Friday, April 25, 2008

Join Us for a Special Sketch on May 3rd!

Join us for a special National Scrapbooking Day (NSD) sketch on May 3rd!! This sketch will be in addition to our regular weekly sketches posted on Fridays. For everyone that creates a layout, card, tag, altered item, etc., with this special sketch, you will be entered into a drawing to win the amazing RAK posted below. There are goodies from Autumn Leaves, Heidi Swapp, Making Memories, Bazzill, American Crafts, Provo Craft, etc.! The NSD sketch will be posted on Saturday, May 3rd (NSD)! There will also be amazing examples done by our awesome design team. Please come and join us for a little NSD fun!

Sketch 4: Cards, Tags, & Altered Art

Can you tell from the title we are making a change? I have decided to continue to post the sketch and layouts on Fridays. But I will now be posting all cards, tags, and altered art on Saturdays. That way you will only receive two updates each week, and you will have everything by Saturday morning so you will have the whole weekend to look at all of the amazing design team inspiration! I hope this works well for everyone! Now onto our cards, tags, and altered art using Sketch 4.

Card by Julie
Tag by Danni
Card by Carrie
Card by Hope
Altered Frame by Renee

Until next week! :)

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Sketch 4: Layouts

So, are you ready for another sketch? Are you enjoying them so far? We sure hope so. I know we are personally having fun with them! This week we have five amazing layouts to share using Sketch 4. We have layouts by Elizabeth, Ember, Marcee, Shanna, and Traci. But first, here is the sketch:
Now, as you look through these, look at how the designers have turned the sketch. Look at the types of photos and number of photos each designer chose. Look where Shanna and Traci placed their journaling. Look how Elizabeth used three photos. Look where Ember and Marcee placed their titles. All so unique and wonderful yet all based off of Sketch 4.

12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
12x12 Layout by Ember
12x12 Layout by Marcee
12x12 Layout by Shanna
12x12 Layout by Traci
We hope you enjoy the inspiration today! And be sure to come back tomorrow for three amazing cards! Happy scrapping!

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Sketch 3: Tags/Altered Art

Today we have some fun tags and an awesome bookmark for you done by Shanna, Carrie, and Danni using Sketch 3. Look how they turned the sketch. Look at the different products they used (for instance, Carrie's buttons where pictures may have been place on a layout). Also notice how Danni put her tag on an adorable bag she made! I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! And I can't wait to see your tags and other goodies. Think of how you could make an adorable tag for a birthday gift! I think the recipient would be quite excited to get your home-made tag! Have fun, and we will see you next Friday with Sketch 4!

Bookmark by Shanna

Tag by CarrieTag with Gift Bag by Danni

Friday, April 18, 2008

Sketch 3: Cards

Today we would love to share our cards done with Sketch 3. Hope, Patter, Marcee, and Traci completed cards for this week. Look at the difference sizes and shapes of cards that everyone made. I hope that you are truly able to see the versatility with our sketches each week as we share. Enjoy, and watch for those tags and altered items tomorrow!

Card by Hope
Card by Patter
Card by Marcee
Card by Traci

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Sketch 3: Layouts

Thank you all for playing along last week. We have seen some amazing layouts, cards, and tags! Keep 'em coming! I also wanted to let you know about a new feature I added to the site. I have added a Picsa web album so you can see all of the sketches in one place. If you scroll down, on the right hand side you will see Previous Sketches. Click there, and you will have the sketches in one handy location. I hope that is helpful to you as the site grows and we have more and more sketches. Now for this week. Here is Sketch 3:
This week we have layouts done by Renee, Elizabeth, Ember, and Julie using Sketch 3. All of their amazing layouts are 12x12 but look at the various ways they turned the sketch and embellished them. So fun!

12x12 Layout by Renee

12x12 Layout by Elizabeth

12x12 Layout by Ember
12x12 Layout by Julie

Be sure to check in tomorrow when we post the cards done with Sketch 3. See ya then!

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Sketch 2: Tags/Altered Art

Today we have three tags to share that were done by Ember, Renee, and Julie using Sketch 2. Look at the different embellishments they all used. And look at the various tag sizes. I love their creative take on this sketch! We can't wait to see your tags/altered art. And be sure to join us next Friday for our next sketch! Have a happy, scrappy week!

Tag by Ember

Tag by Renee

Tag by Julie

Friday, April 11, 2008

Sketch 2: Cards

Today we have four amazing cards to share with you that were done by Carrie, Marcee, Shanna and myself using Sketch 2. I love what the design team did with the sketch, and I know I personally had fun working with it. I also used the March kit from Inspire Me Card Kits to create my card. Fun, fun! I hope you enjoy these cards as much as I do! Now, we can't wait to see yours! And remember, tags/altered art will be posted tomorrow! See ya then!

Card by Carrie

Card by Marcee

Card by Shanna
Card by Patter

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Sketch 2: Layouts

First, I would like to say that the design team and I have had so much fun looking at everyone's cards, layouts, and tags this week that you created with Sketch 1. Just beautiful work everyone! I hope you will continue to play with us! And the comments we have received from our opening week have been awesome. Thank you for your kind words and excitement!

Now, onto week two! Sketch 2 is another easy sketch to be used many ways. Look how Danni gets two pictures on her 8x8 page, and look at how Elizabeth uses a very large photo and a small photo on her 12x12 page. Hope chooses to use one horizontal photo with extra patterned paper, and Traci uses a journaling block instead of a photo on her 8 1/2 x 11 layout. There are so many ways to use this sketch for layouts. And remember Saturday we will reveal the cards, and on Sunday we will reveal the tags! Have fun scrapping everyone!
8x8 Layout by Danni

12x12 Layout by Elizabeth

12x12 Layout by Hope

8 1/2 x 11 Layout by Traci

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Sketch 1: Tags/Altered Art

Here are our final projects for Sketch 1. We are really enjoying looking at everyone's work. I have seen many of you posting layouts and cards already. Great work! Now onto our three final pieces for Sketch 1. Traci did a fun mini album cover, and I created a birthday tag for Lisa, owner of Create My Keepsake. Shhhh, don't tell anyone but her birthday is this week. :) And Marcee created an adorable tag using my favorite color pink!

Mini Album Cover by Traci

Tag by Patter

Tag by Marcee
I hope you enjoy these last projects. Stay tuned for next Friday when we reveal Sketch 2 and layouts from the design team! And keep those projects coming this week. We want to see them all! Have a great week!

Sketch 1: Cards

What a great response we had to our opening day on Friday. Thank you all for your enthusiasm, and thank you to those of you that have already shared your wonderful pages with us using Sketch 1!

Today we want to share three cards created by Renee, Julie, and Ember! Look how amazingly they each used the sketch! And be sure to notice how Ember flipped the sketch!

Card by Renee

Card by Julie

Card by EmberThanks for looking at our cards today, and stayed tuned for tomorrow when we will reveal three more fun items using Sketch 1!