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Favorite Family Quotes
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Last week, I set about scrapping some favorite family quotes. Being quite "down home," I can recall a few favorites as I was growing up.
"It is what it is" and "Well, there you go." These two just about summed up every situation that we could come across.
And I can guarantee you that those two statements, along with "Hmmm, bless your heart" were always, exactly the perfect thing to say to anyone when you just couldn't find any other words to say. When someone broke a hip. Or burned a pie. Or shared a little too much. Or hurt your feelings with a snide remark. Or made some really ugly artwork. Or cried their heart out on your shoulder.
Yes, it's good to remember my heritage on days when I just don't have an appropriate response.
Well, there you go.
- Kyla Bayang
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With the ScrapSimple Club, you will receive:
Layout by Pebbles Jones
using February's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Shalae Tippetts
using February's ScrapSimple Club
Layout by Pebbles Jones
using February's ScrapSimple Club
Scrap Girls' Member of the Month - February 2012
Member Name: KayMitch
1. What program do you use to do your digital scrapbooking?
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8
2. Are you a Mac or a PC?
I'm a PC user.
3. Tell us the make and model of digital camera that you use.
Canon Ixus 70. It's a point-and-shoot camera, but that's all I can handle at the moment. One day, I'd love to get a DSLR. Actually the camera I use was a freebie with a mobile phone I bought.
4. Name one thing that every beginning digital scrapbooker should know.
If your layout pleases you, then it's perfect.
5. If you could be transformed into a digital scrapbooking embellishment, what would you choose and why?
Not sure if it's really an embellishment, but I can't get enough of masks.
6. What time of day do you find that you do your best scrapbooking?
In the evenings into the late of night. Very late of night.
7. What is your favorite snack?
I try not to snack but I do love dried fruit. My current favorite is mango.
8. What is your least favorite household chore?
Easy - cleaning the shower, by far.
9. Finish this sentence. "I couldn't live without..."
...my beautiful family, my friends, scrapping, laughter, sunshine, babies, flowers... should I go on?
10. What's your current favorite layout that you've done?
Weekly Layout Winners
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Word Art Templates: Eureka!, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Background Blenders, Defining Moments Collection Biggie and Brush Set: Bible Verses About Provision Biggie are also available.
Commercial license versions of Lettering Delights Long Hand Font are also available.
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February's Scrap Girls Club Concepts Layout Contest Winner
The first 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.
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Calendar Templates: 11x17 Monthly Layout Calendar – 2012, ScrapSimple Digital Layout Album Templates: 12x12 Mini Clusters, Brush Set: My Hand Super Biggie, ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Bent Frames, Assemble Your Own: Alpha Strings White and ScrapSimple Tools - Actions: Mega Lift III Linear Biggie are also available.
Congratulations, mbc72!! We loved your layout so much we had to share it with everybody! She receives a $5 Gift Certificate for her layout using February's Scrap Girls Club! Congratulations!
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Want to see past winners of the Scrap Girls Club Concepts Contest? Visit the Scrap Girls Club Concepts Winners Gallery on our Message Board!
Commercial license versions of ScrapSimple Embellishment Templates: Admirer, ScrapSimple Paper Templates: Admirer, Brush Set: Sweet Romance and ScrapSimple Word Art Templates: Admirer are also available.
Today's freebie designed by Shalae Tippetts
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ScrapSimple Club Chat
Monday, February 20th - 6:00PM MST
Join Shannon (tinkerbell11) in the chat room to discuss this month's ScrapSimple Club offering. Make sure to post your layouts in the ScrapSimple Club Members Gallery and you may see your layout featured in the Scrap Girls Newsletter.
East Coast High Noon Crop
Wednesday, February 22nd - 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 February 22nd, 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!
February's Message Board Game: Posting Contest!
February is Posting Contest time on the Scrap Girls Forums! You can win a Scrap Girls Gift Certificate by simply being chatty in the Scrap Girls Forums and Gallery. This contest will run from February 1st when we post the thread until 11:59pm MT on February 29th.
To enter the Scrap Girls Forum Posting Contest, you MUST reply in the Posting Contest Thread with your CURRENT post count. Your post count is the number under your avatar that shows when you post. (NOTE: The number found on your profile is a number which is calculated differently.) During the month, post your fingers off! At Midnight on February 29th, we will calculate your post count based on the numbers posted in the game thread.
For complete details, visit the Monthly Message Board Games folder on the Scrap Girls Forum.
February Monthly Layout Contest: This February we have a Leap Year Day. For this month's contest, we want you to scrap about what makes you "Leap for Joy." Let us know in your journaling why you leap for joy. Post your layouts in the February Monthly Layout Gallery before Midnight MST on February 29th. 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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