Saturday, March 14, 2015
The DigiScrap Geek Podcast: Episode 23 - Going to Crop
The latest episode of the the DigiScrap Geek Podcast is out! We're talking with LynetteWilkins about Digi Night out. Lynette founded the Digi Night Out Crops for digital scrappers as a means for them to get together, learn new techniques and just dish with each other about life in general. Crops are a wonderful vehicle to get to know other scrapbookers and to have a little fun talking about memory keeping as a hobby.The only drawback to a crop is finding one near you, which may not always be possible. In this show, we share some ideas for getting a local crop going in your area as well as a few online crop options.
Speaking of online crop options, there are a few that may be of interest to you. Both are free to attend.
Get It Scrapped hosts online crops. Generally, these occur about once a month. Members of the Get It Scrapped community come together to talk, craft and create. Some members share their screens or web cams so that you can view their work in progress. Having a headset and mic makes it easiest to communicate with the other participants, though some members participate through the chat option. This is a crop for all types of memory keepers, including paper, digi, hybrid and pocket page scrapbookers. To join the crop, you will need to become a member of the Get It Scrapped community. It's free to sign up. More information about the crop will be available in the forums.
Paper Issues will be holding an online crop from March 20-29. You don't need anything special to attend. Just use the supplies on hand to complete challenges for the chance to win some fabulous prizes. The crop will follow a chat format which will allow participants to socialize and work on the challenges throughout the week. This event is best suited to paper and hybrid scrapbookers. To participate, simple join the Paper Issues crop party on Facebook.
The advantage to both crops is the ability to scrapbook from home. You get the benefit of talking with fellow memory keepers without the need to pack up any of your supplies to haul to a location. It's also quite possible to attend in your pajamas. No one will know except for you.