Prep Patriotic Scrapbook Layouts With Fun Flag Decor

This week, both the United States and Canada will be celebrating some national observances — Canada Day on the 1st and America’s Independence Day on the 4th. What better way to document the festivities than with a patriotic scrapbook layout decorated with a custom-made flag embellishment? Follow the instructions below to make either (or both!) of these easy layouts from just one piece of double-sided paper and watch the video to see how to make a coordinating waving flag embellishment!

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Tips for Creating Photographic Scrapbook Paper Layouts

The Planes, Trains and Automobiles Paper Packs feature striking papers with photographic scenes on the reverse side. For some scrapbookers, these photographic backgrounds can be tricky to work with — you don’t want to cover up the featured image on the paper, you aren’t sure what size of photos will work on them or maybe you don’t know how to embellish without making them look too busy. But fear not — once you know a few tricks, they can be one of the easiest and fastest ways to create a layout! Check out these tips and examples on how to create stellar photographic scrapbook paper layouts!

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Delight Dad With These DIY Father’s Day Card Ideas

Let’s talk about dad. Is he a gearhead who loves everything about cars? Is he a wannabe pilot, setting his sights high above the clouds? Or maybe he’s fascinated with locomotives — and the opportunity to shout “All aboard?” No matter what dad is into, you can create a DIY Father’s Day card that perfectly suits him using the Planes, Trains and Automobiles collections. Follow the instructions below or watch the video to find out how to make each of these fun Father’s Day cards.

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Transform the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit Into a Fun DIY Mini Album

Have you ordered the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit yet? It’s wildly awesome — perfect for kiddos of all ages and comes with everything needed (including easy instructions) to create a fun card they can make and send to a loved one. What’s even cooler is by adding just a few more basic supplies, you can transform the card kit into your own DIY mini album! Check out the video or follow the instructions below to learn how!

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Make Tone-ally Awesome Spring Scrapbook Layouts with Spring Medley

Tone-on-tone paper packs don’t have to settle for being the accent piece in your layout. When you use a bit of creativity, you can bring these shades to life and make them the star of your project. Check out how blog contributor Noreen Smith made this spring scrapbook layout that primarily uses the Spring Medley Tone-on-Tone Paper Pack!

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Create Easter Mini-Baskets and DIY Easter Cards with the Easter Blessing Theme Pack

Easter celebrations may look a lot different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And even though most of us will be staying at home and practicing social distancing this holiday weekend, we can still still bring a bit of fun to the Easter dinner table with sweet mini treat baskets, in addition to sharing the joy of this delightful season by making and sending DIY Easter cards to loved ones who can’t be with us. Thankfully, all you need to make both the mini-baskets and cards are the Easter Blessing Theme Pack, the Spring Leaf Chain Border Maker Cartridge, Blank Cards or White Cardstock and a few basic tools. Check the beauties out below!

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Promote Acceptance and Spread Love with this Autism Awareness Scrapbook Layout

Chances are you know (and love!) someone with autism, as the Autism Society estimates that currently 1 in 59 individuals are affected by autism. Although we now know much more about autism than we did when it was first identified, there is still much work to do. In 2008 the United Nations declared the second day of April as World Autism Awareness Day, and now the entire month of April is dedicated to promoting autism awareness, acceptance, information about services and supports, as well as a better overall understanding of neurodiversity. See how blog contributor Noreen came up with this beautiful autism awareness scrapbook layout in this blog post!

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Create a Magical Theme Park Scrapbook Layout in Five Fast & Easy Steps!

You might look at the Magic Awaits collection and immediately think of amusement parks and carnivals, but the daring designs and popping palette of bright red, yellow and black make it a versatile collection that can be used for lots of different occasions! Blog contributor Noreen Smith used photos from her son’s birthday party at an indoor playground with Magic Awaits Fast2Fab™ Refill Pages and was able to put all the fun of his special day into a spread in just five steps. And the bonus? A two-page layout was completed in about 15 minutes! Here’s how:

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Make Sweet DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts with Daydreamer and the Floral Circle Punch

Who doesn’t love a nice little gift or keepsake on special occasions? It’s a simple way to spread some love and they’re guaranteed to get your guests and friends excited! Blog contributor Noreen Smith is a party keepsake aficionado and she’s got a couple of DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for you to try! Check them out!

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Create Shimmery DIY Party Decor with Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs

Whether you’re having an epic New Year’s Eve gala or a quiet dinner party to celebrate the coming of the new decade, you’ll definitely want to have some elegant party decorations for the occasion! And when you combine the new Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs with some shimmery cardstock and a few handy tools, it’s easier than ever to create countdown-worthy DIY party decor to ring in the new year! Check out these ideas and start making some for your own get-togethers!

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