Returning home from vacation can be depressing. You have suitcases to unpack, responsibilities to address and PTO to build back up. Need an easy way to beat the post-getaway blues? Get to work on a vacation scrapbook layout! Not only will this help you reminisce about the fun you just had, but also ensure you have a way to look back on the trip, whether it’s years from now or just next week. Check out these ideas from contributor Krislyn — she created three original vacation scrapbook borders you can use to decorate your layouts!
It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. It’s even easier to get caught up in a routine. Sometimes, life can be so busy that we forget to do the things that we love — such as scrapbooking and crafting. But, by scheduling some time and dedicating yourself 100% to your projects during that allotted time, you’d be surprised with how much you can get done! Need some projects to work on during your scrapbook time? Check out these project ideas in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up!
Why do we love sketches so much? Is it the fact that they help break us out of a scrapboooking rut? Maybe it’s the fact that although we all see the same sketch, what we do with it varies completely depending on our taste, our style and our own creative preferences. No matter what the reason is, we love sketches, and if you love sketches too, then you’ll love today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Check it out!
The first year of a baby’s life is epic! Every month brings brand new milestones to capture, celebrate and remember. Here’s a way to easily document these big and small monthly moments — create a set of 12 borders, one for each month of baby’s first year. Each month, print several pics and add them to a page layout, along with that month’s border. Jot down milestones and special memories and you’re all set… until next month!
The definition of flourish (as a noun) is as follows: A bold or extravagant gesture or action, made especially to attract the attention of others. Do you know what else is meant to be bold, extravagant and made to attract attention? A beautiful handmade border that complements your layout. So, doesn’t it make sense to use Flourish to make borders? Check out these floral scrapbook border ideas from blog contributor Krislyn and get your layouts a little extra attention!
Some of our best adventures happen in the outdoors. The outdoors gives you a sense of exploration and wonder, which lead to some great stories and even better photos. This is where the Explorer collection comes in. This outdoor collection is perfect for capturing and commemorating all your best adventures. The best way to accentuate and spice up these layouts? With some awesome outdoor scrapbook borders, of course! Check out these outdoor scrapbook border ideas in today’s post!
Have you ever had a bright and vivid layout that just needed a little extra something? Maybe they were spring-related layouts that just needed a little extra flair? Thankfully, blog contributor Krislyn has you covered! She’s created a variety of spring scrapbook borders using the Simply Sunshine collection and some of the newer CM tools! Check out the different borders she made and try them out for yourself!
Scrapbooking with friends is a great way to find new layout inspiration and avoid dreaded scrapper’s block (the term for when you can’t think of ideas for your next page or design). Doing a small project together, such as a border, is a great way to try out new techniques and see how we all do things a little bit differently. It’s also a lot of fun! No matter what type of page you’re creating, any layout can benefit from a nice border!
There have never been more awesome Creative Memories tools and supplies that you can use to create gorgeous spring scrapbook layouts, and the new Tulips Border Punch is one you’re definitely going to love – it creates stunning floral scrapbook borders that give your page the look of a warm and sunny day. While it makes beautiful borders on its own, you can add extra decorations to really spice it up! Take a look at this example of how you can add some flair to the flower scrapbook borders that you make with the Tulips Border Punch!
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!