Celebration Scrapbook Layouts Using The Soiree Collection

If I asked you what types of occasions you make sure to include in your scrapbooks, you would probably say public holidays, vacations and of course, celebrations!

Celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries and retirements are such joyful occasions that we want to make sure the memories and stories are preserved.

Creative Memories new Soiree Collection features patterns, colours and images that will work beautifully for so many different celebrations!

To prove it, I used the Soiree Collection to create two very different celebratory layouts.

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Create A Mini Album with Creative Memories’ Soiree Scrapbook Collection

Have you seen the lovely new Soiree Collection yet?

I’m absolutely in love with the colours and patterns that make up this new collection.

I can’t wait to use it to create a few scrapbook layouts and borders! In the mean time, I’m going to share a mini album I created with the Soiree papers, stickers and embellishments.

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Gift Favour Boxes Using A Year To Remember 2 Collection

Gift a little treat to someone special in one of these cute handmade favour boxes! Follow Noreen’s instructions below!  Make sure not to completely tie it up, so that you can add some treats or gift to the inside before you gift it!  (Imagine the pure delight of the recipient, receiving a gift in such an adorable package!)

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Creating Celebration Cards With The Soiree Collection

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned card-maker, you’re going to love our new Soiree Collection!

The festive paper prints and super cute embellishments and stickers are perfect for card-making.

The possibilities with this collection are endless.

You can whip out a card in a few minutes or take more time to create something a bit more detailed.  Either way the results are going to be fantastic!

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A Year To Remember 2 Sketch & Layout

I hope you were able to join in on all the fun in our recent Virtual Crop. (If not, you can see all the challenges here on the blog and check out all the posts on the CM Events page!) I loved working with the A Year to Remember 2 product collection for the crop and I just couldn’t stop myself from creating another sketch and layout with it! Besides the amazingly versatile calendar grids, there are so many gorgeous papers that you’re bound to find the perfect pattern for any occasion throughout the year!

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Photography Tips for Celebrations and Events

Do you try to capture everything at your celebrations and events on camera?  That was me!  I saw everything through the viewfinder on my camera and didn’t seem to enjoy the party or celebration.  Here are a few pointers of what to get photos of and put your camera down and enjoy the party!

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“Christmas in July” Scrapbooking Layouts

It’s not often that I happen to be scrapbooking “in season”.

Right now, I’m working on albums for both of my grandchildren and have come upon Christmas photos.

Creative Memories’ holiday collections are seasonal items, and we won’t get our new holiday collection until later this fall.

But no worries!  Both our A Year to Remember Part 1 and A Year to Remember Part 2 paper packs contain a few sheets of red and green prints.

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Bonus ideas: Virtual Crop Scrapbooking Sketch Ideas

Were you busy this weekend, and not able to attend our Virtual Crop? Well guess what?  We have MORE ideas from the sketch challenge for you! Plus, here is a recap of the challenges in the event you would like to take a peek!

July Virtual Crop: Challenge 1

July Virtual Crop:  Challenge 2

July Virtual Crop: Challenge 3

July Virtual Crop:  Challenge 4

July Virtual Crop:  Wrap Up

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July Virtual Crop Wrap Up!

THANK YOU for joining us today!

We hope that you have enjoyed your day, and that you were able to get projects completed!

You have until midnight AEST tonight to submit your  challenge layouts to the FB Event Page to qualify for the FINAL Door Prize….or possibly PRIZES!

Door Prize Winners:

  • Challenge #1: Susan Broom Emery
  • Challenge #2: Amanda Hogan
  • Challenge #3: Bec Vrinssen
  • Challenge #4: Kylie McIntosh
  • End Of Day: TBA

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July Virtual Crop: Challenge 4

Hi everyone!

How many of you have spent the day in your pyjamas? Either way, I love that I am getting to spend the day with all of YOU! It is YOU that inspires ME!  The wheels are always turning! Chocolate always helps too!  I have my stash of chocolate almonds right here!  What is your chocolate treat of choice?

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