On the 3rd Day of Cropping…

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On the 3rd Day of Cropping, Creative Memories gave to me an idea using three photographs…

Christmas tree hunting 2017 was a success! This is one of my favorite traditions as a family that we have been doing since I was a baby. And I love how the my photos matched perfectly with the Gallivant Collection!

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On the 1st Day of Cropping…

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Throughout the year, we receive many requests to see layouts/ideas using a certain number of photos on the layout.  So, when we thought about what we would do for “12 Days” we decided it would be great to show you how to use 1-12 photos on a holiday themed layout.

So without further ado, we introduce you to the 12 Days of Cropping…

On the 1st Day of Christmas, Creative Memories gave to me an idea using 1 photograph.

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A Vision of Sugarplum Layouts

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I love traditions of Christmas and the holidays and I am always looking for different ways to capture our memories with my photos. The Sugarplum Digital Kit is perfect since the colors are different from the traditional Christmas palette so it gives my scrapbook albums variation from Christmas to Christmas.

The other great benefit with Sugarplum is that it doesn’t just have to be for Christmas, it works wonderfully with other celebrations!

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10 Must-Haves for a Crop

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Have you been invited to a “crop”, or a scrapbooking retreat?

Depending on the length of the event we often times find ourselves wondering what we need to bring with us.  We can so easily get side-tracked and want to take half of our possessions with us.

Take a step back and simplify.  There are only 10 items that you should have.  And, if you are missing one or two don’t panic as I am sure that one of your “crop” neighbors will have just what you are needing.  And “crop” neighbors tend to be some of the nicest “folk” out there.

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to northern MN to attend a “crop” with Creative Memories Advisors Sherry Bisek and Leslie Hauge.  Their guests helped me-to help you- know what you should bring with you.

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Love This Time of Year

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I love this time of the year.

Some call me crazy, but watching the snowflakes fall for the very first time(s) is magical.

Watching the flakes fall from the sky-knowing that if they keep falling there will be a lot of outdoor fun to be had.

Creating a simple layout with only a few mats and stickers allows your photos to sparkle.

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All Bundled Up Glacier Border

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It’s getting chilly here in Minnesota, so what better way to beat the cold than to stay inside and scrap?! Make sure you are staying bundled up and keeping warm and cozy :) Follow along to learn how to create a wonderful winter scrapbook border featuring the Glacier stickers.

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Sugarplum Holiday Gift Tags

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The Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack and Embellishments played a starring role in these gift tags. Their cardstock weight is perfect for making lots of different kinds of tags and cards. And they are so simple to make, it’s easy to create oodles of them in no time at all! Just what we need during a busy Holiday season, right?

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