Let’s be honest with ourselves for a second — how many of us actually get to craft as much as we’d like? Unfortunately, due to day-to-day routines and responsibilities, it can be hard to find time to create. Often, the only way it ever gets done is if you specifically carve out time in your schedule. That’s our challenge for you this week: Set aside distraction-free crafting time so you can work on some of the sketches presented in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up. Let’s check them out!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 19-23
Oh, cardstock paper, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways (specifically, five of them).Continue reading Top Five Things We Love About Cardstock
Finishing a scrapbook layout comes with a mixed bag of emotions. More than anything, you’re proud of yourself and happy with what you’ve created. But there’s also a small, nagging voice in the back of your head that’s saying, “Now what?!” It can be tough to know where to go once you’ve put together a project to be proud of but we have the answer for you — the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Take a look at the four sketches below and let them guide you to your next layout, spread, border, card, whatever!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 12-16
What part of the scrapbooking process are you currently in? Are you sorting pictures? Picking out papers? Planning out layouts? No matter what step in the process you’re in, there’s definitely something to be gained from the Weekly Sketch Round-Up. Having a set idea of how you want your layout to look before you start creating gives you a major head start and makes the process much easier. Check out these four sketches and see if they help you out, regardless of where you are in the process!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 29-August 2
Scrapbooking is not all fun and games… okay, maybe it is. But it definitely isn’t fun when you sit down to scrapbook and feel uninspired. Thankfully, with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up at your disposal, you can avoid the humdrum and really lean into your imagination! (Psst! You can also use the Search bar and Category dropdown to find specific scrapping ideas for collections or tools.) Take a look at the four sketches posted on our Instagram account this week and keep the creative energy flowing!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 22-26
When you look at sketches on these weekly posts, how do you know which ones you want to try? Do you look at the arrangement of photos and decorations and devise a plan? Does the layout example next to the sketch have anything to do with it? Or does a certain sketch just inexplicably speak to you? No matter what it is, you can always rely on the Weekly Sketch Round-Up to provide plenty of creative inspiration to keep you going. Take a look at these sketches and let the scrapping begin!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 15-19
In a way, creating scrapbook layouts with the help of sketches is kind of freeing. You aren’t faced with the age-old dilemma of not knowing where to start as your stare at a blank page. When you use a sketch, the hardest part of the process is taken care of! The foundation has been placed and the page is ready to be designed — all that’s left for you to worry about is making the creative decisions to turn it into a layout that love! Take a look at these sketch ideas and kiss scrapper’s block goodbye!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 8-12
At the end of the day, sketches are just guidelines. Sure, the layouts we show alongside them match up well with the sketch but they’re REALLY there to inspire you and give you a great place to start. When you get going, you can follow the sketch as strictly or as loosely as possible – it’s up to you! Take a look at the four sketches posted to our Instagram this past week and think about what you can do to turn them into masterpieces of your own!
Do you find yourself running out of ideas for projects to create? Maybe you’ve got a bit of scrapbooker’s block and you need some inspiration to jump-start your imagination? No matter what the case may be, you’re in luck, because today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up is full of four fresh ideas you just HAVE to incorporate into your next project or album. Take a look!
When you travel, there’s a lot to take in. You’re seeing all sorts of new sights, meeting all sorts of new people and trying all sorts of new things — it can be a lot to absorb! To help remember every thing from every adventure, many people create travel logs wherever they go. And fittingly enough, the Travel Log collection has all the supplies you need to create your own DIY travel log. Check out how blog contributor Tina used the collection to make a log that captures her wanderlust!