Make Sparks Fly With This Fireworks Scrapbook Layout

Do you remember where you were the first time you saw a fireworks show? There’s nothing quite like watching fireworks dazzle across the sky (cue all the oohs and ahhs!), and with America’s Independence Day happening this weekend, we reckon there will be plenty of people taking some fantastic fireworks photos. Gather up your Festive Fourth papers and Firecracker Punch, because blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has a fantastic fireworks scrapbook layout for you to try out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up June 22-26

Whether you follow a craft’s step-by-step instructions to a T or use a sketch as simply a source of inspiration, there are always elements of imagination, fun and design to to be had when scrapbooking. And don’t forget you can subscribe to the blog to get your fill of these posts and ideas right to your inbox! We’ll be sharing instructions for these projects on the blog soon enough, but until then, you can get a motivational head start on them now with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Send Out Some Love With These DIY Encouragement Cards

There’s something special about sending mail to your friends and family. Dedicating the time to make a handmade card and knowing you’ll put a smile on someone’s face can warm anyone’s heart. Take a look at these DIY encouragement cards that Blog contributor Tina Kistinger made with the Picture This! collection and start thinking of who you’d send these sweet sentiments to.

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Ignite Your Imagination With These Paper Punch Project Ideas

Have you heard about our new punch promo yet? From now until the end of June (or while supplies last) you can get the exclusive Sun Punch or Grassland Paper Punch for FREE by purchasing the CM products you know and love! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu got her hands on these products early — check out these fun paper punch project ideas she came up with!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up June 15-19

Do your albums need an extra jolt of ideas and inspiration? If you find yourself hitting a creative block, working with scrapbook sketches can be a great way to ignite new ideas for exciting layouts — and to give your albums a fresh look, too. Check out these four sketches from our Instagram account this past week and start imagining (and creating!) new projects today!

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Promote Positivity With These Quarantine Scrapbook Borders and Card

Due to COVID-19, 2020 is going to be remembered as a difficult and unusual year for so many. A lot of the year has been filled with a bit of gloom or unsteadiness, and many are looking for the silver lining. As scrapbookers, it’s up to us to find the bright sides in these situations and bring them to life in our albums and projects. Take a look at this DIY quarantine card and quarantine scrapbook border ideas and start thinking about how you can use the Love Each Other Theme Pack to promote positivity!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up June 8-12

It’s been an inspiring weekend for scrapbookers everywhere — we held a Virtual Crop on our Facebook page and it was truly a blast! But if you missed it and want to try out some sketches, or even if you did participate and are still looking for more projects to try out, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Win a Campfire Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, June 13: 1pm CT

Where did the time go? Can you believe we’ve come to the last challenge for this Virtual Crop? It’s been so wonderful getting to scrapbook with you over the past two days and we hope you were just as inspired as we were when checking out the layouts that were created!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a S’more Memories Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, June 13: 11am, 1pm CT

This Virtual Crop has been a total smash hit! No matter what the challenge is, you continue to produce incredible layouts that we’re in awe of! We hope your second (or third) wind is kicking in because there are still two challenges remaining!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win an Electric Summer Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, June 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Welcome back! We hope you’re ready for another jam-packed day of scrapbooking. We have three challenges scheduled today, plus three prizes to go along with them. (Woohoo!) Ready, set, let’s go into Challenge #4!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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