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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Sketch Round-Up Aug. 9-22

A scrapbook sketch is a starting point for a design, like a blueprint. It gives you a general idea of where to place photos, titles, journal areas and other elements. (But there is no law stating you can’t move the features of a page around — you have free rein!) Sketches come in varying neutral tones so that you can think about different hues and pattens that fit your style. It’s inspiration for your own creations! Today we have four sketches that we know you’ll make into custom concoctions. Have a go and have fun!

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Sketch Round-Up July 26-Aug. 8

Scrapbooking is difficult.


Scrapbooking can be anything you want it to be! At its core, scrapbooking is a way to preserve memories by combining photos with words that tell a story. And you know what? It’s your story, so your rules apply! You can be as elaborate as you want or as minimalistic as you please. You can bounce ideas off other scrappers for innovative ideas and put your own creative twist on it or you can follow along to a T with online tutorials, videos, Project Recipes™ and many other step-by-step outlets. And here’s another instance that can help drive and promote easy scrapbooking opportunities — the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up July 12-25

Here’s today’s agenda for you: scrapbooking, of course! Corral your trimmer, adhesives, pens, stickers, papers and more, for it’s time for another Sketch Round-Up with a lineup of innovative ideas, pretty projects and dynamic designs! Let’s go!

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Sketch Round-Up June 28-July 11

Talk about a weekend of scraptastic sketches, community connections, insights and ideas, lovely layouts and so much more — the July Virtual Crop has been a top-notch event. And that’s all thanks to you! Let’s keep that cropping adrenaline pumping, shall we? Here are four more ideas for you to tackle and to put your own creative spin on!

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Sketch Round-Up June 14-27

We all set aside time for the things that are important to us, from our day-to-day career to personal matters. You make the deadline at work, the kiddos enjoy their sports and activities, we take the time to call loved ones, the laundry and cleaning get done (eventually!). Scrapbooking is just as important — as a welcome “me time” hobby and as a way to preserve important moments and history — so it should also be a priority, right?! So, if you feel like you need “permission” to start scrapping: HERE, you have our CM stamp of approval and endorsement! Take a look at these four awesome projects and try to add at least one (if not all!) to your to-do list this week!  

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Sketch Round-Up May 31-June 13

This weekend’s jam-packed, globally great, creatively cool Worldwide Virtual Crop is coming to a close, but we know a scrapper’s creativity never truly ends! So tap into your innovation, corral your motivation and dial into some inspiration — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up May 17-30

May has been an awesome month of packed promos, cool collections, community connections and so much more! We can’t wait to see what June brings, but first, let’s end the month on a good note with great sketches for you to turn up the creativity heat! Here we go — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up May 3-16

Wow, everyone’s creativity has been out of this world with all the picture-perfect projects and stunning spreads we’ve seen posted throughout this Virtual Crop weekend! You never cease to amaze (and inspire!) us and other scrappers from around the world! Since we’re feeling starstruck, it only makes sense to show off four sketches that feature the Outta This World collection! So let’s continue this crafty momentum and gear up for sketch takeoff — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up April 19-May 2

National Scrapbook Day 2021 has come and gone… but ideas, innovation and inspiration can always be found in the scrapbooking world (and we thank you for that)! From awesome events like NSD to the sketch challenges and your superb submissions at Virtual Crops, as well as the daily doses of delights on the blog, crafting fun comes in many avenues and forms… and all year-long! In fact, are you ready for another bout of motivation? Well, here it goes — the latest edition of the Sketch Round-Up!

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