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
The first Saturday in May is the special day scrapbookers across the globe look forward to — National Scrapbook Day! Well, cue the drumroll (and designs!) because 2021’s National Scrapbook Day (“NSD”) is this Saturday! If you’ll be looking for a way to commemorate the photo celebrations, layout ideations and album creations from the comfort of your craft room, we’ve got the perfect way for you to crop away on the best day of the year!
Join us on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to take on an #NSD2021 pop-up sketch challenge with TWO layouts that you can create to win YOUR CHOICE of one of two NSD-themed prizes! (Hint: We also have step-by-step instructions to create the layouts in this blog post if you’d prefer to do it that way.)Continue reading Take On the National Scrapbook Day #NSD2021 Sketch Challenge
Wow. We’re already four months into 2021… but what sorts of layouts, cards, borders and other projects have you created in that timeframe? (Please make sure to let us know — we want to see what you’ve been up to!) Well, if you’re yearning to do some learning, the blog is a great place to see fresh, fun and fantastic new ideas to stimulate your creativity all year round. In fact, here’s a jam-packed Sketch Round-Up of some recent beauties — six layouts, in fact! Check them out below and let loose your creativity!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up March 29-April 18
Saturday, April 10: 1pm CT
Time flies when you’re having fun, and that statement definitely rings true with Virtual Crop weekends! We’re already to the sixth and final challenge of the April Virtual Crop, but have no fear — you still have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit all your layouts and qualify for prizes! Let’s end on a great note with Challenge #6, ready and waiting for your savvy skills!
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win a Roundabout Recipe Template: Virtual Crop Challenge #6
Saturday, April 10: 11am, 1pm CT
Give yourselves a pat on the back — your creativity and innovation is so inspiring! Kudos to you! Let’s keep the momentum rolling with another superb sketch. Get ready, get set… say hello to Challenge #5!
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win a Homestead Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5
Saturday, April 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT
Good morning, scrappers! Who’s ready for the second day of this month’s Virtual Crop? (We are, we are!) Grab your coffee and corral your scrapbooking supplies — Challenge #4 is queued up and ready for you!
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win a Homestead Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4
Friday, April 9: 5pm CT | Saturday, April 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT
We’re almost done with the first day of the April Virtual Crop, but the inspiration and festivities have only just begun! Be sure to set your alarm clock for 9am CT tomorrow because that’s when Challenge #4 and the second day of the Virtual Crop will rock ‘n’ roll! But until then, let’s take on Challenge #3, shall we?
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win Your Choice of a Gift Pocket Card Kit or Blue Jeans Card Kit: Virtual Crop Challenge #3
Friday, April 9: 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, April 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT
Now that’s how you kick off a Virtual Crop! If the first sketch submissions were any indication of how this weekend will go, we’re in for a real treat! But now it’s time for Challenge #2, so show off your creativity!
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win a Homestead Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #2
Friday, April 9: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, April 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT
Welcome, one and all, to the April Virtual Crop! It’s time for our monthly virtual get-together of crafting, creativity and the chance to win some oh-so-cool prizes! Ready to get started? Here we go with Challenge #1!
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 need, examples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.Continue reading Win Your Choice of a Wine Chain Border Maker Cartridge or Horse Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #1
Easter — decorative eggs, candy galore (iconic marshmallow chicks or cream-filled eggs, anyone?), church services, fresh flowers, clothes of pastel perfection — it’s all happening this weekend! To help with the Easter egg-citement, we’ve compiled a roundup of layouts, mini-baskets, cards and more that will even make Peter Cottontail hop down the bunny trail with scrapbooking glee! So, after you load up your Easter baskets, fill up on these Easter scrapbook projects — they’re sure to make some-bunny’s day!Continue reading Hatch a Plan to Create These Easter Scrapbook Projects