A view that looks over the water, whether it would be an expansive ocean or peaceful lakefront, is attractive, impressive and relaxing. We can let our gaze fall upon the ever-shifting and sparkling hues of various blues and greens while feeling the cooling sensations of a flowing breeze and hearing the lapping waves and squawking seagulls. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu is opening our minds (and a creative window of opportunity!) by showing this water themed scrapbook layout that is sure to bring an easy-breezy, calming sensation.Continue reading View Your Coastal Memories Through This Water Themed Scrapbook Layout
Bring on the costumes, indulge in buckets of candy and feel the creepy, crawly and spooky sensations. We’re all about and inspired by All Hallows’ Eve, for the latest Happy Hauntings collection is treating (no tricks here!) scrappers with its eerie-sistable Halloween-themed designs! The classic Halloween designs mixed with rich, dark hues (a potion of umber, dark orange, dark purple and black) will sure have you under a magic spell, just like this Halloween scrapbook layout!Continue reading Cast A Spell On Your Memories With This Halloween Scrapbook Layout
For many students and families, graduating from high school or college (and even preschool for some!) is a big deal and milestone moment. The scholars grace across the stage in their cap and gown to receive their much deserved diploma… it’s definitely a day of pride, rewarding accomplishment, excitement for the future and more. So after the photos are taken, hugs are given and congrats are said, make this graduation scrapbook layout to celebrate a super senior year!Continue reading Commemorate Your Scholar With This Graduation Scrapbook Layout
Who has been having a busy 2022 so far? Weddings, birthdays, baby showers and baptisms, plays and dance recitals, sporting events, concerts, farmers’ markets, graduations, local festivals and fairs, family vacations… there’s so much that can go on in a year! Well, once your calendar has cleared up a bit, take a breather for yourself and let those memories stand the test of time by making these scrapbooking ideas! Switch up the theme, make them your own or follow them to a T — at the end of the day, it’s all about preserving your special events and memories.Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Aug. 22-Sept. 4
Do you remember that feeling of walking into your new classroom every year? The moment of meeting your teacher, classmates and friends who would you spend time with over the next year. From the first day of school to field trips, class plays and more, it’s important to remember these school days for years to come. So if you want to file away school themed memories, then take a look at this picture frame embellishment that is ready for scholastic snapshot-worthy sensations!Continue reading File Away Your School Themed Memories: Picture Frame Embellishment
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” — Leonardo da Vinci
Learning always exercises the mind, from practicing cursive to performing in choir, gaining knowledge in physics and studying history… school is cool! And today, you can learn how to make this school themed scrapbook layout to add to your album (year)book!
What is your go-to animal to see at the zoo? Is it the waddling penguin? The fun-loving monkey? The roar-some lion? The sleepy panda? Fast-moving iguanas? Whatever your species fancy may be, a day at the zoo can be a great memory to capture… and that is exactly what blog contributor Kylie Kingham did! Check out her framing zoo themed scrapbook layout (with a couple of cute animals that she made!).Continue reading Framing A Chimp-ioin Project: Zoo Themed Scrapbook Layout
Scrapbooking is all about coming up with ways to remember special times and stories — spotlighting photos you have printed over the years, preserving precious childhood drawings you can’t part with, showing off handwritten notes and memorabilia of all kinds, like invitations, programs, ticket stubs… you name it and more! They’re the chapters of your life (or of others if it’s a heartfelt gift)!
Well, to keep flourishing that preservation-meets-creation mojo, take a look at these sketches and be inspired to set aside an afternoon (or two or three!) to create lasting memories!
There’s something magical about flowing fields and acres of flowers — when thousands of blooms are tapping at your ankles and knees like lavender and tulips, or waving way above your head like beaming sunflowers. Well, if you want to cultivate your own field of fresh hues after those Instragram-worthy snapshots, then take a look at this mix and match scrapbook layout with pruned rows of border stickers!Continue reading Find A Field Of Harmonious Hues: Mix And Match Border Stickers For Scrapbooking
Adding titles to your layouts is easy as A, B, C, 1, 2, 3! You can ace your way to scribing style with the Back To School ABC Handwriting Stencil, which features uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation and symbols. Take a page of inspiration from blog contributor Noreen Smith and see how this school themed scrapbook layout makes the grade. (You can alpha-bet on it!)Continue reading Easy As A, B, C: School Themed Scrapbook Layout Featuring A Handwriting Stencil