Just like the thrilling twists and turns of a corn maze, we’re in the thick of an awesome Croptoberfest season! Many scrappers like you have been on the path toward superb creativity this 2021 Croptoberfest and events are happening all the time near you, from virtual to in-person and hybrid events!*
Crisp designs, warming tones, fields of fresh details — it’s all here in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection for you to snuggle up with! Take a look for yourself with this fall scrapbook layout and accent your autumnal adventures today!
Continue reading Harvest a Field Of Memories On This Fall Scrapbook Layout: Croptoberfest 2021
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Say “Peekaboo! I see you!” to your beloved photos and memories with Peekaboo Pockets™! Okay, maybe you don’t have to say that, but you’ll love these pockets as a surprise, interactive element of efficiently packing your album pages with an extra dynamic layer of photos, journal boxes, artwork, memorabilia and more. (No more leaving memories off a page due to a lack of space!) And when you’re working with a smaller 8×8 scrapbook album, you want to slide in as many good times as you can! Check out this 8×8 scrapbook layout that showcases the power of Peekaboo Pockets™!
Psst, want to learn more about Peekaboo Pockets™? Then view this video to get the inside scoop of how these clear pockets make your pages come alive!
Continue reading Pocket Your Memories Upon This 8×8 Scrapbook Layout — Literally
There’s something special about the sights, smells and tastes of autumn — from hopping on hayrides to sipping hot and cinnamony apple cider, walking atop crunchy fallen leaves to navigating through corn mazes… and more! One of the most enduring autumnal traditions for many is going to a pumpkin patch to choose your very own pumpkin(s) to carve and don your front steps! Yes, harvesting these orbs of farm-fresh fun do make for great memories with your kids and grandkids — and you can see how you can take those autumnal afternoons at the local pumpkin patch and make this fall scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Pick of the Creative Patch: Fall Scrapbook Layout
Did you know that the National Garden Bureau designated 2021 as the “Year of the Sunflower?!” On that note, here at CM, sunflowers are the main design factor for many aspects of the Croptoberfest 2021 collection! It’s hard to not love these brilliant blooms — they radiate a cheeriness and positivity and they grow strong and tall. Sunflowers earned their common name because their big, joyful heads follow the movement of the sun across the sky easy to west, and then returns at night to face the east, ready again for the morning sun (aka, heliotropic). Turn your direction to sunflowers this autumn — from the massive meadows, pretty pastures and fertile fields — and partake in some bloomin’ photo ops. And after — make this sunflowers scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Feel the Flower Power With This Sunflower Scrapbook Layout
8x8s really are great, especially when you use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template! Yes, they are a bit smaller than a regular 12×12 template or page, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pack a full page of stories and fun! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest (and totally stunning!) 8×8 albums? Your 8×8 scrapbook layouts will be a perfect fit inside these beauties.
Continue reading Lay Your Memories on the Line: 8×8 Scrapbook Layouts
Check out how you can use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template to make bold projects… no matter how you turn it!
Overalls — a classic and timeless staple that has transcended time and generations, from their original roots as durable adult workwear (hardworking farmers, railroad workers and fisherpeople) to free-spirited folks with a bit of bell-bottom flair, nostalgic memories as a kiddo running around the backyard or even the primetime of the hip-hop ‘90s scene with only one strap fastened. No matter the era, overalls are still trendy and remain a mainstay! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was reminiscing on a memory featuring this one-piece outfit, which made way for this fashion statement — an overalls scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Strap on Style With This Overalls Scrapbook Layout
Coming off of last weekend’s Worldwide Virtual Crop, we can definitely say a lot of lovely layouts, pretty projects and brilliant beauties were made! (Kudos to you!) But even when these sketch challenges are completed and posted (psst, scroll through the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to see all the awesome projects that crafters like you submitted!), inspiration and innovation are always at your fingertips! Case and point — the Sketch Round-Up! In fact, we have four sketches to show to you that we hope you create AND make your own! Enjoy, scrappers!
Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Sept. 6-19
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!
Continue reading Portray Pink Power: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout
Autumn surely puts a spring in many people’s step… or should we say, crackles in our step due to walking on those crunchy fallen leaves! And as the weather and leaves begin to change, our wardrobes begin to warm up — comfy knitwear, denim, scarves and boots, just to name a few. This fresh crop of layered opportunities can also make its way to scrapbooking! It’s true! See for yourself how you can layer on the comfy vibes with this fall scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Layer on The Long Sleeves and Autumn Leaves With This Fall Scrapbook Layout
Calling all witches and wizards, ghouls and goblins… the spookiest month of the year is creeping upon us, which means Halloween is knocking at our door! And the newest Full Moon Fun collection is all treats, not tricks, to celebrate your memories of Halloween parties, carving pumpkins, trick-or-treating (and the either love-it or hate-it candy corn!), scary-movie sleepovers, hayrides and other autumn memories you want to fl-haunt. Let’s get into the spooky spirit by saying boo-ya to this Halloween scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Cast a Witch-CRAFTY Spell With This Halloween Scrapbook Layout