Create Shimmery DIY Party Decor with Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs

Whether you’re having an epic New Year’s Eve gala or a quiet dinner party to celebrate the coming of the new decade, you’ll definitely want to have some elegant party decorations for the occasion! And when you combine the new Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs with some shimmery cardstock and a few handy tools, it’s easier than ever to create countdown-worthy DIY party decor to ring in the new year! Check out these ideas and start making some for your own get-togethers!

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Go Wild with These Animal Scrapbook Tag & Border Ideas

When we’re sitting in our crafting rooms, the wide open spaces and wild jungles where animals roam can seem like a world away. However, when you put the What a Zoo Theme Pack to good use, you can bring that untamed landscape into your crafting lair and harness it to create some fun animal-themed projects! Nature is calling you to try out these animal scrapbook tags and animal scrapbook borders — are you going to answer the call?

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Steep Your Tea in Simple DIY Holiday Tea Holders

A cup of tea is a staple during the colder months. There’s nothing like pouring some hot water, dropping in that tea bag and stirring in a little honey to create a delicious drink that soothes your soul. Do you have an avid tea-drinker in your life? Warm up their gift-giving season by treating them to these DIY holiday tea holders!

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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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A Wicked Cute Fall Scrapbook Layout and Treat Bags!

There is so much fun to be had with the Wicked Cute collection! And while it’s perfect for boo-tiful Halloween layouts, with a little imagination, it can be used for other seasonal projects, too! Kelly from Creative Memories® Australia recently used the Wicked Cute collection for a festive fall scrapbook layout and then let the Halloween spirit move her into creating some candy bag toppers! Check them out!

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Welcome Guests to Your Events with these DIY Paper Pocket Souvenirs

Have you ever held an event? Whether it’s a Creative Memories® event or just a family Thanksgiving, your number one priority as a host is making your guests feel welcomed. So, how do you go about doing that? With the right souvenirs, of course! The DIY paper pocket souvenirs below are guaranteed to leave your guests with a warm and fuzzy feeling and eager to come again!

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Celebrate World Card Making Day with a Brief History of DIY Cards

What makes a card so special? At the end of the day, isn’t it just a piece of paper with some decorations and doodles on it? On the surface, it may seem insignificant, yet we all love it when we’re the recipient of one. Cards are a gift — the ultimate way to express your feelings in a thoughtful way. And with Oct. 5 being World Card Making Day, we thought we’d offer a brief rundown of the history of card giving and then provide some fun DIY card ideas! Let’s get to it!

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Create Two-for-One Projects: DIY Autumn Cards (Part Two)

Nobody wants to be wasteful when scrapbooking! If you can find any extra way to get the most bang for your buck, you’re probably going to do it! This blog post shows you how to take the leftover paper from the borders you created in this blog post and turn them into beautiful DIY autumn cards! Take a look at how you can reuse and re-imagine these papers!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 16-20

Good news: You’ve come to the exact place to get all the inspiration you need to create your next project! From layouts and spreads to cards and paper crafts, The Weekly Sketch Round-Up is brimming with ideas to shake up your scrapping style. You might even say it’s an answer to your project prayers! Check out these four sketches and let them lead you all the way back to your craft room!

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Create Simple, Yet Stunning DIY Cards for Any Occasion!

Who says you need a special occasion to send someone a card? With the right papers and a little bit of creativity, you can create a card that’s appropriate for any event, celebration or occasion! Want to see an example? Blog contributor Noreen recently took on the challenge of coming up with some DIY card ideas that are as versatile as they are striking — check them out!

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