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    Default The Groove March 2012 Monthly Freebie Challenge

    Welcome to The Groove's Monthly Freebie Challenge!

    Each month, we feature a great freebie mini-kit and a scrapbooking challenge.

    All you need to do is download the freebie to make your challenge pages. Then, create a layout (or layouts) that steps up to the challenge, upload it to the

    Groove Newsletter Challenges gallery and post a link to your layout in a reply to this thread.

    Details about this month's freebie and challenge hosted by Sandrine Boarqueiro-Verdun are below!

    The Challenge

    With this addon, you will have to make two layouts.

    First layout

    Make a page with:

    · at least six of the nine embies included in the addon

    · the frame (KapiScrap_FunCity_embie9)

    · at least two of the three papers

    You can use the embies as well as the papers as many times as you want. You should write a text along a circle. Please don’t modify the colors of the embies and the papers.

    How to write a text along a circle with Scrapbook MAX?

    Select the menu Object -> Ribbon Text

    Type your text

    Set the font, the character spacing…

    Then select the Advanced tab and check this option: Connect endpoints and click OK.

    Your text will appear on your design space with 3 points… you should remove the second point to create a circle… Right click on the second point then it will disappear and you will get a perfect circle.

    If you want to have the text along all the circle, increase the size of the font and/or increase the character spacing option.

    To resize the “circle” you should select the text, press the shift key and with the mouse you can resize it.

    Second Layout

    Make a page with:

    · at least seven of the nine embies included in the addon

    · at least two of the three papers

    · one photo or two photos BUT you should add one of your photos in a photo mask

    You can use the embies as well as the papers as many times as you want.

    What’s a mask?
    It’s a shape with different levels of transparency or decorative borderlines. To find shapes, click on a paper or photo, then choose Change Shape and Custom Shape on the Properties Box.

    * * * *
    Be sure to check out the March 2012 issue of The Groove. Get inspired to join a challenge, and 'meet' a member of our Scrapbook MAX! Design Team!
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    (Thanks to Donna Thomas (autisticwonder) for the great blinkie!)
    Click here to grab your own Scrapbook MAX! banners and blinkies (scroll down to "Banners")

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    Hello!

    I'm happy to host The Groove Challenge for March. I have designed a freebie for this new challenge. I hope that you will like it.

    I have also made a layout (first layout).

    Fun City


    Generally I don't like to publish my picture :-) but I am on this one. So now you could "put a face on a name".

    Sandrine

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    Ok I have done my first page!

    Hope all is ok and I have done it correctly, only one question I had, were we allowed to use a shape for out background pages, I did looked at yours and I believe you did, so i went with it. if not let me know and I will change it.


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    Wench,

    You're so quick!!! as usually :-)

    You look very well. Yes, I have used a shape.

    Of course, you can.

    I hope that you'd like this new kit :-)

    Sandrine

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    I forgot to tell you: Very nice page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Thanks Sandrine

    Ok so here is page 2

    Oh and just so you all know...the one in the pink is the FARMERS wife! and she thinks it's hilarious you are all oohing and ahhing over him lol


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    Great pages so far and wow so quick.
    I have a Siggy Challenge starting this month - Just waiting on admin to start the thread off. Hope everyone can join me.
    Cheers
    Kind wishes from Carena
    Scrapbook Max Digital Designer
    Visit me in the store Here also grab my blinkie if you wish.

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    Here is mine - thanks.
    I've matching the orange pumpkin colours in the photo with the kit. Also the yellow blonde hair with elements. Really helps to co-ordinate a layout and pull it together especially with strong colours. Couldn't help myself as I just love shapes so much. This time the scrolls in corners and tag shape for the paper. Credits in gallery. Thanks for a great challenge.
    Last edited by Carena; 03-02-2012 at 01:47 AM.
    Kind wishes from Carena
    Scrapbook Max Digital Designer
    Visit me in the store Here also grab my blinkie if you wish.

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    Wench, Great page!
    Carena, Just love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I'll try to join your challenge... as usually it depends of the time I will have.
    Many thanks!
    Sandrine

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    thanks for the challenge Sandrine!

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