Friday, Oct. 8: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Oct. 9: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT
The second weekend of the month means another Virtual Crop is going to commence… actually, right now! Here we go with the October Virtual Crop and Challenge #1 — have fun!
If this is your first time participating in a Virtual Crop and you would like a quick step-by-step guide of what to expect before you jump in, you can get ALL the details on Virtual Crops in this blog post, including how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group), supplies you’ll need, examples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.
Continue reading Win Your Choice of Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #1
Each and every month can bring about many wonderful moments — from the smallest “wins’ to huge highlights, to cue-the-confetti celebrations, simple snapshots in time or life lessons learned. A monthly reflection journal is an opportunity to look at how you’re doing and feeling by helping you stay in tune with yourself from the past 28 to 31 days. If you’re wanting to document and decorate your everyday endeavors, then a CM Happy Albums can be your go-to, portable scrapbooking resource. See how blog contributor Krislyn Mattei tapped into these reflection pages with an easy-to-follow guide to expand your everyday moments, photos and journals into a full-year experience.
Continue reading Hone In On Your Happy Days With This Reflection Journal
O Christmas treat, o Christmas treat… you know, the candy cane! Candy canes are an iconic (and sweet!) symbol of Christmastime. Their red and white twisted stripes — but can also be found in an array of bright and bold hues — adorn trees and homes during this festive time of year, while their pepperminty palate delights taste buds. Today’s blog is a total treat, for it showcases the latest Candy Cane Chain Border Maker Cartridge. It’ll definitely come in candy for your yuletide projects, like these candy cane crafts — three Christmas scrapbook borders and a DIY card!
Continue reading Add a Peppermint Twist With These Candy Cane Crafts: Christmas Scrapbook Borders and DIY Card
Thinking of getting some fall family photos done? You’re making a great choice! During autumn, diffused, warm and glowy light bounces off radiant orange, yellow and red leaves. And during the “Golden Hour,” a short window of time right after sunrise or right before sunset when the air is filled with a flattering amber hue, is a perfect backdrop to get outside and partake in photo ops! (Hint: And when you pair your luminous photos against a darker shade of cardstock like the example below, those golden hour memories are sure to pop!) Break out your comfy sweaters and get your camera ready — this fall scrapbook layout is a gourd one!
Continue reading Revel in Golden Hour Greatness With This Fall Scrapbook Idea
Hark! Bells are jingling, sugar cookies are baking, trees are being bedazzled with twinkling lights and sparkly ornaments aplenty… we’re making spirits bright here at Creative Memories by introducing the Joy to the World collection! This collection offers the magic of a modern Christmas with its contemporary palette, yet still hits home with the classic nostalgia that the season brings to many — stuffing stockings, Christmas parties, Secret Santa fun, afternoons at the tree farm, decorating gingerbread houses and so much more. Check the list of goodies that it takes to make this Christmas scrapbook layout — yule love it!
Continue reading This Christmas Scrapbook Layout Will Make Your Spirits Bright
Have a bit of scrapper’s block? (It happens to all of us, and that is A-OK!) Sometimes, looking at a scrapbook sketch can help spark some inspiration! The daily ideas posted on the blog help give exact measurements and where to place elements so you can spend your valuable time doing the fun part — making it your own and having your special moments shine! You are the author and artist of your memories. Get ready, get set and let your innovation have a grand ol’ time! It’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!
Continue reading Sketch Round-Up Sept. 20-Oct. 3
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that first began in 1985. Fast forward to 1992, and this world health issue connected to what is arguably one of the most well-known symbols of our time: the pink ribbon. And whether you display those powerfully pink ribbons, participate in fundraising walks and runs, aid in helping a friend schedule a mammogram and other encouraging, I’m-there-for-you movements, this month is a key time for promoting breast cancer awareness and the importance of research, early detection, prevention and life-changing support. So as we enter the month of October, let’s pay tribute to the fighters, survivors, the lives that have been lost and the caregivers along the way and show awareness with this breast cancer scrapbook layout.
Continue reading Represent a Symbol for Hope, Strength and Awareness: Breast Cancer Scrapbook Layout
I need to laugh, and when the sun is out
I’ve got something I can laugh about
I feel good, in a special way
I’m in love and it’s a sunny day
Who out there loves sunny days?! We sure do, and when you combine that with a bit of saltwater, sandy toes and a hint of a cooling breeze in the air, then there’s a lot to swoon over! Well today, get ready to ride a happy, creative wave for your next project paradise: a seaside scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Plunge Into Paradise With This Seaside Scrapbook Layout
Just like the thrilling twists and turns of a corn maze, we’re in the thick of an awesome Croptoberfest season! Many scrappers like you have been on the path toward superb creativity this 2021 Croptoberfest and events are happening all the time near you, from virtual to in-person and hybrid events!*
Crisp designs, warming tones, fields of fresh details — it’s all here in the Croptoberfest 2021 collection for you to snuggle up with! Take a look for yourself with this fall scrapbook layout and accent your autumnal adventures today!
Continue reading Harvest a Field Of Memories On This Fall Scrapbook Layout: Croptoberfest 2021
*If you would like to attend a Croptoberfest event (virtual, in-person or hybrid events), you can connect with an Advisor near you using our handy Advisor Locator search on the website. US | CA | AU
Say “Peekaboo! I see you!” to your beloved photos and memories with Peekaboo Pockets™! Okay, maybe you don’t have to say that, but you’ll love these pockets as a surprise, interactive element of efficiently packing your album pages with an extra dynamic layer of photos, journal boxes, artwork, memorabilia and more. (No more leaving memories off a page due to a lack of space!) And when you’re working with a smaller 8×8 scrapbook album, you want to slide in as many good times as you can! Check out this 8×8 scrapbook layout that showcases the power of Peekaboo Pockets™!
Psst, want to learn more about Peekaboo Pockets™? Then view this video to get the inside scoop of how these clear pockets make your pages come alive!
Continue reading Pocket Your Memories Upon This 8×8 Scrapbook Layout — Literally