How exciting!!! A collection for all of your school memories.
As you may remember, I am new to the scrapbooking part of papercrafting. I have a pile of my kids’ school memories that need to get into books. I am not overwhelmed by the process. I figure I will let the paper “speak” to me. That is exactly what this Bookworm Collection did to me. It spoke to me when picking a photo. My daughter spoke to me as well! When I showed her the picture that I decided on she said, “really Mom, you couldn’t have picked another picture that made me look less dorky?”.
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The Custom Cutting System has long been a beloved staple for adding some circle and oval shapes to our pages. Now we can expand our shape-ortoire to rectangles! There are endless ways to use the new Rectangle Patterns on all kinds of pages and album styles. Here are just a few ideas to get you started.
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Easter 2017 is just around the corner. With that, we are hopping around looking for Easter treats for our co-workers and family. We certainly do our fair share of eating sweet treats around the Creative Memories office. Rarely is the candy dish empty (or maybe it is empty all too often and we’re constantly refilling it; I guess it depends on how you look at it.)
Let us show you how to create a most-adorable gift box for those special little treats using just one piece of Cardstock and one piece of Designer Print Paper. Or, just create the base box and decorate the outer portion of the box with paper and a cute border.
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What a fabulous day this has been.
Together, we have created hundreds of projects to be added to our scrapbooks with memories that will last a lifetime.
We, here at Creative Memories Home Office thank you for being here with us today. Please make sure to mark the dates for the rest of the 2017 Virtual Crops on your calendars. We LOVE having a FULL house here.
Without any further delay……
The final challenge.
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We know that you all love a great sketch.
Sketches have so much life in them. Use different collections each time, and you are sure to have endless possibilities. You can also rotate the sketch right or left, and get a whole new take on it.
Sketches are created as a “jumping off” point for you. They can be interpreted exactly or very loosely. There are not measurements, so you can make it yours.
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This day is just flying by!
So much of North America is experiencing some beautiful weather this weekend. You might be enjoying shorts, t-shirts and flip-flops. However, it is still pretty cool here in Minnesota. We are still wearing long pants with long-sleeve shirts, and closed toe shoes. And, layering. Maybe more than one layer, possibly even two or three layers.
So, while we are layering on our clothing here in Minnesota, let’s talk about LAYERING our borders on our scrapbook pages.
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Are you having FUN yet?
We are LOVING all the Custom Cutting System scrapbooking spreads that you are posting on our Facebook Event Page!
Let’s keep moving—so we can get as many projects completed today as possible! It’s all about the completed projects! …and having LOTS of fun!
(How many of you are still in your jammies? We promise we won’t tell!)
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We are SOOOO glad that you joined us for the March 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!
Continue reading Challenge 1- Creative Memories March Virtual Crop
What to do on a sunny Saturday morning in the spring? Why, grab a cup of coffee, turn on some inspiring music and pull out your card making supplies!
This past week, I experimented with the Sorbet collection. It features a vibrant set of colors and patterns, and the bold papers make it easy to create one-of-a-kind cards that are bursting with fun!
Bundled together below are a few card making tips, as well as 5 card making ideas for you to try using Sorbet. By just adding a few of the Sorbet Embellishments as complementary accents to the beautiful papers, you can easily have a card done in minutes!
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The Woodland Whimsy Baby Boy and Baby Girl Collections just might be my favorite product line yet! Both collections are full of versatile prints and incredibly cute embellishments and stickers. However, these collections are not just for baby photos. The woodland theme is also perfect for any type of outdoor photos. In fact, I think that the collections are neutral enough to be used for almost any type of photos.
As always, Creative Memories is right on trend with these collections. The woodland theme is currently a popular motif for baby nurseries, and both of my samplers would make a cute decor item. They could be used with an easel on a dresser or framed for the wall. The samplers would also make a great introduction page to a baby scrapbook album.
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