Sizzle With Style: Take On The #2022MayBONUS Challenge

Phew! We are feeling the heat today, for the latest collection, Sunrays for Days, is shining brighter than a summer’s day on the CM stratosphere! It’s perfect for those warm-weather and water-filled wondrous memories of backyard grill outs, beach trips and waterpark adventures, slurping up sweet and melty treats, bonfires by the lake, playing yard games with family and so much more. And to crank it up another degree or two, we also have a #2022MayBONUS challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group that will set you straight to summer vacay mode. Want to learn more about it? See the details below and directions on how you can make a sizzlin’ summer scrapbook layout.

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Sketch Round-Up May 2-15

Morning, noon or night — any time is a great time to get those memories down on paper (designer, tone-on-tone, cardstock, you name it!). If you’re itching to get your photos and stories into your album, then take a look at these ideas to turn ideation into creation! Here we go with another Sketch Round-Up!

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Win Your Choice of 1 Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, May 14: 1pm CT

Talk about a happy and scrappy weekend! From the community connections to the complimentary comments and crafty creativity, this May Virtual Crop is one for the books! Challenge #6 has just been posted, but remember you have until Sunday, May 15, at 11:59pm CT to submit as many challenges as your heart desires!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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Win Your Choice of 1 Paper Pack + 1 Mat Pack + 1 Sticker Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, May 14: 11am, 1pm CT

Say whaaaat?! We’re already four challenges down, and only two to go?! Our time together has been flying by, but this Virtual Crop has been absolutely awesome. Keep on sharing, sharing, sharing and enjoy the next sketch — it’s time for Challenge #5!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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Win Your Choice of 1 Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, May 14: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

We’re up and at ’em, and hope you are too — today is the second day of the May Virtual Crop! Woot! Three more sketch challenges will be posted today for you to trim, punch, adhere, journal and more. The time is now for Challenge #4!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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Win Your Choice of 1 Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #3

Friday, May 13: 5pm CT | Saturday, May 14: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Challenge #3 is here to please! This stellar sketch is prepped and ready for your positively perfect originality, and we can’t see what you dream up. Let’s go!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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Win Your Choice of 1 Paper Pack + 1 Sticker Pack + 1 Embellishments Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #2

Friday, May 13: 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, May 14: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Scrappers, you have wowed us once again… and we’ve only just started! Well, show us another round of goodies — Challenge #2 is on the docket now!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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Win Your Choice of Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #1

Friday, May 13: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, May 14: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

May we suggest you prep your craft station, for the May Virtual Crop is here! We’re ready to go and hope you are, too. Let’s kick things off with Challenge #1!

If this is your first time participating in a Virtual Crop and you would like a quick step-by-step guide of what to expect before you jump in, you can get ALL the details on Virtual Crops in this blog post, including how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group)supplies you’ll needexamples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.

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Take On The National Scrapbook Day #NSD2022 Weekend Challenge

As scrapbookers, the first Saturday in May is a very special occasion — it’s National Scrapbook Day (NSD)! We’ve been celebrating all things NSD 2022 since back in March, but now the time has come to really get the party started. If you’re looking for ways to put your creativity to work (fun work, that is!), then we’ve got a few NSD-themed ideas to commemorate the best day of the year!

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Honey-comb Through Your Memories With This Spring Scrapbook Layout

Do you know why bees makes hexagon shapes in their hives? The short answer: Hexagons enable the bees to make very efficient use of space while using as little wax as possible, holding the maximum amount of honey and pollen! Well, what better to combine the hexagonal nature of bees than with the Embossed Hexagon Punch?! Plus, when you add in the Bumblebee Punch and Endless Meadows collection, you’re sure to be buzzin’ with beautiful layouts! See for yourself, as blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu integrates all of these items into one spectacular spring scrapbook layout!

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