Bring On the #2021BlackFridayBONUS Challenge & Black Friday Bundles

A whisk of Winter Days whimsy + a sweet sprinkling of Candy Cane Lane + an effervescent mixture of Blue & Gold… why, that’s a recipe for an AWESOME batch of Black Friday bundles! For a limited time while supplies last, you can earn up to 3 exclusive bundles FREE with qualifying orders! There is also a Digital Artwork version of this, too! Talk about a Black FriYAY!

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And with these three bundles of holi-dazzling delight, it’s only fitting to give you three sketch challenges — aka, your #2021BlackFridayBONUS challenge! Take on the challenge, which features products from each of the packed parcels in this limited-time promo, in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group.

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Embrace the Spirit of Peace, Love and Goodwill to All With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout

For two millennia, many people from across the globe have been observing “the most wonderful time of the year” with traditions, observances and practices that are both religious and secular and filled with themes of love, goodwill, giving and others. In fact, engagements with your community can bring glad tidings of comfort and joy, like attending church and school programs, listening to glorious choral performances, partaking in charitable donations and volunteering, wrapping gifts and baking goodies for others and more. Blog contributor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe reflected on a communal Christmas celebration that made her think of her own nostalgic experience, and in turn, made this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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Sketch Round-Up Nov. 1-14

Every season has a reason… and being crafters, there’s always a reason to scrapbook! During summertime, we scrapbook. It’s fun to spring into crafting action in springtime — no rain on our parade. Autumn — the perfect time to fall into new projects. And come the polar vortex months, burrowing in your craft room and letting your creativity heat up (like a steaming cup of coffee, hot toddy or tea!) is consistently heartwarming. Speaking of winter, celebrate this season with these four frosty finds from the blog — it’s time for another Sketch Round-Up!

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

Saturday, Nov. 13: 1pm CT

Virtual Connections + Stunning Layouts + Countless Creativity = This November Virtual Crop!

Thanks so much for joining in on the fun, but we’re not quite done yet — there’s still one more sketch challenge to share with you! Hooray! Say hello to 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 Mat Pack + 1 Sticker Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, Nov. 13: 11am, 1pm CT

Who out there would like to win 1 Paper Pack + 1 Mat Pack + 1 Sticker Pack? ✋ Just complete this next sketch challenge by showing off your innovation and imagination, take a pic of it and post it on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group page using the hashtag #CMVirtualCrop5Nov2021… and you might just be a lucky prize winner! Here we go 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 1 Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, Nov. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

It’s always a great day when one can scrapbook, and today will be extra awesome for we have three sketch challenges in store for you. You ready to get started on Day Two of the November Virtual Crop? Well, here we go with Challenge #4! Have fun!

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

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

Friday, Nov. 12: 5pm CT | Saturday, Nov. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

We’re lined up and ready for Challenge #3, but don’t forget to set your alarm for 9am CT tomorrow — that’s when the second day of the November Virtual Crop will commence! But for now, grab a snack and a beverage and show us what you’ve got with this sketch challenge!

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 Embellishments Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #2

Friday, Nov. 12: 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Nov. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Can we just say, you all ROCKED Challenge #1. This month’s Virtual Crop is going to be a fun one indeed. Up next on the docket is Challenge #2… and it’s only fitting that it’s a two-page spread!

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

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Win Your Choice of 1 Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #1

Friday, Nov. 12: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Nov. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

The time is now — the occasion? The November Virtual Crop! Yes, we’re here to kick it all off right here, right now with Challenge #1 — have a scrappy time!

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 postincluding how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group)supplies you’ll needexamples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.

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Honoring Those Who Have Served: Veterans Day Scrapbook Ideas

For many across the world, the 11th day of the 11th month of the year — Veterans Day, Armistice Day or also referred to as Remembrance Day — is a moment in time to express great gratitude and pay respect to all service members of the armed forces — past and present, in war and peacetime. To all those who secure our freedom and way of life, we thank you.

Thank the service members in your life by checking out this round-up of Veterans Day scrapbook ideas.

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