#ThrowbackThursday: Get ready for Summertime with this Strawberry Scrapbook Project

Strawberries are amongst the most versatile fruit. They work well in smoothies, jam and jelly, pie, shortcake and more. But, did you know that with a little bit of inventiveness and creativity you can add the fruity fun of strawberries to your layouts? You likely have a lot of spring and summertime photos that were taken during peak strawberry season — freshen them up with this fun homemade scrapbook strawberry!

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Make Your Own Scrappie the Bear Using the Custom Cutting System

Have you heard the news? Scrappie the Bear has returned! After his long hiatus, Scrappie, the unofficial mascot of Creative Memories®, made his return earlier this month as a part of the Blast from the Past Bundle (and check out the current Scrap-enger Hunt on our Facebook page to win a Scrappie!). Now… how would you like to make a Scrappie of your own? Well, by using the Custom Cutting System with Circle, Oval and Gemstone Patterns, you can actually make your own paper version of Scrappie! Find out how in today’s blog post!

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Create Simple Yet Stunning Layouts Thanks to these Basic Scrapbooking Border Recipes

A good scrapbook border is what separates a good layout from a great layout. It emphasises the theme of the layout, adds some extra colour and ties the page together as a whole. There are many different borders that you can make that work for a variety of themes by using your favourite CM products. Blog contributor Krislyn recently took on the Basics to Scrapbooking Border Recipe, and she realised just how easy it is to make these beautiful borders. Read on to learn how to create simple scrapbook borders!

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Create a Multi-Layered Scrapbook Layout using Season’s Greetings & the Peekaboo Pockets™

It’s a common problem in the scrapbooking world — you have tons of photos that work great with one another, but you can’t fit all of them on the page in a stylish and organised way. Thankfully, this problem is now a thing of the past thanks to the Peekaboo Pockets™! You can use the Peekaboo Pockets™ to add new layers to your pages and fit all your coordinating photos into a multi-layered scrapbook layout. This helps in terms of functionality, organisation and the overall appearance of the page. Check out how they’re used with CM’s newest Christmas collection — Season’s Greetings!

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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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Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Baby Scrapbook Layout Ideas You’ll LOVE

Oh, boy (or girl!), we’ve got some baby layouts you’ll love to make for your precious ‘lil sprout using the Little Lamb baby scrapbook supplies! And, even if you aren’t looking for baby ideas, you can make these layouts for an assortment of ages and occasions, from toddlers and pre-teens to birthdays, trips to the farm and zoo, pets and more! Let’s take a look.

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Learn a NEW Scrapbook Technique with the Double Wave Tearing Tool

Looking for a new scrapbook tool or technique to freshen up your layouts? We have just the thing for you… the NEW Double Wave Tearing Tool! This unique scrapbooking tool creates flawless torn edges for scrapbook layouts and borders. Intrigued? Let’s take a look!

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#ThrowbackThursday Flower Power Layout using Gemstone Patterns

Welcome back to another #ThrowbackThursday! Today, we will be showing you a 2-page layout that our fantastic blog contributor, Karen, created using the Full Bloom collection. She took one of our past projects and turned it into a flower-power masterpiece! Ready to take a look?

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