Create Simple Yet Stunning Layouts Thanks to these Basic Scrapbooking Border Recipes

A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasises 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 realised just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!

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Win a Gather Together Album Cover: Virtual Crop Challenge 4

Challenges – Saturday, 27 Oct.: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm AEDT

Welcome to challenge number 4 of the last Virtual Crop of 2018! If you joined us for challenges 1-3 this morning or if you’re joining us for the first time today, we’re so glad you’re here!

We’ve got a couple more challenges we just know you’re going to love taking on, and the prizes?! You’re going to want them all… just wait and see! Remember you have until Sunday night to submit your entries for ALL the challenges we share today.

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Win an On the Vine Border Punch: Virtual Crop Challenge 3

Saturday, 27 Oct.: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm AEDT

Whew, what a fantastic day it’s been cropping with you all! It’s so fun to see how we can take the same sketch and come up with such original ideas using it!

We’re halfway through today and hopefully you can stay through to the end of the day, so without further adieu…

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Show Off Your Athlete with the Fanatic Sports Scrapbook Layout

With the number of sports and activities available to kids these days, many parents and grandparents never see an off-season. It’s easy to take all of these sports memories for granted, but the days of youth and pee-wee sports fly by, which is why it’s important to commemorate these moments as they happen. If you have an abundance of photos and are looking for sports scrapbook ideas, check out the Fanatic sports-themed scrapbook layout that blog contributor Mati made to show off her kid’s athletic achievements!

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Celebrate Outdoor Fun with the Fanatic Outdoor Scrapbook Layout

In today’s increasingly electronic and screen-centric world, fun times spent outdoors are becoming more valuable than ever before. Many people like to spend their free time doing things such as barbequing, camping, bushwalking or even just hanging out in the great outdoors. The Fanatic collection is meant to celebrate sports AND all these special moments spent outdoors, and the multitude of themes and papers make it versatile enough to work for whatever your hobby is. Today we’ve got a fun layout to help you commemorate these moments and is the backdrop you need to bring all of your outdoor scrapbook ideas to life… let’s take a look!

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#FeatureFriday – The Fanatic Sports Scrapbook Collection & Home Office Memories

The Fanatic collection is the dream of both sports- and scrapbook-lovers combined. It doesn’t matter how big of a fan you are — anyone can enjoy this sports and barbeque themed scrapbook collection. But, how did we go about designing it? And what was the inspiration that went into creating it? We sat down with Product Designer Tara to get the details, and also talked with some of our Home Office staff to figure out how their sports memories and experiences played into the production of this sports-themed scrapbook collection.

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Create a Science Fiction Scrapbook Layout Using Fanatic

At first glance, the Fanatic collection may look like it’s meant to be used exclusively for sports-related projects. It’s easy to make that assumption when you see all of the sports-related stickers and embellishments in the collection. However, thanks to the variety of papers, you can really use this collection for so much more. You can use it to create an outdoor scrapbook layout, a layout for family holiday or summer celebration, or as seen in the photo, a trip to a galaxy far, far away! Check out how blog contributor Sachiyo used it to create this layout with special help from the Sunshine Border Maker Cartridge.

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