Weekly Sketch Round-Up Aug. 6-10

You’ve been waiting patiently all week and it’s finally here — your weekly dose of creative inspiration straight from the @CreativeMemories Instagram page! Keep the creativity flowing and try out these sketches!

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Check Out Your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

Do you follow us on Instagram? If so, you’ve probably noticed that we just started an awesome new initiative where we’re providing DAILY scrapbook sketches—and a few fun scrapbooking memes here and there as well—to keep your creativity flowing! Follow us at @CreativeMemories to get your daily dose of inspiration, and in the meantime, here’s your sketch round-up of the week to see what you (may have) missed!

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Spread Locally Grown Love With These Produce and Gardening Scrapbook Ideas

For those with a green thumb, summertime means one thing – gardening season. Many people like to grow flowers, shrubs and their own food or go out and pick fresh produce; some do it for the health benefits, others for affordability and some because they just enjoy the process! No matter what your reason is, if you enjoy gardening and picking fresh produce as much as you like you enjoy scrapbooking and being crafty, we’ve got two fun ways to combine the two hobbies! Blog contributor Kristin lays out two different produce-related projects that she likes taking on after she harvests the fruits of her labor, including a unique canning decoration and a beautiful berry picking project, which would also make a great gardening scrapbook layout. Check them out!

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#ThrowbackThursday – Sun-Kissed/Slice of Summer Scrapbook Layout

Have you had a great summer full of fun memories and want to make a summer scrapbook that does them justice? As we enter the end of July, now is the perfect time to look back at some of the past scrapbook layouts for summer that we’ve created and do a #ThrowbackThursday to re-create them! We’ve got one for you today that you’ll love… it’s a Slice of Summer layout that was featured on the blog last August, and this time we’ve created it using Sun-Kissed! So, as the sun continues to beat down and make the outdoors feel like the inside of an oven, now might be a great time to keep cool in your craft room and revisit the layout to make one (or a few!) for all of the summer memories you’ve made in 2018.

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#ThrowbackThursday: Two Ways to Interpret a Scrapbook Sketch

It’s #ThrowbackThursday here on the blog, and we’re traveling back to March of 2017 with a sketch challenge from a Virtual Crop! We asked one of our awesome blog contributors, Sarah, to use the sketch with the Full Bloom collection to create her version of it and give it her own spin. Ready to be inspired?

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#ThrowbackThursday: Turning a Sketch into a Scrapbooking Masterpiece

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It’s our first #ThrowbackThursday on the blog! We provided one of our fabulous blog contributors, Meggan, with a sketch that we created for the Sorbet collection and asked her to re-create it using the Full Bloom collection and make it uniquely hers! Want to see? Take a look!

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Win Pocket Pages & Peekaboo Pockets™: Virtual Crop Challenge 6

Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Feb. 24: 1pm CT

Wow, it’s been such an incredible day cropping with you all! We hope you’ve enjoyed the creative inspiration and sharing your masterpieces with fellow scrapbookers around the U.S. and Canada – we know we have!

Now, let’s reach for the finish line with the final challenge, and you’re going to love the prize we’ve got planned… Peekaboo Pockets™ and Pocket Pages! Ready to dive in?

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Win a Foiled Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge 5

Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Feb. 24: 11am & 1pm CT

Isn’t scrapbooking is the best way to start a Saturday?! The finished challenges from the last round look absolutely fantastic – thanks again to everyone who is joining us today!

Now, let’s the keep the momentum going with another challenge… and with this one, you can potentially win an Album Cover!

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Win a Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge 4

Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Feb. 24: 9am, 11am & 1pm CT

Happy Saturday and welcome to Day 2 of the first Virtual Crop of 2018! If you joined us for challenges 1-3 yesterday or if you’re joining us for the first time today, we’re so glad you’re here!

We’ve got three challenges we just know you’re going to love taking on, and the prizes?! You’re going to want them all… just wait and see! So, on your mark, get set… let’s go!

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Win a Paper Pack, Mat Pack & Stickers: Virtual Crop Challenge 3

Friday, Feb. 23: 7pm CT | Saturday, Feb. 24: 9am, 11am & 1pm CT

Whew, what a fantastic afternoon it’s been cropping with you all! It’s so fun to see how we can take the same sketch and come up with such original ideas using it!

We’ve only got one challenge left for tonight (remember to join us tomorrow, too, if you’re able!), so without further adieu…

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