Eat Cake & Create Festive Birthday Scrapbook Layouts

Gift shopping can be tough. You never really know what to get somebody, and even if you do, how do you know if they will like it? Material items come and go, but do you know what everyone always appreciates? Memories — especially the memories of a happy day spent with friends, family and loved ones. So, when it comes time to give a present for somebody’s special day, why not give them the tools to create a beautiful birthday scrapbook layout that they can then decorate with all the photos from the big day? The Happy BirthYAY collection is the perfect gift for any crafty person that’s celebrating a birthday. If they need some ideas to get started, show them how to create this fun birthday scrapbook layout!

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Roll Out Your Best Layouts with the Rolling Hills Border Maker Cartridge

One of the reasons that we all love scrapbooking is the fact that everybody sees things a little differently. It’s one of the reasons why the sketches posted on our Instagram account are so popular. Everybody envisions something different when looking at a blank canvas like a sketch. This is also true when it comes to tools! The Rolling Hills Border Maker Cartridge was marketed as a BMC that would create borders that look like scenic hills and trees. But, when blog contributor Nicole saw the BMC, she thought of something completely unique. Check out her take on the Rolling Hills BMC by taking a look at the birthday scrapbook layout she made!

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Bring Your Outdoor Scrapbook Layouts to Life with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack

How often do you take a walk in nature just to take in the beauty around you? It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of our day-to-day life, especially in today’s technology-driven world. Despite how comfortable it is to settle into routine, it’s always worth it to take some time to unplug and explore the world around you. There’s so much beauty found in nature, and that beauty is brought to life with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack. This paper pack takes the candid wonder of nature and turns it into the canvas for all your adventure themed scrapbook layouts. Want to see an example? Take a look at this gorgeous layout that truly accentuates the wonderful aesthetic of Mother Nature.

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Celebrate Your Happily Ever After with this Wedding Scrapbook Layout

What is it that’s so enchanting about weddings? Is it the atmosphere? The decorations? Everyone being all dressed up? Is it the fact that everyone is happy to be there? Whatever it is, weddings are always a great time, but despite how much fun they are to be an attendant, they’re so much more special to the bride and groom. Your wedding is one of the biggest days of your life, which is why it’s important to preserve the memories properly. The new Ever After collection provides you with all the wedding scrapbook supplies you need to create stunning wedding-themed scrapbook layouts that will perfectly capture the essence of that special day. Take a look at this layout that shows you all the love that’s inside the Ever After collection!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Jan. 28-Feb. 1

Are you ready to be inspired? Hopefully so, because the Weekly Sketch Round-Up is here and it’s an absolute burst of inspiration! Check out the four sketches that we posted on our Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) over the past week. Give them a try throughout the week and show us what you’re able to do with them!

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Raise the Stakes and Tell Your Stories with this Fun Two-Page Scrapbook Layout

Sometimes, you have a story or a moment that is so grandiose that you can’t fit everything onto one page. Thankfully, blog contributor Nicole has a solution for this problem. She was able to take the Imagine That! collection and create a beautiful two-page scrapbook layout that fits a multitude of photos and memories. Check out how Nicole was able to take a fun afternoon and turn it into memories that will last for years to come!

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#FeatureFriday — Go On an Outback Adventure with the Designer of the Walkabout Collection

There’s adventure out there — have you been taking advantage of it? If so, you can celebrate the memories that you’ve made during your adventures with the new Walkabout collection! This collection has a modern-vintage vibe and features all sorts of Australian-inspired designs and patterns such as nature, maps, iconic building structures and more in a warm and earthy palette of sunset orange, blue, green, salmon, beige and pops of golden yellow. This collection has a ton of amazing fantastical elements to it, which is what makes it such a treat for the eyes. Curious as to what went into creating it? We sat down with Carrie, the designer and illustrator of the collection, to find out what was running through her mind when creating Walkabout. Check it out!

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How to Create a January Reflection Page in Your Happy Album

Today I invite you to follow along and create your own January reflection page with me! Get cozy and grab a coffee as I walk through how to reflect on all your best moments in January using the Happy Album and my journal prompts. Keep reading to find a January Journal Prompt Challenge, my reflection page layout (spoiler: there is a never before seen Happy Album sketch included!) and a giveaway to win a Fast2Fab Album cover of your choice. Let’s have fun and get creative! 

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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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Have Your Cake & Eat It Too with these Fun Birthday Craft Ideas

Giving gifts? The best! Eating cake? Yes, please! Singing the birthday song? We’ll lead the chorus. Finding unique ways to showcase the birthday memories made? Well, that can be tricky. That is, unless you have a collection like Happy BirthYAY, which makes all your birthday craft ideas come to life! Whether you’re celebrating your special day or helping your little one have the most memorable party ever, these two birthday crafts are the perfect way to add the icing onto the cake that is your birthday scrapbook layout!

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