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Scrapbooking Sketch of the week

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Easter scrapbook page
I may have tricked a few of you with this week’s sketch. At Two Peas, a new garden of pages from the design team goes live each Monday and I often base the week’s sketch on my pages there. So maybe you were thinking it would look a little like this. But as it’s Easter this Sunday, it seemed the right moment to grab something a little different! This page features Hipstamatic photos from last Easter, and I figured the five-small-square-photos option would make for something a little unexpected in this week’s sketch.

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The layers of the sketch are relatively simple and make it a good candidate for a patterned background with a cluster of colour. You can even make this layout from scraps and leftovers. It also gives you plenty of space to really work the title, if you want to try something lovely with lettering! The sketch includes five small, square photos, but you can change this to suit something else, of course! It could even work with a single panoramic shot replacing the row of five pictures.

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I love the pages posted from last week’s sketch! Here are a dozen of those scrapbook pages. Click any of these to see them in more detail and say hello to these scrappers!
Top row, L to R: one, two, three, four.
Middle row, L to R: five, six, seven, eight.
Bottom row, L to R: nine, ten, eleven and twelve.
Sorry about the problem with these links – somehow I had them in the reverse order! But they go to the right place now. So sorry for the mistake.

As always, the weekly sketch is a no-stress challenge that’s just for fun! If you find this sketch useful and create something with it, I’d love for you to leave a link in the comments! And while we’re very Easter themed today, I hope you have a lovely holiday weekend!

xlovesx

20 April 2011



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14 Comments for Scrapbooking Sketch of the week

  1. Zahra Says:

    Thank you for showing my LO Shimelle, but I think some of the links might have gone awry as I can’t find them all (and some seem to be in the wrong places) – could just be me though ;) x

  2. Colleen Says:

    This is fun to see what everyone did with the previous layout and love yours!

  3. rebekka Says:

    the hipstamatic images are so cool – i just discovered this app a few weeks ago and today got all inspired by your example…didn’t really stick that strictly to the sketch, but still you were inspiring to me so thank you! Since I don’t have a blog, here’s the link

  4. Claire Camp Says:

    Wow, what gorgeous layouts, I don’y know where to look next. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Claire Viney Says:

    Keep these yummy sketches coming please Shimelle. Here is this week’s from me! Happy Easter xxx

  6. craftyangel Says:

    thanks Shimelle for lovely sketch, and great new class, you have really got me thinking

    heres mine http://craftyangelsblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-hometown.html
    Angie

  7. Nathalie Says:

    Lovely sketch once more! I am working on it right now :D

  8. Cheryl M Says:

    Loved this sketch Shimelle! I’m always up for layering and adore the 6 little squares. Such possibilities. Here’s my take.
    http://scrapyourlife.net/?p=80

  9. Krystal G Says:

    Lovely layout, Shimelle, enjoyed playing with it, here’s my take: April 20 layout

  10. Kate Says:

    Hello :0)
    I stumbled across your sketch yesterday, perfect timing as ive really been trying to get more pages completed. Heres my take on your sketch, http://secretscrapbooker.blogspot.com/2011/04/its-scrapbook-page.html
    Thanks. Kate x

  11. Becky Brombley Says:

    Hi Shimelle,

    Loved the sketch this week! I’d been wanting to buy the Hipstamatic app for ages but I finally did a couple of weeks ago and I love it so was thrilled when this layout appeared! Here is my take on it!
    Becky x

  12. jenna Upson Says:

    I really enjoyed this one Shimelle, especially with the Easter theme. Here is my page.

  13. Veeruliiru Says:

    Here’s my take on the sketch!
    Can’t wait to see the new one tomorrow!!! =)

  14. Karen Williams Says:

    here’s my version

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2011/04/cant-think-of-fun-title-scratch-that.html

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