The Pockets Albums are a great way to get a project done quickly, especially for gifts. I love using lots of embellishments so incorporating digital artwork with my photos works fantastically for pocket pages.
Looking to add a fun, graphic “punch” to your pages? Try out the new Doily Border Punch! The doily shapes are nearly 1-1/4″ big and by themselves really accent a page. But add a few more of the fun papers and embellishments from several favorite Creative Memories collections, and they really pop!
Hi Everyone! Glad you are able to join us on the eve of National Scrapbook Day!
Did you get a chance to check out the first challenge and learn how to incorporate “doodling” onto your scrapbook pages?
We hope to inspire you with our projects, and can’t wait to see what you create and share with us!
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“Think imaginatively using new ideas instead of traditional or expected ideas.”
Can you guess what the sentence above is a definition of? I’m almost one hundred percent positive that you’ve heard it before…
Need a hint? A square box….or lots of little square boxes.
Did you get it now? Alright, let’s check your answer.
Earth Day is a time for us to remember the environment and how important it is for us to protect it. While people honor it different ways such as turning off the lights for Earth Hour or picking up trash on the side of the road, I have a little tradition of my own…
And it of course includes crafting!
I was recently at a baby shower for a friend. The mom-to-be is obsessed with cute foxes, so the location was beautifully decorated with handcrafted woodsy-themed baby decorations, the food was cleverly named with forest creatures in mind (e.g., bare meatballs with sauce served on the side were labeled as Bear Balls), and the games were equally as well-thought-out and personalized for the future mom. The only thing that wasn’t well-thought-out and customized? The baby shower cards.
As I watched her open card after card and gift card after gift card (all bearing the same company name and image, mind you), it dawned on me how special a handmade baby shower card could be.
What’s not to love about the new Woodland Whimsy Baby Collection? The colors, the patterns and the oh-so-adorable baby animal stickers are breathtaking! I couldn’t wait to play…
These borders are designed with options for both boys and girls and play really nicely with the Woodland Whimsy Fast2Fab predesigned pages. Make them up, and use as you wish to add a little flair on pages of baby’s monthly milestones.
Tip: You may want to wait to add the month shapes, as you can mix and match any of the borders with any months as you create your baby’s album.
Today I am so excited to be sharing this project with you! I recently hosted a baby shower for a friend of mine and to create all of the party decor and elements I used the DIGITAL Cake My Day Collection!
Everything was pre-designed on my computer and then I sent it off to have it printed on cardstock at my local print shop. It was super fast, super fun to make, and best of all — it knocked the socks off the mama-to-be, which is always fun!
So, let’s get started! What I did first was downloaded the Cake My Day collection from the CM shop. Once the files were purchased, I uploaded them into my software and started to design!
Bold and geometric, the Argyle punch is fun to use on all kinds of page layouts. I’ve paired it with the versatile Denim Blues collection in each of the border ideas below; and added a theme with several of my favorite product collections. Try them as is or substitute with products you have on hand. Borders like these match up well on predesigned Fast2Fab as well as blank pages.
To make these borders you will need:
- Argyle Punch
- Denim Blues Paper, ABC Stickers and Embellishments
- Daily Docket Paper, Stickers and Embellishments
- Cool Serenity Paper, Stickers and Embellishments
- Soiree Paper and Stickers
- Study Buddies Paper and Slide-ins
- Hello Baby Boy Paper and Stickers and Hello Baby Girl Paper
- One sheet each Royal and Peacock Blue cardstock
- Original Border Maker System with Grass and Star Cartridges
- 12-inch Straight Trimmer
- Custom Cutting System with Circle Patterns
- All-Purpose Scissors
- Two-Way Corner Rounder
- Foam Squares
- Tape Runner and Repositionable Tape Runner Refill
The first 12 months of a baby’s life are filled with precious moments that need to be photographed and saved. You may have noticed the wonderful photo trend that’s encouraging moms and dads to document a baby’s first 12 months in creative ways.
I’m going to share with you how you can create a baby’s first year album as a gift for a friend or family member. As an avid scrapbooker, I absolutely love sharing my completed albums with those I love. Not everyone in my life shares my passion for paper-crafting, but they all see the value in having memories preserved. Plus, they love spending time looking through the photos and reading the journaling. As you can imagine, when a completed album is gifted to them the response of appreciation is overwhelming!