Create a Simple Scrapbook Layout with the Fold-Over Page Recipe

Sometimes less is more. Sure, everyone loves to see intricate scrapbook layouts with lots of layers, countless cuts and a deluge of decorations. But sometimes your photos are best served when placed on a simple scrapbook layout. By using the Fold-Over Page Recipe, you can create a clean, uncluttered layout within minutes – you don’t even need a trimmer to make it work! Just grab papers, stickers and adhesive and follow the instructions below — you’ll be on your way to creating a modern, minimal masterpiece in no time!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up May 20-24

Someone wise once said, “It’s better to have scrapbooked and stopped temporarily than to never have scrapbooked at all.” How many projects do you have sitting around unfinished? It can be easy to start a project, get discouraged or distracted and delay coming back to it. Don’t worry – it happens to the best of us! Sometimes all you need is a little motivation. Today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up might just be the inspiration you need to turn those unfinished projects into completed masterpieces. Take a look!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up May 13-17

Do you need a jolt of inspiration? Are you looking for some fun layout ideas that you can incorporate into your own projects and layouts? If so, you’re in luck, because here’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Check out these four awesome ideas for pages and borders you can add to your albums and get creating!

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The Sky is the Limit with this Sky & Water Themed Scrapbook Layout

It’s funny — have you ever noticed that despite all the hard work that artists and archaeologists do, sometimes the natural beauty that Mother Nature provides is the most breathtaking of it all? This phenomenon was the main focus that went into designing the Textures collection; specifically, the Sky & Water Paper Pack. These papers were designed with a barrage of blues that remind us that the best visuals in the world aren’t found on a screen or on a canvas. Check out this water and sky-themed scrapbook layout that perfectly captures the natural beauty found on planet Earth!

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Bring Your Outdoor Scrapbook Layouts to Life with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack

How often do you take a walk in nature just to take in the beauty around you? It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of our day-to-day life, especially in today’s technology-driven world. Despite how comfortable it is to settle into routine, it’s always worth it to take some time to unplug and explore the world around you. There’s so much beauty found in nature, and that beauty is brought to life with the Rustic Manor Paper Pack. This paper pack takes the candid wonder of nature and turns it into the canvas for all your adventure themed scrapbook layouts. Want to see an example? Take a look at this gorgeous layout that truly accentuates the wonderful aesthetic of Mother Nature.

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How To Use Recipe Templates

Do you ever find yourself wanting to create more complex and colorful scrapbook layouts, but don’t want to try and freehand something and risk it looking cluttered or disorganized? If that sounds familiar, we’ve got something you’ll love… Recipe Templates! Recipe Templates are the perfect tool for creating intricate, professional-looking scrapbook layouts. In today’s post, you’ll get the 411 on Recipe Templates, including what they are, how to use them and – of course – examples of the layouts you can make! Let’s take a look!

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Create a Science Fiction Scrapbook Layout Using Fanatic

At first glance, the Fanatic collection may look like it’s meant to be used exclusively for sports-related projects. It’s easy to make that assumption when you see all of the sports-related stickers and embellishments in the collection. However, thanks to the variety of papers, you can really use this collection for so much more. You can use it to create an outdoor scrapbook layout, a layout for family vacation or summer celebration, or as seen in the photo, a trip to a galaxy far, far away! Check out how blog contributor Sachiyo used it to create this layout with special help from the Sunshine Border Maker Cartridge.

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Celebrate Outdoor Fun with the Fanatic Outdoor Scrapbook Layout

In today’s increasingly electronic and screen-centric world, fun times spent outdoors are becoming more valuable than ever before. Many people like to spend their free time doing things such as grilling, camping, tailgating or even just hanging out in the great outdoors. The Fanatic collection is meant to celebrate sports AND all these special moments spent outdoors, and the multitude of themes and papers make it versatile enough to work for whatever your hobby is. Today we’ve got a fun layout to help you commemorate these moments and is the backdrop you need to bring all of your outdoor scrapbook ideas to life… let’s take a look!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Aug. 6-10

You’ve been waiting patiently all week and it’s finally here — your weekly dose of creative inspiration straight from the @CreativeMemories Instagram page! Keep the creativity flowing and try out these sketches!

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Play With a Primary Palette with this Essentials Classic Scrapbook Layout

When making a beautiful scrapbook layout, two things you want to pay extra attention to are the colors you use and the tiny details you add to the page. Thankfully, the Essentials collection is rich in both of those things. The Tone-on-Tone Paper Pack has a rich primary palette that feels incredibly classic, and the Accent Paper Pack uses stunning silver foil to add character to any page. You can combine these two paper packs with other products from the Essentials collection to make a primary color scrapbook layout that works with nearly any theme. Read more to find out how!

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