Win Your Choice of 1 Border Maker Cartridge: Virtual Crop Challenge #1

Friday, Nov. 12: 1pm, 3pm, 5pm CT | Saturday, Nov. 13: 9am, 11am, 1pm CT

The time is now — the occasion? The November Virtual Crop! Yes, we’re here to kick it all off right here, right now with Challenge #1 — have a scrappy time!

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 postincluding how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group)supplies you’ll needexamples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.

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Honoring Those Who Have Served: Veterans Day Scrapbook Ideas

For many across the world, the 11th day of the 11th month of the year — Veterans Day, Armistice Day or also referred to as Remembrance Day — is a moment in time to express great gratitude and pay respect to all service members of the armed forces — past and present, in war and peacetime. To all those who secure our freedom and way of life, we thank you.

Thank the service members in your life by checking out this round-up of Veterans Day scrapbook ideas.

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Freeze Your Memories Upon This Snowflake Scrapbook Layout

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle

There’s something so lovely about the first snowfall of winter. Yes, it does mean the start of longer, colder months, but as those fluffy white flakes slowly drift down to blanket the Earth with crystalline patterns, many cannot help but become entranced at the magical meteorology. And after that fresh snow cloaks the landscape, go for an evening walk — your boots make crunching sounds, the air is crisp and the snow is glistening in the moonlight. See? Magic.

Today’s blog is all about the beauty of snow (before we have to shovel if off the driveway!), so bundle up and take a look at this snowflake scrapbook layout!

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Light Up Your Memories With This Christmas Scrapbook Layout And Candle Craft

Candles enhance the atmosphere of a home — from placing nearby a window at Christmastime to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa — and are a glowing glimmer of decoration and celebration. (And they’re honestly just wonderful scents of goodness all year round!) Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was feeling the festive fragrance and made this Christmas scrapbook layout with a candle craft upon it — will you be making it to light up your special moments?

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Frame Frosty Feelings: Winter Mat Scrapbook Layout

Mats can act as framing elements to your photos and captions — they add new dimension and layers to your pages and bring attention to your stories and memories… … and can actually be used to create an entire layout! Enjoy your frosty moments now and then with this winter mat scrapbook layout and share in the comments section what you love most about the luster of cold-weather months!

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Welcome a Blizzard of Beauty With This Winter Scrapbooking Layout

Strap on your heavy-duty boots, put on those fuzzy gloves and take advantage of Old Man Winter! No matter what’s on your wintertime bucket list — from outdoor workouts like snowshoeing, broomball and cross-country skiing, or more chillaxed activities like visiting ice castles or making snow angels — there’s plenty to enjoy about these cold-weather months. (Pssst, it’s also totally okay to set up shop in from of a roaring fireplace and drink hot chocolate — that counts as a winter activity in our book!) No matter the mood, check out this winter scrapbooking layout and let your memories get wrapped up in wonder!

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Have Photos to Print?

Do you have photos to print? Did you know that you can print your photos through Creative Memories?! And — not only are they high-quality prints, they’ll also arrive to your doorstep in the same box with the rest of your scrapbooking supplies!

Today we’ll look at the awesome features of CM’s prints — including a NEW feature that was recently added! It’s time to skip that order for quick prints found at big-box stores and get the professional prints that your memories deserve.

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Snow Much Fun: Scallop Borders for Winter Scrapbook Projects

More elegant that a wave and more entrancing than a simple geometric pattern, the repeated series of arcs and curvaceous shapes of scallops make it a subtle yet also bold design impression. And if you want to double down on this dynamic detail, then the Mirrored Scallops Chain Border Maker Cartridge is your aesthetic answer. Make these brr-illiant winter scrapbook projects, featuring scallop borders, that are snow much fun to make. (The scalloped designs almost mimic snowball shapes or mounds of skiable snow, too!)

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Get On Board With The Latest Chalk Pen for Scrapbooking Projects

Although many classrooms nowadays have glossy whiteboards or boards with interactive smart technology, there’s something about chalkboards and blackboards that evoke a classic, old-school aesthetic. And nowadays, chalk lettering is becoming quite the trend, from chic cafes to farmers’ market to your friend’s modern farmhouse kitchen to write down grocery lists and other reminders. Well, it’s time to chalk up your writing game — literally — with CM’s White Chalking Pen! If you have ever wanted to write or draw on a dark piece of paper or cardstock, you can! It mimics the appearance of written chalk (without any of the chalk dust haze lingering in the room!) and it’s photo-safe, too! Grab a blank paper slate and start doodling and drawing today with these scrapbooking projects that feature this brand-new chalk pen.

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Create Flurries of Fun With This Winter Scrapbook Layout

The temps may be dropping at Home Office, but the latest cold-weather collection is sure to warm your hearts! Say hello to the Snowbound collection! Inspired by the throwing snowballs, snow days, rainy days cuddled under a warm blanket and all sorts of frosty fun, these winter- and overcast-themed supplies will help you put together a blizzard of beautiful projects. And when the air gets chilly and the powdery white precipitation turns your world into a winter wonderland, making snowmen and snowwomen is an absolute must! Check out this winter scrapbook layout that would make Frosty blush with joy at your creating abilities!

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