Making Spirits Bright

We want nothing more than to share the giving spirit with you.

For this week only, we have bundled some pretty awesome traditional Christmas products for you for Black Friday/Cyber Monday.  It’s like the icing on the cake, the candle in the cupcake, the carrot on the snowman….. Pretty much, it’s just AWESOME.

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Tearing Tool Layout


The countdown until Christmas has started for me!  Have you tried the Jagged Tearing Tool yet? If not, you need to put it on your wish list :) With this tool you can create flawless torn edges for your scrapbook layouts & borders. I loved creating this festive layout using the Sugarplum Collection along with the paper-tearing tool.

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Let It Snow Glacier Layout


Winter is coming our way and there is no doubt it will be fabulously COLD. There is good news though, you’ll have SNOW much fun scrapbooking this winter with the Snowman Border Maker Cartridge and Snowflake Trio Punch! I loved using these tools together, along with the Glacier Collection to create this winter scrapbook layout.

We want to see your fun, festive winter scrapbook layouts and projects you are making with the Glacier Collection and these scrapbooking tools!

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Wintery Glacier Borders


As hard as it is to see the fall season come to an end, there’s something crisp, quiet and cozy about the long winter ahead that holds an appeal for me. It doesn’t hurt that Creative Memories has just introduced this beautiful Glacier collection to enhance and enliven our pages of all things snowy! Playing with it has gotten me in the spirit of the season, a very looooong one for some of us! Bring it on!

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Challenge 6: November Virtual Crop

Have you had so much fun that you want to keep scrapbooking?

We have wonderful Advisors across North America that hold Cropping Events on a regular.

Reach out to an Advisor near you to see when their next event will be held.

Make sure to add February 23rd and 24th to your calendar for the next Virtual Crop! RSVP to the event now, so you don’t forget!

Thank you again for joining us today.  We look forward to seeing you around the CM-World! :)

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Challenge 5: November Virtual Crop

Why is it that day’s like today go by so fast?

Are you having FUN?  Have you used a technique on your projects that made you “step out of your box”?

We have had a fabulous group of ladies that contributed to this Virtual Crop, and we would like to thank them for sharing their time and talents with us.  THANK YOU!

Hope you had the opportunity to stop and refuel with some lunch at some point as well.

Let’s face it–we need the fuel (or chocolate) to keep the creativity flowing.

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Challenge 4: November Virtual Crop

Happy Saturday!  We are so glad that you are able to join us for the Virtual Crop!

The skies are gray here in Central Minnesota, and we are supposed to have a very cold winter-like day here!  We have already had our first snowfall, and anticipating more.  So crank up the heat and let’s do some scrapping.

Got your coffee?  (….and M&M’s?)  I can’t scrap without those 2 basics.   What about you?  What is your go-to scrapping snack?

Did you get a chance to join us last night to create a couple of projects?

Let’s not waste any time, and get things rolling right away.

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Challenge 3: November Virtual Crop

Let’s wrap up the day by changing gears a little.

Let’s create a card.

You may only be a scrapbooker, but have lots of scraps left over from your layouts.  This is the perfect way to use up those scraps.

Create a card of any theme, and you will be ahead of the game the next time you are looking for a card to mail out to a loved one, or attach to a gift you are giving.

Your card recipient will feel special getting a homemade card from you.

So, if you are not a card-maker, I challenge you to try it.  If you are a card-maker—create away!

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Challenge 2: November Virtual Crop

Welcome Back!

How did your first project go?  Did you complete a single layout, or a 2-page spread?

We hope to inspire you with our projects, and can’t wait to see what you create and share with us!

Make sure that you are following us on the Facebook Event Page—so you don’t miss a beat!

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Welcome and Challenge 1: November Virtual Crop

Welcome Everyone!

We are so glad that you have joined us for our quarterly Virtual Crop!

If you haven’t already, you will want to join us right on our Facebook Event Page!

If you have not RSVP’d saying that you will join us — you can do so now!

Here are some tips to best prepare for this event:

Gather some photos and scrappy supplies, get comfy clothes (or jammies) on, and crop the afternoon and evening today,  and tomorrow- away with us from the comfort of your home.

We will host several challenges throughout the next 24 hours from our Facebook Event Page to inspire you (all Central Time): 3pm, 5pm, and 7pm; and tomorrow at 9am, 11am, and 1pm.

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