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#1 misspolly

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:25 PM

My name is Polly and I'm a scrapbook procrastinator.

I thought I'd introduce myself because you all seem like such a wonderful bunch here. So, here goes ... HI!

I'm pretty new to the digital scrapbooking world but I've been doing the messy real world stuff for years. I've been using Photoshop for a very long time, and I'm teaching myself Illustrator. Although I do enjoy getting down and dirty with the physical stuff, I love the endless customisation possibilities that come with digital scrapbooking.

I have a collection of a million physical scrapbook papers and elements, and a new but fast growing collection of the digital stuff. I can't help myself! It's an addiction!

I'm sure one day I'll use it all; in the meantime, I'll just admire all of the pretty things ...

Some day I hope to make my own kits. For now, I'll just stick with the pros

When I'm not obsessively purchasing scrap stuff, I read voraciously, watch way too much television and promise that I'll do the laundry. Later. I have a teeny six month old baby boy - who is, naturally, the star of my scrapbooking projects at present - and a lovely fiancé who's just happy that I now confine my mess to the computer rather than the dining room table (and the kitchen bench, the bedside table, living room floor, my desk, his desk, etc ...).

#2 tiza126

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:49 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls!! You joined during a really fun event called "Mischief Week," so I hope you'll stick around and check out the chats, challenges, and games this week!

I have an ever-growing collection of digital scrapbooking supplies too :)

Congrats on the little one!

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#3 SodScrap

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:57 PM

Welcome to ScrapGirls! It is so nice that our "collection of supplies" can be so easily contained within our computers!!

We are glad you are here!

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#4 CRS

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:12 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls! Join in the fun mischief this week!

#5 teecee

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:12 PM

Hi Polly! :waving-hi:
Welcome to Scrap Girls! We're happy you've joined us and will be looking forward to getting to know you.

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:22 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Polly! We're so happy you've joined us here. :)

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:16 AM

Welcome Polly! You've come to the right place.

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:56 AM

Welcome Polly!

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#9 Belle

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:57 AM

Welcome to Scrap Girls. We are all addicts here. Have you signed up for the newsletter and downloaded all the freebies yet?

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#10 ValerieT

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:25 AM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Polly.

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:23 AM

Welcome! So glad you found us!

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#12 KimC

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:33 AM

Hi Polly, I'm new here as well! I did a chat yesterday which was really fun... and I won a kit!!! Woot!!

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:44 AM

Hello Polly! Welcome to the wonderful world of ScrapGirls and their adventures of digital art!! And if you find you miss the tactile part of playing with paper, there is always the hybrid side of combining the best of both worlds!!

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:54 AM

Hi Polly, and welcome! There's no better time to join than Mischief week!

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:14 AM

Hi Polly and welcome to Scrap Girls! We're so happy to have you here with us and can't wait to see some layouts of your little one! (and my collection of divi-supplies is constantly growing too!)
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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:01 PM

Hi Polly, welcome to Scrap Girls! So glad you added digital scrapbooking to your hobbies! It really does allow for limitless possibilities and yes, no mess. Looking forward to see your pages in the gallery!
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Posted 18 April 2013 - 08:27 PM

Hi Polly, welcome to Scrap Girls! We're so glad to have you here!

I can totally relate to the real-world scrapping stuff taking over...that used to be my life until I went completely digital! Now I'm excited to be able to 'clean up' by turning off my monitor! Of course, that doesn't stop me from having a 'craft room' with lots of other sewing and crafting supplies, but that's another story. ;)

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#18 misspolly

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 07:52 PM

Gosh, thanks so much for the friendly replies! I think I'm gonna like it here :D

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 12:19 PM

Adding my Welcome to Scrap Girls! We're so glad you found us!
Jump right in! the water's fine!
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Posted 20 April 2013 - 03:51 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Polly!
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Posted 22 April 2013 - 10:25 AM

Hi Polly and Welcome to Scrap Girls! I think you'll have lots of fun feeding your addiction here!
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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:25 AM

Welcome Polly. You have found a whole bunch of us who understand the addiction but I would rather say it is a healthy curiosity. I enjoyed your writing style, you had me giggling. Enjoy!
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Posted 24 April 2013 - 11:20 AM

Hi Polly - Welcome to Scrap Girls! Congratulations on the new edition to your family! I'm sure when your baby starts walking and getting into stuff you will appreciate digital scrapbooking all that much more. :)
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Posted 27 April 2013 - 09:00 AM

:welcome2: Welcome to Scrap Girls Polly! :welcome2:
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