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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
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8.5x11 Beachcomber Collection Mini
8.5x11 Beachcomber Collection Mini

Life is just beachy with this summer inspired digital scrapbooking kit. Scrapbook your families memories by the water with pretty aquas, oranges, and neutrals. Subtle sand sprinkled embellishments with worn wood and rusted metals.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Durin Eberhart
Layout by Durin Eberhart
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Art Journal Inspirations eBook: Love
Art Journal Inspirations eBook: Love

For the advanced art journal artist with little time, or those beginning to express themselves with art journaling, this set of pre-designed art journaling papers and journaling prompts offer a convenient and inexpensive method to explore this popular art form. The pre-designed papers can be used as backgrounds on which to base your art journaling, or as collage pieces or even as digital scrapbooking backgrounds. Perfect for digital scrapbooking and digital art applications, art journals, mixed media, altered art projects, and paper crafting projects.

Lettering Delights Letterpress Font Innocence Collection Biggie Folly Collection Biggie
Faded Hearts Collection Mini   Memories of Pink Collection Biggie

Commercial license versions of Lettering Delights Letterpress Font, Innocence Collection Biggie and Memories of Pink Collection Biggie are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Elisha Barnett
Layout by Elisha Barnett
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Elephants Fly Collection Biggie
Elephants Fly Collection Biggie

Imagine a world where anything is possible. Well it's here, now! All you have to do is imagine it. This collection is designed in bold, bright, happy colors with vintage carnival-esque embellishments. It will add encouragement and hope to your digital scrapbook pages.

Elephants Fly Borders Embellishment Mini   Picturesque Collection Biggie

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Jan Ransley
Layout by Jan Ransley
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ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Messy Stitches
ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Messy Stitches

Six rows of messy and distressed stitches to add textural grunge to your digital scrapbooking layouts.

Luscious Linens: Baby Paper Mini ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Photo Masks Lace Doodles Floralicious1 Collection Biggie
  Valentine Baroque Collection  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Messy Stitches and ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Photo Masks Lace Doodles 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 Forum? It's easy!

If you are a registered user of the Forum, 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 Scrap Girls team layouts, visit the Scrap Girls Design Team section and the Scrap Girls Layout Artist Team section of the Layout Gallery.

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What Makes You Happy?
Monday, May 14, 2012

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:

  • 32.8% off Family Week Sale, plus an extra 5% off Coupon!
  • What's New in the Scrap Girls Boutique?
  • A Designer's Life: Keri Schueller
  • Scrap Girls Club
  • ScrapSimple Club
  • Designer Freebie
  • What's Happening at Scrap Girls
  • Ongoing Opportunities for YOU

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IMPORTANT TO KNOW

Don't forget to check out the 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!

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU

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!

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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

Today is the final day to sign up for April's ScrapSimple Club, designed by Syndee Nuckles and Armi Custodio! This is your last chance to get the Members' Only bonus items before they are gone for good!


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A Designer's Life Image

Keri Schueller
Keri Schueller

My Happy List

The world is very good at telling us what should make us happy, and I'm guilty of believing it from time to time. The longer I live, the more it becomes apparent to me that it isn't true. Sure, I still find myself with glazed-over eyes from time to time when I see things that others have, but it doesn't last long. The big house, the shiny cars, the boats, you name it... they don't actually guarantee happiness.

So what actually makes me happy? I mean, the real kind of happy.

The first days of spring when the sun shines on my face.
There is nothing better than the feeling of thawing out and seeing the trees and flowers bloom. I live in Minnesota so it is a particularly splendid event each year. New life is so apparent and gorgeous.

Belly laughs coming from my kids when they are playing together.
The sound of true joy and childhood. I can't get enough of it. Laughter in general is so wonderful, really.

Learning new things about people.
I adore sincerity, and I know that being transparent is a difficult thing to do sometimes. The courage that it takes to be real is so beautiful.

Dogs.
My husband calls me the dog whisperer. He's pretty much right. Dogs are truly amazing creatures. They are so loyal and smart. There haven't been many dogs that I haven't fallen for instantly, especially my own.

Beautiful sunsets.
The kind that fade from blue to pink to orange, etc. I see my Creator smiling at me through those skies. They reassure me that He is there.

Good friends.
To have a true friend that will listen to your honest feelings and not judge is priceless... someone to be your truest self with.

Watching water glisten in the sun.
I live in the land of 10,000 lakes, and when there are no bodies of water to be found, I don't like it. There is something so serene about watching water sparkle like diamonds in the sunlight. I feel really blessed to have so much of it surrounding me.

These - and many more things that may be considered "the small things" - are truly where happiness can be found.

- Keri

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Favorite Product I've Designed:

Ever So Lovely Collection Biggie
Ever So Lovely Collection Biggie

I've always loved the bright, fun colors and patterns in this summer-y collection.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Keri Schueller
Layout by Keri Schueller
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Ever So Lovely Collection Biggie   Spring Play Collection Mini

 

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Learn to make digital scrapbooking layouts and more! – Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed
Find out how easy it can be to learn how to create digital scrapbook layouts, edit photos, use and make brushes, recolor papers and embellishments, make your own simple backgrounds and embellishments, save and share your layouts and much more!

Ready to learn advanced techniques? – MORE Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed
Learn to use paper templates, embellishment templates, custom shapes, styles, and brushes to make your own supplies. Learn advanced clipping mask and lighting blend techniques. Learn to make and use patterns. Learn to make brushes from your own doodles. Learn to extract images from photos. Learn work flow techniques that will speed up the layout creation process and advanced photo editing skills and much, much more!

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May's Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Ang Campbell.

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:

  • 1 Collection Biggie
  • 1 Paper Super Mini
  • 1 Word Art Mini
  • 1 Embellishment Mini
  • 1 JIF 6 Plus Set
  • 1 Designer's Choice Item
  • 1 CLUB EXCLUSIVE! Jiffy Easy Page Album
  • 1 CLUB EXCLUSIVE! Designer's Choice Item
  • 1 CLUB EXCLUSIVE! Color Palette

May's Scrap Girls Club designed for you by Ang Campbell

JIFFY Easy Page Album
Club Exclusive! JIFFY Easy Page Album

Club Exclusive Gift
Club Exclusive! Designer's Gift

Computer scrapbook layout by Shari Payne using May's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Shari Payne
using May's Scrap Girls Club

ScrapSimple Club

The April ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Armi Custodio and Syndee Nuckles.

April's ScrapSimple Club has been created for you by
Armi Custodio & Syndee Nuckles

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:

  • 1 ScrapSimple Paper Template Set
  • 1 ScrapSimple Embellishment Template
  • 1 Brush Set
  • 2 Designer's Choice Item
  • CLUB EXCLUSIVE! Nano Collection
  • CLUB EXCLUSIVE! Designer's Choice Item
  • CLUB EXCLUSIVE! 2 Tutorials

Nano Collection
Club Exclusive! Nano Collection

ScrapSimple Club Designer's Gift
Club Exclusive! Designer's Gift

Computer scrapbook layout by Amy Flanagan
Layout by Amy Flanagan
using April's ScrapSimple Club

Today's Freebie

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Ang Campbell
Layout by Ang Campbell
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Opposites Attract Paper Special 2

Designer Freebie by Ang Campbell coordinates with her Opposites Attract Collection Biggie,
part of this month's Scrap Girls Club offering!

Opposites Attract Collection Biggie Opposites Attract WordArt Mini JIF Plus: 12x12 Opposites Attract

Ang Campbell
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.

What's Happening at Scrap Girls

Crops and Chats

Journaling Challenge Chat
Monday, May 14th - 6:00PM MDT

Do you struggle to get the story recorded on your layouts? Then this is the chat for you! We'll give you tips and tricks for including journaling on your layouts. Join Carla (CRS) at 6pm MT for this month's Journaling Chat! We'll be talking about Cherise Oleson's ScrapSimple Type Shapes: Journaling Around Squares. Hope to see you there!

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Project SG Chat
Monday, May 14th - 7:00PM MDT

Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room for a Project SG Chat! You can earn an extra point for attending the chat which gives you another chance in the quarterly and grand prize drawings. It is never to late to get started on this year-long project to keep up with your most current photos. Come and see how everyone is doing and offer one another encouragement to keep plugging along.

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, May 16th - 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 May 16th, we'll do a surprise color challenge! Create a layout predominantly using a color to be chosen by the group at the beginning of the crop!

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!

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Hybrid Craft Chat
Wednesday, May 16th - 6:00PM MDT

Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room for our monthly Hybrid Craft Chat. This month we will be highlighting Syndee Nuckles' ScrapSimple Card Templates: Dad. This will give you plenty of time to create your own unique Father's Day card for Dad or another special guy in your life.

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Games

May's Forum Game: Boutique Alphabet Game!

The Boutique Alphabet Game is back! Do you remember playing the game "I am going on a _____ hunt and bringing..." where each player listed items starting with a specific letter? We are playing a similar game on the Scrap Girls Forum during the month of May. Each day except Sundays, a team member will post a new theme and starting letter in the game thread. Members then will search the Scrap Girls Boutique for a product that fits the theme and post it in the game thread. Entries are to follow the alphabet starting with the letter posted with the theme each day. Only one product per letter per round will be counted and products may not be used more than once. Collections and their individual parts count as one product. Time stamps will be used to determine credit in the case of duplicate letter or product posts. There is a limit of three game posts per person each day and another player must post before posting again. Member names will be added to a drawing based on the number of qualified product links posted in the thread.

Prizes will be awarded at the end of the month and winners will be announced in the June 9th Newsletter. Gift certificates will be awarded as follows: $15 SG Gift Certificate for first place, $10 SG Gift Certificate for second place and a $5 SG Gift Certificate for third place.

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

Contests

May Monthly Layout Contest: May is a big month in the northern hemisphere for flowers. For this month's layout contest, we're going to give a little twist on the usual flower photos. We want you to try your hand at extreme close-ups. Be creative in point of view and angle. Even most point-and-shoot cameras have a close-up mode. Do the best you can with the equipment you have and scrap a layout with a photo or two – or three. Your submission will be judged on its merit as a layout, not necessarily the photography. Post your layouts in the May Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MDT on May 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!

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Check our Forum 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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