Artful Aspirations in Two Ways With These Scrapbook Layout Ideas

Some people may say you can’t rush art, but you can complete stunning scrapbooking art in a matter of minutes! It’s true! Blog contributor Noreen Smith used the same basic supplies and groundwork — two pieces of paper from the beautiful Art Nouveau Paper Pack, as well as stickers and the fabulous Mandala Burst Border Punch — to create two beautiful layout opportunities. One is more simple and straightforward, while the other is simply fabulous and exudes some intricate intrigue… but both can stand on their own as works of art! Check out these scrapbook layout ideas below and let your artsy side shine!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 18-22

All crafters know that a project a day keeps the boredom away! (Also, scrapbooking can help reduce anxiety and stress levels!) If you’re looking for some innovative and intriguing projects to try out this week, you’ve come to the right place — we’ve got four stellar sketch ideas from our Instagram account worth taking note of! Get ready to be inspired, because here’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Manifest a Masterpiece With This Artistic Scrapbook Layout

“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”

This quote by William Morris, a celebrated designer, poet and craftsman from the Art Nouveau era, exemplifies the latest launch that does just that — accentuate your photos of everyday life. From special moments and memories with friends to family get-togethers, highlighting heritage albums and more, the brand-new Art Nouveau collection features the international “new art” movement’s nature motifs, ornamental stylings and sinuous, organic lines to give a timeless presence to your photos. (P.S. Some of the papers within the Art Nouveau Paper Pack pay homage to designs by William Morris, too!) Ready to see what its elegance is all about? Then take a look at this artistic scrapbook layout and exhibit some creativity!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 11-15

Inspiration
/ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n/
1. The process of being mentally stimulated to feel or do something, especially to do something creative
2. A sudden creative, brilliant or timely idea
3. The Weekly Sketch Round-Up

Inspiration is waiting for you within today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up, for there are awesome sketch projects for you to try out that are sure to challenge you and get your creative juices flowing. Let’s get into it!

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Illustrate Your Emotions with this Emoji Scrapbook Layout (PLUS a Challenge)

Heart eyes, smiling pineapples, raised hands, a unicorn, comfort foods! We’re not just saying random words, we’re talking about those little lovelies called emojis! Back in 2018, we launched the Emoji Stickers and they were such a huge hit that we’re bringing them back for limited time while supplies last with a 2021 refreshed look in celebration of National Sticker Day with Emoji Stickers 2.0! ❤️

And that’s not all — we’re kicking off this new debut even more with a pop-up Emoji Stickers 2.0 Sketch Challenge on our Virtual Crop Facebook Group for YOU!

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Dynamic Duo: Create Both Simple and Decorative Scrapbook Layouts With The Boho Escape Collection

Sometimes, you only have mere minutes to create and other times you can squeeze in a bit more and add that extra sticker or two. Luckily, no matter how much time you have, you can take the same basic supplies and groundwork and come up with multiple crafting opportunities! Blog contributor Noreen Smith recently used the beautiful Boho Escape collection and the new Mirrored Triangles Border Maker Cartridge to create two layouts — a more simple scrapbook layout and an elevated (and simply fabulous!) decorative scrapbook layout! Dive into this dynamic duo below!

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Tell Tales of Your Time Off With This Vacation Scrapbook Layout

It may be early in the year, but who is already feeling like they could use a tropical vacation? Whether you have a trip planned in the near future or want to reminisce on one from year’s past, this softly super vacation scrapbook layout is just what you need to seas your tropical moments and turn them into a sun-filled (and fun-filled! craft adventure. Bring on the sunscreen… and your creativity!

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Win Your Choice of a Mandala Burst Border Punch or Pineapple Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, Jan. 9: 1pm CT

The bad news? It’s time for the last Virtual Crop challenge of the weekend. The good news? You have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit all your layouts in order to be eligible for prizes. (Yippee!) Let’s end in the best way possible — here is Challenge #6!

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

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Win a Boho Escape Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, Jan. 9: 11am, 1pm CT

These Virtual Crops are a monthly highlight for so many (us included!). Four challenges are down and two to go… but there is still plenty of time to show off your scrapbooking skills, techniques and lovely layouts! Get ready, it’s time for Challenge #5!

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

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Win a Boho Escape Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, Jan. 9: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Welcome back to the Virtual Crop! Who’s ready for another awesome day full of scrapbooking? Well, that’s exactly what’s in store, so let’s kick it off with Challenge #4!

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

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