213 in 2013: A List of Creative Prompts

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Posted 1/7/2013 by Jamie Sorenson in General Scrappin'
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Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 1/7/2013 10:33:39 AM
Hi Peas! I hope you are enjoying our free classes so far this year!

I wanted to begin a thread for our 213 in 2013 series specifically. By the end of this year we will have presented 213 creative prompts; in this thread I will list them as we add to the library of challenges each week! We hope you will bookmark this thread and use it as a resource when you're in need of a creative jumpstart. To bookmark a thread, just click on the arrow next to 'Reply' in the top right-hand corner of this thread. Click the bookmark option. To access your bookmarks, hover over your username in the top right-hand corner of the site, click on bookmarks and then find the Message Board section in your bookmarks.

Week 1 with Shannon Tidwell
1. Add subtle texture to the background.
2. Get Crafty!
3. Play with a Pocket
4. Layering Labels

Week 2 with Corrie Jones
5. Start with a blank slate
6. Get Messy with mists
7. Forget your paper trimmer
8. Use some washi tape

Week 3 with Anna-Maria Wolniak

9. Use a mask and mist on the page.
10. Try to recycle the frames from your stickers.
11. Stamping with one motif.

Week 4 with Lilith Eeckels

12. Use Lilith's sketch (she's provided a couple options!)
13. Use vellum
14. Take out your border punches
15. Use a page protector

Week 5 with Shannon Tidwell

16. Use the Background Pattern as a Guide
17. Go Primary
18. Create a Photo Grid
19. All Boy!!
20. Pop Dot Crazy

Week 6 with Corrie Jones

21. Choose a bright, happy color scheme.
22. Create a title using vellum.
23. Incorporate stitching, either hand stitching or machine stitching.
24. Use enamel or candy dots.

Week 7 with Celine Navarro

25. Soften any background with Gesso
26. Mix mists & water for a softer watercolor look
27. Use a pocket to hold hidden photos.
28. Add glitter to make your title pop!

Week 8 with Lilith Eeckels

29. Print on vellum or cardstock
30. Paint lines with mists or watercolours
31. Layer papers from the same collection
32. Hand stitch two patterns together

Week 9 with Shannon Tidwell

33. Cut a design from patterned paper.
34. Go Metallic!
35. Tie it with a bow.
36. Heat it up with embossing powder!

Week 10 with Corrie Jones

37. Use kraft.
38. Make a rainbow.
39. Create your own stamped design with embossing.
40. Put away your patterned paper.

Week 11 with Celine Navarro

41. Emboss Papers with your die-cutting machine
42. Use die-cuts as an embellishment on your background
43. Add color to your embossed papers
44. Outline your die-cuts with a black pencil.

Week 12 with Lilith Eeckels

45. Use pink on a boy layout.
46. Get your ribbons out.
47. Rub it on with rub ons.
48. Doodle

Week 13 with Shannon Tidwell

49. Cut a Die Cut or Two
50. Bokeh your Layout
51. Make a Big Photo Corner
52. Tinsel the Edges

Week 14 with Corrie Jones

53. Allow yourself to be inspired.
54. Use a seasonal product in a non-seasonal way.
55. Handcut a shape to enhance your theme.
56. Use pre-made glitter embellishments.

Week 15 with Celine Navarro

57. Repeat one photo as the background of a double-page layout.
58. Print your photo on white cardstock.
59. Mist on your photos!
60. Doodle on your photos!
61 Make a list of things you like on your photo.

Week 16 with Lilith Eeckels

62. Use a grid design.
63. Make the most of journaling cards.
64. Double the fun (use two photos).
65. Stars and stars.

Week 17 with Shannon Tidwell

66. Scrap a Holiday
67. Use a Yellow Background
68. Use at least FOUR Photos
69. Fill the White Space on a Photo with Embellishments!

Week 18 with Corrie Jones

70. Use a 6x6 paper pad.
71. Scraplift yourself.
72. Mix & match different tags.
73. Add dimension without adding bulk.

Week 19 with Celine Navarro

74. Use Tissue Paper for your background
75. Play with Printables
76. Alter Chipboards with Gesso
77. Neutral Vs Color on your layout

Week 20 with Lilith Eeckels

78.Texturize (add texture whether in th form of gesso, modeling paste, fabric, pow paper, etc)
79. Pin it down (add a pin)
80. Go confetti wild (use your mists or a confetti punch)
81. See through (add a transparent element)

Week 21 with Shannon Tidwell

82. Combine Stripes and Dots
83. Use a 2Peas Cut File in Your Title
84. Go for the Gold!
85. You've Been Framed!

Week 22 with Corrie Jones

86. Try out an art supply.
87. Don't be worried when you need to start over.
88. Combine see through elements.
89. Decorate with flair!

Week 23 with Celine Navarro

90. Make a photo collage and split it up in two different parts
91. Play with stamps to create a pattern on your background
92. Turn your stamps into journaling labels
93. Mix stickers & die-cuts for a fun look
94. Mix Thickers & Alpha Stamps for your title

Week 24 with Lilith Eeckels

95. Make it interactive.
96. Put your eyes to the test.
97. Pull out some cork.

Week 25 with Shannon Tidwell

98. Super Size a Cut File
99. 2 in 1 Layout
100. Combine Diagonals
101. Cut a Border from Patterned Paper

Week 26 with Corrie Jones

102. Start with colors you love.
103. Try out arrows.
104. Scrapbook about yourself.
105. Play with fun paperclips.

Week 27 with Celine Navarro

106. Cut your own background with your Silhouette
107. Add texture using stitching within a design.
108. Glue your pictures diagonally
109. Use a stencil as your main title
110. Use stamps as embellishments on your layout

Week 28 with Lilith Eeckels

111. Make it light and fluffy
112. Use a salvaged item (a tag, ticket...)
113. Show the way
114. Make it vivid

Week 29 with Shannon Tidwell

115. Add Textures to a Pre-Printed Background Paper
116. Put Your Pictures on the Edge.
117. Add a Little Memorabilia.
118. Roller Paint It!

Week 30 with Corrie Jones

119. Scrapbook black & white photos.
120. Use a paperclip in the middle of the page.
121. Mix & match letter stickers.
122. Don't over think it.

Week 31 with Celine Navarro

123. Play with CHALK Tape
124. Gesso to whiten up the chalk
125. Daubers & Water = LOVE!
126. White mists to make contrasts!
127. Alpha stamps & Watercolor = cool title!

Week 32 with Lilith Eeckels

128. Back it up
129. Use a boy colour combination
130. Confetti words
131. Add an image or shape to your title.

Week 33 with Shannon Tidwell

132. Use photos with text/icons printed on them.
133. Use photo text as inspiration for the page title.
134. Connect your background.
135. Gor for it!
136. Stack some flags.

Week 34 with Corrie Jones

137. Use multiple photos.
138. Customize your background with watercolor.
139. Use puffy stickers.
140. Mix in dimensional embellishments.
141. Let go of the pressure.

Week 35 with Celine Navarro

142. Use photos a relative took of YOU.
143. Mix color and b&w photos.
144. Use Project Life products on your layout.
145. BIG TITLE = BIG IDEA!
146. Feathers are trendy!

Week 36 with Lilith Eeckels

147. Leave it as it is.
148. Encourage yourself.
149. Get nature involved.
150. Cut out a stamp.
151. Hide your journalling.

Week 37 with Shannon Tidwell

152. Use a Corrugated Background.
153. Collage Your Photos & Embellishments Together.
154. Bring The Party Back to Your Page.
155. Paint Die Cuts to Fit Your Needs.

Week 38 with Corrie Jones

156. Don't come up with something new.
157. Add subtle color.
158. Use a shape that you do not use often.
159. Scrap a photo series.

Week 39 with Celine Navarro
160. Create your own background with embossed prints.
161. Embrace imperfection.
162. Create a fun quilted-like background with cardboard frames.
163. More than one title for your layout!
164. Fill in the blanks!

Week 40 with Lilith Eeckels

165. Make it horizontal
166. Be Bold with Gold
167. Create three layered clusters
168. Use 5 photos
169. Use a page from a book

Week 41 with Shannon Tidwell

170. Use some pretty mail on your layout.
171. Add a large circle to the background of your layout.
172. Make your own large numbers or letters.
173. Create a subtle embellishment with tone on tone cardstock.

Week 42 with Corrie Jones

174. Cover your background.
175. Use rub ons.
176. Change it if it doesn't work.
177. Add flowers.

Week 43 with Celine Navarro

178. Recycle Old Chipboards.
179. Cover with Gesso & mists.
180. It's OK to scrapbook sad photos/stories.
181. Make your own feathers.
182. Use few embellishments.

Week 44 with Lilith Eeckels

183. Use at least 3 6*6 patterned papers.
184. Go for bright.
185. Make it go a long way.
186. Add a whole lot of arrows.
187. Soften the look.

Week 45 with Corrie Jones

188. Scrapbook your pet.
189. Shuffle until it works.
190. Use feathers.
191. Splatter with sequins.

Week 46 with Shannon Tidwell

192. Go Grey.
193. Punch up a patterned paper for an eye-popping page.
194. Use Project Life Cards on your non Project Life projects.
195. Embellish your page with one pack of embellishments.

Week 47 with Celine Navarro

196. Use BOLD patterned Papers
197. GO MIXED MEDIA!
198. Go Crazy - use a pizza cutter!
199. Liquid Soap & mists = fun!
200. Use a photo of YOU when you were a kid

Enjoy!

Caitlynsmommy
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Posted: 1/7/2013 1:42:37 PM
THANK YOU for doing this! Awesome!

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Posted: 1/7/2013 1:49:05 PM
Thanks!

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Posted: 1/7/2013 2:04:10 PM
Thank you!

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Posted: 1/7/2013 2:11:22 PM
Thank you 2peas for doing this!

peamac
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Posted: 1/7/2013 2:25:51 PM
Thanks! Bookmarked this thread!

jenettycakes76
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Posted: 1/7/2013 2:38:03 PM


'Nough said!

HoneyBee13
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Posted: 1/7/2013 3:27:41 PM

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Posted: 1/7/2013 6:15:13 PM
okay, so how does one bookmark a thread? TIA

pharmgirl
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Posted: 1/7/2013 11:50:50 PM
wow - that took me a while to find! see the "reply" button - click on the arrow next to it - you will see choices for bookmarking the thread or adding to your watchlist. hth

keddypea
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Posted: 1/8/2013 7:22:07 AM
Thanks Jaime! When I watched the video yesterday I was trying to figure out how I would keep all the prompts in one place somewhere.

RebekahW
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Posted: 1/8/2013 9:59:53 AM
Thanks!!! Was wondering how to keep track! I just started scrapping after a looooong break and this class is just I needed! THANKS!!!!

Shannon Tidwell
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Posted: 1/8/2013 10:47:10 AM
thanks Jamie, great idea!

LisaEDesign
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Posted: 1/8/2013 11:14:08 AM
Thanks! I think this is my favorite of the new classes so far, but they are all great!

*Fresca*
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Posted: 1/8/2013 1:44:10 PM
Thanks!

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Posted: 1/8/2013 1:55:22 PM
It's bookmarked and I will be doing #1 today. Thank you!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 1/16/2013 2:43:08 PM
BTT!

ScrapNatya
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Posted: 1/16/2013 4:49:34 PM
This list will come in handy! Thanks Jamie!

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Posted: 1/16/2013 5:04:39 PM
Thanks Jamie! Love the videos!

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Posted: 1/16/2013 5:46:00 PM
thank you!!
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Posted: 1/17/2013 8:00:48 AM
Thank you Jamie for putting the list together. I'm taking notes as I watch them, but it will be nice to have the prompts all in one place. Great idea. Maria

pcrfn
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Posted: 1/17/2013 8:04:33 AM
And thank you Java Girl for asking "how to bookmark" and to Pharmgirl for answering. It had been awhile since I'd bookmarked anything and had forgotten how. Maria

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Posted: 1/17/2013 8:10:02 AM
Oooh, looks fun. Bookmarking now! Thanks!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:42:19 AM
I've just updated the list with the Anna-Maria's class that went live yesterday!

onescrappygirl
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Posted: 1/22/2013 9:56:31 AM
Loving the videos & thanks for putting all if the tips in one easy to find spot!

jen1021
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Posted: 1/22/2013 2:04:04 PM
Awesome! The videos are such fun to watch and to have everything all in one place is great. Thank you!

KatyLouWho
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Posted: 1/22/2013 2:43:02 PM
Is there a reason that this can't be pinned to the top of the forum?

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 1/22/2013 4:12:16 PM

Is there a reason that this can't be pinned to the top of the forum?


Great idea, Katy! I will make it a sticky.

ETA: I decided to not make this a sticky after all, as I'd like to have a resource thread for each class and do not want to clog up the forums with so many stickies. I recommend bookmarking the thread. Thanks!

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Posted: 1/22/2013 10:00:12 PM
I am loving this new series! I have done two pages and they have been so much fun
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Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 1/28/2013 10:36:29 AM
Happy Monday! I've added Lilith's lesson to the list.

Shannon Tidwell
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Posted: 2/3/2013 4:17:46 PM
btt.....getting ready for my video tomorrow....and I'm a ding dong and can't figure out how to bookmark this thread!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 2/4/2013 10:18:29 AM
BTT! Love all the tips in today's video by Shannon. Enjoy Peas!

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Posted: 2/4/2013 3:21:17 PM
Definately want to bookmark!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 2/11/2013 9:22:06 AM
We're up with a new lesson! Corrie rocked the washi tape this week.

garnerjeannine
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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:20:19 PM
I just watched the video. Thanks for keeping us up to date!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 2/18/2013 10:00:48 AM
We've got a new video up! The first video tutorial from newly added Garden Girl Celine Navarro. Enjoy!

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Posted: 2/18/2013 11:29:21 AM
Thanks for organizing these for us. I'm loving this class so far!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 2/25/2013 10:07:09 AM
Lilith's video is up! LOVE what she's done with her photo.

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Posted: 2/25/2013 9:47:24 PM
btt

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 3/4/2013 9:52:05 AM
Happy Monday! A new video is up.

ScrapNatya
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Posted: 3/5/2013 8:02:29 AM
btt

scrapperjen1
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Posted: 3/8/2013 2:27:46 PM
I need to get working on these! Thanks - these look fantastic.

CalleLillyCafe
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Posted: 3/9/2013 3:13:03 AM
I am loving this! This will keep me on my toes & something to look fwd to after a crazy day! Oh wait! Kids have no school for 2 wks! My girls will join me then! thx!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 3/11/2013 9:45:24 AM
BTT! Happy Monday!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 3/18/2013 9:39:50 AM
Celine's video is up!

diana*thompson
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Posted: 3/18/2013 3:24:59 PM
Thank-you!

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Posted: 3/18/2013 3:25:25 PM
Thank-you!

Jamie Sorenson
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Posted: 4/8/2013 9:51:50 AM
BTT. Happy Monday!

LAuclair
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Posted: 4/8/2013 10:15:57 AM
Happy Monday to you, too, Jamie!

scrapperjen1
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Posted: 5/1/2013 7:43:15 PM
I really need to get working on these, they're fantastic prompts!
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