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Scrapbooking Sketch of the week

scrapbooking sketch and scrapbook page ideas
scrapbooking sketch and scrapbook page ideas
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Ready for a new sketch? And are you getting the message that I just might like patterned paper more than is probably healthy? This week’s layout has two 4×6 photos and five different patterned papers, though you could substitute solid colours for any of those blocks if you prefer.

scrapbooking sketch
The trick with this type of page design is to start by building a background (including your photos) that is quite blocky – everything fits together, everything has straight edges and ninety degree angles. Then layer the fun stuff on top! A lot or a little… and you can extend the journaling box all across the page if you have more to write. Can’t wait to see what you make!

scrapbook page ideas
And I love the layouts from last week’s sketch. Here’s a sample of different interpretations!
Top row: one, two, three, four, five, six.
Middle row: seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven-, twelve.
Bottom row: thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen and eighteen.

I hope you like this sketch too – happy scrapping!


26 January 2011

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34 Comments for Scrapbooking Sketch of the week

  1. emma clark Says:

    hooray!!! you got my page lol…. thankyou xxx

    have just printed this weeks off and am gonna challenge myself to do it all with patterned papers just like you have, scares me a bit tho lol

  2. Carol Says:

    Beautiful layouts from everyone! TFS

  3. Bee H. Says:

    I started using your sketch and it grew and grew and now I have counts 6 different pattern papers on my LO. Whoops!

  4. Candace.M Says:

    Lovely LO & great way to help me use up some stash – trying hard to use up stash before CHA releases hit the stores

  5. Nathalie Says:

    Love the clean lines of this sketch too! Thank you for sharing my page! I am off to check the others up close :)

  6. maja Says:

    Love this sketch and here is my page.

  7. Claire Says:

    Love this one more than the last!!

    Here’s the link to my sketch from last week, i did try to post it yesterday but it didn’t seem to work!

  8. pauline Says:

    Thank you so much Shimelle for putting my LO on your blog! Love everyone’s LOs too! Can’t wait to do my next layout! xx

  9. cheryl Says:

    fab layouts everyone x

  10. Denise Says:

    I’ve been busy and haven’t been checking much and boy I should have! I love sketches. I’ll have my lo for this new one done soon. Thank you for posting it. :)

  11. Denise Says:

    I’ve been busy and haven’t been checking much and boy I should have! I love sketches. I’ll have my lo for this new one done soon. Thank you for posting it. :)

  12. Lizzie Says:

    This is a good sketch. I might have to use this…
    Thanks Shimelle!

  13. jenna Upson Says:

    Thanks for another sketch. This is mine here

  14. Louise Says:

    I’ve had a go too. Here’s mine, thanks Shimelle :)

  15. Jennie M Says:

    Here’s my go at it too!
    3 years old

  16. Shannon Hager Says:

    Another great sketch! HERE is mine.

  17. craftyangel Says:

    heres mine

    loved sketch, thanks

  18. Sarah Says:

    Thanks for linking to my LO from last week! Gave me a bit of a confidence boost ;0)

    Here my LO for this weeks sketch.

  19. Paula Sykes Says:

    My sketch for this week!

  20. Becky G Says:

    Have finally got around to doing last week’s as well as this week’s! Thanks for these sketches, I am really enjoying playing with them :)

  21. Jeannie Says:

    Here is my page on my blog
    I love how this makes me use my patterned paper more than I usually would!

  22. Ezlie Says:

    My layout

    thanks for sharing your pages!

  23. Michelle Mckinnon Says:

    Thanks again for the inspiration, loved working on this one”

  24. Mary Bainbridge Says:

    Just been told about these sketches and this week’s one was perfect for the two photos I had, I usually try to use one or three photos but very seldom two I find that so much more difficult Enough waffling here is my digi effort

    all the pps and embellishments are my own creation the title font is The King and Queen Font
    Journalling font Journal

  25. Karen Williams Says:

    of course we like this one too- here is my version (x3) of this week’s sketch

  26. maikko Says:

    sorry, i write in finnish in my blog. my page tells about an autum.

  27. Michelle Says:

    Ooops! Almost forgot to post a link Thanks for the inspiration

  28. Jo Says:

    You have all done fantastic layouts from last weeks sketches.

    Here is my layout for this weeks sketch which I absolutely loved even though it was out of my comfort zone… CS showing?!?!? :)

  29. Julie Jeavons Says:

    Thanks Shimelle – I flicked through my holiday album and decided I had got into a two 4X6 photos and three circles rut. This has certainly added some variety. My LO is loaded here:

  30. Cal Says:

    Yay! I’m loving this prompt Shimelle, thanks!
    Here’s a link to my blog with my page.

  31. Jeppula Says:

    This is page from trip to Stocholm. Where I have been many, many times:)

  32. Alison Says:

    Thanks for the sketch Shimelle!

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