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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Sketch Round-Up April 18-May 1

Okay, scrappers — how many projects are you currently working on? One layout? Five different layouts? A project potpourri of spreads, borders, cards and more? Whatever it may be, no matter how many, we’re always so happy that you’re creating and innovating (and sharing the final outcomes, too!). Well, if you want to add a couple more designs to your upcoming design docket, then feast your eyes on this Sketch Round-Up!

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Structure Your Storytelling With This Farm Scrapbook Layout

Silos — structures for storing bulk materials and keeping them secure and safe from the elements. And while silos can store different grains, coal, woodchips, wheat, fermented feed and more agriculture needs, this DIY silo on this farm scrapbooking layout will store and protect your precious photos, memories and memorabilia with Peekaboo Pockets™! Open up (literally!) to new ideas with this innovative idea from blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu!

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April Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Family Scrapbook Layout

It’s the last week of April… do you know what that means? It’s time for another Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! We’ve been so impressed by all the completed albums posted each month since January, so we can’t wait to see what you do this go-around!

If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in April, just completed in April), 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 #AprilCropDontStop for the chance to win! (And an added bonus — a family scrapbook layout that might just be the finishing touch for your latest album down below!)

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Take On The #2022AprilBONUS Challenge: Tap Into Terrific Textures

Who’s ready to dive into a solid foundation for terrific layouts? We hope you are, because latest promo is underway! For a limited time, you can earn up to two exclusive gift bundles with qualifying orders — one paves creativity and a lasting impression with its bounty of brick designs, while the other perfectly pools together possibilities with its water waves and ripples motif — both are tempting with eye-catching, photographic textures!

See for yourself and get more more details: US | CA | AU

And you know what this means — our #2022AprilBONUS challenge is ready and waiting for YOU to take on these textures for your own albums (and the opportunity to win prizes!) Get the ins and outs of this challenge down below — we can’t wait to see what you make!

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Sketch Round-Up April 4-17

What adventures and happenings have you enjoyed recently? Family get-togethers? Buying a new house? Birthday parties? Day trips hiking with friends? Or even simple moments at home playing with your pets or trying out new recipes? No matter the occasion, there’s always a reason to capture in-the-moment memories! Which of these four sketches will inspire your next preservation project?

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

Saturday, April 9: 1pm CT

Five challenges down, but only ONE to go! (Where did the time go?!) This April Virtual Crop has been fantastic. But even though we’re embarking on Challenge #6, don’t forget you have until Sunday, April 10, at 11:59pm CT to submit as many challenges as you want.

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, April 9: 11am, 1pm CT

You are ALL amazing — caring comments, beautiful layouts, community connections. It’s all here, and we thank you for that! Keep it up with Challenge #5!

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

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