Turn Your Scrapbook Ideas into a Story with the Mix & Match Two-Page Layout

Looking for a fun scrapbook layout full of colour and character? This Mix & Match two-page layout gives you a vibrant canvas to display all of your photos in a fun and exciting way. Although there are a lot of layers to it, this Mix & Match layout is actually pretty simple to complete. Read on to learn how you can bring your scrapbook layout to life!

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Little Lamb Scrapbooking Borders for Babies and Beyond

As the wind whips outside my window and a late-season blizzard descends on Minnesota, I’m staying nice and cosy inside with the new Little Lamb baby scrapbook collection spread out before me. What fun to have the sweetest farm and floral images and soft and cuddly colours and patterns of our new baby scrapbook products to play with! Snow schmoe!

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How to Create Marquetry Scrapbooking Borders Using the Textile Paper Packs

Have you seen the Timber, Stone and Cloth Paper Packs yet? I absolutely love how realistic the textures are! These border designs came about by indecision. So many shades and textures, how could I choose just a few? What if I laid strips of my favourites side by side, marquetry-style, and used the resulting patterns to create richly textured borders? Read on to see what I came up with!

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Get a Taste of Textile Scrapbooking Borders

Scrapbooking border ideas with the Textile Paper Packs are endless! It’s fun to use your imagination to come up with different options with each and every collection. There are endless options of tools you can use to create scrapbooking borders, but keep reading to find out what tools I used!

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Archiver’s Borders of Days Gone By

I love working with old photos, especially when I know the names and even some of the stories that go along with them. I will admit it can be challenging to effectively arrange on a page a group of old delicate black and white photos, in all sizes and conditions.

That’s why I love the new Archiver’s™ collection. The muted color scheme and delicate laser cut embellishments blend so well with the old photos and eras so they complement, not distract, and help pull together a unified page. These borders serve to recreate the feel of an era gone by, to balance pages full of well-loved photos and the memories they evoke.

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Bee Mine Borders

A little bit retro, and a whole lot of bright, colourful fun. That’s how I’d describe the new Bee Mine collection. Pair it with the new Daisy Bouquet Punch and the Arrow Border Maker Cartridge and you’ve got a party!

I had so much fun playing with the bright colours and patterns.  Give it a try! You’ll be smiling in no time.

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4 Scrapbook Border Ideas to Try with the Outback Journey Collection

Don’t you just LOVE new paper? I love to feast my eyes on new patterns, textures and colours. With the Outback Journey Paper Pack, my mind immediately raced to all the other collections I could pair it with. The Everyday Sentiments Embellishments from Countryside Comfort, travel stickers from Gallivant…and the list goes on. Here’s what I came up with!

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How to Create the Bee Mine Arrow Border Layout

Scrapbook papers and embellishments have personalities, and Bee Mine is energizing! If you’ve been feeling a little rundown after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, get your hands on the Bee Mine collection and you’ll feel ready to create an entire album. When Melissa designed this fun Arrow Border Layout, I had to give it a try. I loved the way that she used three different colours of cardstock behind each arrow in the border design.

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Believe In Your Dreams

According to the dictionary:

Dreams—aspirations or goals for what is to come.

Believe—to have confidence or faith in the truth.

Laugh—to express pleasure with an audible expulsion.

Memories—the state or fact of being remembered.

FUN—enjoyment or playfulness.

I wish these two boys all of the above and more in their lifetime.

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An Adventure Full of Smiles

I love it when the kids are full of adventure. Ready to go at the drop of a hat to enjoy life at its fullest. Those adventures can be anything from going to the library to check out books, to getting in the car to drive to grandma’s house, or even just a short trip to play at the park.  I hope they always stay adventurous and experience all that life has to offer.

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