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Love & Wrinkles
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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]:
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.
Love & Wrinkles
As I look down at my granddaughter, she raises her little hand to rub away the wrinkle along the side of my mouth. I smile, which just makes the wrinkle larger.
I have raised six children, and I am now 59 years old. The last one is about to leave the nest. I have 10 grandchildren, and I am poised to enter a new decade of my life. Sixty. It's not without some trepidation that I say that word, but when I look at what God has given me, I greet the new decade with excitement.
I am a cancer survivor, and I wear my wrinkles proudly. I know the value of life, and it's not flawless skin. I didn't used to like to get into pictures myself, but now I proudly scrap many pictures with my not-so-perfect face well represented. This is what life is really about. The love that exists in a family. I will let that love seep into my wrinkles and be proud of every one, because each one represents time I have spent through the years with the best family God could have given me.
- Karen R.
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 Laura Louie
using December's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Melissa Renfro
using December's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Laura Louie
using December's ScrapSimple Club
Member of the Month: January 2012
Congratulations Becky (Becster)! The Scrap Girls Team has chosen Becky as the Member of the Month for January!
Becky is a huge asset to Scrap Girls. Since joining in August 2010, Becky has been active in the Prayers and Praises Forum, Challenges and Chats! She shares her ideas and helps answer questions. Becky is so much fun in the Games, too! Thank you so much for making Scrap Girls the fun and friendly purple place that it is!
Becky will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique and has the honor of wearing the Member of the Month blinkie!
When you have a few minutes, Becky, please tell us a little about yourself and share a link to your favorite layout! Thank you for making Scrap Girls a wonderful, friendly place! Congratulations!!
Weekly Layout Winners
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Lifted Photos - Doubles Biggie 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!
December's Monthly Layout Contest Winners
Commercial license versions of Defining Moments Collection Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Sketch It 2, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Color Isolation 8501 and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Framed Ink 1801 Mini are also available.
Congratulations to the winners of the December layout contest, Claireee and Matadors and a Princess. The winning layouts each fit the theme of scrapping a Special Gift. Claireee and Matadors and a Princess each receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique for their efforts. Congratulations!
Congratulations to this month's winners. Please email [email protected] to receive your gift!
Want to see past winners of the Monthly Layout Contest? Visit the Monthly Layout Winners Gallery on our Message Board!
12 Days of Christmas Games Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the three 12 Days of Christmas Games!
The winner of the Star Hunt game is Nadia Williams! She won a $20 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique.
The winner of the Christmas Quiz game is princessrunningfingers. She won a $20 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique!
Tree of Doom Winners:
A special mention goes out to these Tree of Doom players who guessed all 41 correct! Each of these winners receive a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique! Congratulations!
December's Message Board Game Winners
Congratulations to the following winners from the December Message Board Game - BINGO! Each winner received a $5 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique!
Project SG Winners
Congratulations EnglishRose! You have been randomly chosen as the Project SG Challenge - Fourth Quarter 2011 winner! EnglishRose receives her choice of one of the ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates from the Scrap Girls Boutique!
Congratulations ArizonaAngel! You have been randomly chosen as the Project SG Challenge - Grand Prize winner! ArizonaAngel receives a 12 X 12, 52-page Keepsakes photobook from Color, Inc!
Congratulations to all of our winners! Please email [email protected] if you haven't already received your prize!
Today's freebie designed by Ang Campbell
* 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.
Monday, January 9th - 6:00PM MST
Join Carla (CRS) and Lei (Bride) for a Journaling Chat at 6pm MT on the second Monday of each month. Struggle to find the right words for your layouts? Are your layouts more decorative than descriptive of the moments you're trying to capture? Then you won't want to miss this chat - we'll have a special challenge to encourage you to journal on your pages more! See you there!
Quote Challenge Chat
Monday, January 9th - 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!
Project SG Chat
Tuesday, January 10th - 6:00PM MST
Join April (April Showers) and Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room Tuesday, January 10th at 6pm MT for the first Project SG Chat of 2012! Come learn the details of this year-long challenge. You can even win fantastic prizes for joining in!
New Member Chat
Tuesday, January 10th - 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 will need to have Java installed on your computer to access the Live Chat.
East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, January 11th - 10:00AM MST
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 January 11th, we'll do a "Use Your Stash" challenge! Create a layout using products you've had for a while, but just haven't used yet! 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! Hope to see you in the chat room!
Hybrid Craft Chat
Wednesday, January 11th - 6:00PM MST
Join Carla (CRS) and Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room at 6pm MT for this month's Hybrid Craft Chat. We will show you how to create a unique craft project with your digital supplies and goodies from your craft room!
January Message Board Game: Jumpstart January!
It's time to kick off the new year with fun and focus on scrapbooking! And a few prizes thrown in never hurt, right? Join us on the message board this month for "Jumpstart January!" This is a message board game and challenge to start your year with fun and focus on taking time to scrapbook regularly despite the little speedbumps of life. When the month is over, you'll have completed several layouts and been challenged and treated to some fun along the way.
A member of the Welcoming Committee will post a mini-challenge/task every Monday through Saturday during January. Some tasks will require message board participation, email responses, or gallery posting. Those who complete all tasks and submit or post required participation by 11:59pm MT on January 31st will be entered in a drawing to win one of three $10 Gift Certificates to the Scrap Girls Boutique! Those who complete just the layouts will be entered in a drawing to win one of two $5 Gift Certificates. Those who complete just the speedbumps will be entered in a drawing for one of two $3 Gift Certificates. (Those who complete all tasks will have their name entered in all three drawings!)
For complete details, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.
January Monthly Layout Contest: With the beginning of a new year, many people set aside some time to set goals. It might be an exercise plan or establishing better eating habits. It might be getting your life more organized. Or maybe you set goals for your digital scrapbooking output for the year. Post your layouts in the January Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MST on January 31st. Be sure to list your layout's product credits in the description or under the EXIF Properties. Two layouts will be selected to 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!
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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