Sketch Round-Up Sept. 20-Oct. 3

Have a bit of scrapper’s block? (It happens to all of us, and that is A-OK!) Sometimes, looking at a scrapbook sketch can help spark some inspiration! The daily ideas posted on the blog help give exact measurements and where to place elements so you can spend your valuable time doing the fun part — making it your own and having your special moments shine! You are the author and artist of your memories. Get ready, get set and let your innovation have a grand ol’ time! It’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Plunge Into Paradise With This Seaside Scrapbook Layout

I need to laugh, and when the sun is out
I’ve got something I can laugh about
I feel good, in a special way
I’m in love and it’s a sunny day

Who out there loves sunny days?! We sure do, and when you combine that with a bit of saltwater, sandy toes and a hint of a cooling breeze in the air, then there’s a lot to swoon over! Well today, get ready to ride a happy, creative wave for your next project paradise: a seaside scrapbook layout!

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Harvest a Field Of Memories On This Fall Scrapbook Layout: Croptoberfest 2021

Just like the thrilling twists and turns of a corn maze, we’re in the thick of an awesome Croptoberfest season! Many scrappers like you have been on the path toward superb creativity this 2021 Croptoberfest and events are happening all the time near you, from virtual to in-person and hybrid events!*

Crisp designs, warming tones, fields of fresh details — it’s all here in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection for you to snuggle up with! Take a look for yourself with this fall scrapbook layout and accent your autumnal adventures today!

*If you would like to attend a Croptoberfest event (virtual, in-person or hybrid events), you can connect with an Advisor near you using our handy Advisor Locator search on the website. US | CA | AU

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Pocket Your Memories Upon This 8×8 Scrapbook Layout — Literally

Say “Peekaboo! I see you!” to your beloved photos and memories with Peekaboo Pockets™! Okay, maybe you don’t have to say that, but you’ll love these pockets as a surprise, interactive element of efficiently packing your album pages with an extra dynamic layer of photos, journal boxes, artwork, memorabilia and more. (No more leaving memories off a page due to a lack of space!) And when you’re working with a smaller 8×8 scrapbook album, you want to slide in as many good times as you can! Check out this 8×8 scrapbook layout that showcases the power of Peekaboo Pockets™!

Psst, want to learn more about Peekaboo Pockets™? Then view this video to get the inside scoop of how these clear pockets make your pages come alive!

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Pick of the Creative Patch: Fall Scrapbook Layout

There’s something special about the sights, smells and tastes of autumn — from hopping on hayrides to sipping hot and cinnamony apple cider, walking atop crunchy fallen leaves to navigating through corn mazes… and more! One of the most enduring autumnal traditions for many is going to a pumpkin patch to choose your very own pumpkin(s) to carve and don your front steps! Yes, harvesting these orbs of farm-fresh fun do make for great memories with your kids and grandkids — and you can see how you can take those autumnal afternoons at the local pumpkin patch and make this fall scrapbook layout!

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Sketch Round-Up Sept. 6-19

Coming off of last weekend’s Worldwide Virtual Crop, we can definitely say a lot of lovely layouts, pretty projects and brilliant beauties were made! (Kudos to you!) But even when these sketch challenges are completed and posted (psst, scroll through the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to see all the awesome projects that crafters like you submitted!), inspiration and innovation are always at your fingertips! Case and point — the Sketch Round-Up! In fact, we have four sketches to show to you that we hope you create AND make your own! Enjoy, scrappers!

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Headline Your Happy Days: Fall Scrapbook Layout With Letter Stickers

Just like the title of a book when you peruse a bookstore or library, titles upon scrapbooking pages set to capture the interest of those about to view the folio. Scrapbook titles are an entry point to the story and theme. It draws the person in to your photographic memories. And if you’re wanting to add a finishing touch of title work to your layouts, then the ABC/123 Stickers Buffet is your starting point to label your layouts!

From now until the 21st of September (or while supplies last), you can purchase limited-edition Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs AND have the opportunity to earn exclusive Arcs & Wave Titletopias and Micro Sparkle Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs.

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Sketch Round-Up Aug. 23-Sept. 5

We’re feeling all the scrapbook-y warm and fuzzies — these last few weeks have been brimming with packed promos, cool collections, Croptoberfest bonanzas… and so much more! In between all these awesome offers and crafty celebrations, take a little time for yourself and stretch your creative muscles with sketches — like these four inspiring standouts!

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Pile on Autumn Awesomeness With This Fall Scrapbook Layout

There’s a slight chill in the air, hints of cinnamon and baking apples wafting their perfumy pleasures, snuggly sensations of cable knit sweaters — It’s Fall, Y’all… literally, for that’s the name of the newest collection to pile in on the CM scene! This collection’s picks of the patch are perfect for photos and memories of all things autumn — taking scenic foliage drives, trips to the orchard and pumpkin patches, baking, Halloween, family gatherings and more. Hunker down and get ready to add crisp comfort to your albums with this fall scrapbook layout!

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This Teenager Scrapbook Layout Frames Special Spaces: Grid Technique

It happens to the best of us — you sit down to start a new layout and you don’t know where to begin — it’s a blank-page block! Fear not, for today’s blog is a jumping off idea that will keep your elements aligned and structured and make way for a design aesthetic that is clean and neat. It’s a grid technique! Each visual element, whether it’s a mat, photo or embellishment, has their own four-sided space, yet all work together to create a cohesive layout. Take a look at this teenager scrapbook layout featuring a grid technique and think of what you’d piece together!

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