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Fall is here. I am not sure why but I love to feel the crisp air and see the harvest wreathes on the doors in our neighbourhood. Perhaps it represents some new beginnings or maybe it’s because there can never be too many pumpkins. It’s a time of year that I find refreshing. Like many families, we have a tradition to visit our local pumpkin patch for some photos sitting on haystacks surrounded by orange “balls” as my one year old exclaims this year! Today’s layout was inspired by Traci Reed Design’s (TRD) free digital cut file, Stacked Pumpkins. I’ve recently moved my Silhouette die cutting machine from under my desk to the top. This made it easy to download and have it cut out when inspiration hit. It couldn’t have been a more perfect fit for these photos. Using the digital patterned papers by Traci Reed called Hocus Pocus,…

Keeping your photos and mementos organized can be the difference between getting pages done or becoming overwhelmed. This week we’ll begin the process of sorting both your printed and digital photos, along with rounding up all of those wayward mementos.  What you need: Storage for photos – Classis photo storage boxes, 4×6 or 5×7 Fab Files Storage for Mementos – large envelopes, Memento Keepers, Album Storage Fab Files, 12×12 Fab Files Computer storage system for your digital photos – most computers include something for photo storage, but I just use regular files. Labels / Sticky notes Plain paper for creating sorting guides. Family timeline/journal/spreadsheet, etc What to do: Basic sorting and storage Create a family timeline to easily organize photos. Sort your photos into chronological order – either in photo storage boxes or digitally. Create sorting guides for fast and easy sorting. Use sticky notes on the back side of…

Be still my coffee loving, shaker card loving, gingerbread loving heart! AND foil loving heart! This card designed by Larissa Heskett truly has it all! Larissa put this card together using a products from Therm O Web . Those gorgeous snowflakes on the background were created with Therm O Web Deco Foil Foil Transfer Sheets and Toner Card Fronts. The cup was created using Therm O Web Deco Foil Flock Transfer Sheets and Foam Adhesive. More foils and flock were used to create the leaves, flowers and gingerbread. The best part…. pop on over to the Therm O Web for a complete PHOTO STEP BY STEP! CLICK HERE! Thanks so much Larissa for warming my heart today with this super fun design! Happy Thursday Friends

WINNER – Congratulations to Lynn Schleitwiler – this week’s lucky winner! Say HELLO to Miss Ink Stamps! One lucky follower is going to be taking this FABULOSA prize package home from our wonderful friends over at Miss Ink Stamps! Prize Package will include: Heirloom Blooms Stencil Fall Mandala Stencil Floral Wave Stencil Frosty Flakes Stencil Perfectly Plaid Stencil Color-changing Dazzle Butterflies Color-changing Dazzle Stars Stuck Duck Stamps Big Mugs Stamps Lovely Unicorns Stamps Tea Party Stamps CLICK HERE to enter your name into the draw! The contest closes Friday,  Nov 13th at midnight MST. Good luck everyone!

Check out this GORGEOUS card designed by Kerry Engel. I wish you could touch it! Kerry collaged the pumpkin with Ranger Distress Spray and tissue paper! So much texture and and perfectly placed tissue paper to create the pumpkin design! The journaling or sentiment on this card absolutely POPS and shines. Kerry used the Zebra Pen Doodlerz Glitter Gel Pens and the results are perfect for the design of this card. Kerry is a MORNING crafter and super duper creative! She always has something cool up her sleeves!  Every morning before she heads off to work she takes some time in her craft room. Once or twice a week she shares what she has been working on,  within the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Instagram Stories. Be sure to follow us on Instagram so you won’t miss what is cooking at Kerry’s house! CLICK HERE Have a wonderful Tuesday my friends! SUBSCRIBE…

Last week you worked through your inks, pens and markers. This week you’ll want to add your other coloring agents to your color catalog. Follow the same process using the “Peel-a-Hue” color charts or print colors charts from the manufacturer website(s). What you’ll need This can be quite a messy process. Be prepared with the following items and it will help simplify the process. -Peek-a-Hue Color Charts – download links below – Paint Brushes – Cup of Water – For cleaning paint brushes – Quilting Pinks – for unclogging glitter glues – Paper Towels and or Baby Wipes – Double-sided tape – for glitter examples – Scissors – Pop Up Trash Can – Label Stickers – Optional – Fine Tipped pen or marker – Storage Containers – ideas at the end of this handout Step 1 – how will you store your times? Choose your storage containers- Think easy access.…

Adding journaling, sentiments or titles to your project has seriously NEVER been easier when you have the Brother P-Touch Cube (PT-P300BTAD). This little dude is a GAME CHANGER!FAST, EASY, TONS of OPTIONS and the added bonus of printing on ribbon. Now if you just can’t find the right color or patterned that you are looking for  – Kim will show you how to change a glossy white label into a customized journaling strip that will work perfectly for your next project. TRULY making the possibilities ENDLESS with the Brother P-Touch Cube! Watch Kim in ACTION! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37IKphYAgFw Here is the final layout that Kim designed in her video using the P-Touch Cube to create the journaling strips. They used to be white and glossy – but no more!  For more information on the P-Touch Cube  PT-P300BTAD – CLICK HERE Happy label making my friends! Jackie Ludlage Join me in the Village of…

Congratulations to this week’s lucky winner – Debby Broomfield We are IN LOVE with Stamp Anniething! They have the cutest stamps, fabulous layered dies to build scenes and unique word dies too name just a few reasons why we love them so much! We are thrilled to be giving one lucky person a prized package filled with Stamp Anniething LOVE! Prize Package will include: Stamp Anniething Bubble Circles Stencil Stamp Anniething Poppy Stencil Stamp Anniething Heart Stencil Builder Stamp Anniething Rex – You Make My Heart Saur Stamp Set Stamp Anniething Rex Coordinating Die Stamp Anniething Imagine Builders Die Stamp Anniething Heart Puzzles Builders Die Stamp Anniething Kawaii Cuties Shaken Not Stirred Stamps Stamp Anniething Kawaii Cuties Coordinating Die Stamp Anniething Rose Birthday Time Stamp Set Stamp Anniething Rose Coordinating Die CLICK HERE to enter your name into the draw! The contest closes Friday,  Nov 5th at midnight MST. Good…

We’re on to a new type of catalog – the color catalog. I recommend is using my “Peek-a-Hue” color charts. These are a free download – see the links below Why is creating a color catalog using your actual supplies important? There are a couple of reasons – Try as they might, it’s nearly impossible for the manufacturers to create labels on their products that show the “true” color on the ink, pen, marker, etc;. Cataloging the colors will give you that “true” color. Using each of your colors will give you an opportunity to discover what you have and what you need. You’re sure to find dried up products that can be tossed and replacements added to your shopping list. The process of cataloging your inks, pens, and markers is similar to the other products we’ve catalogued. Challenge Goals – Have quick, easy access to your inks, pencils, markers,…

Hello friends Karan Gerber here today on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog. Here in Ontario, the colours have taken over the trees and bright oranges, yellows and reds are all over our island. It sure is a beautiful site to see. My card is inspired by these beautiful fall colours and I wanted to show you how I created these gorgeous little flowers.To begin with, we will need to cut out some florals and leaves from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Florals 5. (large, medium small, 2 small as well as some leaves) I cut these out on watercolor paper from Canson. I am using watercolours from Elizabeth Craft Designs as well to colour the flowers. I used the waterbrush that comes with the set to colour using permanent yellow. I also coloured the leaves the Yellow Green shaping them with the Golf tool from Dress My Crafts allows me to…

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