Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Layout Sketch to Card with Julie Koerber + Giveaway!

Julie Koerber is on deck here today to show you how to convert a page sketch to a card, and her results are brilliant!




For instructions to recreate this beautiful card, click on the icon below to download a pdf instruction sheet.
 
http://www.pagemaps.com/images/2014/anniversary/pagemaps_julie_koerber_instruction_sheet.pdf
 
 
Today's anniversary post is sponsored by Fancy Pants. For your chance to win a collection of Be Different papers and embies, just leave a comment on this post and tell us what you love about cardmaking. Oh, and double your chances of winning, by commenting on the corresponding post on our Facebook page!
 
 
 
 
 
Good luck!
 
Becky

71 comments:

  1. I love card making because I get to think about my relationship with the recipient of the card the whole time I'm making it. And I love that they are getting a little piece of my creativity!

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  2. I love using my scrapbooking supplies for another type of project.

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  3. I love making cards for friends and family. Knowing that they are receiving a card that is unique to them, makes my heart happy!

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  4. I have never tried converting a pagemaps sketch into a card (I have taken a card sketch and turned it into a layout though). Beautiful card and fabulous giveaway (I have a boy so this collection is perfect). Thank you for the opportunity to win :)

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  5. I love making cards because it's something I can do with my 6 year old. We give cards sets away for Christmas. It's so fun to see what she creates

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  6. Though I love to scrapbook and make cards, I have little free time to plan things out so I often rely on sketches. I'd love to have the latest to help me out!

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  7. I love to make and give cards because it brings joy to the receiver's day!

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  8. What I love about cardmaking is using inspiration like this to make a unique card for someone geared to them and my feelings about them! Love the Be Different collection with it's bright and bold colors. And the card is just lovely!

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  9. I love cardmaking because it is an art of expression.

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  10. What I love about cardmaking is that it's a smaller space, so often faster than doing layouts, and a good way to try new techniques. I also am not worried about preservation of photos/documents, so I am more willing to try things that aren't archivally safe.

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  11. I've recently decided that I do NOT love card making! I'm bringing my focus back to my true love, scrapbooking. :)

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  12. Love the take on the sketch! I also love to use sketch for card, layout or even mini albums, even if it's not a sketch for this support. :)

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  13. This loos awesome! I love card making because it's so personal. :)
    - April W

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  14. Oh wow. I love this card. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. I love the creativity and escape it provides!

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  16. People appreciate when you take the time to make them a card as opposed to buying one. They know you put some thought and time into it.

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  17. I love cardmaking because I can show unique appreciation and love for the people who receive the cards I've handmade for them. I get to make pretty things, and it's faster than a layout too. Win-win! :)
    Great card, Julie! Thanks to Fancy Pants and Pagemaps for the chance to win.

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  18. I love to use my leftover scraps from layouts to make a card, and I love sending out something handmade - it's so much more personal!

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  19. What I love about cardmaking is using my leftovers and trying new techniques in small. oh, and I just LOVE Fancy Pants :).
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  20. card making is instant gratification when I'm finished and a second boost when the person gets the card

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  21. I love being able to release my creativity through card making and challenge myself to use materials that I have on hand. Great card by Julie! Nothing is more fun that creating with pattern papers. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  22. I love the fact that I can finish a card in only an hour or less and I can even use my paper scraps!! Card making for Operation Write Home also gives me the opportunity to give back to Service men and women and to say thank you!

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  23. I make cards because I don't have the patience to scrapbook. (smile). I also love customizing my cards to fit the recipient!1

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  24. I don't make so many cards, but I love them because handmade cards always add something to every gift

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  25. I like making cards because I find a design and whip up quite a few at a time.

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  26. I like making cards as I can personalise them but I enjoy papercraft and love using up my stash scraps after making a lay out so it is definitely win win!

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  27. I like to make cards because people appreciate them so much, and they're better than a birthday text or email!!

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  28. I like making cards because I can personalize them to make them special and homemade is cheaper than store-bought.

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  29. I like card making because I can use my inspiring scrapbooking supplies to make something that I'd have to buy at the store anyway. I like how it's quicker & not as complicated as a layout. Also that it's more like a gift than just a card for someone.

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  30. I love cardmaking because I like to be able to come up with a last minute card that looks good and is tailor made to the intended recipient! Thanks! I love Fancy Pants!

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  31. I like making cards because you can make just the right card for the person who receives it.

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  32. I like being able to get my crafty inspiration and make something for someone else at the same time. I especially like the fact that I can make a card in one forth the time of scrapbooking!

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  33. LOVE sending thank you notes when I win a prize!! Would love to win this!

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  34. Love, love this collection and I <3 making cards because it makes the recipient feel SO SO special.

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  35. I love making cards because the recipient knows the card was made just for them! Makes them and me feel special.

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  36. Card making is double the fun, 1) an addicting hobby that gives my soul joy & comfort. 2)Then to see the recipient awe & ooh over my creation is pure delight. Thanks to beautiful papers and great inspirations!

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  37. I like making cards because it says 'I care about you and spent time making something just for you'. I think I'd rather receive a handmade card than a store bought gift, and I think most of my mates are the same!

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  38. I love cardmaking because it's a small fast creative outlet and a handmade card is always more personal!

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  39. I love making cards because I actually have enough time to finish them! I also love the reaction from people who receive a homemade card!

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  40. I love cardmaking with my layout scraps and I love even more the oohs and aahs I get from the recipient.

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  41. Cute card and I love that prize pack-perfect for pages about my 6yr old son!

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    1. Oops, sorry. Missed something there. I like the process of creating and I like when the recipient really likes the effort and result.

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  42. I love that handmade cards are personal and from the heart!

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  43. What I love most is how much the recipient loves a handmade card from the heart!

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  44. I love making cards because to me it shows the recipient how much you care. My mom has kept every one of the cards I have given her. I love that.

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  45. I love making cards as I think of the person I'm giving it to and it's a personal thing. I also love the creating and coloring.

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  46. I love making cards because its a creative outlet and people seem to really appreciate a handmade card.

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  47. I like seeing my finished card and the reaction when I give it to the recipient.

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  48. GOrgeous card!!! LOVE the colors and how you used the page map to create it!!

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  49. The ability to personalize a card for each individual is what keeps me making cards.

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  50. I love how a homemade card brings a smile to the recipients face....Priceless!
    -Cher

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  51. I love how a homemade card conveys a special kind of care to a person. I like to feel like I thought about a specific person and a specific purpose while creating a card.

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  52. I've always loved card-making because it comes from my heart. When I make it specifically for them, and choose embellishments that I think would add to the initial viewing for them, and then write inside it things that I really mean, its just so heartfelt. A piece of me goes into each card I make.

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  53. I like making cards to give someone for a special event because they'll know how much I think of them just by taking the time to do it. And it's creative time for me! Thanks for the giveaway.
    Janice

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  54. I love how much people appreciate what I have made for them

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  55. Card making is sharing the joy of life.

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  56. What I love most about card making is that it is a fast project to complete and I love watching my husband analyze the final product to see how it was made.

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  57. I like seeing the reaction of the person receiving the card. Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  58. I love the purpose that handmade cards serve...bringing joy and sometimes comforting someone in need.

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  59. great card and awesome product to receive for the winner

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  60. I love making my card recipients happy!

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  61. I like that I can personalise them! Plus I get to use up alot of my scraps from my scrapbook pages!

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  62. I love to make cards for
    all the holidays. Makes
    me feel good to make
    them and hopefully makes
    my family feel good to
    receive them!
    Carla from Utah

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  63. I love that card making seems to be a lot faster than scrapbooking.. for me anyway

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  64. What I love about cardmaking, is that I don't need any 'extra' supplies. I can make cards from the offcuts and leftovers of my favourite scrapbooking products.

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  65. I love the creative outlet and the feel that I am give tiny presents to people I send them to.

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  66. Have you ever been in a nursing home, when mail is delivered? The nurse hands a home made card to someone without family. You watch with anticipation, because you know it's a card made by you, because they have no family! I make cards just to see the sincere look of joy they bring to other's.

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  67. cardmaking is great because it is personalized! There is no other card like one that you take time to create and give to someone.

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  68. I love the freedom of making whatever card I want, however I want!

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  69. I love that I can use up all my scraps and complete a project in a short time period!

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  70. I love being able to use up my scraps and give something handmade instead of just buying something from the store.

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