Put the Bow on the Dough with DIY Gift Card Holders

Gift cards take the guess work out of gift-giving. Whether it’s for a niece who’d rather pick out her own clothes or a co-worker you don’t know that well, a gift card covers all the recipient bases! The only drawback is that it can seem a bit impersonal. Thankfully, blog contributor Tina has a solution for that with her DIY gift card holders idea! Check it out!

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Create Two-for-One Projects: Autumn Scrapbook Border Ideas (Part One)

Everyone is looking to get the most out of their scrapbooking supplies and use every last bit of every last piece. Nobody likes to be wasteful! That’s what today’s blog post is all about — using all the supplies in the Harvest Delight collection for multiple projects! Part one in this series features fall scrapbook border ideas for the 8×8 albums and part two will show you how to create DIY fall cards. Let’s get started!

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Create Entire 8×8 Vintage Scrapbook Albums with a Few Simple Cuts

Have you placed your orders for the exclusive 8×8 Bookcloth Album Covers yet? From now until Oct. 22, you can get seven new 8×8 covers that are perfectly-sized to house your photos and memories. You’ll love telling your whole story with these 8x8s, but first, you’ll need some quick and simple layout ideas! We’ve got a fun trick for you to do just that and fill your 8×8 album with layouts that look great — read on to find out how!

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Top Black Friday Scrapbook Gift Ideas

Happy Black Friday! While people all across North America are lining up at stores trying to get the hottest new products, diehard scrapbookers are spending the day combing the Creative Memories® website looking for what they want. Whether you’re shopping for yourself, a friend or family member or a fellow scrapbooker in your life, we have all the products you need to give the perfect gift! Check out the guide below to find our list of the top Black Friday gift ideas!

BONUS… Don’t miss out on our exclusive Black Friday deals going on now!

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Make a Beautiful Flip Book Project using Peekaboo Pockets™

Peekaboo Pockets™ are a great way to add photos to your layouts and projects in unique and creative ways. They allow you to stack photos and mats on top of one another to create multi-layered projects with a variety of photos and decorations. They’re awesome for scrapbooking, but that’s not all you can do with them! In today’s post, learn how to create a flip book craft from blog contributor Wendy. Happy reading!

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9 Steps to Create a Magic Fold-Up Card Album!

Looking for a unique card for someone? We’ve got the perfect thing for you, and you’ve probably never seen anything like it before – a magic fold-up card album! Sound intriguing? Let’s check it out!

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Special Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is this weekend – what are you planning to get the special woman in your life? Sure, flowers, chocolates and store-bought cards are all nice sentiments, but why not do something extra special this year? We’ve got some thoughtful ideas we know you (and she!) will love!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Quick, Easy Steps to Create a Mini Scrapbook Album

Looking for a quick, easy way to make an adorable gift album? Here’s a simple tutorial for creating an 8×8 scrapbook album using just a few supplies and tools of your choice! Let’s get started!

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Easy Steps to Design an Album

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With New Year’s around the corner, it is time to start thinking out of the box! With traditional scrapbooking there is lots of creativity and fun!  What if we simplified things to get an extra album or two created in 2018?

I love the Fast2Fab™ albums for just that reason.  For that vacation or gift album that would be impossible to do along with my chronological albums so, I turn to the Fast2Fab™ albums!

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Imagine Then & Now Family Fun Book

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Imagine. Love. Dreams. Wish. Family. Moments.

The words in the Imagine Laser Cut Embellishments speak to me. They make me want to gather my family close and reminisce over photos and memories, old and new.

Poring over a bunch of old, seemingly random photos the other day got me thinking about how connected everything in my life really is. The circle of life and all that. How fun would it be to create a little coffee table book, connecting the old with the new, Then and Now? What if I could pull it out when the family is gathered and journal memories in it as the photos are talked about and stories are remembered?

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