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Sketch to Scrapbook Page with a JBS Summer Games Twist

Sketch to Scrapbook Page with a JBS Summer Games Twist
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Just as I’m trying to get back to my real post-Olympic life, here comes an interesting challenge: make a page from a sketch, she says. It’s really simple and geometric, she says. It’s a diagram of a tennis court, she says. A TENNIS COURT? Yes. And there you have a new sketch to scrapbook page project with a twist, for the JBS Summer Games – something that is still ongoing and still has time to win some amazing prizes.

So yes: this page starts with a tennis court diagram as the design sketch, and by the end it looks… pretty much nothing like that. But have a look anyway!

For this project, I used pieces from the JBS Mercantile August kit plus a few other JBS supplies – some label stickers, a butterfly rub-on and one of the new flag tag embellishments in kraft.

scrapbook page
I know that photo is ridiculously cheesy, but it was so perfect for all the crazy energy of that moment so I make no apologies for the cheese. In fact, I’m planning to scrapbook it more than once, as I’m thinking this page will go in my regular yearly album and I’ll also include it in my upgrade album all about my experience with London 2012. (Upgrade album? I promise it’s not mumbo-jumbo: it’s what I call any album on a specific topic that deserves its own book in a whole and thought-out way. It’s something I talk about at a ridiculous length in Cover to Cover, if you find it intriguing!)

JBS summer games
Several JBS designers took on this tennis court challenge, so do check out the projects by Megan Klauer, Waleska Neris, Doris Sander, Leah Farquharson, Jill Sprott, Louise Nelson and Betsy Sammarco. There are three amazing prize packages up for grabs in the JBS Summer Games, and entries are open until the 2nd of September (details here), so grab a bit more summer inspiration and a picture of a tennis court and get crafting! (To enter, use either a JBS Mercantile kit or at least three Jenni Bowlin Studio products on your project.) I’d love to see what you create!

By the way, if you love Jenni Bowlin Studio products, there is a rare opportunity right now to apply for the brand’s design team, the JBS Ambassadors. Find all the details here. The call ends on the 16th of September. Good luck!


28 August 2012

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10 Comments for Sketch to Scrapbook Page with a JBS Summer Games Twist

  1. margie visnick Says:

    Love your videos, tfs!

  2. sarah Says:

    Love what you did with the sketch…it was quite a challenge but the end result was fab. Thank you for the inspiration. x

  3. Andrea Says:

    Thanks for the inspiration! I made a LO and scrapped right along with ya.

  4. Marilyn Shaw Says:

    I love your videos and have watched every one of them. I will have to use this sketch

  5. laura Says:

    I check you tube each morning while I’m still in bed enjoying a cup of tea hoping one of your videos will pop up. Yea!

  6. Angee Says:

    I am really loving all your videos. They are so inspiring me to start scrapbooking. I’ve been much more of a cardmaker and have only dabbled in scrapbooking.

  7. chel Says:

    Can you do those of us who read in a feed a HUGE favor- can you let us know there is a video in the post? For some reason, the feed apps on all my devices (including Google and NetNewsWire on my MacBook) don’t display videos from your blog so half the time I don’t even know there is one to watch! If you could just mention it, like “here’s the video” or “click here to watch the video” it would be amazing. I hate missing any of your stuff- your videos are pretty much my favorite source of inspiration! Thank you so much for considering it.

  8. JenanTicks Says:

    I always find your Sketch to Scrapbook Page so inspiring, Shimelle! THANK YOU for awesome content. Am totally going to spend my Friday scrapping after this! <3 /Jennie

  9. kazoulis Says:

    How did you make those flowers on your nails?=)

  10. Tracey H Says:

    I hope you don’t mind but I also wanted to ask about your nails-are they the stick ons that you can buy in different patterns? Your nails always look gorgeous:)

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