Have you ever held an event? Whether it’s a Creative Memories® event or just a family Thanksgiving, your number one priority as a host is making your guests feel welcomed. So, how do you go about doing that? With the right souvenirs, of course! The DIY paper pocket souvenirs below are guaranteed to leave your guests with a warm and fuzzy feeling and eager to come again!Continue reading Welcome Guests to Your Events with these DIY Paper Pocket Souvenirs
Oh, cardstock paper, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways (specifically, five of them).Continue reading Top Five Things We Love About Cardstock
The best part about having the crafting bug? You can come up with unique ways to tackle all sorts of everyday challenges — some of which you didn’t even realize needed tackling! Someone who enjoys the imaginative art of DIY sees an entirely world of possibilities when it comes to their day-to-day life, and blog contributor Tina is no exception. She recently took the Memoirs & Memories collection and created handy DIY sticky note holders that look great on any desk or workspace. Check it out!Continue reading Add Industrial Ingenuity to Your Desk with these DIY Sticky Note Holders
Scrapbooking is not an art form with limitations. You shouldn’t feel bound by the confines of a 12×12 album. There are so many other ways you can create layouts — even perfectly petite ones! After all, isn’t there a saying about good things coming in small packages? Mini scrapbook albums are becoming more and more popular due to the ease, accessibility and overall cuteness. If you’re looking for a fun way to create a DIY mini album, you’re in luck! This blog post is filled with step-by-step instructions on how you can create your own miniature masterpiece using cardstock, cardboard, paper and a little imagination!
Have some leftover scrapbook papers that you don’t have a use for? Do you have scraps of paper lying around that aren’t large enough to use in an album? You’re in luck, because with a little bit of inventiveness and imagination from CM Advisor Tina (and the help of the Custom Cutting System Circle Patterns) you can create your very own DIY paper rosettes! These rosettes work great as decorations for events or parties (plus, they just look cool). Check out how they look when done with the Flourish papers!
Although it’s only October, it’s almost time to start getting ready to decorate your home for the holiday season. Most everyone has traditional holiday decorations like wreaths and ornaments, but what about DIY Christmas decorations? If you’re a Creative Memories® fan, you’re likely a crafty person and have the ability to create some beautiful decorations. Need an idea of where to start? Check out this DIY Christmas tree paper craft that you can make using the Season’s Greetings Paper Pack!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’ll be hosting a gathering for family or friends you might be looking for innovative ideas for table decorations to make your guests feel extra special. Well, we’ve got an adorably thoughtful (and useful!) idea you’ll fall head over heels for… Pockets Full of Love! This paper craft project was created by Canadian Advisor Tammy McEwen, who first made it as a welcome gift for customers attending one of her events, and then infused it into a layout to hold pictures!
You can make these hearts for layouts, to give to family members who come by your house this holiday season (put mints in them and place them on your guests’ plates!), fill them with small treats or gifts for your child’s teacher, slip them into Christmas stockings or anything else you can come up with. Read on to find out how to make this heart scrapbook paper project, plus get step-by-step instructions for creating Tammy’s layout and get bonus ideas for using Pockets Full of Love from other CM Advisors!
Wreaths are traditionally used in autumn to show a welcoming home and create a pleasant fall aura. They go hand-in-hand with the season, just like the Gather Together collection! Although it is a “scrapbook collection,” you can use Gather Together for all sorts of fun fall crafts! Want to find out how to combine the two and make a beautiful DIY fall wreath project? Read on to learn how!
Looking for a unique card for someone? We’ve got the perfect thing for you, and you’ve probably never seen anything like it before – a magic fold-up card album! Sound intriguing? Let’s check it out!
Who is lovin’ on the Secret Garden collection!? We sure are! You may have noticed the origami butterflies in a few of our marketing images for the collection… today, we are going to teach you how we made them. Let’s get started!