It’s Christmas Time in the City — Celebrate with this Silver Bells Holiday Scrapbook Layout

Is there a more beautiful time of year than the holiday season? There are so many elements of the season that just add a unique visual aesthetic to the world, such as the glimmering white of newly fallen snow, the bright colors from the Christmas lights and all the other shades and shapes that we associate with the holidays. This visually pleasing aesthetic can be found in the exclusive Silver Bells collection that you can only get by participating in the Black Friday promotion going on NOW through Nov. 30! This collection has all the grace and elegance of the early winter months and can be used to create gorgeous layouts. Want some creative inspiration? Check out this layout!

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Use Frost to Create Gorgeous Winter Scrapbook Borders

The Frost collection is all about bringing the visuals and beauty of winter to the page. It’s inspired by trendy winter designs and winter floral patterns, which gives it a unique and visually stunning take on the season. Not only can you use the papers to create layouts, but you can also create beautiful winter themed scrapbook borders! Read on to learn how!

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Show Your Scrapbooker Spirit with this Scrap Happy Scrapbook Layout

Scrapbook enthusiasts everywhere are loving the new Scrap Happy collection! This Creative Memories®-themed collection is made for people with a particular passion for preserving memories, and its possibilities are endless. It comes with all the tools you need to make scrapbook layouts for your photos from crops, days spent scrapbooking with friends, Croptoberfest or National Scrapbook Day events and anything else that reminds you why you love to scrapbook. Want a great scrapbook layout idea that will really help the Scrap Happy collection shine? Read on!

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Stay Spook-tacular with this De-fright-fully Quick & Easy Halloween Scrapbook Layout

Your camera is about to be working overtime thanks to all the cute costumes you’ll be seeing for Halloween, and you might wake up on November 1 surrounded by candy wrappers and photographs. With the holiday season right around the corner, you want to stay organized and get these photos in a layout before you get too busy. Want ideas for a quick Halloween scrapbook layout? Check out this easy-to-make Halloween scrapbook layout created by Kelly from CM Australia!

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Create a Non-Halloween Fall Scrapbook Layout with Pumpkin Spice

It’s no secret that the Pumpkin Spice collection can create projects that are a total Halloween haven. However, the fall palette and gorgeous stickers make this a great choice for all sorts of layouts and themes. You can use it to bring all your ideas to life, including fall scrapbook projects, Thanksgiving holiday layouts and, as blog contributor Glenda shows, layouts for a family trip! Check out Glenda’s masterpiece below!

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Create Simple Yet Stunning Layouts Thanks to these Basic Scrapbooking Border Recipes

A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasizes the theme of the layout, adds some extra color and ties the page together as a whole. There are many different borders that you can make that work for a variety of themes by using your favorite CM products. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the Basics to Scrapbooking Border Recipe, and she realized just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!

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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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Add Holiday Spirit to Your Home with this DIY Christmas Tree Paper Craft

Although it’s only October, it’s almost time to start getting ready to decorate your home for the holiday season. Most everyone has traditional holiday decorations like wreaths and ornaments, but what about DIY Christmas decorations? If you’re a Creative Memories® fan, you’re likely a crafty person and have the ability to create some beautiful decorations. Need an idea of where to start? Check out this DIY Christmas tree paper craft that you can make using the Season’s Greetings Paper Pack!

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How to Read a Scrapbook Sketch

Have you ever been excited to slip into a much-needed therapeutic cropping cocoon… only to be met by a horrible case of scrapper’s block? Or maybe you’re new to scrapbooking and staring at your project pile makes you wish you could say “craft-a-cadabra!” and magically know where to start. Here’s an idea that will have you cropping like it’s hot in no time: use page layout sketches as creative inspiration! Not sure how to “read” a sketch? Not a problem – check out the details below!

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Keep Memories Looking Fresh with this Exclusive Fresh Feelings Layout

Did you hear the exciting news? From now until Oct. 23, 2018, you can get the exclusive 12×12 Fresh Feelings Paper Pack FREE when you spend $50 or more on the CM products you know and love! This paper pack is absolutely gorgeous with its tranquil palette of blues and greens, which helps bring any photos to life. Once you’ve got your $50+ in products ordered and your exclusive Fresh Feelings Paper Pack is on the way, want to know what you can do with it? Read on to learn how to create this adorable layout!

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