#ThrowbackThursday: Turning a Sketch into a Scrapbooking Masterpiece

Here’s another #ThrowbackThursday on the blog! We provided one of our fabulous blog contributors, Meggan, with a sketch that we created for the Sorbet collection and asked her to re-create it using the Full Bloom collection and make it uniquely hers! Want to see? Take a look!

The Sketch:


The Sketch as a Sorbet Layout:


Meggan’s Inspiration:

Cody is my third, and youngest, child. As he progressed from baby to toddlerhood, he sprouted this delightful mop of blonde curls that I was very reluctant to have cut as I was fairly certain that they would never return once chopped off. A few months before his third birthday, the time came for his first haircut. To preserve those curls forever, I took him out for a photo shoot at a local park. These portraits were just waiting for a colourful collection like Full Bloom to be scrapbooked to their full potential.


The inspiration sketch is a very versatile layout option – all of my photos were vertical, so I simply rotated the pages 90 degrees and the results are perfect! If you have a mix of vertical and horizontal photos, just rotate one page of the layout 90 degrees – one page will hold horizontal pictures and the other vertical ones.

In addition to using stickers from the Full Bloom collection, I also used the Dewdrop Flower Punch and a pair of scissors to make some fun accents for the page.

To create this 12×12 scrapbooking layout, you will need:


Layout by Meggan Jacks – CM Independent Advisor

Step 1: Use Beige Cardstock as the base of both sides of the spread.

Step 2: Cut 12 pieces from Designer Paper to measure 2-3/4″ x 3-3/4″.

Step 3: Cut six pieces from Designer Paper to measure 5-3/4″ x 3-3/4″.

Step 4: Adhere all of the pieces to the spread, following the sketch.

Step 5: Adhere six photos to measure 5-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ to the spread.

Step 6: Trim and adhere two photos to measure 2-1/4″ x 3-1/4″.

Step 7: Trim and adhere four pieces of White Cardstock to measure 2-1/4″ x 3-1/4″.

Step 8: Adhere Stickers and Embellishments to the spread as desired.

Step 9: Journal using a Black Dual-Tip Pen.

– Instructions for Dewdrop Flower Punch Accents –


Using the Dewdrop Flower Punch, punch a few flowers from various pieces of paper.

  • Tab: Using scissors or the Personal Trimmer, cut off the right and left sides of the flower, leaving the centre “body” of the flower for the tab.
  • Buttercup Sticker: Cut a dewdrop flower in half. Adhere one half to above and one half to below the sticker.

So, what do you think of this #ThrowbackThursday sketch? It’s easy to take an existing scrapbooking sketch and make it new with just a few simple modifications!



Comment below and tell us what you think! Will you try re-creating this layout?!

– Meggan

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