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Scrapbooking Sketch of the Week

scrapbooking sketches and scrapbook page ideas
scrapbooking sketch and scrapbook page ideas
Sketch of the week, huh? Right about now I’m sure there are some internet police ready to come get me for not living up to the ‘of the week’ and getting myself in a muddle with videos and things. Do you suppose I can distract the internet police with copious amounts of pretty paper? Please officer, I know I am having issues with my Wednesday schedule, but just look at this album about Australia. I know you’ll love it and forget all about my Wednesday problems.

That’s my plan, anyway.

scrapbooking sketch
It’s also my plan to post this anyway even though it is Thursday now and this was last week’s sketch and so forth. Sometimes you have to call an amnesty, and right now with my entire flat covered in screen printed Advent numbers and postage labels, and a now-official moving date for casa de cupcake, I am calling an amnesty. I’m still calling this Sketch of the Week, for whatever that seems to mean!

So for this sketch, you’ll need one square photo (or it could easily work with a portrait 4×6 print too), three patterned papers (one full sheet and two partials) and then a handful of small embellishments you can scatter across the page. This layout won’t take you long at all, and it’s perfect for a photo that just makes you smile, with some pretty papers you love.

If you were ahead of the game and popped over to Youtube, you may have seen this already. I am yet to figure out why it took almost a full day to upload, when nothing else seemed to causing any trouble, but we’ll just forge ahead and one day I shall understand the inner zen of Youtube.

Speaking of zen, 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 if you post your page online.

scrapbook page ideas
This was the last sketch of the week, and
Click the corresponding link to see any of these layouts in more detail and get to know the scrappers behind the pages. Clockwise from top left, they are from Becky, Jenn, Mel and Tilla.

Now… are you up for some sketchy scrapping this week? Let’s see if I can have next week’s sketch up on Wednesday and no more visits from the internet police. I’d love to share your page next week, so give it a go and share it with us!

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If you’re planning to take part in our Christmas-themed online scrapbooking weekend on the 11th to 13th of November, today would be a great day to order any supplies you would want for prepping your Christmas journal, making Christmas cards, Christmas scrapbook pages, handmade decorations or pretty gift wrap touches. Happy shopping!


03 November 2011

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10 Comments for Scrapbooking Sketch of the Week

  1. So.Creative Says:

    Fabulous!!! I love it!!

  2. Lisa-Jane Johnson Says:

    Wonderful quick sketch. I’m glad you are sorted with a moving date now and somewhere to go more importantly! Best wishes for the move xx

  3. Mary M. Says:

    LOVE this sketch. Totally worth the wait. =) Can’t wait to play with it myself!

  4. Drupal Says:

    Good one……I loved it

  5. Veeruliiru Says:

    This one was so much fun! Thanks again for the inspiration, totally worth the wait! =)
    Have a nice weekend!

  6. Jean Marmo Says:

    Love this sketch! Posted my link!

  7. Margot/NZ Says:

    Hi there. Love this sketch (I nearly always do) and have just the photo to have a go myself. Thanks. I am hoping to do your Journal your Christmas class; is OK to sign up for the 2010 one even though it’s now 2011??

  8. Gina M Says:

    I loved this quick sketch. I had a 5×7 photo with extra backgound noise, so I trimmed it to 5×5. Worked perfect with a few old rubons I found in my stash.

  9. So.Creative Says:

    I enjoyed doing your sketch Shimelle! I tried to use that pattern paper that scared me a little and I’m glad of the result even if I’m not used to these colours ;-) Thank you for your inspiration!

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