#FeatureFriday – Go Behind the Scenes with the Designer of the Season’s Greetings Collection

The Season’s Greetings collection launched earlier this month, and everyone has been feeling the holiday spirit ever since! There have been rave reviews coming in for the collection, and everyone seems to love the illustrations and design themes that went into it. That credit goes all to Illustrator and Product Designer Alex, who underwent the task of creating a holiday collection that had all of the classic themes of the season while still being unique and original. Check out what Alex had to say about the collection, her inspiration for Season’s Greetings and enjoy a fun Christmas Q&A with her at the end! Happy reading!

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#FeatureFriday – Capturing the Essence of Autumn with Gather Together

If you enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and feelings of fall, then you’ll love the Gather Together collection. The entire collection is authentically autumnal through and through. Everything about it makes you feel like it’s a brisk October day, no matter what time of year you’re looking at it. Being able to capture the essence of fall into a scrapbook collection is no easy task. So how did Design Manager Carrie do it? We sat down with Carrie to learn more about the inspiration for this collection and how she went about creating it. Check it out!

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#FeatureFriday — Behind the Scenes with the Designer of the Pumpkin Spice Collection

The spook-tacular Pumpkin Spice collection has all the Halloween scrapbook supplies you could ever want to make absolutely boo-tiful projects and layouts. It’s easy to understand the intent behind the collection, but what about the inspiration? What was it about fall and Halloween that made the designer make the decisions that she did? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Pumpkin Spice collection and see it through the eyes of Tara, the designer of the collection!

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#FeatureFriday — Behind the Scenes with the Designer of the Essentials Collection

What was CM Product Designer and Illustrator Alex going for when she set out to design the ultra-popular, ultra-playful Essentials collection? What’s unique about the collection in her eyes and which product does she think people will love the most? In today’s installment of #FeatureFriday, go behind the scenes with Alex to find out all this and more! Intrigued? Read on!

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#FeatureFriday – The Fanatic Sports Scrapbook Collection & Home Office Memories

The Fanatic collection is the dream of both sports- and scrapbook-lovers combined. It doesn’t matter how big of a fan you are — anyone can enjoy this sports and tailgate themed scrapbook collection. But, how did we go about designing it? And what was the inspiration that went into creating it? We sat down with Product Designer Tara to get the details, and also talked with some of our Home Office staff to figure out how their sports memories and experiences played into the production of this sports-themed scrapbook collection.

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#FeatureFriday – Go Behind The Scenes with the Designer of the Locally Grown Foodie Collection

For many, the farmers market is a relaxing place full of happy people, great food and an overall atmosphere that can’t be beat. For our Product Designer and Illustrator Alex, it also served as an inspiration for the Locally Grown foodie collection, which is themed off of farmers markets and summer mornings. Today, let’s go behind the scenes to find out what Alex had to say about her thought process for putting together this collection!
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#FeatureFriday — Learn More About the Inspiration Behind the Maritime Collection

Happy #FeatureFriday! This week, we sat down with Tara, illustrator and product designer at Creative Memories, to find out about her inspiration behind the super-popular Maritime collection that brings a nautical feel to any project! Get insider details on her process for designing the album cover, the thought that went into the paper pack, what challenges she faced, her favorite body of water that inspired the collection and more. Intrigued? Check it out!

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#FeatureFriday – Put Your Paws Together for the Product Designer of Best in Show

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Alex to take a closer look at her design inspiration for the NEW Best in Show collection, and also got other behind-the-scenes details such as which artist inspired the collection’s artwork, how the dogs on the dog designer paper were selected, what she would change about the collection if she could (hint: it’s funny!) and – the age-old question – is she a dog or cat person?! In Alex’s words, “This [collection] is for the kitty cats and the puppers!” Let’s check it out…

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#FeatureFriday – Get the Inside Scoop with the Product Designer of Mix & Match

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Carrie to get the inside scoop on her design inspiration for the NEW Mix & Match collection. In our interview, we also got details such as her favorite color in the collection (and more importantly, why it’s her favorite!), how long it took to create Mix & Match and the reason she’s been wanting to create it for a quite a while! So, without further adieu…

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#FeatureFriday – Go Behind the Scenes with Super Duper’s Product Designer

Happy #FeatureFriday! Today, we’re going behind the scenes with CM Product Designer Tara to get the inside scoop on her design inspiration for the totally FUN-tastic Super Duper collection. You’ll also get some fun facts such as her favorite sticker, which collection was more fun to make (boy or girl?!), what she would change about the collection if she could and other insider details! Let’s check it out!

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