Who says you need to go to a fancy resort to have an awesome vacation? There’s beauty and adventure to be found on your doorstep, backyard, park or local surroundings and landmarks… without the hassle of jet lag or costs of hotels, transportation and more! Even better, staycations can be every bit as relaxing and fun, and can help you get “away” from daily hustles and bustles and to recharge. Ready to splash into action? Then take advantage of this summer scrapbook layout — it’s sure to make your next staycation beam bright within your album!
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Inspiration is everywhere — the creative genius from fellow Advisors and customers, the blog, noticing the surroundings and features around you and more! Are you looking for some fresh ideas to tap your scrapbook skills and savviness toward? Well, you’re in the right spot — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up! Check out these four sketches below — two from the Staycation collection and two with Keep the Faith products — but they are all winners! See for yourself below!
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Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, a family reunion or even just looking for something to do after dinner to ease into the evening, game days and nights are always a good idea — bonus points for lots of memories and laughter! Even better, with so many video chat options available today (Zoom, anyone?) there are tons of opportunities to stay connected and be competitive. A win-win-win for all! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu and her family have been actively playing games during these unusual times, and because of it, many family night delights have occurred! See how she tapped into board game bliss with this game night scrapbook layout!
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Milestones and special moments happen at every stage of life — day of birth, first day of school, graduation, getting married, buying your first house, retirement and more. And if you have a sacred, spiritual occasion, like a church ceremony or rite, that you want to share and lift on high, then the Keep the Faith collection can do just that! In fact, check out how this baptism scrapbook layout expresses blessings and beautiful creativity!
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Being in nature is simply wonderful, whether it’s taking an epic hike through a wooded area to sitting on the shores of a lake and fishing the day away. Clearing your mind in nature is a great way to help you hit the reset button, rejuvenate and refresh your senses and reflect on all that’s around you. Speaking of reflecting, blog contributor Noreen Smith did just that with one of her latest projects — she freshened up a one-page layout and reflected certain elements, patterns and designs to create a mirrored two-page standout! Want to see how she did it? Take a peek at this double-the-fun idea with her spring scrapbook spread below!
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Dominoes. Charades. Scrabble. Cribbage. Blackjack. Video games. Chess. There sure is a bounty of board games, a caboodle of card games, a vast volume of virtual games and more out there in the world! Not only do they pass the time in an entertaining way, but games also ensue laughter, increase brain function, make for wonderful memories and strengthen relationships with family and friends! (Talk about a win!) Are you ready to play with papers, stickers and embellishments? Then say “game on” and try out this staycation scrapbook layout!
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There is always something to be thankful for every day — perhaps it’s the support and care of family members or friends, a place to call home, witnessing the beauty of a sunrise or sunset, a furry friend’s unconditional love and more. And to commemorate all that you’re grateful for, the Keep the Faith collection is sure to set an uplifting tone for your most beloved blessings, cherished memories and special moments. Ready to let your inspiration shine through? Take a look at this faith scrapbook layout and decide what photos you would grace upon it!
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“May your day be touched by a bit of Irish luck, brightened by a song in your heart and warmed by the smiles of the people you love.” — Irish blessing
You’ve found your pot of gold with today’s blog post — not only do we have a special St. Patrick’s Day pop-up promo to share with you, but we also have a #LuckyBONUS Sketch Challenge for you to take on with 3 sketches you can create to win YOUR CHOICE of one of three leprechaun-approved St. Paddy’s Day-themed prizes!
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It’s that time of year when many are flaunting green garb, decorating with shamrocks or perhaps scanning Pinterest for corned beef, shepherd’s pie or Irish soda bread recipes — we’re all a wee bit Irish on the 17th of March! Blog contributor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe has always adored and appreciated St. Patrick’s Day and wanted to celebrate the festive day with this pot-of-gold winner of a project! Check out this St. Patrick’s Day layout and give it a go — scrapbooking luck is sure to be on your side!
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Vacations to far-away locations are a stellar way to explore the world and its sights and sensations. But as amazing as a trip to a far-flung land sounds, there’s something about hunkering down at home or playing tourist in your hometown or a nearby place. Enter: staycations (also known as “holistay” to some!). And on that note, the newest Staycation collection! This collection is inspired by the memories made during “the new normal,” and is great for photos of game nights, picnics and trips to the park, cooking and eating together, exploring the great outdoors and the other ways you enjoy your local surroundings. Peek at this layout and think about how you’d use this collection to commemorate your special local-living moments!
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