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12 Days of Christmas Special

12 Days of Christmas Gift Tags - Day 10 by Doris Castle
12 Days of Christmas Gift Tags Special
Day 10 by Doris Castle

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!

Christmas Tree of Doom

Here's how to play the game:

Scrap Girls 12 Days of Christmas Tree of Doom Game
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The Christmas tree card above is made using 14 different papers. The paper designers include:

  • Angela Blanchard
  • Andrea Trump
  • Brandy Murry
  • Cherise Oleson
  • Doris Castle
  • Durin Eberhart
  • Jacqui Smith
  • Jo Corne
  • Julie White
  • Kim Meeder
  • Laurel Lakey
  • Marlene Peacock
  • Shalae Tippets
  • Thao Cosgrove

The Christmas tree card has 26 embellishments. Those designers include:

  • Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
  • Ang Campbell
  • Angie Briggs
  • Armi Custodio
  • Brandy Hackman
  • Cindy Rohrbough
  • Diane Miller
  • Elisha Barnett
  • Ginny Whitcomb
  • Jacelen Deinema
  • Jan Ransley
  • Jen Reed
  • Jennifer Ziegler
  • Katherine Weaver
  • Keri Schueller
  • Kerry Veale
  • Kimberly McKean
  • Laura Louie
  • Lore Shattuck
  • Mandy Steward
  • Melissa Renfro
  • Paula Wright
  • Rozanne Paxman
  • Sarah Batdorf
  • Sheri Johnson
  • Syndee Nuckles

Don't panic! You don't have to find them all to play the game. (Whew!) But anyone who DOES get them all correct will automatically win a $10 Gift Certificate! No problem, you've got it. This means more than one person can win a $10 gift certificate - because anyone this motivated deserves a prize! The winners of these gift certificates can get in on the rest of the game, too!

For all players:

  • If you get 25 or more correct answers, you will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Gift Certificate!

  • If you get 10-24 correct answers, you will be entered into a drawing for a $10 Gift Certificate!

  • If you get 5-9 correct answers, you will be entered into a drawing for a $5 Gift Certificate!

Does that sound possible? Hope so!

HINT: The papers for the background and star are both included; the drop shadows are not. Everything is very straight-forward: You'll be looking for papers and embellishments only. There are no ScrapSimple products, brushes, or tools.

If you aren't up to playing the game, enjoy the pretty Christmas card and see if you can recreate it using your favorite papers and embellishments! Have fun!

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A Little Christmas Magic
Saturday, December 22, 2012

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:

  • Gifts Galore!
  • 12 Days of Christmas Special & Games
  • Cute Stuff
  • 12 Days of Christmas Story
  • Layout & Contest Winners
  • Scrap Girls Club
  • ScrapSimple Club
  • Designer Freebies
  • What's Happening at Scrap Girls
  • Ongoing Opportunities for YOU

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Cute Stuff

Digital Scrapbooking Gift Tag Sample by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
Gift Tag Sample by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
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  Chic Celebration Tag Embellishments  

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Elisha Barnett
Layout by Elisha Barnett
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The first three products listed below are included in this month's ScrapSimple Club offering. Members receive a substantial discount on these club supplies. They are also available elsewhere in the Boutique at regular prices for those individuals who would rather not join a club.

Brush Set: Altered Pages ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Altered Books ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Junk Journal
  Via Dolorosa Collection Mini  

Commercial license versions of Brush Set: Altered Pages, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Altered Books and ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Junk Journal are also available.

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

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Syndee Nuckles
Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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Value Pack: Candy Cane Kisses ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Fancy Brackets 6301 ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glitter Edge 6301 Biggie
ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Cardstock 2 ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: Holiday Happy ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Shapes: Fancy Brackets 6301, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Glitter Edge 6301 Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Cardstock 2 and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Brandy Murry
Layout by Brandy Murry
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  Lilly's Christmas Collection Biggie  

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Digital Scrapbooking Card by Armi Custodio
Card by Armi Custodio
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  ScrapSimple Card Templates: Holiday Photocards  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Card Templates: Holiday Photocards 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.

12 Days of Christmas

Story Winner #10: A Little Christmas Magic

My brother, Gary, and I still talk about the night we saw Santa Claus. The Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny came to our house, too, but we never got to see them.

It happened the same night we went to the Community Christmas Party. We lived in the country and were looking forward to seeing our friends and neighbors, not to mention wondering what present we would get in the gift exchange. Grandma helped me dress while Mom got Gary ready to go. He didn't even complain when Mom scrubbed his face and ears. Because it was a special event, Gary and I wore our brand new, matching sweaters from Grandma.

We couldn't wait to get there, but Dad had to drive cautiously, slowly, on the icy roads. Finally, we arrived and stamped the snow off our shoes as we walked into the Community Center. The grown-ups were singing Christmas carols, the boys were running back and forth in the middle of the room, and the girls were standing by the piano watching the lady's fingers dance across the keys.

After the singing was finished, Santa came stomping into the hall. Most of us knew it wasn't really Santa, just one of his helpers. (I thought he looked a lot like my friend Lynn's dad.) All eyes were on the big cloth sack that was slung over his back. Inside were goodie bags that Santa handed out to each child. Each sack had an apple, some ribbon candy, and a candy cane.

Then, after Santa left, each child got to choose a gift from under the Christmas tree. Every kid hoped to get the gift that held the Life Savers® pack with a gazillion Life Savers® candy rolls! One family always brought it for the gift exchange. The candy package folded up like a book - and it was the best present ever! I don't remember what I got but it wasn't as exciting as the Life Savers® pack. When the party was over, the grown-ups wished everyone a Merry Christmas.

At home, Mom tucked Gary and me into our beds, turned out the light, and left the room. Soon afterwards, we heard a noise. Our heads popped up from the pillows, and we looked out the window. We didn't see anything. Then we heard the noise again!

"Ho, Ho, Ho!"

Suddenly, he popped up right by the window... Santa!

We jumped out of bed and rushed over to the window, but he was gone. Wow! We saw Santa! He came to our house and we saw him!

We ran out of our room and went scurrying through the house screaming, "Mom, Dad, Grandma, we saw Santa! Right outside our window! Where's Dad? We want to tell him - we saw Santa!"

- Joanne Johnson

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Joanne Johnson
Layout by Joanne Johnson
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Joanne and her brother, Gary, donned their matching Christmas
sweaters before going to meet Santa at the Christmas party.

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About the Author:

Joanne Johnson: My husband and I live in southeastern Idaho where the winters are cold and snowy. Last winter, we went to Arizona and did the "snowbird" thing. We are staying here this winter, and I'm looking forward to it because we belong to a group of retired people who enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. There is always something fun to do whether it's sunny or snowy. I enjoy teaching computer classes and have even taught a couple classes on basic online scrapbooking. Most of my time is spent working on the computer but I also enjoy beading, painting, and learning new things.

Layout and Contest Winners

Weekly Layout Winners

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by BetC
Layout by BetC
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Assemble Your Own Zoom Pages: Countryside Countryside Collection Biggie Treasured Heirlooms Collection Mini
Dynamic Brush Set: Rustic Stitches   Dynamic Brush Set: Sprayed Paint 6301

Commercial license versions of Treasured Heirlooms Collection Mini, Dynamic Brush Set: Rustic Stitches and Dynamic Brush Set: Sprayed Paint 6301 are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by vrmoondance
Layout by vrmoondance
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  Value Pack: Little Red Bird  

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 Forum!

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December's Scrap Girls Club Concepts Layout Contest Winner

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Arizona Girl
Layout by Arizona Girl
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The product listed below is included in this month's Scrap Girls Club offering.
Members receive a substantial discount on these club supplies. They are also available elsewhere
in the Boutique at regular prices for those individuals who would rather not join a club.

  Love Every Day Collection Biggie  

 

Congratulations, Arizona Girl!! We loved your layout so much we had to share it with everybody! She receives a $5 Gift Certificate for her layout using this month's Scrap Girls Club! Congratulations!

Congratulations to this Club's winner. Please email [email protected] to receive your gift!

Want to see past winners of the Scrap Girls Club Concepts Contest? Visit the Scrap Girls Club Concepts Winners Gallery on our Forum!

Scrap Girls Club Image

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 December 2012 ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Elisha Barnett.

December's ScrapSimple Club has been created for you by
Elisha Barnett

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 Elisha Barnett
Layout by Elisha Barnett

Today's Freebie

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

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Cheri Thieleke
Layout by Cheri Thieleke
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Old Fashioned Christmas Special

Designer Freebie by Cindy Rohrbough coordinates
with her Old Fashioned Christmas Collection Mini

Old Fashioned Christmas Collection Mini Rustic Charm Collection Mini ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Tilt a Whirl Mini
It's Christmas! Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Burned Textures 6301 Lettering Delights Long Hand Font

Commercial license versions of Rustic Charm Collection Mini, ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Tilt a Whirl Mini and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Burned Textures 6301 are also available.

Cindy Rohrbough
Today's freebie designed by Cindy Rohrbough

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Syndee Nuckles
Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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Winter's Wish Paper Special

Designer Freebie by Syndee Nuckles coordinates
with her Winter's Wish Nano Collection

Winter's Wish Nano Collection ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Artful Photo Masks 2 ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Artful Photo Masks 2 and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini are also available.

Syndee Nuckles
Today's freebie designed by Syndee Nuckles

* 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

High Noon Crop
Wednesday, December 26th - 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 26th your challenge will be to Use Your Stash! We all have those collections, embellishments and templates we couldn't resist, but we just haven't used them yet. Now is the time!

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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Speed Scrap Crop
Wednesday, December 26th - 8:00 p.m. ET

It's time for some Speed! Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) at 8 pm et for the Speed Scrap Crop! We'll give you 6 tasks, spread out over an hour. You'll then have an hour to get it finished and posted in the gallery!

Games

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.

Contests

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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