2+2+2 = An Abundance of Craft Ideas For You!

Two cards, two borders and two double-page spreads for each of the TWO fantastic You-Pick-It Promo Bundles?! Now that’s what we call two-riffic!

Today’s blog post comes to you from CM Independent Advisor Lauren Hinds and features craft ideas for using the two You-Pick-It Bundles — you won’t want to miss it!

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Coast Along to Creativity With This Summer Scrapbook Layout

Pack up your beach towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, a wide-brimmed hat and maybe even a good book — it’s time to hit up some sandy shorelines! Whether you’re lounging under an umbrella, swimming in cooling water, playing sand volleyball or picnicking the afternoon away, beaches offer a lot of fun (and memories)! Bring on the summer lovin’ with this summer scrapbook layout!

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Sketch Round-Up May 3-16

Wow, everyone’s creativity has been out of this world with all the picture-perfect projects and stunning spreads we’ve seen posted throughout this Virtual Crop weekend! You never cease to amaze (and inspire!) us and other scrappers from around the world! Since we’re feeling starstruck, it only makes sense to show off four sketches that feature the Outta This World collection! So let’s continue this crafty momentum and gear up for sketch takeoff — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up April 19-May 2

National Scrapbook Day 2021 has come and gone… but ideas, innovation and inspiration can always be found in the scrapbooking world (and we thank you for that)! From awesome events like NSD to the sketch challenges and your superb submissions at Virtual Crops, as well as the daily doses of delights on the blog, crafting fun comes in many avenues and forms… and all year-long! In fact, are you ready for another bout of motivation? Well, here it goes — the latest edition of the Sketch Round-Up!

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Sketch Round-Up March 29-April 18

Wow. We’re already four months into 2021… but what sorts of layouts, cards, borders and other projects have you created in that timeframe? (Please make sure to let us know — we want to see what you’ve been up to!) Well, if you’re yearning to do some learning, the blog is a great place to see fresh, fun and fantastic new ideas to stimulate your creativity all year round. In fact, here’s a jam-packed Sketch Round-Up of some recent beauties — six layouts, in fact! Check them out below and let loose your creativity!

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Sketch Round-Up March 15-28

Inspiration is everywhere — the creative genius from fellow Advisors and customers, the blog, noticing the surroundings and features around you and more! Are you looking for some fresh ideas to tap your scrapbook skills and savviness toward? Well, you’re in the right spot — it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up! Check out these four sketches below — two from the Staycation collection and two with Keep the Faith products — but they are all winners! See for yourself below!

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Sketch Round-Up March 1-14

Where does your mind drift off to when you see a new sketch or layout idea? Are you envisioning what photos would nestle onto the page? Or is your mind thinking of the punches, embellishments or stickers you’ll incorporate to jazz it up and make the project your very own? Perhaps you ask yourself, “When can I set aside some ‘me-time’ to make this idea a reality?” No matter where your mind meanders to, channel any and all of those thoughts right now, for it’s time for the Sketch Round-Up! What will you concoct with these four sketches?

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Make the Most of Your Papers With This Earth Scrapbook Layout

Have you ever had scrapbooking paper that was so beautiful that you wanted to make the most of its pattern and palette and to not leave any scraps behind? Blog contributor Noreen Smith loves the Emerald Gemstone papers… so much so that she made a layout that uses just one sheet of Emerald Gemstone paper, yet is undeniably full of intrigue and interest! (P.S. You can create this one-page wonder with any CM collection!) Check out this Earth scrapbook layout below to see how Noreen did it!

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Weekly Sketch Round-Up Feb. 22-26

February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there was any shortage of fun, awesome, stunning sketches ideas on our Instagram! This week, we posted four fantastic projects on our page (@CreativeMemories), and we’re here to share them all with you in one crafty place. Here’s your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

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This Natural Scrapbook Layout Is a Blue-Green Dream Scene

Cool shades — blues, greens and purples — can evoke a calming, soothing, serene feeling and may also remind us of things like water, grass and bright, clear skies. And if you’re looking to find a collection that packs a palette that does just that, then the appropriately named Emerald Gemstone collection has the hues for you. Dive into your next project with this natural scrapbook layout that will make your albums look cooler.

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