Find Silver Linings With These COVID-19 Scrapbook Borders

2020 has been full of trials and tribulations for many. Numerous school districts underwent new protocols and moved to hybrid or virtual learning. Wearing masks and being six-feet apart at grocery stores has become a part of the shopping routine. Small businesses felt the weight of being closed upon their shoulders. Family gatherings had to get smaller. Despite the ups and downs that this last year has brought and currently brings, it’s so important to find the silver linings in it all — and that’s exactly what blog contributor Krislyn Mattei did with these COVID-19 scrapbook border she beautifully made with the Love Each Other 2 Theme Pack.

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Gobble Up Some Fun With The Turkey Scrapbook Layout

Special festive events, from Thanksgiving to “Friendsgiving,” Christmas and New Year’s (and all observances in between), have looked a bit different this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little creative fun within your craft room! If you’re looking for a project to feast upon, then blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has you covered with a layout that’s stuffed with cuteness — check out this turkey scrapbook layout!

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These DIY Advent Calendars Are a Creative Countdown

The yuletide season is right around the corner, which means we’re gearing up with anticipation to the countdown to Christmas! Have you ever used an Advent calendar to count down the days until Christmas morning? Blog contributors Sachiyo Omitsu and Erica Kelley decided to create some DIY Advent calendars for their families this year — check it out!

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Bite Into a New Idea With This Apple Scrapbook Layout

Autumn is a glorious time of year when homes are decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins and gourds, and when seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added for good measure. Also a staple during fall is the apple, of course! Spice up your layouts with the Apple Recipe Template, perfect for cooking up some juicy ideas that are perfect for your fall scrapbooking albums. Take a look for yourself with this heartwarming apple scrapbook layout and start thinking of how you’ll put this template to work!

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Adorn Your Home With These Autumnal DIY Paper Pumpkin Garlands

Pumpkins are a symbol of fall — we can bake them, carve them and perhaps get a whiff of them in a scented candle. You can also decorate with them… in garland form! (Yes, really!) Blog contributor Tina Kistinger was feeling the DIY spirit, so she created these DIY paper pumpkin garlands that will make your home look gourd-geous and festive. Check it out below!

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Get a Thrill for Some Frills With These Ruffle Scrapbook Borders

Truth is, some of our best ideas come to us when we are playing around and testing out tools, papers, new techniques and more. For instance, the Ruffle Trim Border Maker Cartridge — sure, it creates a beautiful, continuous ruffle border design, but as blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu found out, there are newfangled ways to fiddle with frills to create something innovative! (Hint: Sachiyo cued into a familiar fairy tale for one of her two ruffled borders as you’ll see below!) Give both of these ruffle scrapbook borders a go… and think of how you’d think outside the box with the Ruffle Trim Border Maker Cartridge!

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This Two-Page Winter Scrapbook Spread is “Snow” Much Fun

Whether you choose to romp and frolic in freshly fallen snow or appreciate it’s powdery presence through a frosty window (with a warm mug in hand, of course!) there’s no denying the softly swirling and sparkly snowflakes make you pause and take notice of their chilly arrival. Speaking of taking notice, this two-page winter scrapbook spread surely caught our attention! Check it out, and start thinking of how you’ll brr-ing your own wintertime memories to life!

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Pay Tribute to Military Heroes With This Veterans Day Scrapbook Layout

Veterans Day is a day spent saluting to and paying respect to the greatest heroes of all — members of the military and armed forces. To those who have worn or still wear a uniform in times of war and peace, we thank you for your service.

Blog contributor Cassie Oelberg was feeling extra appreciative of those who proudly serve, so she used the Festive Fourth collection to create a commemorative Veterans Day scrapbook layout. Check it out!

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Show Great Gratitude With This Remembrance Day Scrapbook Layout

Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, marks the day World War I ended — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month back in 1918. Since then, many have commemorated this occasion and the men and women who have served — and rightfully so. Blog contributor Michele Burnard put together this Remembrance Day scrapbook layout that showcases her appreciation to those who not only served (and her sons who currently do serve!), but those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Spruce Up Your Spreads With These Pine Tree Scrapbook Borders

The serenity of the woods in wintertime is something that can feel a little surreal. The snow blankets and silences all footsteps. A crisp, blowing breeze whooshes in a calming atmosphere. A deeper connection to nature can be developed… and all of these can go on for miles. With the new Treeline Border Punch, you can replicate this awe-inspiring feeling by creating beautiful pine tree scrapbook borders that add a peaceful, wondrous look to any project — see for yourself!

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