The Groove December 2011

Wickel - Country Christmas

In the Groove

‘Tis the season once more, and we have some lovely Christmas and holiday themed layouts to get you in the festive mood. We begin with a fantastic layout from Wickel above! We love the rich cranberry-red color, the simple, clean lines, and of course the adorable photo! Look for more holiday layouts throughout this issue!

Looking for Christmas content? Then do read on for details about the all-new Christmas Cheer Expansion pack, and an *awesome* sale price during December. If you enjoyed last year’s Christmas Wishes pack, you’ll love the new Christmas Cheer!

Our Christmas issue would not be complete without a Christmas Challenge and Freebie. Thank you to Sandrine Boarqueiro-Verdun for a ‘North pole’ inspired freebie challenge! Details below.

NEW FOR 2011! Christmas Cheer Expansion Pack

NEW for 2011, the Christmas Cheer Expansion Pack for Scrapbook MAX! 2.0 is here! You’ll fall in love with this bright, joyful set of digital kits and templates, all new for 2011! Sold separately, you would pay over $100 for everything included. But during the month of December 2011, you can get it for the special introductory price of only $14.95 US by using the link below!

Click here to learn more, and to find the Buy Now button to get this fantastic price!

Christmas Cheer includes ten premium digital scrapbooking kits and 44 unique template pages. Themes such as Christmas Toys, Music, Holiday Cards, Country Christmas, and Christmas Treats make this pack ideal for all your Christmas scrapbooks, and the perfect companion to our Christmas Wishes Expansion Pack! Offer ends December 31, 2011 – so be sure to hurry!

Sample Layouts Made with New “Christmas Cheer” Pack

Here are three layouts to give you a taste of what’s included in the Christmas Cheer Expansion Pack.

Made with Katie Castillo’s “Merry and Bright Template”.

Merry and Bright Layout

Made with Fiona Storey’s “Gingerbread Fun Template”.

Gingerbread Fun Layout

Made with Steve Russell’s “Country Christmas Template”.

Country Christmas Layout

Made with Siobhan Kite’s “Christmas Toys Template”.

Christmas Toys Layout

Some more super-fun and festive kits that are included:

Michelle McCoy - Holiday Peeps

Sandrine Boarqueiro-Verdun - Sucreries de Noel

…and more! (click here to see everything included in Christmas Cheer!)

The Groove Monthly Freebie Challenge

Reindeer Village Freebie

Each month, a designer offers a great freebie mini-kit and issues a challenge. All you need to do is download the freebie, create a layout that steps up to the challenge, upload it to the Groove challenge category in the gallery, and post a link to your layout in a reply to the challenge thread!

This month, Scrapbook MAX! kit designer Sandrine Boarqueiro-Verdun is offering you an icy blue reindeer themed set for your holiday pics! For all of the details please check out the challenge thread here.

December 2011 Featured Kits

Looking for kits with Sandrine’s signature style? Here’s a few for your list, all found in our Featured Content section of the store! You can save 10% off these four featured kits by typing in the coupon code DEC-SAB at checkout. Offer is valid on new orders only in the Featured Content section – expires December 31, 2011.

Noel Rouge et Blanc Template

Sweet Summertime Embellishments

Witches Brew Set 2 Template

Halloween Stripes Kit

Christmas “Surprise!”

Can you find what’s hidden in this terrific layout? Thanks to makeyesup for a red and white layout that make us think “peppermint twist”. And what a great story in the journaling!

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* * Merry Christmas to all from The Groove – see you in 2012!* *