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  1. April Showers

    Wednesday - I Spy Game

    I just entered all your posts into the random name picker and LindaH57 is our winner! Congratulations! You've won a $5.00 ScrapGirls Gift Certificate.
  2. Come join the Embellishment Hunt. There are only 16 items and you have until Sunday night to send in your answers.

  3. Embellishment Hunt Your challenge is to find these sixteen embellishments in the Scrap Girls Boutique. Those who correctly identify all 16 items will be entered into a drawing to win a $10.00 Gift Certificate! Those who correctly identify 15 or less will be entered into a drawing for two $5.00 Gift Certificates. Hunt for the embellishments in the Scrap Girls Boutique. After you have finished searching, send an email to games@scrapgirls.com with the subject line: "Embellishment Hunt". Include your username, the name of the product where you found the embellishment and a link to its page in the Scrap Girls Boutique for each of the sixteen items. Emails must be received by 11:59 PM EDT on Sunday, October 20th. Note: I unintentionally put in one designer twice, and the first embellishment is in more than one of her collections.
  4. April Showers

    Wednesday - I Spy Game

    The game ended last night, but I got busy doing other things and didn't come check on it. I'll post the winner after I finish and post today's game!
  5. Finally decided which new laptop to buy! I'm excited for the 4K touch screen. It won't be here for a few weeks, so it is a good thing I have other options. :D

     

     

    1. Boatlady

      Boatlady

      Have fun with a new laptop...I hope you love yours like I love my new laptop.

    2. MariJ

      MariJ

      Oh, new electronics - especially laptops are so exciting!

    3. alsoarty

      alsoarty

      Nice one April! Enjoy.

  6. I just added the September Forum Game winners to the Weekly Winners post. Sorry for the delay!

  7. *1. Night owl - it is my natural tendency, but my husband usually reminds me to go to bed earlier. *2. Believe in ghosts - not the scary kind though 3. Do you have a movie you watch over and over? When I was on bed rest while expecting, I watched a lot of Cinderella with my then two year old Cathrine, but I don't generally like to re-watch movies. *4. Like spicy food - I like it spicy, but don't really enjoy things with much after-burn *5. Had surgery - just a little tumor removed from my index finger 6. Have a tattoo 7. Served on Jury Duty - I get selected, but they always let me go before the trial starts. *8. Remember your Kindergarten teacher’s name - Mrs. Stewart isn't around anymore, but she gave me a wedding present and my mom kept in contact with her for ages. 9. Been fired 10. Lived in more than 3 states - just three - California, Utah ( I went to BYU) and Oregon 11. Like coffee *12. Went on a vacation this year 13. Television Junkie - I would much rather read a book *14. Still talk to High School best friend - does Facebook count? If so, then yes. 15. Afraid of Dentist - never - my daughter is a dentist, so that would be awkward. 16. Snuck into a movie *17. Been on TV or the radio *18. Stayed awake for 24 hours 19. Was a guest of honor at a surprise party *20. Read a book in a day - can't count how many. And I'm excluding the hundreds of books I've read to my kids and grandkids.
  8. Today's Forum Game is "I Spy" To play, read the prompt in the last post, find a kit in the shop that has that item in it, and post a preview of the kit in your post, then leave a new prompt. This game will run until midnight Thursday. I will pick a random player to win a $5.00 gift certificate. Have fun! This is how to play: If the prompt is "I spy an umbrella," go to the shop and find one in a kit. I used the search and there were lots. I just copied the image from the shop and pasted it in here. If you double click on the image after you paste it, you can make it smaller. I entered 300 in the box. Now, I leave a new prompt. I spy a bird.
  9. Congratulations to last week's winners! Weekly Layout Winner (chosen from all the layouts posted in the gallery): Summertime by Westina Weekly Challenge Winner (chosen from layouts posted in the Tuesday and Weekend Anniversary Challenges): Ken in his Folly by A-M Congratulations to this week's winners! Weekly Layout Winner (chosen from all the layouts posted in the gallery): No Ordinary Days by barbaraj Weekly Challenge Winner (chosen from layouts posted in the Tuesday and Weekend Anniversary Challenges): Fall Flowers by Grandmadori Congratulations to our September Forum Game Winners! ladyscrapalot, Florida granny, Jane in N.Z and Grandmadori each win a $5.00 ScrapGirls Gift Certificate To claim your prize, please email: prizes@scrapgirls.com Want a chance to win Scrap Girls’ Weekly Layout Contest? Simply post your digital or paper layouts that use Scrap Girls pro ducts in our online Gallery; if we choose yours, you’ll win a prize! To be considered, don’t forget to list the Scrap Girls products that you used in your layout. 
  10. April Showers

    Tool Time Chat and Challenge - Noon EDT

    A few tutorials about using some of the tools - both the ScrapSimple ones and the PS tools: ScrapSimple Handbook Technique Tuesday - Combining Styles - ScrapGirls Custom Shapes in Photoshop Elements | ScrapGirls Use Custom Shapes - 5 Creative ways in Photoshop & PSE | ScrapGirls Dynamic Brush sets - learn how to use in Photoshop tool | ScrapGirls Brushes Video Tutorial: Breaking Down the Layout 2 | ScrapGirls Using The Brush Selection Tool in Photoshop Elements 10 Rotating Brushes in Photoshop - changing brush orientation | ScrapGirls Using The Alignment and Distribution Tools in Photoshop - ScrapGirls 3 Ways to Use the Lasso Tool in Photoshop | ScrapGirls Technique Tuesday - Warped Shadows - ScrapGirls Shortcut Keys in Photoshop and PSE - ScrapGirls Create Color Swatches from Photos in PSE | ScrapGirls ScrapGirls YouTube Channel Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial for PSE: Make a layout part 1 Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial for PSE: Make a layout part 2 Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial for PSE: Make a layout part 3
  11. Join me at Noon ET in the Chat Room for the Tool Time Challenge!

  12. 12:00 p.m. EDT - Tool Time Challenge - April Join April (April Showers) at Noon EDT, 11a.m. CDT, 10 a.m. MDT, and 9 a.m. PDT for a the Tool Time Chat and Challenge where we'll give you some tips and ideas for using tools like Styles, Actions and Custom Shapes to enhance your layouts. Your challenge is to use 2 different ScrapSimple Tools in your layout - brushes, styles, custom shapes, actions. Use any combination you like. Post your layouts in the Digital Scrapbook Day 2019 Gallery. Post by midnight ET Sunday to be eligible for a ScrapSimple tool prize! Please post links to your layouts here so I don't miss them!
  13. April Showers

    Family Photos

    I think this may be my first layout showing Amelia, the newest grandbaby. It was taken last July when she was one week old. A Grand Life Collection I did this layout on my daughter's tablet, so I'll need to get it off my EHD to see which fonts I used. Thanks for looking!
  14. My laptop died while I was in Seattle, so I wasn't able to post last weeks winners while I was there. Sorry they're late! Congratulations to last week's winners! Weekly Layout Winner (chosen from all the layouts posted in the gallery): Lavender Packets of Love by Celestine Weekly Challenge Winner (chosen from layouts posted in the Tuesday and Weekend Challenges): What Fun to be 1 by Florida granny Congratulations to this week's winners! Weekly Layout Winner (chosen from all the layouts posted in the gallery): Isn’t She Lovely by ScrapgirlCindy Weekly Challenge Winner (chosen from layouts posted in the Tuesday and Weekend Challenges): San Remo, Italy by Jane in N.Z. The September game winners will be announced in next week's post. To claim your prize, please email: prizes@scrapgirls.com Want a chance to win Scrap Girls’ Weekly Layout Contest? Simply post your digital or paper layouts that use Scrap Girls pro ducts in our online Gallery; if we choose yours, you’ll win a prize! To be considered, don’t forget to list the Scrap Girls products that you used in your layout.
  15. Digital Scrapbook Day Chats - Saturday, October 5th 10:00 a.m EDT - ScrapSimple Chat and Challenge Join Conda (SodScrap) in the chat room at 10 a.m. EDT for a ScrapSimple chat where we will give you tips and tricks for using these versatile tools to compliment your layouts. 12:00 p.m. EDT - Tool Time Challenge Join April (April Showers) for a Tool Time chat where we'll give you some tips and ideas for using tools like Styles, Actions and Custom Shapes to enhance your layouts. 5:00 p.m. EDT - Inspiration Chat - Mikelle 9:00 p.m. EDT - Blending Chat and Challenge - Andrea Digital Scrapbook Day Gallery - http://scrapgirls.net/forum/gallery/category/430-digital-scrapbook-day-2019/
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