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2020 Sizzling Days Of Summer

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The sun is shining and the great outdoors are calling your name - it's Summer! While you stay inside with some nice air conditioning or lounge by the pool with a cold drink, we're going to embrace Summer in the best way ever: with our 6th Annual Sizzling Days of Summer Event!

We've got 7 days of fun and fabulous surprises to celebrate a summer full of crafting! 

Sizzling Days Event 

You definitely do not want to miss out on one of our biggest, most popular events of the year. There may even be a few fun, fabulous freebies in your future *wink wink*.

Make sure your name is on the VIP list by signing up for our Newsletter. 

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Mark your calendars (or have Siri remind you!) that the first day of our Sizzling Days of Summer event is Saturday, August 1st. For seven full days, we'll have a secret sizzling surprise each and every day, so check back often to join in on the fun! The last Sizzling Day of fun is Friday, August 7th! 

Summer Community Inspiration

As we prepare for the rising temperatures of Sizzling Days, we have tons of resources that are absolutely free to access. Jump into the deep end of the pool and cool off with this list of endless summer fun.

Message Board Forums

Do you have a lifetime of crafty knowledge and expertise that others can benefit from? Then we need YOU to take your summer vacation in our Forum. There you'll find crafters looking for advice as well as fun themed challenges to participate in. 

Find comfort and community when you interact with fellow crafters all over the world. Using your home computer, tablet, or smartphone, you can start new posts, comment on others' ideas, share photos, give product advice, or just make someone smile.

There's so much positivity and camaraderie found in this communication channel. The family posts in the forums as well. You can keep an eye on user-inspired challenges, news, updates, and so much more. 

Cards For Kindness developed the Cards For Kindness™ initiative to spread thoughtfulness and smiles to as many people as possible throughout our local community. For over a year now, we've been making a difference with your help.

Cards For KindnessThe Cards For Kindness project takes handmade cards made by YOU and other crafters all over the world, and delivers them to cancer foundations, hospitals, shelters, retirement homes, children's homes and other organizations in need. Right now, there are a lot of people who could use a little bit of handmade kindness.

Free Videos & Classes

Did you know that has over 50 classes on our website that are absolutely free? We're talking full-length, multiple-lesson, uninterrupted classes - all available to take virtually on's site.

ClassesLearn about a variety of subjects including scrapbooking, card making, die cutting, watercolor painting, Bible journaling, stamping, mixed media, mini albums, and a whole lot more. They are also taught by some of your favorite brand designers like Heidi Swapp, Tim Holtz, Becca Feeken, and Dyan Reaveley. Surround yourself with knowledge and inspiration to make something beautiful.

Email Newsletter

Sales, promotions, inspiration, and new product announcements delivered right to your inbox? Sign us up! You will absolutely love seeing's emails full of joy pop up in your inbox. Not only will you be the first to know when there's a sale or new product on our shelves, but you'll get free class and project inspiration as well.

Crafting Blog & Articles

Launch your Summer reading by getting caught up on all the exciting articles on our blog! We have inspirational guest blog posts, hilarious how-tos, must-have product lists and everything in between. There are over 300 posts to peruse at your leisure and inspire you.

Many of our original articles are written by founder Jill Davis herself. These have some of the best advice on scrapbooking, organization, and her experiences from decades of crafting. You can even find some enlightening research articles like the History of Scrapbooking and Famous Scrapbookers in History.

The Life Handmade Podcast

Did you know that has an inspiring, creative Podcast? Life Handmade is a podcast all about creativity, papercrafting, and living a life handmade. It's also the perfect ear candy to listen to while crafting either at, or wherever you enjoy downloading and listening to podcasts.

Life HandmadeWe've spoken with some of your favorite designers like Heidi Swapp, Dyan Reaveley, Lea Lawson and more. These are real, personal, in-depth conversations about life, crafting, depression, inspiration, and challenges in day to day life - some of which may bring a tear to your eye. 

Online Project Gallery

Get lost in the endless beauty found in our online Gallery that is bursting over 3,000,000 projects and tons of sun-kissed inspiration sure to set your creativity aflame. 

Interact with your creative community by voting and commenting on the projects, seeing the supplies they used, and learning about their artistic process. You can also start following some of your favorite gallery members so you're always up-to-date on what they've been creating.

As members of our free gallery, each artist and project has a chance to be featured on our front page, on product pages, in emails, and on social media. Start uploading your projects today!

Sandcastle Layout   Surfboard Card

Summer Floral Card   Doodlebug Summer

Fancy Pants Layout   Kites Card

Summer Card   Just Hanging

Paige Evans   Simple Stories Card

Summer Gnomes   Summer Ocean  

There are so many ways to get inspired and creative this Summer. Beat the heat and enjoy the Summer months by creating memories both inside and out! 

And don't forget to check back often at for new sizzling deals!



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