Buzz Aldrin once said “I know the sky is not the limit because there are footprints on the Moon — and I made some of them!” Every single one of us, young or old, can dream big and achieve big! You just need to believe in yourself. That same sentiment can be said about your creativity, too — there’s no limit to your designs, imagination and innovation! See how this outer space scrapbook layout takes flight toward a galaxy of greatness — to infinity and beyond!Continue reading Dream And Design Big With This Outer Space Scrapbook Layout
Let’s be honest, mothers are superheroes and deserve to be showered with love all year round — but there’s no denying they deserve it a little bit more on Mother’s Day. (Hint, hint: Mother’s Day is this Sunday!) Whether it’s the mom or stepmom who raised you, the mother figure who made a meaningful impact on your life or even a close friend who is a first-time mama, it’s time to stop and say “thank you” to the wonder women in your life! And while generic cards or store-bought gifts can do the trick for the upcoming Mother’s Day celebration, how about trying out this Mother’s Day scrapbook layout or DIY Mother’s Day card (or both!) to really show how much she means to you (and to show off your creativity at the same time)! Happy Mother’s Day!Continue reading Take a Mom-ent to Celebrate a Wonder Woman — Mother’s Day Scrapbook Layout and DIY Mother’s Day Card
Circles — a rather simple shape, but one the oldest geometric symbols that commonly represents unity, infinity and timelessness, among others. And guess what? You can recreate those sentiments of wholeness over and over again with the new Circle Cutter! Plus, when you add the Homestead collection into the mix, like this family scrapbook layout idea, you can see how circles can really unify and pull together a layout! Circles = unity. Family = unity. (It totally makes sense!) Round up your supplies and creativity and let’s get started!Continue reading Encircle Endearment With This Family Scrapbook Layout Idea
Outer space is so vast, wondrous and awe-inspiring — countless twinkling stars, celestial spheres and dwarf planets, galaxies galore, millions of asteroids, comets and meteoroids… it’s limitless! You know what else is limitless? Your creativity! When you pair that notion with the Outta This World collection and it’s kid-friendly (and intergalactically intriguing designs!), your next layout is bound to shoot for the moon. See for yourself with this outer space scrapbook layout!Continue reading Planet Your Next Project With This Outer Space Scrapbook Layout
5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0… all creative engines running! Liftoff, we have liftoff!
You, your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, everyone are sure to orbit into galactic greatness, for the new Outta This World collection has blasted into the scrapbooking stratosphere! This collection is as kid-friendly as it is cosmically cool. (Greetings, smiling planets, astronauts, shooting stars and spaceships!) Plus, these products are perfect not only for the aspiring Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride, but it’s also super for projects based on the first day of school, playtime, field trips, birthday parties and more. Well, let’s buckle up and take a ride with this outer space scrapbook layout!
National Scrapbook Day 2021 has come and gone… but ideas, innovation and inspiration can always be found in the scrapbooking world (and we thank you for that)! From awesome events like NSD to the sketch challenges and your superb submissions at Virtual Crops, as well as the daily doses of delights on the blog, crafting fun comes in many avenues and forms… and all year-long! In fact, are you ready for another bout of motivation? Well, here it goes — the latest edition of the Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up April 19-May 2
The first Saturday in May is the special day scrapbookers across the globe look forward to — National Scrapbook Day! Well, cue the drumroll (and designs!) because 2021’s National Scrapbook Day (“NSD”) is this Saturday! If you’ll be looking for a way to commemorate the photo celebrations, layout ideations and album creations from the comfort of your craft room, we’ve got the perfect way for you to crop away on the best day of the year!
Join us on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to take on an #NSD2021 pop-up sketch challenge with TWO layouts that you can create to win YOUR CHOICE of one of two NSD-themed prizes! (Hint: We also have step-by-step instructions to create the layouts in this blog post if you’d prefer to do it that way.)Continue reading Take On the National Scrapbook Day #NSD2021 Sketch Challenge
Of course, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and other big life events are very special… but so are life’s “everyday” moments, like quality time spent at home. These lovely little moments can definitely have big meaning, and when you want to pay homage to at-home adventures, the Staycation Fast2Fab™ Album can let you do that quickly, easily and beautifully! Blog contributor Krislyn Mattei proves just that with these four easy Staycation scrapbook layouts — each one adding a bit more decorative detail! Give them a go and see how fast (and fabulous!) they are to put together!Continue reading Feature At-Home Fun With These Fast, Fabulous and Easy Staycation Scrapbook Layouts
Dorothy was spot-on: There’s no place like home. Sure, when you look at it from the outside, a home is just a “house.” A building of bricks and wood. Maybe a yard. But a home is more than that — it’s a place to build and craft memories with family, friends and furry acquaintances over time. It’s a feeling of love, comfort, happiness and care. But no matter what or where you call home, this farmhouse chic scrapbook spread is set to construct a solid foundation for your at-home memories!Continue reading Pay Homage to the Comforts of Home With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Spread
Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Fish Fridays. Grandma longing over her soul-warming chicken noodle soup to a kitchen novice baking a chocolate cake for the first time. No matter the meal or level of cookery and skills, being in the kitchen can dish out a ton of fun and smile-worthy memories (and hopefully some pretty tasty food, too)! Ready to whisk into action, work up a creative appetite and serve up a two-page layout? Then check out this family scrapbook spread — it’s a feast for the eyes!Continue reading Cook Up Creativity With This Family Scrapbook Spread