This past weekend was a September to remember — the Worldwide Virtual Crop was a huge success, and that’s all thanks to you and the thousands of crafters from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan! Want to keep the worldwide fun going? Well, you’re in luck, for World Cardmaking Day is the first Saturday of October! And to prepare for this global handicraft happening, we have a #CardBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group!
Check out the SIX sketches below and put your own spin on delightful DIY designs and great greetings for birthdays, anniversaries, the upcoming Christmas season and more (AND tell us who you’ll be sending the card to as well when you post your projects on the Facebook Group!), and you might just be a lucky prize winner!
Continue reading Prepare for World Cardmaking Day: #CardBONUS Sketch Challenge
Wow, everyone’s creativity has been out of this world with all the picture-perfect projects and stunning spreads we’ve seen posted throughout this Virtual Crop weekend! You never cease to amaze (and inspire!) us and other scrappers from around the world! Since we’re feeling starstruck, it only makes sense to show off four sketches that feature the Outta This World collection! So let’s continue this crafty momentum and gear up for sketch takeoff — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!
Continue reading Sketch Round-Up May 3-16
National Scrapbook Day 2021 has come and gone… but ideas, innovation and inspiration can always be found in the scrapbooking world (and we thank you for that)! From awesome events like NSD to the sketch challenges and your superb submissions at Virtual Crops, as well as the daily doses of delights on the blog, crafting fun comes in many avenues and forms… and all year-long! In fact, are you ready for another bout of motivation? Well, here it goes — the latest edition of the Sketch Round-Up!
Continue reading Sketch Round-Up April 19-May 2
Cards — while perhaps just simple pieces of paper and a bit of writing, there’s so much meaning behind a card made by hand, for someone was thinking of you, wishing you well or they just wanted to thank you for being you! The thought and care that goes into a handmade card is quite special. Blog contributor Tina Kistinger was in the good old-fashioned (and super creative!) cardmaking mood, and decided to take charge of a couple DIY card ideas that flaunt the gorgeous hues of the Emerald Gemstone collection and classic-looking style of the Alphabet Stamp Kit System! Who would you send these cards to?
Continue reading Send Out Worthwhile Style With These DIY Card Ideas
Where does your mind drift off to when you see a new sketch or layout idea? Are you envisioning what photos would nestle onto the page? Or is your mind thinking of the punches, embellishments or stickers you’ll incorporate to jazz it up and make the project your very own? Perhaps you ask yourself, “When can I set aside some ‘me-time’ to make this idea a reality?” No matter where your mind meanders to, channel any and all of those thoughts right now, for it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up! What will you concoct with these four sketches?
Continue reading Sketch Round-Up March 1-14
February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there was any shortage of fun, awesome, stunning sketches ideas on our Instagram! This week, we posted four fantastic projects on our page (@CreativeMemories), and we’re here to share them all with you in one crafty place. Here’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!
Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 22-26
Get ready to rock ‘n’ roll (and scroll!) into your next project this week, for we have another online edition of the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Two feature the Party Time! collection and the other two the exclusive Cardstock Buffet Combo Packs — all being scrapbooking winners with easy-to-follow steps! Let’s get to it!
Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 15-19
Talk about a party — the February Virtual Crop has been an absolute blast! Let’s keep the celebratory momentum going, shall we? Below are four projects that all gift a grand presence thanks to the Party Time! collection and some festive punches. Get ready for a great time and extra-good vibes — here is your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!
Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 8-12
One, two, three, four… here are sketches you’ll adore! Okay, rhyming aside, today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up is filled with four awesome project ideas that are just waiting for you to try out! Gather up your supplies, hunker down and get comfy, and let’s start the week off on a great creative note!
Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 25-29
1. The process of being mentally stimulated to feel or do something, especially to do something creative
2. A sudden creative, brilliant or timely idea
3. The Weekly Sketch Round-Up
Inspiration is waiting for you within today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up, for there are awesome sketch projects for you to try out that are sure to challenge you and get your creative juices flowing. Let’s get into it!
Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 11-15