Celebrate Summertime with these Summer Scrapbook Border Ideas

For students, summertime means one thing: Freedom! For scrapbookers, summertime means something else: Having the freedom of inspiration to craft and create. There are so many memories to be made in the summertime, that come fall, your album will be nice and full. As for those summer scrapbook layouts, how will you add the finishing touches to them? By adorning them with some summer scrapbook borders, of course! Check out these summer scrapbook border ideas along with this DIY summer card and get creating!

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Create DIY Father’s Day Cards that Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is just around the corner in North America — do you have your card picked out? If not, don’t panic – you can make a custom Father’s Day card for your dad that reflects his personality and passions! These three cards all use simple paper shapes cut to the same size, but with a few small changes, they turn into completely different cards tailored just to Dad! Learn more about how to create these DIY Father’s Day cards below and show some love to the main man in your life.

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Take a Fresh Approach to Mother’s Day with this DIY Card

They say when it comes to giving gifts, it’s the thought that counts. What better way for a crafter to show how much they care than with a DIY card? With Mother’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn how to create a fun, spring-themed DIY Mother’s Day card that mom is sure to love! Find out how in today’s post! 

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Worldwide Virtual Crop 2019: Challenge 7

Isn’t scrapbooking the best way to spend a day?! The finished challenges from the last round look absolutely fantastic – thanks again to everyone who is joining us today!

Now, let’s keep the momentum going with another challenge!

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Make Fun & Layered DIY Cards using the Essentials 4-Way Punch

Have you tried out the Essentials 4-Way Punch tool yet? It creates four distinct shapes: a hanger hole punch, a double hole punch, an arch punch and a teardrop burst punch that also rounds out the corner of the page. There are so many different ways that you can use these shapes and this tool — in layouts, cards, crafts and more! Want to see a fun example of how you can use the Essentials 4-Way Punch alongside the Simply Sunshine collection? Check out this DIY card idea that looks even better with the Essentials 4-Way Punch!

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Make Elegant Handmade Wedding Cards with Ever After

Even if you’re a seasoned card-maker, it seems like creating handmade wedding cards comes with extra pressure because we want it to be as special as the people and the occasion itself. Luckily, with the beautiful Ever After collection and a few tricks, making a spectacular wedding card is easier than you might think! Look at how easily these intricate gate-fold cards come together!

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Celebrate Your Loved Ones with Handmade Cards

Ah, Valentine’s Day — the day with love in the air, heavy chocolate consumption and procrastinating boyfriends/husbands and girlfriends/wives flooding grocery stores and flower shops with last-minute shopping. At its core, Valentine’s Day is all about showing appreciation for the people who you love most in your life. Whether it’s a significant other, friends or family, we all have a Valentine in our life. Take the time to show them that you appreciate them and love them by doing something special on the 14th this year! It could be a card, a nice dinner or even just a hug — whatever you can do to spread a little love.

Today, we’ve got a card sketch idea for you in case you’re looking for a last-second thoughtful gift! And, if you want an “awww” moment to brighten your day, we asked several members of Creative Memories® Home Office about special Valentine’s Day gifts that they’ve received. Check out their answers below!

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Have Your Cake & Eat It Too with these Fun Birthday Craft Ideas

Giving gifts? The best! Eating cake? Yes, please! Singing the birthday song? We’ll lead the chorus. Finding unique ways to showcase the birthday memories made? Well, that can be tricky. That is, unless you have a collection like Happy BirthYAY, which makes all your birthday craft ideas come to life! Whether you’re celebrating your special day or helping your little one have the most memorable party ever, these two birthday crafts are the perfect way to add the icing onto the cake that is your birthday scrapbook layout!

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Create a Festive Sticker Wreath with this DIY Holiday Card Idea

Looking to do something special this holiday season? Want to go above and beyond when giving cards to your loved ones? Try making a handmade card using the Season’s Greetings Stickers! This sticker pack provides you with plenty of festive options that you can use to bring all your gorgeous DIY holiday card ideas to life. Check out how quick and easy it is to create a beautiful holiday wreath with nothing but these stickers!

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5 Ways to Spread Kindness on World Kindness Day

Happy World Kindness Day! Today, take some time out of your busy schedule to do something thoughtful for someone else that will make their day a little brighter. Need some ideas? We’ve got five quick and easy things you can do! (Hint: There’s also a sketch included in this post!)

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