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Saturday, May 7, 2016

National Scrapbooking Day 2016 Virtual Crop


Happy NSD – I guess we should call it iNSD because CM has The First Annual Creative Memories Worldwide Virtual Crop happening right now!!  CM, and thousands of scrapbookers, are sharing ideas and inspiration from around the world in celebration of the iconic event that Creative Memories is famous for inventing in the mid '90's - National Scrapbook Day!

Pop in at your leisure to this super fun Facebook event from your favorite scrapping spot for just an hour, or stay the whole day! CM is providing page sketches, inspiration and tips and PRIZES!!  Don’t worry – there is plenty of support to encourage you to complete pages, card projects, or even just organize your photos! Whatever's on your creative "to do" list is fair game. It's always more fun knowing there's a whole great big group of folks being creative with you, even if they're creating on their own turf, yes? :)
I hope to see you pop on for however long you can stay and also that you will share pictures of your finished pages and projects to inspire other crop attendees!

The ideas will stay in this event, too – so be sure to “join” the event so you can see them after the Virtual Crop is over.  Do this by clicking on the event link or searching FB by using hashtags. The hashtag for this event is #‎cmworldwidevirtualcrop  be sure to include it when posting ideas.  You can search for ideas from past virtual crops, too, by searching Facebook for #CMVirtualCrop1, #CMVirtualCrop2 and #CMVirtualCrop3.

Below are some of the ideas that I contributed for the crop with a little bit of information about the products and techniques used.

Challenge #1 – Sketch Challenge

Left hand sideNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Boy products
Right hand sideNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Boy products
Papers, Journal Box & “Love” artwork :  Hello Baby Boy paper pack
Stickers – Hello Baby Boy (blue heart scalloped circle)
                   Hello Baby Girl (pink heart scalloped circle)

Challenge #12 – Card Sketch ChallengeNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Girl products
Paper:  Hello Baby Girl
Stickers:  Hello Baby Girl
Pearl Embellishments:  Hello Baby

Challenge #9 Color Inspiration (Blue, orange, green & red)NSD 2016 Creative Memories

NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Papers used:  Cranberry Cardstock and papers from the
Look on the Bright Side pack.

Challenge #10 – Punch Art Challengelanterns punch art
lanterns punch art
Paper: Look on the Bright Side  paper pack
LanternsShape Maker System and Circle Cartridge for round lanterns, Square Cartridge for rectangle cartridge (cut square in 1/2 and round with Corner Rounder).
Fold accordion style and flatten slightly.
Border Maker System & Picket Fence Cartridge (line to hang lanterns from, top & bottom piece for lanterns), Diamond Scroll Cartridge (for hook).

Koala Bear punch art
You can learn more about the labeling system used for CMs Custom Cutting System here.

Challenge #15 – How To Technique.
NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Background striped paper, “Once Upon a Time” strip, green and yellow for flower: Hello Baby Boy Paper Pack
Yellow flower: Look on the Bright Side Paper Pack  
Grey flower center: Hello Baby Cardstock Pack
Title:  Mint ABC/123 Stickers

NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Made using the CM Corner Rounder. Visit the CM Crop Challenges static page here: http://woobox.com/6g996m for complete how-two instructions!

Challenge #16 Border Mania!
Scrapbook Border for Braces - lisasworkshop.blogspot.com
Decorative Arcs Border Punch
Paper: Hello Baby Boy pack
Navy ABC/123 Stickers
”Braces”  - from the Hello Baby Boy Sticker pack

Check back throughout the event – I’ll add more ideas here as they’re shared in the virtual crop!
Happy iNSD!!

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