Win a Christmas Spirit Prize Pack: Virtual Crop Challenge #2

Friday, Oct. 9: 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Oct. 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Wow — talk about a great start! You all did an amazing job with the first challenge, and if that’s any indication of how the weekend is going to go, we’re in for a real treat. Let’s move on to Challenge #2!

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

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Win a Christmas Stockings Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #1

Friday, Oct. 9: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Oct. 10: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

Welcome to the October Virtual Crop! Are you ready for a weekend filled with crafting, creativity and the chance to win some awesome prizes? If so, you came to the right place, because it’s time for Challenge #1!

If this is your first time participating in a Virtual Crop and you would like a quick step-by-step guide of what to expect before you jump in, you can get the 411 on Virtual Crops in this blog postincluding how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group)supplies you’ll needexamples of challengesthe types of prizes and more.

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Go to the Core of Your Creativity With This Apple Scrapbook Layout

Ahh, the humble apple. This delicious fruit tastes especially crisp during fall, and whether you cut it up and bake it in some sweet goodies, drink it in a cider or just chomp a big ol’ bite out of it, it’s a treat that’s tough to beat. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was in the apple mood, so she created a gorgeous apple scrapbook layout using the Apple Recipe Template — check it out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 28-Oct. 2


There are plenty of reasons to reach for your scrapbooking supplies this week (and every week), but sometimes, your progress and motivation can really be dampened by a creative roadblock. Don’t worry, we’re here to help — just check out these four superb sketches from our Instagram account for starters! Let’s get inspired, for it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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World Card Making Day Sketch Challenge

Happy World Card Making Day! Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in October, this day is meant to commemorate and encourage the art of creating handmade cards! Many know that a store-bought card doesn’t have quite the same amount of care behind it that a handmade card does, which is why many crafty people prefer to put in that extra time, love and personal touches. We adore creating cards here at Creative Memories, and that’s why we are offering YOU the opportunity to celebrate the observance by creating a card and entering for the chance to win a FREE card kit! Let’s get started!

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Spending Time With the Alphabet Stamp Kit System

Have you been able to create captions and titles using the Alphabet Stamp Kit System yet? Blog contributor Pam Winn has been spending a lot of time with the Alphabet Stamp Kit System, and she came up with some great ideas on how to use it — let’s check them out!

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Channel Nautical Notes With This Cruise Scrapbook Layout

At this point, we’re all probably starting to feel a little bit cooped up due to the quarantine and perhaps spending some time daydreaming about when and what our next vacation or trip will be. In blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu‘s case, she’s been thinking about open waters and going on a cruise. She put these daydreams to work and created a fun cruise scrapbook layout instead — check it out!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 21-25

Who’s in need of some creative inspiration? If you are, you’ve come to the right place! Check out these four sketches that were posted on our Instagram this past week — it’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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Add Expression To Your Pages With These Emoji Scrapbook Decorations

If you’re an active smartphone user, you’ve probably used an emoji or two in your days. These expressive little guys, gals and icons never fail to put a smile on all of our faces, but have you ever thought to incorporate them in your crafting? Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu recently created some emoji scrapbook decorations, and she’s excited to share them — check them out!

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Reminisce on Romance With This Wedding Scrapbook Border

It’s always important to celebrate and cherish love, and with the All My Love collection, your projects commemorating engagements, wedding showers and ceremonies, vow renewals and anniversaries will make for a creative dream come true. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu had love on her mind, so she decided to create a gorgeous wedding scrapbook border using the All My Love collection.

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