A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasizes the theme of the layout, adds some extra colour and ties the page together as a whole. There are many different borders that you can make that work for a variety of themes by using your favourite CM products. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the Basics to Scrapbooking Border Recipe, and she realized just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!
Peekaboo Pockets™ are a great way to add photos to your layouts and projects in unique and creative ways. They allow you to stack photos and mats on top of one another to create multi-layered projects with a variety of photos and decorations. They’re awesome for scrapbooking, but that’s not all you can do with them! In today’s post, learn how to create a flip book craft from blog contributor Wendy. Happy reading!
Happy World Card Making Day! If you’re like thousands of crafters around the globe, you’ll likely be heading to your craft room today to create an assortment of handmade cards to send to those you care about. BUT – if you’re strapped for time and still want to join in the worldwide cardmaking fun, we’ve got a stunning handmade holiday card that you can throw together quickly using the Gather Together Variety Mat Pack and Stickers! Ready to learn more? Let’s go!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’ll be hosting a gathering for family or friends you might be looking for innovative ideas for table decorations to make your guests feel extra special. Well, we’ve got an adorably thoughtful (and useful!) idea you’ll fall head over heels for… Pockets Full of Love! This paper craft project was created by Canadian Advisor Tammy McEwen, who first made it as a welcome gift for customers attending one of her events, and then infused it into a layout to hold pictures!
You can make these hearts for layouts, to give to family members who come by your house this holiday season (put mints in them and place them on your guests’ plates!), fill them with small treats or gifts for your child’s teacher, slip them into Christmas stockings or anything else you can come up with. Read on to find out how to make this heart scrapbook paper project, plus get step-by-step instructions for creating Tammy’s layout and get bonus ideas for using Pockets Full of Love from other CM Advisors!
Fall officially started last week, and if you look outside you’ll see people making tons of fun autumn memories. As the trees get bare, the camera memory card gets full and you need somewhere to put those photos! With a beautiful two-page fall scrapbook layout using the Gather Together collection, you can fit many of your autumn photos into one gorgeous spread. Find out how blog contributor Wendy was able to use this collection and turn it into something that looks as crisp as an autumn day!
Wreaths are traditionally used in autumn to show a welcoming home and create a pleasant fall aura. They go hand-in-hand with the season, just like the Gather Together collection! Although it is a “scrapbook collection,” you can use Gather Together for all sorts of fun fall crafts! Want to find out how to combine the two and make a beautiful DIY fall wreath project? Read on to learn how!
If you enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and feelings of fall, then you’ll love the Gather Together collection. The entire collection is authentically autumnal through and through. Everything about it makes you feel like it’s a brisk October day, no matter what time of year you’re looking at it. Being able to capture the essence of fall into a scrapbook collection is no easy task. So how did Design Manager Carrie do it? We sat down with Carrie to learn more about the inspiration for this collection and how she went about creating it. Check it out!
Family is definitely important; these are the people that you’ll spend the most time with throughout the years. All of the shared laughs, smiles, moments and memories lead to plenty of photos taken. Whether they’re candid or the (often unenthusiastic) family group photo, you need somewhere to put these photos! In today’s post, find out how to create the perfect family scrapbook layout with the Gather Together collection by reading what blog contributor Nicole put together! Continue reading Show What’s Most Important with this Gather Together Family Scrapbook Layout
Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year, but it’s also one of the busiest. Between school starting, the holiday season and winterization projects, it’s hard to find enough free time to sit down and put all of the beautiful photos you’ve taken into a fall scrapbook layout. This is where the Gather Together Fast2Fab™ album comes in handy. Fast2Fab™ albums make it easier than ever to create a quick fall scrapbook layout that still looks absolutely stunning. You save time without sacrificing the quality of the finished project! If you need an easy-to-make fall scrapbook layout, check out what blog contributor Krislyn was able to create!
Do you have a layout that just doesn’t seem tied together yet? Try adding a border! Borders are a great way to drive home the theme of the layout and make everything look like it’s all on the same page (pun intended). If you’re creating autumn layouts and want to see how to make fall scrapbook borders, you’re in luck! The Garland and Pumpkins Border Maker Cartridges and On the Vine Border Punch will help you create fall scrapbook borders you can be proud of. Read on to learn how to make three borders with them!