When we use sketches, the potential creative possibilities are endless! It’s so easy to funnel our imagination through their general guidelines and create a project that’s truly unique and special to us. You can design so many different layouts with help from sketches and that includes the four in this week’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Take a look and then get !
Sometimes less is more. Sure, everyone loves to see intricate scrapbook layouts with lots of layers, countless cuts and a deluge of decorations. But sometimes your photos are best served when placed on a simple scrapbook layout. By using the Fold-Over Page Recipe, you can create a clean, uncluttered layout within minutes – you don’t even need a trimmer to make it work! Just grab papers, stickers and adhesive and follow the instructions below — you’ll be on your way to creating a modern, minimal masterpiece in no time!
It’s finally here… THIS WEEKEND we celebrate National Scrapbook Day!!! It’s obviously kind of a big deal for us because, in our opinion (and hopefully yours), it’s the best day of the year and is an awesome reason to celebrate! We know there will be lots of weekend events and retreats, cropping with friends or scrapbooking away in the quiet solitude of your own craft cave. Need a fun project to create to celebrate the big day? Check out this scrapbook layout made by Marja from CM Home Office Canada and try creating them yourself! (Hint: If you’ve never seen the exclusive products that are used in this layout, make sure you check out the Ingredients section to see how YOU can get them!)
Scrapbookers and fans of Creative Memories® are sharing their delight with the new Scrap Happy collection. The illustrations, design themes, papers and icons make this a dream collection for scrap addicts everywhere. These design choices were made by Illustrator and Product Designer Alex, who took on the challenge of creating this fun collection. Interested in the inspiration and thought process that went into it? Meet Alex and check out what she has to say in today’s #FeatureFriday!
Scrapbook enthusiasts everywhere are loving the new Scrap Happy collection! This Creative Memories®-themed collection is made for people with a particular passion for preserving memories, and its possibilities are endless. It comes with all the tools you need to make scrapbook layouts for your photos from crops, days spent scrapbooking with friends, Croptoberfest or National Scrapbook Day events and anything else that reminds you why you love to scrapbook. Want a great scrapbook layout idea that will really help the Scrap Happy collection shine? Read on!
Happy Halloween! Today is all about the celebrating the things that spook us, and for many people, that list goes from ghosts and spiders to superstitions and bad luck. But, scrapbookers have an entirely separate list of fears, and while it’s unlikely that anybody will be dressed up as these things tonight, they’re still frightening enough to make your heart rate go up. Check out this list of the scariest things that a scrapbooker hopes never to encounter!
WARNING: If you’re a diehard scrapbooker, you might want to read this one with the lights on. Continue reading Scariest Things for Scrapbookers
Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Oct. 27: 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… a Gather Together prize pack! Ready to dive in?
Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Oct. 27: 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 the All That Glitters Card Kit!
Remaining Challenges – Saturday, Oct. 27: 9am, 11am & 1pm CT
Happy Saturday and welcome to Day 2 of the last 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!
Friday, Oct. 26: 7pm CT | Saturday, Oct. 27: 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…