Sunflowers — a welcoming sight in gardens and fields, greeting the world with their brilliant sunrays petals, whether they’re big and bright yellow blooms or shades of light pink, chocolate brown, two-tone burgundy and purple. And these basking and stately flowers have inspired a plethora of creative people — Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, English poet William Blake, actress Helen Mirren… and so many more! In fact, these happy flowers have planted their presence onto the CM lineup not only in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection, but also with the recently launched Sunflower Vine Border Punch! (Hint: And it also goes great with the It’s Fall, Y’all collection, too, like in the examples below!) Water your creativity and bloom forth these sunflower crafts — two scrapbook borders and a DIY card — today!Continue reading Bask in a Field of Sunflower Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card
Autumn surely puts a spring in many people’s step… or should we say, crackles in our step due to walking on those crunchy fallen leaves! And as the weather and leaves begin to change, our wardrobes begin to warm up — comfy knitwear, denim, scarves and boots, just to name a few. This fresh crop of layered opportunities can also make its way to scrapbooking! It’s true! See for yourself how you can layer on the comfy vibes with this fall scrapbook layout!Continue reading Layer on The Long Sleeves and Autumn Leaves With This Fall Scrapbook Layout
Just like the title of a book when you peruse a bookstore or library, titles upon scrapbooking pages set to capture the interest of those about to view the folio. Scrapbook titles are an entry point to the story and theme. It draws the person in to your photographic memories. And if you’re wanting to add a finishing touch of title work to your layouts, then the ABC/123 Stickers Buffet is your starting point to label your layouts!
From now until the 21st of September (or while supplies last), you can purchase limited-edition Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs AND have the opportunity to earn exclusive Arcs & Wave Titletopias and Micro Sparkle Serif ABC/123 Sticker Packs.
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
So many writers, artists and other creative individuals have long been inspired by the sensational time of year that is autumn — crisp breezes and even crisper apples, golden sunlight and beautifully painted treetops of orange, red and burnt sienna. If you’re yearning to embrace the season with open (flannel- or sweater-clad!) arms, then get started with these fall scrapbook borders and card!
There’s a slight chill in the air, hints of cinnamon and baking apples wafting their perfumy pleasures, snuggly sensations of cable knit sweaters — It’s Fall, Y’all… literally, for that’s the name of the newest collection to pile in on the CM scene! This collection’s picks of the patch are perfect for photos and memories of all things autumn — taking scenic foliage drives, trips to the orchard and pumpkin patches, baking, Halloween, family gatherings and more. Hunker down and get ready to add crisp comfort to your albums with this fall scrapbook layout!Continue reading Pile on Autumn Awesomeness With This Fall Scrapbook Layout
Winter, spring, summer or fall… Mother Nature always calls! Each season brings their own great bouts of adventures, special moments with friends and family, fresh air fun, connections with nature, health benefits and more! Ready to take on some seasonal style with the bountiful beauties of the You-Pick-It Promo?! Then take a peek at these park bench borders and pumpkin borders!Continue reading Enjoy Fresh Air Flair With These Park Bench Borders and Pumpkin Borders
What do you get when you mix smile-worthy sunshine and snuggly sweaters? Why, TWO amazing gift bundles that you can get FREE with qualifying orders during the You-Pick-It Promo that just kicked off! Not only do we have this exclusive promo to share with you today, but we also have a #JulyBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group featuring TWO sketches! Both of the example layouts for the sketches show how you can use products from the FREE bundle(s) you can earn during this limited-time spend/get promo… let’s dive into it!Continue reading Take On the #JulyBONUS Sketch Challenge: You-Pick-It Promo Perfection
Autumn is a glorious time of year when homes are decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins and gourds, and when seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added for good measure. Also a staple during fall is the apple, of course! Spice up your layouts with the Apple Recipe Template, perfect for cooking up some juicy ideas that are perfect for your fall scrapbooking albums. Take a look for yourself with this heartwarming apple scrapbook layout and start thinking of how you’ll put this template to work!Continue reading Bite Into a New Idea With This Apple Scrapbook Layout
Pumpkins are a symbol of fall — we can bake them, carve them and perhaps get a whiff of them in a scented candle. You can also decorate with them… in garland form! (Yes, really!) Blog contributor Tina Kistinger was feeling the DIY spirit, so she created these DIY paper pumpkin garlands that will make your home look gourd-geous and festive. Check it out below!Continue reading Adorn Your Home With These Autumnal DIY Paper Pumpkin Garlands
Ancestors of Malus domestica, the modern table apple, are said to have geographic roots in Asia. Nowadays, there are 7,500 varieties of apples grown throughout the world! That’s a lot of apple picking, fruit baskets, pies and other treats! The humble apple, from Granny Smith to McIntosh and Cortland, truly captures a crisp aspect of the fall season. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves all things apple in the fall, so she wanted to capture this by creating an apple scrapbook border!Continue reading This Apple Scrapbook Border is Ripe for the Creative Picking