October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that first began in 1985. Fast forward to 1992, and this world health issue connected to what is arguably one of the most well-known symbols of our time: the pink ribbon. And whether you display those powerfully pink ribbons, participate in fundraising walks and runs, aid in helping a friend schedule a mammogram and other encouraging, I’m-there-for-you movements, this month is a key time for promoting breast cancer awareness and the importance of research, early detection, prevention and life-changing support. So as we enter the month of October, let’s pay tribute to the fighters, survivors, the lives that have been lost and the caregivers along the way and show awareness with this breast cancer scrapbook layout.Continue reading Represent a Symbol for Hope, Strength and Awareness: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout
8x8s really are great, especially when you use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template! Yes, they are a bit smaller than a regular 12×12 template or page, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pack a full page of stories and fun! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest (and totally stunning!) 8×8 albums? Your 8×8 scrapbook layouts will be a perfect fit inside these beauties.
Check out how you can use the 8×8 Line It Up Recipe Template to make bold projects… no matter how you turn it!
Farmhouse style is warm and approachable, just like the feeling that most people want in their home for themselves and for their guests! And that’s exactly the sentiment you get with the Homestead collection with its designs of reclaimed wood and rustic accents, greenery, neutral hues and more. Combine these elements with the Roundabout Recipe Template, and you’ll loop together a stunning layout that is sure to welcome your photos and precious homestead memories. Take a peek at this farmhouse scrapbook idea to see how!Continue reading Welcome Your Memories With This Farmhouse Scrapbook Idea
Snapdragons. Bells of Ireland. Peonies. Bluebells. Gardenias. Marigold. Dahlias. Azalea. Sunflowers. Chrysanthemum. Lavender. Myrtle. The list goes on and on and on with flowers and greenery. And just like these budding blooms and lush leaves, endless scrapbooking opportunities can always be pruned and grown, especially with the Botanical Burst collection! If you want to bloom forth brilliance with your next project, dig into that collection (including the Botanical Burst Recipe Template) by giving this summer scrapbook layout a go!Continue reading This Summer Scrapbook Layout Is a Budding Beauty
The first Saturday in May is the special day scrapbookers across the globe look forward to — National Scrapbook Day! Well, cue the drumroll (and designs!) because 2021’s National Scrapbook Day (“NSD”) is this Saturday! If you’ll be looking for a way to commemorate the photo celebrations, layout ideations and album creations from the comfort of your craft room, we’ve got the perfect way for you to crop away on the best day of the year!
Join us on the Virtual Crop Facebook Group to take on an #NSD2021 pop-up sketch challenge with TWO layouts that you can create to win YOUR CHOICE of one of two NSD-themed prizes! (Hint: We also have step-by-step instructions to create the layouts in this blog post if you’d prefer to do it that way.)Continue reading Take On the National Scrapbook Day #NSD2021 Sketch Challenge
Autumn is a glorious time of year when homes are decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins and gourds, and when seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added for good measure. Also a staple during fall is the apple, of course! Spice up your layouts with the Apple Recipe Template, perfect for cooking up some juicy ideas that are perfect for your fall scrapbooking albums. Take a look for yourself with this heartwarming apple scrapbook layout and start thinking of how you’ll put this template to work!Continue reading Bite Into a New Idea With This Apple Scrapbook Layout
Pumpkins are a staple during the autumn season — from carved ones glowing atop your front porch to your spiced lattes — and now, thanks to blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu, you can place them in your autumn albums as well! Check out this pretty pumpkin scrapbook layout and get ready to have a gourd time!Continue reading Carve Up a Great Craft With This Pumpkin Scrapbook Layout
With the Dot Pens and Recipe Templates, your very own hand-drawn pen lines can add extra pops of pizazz, shades, definition and texture to bring a new personal touch to your pages! Have you created stunning projects with Dot Pens or Recipe Templates? You’ll definitely want to after checking out these artistic scrapbook layouts!Continue reading These Artistic Scrapbook Layouts Will Totally “Draw” You In
Ahh, the humble apple. This delicious fruit tastes especially crisp during fall, and whether you cut it up and bake it in some sweet goodies, drink it in a cider or just chomp a big ol’ bite out of it, it’s a treat that’s tough to beat. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was in the apple mood, so she created a gorgeous apple scrapbook layout using the Apple Recipe Template — check it out!Continue reading Go to the Core of Your Creativity With This Apple Scrapbook Layout
The Slices of Life Recipe Template is the perfect tool for showing off little snippets of your life in a fun and unique way. When you pair this template with the vivid and vibrant shades found in the Fresh Fusion collection, you can get radiant rainbow scrapbook layouts that gives a little zest to your memories. Take a look at these examples and try them out for yourself!Continue reading Show Off the Slices of Life With These Rainbow Scrapbook Layouts