It doesn’t matter if you’re 10 or 100 years old, Halloween is all about trick-or-treating! Well, today we’re all about the treat part of things, for we have a round-up of great Halloween scrapbook ideas and projects to prepare you for this spooky-meets-sensational occasion! That’s right — get your chocolates, sugar-coated candies, lollipops and more and divulge in these ideas that will have you go bat-crazy! Happy Halloween!Continue reading Make Eerie-sistible Memories: Halloween Scrapbook Ideas That Are Fa-BOO-lous
The spine-tingling time is nearly here — upon the moonlit horizon is Halloween! And since All Hallows’ Eve falls on a Sunday this year, we want to celebrate all weekend long (or shall we say, Halloweekend!) with some eerie-sistible scrapbooking treats. In fact, with the bounty of activities going on this time of year, from carving spooky pumpkins to binge-watching horror flicks and dressing up to the nines in fun or frightful costumes, you’re going to need all weekend to preserve these magical moments! So unwrap some mini candies and chocolates and enjoy these wicked-awesome Halloween scrapbook ideas. Happy haunting!Continue reading Witch-ing You a Ghoulishly Good Time With These Halloween Scrapbook Ideas
Who out there is pining to trim a tree, don your door with a welcoming wreath, illuminate the neighborhood with twinkling lights, artfully construct a sweet gingerbread house or hang stockings by the chimney with care? Well, decking your halls and putting up Christmas decorations earlier actually makes you happier according to health experts.
Well, today we’re taking that very merry scientific study and putting it to the test with this Christmas scrapbook layout with a wreath making technique from blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu! (It’s sure to bring happiness and cheer!)
Apple picking, hayrides, bonfires, crisp breezes, snuggly scarves, pumpkin-spiced drinks, foliage drives — there’s so much to admire about autumn! In fact, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves this time of year and wanted to show that appreciation with a fall scrapbook layout (with an added bonus of a bear craft upon it!). Build this autumnally awesome and creatively cute layout with your bear hands today!Continue reading Snuggle Down With This Fall Scrapbook Layout And Bear Craft
It’s that time of year again — school is back in session in North America! And a new school year means new school supplies, so why not corral the kiddos to craft a few of their own? With reading assignments and textbook studies already in the pipeline, your A+ bookworms are going to need to mark their places in their books and to keep the chapters moving forward! Back to school is totally cool with these DIY bookmarks that you and your students, kiddos, grandkids (and yourself!) can make — from corner flags to popsicle markers… no more dog-earing the corners!Continue reading Hit the Books With These Back-to-School DIY Bookmarks
Spirals and swirls are prevalent throughout many aspects of life, from whirling weather patterns to mollusk shells and galaxies far, far away, as well as some sweet treats like chocolate babka (and a few others listed down below)! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu’s brain was spinning for swirls and made some DIY paper crafts — including a mobile with her kid! So round and round and round we go, where the spiral stops — that’s up to you!Continue reading Spiral Into Wondrous Whirls With These DIY Paper Crafts
The lights dim and suddenly a cake, aglow with candles, is brought out and melodious singing fills the air. The recipient’s face lights up as a sweetly decorated cake is placed in front of him or her. The song ends and someone yells “Make a wish!” The recipient closes their eyes momentarily — huff! The candles are blown out… and it’s time to get the birthday party started!
Just as important as the candles and cake are on birthdays, so are cards! For a special handmade touch, opt to make your next birthday card rather than picking up a generic store-bought card — your friends and family members will surely appreciate the beautiful keepsake and be awestruck by your crafty talent. (Shhh, no need to tell them just how easy it was to make!) Blog contributor Tina Kistinger shows off three DIY birthday cards that look like they could be presents themselves! Take a look below — it’s time for a cardmaking celebration!Continue reading Bring on a Paper Party With These DIY Birthday Cards
From stories of pirates searching for precious valuables from long ago to miners sifting and panning for gold or silver to those buried backyard quests we played as kids, there’s something exciting and revealing about a good old-fashioned treasure hunt. A few years ago, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu and her family went on a trip and visited a mine, which unearthed a new fascination of the hidden treasures of geology and gemstones. As for Sachiyo? Well, it inspired this gemstone scrapbook layout! Rock on, scrappers!Continue reading This Gemstone Scrapbook Layout Is a Rock-Solid Stunner
Mandala, (Sanskrit for “circle”) not only flaunts as a beautifully artistic, geometric design, but can also be a powerful spiritual symbol used in ceremonial rituals, worship, sacred art and meditation. For blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu, her children have created many painted crafts based on dot mandalas, so she was inspired to turn that circular concept into an eye-catching (and elegant!) mandala scrapbook layout — featuring the dazzling Mandala Burst Border Punch, of course!Continue reading Marvel at This Magnificent Mandala Scrapbook Layout
Who says scrapbook supplies can only be used for scrapbooking? For a creative person, these supplies are a blank canvas for all sorts of unique projects, including Christmas decor! Garlands are such a festively fun way to deck out your home — wrapped around a tree, atop the mantlepiece, down the banister and more — and blog contributor Tina Kistinger decided to give the good ol’ fashioned garland her own crafty twist as a mini DIY Christmas tree garland using Creative Memories products!Continue reading Perfect the Pine With This DIY Christmas Tree Garland