American Idol, Making Memories Style

With the popularity of FOX’s American Idol, I guess the Making Memories wanted to get in on some of the same kind of fun. Last month Making Memories had a call for layouts to be posted for a Making Memories Idol Contest on their site. They had thousands of entries and the Making Memories team narrowed the competitors down to 50. Now it is your turn to help decided the next Making Memories Idol. You can go here to sign up to receive an email reminder when the voting begins on Monday morning, March 5. The voting polls will be … Continue reading

Adapting Sketches

Using sketches when creating your scrapbook layouts can save you a lot of time. You can use sketches from other scrapbookers or create your own. A sketch is a drawing showing the outline of where you will place items on the page. For example, you draw where you will place your photos, patterned paper and embellishments. I recently drew up a sketch that I thought would be a fun way to include 7 pictures on my album. The journaling space is around the perimeter of the picture square. Here are two different layouts I created based on this sketch. I … Continue reading