Hello! I am having a hard time with the fact that Edward is now 8 years old! Those eight years have flown! Just a few moments ago, I was just sitting here thinking about the things I love about him… and then I jotted them down on paper so I would not forget them! He is such a good kid with a lot of good qualities. I just love him.
For this 10 things scrapbooking layout, I decided to use the gorgeous Full Bloom collection. I love the gorgeous colours and patterns in this collection. It’s so very different and pretty… and the stickers are even prettier in person.
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Did you know that scrapbooking is good for your health? Really, it is! Creative Memories Advisors have long described what they do as “therapy,” “my happy place,” “what I do for me” and “my fun job.” It turns out that latest news in neuroscience backs up what they’ve known all along!
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Looking for fresh ideas for your spring scrapbook layouts? Well, look no further – we’ve got two spring scrapbook border ideas using Full Bloom that you’re going to love! They’re boisterous and fun and will take your spring and floral layouts to the next level… Sound like something you’d like to create? Read on!
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Several years ago when my mom retired from her 20-year teaching career, she decided to make a ninety-degree change and become a student – learning quilting! She spent hours upon hours learning the process, techniques and stitching from an expert quilter from her church, and took on the time-consuming challenge of making thoughtful, personalized quilts for all four of her kids, as well as her grandkids.
She’s made me two patchwork quilts that I absolutely adore, one ballet-themed and one themed around my dogs, and they’re my favorite gifts from her. Today’s Patchwork Quilt Scrapbook Layout was inspired by my love of these quilts. Let’s take a look!
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When a new collection arrives, I love to see how all the pieces work together and play with the Paper, Embellishments and Mats to start – even before I start creating layouts and working with photos. This gets my creative juices flowing and I get excited and more inspired to work with the collection. Today, I decided to play around with Full Bloom and created three spring scrapbook layouts you’re going to love!
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Yesterday, we launched the new Textile Timber, Stone and Cloth Paper Packs, and while they make stunning layouts by themselves, you’re not going to believe how awesome they work making stunning scrapbook layouts paired with other CM collections! We’ve compiled five of our favourites for you today. Intrigued?
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When I was in my early teens, my favorite place to escape to starting in early spring and lasting through late fall was a gentle creek that flowed behind my house. It was surrounded by beautiful woods, and I’d sit on a rock and journal – just close enough that I could dip my fingers in and touch the cool, shallow water when I needed creative inspiration, and I’d admire the trees that stretched up toward the sky and seemed to reach the clouds from where I sat. From the elms and birch trees to the maples and oaks – each tree brought its own uniqueness to my secret sanctuary.
When I made this layout with the new Timber Paper Pack, I couldn’t help but realize that the stunning papers evoked a similar sentiment, bringing something extra special and personal to my memories. Today, I’d like to share this gift with you.
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Moment of truth – how many photos have you taken on your phone in the last year? Seriously, take a second to contemplate it… Now, how many of those photos did you print? And how many of them did you back-up?
According to a recent article, approximately one-third of iPhones suffer accidental damage or get broken each year. The most common causes of damage? Falling out of the user’s hand or lap, falling into liquid or having liquid spilled on it, and getting knocked off a table. So, what can you do to keep your precious digital photos safe? We’ve got a few ideas…
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Feeling pressed for time and the pressure to get your special photos into your scrapbook in a timely manner? Not a problem! We’ve got a layout you’ll love that’s doable in an hour or less… and, it’s stunning! Take a look…
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What supplies should you bring to a Virtual Crop? How many photos should you print? What prizes can you win? Oh yeah, and what is a Virtual Crop and how do you participate? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together the 411 on Virtual Crops (and hint: our next one is just ONE WEEK away!) so you’ll be prepared for when the festivities begin!
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