I did not grow up with any pets. Well, a parakeet. Does that count?
Unfortunately, I grew up with asthma and allergies, which meant no extra dander in the house. It made me sad to not be able to even pet the neighbor’s dogs or cats. I had no idea what I was missing out on until I outgrew the allergies and asthma in my adult years.
My boys begged and begged for a furry friend.
Continue reading A Man’s Best Friend: Paw Print Scrapbook Border
Easter 2017 is just around the corner. With that, we are hopping around looking for Easter treats for our co-workers and family. We certainly do our fair share of eating sweet treats around the Creative Memories office. Rarely is the lolly jar empty (or maybe it is empty all too often and we’re constantly refilling it; I guess it depends on how you look at it.)
Let us show you how to create a most-adorable gift box for those special little treats using just one piece of Cardstock and one piece of Designer Print Paper. Or, just create the base box and decorate the outer portion of the box with paper and a cute border.
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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 Challenge 5- Creative Memories Virtual Crop
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 not measurements, so you can make it yours.
Continue reading Challenge 4- Creative Memories March Virtual Crop
Are you having FUN yet?
We are LOVING all the Custom Cutting System scrapbooking spreads 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 Challenge 2-Creative Memories March Virtual Crop
When I saw the new Paw Print Border Maker Cartridge and Fur Buddies Paper and Stickers, I immediately envisioned the page that I wanted to make for this blog post. Lately, I’ve been a little obsessed with using jumbo hearts in a variety of ways. And today I’m going to share with you a technique that I enjoyed teaching to the attendees at my recent weekend retreat.
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Today I am so excited to be sharing this project with you! I recently hosted a baby shower for a friend of mine and to create all of the party decor and elements I used the DIGITAL Cake My Day Collection!
Everything was pre-designed on my computer and then I sent it off to have it printed on cardstock at my local print shop. It was super fast, super fun to make, and best of all — it knocked the socks off the mama-to-be, which is always fun!
So, let’s get started! What I did first was downloaded the Cake My Day collection from the Creative Memories website. Once the files were purchased, I uploaded them into my software and started to design!
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Anytime is the perfect time to reconnect with old friends and acquaintances by giving them a handmade card craft: The Creative Memories Daisy Punch Card.
When was the last time that you received a handmade card? A month ago? A year ago? Think back to the last time you received one… Can you remember the way it made you feel? Knowing that someone took time out of their busy schedule to craft a customised card just for you!
Continue reading How To: Create the Daisy Punch Card with the Sorbet Collection
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.
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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