Seas the Day with this Mermaid Scrapbook Layout

‘Tis the sea-son to create gorgeous underwater scrapbook layouts using the Mermaid Cove collection! This new collection is whimsical, mystical and has fantastic elements that make your layouts look like a fairytale come to life. Whether you use it for birthday parties, trips to the pool or aquarium or days spent with a daughter or granddaughter, you’ll love this collection for all your fun days spent “under the sea.” Want to see how it looks on the page? Check out this beautiful mermaid scrapbook layout!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Go Back to Summertime with this Strawberry Scrapbook Project

Strawberries are amongst the most versatile fruit. They work well in smoothies, jam and jelly, pie, shortcake and more. But, did you know that with a little bit of inventiveness and creativity you can add the fruity fun of strawberries to your layouts? You likely have a lot of spring and summertime photos that were taken during peak strawberry season — freshen them up with this fun homemade scrapbook strawberry!

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Curious About Cardstock? 5 Ways You Can Use It!

True scrapbookers know that there are some layouts and projects that call for colourful, reliable, photo-safe cardstock! CM’s selection of colours is second-to-none and the NEW shimmer selection (part of the limited-time Cardstock Buffet that’s going on now!) gives you the ability to make your projects shine (or shimmer) like never before. Want to see how you can use cardstock in fun and useful ways? Read on to check out five ideas for how to use cardstock!

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Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock

Sure, everyone loves their Designer Papers (and we do, too!) – but remember that every scrapbooker and crafter’s collection is incomplete without some high-quality, photo-safe Cardstock! And, now’s the perfect time to stock up on it during our Cardstock Buffet. If you’re wondering what the hype is about Cardstock or how you can use it, we’ve got just the post for you! Here’s our list of the Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock!

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Baby Girl Scrapbook Layout Using the Custom Cutting System

Nothing can ever compare to the love, joy and delight your baby girl will bring you, and the backdrop for her most precious memories deserves to be just as adorable – the best way to share them is on the pages of this Little Lamb baby girl scrapbook layout. This layout creatively showcases so many of the beautiful papers in this pack. Check it out for yourself!

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Create a Scrapbook Layout by Mixing Patterns with the Textile Collection

Hi, everyone! Have you seen the Cloth, Timber and Stone papers? WOW, the patterns are gorgeous! It really was hard selecting only a few patterns on my layout because I wanted to use them all. Keep reading to find out what patterns I decided on!

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#FiveThingsFriday: 5 Scrapbooking Punches you NEED for Spring

Happy #FiveThingsFriday, everyone! Today, we have compiled a list of not one or two, but FIVE incredible punches that you’ll absolutely need in your scrapbooking stash this spring to make the most beautiful spring projects and layouts! The great news? They complement each other for fun layering effects! So… let’s spring right into it!

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7 Must-Have Scrapbooking Tools

Okay, you’ve been asking for it, and we’re ready to dish! What are the most important tools that every scrapbooker should have? Whether you’re new to scrapbooking and not sure how to start or a veteran scrapbooker looking to complete your collection, we have compiled a list of the 7 must-have scrapbooking tools that everyone–yes, everyone–who is into scrapbooking and crafting should have. Are you ready? Let’s see how many of these you can check off the list…

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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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Ho! Ho! Ho! Tearing Tool Layout

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The countdown until Christmas has started for me!  Have you tried the Jagged Tearing Tool yet? If not, you need to put it on your wish list 🙂 With this tool you can create flawless torn edges for your scrapbook layouts & borders. I loved creating this festive layout using the Sugarplum Collection along with the paper-tearing tool.

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