How to Read a Scrapbook Sketch

Have you ever been excited to slip into a much-needed therapeutic cropping cocoon… only to be met by a horrible case of scrapper’s block? Or maybe you’re new to scrapbooking and staring at your project pile makes you wish you could say “craft-a-cadabra!” and magically know where to start. Here’s an idea that will have you cropping like it’s hot in no time: use page layout sketches as creative inspiration! Not sure how to “read” a sketch? Not a problem – check out the details below!

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Keep Memories Looking Fresh with this Exclusive Fresh Feelings Layout

Did you hear the exciting news? From now until Oct. 23, 2018, you can get the exclusive 12×12 Fresh Feelings Paper Pack FREE when you spend $60 or more on the CM products you know and love! This paper pack is absolutely gorgeous with its tranquil palette of blues and greens, which helps bring any photos to life. Once you’ve got your $60+ in products ordered and your exclusive Fresh Feelings Paper Pack is on the way, want to know what you can do with it? Read on to learn how to create this adorable layout!

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Spread Joy with this Gather Together Autumn Scrapbook Layout

As the weather gets colder and the leaves start to fall, you’re inevitably getting ready to make some great memories and take some awesome photos this autumn — maybe even more than you have room for! If you need to accommodate more photos in your layouts, using Peekaboo Pockets™ is a great way to do so. Want to make a beautiful photo pocket scrapbook layout for your fall photos? Read on to learn how!

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An Essentials Geometric Scrapbook Idea You’ll Love

If you have a penchant for patterned, brightly coloured papers, you’ll love the Essentials Tone-on-Tone Paper Pack. It’s full of quirky, geometric, primary-toned goodness that is as versatile as it is fun. It was the simplicity and beauty of the Essentials collection that inspired today’s fantastic geometric scrapbook layout; the creative angle cuts and clever paper placement to create a unique graphic backdrop for your latest fun photos. No matter what type of photos you want to use this layout for, this Essentials classic scrapbook layout is a great choice for your project.

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Show Team Spirit With the Fanatic Tailgate Scrapbook Layout

It’s the beginning of the last month of summer, which means that fall sports and tailgating season are just around the corner! Whether you’re an avid fan who loves to support your team or you’re looking to spend time with good friends or you just love grilled food, tailgating before the game or grilling in the backyard with the game on TV are great ways to make awesome memories. When it comes time to showcase these memories, the new Fanatic collection offers an endless amount of potential sports scrapbook layout ideas. Read on to learn how to create a Fanatic gameday scrapbook layout that will make you excited for fall sports and the tailgating season.

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Look Pretty in Pink With This Mix & Match Pink Scrapbook Layout

Although the title “Pretty in Pink” might remind you of a certain ’80s movie, you don’t have to be Mollie Ringwald to use pink to brighten up your life. The Mix & Match Pink Paper Pack is a great way to create a beautiful pink scrapbook layout that works well with almost any occasion and will bring extra vibrancy and cheer to your albums. Looking for a place to start? Great, check out today’s layout!

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Stay Mellow with a Maritime Beach-Themed Scrapbook Layout

Time seems to move at a different pace on the beach. There’s something about the feeling of sand under your toes, blue skies overhead and water nearby that makes you forget about your stressors and problems for the day. Although many of us can’t spend every day on the beach, with the Maritime collection you can create a nautical-themed scrapbook layout that captures how peaceful it is to be near the water. Blog contributor Nicole recently created a beautiful Maritime scrapbook layout to showcase her family’s beach memories. Check it out!

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Bring Rays of Sunshine to Your Pages with this Mix & Match Yellow-Themed Scrapbook Layout

Nothing screams “summertime” quite like the colour yellow. Whether it’s the radiance of the sun, an ice cold glass of lemonade, a blooming sunflower or anything in between, you can find yellow almost anywhere you look. Looking for some yellow scrapbook layout ideas that look good and are easy to make? Then you’re in the right place! There is definitely no shortage of yellow in our Mix & Match Yellow Paper Pack, and with the right combination of embellishments and stickers, you can create a layout that perfectly accentuates all of the natural yellow that you find in your day-to-day life. Put the phone book away — these are the real yellow pages that you need!

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Transform Your Pages with the Butterfly Border Maker Cartridge

Scrapbook pages are a lot like caterpillars. They start out plain and very unassuming, but if you have patience and give it enough time, they’ll eventually transform into something beautiful. Ironically enough, this butterfly scrapbook border is the perfect way to turn any page into a work of art. Follow the instructions below to see how you can create this Maritime butterfly scrapbook layout!

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Your 15 Moods While Scrapbooking (As Told by Emojis)

Scrapbooking can be an emotional rollercoaster. Although it’s your passion and you love doing it, everything doesn’t always go according to plan. There are highs and lows that come with putting a scrapbook together, and what better way to display these different emotions than with emojis (in celebration of World Emoji Day!)?

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