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If I Pound on the Door, Will You Open It?
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If I Pound on the Door, Will You Open It?
Some people bravely march through the door.
Some people refuse to approach the door.
Some people knock on the closed door and run away when it begins to open.
Some people open the door, peer outside, and decide whether or not they will walk through it based on what they see on the doorstep.
Some people act like the door doesn't exist.
Some people are tossed through the door because they have outstayed their welcome.
Some people are too tired and discouraged to look at the door.
Some people so exaggerate how hard the door is to open that they never even touch the doorknob.
Some people wish that other people would quit talking about the door.
Some people forget that they walked through a door to get where they currently are.
Some people pound on the door and wait for somebody else to open it.
Some people open the door, take a deep breath, and walk through it with faith that all will be well.
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Mischief Days 2012
For those of you who haven't been with us for the past several years, Mischief Days is a 4-day event that's full of general madness and mayhem. We have lots of crazy chats, classes, games, prizes, and other random events just in time to usher us into the wonderful world of Spring.
We've got a schedule full of events that the Scrap Girls Team are hosting, plus our Mischief Days Sale, games, freebies, contests, prizes and fun! Be sure to check out this section of the Forum to join in the fun and clear your calendars because you won't want to miss this!
Mischief Days Chat Schedule
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
10:00am MDT – East Coast High Noon Crop
Join April (April Showers) for the East Coast High Noon Crop. This week, we'll be doing a Humor Challenge! Use a funny photo, tell a funny story, or share a family inside joke! Show your sense of humor on your page! Create your layout and upload it to the special High Noon Crop and Challenge. 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!
1:00pm MDT - Mischievous Siggy Challenge
Join Debbie (B&K Mom) for a special Mischief Days Siggie Challenge. Come learn how to use your own software (PSE/PSCS/PSP) to make a cusom signature that reflects who you are... or who you want people to think you are! If you've never made a siggie, come join in the fun. We'll also review the steps to add your new siggie to your Forum profile so it shows on your posts in the Forums and Gallery! Don't think for even a minute that there won't be a little mischief in this chat! See you in the Chat Room at 1pm!
6:00pm MDT - Quote/Word Art Challenge
Come join Pat (PBarnes) for the Quote/Word Art Challenge Crop at 6pm. Including a quote on your layout can be a touching and meaningful addition. A quote or a specific piece of word art (with some mischief mixed in, of course!) will be posted a few hours before the chat and then we'll get together to create our layout.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
11:00am MDT – Scraplift Challenge Chat
Join Conda (SodScrap) for a Scraplift Challenge Chat - Mischief Days style! Come for some fun and chatting while we create some amazing layouts! Be warned... there might be a little mischief under foot! Details will be posted on the Forum so keep your eyes open! See you in the chat room at 11am!
6:00pm MDT – Mischievous Desktop Chat
Join Gayle (Smiles) for a Mischievous Desktop Chat. Tired of your current desktop wallpaper? This is a great time to use your digital scrapbooking supplies to create a personalized desktop wallpaper of your own. Stay tuned to the Forum for more details.
7:00pm MDT - Mess or Masterpiece Chat
Join Ro for a digital scrapbooking crop that will get you laughing while you create a layout or two with the "ingredients" you'll take out of your folders as directed. Luck will determine if each layout is a mess or a masterpiece!
Friday, April 13, 2012
6:00am MDT – Coffee Break Chat
Join Conda (SodScrap) for the Mischief Days Coffee Break Avatar Chat!! Bring your favorite cup of coffee (or tea) and be prepared for some chatting and fun! See you in the chat room at 6am!
5:00pm MDT - Ad Inspiration Challenge Crop
Join Pat (PBarnes) for the Ad Inspiration Challenge Crop. Earlier in the day, Pat will post a magazine or newspaper advertisement to use as inspiration for your layout. Come to the chat room at 5pm to scrap and for a little mischief. It's Mischief Days, after all!
7:00pm MDT - Mischief Template Chat
Join Theresa (tiza126) for a special Mischief Days Template Chat. Bring your favorite layout/album template to the chat, but be prepared for some mischievous twists and alterations! See you in the Chat Room at 7pm!
Saturday, April 14, 2012
6:00am MDT – Mischief Days Color Challenge Chat
Join Theresa (tiza126) for a special Mischief Days Color Challenge Chat. Watch the Forum for the Color Challenge, then come to the chat and find out what mischief we'll be adding to the challenge. See you in the Chat Room bright and early at 6am!
10:00am MDT – Mini Class with Anna
Join Anna Mansfield (anna) on Saturday, April 14 at 10am in the chat room for a free mini class! We'll be getting ready for Spring by making digital hand-cut paper flowers. You can download the class PDF from the Scrap Girls Forum on Saturday morning.
5:00pm MDT – Speed Scrap Crop
It's time for some Speed! Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) and Carla (CRS) at 5pm for a Mischief Speed Scrap Crop! We'll give you six tasks, spread out over an hour. You'll then have an hour to get it finished and posted in the gallery! But beware; you never know what kind of mischief we'll create!
7:00pm MDT - Cram the Chat Room!
Let's do it! Let's cram the chat room! Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) and Gayle (Smiles) at 7pm MT in the Chat Room lobby as we fill it up. We'll have tons of fun and lots of mischief! Hope to see everyone there!
8:00pm MDT - PJ Party with a Game!
Scrap Girls Mischief Days wouldn't be complete without a PJ party! Put on your favorite pajamas, grab some chocolate and join April (April Showers) and Theresa (teecee) at 8pm for some Late Night Pajama Party fun with games and prizes!
* All Chat times are shown in Mountain Daylight Time. Schedule is subject to change... stay tuned to the Newsletter and Forum for the latest happenings!
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April's Forum Game: BINGO!
Join us for an exciting game of Springtime BINGO on the Message Board Forum in April! Pick 25 words from the list provided in the forum game thread and send them in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line that says "BINGO CARD - your Scrap Girls Message Board username" by Tuesday, April 3rd at Midnight MDT in order to play in the first round. The first round will begin on Wednesday, April 4th. If you miss the first round deadline, 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.
Each day, a member 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 game thread to win that round. After a winner is called, the boards will be cleared and a new round will begin the following day.
Each winner will receive a $5 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique! We like to see lots of winners, so please remember that each person can only win one round during the month. Have fun!
For complete details, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.
April Monthly Layout Contest: Life is full of surprises! Here in the United States, we have April Fools' Day on April 1st. Have you ever been surprised by someone playing an April Fools' joke on you? Or, you can scrap about another surprise that has happened in your life. You don't have to have photos. It could be a journaling page. Post your layouts in the April Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MDT on April 30th. 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!
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