Weekly Sketch Round-Up March 18-22

Everybody has their own unique scrapbooking style, each craft cave looks varied in appearance, it takes everyone a different amount of time to complete a page and our creative processes are all different. Isn’t it interesting to see how we all approach the same activity in such unique ways? No matter what your scrapbooking style is, you can rely on the Weekly Sketch Round-Up to provide you with ideas and inspiration for you next project, whatever and whenever that may be!

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Celebrate Sunshine and Rainbows with these Spring Scrapbook Borders

Have you ever had a bright and vivid layout that just needed a little extra something? Maybe they were spring-related layouts that just needed a little extra flair? Thankfully, blog contributor Krislyn has you covered! She’s created a variety of spring scrapbook borders using the Simply Sunshine collection and some of the newer CM tools! Check out the different borders she made and try them out for yourself!

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“Having the Blues” is a Good Thing with this Sky & Water Scrapbook Layout

Why did blue become a shade associated with sadness? Whenever someone “is feeling blue” or “has the blues,” we know they’re saying they’re sad or glum… but blue is such an awesome shade that can evoke all sorts of different feelings and emotions! Take this Water & Sky scrapbook layout for example – when we look at this layout, sad is the last thing we feel! Check out the instructions on how to make it and see for yourself!

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Live Life In Full Bloom with this Spring Scrapbook Layout

It’s always so interesting to see how sunshine has such an effect on our mood. Science has proven that regular exposure to sunlight greatly improves our serotonin levels, thus making us happier people. Maybe this is why so many people smile when they take a look at the Simply Sunshine collection! The vibrant and radiant papers that come with the collection perfectly accentuate the smiles that are found in your photos. Want a cute way to combine the shades of Simply Sunshine with the smiles in your photos? Take a look at this spring scrapbook layout!

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Hide Cute Photos in Plain Sight with this Camouflage Scrapbook Layout

Have you heard the news? Camouflage patterns are IN right now, and thanks to the Camouflage Paper Pack, now they can be IN your scrapbook albums too! The new camo paper pack provides you with a multitude of different camouflage patterned papers that you can use to make masterpieces like this camouflage scrapbook layout! See how you can blend different the papers together in today’s blog post!

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The Adventures Never End with Explorer Outdoor Scrapbook Layouts

Everyone knows that the best adventures in life happen in the great outdoors. There is so much to explore out in the world around us, and all that exploration means that you’ll have tons of photo opportunities. Looking for a way to take these photos and transform them into exciting outdoor scrapbook layouts? Check out this example of how you can use Explorer to create adventure scrapbook layouts that bring your outdoor photos and memories to life!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up March 11-15

Let’s be real: sometimes, it can be hard to come up with layout ideas when you have all your scrapbook supplies and pictures laid out in your craft room waiting for you. Instead of sitting down and making the layout, you’re scouring the Internet looking for inspiration. No worries — you’ve come to the right place! Check out these four projects that were posted on our Instagram (@creativememories) this past week!

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Showcase a Little Flower Power with this Floral Scrapbook Layout

The saying “stop and smell the roses” means that it’s good to slow down and enjoy the little things in life. It’s worthwhile to take the time to enjoy the process of life because there are some instances where you don’t even notice the details you’re missing out on! Take scrapbook layouts for example — slowing down and putting time and effort into the little details, like the borders or the decorations, can improve the look of your layout completely! Want to see an example? Check out this awesome floral scrapbook layout made with the Flourish collection and the Tulips Border Punch!

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Create a Travel Journal With These Tips

With spring right around the corner in North America and exciting trips on your calendar, let’s make a goal to document all the happy memories you make – on the go! As you brainstorm everything you need to pack for your upcoming trips, remember to add your Happy Album to the checklist. Keep reading to learn my tips on creating a travel journal page in your Happy Album, a never-before-seen layout using Kit #15 (NEW!) and a sketch so you can easily recreate my page!

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Make Spring Scrapbook Layouts that are Fresher than a Daisy with Simply Sunshine

There are so many different things you can do with a scrapbook layout — it’s basically a blank canvas! You can add all sorts of personal touches and creative decisions that transform the look and feel of the layout to suit your photos. Just take this beautiful spring scrapbook layout for example! See it first looking fresher than a daisy using entirely Simply Sunshine products; then, read all the way down to the bottom of this post to see this same layout with an outdoorsy,  more masculine feel by creating it with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack! Happy reading!

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