Are you ready for your weekly dose of inspiration? If so, you’re in luck because it’s time for the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! We posted three new sketches to our Instagram account this week (@CreativeMemories) along with examples of the finished product. Have you tried out these sketches? If so, we would love to see! Take a picture of your finished layouts and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #CreativeMemoriesSketches.
The spook-tacular Pumpkin Spice collection has all the Halloween scrapbook supplies you could ever want to make absolutely boo-tiful projects and layouts. It’s easy to understand the intent behind the collection, but what about the inspiration? What was it about fall and Halloween that made the designer make the decisions that she did? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Pumpkin Spice collection and see it through the eyes of Tara, the designer of the collection!
Music is a crazy thing. A song has the ability to transport you back to a certain time and place and make you feel incredibly nostalgic. The parallels between music and the Essentials collection was clear to blog contributor Sachiyo, which is why she felt it would be perfect for creating a layout for her trip to the Motown Museum. Check out the modern yet vintage scrapbook layout she made!
For many, Halloween is the best holiday of the year. It’s a fang-tastic fall celebration that has everyone on their spookiest, kookiest behavior and the photo opportunities are aplenty. Once November comes around, you’ll need something to do with all of these photos – why not create a Halloween-themed scrapbook layout using the Pumpkin Spice collection?! It’s seasonal, fun and downright adorable, and it will make all your Halloween scrapbook projects a spook-tacle to be seen. Check out this two-page layout and try making it for yourself!
To many, autumn is the most beautiful time of year. Mother Nature begins to diversity her colour palette and the warm summer sun is replaced with warm and fuzzy memories spent with loved ones. The Gather Together collection is all about bringing the beauty of autumn to your pages and projects. If you’re looking to make a stunning autumn-themed scrapbook layout, then you’re going to love today’s post!
It’s that time of the week again — time to be inspired by the Weekly Sketch Round-Up! We posted four new sketches on the @CreativeMemories Instagram page last week, along with an example of the finished product. Now it’s your turn! What kind of layouts will you make using these sketches? Try them out, take a picture and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #CreativeMemoriesSketches. Keep the inspiration going!
Is your little athlete an absolute fanatic about sports? Seeing kids enthusiastic about playing the game they love goes hand-in-hand with what the Fanatic collection is all about — coming together to celebrate what we’re passionate about. With the Digital Fanatic Kit, you can make digital sports scrapbook layouts showcasing your star athlete’s dedication paying off on the court, field or wherever their passion takes them. Check out what blog contributor Beth had to say about the Digital Fanatic Kit and learn how to make a gorgeous digital sports scrapbook layout in today’s post!
Your camera is about to be working overtime with photos of first-day-of-school outfits, class portraits, the start of school sports or clubs, recitals, plays, you name it — make sure you have a variety of great school scrapbook supplies to create beautiful layouts that you and the kids will treasure for years to come! There are three CM collections that are perfect for making stunning school-themed scrapbook layouts – take a look in today’s post!
Down… set… HIKE! The college football season officially kicked off last weekend, and with a slew of big-time games this weekend, the forecast calls for plenty of pigskin from now until February. Are your scrapbooks ready? Whether your alma mater takes the field on Saturdays, your favourite professional team takes the field on Sundays or your student-athlete takes the field on Fridays, there are plenty of opportunities for you to fill your albums with football photos this fall. Want to really make these football scrapbook albums stand out? Blog contributor Karen created a beautiful football scrapbook border using the Sunshine Border Maker Cartridge that makes every page look like it came straight from the gridiron. Check it out!
The Essentials collection is all about adding old-school cool to your scrapbook layouts and projects. With a primary palette and papers decorated with classic geometric shapes, you can create blast-from-the-past vintage borders with a modern edge. Read on to learn how to make beautiful classic scrapbook borders for your favourite academic using the Essentials collection, plus get a BONUS outdoor-themed border using Essentials and Fanatic together!