Win a Party Time! Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #3

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

We’re almost done with the first day of the February Virtual Crop! Be sure to set your alarm for 9am CT tomorrow, because that’s when Challenge #4 and the second day of the Virtual Crop will begin! But until then, let’s finish today on a strong note — here’s Challenge #3!

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

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Win Your Choice of a Cake Border Punch or Heart to Heart Border Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #2

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

You all did a great job with Challenge #1! Your creativity continues to amaze and inspire us. Keep it up — it’s time for Challenge #2!

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

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Win a Love Wins Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #1

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

Welcome to the February Virtual Crop! We’ve got a weekend filled with crafting, creativity and the chance to win some awesome prizes ahead of us. We know you’ve been waiting patiently, so let’s get to it — it’s time for 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 postincluding how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group)supplies you’ll needexamples of challengesthe types of prizes and more.

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 1-5

As many of you may know, this upcoming weekend we’ll be holding the February Virtual Crop, which will be jam-packed, joyous time, from the Secret Box reveal before the event starts to the six awesome sketch challenges throughout the weekend, chances to win great prizes, connecting with other scrappers like you and so much more! But before we dive into all those cropping delights, do you feel like you need a warm-up to get prepped and ready? If so, you’re in luck with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up for there are four sketches to stretch your creative muscles!

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Add Some Hip to Your Hooray With This Birthday Scrapbook Layout

Modern birthday parties are said to get their roots from the 18th-century German celebration called “Kinderfeste,” held for kids and featured a cake adorned with candles. Fast forward to today, and there’s still so much to love about the big-day hooray of birthdays, from eating sprinkled cakes and ice cream to playing games, tearing open wrapped presents or simply reading a handwritten card from loved ones and friends! Check out this birthday scrapbook layout that captures some very sweet sentiments and fun flair!

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Fuel Your Fiestas With This Birthday Scrapbook Layout

Bring on the candles, wrapped gifts, balloons, confetti and sugary cupcakes — the new Party Time! collection is today’s debuting gift for you. Whether you’re five or 95, birthdays and birthday parties can make one feel special, and you can definitely amp up those good vibes with this celebratory collection! Not only that, these products, with both a bright, youthful side, as well as a neutral, sophisticated side, can be used to commemorate graduations, anniversaries, fiestas and all of life’s superb soirées! Let’s take a look at how the vibrant and vivacious side makes your celebrations pop off the page with this birthday scrapbook layout!

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Rays Your Standard With This Sunshine Scrapbook Layout

Vitamin D is good for your bones, body and brain, and the sun is one of the best sources to soak up this nutrient, also fittingly called the “sunshine vitamin!” If you’re looking for a vitamin D-lightful opportunity, then the Sunshine Recipe Template will help you radiate new ideas into your albums! And when you pair it with the Boho Escape collection, you’re in for even more warm wonders! Bask in this sunshine scrapbook layout below and give it a glowing go!

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Express Your Love With This Valentine’s Day Scrapbook Spread

Butterflies in your stomach, stars in your eyes, weak in the knees — falling in love can be a feeling like no other. In fact, being in love has emotional and physical benefits and levels, like the capacity to reduce stress, lengthen one’s lifespan and have heart-healthy benefits (how fitting)! Ready to show off your adoration to the special people, pets or other personal lovelies in your life? Then showcase your warm and fuzzies with the Love Wins Laser Cut Paper Pack! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has always admired laser-cut papers and was especially excited to create a Valentine’s Day scrapbook spread with this paper pack. Take a look!

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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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