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Good day Creative Scrapbookers! Jayme Loge here today with a few layouts from my craft table. I wanted to play with a few simple supplies and try to create a couple of layouts with them. I started with a few sheets of We R Memory Keepers patterned paper and coordinating sticker set, a few sheets of Bazzill cardstock and an American Crafts alphabet set. Here’s what I did with them: First, I started off using the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine’s sketch from this month’s “Let’s Get Sketchy” challenge – CLICK HERE to download your take on this sketch! I added the heart to the background with some ‘vintage’ Heidi Swapp masks and Inca Gold paste. I changed the orientation of the sketch somewhat and used a special old photo taken on a trip to Mexico in 2000. Back then, film cameras were still in use and disposable panoramic cameras were all…

Each issue Kelly Klapstein posts a double page sketch on our website to inspire you!  Design a layout based on the sketch and submit it to us!  Submissions are welcome from all over the world! You could be published in an upcoming issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine!  YAHOOO! Here is the current sketch – you have until May 01 2016 to submit your take on Kelly’s sketch! Here is Kelly’s take to inspire you featuring some of our favourite products from BoBunny and Tombow SUPPLIES: BoBunny papers, stickers, jewels and flowers, Tombow Pens and Adhesives, Westcott trimmer and scissors. This layout came together using the BoBunny Heritage Collection To create the word SHINE Kelly used Tombow Dual Brush pens CLICK HERE for more details and to download your take on our double the fun sketchy challenge. Get your double page sketchy on!

These bottles filled with vibrant pigment ink have been showing up on all our Design Team projects! Here Desiree Saskiw has used citronella coloured Aladine Izink distributed by Clearsnap to create a bright journaling block in the center of her layout. She then added her journaling  and doodled frame using a black Creative Memories black Dual-Tip pen. All those little chipboard elements are stuck on her layout using Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Dodz. Happy Scrapbooking everyone

WINNER UPDATE – Congratulations to Mary Beth Trzcienski – this weeks lucky winner!!!! It is Wednesday and we love giving stuff away EVERY SINGLE WEDNESDAY!!!!! This week we are giving away the Mon Amour Collection from graphic 45!!!!! Just in time for Valentines Day!!!!  This prize could be yours! Why not eh???? To enter to win this contest 1. Visit graphic 45 on facebook – CLICK HERE – Tell them CS sent you! 2. Leave a comment right here under this blog post. You have until Friday Feb 12th  at midnight to enter! Good luck everyone!

Love You More – with Karen Ellis Happy Tuesday everyone! I thought that I would share what I’ve been playing with at the studio lately FOILS!  Yes, Foils!  I’m loving this trend right now.   A little bit of shine and a whole lot of fun!   Although, I will admit I’ve had to play around with it’s application but, now I’m in a groove, I can’t be stopped!! Here’s a festive card perfect for Valentine’s Day that I made with  the help of my Brother ScanNCut electronic cutting machine. Materials Used 5×7 White Card Blank – Canvas Corp 4.75”x6.75” Printed Paper (mine is a Gelli Print I made but you can also use your favourite double sided cardstock). Gold DecoFoil – Interweave DecoFoil Peel N Stick Toner Sheets – Interweave Brother ScanNCut electronic cutting machine – Brother (any model will do, I used the new CM650W) Iron/Ironing Surface and Parchment Paper…

Connie Nichol designed these two cards using a recycled thesaurus! This card features products from Close To My Heart – acrylic stamps and ink. Chameleon Pens – for all the colouring and shading Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L – the photo corners and E-Z Runner Brother Sewing Machine – the decorative stitching here and there. Watch Connie create this card from start to finish! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PeNuGhgXrI Start recycling today!

Hi there, Connie Nichol here with my interpretation of the January sketch in Creative Scrapbooker’s  Sketchy Challenge. Here’s the sketch.  As you can see,  I used it as starting point, but sort of flipped it and changed the circles to other embellishments.  Sketches make the whole scrapbooking process much faster for me. I used Close to My Heart’s Urban Paper Packet and Complements for the project.  This is great boy line – very masculine colours and patterns.  The Complements are a variety of stickers and chipboard die cuts to embellish the page. To add a little more fun, I took a wet paint brush and flicked a little blue watercolour paint on the background page.   There is already some blue droplets on this particular patterned paper, which gave me the idea to add more!  At the end, most of it ended up being covered with my photograph, but…