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40% off all ScrapSimple Templates in the Scrap Girls Boutique until TODAY at Midnight, MST, December 6, 2011

40% off all ScrapSimple Templates in the Scrap Girls Boutique
until TONIGHT at Midnight, MST, December 6, 2011

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1 Scrap Girls All New December 2011 Specials - Set 1

Gifts Galore!

Place an order totaling $10 or more before December 8th and receive
our first beautiful holiday collaboration Collection as a free gift!
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Today's Special of the Day!

Noella Collection
Noella Collection

Save 30% off this Collection today only!

Each week on Tuesdays, we will be spotlighting one designer and one of their favorite products. This product will be on sale for one day only at 30% off!

This week's designer spotlight is on Sarah Batdorf. In a brief interview with Sarah, she shared these comments with us...

"The Noella Collection has the traditional red, green and gold of the Christmas season, and I added some pretty shades of blue. My idea for this kit was to have wallpaper-print digital scrapbooking paper in traditional floral and damask patterns and to hang a shelf on the paper to decorate with frames and other embellishments. Besides the shelves and frames, another of my favorite things from this collection are some cute felt items of snow birds, Christmas tree. snowballs, and holly."

1. What is currently playing on your iPod/radio?

Chris Sligh. Mat Kearney.

2. When designing a collection what do you start with first? Papers, embellishments, word art?

I start with the papers, and then work on the embellishments. I usually write out a list of word art as I go along.

Sarah Batdorf
Sarah Batdorf

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6th Annual Cookie Recipe Card Exchange

It's time for our 6th Annual Cookie Recipe Card Exchange and you're invited! This year we have a special free recipe card template to help you get started. We love cookies and we love getting new cookie recipes to try, so this year all the participants will receive a sweet little gift just for joining in. All those who participate will not only receive all of the yummy recipes but you'll also receive a $2 gift certificate to spend in the Scrap Girls Boutique!

Look here for the details of how you can join in on the fun:
http://scrapgirls.net/forum/topic/54283-virtual-cookie-recipe-card-exchange-2011/

Here's the free recipe card template:

Cookie Exchange Special

Designer Freebie by Angie Briggs

What's New

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Jen Reed

Layout by Jen Reed
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Tuesday, November 29, 2011. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Vintage Envelopes and Postage Stamps Embellishment Biggie Adventure Land Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Paper Templates - All About Patterns - Polka Dots
Brush Set: Month Clouds Horizontal Printable Monograms: Camouflage Tan ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Candy Cane Kisses
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Commercial license versions of Vintage Envelopes and Postage Stamps Embellishment Biggie, ScrapSimple Paper Templates - All About Patterns - Polka Dots, Brush Set: Month Clouds Horizontal, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Candy Cane Kisses and Firefighter Collection Biggie are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Amy Flanagan

Layout by Amy Flanagan
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Wednesday, November 30, 2011. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Feeling Grateful Paper Super Mini Glitzy Blue Collection Mini Textables - Cats Embellishment Super Mini
Brush Set: Month Clouds Vertical Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: Birthday Wishes ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Autumn Velvet 10301 Biggie
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Commercial license versions of Textables - Cats Embellishment Super Mini, Brush Set: Month Clouds Vertical, Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: Birthday Wishes, ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Autumn Velvet 10301 Biggie, are also available.

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Digital scrapbook layout by Ang Campbell

Layout by Ang Campbell
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Thursday, December 1, 2011. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: Arts N Crafty Kids Project Memories - Christmas Collection Biggie Little Jack Horner Collection Mini
Value Pack: ScrapSimple Paper Templates - Roughin' It Just Glitz Collection Biggie Glitzy Green Collection Super Mini
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Commercial license versions of Little Jack Horner Collection Mini, Value Pack: ScrapSimple Paper Templates - Roughin' It and Value Pack: Calendars are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Syndee Nuckles

Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Friday, December 2, 2011. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

JIF 6 Plus: Elegant Holiday ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Drop Shadows 11701 Super Biggie Printable Monograms: Elegant - Silver and Gold
ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Priceless Project Memories - Christmas Polka Paper Pack Brush Set: Thanksgiving Titles - Biggie
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Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Drop Shadows 11701 Super Biggie and ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Priceless 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 Message Board? It's easy!

If you are a registered user of the Message Board, 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 designer's layouts, visit the Scrap Girls Design Team section of the Layout Gallery.

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Weekly Newsletter Round-Up
November 28 - December 3, 2011

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:

  • Sale! Save 40% off all ScrapSimple Templates until Midnight, MST, Dec. 6, 2011
  • Gifts Galore!!
  • Today's Special of the Day!
  • 6th Annual Cookie Exchange
  • What's New in the Scrap Girls Boutique?
  • Blog Contest! A Chance to Win a Kindle Fire!
  • URGENT! Win $25 from Scrap Girls!!
  • Life Muses by Ro and Other Writings
  • Cute Stuff
  • Scrap Girls Clubs
  • Back to the Basics
  • Tips from the Pros: Tutorials & Articles
  • 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

Customer Muses: Would you like to share your own Life Muse with our readers? To have your own essay considered for publication as a muse in the column for our special Saturday newsletter, send your essay to [email protected]. If your essay is selected, you will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique.

Way Cool Scrap Girl: We are so excited to have all of you meet some of the amazing people that have become Scrap Girls! If you would like to be spotlighted and win a $25 Gift Certificate to the Scrap Girls Boutique, send the following items to [email protected]:

  • 500-900 word essay about your experience with digital scrapbooking, Scrap Girls, and specific examples of how we have helped you.
  • A 600-pixel wide, 72 dpi copy of a layout you've created that uses Scrap Girls products, plus a complete list of those products.
  • A 100-pixels wide, 72 dpi picture of yourself.
  • Permission to use your statement.

Project SG Challenge: Stay motivated to scrap your current photos! Post your 2011 layouts in the Project SG Challenge Gallery to earn one point per layout each month. You can earn up to four points per month this way! Earn a bonus point each month by attending the monthly Project SG Chat! Each point gives you an entry into a quarterly drawing for a special prize! And at the end of the year, each month that you participated in will earn you an entry into the Grand Prize drawing for a 12 X 12, 52 page Keepsakes photobook from Color, Inc! Our second quarterly drawing winner will be announced in the Saturday, July 9th Newsletter.

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 get because birthday presents are always surprises! But you will like it for sure because most people like money… Anyway, make sure your Message Board email address is current and that you have the correct date entered into your profile to participate.

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Answer 3 Easy Questions and maybe Win a Kindle Fire!

How would you like to win a GREAT prize - like a Kindle Fire - and not have to do anything but answer three easy questions to do it? Wouldn't it make a great Christmas present for someone you love - or yourself?

Now's your chance! Just head over to the Scrap Girls Blog to read all of the rules. Look for the post named:  Blog Contest: Easy way to win great prizes including a Kindle Fire

Here is what the lucky winners will receive:

THE PRIZES

ONE (1) Kindle Fire (The winner will be able to watch their Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3 videos on YouTube on this!)

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TWO (2) CDs of Michael Lucarelli's music (Michael Lucarelli Plays the Beatles)

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THREE (3) $10 Gift Certificates for the Scrap Girls Boutique

Scrap Girls Gift Certificate

All of the rules for the contest are in the blog post. It ends on Tuesday, December 6th, so don't delay.

And while you are there... make sure that look around and see all of the improvements we've made. Make sure that you subscribe to the Scrap Girls Blog because it has all new, unique content and tutorials that are not found in the Scrap Girls newsletter. We are also going to be running special blog contests and giving away blog-only discounts that you won't want to miss!

Go to the Scrap Girls Blog to read all of the details.

See you there!

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URGENT!
Be one of 12 people to win $25 Christmas CASH from Scrap Girls!

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Get ready to capture the magic of the Christmas and holiday season! You could be one of 12 people who will win a $25 pre-paid Visa gift card!

Let me explain...

If you are one of the many, many, many who have told me over the years how much you love, love, love my annual 12-part Christmas story, thank you! I write each story from my heart – sometimes it takes weeks and months, and sometimes the inspiration comes so overwhelmingly fast that I have been known to pump out an entire story in a two-day, no-sleep marathon.

This year, I was inspired to ask you to be part of creating a very special experience for the Scrap Girls community. You see, this year, the 12 Days of Christmas will come from your heart. That's right – YOU! I want to hear YOUR stories of Christmases past. I want to share YOUR stories of the marvels and miracles of the season.

So I'm going to do something I've never done before. I'm going to feature one story every day for 12 days, beginning December 13th. And because I want this to be extra special, I am going to award a prize that I've never handed out before...cash. The author of every story that gets selected will receive a $25 pre-paid Visa card that you can use anywhere in the world that Visa is accepted.

CONTEST RULES

Here's what you need to do to be one of the 12 stories that are selected:

  1. Write a 500-word (maximum length, please) story that tells about something you have experienced during Christmas or the holiday season sometime in the past. Or tell a story that has been handed down through the generations in your family. All I ask is that it be true (to the best of your knowledge) and somehow connected to you. (Please don't send us a retelling of something you read somewhere else!) Make this a story, a retelling of an actual event, not just a collection of thoughts about why you love Christmas or the holidays.

    Was there a time when you saw something miraculous happen at Christmas or during the holidays? Can you recall a first Christmas or holiday memory with your loved one, your child, or maybe the last Christmas or holiday with your great-grandmother? We love to share good stories around here, and we don't mind having to grab a tissue, so write with all your heart to speak to our hearts!

    We will edit the story as needed for clarity, grammar, punctuation, length, etc., though we will make every effort not to change the meaning of anything you write. However, the better you write, the less we have to edit, and the happier you will make our editor!

  2. Submit a layout or a photo that goes with your story. Any layout or photo of a craft product submitted must use only Scrap Girls supplies.

    You don't have to make a layout or a craft project to have your story selected, but we would like to have some kind of image such as a photograph to go with the story. People enjoy stories best when they have images to connect to.

IMAGE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Submit two sizes of each image that accompanies your story:
    1. 600 px wide (72 dpi)
    2. 300 px wide (72 dpi)
  2. Attach images to email, as described below.

STORY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Story should be written in a word processing program, such as MS Word or Works. If you don't have one, you can download a nice one without charge from OpenOffice.org.
  2. In the document, you will include:
    • Your story
    • Your complete contact information (mailing address, phone number, email address)
    • Supply list for any layouts/craft projects images you are supplying. Give us the name of the product (must be from Scrap Girls). If you can include the link to the Scrap Girls product page, it would be super-helpful to our newsletter team.
    • Image file names
  3. Attach the document containing this story, etc. to your email.

SUBMITTING YOUR STORY

  1. Email your story to [email protected]
  2. Subject line: My 12 Days Story
  3. Attachments, which include:
    • Story document
    • Scrap Girls publication release (Download it HERE)
    • Images (see above)
  4. The deadline for the story submission is Midnight, MST on Tuesday, December 6th.
  5. One entry per person.

HOW YOU WILL KNOW IF YOUR STORY HAS BEEN SELECTED

Just to keep things interesting, we're not going to tell anyone if they have been selected ahead of time! You'll just have to hop out of bed every morning and rush to your computer and open up your Scrap Girls Newsletter with all the wonder of a child on Christmas morning and look to see if your story got published that day!

After the newsletter is published, we will send the daily winner the good news and will tell them how they will receive their $25 pre-paid Visa card.

I'm so excited to see what you are going to send me! I think that this year's 12 Days Newsletters will be the best yet!

- Ro

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A Designer's Life: Cindy Rohrbough - What Inspires Me

A big milestone in my life was when I left my career in the fashion industry. I was 18 years old when I started, and after 18 years at the same clothing manufacturer, I realized it was no longer my passion. It had become more about profitability than creativity. It was a very contemplative time for me, and I knew that I wanted to feel more fulfilled. I was determined to find "purpose" in my life... not to mention something that would involve a lot less math!

Life Muse by Ro: 7 Myths That May Be Keeping You from Digital Scrapbooking

I have to create digital scrapbooking layouts like what I see in magazines or in the Scrap Girls newsletter or in online galleries. Sometimes, the best thing you can do is put away the inspiration and just go make something. It's easy to get caught up in looking at other people's beautiful creations. But when you're getting paralyzed by comparing your scrapbooking to theirs, that's when it's doing more harm than good.

Life Muse by Ro

Ro shares one of her cartoons! Check it out!

Scrap Girls Etc.: Easy Mint Chocolate Bark Candy

With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to pull out all those great cookie and candy recipes, but if you are like me, you want to try at least one new recipe each year. I find that I am constantly on the lookout for quick and easy recipes for holiday desserts. There are so many other things going on around this time of year, who has time to bake an elaborate dessert? Not me!

Life Muse by Ro: Stuck Mid-Air and Upside Down

Ceaseless chanting filled the stadium. "Two, four, six, eight. Who do we appreciate? Eagles! Eagles! Eagles!"

Customer Muse by: Cheryl

It's not that I jumped on a scale or couldn't fit into my pants. It's just a feeling. I am by no means in the best of shape nor the shape I dream of being, but I have lived many a day like this and haven't felt fat.

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Muse: To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in meditation. Not intended to solve the world's problems, another person's problems, or to cover topics completely. One does not have to agree with musings to enjoy them, just as one does not have to be the same as someone else to appreciate who they are.

Would you like to earn a $20 Gift Certificate? Send your own muse to [email protected]. If it is selected for publication in the Scrap Girls newsletter, you'll get to have fun shopping!

Cute Stuff

Want to see more cute layouts? Go to the bottom right of our Home Page and check out our newsletter links.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Digital scrapbook layout by Kim Meeder

Layout by Kim Meeder
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Digital scrapbook layout by Brandy Murry

Layout by Brandy Murry
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To You From Me Collection Biggie spacer White Christmas Collection Biggie

A commercial license version of White Christmas Collection Biggie is also available.

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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Angie Briggs

Layout by Angie Briggs
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The two products listed below are 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.

Because Of You Collection Biggie * Assemble Your Own Zoom Pages: Because Of You

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Keri Schueller

Layout by Keri Schueller
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The first product listed below is 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.

ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Mod Love Warmth Of Autumn Collection October Reign Nano Collection

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Mod Love 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 Message Board? It's easy!

If you are a registered user of the Message Board, 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 designer's layouts, visit the Scrap Girls Design Team section of the Layout Gallery.

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The November ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Brandy Hackman and Keri Schueller.

Exclusive content from November's ScrapSimple 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:

  • 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

November's ScrapSimple Club has been created for you by Brandy Hackman and Keri Schueller

Nano Collection
Club Exclusive! Nano Collection

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


Computer scrapbook layout by Brandy Hackman
Layout by Brandy Hackman
using November's ScrapSimple Club
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Computer scrapbook layout by Keri Schueller
Layout by Keri Schueller
using November's ScrapSimple Club
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Computer scrapbook layout by Brandy Hackman
Layout by Brandy Hackman
using November's ScrapSimple Club
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December's Scrap Girls digital scrapbooking club, designed for you by Angie Briggs.

Exclusive content from the Scrap Girls Club.

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 Assemble Your Own 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 Angie Briggs


JIFFY Easy Page Album
Club Exclusive! JIFFY Easy Page Album


Club Exclusive Gift
Club Exclusive! Designer's Gift

Computer scrapbook layout by Amy Flanagan using December's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Amy Flanagan
using December's Scrap Girls Club
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Computer scrapbook layout by Jennifer Wight using December's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Jennifer Wight
using December's Scrap Girls Club
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Computer scrapbook layout by Cheri Thieleke using December's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Cheri Thieleke
using December's Scrap Girls Club
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Back to Basics

What Are Way Cool Stuff eBooks?

If you haven't noticed yet, the Scrap Girls tutorials in the Newsletter are one of the favorites around here. And it's pretty obvious why - these tutorials feature many great tips and ideas from both our designers and layout designers. But the problem many customers run into is: How do we organize and save these tutorials? Or for subscribers that have currently joined the Newsletter list, how do we get some of the past articles?

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Defining a Border with a Shape

One of the appealing characteristics of digital scrapbooking is that there are many ways to use any number of tools that are available in our software platforms. Today I'm going to show you one way to use the Shape Tool and a ScrapSimple Tools: Shape to define a border on your layout.

Adding an Effect to an Embellishment Using a Style

The ScrapSimple line of products allows the digital scrapbooking artist to customize elements. One of these products is the Photoshop layer style. Layer styles can add various characteristics to existing embellishments, alphas, and background papers with the click of a mouse.

Features to Look for When Purchasing a DSLR

Are you in the market for your first DSLR camera? If you already own one, then you probably already have a good idea of what to look for. But for those of you who are looking for your first DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera, you've come to the right place.

Designer Do-Over by Ang Campbell

I always enjoy taking the opportunity to re-do a digital scrapbooking layout I've done in the past. We all have those pages that never felt quite finished or quite "right."

Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop Elements Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Paint Shop Pro (PSP) X Scrapbook Software Secrets Revealed: Photoshop

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!

Today's Freebie

Digital scrapbook layout by Syndee Nuckles

Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Calendar Grids Paper Special

Designer Freebie by Syndee Nuckles coordinates with her ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Calendar Grids

Candy Cane Kisses Collection Mini spacer ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini

A commercial license version of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Butterfly Shadows 6301 Mini

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

Creative Cards Chat
Tuesday, December 6th - 6:00PM MST

Do you use your digital supplies to make cards? Do you want to? Instead of going to the store every time you need a card, you can save money and have fun making cards with your digi-stash! Make a note of any cards you might need for the upcoming month and join April (April Showers) and Theresa (tiza126) for the once-a-month Card Chat on the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm MT. Can't wait to see you there!

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Life Moments Chat
Tuesday, December 6th - 8:00PM MST

Join Theresa (teecee) in the chat room for a Life Moments Chat at 8pm MT. These chats are meant to get you inspired to scrap about yourself. A theme will be posted earlier in the day to help you get started. Hope to see you there!

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, December 7th - 10:00AM MST

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 December 7th, we'll do a white space challenge! Create a layout using white space. This "negative" or blank space guides the eye to the important areas of your page. Remember, it certainly doesn't have to be the color white! 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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ATC Swap Crop & Chat
Wednesday, December 7th - 6:00PM MST

Please join Lei (Bride) and Elisha (elibar) in the chatroom for our ATC (Artist Trading Card) Swap Crop/Chat on the first Wednesday of each month at 6pm MT. Come see what everyone has created and we'll talk about next month's topic. We're looking forward to seeing you there.

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Use Your Stash Chat
Thursday, December 8th - 6:00PM MST

Join Theresa (tiza126) and Shannon (tinkerbell11) at 6pm MT for this month's Use Your Stash Chat. We will challenge you to use something in your digital supply arsenal that you haven't before. Don't just collect supplies, use them! See you in the chat room.

What's New in the Scrap Girls Boutique Chat
Friday, December 9th - 9:00AM MST

Join April (April Showers) and Theresa (teecee) at 9am MT on Friday mornings to chat about all the wonderful new products in the Scrap Girls Boutique! What are your favorite new items? Is your shopping basket full? What did you kaboodle? Have you already done layouts or other projects with your new goodies? Come tell the designers how much you love their work! You never know who will show up. There's a thread every Thursday, and now there's a chat too!

Games

December Message Board Game: BINGO!

Join us for an exciting game of BINGO on the Scrap Girls Forum during the month of December!! 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 Message Board username" by Friday December 2 (Midnight MST) in order to play in the first round. The first round will begin on Saturday, 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 Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.

Contests

December Monthly Layout Contest: For the December Monthly Layout Contest, it's all about the gifts! Scrap a layout about a gift that was extra special, either one you gave or received. Or you can scrap about something or someone you consider to be a gift in your life. Share with us what makes that gift special! Post your layouts in the December Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MST on December 31st. Be sure to list your credits in the description or under the EXIF Properties. Two layouts will be selected to win a $10 Gift Card 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 message board 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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Haven't received your prize as a contest winner? Please send an email to [email protected] and we'll get it out to you right away!

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