Turn Your Moments into Magical Memories with the Imagine That! Collection

Could you use a little more magic and imagination in your life? The Imagine That! collection is made of nothing but magic and imagination (along with paper, ink, etc.)! It uses a vibrant and playful palette that adds a youthful feel to your projects and makes it perfect for creating colorful scrapbook layouts that feel energetic and vivacious. Check out this example of a gorgeous magical scrapbook layout made with Imagine That!

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Your Must-Have Back to School Scrapbook Supplies

Your camera is about to be working overtime with photos of first-day-of-school outfits, class portraits, the start of school sports or clubs, recitals, plays, you name it — make sure you have a variety of great school scrapbook supplies to create beautiful layouts that you and the kids will treasure for years to come! There are three CM collections that are perfect for making stunning school-themed scrapbook layouts – take a look in today’s post!

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Showcase Your Star Student with the Essentials Two-Page School Scrapbook Layout

Back-to-school-season is in full swing, and while some kids may not be excited about this, many avid scrapbookers have been looking forward to this time of year due to the plethora of photo opportunities that comes with it and can’t wait to get back to their craft room! But with all those photos, have you ever found that you accumulated so many that you simply couldn’t fit them all onto one page? With the Essentials collection and Peekaboo Pockets™, you can give these projects the feeling of possibilities and excitement – check out the beautiful two-page school scrapbook layout that was created by blog contributor Karen!

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Celebrate a New Year with the Essentials Back-to-School Scrapbook Layout

As the temperature outside starts to drop, back-to-school sales are starting up and the school year is just around the corner (some have even already started!). How are you going to showcase all of the different memories you make this fall? The Essentials collection has everything you need to create a classic scrapbook layout that will make all your school-related memories look vibrant and beautiful. Read on to learn how to make this Essentials school scrapbook layout and try it for yourself!

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#FeatureFriday — Behind the Scenes with the Designer of the Essentials Collection

What was CM Product Designer and Illustrator Alex going for when she set out to design the ultra-popular, ultra-playful Essentials collection? What’s unique about the collection in her eyes and which product does she think people will love the most? In today’s installment of #FeatureFriday, go behind the scenes with Alex to find out all this and more! Intrigued? Read on!

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Create a Breathtaking Back-To-School Scrapbook Layout with Essentials

Summer will soon be winding down, which means that it’s almost time for school to start! The Essentials collection has everything you need to make a beautiful back-to-school layout that captures the essence of that first day of school like never before. In today’s post, check out blog contributor Mati’s back-to-school scrapbook ideas!

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An Essentials Geometric Scrapbook Idea You’ll Love

If you have a penchant for patterned, brightly colored papers, you’ll love the Essentials Tone-on-Tone Paper Pack. It’s full of quirky, geometric, primary-toned goodness that is as versatile as it is fun. It was the simplicity and beauty of the Essentials collection that inspired today’s fantastic geometric scrapbook layout; the creative angle cuts and clever paper placement to create a unique graphic backdrop for your latest fun photos. No matter what type of photos you want to use this layout for, this Essentials classic scrapbook layout is a great choice for your project.

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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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6 Free Wallpapers – Bookworm & Go! Fight! Win!

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It’s that time again… Back to school! To celebrate the upcoming school year and sport seasons, we are giving you DOUBLE the wallpapers. That means 6 FREE cellphone wallpapers… SCORE! Now you can enjoy both of these fun collections in your scrapbooks and in your pocket.

Download your favorites below, and if you don’t see your phone listed in the options, try on a size and see if it fits. We bet that you’ll find one that works.

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Making Plans

Hi, everyone. I have been making plans for September using the Bookworm Stickers and Embellishments. It’s hard to believe that school starts in just a few weeks and I am starting to stress, just a little… My nights are about to get even crazier, not that isn’t already crazy. As I am typing this post, I am wondering if I’ll have any time to scrap in the fall with homework, soccer games, and school events. I guess I’ll enjoy it while it last.

The stickers in this collection are adorable so naturally, for my planner, I used several stickers with a few die cuts. I used my Black Dual-Tip Pen to record my plans for the month of September.

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