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#1 SkyMom


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:18 AM

Hi everyone. I'm Nicole and live near Keller, Texas. I'm mom to Skyli, my crazy beautiful, almost 3 year old, daughter. I love Sky, taking pictures of her and the thought of scrapping them all. In desperate need of a secret life outside of being a SAHM, I've been trying to figure out this Scrapping thing for a few months now. So far, all I can seem to do is organize photos and supplies (30 gigs worth so far...yikes!!). I'm so glad I found you all but man it's alot of info! I look forward to learning and sharing with you all.


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#2 teecee


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:21 AM

Hi Nicole, :waving-hi:
Welcome to Scrap Girls! We're happy you are here. I'm sure you'll find that we have a friendly and very helpful bunch of scrappers here, so don't hesitate to ask questions. We'll be looking forward to seeing you around the forums soon. :)

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:34 AM

Hi Nicole and welcome to Scrap Girls. You'll find this a helpful and informative site with lots of people willing to help. If you go to the Boutique, you'll see a few free ebooks you can download that might be helpful. There's also a free collection called "A Narrative Collection" to help you get started. (Go to "misc categories" then to "free downloads").
And don't forget to sign up for the newsletter and a freebie six days a week.
Have fun and never hesitate to post question if you're stuck. Hope to see you around the forum.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:50 AM

Hi, Nicole! Welcome to Scrap Girls. Another suggestion: Check out our "Learn How to Scrapbook" section in the boutique. The Secrets videos are how a lot of us started out, they're fantastic. Like the other girls said, don't be afraid to ask questions, we're a really helpful bunch!




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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:56 AM

Welcome to ScrapGirls! Can't wait to see your layouts of little Sky! :)



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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:59 AM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Nicole! We're so happy to have you here. :)

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:40 AM

Welcome to Scrap Girls! This site and scrapping has saved my sanity when my kids were little and I was a SAHM! My kids are a bit older now and in school all day, and Scrap Girls still saves my sanity! Please ask as many questions as you have! We are a helpful, friendly bunch!

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

Hi Nicole, and welcome to Scrap Girls!


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:16 AM

Welcome Nicole, from a fellow Texan now living in VA. This is a friendly, helpful place. If you need to start small, we have recipe card swaps where you design recipes cards and swap with a group, or ATC (trading cards) that you design and swap. Then there are challenges and chats every day to make layouts and give you ideas. You probably are already aware of the great sales SG has. I buy too much!
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:29 PM

Hi Nicole - Welcome to to Scrap Girls! We are so glad to have you here and can't wait so see some layouts with Sky on the gallery!


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 02:06 PM

Hi Nicole, and welcome. I was born in Texas, but got to go to heaven while living; I get to live in Colorado! :-) Looking forward to seeing your layouts. Don't hesitate to ask questions--we all had to start somewhere.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 02:44 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls. Everyone here is very friendly, helpful, encouraging, and patient.


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:16 PM

Welcome, Nicole! Thanks for introducing yourself. I look forward to seeing some layouts about Skyli.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:46 PM

Hi Nicole!
I am so glad you have joined us here! I wish I would have had access to Scrap Girls when my children were young! (I did paper scrapbooking and my preschool-aged boy loved my tools and I would find them all over the house!)
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Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:26 AM

Hi Nicole, I hope you enjoy being here at Scrap Girls. It's a fun and friendly place.


#17 GinnyW


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Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:10 AM

Hi Nicole :) Welcome to Scrap Girls!

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

welcome Nicole, so glad you found us. make yourself at home and ask as many questions as you need to and have fun
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Posted 03 February 2013 - 09:15 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Nicole! I love and miss Texas. I lived there for 15 years. Looking forward to seeing your future layouts in the gallery.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:51 PM

:welcome2: Welcome to Scrap Girls Nicole! :welcome2:
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:10 PM

Hi Nicole! Welcome to ScrapGirls!



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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:55 PM

Welcome Nicole. Sounds like you are on your way being organised. Enjoy scrapping and being part of the Scrap Girls community. :)
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