Grid Homely 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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Show Great Gratitude With This Remembrance Day Scrapbook Layout

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.

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Show Off the Slices of Life With These Rainbow Scrapbook Layouts

The Slices of Life Recipe Template is the perfect tool for showing off little snippets of your life in a fun and unique way. When you pair this template with the vivid and vibrant shades found in the Fresh Fusion collection, you can get radiant rainbow scrapbook layouts that gives a little zest to your memories. Take a look at these examples and try them out for yourself!

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Spending Time With the Alphabet Stamp Kit System

Have you been able to create captions and titles using the Alphabet Stamp Kit System yet? Blog contributor Pam Winn has been spending a lot of time with the Alphabet Stamp Kit System, and she came up with some great ideas on how to use it — let’s check them out!

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Make Radiant Rainbow Scrapbook Layouts With the Jumbo Circle CCS

Rainbows are so magical and fascinating — and no matter your age, it’s easy to be in awe of this natural, multi-hued wonder. Better yet, rainbows can make for great inspiration (and design!) for albums and projects. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu took her love of rainbows and turned them into two beautiful rainbow scrapbook layouts — check them out!

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Add a Fin-ishing Touch to Layouts With This DIY Paper Fish Tank Project

Have you ever had a pet fish? Fish can truly be wonderful pets for people who might not have a lot of time or physical space to devote to a perhaps more high-maintenance companion animal. And they can be good “starter pets” to teach young kiddos the responsibility of caring for a pet, too! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu and her family have a little fishie they absolutely love — so much so that Sachiyo made a fun DIY paper fish tank project to put in her albums! Let’s take a creative dive, shall we?

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