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!
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Birthdays, graduations, anniversaries — there’s always a reason to celebrate life’s special moments. Truth be told, sometimes parties can take quite a bit of preparation and planning, from the menu to the decorations and theme, entertainment and location. But something you won’t have to worry about is how to display the festive fun when the streamers come down. How so? With the Party Time! Fast2Fab™-Inspired Designer Paper Pack, of course. With its pre-designed pages, most of the prep work is done for you — you just need to decide which photos to highlight! Blog contributor Noreen Smith is a big fan of these papers and showcased how easy it is to get the layout party started in five, 10 and 15 minutes! Unwrap the magic with these three quick birthday scrapbook layouts!
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When talking about birthdays, it’s hard to not bring up (or light up or slice up!) a totally delicious and sugary treat — the cake. While some of us prefer the classic chocolate or vanilla offerings, others may find tastes such as mocha, lemon, salted caramel, carrot, funfetti (and more!), irresistible. No matter your top-notch choice, the Party Time! collection will always be a sweet addition to your albums. How so? See for yourself down below as the Party Time! Variety Mat Pack has been served up as a delightful layered cake upon this birthday scrapbook layout.
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Birthdays come but once a year, but with the Party Time! collection, you can turn any day into a big-time celebration — especially when that moment is spent crafting and scrapbooking! Balloons and banners, streamers and sparklers, the Party Time! collection is always ready for a good time. Ready to unwrap some of its magic? Burst forth brilliance with these birthday scrapbook borders and delightful DIY birthday card and let your crafting be the life of the scrap-tastic party!
Continue reading Throw Your Own Party With This DIY Birthday Card and Birthday Scrapbook Borders
Shades meet style in the exclusive Cardstock Buffet Combo Packs! Not only do you get six sheets of double-sided designer papers, but you also get four coordinating sheets of cardstock in each of the six different combo packs — that’s an ombré brigade of cohesive layouts and stunning projects right at your fingertips! Remember, there’s the Black and White, Scarlet, Dark Sea Green, Aqua, Navy and Orchid Combo Packs — and any of those options can easily be used in the scrapbook layout ideas below! Take a look for yourself on how to blend these combo packs with other CM products to create monochromatic masterpieces!
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P.S. Order the Cardstock Buffet Combo Packs before noon CT on Feb. 23 (before midnight AEDT on 23 Feb. for Australia) before they’re gone for good… and to create these scrapbook layout ideas, of course!
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Black and white, scarlet, navy, dark sea green, orchid, aqua… oh my! We’re not just naming off different hues, we’re sharing a party of paper options available with one of the two new Cardstock Buffet options — the Combo Pack Cardstock Buffet! Each of these brand-new combo packs contain six designer papers and four coordinating sheets of cardstock per bundle for a plethora of boldly beautiful project possibilities. And remember, when you buy six or more new combo packs, you can earn limited-edition Shamrock Green Solid Cardstock packs FREE! Check out these exciting scrapbooking project ideas made with the recently launched combo packs and be sure to scroll to the bottom to get in on a pop-up sketch challenge on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group!
Continue reading Get Your Fill of Paper Thrills: Scrapbook Project Ideas Featuring the Latest Combo Packs
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Fun has no age limit — and that includes birthday parties! Every birthday is a milestone, whether large or small, and Party Time! Blue Paper Pack is surely a welcomed guest for your albums with its snazzy, stylish sophistication of dusty blue, periwinkle, white and navy. Ready to RSVP to a stunning birthday scrapbook layout idea fit for young and old? Unwrap the magic below and start plotting your own soirées today!
Continue reading Have a Stylish Soirée With This Birthday Scrapbook Layout
When you’re creating and designing a layout, experienced crafters know that a good-looking border is the icing on the cake. And with the new Cake Border Punch, you’re in for some extra sweet surprises that will light up your layouts! Get ready, for today’s blog features three cake scrapbook borders and a DIY birthday card to whisk in innovative ideas for your next layout or project! (P.S. They’re all a piece of cake to make!!
Continue reading Sprinkle in Sweetness With These Cake Scrapbook Projects
Modern birthday parties are said to get their roots from the 18th-century German celebration called “Kinderfeste,” held for kids and featured a cake adorned with candles. Fast forward to today, and there’s still so much to love about the big-day hooray of birthdays, from eating sprinkled cakes and ice cream to playing games, tearing open wrapped presents or simply reading a handwritten card from loved ones and friends! Check out this birthday scrapbook layout that captures some very sweet sentiments and fun flair!
Continue reading Add Some Hip to Your Hooray With This Birthday Scrapbook Layout
Bring on the candles, wrapped gifts, balloons, confetti and sugary cupcakes — the new Party Time! collection is today’s debuting gift for you. Whether you’re five or 95, birthdays and birthday parties can make one feel special, and you can definitely amp up those good vibes with this celebratory collection! Not only that, these products, with both a bright, youthful side, as well as a neutral, sophisticated side, can be used to commemorate graduations, anniversaries, fiestas and all of life’s superb soirées! Let’s take a look at how the vibrant and vivacious side makes your celebrations pop off the page with this birthday scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Fuel Your Fiestas With This Birthday Scrapbook Layout