Illuminate Bright Ideas With These Summer Crafts: Scrapbook Borders and Card

Early dawns, longer sunlit days, shorter nights — summer is a sun-soaked sensation of a season! Whether you’re in the Northern Hemisphere currently enjoying fun-in-the-sun memories or in the Southern Hemisphere dreaming of warm-weather delights, the Summertime collection will have you walking (and crafting!) on sunshine all year round! Check out these summer crafts — scrapbook borders and a card — and illuminate bold ideas that really turn up the heat!

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Enjoy Fresh Air Flair With These Park Bench Borders and Pumpkin Borders

Winter, spring, summer or fall… Mother Nature always calls! Each season brings their own great bouts of adventures, special moments with friends and family, fresh air fun, connections with nature, health benefits and more! Ready to take on some seasonal style with the bountiful beauties of the You-Pick-It Promo?! Then take a peek at these park bench borders and pumpkin borders!

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Take On the #JulyBONUS Sketch Challenge: You-Pick-It Promo Perfection

What do you get when you mix smile-worthy sunshine and snuggly sweaters? Why, TWO amazing gift bundles that you can get FREE with qualifying orders during the You-Pick-It Promo that just kicked off! Not only do we have this exclusive promo to share with you today, but we also have a #JulyBONUS 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 FREE bundle(s) you can earn during this limited-time spend/get promo… let’s dive into it!

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Soak Up Seasonality With This Summer Scrapbook Layout Idea

Every season has perks that make it special, but there is something about sweet summertime that puts it in a league of its own. This season of sunshine is a time for carefree attitudes and activities, music festivals, bonfires, beach, lake and pool days, picnics, family vacations and so much more! With so many sunlit hours, the opportunities are endless… which means endless photo and scrapbooking opportunities! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu tapped into a warm-weather activity her family enjoys playing, which is where this summer scrapbook layout idea comes into play! Enjoy!

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Soak Up the Sun with this Summer Scrapbook Layout

The Sunny Days Journal Template is a great way to add interest to your projects and layouts with sun and sun rays shapes — it’s the perfect way to share your sun-sational stories this summer! Take a look at this summer scrapbook layout that’s made with the Sunny Days Journal Template and start thinking of how you can rays your creative standard this summer!

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This Summer Scrapbook Layout Blooms an Air of Tropical Flair

Hibiscus flowers offer a big, bold look for your yard, deck and patio, as well as beachfront locations, of course! You know what else offers a big, bold (and beautiful!) presence? The Summertime collection and the Summertime Journal Template! (Hint: There’s plenty of hibiscus icons and patterns to be found and drawn!) Take a look for yourself with this summer scrapbook layout — it surely brings the creative heat!

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Enjoy Carefree Creativity With This Vacation Scrapbook Spread

While many people stay busy during the summer with sports activities, jobs, DIY home projects, yardwork and more, it’s also important to sit back, relax and recharge your batteries, whether it’s laying out in a hammock, lounging on a sandy beach or whatever fits your chillaxing needs! Speaking of taking it easy, have you tried out CM’s Fast2Fab™-inspired papers? They are a quick, easy-breezy way to get your scrapbooking done in a fun flash! See for yourself with this vacation scrapbook layout with the Summertime Fast2Fab™-Inspired Designer Paper Pack!

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Coast Along to Creativity With This Summer Scrapbook Layout

Pack up your beach towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, a wide-brimmed hat and maybe even a good book — it’s time to hit up some sandy shorelines! Whether you’re lounging under an umbrella, swimming in cooling water, playing sand volleyball or picnicking the afternoon away, beaches offer a lot of fun (and memories)! Bring on the summer lovin’ with this summer scrapbook layout!

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Feel Fine and Sandy With This Beach Scrapbook Layout

Either in a sandbox or on the beach, sandcastles are a great way to showcase your inner (and earthy!) architect. The process of sandcastle building can be a super fun-in-the-sun memory and anyone can do it (and there are some folks who take it very, very seriously — take the Guinness World Record for the tallest sandcastle, which came in at 57 feet, 11 inches!). Well, grab your shovel and pail, take out your camera and enjoy some sandy sensations this summer — and then make this beach scrapbook layout after!

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Bask in Warmth With This Summer Scrapbook Layout

Sipping a frosty, fruity cocktail by the pool (hello, mini drink umbrellas!), biting into a sweet slice of juicy watermelon or slurping a delicious ice cream cone. Cooling yourself under the shade of verdant palm trees or curling your toes into the warm sand as rolling waves make their way to the beach’s shoreline. No doubt about it, there are some things that just scream summer! The longer days to linger outside and soak up that precious vitamin D is a season to behold — and that’s just what you’ll behold with the new Summertime collection, as it encompasses everything we love about this season! Pack up the sunscreen and get ready for tropical sensations with this summer scrapbook layout!

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