Sketch Round-Up Jan. 23-Feb. 5

February may be the shortest month of the year, but there’s never a short supply of scrapbooking ideas on the CM blog! From Virtual Crop sketches to border ideas, Completed Album Challenges (psst, the January Completed Album Challenge ends tonight at 11:59pm CT!) and cardmaking creations, the blog is your online resource to take time for yourself, get some inspiration and to create! Here’s the latest round-up of projects that you can add to your to-do list for the week!

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Sketch Round-Up Jan. 9-22

We’re only a few weeks into 2023 — what projects have you made so far? Borders, two-page layouts, single-page layouts, cards and more? Well, if you’re in need for some creative inspiration to kickstart the brand-new year, then check out these scrap-tastic ideas!

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January 2023 Virtual Crop

The first Virtual Crop of 2023 has arrived — woohoo! We’re SO excited that you’re joining us this weekend and can’t wait to share it with you!

If you’ve participated in our past Virtual Crops, you will notice that we have implemented several exciting NEW features for 2023 Virtual Crops that start with this weekend’s crop! To get a rundown of these changes (that everyone is raving about — such as measurements for the sketches!), you’ll want to start by reading the “2023 Virtual Crop Info & NEW Features” blog post.

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.

If you’re already up to speed on what’s new for 2023 VCs, then read on!

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Sketch Round-Up Dec. 27- Jan. 8

You may have heard of Sunday Funday and Sunday Selfie, Meatless Monday and Motivation Monday, Transformation Tuesday and Taco Tuesday, Woman Crush Wednesday and Hump Day, Throwback Thursday and Thankful Thursday, FriYAY and Flashback Friday, Caturday and Saturday Shenanigans… but you know what? Every day (no matter the occasion, big or small) is a reason to scrapbook! Well, if scrapbooking and crafting is on your agenda for today or for the week, look no further than these ideas!

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Sketch Round-Up Dec. 12-26

There have been so many wonderful, fantabulous, awesome, beautiful, creative (and more synonymous words!) projects made and posted this past year. While 2022 will soon come to a close, we all know scrapbooking never stops! Keep making memories, keep taking photos, keep that Tape Runner rolling, keep that pen to the paper, keep having fun! And an easy way to keep this up? Taking on even more ideas! Give it a go with this edition of the Sketch Round-Up.

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Sketch Round-Up Nov. 28-Dec. 11

What is your go-to craft or project that you just can’t get enough of? Single-page or two-page layouts? Borders? Cards? Gift tags? Mini albums? Other unique ideas? All of the above?! No matter your fancy, the blog always has nifty and notable ideas for you to tap into. Speaking of that, how about tapping into these four sketch ideas that will be a hoot and a holler to make!

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

Saturday, Dec. 10: 1pm CT

What a weekend! This has been such a great Virtual Crop (and again, we can’t wait to share even more VCs, challenges and fun times in 2023!), so let’s end on a great note with 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 Sticker Pack + 1 Mat Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, Dec. 10: 11am, 1pm CT

We are so in awe of the amazing community spirit, compliments and creativity of this December Virtual Crop. (Make sure you keep these good vibes going and keep sharing your creations!) There are only two challenges left, so show us what you’ve got now with Challenge #5!

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

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Win Your Choice of Any 1 Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, Dec. 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Morning, happy croppers! Here we are with the second day of this month’s Virtual Crop — woohoo! And as the clock has now struck 9am CT, it is time for Challenge #4. Enjoy!

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

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Win Your Choice of Any 1 Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #3

Friday, Dec. 9: 5pm CT | Saturday, Dec. 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Two challenges may be down, but there are still four superb sketches just waiting for you to turn them into your own unique creation. So let’s say, “Yippee!” for Challenge #3!

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

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