Sketch Round-Up May 2-15

Morning, noon or night — any time is a great time to get those memories down on paper (designer, tone-on-tone, cardstock, you name it!). If you’re itching to get your photos and stories into your album, then take a look at these ideas to turn ideation into creation! Here we go with another Sketch Round-Up!

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The Mountains Are Calling, And We Must Create: National Parks Scrapbook Layout

Yellowstone, Purnululu, Jasper National Parks… and more! Admire the beautiful landscapes of rugged rock formations, vast wilderness, glorious glaciers and trails upon trails. Or relish the experiences of education or exercise, or maybe even spiritual inspiration or superb summer stories. Regardless of what national parks summit up for you, we’re scouting for scrapbooking success… and you can see for yourself with this national parks scrapbook layout!

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Combine Complementary Creativity With This Blue and Yellow Sunflower Scrapbook Layout

Blue and yellow combos look balanced, peaceful, dynamic. And it’s easier than ever to achieve this brilliant aesthetic with the Heart to Help Paper Pack! The warmth, radiance and golden glints of yellow stands out against, yet complements, with the vivid and cool tones of blue to make your photos and memories pop with pizzazz and panache! Combine your special moments together with this sunflower scrapbook layout that is sure to catch everyone’s eye!

Psst! To further spread hope and support for Ukraine, in which their national hues are yellow and blue and national flower is the sunflower, you can order the Heart to Help Paper Pack and Creative Memories will donate all profits of this paper pack and the Digital Heart to Help Paper Pack to the International Rescue Committee, an institution helping displaced families who have fled Ukraine and providing them with necessary supplies.

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Sketch Round-Up April 18-May 1

Okay, scrappers — how many projects are you currently working on? One layout? Five different layouts? A project potpourri of spreads, borders, cards and more? Whatever it may be, no matter how many, we’re always so happy that you’re creating and innovating (and sharing the final outcomes, too!). Well, if you want to add a couple more designs to your upcoming design docket, then feast your eyes on this Sketch Round-Up!

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Behold Best Buds With This Father And Son Scrapbook Layout

Oh, man! The Super Duper Boy collection, which was a bold smash-hit in 2018, is back by popular demand! What’s even more cool is that the paper pack, originally in an 8×8 size, is now in a 12×12 size! Epic, right?! This collection is totally terrific for birthday parties, bestie play dates, school days, outings with your li’l dude, sporting events and more! Take a look at this father and son scrapbook layout and let your kiddo’s memories and adventures be in the spotlight!

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April Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Family Scrapbook Layout

It’s the last week of April… do you know what that means? It’s time for another Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! We’ve been so impressed by all the completed albums posted each month since January, so we can’t wait to see what you do this go-around!

If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in April, just completed in April), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #AprilCropDontStop for the chance to win! (And an added bonus — a family scrapbook layout that might just be the finishing touch for your latest album down below!)

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Take On The #2022AprilBONUS Challenge: Tap Into Terrific Textures

Who’s ready to dive into a solid foundation for terrific layouts? We hope you are, because latest promo is underway! For a limited time, you can earn up to two exclusive gift bundles with qualifying orders — one paves creativity and a lasting impression with its bounty of brick designs, while the other perfectly pools together possibilities with its water waves and ripples motif — both are tempting with eye-catching, photographic textures!

See for yourself and get more more details: US | CA | AU

And you know what this means — our #2022AprilBONUS challenge is ready and waiting for YOU to take on these textures for your own albums (and the opportunity to win prizes!) Get the ins and outs of this challenge down below — we can’t wait to see what you make!

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Sketch Round-Up April 4-17

What adventures and happenings have you enjoyed recently? Family get-togethers? Buying a new house? Birthday parties? Day trips hiking with friends? Or even simple moments at home playing with your pets or trying out new recipes? No matter the occasion, there’s always a reason to capture in-the-moment memories! Which of these four sketches will inspire your next preservation project?

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Hop To It With This Easter Bunny Scrapbooking Layout

Hippity-hoppity, Easter’s on its way!

Yes, indeed — the day of bright- and pastel-hued eggs, brunch with family, woven baskets aplenty and kiddos loving on all the chocolate candies or money-filled plastic shells that a fluffy, magical creature left behind is this weekend! Religious scriptures make no mention of a long-eared, puffy-tailed animal who hides eggs on Easter Sunday, but nevertheless, the Easter Bunny is a prominent and beloved symbol of this springtime occasion. Well, blog contributor Kylie Kingham is hoppy about this egg-citing day, so she made a bunny scrapbooking layout that has us all ears!

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Highlight With Humble Hues: Tonal Papers and Stickers Layout

They were tone-ally amazing then, and they’re tone-ally amazing NOW! What is it, you ask? The Totally Tonal collection, that’s what!

We introduced you to the collection last quarter, but with it being Q2, that meant a fresh and fun batch of tonal scrapbooking supplies hit the CM scene. This go-around, give a humble and hue-tiful “Hello!” to the Totally Tonal Hues in various shades of blue, green, neutral and sepia. They’re perfect for layouts of any type, from everyday moments to milestone memories. And right now, when you purchase Q2 Totally Tonal Hues products OR Q1 Totally Tonal Duos products, you can earn Prismatic 2 Simple Cuts Paper Packs and Sticker FREE! (Hint: We just had a blog post on the Prismatic 2 products last week!)

For promo details: US | CA | AU

Let’s get to creating with the perfectly pretty pigments of the Totally Tonal Hues products with this tonal papers and stickers layout! Enjoy!

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