Some people may say you can’t rush art, but you can complete stunning scrapbooking art in a matter of minutes! It’s true! Blog contributor Noreen Smith used the same basic supplies and groundwork — two pieces of paper from the beautiful Art Nouveau Paper Pack, as well as stickers and the fabulous Mandala Burst Border Punch — to create two beautiful layout opportunities. One is more simple and straightforward, while the other is simply fabulous and exudes some intricate intrigue… but both can stand on their own as works of art! Check out these scrapbook layout ideas below and let your artsy side shine!Continue reading Artful Aspirations in Two Ways With These Scrapbook Layout Ideas
All crafters know that a project a day keeps the boredom away! (Also, scrapbooking can help reduce anxiety and stress levels!) If you’re looking for some innovative and intriguing projects to try out this week, you’ve come to the right place — we’ve got four stellar sketch ideas from our Instagram account worth taking note of! Get ready to be inspired, because here’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 18-22
“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”
This quote by William Morris, a celebrated designer, poet and craftsman from the Art Nouveau era, exemplifies the latest launch that does just that — accentuate your photos of everyday life. From special moments and memories with friends to family get-togethers, highlighting heritage albums and more, the brand-new Art Nouveau collection features the international “new art” movement’s nature motifs, ornamental stylings and sinuous, organic lines to give a timeless presence to your photos. (P.S. Some of the papers within the Art Nouveau Paper Pack pay homage to designs by William Morris, too!) Ready to see what its elegance is all about? Then take a look at this artistic scrapbook layout and exhibit some creativity!
Sometimes, you only have mere minutes to create and other times you can squeeze in a bit more and add that extra sticker or two. Luckily, no matter how much time you have, you can take the same basic supplies and groundwork and come up with multiple crafting opportunities! Blog contributor Noreen Smith recently used the beautiful Boho Escape collection and the new Mirrored Triangles Border Maker Cartridge to create two layouts — a more simple scrapbook layout and an elevated (and simply fabulous!) decorative scrapbook layout! Dive into this dynamic duo below!Continue reading Dynamic Duo: Create Both Simple and Decorative Scrapbook Layouts With The Boho Escape Collection
It’s been a busy week of scrapbooking — between the recent product launch and the first Virtual Crop of 2021, we’re guessing you have been spending quite a bit of time in the craft room! (Applause to you!) But, are you still craving some new projects to try out? If so, you’re in luck — we have four beautiful project ideas for you to try out in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! (Psst, they all bring on some totally tropical thrills!)Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 4-8
As the year comes to a close, people everywhere are starting to think about how they want the upcoming year to be different. This thinking often leads to New Year’s resolutions — goals people want to reach or new habits they want to enact. In fact, tons of people take part in this annual go-getter, do-better tradition, but did you know that about 80-percent of people fall off the resolutions track by February?
Fear not, scrappers! We are a resilient, motivated bunch! Scrapbookers mean business when striving to preserve those precious memories. So, with that being said, we’ve compiled a list of scrapbooking New Year’s resolutions that will help you get even more albums done and create even better, more meaningful projects. Three, two, one… let’s go!Continue reading 2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Scrapbookers
Need a creative boost to carry you into the Christmas week ahead? We have three great sketch projects for you to try out (one of which is a two-page layout!). Gather your craft supplies and get ready for splendid project ideas, because it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Dec. 14-18
Wow — what a busy weekend of scrapbooking! The December Virtual Crop has been a creative blast, but there may be some of you out there who are still craving for some fun project ideas to take on! We’ve got you covered — take a look at these four project ideas from our Instagram page in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Dec. 7-11
Wow, it’s hard to believe December is already here! We’re zipping through to the end of 2020, which means we’ve bolted through another week… and accordingly, that calls for a recap of the sketches we posted on our Instagram account this past week. In fact, we have four great sketches that feature the new Natural Disposition collection! Without further ado, it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up Nov. 30-Dec. 4
How have you marked the growth of your kids or grandkids in your scrapbooks? Do you take photos that mark those “baby’s firsts?” Or perhaps you document and journal about changes in height, birthdays and developing hobbies ? Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu let her young kids get hands on (literally!) with this adorable baby scrapbook layout, turning their handprints into elephants! Talk about creativity!Continue reading Herd in Creative Cuteness With This Baby Scrapbook Layout