Intertwining and Designing: Geometric Scrapbook Layout

Simplicity never goes out of style, but sometimes we crave extra interest and intrigue… which can be accomplished through Recipe Templates! Recipe Templates are scrapbooking stencils that serve as a guide to trace, cut and piece together a plethora of pretty projects in a snap. Today’s blog features the latest Quilted Knot Recipe Template, making way for an intricate, intertwining and clean line design. And when you pair it with some vibrant papers (like the Totally Tonal papers!), you’re in for eye-catching and professional-looking statements. (And definitely some “Oh my gosh, how did you do that?!” exclamations from people who flip through your albums!) See for yourself with blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu’s geometric scrapbook layout idea!

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Astoundingly Aussie: Australia Scrapbooking Layout

Think of Australia, and some symbols, images and icons may come to mind — the red, hot and dry Outback, the drone of a didgeridoo, unique wildlife like koalas, kangaroos, platypuses, echidnas and emus, the vast Great Barrier Reef, green-and-gold achievements in sporting arenas and much more. And when you pair these sentiments with the latest Sunburnt Country Paper Pack (and the fact that the 26th of January is Australia Day!), you’re in for layouts that are astoundingly Aussie, like this Australia scrapbooking layout that is definitely high in koala-ty!

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Make One-of-a-Kind Layouts with the Australia Map Recipe Template

Crikey! Have you seen the new Australia Map Recipe Template?! If you have ever visited Australia or have the pleasure of living there, it’s a must-have for making one-of-a-kind layouts like today’s project for your authentically Aussie memories! And with Australia Day right around the corner, there’s no time like the present to try it out!

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This Christmas Scrapbook Layout Is Baking Spirits Bright With a Gingerbread House Craft

Sweet, spicy, full of Christmas spirit and style… gingerbread houses! Did you know an early form of gingerbread can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians who used it for ceremonial purposes? And another fun tidbit: The popularity of gingerbread houses rose in the 1800s when the Brothers Grimm wrote the (well, not-so-Christmassy) fairytale of Hansel and Gretel, as the two children stumble upon a house made entirely of sweets. Well, no matter the history, these cookie-walled structures are a creative and tasty way to celebrate the Christmas season for kids and adults alike by decorating them with frostings and icings, gumdrops, festive sprinkles, peppermints, chocolates other candied elements. And whether you’re building the house from scratch or using a kit, blog contributor Kylie Kingham has a Christmas scrapbook layout with a cute gingerbread house craft to pay homage to the sweetly spiced tradition!

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Weather New Wonders With This Snowflake Scrapbook Layout

To put it simply, snowflakes are hexagonal crystal structures of ice. But to expand on that… they’re snow much fun to make frosty memories with — sweeping your arms and legs on the ground to make snow angels, rolling into cool orbs to have snowball fights with friends, skiing down a slick slope and much more. And to celebrate this wonder, use the Starflake Recipe Template, like blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu did! (Psst, that recipe template is also great for projects based around graduation, special occasions or awards, anniversaries and more!) But, check out Sachiyo’s snowflake scrapbook layout see how your wintertime experiences and Polar-oids can shine!

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All Is Calm And All Is Bright With These Nativity Crafts: Christmas Scrapbook Borders And Card

From family to family, there can be so many Christmas traditions. Decorating the tree. Baking cookies with grandma. Driving around to see the twinkling lights. Listening to classic yuletide songs. Wrapping and opening gifts. Sending out cards. Attending a Christmas mass. Whatever it is that you and your family does, there’s so much to enjoy about this most joyous time of year. And if you have some very special Christmas memories to highlight this year, check out these Nativity crafts — two Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY card — and make a stable foundation for your season!

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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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Represent a Symbol for Hope, Strength and Awareness: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout

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.

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This Trendy With Tags Scrapbook Layout is Too Cool for School

Many people have their own heartwarming, personal memories and flashbacks of school. From choir concerts to science fairs, adrenaline-filled sporting events and lunchtime hangouts with friends, there are so many wonderful events and activities to chronicle this passage of time. And when you add a bit of tie-dye flair and totally lit punched out labels to the mix, you get a trendy with tags scrapbook layout!

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Take On the #AugustBONUS Sketch Challenge: Tool Time Buffet

Do you know what time it is? By the look on our watch, it’s Tool Time! For a limited time only, you will be able to purchase limited-edition tools AND have the opportunity to earn exclusive Dips & Dunes Tearing Tool(s) FREE during the FIRST Tool Time Buffet!

Not only do we have this exclusive, totally tool-bular promo to share with you today, but we also have an #AugustBONUS challenge that you can take on in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group featuring TWO sketches! Both of the example layouts for the sketches show how you can use products from the qualifying tools you can get during this limited-time promo… check it out!

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