2+2+2 = An Abundance of Craft Ideas For You!

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!

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Steer a Creative Helm With This Seaside Scrapbook Layout

Waves crashing against sandy shorelines and craggy rocks. Boats bobbing up and down and gliding through the cool water. The brilliant, warming sun kissing your shoulders. If this all sounds good to you, then pack up your bags and head to the coast! And once the memories are enjoyed and the photo ops taken, make this seaside scrapbook layout so you can relive those waterfront vibes all year-round!

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Collect the Charms of Country Living With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Spread

Sure, living in the suburbs or the hustle-and-bustle pursuits of the city can have their advantages, but there’s something idyllic and comforting about being in the countryside. Vast landscapes with less traffic pollution, wildlife and nature aplenty, locally sourced goods, the expanse of starry skies at night and so much more. Here’s a farmhouse chic scrapbook spread that will make your rural moments look extra rewarding! Check it out.

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Enjoy Carefree Creativity With This Vacation Scrapbook Spread

While many people stay busy during the summer with sports activities, jobs, DIY home projects, yardwork and more, it’s also important to sit back, relax and recharge your batteries, whether it’s laying out in a hammock, lounging on a sandy beach or whatever fits your chillaxing needs! Speaking of taking it easy, have you tried out CM’s Fast2Fab™-inspired papers? They are a quick, easy-breezy way to get your scrapbooking done in a fun flash! See for yourself with this vacation scrapbook layout with the Summertime Fast2Fab™-Inspired Designer Paper Pack!

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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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Pay Homage to the Comforts of Home With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Spread

Dorothy was spot-on: There’s no place like home. Sure, when you look at it from the outside, a home is just a “house.” A building of bricks and wood. Maybe a yard. But a home is more than that — it’s a place to build and craft memories with family, friends and furry acquaintances over time. It’s a feeling of love, comfort, happiness and care. But no matter what or where you call home, this farmhouse chic scrapbook spread is set to construct a solid foundation for your at-home memories!

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Cook Up Creativity With This Family Scrapbook Spread

Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Fish Fridays. Grandma longing over her soul-warming chicken noodle soup to a kitchen novice baking a chocolate cake for the first time. No matter the meal or level of cookery and skills, being in the kitchen can dish out a ton of fun and smile-worthy memories (and hopefully some pretty tasty food, too)! Ready to whisk into action, work up a creative appetite and serve up a two-page layout? Then check out this family scrapbook spread — it’s a feast for the eyes!

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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!

For the Border Punches Promo details, visit: US | CA | AU

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It’s Home, Tweet Home With This Birdhouse Scrapbook Layout

Many people cannot wait for spring to arrive. The Earth, on its seasonal trek, leans in closer to the sun and brings bouts of warmer weather, verdant grass, budding blooms and a chorus of chirping birds! And this springtime sensation, migration and nesting of birds is the perfect time to do some bird watching (and perhaps learning a bit about the feathered fowls that live in your area!). Just ask blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu — her and her family have been admiring recent winged additions that have called their front porch home, tweet home! Take a look at this birdhouse scrapbook layout and try it out for yourself!

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Reflect Your Creativity With This Two-Page Spring Scrapbook Spread

Being in nature is simply wonderful, whether it’s taking an epic hike through a wooded area to sitting on the shores of a lake and fishing the day away. Clearing your mind in nature is a great way to help you hit the reset button, rejuvenate and refresh your senses and reflect on all that’s around you. Speaking of reflecting, blog contributor Noreen Smith did just that with one of her latest projects — she freshened up a one-page layout and reflected certain elements, patterns and designs to create a mirrored two-page standout! Want to see how she did it? Take a peek at this double-the-fun idea with her spring scrapbook spread below!

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