Worldwide Virtual Crop 2019: Challenge 1

Welcome to Worldwide Virtual Crop 2019! We’re so excited that you’ve decided to join us – it’s going to be THREE days of awesomeness, creativity and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes! Are you ready to get started?!

12 Creative Memories Advisors from around the world have created sketch challenges for YOU! Every four hours for the next three days you will receive a new sketch to create. Review all posting times here.

If it’s your first time participating in a Virtual Crop and you’d like a quick walk-through of what to expect before we get started, you can get the 411 on Virtual Crops here, including how to participatewhat you’ll needexamples of challenges and prizes, and more. Read this post in Japanese ⇒ 日本語はこちらです

Flag_UnitedStates Worldwide Virtual Crop Challenge 1: 

  1. Create a layout following the sketch below.
  2. Take a photo of your completed project.
  3. Post the photo of your completed page, spread or card to the Worldwide Virtual Crop Facebook Event Page AND add #CM1, #CM2, #CM3, etc. to the caption/comments. You will add the hashtag that matches the challenge that you are submitting. No words needed, just stick to the hashtag CM with numbers as this is a bilingual event! Feel free to use other hashtags as well, such as #WWVC2019 or #CreativeMemories, but BE SURE to include #CM1, #CM2, etc. so we can find your post. OR on Instagram for the first time! For Instagram users, you will need to add #WWVC2019 AND #CM1, #CM2, etc. so your post can be found.
  4. You have the entire event to submit all 12 challenges (some will post while you are sleeping). To see your final deadline date and time, check when your Facebook event ends; this will show you the date and time in your time zone. View challenge times in your time zone here. Keep refreshing the Facebook Event Page to see others’ masterpieces!2019_VirtualCrop_Album_600x600

NOTE: For the Worldwide Virtual Crop, the prize will be the 12×12 Sky Blue Camera Album Cover. Prizes will be awarded to two participants in each challenge. We will award the prizes randomly, but to win, it must be evident that you have used the sketch we provided as inspiration to create a project using your Creative Memories products. Prizes will be announced on Friday, April 19, at 9am CT.

Now, let the fun begin!


Flag_UnitedStates  This sketch was created for you by United States Advisor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe.


Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe has been a crafter and art-lover for most of her life. She discovered scrapbooking in 1998 and has been a Creative Memories Advisor since 2001. You can often catch her hosting scrapbooking events and teaching page classes in and near Champaign-Urbana in central Illinois. Not only is she an Advisor, but Karyn was also a member of the CM consultant design team in 2005 and a CM blog contributor in 2016-2017. As if that wasn’t enough, she is a founding member of the Creative Life Scrapbooking page on Facebook and has her own blog, Karyn Crops. When she isn’t scrapbooking, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, pottery, watercolor painting, gardening, hiking, boating and buying, selling and collecting antiques.

Now, let the fun begin! (2)

Created by Advisor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe – United States


To create this layout, you will need:

  • Simply Sunshine Paper Pack
  • Simply Sunshine Embellishments
  • Simply Sunshine Stickers
  • Autumn Hay Shimmer Cardstock (from Cardstock Buffet)
  • 12-inch Trimmer
  • Custom Cutting System with Circle Patterns and Red/Green Blades
  • Original Border Maker System with Rainbow Cartridge
  • All-Purpose Scissors
  • Embossed Flower Trio Punch
  • Tape Runner
  • Foam Squares
  • Dual-Tip Pen
Created by Advisor Cheryl Degraaf  – Canada


To create this layout, you will need:

  • Flourish Paper Pack
  • Flourish Stickers
  • Flourish Variety Mat Pack
  • Wildflower Purple Cardstock (from Cardstock Buffet)
  • 12-inch Trimmer
  • Custom Cutting System with Circle Patterns
  • Tulips Border Punch
  • All-Purpose Scissors
  • Tape Runner
  • Foam Squares
Created by Advisor Lynette Nigro – Australia


To create this layout, you will need:

  • Happy BirthYAY Paper Pack
  • Blend & Bloom Foiled Flower Embellishments
  • White Sans Serif ABC/123 Stickers
  • 12-inch Trimmer
  • Original Border Maker System with the Heart Duet Border Maker Cartridge
  • Custom Cutting System with Circle Patterns and Blue/Green Blades
  • Tape Runner
  • Precision Point Adhesive
  • All-Purpose Scissors
Created by Advisor Yukari Takaki – Japan

To create this layout, you will need:

  • Ever After Paper Pack
  • Ever After Variety Mat Pack
  • Ever After Laser Cut Frames
  • Ever After Stickers
  • Simply Sunshine Stickers
  • Beige, Crimson & Gold Shimmer Cardstock
  • Filigree Border Punch (from Advisor Join Special)
  • Brown Dual-Tip Pen

Thanks for joining us! When posting your projects on social media, use #WWVC2019 #CreativeMemories to share your excitement!

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5 thoughts on “Worldwide Virtual Crop 2019: Challenge 1

  1. Are you still eligible if you use any products other than Creative Memories, if the bulk of the products are CM?

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