NSD 2020 Worldwide Virtual Crop: Challenge #11

The end is almost here, but don’t let that stop you — let it motivate you even more! There’s still time to round up your scrapbook supplies and channel some extra ingenuity and imagination in your projects! There are only two challenges left for the NSD 2020 Worldwide Virtual Crop — so let’s make them count! Here’s Challenge #11!

Creative Memories Advisors and Home Office Staff from around the world have created layouts for YOU! 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 more. Read this post in Japanese ⇒ 日本語はこちらです

Reminder About Post Approvals & Security

IMPORTANT: THIS IS A FREE EVENT. If you see anything asking you to enter credit card information, it is NOT LEGITIMATE.

Due to spam posts because of the popularity of our virtual events, we have had to change our virtual events so that each post submitted must be approved by an admin.

  • The Home Office team will approve your post as quickly as possible. During challenge times (posted here), please give the US/CA team 15 minutes to approve your post. After challenge hours, please give the team 4 hours to approve your post.
  • All posts submitted from now through the 11:59pm CT deadline on Sunday will be reviewed and approved prior to the winner selection on Thursday, May 7.
  • Thank you! This is to ensure the safety and enjoyment of this event for everyone!

Japanese Translation: このイベント内で、クレジットカード情報を取得しようとするスパムコメントが投稿されています。本イベントは無料ですので、クレジットカード番号を聞かれても決して入力しないでください。

The Prize for All 12 Challenges

The prize for all 12 challenges of the NSD Worldwide Virtual Crop will be the exclusive 12×12 Periwinkle Triflora 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 predominantly Creative Memories products. Prizes will be announced on Thursday, May 7, at 3pm CT.

Now, let the fun begin!

Flag_Canada Worldwide Virtual Crop Challenge #11: 

  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, border or card to the NSD 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 #NSDWWVC2020 or #CreativeMemories, but BE SURE to include #CM1, #CM2, etc., so we can find your post. For Instagram users, you will need to add #NSDWWVC2020 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!

TUTORIAL: How’s this for a double dose of delight — Alison from Home Office demonstrates a 12-inch Trimmer trick on how to cut four 5×7 mats from a sheet of 12×12 paper, as well as a video on how to use Foam Squares!

Lia Evangelista is passionate about life, people and creating memories. She has been a CM Advisor since 2005 and loves taking photos. She is on a mission to put her photos into CM albums and document her life and helps others do the same.

Now, let the fun begin! (2)
Created by Lia EvangelistaCreative Memories Advisor, Canada

To create this layout, you will need:

  • NSD 2020 Project Recipe™ Kit
  • NSD 2020 Cardstock Sampler (Aqua & Scarlet)
  • NSD 2020 Embellishments
  • Loving Life Laser Cut Embellishments
  • Original Border Maker System with the Dancing Daisies OR Crystal Chain Border Maker Cartridges
  • 12-inch Trimmer
  • Personal Trimmer
  • Multi-Purpose Tool
  • All-Purpose Scissors
  • Tape Runner
  • Repositionable Tape Runner
  • Foam Squares
  • Black Dual-Tip Pen

Created by Alison – Creative Memories Home Office, United States

To create this layout, you will need:

  • Puppy Love Theme Pack
  • 3-in-1 Scallop Tag Punch
  • 12-inch Trimmer with Straight and Wave Blades
  • All-Purpose Scissors
  • Tape Runner
  • Foam Squares
  • Black Dual-Tip Pen

To create the border across the top left of Alison’s layout, check out Krislyn’s border instructions from the blog. And to craft the title tag on the lower left page of Alison’s layout, check out Krislyn’s tag instructions from the blog.

Thanks for joining us! When posting your projects on social media, use #NSDWWVC2020 and #CreativeMemories to share your excitement!


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7 thoughts on “NSD 2020 Worldwide Virtual Crop: Challenge #11

  1. The video showing how to cut four 5″ x 7″ frames out of a single 12″ x 12″ sheet is the best thing ever! Makes me love the new trimmer even more. Can hardly wait to try it.
    Can hardly wait to share with my scrapbook ladies! Thank you.

      1. Love any idea that makes the most out of one sheet of paper. Thanks!

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