Has the following ever happened to you — you’re scrolling through sketches (preferably on our Instagram or our Pinterest), looking for inspiration, when suddenly it hits you? You see the perfect sketch. It’s hard to describe why it speaks to you so much (after all, they’re just in black and white), but for some reason, it catches your eye in a big way. You rush to your craft table and immediately get to work. Giving you that instant jolt of can’t-wait-to-create is our goal with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up, so here’s hoping that one of today’s four sketches is “the one” for you!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up August 5-9
What part of the scrapbooking process are you currently in? Are you sorting pictures? Picking out papers? Planning out layouts? No matter what step in the process you’re in, there’s definitely something to be gained from the Weekly Sketch Round-Up. Having a set idea of how you want your layout to look before you start creating gives you a major head start and makes the process much easier. Check out these four sketches and see if they help you out, regardless of where you are in the process!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 29-August 2
Scrapbooking is not all fun and games… okay, maybe it is. But it definitely isn’t fun when you sit down to scrapbook and feel uninspired. Thankfully, with the Weekly Sketch Round-Up at your disposal, you can avoid the humdrum and really lean into your imagination! (Psst! You can also use the Search bar and Category dropdown to find specific scrapping ideas for collections or tools.) Take a look at the four sketches posted on our Instagram account this week and keep the creative energy flowing!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 22-26
Life is better on the water. You spend your days lounging, relaxing and listening to the lapping waves — it’s all so picture perfect and sometimes a postcard just won’t do it justice. In those moments, let DIY do all the work! With the Deep Blue Sea collection, you can fashion some DI-wonderfully water-filled cards that would make any landlubber green with envy. (Side note: Did you know the term is actually landlubber, not land-lover??) Check out these nautical card ideas and try these coastal creations yourself!Continue reading Take a Dip into DIY with these Nautical Card Ideas
When you look at sketches on these weekly posts, how do you know which ones you want to try? Do you look at the arrangement of photos and decorations and devise a plan? Does the layout example next to the sketch have anything to do with it? Or does a certain sketch just inexplicably speak to you? No matter what it is, you can always rely on the Weekly Sketch Round-Up to provide plenty of creative inspiration to keep you going. Take a look at these sketches and let the scrapping begin!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 15-19
Creative Memories makes a difference in so many ways!
When I began working with Creative Memories, I never imagined that it would fulfill ALL my family’s dreams. I joined because I loved our mission: Helping people focus on their happy. When I became a mom, it was the first time I was without a job since I was nine years old. Creative Memories provided fun, guilt-free girl time and something that was mine. Plus, I was making a difference – every person I helped resulted more happiness in the world.Continue reading Cassie’s Story: How Becoming an Advisor Changed My Life
When it comes to scrapbooking, shopping for new products is almost as fun as the art of cropping itself. We all love getting new stuff, and when that new stuff happens to be supplies for a hobby we’re passionate about, the emotions escalate – it can be intense! However, shopping for new scrapbooking supplies isn’t all fun and games. There are a lot of different emotions you can go through during the ordering process, and since July 17 is World Emoji Day, we’ve decided to showcase those emotions using emojis! Take a look below.Continue reading The Seven Stages of Ordering Scrapbook Supplies (as Told by Emojis)
In a way, creating scrapbook layouts with the help of sketches is kind of freeing. You aren’t faced with the age-old dilemma of not knowing where to start as your stare at a blank page. When you use a sketch, the hardest part of the process is taken care of! The foundation has been placed and the page is ready to be designed — all that’s left for you to worry about is making the creative decisions to turn it into a layout that love! Take a look at these sketch ideas and kiss scrapper’s block goodbye!Continue reading Weekly Sketch Round-Up July 8-12
Do you want to add the pristine palette of the Rainbow Rush collection to your layouts? Are you in love with the different papers, stickers and embellishments but just can’t decide which one to get? Last question – did you know that you can get everything in the Rainbow Rush collection with one click by purchasing the Rainbow Rush Decorative Bundle? Yep, that’s right! The bundle has everything you need to create all sorts of bea-hue-tiful layouts and projects. Want an example? Check out these rainbow scrapbook borders that you can make using the decorative bundle!Continue reading Create Bea-hue-tiful Rainbow Scrapbook Borders with the Rainbow Rush Decorative Bundle
At the end of the day, sketches are just guidelines. Sure, the layouts we show alongside them match up well with the sketch but they’re REALLY there to inspire you and give you a great place to start. When you get going, you can follow the sketch as strictly or as loosely as possible – it’s up to you! Take a look at the four sketches posted to our Instagram this past week and think about what you can do to turn them into masterpieces of your own!