Sketch Round-Up Aug. 22-Sept. 4

Who has been having a busy 2022 so far? Weddings, birthdays, baby showers and baptisms, plays and dance recitals, sporting events, concerts, farmers’ markets, graduations, local festivals and fairs, family vacations… there’s so much that can go on in a year! Well, once your calendar has cleared up a bit, take a breather for yourself and let those memories stand the test of time by making these scrapbooking ideas! Switch up the theme, make them your own or follow them to a T — at the end of the day, it’s all about preserving your special events and memories.

Sketch #1

School is cool… and so is Sketch #1! Click here to see how rule your craft room by making this layout.

Sketch #2

The first day of school is a big moment, so make sure to commemorate it by piecing together this academically awesome project. All you have to do is head over to this blog post!

Sketch #3

So many wonderful memories take place during autumn, so remember the changing leaves and cool breeze by making this stunner! Just click this link to fall in love with its easy design!

Sketch #4

Do you work with CM Recipe Templates? Well, if you need any convincing as to why you should, simply take a look at this layout using the Mirrored Ovals Recipe Template. Instructions will be coming to you soon, so hold tight!

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Here’s something to add to your 2022 calendar — the September Worldwide Virtual Crop! It’s happening Sept. 8-10 (AU 9-11 Sept.), and we really hope you join us and fellow scrappers from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan for a globally great time on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group page!

12 thoughts on “Sketch Round-Up Aug. 22-Sept. 4

  1. Sketch #4 is the only one I like. The other 3 are too too busy; too much emphasis on embellishments; the photos should stand out more.

  2. Love that we get sketches for ideas- but would like a little simpler and cleaner with more emphasis on photos please. I appreciate the tips in how to create the sketch… so valuable so thanks for that!!

  3. I agree- I love having the sketches to give ideas… and the directions to complete are so helpful! Thanks for that- but I would like simpler and cleaner sketches so I’m able to do more pages. I also feel like the photos are not the focus in such detailed sketches and arent the photos the point of all of creative memories? 🥰

  4. I agree with the above comments. I recently went back to my Fast Formulas books for inspiration and find I love the end result much better.

  5. agree with the above comments The sketches are too busy with emphasis on embellishments and not the pictures. There are a lot of new scrapbookers that are familiar with some of the old simpler ideas maybe go back in time a bit.

  6. Love all the above comments. I am a scrapbooker from 1998 and all years forward. Some of the embellishments are neat but way too busy. I want to see the pictures!

  7. I couldn’t agree more with the previous comments! Thanks for the suggestion to go back to Fast Formulas books for inspiration.

  8. Thank you for all of your sketch ideas. I look at the layout for inspiration and pick out the parts that I like the best. I seldom copy the entire page.

  9. #4 is the only one I prefer also. As I was looking at them, I was thinking “What happened to the old Creative Memories catch phrase, ‘Simple pages, completed albums’ ?” or however it was worded. I love my old simple border and sticker here and there pages best.

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