Welcome to you both! You're right, it's a great site.
Dottie, if you want to learn about new techniques, go to the top of the page and click on Classes or Videos. YouTube is another great resource for learning.
Or just dive into the Gallery, pick a LO that you love, and "scraplift" it - that means copying it using your own elements and photos, and making it your own. If you do that and post your LO on the net, make sure you credit the original artist. They will be very flattered that you loved their work.