Mini Album = Mega Smiles

What to send in a Christmas care package to a niece who’s interstate? Well, homemade cookies and candy, of course! But to personalise it a bit, I found some favourite photos of her, printed them at 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ and matted some with Denim Blues paper to fill the pages of a Mini Album. I tucked in a little note of encouragement and a few gift cards. Finally, I accented the pages with Denim Blues Embellishments.

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Argyle Border Punch Ideas

Bold and geometric, the Argyle punch is fun to use on all kinds of page layouts. I’ve paired it with the versatile Denim Blues collection in each of the border ideas below; and added a theme with several of my favourite product collections. Try them as is or substitute with products you have on hand. Borders like these match up well on predesigned Fast2Fab as well as blank pages.

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Denim Blues Colour Challenge

One of the things I love doing when I know what photos I am going to scrapbook is to look for a colour combination that will best suit the photos.

Sometimes it means that I work within one collection, and other times it means that I pull pieces from several collections.

But, how do you know where to start?

Creative Memories has a board on our Creative Memories Pinterest Page.  This is a great place to start for colour inspiration.

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Quick & Simple Denim Blues Cards & Scrapbook Page Idea

It’s Thursday night; dinner is out of the way, the kids are in bed or occupied, the housework is done – finally you’ve got 30 minutes to yourself. Time to grab your scrapbooking supplies! Yes, that’s right, it is possible to create one (or maybe more) of these quick and simple card or scrapbook page ideas in 30 minutes of “me” time. So … what are your plans for tonight?

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Scrapbooking Layout Ideas using Denim Blues Collection

Are you feeling blue?

We certainly are NOT, as we are loving the new Denim Blues Collection.

The collection has various blues to use to scrapbook just about any occasion….baby, family, a day on the farm, teenagers, etc.

Noreen created this “2 Cute” scrapbooking spread of an adorable little guy showing off his handsomeness.

This collection pairs so well with the Beige Cardstock. It’s warm and inviting.

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