The sun is shining, flowers are budding, the crisp air is wafting with ease and that gingham blanket that’s been tucked in the back of the closet all winter is ready to make its much-anticipated return. Do you know that means? It’s time for a picnic! Whether it’s a simple spread at the neighborhood park, a sumptuous basket by the shoreline or an impromptu family experience right in your own backyard, dining al fresco can be so much fun. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has recently been spending more time outside and wanted to share with you her picnic scrapbook border idea!Continue reading Enjoy Al Fresco Ambiance With This Picnic Scrapbook Border Idea
Of course, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and other big life events are very special… but so are life’s “everyday” moments, like quality time spent at home. These lovely little moments can definitely have big meaning, and when you want to pay homage to at-home adventures, the Staycation Fast2Fab™ Album can let you do that quickly, easily and beautifully! Blog contributor Krislyn Mattei proves just that with these four easy Staycation scrapbook layouts — each one adding a bit more decorative detail! Give them a go and see how fast (and fabulous!) they are to put together!Continue reading Feature At-Home Fun With These Fast, Fabulous and Easy Staycation Scrapbook Layouts
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!Continue reading Pay Homage to the Comforts of Home With This Farmhouse Chic Scrapbook Spread
With everything going on in the world this past year, many of us have found ourselves spending a lot more time at home. Perhaps you’ve picked up a new hobby or expanded on a current one, whether it would be gardening, scrapbooking, making music, sewing, woodworking and more! Many schools have gone from in-person learning to virtual sessions, and even a hybrid of the two. Maybe you’ve found yourself around the kitchen table more or taught your kids some cooking and baking tips. Video calls graciously give us the ability family, friends and co-workers from the comfort of home. And in light of these times, people have pushed through and found ways to connect with one another… determined to still make memories. And that’s just what blog contributor Noreen Smith did with her COVID-19 scrapbook layout by gridding some at-home memories with the Staycation collection! What memories have you had within the walls of your home this past year?Continue reading Grid Homey Memories With This COVID-19 Scrapbook Layout
It’s happy hour every hour when you make projects with the Wine Chain Border Maker Cartridge! This cartridge creates a wine bottle, wine glass and champagne flute design to uncork your creativity for layouts of weddings and anniversaries, birthdays, New Year’s Eve, trips to the vineyard, celebrating promotions and even those relaxing staycation moments at home. (Hello, game nights and stay-at-home wine tastings!) And whether you prefer a fruity rosé, a full-bodied red, a bright white or non-alcoholic sparkling grape juice, you’re sure to be be grape-ful to add this BMC to your toolbox! Toast to new delights with these wine scrapbook borders!Continue reading Sip, Sip, Hooray With These Wine Scrapbook Borders
Who says you need to go to a fancy resort to have an awesome vacation? There’s beauty and adventure to be found on your doorstep, backyard, park or local surroundings and landmarks… without the hassle of jet lag or costs of hotels, transportation and more! Even better, staycations can be every bit as relaxing and fun, and can help you get “away” from daily hustles and bustles and to recharge. Ready to splash into action? Then take advantage of this summer scrapbook layout — it’s sure to make your next staycation beam bright within your album!
Vacations to far-away locations are a stellar way to explore the world and its sights and sensations. But as amazing as a trip to a far-flung land sounds, there’s something about hunkering down at home or playing tourist in your hometown or a nearby place. Enter: staycations (also known as “holistay” to some!). And on that note, the newest Staycation collection! This collection is inspired by the memories made during “the new normal,” and is great for photos of game nights, picnics and trips to the park, cooking and eating together, exploring the great outdoors and the other ways you enjoy your local surroundings. Peek at this layout and think about how you’d use this collection to commemorate your special local-living moments!Continue reading Hunker Down (and Craft!) With This Staycation Scrapbook Layout