Ladybug Layouts Weekend Retreat

2011 Retreat Dates

June 3-5 (CANCELLED due to location issues)
October 21-23, December 2-4 (BOTH CANCELLED due to family committments)

Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Why don't YOU get published? How about in Canadian Scrapbooker?

Canadian Scrapbooker wants to see and publish your work. If you have an unpublished, original layout that you want to share with others across Canada, please send it to us! It’s simple. Below you’ll find a quick guide on how to submit your work. Call For SPRING – Deadline November 15, 2009 (okay missed that deadline, but there will be more).

We are currently looking for pages in the below themes:
  • Layouts that use the colour VIOLET
  • Layouts using tissue paper
  • Layouts inspired by Ukrainian Easter eggs
  • Spring is in the air
  • Layouts using vintage tags
  • Easter
  • Layouts inspired by nursery rhymes
We are also looking for that perfect photo for our Spring 2010 cover. If you have a photo that you have taken and you feel it would look fantastic on our magazine cover, please send it to us!

Deadline for the Spring 2010 page call: November 15, 2009

Call For Pages
  • Call for Spring 2010 – Deadline: November 15, 2009
  • Call for paper crafts (including children’s paper crafts) – ongoing
  • Call for unpublished Canadian layouts – ongoing
  • Call for unpublished original Canadian layouts – ongoing
  • Call for amazing photos – ongoing
  • Call for seasonal photos for our website – ongoing
  • Call for “Walking Away” photos – ongoing
How To Submit Your Work

Fill out the online submission form below, or

E-mail a scanned image or digital picture of your work to Please limit file size to 200K and attach only one image per submission.

Please be sure to include the following information in your email:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Title of layout
  • Size of layout
In the subject line of your e-mail, please indicate the Page Call you are submitting for. For example: “Spring 2010”.

Have an idea for an article? Send it to us!

The sky’s the limit! We are continually looking for fresh ideas to share with our readers. E-mail your article to: Please include any images that you would like to include. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Today's Tip

A lot of photos you want to cramp into a layout? Consider turning your photos into a photo collage. For an effective collage, look at the proportions of your photos and then piece them together in a way that show them off effectively.