Create a Card: 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch

Making it quick…and easy.

This is how most of us love to work, if we are able.

Let us show you how cutting a corner can also be FUN!  … using the 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch to create a beautiful card.

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Easter 2017 Treat Gift Boxes

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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Scrapbook Lunch Box Notes For your Children

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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January Virtual Crop: Challenge 3

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?

HEARTS!

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Cool Serenity Slide-ins While on Holiday

On Vacation…

I just wanted to share an idea on how to use the Slide-in Packs to get an album completed quickly.

When I packed for vacation this time I packed a Cool Serenity Slide-in Pack and my Creative Memories Pens and a commitment to journal while we were on holiday!

I always take so many photos when we are on holiday because I want to capture the memories, but I also enjoy photography so it is a major highlight of vacation for me.

 I struggle when I get home to get my album done because our busy schedule sometime gets in the way.

This time I thought I would try something different and journal about our holiday while we were there and use the Multi-Pocket Pages to complete my album when I returned home.

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Using Calendar Grid Pages Non-Traditionally

Did you see the NEW 12″ x 12″ Calendar Refill Pages?

These pages are great for documenting your day to day, or month by month.

….or you can use them in non-traditional ways.

Today I will share a few ideas with you, showing you exactly that.  Non-Traditional Calendar Grid Scrapbook Pages.

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Painted Harvest Christmas Cards

What’s a girl to do when she loves a product collection so much that she just can’t get enough? Make Christmas cards with it, that’s what!

Painted Harvest is just stunning with its bright colours and beautiful patterns. It would be a shame to pack it away after creating autumn layouts. The designer paper pack is incredibly versatile and works wonderfully in some fun and funky Christmas cards.

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End of the School Year Teacher Gifts

My youngest granddaughter loves paper crafts. She’s been creating handmade gifts and cards with scrapbooking materials since she was old enough to use a pair of scissors. I think she would approve of the handmade and altered art teacher gift ideas I’m sharing with you today. All you’ll need to complete the teacher gifts I created Creative Memories scrapbooking products, a few dollar store or grocery store items, and a few items you probably already have in your home. I used scrapbooking papers, stickers and embellishments from A Year to Remember collection.  I love the way it complements the end of the school year theme of today’s post. Continue reading End of the School Year Teacher Gifts

Simple DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments!

Decorating for the holidays is my absolute favourite thing to do as soon as the snow flies in Canada (and we had our first dusting this past weekend!). All the beautiful colours, that take over the whole house just transforms this time of the year.

Today I’d love to share with you two super simple ways to make your own Christmas tree ornaments this holiday season while reminiscing about memories made during holidays past!

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