Scrapbooking is a process that comes with techniques and decisions to be made. From choosing the photos, papers, tools and other supplies, as well as what to write down, piecing together layouts is very much an experience. And way to add a final touch to your creations is the glam and character of embellishments, and in the Vivid Melodies Decorative Bundle, there are enamel embellishments (with adhesive backing!) for everyday moments at home, memories with friends and family and every theme and occasion in between!Continue reading Finesse A Finishing Touch With Enamel Embellishments
Where does your inspiration stem from? Is it on Pinterest as you bookmark images that catch your eye? Is from pulling out old photos in those tucked away boxes and reminiscing on the good ol’ days? Or is it simply spending time with family and friends and wanting to preserve those moments forever? Whatever roots your creations, it’s important to capture them! To give you another source of inspiration oomph, take a look at these four scrapbooking sketches, for ideation leads to creation!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up July 25-Aug. 7
Quite simply, when you mix red and white, you get pink! But the hue is more complex than that — in varying amounts of red and white, you can get an array of intensities and emotions, from subtly sweet light sensations to deep magentas and energetic hot pink. Whatever the shade of pink, it’s a fashion (and scrappin’!) statement! And you can definitely see its eye-catching nature in the Vivid Melodies Jazzberry products! Get ready to say “Va-va-bloom!” with this pink scrapbook layout!Continue reading Say Va-Va-Bloom With This Pink Scrapbook Layout
Stick your nose in a bursting bouquet of flowers or walk through a blooming garden, and you’re sure to sniff fragrant and fresh aromas that can lift your spirit and mood. (Science confirms this feel-good boost!) Flowers are nature’s way of smiling at us with bright cheer. And you can handpick your happy times — birthdays, anniversaries, gardening, spring and summer, sunny outdoor adventures and picnics with family and more — with the Vivid Melodies collection! See for yourself and find your floral fantasy today with this flower scrapbook layout featuring mix and match scrapbooking supplies!Continue reading Feelin’ Fresh, Fun And Floral: Flower Scrapbook Layout With Mix And Match Scrapbooking Supplies
As time goes on, many people come to find out that it’s the “little things” in life that gives us the most joy and happiness. Life’s simple pleasures can come in all shapes and sizes — getting a coffee with a longtime friend, the sun shining through your window with a good book in hand, the tail-wagging greeting from your pet after a long day at work, practicing meditation, baking cookies with your kids or grandchildren and so much more. And to appreciate what’s right in front of you and to remember these everyday (and extraordinary!) moments, you need to craft everyday scrapbook layout, like this special sensation!Continue reading Cherish The Simple Things In Life With This Everyday Scrapbook Layout
The What A Zoo, Too! collection roars forth a pretty wild lineup, right? And the Fast2Fab™-inspired designer papers truly meet all the koala-ficitions of easy scrapbooking opportunities! (Yes, really!) Take a glimpse for yourself in this blog — you’ll see how it can be the mon-key to your next craft adventure!Continue reading This Zoo Themed Scrapbook Spread Meets All The Quick-To-Make Koala-fications
It’s always a great accomplishment to put that last little touch of an embellishment on or scribble a closing journal caption to finish out a layout and place it into an album… and voilà! A completed masterpiece! (Talk about a mood booster, right?!) Well, if you are nearing the finish line of your latest album, then you should take on the July Completed Album Challenge!
And this family scrapbook layout might just be the extra push you need to end the month on a fabulous (and finished!) note!
(Here’s how it works: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in July, just completed in July), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JulyCropDontStop for the chance to win!Continue reading July Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Family Scrapbook Layout
What was the last project you made? Was it a card, border or layout? Did it have a theme? Was it neutral in hues or bright and bold? Did you adorn it with foiled embellishments, border stickers or gemstones? Whatever your answers are, that’s the beauty of scrapbooking — it’s up to you, for you are the artist of your memory-keeping designs! Take a look at these four sketches (and their complementary finished designs) and test out how you would make them your own! It’s time for another Sketch Round-Up!Continue reading Sketch Round-Up July 11-24
Modern zoos strive to educate visitors of all ages about the wondrous wildlife from around the globe, as well as conservation needs and simply fostering an appreciation for wildlife and vegetation in general. And zoos house many thrilling experiences and family fun — up-close encounters with cold-weather and desert-dwelling creatures, feedings, funny water shows, taking a trip on a safari train, educational programs for the kiddos like story time and crafts, as well as for those a bit older like assisting zookeepers and gardeners… and more! Once you’re through the gate, enjoy the day and come back home, make this your ticket to remember the animal awesomeness! Just admit your creativity with this two-page zoo themed scrapbook spread!Continue reading Your Admission To Animal Awesomeness: Two-Page Zoo Themed Scrapbook Spread
Stepping on stage, whether it’s a big-band concert or solo-singing performance, tap-dancing talent show or dramatic theatrical play, can be a nerve-wracking experience. But once the nerves have settled and your confidence is brighter than the spotlight, you are the total star of the show! And to raise the curtain on your on-stage presence, make this red carpet themed layout from scrapbooking star and blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu to give these memories a well-deserved round of applause.Continue reading Be The Star Of The Show With This Red Carpet Themed Scrapbook Layout