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

Saturday, Aug. 13: 1pm CT
Give yourself a round of applause (you deserve it!), for your inspiring creations never cease to disappoint! Thanks to all who have joined this croptastic get-together. Last, but certainly not least, it’s time for the grand finale — Challenge #6!

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, Aug. 13: 11am, 1pm CT

Okay, scrappers, who is having the best time during this August Virtual Crop?! There are two challenges left of this wondrous weekend event, so keep creating and posting your layouts! On the docket now is 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, Aug. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Hip, hip, hooray — another Virtual Crop day! There are three challenges in store for you today (but remember, you have until Sunday, Aug. 14, at 11:59pm CT to submit all your layouts). Are you ready to tackle 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, Aug. 12: 5pm CT | Saturday, Aug. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Talk about a great day! We’ve been seeing super creations, caring comments and more… and we’re not even halfway through the weekend event yet! Challenge #3 has just been posted, but don’t forget that tomorrow is the second day of the August Virtual Crop starting at 9am CT!

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, Aug. 12: 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Aug. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Woot, woot! Now that’s how you start a Virtual Crop! Challenge #2 is is lined up and ready for you, so show us (and others!) your skills and creativity!

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, Aug. 12: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Aug. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Sound the scrapbooking alarms, it’s that time again — time for another amazingly awesome Virtual Crop! Clear your schedules, get your craft table prepped and have FUN — we’re kicking things off with Challenge #1 right now!

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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Sketch Round-Up July 25-Aug. 7

Where does your inspiration stem from? Is it on Pinterest as you bookmark images that catch your eye? Is from pulling out old photos in those tucked away boxes and reminiscing on the good ol’ days? Or is it simply spending time with family and friends and wanting to preserve those moments forever? Whatever roots your creations, it’s important to capture them! To give you another source of inspiration oomph, take a look at these four scrapbooking sketches, for ideation leads to creation!

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July Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Family Scrapbook Layout

It’s always a great accomplishment to put that last little touch of an embellishment on or scribble a closing journal caption to finish out a layout and place it into an album… and voilà! A completed masterpiece! (Talk about a mood booster, right?!) Well, if you are nearing the finish line of your latest album, then you should take on the July Completed Album Challenge!

And this family scrapbook layout might just be the extra push you need to end the month on a fabulous (and finished!) note!

(Here’s how it works: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in July, just completed in July), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JulyCropDontStop for the chance to win!

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Sketch Round-Up July 11-24

What was the last project you made? Was it a card, border or layout? Did it have a theme? Was it neutral in hues or bright and bold? Did you adorn it with foiled embellishments, border stickers or gemstones? Whatever your answers are, that’s the beauty of scrapbooking — it’s up to you, for you are the artist of your memory-keeping designs! Take a look at these four sketches (and their complementary finished designs) and test out how you would make them your own! It’s time for another Sketch Round-Up!

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Be The Star Of The Show With This Red Carpet Themed Scrapbook Layout

Stepping on stage, whether it’s a big-band concert or solo-singing performance, tap-dancing talent show or dramatic theatrical play, can be a nerve-wracking experience. But once the nerves have settled and your confidence is brighter than the spotlight, you are the total star of the show! And to raise the curtain on your on-stage presence, make this red carpet themed layout from scrapbooking star and blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu to give these memories a well-deserved round of applause.

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