Fact: 8×8 layouts and albums are smaller than their 12×12 counterparts… but that doesn’t mean you can’t pack a whole lot of photos, memories, stories and more within their great-by-great size! See the proof for yourself with this 8×8 scrapbook layout that will be a perfect complement to your family’s heritage album, as it uses the Our Moments collection to set the stunning, sentimental scene.
Speaking of 8x8s, did you know that CM now offers 8×8 Side-Loading Pocket Pages?! These pocket pages are the perfect match for your 8×8 albums — it can fit two sheets of 8×8 paper easily through the side to protect your memories as you flip through the pages year after year. US | CA | AU
And once those pages are finished, you need a place to house these mini marvels! The bestselling 8×8 Ruby, Cobalt, Chocolate and Ebony covers are now available for purchase year-round (woot!), whereas the new Caramel Conifers and Tuscan Teal Leaves are only available until the 25th of October or while supplies last! US | CA | AU
Continue reading Flip Through Family Ties: 8×8 Scrapbook Layout To Add To Your Heritage Album
Another month has come and gone… but not without a challenge to end it on a high note! That’s right, it’s time for another edition of a Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group!
Continue reading May Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Summer Scrapbook Layout
If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in May, just completed in May), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #MayCropDontStop for the chance to win! So finish out your latest album today (and perhaps this summer scrapbook layout will inspire you!) so you have a chance to win!
They may be smaller than a regular 12×12 album, but 8×8 album covers sure are mighty! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest 8×8 albums? There are eight options for you to pick from between now and the 13th of April (or while supplies last!), including two foiled bookcloth options, Vintage Green Herringbone and Antique Red Tile, and six solid sensations in Tide Pool, Ruby, Cobalt, Chocolate, Icy Blue and Ebony! These exclusive albums are perfectly sized photo- and memory-capturing parcels, and are also fabulous as gifts, weekender projects, as a coffee table album and more! Ready to get started on a DIY 8×8 scrapbook album? Then follow along with blog contributor Krislyn Mattei as she shows you a quick and easy way to make numerous 8×8 layouts with just a few supplies and tools of your choice! Easy-peasy, 8x8s are breezy!
Continue reading Simple Steps To Mighty Marvels: DIY 8×8 Scrapbook Album Idea
Mini albums may be small, but they sure are mighty — mighty with your beloved photos and memories, that is! These quick, easy-to-do scrapbooking projects can be completed in one sitting and are the perfect way to showcase your special stories, from timely DIY holiday mini albums to showcasing precious baby moments! CM Japan Advisors Yuuki Miyata and Yumi Iizuka came up with these clever DIY mini albums that can turn all sorts of photos into a beautiful display — check them out!
Continue reading Have a Pocket-Sized Celebration With These DIY Mini Albums
Intricate, complex layouts always look great, but if you want to get something done simply and quickly (and still looks amazing!), there are other ways to perfectly and proudly highlight your photos and memories. How so, you may ask? Well, that’s where blog contributor Tina Kistinger comes into play! Check out her beautiful DIY mini accordion album with the True North Theme Pack!
Continue reading Easily Craft a Canadian Experience With This DIY Mini Accordion Album
Have you ordered the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit yet? It’s wildly awesome — perfect for kiddos of all ages and comes with everything needed (including easy instructions) to create a fun card they can make and send to a loved one. What’s even cooler is by adding just a few more basic supplies, you can transform the card kit into your own DIY mini album! Check out the video or follow the instructions below to learn how!
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Everyone loves their scrapbook albums, but sometimes, you want to make your memories even a little more mobile. There are plenty of ways you can do this, but how about putting them on your keychain to take with you wherever you go? (Yes, please!) Blog contributor Tina recently took the Magic Awaits collection and created her own DIY circle tag mini album — check out how she did it!
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Are you looking for a fun way to flip through your photos in an album that’s only a little bigger than the size of your hand? If so, look no further than the small, but creatively mighty, folio albums. Check out blog contributor Tina’s DIY waterfall folio album project below and start dreaming up ideas you can create for yourself!
Continue reading Magic Awaits You Within this DIY Waterfall Folio Album
Since their debut in late 2019, our collection of theme packs have been a downright hit. Each kit includes everything you need to create completely curated layouts featuring a variety of different themes that fit all kinds of project types. From dance to Australia to the zoo, road trips and more, these packs have it all! Do you have any theme packs in your craft room? Put them to good use with blog contributor Tina’s idea for DIY mini albums that she made using the Just Dance Theme Pack!
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Scrapbooking is not an art form with limitations. You shouldn’t feel bound by the confines of a 12×12 album. There are so many other ways you can create layouts — even perfectly petite ones! After all, isn’t there a saying about good things coming in small packages? Mini scrapbook albums are becoming more and more popular due to the ease, accessibility and overall cuteness. If you’re looking for a fun way to create a DIY mini album, you’re in luck! This blog post is filled with step-by-step instructions on how you can create your own miniature masterpiece using cardstock, cardboard, paper and a little imagination!
Continue reading Keep Your Memories Close with this DIY Mini Album Project