The Weekly Sketch

May 2022 Scrapbook Page layout example Wk3

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Creating a 3D feel to your pages, doesnt have to mean lots of bumpy embellishments.  If you are careful you can add texture and interest and still be able to close your album!   (No one likes a cheese wedge shaped album... IYKWIM?) On this layout using The Weekly Sketch, and this months Scrap Box Kit, Penny has used paper flowers and tiny gems to add the interest.   You might also try adding a little height using foam pads behind either photos or embellishments.    Inking around the edge of cardstock with a permanant pigment ink pad can also give...

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May 2022 Scrapbook Page Sketch Wk3

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May 2022 Scrapbook Page Sketch Wk2

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May 2022 Scrapbook Page layout example Wk2

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Monochrome works really well with these images, in this double page layout from Penny, using this weeks sketch. (if your're not getting The Weekly Sketch, click here to request it)  Its free!   Monochrome is different shades of the same colour, plus Jenny has the white of the snow too. Circles also work well if you want to include lots of photos on a page.  The ribbon edges help to frame the page, and add some angles which breaks up the circle theme and draws the eye in.    You may want to think about printing your photos in a...

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Introducing our May 2022 guest scrapbooker Penny Furnell

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Its time to meet a new guest scrapbooker, Penny is joining us for this month, here's what she had to say.... I started scrapbooking in 2002, introduced to it by a neighbour who was a CM rep. It helped me to deal with my thousands of photos (I inherited over 2,000 when my in-laws passed away). I joined a scrapbooking group and we met monthly for a workshop and had an annual scrapbooking weekend away. I am now retired and as well as scrapbooking I make cards and do needlecrafts such as knitting, crochet and cross-stitch. I live in the...

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