DIY Father’s Day Card Ideas for the Man of the Hour

Dad. Grandpa. Pops. Papa. Father’s Day in North America is just around the corner! (Hint: It’s this Sunday!) Sure, buying a thoughtful gift is great, but you can also show the special man in your life how much you love and appreciate him with a thoughtful card. Whether you’re crafting a card for your father-in-law, your brother who is a first-time parent or a close father figure in your life — or even if you’re gathering the little ones together to make a card for their dad — here are four DIY Father’s Day card ideas that will surely make him smile from ear to ear. (P.S. These cards use the Must Have Laser Title Embellishments — great for all sorts of celebratory occasions, including Father’s Day!) Happy crafting!

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Be Somewhere Over the Rainbow With This Spring Scrapbook Layout

A fresh rain drizzles down onto Earth. You look outside and see the sun peeking through the misty clouds. It’s then when you witness an arc of hues stretched across the sky — this sight to behold is a rainbow! A rainbow’s refracting radiance has inspired art, poetry, songs and myths… and let’s add layouts to the list! Make your own hue-tiful rainbow with this spring scrapbook layout!

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Trot Toward a Rustic Refresh With This Farmhouse Scrapbook Layout

There are so many wonderful moments in life — some planned and some unexpected! And blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu encountered an unexpected moment that inspired this farmhouse scrapbook layout! What was it, you may ask? Well, take a peek at this blog post to find out what the mane event was!

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Soak Up the Sun with this Summer Scrapbook Layout

The Sunny Days Journal Template is a great way to add interest to your projects and layouts with sun and sun rays shapes — it’s the perfect way to share your sun-sational stories this summer! Take a look at this summer scrapbook layout that’s made with the Sunny Days Journal Template and start thinking of how you can rays your creative standard this summer!

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Spiral Into Wondrous Whirls With These DIY Paper Crafts

Spirals and swirls are prevalent throughout many aspects of life, from whirling weather patterns to mollusk shells and galaxies far, far away, as well as some sweet treats like chocolate babka (and a few others listed down below)! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu’s brain was spinning for swirls and made some DIY paper crafts — including a mobile with her kid! So round and round and round we go, where the spiral stops — that’s up to you!

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This Summer Scrapbook Layout Blooms an Air of Tropical Flair

Hibiscus flowers offer a big, bold look for your yard, deck and patio, as well as beachfront locations, of course! You know what else offers a big, bold (and beautiful!) presence? The Summertime collection and the Summertime Journal Template! (Hint: There’s plenty of hibiscus icons and patterns to be found and drawn!) Take a look for yourself with this summer scrapbook layout — it surely brings the creative heat!

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Style Spherical Sensations With This Outer Space Scrapbook Spread

Here’s a fun fact: A planet is round because of gravity — their gravitational field acts as though it originates from the middle of the body and pulls everything toward it (like the spokes of a bicycle wheel). And voilà, we have a spherical celestial orb! While not as complicated as the rocky or gaseous spheres in our atmosphere, the Circle Cutter is an out-of-this-world tool that strives to ring in your creativity (just like Saturn’s rings!) with perfect circles. See how blog contributor Noreen Smith tapped into planetary precision, in tandem with the aptly fit Outta This World collection, to create this outer space scrapbook spread!

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Salute to Service With This Patriotic Scrapbook Layout

Show lasting pride for the red, white and blue with the United We Stand collection! Inspired by the Fourth of July, barbecues, festive fireworks and everything else that makes you feel patriotic, this collection is perfect for all your patriotic projects and U.S.A-themed layouts. Check out this patriotic scrapbook layout and start to imagine all the possibilities!

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Sketch Round-Up May 17-30

May has been an awesome month of packed promos, cool collections, community connections and so much more! We can’t wait to see what June brings, but first, let’s end the month on a good note with great sketches for you to turn up the creativity heat! Here we go — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Enjoy Carefree Creativity With This Vacation Scrapbook Spread

While many people stay busy during the summer with sports activities, jobs, DIY home projects, yardwork and more, it’s also important to sit back, relax and recharge your batteries, whether it’s laying out in a hammock, lounging on a sandy beach or whatever fits your chillaxing needs! Speaking of taking it easy, have you tried out CM’s Fast2Fab™-inspired papers? They are a quick, easy-breezy way to get your scrapbooking done in a fun flash! See for yourself with this vacation scrapbook layout with the Summertime Fast2Fab™-Inspired Designer Paper Pack!

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