#FeatureFriday – See the Inspiration Behind the Scrap Happy Collection

Scrapbookers and fans of Creative Memories® are sharing their delight with the new Scrap Happy collection. The illustrations, design themes, papers and icons make this a dream collection for scrap addicts everywhere. These design choices were made by Illustrator and Product Designer Alex, who took on the challenge of creating this fun collection. Interested in the inspiration and thought process that went into it? Meet Alex and check out what she has to say in today’s #FeatureFriday!

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Show Your Scrapbooker Spirit with this Scrap Happy Scrapbook Layout

Scrapbook enthusiasts everywhere are loving the new Scrap Happy collection! This Creative Memories®-themed collection is made for people with a particular passion for preserving memories, and its possibilities are endless. It comes with all the tools you need to make scrapbook layouts for your photos from crops, days spent scrapbooking with friends, Croptoberfest or National Scrapbook Day events and anything else that reminds you why you love to scrapbook. Want a great scrapbook layout idea that will really help the Scrap Happy collection shine? Read on!

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Scariest Things for Scrapbookers

Happy Halloween! Today is all about the celebrating the things that spook us, and for many people, that list goes from ghosts and spiders to superstitions and bad luck. But, scrapbookers have an entirely separate list of fears, and while it’s unlikely that anybody will be dressed up as these things tonight, they’re still frightening enough to make your heart rate go up. Check out this list of the scariest things that a scrapbooker hopes never to encounter!

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Get The 411 On Virtual Crops!

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!

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Your 15 Moods While Scrapbooking (As Told by Emojis)

Scrapbooking can be an emotional rollercoaster. Although it’s your passion and you love doing it, everything doesn’t always go according to plan. There are highs and lows that come with putting a scrapbook together, and what better way to display these different emotions than with emojis (in celebration of World Emoji Day!)?

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#FeatureFriday – Get the Design Details of the Black & White Collection

What’s black and white and oh-so-stunning?! The Black & White Collection of course! #FeatureFriday is here, and have we got a great feature for you. This stunning black and white scrapbook collection was designed to celebrate life’s experiences, from the milestones to everyday moments. Let’s get the design details from our Product Designer Carrie – shared in her own words!

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#ThrowbackThursday: Turning a Sketch into a Scrapbooking Masterpiece

It’s our first #ThrowbackThursday on the blog! We provided one of our fabulous blog contributors, Meggan, with a sketch that we created for the Sorbet collection and asked her to re-create it using the Full Bloom collection and make it uniquely hers! Want to see? Take a look!

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Make a Mini Scrapbook Photo Album Using Full Bloom

Hi creators! I must admit, I haven’t been making as many mini albums lately. My mom reminds me often that she hasn’t received any minis in awhile. She loves it when I give her little mini scrapbook albums. I didn’t realize how much they meant to her until one night, she said, I look at your albums when I am feeling sad; they make me happy. How sweet! You just never know how doing the littlest thing can help someone…

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6 Simple Steps to a Stunning Starburst Scrapbooking Border

Think a standalone punch can only be used for creating individual cut-outs for your scrapbook layouts and projects? Think again! Creative Memories Independent Advisor Rachael DelVecchio came up with a genius idea this past weekend using the new Starburst Punch… check it out!

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How to Create Marquetry Scrapbooking Borders Using the Textile Paper Packs

Have you seen the Timber, Stone and Cloth Paper Packs yet? I absolutely love how realistic the textures are! These border designs came about by indecision. So many shades and textures, how could I choose just a few? What if I laid strips of my favourites side by side, marquetry-style, and used the resulting patterns to create richly textured borders? Read on to see what I came up with!

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