Get a Thrill for Some Frills With These Ruffle Scrapbook Borders

Truth is, some of our best ideas come to us when we are playing around and testing out tools, papers, new techniques and more. For instance, the Ruffle Trim Border Maker Cartridge — sure, it creates a beautiful, continuous ruffle border design, but as blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu found out, there are newfangled ways to fiddle with frills to create something innovative! (Hint: Sachiyo cued into a familiar fairy tale for one of her two ruffled borders as you’ll see below!) Give both of these ruffle scrapbook borders a go… and think of how you’d think outside the box with the Ruffle Trim Border Maker Cartridge!

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Ice Out Your Albums With These Winter Scrapbook Borders

A classic symbol of winter’s chill, rows of icicles hanging off rooftops or dangling from frosty-tipped trees add a bit of a dramatic aesthetic to the cold-weather season. And with the Icicle Chain Border Maker Cartridge, you can easily create a freeze that’s sure to please with its continuously cool icicles border design! Take a look at these ent-ice-ing winter scrapbook borders and start imagining your own frozen creations!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Nov. 2-6

Are you ready to kick your creativity up a notch? Or how about giving a go at a new technique? Perhaps you’re searching for trendy design ideas or inspiration? Well you’re in luck — today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up has four great projects for you to try out that are certain to have you excited about your albums. Ready, set, create!

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Spruce Up Your Spreads With These Pine Tree Scrapbook Borders

The serenity of the woods in wintertime is something that can feel a little surreal. The snow blankets and silences all footsteps. A crisp, blowing breeze whooshes in a calming atmosphere. A deeper connection to nature can be developed… and all of these can go on for miles. With the new Treeline Border Punch, you can replicate this awe-inspiring feeling by creating beautiful pine tree scrapbook borders that add a peaceful, wondrous look to any project — see for yourself!

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This Apple Scrapbook Border is Ripe for the Creative Picking

Ancestors of Malus domestica, the modern table apple, are said to have geographic roots in Asia. Nowadays, there are 7,500 varieties of apples grown throughout the world! That’s a lot of apple picking, fruit baskets, pies and other treats! The humble apple, from Granny Smith to McIntosh and Cortland, truly captures a crisp aspect of the fall season. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu loves all things apple in the fall, so she wanted to capture this by creating an apple scrapbook border!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 26-30

They say inspiration can be found anywhere — but they don’t mention how easy it can be to find when you know about the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Check out these four projects from our Instagram and get your creative juices flowing!

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Jingle All the Way With These Santa Scrapbook Borders

There are less than 60 days until Christmas (wow, where has the year gone?!), which means Santa is probably starting to make his final preparations and for the upcoming yuletide season. Zooming around the world in one night is no easy task, so the least we can do is make some crafts to show our appreciation. Take a pause for Mr. Claus and let’s unwrap some creative magic with these Santa scrapbook borders!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 19-23

Are you looking to kickstart your week with a little bit of creative inspiration? Well you’re in luck, because we have four fabulously fun project ideas waiting for you in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up — check them out!

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Oh “Deer” — Christmas Is Here With These Reindeer Scrapbook Projects

We all know Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen (and don’t forget Rudolph!), but which reindeer do you like best? Can’t decide? Why not create some reindeer scrapbook borders and a DIY reindeer card while you mull it over?

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Oct. 5-9

It was a very Christmassy week here at Creative Memories! Not only did we launch our festive Christmas Spirit collection, but our Instagram was filled with all sorts of merry and bright projects that use those new products. Let’s dash to it — check them out for yourself in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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