What a joy it is to say hello to you for the first time, dear readers! Whether you’re spending time at the cabin, the pool, the lake, on vacation, or at a baseball game this summer, it’s sure to be a memorable time with family and friends (old and new alike)! As always, Scrapbook & Cards Today is here to inspire you and motivate you to capture those memories and share handmade kindness. Let’s take a peek at what’s in store in this issue:
Never fear, former Editor-in-Chief Megan Hoeppner is sticking around as your Pic Tips columnist sharing fun ideas for creating and recreating memories. She starts it off with a bang giving you fantastic ideas for sharing your childhood memories with your kids and documenting them through photos in this issue’s Pic Tips (pg. 12).
Got a vacation planned? Make it Mini (pg. 34) features a colourful, interactive, and chunky traveler’s notebook created by Paige Evans. You’ll adore her smart ideas for remembering a trip and getting the kids involved, too!
And since it’s summertime, we’re sharing HOT trends in the industry in our Hot Trends Spotted! article (pg. 43). You’ll love the summery touches and cool designs created with some of the hottest trends in the industry. You’ll also see these trends spotlighted in 10 Most Wanted (pg. 9). Which one is your favourite?
Perhaps you’re planning the wedding of the century or attending the nuptials of family or friends. We’ve got you covered there, too. Melissa Phillips shares beautiful ideas in this issue’s Card Café (pg. 59) that will make the big day more special for the bride and groom!
Ready to dig in? We’re sure you’ll dogear and bookmark this issue with all of the inspiring, creative, and delightful ideas.
So if you’re nursing a sunburn or just taking a break from the hectic activities of summer, create something awesome inspired by the Summer 2017 issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today!
SUSAN R. OPEL
Thank You by Susan R. Opel