Simple Steps To Mighty Marvels: DIY 8×8 Scrapbook Album Idea

They may be smaller than a regular 12×12 album, but 8×8 album covers sure are mighty! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest 8×8 albums? There are eight options for you to pick from between now and the 13th of April (or while supplies last!), including two foiled bookcloth options, Vintage Green Herringbone and Antique Red Tile, and six solid sensations in Tide Pool, Ruby, Cobalt, Chocolate, Icy Blue and Ebony! These exclusive albums are perfectly sized photo- and memory-capturing parcels, and are also fabulous as gifts, weekender projects, as a coffee table album and more! Ready to get started on a DIY 8×8 scrapbook album? Then follow along with blog contributor Krislyn Mattei as she shows you a quick and easy way to make numerous 8×8 layouts with just a few supplies and tools of your choice! Easy-peasy, 8x8s are breezy!

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Feel at Home, Sweet Home With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Layout

Home, sweet home — there is something nostalgic, comforting and inviting about the place we call home. It’s the abode where we sit down to gather and eat around the table, the spot where we entertain friends and family, a setting where we enjoy our home goods and decor — it’s the place we make our own. And as the old adage goes, “There’s no place like home.” In fact, that’s just what the Homestead collection is all about! Inspired by rustic designs from home interiors (with hints of industrial accents!), these products construct a happy foundation for your moments of quality time spent at home, summer and spring, days out on the farm or ranch and more. Ready to see its charm? Then invite this farmhouse chic scrapbook layout into your album today!

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Hatch a Plan to Create These Easter Scrapbook Projects

Easter — decorative eggs, candy galore (iconic marshmallow chicks or cream-filled eggs, anyone?), church services, fresh flowers, clothes of pastel perfection — it’s all happening this weekend! To help with the Easter egg-citement, we’ve compiled a roundup of layouts, mini-baskets, cards and more that will even make Peter Cottontail hop down the bunny trail with scrapbooking glee! So, after you load up your Easter baskets, fill up on these Easter scrapbook projects — they’re sure to make some-bunny’s day!

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TODAY ONLY: Get the Motivating Microchip!

Is your scrapbooking being ignored? Are you having trouble finding the motivation to get your projects done? Are the responsibilities of your life interfering with your crafting? Not anymore — kiss your laziness goodbye with the Motivating Microchip, the latest innovation in scrapbooking productivity from Creative Memories!

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This Easter Scrapbook Layout Is Egg-stra Special

Easter is right around the corner, and the preparations are in full swing with adorable bunny decorations, kiddos dyeing eggs (and unavoidably, their hands!) in bright hues and blooms of tulips, lilies and daffodils wafting their floral presence through the air. Even Advisor Jennene Doyle has started prepping for this egg-citing occasion with an Easter scrapbook layout that’s sure to make you crack a smile. In fact, she uses a cool weaving technique, as well as a trick with the Dot Tip Pens — hoppin‘ into action to make beautiful designs. Ready to see what it’s all about?

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Splash Into Staycation Success With This Summer Scrapbook Layout

Who says you need to go to a fancy resort to have an awesome vacation? There’s beauty and adventure to be found on your doorstep, backyard, park or local surroundings and landmarks… without the hassle of jet lag or costs of hotels, transportation and more! Even better, staycations can be every bit as relaxing and fun, and can help you get “away” from daily hustles and bustles and to recharge. Ready to splash into action? Then take advantage of this summer scrapbook layout — it’s sure to make your next staycation beam bright within your album!

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Express Divine Designs With These DIY Faith Cards

Cards can be a kind and blessed way to share your heart with close friends and loved ones. And when DIY cards also feature glorious elements from the Keep the Faith collection, it’s sure to raise the recipient’s spirit even more! Blog contributor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe was inspired to create simple, yet stunning cards that gracefully highlight the Keep the Faith Variety Mat Pack and Layered Embellishments — and plenty of pure beauty definitely shines through! (Psst, they would also make for elegant Easter cards!) Take a glimpse at these DIY faith cards and give them a go!

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Sketch Round-Up March 15-28

Inspiration is everywhere — the creative genius from fellow Advisors and customers, the blog, noticing the surroundings and features around you and more! Are you looking for some fresh ideas to tap your scrapbook skills and savviness toward? Well, you’re in the right spot — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up! Check out these four sketches below — two from the Staycation collection and two with Keep the Faith products — but they are all winners! See for yourself below!

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Send Out Worthwhile Style With These DIY Card Ideas

Cards — while perhaps just simple pieces of paper and a bit of writing, there’s so much meaning behind a card made by hand, for someone was thinking of you, wishing you well or they just wanted to thank you for being you! The thought and care that goes into a handmade card is quite special. Blog contributor Tina Kistinger was in the good old-fashioned (and super creative!) cardmaking mood, and decided to take charge of a couple DIY card ideas that flaunt the gorgeous hues of the Emerald Gemstone collection and classic-looking style of the Alphabet Stamp Kit System! Who would you send these cards to?

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It’s a Family Night Delight With This Game Night Scrapbook Layout

Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, a family reunion or even just looking for something to do after dinner to ease into the evening, game days and nights are always a good idea — bonus points for lots of memories and laughter! Even better, with so many video chat options available today (Zoom, anyone?) there are tons of opportunities to stay connected and be competitive. A win-win-win for all! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu and her family have been actively playing games during these unusual times, and because of it, many family night delights have occurred! See how she tapped into board game bliss with this game night scrapbook layout!

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