Weekly Sketch Round-Up June 22-26

Whether you follow a craft’s step-by-step instructions to a T or use a sketch as simply a source of inspiration, there are always elements of imagination, fun and design to to be had when scrapbooking. And don’t forget you can subscribe to the blog to get your fill of these posts and ideas right to your inbox! We’ll be sharing instructions for these projects on the blog soon enough, but until then, you can get a motivational head start on them now with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Tips for Creating Photographic Scrapbook Paper Layouts

The Planes, Trains and Automobiles Paper Packs feature striking papers with photographic scenes on the reverse side. For some scrapbookers, these photographic backgrounds can be tricky to work with — you don’t want to cover up the featured image on the paper, you aren’t sure what size of photos will work on them or maybe you don’t know how to embellish without making them look too busy. But fear not — once you know a few tricks, they can be one of the easiest and fastest ways to create a layout! Check out these tips and examples on how to create stellar photographic scrapbook paper layouts!

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Ignite Your Imagination With These Paper Punch Project Ideas

Have you heard about our new punch promo yet? From now until the end of June (or while supplies last) you can get the exclusive Sun Punch or Grassland Paper Punch for FREE by purchasing the CM products you know and love! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu got her hands on these products early — check out these fun paper punch project ideas she came up with!

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Bring on the Beach With This Tropical Scrapbook Layout

Ahh, the beach — the sun shining on your face, the sand between your toes and the sounds of crashing waves make the perfect recipe for a great day! With the new Vitamin Sea collection, you can take all the aspects you love about sunny days at the beach and bring them to your spreads. Check out this tropical scrapbook layout below and get inspired today!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up June 8-12

It’s been an inspiring weekend for scrapbookers everywhere — we held a Virtual Crop on our Facebook page and it was truly a blast! But if you missed it and want to try out some sketches, or even if you did participate and are still looking for more projects to try out, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Win a Campfire Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, June 13: 1pm CT

Where did the time go? Can you believe we’ve come to the last challenge for this Virtual Crop? It’s been so wonderful getting to scrapbook with you over the past two days and we hope you were just as inspired as we were when checking out the layouts that were created!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a S’more Memories Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, June 13: 11am, 1pm CT

This Virtual Crop has been a total smash hit! No matter what the challenge is, you continue to produce incredible layouts that we’re in awe of! We hope your second (or third) wind is kicking in because there are still two challenges remaining!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win an Electric Summer Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, June 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Welcome back! We hope you’re ready for another jam-packed day of scrapbooking. We have three challenges scheduled today, plus three prizes to go along with them. (Woohoo!) Ready, set, let’s go into Challenge #4!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a Clouds Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #3

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

Who’s up for another challenge? We sure are! We’re just getting started on the June 2020 Virtual Crop — and there’s still so much creativity to tap into! Let’s get into Challenge #3!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win an Electric Summer Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #2

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

Great job, scrapbookers! We loved what you did with Challenge #1 and we’re so excited to see what you will do with this next sketch! It’s time to get Challenge #2 started!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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