Feel the Yuletide Cheer with these Christmas Scrapbook Borders and Card

With a name like Petal Frame Punch, it may seem like you can only use this tool on projects filled with flowers like weddings and time spent in the garden or for spring and summer spreads. However, all crafters know that with a little bit of ingenuity, you can make a tool work with any theme! Take a look at how you can use this pretty punch in unexpected ways, like for Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY holiday card!

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Celebrate World Card Making Day with a Brief History of DIY Cards

What makes a card so special? At the end of the day, isn’t it just a piece of paper with some decorations and doodles on it? On the surface, it may seem insignificant, yet we all love it when we’re the recipient of one. Cards are a gift — the ultimate way to express your feelings in a thoughtful way. And with Oct. 5 being World Card Making Day, we thought we’d offer a brief rundown of the history of card giving and then provide some fun DIY card ideas! Let’s get to it!

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Create Two-for-One Projects: DIY Autumn Cards (Part Two)

Nobody wants to be wasteful when scrapbooking! If you can find any extra way to get the most bang for your buck, you’re probably going to do it! This blog post shows you how to take the leftover paper from the borders you created in this blog post and turn them into beautiful DIY autumn cards! Take a look at how you can reuse and re-imagine these papers!

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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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Create Simple, Yet Stunning DIY Cards for Any Occasion!

Who says you need a special occasion to send someone a card? With the right papers and a little bit of creativity, you can create a card that’s appropriate for any event, celebration or occasion! Want to see an example? Blog contributor Noreen recently took on the challenge of coming up with some DIY card ideas that are as versatile as they are striking — check them out!

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Send Pops of Personality with these DIY Rainbow Card Ideas

Let’s be honest, there’s a time and place for a plain, simple card. But for those other times and other places, we want the sentiment with the style! There’s nothing like a fun, spunky card that showcases the thought and effort that was put into making it. Taking your creativity to the top is easy with the happy hues of the Rainbow Rush collection! It’s the perfect place to start as you make your DIY rainbow card ideas a reality and send pops of personality and pizzazz to friends and family!

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Take a Dip into DIY with these Nautical Card Ideas

Life is better on the water. You spend your days lounging, relaxing and listening to the lapping waves — it’s all so picture perfect and sometimes a postcard just won’t do it justice. In those moments, let DIY do all the work! With the Deep Blue Sea collection, you can fashion some DI-wonderfully water-filled cards that would make any landlubber green with envy. (Side note: Did you know the term is actually landlubber, not land-lover??) Check out these nautical card ideas and try these coastal creations yourself!

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Celebrate Summertime with these Summer Scrapbook Border Ideas

For students, summertime means one thing: Freedom! For scrapbookers, summertime means something else: Having the freedom of inspiration to craft and create. There are so many memories to be made in the summertime, that come fall, your album will be nice and full. As for those summer scrapbook layouts, how will you add the finishing touches to them? By adorning them with some summer scrapbook borders, of course! Check out these summer scrapbook border ideas along with this DIY summer card and get creating!

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Create DIY Father’s Day Cards that Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is just around the corner in North America — do you have your card picked out? If not, don’t panic – you can make a custom Father’s Day card for your dad that reflects his personality and passions! These three cards all use simple paper shapes cut to the same size, but with a few small changes, they turn into completely different cards tailored just to Dad! Learn more about how to create these DIY Father’s Day cards below and show some love to the main man in your life.

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Take a Fresh Approach to Mother’s Day with this DIY Card

They say when it comes to giving gifts, it’s the thought that counts. What better way for a crafter to show how much they care than with a DIY card? With Mother’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn how to create a fun, spring-themed DIY Mother’s Day card that mom is sure to love! Find out how in today’s post! 

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