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There is ALWAYS time to join our monthly sketchy challenge. Each and every month Kerry Engel designs a sketch for your creative inspiration.  Create a layout, card, canvas, art journal – whatever your creative heart desires – and upload it to our Sketchy Gallery. You can do the sketches each month or you can do whatever sketch in whatever order you would like! There are no rules. Browse through our gallery to find past sketches, check out what other fellow scrapbookers have done with the sketches and leave your comments on projects that you love. Our sketchy gallery is a fabulous place to meet and be inspired by creative souls just like you. w now have a facebook group where you can add your takes right to! CLICK HERE Nov Sketch Here is a look at the Nov 2018 sketch! And here is my take on the Sketch SUPPLIES I used…

Hello Creative  Scrapbookers! Have you ever had a layout appear almost by magic? It happened to me! Here’s the details: I created this layout.  Supplies used- Patterned paper, glittlered chipboard; Jen Hadfield Stencil: Donna Downey Ink and Embossing Paste: Ranger Chipboard: Southern Ridge Trading Co (painted with InkaGold by Viva Decor) Acrylic Letters: Pink Paislee Stickers: 7 gypsies Acrylic Tiles: Harmonie It was full on Jayme style with lots of mess and a bit of chaos going on!   I had ink and discarded paper spread all around me. I proclaimed the layout complete and set about cleaning up my mess. I lifted off the first layer, and to my wondering eyes, a second layout was just laying there amongst the scraps. I love it when scrapendipity is in the air! I glued it together, found a picture and chose a title. I love the way the background paper kind…

Hello, Connie Nichol here with a Halloween project featuring the Happy Haunting Collection from Simple Stories and two stamp sets from Quietfire Design.  My oldest son went through the ‘ghoul’ phase when he was 9 and 10 – he wanted only to be a scary masked ghoul with a weapon.  The scarier looking the weapon, the better.  Sigh. Gone were the cute animal or super hero costumes. Here’s the Simple Stories mini-kit I used: This is such a great kit!  Six sheets of double sided patterned paper and a 6×12 sheet of cardstock stickers is the perfect size to create a handful of Halloween layouts and cards without being overwhelmed. Here’s the Quietfire Design stamp sets I used – there are 9 stamps in the Crows set and even more in the Halloween Wicked collection!  It’s nice to have so many stamps to choose from – big and little, crows facing right…

Today we welcome guest blogger Lynn Lefebvre who is sharing her love for scrapbooking! Hello everyone! I’m Lynn Lefebvre and I’m super excited to be here today!  I live in a small town in Northern Ontario with my husband, two daughters and two Siamese cats. I have been scrapbooking since 2002, but I really fell in love with the craft when I discovered the blog world in 2012.  I love all the different challenge sites, which really pushed me to get out of my comfort zone.  I am a huge fan of Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine, and I am honoured to have been published in a few issues.  My daughters often argue to be on my next layout because they love to see their photos in the magazine. In 2013, I started a monthly challenge blog called Challenge YOUrself, which encourages scrapbookers to get in front of the camera and include themselves in their layouts. I…

We Were Framed, Honest! Last summer we picked up a big frame from the local thrift shop and drug it around to various places to use in photographs. This is one of our favourites of our daughter and nephew at the lake. SUPPLIES: Pink Paislee patterned paper, stickers and chipboard, Magenta Stamp, Clearsnap ink, The Crafter’s Workshop stencils, Bazzill Basics Paper cardstock, May Arts ribbon, white gel pen, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. I used the Pink Paislee – Hey Kid collection For the background I used one of our my favourite stamps from Magenta To create the background, I sprayed Clearsnap’s smooch spritz through a couple of The Crafter’s Workshop templates, and then smeared the inky side of the template onto the paper. You can’t see the patterns, but it gave the mottled and messy effect I was looking for. I then used some Chalk ink on Magenta’s dotty…