We all lead busy lives with our career, side gigs and household tasks, kids and grandkids, extracurricular activities and more. But don’t let your scrapbooking fall to the wayside — it is possible to create a stunning, complete album on your busy schedule! Save time without sacrificing quality with Fast2Fab™ pages! It’s so easy — place your photos on the predesigned pages (some featuring decorative mats, too), add embellishments and stickers for extra personality and pizzazz, write down your captions and voilà, you’re done! Really, you’re done — efficient and beautiful done in a flash. Take a look at this coastal Fast2Fab™ predesigned scrapbook layout that is oh-so easy breezy to put together!Continue reading Easy Breezy: Coastal Fast2Fab™ Predesigned Scrapbook Layout
Feature At-Home Fun With These Fast, Fabulous and Easy Staycation Scrapbook Layouts
Of course, birthdays, anniversaries, promotions and other big life events are very special… but so are life’s “everyday” moments, like quality time spent at home. These lovely little moments can definitely have big meaning, and when you want to pay homage to at-home adventures, the Staycation Fast2Fab™ Album can let you do that quickly, easily and beautifully! Blog contributor Krislyn Mattei proves just that with these four easy Staycation scrapbook layouts — each one adding a bit more decorative detail! Give them a go and see how fast (and fabulous!) they are to put together!Continue reading Feature At-Home Fun With These Fast, Fabulous and Easy Staycation Scrapbook Layouts
One Memory, Three Ways – School Edition!
As a mom and teacher, September always feels more like the beginning of a new year than January does! I love the fresh start of a new school year, so needless to say I was over the moon when Creative Memories introduced the new “Study Buddies” collection of fun, school-themed products! The collection consists of a GORGEOUS Album, Predesigned Fast 2 Fabulous Pages, a Paper Pack, a Slide-In Pack, Embellishments and Stickers! There is really something for every type of memory-keeper in this collection. To prove it to you, I created three school-themed layouts – a Fast 2 Fabulous layout, an easy Multi-Pocket Page layout and a more Traditional decorative layout – with these adorable products. Let me show you!
Circle Weave Border Maker Cartridge Scrapbooking Ideas
Playing around with the new Circle Weave Border Maker Cartridge, I discovered it can create some versatile looks. I love how it plays off of the Lace Flower Chain and Chevron shapes, too. For these borders, I tried it out using several of my favorite Collections: Fall In, Fresh Picks, Cool Serenity and Natural Elegance Wedding.
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Basic to Dressy Natural Elegance Fast2Fab Scrapbook Page Ideas
I love it that I can create an entire scrapbook album in just a few hours with Creative Memories Fast2Fab Predesigned Albums. I just adhere my photos to the pages, add some journaling and that’s it! It’s great when I want to finish an album quickly. The cool thing is that there are coordinating embellishments, stickers and papers available when I want to dress my pages up. Today I’m going to share two scrapbook layouts from the Natural Elegance Fast2Fab album with you. One basic layout and one dressed up version.
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Create The Perfect Wedding Guest Book With Creative Memories’ Natural Elegance Fast2Fab Album
With two weddings on my 2017 calendar, I’m already thinking about wedding shower gifts. My standard gift for a bride-to-be is a Creative Memories Fast2Fab album for the newlywed’s wedding and/or honeymoon photos. This time, though, I’m thinking of doing something a little different. Instead of handing each bride-to-be an unfinished scrapbook album, I plan to use their engagement photos to create the perfect wedding guest book. Creative Memories’ Natural Elegance Wedding Collection makes it so easy to create a guest book for your own wedding or to give as a gift. Here are a few page ideas to get you started:
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Wedding Title Scrapbook Border Ideas
Wedding photos capture a beautiful moment in time. The way you arrange them in your album will help you share the love story in a simple, meaningful way.
Halloween Blog Hop!
‘Tis the season for tricks and treats and all things spooky! To celebrate, we’ve once again enlisted the creativity of some wildly talented CM Advisors to create lots of fun Halloween project ideas. They’ve each created a blog post featuring their ideas, and then will send you on to the next stop on the hop. First up is Sarah Fitzgerald’s post on her blog Click Write Share. She’ll then direct you on to the next stop on the hop – how fun! Click to read full post
Themed Albums: Vol I, Travel
Thanks to album expert and CM Advisor Fran Smitherman, we’re pleased to present to you a series of blog posts where we’ll be covering themed albums as our topic of focus. In this, her first in the series, Fran is showcasing Travel Albums. Of course, it’s one of the heaviest photo-taking ventures one can experience and it ultimately becomes difficult to know where to start once you return home with cards full of beautiful photos. Fran offers some wonderful ideas and suggestions on getting started. Check out Fran’s post here:
Be sure to watch for upcoming posts on themed albums from Fran, including topics such as birthday, holiday and more!
Thank you Fran, for another great post!
The Best of Both Worlds
Thank you for sharing your excitement! We’ve been hearing from people across North America (and all over the world), that nothing compares to Creative Memories’ products for quality, design and longevity. And now they’re available alongside the fresh, easy-to-complete Ahni & Zoe line.
If you’re a build-a-page-from-scratch person, we’ve got you covered. We’ll offer Creative Memories authentic Bookcloth Coversets in a variety of colors (all in True 12×2 size), white, natural and spargo Refill Pages and Page Protectors, 4 new paper packs, the Tape Runner and 9″ Trimmer, with more to come over the following weeks and months (after the initial ramp-up, products will be launched quarterly). Many of you have asked about popular tools, like the Border Maker and replacement blades, and our product team is working on them, so stay tuned. Click to read full post