Parks, beaches, gardens, backyards, lakes, streams, nature trails… different aspects of the great outdoors can be canvases for exploration, imagination and play (for both children and adults)! And after all that fresh air fun, you’re going to need a canvas to showcase the sunshine and smiles, which is where this spring scrapbook layout come in! What outdoorsy wonders would you highlight?Continue reading This Spring Scrapbook Layout Is a Breath of Fresh Air Fun
The latest and greatest promo that just launched today really packs a punch… literally! For a limited time, you can earn up to TWO exclusive border punches, the Alpine Mountains Border Punch and/or the Wheatfield Border Punch, for FREE with qualifying orders on the CM website. (Woot, woot!) And while you wait for your outdoorsy free punch(es) to arrive, we’re going to show you not two, not three but FOUR scrapbook punch projects that have been created with these limited-time items so you can see them in crafting action — pump up your punch game and check them out now!Continue reading Border Punches Promo: Add Dynamic Dimension With These Scrapbook Punch Projects
Wow. We’re already four months into 2021… but what sorts of layouts, cards, borders and other projects have you created in that timeframe? (Please make sure to let us know — we want to see what you’ve been up to!) Well, if you’re yearning to do some learning, the blog is a great place to see fresh, fun and fantastic new ideas to stimulate your creativity all year round. In fact, here’s a jam-packed Sketch Round-Up of some recent beauties — six layouts, in fact! Check them out below and let loose your creativity!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up March 29-April 18
With everything going on in the world this past year, many of us have found ourselves spending a lot more time at home. Perhaps you’ve picked up a new hobby or expanded on a current one, whether it would be gardening, scrapbooking, making music, sewing, woodworking and more! Many schools have gone from in-person learning to virtual sessions, and even a hybrid of the two. Maybe you’ve found yourself around the kitchen table more or taught your kids some cooking and baking tips. Video calls graciously give us the ability family, friends and co-workers from the comfort of home. And in light of these times, people have pushed through and found ways to connect with one another… determined to still make memories. And that’s just what blog contributor Noreen Smith did with her COVID-19 scrapbook layout by gridding some at-home memories with the Staycation collection! What memories have you had within the walls of your home this past year?Continue reading Grid Homey Memories With This COVID-19 Scrapbook Layout
Family is everything. They’re the ones (whether by blood or not) who have your back and pick you up when you need support, the companions who love you no matter what, the folks who cheer you on as you celebrate successes in life and the people who laugh with you and strive to see you smile. And when you want to give a shout-out to those who are near and dear to your heart, this family scrapbook layout will surely wrap up these special sentiments with its comforting-meets-charming allure.Continue reading Boast a Beautiful Bond With This Family Scrapbook Layout
Many people cannot wait for spring to arrive. The Earth, on its seasonal trek, leans in closer to the sun and brings bouts of warmer weather, verdant grass, budding blooms and a chorus of chirping birds! And this springtime sensation, migration and nesting of birds is the perfect time to do some bird watching (and perhaps learning a bit about the feathered fowls that live in your area!). Just ask blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu — her and her family have been admiring recent winged additions that have called their front porch home, tweet home! Take a look at this birdhouse scrapbook layout and try it out for yourself!
It’s happy hour every hour when you make projects with the Wine Chain Border Maker Cartridge! This cartridge creates a wine bottle, wine glass and champagne flute design to uncork your creativity for layouts of weddings and anniversaries, birthdays, New Year’s Eve, trips to the vineyard, celebrating promotions and even those relaxing staycation moments at home. (Hello, game nights and stay-at-home wine tastings!) And whether you prefer a fruity rosé, a full-bodied red, a bright white or non-alcoholic sparkling grape juice, you’re sure to be be grape-ful to add this BMC to your toolbox! Toast to new delights with these wine scrapbook borders!Continue reading Sip, Sip, Hooray With These Wine Scrapbook Borders
What do you think of when you look back on the memories of your childhood? Was there a momentous occasion close to your heart that you can still recall, or perhaps you can remember a day playing games and having fun with those dearest to you or maybe it’s the quality (and tail-wagging) time you spent with a beloved pet? No matter what comes to mind, creating memories, from childhood into adulthood, is what life is all about. Memories remind us of the important people and places we hold dear to our hearts. And if you want to build a happy home for your most special memories, the Homestead collection, like this farmhouse chic scrapbook layout, constructs just that! See for yourself!Continue reading Collect and Corral Creativity With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Layout
Good times and journal vibes are waiting for you! Why’s that? Because of the Virtual Crop Weekend Special, that’s why! This pop-up promo is your doodling, dotting, drawing and dabbling opportunity to get the Journal Jive Bundle FREE! Yes, FREE! All you have to do is make a qualifying purchase on CM products from now until April 12 at noon CT (AU: 13 April at 3am AET) and you’ll get the exclusive Wavy Mini Journal Template (perfect for making creative journal lines and decorating layouts, cards and other crafts!) and Light Gray Dot Tip Pen! Want to see how it jives a cool presence onto your pages? Take a look below with these three awesome layouts! (Hint: You’re going to love them!)
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Saturday, April 10: 1pm CT
Time flies when you’re having fun, and that statement definitely rings true with Virtual Crop weekends! We’re already to the sixth and final challenge of the April Virtual Crop, but have no fear — you still have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit all your layouts and qualify for prizes! Let’s end on a great note with Challenge #6, ready and waiting for your savvy skills!
For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.Continue reading Win a Roundabout Recipe Template: Virtual Crop Challenge #6