England + Scotland + Wales + Northern Ireland = The brilliant United Kingdom!
But even more than just listing the names of what consists of this island nation off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe, it’s important to note the incredible history, culture and scenery that makes it a top tourist destination. The London Eye, Cardiff and Edinburgh Castles, Giant’s Causeway, centuries-old universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Pubs full of pints, fish and chips, bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie. Iconic red telephone booths and double-decker buses. The birthplace of William Shakespeare and The Beatles. And so much more that it’ll make you say “Blimey!”
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Well, if you’re ready to crown your United Kingdom travels with a memorable layout, then take a look at this UK scrapbook idea! It’ll be your best mate!
From the snowcapped British Columbia mountains that skiers and snowboarders zoom down to the Instagram-worthy turquoise depths of Lake Louise, the vast landscapes of sturdy elk grazing the plains and the urban charm of Toronto and Montreal with their piercing skyscrapers and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, there’s so much variety to Canadian culture and character. There’s a sense of wonderment no matter where you go in The Great White North! And if you want to pay homage to this more than eh-OK country, then you need the Canadian Pride collection. And as you can see in this Canada scrapbook layout, it’s definitely full of Canadian charisma and national nuances!
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The Fourth of July is such a fun time for many families across America. Backyard cookouts with hot dogs, hamburgers, watermelon and beverages with family members and your li’l “firecrackers,” red-white-and-blue parades full of military observance and remembrance, fantastic and fiery fireworks displays and so much more. Well, if you want to celebrate your U.S. pride all year round, then show your stars and stripes support with just that — the Stars & Spirit collection, that is! Psst, these items are also perfect for the upcoming Memorial Day observance!
Be proud and patriotic with this USA scrapbook layout!
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Phew! We are feeling the heat today, for the latest collection, Sunrays for Days, is shining brighter than a summer’s day on the CM stratosphere! It’s perfect for those warm-weather and water-filled wondrous memories of backyard grill outs, beach trips and waterpark adventures, slurping up sweet and melty treats, bonfires by the lake, playing yard games with family and so much more. And to crank it up another degree or two, we also have a #2022MayBONUS challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group that will set you straight to summer vacay mode. Want to learn more about it? See the details below and directions on how you can make a sizzlin’ summer scrapbook layout.
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Morning, noon or night — any time is a great time to get those memories down on paper (designer, tone-on-tone, cardstock, you name it!). If you’re itching to get your photos and stories into your album, then take a look at these ideas to turn ideation into creation! Here we go with another Sketch Round-Up!
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Love, laughter, communication, togetherness — all are important ingredients in building and boosting strong family relationships. And when the snapshots of smiles are printed and the so-much-fun stories are scribed, it’s time to relay those rewarding relationships to remember forever! Embrace your heritage with this family scrapbook layout!
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Yellowstone, Purnululu, Jasper National Parks… and more! Admire the beautiful landscapes of rugged rock formations, vast wilderness, glorious glaciers and trails upon trails. Or relish the experiences of education or exercise, or maybe even spiritual inspiration or superb summer stories. Regardless of what national parks summit up for you, we’re scouting for scrapbooking success… and you can see for yourself with this national parks scrapbook layout!
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May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun
And find your shoulder to light on.
To bring you luck, happiness and riches
Today, tomorrow and beyond.
The sight of bright butterflies swiftly dancing across gardens and landing on freshly bloomed flowers is a welcome sign that springtime has returned. And an activity that many of us did as kids (or even to this day!) is to chase butterflies… and then safely releasing them back to fly off into the warm air, of course. Well, chase your springtime memories for years to come with this spring scrapbook layout. It’s sure to make your heart flutter!
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Whether you call it “hiking,” “bushwalking,” “hillwalking,” “fell-walking” or “rambling” (depending on where you live in the world), being outside and enjoying the countless acres of public land, national parks and state parks is a gratifying experience for many. From admiring the wildlife and rolling landscapes to connecting with your fellow hikers and the area’s culture, wandering is full of wonder! Pack up your parcels and get ready for a national parks layout to share your beloved excursions!
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Do you know why bees makes hexagon shapes in their hives? The short answer: Hexagons enable the bees to make very efficient use of space while using as little wax as possible, holding the maximum amount of honey and pollen! Well, what better to combine the hexagonal nature of bees than with the Embossed Hexagon Punch?! Plus, when you add in the Bumblebee Punch and Endless Meadows collection, you’re sure to be buzzin’ with beautiful layouts! See for yourself, as blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu integrates all of these items into one spectacular spring scrapbook layout!
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