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    Hi from Nebraska

    Wow! What a friendly community! I posted one page and got so many friendly, supportive comments. It was very uplifting.

    I started scrapbooking - specifically digital scrapbooking - in January of 2012, because I had a goal to get a "dance" scrapbook done for my daughter before her hs graduation in May. Yes, I'm a "dance mom" for real, and my daughter is going to major in dance in college.

    I didn't get "done" but we did have two scrapbooks at the grad party and it is fairly complete up to 2009. Beyond that, it's mostly done except for completing this year.

    But now that the end of the project is almost here, I have a new hobby. Problem is, I don't have a lot of pictures, which is one reason why I never scrapbooked. (The dance pictures are a combo of professional photos, snaps from others, captured from video, and some I took myself.)

    But, my hubby has a new hobby of photography, so hopefully we can work together to capture some memories as we move forward.

    Plus, I'm an independent music teacher, so I've already incorporated some digital scrapbooking for the students in my studio.

    Debra

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    awesome! welcome! I went to high school in Omaha, Nebraska!

    Your hubby's new hobby sounds like a perfect match for your hobby! We look forward to getting to know you through your pages!

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    Welcome! Glad to have you with us DesignerDigitals is such a wonderful community of scrappers. Hope to see more of the dance photos along with some of your husband's work!


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    Welcome to DD! I lived in Culbertson for a while - near McCook. Glad to see you here and I look forward to seeing your wonderful pages!
    Sharon
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    Welcome to DD!!
    Trace



  6. Welcome! It's great to have you here with us!
    Sara

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    Welcome, Debra! Your reason is the same reason I got into digital scrapbooking. I had paper scrapped for a long time with just a few pictures, and then wanted to keep going but didn't have many photos. So I took up photography as a hobby so that I'd have pictures to put in my books!
    Sarah
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    Hi, Debra, it's great to have you here. I predict you'll be addicted in no time. Photography and scrapbooking go hand in hand!
    Linda

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  9. Hi Debra! Thanks for the great introduction.
    Merrilee



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  10. super fun! what a great combination of photography and scrapping to have in a marriage...can't wait to see some pages of the teamwork in action!
    heather

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    Welcom welcome! You will just love it here! you and your DH's hobbies were made for each other! Can't wait to see more of your pages in the gallery! My dd is in dance too...but she's six!
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    What a match made in heaven, photography with your husband and you with the scrapbooking. Welcome!
    Carol

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    A huge welcome to Designer Digitals Debra!! It's a pleasure to have you here
    Carolynn

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    Welcome here! I look forward to seeing your scrap pages!
    Jeannie
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    I say you are a perfect team! You will love our community here at Designer Digitals! Welcome!
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    Sounds like you will have a ton of photos to scrap in the future, plus your daughter will be a continued source of inspiration with her dance. Welcome to DD!!!
    Anke







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    Welcome to DD, Debra! We're so happy to meet you and share the scrapping passion with you! How wonderful to have your husband taking photos for you now. The two of you will enjoy documenting life together. I look forward to seeing more of your pages and getting to know you in the forums.
    Connie


  18. Welcome... this is a great place to be.

  19. Welcome, Debra! Sounds like you and your husband have a good thing going with his photography and your scrapping!
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    Glad to have you here!
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    Welcome! I am from Omaha!

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    Welcome!! What a great hobby to do together and such a wonderful place to start! Looking forward to "seeing" you in the gallery!

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    Welcome to DD, you've landed at the BEST scrapbooking site EVER!! I hope you enjoy being a part of our community x
    Carolynn

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