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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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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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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Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you receive chocolates, flowers or a thoughtful card from a special someone today, given how much we know you LOVE scrapbooking, we’ve got the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for you!
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Think beautiful scrapbook layouts have to be time-consuming? Think again! We’ve got an idea you’re going to love that makes creating a gorgeous spring scrapbook layout a breeze… and no, it’s not a Fast2Fab™ (although those are also an awesome option for completing an album quickly!). Curious what it is?
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I wasn’t sure Creative Memories could improve on the beautiful, versatile Fast2Fab™ Albums. Until I tried using the new Peekaboo Pockets™ in them, that is. A whole new world of options opened up for me! Here are a few ways I found to use the pockets to make the Full Bloom Fast2Fab™ pages work even better with my photos and stories.
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I wanted to share a couple of my loves with you using the Bee Mine Digital Kit. My first page is featuring the love of my life and the fun embellishments in this kit.
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Our family has a passion for visiting off-the-beaten-track locations in the Australian outback. We love to getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, get amongst nature and live the simple life. And, when we get home, I love to document our adventures in my Creative Memories Albums so the kids (and us too) will remember these special trips in years to come.
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I have inherited a few of my Mom and Dad’s family photos and I know a few of the stories from the photos, but there are others that I do not know when or where it was. It is so important to gather those important pieces of information before they are lost and the Digital Archiver’s™ Kit is a perfect collection for these photos.
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