“It’s so much fun to create a border that can be adapted and used with multiple collections for any kind of layout. It’s double the fun to also pull out some favorite punches and use them in different ways!”
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Blog contributor Krislyn Mattei knows her scrappy stuff. Here she has created texture borders for scrapbooking!
Summer can be a busy season. Kids are out of school, yearning to beat any at-home boredom. There can be social obligations and vacation plans, like backyard BBQs or family reunions, ever-popular outdoor weddings, camping ventures, weekend beach getaways with friends, yardwork and gardening and more. But as an iconic lyric says, “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” like those relaxing lay-back-on-a-hammock, soak-up-the-sun, gaze-at-the-bright-blue-sky, let-your-worries-drift-into-the-cooling-breeze moments! On that note of easy, Fast2Fab™-inspired designer papers allow you to make your summery memories in a quick, hot minute so you can enjoy more of the warm-weather months. Soak up this summer scrapbook spread and see how easy, breezy and fun it is to make!
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The basic umbrella was invented more than 4,000 years ago and its early use has links back to Egypt, China and Greece, protecting people from the sun’s powerful rays and to provide shade. (And the word “umbrella” actually derives from the Latin word “umbra,” meaning shadow!) Even today, people use umbrellas or parasols to provide a bit of cooling relief during summertime (not just a rainy day item!). Well, if you want to cast some shade on your next creations, then take a look at these summer scrapbook ideas — we forecast a 100% chance of having a great time making them!
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Dramatic dimension. Alluring aesthetic. Pretty patterns. What do these ingredients make? The latest Totally Tonal Textures collection! As a reminder, each quarter in 2022, new Totally Tonals will be released, and this quarter, we’re talking about all things texture — summer, zoo and autumn — in photorealistic designs! Well, if you’re keen on this iteration, then check out these three layouts that are definitely terrific and photorealistic! (And after you see these stunning sensations, you’re going to want these texture paper packs for scrapbooking NOW!)
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Ahoy, scrappers! On the creative horizon today is a project AND challenge that will help you rays the bar! Not only are we sharing a happy and hue-tiful water-themed scrapbook layout, but it’s also time for the June Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! So crush this two-page spread — featuring the Sunrise, Sunset Recipe Template — and crush your album goals for a double dose of fun!
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Remember: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in June, just completed in June), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JuneCropDontStop for the chance to win!
Here’s a quick art class refresher — complementary shades are the pairings across that hue-tiful rainbow wheel. Complementary pairs are red and green, yellow and purple and orange and blue… which the latter is a prime example of how pleasing and pretty they are together in this water themed scrapbook layout! See for yourself how opulent oranges and bold blues make project stand out.
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Surf’s up! Why are we saying that? Well, today marks a new BONUS challenge for you to ride a high tide of creativity! That’s right, the #2022JuneBONUS challenge is happening now in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! Gather your scrapbooking papers, tools and photos and wave in this one-page wonder (and for the opportunity to win a cool prize pack)!
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Water you up to today? Well, one thing for sure is that today marks a sea-nic, high-tide adventure — the latest-and-greatest collection, Serene Waters (full of water-filled wonders, painterly pizzazz and tranquil tones), has set sail! It’s perfect for showering your photos and memories of fishing trips, kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding, collecting seashells on the beach, oohing and aahing at exotic fish at aquariums, sunset cruises, watching the sunrise on the horizon and so much more. Let’s check out easy-breezy directions on how to make this water themed scrapbook layout!
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What’s on your summer bucket list? Hike some local trails? Go hammocking by the lake? Have a grill out with people on your street? Camp in the backyard? Throw water balloons at friends or run through the sprinklers? Enjoy relaxing beach days or walk the boardwalk? No matter the checklist, there’s so much to relish about the warm-weather months! Here’s another to-do to add to your seasonal docket — making this summer scrapbook layout from blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu!
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A quintessential and sweet summertime staple — the hydrating watermelon! Watermelon is a treat, any way you slice it. Go to a farmers’ market during the warmer-weather months and you’ll find baskets and tables filled with the oval or spherical fruit (FYI, it’s part of the gourd family!) with a dark green, smooth rind and juicy reddish-pink pulp. And when it comes to summer picnics, BBQs, pool parties and campground meals, this delicious fruit always seems to be at the ready to consume and enjoy. Well, if you’re willing to take a bite into you next summer scrapbook project, then take a look at this sweet beauty!
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