World Card Making Day Sketch Challenge

Happy World Card Making Day! Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in October, this day is meant to commemorate and encourage the art of creating handmade cards! Many know that a store-bought card doesn’t have quite the same amount of care behind it that a handmade card does, which is why many crafty people prefer to put in that extra time, love and personal touches. We adore creating cards here at Creative Memories, and that’s why we are offering YOU the opportunity to celebrate the observance by creating a card and entering for the chance to win a FREE card kit! Let’s get started!

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Add Expression To Your Pages With These Emoji Scrapbook Decorations

If you’re an active smartphone user, you’ve probably used an emoji or two in your days. These expressive little guys, gals and icons never fail to put a smile on all of our faces, but have you ever thought to incorporate them in your crafting? Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu recently created some emoji scrapbook decorations, and she’s excited to share them — check them out!

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Send Your Love From a Distance With This DIY Wedding Card

Due to restrictions and safety guidelines imposed by COVID-19, weddings have looked a lot different this year. Smaller guest lists mean you may need to find a way to support the lovebirds without actually being there in person. In fact, blog contributor Tina Kistinger recently got inspired to send her love from a distance with the help of the All My Love collection — check out these fun DIY wedding cards she made!

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Easily Craft a Canadian Experience With This DIY Mini Accordion Album

Intricate, complex layouts always look great, but if you want to get something done simply and quickly (and still looks amazing!), there are other ways to perfectly and proudly highlight your photos and memories. How so, you may ask? Well, that’s where blog contributor Tina Kistinger comes into play! Check out her beautiful DIY mini accordion album with the True North Theme Pack!

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Transform the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit Into a Fun DIY Mini Album

Have you ordered the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit yet? It’s wildly awesome — perfect for kiddos of all ages and comes with everything needed (including easy instructions) to create a fun card they can make and send to a loved one. What’s even cooler is by adding just a few more basic supplies, you can transform the card kit into your own DIY mini album! Check out the video or follow the instructions below to learn how!

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Congratulate Your Grad With This DIY Gift Card Holder

Graduation season is upon us, and even though we may not be able to see the graduate in person, you can still find (and create!) ways to show your support! Blog contributor Tina Kistinger came up with a fun DIY gift card holder using the Graduation Day Theme Pack that is sure to make any grad feel loved and appreciated. Check it out!

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Send Some Sweet Treats with DIY Valentine’s Day Tags

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for giving out candy and showing appreciation for people in your life. Are you looking for a fun way to give your co-workers, colleagues, clients, teachers and loved ones chocolate-y goodness this year? You can add a cute twist to your gift with this cute DIY Valentine’s Day tag idea. Check it out!

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Create Shimmery DIY Party Decor with Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs

Whether you’re having an epic New Year’s Eve gala or a quiet dinner party to celebrate the coming of the new decade, you’ll definitely want to have some elegant party decorations for the occasion! And when you combine the new Cheers and Graduation Theme Packs with some shimmery cardstock and a few handy tools, it’s easier than ever to create countdown-worthy DIY party decor to ring in the new year! Check out these ideas and start making some for your own get-togethers!

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Steep Your Tea in Simple DIY Holiday Tea Holders

A cup of tea is a staple during the colder months. There’s nothing like pouring some hot water, dropping in that tea bag and stirring in a little honey to create a delicious drink that soothes your soul. Do you have an avid tea-drinker in your life? Warm up their gift-giving season by treating them to these DIY holiday tea holders!

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Put the Bow on the Dough with DIY Gift Card Holders

Gift cards take the guess work out of gift-giving. Whether it’s for a niece who’d rather pick out her own clothes or a co-worker you don’t know that well, a gift card covers all the recipient bases! The only drawback is that it can seem a bit impersonal. Thankfully, blog contributor Tina has a solution for that with her DIY gift card holders idea! Check it out!

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