As scrapbookers, the first Saturday in May is a very special occasion — it’s National Scrapbook Day (NSD)! We’ve been celebrating all things NSD 2022 since back in March, but now the time has come to really get the party started. If you’re looking for ways to put your creativity to work (fun work, that is!), then we’ve got a few NSD-themed ideas to commemorate the best day of the year!Continue reading Take On The National Scrapbook Day #NSD2022 Weekend Challenge
For some, a beachfront getaway or day at the lake is the perfect antidote for relaxation, but for others, the best way to kick back is to lace up the boots and seek a quiet trail shaded by a towering canopy of trees. If you’re hankering for hiking — and all the memories that come with it — then the Boot Prints Border Punch is a trailblazing tool you need to pack! Fill your sole with these scenic boot print borders and DIY card for scrapbooking below!Continue reading Tread New Terrain: Boot Print Borders And DIY Card For Scrapbooking
Native flowers offer a splendid display along vast country plains, rolling meadows, long-distance highways, lovely lakefronts and mighty mountainsides — sprinkling the landscape in rainbow hues. And if you want to bring a bit of flower power to your layouts (especially when paired with the Wide Open Places collection!), then the Wildflowers Border Punch will bloom forth natural habitats of project perfection. Grow and go for it with these country scrapbook borders with wondrous wildflower designs!Continue reading Wild-flower For Crafting: Country Scrapbook Borders
Every year on the 22nd of April, many people across the globe celebrate Earth Day to protect the planet from things like pollution and deforestation. And in homage to this day, we thought it would be fitting to have some projects using the Oak Tree Punch AND to have a #2022EarthDay challenge (which was posted in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group!)
And if you’d like to see what efforts CM is taking to reduce our carbon footprint, get info on which of our products are recyclable AND get eco-friendly tips from some of our Advisors, you can check out this blog post!
Check out these seven tree scrapbook ideas and celebrate the beauty of Mother Earth!
A scrapbook border can really add that WOW factor or finishing touch to your projects and layouts. What’s even better is when the tool used to create those enticing elements can actually act as a two-in-one item — not just making borders, but also frames! Yes, it’s true and possible with CM’s frame punches! The recent Dollop Arch Frame Punch allows you to create borders and frames, dotting your creations with two delightfully dolloped arches. Want to see it in action? Then check out these ideas — one DIY card and two scrapbook borders — that shows off its design duality.Continue reading 3 Project Ideas Using The Dollop Arch Frame Punch
Sweet as can bee! Buzz-worthy project ideas! Do your own sting! Hive-five designs! It’s all here (and more!) with the NSD 2022 collection and coordinating Bumblebee Punch! See for yourself with these bee scrapbook ideas, and imagine what other themes (flying kites, visiting farmers’ markets, gardening, nature walks and more!) that you can dream up that will scream “Spring has sprung!”Continue reading Buzzin’ With Detail: Bee Scrapbook Ideas With The NSD 2022 Collection
Clinging, twining and sprawling vines give an old-time fairytale look (as well as organic and eye-catching accents!) to many homes, doorways, landscapes and gardens. And if you want to intertwine your photos and layouts together with this ornamental appeal, then stem your scrapbooking toward the Flourish Vine Border Maker Cartridge! See how this vine-of-the-times tool can do just that by making these vines borders and DIY card for scrapbooking!Continue reading Pruned To Perfection: Vines Borders and DIY Card For Scrapbooking
Did you know the ringing of bells at weddings can be traced back many moons ago to Celtic traditions? It was believed that ringing of church bells would ward off evil spirits and bless the newlyweds, in addition to spreading the news across the land that a couple had been married. While the superstition of yesteryear may not be so common today, the joyful sounds of bells at weddings has remained chiming through the air to mark the couple’s new journey. If you want to try adding some blissful detail to your next wedding scrapbook project, then give this featured bell punch ago — it’s sure to ring, ping and ding with delight!Continue reading Ring in Details With These Wedding Scrapbook Ideas Featuring a Bell Punch
Fences are a vital part of any successful farm or ranch. They delineate property lines. They keep your animals and livestock on your property and separate said animals from your precious crops and grassland. They also enhance security. Well, we’re not on the fence about today’s blog — we’re excited to show you how to corral together borders fit for country scrapbook layouts and projects! Take a giddy-up glimpse at these fence borders for scrapbooking… they’re definitely outstanding in their field.Continue reading Outstanding In Their Field: Fence Borders For Scrapbooking
Hexagons are simple six-sided figures, but when you pair it with scrapbooking, you get endless punching opportunities and project perfections! From every day moments to travel adventures (and anything you can dream of!) this punch can add just the right amount of geometric greatness. Check it our with these travel scrapbook projects featuring hexagon scrapbook designs!Continue reading Explore And Adore These Travel Scrapbook Ideas Featuring Hexagon Scrapbook Designs