's Choice Item

A commercially licensed version of the ScrapSimple Club is also available here.

Computer scrapbook layout by Melissa Renfro using June's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Melissa Renfro using June's ScrapSimple Club
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Created for you by Melissa Renfro and Valerie Randall

If you prefer not to join a club, the ScrapSimple Club contents are available at regular prices in the Boutique. You can easily find them right now by checking the What's New? section of the Boutique.

Note: The ScrapSimple Club contents are always available for sale in the Boutique at regular prices once the associated club month is released. But all club contents are totally brand new, never-seen-before product releases for each month!

TUTORIALS and ARTICLES
Themed Thoughts: Recitals and Music

Listening to music is part of our lives. Since I was a little girl, I've been listening to music in the car, bedroom, while biking, and so on. In my home, I have a lot of photos related to music. In my family, each person plays a different instrument. I play piano, my husband plays bass, my brother plays guitar, and my brother-in-law plays the drums. Because of this, I have so many photos with a music theme to use in my layouts.

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Creating A Party

I love to make my children feel special on their birthday. Fortunately, I can create a personalized party on a budget using my digital scrapbooking supplies. There are a lot of ScrapSimple Craft Templates that you can combine with the collection of your choice to create the perfect party.

Way Cool Stuff - Digital Scrapbooking Product Review: Zip Kits

Looking for ways to speed your scrapping? You'll find lots of different types of products to help you get your scrapping done quickly and easily in the Scrap Girls Boutique. In this article, I'm going to tell you about one of those product types: Zip Kits.

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: ScrapSimple Templates

Let's combine some products in this tutorial, namely ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Cloud 9 and ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Frame It! Edgy 1.

June's Member of the Month: Ashleigh

Learn more about our Scrap Girls Member of the Month, Ashleigh (caprimom), as she shares her answers to a questionnaire and one of her favorite layouts!

Layout and Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Weekly Layout Winners, MichaelsMomJo and mbc72! Check them out! Congratulations!

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For more great ideas on creating beautiful digital scrapbooking layouts, using brushes, embellishments, and lots more, check out the incredible tutorials on Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed and MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed!

GETTING STARTED AS A DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKER

FREE STARTER KIT

15 Things You NEED to Know to become a GREAT digital scrapbooker

Free eBook "starter kit" turns your dreams of digital scrapbooking into reality today!

This dynamite eBook is 65 pages - packed full of the information, ideas, and help people need when they are about to dive into this great hobby. It answers all of the important questions new digital scrapbookers have. They are all here for you - in one easy to use eBook!

Bonus! Download the free "Warning" Label, too. It was created for you by Valerie Randall as a little bit of extra fun!

Scrap Girls Refresh Collection Biggie

Would you like a chance to try digital scrapbooking yourself?

Scrap Girls' Refresh Collection Biggie offers you free samples of some of our most popular product types. Try making a layout, your own paper with a ScrapSimple Paper Template, a fast layout with a ScrapSimple Digital Layout Template, or experiment with a brush.

We know you'll love digital scrapbooking as much as we do, and we have thousands of products to feed your new addiction!

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Ready to Take Off? In-depth Tutorials Help You Become a Great Digital Scrapbooker

Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed!

Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop CS4, CS3, CS2, CS

Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed for Photoshop Elements 6.0 and 7.0

Find out what tens of thousands of people have already learned: Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed is the fastest way to learn how to create digital scrapbooking layouts. And because this series covers so many topics with one purchase, it is a bargain!

In the tutorials, you'll see Ro working on her computer and hear her talking about why she is doing what she is doing. It's like having Ro come to your home and give you private scrapbooking lessons. You can create digital scrapbooking layouts today!

Download and CD versions available.

Photoshop and Photoshop Elements users receive:

  • 30-31 movie tutorials
  • Companion eBook(s)
  • Collections
  • Other supplies

Paint Shop Pro users receive 31 movie tutorials.

MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed!

MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed for Photoshop

Now that you've learned the basics of digital scrapbooking with Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, you are ready to learn advanced skills for having even more fun while you create digital scrapbooking layouts!

Get a big boost learning how to use ScrapSimple products to make your own backgrounds, embellishments, and alphas with the MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed for Photoshop Elements movie tutorial series. You'll learn so much that your digital scrapbooking layouts will never be the same!

eBooks

Scrap Girls offers a large catalog of eBooks covering topics that will expand your digital scrapbooking abilities to new heights. Here are just a few samples:

Scrap Girls 2009 Digital Scrap Link Class: Combining ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates
Scrap Girls 2009 Digital Scrap Link Class: Combining ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates

Learn how you can combine ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates to create your own unique layout template written by Angie Briggs. You will get step by step instructions, with screen shots to follow and several sample layouts giving you even more ideas. You'll also receive ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Album Series 7, so that you may easily follow along with the instructions.

Scrapbooking 911 - 20 Sketches to Revitalize Your Digital Scrapbooking eBook
Scrapbooking 911 - 20 Sketches to Revitalize Your Digital Scrapbooking eBook

Are your creative juices drained? Need help finding ideas? Want a great starting place? Scrapbooking 911 - 20 Sketches to Revitalize Your Digital Scrapbooking is the answer to all of these questions. With twenty original sketches to work from, you'll be creating exciting, dynamic, and creative layouts in no time.

Scrap Girls Tutorials & Way Cool Stuff eBook Set - 2009 4th Quarter
Scrap Girls Tutorials & Way Cool Stuff eBook Set
2009 - 4th Quarter

Subscribers to the Scrap Girls Newsletter have one thing in common: they love to learn new techniques! Each issue shares ideas, tutorials, and new ways to use Scrap Girls quality digital scrapbooking products. Now you can have all those past tutorials and Way Cool Stuff articles of the 4th Quarter of 2009 in one convenient PDF format.

Start to Finish eBooklets

Step by Step Movie Tutorial: How to Create An Old Wall Mural
Step by Step Movie Tutorial: How to Create An Old Wall Mural

Nothing could be simpler than learning to scrapbook digitally with Scrap Girls Start to Finish eBooklets. Step by step written guidelines and detailed screenshots will help you learn new digital scrapbooking skills. Included with the eBooklet are the actual digital files you need to create a finished project!

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TODAY'S FREEBIE

Digital scrapbook layout by Angela Nussbaum

Layout by Angela Nussbaum
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Holy Week Special Paper
Designer Freebie by Marnie Adams coordinates with her Holy Week Collection

Holy Week Collection Holy Week Paper Solids Mini Blossoms & Blooms - Spring Embellishment Biggie
Naturescape Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Lace Edge ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Fabric Arts
  ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Deep Shadows 6501 PSE and PS Biggie  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Lace Edge, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Fabric Arts and ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Deep Shadows 6501 PSE and PS Biggie are also available.

* There is a "free download" button on the details page for each gift. You don't need to put them in your shopping cart unless you are shopping for other items. Also note that if you are slow reading your newsletter, you may find this freebie has already been retired, as the freebies are only available as gifts for about two newsletter cycles.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT SCRAP GIRLS?

CROPS AND CHATS

New Member Chat
Tuesday, June 22nd - 7:00PM MT

Join Pat (PBarnes) and Carol Ann (Zaz) for the New Member Chat at 7pm MT in the Live Chat room lobby. This is a great place to ask questions about getting around the Scrap Girls site or about digital scrapbooking in general - and a great place to make some new friends. All are welcome, new and long time members included. You do need to have Java installed on your computer to access the Live Chat.

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, June 23rd - 10:00AM MT

Join April (April Showers) on Wednesday at 10am MT for the East Coast High Noon Crop. All coasts and time zones are welcome! These crops are designed to allow you to work on your own photos and themes simply giving participants a one hour goal and a fun, new challenge each week. On June 23rd, we'll do a multiple photo challenge! Create a layout on any theme, any topic, and any colors - using FIVE or more photos! Create your layout and upload it to the special High Noon Crop Gallery. You'll be amazed what you can get done in just one hour, but there is no High Noon Sheriff timing you!

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Ad Inspiration Chat
Thursday, June 24th - 7:00PM MT

Join Pat (PBarnes) at 7pm MT for an Ad Inspiration Challenge and Chat. A few hours before the chat, a magazine ad will be posted on the message board to use as inspiration for a layout. You can use whatever you want to from the ad - the colors, the shapes, the composition. There are no wrong answers!

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Speed Scrap Crop
Thursday, June 24th - 8:00PM MT

Ever wonder what you can get done when time is tight? Here is your chance to find out! Join Angela (angelaNussbaum) and Carla (CRS) for a Speed Scrap Crop! We'll give you six items, spread out over an hour, for you to include on your layout. It's a challenge that is also a lot of fun! We'll see you in the chat room on Thursday, June 24th at 8pm MT!

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What's New Chat
Friday, June 25th - 9:00AM MT

Join Michelle (Shelbi) and Sherry Lynn at 9am MT on Friday mornings to chat about all the cool new things in the boutique. You never know who else is going to show up! What are you getting? What did you kaboodle? And most importantly show us the layouts or other projects you made with your new goodies! There's a thread every Thursday and now there's a chat, too!

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Swap Crop Chat
Saturday, June 26th - 6:00PM MT

It's time for the Swap Crop Chat! We've done the swapping and created the layouts, now it's time to chat about all the gorgeous layouts! I don't know what it is, but these swaps bring out the best in everyone. This is the time to chat about the theme, the beautiful layouts and learn about the swap crop if you haven't participated before. We'll even reveal the theme for next month! Join us, Carla (CRS) and Angela (angelaNussbaum), for a fun chat at 6pm MT on Saturday, June 26th.

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U.F.O. Chat
Sunday, June 27th - 3:00PM MT

Please join Sherry Lynn and special guest co-hostess TBA from our Layout Artist Team, in the chatroom. Let's complete or revamp some of those layouts that are sitting in your "Layouts to be Completed" folder. Post your layout in the UFO Gallery and meet us in the Lobby on Sunday, June 27th at 3pm MT to get some inspirational suggestions from our incredible professionals here at Scrap Girls!

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Emphasis on Embellishments Chat
Monday, June 28th - 7:00PM MT

Join Angela (angelaNussbaum) and Janine (J9Buckles) on Monday at 7pm MT for the Emphasis on Embellishments Chat. This chat is geared towards challenging you to use more embellishments on your layout. Each month, you will be given a specific number challenge to inspire you to start using more elements on your layouts or to create your own cluster of embellishments!

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Desktop Challenge Crop
Tuesday, June 29th - 5:00PM MT

Tired of the boring desktop wallpaper backgrounds that your PC or MAC came with? Join Becca and Angela (angelaNussbaum) on Tuesday, June 29th at 5pm MT for this month's Desktop Challenge Crop. We'll show you how to use your digital scrapbooking supplies to create a personalized desktop wallpaper of your own. For this month's theme, let's scrap our pets or any animals! And for the added challenge, try an out-of-bounds technique on your desktop layout!

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Life Moments Chat
Tuesday, June 29th - 6:00PM MT

Join April (April Showers) in the chat room on June 29th at 6pm MT for another Life Moments Chat and Crop. These chats are focused on building a scrapbook all about you, one layout at a time. This week we will be working on Graduations. High School, College, Kindergarten, Middle School - it is up to you! Dig through your files, write down your memories, and be sure to join us in the chat room!

JUNE EVENTS

June Message Board Game: Quotable Quotes

The object of the game is to correctly guess the layout (created by either a product designer or layout artist) that contains a quote or journaling. Each day, you will be given a word found in the clue. We will keep giving words to the clues until a correct guess is made.

Be the first to answer it correctly and win a $5.00 Gift Certificate to the Boutique! You are only allowed ONE guess per daily clue, and you are only allowed ONE win per month. When you make your guess, you must link it to the correct layout in the Boutique. We will play the game daily during the entire month of June. When a correct answer is given, the new puzzle will start the following day.

For complete details and examples of game play, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls message board.

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Layout Contests:

June Monthly Layout Contest: June is National Candy Month and who doesn't like candy!? For this month's layout contest, use the wrapper of your favorite candy for inspiration. Does your favorite candy have a great color combination, cool fonts or a fun striped pattern? Use whatever inspires you about it to create your layout. You don't have to include the candy's wrapper in your layout but you might mention it in your description. Create your layout and post it in the June Layout Contest Gallery by Midnight MT on June 30th. Be sure to list your credits in the description or under the EXIF Properties. If your layout is one of the two chosen, you will win a $10 gift certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique!

Club Concepts Layout Contest: Post your new layout using the current club selection (either the Scrap Girls Club or the ScrapSimple Club) in our Scrap Girls Club Members Gallery or the ScrapSimple Club Members' Gallery. Be sure to list all of the Scrap Girls products you used. If your layout is chosen, it will be showcased as a Club Concepts layout winner, and you will win a $5 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique!

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Check our message board calendar if you have any questions about what is happening at Scrap Girls. All event times are given in Mountain Time Zone unless otherwise noted. Need help converting time zones? Check out the World Clock - Time Zone Converter. (Use 'USA-Utah-Salt Lake City' as the location for the Mountain time zone.)

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Haven't received your prize as a contest winner? Please send an email to [email protected] and we'll get it out to you right away!

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