Spread Christmas Cheer with this Christmas Scrapbook Spread

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! As the season draws nearer, now’s the time to start preparing your Christmas scrapbook layouts so you can fill them with festive photos once the hustle and bustle subsides. Check out this Christmas spread for some ideas and inspiration on how you can bring the spirit of the season to your pages this year!

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Get Crafty and Cozy with these Winter Scrapbook Borders and Card

Are you looking to add an icy elegance to your winter-themed layouts and projects? We have exactly what you need — some winter scrapbook borders! These are perfect for giving your pages a frosty finishing touch that boosts the theme beautifully. Also, we have a DIY winter card idea for you to try! Let’s get to it!

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Think Outside the Punch with these Fun DIY Scrapbook Border Projects

The beauty of scrapbooking is that you’re only limited by your imagination. When you look at papers, stickers, embellishments and tools on the surface, it may feel like you can only create simple projects in a cookie-cutter fashion. However, when you add a dash of imagination and a pinch of creativity, there’s no limit to what you can do! Blog contributor Rachael DelVecchio recently got her hands on the Medallion Punch and was able to create SO much more than just some medallions. Take a look at what she was able to put together!

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Welcome Guests to Your Events with these DIY Paper Pocket Souvenirs

Have you ever held an event? Whether it’s a Creative Memories® event or just a family Thanksgiving, your number one priority as a host is making your guests feel welcomed. So, how do you go about doing that? With the right souvenirs, of course! The DIY paper pocket souvenirs below are guaranteed to leave your guests with a warm and fuzzy feeling and eager to come again!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 30 – Oct. 4

How busy is your schedule looking these days? As the year comes to an end, more and more obligations begin to pile up on the calendar. Is there something on your calendar you’re truly looking forward to? We hardly ever take the time to schedule fun into our lives, so this week, we challenge you to set aside a little time to do something you love — might we suggest scrapbooking (wink, wink)? These four sketches are sure to help you get started, so check them out and try to find time in your schedule to lock yourself in your craft cave!

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Dive Into DIY with this Fun Paper Craft Idea

Do you have extra scrapbook paper sitting around that just doesn’t seem to match any of your album themes? Are you looking for a way to use that paper instead of tossing it (or letting it take up precious space in your craft room)? Turn it into something unique with this DIY paper craft idea and make your mismatched papers stand out! Take a look!

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Create Two-for-One Projects: DIY Autumn Cards (Part Two)

Nobody wants to be wasteful when scrapbooking! If you can find any extra way to get the most bang for your buck, you’re probably going to do it! This blog post shows you how to take the leftover paper from the borders you created in this blog post and turn them into beautiful DIY autumn cards! Take a look at how you can reuse and re-imagine these papers!

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Create Entire 8×8 Vintage Scrapbook Albums with a Few Simple Cuts

Have you placed your orders for the exclusive 8×8 Bookcloth Album Covers yet? From now until Oct. 22, you can get seven new 8×8 covers that are perfectly-sized to house your photos and memories. You’ll love telling your whole story with these 8x8s, but first, you’ll need some quick and simple layout ideas! We’ve got a fun trick for you to do just that and fill your 8×8 album with layouts that look great — read on to find out how!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 16-20

Good news: You’ve come to the exact place to get all the inspiration you need to create your next project! From layouts and spreads to cards and paper crafts, The Weekly Sketch Round-Up is brimming with ideas to shake up your scrapping style. You might even say it’s an answer to your project prayers! Check out these four sketches and let them lead you all the way back to your craft room!

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Five Helpful Tips for Scanning and Preserving Old Photos

Chances are, you’ve got a collection of old photos stashed away somewhere. These photos allow you to look back on precious moments and appreciate your heritage and family history, but as time goes on, they start to age more and more. So, how do you preserve and save them from Father Time? Blog contributor Krista Taylor has plenty of experience scanning old photos and creating digital versions that’ll last a lifetime. Take a look at her tips and tricks to learn how to get the perfect scan every time!

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