Greetings, scrapbookers! This week we’re celebrating the week leading up to National Scrapbooking Day 2012 (Saturday, May 5) with the theme “scrapbooking around the house.” Each day we’ll host a variety of activities to get your scrap on, including tips, challenges, and prizes GALORE on both the Creating Keepsakes and Club CK blogs. On Saturday we’ll continue the festivities in both places, and we’ve also teamed up with Big Picture Classes to bring you a FREE 12-hour Creative Crop (sign up to reserve your spot today).
As we scrapbook around the house, today we’re visiting the KITCHEN. Let’s see how CK Dream Team member Laura Vegas approaches it.
are giving our challenge a little bit of a kitchen twist! Think of your
supplies as ingredients. Pull out a little bit of this, and a little
bit of that, just like the recipe calls for. Then follow that recipe, as you
assemble and mix your ingredients together, to create a perfect layout.
All you need to do for this challenge, is create a scrapbook layout using the following ingredients, and keeping to the basic recipe:
Loving by Laura Vegas. Supplies: Patterned paper: Fancy Pants Designs and Studio Calico; Cardstock: American Crafts; Alphabet stickers: Jillibean Soup; Buttons: October Afternoon and Fancy Pants Designs; Ink: Stampin' Up!; Staples: Ranger Industries; Die-cutting machine: Silhouette America; Font: Avant
Garde; Other: thread.
Easy 5-Step Recipe To Create Scrapbook Layout
Start with 3
patterned papers. Measure out 1/3 of each paper to use on your layout.
Add 1 Tbsp. all-purpose title, using letter stickers or a
Find 1 perfect photo and combine with the layout, stirring till smooth.
Create 1 baker's dozen journaling
strips, blocks, or tags. Spread liberally over surface of layout.
Sprinkle on 3 clusters of embellishments, such
as dashes of buttons or pinches of brads.
Follow the recipe and post your layout on the idea galleries. I'm excited to see what tasty dishes you create!
--Laura Vegas, CK Dream Team member
P.S. Check out this article on the rule of thirds for even more inspiration!
Create a layout based on the above recipe to win a package of yummy, kitchen-themed scrapbooking supplies from The Paper Company Studio, Spellbinders, and Imaginisce. We'll randomly pick one challenge participant to win.
If you'd like to participate in the challenge, here's what to do:
- Create a layout based on the challenge above.
- Upload a photograph or scan of your layout to the Club CK gallery. (how to upload to the gallery)
- Leave a comment below with the URL link to your layout in the Club CK gallery; for example, your comment could look like this: "Thanks for the great challenge! Here's my project: http://clubcreatingkeepsakes.com/media/p/31086.aspx."
Note: Previously created layouts are not eligible; images and comments must be posted on or after May 3, 2012, to be eligible.
Your images and comments must be posted before 9:00 am MDT on Monday, May 7, 2012, to be considered for the contest.
Congrats to our winner, Cristina! To claim your prize, watch for a message on your profile.