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Summer Storm Sale! 18.9% off almost everything in the Boutique until Midnight, July 8th (MT).

We know the truth. It's shocking that we are having another sale so quickly. But it's a big holiday and you have to create layouts. So storm into the Scrap Girls Boutique and load up on some powerful supplies. The sale will end at Midnight, MST, July 8th! Don't miss it or you'll be grounded.

WHAT'S NEW IN THE SCRAP GIRLS BOUTIQUE?

 

Digital scrapbook layout by Amanda McGee

Layout by Amanda McGee
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Tuesday, June 29, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

Summer Vacation Collection Biggie Online Class - Mastering Brushes in PSE ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Bordered 6301
Brush Set: Wisp Alpha Super Biggie Star Spangled Paper Super Mini ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Layout Masks - Grungy Stencils
  Dreamtime Paper  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Bordered 6301, Brush Set: Wisp Alpha Super Biggie and ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Layout Masks - Grungy Stencils are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Brandy Murry

Layout by Brandy Murry
Photo by Shauna Dubois
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Wednesday, June 30, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

Children's Classic Collection Biggie Brush Set: Photographic ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Dreamtime 1
Zip Kit: Boom Boom Pow Online Class - Photo Fixes You Need to Know: PSE Zip Kit: Summer SunDress
  ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Fancy Mattes 6301  

Commercial license versions of Brush Set: Photographic, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Dreamtime 1 and ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Fancy Mattes 6301 are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Shari Payne

Layout by Shari Payne
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Friday, July 2, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

Brush Set: Rainbow Bridge - Cats Star Spangled Embellishment Mini Dynamic Brush Set: Stitched 6301
Brush Set: Blessed Roses Independence Day Collection Super Mini ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glow 8501 Biggie
ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Dreamtime 2   ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Curvy Mats 2104

Commercial license versions of Brush Set: Rainbow Bridge - Cats, Dynamic Brush Set: Stitched 6301, Brush Set: Blessed Roses, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glow 8501 Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Dreamtime 2 and ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Curvy Mats 2104 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 28 - July 3, 2010

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:
- 18.9% off Summer Storm Sale!
- 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

New Classes Available!

Online Class - Mastering Brushes in PSE
Mastering Brushes for Photoshop Elements
Wednesdays, July 7 - August 11
7:00PM MT

This in-depth class is perfect for the digital scrapbooker who wants to take their brushwork above and beyond the basics taught in the Secrets tutorials. Beautiful brush skills taught in this digital scrapbooking class will turn ordinary layouts into the extraordinary! Join Anna Mansfield in the six session Intermediate level course, Mastering Brushes for Photoshop Elements. This class includes the Mastering Brushes for PSE eBook, six one hour sessions in a private chat room and access to a private class forum and gallery.

If you have already bought the Mastering Brushes for PSE eBook, email [email protected] to receive a store credit to use towards the purchase of this class.

Important: This Intermediate Level class is for Adobe Photoshop Elements users. Students are required to understand the basic skills taught in the Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements and MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements program prior to starting the course. This information will not be reviewed as part of the course!

New Classes Available!

Online Class - Photo Fixes You Need to Know: PSE
Photo Fixes You Need to Know: Photoshop Elements
Saturdays, July 10 & 17 - 9:00AM MT

Join Anna Mansfield for this two session class which teaches you photo fixing techniques using Photoshop Elements. We all want our photos to take center stage on our scrapbook layouts. But sometimes, our pictures aren't up for the challenge. Learn some photo fixes to really make your pictures stand out. Banish blemishes, correct colors and lighting like a pro using the tools and techniques taught in this class. Remove red eye, whiten teeth. Your pictures will become the perfect focus for all of your layouts.

Important: This Intermediate Level class is for Adobe Photoshop Elements users. Students are required to understand the basic skills taught in the Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements and MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements program prior to starting the course. This information will not be reviewed as part of the course!

New Classes Available!

Online Class - Beyond Basic Photo Backgrounds
Beyond Basic Photo Backgrounds: Photoshop Elements
Thursdays, July 15 & 22 - 7:00PM MT

While you can be sure that your photos go together, sometimes it's hard to know what background will work for your layout. Also, we often have less than stellar photos that we'd still like to use. Those are often perfect candidates for creating unique, coordinating backgrounds. This digital scrapbooking class is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to use photos to create unique supporting backgrounds for your main layout photo.

Important: This Intermediate Level class is for Adobe Photoshop Elements users. Students are required to understand the basic skills taught in the Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements and MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements program prior to starting the course. This information will not be reviewed as part of the course!


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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 third quarterly drawing winner will be announced in the Saturday, October 2nd 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: Trish Yochum

About 10 years ago, I found the cutest coffee cups in a little hole-in-the-wall shop. The cups were in pretty pastel colors, which I don't normally like, but they were just adorably painted, and there was a tiny animal figurine sitting at the top of the handle. I couldn't decide between a cup that was blue with lavender polka dots with a little sheep or a cup that was orange and yellow with a tiny chick on the handle. So I bought both.

Life Muses by Ro: To Grow Up

To grow up, one must release the need to please anyone but God.

Life Muses by Ro: Dream it. Believe it.

If you can dream it, believe it...

Scrap Girls, Etc: Using Clipping Masks with ScrapSimple Digital Scrapbooking Layout Templates

Note from Heidi: In the spirit of small beginning steps, I offer this essential tutorial by Angie Briggs. If you don't know this technique yet, I hope the tutorial gives you a new sense of freedom and opens huge realms of creativity for you! If you do already know this trick, take a moment and think back to when you didn't. Maybe make a page about how you started in this hobby! I know it was all baby steps for me.

Life Muses by Ro: From Sea to Shining Sea

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain...

Customer Muse by Eileen Bednarz

I believe in miracles. In fact, I believe what we call coincidences are often little miracles.

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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 28, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Charlene Crowder

"Bluebirds" by Charlene Crowder
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Directions for one technique I did on this layout:

I wanted to use a decorative element behind the birdhouse. I loved the look of several items from Fantastic Florals Embellishment Mini, but they were of various colors. To create some uniformity and use colors I preferred for the layout, I used ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Aged Metals Biggie on them. Now, they share the same colors and look.

Feathered Friends Collection Fantastic Florals Embellishment Mini Rollicking Collection
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Aged Metals 8501 Biggie ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Edgy, THIN ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Curled Edges Shadows 3201
Washed and Worn Curled Edges Embellishment Mini ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Deep Shadows 6501 PSE and PS Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Shadow Layer 6501 PSE
  ScrapSimple Type Paths: Shapes 2101  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Aged Metals 8501 Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Edgy, THIN, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Curled Edges Shadows 3201, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Deep Shadows 6501 PSE and PS Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Shadow Layer 6501 PSE and ScrapSimple Type Paths: Shapes 2101 are also available.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0

Name of challenge: Create a layout that is inspired by nature.

Other Ingredients:

  • Font - Book Antiqua
  • Font - LD Chronicle

Journaling: I've had so much enjoyment in watching the bluebirds in our backyard. This was the first time they used the bird house. I hope they come again next year.

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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Angie Briggs

Layout by Angie Briggs
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These three products are included in this month's Scrap Girls 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.

You Are Paper Super Mini You Are Collection Biggie Assemble Your Own Zoom Pages: You Are

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Saturday, July 3, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Sarah Batdorf

Layout by Sarah Batdorf
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ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Itty Bitty Birthday Wishes Collection Be Natural Collection
Basic: Black Paper Mini ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501 Eternal Collection Mini
Evelyn Collection   Lettering Delights Mother's Typewriter Font

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Itty Bitty, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Basic Shadows 6501 and Lettering Delights Mother's Typewriter Font 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 July Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Angie Briggs.

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 Angie Briggs using July's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Angie Briggs using July's Scrap Girls Club
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Created for you by Angie Briggs

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
Best of the Message Board

See how our message board members are helping each other with questions about coloring ScrapSimple Templates, saving your own layout templates, and more!

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Tucking Corners through Cut-Out Edge in ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Basically Bordered 2

One of my favorite things to do with the ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Basically Bordered 2 set is to layer two of them (or more!) in a way that creates the look of tucking the corners of one paper through the cut-out edge of another. This gives you a chance to play with more papers and add some depth and interest to your layouts. You can do this with any of the ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Basically Bordered 2 shapes (circles, squares, or hearts available). In this tutorial, I'll show you how you can do it quickly and easily with the straight edges of the squares.

Way Cool Stuff - Digital Scrapbooking Product Review: ScrapSimple Transparency Overlays

Ahhh, the joys of digital scrapbooking! I recall seeing, in my paper scrapping past, transparencies to be used on scrapbook pages. But they seemed limited in color, texture, or look. However, if you check out Scrap Girls' Boutique, you'll see that there are numerous transparencies to choose from. Even better is that with the ScrapSimple Transparencies, you get to choose the color, look, and style!

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Shape Shifter - Take 2

With tons of tools, options, and possibilities, Photoshop is a wonderful playground for any digital scrapbooking aficionado. I love that there are many ways to change the color of a photo or product, to edit the look of an item with layer masks, brushes, and styles, and to customize text and objects with clipping masks and templates. Knowing there is an endless array of topics to discuss with the software, I hope you will indulge me a bit as I expand upon a subject from a previous tutorial: Working with Custom Shapes.

Online Class Round-Up

Once a month, we give you a round-up here of recent classes that have been held at Scrap Girls. We're sure you've noticed that Scrap Girls Instructor, Anna Mansfield, has been teaching up a storm! We hope you've had a chance to sign up for one of her classes. They are a definite favorite at Scrap Girls. They do fill up fast, but if you see one in the Boutique that interests you, be sure to sign up right away so you can reserve your spot.

Layout and Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Weekly Layout Winners, June's Monthly Layout Contest Winners and June's Monthly Contest Winners! 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: Tips and Tricks to Make Quick Albums Fast!
Scrap Girls 2009 Digital Scrap Link Class: Tips and Tricks to Make Quick Albums Fast!

Have you ever received an email offer for a really great deal on a 20-page album? But then you sit at your computer and get overwhelmed. This eBook will cover some great tips and tricks to help you pull it off in a snap! Included with your purchase, you will receive a special digital layout template set of three layouts in both 8.5x11 and 12x12 size, with which you can practice the techniques taught in the eBook.

Artistry eBook
Artistry eBook by Marnie Adams

Artistry: A Celebration of Digital Design Excellence highlights the best-of-the-best in digital scrapbooking focusing on high quality layout design, imaginative use of products, creative vision, top-notch typography, and artistic expression.

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

Start to Finish eBooklet - PSE: Patterns, Blends & Filters, Oh My!
Start to Finish eBooklet - PSE: Patterns, Blends & Filters, Oh My!

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 Brandy Murry

Layout by Brandy Murry
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Baby Chronicles Paper Special
Designer Freebie by Brandy Murry coordinates with her Baby Chronicles Collection Biggie

Baby Chronicles Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Basically Bordered Squares ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Rivet Up 2 Biggie

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Basically Bordered Squares and ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Rivet Up 2 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

Creative Cards Chat
Tuesday, July 6th - 6:00PM MT

Do you use your digital supplies to make cards? Do you want to? Instead of going to the store every time you need a card, you can save money and have fun making cards with your digi stash! Make a note of any cards you might need for the upcoming month and join Michelle (Shelbi) and April (April Showers) for the once-a-month Card Chat on Tuesday, July 6th at 6pm MT. Can't wait to see you there!

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, July 7th - 10:00AM MT

Join April (April Showers)each 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 July 7th, we'll do a color challenge! Create a layout on any theme, any topic, using the color TURQUOISE! 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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ATC Swap Crop
Wednesday, July 7th - 4:30PM MT

Please join Sherry Lynn and Elisha (elibar) in the chatroom for our July ATC (Artist Trading Card) Swap Crop/Chat on Wednesday, July 7th at 4:30pm MT. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

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Project SG Chat
Thursday, July 8th - 6:00PM MT

Have you heard about Project SG yet? This challenge is all about creating an album for 2010 and scrapping your most current photos. Join Angela (angelaNussbaum) and April Showers on Wednesday, July 8th at 6pm MT for this month's Project SG Chat! It isn't too late to start. We'll fill you in on all the details at the chat. Hope to see you there!

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What's New Chat
Friday, July 9th - 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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Recipe Swap Chat
Saturday, July 10th - 6:00PM MT

Join April (April Showers) and Lei (Bride) at 6pm MT in the chat room for our Monthly Recipe Swap Chat. Please check the message board on Thursday, July 8th for this month's theme and the swap details!

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Hybrid Craft Chat
Sunday, July 11th - 2:00PM MT

Do you miss working with paper, scissors and glue to create beautiful craft projects? Hybrid crafts combine your digital supplies with traditional scrapping methods to create amazing crafts! Join Sherry (Sherry Lynn) and Carla (CRS) on July 11th at 2pm MT for the Hybrid Crafts Chat where we'll discuss the current project and share ideas. Watch the message board for our next project!

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Quote Challenge Chat
Sunday, July 11th - 6:00PM MT

Come join Pat (PBarnes) for the Quote Challenge Crop at 6pm MT. Including a quote on your layout can be a touching and meaningful addition, especially if you use the quote to create your own word art. Here's how it will work. On Sunday, Pat will post a thread on the Chat section of the board giving you the quote that you will use to make your own word art. It's not hard, and she will have a layout with a Word Art example in the gallery. Then we'll meet in the chat room to have fun, chat, and create our Word Art layout! Everyone can participate and create a layout, even if you can't make the chat. Hope to see you there!

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Life Moments Crop
Tuesday, July 13th - 1:00PM MT

Have you noticed that one person is missing from your scrapbooks: You? Life Moments Crops are designed to challenge us to scrap about ourselves. For this crop, let's scrap a layout about what makes you happy right now, today! So join Carla (CRS) in the chatroom on Tuesday, July 13th at 1pm MT! Hope to see you there!

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Faith Journey Chat
Tuesday, July 13th - 5:00PM MT

Join Elisha (elibar) and Sherry Lynn for a Faith Journey Chat on Tuesday, July 13 at 5pm MT. All faiths are welcome! We'll be chatting and scrapping about our individual faith walk and how we also walk together. Watch the message board for this month's topic of discussion, and if you like - create a layout based on the topic!

JULY EVENTS

July Message Board Game: BINGO!

It's that time again! Join us for an exciting game of BINGO on the Message Board Forum in July! Pick 25 words from the list provided in the forum and send them in an e-mail to [email protected] with a subject line that says "BINGO CARD - your SG message board username" by Wednesday, June 30th (Midnight MT) in order to play in the first round, which will begin Thursday, July 1st.

Each day, members of the Welcoming Committee will call five random words from the Bingo list. Match just 15 of those words to win a BINGO. You must be first to call bingo in the forum to win that round. After a winner is called, the boards can be cleared and a new round will begin the following day. All winners win a $5 gift certificate to the Boutique! We like to see lots of winners, so please remember that each person can only win one round during the month. Have fun!

If you miss the first round cutoff date, you can still play! Just send in your Bingo card at any time during the month and you'll be eligible to begin playing when the next new round starts. Everyone who sends in a Bingo card will receive a confirmation email that their card has been received. If you do not receive confirmation within 24 hours, please re-send your list of words.

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:

July Monthly Layout Contest: Most all countries have a national holiday. The time of the year varies across our wide world but the United States just happens to celebrate Independence Day in July. For this month's layout contest, we want you to create a layout showing us something about what you do to celebrate your nation or show your patriotism. Post your layouts in the July Gallery before Midnight MT on July 31st. 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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