Take a Bite of Sweetness With This Fruit Scrapbook Border

Who doesn’t love a juicy piece of fruit? There are so many fabulous fruits out there in the world, and so many ways to enjoy them — whirled up in a smoothie, chopped up for a salad, placed atop an ice cream sundae and in its simplest form, eaten plain! Each sweet morsel has its own set of origins or where its zest and aroma taste best, and blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was just recently thinking about that notion with tropical fruits she had in Hawaii! It inspired her to produce a fruit scrapbook border with the new Boho Escape collection — take a look at this sweet treat!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Dec. 28 – Jan. 1

Looking for some totally trendy, oh so awesome and fabulously fun projects to kick off 2021 with? Well, then let’s toast to a new year with a new edition of the Weekly Sketch Round-Up, for we have three great projects to show you! Inspiration is just a scroll away — enjoy these fresh ideas!

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2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Scrapbookers

As the year comes to a close, people everywhere are starting to think about how they want the upcoming year to be different. This thinking often leads to New Year’s resolutions — goals people want to reach or new habits they want to enact. In fact, tons of people take part in this annual go-getter, do-better tradition, but did you know that about 80-percent of people fall off the resolutions track by February?

Fear not, scrappers! We are a resilient, motivated bunch! Scrapbookers mean business when striving to preserve those precious memories. So, with that being said, we’ve compiled a list of scrapbooking New Year’s resolutions that will help you get even more albums done and create even better, more meaningful projects. Three, two, one… let’s go!

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CMTV’s 2020 Year-End Review Show

Where has the year gone? 2020 was definitely an interesting one, but one of the best and brightest things to come out of the year was the birth of CMTV in March! CMTV has quickly become one of our most popular channels of inspiration and innovation, as scrapbookers and crafters across the globe have gotten hooked in on (and perhaps binge-watched!) the engaging episodes. There are plenty of CMTV episodes to go through, but today, we’re showcasing the best of the best. Get your popcorn ready, because it’s time for the CMTV 2020 Year-End Review Show!

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Layer on the Love With This Wedding Scrapbook Layout

Whether you’ve been married for six months, six years or even sixty years, it’s so important (and appreciated!) to show how much you love and cherish your significant other, no matter how big or small. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was looking for a new, surprising way to show her love, and she found it with this stunning and sweet wedding scrapbook layout.

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Dec. 21-25

Wowzers, where did December (and 2020 for that matter!) go? Hard to believe we are near the end of the month, but we’re in no way ending our sources and snippets of fabulous ideas, inspiration, motivation and more! Looking to take on a project to end your scrapbooking year on the right note? Well, you’re in luck, for it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up with three superb sketches!

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Commemorate Time Spent Together With This Family Scrapbook Layout

With the 2020 lockdown, many people found themselves spending more time than usual with their immediate family members. Lots of people transitioned to working from home. Kids adjusted to virtual learning. Perhaps there have been more shared meals and meaningful conversations around the table. Game and movie nights have picked up in popularity… and these are just a few examples! While this time can certainly be challenging, it can also leave you with a deeper sense of appreciation for the loved ones in your life. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu learned a lot about her appreciation for her friends and family this year, and she decided to show her gratefulness with a family scrapbook layout made with the Natural Disposition collection. Check it out!

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Have a Pocket-Sized Celebration With These DIY Mini Albums

Mini albums may be small, but they sure are mighty — mighty with your beloved photos and memories, that is! These quick, easy-to-do scrapbooking projects can be completed in one sitting and are the perfect way to showcase your special stories, from timely DIY holiday mini albums to showcasing precious baby moments! CM Japan Advisors Yuuki Miyata and Yumi Iizuka came up with these clever DIY mini albums that can turn all sorts of photos into a beautiful display — check them out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Dec. 14-18

Need a creative boost to carry you into the Christmas week ahead? We have three great sketch projects for you to try out (one of which is a two-page layout!). Gather your craft supplies and get ready for splendid project ideas, because it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Seek Out Serenity With This Happy Place Scrapbook Layout

Due to the ongoing pandemic, many people may be missing out on their happy place or special locations these days, especially if it’s an indoor venue like a library, sports stadium or restaurant. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was missing one of her happy places lately, so she created a beautiful base for a happy place scrapbook layout! Take a look below!

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