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Digital scrapbook layout by Sheri Johnson

Layout by Sheri Johnson
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Tuesday, November 16, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

Brush Set: Twilight Magic WordArt Biggie Daily Quotes - Xmas Word Art Mini Printable Christmas Stationary Paper Mini
ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates - Calendar: 2.3x3.1 Perpetual Mini Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Fill Super Biggie Design Pack: Bits of Mesh
Easy Page Pro Album: 4x6 Signs of Winter Chenille 1 Paper ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Fun
  ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Ripped and Rolled  

Commercial license versions of Daily Quotes - Xmas Word Art Mini, ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates - Calendar: 2.3x3.1 Perpetual Mini, Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Fill Super Biggie, Design Pack: Bits of Mesh, ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Fun and ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Ripped and Rolled are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Elisha Barnett

Layout by Elisha Barnett
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Wednesday, November 17, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Pastel 9901 Biggie ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Fancy Chenille 2 Paper
Brush Set: Glass Ornaments ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Postage 6301 ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates - Calendar: Perpetual - 8.5x11 Clean and Simple
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glitter 6501 Brush Set: Black Friday ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Foundations Vol.4

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Pastel 9901 Biggie, ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Fancy, Brush Set: Glass Ornaments, ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Postage 6301, ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates - Calendar: Perpetual - 8.5x11 Clean and Simple, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glitter 6501, Brush Set: Black Friday and ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Foundations Vol.4 are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Amanda Sok

Layout by Amanda Sok
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Thursday, November 18, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Fancy Rust 6401 Chenille 3 Paper Warm Embrace Collection Biggie
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Vivid 9901 Biggie ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Vintage News Vol.2 - Christmas Brush Set: Distressed Halftone Circles
Easy Page Pro Album: 4x6 Christmas Wonder ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Framed Calendar 2011 ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Basic

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Fancy Rust 6401, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Vivid 9901 Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Vintage News Vol.2 - Christmas, Brush Set: Distressed Halftone Circles, Easy Page Pro Album: 4x6 Christmas Wonder, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Framed Calendar 2011 and ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Basic are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Elisha Barnett

Layout by Elisha Barnett
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Friday, November 19, 2010. The following individual products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Classic Signs of Winter Collection Mini Easy Page Pro: 4x6 Doodled 2011 Calendar
Shapes Pack: Frames Brush Set: Halftone Circles Brush Set: Junk in the Trunk Arrows Biggie
ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Christmas Wonderland Ornaments Chenille 4 Paper ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Warm 9901 Biggie

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Alpha Templates: Embroider Me - Classic, Shapes Pack: Frames, Brush Set: Halftone Circles, Brush Set: Junk in the Trunk Arrows Biggie, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Christmas Wonderland Ornaments and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Warm 9901 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.

Weekly Newsletter Round-Up
November 15 - 20, 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

New Classes Available!

Online Class - Simple But Stunning 3D Text - PS
Simple But Stunning 3D Text - Photoshop
Mondays, November 29 & December 6
11:00AM MT

Join Jene Parks for this two-session class which instructs techniques to achieve great looking pages. This in-depth online digital scrapbooking class is a wonderful opportunity to learn the technique of '3D Text.' This step-by-step instruction will show you the basic method of making the extrusion to form the 3D part of the text and which arrow keys to use to achieve the direction of extrusion required. Study real examples and see how this simple approach adds that little something extra to your layouts.

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

New Classes Available!

Online Class - Simple But Stunning 3D Text - PSE
Simple But Stunning 3D Text - Photoshop Elements
Tuesdays, November 30 & December 7
11:00AM MT

Join Jene Parks for this two-session class which instructs techniques to achieve great looking pages. This in-depth online digital scrapbooking class is a wonderful opportunity to learn the technique of '3D Text.' This step-by-step instruction will show you the basic method of making the extrusion to form the 3D part of the text and which arrow keys to use to achieve the direction of extrusion required. Study real examples and see how this simple approach adds that little something extra to 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!


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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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OPPORTUNITIES 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 12x12, 52-page Keepsakes photobook from Color, Inc! Our 4th quarter drawing winner and the Grand Prize winner will be announced in the Scrap Girls newsletter on Saturday, January 8th, 2011.

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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: Doris Castle

Have you ever received an email from a friend that asks you to answer a bunch of vague questions, and you are able to see how they answered the questions as well as see the answers of other friends in the group. Usually, they are something vague like, "What is your favorite color?" or "What is your favorite vacation destination?"

Life Muses by Ro: Clutch-and-clutter Disorder

Sometimes, I open my eyes and see. I mean I really see my life. I look around myself and take in what I've been stepping and stumbling over. I realize why I feel like my hair hasn't been combed, my shirts are rumpled, and my socks are falling down. I have fallen into a disorder whose chief symptoms include clutter, confusion, and mental constipation.

Life Muses by Ro: Be Brave and Tug!

It was always there - itching and burning and bothering me. I didn't know why this particular incision was taking so much longer to heal than I expected it to. I also didn't know why I couldn't stop catching every virus that came into the vicinity. Maybe I was just being impatient, but after two months of feeling lousy, I wanted to feel better so I could move on. I finally decided to go to an acupuncturist to see if she could help.

Scrap Girls, Etc: Love At First...

I have absolutely no idea whether Nelly first fell in love with the sight of the ocean - its glittering waves constantly rolling into shore, foam piling on top of itself and being washed back out, sand stretching endlessly as far as her small blue eyes could see. It could have been the smell, slightly musty, almost tangy, a hint of sweetness lurking somewhere that you can only find at the shore. Perhaps the feel of it all - the strong breezes constantly tugging at her curls and reddening her cheeks, the gritty sand getting caught between chubby baby fingers and toes, or the not-quite-chilly splash on her legs as she did her best to take her first tentative steps, desperate to get back into the water. She probably adored the taste of salty water, and I know she loved the myriad flavors she found in the sand. She stopped to sample this new delicacy every so often with a huge grin on her face.

Life Muses by Ro: Strange and Unusual

I was in the mood to do something strange and unusual. After thinking about it for a while, I decided to take the plunge. Literally. I bought myself a swimming suit in the hotel's gift shop and made an appointment for a water-soaked massage called Watsu.

Customer Muse by Arlene Cloud

Does life-changing news change your appearance? Do you look different? How can you start the day thinking of yourself one way and end it another - and not be changed outwardly?

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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, November 15, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Joann Brown

"Myself" by Joann Brown
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Directions for one technique I did on this layout:

My goal was to create a fast layout since my life is busy! I decided that the ultimate layout about me would be a fast one, since that's pretty much the standard in my life lately. Busy, busy, busy. My secret for a quick layout? Remember a few key rules:

  • Blending is great! Use the tools that are already out there to help you achieve a quick layout. Brandy Murry’s ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Background Blenders works for me!

  • Styles are my friend! Use one basic style kit to create a cohesive look on your layout. In this case, I used Melanie Johnson's ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Eclectic Biggie 9401.

  • Make sure you have a focal point and a few great embellishments to pull it all together. Happy scrapping!
Eclectic Collection Biggie Brush Set: Swirls and Flowers Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Eclectic Biggie 9401
ScrapSimple Layer Your Own Brushes: 4x6 - Shipping Label ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Background Blenders ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Alloys 6401 Super Biggie
ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Mega Lift II - Circular Biggie   Brush Set: Divine Arrows

Commercial license versions of Brush Set: Swirls and Flowers Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Eclectic Biggie 9401, ScrapSimple Layer Your Own Brushes: 4x6 - Shipping Label, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Background Blenders, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Alloys 6401 Super Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Mega Lift II - Circular Biggie and Brush Set: Divine Arrows are also available.

Software used: Adobe Photoshop CS4

Name of challenge: Create a layout about yourself.

Other Ingredients:

  • Font - Typewheel
  • Font - Vaguely Repulsive

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Digital scrapbook layout by Erica Hite

Layout by Erica Hite
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These first five 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.

Brush Set: Chalkboard Frames ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Chalkboard Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Super Biggie
ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Chalk Borders ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Slate Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Fill Super Biggie
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Pastel 9901 Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Vivid 9901 Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Photos That Pop BandW 1801 Mini
  AMC_Chalk Talk Font  

Commercial license versions of Brush Set: Chalkboard Frames, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Chalkboard, Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Super Biggie, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Chalk Borders, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Slate, Brush Set: Chalkboard Alphas Fill Super Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Pastel 9901 Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Chalk Fill Vivid 9901 Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Photos That Pop BandW 1801 Mini and AMC_Chalk Talk 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 November Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Trish Yochum.

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 November's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Armi Custodio using November's Scrap Girls Club
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Created for you by Trish Yochum

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 November ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Erica Hite and Caroline Kaiser.

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 Erica Hite using November's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Erica Hite using November's ScrapSimple Club
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Created for you by Erica Hite and Caroline Kaiser

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
Scrap Girls Club Concepts Tutorial: Creating Personalized Travel Coffee Cups

It's that time of year again... time to think about holiday gifts. Last year, I made personalized coffee tumbler cups for Mother's Day, and they were a hit, so I am going to make a couple for the Grandpas this Christmas.

Themed Thoughts: Technology

In our homes, we find iPods, Nintendo DS's, computers, laptops, cell phones, gaming systems, and more. Have you ever picked up your camera to document this aspect of your life or your children's lives? I'm guessing, if you are like me, that you have several photos in your stash that fit this very theme. There are so many fabulous products in the Boutique that you could use to fabulously document these technological activities with the flair and pixels they deserve.

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Using ScrapSimple Styles with ScrapSimple Paper Templates

There are so many ways to create gorgeous digital scrapbooking papers using one ScrapSimple Style set and one ScrapSimple Paper Template.

Way Cool Stuff - Digital Scrapbooking Product Review: Zip Kits

Has there ever been a time when you needed a layout fast? Your family is begging for pictures of your children, your Facebook® albums are over a year old, and your dining room has been three different colors since then, or perhaps you must take a gift to that hard-to-buy-for person's birthday party. We all have our reasons - and Zip Kits are the answer! They are everything you need for a super-cute, super-fast layout.

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Shadows

This tutorial is about creating shadows on layered items. In this Noel wall art, I wanted to put the nativity scene from the Christmas Wonderland Collection in the middle of the letter O. To create the illusion that the O is layered on top of the nativity scene and both are layered on a background paper, some special steps need to be taken. (This is just one way of achieving this look.)

November's Member of the Month: Barbara

Learn more about our Scrap Girls Member of the Month, Barbara (BarbaraC1977), as she shares her answers to a questionnaire and one of her favorite layouts!

Layout and Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Weekly Layout Winners and November's Scrap Girls Club Concepts Layout 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:

  • 30-33 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:

digital Photography Simplified eBook
digital Photography Simplified eBook

This eBook by Diane Miller, is full of easy to understand information and photographic examples, and is tailored to the beginning digital photographer who wants to take better photos.

Perfect Memories for Photoshop Elements eBook
Perfect Memories for Photoshop Elements eBook

In her debut eBook, Katherine Weaver introduces her latest design-based secrets for overcoming the most common photo flaws, as well as additional ideas for getting your digital scrapbooking projects off and running in no time.

Ten Basic Design Principles eBook
Ten Basic Design Principles eBook

Learn to design digital scrapbook pages like a pro with this eBook written by Valerie Randall and Mandy Steward. Learn to use a grid and understand 10 basic design principles shown through examples with grids and detailed explanations.

Scrapbook Quotes: The right quote for your scrapbook layouts
Scrapbook Quotes: The right quote for your scrapbook layouts

Looking for scrapbooking quotes or quotes to use for greeting cards? Here's your solution. This packed eBook contains hundreds of quotes, collected over many years by Rozanne Paxman specifically for use on scrapbooking layouts.

See more titles

TODAY'S FREEBIE

Digital scrapbook layout by Amanda McGee

Layout by Amanda McGee
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Autumn Gratitude Paper Special
Designer Freebie by Amanda McGee coordinates with her Autumn Gratitude Collection

Autumn Gratitude Collection AMC_Chalk Talk Font Glazed Collection Biggie
  Loverly Collection Biggie  

Commercial license versions of AMC_Chalk Talk Font 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

Desktop Swap Crop
Tuesday, November 23rd - 6:00PM MT

Tired of the boring desktop wallpaper backgrounds that your PC or MAC came with? Join Becca and Angela (angelaNussbaum) on November 23rd at 6pm MT for this month's Desktop Swap Crop. We'll show you how to use your digital scrapbooking supplies to create a personalized desktop wallpaper!

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New Member Chat
Tuesday, November 23rd - 7:00PM MT

Join Pat (PBarnes)and Angela (angelaNussbaum) 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, November 24th - 10:00AM MT

Join April (April Showers) each Wednesday at 12 Noon Eastern Time 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 November 24th, we'll do a gratitude challenge. Create a layout using photos and journaling to document something you are thankful for. It could be a particular item, person or even a list. It is up to you! 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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What's New in the Boutique Chat
Friday, November 26th - 9:00AM MT

Join April (April Showers) 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, November 27th - 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 brainstorm a theme for next month, too! Join Carla (CRS) and Angela (angelaNussbaum) for a fun chat at 6pm MT on Saturday, November 27th!

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Emphasis on Embellishments Chat
Monday, November 29th - 6:00PM MT

Join Angela (angelaNussbaum) and Janine (J9Buckles) on Monday at 6pm MT for the Emphasis on Embellishments Chat. This monthly chat is geared towards challenging you to use more elements/embellishments on your layout. Each month, you will be given a specific number challenge to inspire you to use more on your layouts or to create clusters! You will be amazed at what YOU can do at this chat!

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Hybrid ATC Swap Chat
Tuesday, November 30th - 5:00PM MT

We have patiently (and some not so patiently) waited for Mr. Postman to bring our hybrid ATC's to our doorstep, and now is the time to chat about them! Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) and Lei (Bride) as we host the chat for the Holiday Hybrid ATC Swap. Hope to see you there!

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Life Moments Chat
Tuesday, November 30th - 7:00PM MT

The Life Moments Crop and Chat is offered to help you make an album of yourself, your life. On the day of the chat, Pat (PBarnes) will post a theme for your layout. You are welcome to do a layout even if you can't join us for the chat. The chat will be on Tuesday, November 30th at 7pm MT.

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, December 1st - 10:00AM MT

Join April (April Showers) each Wednesday at 12 Noon Eastern Time 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 December 1st, we'll do a three-photo challenge! Create a layout using three photos - no more, no less! 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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Project SG Chat
Wednesday, December 1st - 5:00PM 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 April (April Showers) and Shannon (tinkerbell11) on Wednesday, December 1st at 5pm MT for this month's Project SG Chat! It isn't too late to start. You can be eligible for a prize by posting layouts and attending the chat! We'll fill you in on all the details at the chat. Hope to see you there!

NOVEMBER EVENTS

November Message Board Game: Spotlight on the Gallery!

Each day during November (except Sunday and Thanksgiving), a member of the Welcome Committee will post a layout in the Monthly Message Board Games forum in the official game thread. The layout will correspond with a product in the Scrap Girls Boutique, and the featured layout will always be the sample layout that is placed on the right side of the product image in the Boutique. A spotlight circle will show a portion of the layout you are to search for. If the layout is not identified by the following morning, a second spotlight circle will be added to the layout, and this will be repeated until the product is identified.

To participate, simply search the Boutique for the spotlighted layout, then post a link to the product page in the official game thread. The winning member's name will be drawn from all the members that correctly identify a product throughout the month. The winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique.

The winner will be announced in the Newsletter on Saturday, December 4th.

For complete details, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Message Board.

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Layout Contests:

November Monthly Layout Contest: With the harvest done in most northern hemisphere countries at this time of the year, our forefathers (and mothers) thought it was a good time to take stock of the blessings that they had in their lives. For this month's contest, we want you to do a layout about the blessings in your life whether it is family, friends, your job, or just life in general. Post your layouts in the November Gallery before Midnight MT on November 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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