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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]:
Project SG Challenge: Stay motivated to scrap your current photos! Post your 2011 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 fourth quarterly drawing winner will be announced in the Saturday, January 7th Newsletter.
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!
Scrap Girls is giving away birthday gifts to our Message Board members!
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.
Control+Z worked in real life.
Undo that comment I made during the fight I had with my husband.
Undo that lazy day where I procrastinated too much.
Undo that moment when I lost control of my anger with my daughter.
Undo that horrible two-month depression.
But if Control+A worked, would I really be the woman I am today?
Maybe I need Control+G to "clip and change" to the circumstance.
Learn to think before speaking.
Discover the joy of getting things done, then being lazy.
Offer apologies and receive forgiveness from my daughter over my anger.
Know that God made me perfectly, and that includes my emotions, and He has great plans for me.
If only shortcuts would work in life....
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!
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).
A commercially licensed version of the ScrapSimple Club is also available here.
With the ScrapSimple Club, you will receive:
Layout by Keri Schueller
using November's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Brandy Hackman
using November's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Keri Schueller
using November's ScrapSimple Club
Scrap Girls' Member of the Month - November 2011
Member Name: Jenna
1. What program do you use to do your digital scrapbooking?
Adobe Photoshop Elements 4
2. Are you a Mac or a PC?
3. Tell us the make and model of digital camera that you use.
A digital Canon Rebel (EOS) and a Kodak EasyShare
4. Name one thing that every beginning digital scrapbooker should know.
Every beginner should know that their pages are created to please themselves. There is no reason to be intimidated or fearful that their work is "not good enough." As long as it makes them happy, it's perfect!
5. If you could be transformed into a digital scrapbooking embellishment, what would you choose and why?
I am not sure what embellishment I would want to be. But I guess if I had to choose, I'd pick a ribbon. I love the way ribbons can add movement and "tie" a page together.
6. What time of day do you find that you do your best scrapbooking?
I scrap pretty much any time of day that I have the chance. I am a SAHM (stay-at-home mother) right now, so I find that I scrap best in the morning after the kids are off to school and before I have to get my household chores done. :)
7. What is your favorite snack?
My favorite snack would probably be kettle corn.
8. What is your least favorite household chore?
Laundry has to be my least favorite chore, followed closely by cleaning bathrooms.
9. Finish this sentence. "I couldn't live without..."
I couldn't live without God and my family.
10. What's your current favorite layout that you've done?
Commercial license versions of Just Be You Collection Biggie are also available.
Saturday Newsletter Challenge
Every third Saturday of the month, Ro will have a Newsletter-exclusive layout challenge for you! Post your layouts in this Gallery by the following Wednesday at 11pm MT (don't forget to list the supplies you've used!), and if your layout is chosen to appear in next Saturday's Newsletter, you will be awarded a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique!
Ready for this month's challenge? Use this phrase Fascinatin' Livin' as the title for your layout!
Here are just a few product suggestions to get you started...
Weekly Layout Winners
Commercial license versions of Dynamic Brush Set: Background Blenders, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Luxe Distress, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Ice and Snow 2202 and ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Color Isolation 8501 are also available.
Want to see your layouts make an appearance in the Scrap Girls newsletter?
Simply post your digital or paper layouts that use Scrap Girls products in our online Gallery, and if we choose your layout to be featured in the Saturday Newsletter, you'll win a prize! To be considered, don't forget to list the Scrap Girls products that you used in your layout.
Congratulations to this week's selectees. Please email [email protected] to receive your gift!
Want to see past winners of the Weekly Layout Contest? Visit the Weekly Layout Winners Gallery on our Message Board!
Today's freebie designed by Durin Eberhart
* 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.
Swap Crop Chat
Saturday, November 19th - 6:00PM MST
It's time for the Swap Crop Chat with Lei (Bride) and Carla (CRS)! 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! If you haven't done so, you can check out past swaps in the Swap Crop Gallery!
Monday, November 21st - 1:00PM MST
Have you thought about making a calendar for your family and friends, but just don't know where to start? Are you hoping you'll finish the one you've started in time to get it out to everyone? Are you just curious about the process? Do you need ideas on printing or binding your finished pages? Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) and Debbie (B&K Mom) for the Calendar Chat at 1pm MT for some encouragement, helpful hints and lots of laughter. Bring your questions, suggestions, and any pages you've already completed. We'll bring the chocolate!
Quote Challenge & Chat
Monday, November 21st - 7:00PM MST
Come join Pat (PBarnes) for the Quote Challenge Crop at 7pm 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. Early on Monday, 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!
ScrapSimple Club Chat
Tuesday, November 22nd - 6:00PM MST
Join April (April Showers) and Shannon (tinkerbell11) on Tuesday, November 22nd at 6pm MT for a chat and challenge using this month's ScrapSimple Club. Did you know that every time you create a layout with the ScrapSimple Club and upload it into the ScrapSimple Club Gallery that your page could be chosen to be featured in the Newsletter and receive a prize? Join us for the chat so we can encourage and inspire you and help with any questions that you may have. Let's get those ScrapSimple Club layouts done and uploaded!
New Member Chat
Tuesday, November 22nd - 7:00PM MST
Join Pat (PBarnes) and Theresa (tiza126) 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.
Life Moments Chat
Tuesday, November 22nd - 8:00PM MST
Join Theresa (tiza126) in the chat room for a Life Moments Chat at 8pm MT. These chats are meant to get you inspired to scrap about yourself. A theme will be posted earlier in the day to help you get started.
November Message Board Game: Thankfulness Game!
It's time to give thanks for all the large and small blessings in our life! Each day during November, with the exception of Sundays, a member of the Welcoming Committee will post the name of an item for which we are thankful in the official game thread. To participate in the game, you will search the Scrap Girls Boutique and Gallery for layouts including that item, and then post a link to either the product or gallery page in the game thread.
Each member who links to a Boutique product layout will be entered into a drawing for one of three $3 Gift Certificates. Each member who links to a gallery layout (and leaves love on the layout) will be entered in a drawing for one of five $5 Gift Certificates!
For complete details, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.
November Monthly Layout Contest: This November, let's be a tourist in your own town! Show us around and tell us what makes the area you live in so special! Why do you live there? You can scrap about your town, city, county, or state. Share those layouts in the November Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MST on November 30th. Be sure to list your credits in the description or under the EXIF Properties. Two layouts will be selected to win a $10 Gift Card 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!
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.)
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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