Finesse With Foliage: Leaf Card Technique With Scrapbooking Pens

Cardinal red, burnt orange, opulent ocher, lively yellow — autumn leaves and their gorgeous hues inspire everything from poetry to road trips, hiking and more… and ultimately, raking all the fallen foliage at the end of the season. Well, whether you’re cleaning up your yard or cherishing the picturesque and kaleidoscopic hues that paint nature, take a peek at this leaf card technique with scrapbooking pens that will surely make you fall for autumn even more.

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Snuggle Down With This Fall Scrapbook Layout And Bear Craft

Apple picking, hayrides, bonfires, crisp breezes, snuggly scarves, pumpkin-spiced drinks, foliage drives — there’s so much to admire about autumn! In fact, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves this time of year and wanted to show that appreciation with a fall scrapbook layout (with an added bonus of a bear craft upon it!). Build this autumnally awesome and creatively cute layout with your bear hands today!

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Revel in Golden Hour Greatness With This Fall Scrapbook Idea

Thinking of getting some fall family photos done? You’re making a great choice! During autumn, diffused, warm and glowy light bounces off radiant orange, yellow and red leaves. And during the “Golden Hour,” a short window of time right after sunrise or right before sunset when the air is filled with a flattering amber hue, is a perfect backdrop to get outside and partake in photo ops! (Hint: And when you pair your luminous photos against a darker shade of cardstock like the example below, those golden hour memories are sure to pop!) Break out your comfy sweaters and get your camera ready — this fall scrapbook layout is a gourd one!

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Harvest a Field Of Memories On This Fall Scrapbook Layout: Croptoberfest 2021

Just like the thrilling twists and turns of a corn maze, we’re in the thick of an awesome Croptoberfest season! Many scrappers like you have been on the path toward superb creativity this 2021 Croptoberfest and events are happening all the time near you, from virtual to in-person and hybrid events!*

Crisp designs, warming tones, fields of fresh details — it’s all here in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection for you to snuggle up with! Take a look for yourself with this fall scrapbook layout and accent your autumnal adventures today!

*If you would like to attend a Croptoberfest event (virtual, in-person or hybrid events), you can connect with an Advisor near you using our handy Advisor Locator search on the website. US | CA | AU

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Pick of the Creative Patch: Fall Scrapbook Layout

There’s something special about the sights, smells and tastes of autumn — from hopping on hayrides to sipping hot and cinnamony apple cider, walking atop crunchy fallen leaves to navigating through corn mazes… and more! One of the most enduring autumnal traditions for many is going to a pumpkin patch to choose your very own pumpkin(s) to carve and don your front steps! Yes, harvesting these orbs of farm-fresh fun do make for great memories with your kids and grandkids — and you can see how you can take those autumnal afternoons at the local pumpkin patch and make this fall scrapbook layout!

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Feel the Flower Power With This Sunflower Scrapbook Layout

Did you know that the National Garden Bureau designated 2021 as the “Year of the Sunflower?!” On that note, here at CM, sunflowers are the main design factor for many aspects of the Croptoberfest 2021 collection! It’s hard to not love these brilliant blooms — they radiate a cheeriness and positivity and they grow strong and tall. Sunflowers earned their common name because their big, joyful heads follow the movement of the sun across the sky easy to west, and then returns at night to face the east, ready again for the morning sun (aka, heliotropic). Turn your direction to sunflowers this autumn — from the massive meadows, pretty pastures and fertile fields — and partake in some bloomin’ photo ops. And after — make this sunflowers scrapbook layout!

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Lay Your Memories on the Line: 8×8 Scrapbook Layouts

8x8s really are great, especially when you use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template! Yes, they are a bit smaller than a regular 12×12 template or page, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pack a full page of stories and fun! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest (and totally stunning!) 8×8 albums? Your 8×8 scrapbook layouts will be a perfect fit inside these beauties.

Check out how you can use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template to make bold projects… no matter how you turn it!

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Bask in a Field of Sunflower Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card

Sunflowers — a welcoming sight in gardens and fields, greeting the world with their brilliant sunrays petals, whether they’re big and bright yellow blooms or shades of light pink, chocolate brown, two-tone burgundy and purple. And these basking and stately flowers have inspired a plethora of creative people — Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, English poet William Blake, actress Helen Mirren… and so many more! In fact, these happy flowers have planted their presence onto the CM lineup not only in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection, but also with the recently launched Sunflower Vine Border Punch! (Hint: And it also goes great with the It’s Fall, Y’all collection, too, like in the examples below!) Water your creativity and bloom forth these sunflower crafts — two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — today! 

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Layer on The Long Sleeves and Autumn Leaves With This Fall Scrapbook Layout

Autumn surely puts a spring in many people’s step… or should we say, crackles in our step due to walking on those crunchy fallen leaves! And as the weather and leaves begin to change, our wardrobes begin to warm up — comfy knitwear, denim, scarves and boots, just to name a few. This fresh crop of layered opportunities can also make its way to scrapbooking! It’s true! See for yourself how you can layer on the comfy vibes with this fall scrapbook layout!

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Headline Your Happy Days: Fall Scrapbook Layout With Letter Stickers

Just like the title of a book when you peruse a bookstore or library, titles upon scrapbooking pages set to capture the interest of those about to view the folio. Scrapbook titles are an entry point to the story and theme. It draws the person in to your photographic memories. And if you’re wanting to add a finishing touch of title work to your layouts, then the ABC/123 Stickers Buffet is your starting point to label your layouts!

From now until the 21st of September (or while supplies last), you can purchase limited-edition Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs AND have the opportunity to earn exclusive Arcs & Wave Titletopias and Micro Sparkle Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs.

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