Scrapbook Page Layout Sketches Matthews NC

This sketch is literally full of photos, leaving very little room for creativity or pressure to spend hours decorating your layout. This just may be exactly what you need right now. Or if you want to use the sketch but you're feeling the creativity juices flow, feel free to swap out some of those picture spots for more decorative elements.

Michael's Arts Crafts
(704) 510-0922
8716 Jw Clay Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
 
Art Aspects
(704) 442-8240
701 S Sharon Amity Rd, Ste A
Charlotte, NC
 
US Craft Company
(631) 805-0759
11203 Foxhaven Dr
Charlotte, NC
 
The Art Preserve
(704) 358-8882
3200 N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC
 
Cheap Joes Art Stuff & Framing Shop
(704) 333-2527
4420 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC
 
Binders Art Supplies & Frames
(704) 334-4611
284 S Sharon Amity Rd
Charlotte, NC
 
Image Arts Etc
(704) 708-4546
11524 Providence Rd, Ste B
Charlotte, NC
 
Beet Contemporary Craft & Functional Art
(704) 334-3558
3202 N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC
 
Green Rice Gallery
(704) 344-0300
451 E. 36th St
Charlotte, NC
 
Michaels
(704) 521-1336
4337 Park Rd Park Road Shopping Ctr
Charlotte, NC
 

Scrapbook Page Layout Sketches

A Simple, Versatile Sketch

For several years now, I've simplified part of this great hobby by creating seasonal layouts: I create two-page spreads that summarize the highlights of what my family did in any particular season. In the case of the layout below, I summarized our fall from last year using this month's sketch.

This sketch is literally full of photos, leaving very little room for creativity or pressure to spend hours decorating your layout. This just may be exactly what you need right now. Or if you want to use the sketch but you're feeling the creativity juices flow, feel free to swap out some of those picture spots for more decorative elements.

Our Fall by Becky Higgins. Supplies Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper: Scenic Route (green) and Dream Street Papers (yellow); Letter stickers: American Crafts; Brads: Making Memories; Corner-rounder punch and pen: EK Success; Adhesive: Easy-Stick Double Stick Adhesive, Duck Products, Henkel Consumer Adhesive.

Becky's note: To jazz up this layout a bit, I grabbed some paper scraps and a pair of scissors and did a little freestyle scallop cutting. I added some brads, and the whole layout came to life with a touch of whimsy.

More Layouts with This Sketch

To see more layouts based on this sketch, check out the "Becky's Sketch" column in the October 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes.

Free Sketch Downloads

Try these variations on this month's sketch! You can download them in a PDF file for your binder.

Appeared in: October 2009

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