Embrace the Spirit of Peace, Love and Goodwill to All With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout

For two millennia, many people from across the globe have been observing “the most wonderful time of the year” with traditions, observances and practices that are both religious and secular and filled with themes of love, goodwill, giving and others. In fact, engagements with your community can bring glad tidings of comfort and joy, like attending church and school programs, listening to glorious choral performances, partaking in charitable donations and volunteering, wrapping gifts and baking goodies for others and more. Blog contributor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe reflected on a communal Christmas celebration that made her think of her own nostalgic experience, and in turn, made this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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Freeze Your Memories Upon This Snowflake Scrapbook Layout

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle

There’s something so lovely about the first snowfall of winter. Yes, it does mean the start of longer, colder months, but as those fluffy white flakes slowly drift down to blanket the Earth with crystalline patterns, many cannot help but become entranced at the magical meteorology. And after that fresh snow cloaks the landscape, go for an evening walk — your boots make crunching sounds, the air is crisp and the snow is glistening in the moonlight. See? Magic.

Today’s blog is all about the beauty of snow (before we have to shovel if off the driveway!), so bundle up and take a look at this snowflake scrapbook layout!

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Snow Much Fun: Scallop Borders for Winter Scrapbook Projects

More elegant that a wave and more entrancing than a simple geometric pattern, the repeated series of arcs and curvaceous shapes of scallops make it a subtle yet also bold design impression. And if you want to double down on this dynamic detail, then the Mirrored Scallops Chain Border Maker Cartridge is your aesthetic answer. Make these brr-illiant winter scrapbook projects, featuring scallop borders, that are snow much fun to make. (The scalloped designs almost mimic snowball shapes or mounds of skiable snow, too!)

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Get On Board With The Latest Chalk Pen for Scrapbooking Projects

Although many classrooms nowadays have glossy whiteboards or boards with interactive smart technology, there’s something about chalkboards and blackboards that evoke a classic, old-school aesthetic. And nowadays, chalk lettering is becoming quite the trend, from chic cafes to farmers’ market to your friend’s modern farmhouse kitchen to write down grocery lists and other reminders. Well, it’s time to chalk up your writing game — literally — with CM’s White Chalking Pen! If you have ever wanted to write or draw on a dark piece of paper or cardstock, you can! It mimics the appearance of written chalk (without any of the chalk dust haze lingering in the room!) and it’s photo-safe, too! Grab a blank paper slate and start doodling and drawing today with these scrapbooking projects that feature this brand-new chalk pen.

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Represent a Symbol for Hope, Strength and Awareness: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that first began in 1985. Fast forward to 1992, and this world health issue connected to what is arguably one of the most well-known symbols of our time: the pink ribbon. And whether you display those powerfully pink ribbons, participate in fundraising walks and runs, aid in helping a friend schedule a mammogram and other encouraging, I’m-there-for-you movements, this month is a key time for promoting breast cancer awareness and the importance of research, early detection, prevention and life-changing support. So as we enter the month of October, let’s pay tribute to the fighters, survivors, the lives that have been lost and the caregivers along the way and show awareness with this breast cancer scrapbook layout.

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Portray Pink Power: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout

In 2020 alone, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer, and approximately 0.5-1% of breast cancer occurs in men, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In respect to the brave patients, strong survivors and loved ones we have lost, as well as the steadfast support of friends, family and caregivers along this journey, there is now the Powerful & Pink Theme Pack to observe the day-to-day fight and encouragement. And with next month being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, portray a little extra power, inspiration and tribute to those affected with this breast cancer scrapbook layout. Fight on!

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Jewish Holidays Homage: Just in Time for a Sweet New Year

Shalom, scrappers! Today’s blog features the Jewish Holidays collection, which is perfect for all of your festivities year round — from the High Holidays (which are just around the corner!) to Sukkot, Purim and more. Our featured layout today is Passover! This Jewish holiday layout focuses on Passover — and pinpoints when we gather around the Seder plate… and even has some Matzah icons for those little ones who find the Afikomen! L’Shana Tovahs to all who will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah next week and we hope you enjoy these newest products!

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Bring on the Wonderland (and Fun-derland!) With These Amusement Park Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card

No matter if you have young kids or grandchildren or simply want a day of thrills and chills, an amusement park can bring out your inner kiddo and bring on the fun! Thrilling rollercoasters, spinning carousels, a bounty of arcade games — non-stop entertainment is always on the docket at these places of wonderland (and fun-derland)! Check out these crowd-pleasing amusement park crafts — two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — and make a beeline to your craft room to make them today!

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Shoot for the Sky (and Fun!) With These Star Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card

Looking for five-star ideas?! Well, you’re in luck, for today’s blog features star crafts — two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — that will surely be superstars for your layouts or to send out to friends and family! Grab your Starry Border Maker Cartridge and shoot for the skies!

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Say Yay to the USA With These Independence Day Scrapbook Projects

Freedom and fireworks — now that’s how you celebrate a birthday… America’s birthday, as a matter of fact! We’re a few days away from the Fourth of July, a celebration established all the way back to 1776. But after the hotdogs are grilled and consumed (150 million to be exact!), patriotic parades have been enjoyed, red-white-and-blue garb has been donned and fireworks have been oohed and aahed at, it’s time to get to work on those Independence Day scrapbook projects to remember them for years to come. Ready to give a “yay” to the USA? Then check out these Independence Day scrapbook borders and a DIY Independence Day card so you’re prepped for the festive activities!

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