Scrap Girls Digital Scrapbooking Newsletter - 12 Days of Christmas

Save 31% off almost everything in the Scrap Girls Boutique until Midnight ET on December 15, 2012.

Even Santa knows that Scrap Girls is the best spot on earth to get digital scrapbooking supplies! Santa is stocking up his workshop with everything his elves need to make albums, Christmas cards, and other gifts! We're giving Santa - and you - a great sale to help you get your shopping done! But he will be headed for the North Pole at Midnight (ET) on December 15th. And when Santa leaves, the sale is over for everyone!


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1 Scrap Girls All New December 2012 Specials - Set 2

Gifts Galore!
Place an order totaling $10 or more before December 16th and receive
our second beautiful holiday collaboration Collection as a free gift!
Don't miss it!


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12 Days of Christmas Special

12 Days of Christmas Gift Tags - Day 1 by Angie Briggs
12 Days of Christmas Gift Tags Special
Day 1 by Angie Briggs

This gift tag will give you digital scrapbooking layouts and printable craft projects a special touch. Be sure to collect the entire set of gift tags over Scrap Girls' 12 Days of Christmas celebration!

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12 Days of Christmas Games!

Star Treasure Hunt

Be a star and win this treasure hunt! The winner will get a $20 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique. The rules are simple...

Use the clues to find the correct products in the Scrap Girls Boutique. You will know when you have located them because you will see this star image on the product details page.

Treasure Hunt: Star

Please send your entry to [email protected] with the product name and web address link for each item you find. Use the subject line: "Star Treasure Hunt" and include your name and your Scrap Girls Forum user name, if available.

Everyone who gets the correct answers to ALL of the questions in by 11:59 p.m. (ET), Sunday, December 16, will be entered into a drawing to win the prize.

  1. Number One Holiday Single
  2. Toy Makers
  3. Who ate the Gingerbread Man?
  4. Tree Topper
  5. They have school on Christmas Eve?
  6. Wiseman Guide
  7. Treats for Santa
  8. Stocking favorite
  9. Christmas Dinner Down Under?
  10. Nutcracker Necessities

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Angie Briggs
Layout by Angie Briggs
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Lettering Delights Bostonian
Lettering Delights Bostonian

This grungy style font lets you get a little creative on all your digital scrapbook pages and projects.

So This Is Christmas Collection Biggie   So This Is Christmas Paper Biggie 2

Commercial license versions of Lettering Delights Bostonian are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by April Martell
Layout by April Martell
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Pearl Essence Collection
Pearl Essence Collection

This delicate pearl and vibrant red rose digital scrapbooking collection will be sure to capture everyone's attention. Elegant pearl arrangements with red rose accents will compliment all of your Wedding, Valentine or Romance themed digital scrapbooking layouts.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
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Value Pack: Chic Celebration
Value Pack: Chic Celebration

A chic and non traditional holiday collection. Colored pearls, textured golds, and rich looking papers coordinate in a kit suitable for any celebration.

Chic Celebration General Word Art Jingleberry Collection Biggie Soft Celebration Collection Super Mini
  Brush Set: Ultimate Grunge  

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Jacqui Smith
Layout by Jacqui Smith
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digiDoer emotiCookies Embellishment Mini
digiDoer emotiCookies Embellishment Mini

Have some fun with these yummy emotiCookie embellishments as you capture life's treasured memories. Coordinate with other digiDo•er products and make celebrating life digiDone!

digiDoer Christmas Lights Paper Super Mini digiDoer Planner 02 Paper Biggie ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: digiDoer pageGrids 02
  ScrapSimple Type Paths: Shapes Plus  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: digiDoer pageGrids 02 and ScrapSimple Type Paths: Shapes Plus are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Jan Ransley
Layout by Jan Ransley
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ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Puffy Paint Biggie 12001
ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Puffy Paint Biggie 12001

Really 3-Dimensional effects in nine luscious colours.

ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Text Shapes – Christmas A Partridge in a Pear Tree Collection ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Edgers Christmas

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Durin Eberhart
Layout by Durin Eberhart
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Hidden Beauty Collection Mini
Hidden Beauty Collection Mini

Here is a charming digital scrapbooking collection with natural elements including rocks, bricks, birds, butterflies and moths. Perfect for nature and fantasy altered art projects and paper crafts as well as digital and traditional scrapbooking.

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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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12 Days of Christmas
Thursday, December 13, 2012


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Story Winner #1: Christmas Morning Surprise

Things were looking pretty bleak for Santa's visit to the Gray house in 1956. Mom and Dad had recently moved back to the sand hills of Nebraska to raise us in the Midwest. Short on money during those lean years, they rented an old farm house and bought a couple of milk cows with a dream to expand in a few years.

However, our sixth sibling was still-born in the fall and the winter proved to be drafty in the big old house. Mumps and measles made several visits, and all of us spent weeks sleeping downstairs by the coal stove in our tiny living room. Mom and Dad decided no more winters for little kids in that cold farm house, so we moved to an old stucco place in town. Daily, we made the trip back and forth to the farm, six miles out, to milk the cows, fix fences, feed chickens, and tend our vegetable garden.

With all of us under nine years of age, Mom was busy canning, cooking, mending – surviving. Doctor and hospital bills went unpaid. Only one door remained on the old Jeep, so we bundled up as if we were going for sleigh rides. As winter set in, we were aware that Santa probably wouldn't be leaving much for the little Grays.

Imagine our surprise and delight on Christmas morning when we descended the stairs to find huge (to us) and beautiful bride dolls for my sisters and me. Mom was crying, and I couldn't understand why she would cry when we were so happy. She explained they were "tears of joy."

Photo provided by VaReane C. Heese
VaReane and her sisters with their bride dolls, Christmas 1956

It was several years later when I found out that my aunts had purchased the dolls for us, plus a toy car garage for my brother. These dear ladies knew how much their gifts would be appreciated by our parents as well as the recipients.

We loved those dolls and took special care of them. Three years ago, I gave my doll to my granddaughters and told them this Christmas story of caring and generosity.

- VaReane C. Heese

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About the Author:

VaReane C. Heese: I have been an elementary school teacher – my dream job – for over 40 years. Currently, I substitute teach almost every day. My husband and I live in Omaha, Nebraska, with our playful yellow lab, Lexi. We love to visit our children and grandchildren who all live out of state. Even more, we enjoy having them visit us from time to time.

Reading, walking, and crafts, especially card making, fill many of my after-school hours. A special joy is making cozy sock cupcakes for people in hospitals and local shelters.

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December's Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Melissa Renfro.

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 Page 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

December's Scrap Girls Club designed for you by Melissa Renfro

JIFFY Easy Page Album
Club Exclusive! JIFFY Easy Page Album

Club Exclusive Gift
Club Exclusive! Designer's Gift

Computer scrapbook layout by Melissa Renfro using December's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Melissa Renfro

ScrapSimple Club

The November 2012 ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Andrea Trump.

November's ScrapSimple Club has been created for you by
Andrea Trump

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! Tutorial

Nano Collection
Club Exclusive! Nano Collection

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

Computer scrapbook layout by Angie Briggs
Layout by Angie Briggs

Today's Freebie

Surprise! Surprise! Gifts Galore!
We have TWO designer freebies for you each day until Christmas Eve!

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Jan Ransley
Layout by Jan Ransley
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A Partridge in a Pear Tree Special

Designer Freebie by Jan Ransley coordinates
with her A Partridge in a Pear Tree Collection

  A Partridge in a Pear Tree Collection  

Jan Ransley
Today's freebie designed by Jan Ransley

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Cheri Thieleke
Layout by Cheri Thieleke
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ScrapSimple Card Templates: 5x7 Card Shark 2012 Special

Designer Freebie by Cheri Thieleke coordinates
with her ScrapSimple Card Templates: 5x7 Card Shark 2012

Holiday Magic Collection Biggie   Easy Page Pro Album: 12x12 Coastal

Cheri Thieleke
Today's freebie designed by Cheri Thieleke

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What's Happening at Scrap Girls

Crops and Chats

ScrapSimple Club Chat
Tuesday, December 18th - 8:00 p.m. ET

Join Shannon (Tinkerbell11) for a chat about this month's SS Club. Share ideas with one another about how to use the club and ScrapSimple products in general. Don't be afraid to use these versatile products


High Noon Crop
Wednesday, December 19th - 12 Noon ET

Join April (April Showers) each Wednesday at 12 Noon ET for the 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 December 19th we'll do a Font Challenge! Create a layout on any theme, any topic, and any colors using at least 2 different fonts! Mix it up!

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!


Heritage Crop and Chat
Thursday, December 20th - 9:00 p.m. ET

Do you have boxes of heritage photos just waiting to be restored and scrapped? Are there family stories just waiting for you to write down and preserve? Then this is the crop for you! Join April (April Showers) at 9 PM ET for the Heritage Crop and Chat and learn ways to use Antique Edges Paper Biggie to dress up your heritage pages. We'll help you get motivated to scrap those heritage photos and record your family stories for future generations to enjoy.


December's Forum Game: BINGO!

Join us for an exciting game of December BINGO on the Scrap Girls Forum!! Pick 25 words from the list provided and send them in an email to [email protected] with a subject line that says "BINGO CARD - your Scrap Girls Forum username" by Sunday, December 2nd (Midnight EDT) in order to play in the first round. The first round will begin on Monday, December 3rd. 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 (Monday through Saturday), 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 Forum Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.


December Monthly Layout Contest: December is here and that means Family Time! During the holidays, we spend more time with each of our families... and we'd love for you to share your families with us! Post your layouts in the December Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight ET on December 31st and you could one of the two people who will win a $10 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique! Please be sure to list your layout's product credits in the description or under the EXIF Properties.

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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