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Step Six: Participate in the Galleries

The Idea Galleries will grow to be an incredible resource for users - especially if they are tagged properly for search. The Club CK Idea Galleries were designed with this in mind!

 

First, you need to create your own gallery:

  1. Click on the Create Gallery link in your My Profile box
  2. Your gallery is now created and you are on its homepage

Second, start uploading images:

  1. Click on the orange Upload a New Project button
  2. Click on Specify File button
  3. Choose the location of the file
  4. Click Save
  5. Enter the project name and description

Third, Tagging....the important part!

  1. Click on Select Tags button - a window will open
  2. Check each tag that applies to your project, then click OK
  3. Those tags will populate in the tags box
  4. Add any additional tags you think best describes the project
  5. Preview your project if you'd like, then
  6. Click on Save if you're done
  7. Click on Save and Upload More if you're planning to add multiple projects

Congratulations! Now your images are part of your gallery, and can also be searched in the Idea Galleries.

 

Searching the Galleries

1. Click on Idea Galleries
2. Click on the Categories that interest you and select which tag you're looking for from its drop down menu
As you select tags (each time narrowing your search) the tag along with its results will appear at the top of the page
You can delete a tag by clicking on the orange "x" next to it - this will broaden your search results

 

Please keep in mind this section of our Terms of Use when you post images:

4. You acknowledge that communications to or with bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities (including slideshows) are not private communications, therefore others may read your communications without your knowledge. You should always use caution when providing any personal information about yourself or your children. Club CK does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities (including slideshows) and, specifically disclaims any liability with regard to same and any actions resulting from your participation. To the extent that there are moderators, forum managers or hosts, none are authorized Club CK spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Club CK

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Abbreviations & Acronyms Used on the Forums

As you peruse the Club CK forums, you may find several abbreviations used in the messages. This guide compiled by nanarie will help you figure out the abbreviations.

Relationships:

BF: Boyfriend 

BFF: Best Friend Forever

BIL: Brother-in-Law

DD: Dear/Darling Daughter

DH: Dear/Darling Husband

DIL: Daughter-in-Law

DS: Dear/Darling Son

FIL: Father-in-Law

MDD: Middle Darling Daughter

MDS: Middle Darling Son

MIL: Mother-in-Law

NE1: Anyone

ODD: Oldest Darling Daughter

ODS: Oldest Darling Son

PPL: People

SIL: Sister/Son-in-Law

SO: Significant Other

YDD: Youngest Darling Daughter

YDS: Youngest Darling Son

 

Stores:

ACM: A.C. Moore

BL: Big Lots

HL: Hobby Lobby

Jo's: Jo-Ann Fabrics

LSS: Local Scrapbook Store

Mike's or M's: Michaels

TJ: T.J. Maxx

WM: Wal-Mart

 

Phrases:

ALSB: Assembly-Line Scrapbooking

BRB: Be Right Back

BTT: Back to Top or Bring to Top (used when you want to move a thread back to the top of the forum)

BTW: By the Way

DIY: Do It Yourself

FYI: For Your Information

FYIO: For Your Information Only

HH: Happy Hour (an online gathering the forum members host regularly)

HTH: Hope That Helps or Happy to Help

IDK: I Don't Know

IMHO: In My Honest Opinion

IMO: In My Opinion

IRL: In Real Life

ITA: I Totally Agree

JMO: Just My Opinion

KWIM: Know What I Mean

LOL: Laughing Out Loud

NSBR: Non-Scrapbook Related

OMG: Oh My Gosh

RAK: Random Act of Kindness

ROFL: Rolling on Floor Laughing

ROFLMBO: Rolling on the Floor Laughing My Butt Off

ROTFL: Rolling on the Floor Laughing

ROTFLOL: Rolling on the Floor Laughing Out Loud

SAHM: Stay-at-Home Mom

SBR: Scrapbook Related

S/O: Spin Off

TFL: Thanks for Looking

TFS: Thanks for Sharing

TIA: Thanks in Advance

WTG: Way to Go!

 

Things:

ATC: Artist Trading Card

CS: Cardstock 

KOTM: Kit of the Month

LO or L/O: Layout

MB: Message Board

P&S: Point & Shoot Camera

PM (or Convo on this MB): Private Message (or "Conversation" as it is called on Club CK, which you can access through you're my Profile page)

POTD: Picture of the Day

PP: Patterned Paper 

QOTD: Question of the Day

SASE: Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope

SCUT: a cut file created in SCAL ("Sure Cuts a Lot" Software) that will only work in SCAL

SQOTD- Scrapbooking Question of the Day

SVG: Shape Vector Graphic 

WYSIWYG: What You See Is What You Get

 

Products/Magazines

ATG: Scotch ATG adhesive 

BG: BasicGrey

BPS: Big Picture Scrapbooking

CB: Cuttlebug and Cuttlebug Products

CC: Cosmo Cricket

CE: Cricut Expression

CH: Cropper Hopper

CK: Creating Keepsakes

CM: Creative Memories

CTMH: Close to My Heart

EK: EK Success

MS: Martha Stewart Crafts

OA: October Afternoon

P365 Project 365 (last years' photo-per-day scrapbooking approach from Becky Higgins)

PB: Post-Bound Album

PL Project Life (this years' photo-per-day scrapbooking approach from Becky Higgins)

SBE: Scrapbooks Etc.

SCAL: Sure Cuts a Lot

SU: Stampin' Up!

TH: Tim Holtz line of products by Advantus

WRMK: We R Memory Keepers

 

People

AE: Ali Edwards

BH: Becky Higgins

CZ: Cathy Zielske

JS: Jessica Sprague

MS: Martha Stewart

SJ: Stacy Julian

TH: Tim Holtz

 


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