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Why Not Win Wednesday is HERE!!! One lucky follower is going home with the BEST YEAR EVER collection by Simple Stories!!! YAHOOOO! We want it to be YOU!!!! Winter, spring, summer, and fall … the Best Year Ever collection has it all! Make this year the one to remember by documenting every season and celebration with this fun-filled collection. The colorful papers and cheerful icons are just what you need to capture every moment of your amazing year, craft a stockpile of super-cute, seasonal cards, or dress up your home with fun, handcrafted décor pieces. Prize includes: Best Year Ever Collection Kit Best Year Ever SN@P! Cards Best Year Ever 6×12 Chipboard Stickers Best Year Ever Journal Bits & Pieces Best Year Ever 4×6 Sticker Book Best Year Ever Washi Tape Best Year Ever Foam Stickers CLICK HERE to enter your name into the draw! Contest closes Friday, Feb 28th…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! Today on the blog, I’m sharing my cute Hello World Altered Frame perfect for any baby’s nursery. To create my altered frame, I’ve used the Hello Baby It’s a Boy Collection from Echo Park Paper Co. ink from Ranger Ink, dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my altered frame at home. To start, you’ll need the Little Wild Ones patterned paper from Echo Park Park Paper Co.. Cut a piece that measures 4” x 6”. Choose and die cut one of the medium banners off of the Planner Essentials 27 – Retro Number Trio from Elizabeth Craft Designs. Ink the edges of the banner and paper using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need the Boy…

Hi friends! Noreen from OrganizedandCreativeMom.com here with a fun and FREE Cut-File that is perfect to use with the new Magic Awaits collection by Creative Memories! This happy and bright collection is awesome for documenting photos of adventures in theme parks, carnivals and fairs, playgrounds, birthday parties and lots of other adventures. The red, black and yellow color palette make is super versatile for so many occasions! I loved the name of the collection so much that I decided to create a cut-file featuring it. The “Magic Awaits” title and shadow layer cut-files can be resized and used on layouts, mini-albums or even cards. I’ve provided both elements in PNG, JPG and SVG format so you can use it with many different electronic cutting machines. You can download the free cut-file in the OCM Shop I envisioned using this cut-file as the title on a layout showing my boys arriving…

Congratulations to Kristen Oliver and Jennifer Sccheel – this week’s lucky winners! WIN this Vinyl Organization System from Totally-Tiffany TWO LUCKY WINNERS will be drawn! YAHOOO! Finally – a smart way to organize vinyl rolls AND the scraps that you want to keep with them! The Vinyl Roll Organizer Set includes everything you need to get your vinyl rolls organized once and for all! ​ In this set, you will receive 30 clear plastic reusable sleeves that will slide over your rolled vinyl, keeping it tidy and handy. You’ll also receive 6 clear plastic Scrap Pocket cards for holding the scraps that are too small to roll, but still big enough to keep. ​ Finally, to keep everything together, you will receive 6 rigid trays! Each tray will hold 7 standard vinyl rolls plus a Scrap Pocket. These filled trays will fit in most cube style furniture, and 6 trays…

The winter issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine has a FABULOUS article written by our Frugal Scrapbooker – Connie Nichol – all about Repurposing Dictionaries.  There are cards, art journaling pages, and layouts all featuring a number of different ways to use dictionary pages on your projects.  I love it! Here is an example of one of the cards you will find designed by Connie Nichol. Connie’s card features Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Stencils Stampers Anonymous Wendy Vecchi Stamps Ranger Grit-Paste Glue Dots Adhesives Be sure to grab your copy of the winter issue today! CLICK HERE Happy Scrapbooking SUBSCRIBE TODAY! to Creative Scrapbooker Magazine

  Hi Creative Scrapbooker Fans!!!! Pam Bray here sharing “Dream Big Dreams” Mixed Media Card featuring Wild Whisper A Girl With Flair Watercolor patterned paper and Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Rock Candy Embossing Powder. Creating the background paper for this mixed media card is super easy using a Gelli Art Press Printing Press, DecoArt Paint, and brayer.  1. Begin by applying Titanium paint to the top of the Gel Printing Press;  move around with brayer. Add a bit of paint here and there to achieve the colors on the press you like. 2. Press white cardstock to the top; pull off and set to one side. Repeat with a clean piece of cardstock. 3. Stamp background collage stamp to top of the prepared paper using Titanium White and Cadmium Red to the top. 4. Stamp here and there. Adhere prepared paper to Wild Whisper Watercolor Paper to green cardstock. Adhere…

WINNER UPDATE – Congratulations to Jolene Scott – this week’s lucky winner! WIN WIN WIN a Magic Awaits prize package from the wonderful people over at Creative Memories.  Go on a creative thrill ride with Magic Awaits! Inspired by dizzying delights at the amusement park and the rush of your favourite ride, it amuses and amazes with a bold palette of red, black and yellow. Two paper packs rev up your imagination with patterns like firework bursts, balloons, ticket stubs, polka dots, and kaleidoscope shards, while mats make the most of your merry-go-round moments with plaid, stars and journal spaces. Stickers and layered border embellishments make you feel like a kid again with icons like castles, cameras, and roller coaster loop-the-loops, plus sayings like “Stay Magical” and “Life is an Adventure,” while the Roller Coaster Border Punch unleashes its magic on photos of days at the carnival, nights at the…

Hello everyone, Cathie Allan here today on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog. I am so excited to share with you my blog post for February. It involves a gorgeous Hydrangea stamp along with a few other stamps and dies from the amazing Heartfelt Creations. This amazing company constantly creates stamps and dies to inspire.  Of course, I broke out my pigment inks and I now have a totally awesome collection of Tsukineko’s, StazOn, Pigment ink. If you are like me … and love to incorporate window plastic or transparencies to your projects, this ink will blow your ‘”stamping on window plastic” mind :). I will also share with you a delightful little cleaner that will clean this “relatively, new ink” off of your rubber stamps and your clear stamps and “nourish your stamps” at the same time. Let’s check it out! Using the “StazOn ink” of your dreams, stamp the…

Download your FREE February Coloring Card TODAY! LOVE IS IN THE AIR! And we are celebrating with the  TALENTED Betty Hung who has designed the perfect VALENTINE card to color and give to your love bird! Betty has designed this FREE Feb coloring card just for you! CLICK HERE to download your card and start COLORING! Here is Betty’s version of the card-GORGEOUS Betty used a variety of products to color her take on the Feb card including” Chameleon Fineliners Visit Betty’s blog – Color Art – for more coloring inspiration. SUBSCRIBE TODAY to our quarterly publication – delivered right to your door

Hello scrappy friends! Tracy McLennon here, and today I have a little sparkly layout to share featuring Simple Stories Hey Crafty Girl Collection and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L  Here are all of the details. I started my creation by taking a piece of Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock and cutting it to 11.5×11.5. Next, I took my Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Home Hobby by 3L Extreme Double-Sided 1/4″Adhesive and edge by edge added a strip. Add one strip at a time, and add the coordinating Elizabeth Craft Designs Silk MiroFine Glitter one at a time. Adhere this layer to a sheet of black cardstock. I cut 2 pieces from the Hey Crafty Girl Collection by Simple Stories patterned paper that were 9×9 and adhere to the background. Add a striped strip of patterned paper that is 1.5×10.5. Mat the 4×6 photo in white cardstock and add Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Creative…