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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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 9-13

Although they sort of look like it, sketches don’t have to be black-and-white. When we show a layout alongside a sketch, it isn’t meant to be an exact map for how your layout should look. It’s meant to be more of a guide. You can make any changes to a sketch that you want — in fact, we encourage it! Take a look at the four sketches in the Weekly Sketch Round-Up and let us know what changes and modifications you would play with to make them your own!

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Materialize Your Memories with this Vintage Predesigned Scrapbook Layout

What do you do to make a Fast2Fab™ layout your own? Do you like to add borders to make the page pop? Do you fill it with stickers, embellishments and other decorations for some extra flair? No matter what you do, there are plenty of ways to add a personal touch any predesigned scrapbook layout. Take a look at how blog contributor Krislyn took a Memoirs & Memories Fast2Fab™ layout and turned it into something unique!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 2-6

Where is the first place your mind goes when you see an exciting new sketch or layout idea? Are you thinking about all the photos you can use with it? Is your mind shooting out tons of new ideas you can incorporate into your albums at a breakneck speed? Or are you simply thinking, “Okay, how quickly can I get into my crafting room to get started?” No matter what you think, we hope you’re able to channel those thoughts into creative expression with these four sketches — it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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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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Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 26-30

When was the last time you felt a spark of TRUE inspiration? Not the type of inspiration that makes you say, “Hmm, that’s interesting.” We’re talking the kind that makes you drop what you’re doing and rush to your creative workspace. It may seem like those moments are few and far between, but when that lightning bolt strikes, you’ve got to seize the moment! Maybe today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up will provide you with that scrapping spark! There’s only one way to find out — take a look at these four sketches and see if any of them get the creative ball rolling!

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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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Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 19-23

Let’s be honest with ourselves for a second — how many of us actually get to craft as much as we’d like? Unfortunately, due to day-to-day routines and responsibilities, it can be hard to find time to create. Often, the only way it ever gets done is if you specifically carve out time in your schedule. That’s our challenge for you this week: Set aside distraction-free crafting time so you can work on some of the sketches presented in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up. Let’s check them out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 12-16

Finishing a scrapbook layout comes with a mixed bag of emotions. More than anything, you’re proud of yourself and happy with what you’ve created. But there’s also a small, nagging voice in the back of your head that’s saying, “Now what?!” It can be tough to know where to go once you’ve put together a project to be proud of but we have the answer for you — the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Take a look at the four sketches below and let them guide you to your next layout, spread, border, card, whatever!

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Get Classically Crafty with these Vintage Scrapbook Borders and Card

Nothing resonates quite like the good times of the great oldies. Sure, the new is always exciting, but everyone loves a little bit of nostalgia, especially when it comes to scrapbook layouts. If you’re looking to add some traditional flair to your projects, then you’re going to love these projects made with the Memoirs & Memories collection! Check out these DIY vintage scrapbook borders and card to learn how to add a little bit of old-school cool to your projects!

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