Throwback Thursday: Make Your Borders Feel New with the Texture Paper Pack

Borders are essential to a good scrapbook layout. They tie the theme of the page together while also adding a little extra pizzaz to your layout. Past blog posts have shown you how to use the papers in collections to create dynamic borders, and the new Textures paper packs opened up a new realm of possibilities for creating gorgeous borders. You can take some borders from three 2018 collections (Sun-Kissed, Gather Together and Maritime) and add the Texture paper packs to transform them into something completely new. Check it out in today’s blog post!

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Eat Cake & Create Festive Birthday Scrapbook Layouts

Gift shopping can be tough. You never really know what to get somebody, and even if you do, how do you know if they will like it? Material items come and go, but do you know what everyone always appreciates? Memories — especially the memories of a happy day spent with friends, family and loved ones. So, when it comes time to give a present for somebody’s special day, why not give them the tools to create a beautiful birthday scrapbook layout that they can then decorate with all the photos from the big day? The Happy BirthYAY collection is the perfect gift for any crafty person that’s celebrating a birthday. If they need some ideas to get started, show them how to create this fun birthday scrapbook layout!

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Roll Out Your Best Layouts with the Rolling Hills Border Maker Cartridge

One of the reasons that we all love scrapbooking is the fact that everybody sees things a little differently. It’s one of the reasons why the sketches posted on our Instagram account are so popular. Everybody envisions something different when looking at a blank canvas like a sketch. This is also true when it comes to tools! The Rolling Hills Border Maker Cartridge was marketed as a BMC that would create borders that look like scenic hills and trees. But, when blog contributor Nicole saw the BMC, she thought of something completely unique. Check out her take on the Rolling Hills BMC by taking a look at the birthday scrapbook layout she made!

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How To Use Recipe Templates

Do you ever find yourself wanting to create more complex and colorful scrapbook layouts, but don’t want to try and freehand something and risk it looking cluttered or disorganized? If that sounds familiar, we’ve got something you’ll love… Recipe Templates! Recipe Templates are the perfect tool for creating intricate, professional-looking scrapbook layouts. In today’s post, you’ll get the 411 on Recipe Templates, including what they are, how to use them and – of course – examples of the layouts you can make! Let’s take a look!

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Have Your Cake & Eat It Too with these Fun Birthday Craft Ideas

Giving gifts? The best! Eating cake? Yes, please! Singing the birthday song? We’ll lead the chorus. Finding unique ways to showcase the birthday memories made? Well, that can be tricky. That is, unless you have a collection like Happy BirthYAY, which makes all your birthday craft ideas come to life! Whether you’re celebrating your special day or helping your little one have the most memorable party ever, these two birthday crafts are the perfect way to add the icing onto the cake that is your birthday scrapbook layout!

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Take Your Heart Off Your Sleeve and Put It On the Page with the Heart Duet BMC

What are some of the things that you hold near and dear to your heart? With the new Heart Duet Border Maker Cartridge, you can showcase these things and decorate them in a way that expresses your love. If you really want to create something playful and fun, try pairing this BMC with some of the colorful papers in the Blend & Bloom collection! The end result is a layout that is absolutely filled with personality. Happy reading!

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Highlight All of Life’s Everyday Escapades with this Adventure-Themed Scrapbook Layout

On the surface, the Imagine That! collection looks like it’s meant for theme parks and superhero-themed projects. While it is a great collection for these things, it also works for a variety of other types of projects such as adventures, spring, summertime and more. Check out how blog contributor Nicole was able to use the collection to bring her family trip to the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument to life!

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Get Groovy with this Best in Show Dance Scrapbook Layout

No matter what extra-curricular activities your kids are into, whether it’s outdoor sports, dramatic arts, music… you are bound to have countless photos of their escapades. In our household, it’s dancing — I have countless photos of concert nights, photo days, rehearsals and more. The challenge is fitting all those photos into an album! This layout featuring nine photos is ideal for getting more photos safely into an album for you and your kiddos to enjoy!

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Seas the Day with this Mermaid Scrapbook Layout

‘Tis the sea-son to create gorgeous underwater scrapbook layouts using the Mermaid Cove collection! This new collection is whimsical, mystical and has fantastic elements that make your layouts look like a fairytale come to life. Whether you use it for birthday parties, trips to the pool or aquarium or days spent with a daughter or granddaughter, you’ll love this collection for all your fun days spent “under the sea.” Want to see how it looks on the page? Check out this beautiful mermaid scrapbook layout!

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Create Wondrous Adventure-Themed Scrapbook Layouts with the Imagine That! Collection

If you’re not living life like it’s an adventure, then you’re doing it wrong. Each day comes with its own stories and experiences, and you can tell these stories like never before with the new Imagine That! collection. It brings all sorts of dreamlike elements and ideas to your scrapbooking projects, making it the perfect canvas for the fun escapades in your life. Want an example of how you can create a gorgeous adventure scrapbook layout using Imagine That!? Check out today’s post from blog contributor Nicole!

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