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Meet April's Scrap Girl of the Month!
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OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU
Suggest a Challenge, Win a Prize! Have a great idea for a Gallery layout challenge? Submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 sends a birthday gift to each of our Forum members!
Of course, it is a surprise what you will receive because birthday presents should alway be a surprise! Make sure your Forum email address is current and that you have the correct birthdate entered into your profile to participate.
TIP OF THE DAY
Do you love to bake? Are you considered the family chef? Come share your favorite recipes and cooking tips in the Scrap Girls Diner!
Scrap Girls' Member of the Month - April 2012
Member Name: luckyladybug
1. What program do you use to do your digital scrapbooking?
Adobe Photoshop Elements 9
2. Are you a Mac or a PC?
Totally PC. I'm Mac-challenged.
3. Tell us the make and model of digital camera that you use.
4. Name one thing that every beginning digital scrapbooker should know.
Make it your own! Scrapbooking is about capturing personal memories in a meaningful way. Examine how your work makes YOU feel - that is the true test of aesthetic expression.
5. If you could be transformed into a digital scrapbooking embellishment, what would you choose and why?
Oh, I'd be a ribbon! Bringing elements together, tying up loose ends, facilitating subtle continuity, and providing firm but gentle structure when needed.
6. What time of day do you find that you do your best scrapbooking?
Nighttime, after the boys go to bed. I scrap while my husband and I watch TV and visit.
7. What is your favorite snack?
Brownies! I have no willpower when it comes to ooey-gooey chocolate goodness!
8. What is your least favorite household chore?
Actually, I enjoy most household chores - I just don't like the way I can't seem to make them stick! I keep doing laundry and cooking meals, but my family just keeps showing up day after day wanting to wear clothes and eat food! I want to say, "Are you kidding me? Didn't I just feed you?" LOL!
9. Finish this sentence. "I couldn't live without..."
...LOVE. Loving and being loved is what it's all about.
10. What's your current favorite layout that you've done?
Commercial license versions of Pick Of The Patch Collection Mini, Country Flowers Collection Mini, JIF 6: 12x12 Beautiful Day and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini are also available.
Weekly Layout Winners
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Tilted, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Burned Textures 6301, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Mega Lift I Squared PSE Biggie, ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Shadow Layer 6501 PSE, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glittered Gelly 6401 Super Biggie and Brush Set: My Hand Super Biggie are also available.
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Edgers Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Bubble Wrap, Autumn Elegance Collection Biggie, Brush Set: Dotty Swirls Biggie and Brush Set: Heartfelt 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.
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Want to see past winners of the Weekly Layout Contest? Visit the Weekly Layout Winners Gallery on our Forum!
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Join the Scrap Girls Monthly Club and you can have fun with the newest traditional digital and printable scrapbooking looks while saving! (A $40.87 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:
April's Scrap Girls Club designed for you by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
using April's Scrap Girls Club
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 Armi Custodio
using April's ScrapSimple Club
Designer Freebie by Jo Corne coordinates with her Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 AcesHigh
Today's freebie designed by Jo Corne
* 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.
ScrapSimple Club Chat
Monday, April 23rd - 6:00PM MDT
Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room to discuss this month's ScrapSimple Club offering. Make sure to post your layouts in the ScrapGirls ScrapSimple Club Members gallery and you may see your layout featured in a future Scrap Girls' Newsletter!
East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, April 25th - 10:00AM MDT
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 April 25th, we'll have an Alpha Challenge. Create a layout using at least one Alpha. It can be a ScrapSimple Alpha or one from a collection; it is your choice!
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!
Speed Scrap Crop
Wednesday, April 25th - 6:00PM MDT
It's time for some Speed! Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) at 6pm MT for the Speed Scrap Crop! She'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!
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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