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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Witch-ing You a Ghoulishly Good Time With These Halloween Scrapbook Ideas

The spine-tingling time is nearly here — upon the moonlit horizon is Halloween! And since All Hallows’ Eve falls on a Sunday this year, we want to celebrate all weekend long (or shall we say, Halloweekend!) with some eerie-sistible scrapbooking treats. In fact, with the bounty of activities going on this time of year, from carving spooky pumpkins to binge-watching horror flicks and dressing up to the nines in fun or frightful costumes, you’re going to need all weekend to preserve these magical moments! So unwrap some mini candies and chocolates and enjoy these wicked-awesome Halloween scrapbook ideas. Happy haunting!

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All Is Calm And All Is Bright With These Nativity Crafts: Christmas Scrapbook Borders And Card

From family to family, there can be so many Christmas traditions. Decorating the tree. Baking cookies with grandma. Driving around to see the twinkling lights. Listening to classic yuletide songs. Wrapping and opening gifts. Sending out cards. Attending a Christmas mass. Whatever it is that you and your family does, there’s so much to enjoy about this most joyous time of year. And if you have some very special Christmas memories to highlight this year, check out these Nativity crafts — two Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY card — and make a stable foundation for your season!

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Say BOO-la-la to These Ghost Crafts: Halloween Scrapbook Borders and Halloween Card

Halloween is creeping upon us, which only means we gotta show some ghost crafts that are wicked fun and totally spook-tacular to make! In fact, these Halloween scrapbook borders and Halloween card are sure to cast a spell on your fa-boo-lous and scary-good experiences, like carving pumpkins, treat-or-treating with buckets of candy and donning the most awesome costume. Bring on the hocus-pocus!

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Finesse With Foliage: Leaf Card Technique With Scrapbooking Pens

Cardinal red, burnt orange, opulent ocher, lively yellow — autumn leaves and their gorgeous hues inspire everything from poetry to road trips, hiking and more… and ultimately, raking all the fallen foliage at the end of the season. Well, whether you’re cleaning up your yard or cherishing the picturesque and kaleidoscopic hues that paint nature, take a peek at this leaf card technique with scrapbooking pens that will surely make you fall for autumn even more.

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Behold Beautiful Boughs With These Holly Crafts: Christmas Scrapbook Borders and Card

Oh, by gosh, by golly
It’s time for mistletoe and holly


And it’s time indeed, for today’s blog is getting ready for the holly-jolly season ahead with a few holly crafts! Do you deck your halls with boughs of holly at Christmastime? Whether it’s to spruce up your door, banisters, mantelpieces, halls and more, this gorgeous greenery is a great way to fill your home with yuletide spirit… and your albums and other projects, too! Check out these two Christmas scrapbook borders and card and say “season’s greetings” to some fresh and festive style!

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Add a Peppermint Twist With These Candy Cane Crafts: Christmas Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card

O Christmas treat, o Christmas treat… you know, the candy cane! Candy canes are an iconic (and sweet!) symbol of Christmastime. Their red and white twisted stripes — but can also be found in an array of bright and bold hues — adorn trees and homes during this festive time of year, while their pepperminty palate delights taste buds. Today’s blog is a total treat, for it showcases the latest Candy Cane Chain Border Maker Cartridge. It’ll definitely come in candy for your yuletide projects, like these candy cane crafts — three Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY card!

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Bask in a Field of Sunflower Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card

Sunflowers — a welcoming sight in gardens and fields, greeting the world with their brilliant sunrays petals, whether they’re big and bright yellow blooms or shades of light pink, chocolate brown, two-tone burgundy and purple. And these basking and stately flowers have inspired a plethora of creative people — Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, English poet William Blake, actress Helen Mirren… and so many more! In fact, these happy flowers have planted their presence onto the CM lineup not only in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection, but also with the recently launched Sunflower Vine Border Punch! (Hint: And it also goes great with the It’s Fall, Y’all collection, too, like in the examples below!) Water your creativity and bloom forth these sunflower crafts — two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — today! 

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Prepare for World Cardmaking Day: #CardBONUS Sketch Challenge

This past weekend was a September to remember — the Worldwide Virtual Crop was a huge success, and that’s all thanks to you and the thousands of crafters from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan! Want to keep the worldwide fun going? Well, you’re in luck, for World Cardmaking Day is the first Saturday of October! And to prepare for this global handicraft happening, we have a #CardBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group!

Check out the SIX sketches below and put your own spin on delightful DIY designs and great greetings for birthdays, anniversaries, the upcoming Christmas season and more (AND tell us who you’ll be sending the card to as well when you post your projects on the Facebook Group!), and you might just be a lucky prize winner!

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