Weekly Sketch Round-Up Nov. 12-16

Another week, another Weekly Sketch Round-Up! There were four new sketches posted on the @CreativeMemories Instagram account throughout the past week, including two of the winning sketches from the last Virtual Crop! If you can make the time during this busy holiday week, try these sketches out for yourself and show us what you came up with! Happy scrapping!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Nov. 5-Nov. 9

Ready for your weekly dose of inspiration? The @CreativeMemories Instagram account saw four new sketches this week featuring the new collections — meaning that you have four new projects you can create this weekend! Check out the sketches and try them out for yourself! Happy scrapping!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 29-Nov. 2

Welcome to your inspiration station, also known as the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! The @CreativeMemories had another busy week — four new sketches were uploaded, meaning that you have four new projects you can create! Check out this week’s batch of sketches and try some of them out for yourself this week!

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Create a Non-Halloween Fall Scrapbook Layout with Pumpkin Spice

It’s no secret that the Pumpkin Spice collection can create projects that are a total Halloween haven. However, the fall palette and gorgeous stickers make this a great choice for all sorts of layouts and themes. You can use it to bring all your ideas to life, including fall scrapbook projects, Thanksgiving holiday layouts and, as blog contributor Glenda shows, layouts for a family trip! Check out Glenda’s masterpiece below!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 22-26

Between the @CreativeMemories Instagram account and the Virtual Crop this weekend, this past week has been full of sketches! There is an abundance of scrapbook layout inspiration available to you right now, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down anytime soon! Check out the sketches that were featured on our Instagram account in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Happy scrapping!

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Create Simple Yet Stunning Layouts Thanks to these Basic Scrapbooking Border Recipes

A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasizes the theme of the layout, adds some extra color and ties the page together as a whole. There are many different borders that you can make that work for a variety of themes by using your favorite CM products. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the Basics to Scrapbooking Border Recipe, and she realized just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!

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Get The 411 On Virtual Crops!

What supplies should you bring to a Virtual Crop? How many photos should you print? What prizes can you win? Oh yeah, and what is a Virtual Crop and how do you participate? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together the 411 on Virtual Crops so you’ll be prepared for when the festivities begin!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 15-19

Are you ready to get your crop on? Hopefully so, because it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! We’ve compiled the four sketches that were posted on the Creative Memories Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) and we can’t wait to hear what you think about them! Try out these sketches for yourself this week and then upload a picture to Instagram using the hashtag #CreativeMemoriesSketches so that everyone can see what you did with the sketch!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Show Photos of Christmas Past with this Classic Holiday Scrapbook Layout

In terms of holidays, none evokes as much nostalgia as Christmas. Everyone remembers how they spent the holiday growing up — they’re usually some of our fondest childhood memories. How you feel about Christmas may change a bit as you grow up (especially when you start buying the presents rather than receiving them), but the “true meaning” of Christmas is still there inside you. Today, let’s create a throwback holiday scrapbook layout that brings back the classic look that makes you reminiscent of Christmas past with this layout created by blog contributor Wendy!

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How to Read a Scrapbook Sketch

Have you ever been excited to slip into a much-needed therapeutic cropping cocoon… only to be met by a horrible case of scrapper’s block? Or maybe you’re new to scrapbooking and staring at your project pile makes you wish you could say “craft-a-cadabra!” and magically know where to start. Here’s an idea that will have you cropping like it’s hot in no time: use page layout sketches as creative inspiration! Not sure how to “read” a sketch? Not a problem – check out the details below!

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