Spring Scrapbook Borders in Full Bloom

Here’s a cure for the winter blues: make happy, colourful springtime borders with the new Full Bloom Collection! I changed it up a bit this time and created some corner borders. So simple, yet fun. Borders are a great way to add a little pizzazz to Fast2Fab™ Predesigned Refill Pages. Make a few and try them out on different layouts in the new Full Bloom Fast2Fab Album!

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Archiver’s Borders of Days Gone By

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I love working with old photos, especially when I know the names and even some of the stories that go along with them. I will admit it can be challenging to effectively arrange on a page a group of old delicate black and white photos, in all sizes and conditions.

That’s why I love the new Archiver’s™ collection. The muted colour scheme and delicate laser cut embellishments blend so well with the old photos and eras so they complement, not distract, and help pull together a unified page. These borders serve to recreate the feel of an era gone by, to balance pages full of well-loved photos and the memories they evoke.

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Bee Mine Borders

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A little bit retro, and a whole lot of bright, colourful fun. That’s how I’d describe the new Bee Mine collection. Pair it with the new Daisy Bouquet Punch and the Arrow Border Maker Cartridge and you’ve got a party!

I had so much fun playing with the bright colours and patterns on this super cold and gray Minnesota winter day. It’s great therapy for the winter blues. Give it a try! You’ll be smiling in no time.

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Imagine the Border Possibilities!

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Creating these borders with the fun and playful new Imagine Collection certainly puts me in my happy place! Just makes me want to pack my suitcase and set out for adventure!

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On the 6th Day of Cropping…

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On the 6th Day of Cropping, Creative Memories gave to me an idea showing six photographs…

And the use of a Border Maker, too.

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10 Must-Haves for a Crop

Have you been invited to a “crop”, or a scrapbooking retreat?

Depending on the length of the event we often times find ourselves wondering what we need to bring with us.  We can so easily get side-tracked and want to take half of our possessions with us.

Take a step back and simplify.  There are only 10 items that you should have.  And, if you are missing one or two don’t panic as I am sure that one of your “crop” neighbors will have just what you are needing.  And “crop” neighbors tend to be some of the nicest “folk” out there.

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling to northern MN to attend a “crop” with Creative Memories Advisors Sherry Bisek and Leslie Hauge.  Their guests helped me-to help you- know what you should bring with you.

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Sugarplum Holiday Gift Tags

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The Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack and Embellishments played a starring role in these gift tags. Their cardstock weight is perfect for making lots of different kinds of tags and cards. And they are so simple to make, it’s easy to create oodles of them in no time at all! Just what we need during a busy Holiday season, right?

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Let It Snow Glacier Layout

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Winter is coming our way and there is no doubt it will be fabulously COLD. There is good news though, you’ll have SNOW much fun scrapbooking this winter with the Snowman Border Maker Cartridge and Snowflake Trio Punch! I loved using these tools together, along with the Glacier Collection to create this winter scrapbook layout.

We want to see your fun, festive winter scrapbook layouts and projects you are making with the Glacier Collection and these scrapbooking tools!

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Wintery Glacier Borders

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As hard as it is to see the fall season come to an end, there’s something crisp, quiet and cozy about the long winter ahead that holds an appeal for me. It doesn’t hurt that Creative Memories has just introduced this beautiful Glacier collection to enhance and enliven our pages of all things snowy! Playing with it has gotten me in the spirit of the season, a very looooong one for some of us! Bring it on!

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A Border With A Punch!

Learn how to create this fun border using the Creative Memories Sugarplum Collection. Along with the Holly Border Punch and the Poinsettia Punch. Perfect border for any holiday scrapbook layout! If you haven’t had a chance to scrap with this collection, you need to order it today!!

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