The Weekly Sketch

February 2022 wk2 Page layout example

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Never underestimate the usefulness of plain cardstock!  In this layout from our guest scrapbooker Vicki, the simple style and layout showcases the photographs perfectly, making them the star of the show.   I would recommend keeping a good range of colours in your craft room if you can, and an extra stash of white.   White makes an excellent background when you have busy paper or photographs.  Its also great as a backing sheet if you have a printed paper you want to use, but havent got enough to make a whole double page layout as a 'wallpapered' effect.

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February 2022 Wk2 page layout sketch

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Introducing our February 2022 guest scrapbooker, Vicky Fielding

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Hi, I'm Victoria Fielding, or Vicky to my friends! I started scrapbooking after a creative memories demonstration with a University friend in 2005 and haven't looked back! I love doing craft and enjoy cross-stitch, watercolour and handmade cards and gifts.  I met Linda when I needed more supplies after leaving university and ended up being a Creative Memories consultant in her team, and we've stayed in touch ever since, event though the company closed down. I've been to a few of Linda's country house craft retreats and I love getting dedicated time to focus on making pages. At home I'm...

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February 2022 Wk1 Page Layout example

Posted by Linda Gransby on

Vicki's first double page layout is a good reminder to us to focus on the important componants of scrapbooking.  If you're like me, its very easy to be sidetracked by all the wonderful embellishments and papers available (note: does anyone else not use their favourite papers, but save them for when they have a 'special' layout to do?) Your page basics should include a selection of photos that tell the story, journalling, a title and a date. When selecting photos, try to pick your best shots; not blurry or poor quality unless its the only option you have to tell...

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February 2022 Wk1 Sketch

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