The Art Nouveau movement was a popular design style at the turn of the 20th century with its curved lines, natural forms and ornamental details seen throughout architecture, interior design, jewel and glass design, posters and illustrations… and now revived in today’s era with the Art Nouveau collection! In fact, blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was hit with some retro inspiration when she saw the timeless elegance of this collection’s products! Take a step back in time and put forth a beautiful vintage scrapbook layout!Continue reading Revive Retro With This Vintage Scrapbook Layout
Mandala, (Sanskrit for “circle”) not only flaunts as a beautifully artistic, geometric design, but can also be a powerful spiritual symbol used in ceremonial rituals, worship, sacred art and meditation. For blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu, her children have created many painted crafts based on dot mandalas, so she was inspired to turn that circular concept into an eye-catching (and elegant!) mandala scrapbook layout — featuring the dazzling Mandala Burst Border Punch, of course!Continue reading Marvel at This Magnificent Mandala Scrapbook Layout
With the 2020 lockdown, many people found themselves spending more time than usual with their immediate family members. Lots of people transitioned to working from home. Kids adjusted to virtual learning. Perhaps there have been more shared meals and meaningful conversations around the table. Game and movie nights have picked up in popularity… and these are just a few examples! While this time can certainly be challenging, it can also leave you with a deeper sense of appreciation for the loved ones in your life. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu learned a lot about her appreciation for her friends and family this year, and she decided to show her gratefulness with a family scrapbook layout made with the Natural Disposition collection. Check it out!Continue reading Commemorate Time Spent Together With This Family Scrapbook Layout
Whether it’s a standout, special occasion or a mere moment of every day life, there’s always a reason to scrapbook! And with the Natural Disposition collection, those “ordinary” moments turn into the extraordinary with its stunning and soft designs, decorations and details that bring out the beauty in the day-to-day routine. Try out this everyday scrapbook layout and accentuate your daily life!Continue reading Make Every Moment Count With This Everyday Scrapbook Layout
Due to the ongoing pandemic, many people may be missing out on their happy place or special locations these days, especially if it’s an indoor venue like a library, sports stadium or restaurant. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was missing one of her happy places lately, so she created a beautiful base for a happy place scrapbook layout! Take a look below!Continue reading Seek Out Serenity With This Happy Place Scrapbook Layout
Autumn is a glorious time of year when homes are decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins and gourds, and when seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added for good measure. Also a staple during fall is the apple, of course! Spice up your layouts with the Apple Recipe Template, perfect for cooking up some juicy ideas that are perfect for your fall scrapbooking albums. Take a look for yourself with this heartwarming apple scrapbook layout and start thinking of how you’ll put this template to work!Continue reading Bite Into a New Idea With This Apple Scrapbook Layout
Veterans Day is a day spent saluting to and paying respect to the greatest heroes of all — members of the military and armed forces. To those who have worn or still wear a uniform in times of war and peace, we thank you for your service.
Blog contributor Cassie Oelberg was feeling extra appreciative of those who proudly serve, so she used the Festive Fourth collection to create a commemorative Veterans Day scrapbook layout. Check it out!
Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, marks the day World War I ended — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month back in 1918. Since then, many have commemorated this occasion and the men and women who have served — and rightfully so. Blog contributor Michele Burnard put together this Remembrance Day scrapbook layout that showcases her appreciation to those who not only served (and her sons who currently do serve!), but those who made the ultimate sacrifice.Continue reading Show Great Gratitude With This Remembrance Day Scrapbook Layout
Ancestors of Malus domestica, the modern table apple, are said to have geographic roots in Asia. Nowadays, there are 7,500 varieties of apples grown throughout the world! That’s a lot of apple picking, fruit baskets, pies and other treats! The humble apple, from Granny Smith to McIntosh and Cortland, truly captures a crisp aspect of the fall season. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves all things apple in the fall, so she wanted to capture this by creating an apple scrapbook border!Continue reading This Apple Scrapbook Border is Ripe for the Creative Picking
Pumpkins are a staple during the autumn season — from carved ones glowing atop your front porch to your spiced lattes — and now, thanks to blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu, you can place them in your autumn albums as well! Check out this pretty pumpkin scrapbook layout and get ready to have a gourd time!Continue reading Carve Up a Great Craft With This Pumpkin Scrapbook Layout