Sugarplum Holiday Gift Tags

The Sugarplum Variety Mat Pack and Embellishments played a starring role in these gift tags. Their cardstock weight is perfect for making lots of different kinds of tags and cards. And they are so simple to make, it’s easy to create oodles of them in no time at all! Just what we need during a busy Holiday season, right?

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Toil & Trouble Treat Bags

Boo!!  Can you believe it? The local stores are all set up for the trick or treaters, so I guess I need to start thinking ahead as well!  I thought I would make some special little treat bags for the young goblins that show up at my door.

The Toil and Trouble Collection is so bright!  I just love it! It’s perfect to get you thinking ahead to Halloween.

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Send A Note To Say Hello

I always have my Creative Memories goodies all packed and ready to go with me. Currently,  I am spending my days in our RV out of town while my hubby works.  I love the versatility of Creative Memories products, everything you need to make amazing layouts and cards is at your fingertips.  I do have a well-stocked craft studio in my home but I don’t like hauling all my goodies with me.  Everything I need to create can be found with Creative Memories products!

I don’t know about you, but I love to make and send cards to loved ones to hopefully brighten their day.  I do not have a stash of cards here in the RV so I decided to make this set of four note cards just to have on hand.

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Doodling on Your Scrapbooking Layouts

Hello, everybody! Today, I am sharing a layout using the Royal Blue and Cranberry Mix & Match Designer Paper and Flower Embellishments. I know that the 4th of July has come and gone, but I love this photo too much to not scrap it.

The morning of the 4th of July, Edward and I arrived at my sister Jamie’s house to help her set up since she was hosting the 4th of July party. Naturally, she and I took a selfie as we poured ourselves a glass of Mimosa.

My sister texts Jamie after she see’s the selfie and was like, “what is she wearing!” (that would be me). We bought the same shirt at Target to wear and it totally wasn’t planned. She showed up an hour later with a different version of my shirt. Well, our shirt. LOL, she took a pair of scissors to make herself a v-neck and trimmed the edges of her sleeves. I am not sure why she just didn’t cut the shirt in half across the middle while she was at it, but we had a good laugh!

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Create Cards with a Japanese Art Flair

This Japonism Bundle of products is absolutely stunning.  It was inspired by Japanese Art.  It has a soft pastel hue to it and can be used to create projects for baby, family, a picnic at the park, flowers, outdoors, etc.

Let’s create a couple of cards using these Limited Edition products from our friends in Japan.

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Scrapbook Borders Inspired by Japanese Art

These beautiful Japonism Pastel papers and Natural Laser Cut Embellishment products were designed to honour the influence of Japanese art on Western culture and feature both natural themes and subtle graphics in soft hues.

It was fun showing you how to do a few paper folding techniques, and incorporating them into the borders as well.

Create a few of your own borders, and share with us on social media using #creativememories .

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Challenge 6: Creative Memories NSD Virtual Crop

Who doesn’t love to get a beautiful card in the mail?

Well, imagine their face when it is handmade (with love).

Let’s add some sunshine to a loved ones face by creating a window card.

We will show you a couple of different ways to create the “window”, and then we’d love to take a peek into your “window”.

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Challenge 4: Creative Memories NSD Virtual Crop

Welcome back!

Now that we have all had our cup or cups of coffee/tea/etc, I am sure that the creative juices are flowing.

Do you love giving small handmade gifts?  This next challenge will be the solution to giving a small, yet meaningful handmade gift for a loved one.

All you have to do is use whatever paper theme you would like, add a few photos, and wrap a ribbon around it, and you have the PERFECT gift!

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Challenge 3: Creative Memories NSD Virtual Crop

Happy Saturday!  We are so glad that you are able to join us for the 2017 National Scrapbook Day Virtual Crop!

The sun is shining here in New South Wales, and we are supposed to have a gorgeous Autumn day, but that isn’t going to stop me from doing a little scrapping today.  I am just going to open the windows and let the fresh air flow through the house.

Got your tea?  (….and chocolate?)  I can’t scrap without those 2 basics.  Oh, and some Sweet Potato Chips too.  What about you?  What is your go-to scrapping snack?

Did you get a chance to join us last night to create a couple of projects?  We will be giving those prizes away momentarily……

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Luxurious Layered Cards using Forever Yours Scrapbook Collection

Creative Memories new Forever Yours Collection was released ahead of this year’s wedding season.  I know that I’ll be attending a few bridal showers and two weddings this year – one being my son’s – and I’ll need some cards for gift-giving.

I created two beautiful layered cards with lots of texture and pretty details using the Forever Yours Paper, Stickers, Embellishments, Laser Cut Embellishments and Vellum Paper.  Our new 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch added the final pièce de résistance to these cards.

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