Sorbet Fast2Fab + New Tools = Sweet!

Fast2Fab Albums have quickly become my favorite way to scrapbook! I love how quickly and easily the pages come together, helping me stay caught up on my projects. Plus, with the matching papers and embellishments, I can add a little personalization and flexibility to the printed pages.

Here are a few sweet Fast2Fab layouts combining the Sorbet Collection with some of the newest tools. A BEFORE photo shows the pre-printed layout, and an AFTER photo is what it looks like with a few simple touches. I’ve added a few tried and true “F2F TIPS” that help me make the most of this way of album-making. If you haven’t tried a Fast2Fab yet…what are you waiting for?

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Scrapbooking Layouts Using Sorbet Collection

Today, I’m encouraging you to take a closer look at our new Sorbet Scrapbooking Collection.  When I first saw it, I immediately noticed the pinks, purples, yellows and all of the flowers.  But on a closer look, I realized that it really is a versatile collection.  The feminine colors are balanced by shades of orange, blue, green and gray.  It’s obviously going to be fantastic for all types of spring projects and scrapbooking, but the playful artwork of this collection is also going to be great for scrapbooking photos of both my granddaughter and my grandson.

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Sorbet Collection Border Ideas

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Everything about the Sorbet Collection makes me happy! Fun, bright colors and playful flowers and shapes just make me smile. I couldn’t wait to pull out our fun new tools and play around with some borders! I like to use the borders to personalize my Sorbet Fast2Fab album, although they’re sure to add a lively spark to any kind of page style. Give ’em a try…bet you’ll be smiling, too!

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Digital – Mi Amor

The Digital Mi Amor kit isn’t just for Valentines!  It can be used for many different themed photos throughout the year, love, wedding, couples, travel, prom and VALENTINES!

Wedding

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Weddings are wonderful place for LOVE/AMOUR!  Mi Amor with all of its sweet embellishments works so beautifully with wedding photos.  I changed my photos to black and white so they would blend nicely with the rich reds in this collection.  I changed the title from black to white and matted each of the photos in white to coordinate and then added a shadow to all elements to make them pop!

Travel

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I love blending my background photo into the paper background and then add a few of the sweet heart embellishments in this collection.  As for the white hearts I changed the opacity so that the hearts looked like vellum.

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Travel photos work well with Mi Amor.   To make my journaling more visible and stand out on the background paper I added a white rectangle and changed the opacity.    From Paris to Vegas or Paris in Vegas…

Valentine’s Day

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And of course Mi Amor is perfect for LOVE day photos!  One of my favourite embellishments is the sweet envelope and the wonderful advantage to digital is you can make this envelope as large or as small as you like.  I added embellishments and cut them along the bottom to make them look like they are popping out of the envelope.  I then added a heavy shadow.

Happy LOVE Day!

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Getting a scrappy head-start on Valentine’s Day!

fullsizeoutput_ac5Have you had a chance to check out Mi Amor yet? It’s an absolutely beautiful product collection that will be so much fun to play with come Valentine’s Day with all the fun photos that can be used to create a layout.

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Inspired by Painted Harvest

I had the pleasure of working on a wedding album with one of my best friends recently and when we were going through her photos she also shared with me her engagement photos. As soon as I saw them I immediately knew that we couldn’t complete this album without throwing in a few of the engagement shots as well.

The photos were taken in autumn up here in Canada where the colours in nature become vibrant and absolutely stunning for a few blissful weeks every year. The photos screamed Painted Harvest as soon as I saw them and then once I put together a quick layout I couldn’t believe how perfectly it came together.

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New Year’s Resolutions with the assistance of Daily Docket

I’m not big on the whole New Year’s Resolution thing, but this year I’m going for it anyway! As a mama of two little ones I struggle to find a balance in life. I love my family and spending time with them, I also love a house that isn’t in complete chaos, I love baking, I love my hobbies… the list goes on. There’s a lot of love, but  only so much time. It’s hard!

Balance is key, and I’m still in pursuit of it, but in the meantime I am going to work on priorities. On the top of that list is my family and the time we spend together – so, my New Year’s resolution is going to be to spend meaningful time together and create lasting memories. This means letting the dishes wait until the kids are in bed and choosing to build couch cushion forts instead. This means hiring a babysitter and going on date nights. This means being present in the moment – even if we are just walking home from school or shopping for groceries – memories can be made anywhere!

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Digital Layout Ideas for New Creative Memories Digital Artwork

We’re passionate about providing you with ways to save your memories in an artistic and creative way. You can now find our new Creative Memories artwork in digital papers, elements and mat packs in the following collections:

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Using Calendar Grid Pages Non-Traditionally

Did you see the NEW 12″ x 12″ Calendar Refill Pages?

These pages are great for documenting your day to day, or month by month.

….or you can use them in non-traditional ways.

Today I will share a few ideas with you, showing you exactly that.  Non-Traditional Calendar Grid Scrapbook Pages.

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Capture Your Days With The Daily Docket Collection

There are so many special moments to capture each year.

Things like:

  • The birth of a child or grandchild
  • A Wedding
  • Holidays
  • Baptism/Christenings
  • A Milestone Birthday

And, then there are the day-to-day things like:

  • Baby’s First Steps
  • Kindergarten Graduation
  • T-ball Game
  • First Day of School
  • First School Play
  • Baking Cookies with Grandma
  • Playing in the Snow
  • First Trip to the Dentist

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