Make Spring Scrapbook Layouts that are Fresher than a Daisy with Simply Sunshine

There are so many different things you can do with a scrapbook layout — it’s basically a blank canvas! You can add all sorts of personal touches and creative decisions that transform the look and feel of the layout to suit your photos. Just take this beautiful spring scrapbook layout for example! See it first looking fresher than a daisy using entirely Simply Sunshine products; then, read all the way down to the bottom of this post to see this same layout with an outdoorsy,  more masculine feel by creating it with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack! Happy reading!

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Spread Some Sunshine with this 2-Page Spring Scrapbook Layout

Have you seen the new Simply Sunshine collection yet? This bright and playful collection is blooming with fun and vivid themes, illustrations and designs, making it perfect for creating spring scrapbook layouts. If you have an excess of outdoor photos to choose from, don’t worry — try using Peekaboo Pockets™! Check out today’s post to see how you can combine Peekaboo Pockets™ with Simply Sunshine to create a layout that will give you warm spring feelings whenever you look at it!

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Add Some Edge to Your Projects with this Fun Scrapbook Border

Scrapbooking with friends is a great way to find new layout inspiration and avoid dreaded scrapper’s block (the term for when you can’t think of ideas for your next page or design). Doing a small project together, such as a border, is a great way to try out new techniques and see how we all do things a little bit differently. It’s also a lot of fun! No matter what type of page you’re creating, any layout can benefit from a nice border!

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Create Layouts You’re SHORE to Love with the Texture Paper Packs

With the new Textures collection, the sky is the limit (as well as the water, thanks to the Sky & Water Paper Pack). This collection is chock-full of illustrations that capture the elements of nature and the beauty in the world around us. The best part? They complement any Creative Memories® collection perfectly! Check out how you can use these papers to create a fun layout like this one!

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How To Use Recipe Templates

Do you ever find yourself wanting to create more complex and colorful scrapbook layouts, but don’t want to try and freehand something and risk it looking cluttered or disorganized? If that sounds familiar, we’ve got something you’ll love… Recipe Templates! Recipe Templates are the perfect tool for creating intricate, professional-looking scrapbook layouts. In today’s post, you’ll get the 411 on Recipe Templates, including what they are, how to use them and – of course – examples of the layouts you can make! Let’s take a look!

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Create Amazing Border Combinations for this Adventure-Themed Scrapbook Layout

How do you adventure? Is it a day-long hike through the wilderness? Is it an afternoon spent exploring your city? Or is it an imaginative play date with your little one in the backyard? No matter what type of adventure awaits you out there, you can illustrate the joys of your journeys with this adventure scrapbook layout that is made with the Walkabout collection. Start telling your tales today!

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Get Groovy with this Best in Show Dance Scrapbook Layout

No matter what extra-curricular activities your kids are into, whether it’s outdoor sports, dramatic arts, music… you are bound to have countless photos of their escapades. In our household, it’s dancing — I have countless photos of concert nights, photo days, rehearsals and more. The challenge is fitting all those photos into an album! This layout featuring nine photos is ideal for getting more photos safely into an album for you and your kiddos to enjoy!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Go Back to Summertime with this Strawberry Scrapbook Project

Strawberries are amongst the most versatile fruit. They work well in smoothies, jam and jelly, pie, shortcake and more. But, did you know that with a little bit of inventiveness and creativity you can add the fruity fun of strawberries to your layouts? You likely have a lot of spring and summertime photos that were taken during peak strawberry season — freshen them up with this fun homemade scrapbook strawberry!

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Make Your Own Scrappie the Bear Using the Custom Cutting System

Have you heard the news? Scrappie the Bear has returned! After his long hiatus, Scrappie, the unofficial mascot of Creative Memories®, made his return earlier this month as a part of the Blast from the Past Bundle (and check out the current Scrap-enger Hunt on our Facebook page to win a Scrappie!). Now… how would you like to make a Scrappie of your own? Well, by using the Custom Cutting System with Circle, Oval and Gemstone Patterns, you can actually make your own paper version of Scrappie! Find out how in today’s blog post!

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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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