Just in time for the brand new school year, we paired up this month with the industry's most popular, highly beloved sketch resource, Page Maps! It's owner, Becky, granted us the opportunity to work one-on-one with her September designer sketches with the help of our top-notch CP Gal design team, and some of Crate's readily familiar product collections. Also, Page Maps is playing hostess to a Crate Paper Giveaway & Sketch Contest. Visit their website/blog for further information and to see Crate Paper & Page Maps in action, as a team, for the very first time!
Here's a brief sample of CP sketch creations to admire before heading over to the Page Maps website to see what they've lined up for you this month! Remember to download and print your favorite sketches - inspiration is only a 'click' away!
Page Map Artist: Michiko Kato
The best part about sketches is that you don't have to debate the specifics, ever. Becky shows you exact placements for embellishments, titles, photos, and so forth. And you don't always have to follow the sketch to a 't'. Michiko replaced the kite with balloons and slightly relocated her page's title. Even with these changes, the layout clearly resembles the inspirational sketch.
Page Map Artist: Sophie Crespy
Skipping out entirely on the suggested rectangles, instead, Sophie arranges a series of grid-guided circles. To keep with the circle theme, she squeezes in a photo and journaling spot inside two of the circles. And with the addition of sewing, the sketch's "patchwork" feel is preserved. Cuteness galore!
Page Map Artist: Naomi Atkins
Naomi's layout avoids breaking the rules and really brings her sketch to life by regarding it's every suggestion. The beautiful compilation of papers and photos from our Story Teller collection are a great fit for the sketch..and instagrams!
A HUGE thank-you to Becky for the September invitation! Much fun and creativity was had by our CP Gals. *Make sure to check out the sketch challenge, Crate fans!