Say Ka-Bloom to Two Flower Scrapbook Layout Ideas With No Leftover Paper Scraps

Have you ever finished up a project and wondered what to do with those tiny bits of leftover paper? Do you throw them out or let them sit on your craft, waiting patiently for months for a scrappy purpose? Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu challenged herself to have minimal (in fact, close to nil!) extras behind, which she was successfully able to do by creating two flower scrapbook ideas that work off of each other! Give them a go today!

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Fabricate an Embroidery Scrapbook Technique — it’s Sew Stunning

Raise of hands — who knows how to embroider? With simple stitches, this form of art allows you to make decorative pillows for your sofa, custom handbags, clothing, tablecloths, towels and more. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu learned how to embroider from her grandmother, and paid tribute to this historic pastime by creating this embroidery scrapbook technique — it’s sew stunning! Hoop to it!

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Sketch Round-Up July 12-25

Here’s today’s agenda for you: scrapbooking, of course! Corral your trimmer, adhesives, pens, stickers, papers and more, for it’s time for another Sketch Round-Up with a lineup of innovative ideas, pretty projects and dynamic designs! Let’s go!

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2+2+2 = An Abundance of Craft Ideas For You!

Two cards, two borders and two double-page spreads for each of the TWO fantastic You-Pick-It Promo Bundles?! Now that’s what we call two-riffic!

Today’s blog post comes to you from CM Independent Advisor Lauren Hinds and features craft ideas for using the two You-Pick-It Bundles — you won’t want to miss it!

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Take On the #JulyBONUS Sketch Challenge: You-Pick-It Promo Perfection

What do you get when you mix smile-worthy sunshine and snuggly sweaters? Why, TWO amazing gift bundles that you can get FREE with qualifying orders during the You-Pick-It Promo that just kicked off! Not only do we have this exclusive promo to share with you today, but we also have a #JulyBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group featuring TWO sketches! Both of the example layouts for the sketches show how you can use products from the FREE bundle(s) you can earn during this limited-time spend/get promo… let’s dive into it!

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Sketch Round-Up June 28-July 11

Talk about a weekend of scraptastic sketches, community connections, insights and ideas, lovely layouts and so much more — the July Virtual Crop has been a top-notch event. And that’s all thanks to you! Let’s keep that cropping adrenaline pumping, shall we? Here are four more ideas for you to tackle and to put your own creative spin on!

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Win Your Choice of a Rope Chain Border Maker Cartridge or Anchor Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, July 10: 1pm CT

Charming creations, dazzling designs, lovely layouts… this July Virtual Crop has been an unbelievable blast! We’re nearing the end of this month’s event, but not without the sixth and final challenge to offer to you! Remember: You have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit your projects (as many as you’d like!) and qualify to win prizes! Let’s end with a bang — here’s Challenge #6!

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

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Win a Happy Camper Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, July 10: 11am, 1pm CT

Take a moment to pat yourself on the back — each and every single one of you have been creating beautiful projects! Thanks for sharing your creations not only with us, but with fellow scrappers like you! We can’t wait to see what you do with Challenge #5!

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

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Win Your Choice of a Seaside or Happy Camper Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #4

Saturday, July 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Rise and shine, scrappers! Welcome back to another totally-awesome and inspiring day of croppin’! Let’s get started — queued up for you now is Challenge #4!

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

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Win a Happy Camper Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #3

Friday, July 9: 5pm CT | Saturday, July 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

We’re getting close to the end of the first day of this awesome Virtual Crop, but fret not! Set your alarm and join us tomorrow at 9am CT for the second day of this weekend-long extravaganza! But first, let’s end today on a high note — say hello to Challenge #3!

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

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