It’s a topic as hot as chestnuts roasting over an open fire: When should you decorate for Christmas and put up the tree? Nov. 1, the day after Thanksgiving, the first weekend in December or mid-month, on Christmas Eve? Well, in our books, if it brings joy and holiday spirit into your home, there’s no such thing as decorating “too early” for the season — it’s about creating merry, priceless moments that make the season special for you and your loved ones. It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas, especially with this Christmas scrapbook layout that you can make whenever you’re feeling festive!Continue reading Deck Your Merry Memories With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout
As soon as the holiday season arrives to town — like Santa on his sleigh — grocery store shelves are stacked high with tasty, festive treats like milk chocolate Santas, trees and gelt, hot cocoa and mini marshmallow kits, gingerbread houses, Linzer, snickerdoodle and frosted cookies, almond bark, fruitcakes… the sugar-ladened list goes on and on! And candy canes are also a sweet, minty emblem of the season, being used everywhere as decoration, a kiddo’s calming pacifier, a crunchy baking element or as a stirring stick for a pepperminty cup of coffee… and as a integral part of these Christmas scrapbook borders!Continue reading Mint Condition Christmas Scrapbook Borders With Candy Cane Stripes
Decorating the Christmas tree is a long-established family tradition, passed down from generation to generation, ornament to ornament, for many households. Families gather together each year, pull out dusty boxes of beloved decorations — glass baubles, “baby’s first Christmas” porcelain ornament, figurines and an angel, tinsel, ribbon, lights and other items that evoke the holly-jolly spirit — and make merry memories together. So why not further your festiveness by bringing the ornamental decor from your living room to your scrapping room by making these Christmas scrapbook borders and DIY card with an ornament punch.Continue reading Be Trimming With Tradition: Christmas Scrapbook Borders And DIY Card With An Ornament Punch
Soon, halls will be decked, stockings will be hung, garlands galore are strung across banisters and wreaths will don as door decor! Whether you toe the traditional line with classic pine or fir wreaths with velvet ribbons and red berries or go for something a little more trendy or quirky with ideas like flocked faux snow, pinecones, bells and baubles, sparkly ornaments, pom-poms and more, wreaths can welcome guests and loved ones home for the holidays. Hang onto your merry memories with this unbe-wreath-able Christmas scrapbook layout!Continue reading Encircle Holiday Magic With This Unbe-wreath-able Christmas Scrapbook Layout
It’s as quintessentially Christmas as gingerbread cookies, stockings on the mantel and twinkling trees — “The Nutcracker!” Local auditoriums and ballet companies all over the world are ready to pointe toward Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet with families planning their annual yuletide pilgrimage to see Clara, the Nutcracker, Mouse King and Sugar Plum Fairy. Well, with a bit of traditional trimmings, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was able to create a dazzling Christmas scrapbook layout that will make you want to dance right to Christmas Eve and all the merry magic ahead!Continue reading Dance Around Classic Christmas Sentiments: Christmas Scrapbook Layout
While tinsel is terrific and stockings are super, today we’re going nuts over nutcrackers! During the Christmas season, a beautifully painted and crafted nutcracker might be a familiar sight on mantelpieces or bookshelves… not to mention the classic and beloved “The Nutcracker” ballet! (Did you know nutcrackers are a symbol of good luck to your family and protection of your home?!) So cue the classical music — this blog post, in nutshell, is all about Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY card.Continue reading Go Nuts For Notes Of Noel With These Christmas Scrapbook Borders And DIY Card
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane! And Scrapbooking Lane, too!
Prep for jolly Ol’ St. Nick and the upcoming festive season with some ho-ho-holiday magic in the form of the Christmas Cheer Buy-It-All Bundle! It features the Christmas Cheer decorative products, Candy Cane Stripe Border Maker Cartridge and Nutcracker Border Punch, plus the EXCLUSIVE Festive Ornament Build-A-Punch (check out this blog to see it in action!) and the Santa Embellishments, which is only available in this jolly bundle! But act as quick as a flash, for it’ll dash away like Santa’s crew of friendly reindeer on Oct. 13 at noon CT or while supplies last!
So set up your scrapbooking workshop and get yourself on the Nice List with this Christmas scrapbook layout full of Santa-mental fun.
Any time can be the most wonderful time of the year, but especially now since the latest Christmas collection, Christmas Cheer, is making a pit-stop to CM like Santa and his team of reindeer! Combining the traditional trimmings of red and green with the brisk winter tidings of blue, these merry and magical products are Claus-itively perfect for layouts and photos of visiting Santa and his helpful elves at the mall, baking cookies, decorating the perfect Christmas tree, wrapping gifts and opening them on Christmas morning, Secret Santa exchanges, ice skating and more!
Psst! Get all the decorative products in the Christmas Cheer collection, in addition to the Candy Cane Stripe Border Maker Cartridge and Nutcracker Border Punch, plus the EXCLUSIVE Santa Embellishments and Festive Ornament Build-A-Punch (punch coming individually in November) with the Christmas Cheer Buy-It-All Bundle (but only until Oct. 13 at noon CT or while supplies last)! Talk about a great gift for yourself!
Ornament your seasonal sentiments today with this Christmas scrapbook layout! (Christmas will be here before you know it!)Continue reading Decorate Ornamental And Sentimental Memories With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout