How would you describe your scrapbooking style? Are you a sticker fiend? All about embellishments? Is no layout complete until it’s jam-packed with photos? No matter how you prefer to scrapbook, these sketches provide you with some fresh ideas for how you can construct your layouts and borders. Check them out in this edition of the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!
When you travel, there’s a lot to take in. You’re seeing all sorts of new sights, meeting all sorts of new people and trying all sorts of new things — it can be a lot to absorb! To help remember every thing from every adventure, many people create travel logs wherever they go. And fittingly enough, the Travel Log collection has all the supplies you need to create your own DIY travel log. Check out how blog contributor Tina used the collection to make a log that captures her wanderlust!
June 21st is National Selfie Day — a holiday that is spent in admiration of the art of the selfie. On the surface, taking a selfie may look like the easiest thing in the world but scrapbookers know the challenges that come with it. The selfie-taker’s task is three-fold: Ensure everything and everyone is in the frame, everyone looks good and everyone’s happy with the result. After all, if a selfie is going to end up in your layouts, it has to be one worth looking back on! Blog contributor Nicole recently created a selfie scrapbook layout using the Citrus Summer collection that features two fun selfies of her and her son enjoying the beach. Check it out!
For students, summertime means one thing: Freedom! For scrapbookers, summertime means something else: Having the freedom of inspiration to craft and create. There are so many memories to be made in the summertime, that come fall, your album will be nice and full. As for those summer scrapbook layouts, how will you add the finishing touches to them? By adorning them with some summer scrapbook borders, of course! Check out these summer scrapbook border ideas along with this DIY summer card and get creating!
The world is full of wonder. There are so many places to see yet so many of us have seen so few of them. With work and kids and a million other things, it can be tough to find time to plan a trip but travel is definitely an investment that pays off in the long run. It broadens our horizons, introduces us to different cultures and reveals new things about ourselves. You’re bound to make plenty of memories along the way and the Scenic Route collection is the perfect companion for them. Check out this travel scrapbook layout idea and imagine what trip (future or past) would go well with it!
For kids (and parents), summertime means only one thing — school is OUT! And all that extra time spent with your kids or grandkids inevitably turns into sweet summer memories just waiting for a spread. Once you have photos of pool days and picnics, baseball games and bonfires, you’ll need a sizzlin’ summer scrapbook layout to give them a home. Check out this fun-filled summer scrapbook layout for ideas and inspiration!
When we use sketches, the potential creative possibilities are endless! It’s so easy to funnel our imagination through their general guidelines and create a project that’s truly unique and special to us. You can design so many different layouts with help from sketches and that includes the four in this week’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Take a look and then get !
How much fun is it to finally get your hands on a new Happy Album kit? There are so many different possibilities that come with each kit — it can sometimes even be overwhelming to think of a new layout to create. If you’re looking for a new way to use Kit #18 (or any other scrapbook kit!), I’m here to help! Keep reading to find easy-to-follow instructions to create a layout with Happy Album Kit #18 (NEW), along with a sketch. Let’s get creating! Continue reading Add some joy to your Happy Album photo journal using Kit #18!
Father’s Day is just around the corner in North America — do you have your card picked out? If not, don’t panic – you can make a custom Father’s Day card for your dad that reflects his personality and passions! These three cards all use simple paper shapes cut to the same size, but with a few small changes, they turn into completely different cards tailored just to Dad! Learn more about how to create these DIY Father’s Day cards below and show some love to the main man in your life.
There is so much joy and beauty that goes into a wedding. It’s a beautiful day shared with so many people, but so often for the bride and groom, the day flies by. They’re lucky if they even get a piece of their own wedding cake! To capture the bliss of that bustling day, it’s always a good idea to take plenty of photos so you can turn them into a special wedding scrapbook layout. It’s the perfect way to commemorate every loving moment of that lovely day. Need ideas to get you started? Take a look at this two-page wedding scrapbook spread and feel the love!