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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’Tis the Season to Start Planning Your Holiday Scrapbook Layouts

The Merry Little Christmas collection is here to make your scrapping season merry and bright! Inspired by the anticipation and excitement of Christmas morning, this collection spreads cheer in all sorts of traditional yet trendy ways. Take a look at this holiday scrapbook layout and start thinking up ideas for how you can add festive fun to your album!

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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 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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Add Crisp Coolness to your Creations with these Autumn Scrapbook Border Ideas

No fall layout is complete without adding the accents of autumn and no accent does it better than a border. A good autumn scrapbook border is like the crust on an apple pie — it’s an essential piece of the delicious puzzle. Take a look at these festive autumn scrapbook border ideas, as well as a bonus DIY autumn card idea that’s perfect for sending your fall feelings to anyone! Check them out!

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Leaf Your Worries Behind with this Exclusive Outdoor Scrapbook Layout

During the autumn season, it’s hard to walk anywhere without having to side-step peppy pinecones and scattered branches. And whether you’re raking leaves in the yard or strolling the sidewalks to see their changing hues, the Pinecone Punch and Branch Border Punch are perfect for creating an arboretum of autumn scrapbook layouts. They’re available only through a limited-time promotion, so check out today’s ideas using these two exclusive punches and then head over to your CM site and make qualifying purchases to earn them!

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Go Out On a Limb with this Fun Leaf Scrapbook Border

Someone once said, “Go out on a limb, that’s where all the fruit is.” This saying reflects the importance of taking some risks in life. And even though it may seem scary, doing so is often rewarding in more ways than one. The same can be said about scrapbooking! Anyone can create a simple layout or border, but when you take some creative risks and try something different, the results often speak for themselves. Check out these three leaf scrapbook borders for proof of just how important it is to truly “go out on a limb.”

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Create a Halloween Scrapbook Layout So Good, It’s Scary

Boo-tiful layouts abound with the Wicked Cute collection! Inspired by pumpkin patches and playing pranks, bobbing for apples and hitching hayrides, it casts a creative spell throughout your albums and brews the perfect potion for fall and Halloween photos. Want an example of the spooky spreads you can create? Check out the tricks and treats of this Halloween scrapbook layout!

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Add an Industrial Edge to Your Layouts with these Complementing Scrapbook Border Duos

Designing a single scrapbook border is one thing but have you ever attempted to create complementing scrapbook border duos? They’re a great way to emphasize your layout’s theme and really pull a page together. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the challenge of coming up with five different vintage scrapbook border duos using the Memoirs & Memories collection and the Timeworn Texture Paper Pack. Take a look at her ideas and see how the borders add a one-two punch to any project.

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