Bite Into a New Idea With This Apple Scrapbook Layout

Autumn is a glorious time of year when homes are decorated with scarecrows, pumpkins and gourds, and when seemingly every recipe has a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg added for good measure. Also a staple during fall is the apple, of course! Spice up your layouts with the Apple Recipe Template, perfect for cooking up some juicy ideas that are perfect for your fall scrapbooking albums. Take a look for yourself with this heartwarming apple scrapbook layout and start thinking of how you’ll put this template to work!

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Bless in Elegance With This Faith Scrapbook Layout

The Graceful Theme Pack definitely lives up to its name — it simply exudes elegance and is a perfect choice for your layouts that praise faith, hope and love. Check out this faith scrapbook layout and start envisioning ways you’ll add the theme pack’s appealing aesthetic to your projects!

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Snap Some Fresh Flicks with this Photography Scrapbook Layout

Is your affinity for photography starting to match up with your love of scrapbooking? If so, you have to check out the new Picture This! collection — it’s the perfect way to showcase your stand-out photos and knack for composing eye-catching pages. Let’s focus in on this photography scrapbook layout made with this collection and start thinking of all the creative camera possibilities!

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Make Your Photos Bloom Boldly with this Rainbow Scrapbook Layout

Scrapbooking is a time for self-expression when you can create without being restricted by rules – after all, who ever had fun playing it safe? Life’s a little more exciting when you take a walk on the wild side! This rainbow scrapbook layout stays in-step with you by helping unleash your creativity with its bold shades and patterns. Check it out and then let it stand out in your album!

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Show What’s Most Important with this Gather Together Family Scrapbook Layout

Family is definitely important; these are the people that you’ll spend the most time with throughout the years. All of the shared laughs, smiles, moments and memories lead to plenty of photos taken. Whether they’re candid or the (often unenthusiastic) family group photo, you need somewhere to put these photos! In today’s post, find out how to create the perfect family scrapbook layout with the Gather Together collection by reading what blog contributor Nicole put together! Continue reading Show What’s Most Important with this Gather Together Family Scrapbook Layout

Ho! Ho! Ho! Tearing Tool Layout


The countdown until Christmas has started for me!  Have you tried the Jagged Tearing Tool yet? If not, you need to put it on your wish list :) With this tool you can create flawless torn edges for your scrapbook layouts & borders. I loved creating this festive layout using the Sugarplum Collection along with the paper-tearing tool.

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Quick & Easy Graduation Sampler

This spring, many of you will be celebrating a graduation in your household.  Whether it’s a graduation from kindergarten to college, it’s an important rite of passage that deserves to be recognized.  Honor the grad in your house with this simple but stunning sampler.


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January Virtual Crop: Challenge 1


We are SOOOO glad that you joined us for the January 2017  Virtual Crop!

We have so many ideas that we hope will inspire you today!

Welcome back to those of you who have virtually cropped with us before, and a BIG warm welcome to all you newbies!

If you are new, you might be asking yourself “What is a Virtual Crop, and WHY am I here?” Yesterday’s blog post helps describe the event.

First and foremost—no need to get out of your jammies!  Just make yourself a cup of tea/coffee, grab a few photos, along with some scrappy supplies!  (Oh, and you will DEFINITELY need some chocolate!)

We will be hosting several challenges right here on the blog, and posting to the events page on Facebook!

Please post your completed pages on the Facebook Events Page to qualify for the door prizes that will be given away at the end of each challenge.  Use the hashtag #CMVirtualCrop.  If you have any questions, just ask in the comments section of each post either here on the blog or on the Facebook Page.

So, let’s get started!

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Virtual Holiday Crop: Challenge 4-Color

Welcome back!

How are your projects coming along?  Did you make time for a chocolate break?  If so, that means you have energy and are ready to keep going!

Color palettes are always so fabulous to use when creating a layout.

Sometimes it means that I work within one paper collection, and other times it means that I pull pieces from several paper collections.

But, how do you know where to start?

Creative Memories has a board on our Pinterest Page:  Creative Memories Pinterest Color Inspiration Board.  This is a great place to start for color inspiration.

With the holidays right around the corner, this combination jumped out at me, with the traditional colors.

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