Win Custom Products — March Virtual Crop: Digital Edition Challenges!

Welcome to the March Virtual Crop: Digital Edition! First, let’s walk through an overview of the event, which runs Friday, March 5, at 9am CT through Sunday, March 7, at 11:59pm CT on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group (click here to join).

Here’s a quick three-minute overview of how the event will run:

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If this is your first time participating in a Virtual Crop: Digital Edition, you can get the 411 on Virtual Crops: Digital Edition in this blog post, including how to participate, tips on how to take screenshots, examples of challenges and prizes and more.

A Few Important Things to Know:

  1. This blog post has ALL FIVE (5) of the challenges for the event. You can work at your own pace! However, we have a recommended schedule below to pace yourself and complete all five challenges to maximize your chances to win a prize!
  2. Limited-Time 2-Page Custom Refill Pages Available Now! Remember, we have our limited-time 2-Page Custom Refill Pages available right now, and when you purchase them, you will receive free NSD 2021 Foiled Embellishments (1 pack of 15 embellishments) with your order.
  3. During the challenge times below, there will be chat support available in the Creative Memories Custom Designer (for US and CA). In addition to sharing your progress and asking questions in the Facebook Group, we will have chat support available to you directly in the Creative Memories Custom Designer. If you have a specific question about how to get your project done, you will have help available via chat!
    • Challenge #1: 9am CT Friday (2am AEDT Saturday)
    • Challenge #2: 11am CT Friday (4am AEDT Saturday)
    • Challenge #3: 1pm CT Friday (6am AEDT Saturday)
    • Challenge #4: 9am CT Saturday (2am AEDT Sunday)
    • Challenge #5: 11am CT Saturday (4am AEDT Sunday)
  4. New Custom Themes are LIVE: We have added some exclusive themes to the Designer for this weekend to ensure you can make the most of your seasonal projects! You’ll notice that NSD 2021 and Easter Blessings 2-Page templates have been added to the Custom Designer, as well as other new favorites.

The Rules for All 5 Challenges

  1. Create a layout following the five sketches below. Please watch the videos they explain the challenges and will be helpful to learn how to create the challenge in the Creative Memories Designer!
  2. Take a screenshot of your completed project. (Instructions for Mac | PC)
  3. Post your screenshot on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group AND add  #CMDigitalVCMarch1, #CMDigitalVCMarch2, #CMDigitalVCMarch3, etc., to the caption/comments. You will add the hashtag that matches the challenge you are submitting to qualify to win the prize for that challenge. Feel free to use other hashtags as well such as #CreativeMemories, but BE SURE to include #CMDigitalVCMarch1, #CMDigitalVCMarch2, etc., so we can find your post. For Instagram users, you will need to add #CMDigitalVCMarch1, #CMDigitalVCMarch2, #CMDigitalVCMarch3, etc., so your post can be found that way.
  4. You have the entire event to submit your projects for all five challenges but all submissions must be received by Sunday, March 7, at 11:59pm CT (or Monday, 8 March, at 4:59pm AEDT for Australia). Keep refreshing the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to see others’ masterpieces!

The Prize for All 5 Challenges

Prize for all five challenges of the Virtual Crop: Digital Edition will be a COUPON to print your Custom Album Cover OR Custom Refill Pages OR a Complete Custom Album for FREE — it will be your choice from these three options! We award one (1) prize for each challenge randomly, but we make sure that all the challenge requirements have been met first (i.e., that the sketch was followed and it uses CM products).

Challenge #1: Create a Custom Album Cover

Starts at 9am CT Friday (2am AEDT Saturday) or start on your own!

Please note: If your goal is to create a Complete Custom Album (cover + refill pages) during this crop, then you will want to start by choosing the Complete Custom Album and not the Custom Album Cover or Custom Refill Pages (separately).

Watch this video to learn how to create Challenge #1:

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For additional helpful tips on creating Custom Album Covers, search the FAQ or ask us on the Facebook Group or on chat support!

CM Custom Designer with Boho Escape

Challenge #2: Create a Layout | One-Page Design

Starts at 11am CT Friday (4am AEDT Saturday) or start on your own!

Please note: If your goal is to create a Complete Custom Album (cover + refill pages) during this crop, then you will want to start by choosing the Complete Custom Album and not the Custom Album Cover or Custom Refill Pages (separately).

Watch this video to learn how to create Challenge #2:

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For additional helpful tips on creating Custom Refill Pages, search the FAQ or ask us on the Facebook Group or on chat support!

CM Custom Designer with Emerald Gemstone and North Pole Magic

Challenge #3: Create a Layout with Tonal Elements & Borders

Starts at 1pm CT Friday (6am AEDT Saturday) or start on your own!

Please note:  If your goal is to create a Complete Custom Album (cover + refill pages) during this crop, then you will want to start by choosing the Complete Custom Album and not the Custom Album Cover or Custom Refill Pages (separately).

Watch this video to learn how to create Challenge #3:

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For additional helpful tips on creating Custom Refill Pages, search the FAQ or ask us on the Facebook Group or on chat support!

CM Custom Designer with Boho Escape and Party Time!

Challenge #4: Create a Two-Page Spread

Starts at 9am CT Saturday (2am AEDT Sunday) or start on your own!

Please note: If your goal is to create a Complete Custom Album (cover + refill pages) during this crop, then you will want to start by choosing the Complete Custom Album and not the Custom Album Cover or Custom Refill Pages (separately).

Watch this video to learn how to create Challenge #4:

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For additional helpful tips on creating Custom Refill Pages, search the FAQ or ask us on the Facebook Group or on chat support!

CM Custom Designer with Natural Disposition

Challenge #5: Create a Layout With Space for Memorabilia or Traditional Elements

Starts at 11am CT Saturday (4am AEDT Sunday) or start on your own!

Please note: If your goal is to create a Complete Custom Album (cover + refill pages) during this crop, then you will want to start by choosing the Complete Custom Album and not the Custom Album Cover or Custom Refill Pages (separately).

Watch this video to learn how to create Challenge #5:

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For additional helpful tips on creating Custom Refill Pages, search the FAQ or ask us on the Facebook Group or on chat support!

CM Custom Designer with Natural Disposition and room for memorabilia

Did you have fun? Keep an eye out for upcoming Virtual Crop events!

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou

2 thoughts on “Win Custom Products — March Virtual Crop: Digital Edition Challenges!

    1. the new TRUE 12 pages will fit, however they may extend a small amount past the bookcover

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