We have Scrap Girls joining us on the blog today! Please give them a warm welcome.
Hi everyone! Scrap Girls, one of the biggest digital scrapbooking companies on the web, is right in the middle of the biggest party we’ve ever thrown! It’s our 10th anniversary and we’re celebrating until Nov. 8, so you have plenty of time to jump right in. We’ve designed a freebie for you, so keep reading and learn how you can grab that freebie – and join the party, too!
How did you start your company?
When Scrap Girls opened its doors in October 2004, we weren’t just the new kid on the block, we were the only kid on the block. The term “digital scrapbooking” was met with blank stares, so we spent a lot of time educating our customers on what it was all about. In time, digital scrapbooking carved out its own niche in the scrapbooking world, and we now offer thousands of products that help people make amazingly creative pages with the tools available on their computers. We love providing for all scrapbookers – whether they are digital or paper crafters – since the majority of our products can also be printed and used for paper crafts and hybrid projects.
Where do you find your inspiration?
For the new line of products we are releasing for our celebration, we were inspired by the gifts that are traditionally associated with 10th anniversaries, which according to Hallmark are tin and diamond jewelry. We got really interested in the idea of juxtaposing these two very different materials, since they typically don’t appear together. It’s the ultimate mix of shabby and chic! With this in mind, our designers set to work to create new papers, embellishments, and more to bring our celebration to life! We think our Create a Collection line will become one of our favorites, not only because it represents our 10th anniversary but because it’s a whole new way of putting together a personalized scrapbook collection.
How has digital scrapbooking changed in the past 10 years?
Without a doubt, anything with the word “digital” in it has changed immensely in the last decade, and scrapbooking is no exception. Ten-plus years ago, everyone was a paper scrapper and a few brave pioneers venturing into digital scrapbooking. Now, we have customers who tell us they have never paper scrapped and have only been digital scrappers!
Back when the doors first opened on the Scrap Girls Boutique in 2004, we told our first customers that they could use our papers, embellishments, alphas, and word art as printables for their paper scrapbooking – and if they wanted to try digital scrapbooking, we’d be glad to help them learn. Since then, Scrap Girls has taught tens of thousands of people to embrace digital scrapbooking through our how-to classes and thousands of tutorials in our free newsletters.
We love exploring new technology, too, so we’re teaching our customers how to use their iPads, tablets, smartphones, and other technology to do digital scrapbooking wherever they go. The last 10 years has been quite a ride – but we think the next 10 years will be even more dynamic as we push technology to new horizons.
Now, about that freebie! Click over to Scrap Girls and grab your freebie! It coordinates with our brand-new Create a Collection line which lets you be the designer and hand-pick what you want to put together to represent your own unique style. And while you’re at it, sign up for our free newsletter, which guarantees you’ll get more freebies and will keep you up-to-date with all our anniversary fun!
Thanks for stopping by!