2+2+2 = An Abundance of Craft Ideas For You!

Two cards, two borders and two double-page spreads for each of the TWO fantastic You-Pick-It Promo Bundles?! Now that’s what we call two-riffic!

Today’s blog post comes to you from CM Independent Advisor Lauren Hinds and features craft ideas for using the two You-Pick-It Bundles — you won’t want to miss it!

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Take On the #JulyBONUS Sketch Challenge: You-Pick-It Promo Perfection

What do you get when you mix smile-worthy sunshine and snuggly sweaters? Why, TWO amazing gift bundles that you can get FREE with qualifying orders during the You-Pick-It Promo that just kicked off! Not only do we have this exclusive promo to share with you today, but we also have a #JulyBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group featuring TWO sketches! Both of the example layouts for the sketches show how you can use products from the FREE bundle(s) you can earn during this limited-time spend/get promo… let’s dive into it!

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These Barbed Wire Scrapbook Crafts Will Add Sharp Style

For ranchers and farmhands, barbed wire has helped keep livestock within property lines rather than letting the animals graze and roam upon the open range. Well today, we want your creativity to have open range and roam carefree! Get ready for a rustic refresh, country charm and farmhouse finesse, for the Barbed Wire Chain Border Maker Cartridge paired with the Homestead collection will do just that (and with ease!). Check out these barbed wire scrapbook crafts — they’re sure to look extra sharp!

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Steer a Creative Helm With This Seaside Scrapbook Layout

Waves crashing against sandy shorelines and craggy rocks. Boats bobbing up and down and gliding through the cool water. The brilliant, warming sun kissing your shoulders. If this all sounds good to you, then pack up your bags and head to the coast! And once the memories are enjoyed and the photo ops taken, make this seaside scrapbook layout so you can relive those waterfront vibes all year-round!

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Hike Toward Adventurous Creations With This Outdoors Scrapbook Layout

Hiking is therapy in nature — beautiful panoramic views, oxygen-rich air, sounds of wildlife and an added boost of cardio and relief from day-to-day stresses! And being outside can bring generations together by exploring new places and sharing bouts of laughter… and it creates potential for lifetime memories! Do you have nature, camping or hiking photos you’re wanting to preserve? Then check out this outdoors scrapbook layout and get started today!

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Mow a Fresh Backdrop With This Spring and Summer Scrapbook Idea

Green is the hue of spring and summer, as everything comes back to life after a long winter’s slumber. Snow melts, nature rejuvenates, baby wildlife is born and fresh greenery arises everywhere, from apple trees to blades of glass. Green is always in style in these warm-weather months. And the Botanical Burst collection has you covered for springtime and summertime style, as one of the four main hues of the collection features all things green! See for yourself with this spring and summer scrapbook idea!

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Create Shipshape Layouts With These Anchor Crafts Featuring The Anchor Punch

Anchors have been used for eons as a way to keep boats from drifting off into the vast sea (or even your local lake!) and against currents. And while the anchor is obviously a symbol for open waters and sailing, the anchor also represents hope, stability, security, new journeys, determination, eternal love and loyalty. No matter what an anchor means to you, CM’s Anchor Punch will surely create shipshape projects that dock great detail! Cruise onward with these anchor crafts to see how!

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Sketch Round-Up June 28-July 11

Talk about a weekend of scraptastic sketches, community connections, insights and ideas, lovely layouts and so much more — the July Virtual Crop has been a top-notch event. And that’s all thanks to you! Let’s keep that cropping adrenaline pumping, shall we? Here are four more ideas for you to tackle and to put your own creative spin on!

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Win Your Choice of a Rope Chain Border Maker Cartridge or Anchor Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, July 10: 1pm CT

Charming creations, dazzling designs, lovely layouts… this July Virtual Crop has been an unbelievable blast! We’re nearing the end of this month’s event, but not without the sixth and final challenge to offer to you! Remember: You have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday to submit your projects (as many as you’d like!) and qualify to win prizes! Let’s end with a bang — here’s Challenge #6!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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Win a Happy Camper Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #5

Saturday, July 10: 11am, 1pm CT

Take a moment to pat yourself on the back — each and every single one of you have been creating beautiful projects! Thanks for sharing your creations not only with us, but with fellow scrappers like you! We can’t wait to see what you do with Challenge #5!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here.

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