Yes, flowers are so striking and stunning, but you can’t overlook the importance of foliage. Leaves can definitely add pops of hues, interest, beauty, texture, depth and shade to the landscape — they’re not just “accents,” but rather a stunning foundation for gardens and yards. In fact, leaves are the starring roles in today’s blog, which aptly features the Spring Leaf Punch! Let these leaves crafts — featuring two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — grow on you and make them today! (P.S. This punch will also work beautifully for some upcoming autumn-themed collections… anyone up for raking leaves?)Continue reading Add Frills of Foliage With These Leaves Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card
Early dawns, longer sunlit days, shorter nights — summer is a sun-soaked sensation of a season! Whether you’re in the Northern Hemisphere currently enjoying fun-in-the-sun memories or in the Southern Hemisphere dreaming of warm-weather delights, the Summertime collection will have you walking (and crafting!) on sunshine all year round! Check out these summer crafts — scrapbook borders and a card — and illuminate bold ideas that really turn up the heat!Continue reading Illuminate Bright Ideas With These Summer Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and Card
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Animals are everywhere in this world, from snow-covered mountains to the thick depths of a forest and even your very own backyard! Animals are awe-inspiring, and if you have photos and memories regarding to hiking, nature walks, trips to the zoo and camping (especially when paired with the Happy Camper collection, like these animal tracks crafts do!), then the Animal Tracks Border Maker Cartridge is a paw-some tool you’ve got to add to your craft room! Go wild!Continue reading Go Wild for Paw-some Animal Tracks Crafts
Two cards, two borders and two double-page spreads for each of the TWO fantastic You-Pick-It Promo Bundles?! Now that’s what we call two-riffic!
Today’s blog post comes to you from CM Independent Advisor Lauren Hinds and features craft ideas for using the two You-Pick-It Bundles — you won’t want to miss it!Continue reading 2+2+2 = An Abundance of Craft Ideas For You!
For ranchers and farmhands, barbed wire has helped keep livestock within property lines rather than letting the animals graze and roam upon the open range. Well today, we want your creativity to have open range and roam carefree! Get ready for a rustic refresh, country charm and farmhouse finesse, for the Barbed Wire Chain Border Maker Cartridge paired with the Homestead collection will do just that (and with ease!). Check out these barbed wire scrapbook crafts — they’re sure to look extra sharp!Continue reading These Barbed Wire Scrapbook Crafts Will Add Sharp Style
Fabulous foliage. Mature canopies. Itty-bitty blades. Leaves come in all shapes and sizes and provide great benefits, from providing cooling shade to attracting wildlife, purifying the air and adding beauty to our backyards and communities. Want to add unbe-leaf-able designs to your seasonal spreads? Then rake up these leaf crafts using the Five Leaf Punch (which works perfectly with the Botanical Burst collection!) and get started today.Continue reading Bring on a New Shade of Style With These Leaf Crafts
Freedom and fireworks — now that’s how you celebrate a birthday… America’s birthday, as a matter of fact! We’re a few days away from the Fourth of July, a celebration established all the way back to 1776. But after the hotdogs are grilled and consumed (150 million to be exact!), patriotic parades have been enjoyed, red-white-and-blue garb has been donned and fireworks have been oohed and aahed at, it’s time to get to work on those Independence Day scrapbook projects to remember them for years to come. Ready to give a “yay” to the USA? Then check out these Independence Day scrapbook borders and a DIY Independence Day card so you’re prepped for the festive activities!Continue reading Say Yay to the USA With These Independence Day Scrapbook Projects
Dad. Grandpa. Pops. Papa. Father’s Day in North America is just around the corner! (Hint: It’s this Sunday!) Sure, buying a thoughtful gift is great, but you can also show the special man in your life how much you love and appreciate him with a thoughtful card. Whether you’re crafting a card for your father-in-law, your brother who is a first-time parent or a close father figure in your life — or even if you’re gathering the little ones together to make a card for their dad — here are four DIY Father’s Day card ideas that will surely make him smile from ear to ear. (P.S. These cards use the Must Have Laser Title Embellishments — great for all sorts of celebratory occasions, including Father’s Day!) Happy crafting!Continue reading DIY Father’s Day Card Ideas for the Man of the Hour
After years of classes, late-night study sessions and countless memories with dear friends, it’s time at last to don the academic regalia and receive your diploma! (You did it!) And once the square caps have landed after flying through the air and proud family members have dabbed away happy tears with their stock of Kleenex, it’s time for a graduation party in your craft room to commemorate the occasion! Capture this big milestone (whether it’s your own of a recent grad’s achievement!) with these graduation scrapbook projects!Continue reading Celebrate End-of-Year Academic Cheer: 4 Graduation Scrapbook Projects
Hats off to this year’s graduates! No matter if it’s preschool, high school, college or university, grad school or anything in between, this time marks as a huge accomplishment for these successful scholars and their academic achievement! And to show your grad just how proud you are, why not make them a homemade card (and maybe tuck a little token in as well)? Check out how you can ace your creativity with these DIY graduation cards!Continue reading Say Con-GRAD-ulations With These DIY Graduation Cards