Calvinball 2021 Review

Alice Boll
Alice Boll

2021 was the third year ScrapHappy hosted the Calvinball scrapbooking and crafting event. This year we moved into the ScrapHappy Circle community space and it was a GREAT MOVE!!!
Here is a recap of how things went!

Calvinball will return for 2022! You can sign up here at any time: CALVINBALL REGISTRATION

Have you heard of Calvinball? It’s a month-long scrapbooking adventure inspired by the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip by Bill Watterson.

Calvinball Crop

2021 Calvinball Leaderboard

 
This is the FINAL Leaderboard for Calvinball 2021.
Congratulations to everyone on an amazing month of scrapbooking!!!!
 

LEADERBOARD as of end of Day 31

  1. kayleen – 5032 points
  2. Dawn: Scrapbooksage – 4507 points
  3. leslie-3 – 3112 points
  4. Debra Gardner – 2838 points
  5. magan – 2798 points
  6. simera  – 2703 points
  7. RENE – 2656 points
  8. debbie-4 – 2632 points
  9. susan – Willa’s and Ellie’s Gramma – 2292 points
  10. merrick – 2002 points
 
 

Special Fun Days!

2021 Rules for Counting Points

(Rules are different every year and change daily throughout the challenge, with new rules being added and some temporary rules being taken away.)

 

This is what the rules were on Day 31 of the 2021 Calvinball challenge.

 

Rules:

 
PRE-STARTING RULES:
If you post a practice image to this new gallery: 2 points (claim once)
Start/participate in your FIRST chat (in the Chat space): 2 points (claim once)
If you sign up before Midnight March 1: 2 points
 
Rules:
1. Game runs from 12:01am (Pacific) March 1st until 11:59pm March 31 (Pacific). 31 full days
2. One layout or one project life page = one point
3. A double page layout is two pages = 2 points
4. One mini-album page (covers count as pages), one card, one tag = 1/2 point each
5. Art journal pages = 1/2 – 1 point depending on size/difficulty (if it takes more than an hour… take the full point)
6. Decorated daily planner pages (daily, weekly, monthly, tabs, etc) = 1/2 point
7. Photobook pages = 1/2 – 1 point (preslotted/self-created)
8. Non-paper craft projects = 1 point (project must take an hour or longer to create) If you’re working on a large project like a quilt/afghan you can take 1 point for each hour spent on it.
9. Create a Scrapbook Process Video or Layout Share Video = 1 point
10. Create a Scrapbook Tutorial = 1 point
11. Write a blog post about a project you created = 1 point
When sharing online please point people to https://scraphappy.org/calvinball for more info!
 
Calvinball Publicity Points:
1/2 point per project shared on each social media platform using the hashtag #calvinball2021 AND #scraphappy  *If you’re sharing cards that are all the same design you only get to claim sharing points for ONE card.

1, Calvinball Circle Gallery *OFFICIAL PLACE TO POST! (You don’t need the hashtags for this, but should use them in all other posts!)
2. Facebook: share to your personal profile.
3. Facebook: share to a group. Please respect rules of groups.
4. Instagram
5. Other social media platform. 
 
(Be sure to follow the rules of the platform! This counts for Facebook groups you share in too!)
 
Calvinball Team Building Points:
1. Leave comments on 10 Calvinball layouts = 1 point
2. Leave comments on 5 Calvinball blog posts or YouTube videos = 1 point
3. Early Bird – for signing up/joining the ScrapHappy Circle community in February = 2 points  (only claim it once!)
4. Attend a Calvinball crop = 1 point
5. Show us your layout/project on the live video crop. = 1 point
6. Complete a layout (or two cards) while participating in, or watching the video replay of the crop. = 1 point

Calvinball Crop #1 Replay LINK
Calvinball Crop #2 Replay LINK
 
STACKABLE POINTS!  Points are stackable! If you can get a point by using a star, and you can get a point by using a certain colour, like green, you can get two points for using a green star! You do not get 4 points for using 2 green stars. Each category applies only once to a layout/project.
WARNING: Watch out for stackable exemption days, where you MAY NOT stack your points… also known as… ‘no double-dipping days!
NO DOUBLE DIPPING DAY – MARCH ??
On No Double Dipping day you can not stack your points… each item counts separately!

Permanent Bonus Points:  (1 point each)
NOTE: These will be added throughout the duration of the contest, so be sure to check back for new rules! Rules apply to the day you create… no going back to reevaluate your points.  
You can only claim a bonus point once on each project. (You can’t use 10 stars for 10 points.) Date shows date rule was added. 
 
  1. Star – March 1
  2. Green – March 1
  3. Cutfiles -March 2
  4. Enamel dot. -March 2
  5. Put away 4 layouts. -March 2
  6. THREE of a kind: 3 photos OR 3 words in your title OR 3 similar shapes (just 3 of the same kind of thing on your layout/project) -March 3
  7. Something you coloured. -March 3
  8. Die cuts. -March 3
  9. Washi tape. – CB Crop #1
  10. Handwriting. – CB Crop #1
  11. Tearing Paper. – CB Crop #1
  12. Hearts. – CB Crop #1
  13. Labels. – CB Crop #1
  14. Pink. – CB Crop #1
  15. Date your layout/project. – CB Crop #1
  16. Ribbon. – CB Crop #1
  17. Sequins. – CB Crop #1
  18. Wood veneer. – CB Crop #1
  19. Tags. – CB Crop #1
  20. Typewriter font. – CB Crop #1
  21. Stamping. – CB Crop #1
  22. Black and White Photo. -March 5
  23. Flower. -March 6
  24. Banner. -March 6
  25. Use at least 3 patterned papers. -March 6
  26. Create your own background paper. -March 7
  27. Vellum. -March 7
  28. Tidy your scrap space. (Clean desktop or 1 hour = 1 point) – March 8
  29. Arrow. -March 8
  30. Spray/mist/ink splatter. -March 9
  31. Puffy stickers. -March 9
  32. Clock. -March 10
  33. Book. -March 11
  34. Bling. -March 11
  35. Multi-font title. -March 12
  36. Chickens/cows or farmhouse style. -March 12
  37. Tropical. -March 13
  38. Staples. -March 13
  39. Watercolour. -March 14
  40. Memorabilia. -March 14
  41. Theme Park/Carnival. -March 16
  42. Something ombre. -March 17
  43. Crumple paper. -March 18
  44. Use a corner rounder. -March 19
  45. A bird. -March 19
  46. A hexagon. -March 20
  47. Sun OR moon. -March 20
  48. Monochromatic. -March 21
  49. Foil. -March 21
  50. Journaling. -March 21
  51. House. -March 22
  52. Circle. -March 22
  53. Plaid/Gingham. – March 23
  54. Camera. -March 23
  55. Use a stencil. -March 24
  56. Leaves. -March 24
  57. Use song lyric or title. – March 25
  58. Acetate/clear plastic. -March 26
  59. Buttons. -March 27
  60. Grid. -March 27
  61. Snowman. -CB Crop #2
  62. Photo Corners. -CB Crop #2
  63. Project Life/Cut Apart Cards. -CB Crop #2
  64. Interactive Elements. -CB Crop #2
  65. Foam tape. -CB Crop #2
  66. Use a punch. -CB Crop #2
  67. Colour wheel. -CB Crop #2
  68. Wood grain. -CB Crop #2
  69. Cork. -March 29
  70. Geotag. -March 29
  71. Cat. -March 30
  72. Dog. -March 30
  73. Baby chicken. -March 30 

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