Your camera is about to be working overtime thanks to all the cute costumes you’ll be seeing for Halloween, and you might wake up on November 1 surrounded by candy wrappers and photographs. With the holiday season right around the corner, you want to stay organized and get these photos in a layout before you get too busy. Want ideas for a quick Halloween scrapbook layout? Check out this easy-to-make Halloween scrapbook layout created by Kelly from CM Australia!
It’s no secret that the Pumpkin Spice collection can create projects that are a total Halloween haven. However, the fall palette and gorgeous stickers make this a great choice for all sorts of layouts and themes. You can use it to bring all your ideas to life, including fall scrapbook projects, Thanksgiving holiday layouts and, as blog contributor Glenda shows, layouts for a family trip! Check out Glenda’s masterpiece below!
Between the @CreativeMemories Instagram account and the Virtual Crop this weekend, this past week has been full of sketches! There is an abundance of scrapbook layout inspiration available to you right now, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down anytime soon! Check out the sketches that were featured on our Instagram account in today’s Weekly Sketch Round-Up! Happy scrapping!
A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasizes the theme of the layout, adds some extra colour and ties the page together as a whole. There are many different borders that you can make that work for a variety of themes by using your favourite CM products. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the Basics to Scrapbooking Border Recipe, and she realized just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!
Peekaboo Pockets™ are a great way to add photos to your layouts and projects in unique and creative ways. They allow you to stack photos and mats on top of one another to create multi-layered projects with a variety of photos and decorations. They’re awesome for scrapbooking, but that’s not all you can do with them! In today’s post, learn how to create a flip book craft from blog contributor Wendy. Happy reading!
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 so you’ll be prepared for when the festivities begin!
Are you ready to get your crop on? Hopefully so, because it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! We’ve compiled the four sketches that were posted on the Creative Memories Instagram account (@CreativeMemories) and we can’t wait to hear what you think about them! Try out these sketches for yourself this week and then upload a picture to Instagram using the hashtag #CreativeMemoriesSketches so that everyone can see what you did with the sketch!
Although it’s only October, it’s almost time to start getting ready to decorate your home for the holiday season. Most everyone has traditional holiday decorations like wreaths and ornaments, but what about DIY Christmas decorations? If you’re a Creative Memories® fan, you’re likely a crafty person and have the ability to create some beautiful decorations. Need an idea of where to start? Check out this DIY Christmas tree paper craft that you can make using the Season’s Greetings Paper Pack!
In terms of holidays, none evokes as much nostalgia as Christmas. Everyone remembers how they spent the holiday growing up — they’re usually some of our fondest childhood memories. How you feel about Christmas may change a bit as you grow up (especially when you start buying the presents rather than receiving them), but the “true meaning” of Christmas is still there inside you. Today, let’s create a throwback holiday scrapbook layout that brings back the classic look that makes you reminiscent of Christmas past with this layout created by blog contributor Wendy!
Have you ever been excited to slip into a much-needed therapeutic cropping cocoon… only to be met by a horrible case of scrapper’s block? Or maybe you’re new to scrapbooking and staring at your project pile makes you wish you could say “craft-a-cadabra!” and magically know where to start. Here’s an idea that will have you cropping like it’s hot in no time: use page layout sketches as creative inspiration! Not sure how to “read” a sketch? Not a problem – check out the details below!