Super Duper Easy DIY Cupcake Toppers

Hosting a birthday party or get together soon? We have an adorable cupcake topper idea that will be a quick-and-easy way to add some decoration to your cupcakes. Choose from the dinosaur, burst and unicorn – they’re perfect for any party!

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A Winter Wonderland with the Glacier Collection

Who loves family trips to the snow?  It had me all giddy thinking about all the layouts that could be created using the new Glacier Collection.  The colours, the patterns, and the sentiments are all perfect for any snow related photos.

I literally had to pull over and take in some of the beauty that was falling from the sky.  Come August, I may not feel this way about it, but for now I am going to take it all in.

What is your favourite snow activity?

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#FeatureFriday – Put Your Paws Together for the Product Designer of Best in Show

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Alex to take a closer look at her design inspiration for the NEW Best in Show collection, and also got other behind-the-scenes details such as which artist inspired the collection’s artwork, how the dogs on the dog designer paper were selected, what she would change about the collection if she could (hint: it’s funny!) and – the age-old question – is she a dog or cat person?! In Alex’s words, “This [collection] is for the kitty cats and the puppers!” Let’s check it out…

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#FeatureFriday – Escape to Paradise with the Product Designer of Sun-Kissed

Happy #FeatureFriday, everyone! We sat down with CM Product Designer Alex to get a behind-the-scenes look at her design inspiration for the NEW Sun-Kissed collection. For your sandy-toes, sun-kissed-nose memories of beach and tropical travels, you’ll love the Sun-Kissed collection… and you’ll also LOVE the details Alex dishes about this collection! Let’s get started…

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Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock

Sure, everyone loves their Designer Papers (and we do, too!) – but remember that every scrapbooker and crafter’s collection is incomplete without some high-quality, photo-safe Cardstock! And, now’s the perfect time to stock up on it during our Cardstock Buffet. If you’re wondering what the hype is about Cardstock or how you can use it, we’ve got just the post for you! Here’s our list of the Top 5 Ways to Use Cardstock!

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Relieve Stress by Colouring: Using Dual-Tip Pens with Black & White

Did you know that colouring can relieve stress? According to a recent article in The Huffington Post, “The practice generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.” I’m not sure about you, but when I first saw the Black & White Paper Pack and Stickers, I immediately thought of colouring! This collection just makes me want to pull out my Dual-Tip Pens and start doodling… and that is exactly what I did.

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Little Lamb Scrapbooking Borders for Babies and Beyond

As the wind whips outside my window and a late-season blizzard descends on Minnesota, I’m staying nice and cosy inside with the new Little Lamb baby scrapbook collection spread out before me. What fun to have the sweetest farm and floral images and soft and cuddly colours and patterns of our new baby scrapbook products to play with! Snow schmoe!

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Secret Garden Fast2Fab™ Album Secrets Revealed

If you were stranded on a desert island with only one scrapbook item, what would it be? Go on, take a moment to think about it… but don’t think too hard! What I’m getting at is, what is your can’t-live-without Creative Memories product? Mine is the Fast2Fab™ Album, without a doubt. The Repositionable Tape Runner Refill and the Border Maker System follow closely behind, but the Fast2Fab™ is simply outstanding. Take a look at what I created!

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“Black & White Meets Baby” Scrapbook Layout

In our little slice of suburbia, we’ve created our very own tiny farm. We grow vegetables, have a compost for all our food waste, and last year we got some new pets — chickens! Imagine my delight when I saw the Little Lamb Baby Boy Paper designs featuring the cutest-ever farm patterns. I knew right away I’d be using Little Lamb alongside my photos of our micro-farm. Read on to find out how I created this layout featuring multiple “layers” (get it?! The papers and the chickens who lay eggs?!)

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How to Use a Baby Collection to Create a Scrapbook Layout for Other Occasions

The Little Lamb Baby collection features a soft, playful palette of pastel hues and designs with a charming modern-farmhouse feel. The versatility of it makes it perfect not only for babies and young children, but also for themes such as birthdays, trips to the farm and zoo, springtime and more. Take a look at how we used it in a project below!

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