Fir Real, This Christmas Scrapbook Layout Is Tree-mendous

Before you adorn it with ornaments and strands of lights, rock around it or open presents under it, you’ve got to find it! Your Christmas tree, that is! Fresh or artificial, trees are an iconic symbol and decoration at Christmastime. But if you do go the fresh route, before you take your perfectly pruned timber with its unmistakable spicy scent home, stick around to take part in the many complementary activities that tree farms have to offer — visiting Santa, sipping hot cocoa or cider, seeing live reindeer and so much more. The tree-choosing process is just the tip of the iceberg (or fir!) for family fun, so tromp out to merriment and memories with this Christmas scrapbook layout!

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Gather ’Round the Merriment: Christmas Scrapbook Layout With a Wreath Making Technique

Who out there is pining to trim a tree, don your door with a welcoming wreath, illuminate the neighborhood with twinkling lights, artfully construct a sweet gingerbread house or hang stockings by the chimney with care? Well, decking your halls and putting up Christmas decorations earlier actually makes you happier according to health experts.

Well, today we’re taking that very merry scientific study and putting it to the test with this Christmas scrapbook layout with a wreath making technique from blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu! (It’s sure to bring happiness and cheer!)

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Fun Fall Frenzy: Double Page Scrapbook Layout

As you or your family members flip through your albums, it’s so fun to see the memories that have transpired. Page by page, each single-page layout can bring about its own design elements, papers and patterns, visual storytelling and more. But, double-page layouts can bring double the fun by making a full-on cohesive look — side by side, the two pages flow into one another to form a larger unit for more photos, journal boxes and eye-catching appeal! Interested in trying it out? Then take a look at this double page scrapbook spread with its fantastic fall theme!

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Here Comes Santa Paws: Christmas Scrapbook Layout

To kids from one to 92, lots of people across the world celebrate Christmas. You know who else can join in the festivities and merriment? Your pets! (Ugly sweaters aren’t just for humans!) Dress up your furry friend in red-and-green attire, snap some photos and paws for a moment to make this Christmas scrapbook layout after!

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This Haunted House Craft Is Creepin’ It Real

From eerie haunted houses with spider webbing in every corner to creepy mazes with thrilling twists and turns, there’s an endless amount of hair-raising fun taking place as Halloween turns the corner. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu is ready for a good scare — a scary-good Halloween scrapbook layout, that is! Take a look at this haunted house craft she put together to celebrate the spooky season — it may just give you goosebumps!

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Take On the #OctoberBONUS Sketch Challenge: Bedazzled Paper Packs

Hearts and stars and geometric patterns, oh my! These are the key design features in the Bedazzled paper packs, and for a limited time while supplies last, you can earn these exclusive paper packs — 4 unique packs available — FREE with qualifying orders! Psst, there’s also a Digital Artwork version of this promo, too!

For promo details, visit: US | CA | AU

Not only do we have this exclusive bedazzled bonanza to share with you today, but we also have an #OctoberBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group featuring FOUR sketches and how you can use these paper packs from this limited-time promo… check it out!

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Sketch Round-Up Oct. 4-17

It may only be October, but we have sugar plums dancing in our head! And that’s because we’re prepping for the most wonderful time of the year with the four superb scrapbooking sketches that feature Joy to the World products! You can never prep too early for the yuletide season, so check out this week’s Sketch Round-Up and make these fabulous and fa-la-la-la lovely projects now so your festive photos pop off the page!

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A Beautiful Sight, We’re Crafting Tonight: Christmas Scrapbooking Layout

Christmastime has inspired and generated so many wonderful acts and experiences — iconic songs, classic movies, letters to Santa, decorating the tree and sweet treats and more. And it’s a beautiful sight, for we’re crafting tonight… this Christmas scrapbooking layout, that is! See how you can make this sensationally snowy and wondrously winter creation for your own yuletide memories.

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Snuggle Down With This Fall Scrapbook Layout And Bear Craft

Apple picking, hayrides, bonfires, crisp breezes, snuggly scarves, pumpkin-spiced drinks, foliage drives — there’s so much to admire about autumn! In fact, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves this time of year and wanted to show that appreciation with a fall scrapbook layout (with an added bonus of a bear craft upon it!). Build this autumnally awesome and creatively cute layout with your bear hands today!

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Win Your Choice of 1 Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, Oct. 9: 1pm CT

Round of applause to you — what a stellar Virtual Crop it has been! But we’re not done yet, we still have one more sketch up our sleeves to round up the weekend. Give it all you’ve got for Challenge #6!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get all the details about Virtual Crops here.

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