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Continue reading Show A Patriotic Palette With This USA Themed Scrapbook Layout
‘neath the Red, White and Blue”
Have you ever wondered why America salutes the hues of red, white and blue? Well, it has been said that Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress, explained that those shades have a lot of significance — red signifying hardiness and valor, white representing purity and innocence and blue denoting vigilance, perseverance and justice. And this patriotic palette has clearly stood the test of time! Check out the stars-and-stripes power from Home Office’s Product Development Creative Manager Noreen Smith with this USA themed scrapbook layout!
Camping can open doors to inspiring, fresh air adventures while also creating memories to last a lifetime. Whether it’s an old-fashioned tent, modern RV, pop-up camper, rustic cabin or lakeside cottage, you can get an up-close, immersive experience with nature and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life… and perhaps enjoy some fishing, hiking, toasting marshmallows over a crackling bonfire, cooking burgers and hotdogs over charcoal grills, stargazing and more. And with the U.S. Memorial Day observance just around the corner (and for many, the unofficial start of summer!), it’s the perfect time to tap into blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu’s camp scrapbook layout!
Continue reading It’s A Campsite Delight: Seek An Outdoor Escape With This Camp Scrapbook Layout
We broke the news in April that there is a NEW “Sale” dropdown on the website in the Last Chance category and we kept on with the deal delights in May with another batch of must-haves! (And come on, who doesn’t love a good deal?!) This iteration includes a plethora of products that span a scrapbooking spectrum from teens to tropical vibes, springtime to staycations… and so much more! But if you want to take advantage of these discounted deals, you’ll want to grab ’em before May 30!
Remember: You’re going to want to be sure and bookmark the page because it’s going to be refreshed regularly with current products that will be discounted for a period of only 30 days at a time — or until they sell through.
If you haven’t already seen the May additions, sneak a peek at them below, then check out the projects to get inspiration on how you can use these discounted products in your scrapbooks! This is a great time to shop our stash and make these must-haves yours!
Note: Not all products used in the projects are still in stock. The projects are for getting ideas on how you can use the discounted products.
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Here’s something that may make your day — the May Completed Album Challenge is underway in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! There are so many types of albums out there in CM’s gamut of goodies — from traditional 12×12 albums to quick Fast2Fabs™, smaller 8×8 bookcloths and today’s special standout — 8×8 Custom Paper Albums! (Psst, they do indeed count toward the monthly Completed Album Challenges!) Make one for yourself (or as a gift!) and make sure to enter for the chance to win!
Do you know others who’d love to get more than a fair share of scrapbooking ideas and inspiration? Invite your scrapbook friends to join the Virtual Crop Facebook Group this week to get inspired by all of the completed albums!
If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in May, just completed in May), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #CompletedMay2023 for the chance to win!
Continue reading May Completed Album Challenge PLUS 8×8 Custom Paper Albums
Yes, 12-inch Trimmers are a must-have CM tool. And you’ve got to have plenty of Tape Runners and Foam Squares in reach. The Custom Cutting System? Yes, please! But your toolbox cannot be complete without the Creative Memories Original Border Maker System! It makes it so fast and so easy to wake up a layout, card or border (like the ones below!) with the different shapes and patterns from the cartridges. Press your creativity with these Creative Memories-themed scrapbook borders featuring the Double Rickrack Chain Border Marker Cartridge (or BMC if you’re in the know)!
Continue reading Add The Final Trimming Touch With These Creative Memories-Themed Scrapbook Borders With Zigzag Details
Psst, we think you’ll love its zigzag design, too.
Sunshine, tan lines. Sweet treats, beating the heat. Grillin’ time and chillin’ vibes. No matter the rhyme or reason, summer is pretty cool (like an awesome pair of sunglasses or a dip in a pool, ocean or lake). So wave in your happiness and happenings after a day out in perfect weather with this summer scrapbook layout!
Continue reading Happiness Comes In Waves: Summer Scrapbook Layout
Do you love scrapbooking with friends? Do you love the idea of seeing new products before anyone else?
If you would enjoy having a hobby that makes you feel great, preserves your family memories and helps pay the bills, we’d love to welcome you as a Creative Memories Advisor!
The moment you sign up, you begin earning 10% on every order that you place on the Creative Memories website and it goes up from there. You also get access to our private Advisor Facebook community where you can share your passion for scrapbooking and get new ideas.
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Today, we’re acting accordingly — or accordion-gly — for it’s all about fantastic folds and lovely layering… accordion cards! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu is showing us how easy an accordion fold card is to make (and oh-so, eye-catching, too!). Crease and cut your way to cardmaking — and better yet, with tonal scrapbook products, that make for a cohesive, classy look.
Continue reading Panel Perfection: Accordion Fold Card Examples With Tonal Scrapbook Products
From the freshwater phenomenon of the Great Lakes to the bustling hubbub of “The City That Never Sleeps, the southeasternmost “Sunshine State” and the monumental marvel of the U.S. capital., we’re ready for a full-on, fun and fantastic journey (and hope you are too!), for the newest ticket to scrappy adventures has landed — the U.S. Scenes collection! These scrapbooking supplies feature paper packs and stickers that coordinate with those abovementioned destinations — the Great Lakes, NYC, Florida and Washington, D.C. Ready to sightsee some ideas? Then take a look at these USA themed scrapbooking layouts from Home Office’s Product Development Creative Manager Noreen Smith!
Continue reading Embark On A Journey Throughout The United States: USA Themed Scrapbooking Layouts
Say hooray — today’s the day… for the May Virtual Crop, that is! This focused-on-Fast2Fab™ version of the monthly event will include tips and videos for using Fast2Fab™ products along with double-page sketches, so you won’t want to miss out! Even though this rendition is focused on Fast2Fab™, you can use ANY CM products you have!
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 post, including how to participate (in our Virtual Crop Facebook Group), supplies you’ll need, examples of challenges, the types of prizes and more.
If you want to know what’s new for 2023 VC’s, you can read about the updated features in this blog post.
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