Reflect On Yuletide Moments All Year Round: Christmas Scrapbook Layout

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol”

The tree and twinkling lights may be down, sparkly ornaments carefully tucked away into boxes, halls “undecked” and iconic carols vanished into the air until next December, but the heartfelt, happy memories of Christmastime can last forever — especially in a stunning Christmas scrapbook layout! Remember the good tidings of comfort and joy with friends and family for years to come with this seasonal sensation.

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Deliver Merry Magic With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout: Letters To Santa

Every year, thousands and thousands of children write letters to Santa Claus in the hopes of winning the jolly North Pole resident over by convincing him they are worthy of certain requested gifts to be under tree on Christmas morning. To capture the merriment of this childhood rite of passage, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu delivered an idea that is a perfect make-your-spirits-bright package! Put your stamp of approval on this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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Easy Piecey: Border Recipe For Tonal Scrapbook Borders

Whether it’s grandma’s famous lemon meringue pie or an uncle’s award-winning chili, the instructions set in recipes are to help you put forth a divine product (and to feel proud about it after seeing the outcome!). While we may not be making dishes, blog contributor Krislyn Mattei is serving up a border recipe that is oh-so delectable and pleasing… time and time again! A base of creativity, a dash of innovativeness, sprinkles of fun — it’s all here and more with this border recipe for tonal scrapbook borders! Enjoy!

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Tweet With Glee: Cardinal Scrapbook Borders And DIY Christmas Card

“Cardinals appear when angels are near.”

To some, spotting a cheerful cardinal means that a loved one is watching over you. These vibrant visitors also offer a bright spot of scarlet in the whites of winter — and they’re a symbol of hope and joy, especially during the Christmas season. Well, if you’re wanting a treat (or tweet!) this season, then take a peek at these cardinal scrapbook borders and DIY Christmas card!

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Ornament Your Memories With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout

The Christmas tree — a staple in many homes for families to hang ornaments, tinsel and lights from the festive firs, but did you know…

  • The first decorated Christmas was in Riga, Latvia, in 1510.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
  • Using small candles to light a Christmas tree dates back to mid-17th century.
  • Every year since 1947, a tree has been given from Nordmarka, outside of Oslo, to Trafalgar Square in England. The gift is an expression of good will and gratitude for Great Britain’s help to Norway during World War II.

No matter the symbolism, a Christmas tree is a big part in many homes! And it can be part of your home (or album!) with this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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Mat Your Merry Makings With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout

Mats draw attention, frame memories add layered dimension to your photos and storytelling. And when you throw merry-and-bright makings into the mix, you’re in for a presence that is a scrapbooking present for your albums! See how mats add layers of comfort and joy to this Christmas scrapbook layout — and make it today so you’re prepped and ready to print photos by the time jolly ol’ St. Nick comes to town.

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Bring On The Joy And Jolly: Christmas Scrapbook Layout

It’s only October, but there’s always a reason for the season of Christmas! And you can show off the yuletide decor with the latest Seasonal Sightings collection — think cardinals, deer, snowflakes, poinsettias and snow-covered pine trees — in a festive palette of cardinal red, holly green, tan and gold. Talk about a holly jolly time! Speaking of that, check out this Christmas scrapbook layout so you’re prepped for the festive season ahead! It’ll bring you much JOY!

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This Christmas Scrapbook Layout Is Baking Spirits Bright With a Gingerbread House Craft

Sweet, spicy, full of Christmas spirit and style… gingerbread houses! Did you know an early form of gingerbread can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians who used it for ceremonial purposes? And another fun tidbit: The popularity of gingerbread houses rose in the 1800s when the Brothers Grimm wrote the (well, not-so-Christmassy) fairytale of Hansel and Gretel, as the two children stumble upon a house made entirely of sweets. Well, no matter the history, these cookie-walled structures are a creative and tasty way to celebrate the Christmas season for kids and adults alike by decorating them with frostings and icings, gumdrops, festive sprinkles, peppermints, chocolates other candied elements. And whether you’re building the house from scratch or using a kit, blog contributor Kylie Kingham has a Christmas scrapbook layout with a cute gingerbread house craft to pay homage to the sweetly spiced tradition!

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Bring On the #2021BlackFridayBONUS Challenge & Black Friday Bundles

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And with these three bundles of holi-dazzling delight, it’s only fitting to give you three sketch challenges — aka, your #2021BlackFridayBONUS challenge! Take on the challenge, which features products from each of the packed parcels in this limited-time promo, in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group.

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Embrace the Spirit of Peace, Love and Goodwill to All With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout

For two millennia, many people from across the globe have been observing “the most wonderful time of the year” with traditions, observances and practices that are both religious and secular and filled with themes of love, goodwill, giving and others. In fact, engagements with your community can bring glad tidings of comfort and joy, like attending church and school programs, listening to glorious choral performances, partaking in charitable donations and volunteering, wrapping gifts and baking goodies for others and more. Blog contributor Karyn McDermaid-Rolfe reflected on a communal Christmas celebration that made her think of her own nostalgic experience, and in turn, made this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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