Happy National Scrapbook Day everyone! I'm excited to be celebrating this amazing hobby today and sharing some inspiration!  I love any design that features circles or stars, so when I saw Bea Valint's layout in the Winter 2016 issue of SCT with the fun circle of stars, I was in scrapbook heaven!

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Seriously, how cute is this design?! I love the colorful patterns and whimsical stars, all joined together with circular stitching. I incorporated a similar concept on my page that documents 12 years of marriage (though we'll be celebrating 19 this summer – wow does time fly!)

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Tip: I used circle punched papers and layered die cuts to form my circle and added button embellishments for texture. I typed a block of journaling inside the circle, and let the two photos overlap the lower right edge as well.

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I few tiny punched butterflies were added outside the circle, and I die cut a script word for my title, giving the circle a nice base to rest upon.

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Hope you enjoy reading the SCT blog today and are inspired to create something to celebrate!

~ Lisa Dickinson

 3:00 PM GIVEAWAYS!

Each hour our wonderful partners are joining us to celebrate this day and to celebrate you! This hour we have prizes from our sweet friends at Stampin' Up! and BoBunny!  SU Collage

We’re so excited to celebrate iNSD with all of you! And what is a celebration without a few prizes, right!? One lucky reader will receive a pack of 12”x 12” Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper, the Labeler Alphabet Photopolymer Stamp Set (and a clear acrylic block to use it) and a Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Pad. We hope you have fun creating memories and documenting them!

BoBunny

Happy interNational Scrapbook Day from BoBunny! Be inspired with one of our three brand new lines! One lucky winner will receive the Serendipity collection along with an assortment of coordinating embellishments and essential crafting supplies!   

  • One Serendipity Collection Pack-18 sheets of paper and one full size sticker sheet
  • One Serendipity 6×6 paper pad
  • One pack Serendipity layered chipboard
  • One pack Serendipity chipboards
  • One pack Pretty Posies clear stamps
  • One Mandala Craft Die

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Thank you so much Stampin' Up! and BoBunny for an amazing prize package this hour! For an opportunity to win each hour's prizes, be sure to leave a comment below by Saturday, May 13th! Winners will be announced on May 15th. Good luck!

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BoBunny

Thank you for joining us today! Be sure to join us each hour until 6:00pm today for inspiration, tips and techniques from our team and of course PRIZES! If you’re just joining us, welcome and be sure to start at the very beginning for our 8:00 am challenge!  

We want to see what you're doing today! Please tag us at #sctmagazineinsd2017!