Wednesday, 16 December 2015

December 16 Sketch Challenge . . . 1 . . . 2 . . . 3 . . . GO!

Are you ready for another 2 page layout sketch?  Here it is . . . 





I hope you enjoy this sketch. I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it. And best of all, on December 16th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Design Strategies for Scrapbookers.

Here's the layout I completed using this sketch . . .





To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of December 1, 2015.
You must be a registered follower of this blog.
Post a link to your finished layout in the comment section below by noon (EST) on December 31, 
2015.  Please include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Thanks so much for playing along.

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

December 1st Sketch Challenge

First, a little business . . . 

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Are you ready for another 2 page layout sketch?  Here it is . . . 





I hope you enjoy this sketch. I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it. And best of all, on December 16th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Scrapbooking with Two-Page Sketches.

Here's the layout I completed using this sketch . . .





To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of December 1, 2015.
You must be a registered follower of this blog.
Post a link to your finished layout in the comment section below by noon (EST) on December 15, 
2015.  Please include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Thanks so much for playing along.

Monday, 30 November 2015

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Looking for the perfect gift for the scrapbooker in your life?
Starting now until December 7 at 23:59 EST . . .
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Remembering Alma College

The First Step:  An Encyclopedia of Small Business Ideas

Scrapbooking With Sketches:  Black & White Edition  Scrapbooking With Sketches

Scrapbooking With Two-Page Sketches:  Black & White Edition  Scrapbooking With Two-Page Sketches

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Album in a Day -- Large Print  Complete a Scrapbook Album in One Day - Black & White Edition  Complete a Scrapbook Album in One Day

Album in an Afternoon:  Black & White Edition  Album in an Afternoon

Design Strategies for Scrapbookers - black & white edition  Design Strategies for Scrapbookers

Monday, 16 November 2015

November 16th Sketch Contest

Are you ready for a simple 2 page layout sketch?  Here it is . . . 



I hope you enjoy this sketch. I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it. And best of all, on November 30th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Scrapbooking with Sketches.

Here's the layout I completed using this sketch . . .




To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of November 1, 2015.
You must be a registered follower of this blog.
Post a link to your finished layout in the comment section below by noon (EST) on November 30,

2015.  Please include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Thanks so much for playing along.

Sunday, 1 November 2015

November 1st Sketch Challenge

Are you ready for a simple 2 page layout sketch?  Here it is . . . 



I hope you enjoy this sketch. I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it. And best of all, on November 16th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Scrapbooking with Sketches.

Here's the layout I completed using this sketch . . .




To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of November 1, 2015.
You must be a registered follower of this blog.
Post a link to your finished layout in the comment section below by noon (EST) on November 15, 2015.  Please include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.


Thanks so much for playing along.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

17 Tips for Scrapbooking One Photo Layouts

I just wanted to share this excellent blog post from suzyQscraps.  

one photo scrapbook layouts

Here's the link:  http://suzyqscraps.com/2013/03/12/one-photo-scrapbook-pages/

Enjoy!

This is my personal favourite . . . 

digital scrapbook layout by britanee

Friday, 16 October 2015

October 16 Sketch Challenge

Are you ready for another sketch to play with?




This sketch comes from Scrapbooking with Sketches.  This handy book comes in a colour edition, a black and white edition, or as an epub.

Here a couple of examples using this sketch:



http://inmyworld-pam.blogspot.ca/2014/06/paper-piecing-acorns.html




I hope you enjoy this sketch.  I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it.  And best of all, October 31st at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Scrapbooking with Sketches.  



To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of October 16, 2015
You must be a registered follower of this blog
You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by noon (EST) on October 31, 2015
You must include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery



Thursday, 1 October 2015

October 1st Sketch Challenge

Are you ready for another sketch to play with?


This sketch comes from Scrapbooking with Two-Page Sketches.  This handy book comes in a colour edition, a black and white edition, or as an epub.

Here a couple of examples using this sketch.









I hope you enjoy this sketch.  I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it.  And best of all, October 15th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Scrapbooking with Two-Page Sketches.  


Scrapbooking with Two-Page Sketches

To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of October 1, 2015
You must be a registered follower of this blog
You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by noon (EST) on October 15, 2015
You must include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery



My September 16th Sketch Finish

Here's the sketch I posted for the September 16th challenge . . .


And here is a layout I did using this sketch . . .



Wednesday, 16 September 2015

September 16th Sketch Challenge


I hope you enjoy this sketch.  I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it.  And best of all, September 30th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Album in a Day.  


Album in a Day -- Large Print

To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of September 1, 2015
You must be a registered follower of this blog
You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by noon (EST) on September 30, 2015
You must include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery




My layout for the September 1st sketch challenge . . .



As you can tell my page 1 is the page 2 of the sketch.  What can I say?  I started out following the sketch.

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

And the winner is . . .

And the winner of the Welcome Contest is . . . 

I want a number between 1 and 3

Result:  2

Congratulations Rainny.  You have won a copy of Scrapbooking With Sketches.

Scrapbooking With Sketches:  Black & White Edition

Please send my an email with your mailing address and I will get that out to you right away.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

September 1 Sketch Challenge


I hope you enjoy this sketch.  I am looking forward to seeing how you interpret it.  And best of all, September 15th at noon (EST) a winner will be randomly drawn to win a copy of Album in a Day.  


Album in a Day -- Large Print

To enter the contest please follow these few simple rules:
Your layout must be new as of September 1, 2015
You must be a registered follower of this blog
You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by noon (EST) on September 15, 2015
You must include a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery




Welcome and a Contest

Thank you for popping in to check out my new blog.  I spend so much time talking about scrapbooking that I felt the topic required its own site.  My plan is to post ideas, tutorials, links, challenges and contests here . . .

. . . and here is the first contest . . .

Sign up to follow this blog and your name will be entered in a draw for a free book, Scrapbooking With Sketches.  The winner will be randomly drawn at noon on September 8, 2015 (EST).

Scrapbooking With Sketches:  Black & White Edition