School is an exciting time for our kids. As a parent, I always met the first day of school with both anticipation and trepidation. Would my child like her teacher? Would she make friends? Would she be engaged and excited to learn? Would she miss me as much as I would miss her?
To help her (and me) through her first day(s) I would tuck a note inside her lunch box. A sentiment, an “inside” joke, a funny drawing…just to let her know I was thinking about her and make her smile.
Continue reading Scrapbook Lunch Box Notes For your Children
What a fabulous day this has been.
Together, we have created hundreds of projects to be added to our scrapbooks with memories that will last a lifetime.
We, here at Creative Memories Home Office thank you for being here with us today. Please make sure to mark the dates for the rest of the 2017 Virtual Crops on your calendars. We LOVE having a FULL house here.
Without any further delay……
The final challenge.
Continue reading January Virtual Crop: Challenge 5
We know that you all love a great sketch.
Sketches have so much life in them. Use different collections each time, and you are sure to have endless possibilities. You can also rotate the sketch right or left, and get a whole new take on it.
Sketches are created as a “jumping off” point for you. They can be interpreted exactly or very loosely. There are no measurements, so you can make it yours.
Continue reading January Virtual Crop: Challenge 4
This day is just flying by!
So much of Australia is experiencing some beautiful weather this weekend! Here in NSW we are having some very WARM weather this Summer. But, it means that we are longing for Autumn–which we know is realistically a few months away. Before we can think about Autumn, we need to think about Valentine’s Day! What do you think of when you hear that holiday mentioned?
Continue reading January Virtual Crop: Challenge 3
Are you having FUN yet?
We are LOVING all the multi-photo layouts that you are posting on our Facebook Event Page!
Let’s keep moving—so we can get as many projects completed today as possible! It’s all about the completed projects! …and having LOTS of fun!
(How many of you are still in your jammies? We promise we won’t tell!)
Continue reading January Virtual Crop: Challenge 2
We are SOOOO glad that you joined us for the January 2017 Virtual Crop!
We have so many ideas that we hope will inspire you today!
Welcome back to those of you who have virtually cropped with us before, and a BIG warm welcome to all you newbies!
First and foremost—no need to get out of your jammies! Just make yourself a cup of tea/coffee, grab a few photos, along with some scrappy supplies! (Oh, and you will DEFINITELY need some chocolate!)
We will be hosting challenges at 12 pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm right here on the blog, and posting to the events page on the Facebook Events Page.
After you complete each challenge, we encourage you to take a photo (nothing fancy, just a snapshot) and post it on the Facebook Events Page to qualify for the door prizes that will be given away at the end of each challenge. Use the hashtag #CMVirtualCrop.
The link to each challenge will be posted on the event page (the challenges will remain on our blog for easy access later). A bonus to challenges being on the blog is that when you subscribe you’ll get an email with each new challenge. Enter your email on the blog to subscribe
If you have any questions, just ask in the comments section of each post either here on the blog or on the Facebook Page.
So, let’s get started!
Continue reading January Virtual Crop: Challenge 1
Today I want to share with you one of my absolute favourite fun folds for making cards. It’s called an easel fold. Every time I’ve given an easel card to a friend or family member they are always received with such awe and amazement – when really, it’s such an easy card to make!
So, I chose to use Mi Amor for these cards because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. It’s sort of fun to go all out and make an extra special, handmade card to show the ones you love just how special they are!
Continue reading Mi Amor Cards!
What do you photograph at birthdays? I wanted to share a few of the things that I like to photograph on that special day in our home.
Continue reading Photo Tips – Birthday Photos
Ooh la la – the Mi Amor collection is love at first sight. If you’re looking for a preview of what this collection holds, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing five videos that give you an up close and personal look at the shimmer of the Mi Amor Album Cover, the loveliness of the Mi Amor Paper Pack, the artistry of the Mi Amor Embellishments and the variety of the Mi Amor Stickers.
PS. Don’t miss the bonus video at the end of this post.
Continue reading 5 Videos: Get Close to the Mi Amor Collection
The new Zig Zag Border Maker cartridge is sure to liven up your pages! Here, I’ve paired it with a few of my favourite product collections.
Continue reading Zig Zag Scrapbook Border Ideas