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Unread 05-19-2009, 02:56 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by StampinAimeeCT View Post
1. I have learned that playing along with VSN is like going to card college. I feel like I learn something new every day on SCS, but especially during challenges like VSN where I am forced to think outside my comfort zone to create something unique.

2. I learned that is is MUCH easier to participate when your in-laws take the kids to their house for the weekend.

3. I have learned that you have to show love to get love.

I have never been a big poster on SCS, more of a lurker and a "favoriter" (is that a word?). I look at the galleries and add cards to my favorites all the time but rarely post replies to the cards I like. I never intended to ignore great work, I would just add cards to my list of favorites for future reference and keep looking. Now I am noticing that the less you respond to other people's work, the less people will respond to yours. I often wonder why most of my cards receive minimal love in the gallery. After this weekend, I realize that you have to give encouragement to get it. I am going to make a concerted effort to let people know when I have enjoyed their creations, since, when people do that for me, it gives me a boost.

Thank you for all the challenges and inspiration- I had fun!

I was like you too, not a big poster. Thats why I thought it was about time I got involved. I've been lurking in the dark corners here, now it's time to come out and mingle. I think that was what I got to biggest buzz from -socializing!!
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