Home Decor: Create a DIY Rolled Paper Wreath

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When I saw the Painted Harvest Collection I thought of the warmness it exuded.

That warm, fuzzy, comfy feeling of home.

Immediately, I had to create something for my home decor.

I wanted to duplicate the paper wreath in which I created for the current catalog using the Cool Serenity Collection.

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What is a Virtual Crop?

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Tomorrow is the day!  Virtual Crop DAY!

Join us right on our Facebook Event Page!  If you have not RSVP’d saying that you will join us — you can do so now!

However, before then, here are some tips to best prepare for the event:

Gather some HOLIDAY photos and scrappy supplies, stay comfy in your jammies, and crop the day away with us from the comfort of your home.

We will host several challenges throughout the day from our Facebook Event Page to inspire you at (all Central Time): 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm.

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“Christmas in July” Scrapbooking Layouts

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It’s not often that I happen to be scrapbooking “in season”.

Right now, I’m working on albums for both of my grandchildren and have come upon Christmas photos.

Creative Memories’ holiday collections are seasonal items, and we won’t get our new holiday collection until later this fall.

But no worries!  Both our A Year to Remember Part 1 and A Year to Remember Part 2 paper packs contain a few sheets of red and green prints.

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12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 12 – Christmas Carols Page Layout

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This totally cute & fun layout comes to us all the way from Australia! Miss Kelly Batten runs the show down under, and she whipped out this layout that can showcase all kinds of fun photos. Think Christmas Choir Concert, Christmas caroling, etc. Click to read full post

12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 10 – 1-2-3 Page Layout Technique

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We’re thrilled to share this technique with you – it’s a totally simple way to crank out beautiful 2-page spreads in a snap using just one sheet of patterned paper and 2 sheets of solid cardstock. Love, love love! Click to read full post

12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 9 – Christmas Cards Galore!

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Oh, have we got some beautiful Christmas Cards to share with you today! New Content Contributor and Advisor Noreen Smith has put together a collection of simply adorable cards for you to send on to your family and friends. Before we send you off to discover the yummy ideas she’s got in store, we thought we’d share one little scrappy card with you first. Click to read full post

12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 8- Circles & Ovals Blog Hop!

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All you had to do was ask! (Several hundred times!) :) One of our top product requests was to bring back the Custom Cutting System Circle and Oval Patterns, and wouldn’t you know it – we did! And, to kick off their intro into our product line in style, our amazing team of Advisors that form our Content Contributors team have put together another sweet blog hop featuring all sorts of fab ideas. We’d also like to welcome our newest contributor, Advisor Noreen Smith, to the team!

Before you send you hopping on your way through the blogs, we wanted to share a couple of fun ideas showcasing the cutest thing on the planet that you can make with the circles – snowmen! Click to read full post

12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 7 -Tips for using Punches in Layouts Part III

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Today’s layout is the third in our three-part series featuring tips for using punches  in ways you may never have thought of. This layout features stars assembled together to create a wreath as well as adding a little decorative fun flair, too! Click to read full post

12 Days of Christmas Ideas: Day 6 -Tips for using Punches in Layouts Part II

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Today’s layout is the second in our three-part series featuring tips for using all those fancy punches in your stash. It’s a simple idea: use your punches in creative ways, then assemble into a fun border! Click to read full post