September Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Fall Scrapbook Layout

Wowee, September sure flew by… but not without completing an album, right?! Yep, it’s the end of another month, which means another Completed Album Challenge is ON in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group. (Make sure you’ve joined the group of nearly 29,000 scrappers to get all the details on this challenge! And share with others, too!)

If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in September, just completed in September), make a short video flipping through each of the perfectly pretty pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #SeptemberCropDontStop for the chance to win! To help you put the finishing touches on your next album, you may be inclined and inspired to make this fall scrapbook layout!

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August Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Tree-mendous Fall Scrapbook Layout

What has been on your to-do list lately? Is it a tire rotation for you car? Cleaning the house for a family reunion? Maybe planning a surprise birthday party? Well, if you want to take a bit of a break from day-to-day life and plan a little extra scrappy FUN into your calendar, then set aside some time for the August Completed Album Challenge. (Psst, we only have three more editions to go in 2022 after this month!)

It’s easy to do — if you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in August, just completed in August), make a short video flipping through each of the beautiful pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #AugustCropDontStop for the chance to win! Now that sounds like a good to-do!

Check out this fall scrapbook layout with the latest Golden Harvest collection and be inspired to finish out your album today!

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July Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Family Scrapbook Layout

It’s always a great accomplishment to put that last little touch of an embellishment on or scribble a closing journal caption to finish out a layout and place it into an album… and voilà! A completed masterpiece! (Talk about a mood booster, right?!) Well, if you are nearing the finish line of your latest album, then you should take on the July Completed Album Challenge!

And this family scrapbook layout might just be the extra push you need to end the month on a fabulous (and finished!) note!

(Here’s how it works: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in July, just completed in July), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JulyCropDontStop for the chance to win!

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June Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Water-Themed Scrapbook Layout

Ahoy, scrappers! On the creative horizon today is a project AND challenge that will help you rays the bar! Not only are we sharing a happy and hue-tiful water-themed scrapbook layout, but it’s also time for the June Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! So crush this two-page spread — featuring the Sunrise, Sunset Recipe Template — and crush your album goals for a double dose of fun!

Remember: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in June, just completed in June), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JuneCropDontStop for the chance to win!

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Handy How-To’s for Creative Memories Products

Today’s blog post is a real How-To-tastic treat — we’ve got 11 handy how-to’s for using Creative Memories products that are part of the main line! Whether you’re new to CM and would like to learn how to insert pages into our albums and use a Tape Runner or have been with us for a while but could use a refresher on how to use our tools like the Original Border Maker System, you’re going to love it!

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Take on the 2022 “Completed Album Challenge”

What are your scrapbooking goals for 2022? Whether it’s to complete a certain number of albums, to scrapbook X times a week or to finally get those photos off your phone and start getting them into an album, we can help! The last week of every month throughout 2022, you can take on the Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! This challenge will help incentivize you to achieve your album goals for 2022 AND to share your memories with others and be inspired by theirs as well! Learn more about the challenge below. 

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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!

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Simple Steps To Mighty Marvels: DIY 8×8 Scrapbook Album Idea

They may be smaller than a regular 12×12 album, but 8×8 album covers sure are mighty! Speaking of 8x8s, have you placed your orders for the latest-and-greatest 8×8 albums? There are eight options for you to pick from between now and the 13th of April (or while supplies last!), including two foiled bookcloth options, Vintage Green Herringbone and Antique Red Tile, and six solid sensations in Tide Pool, Ruby, Cobalt, Chocolate, Icy Blue and Ebony! These exclusive albums are perfectly sized photo- and memory-capturing parcels, and are also fabulous as gifts, weekender projects, as a coffee table album and more! Ready to get started on a DIY 8×8 scrapbook album? Then follow along with blog contributor Krislyn Mattei as she shows you a quick and easy way to make numerous 8×8 layouts with just a few supplies and tools of your choice! Easy-peasy, 8x8s are breezy!

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Make Beautiful, Quick Scrapbook Albums with Fast2Fab™ Albums

Have you wanted to get more albums done, but can never find the time? Creating scrapbook layouts from scratch can be time-consuming, and not everyone has the schedule that allows them to get their albums done. Thankfully, Fast2Fab™ albums are the perfect solution to this problem! Fast2Fabs™ make it easy and fun to create quick scrapbook albums. Check out what Canada’s Advisor Success Coach Sandra Northmore has been able to do with her Fast2Fab™ albums!

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