Create Stunning Spring Scrapbook Layouts with the Flourish Scrapbook Collection

Have you seen the new Flourish collection yet? It’s filled with designs inspired by florals, nature, watercolor and positive vibes in a soft and delicate palette of indigo, peach, blush and mint. It’s a perfectly pleasant collection that captures the essence of the spring season and brings it to life on the page. Want to see how it looks when you use it to create a spring-themed scrapbook layout? Check it out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 11-15

Since a scrapbooker’s work is never truly done, we’ve come up with new sketch ideas you can use as inspiration this week! Check out the four sketches below in the Weekly Sketch Round-Up, and then tell your family and friends that you’re off to your craft cave!

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Tips To Photograph Your Happy Moments

Raise your hand if you love to take photos. Raise your hand if you love to scrapbook. Raise your hand if you want to take better photos for your scrapbook. If you raised your hand at least once, then this blog post is for you! Photos are worth a thousand words, tell our stories and help us to cherish our happiest moments. With help from the professionals at Shuttersmack studio, I have eight tips for improving your picture-taking game to help document your happy moments from every angle. Keep reading to learn how to take beautiful photos of your adventures for your Happy Album! 

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#FeatureFriday – Find Out How this Designer Put Her Happy into Ever After

Life can work in mysterious ways. Sometimes, the timing of certain events is so coincidental that it’s almost impeccable. This was certainly the case when Alex, the soon-to-be-wed product designer and illustrator, was assigned the task to create a new wedding collection for CM! Talk about great timing! She was able to draw inspiration from her own wedding planning and use it to create the Ever After wedding scrapbook collection, and vice versa. Learn more about what went into creating this stunning collection in this edition of #FeatureFriday!

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Imagine That! Easy-to-Make Adventure-Themed Scrapbook Borders!

Need a versatile and vibrant collection to brighten up every kind of page? The Imagine That! collection will be your go-to for celebrations, travel, everyday adventures, kids’ school and sports activities and more. The bold graphic elements and comic-book-superhero vibe are so fun to play with. Let’s make some borders! Continue reading Imagine That! Easy-to-Make Adventure-Themed Scrapbook Borders!

Celebrate Your Loved Ones with Handmade Cards

Ah, Valentine’s Day — the day with love in the air, heavy chocolate consumption and procrastinating boyfriends/husbands and girlfriends/wives flooding grocery stores and flower shops with last-minute shopping. At its core, Valentine’s Day is all about showing appreciation for the people who you love most in your life. Whether it’s a significant other, friends or family, we all have a Valentine in our life. Take the time to show them that you appreciate them and love them by doing something special on the 14th this year! It could be a card, a nice dinner or even just a hug — whatever you can do to spread a little love.

Today, we’ve got a card sketch idea for you in case you’re looking for a last-second thoughtful gift! And, if you want an “awww” moment to brighten your day, we asked several members of Creative Memories® Home Office about special Valentine’s Day gifts that they’ve received. Check out their answers below!

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A Festive, Easy-to-Make Birthday Scrapbook Layout? It’s a Wish Come True!

Are you one of those people who absolutely LOVE their birthday? We’re talking about the type of person who purposefully wakes up earlier than usual and goes to bed super late just so you can squeeze every last second out of your special day? If so, then the Happy BirthYAY collection is your dream come true! It’s festive, it’s fun and it’s full of birthday flair to celebrate YOU! So, let’s start planning your next birthday-themed scrapbook layout (regardless of how far away on the calendar it is).

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Celebrate Tying the Knot with this Wedding Scrapbook Layout

Wedding days are exciting for brides and grooms, but being the reason for the celebration can make for a busy day! Everyone wants to speak to you, you have a million things to do and it’s usually tough to find the time to relax (some bridegrooms never even get to taste their own wedding cake!). Thankfully, with Ever After, you can create beautiful layouts that perfectly capture everything great about your wedding day. In today’s post, you’ll find instructions for creating a wedding-themed scrapbook layout that will take you right back to that special day — it’s almost like you can taste the cake and feel the rice shower!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 4-8

Inspiration is everywhere — you just have to know where to look. Coincidentally, you’ve stumbled across one of the best places to find inspiration! The Weekly Sketch Round-Up is the best place to find ideas for your next scrapbook project. Check out what we posted on our Instagram (@CreativeMemories) throughout the past week to find out what you can create next!

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Win a Happy BirthYAY Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #6

Saturday, Feb. 9: 1pm CT

Wow, time sure does fly when you’re having fun! It’s been such an incredible weekend cropping with you all! We hope that you’ve had fun being inspired by fellow scrappers across North America! You continue to impress us with your creativity!

It’s the final challenge of this Virtual Crop, but remember — you have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday, Feb. 10, to submit all your entries for the challenges. So, feel free to take the rest of the weekend to perfect your projects! Ready to finish this thing off? Let’s get to it!

For a refresher on VC instructions, get the 411 on Virtual Crops here

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