Weekly Sketch Round-Up Sept. 24-28

How’s this for a Sunday treat — it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! We posted four new sketches on our Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) over the past week, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts! Do you plan on trying these sketches out? If you do, post a picture of the finished product and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #CreativeMemoriesSketches. We’d love to see what you’re able to come up with!

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#ThrowbackThursday – Graphic Designer Rachel Stars in this Halloween Scrapbook Layout

The Pumpkin Spice collection is all about bringing your favourite Halloween themes to life in a classic, yet original way. Blog contributor Krislyn created a gorgeous layout that features Halloween photos from CM Graphic Designer Rachel’s childhood! This two-page Halloween scrapbook layout is a great way to put your spookiest Halloween photos together and make something that will make you itch to go trick-or-treating again! Check it out, and make sure you read all the way down to the bottom for our exclusive Halloween Q&A session with Rachel!

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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

Show Off a Pumpkin Palooza with this Digital Fall Scrapbook Layout

The Pumpkin Spice collection is all about bringing the warm colours of fall and combining them with cool and crisp designs. One of the most iconic fall activities is taking the annual trip to the pumpkin patch. There’s something about walking around in the brisk air and picking out the perfect pumpkin that strikes up tons of fun photo opportunities. Want to share these photos in a digital pumpkin scrapbook layout? Read on to learn how!

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Check Out Your Weekly Sketch Round-Up!

Do you follow us on Instagram? If so, you’ve probably noticed that we just started an awesome new initiative where we’re providing DAILY scrapbook sketches—and a few fun scrapbooking memes here and there as well—to keep your creativity flowing! Follow us at @CreativeMemories to get your daily dose of inspiration, and in the meantime, here’s your sketch round-up of the week to see what you (may have) missed!

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Spread Locally Grown Love With These Produce and Gardening Scrapbook Ideas

For those with a green thumb, summertime means one thing – gardening season. Many people like to grow flowers, shrubs and their own food or go out and pick fresh produce; some do it for the health benefits, others for affordability and some because they just enjoy the process! No matter what your reason is, if you enjoy gardening and picking fresh produce as much as you like you enjoy scrapbooking and being crafty, we’ve got two fun ways to combine the two hobbies! Blog contributor Kristin lays out two different produce-related projects that she likes taking on after she harvests the fruits of her labor, including a unique canning decoration and a beautiful berry picking project, which would also make a great gardening scrapbook layout. Check them out!

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#ThrowbackThursday – Sun-Kissed/Slice of Summer Scrapbook Layout

Have you had a great summer full of fun memories and want to make a summer scrapbook that does them justice? As we enter the end of July, now is the perfect time to look back at some of the past scrapbook layouts for summer that we’ve created and do a #ThrowbackThursday to re-create them! We’ve got one for you today that you’ll love… it’s a Slice of Summer layout that was featured on the blog last August, and this time we’ve created it using Sun-Kissed! So, as the sun continues to beat down and make the outdoors feel like the inside of an oven, now might be a great time to keep cool in your craft room and revisit the layout to make one (or a few!) for all of the summer memories you’ve made in 2018.

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#FeatureFriday – Put Your Paws Together for the Product Designer of Best in Show

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Alex to take a closer look at her design inspiration for the NEW Best in Show collection, and also got other behind-the-scenes details such as which artist inspired the collection’s artwork, how the dogs on the dog designer paper were selected, what she would change about the collection if she could (hint: it’s funny!) and – the age-old question – is she a dog or cat person?! In Alex’s words, “This [collection] is for the kitty cats and the puppers!” Let’s check it out…

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Brilliant Blue Mix & Match Scrapbook Layout

Happy #LaunchDay everyone! Today we launched the stunning new Mix & Match collection that features five Paper Packs and five Embellishments Packs with a bright and cheerful palette (available in Blue, Pink, Orange, Yellow and Green) and designs that coordinate perfectly! In just a few quick steps, you can create a stunning layout in any of the colours. Check it out!

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#FeatureFriday – Escape to Paradise with the Product Designer of Sun-Kissed

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Alex to get a behind-the-scenes look at her design inspiration for the NEW Sun-Kissed collection. For your sandy-toes, sun-kissed-nose memories of beach and tropical travels, you’ll love the Sun-Kissed collection… and you’ll also LOVE the details Alex dishes about this collection! Let’s get started…

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