Decorating the Christmas tree is a long-established family tradition, passed down from generation to generation, ornament to ornament, for many households. Families gather together each year, pull out dusty boxes of beloved decorations — glass baubles, “baby’s first Christmas” porcelain ornament, figurines and an angel, tinsel, ribbon, lights and other items that evoke the holly-jolly spirit — and make merry memories together. So why not further your festiveness by bringing the ornamental decor from your living room to your scrapping room by making these Christmas scrapbook borders and DIY card with an ornament punch.Continue reading Be Trimming With Tradition: Christmas Scrapbook Borders And DIY Card With An Ornament Punch
From traditional small-flake, boldly hued paper to glittery bits and biodegradable beauties, confetti can turn any living room, restaurant venue, banquet hall and more into “Party Central.” And blog contributor Krislyn Mattei has her party hat on and Confetti Border Maker Cartridge (and other celebratory supplies!) at the ready to celebrate your next big bash with these birthday scrapbook borders and DIY card!Continue reading Scatter Joy Like Confetti With These Birthday Scrapbook Borders And DIY Card
Grab your candy corn and costumes, potions and pumpkins, and get ready for a frightfully delightful time — a new pop-up challenge is flying in like a bat on Halloween night! Boo-ya! All you have to do is make a monster of a marvel — a Halloween-themed project or a project with a Halloween-esque detail (more on that below!) — to be entered for a chance to win! So show us your bag of tricks and treats!
And while you’re at it, don’t forget to creep toward the spirited and scrappy 8×8 Custom Paper Album Challenge, too! The deadline for this custom challenge will go to the grave tonight, Oct. 31!
Now, ghouls and goblins, scroll your way to the haunted happening starting TODAY!Continue reading Halloween Pop-up Challenge: #ScrappySpirit
Today we’re giving the green light “Go, go, GO!” — not only for this green scrapbook layout featuring the latest Totally Tonal products, but also for the fact that it could be the project you need to finish your latest album … and accordingly, take on the October Completed Album Challenge!
If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in October, just completed in October), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #CompletedOctober2023 for the chance to win!Continue reading October Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Green Scrapbook Layout
Trick-or-treating and jack-o’-lanterns might be the stars on a dark All Hallows’ Eve night, but they’re just the tip of a witch’s hat! You can enjoy Halloween parades and parties, bob for apples, trek around trunk-or-treats, make pumpkin seeds or watch scary movies with a bucket of sweet candy, head over to harvest festivals, dress up your pooch or cat in an adorable costume and partake in a mystery dinner with friends… oh, and add blog contributor Kylie Kingham’s Halloween scrapbook ideas to your devilishly delightful to-do list, too! Have a frightfully fun time with her fang-tastic layout, spirited card and daring border!Continue reading Take A Bite Out Of These Frightfully Fun Halloween Scrapbook Ideas
Soon, halls will be decked, stockings will be hung, garlands galore are strung across banisters and wreaths will don as door decor! Whether you toe the traditional line with classic pine or fir wreaths with velvet ribbons and red berries or go for something a little more trendy or quirky with ideas like flocked faux snow, pinecones, bells and baubles, sparkly ornaments, pom-poms and more, wreaths can welcome guests and loved ones home for the holidays. Hang onto your merry memories with this unbe-wreath-able Christmas scrapbook layout!Continue reading Encircle Holiday Magic With This Unbe-wreath-able Christmas Scrapbook Layout
Our weather forecast right now is showing brisk beauties, snow-filled memories, Scandinavian serenity and a 100% chance of flurries… of fun! The Nordic Winter collection is a cold-weather comfort that’s ideal for ceasing (or freezing!) the days of snowboarding, weekend getaways to a ski resort or cabin, hygge happenings, playing in the powder, sipping warm beverages by a fireplace and visiting the Nordic region. So bundle up your memories and photos with this winter scrapbook layout that is pure brrr-illiance!Continue reading Embrace Cold-Weather Comforts With This Winter Scrapbook Layout
Hey, good lookin’. Whatcha got scrapbookin’?! What has been on your creative to-do list lately? Prepping festive borders? A birthday celebration layout? A two-page spread of everyday moments at home with family? A card to a loved one who could use a smile? No matter the theme, project type or amount of details or decorative elements used, we’re so happy you’re integrating your imagination and innovation! If you need a few more ideas to round out your lovely lineup, then be inspired by these four designs (with general and Christmas designs)!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Oct. 8-22
Since early agricultural times, scarecrows were set up to ward off crows, blackbirds, raccoons, deer and other hungry mouths and tricky creatures off crops. Nowadays, people create scarecrows to embrace the autumnal season and are a welcome sign to fall-bulous pleasures such as apple picking, corn mazes, pumpkin carving, hayrides or trick-or-treating. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu is saying a welcoming “Hey there!” (or rather, “Hay there!”) to the timing of a brisk breeze and autumn leaves with this fall scrapbook layout and the cutest scarecrow design you’ve ever seen!Continue reading Say “Hay There” To This Fall Scrapbook Layout With A Scarecrow Design
It’s as quintessentially Christmas as gingerbread cookies, stockings on the mantel and twinkling trees — “The Nutcracker!” Local auditoriums and ballet companies all over the world are ready to pointe toward Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet with families planning their annual yuletide pilgrimage to see Clara, the Nutcracker, Mouse King and Sugar Plum Fairy. Well, with a bit of traditional trimmings, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was able to create a dazzling Christmas scrapbook layout that will make you want to dance right to Christmas Eve and all the merry magic ahead!Continue reading Dance Around Classic Christmas Sentiments: Christmas Scrapbook Layout