Enjoy Your Springtime Memories All Year Round: Spring Scrapbook Projects With Circle Borders

Style and trends may come and go — just like how the four seasons transition throughout the year — but in the end, circle shapes will repeat itself again and again an attractive, playful and lasting design. And you can enjoy this on-target trend all year round with the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge and its modern circle borders cutouts! Check out how we’ve adapted this BMC for springtime with these spring scrapbook borders! (They’re sure to bring your album pages and memories full circle!)

To create these borders you will need:

Check out the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge in action in the video below!

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Every Day Beauty Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2″ strip of large wildflowers designer paper for the base. Cut a 12″ x 1/2″ strip of grass designer paper and adhere on the bottom of the base.

Step 2: Using the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border with grass designer paper. Cut a 12″ x 5/16″ strip of lavender waves tonal paper and adhere behind the circles. Mount on the border, just above the grass strip. Place a butterflies border sticker on top.

Step 3: Using the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch two borders with each peach waves and lavender sprigs tonal papers. Layer and adhere behind the border so that just the scallops show.

Wildflowers Border

Step 1: Cut a 12″ x 2-3/4″ strip of hand-painted shrubs designer paper for the base. Cut a 12″ x 1/2″ strip of honey yellow waves tonal paper and adhere to the bottom. Place a lavender spring-inspired quote border sticker along the seam.

Step 2: Cut a 12″ x 3/4″ strip of honey yellow diamond tonal paper. Using the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border with each lavender sprigs and honey yellow birds silhouette tonal papers. Cut the honey yellow border in half lengthwise and layer behind the lavender border. Adhere on top of the honey yellow diamond strip and mount on the border, tucking a petunias border sticker behind it as shown.

Step 3: Add stickers and embellishments, popping some up with Foam Squares for added dimension.

Spring Border

Step 1: Cut a 2-3/4″ x 12″ strip of hand-painted shrubs designer paper for the base. Cut a 2-1/4″ x 12″ strip of wavy stripes designer paper and adhere on the base. Cut a 1-1/2″ x 12″ strip of honey yellow wash designer paper and mount on top.

Step 2: Using the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border with White Solid Cardstock and cut in half lengthwise. Punch a border with dark hunter green butterflies silhouette tonal paper. Using the inside edge of the smallest Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Blue Blade, cut circles with several various tonal paper scraps. Apply adhesive to the dark hunter green border and adhere circle pieces behind the border as shown. Layer and adhere the white border halves behind and mount on the border.

Step 3: Using the inside edge of the medium Custom Cutting System Circle Pattern and the Green Blade, cut a circle with White Solid Cardstock. Using the Red Blade, cut a circle with dark hunter green butterflies silhouette tonal paper. Adhere the “Spring is a lovely reminder…” sticker on the white circle, then the dark hunter green circle. Mount on the border with Foam Squares.

Step 4: Add additional stickers as desired.

Sunshine Border

Step 1: Cut a 3″ x 12″ strip of leaf green waves tonal paper for the base. Cut a 2-1/4″ x 12″ strip of dark hunter green butterflies silhouette tonal paper and adhere near the left side of the border. Cut a 1/2″ x 12″ strip of honey yellow wallpaper florals designer paper and adhere near the right side of the border. Place a dusty sky blue wavy border sticker along the seam.

Step 2: Using the Circle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, punch borders with each honey yellow wash designer paper, dusty sky blue wildlife and wildflower silhouettes designer paper and leaf green waves tonal paper. Using a scissors, cut out six three-circles sections and one five-circles section. Cut a slit in the end circle of one section and slide the end of another section in to make a link. Repeat with the other sections. Adhere to the border as shown.

Step 3: Adhere stickers, popping some up with Foam Squares for added dimension.

What do you think of these spring scrapbook ideas? Do you like the versatile look of the circle borders made with the Circle Chain BMC? What other themes (other seasons, birthdays, vacations, school, etc.) would you adapt this tool with to create?

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