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Scrapbooking sketch of the week

Scrapbooking sketch and page ideas
scrapbooking sketch and page ideas
It’s Wednesday, so it must be time for a scrapbooking sketch? And there are three photos on this week’s page, and it’s not all that different from the March edition of 4×6 Photo Love. But with this little added detail across the bottom of the page:

scrapbooking sketch and scrapbook page ideas
this combination of something circular plus a label or rectangle below is something I’m using here and there throughout this particular album. Word stickers are perfect, but you can also customise your own word strips with your own handwriting, a typewriter or anything you want to print from your computer. Give it a try!

scrapbooking sketch and page ideas
If you prefer smaller photos, you can make this same design hold six or twelve smaller photos in the same space or you could take it back to a single photo layout and use a panorama-style print.

As always, the weekly sketch is no-stress and just for fun! If you use it, I’d love to see, so please leave a link.

scrapbooking sketch and page ideas
I’m loving the patterned paper explosion from last week with the quadrant design! These are a few of my favourites. Click to see any of these pages in more detail and say hello to these scrapbookers.
Top row, L to R: one, two, three, four.
Middle row, L to R: five, six, seven, eight
Bottom row, L to R: nine, ten, eleven and twelve.


25 May 2011

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25 Comments for Scrapbooking sketch of the week

  1. jennifer grace Says:

    great sketch, love those little word stickers. your travelling photos are so amazing, I still need to scrap most of mine from 5 years ago, so I’ll try to use some of them for this sketch! x

  2. Ruth S Says:

    Hi Shimelle – love your LO to show off those gorgeous photos! I’ll be trying this sketch ;)
    I’m trying to get more into scrapping but I want to try printing photos at size(s) other than 4×6 and 5×7, to mix things up a bit. Any tips – I’m a total novice with Photoshop Elements! I have seen those digi collage templates over at 2Ps but I’m not sure how to use. What would you suggest, oh scrappy guru?
    Hugs (and glitter), Ruth xx

  3. alissa Says:

    love this sketch.
    i will have to give this one a go. :)

  4. Lisa-Jane Johnson Says:

    I love this sketch and I really love using 3 photos across the page so this is an ideal opportunity for me to change it up a bit. And you know how I have coveted that starburst punch since Scrap-a-Mia last year? I finally have one on order – yay I found someone who sells them here!

  5. Mary Jo Says:

    Really cool sketch!
    I saved it for future use :)

  6. Daphne Says:

    I used the sketch with only two pictures! Love the clear lines!

  7. craftyangel Says:

    loved the sketch this week, had fun with it.

    thanks for featuring my attempt of last weeks sketch

  8. Mel Says:

    Thanks this is a great sketch and it inspired me to use a pic of scenery, instead of people as usual.

  9. writing essays Says:

    Amazing! I cannot believe that it’s made just by an ordinary girl)) Very nice!

  10. Liz Says:

    Loved the sketch this week. I haven’t scrapped for ages (and ages) so it was a good one to get me back into the swing of things. :0)

  11. HelenW Says:

    Great to see the LOs from your big trip, I have a set of very similar photos from Ayuttaya (sp?) so I m almost feeling inspired to start the huge task of reviewing and choosing photos from the 5000 I took on my big trip! Maybe a job for the winter months… Love the little repeated elements across the bottom of the LO will definately be stealing that idea! H x

  12. Julie Jeavons Says:

    I used the sketch with 2 photos but I can’t get Mr Linkys Magical Widget to work.
    My LO is here
    I’ll try to link it again properly later

  13. Claire Viney Says:

    I can’t get Mr Linky to work either – so here is mine! Great sketch as always – thanks Shimelle x

  14. Sabine Says:

    I loved your sketch and have just uploaded my layout :-))

  15. Veera Says:

    Really enjoyed working with this sketch > Here’s my output!

  16. torrita Says:

    Another great sketch – thanks for doing these, it’s keeping me sane while I’m housebound with a broken ankle!! Uploaded via Mr Linky.

  17. Alyssa Says:

    I enjoyed this sketch. You can see mine here: I also tried to upload it via Mr Linky, but I’m not sure I got it to work.

  18. kate bucci Says:

    Love this sketch – definitely blaming/crediting your sketches with the resurgence in my scrapbooking. Thanks! x

  19. Jane Says:

    Wonderful sketch Shimelle.

  20. Hannah Says:

    this sketch is fab…just what I needed! thanks x

  21. Becky Says:

    Better late than never! Enjoyed using this sketch and using up some older stash too!

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    Great post! I’d like to see something that’s pretty simple and easy to understand at a glance, but with a lot of motion and activity to reflect the vibrancy of the community. Can’t wait to see what you and morgamic come up with.

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