Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 11-15

Inspiration
/ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n/
1. The process of being mentally stimulated to feel or do something, especially to do something creative
2. A sudden creative, brilliant or timely idea
3. The Weekly Sketch Round-Up

Inspiration is waiting for you within today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up, for there are awesome sketch projects for you to try out that are sure to challenge you and get your creative juices flowing. Let’s get into it!

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Take a New Angle With These Triangle Scrapbook Projects

Are you in need of a new creative angle for your upcoming layouts and projects? Well, triangle this out for size — the Mirrored Triangles Border Maker Cartridge! Whether the cut-out border is kept in tact with its reflected symmetrical detail or sliced in half to showcase its pretty points (or whatever creative style and innovation suits your fancy!), this BMC is a geometric go-to winner. See for yourself with these triangle scrapbook layouts — three borders and a card!

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Marvel at This Magnificent Mandala Scrapbook Layout

Mandala, (Sanskrit for “circle”) not only flaunts as a beautifully artistic, geometric design, but can also be a powerful spiritual symbol used in ceremonial rituals, worship, sacred art and meditation. For blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu, her children have created many painted crafts based on dot mandalas, so she was inspired to turn that circular concept into an eye-catching (and elegant!) mandala scrapbook layout — featuring the dazzling Mandala Burst Border Punch, of course!

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Illustrate Your Emotions with this Emoji Scrapbook Layout (PLUS a Challenge)

Heart eyes, smiling pineapples, raised hands, a unicorn, comfort foods! We’re not just saying random words, we’re talking about those little lovelies called emojis! Back in 2018, we launched the Emoji Stickers and they were such a huge hit that we’re bringing them back for limited time while supplies last with a 2021 refreshed look in celebration of National Sticker Day with Emoji Stickers 2.0! ❤️

And that’s not all — we’re kicking off this new debut even more with a pop-up Emoji Stickers 2.0 Sketch Challenge on our Virtual Crop Facebook Group for YOU!

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Dynamic Duo: Create Both Simple and Decorative Scrapbook Layouts With The Boho Escape Collection

Sometimes, you only have mere minutes to create and other times you can squeeze in a bit more and add that extra sticker or two. Luckily, no matter how much time you have, you can take the same basic supplies and groundwork and come up with multiple crafting opportunities! Blog contributor Noreen Smith recently used the beautiful Boho Escape collection and the new Mirrored Triangles Border Maker Cartridge to create two layouts — a more simple scrapbook layout and an elevated (and simply fabulous!) decorative scrapbook layout! Dive into this dynamic duo below!

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Tell Tales of Your Time Off With This Vacation Scrapbook Layout

It may be early in the year, but who is already feeling like they could use a tropical vacation? Whether you have a trip planned in the near future or want to reminisce on one from year’s past, this softly super vacation scrapbook layout is just what you need to seas your tropical moments and turn them into a sun-filled (and fun-filled! craft adventure. Bring on the sunscreen… and your creativity!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 4-8

It’s been a busy week of scrapbooking — between the recent product launch and the first Virtual Crop of 2021, we’re guessing you have been spending quite a bit of time in the craft room! (Applause to you!) But, are you still craving some new projects to try out? If so, you’re in luck — we have four beautiful project ideas for you to try out in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! (Psst, they all bring on some totally tropical thrills!)

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Win Your Choice of a Mandala Burst Border Punch or Pineapple Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, Jan. 9: 1pm CT

The bad news? It’s time for the last Virtual Crop challenge of the weekend. The good news? You have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit all your layouts in order to be eligible for prizes. (Yippee!) Let’s end in the best way possible — here is Challenge #6!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a Boho Escape Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, Jan. 9: 11am, 1pm CT

These Virtual Crops are a monthly highlight for so many (us included!). Four challenges are down and two to go… but there is still plenty of time to show off your scrapbooking skills, techniques and lovely layouts! Get ready, it’s time for Challenge #5!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a Boho Escape Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, Jan. 9: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Welcome back to the Virtual Crop! Who’s ready for another awesome day full of scrapbooking? Well, that’s exactly what’s in store, so let’s kick it off with Challenge #4!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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