Creative Memories Sketchback – September 2021 Sketch #7

The Sketch September 2021 was a Worldwide Virtual Crop with 12 sketches shared by Creative Memories over the course of 3 days. Sketch #7 was a really versatile sketch with chunky mats around the photos and strips of papers on the mats to give additional details if desired. The background is made by fanning out […]

Creative Memories Sketchback – September 2021 Sketch #8

I have a confession – I am not a huge fan of ovals. I don’t know why, but they just aren’t really my thing. At first, I thought I would substitute hexagons for the ovals in this sketch. However, once I decided to use photos of our 2018 Birch Bay trip, I realized ovals would […]

Creative Memories Sketchback – June 2021 Sketch #1

For this week’s throwback sketch (aka – Sketchback) we are going to return to the June 2021 Worldwide Virtual Crop and take a look at Sketch #1. This is one of my favorite pages – I’ve had these gorgeous papers waiting for the right photos and I finally found the perfect ones that worked wonderfully […]

Creative Memories April 2022 Virtual Crop

Here are the April 2022 Virtual Crop Sketches from Creative Memories with measurements added for your convenience. Jump to Sketch Summary Sheet Sketch #1 Looking for the original blog post from CM? Click HERE I made a video for this sketch – check it out on my YouTube Channel! Sketch #2 CLICK HERE to see […]

CM Sketchback – February 2021 Sketch #3

The next Creative Memories Virtual Crop starts this Friday and includes the first SECRET BOX opening of 2022! The Secret Boxes have been a huge hit with CM fans, with each box being filled with various exclusive punches, papers and embellishments. The official box opening is on Friday just before the first sketch of the […]

CM Sketchback – November 2020 Sketch #5

Way back in November 2020, I did a series of videos for the Creative Memories Virtual Crop. It was a bit of a whirlwind to keep up with the six sketches as they were released! Sketch #5, however, tried to get the best of me and I didn’t make a video for the final layout […]

CM Sketchback – December 2020 Sketch #5

This is a bit of a throwback in more ways than one for me. I just love these little photos of my youngest child exploring the playground as a baby (nearly 7 years ago now!) and this sketch, originally shared as part of the Creative Memories December 2020 Virtual Crop just made the perfect page […]

Creative Memories Virtual Crop February 2021 Sketch #2

This is a bit of a throwback post sharing a layout I created as part of the Creative Memories February 2021 Virtual Crop. Sketch #2 is a two-page layout featuring circles and an array of photos in various sizes. I’ve taken the sketch featured in the CM Blog post and added measurements to help you […]

Adapting a Scrapbook Sketch for More Photos

Creative Life Scrapbooking Summer Blog Hop Welcome to the Summer CLS blog hop! I hope you are enjoying the projects and ideas the team is sharing! I will be sharing ideas on how to adapt a scrapbook sketch to accommodate more photos and at the end of the article, you will see the links to […]