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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Style Spherical Sensations With This Outer Space Scrapbook Spread

Here’s a fun fact: A planet is round because of gravity — their gravitational field acts as though it originates from the middle of the body and pulls everything toward it (like the spokes of a bicycle wheel). And voilà, we have a spherical celestial orb! While not as complicated as the rocky or gaseous spheres in our atmosphere, the Circle Cutter is an out-of-this-world tool that strives to ring in your creativity (just like Saturn’s rings!) with perfect circles. See how blog contributor Noreen Smith tapped into planetary precision, in tandem with the aptly fit Outta This World collection, to create this outer space scrapbook spread!

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Dream And Design Big With This Outer Space Scrapbook Layout

Buzz Aldrin once said “I know the sky is not the limit because there are footprints on the Moon — and I made some of them!” Every single one of us, young or old, can dream big and achieve big! You just need to believe in yourself. That same sentiment can be said about your creativity, too — there’s no limit to your designs, imagination and innovation! See how this outer space scrapbook layout takes flight toward a galaxy of greatness — to infinity and beyond!

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Encircle Endearment With This Family Scrapbook Layout Idea

Circles — a rather simple shape, but one the oldest geometric symbols that commonly represents unity, infinity and timelessness, among others. And guess what? You can recreate those sentiments of wholeness over and over again with the new Circle Cutter! Plus, when you add the Homestead collection into the mix, like this family scrapbook layout idea, you can see how circles can really unify and pull together a layout! Circles = unity. Family = unity. (It totally makes sense!) Round up your supplies and creativity and let’s get started!

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Grid Homey Memories With This COVID-19 Scrapbook Layout

With everything going on in the world this past year, many of us have found ourselves spending a lot more time at home. Perhaps you’ve picked up a new hobby or expanded on a current one, whether it would be gardening, scrapbooking, making music, sewing, woodworking and more! Many schools have gone from in-person learning to virtual sessions, and even a hybrid of the two. Maybe you’ve found yourself around the kitchen table more or taught your kids some cooking and baking tips. Video calls graciously give us the ability family, friends and co-workers from the comfort of home. And in light of these times, people have pushed through and found ways to connect with one another… determined to still make memories. And that’s just what blog contributor Noreen Smith did with her COVID-19 scrapbook layout by gridding some at-home memories with the Staycation collection! What memories have you had within the walls of your home this past year?

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Commemorate Time Spent Together With This Family 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!

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Make Every Moment Count With This Everyday 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!

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Seek Out Serenity With This Happy Place 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!

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This Two-Page Winter Scrapbook Spread is “Snow” Much Fun

Whether you choose to romp and frolic in freshly fallen snow or appreciate it’s powdery presence through a frosty window (with a warm mug in hand, of course!) there’s no denying the softly swirling and sparkly snowflakes make you pause and take notice of their chilly arrival. Speaking of taking notice, this two-page winter scrapbook spread surely caught our attention! Check it out, and start thinking of how you’ll brr-ing your own wintertime memories to life!

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