4 Scrapbook Layouts for Labor Day

Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer, is upon us. This 3-day weekend is always a fun time filled with family, friends, good food and drinks. It’s also a nice time to relax, enjoy some time at home and catch up on scrapbooking. Since Labor Day is such an American holiday, we pulled some of our favorite Red, White & Blue layouts to share with you. Share your Labor Day designs with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #STEALandTELL.

Scrapbook Idea 1

The Doodlebug Design Americana almost instantly puts us in the summer mood. There’s something about Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day that just scream “American Summer” and we love creating layouts based around these family fun holidays.

Scrapbook Idea 2

There’s so much to love about this Let Freedom Ring Collection from American Crafts Pebbles. It’s great for making DIY decorations to cards to layouts.

Scrapbook Idea 3

Perfect for your summertime celebrations, this Red, White and Blue Collection from We R Memory Keepers is good for everything – from party decorations to keeping your memories after the celebration.

Scrapbook Idea 4

We love the Authentique Paper’s Pride Collection for Labor Day themed layouts. It was perfect to capture my youngest having a blast at a local parade.

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Make sure to share your Labor Day designs with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #STEALandTELL.

Luminous Lilac Grand Prize

To enter to win the Lilac Series Grand Prize:

  1. Complete all ten layouts from the Lilac Mid Week Mojo series. Check out all of the sketches  here 
  2. Leave one comment with links to all 10 of your layouts on this blog post no later than 11:59 pm Tuesday September 8, 2015.

Our fab prize is 5000 Steal Points ($50) to spend at scrapbookSTEALS!

So exciting! We had some great sketches during this series, make sure to check them out and create your layouts!

Echo Park The Story of Fall | Mid Week Mojo Lilac #10

Lilac – Week 10 of 10
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We are still waiting for the season to change around here. The weather is still quite warm. I, for one, can’t wait until the temperature changes. I love the feeling of autumn with the layers of clothes, the scarves and all of the family time.  Echo Park’s The Story of Fall is a brand new collection perfect to help celebrate all of the family time we have coming up. I just had to use this family photo for today’s  Mid Week Mojo It shows the joy of the parents along with the annoyance from the kid. A normal feeling around my house with teenagers.

Here is the layout:

Here is the sketch:

Echo Park always creates such great color stories in their collections. I love the mix of subtle patterns along with bold florals and graphics. Their sticker sheets are always chalk full of all kinds of icons and journaling pieces.

I used one of the ephemera die cuts for the title on this layout. Autumn for me is just full of traditions and I love this die cut.

Check out some more close ups.

I just had to add the paper with the cute little foxes. I wasn’t sure if it ‘went with’ this layout but I couldn’t resist.

A big congrats to Gail Owens, you are last week’s winner!

Please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Mid Week Mojo Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

To enter to win this week’s prize, complete this sketch (Lilac #10) and have it posted somewhere online by 11:59 PM MST DATE. Leave a comment on this blog post with the link to your Lilac #10 creation.

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If you’re new, we’d love to see you join in! Each Wednesday we provide a sketch and you have until the following Monday at 11:59 MT to leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. You can find all of the details here. As we continue week to week, bookmark this page for your quick reference to Mid Week Mojo links.

Can’t wait to see the interpretations of this week’s sketch start popping up on our Facebook fan page! If you haven’t already liked us, stop by.

Simple Stories Sweater Weather | Monday Craft Madness #29

It’s all the rage and I am totally jumping on the bandwagon. I normally don’t jump into the newest things in the scrapbooking world, but after making my official first Pocket Letter, I think I am hooked. Today for Monday Craft Madness I used Simple Stories Sweater Weather to make my very first ‘baseball card sheet protector’ Pocket Letter. Since the theme of this collection is Autumn, I was able to add embellishments to send that are neutral. Now I just need to find someone to send this one to….. So today’s theme is:

Pocket Letters

Create your own Pocket Letter. Now the best thing about pocket letters is sharing so head over to our Instagram and show us your pocket letter creations using #STEALandTELL. Here’s what I created:

I really love this Sweater Weather collection and how it not only focuses on the Autumn season, but also on love and family. And really…those foxes and hedgehogs…what is better than that? It’s nothing new that these sheet protectors fold up so easily to mail, but It makes me super happy.

Check out some other close ups of my pocket letter:

I used my We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board to create that little envelope.

I love the look of some of the embellishments to be attached to the outside of the sheet protector.

Here’s the back:

Now go create your own pocket letters, about you, your family, your hobbies – anything you want. If you need to stock up on some sheet protectors, you are in luck. Today’s surprise steal has these Baseball Card Sheet Protectors from We R Memory Keepers. Check out the surprise steal here. We’d love to see your pocket letter creations, too, so make sure to tag us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #STEALandTELL!

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This is a new round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until October 2nd to play along.

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

That’s right, we have an awesome way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

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At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome ScrapbookSteals swag bag full of goodies! We’ll also add you to our email list so you can be the first to know about daily steals, surprise steals and email exclusives!

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Now for the winner from our last month’s Monday Craft Madness. Congrats to: RAQUEL LANDON!

Raquel, please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Monday Craft Madness Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

Simple Stories Say Cheese | Mid Week Mojo Lilac #9

Lilac – Week 9 of 10
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I have said before how much I LOVE the Say Cheese Collections from Simple Stories after years and years in the paper-crafting world it is by far one of my very favorites. Today we are going to have somewhat of a flashback Mid Week Mojo When the new Say Cheese II was released, we created two awesome layouts, today we are featuring them again.

Here are the layouts:

Here are the sketches:

For this week, choose one for a regular entry, or choose to do both for a bonus entry. Just mark one as 9a.

I am so in love with the gold foil accents with this collection. How cool is that date? I love the extra shine it creates on these layouts.

The chipboard frames included in this collection are perfect for embellishments, instagram photos and highlighting a specific part of a photo. Again in this collection we find the awesome new Bradz that Simple Stories has created. The look of an epoxy brad but no holes or metal prongs on your projects.

The enamel dots are gold glitter! Along with other matching colors, I am in LOVE with the glitter enamel dots.

There are so many fabulous embellishments in this collection I just had to try to use as many as I could. The layered and stitched tags are sort of to die for.

A big congrats to Jessica Laureano, you are last week’s winner!

Please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Mid Week Mojo Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

To enter to win this week’s prize, complete this sketch (Lilac #9) and have it posted somewhere online by 11:59 PM MST August 31st. Leave a comment on this blog post with the link to your Lilac #9 creation.

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If you’re new, we’d love to see you join in! Each Wednesday we provide a sketch and you have until the following Monday at 11:59 MT to leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. You can find all of the details here. As we continue week to week, bookmark this page for your quick reference to Mid Week Mojo links.

Can’t wait to see the interpretations of this week’s sketch start popping up on our Facebook fan page! If you haven’t already liked us, stop by.