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Scrapbooking Sketch of the Week

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Two things that came out loud and clear from the comments at the weekend? A bunch of you love the sketches. (Yay!) But you wish there was a way to go straight to all of them. (Oh.) Well, actually there is! All the sketches are right here, and there’s a link at the bottom of each individual sketch post to take you there, but maybe that’s not very clear… so I’ll get a button added like the 4×6 Photo Love button and that will make things easier.

And if you have two landscape 4×6 photos, that will make participating in this week’s sketch challenge easier. Plus this week there is both a video and a prize! Oh, it’s just happy crazy scrap land here, I tell you.


The printable camera I used is from a kit called Picturebox and you get thirteen printable camera images for £1.50 (about $2.45 in US dollars). Then you can print them at any size, on any paper and use them on as many pages as you like. (Digi scrappers, you can also paste them into your pages, of course.)

scrapbooking sketch

As part of the week of giveaways, this week’s sketch is sponsored by Little Musings and one participant will win a collection of free goodies! Please like them on Facebook here to keep up to date and thank them for supporting this week of scrapbooking fun!

To enter the challenge, create your page based on the sketch and upload it to your blog or a scrapbook page gallery. Copy the URL for your entry and paste it into the linking box below! The deadline for this challenge is the end of next Tuesday – the 23rd of August 2011 – at midnight, UK time.

Since the last sketch is still open for a prize until this Sunday night, I’ll wait to share my favourites from that and next Wednesday I’ll share both lots together for double the fun!

xlovesx

18 August 2011



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55 Comments for Scrapbooking Sketch of the Week

  1. Julia Says:

    Yay! A sketch and a video. Lol at you not telling your left from right! I knew that would get you one day :D

  2. Betsy Says:

    Thanks for the kit suggestion!!!!! I can’t get enough camera images but I can’t stand buying a whole set just for one image.

  3. AllisonLP Says:

    I’m excited to get home and watch the vid for this sketch, and start playing. In the meantime, I’m getting those camera images and the typewriter images! TFS :)

  4. AllisonLP Says:

    Hi Shimelle, there is no Mr. Linky box for this week’s sketch.

  5. Claire Viney Says:

    Here is my layout

  6. wendy Says:

    Loved the sketch and having a video to show what you do is like having a personal tutor love it! Thank you so much

    My page is here

    http://wendy-technophobicnotme.blogspot.com/2011/08/two-more-challenges-from-www.html

  7. MaryM Says:

    Love your style and how easy your layouts seem to flow.

  8. Michelle OKeefe Says:

    This was great. I agree, love that you show we make mistakes & can fix them without stress.
    I am wondering – How do you create a layout upside down when you do these videos for the camera? I know I could never do that.
    Thanks !

  9. Mary M. Says:

    Yay! I’m excited for a button to the sketches! There has been so much great inspiration this week and I haven’t had any time to play. =/ Thanks for all the great videos!

  10. Ali Says:

    Yes it’s true, we do love sketches :) Must have a go at this.

  11. kaatje Says:

    great layout with a lot of challenges for me. Have respect for those who easily layer things and make combinations. And i am more a person from straight lines and squares and boxes to journal. But i like to be challenged so I gave it a try. You can see it at “http://kaatjescreaties.blogspot.com/2011/08/beugel-2.html
    thanks again and a great weekend and week to follow even though i can’t do all the challenges.

  12. Scrapdolly Says:

    Great sketch again – I love the sketches
    This is another for my never ending album
    It is here http://dollysdreamings.typepad.com/dollys_dreamings/2011/08/disappointed-and-thrilled-all-in-the-same-day-.html

  13. Cynthia Says:

    Thanks for the sketch and the video. It’s so helpful to watch the work in progress! Here’s my page: http://thewanderingbuckeye.blogspot.com/2011/08/sketch-of-week.html

  14. AllisonLP Says:

    Here’s my layout:

    http://paperclipping.ning.com/photo/dragon-wagon?context=user

  15. Shannon H. Says:

    My layout turned out a little more linear, but I love it!

    http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/66929-pebbles831/1758419-daddys-girl/

  16. the north face Says:

    good post.still open for a prize until this Sunday night, I’ll wait to share my favourites from that and next Wednesday I’ll share both lots together for double the fun!

  17. Jenny Says:

    Love the camera you used Shimelle. Get sketch, here’s mine:
    http://jensjollyjibes.blogspot.com/2011/08/sketch-of-week-from-shimellecom-17th.html

  18. Krystal Says:

    beautiful page! here is the link to my layout :) http://krystalrose.typepad.com/krystal-rose/2011/08/i-woof-you-.html

  19. Adel Says:

    I do love your sketches as I can actually complete them with the stash I have on hand. Here is my entry for the challenge. http://adel-otto.blogspot.com/2011/08/here-is-latest-scrapbook-sketch.html Thanks

  20. Sarah S Says:

    What a great LO and video.

    Here’s my LO

  21. amy tan Says:

    thanks so much for using my collection! love how you rocked it.

  22. Jill Says:

    Love the sketch and the video. Thanks so much!!

  23. Nancylee Says:

    I finally got this chance to join in before the due date- yay! And in honor of this fun challenges, I posted this one on my blog as first for my August blog post. Thank you so much Shimelle and i might play with the other challenges although it’s now closed. Fun, fun!

  24. Jane Says:

    Hi Shimelle, Great video and another terrific sketch. I’m assuming you will add a linky gadget at some point but just in case here is my entry for this week. http://scrappiecesofme.blogspot.com/2011/08/sketching-with-shimelle.html

  25. Nancylee Says:

    Oops! Forgot to post my link: http://nance-littleone.blogspot.com/2011/08/weekend-scrappy-challenge.html

  26. Sabine SR Says:

    Since the linking box ist off and away I will post my link here:
    http://paperwahn.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelle-sketch.html

  27. georgina Says:

    This is my layout link! “:http://itsjusttoorandom.blogspot.com/2011/08/sketch-challenge.html

  28. shire Says:

    here is mine: http://shire86.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelles-sketch-der-woche.html

    I LOVE the sketch

  29. Rachel Shanahan Says:

    Really loved this sketch

    http://myslightlycrazyworld.blogspot.com/2011/08/i-want-to-ride-my-bicycle.html

  30. Ruth Says:

    Here’s my take on the sketch: http://suburbansahm.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelles-sketch-of-week_21.html

  31. Liz Lee Says:

    Loved this sketch. It’s a few weeks since I last played along but it’s good to be back in the swing of things. Here’s my LO.
    http://lizlee-liz.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelles-weekly-sketch.html

  32. HazelG Says:

    Love the sketch and video – you’re really helping me blast through my nephew’s 1st year album!
    Link:http://happyhazelg.blogspot.com/2011/08/another-challenge.html

  33. Diane Says:

    The sketch was great to work with and I could practise my clustering a little bit more (something I usually struggle with). Thank you!
    Here’s the link to my LO:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/faya195/Shimelle%20Online%20Crop%20-%20Diane/SketchoftheWeek.jpg

  34. Nicole Says:

    Thank you, this was fun!
    Link: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v472/faya195/Shimelle%20Online%20Crop%20-%20Nicole/HotPinkHoopla.jpg

  35. Sabine Says:

    Loved this sketch and the video!
    Here is my link:
    http://bienesbuntewollwelt.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelles-sketch-of-week.html

  36. funkipickle Says:

    Thank you for another excellent sketch and video. Here is my attempt. http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/485026-funkipickle/1759007-tulips-for-two/?c=t

  37. Ann Says:

    Thanks Shimelle, followed this one pretty much exactly! My layout can be found here

  38. Briel Says:

    Love this sketch! I had one landscape and one horizontal 4×6, but I still think the sketch worked great. Here is my page. Thanks!

  39. Mary Anne Says:

    Here’s mine. Thanks for the heads up to SJ’s Picturebox printables. Loving them.

    Here is my layout.

    Mary Anne

  40. Bethan Says:

    Have fallen in love with sketchs at the moment. Here’s My LO.

  41. Jeannie Says:

    Here is a link to my layout. Thanks for the inspiration!

  42. Shauna {SK Studios} Says:

    recently found your blog and LOVE all the inspiration :D

    playing along here

  43. AndreaHB Says:

    Great sketch and video! My layout can be found here

  44. helen Says:

    I loved using this sketch – thanks! It can be found here

  45. Lorna Says:

    I cant find the linky box for this. But it seems im not the only one so at least Im not going mad. My layout is the second one on this blog post here : http://mylittleblogette.blogspot.com/2011/08/more-layouts-and-more-blogging.html

  46. Karen Says:

    Here’s my interpretation. I followed your theme of photography too – hope you dont mind xx
    Loving your sketches and vids :)
    http://pinksparklyscraps.blogspot.com/2011/08/shimelles-sketch-of-week.html

  47. Marie Says:

    Here’s my sketch take!

    http://ethansimprints.blogspot.com/2011/08/couldnt-stay-away-too-long.html

  48. Natalie G Says:

    Here is my winter LO interpretation of the sketch – enjoy! http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/471601-ncgibbons/1759679-let-it-snow/?c=t

  49. Amity Knight Says:

    Thanks for your brilliant video. You are such an inspiration. Mine is here.
    “http://scrappingknights.blogspot.com/2011/08/sketch-of-week-challenge.html”

  50. Julie Jeavons Says:

    Finally got this done and blogged the two LOs here:
    http://jsquaredscrapspot.wordpress.com/2011/08/24/a-contrast-in-styles/
    The second was so much quicker to put together than the first.
    Thanks for the continued inspiration.

  51. Talia Says:

    I know I’m late, but thought I’d submit this anyway. :-) http://number-19.com/2011/08/last-weeks-sketch-of-the-week-with-shimelle/

  52. Daphne Says:

    Yes, I know I’m late, but that’s ok for me. HERE my layout

  53. Jo Says:

    I am late too but enjoyed it – http://mrsbeee.blogspot.com/2011/08/thought-i-would-have-go-at-shimelles.html

  54. So.Creative Says:

    I enjoyed making this layout with pictures of my former school when I was 6! Thank you so much!!! You can see it there on my blog: http://so.creative.over-blog.com/article-mon-ecole-primaire-82808352.html

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