Morning, noon or night — any time is a great time to get those memories down on paper (designer, tone-on-tone, cardstock, you name it!). If you’re itching to get your photos and stories into your album, then take a look at these ideas to turn ideation into creation! Here we go with another Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up May 2-15
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!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up April 18-May 1
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!
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!Continue reading Take On The #2022AprilBONUS Challenge: Tap Into Terrific Textures
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?Continue reading Sketch Round-Up April 4-17
How many scrapbook pages would you guess you’ve made in your life? Just a couple dozen? Hundreds? Thousands? Even more?! Well, no matter if you’re a beginner or long-time pro, each page you scrapbook is unique and fun to make! And if you need a boost of inspiration for your 10th or 1,010th scrapbook project, then take a peek at the Sketch Round-Up and keep adding to those albums!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up March 21-April 3
Short on time? Start with a sketch! Need inspiration? Look toward a sketch! Want to experiment a new technique? Tap into a sketch! Just put on your scrapper’s hat, plug in your photos, papers and embellishments you have on hand, add a bit of handwritten stories and presto — a pretty, polished and perfectly personal layout! Test out these sketches below to see how easy they are to put together… and how much fun they are to make, too!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up March 7-20
Scrappers, it’s time to say “Yeehaw!” — the latest Wide Open Places collection has just hit the CM scene! (Or shall we say, the country-lovin’ scene!) To go along with these scrapbooking supplies is a #2022MarchBONUS challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group that you’ll want to giddy-up on (but you can use any CM products you have on hand!).
Want more info? Then check out the details down below!Continue reading Horsin’ Around For Fun (And Prizes!): Take On The #2022MarchBONUS Challenge
Do you ever pull out your picture printouts, totes of tools and packs of paper, sit down… and just have no idea what to make with them? (Worry not, it happens to all of us!) Well, one way to hurdle over this scrapbooking obstacle is to tap into the game plan of scrapbooking sketches! Follow it to a T or let it inspire you to makeshift your own creation — sketches are an easy head start for your next project. Go off and running with these four sketches!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Feb. 21-March 6
There are several things a person should make in life — friends, time for others, peace, happiness and art. Yes, art! In “Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association,” researchers found that after just 45 minutes of artmaking, levels of the hormone cortisol — which is associated with stress — were reduced. So, making and creating art, in all its various forms (hello, scrapbooking!), makes us feel better. (Woot!) With those good vibes in mind, let’s play with these sketches to boost your creative mood!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Feb. 7-20
Valentine’s Day is the day of love, but every day is a reason to celebrate amore and affection! There are so many moments and ways to tell those you love (your partner or spouse, friends, family, siblings, you name it!) how you feel — a home-cooked meal, a candlelit date night, handwritten notes, getting a cup of coffee together, phone call or video chat, help with housework, listening to how their day was… just to name a few!
And the perfect match to go along with Valentine’s Day is a #2022FebruaryBONUS challenge for you to take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group. Get more info on this heartfelt happening down below!