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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Armi Custodio
Layout by Armi Custodio
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Monday, May 21, 2012. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Spring Things Collection Super Mini Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Valencia ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 8.5x11 Bless This Nest Horizontal Mini
Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Fade to Gray spacer Super 7 Spread: Life Is Sweet

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Durin Eberhart
Digital Presentation Layout by Durin Eberhart
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Xtreme Teen: Skateboard 8.5x11 Bless This Nest Collection Biggie ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 8.5x11 On A Tilt Mini
Brush Set: Woofer spacer Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Innocence

A commercial license version of ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 8.5x11 On A Tilt Mini is also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Syndee Nuckles
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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 Wednesday, May 23, 2012. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

Super 7 Spread: Sweet Life Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Overcast ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 8.5x11 Bless This Nest Vertical Mini
ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Puppy Love Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Folly 8.5x11 Elephants Fly Collection Biggie

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Elisha Barnett
Layout by Elisha Barnett
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Thursday, May 24, 2012. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

JIF Plus: 12x12 Elephants Fly Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Mixed Media ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Ornamentali
Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Vista Linda Super 7 Spread: Happy Life ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Sea Glass Blush 6401>

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Ornamentali and ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Sea Glass Blush 6401 are also available.

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Digital Scrapbooking Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
Layout by Amanda Fraijo-Tobin
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The products used to create this layout are shown as usual in the newsletter for Friday, May 25, 2012. The following individual NEW products were also announced in that newsletter.

ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Mercury Glass 6401 Super Biggie Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Vista Montana Value Pack: Life Is Sweet
Presentation Digital Scrapbook 1-2-3: 8.5x11 Vista Montana 2 spacer JIF Plus: 8.5x11 Elephants Fly

A commercial license version of ScrapSimple Tools - Styles: Mercury Glass 6401 Super Biggie is 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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Weekly Newsletter Round-Up
May 21 - 26, 2012

IN TODAY'S ISSUE:

  • 35% off Memorial Day Extravaganza Sale!
  • What's New in the Scrap Girls Boutique?
  • Scrap Girls, Etc. Articles
  • Cute Stuff
  • 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.


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Scrap Girls Etc.

A Designer's Life: Kim Meeder - Eating Organic

I've got several loves in my life. Well, maybe more than several! Topping the list, of course, would be my darling hubby, Carson, my kiddos, and my four grandchildren. There's nothing in the world I would rather do than spend time with them.

Life Muse by Ro: I'm Hollerin'. Can You Hear Me?

Moonlight streamed through my window. As the light danced around the room, my mind traveled back in time.

Finding Your Way Around the Scrap Girls Blog

Recently, the Scrap Girls Blog has received a makeover. We've moved categories around and made the blog easier to navigate. I know that many of you, myself included, love following blogs, but just can't find the time to do it. This can be much easier to do if you know your way around. Let me show you around...

Title Focus

Titling a scrapbook page can sometimes be hard, and then other times it can be so simple. I like titles because they can do many things. They help break up your design and add visual interest. They also tend to drive your point home and aid in bringing emotion to the page.

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Scrap Girls, Etc. is a column pulling bits and pieces from all over Scrap Girls. Stay tuned as Scrap Girls' team members bring you tutorials, musings, recipes, interviews, design/software tips and tricks, layout walk-throughs, and who knows what else!

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
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Cute Stuff

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Digital Scrapbook Layout by Ang Campbell
Layout by Ang Campbell
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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.

Opposites Attract Collection Biggie   JIF Plus: 12x12 Opposites Attract

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Digital Scrapbook Layout by Ang Campbell
Layout by Ang Campbell
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The four 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.

ScrapSimple Word Art Templates: Beauty of the Earth ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Earthy ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Painted Nature
  Brush Set: Framed Nature  

Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Word Art Templates: Beauty of the Earth, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Earthy, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Painted Nature and Brush Set: Framed Nature are also available.

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

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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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 Ang Campbell using May's Scrap Girls Club
Layout by Ang Campbell
using May's Scrap Girls Club

ScrapSimple Club

The May ScrapSimple digital scrapbooking club selection by Laura Louie and Ang Campbell.

May's ScrapSimple Club has been created for you by
Laura Louie & Ang Campbell

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 Ang Campbell
Layout by Ang Campbell
using May's ScrapSimple Club

Today's Freebie

Digital scrapbook layout by Jan Ransley

Layout by Jan Ransley
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Luscious Linens Paper Special

Designer Freebie by Jan Ransley coordinates with her Luscious Linens Air Paper Mini

ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Photo Masks Spots spacer Nature's Bounty Collection Biggie

A commercial license version of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Photo Masks Spots is also available.

Jan Ransley
Today's freebie designed by Jan Ransley

* 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

New Member Chat
Tuesday, May 29th - 7:00PM MDT

Join us for the New Member Chat at 7pm MT in the Live Chat room lobby. This is a great place to ask questions about getting around the Scrap Girls site or about digital scrapbooking in general - and a great place to make some new friends. All are welcome - new and long time members included. You will need to have Java installed on your computer to access the Live Chat.

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East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, May 30th - 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 30th, we'll do a geometric challenge! Create a layout using at least one triangle somewhere on your page!

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
Thursday, May 31st - 7:00PM MDT

It's time for some Speed! Join Carla (CRS) at 7pm MT for the Speed Scrap Crop! She will give you six tasks, spread out over an hour. You'll then have an hour to get it finished and posted in the Gallery!

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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