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#1 PaulaP


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:09 PM

I have just retired after 30 years selling real estate.  I've been a photographer all my life and have a lifetime of photos that I would love to share with family and friends.  I am hoping to learn how to digitally create my pages artistically to enhance my photos - all this is very exciting to me. Where have I been these last 10 years when all this on-line digital scrapbooking has evolved (WORKING!  Boooooo!)???????????  Well, now I am ready to begin my journey and I think I will start with Easy Pages, then find guidance through this wonderful site and learn to create more complex pages.


I am amazed at the fabulous designers ScrapGirls supports.  Just incredible!  Thank you for all your hard work creating the templates, brushes, Easy Pages, cool fonts, papers and designer content for people like myself who need help creating their pages.  I am grateful.





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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:26 PM

Welcome Paula!!  We are glad you are here!  And, we look forward to spending your retirement with you!  :)


We do have amazing designers here.  They gives us great products and tools to make our "work" so much easier.  Sometimes...I "almost" feel like I'm cheating!! 


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Can't wait to see your creations.  Give us a holler if you have any questions!! 



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:53 PM

Welcome to ScrapGirls.  Have fun learning and ask all the questions you need to - there's always someone around somewhere who can help!

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 06:19 PM

Wecome Paula....you are going to have soooo much fun!!!!!



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 06:58 PM

:waving-hi: Hi Paula, welcome to Scrap Girls! We'll be looking forward to getting to know you. As Conda and Anna mentioned, don't hesitate to ask questions - we love to help! :)

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 07:47 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls! We're so glad you found us! I didn't have "a life" before I retired, either. :)
Looking forward to seeing you on the forum!



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Posted 17 February 2014 - 08:35 PM

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 08:47 PM

Hi Paula, we are so happy you are here. You are going to love this wonderful and helpful community! Looking forward to seeing your layouts in the gallery!


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 08:49 PM

Welcome, Paula!




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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:02 PM

Welcome to Scrap Girls Paula! We're happy to have you here.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:41 PM

Hi Paula!   Nice to meet you and welcome to ScrapGirls.  I can't wait to see your photos and layouts!  :)

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:55 PM

Welcome to SG Paula, so glad you found us!


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 11:57 PM


Paula, hope you enjoy the journey you have just embarked on.  Digital scrapbooking is very addictive and you have come to the right place to share and learn. This is where I learnt so very much back when I started digital scrapbooking back in 2008. 


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Posted 18 February 2014 - 01:19 AM

Welcome to Scrap Girls. Check out all the freebies in the boutique if you haven't done so already.




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Posted 18 February 2014 - 01:53 AM

Hi Paula welcome to Scrap Girls, glad you found us.


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Posted 18 February 2014 - 06:55 AM

Hi Paula!  Welcome to Scrap Girls!

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 08:46 AM

Hi Paula.  Welcome to Scrap Girls, the friendliest place around.  Don't hesitate in asking any question, as there is always someone nearby who has the answer.  We love to help our new friends here at SG.  Don't forget to sign up for the newsletter, where you can get a 'freebie' in every newsletter.  Check out the boutique for the free collections available and the free handbook that has lots of helpful information.


Looking forward to seeing your layouts in the gallery.



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 09:14 AM

Paula, as everyone says Welcome...I too am pretty new here and have already gotten much needed help so ask if you have any questions getting started. Everyone here is super nice .....the chats and  challenges are a must needed boost sometimes so join in when you can.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 04:25 PM

You will love it here. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. I have learned a ton since joining a couple of years ago! There are some great educational things for sale in the boutique. I highly recommend them. Welcome!


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Posted 19 February 2014 - 12:13 PM

Hi Paula,

Welcome to our Happy Purple Place! We're so glad you're here and can't wait to see some of your photos. ;)

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 12:05 PM

Welcome Paula!!

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Posted 21 February 2014 - 10:53 PM

Hi Paula, Welcome to ScrapGirls! You found the right place to learn, grow and become a fantastic digi-scrapper! Ask lots of questions and don't worry about screwing up it's not paper you can just push ctrl - z and viola!



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Posted 22 February 2014 - 12:25 AM

Welcome, Paula, you've come to the right place.  Just sit back and watch and learn. Then when in doubt, ask.



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Posted 03 March 2014 - 01:11 PM

Hi Paula - Welcome to Scrap Girls!  I'm so glad you checked in. Congratulations on your retirement! I'm sure we will help you find lot of cool things to do with your new free time!  



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Posted 03 March 2014 - 03:39 PM

Hi Paula and Welcome to ScrapGirls!  I'm sure you will find many fun things to scrap and fill up your retirement time!!!


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Posted 08 March 2014 - 08:15 PM

Welcome, Paula! :)


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