This Gemstone Scrapbook Layout Is a Rock-Solid Stunner

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!

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Marvel at This Magnificent Mandala Scrapbook Layout

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!

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Perfect the Pine With This DIY Christmas Tree Garland

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!

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Gobble Up Some Fun With The Turkey Scrapbook Layout

Special festive events, from Thanksgiving to “Friendsgiving,” Christmas and New Year’s (and all observances in between), have looked a bit different this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little creative fun within your craft room! If you’re looking for a project to feast upon, then blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu has you covered with a layout that’s stuffed with cuteness — check out this turkey scrapbook layout!

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Adorn Your Home With These Autumnal DIY Paper Pumpkin Garlands

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!

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This Two-Page Winter Scrapbook Spread is “Snow” Much Fun

Whether you choose to romp and frolic in freshly fallen snow or appreciate it’s powdery presence through a frosty window (with a warm mug in hand, of course!) there’s no denying the softly swirling and sparkly snowflakes make you pause and take notice of their chilly arrival. Speaking of taking notice, this two-page winter scrapbook spread surely caught our attention! Check it out, and start thinking of how you’ll brr-ing your own wintertime memories to life!

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Magic Awaits You Within this DIY Waterfall Folio Album

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!

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Send Some Sweet Treats with DIY Valentine’s Day Tags

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for giving out candy and showing appreciation for people in your life. Are you looking for a fun way to give your co-workers, colleagues, clients, teachers and loved ones chocolate-y goodness this year? You can add a cute twist to your gift with this cute DIY Valentine’s Day tag idea. Check it out!

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Assemble Marvelous DIY Mini Albums with Theme Packs

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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Create Shimmery DIY Party Decor with Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs

Whether you’re having an epic New Year’s Eve gala or a quiet dinner party to celebrate the coming of the new decade, you’ll definitely want to have some elegant party decorations for the occasion! And when you combine the new Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs with some shimmery cardstock and a few handy tools, it’s easier than ever to create countdown-worthy DIY party decor to ring in the new year! Check out these ideas and start making some for your own get-togethers!

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