Weekly Sketch Round-Up March 11-15

Let’s be real: sometimes, it can be hard to come up with layout ideas when you have all your scrapbook supplies and pictures laid out in your craft room waiting for you. Instead of sitting down and making the layout, you’re scouring the Internet looking for inspiration. No worries — you’ve come to the right place! Check out these four projects that were posted on our Instagram (@creativememories) this past week!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up March 4-8

Have an overflowing craft room? Are your paper piles turning into paper mountains? Do you need a reason to use up some stickers and embellishments? Search no more, because the Weekly Sketch Round-Up is great for cleaning out the craft room! Check out these four sketches for inspiration and ideas for new projects you can create, which will (hopefully) help you use up some of your extra supplies! Happy scrapping!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 25-March 1

Have you been putting off creating new pages due to a lack of inspiration? Do you have new products sitting around the house because you don’t know what to do with them? Well you’re in luck, because the Weekly Sketch Round-Up is exactly what you need to snap out of scrapbooker’s block! Check out these four sketches that were posted on our Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) over the past week and get to scrapping!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 18-22

As scrapbookers, we can complain about a lot of different things (paper cuts, cluttered craft rooms, etc.), but thanks to the Weekly Sketch Round-Up, we can never complain about a lack of inspiration! Check out the four sketches that were posted on our Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) throughout the past week and get ready to be inspired!

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#FeatureFriday: See What Made Inspiration Bloom for the Creator of the Flourish Collection

The new Flourish collection captures the essence of the spring and summer seasons and brings them to life onto the pages of your albums! Spring is full of distinct senses: the sight of blooming flowers, the sounds of birds chirping and insects buzzing, the taste of honey and sweet treats, the smells of blossoming gardens and the feel of grass beneath your toes after a long winter. How were these senses and feelings so perfectly encapsulated? We sat down with Carrie, the designer and illustrator of Flourish, to learn more about what went into creating this collection!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 11-15

Since a scrapbooker’s work is never truly done, we’ve come up with new sketch ideas you can use as inspiration this week! Check out the four sketches below in the Weekly Sketch Round-Up, and then tell your family and friends that you’re off to your craft cave!

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#FeatureFriday – Find Out How this Designer Put Her Happy into Ever After

Life can work in mysterious ways. Sometimes, the timing of certain events is so coincidental that it’s almost impeccable. This was certainly the case when Alex, the soon-to-be-wed product designer and illustrator, was assigned the task to create a new wedding collection for CM! Talk about great timing! She was able to draw inspiration from her own wedding planning and use it to create the Ever After wedding scrapbook collection, and vice versa. Learn more about what went into creating this stunning collection in this edition of #FeatureFriday!

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Celebrate Your Loved Ones with Handmade Cards

Ah, Valentine’s Day — the day with love in the air, heavy chocolate consumption and procrastinating boyfriends/husbands and girlfriends/wives flooding grocery stores and flower shops with last-minute shopping. At its core, Valentine’s Day is all about showing appreciation for the people who you love most in your life. Whether it’s a significant other, friends or family, we all have a Valentine in our life. Take the time to show them that you appreciate them and love them by doing something special on the 14th this year! It could be a card, a nice dinner or even just a hug — whatever you can do to spread a little love.

Today, we’ve got a card sketch idea for you in case you’re looking for a last-second thoughtful gift! And, if you want an “awww” moment to brighten your day, we asked several members of Creative Memories® Home Office about special Valentine’s Day gifts that they’ve received. Check out their answers below!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 4-8

Inspiration is everywhere — you just have to know where to look. Coincidentally, you’ve stumbled across one of the best places to find inspiration! The Weekly Sketch Round-Up is the best place to find ideas for your next scrapbook project. Check out what we posted on our Instagram (@CreativeMemories) throughout the past week to find out what you can create next!

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Win a Happy BirthYAY Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, Feb. 9: 1pm CT

Wow, time sure does fly when you’re having fun! It’s been such an incredible weekend cropping with you all! We hope that you’ve had fun being inspired by fellow scrappers across North America! You continue to impress us with your creativity!

It’s the final challenge of this Virtual Crop, but remember — you have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday, Feb. 10, to submit all your entries for the challenges. So, feel free to take the rest of the weekend to perfect your projects! Ready to finish this thing off? Let’s get to it!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here

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