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Whether you use them all the time or quite rarely, sketches are the thing that gets requested time and time again. So I have three for you this weekend – one for each day!

Today’s sketch is the simplest. I’ve just used one photograph, but you could add more photos to a central block if you prefer more pictures on the page. You can keep it simple or add more embellishment to this outline.

sketch for scrapbook page

Create a scrapbook page, card or other craft project based on this sketch and upload it to your blog or a page gallery. Leave a link in the comments on this post to be entered to win. See this post for details and deadlines for this weekend’s online crop.

One randomly chosen entry will win a selection of label stickers for your next scrapping project. (Digi scrappers can opt for digital labels if you prefer!)

I can’t wait to see your projects!

xlovesx

13 August 2010



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39 Comments for Scrapbooking with a sketch

  1. Karen Says:

    here is my effort with details of the ensuing disaster

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2010/08/curse-offriday-13th.html

  2. Lynetta Says:

    I think I may be cheating a little here as I have used this sketch for the red, aqua ad white challenge. Hey a girl can only try :-) you can see my effort here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/43323531@N05/4887857571/

  3. Mary Bainbridge Says:

    very simple digi LO
    the lace is some that I scanned in and used as a transparency (this enables me to make it any size any colour) I also ‘cut’ the lace flower out of it to make the embellishment
    font used for title is Amaze and the journalling font is Arial

  4. Anne Says:

    I love a sketch! Shimelle, you actually sent me a sheet of unused stickers once, which is where the “love” label came from.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/anniechops/4888144253/in/set-72157624592836533/

  5. Fay Says:

    I love a sketch too – kept it quite simple, think I’m going to hang it in my work room – http://beautifullilysramblings.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop.html

  6. Andrea Says:

    Terrific sketch Shimelle! I used it for my card: http://andreasscraps.com/1478/friday-the-13th/
    Thanks!

  7. Jennifer Says:

    I quite like simple sketches like this, as there’s plenty of room to add what you like and make it your own! You can find mine here.

    xxx

  8. Leah Says:

    I found this one pretty tough – I am not usually a simple scrapper! Check out my LO here: http://chandeleah.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/1261.jpg

  9. Daphne Says:

    Here is mine: Scrapbooking with a sketch

  10. Andrea Says:

    Not sure if this took or not, here’s my card: Magic

  11. Kitty Scrapper Says:

    http://kittyscrapper-nancy.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelle-crop-challenge-3.html

    I also found this one tough too….not my normal style but I did enjoy it

  12. Irene Fitzpatrick Says:

    I tried to match the colours of the slide in this one.http://calendulafitzpatrick.blogspot.com/2010/08/scrapbooking-with-sketch.html

  13. Helen Overton Says:

    Here’s my paper layout:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/furrylittlemonster/4890402621/

  14. Hilary Blumer Says:

    I haven’t had much time to fiddle with paper lately so I really enjoyed this simple sketch challenge. Thank you
    http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n174/tigerlady_dragonqueen/web1-14.jpg

  15. Karen Moss Says:

    I really enjoyed this sketch, thank you.

    http://talesfromthescrapheap.blogspot.com/2010/08/virtual-and-real-cropping.html

  16. amanda Says:

    This is my sketch lo
    http://scrappersdiary-amanda.blogspot.com/2010/08/fridays-sketch.html

  17. Lisa Says:

    Here’s my take on this sketch ……….

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/21446162@N02/4891871214/

  18. Shannon Hager Says:

    Here is the link to my layout.

    http://enjoyinglifewith4kids.blogspot.com/2010/08/sweet-memories.html

  19. Julie Says:

    Shimelle, thanks so much for this sketch. It suits this formal photo perfectly and this page for my parents Golden Wedding album is now so much better than I would have done on my own.
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=61668&id=1612112877&l=f32e3ac414

  20. josowerby Says:

    Here is my sketch challenge interpretation
    Jo xxxx

  21. Lou Says:

    Hi there. This is a fav page of mine that I did today. : )

  22. Becky Says:

    Here is my page which I have finally got around to uploading!
    http://beckysburblings-beckyg1.blogspot.com/

  23. Maya Says:

    I used the sketch to scrap the picture of my twin nephews. Love this sketch!

  24. Alison M Says:

    Enjoyed using the sketch. Thanks.
    Here’s the result.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/53037343@N02/4894882925/in/photostream/

  25. Anso Says:

    Here is my layout and take on the sketch:

    http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/341561-ansos/1655334-incredible/?c=t

  26. TracyW Says:

    Thanks for the sketch – here’s my take:
    “http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyweav/4896934897/

  27. Liz Says:

    This is my version of the sketch. It’s the last one on the post:
    here

  28. Smeepee Says:

    http://flic.kr/p/8sKqae

  29. Carolyn Phillips Says:

    Mine is called Grateful. An opportunity to use an old photo, a Tim Holtz mask and my sewing machine, what more could I ask!
    http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop-scrapbooking.html

  30. luluuk Says:

  31. Lisa-Jane Johnson Says:

    My wonderful cat who we lost this week.
    http://comeinsidemycrazyhead.blogspot.com/2010/08/some-more-images-from-cyber-crop-with.html

  32. Iara Says:

    such a simple design with fabulous effect, I uploaded my layout to my two peas gallery here

  33. Catherine Says:

    Hi I had fun doing this lo on friday eve! Thanks to shim for fab inspiration as always!

  34. Bethan Says:

    My Sketch LO

  35. Olivia Says:

    I was inspired by the sketch to create this :)

  36. Olivia Says:

    Just realised I left the wrong link before – sorry!

    Layout is here.

  37. Karen Moss Says:

    My take on the sketch

    http://talesfromthescrapheap.blogspot.com/2010/08/playing-tag-with-shimelle.html

  38. Candace.M Says:

    My Lo can be found here

    Candace

  39. Emily Says:

    First time using a sketch. I liked it!!! I tried it out on some tags. Here is my entry: https://www.me.com/gallery/#100039

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