Pump Up the Extra in Extraterrestrial With These Outer Space Crafts

Want to add some extra extraterrestrial appeal to your layouts? Well, you can with the Piece by Piece Mini Trio Punch Set! This set of mini punches comes with various punch shapes — a star, individual flower petal, a heart, crescent moon and large and small circles — to easily assemble a variety of cute space characters, critters and animals, flowers or whatever else comes to mind! See how to pair these pint-sized punches with the Outta This World collection in these outer space crafts — they’re sure to blast off your imagination!

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It’s a Vine of the Times With These Spring Scrapbook Projects

They’re nature’s finest organic concealers (and have been known to beautifully cover an unsightly fence with trailing greenery and flowers). They offer shade for patios and screen your porch for privacy. They sculpt and design themselves to enhance trellises, pergolas or other architectural elements of a home. They’re vines! And if you’re looking to prune a pretty presence onto your next projects, then combine the Climbing Vine Chain Border Maker Cartridge with the Spring Cottage collection for a fresh, new take! Here’s a garden of great spring scrapbook projects — a DIY spring card and two spring scrapbook borders!

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Sketch Round-Up April 19-May 2

National Scrapbook Day 2021 has come and gone… but ideas, innovation and inspiration can always be found in the scrapbooking world (and we thank you for that)! From awesome events like NSD to the sketch challenges and your superb submissions at Virtual Crops, as well as the daily doses of delights on the blog, crafting fun comes in many avenues and forms… and all year-long! In fact, are you ready for another bout of motivation? Well, here it goes — the latest edition of the Sketch Round-Up!

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Enjoy Al Fresco Ambiance With This Picnic Scrapbook Border Idea

The sun is shining, flowers are budding, the crisp air is wafting with ease and that gingham blanket that’s been tucked in the back of the closet all winter is ready to make its much-anticipated return. Do you know that means? It’s time for a picnic! Whether it’s a simple spread at the neighborhood park, a sumptuous basket by the shoreline or an impromptu family experience right in your own backyard, dining al fresco can be so much fun. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has recently been spending more time outside and wanted to share with you her picnic scrapbook border idea!

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Gallop Great Detail With These Horse Scrapbook Projects

The relationship between horses and humans has existed for centuries. Horses have helped plow fields, hauled goods, carried soldiers into battle and trotted adventurers into unknown lands. Many parts of the advancement of life was built on the backs of horses. And to this day, horses still rein as essential powerhouses in many industries, from recreation to diligent duty on ranches and farms. Want to pay homage to these hoofed herbivores? Then check out how CM’s Horse Punch becomes the mane attraction with these horse scrapbook borders, including two horse scrapbook borders and a DIY horse card! Giddy-up!

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Border Punches Promo: Add Dynamic Dimension With These Scrapbook Punch Projects

The latest and greatest promo that just launched today really packs a punch… literally! For a limited time, you can earn up to TWO exclusive border punches, the Alpine Mountains Border Punch and/or the Wheatfield Border Punch, for FREE with qualifying orders on the CM website. (Woot, woot!) And while you wait for your outdoorsy free punch(es) to arrive, we’re going to show you not two, not three but FOUR scrapbook punch projects that have been created with these limited-time items so you can see them in crafting action — pump up your punch game and check them out now!

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Sip, Sip, Hooray With These Wine Scrapbook Borders

It’s happy hour every hour when you make projects with the Wine Chain Border Maker Cartridge! This cartridge creates a wine bottle, wine glass and champagne flute design to uncork your creativity for layouts of weddings and anniversaries, birthdays, New Year’s Eve, trips to the vineyard, celebrating promotions and even those relaxing staycation moments at home. (Hello, game nights and stay-at-home wine tastings!) And whether you prefer a fruity rosé, a full-bodied red, a bright white or non-alcoholic sparkling grape juice, you’re sure to be be grape-ful to add this BMC to your toolbox! Toast to new delights with these wine scrapbook borders!

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Dish Out Creativity With These Dinner Scrapbook Projects

As much of the world continues to practice social distancing, working from home, attending virtual classes, wearing masks and more, the current situation has also resurged precious commodities — quality time together as a family and home cooking. In fact, with stay-at-home orders and safety guidelines and practices, many families have turned to baking (banana bread, anyone?), cooking and eating together for comfort, entertainment, conversation and connection. (Added bonus: Numerous studies have also shown that having family dinners lead to healthy benefits, like an increase in academic performance, higher self-esteem and better overall nutrition, just to name a few!) Ready to cook up some new borders for your layouts? Take a peek at this feast of dinner scrapbook projects featuring the latest Staycation collection and Dine Border Punch!

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Wing It On With These Dragonfly Scrapbook Projects

Whether perched upon a cattail or performing aerial aerobics above a lake or pond, dragonflies are a sure sign of springtime and summer. And while these fluttering, transparent-winged beings are some of the world’s oldest insects (estimated to have inhabited around 300 million years ago!) this insect has swarmed onto the CM scene as one latest punches to take your projects to new heights — it’s the Dragonfly Punch! Curious to what dragonfly scrapbook projects and DIY dragonfly card we have line up for you today?

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Add a Taste of the Tropics With These Pineapple Scrapbook Projects

A prickly, diamond-shaped facade, leaves standing so tall they’re basically wearing a crown, a juicy sweetness that transports you to a beachy state of mind… it’s the humble pineapple (or shall we say, fineapple)! Pineapples surely bring on those warm-weather wonders and vacation vibes, and if you want to add a tropical twist to your layouts and projects, then it’s only fitting to add the Pineapple Punch to your toolbox! Plus, when you pair it with the Boho Escape collection, an oasis of awesome is right at your fingertips. See for yourself with these pineapple scrapbook projects below!

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