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Hi friends! Noreen here from OrganizedandCreativeMom.com to share an idea for using your scrapbook supplies to create a simple but lovely “Farmhouse Chic” décor piece! When I saw the new Homestead Collection from Creative Memories, I immediately noticed how much it reflects the ongoing “Farmhouse Chic” trend in home design and started to think about ways I could incorporate some parts of the collection into décor pieces for my own home. The Homestead Paper Pack is full of lovely botanical, plaid and textured papers that seem right at home in a cozy farmhouse, the coordinating Variety Mat Pack is full of wonderful sayings and quotes, and the intricate Laser-Cut Embellishments are thick and sturdy, and perfect for using on crafting projects! I have a little shelf in our powder room that I like to display seasonal and holiday décor on, so I wanted to create a homey little accent piece…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! For today’s blog post, I’m sharing with you how to create a cute Happy Day Wall Hanging using the Bunnies & Blooms Collection from Simple Stories.  To create my wall hanging, I’ve also used a variety of products 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 wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the Scattering Seeds paper out of the Bunnies & Blooms Paper Pack from Simple Stories. Die cut a 4 1/2” Stitched Indented Rectangle from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of the patterned paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Kitsch Flamingo Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. You’ll need the In Full Bloom Paper out of the Bunnies & Blooms Paper Pack from Simple…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! For today’s blog post, I’m sharing with you my Be Mine Treat Bag perfect for putting treats in for Valentine’s Day. To create my treat bag, I’ve used a variety of products from Ranger Ink, Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs, Stamps from Wild Whisper Designs, Super Stock Cardstock from Creative Scrapbooker Magazine, and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my treat bag at home. To start, you’ll need a treat bag. Ink the edges of the treat bags using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a Blending Tool with Foam from Ranger Ink. Choose two papers out of Dina Wakley’s Collage Collective Book from Ranger Ink. Die cut a 3” Stitched Rounded Rectangle from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of one of the papers. Die cut a 2 ½” Stitched Rounded Rectangle from…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! For today’s blog post, I’m sharing with you my Have a Cozy Day Wall Hanging. To create my wall hanging, I’ve used the Cozy Days Collection from Simple Stories Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs Ink from Ranger Ink Adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the yellow plaid pattern paper out of the Cozy Days Paper Pack from Simple Stories. Die cut the 4 ½”  Stitched Fishtails from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of the paper. Distress the edges of the fishtail. Ink the edges of the fishtail using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need the burgundy/pink dash pattern paper out of the Cozy Days Paper Pack from Simple Stories. Die cut the 4” Stitched Fishtails…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! For today’s blog post, I’m sharing with you my Life was meant for Great Adventures Wall Hanging. To create my wall hanging, I’ve used the Adventure Collection from Wild Whisper Designs, Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs, Ink from Ranger Ink and adhesive from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. You’ll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the Fitted Indented Square and Stitched Indented Square dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs. Die cut the 4 ¾” Stitched Indented Square out of kraft cardstock. Die cut the 4” Fitted Indented Square out of kraft cardstock. Distress the edges of both squares. Ink the edges of both squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a Blending Tool with Foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need to choose three patterned papers out of the Adventure Collection…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! Katelyn Grosart here today on the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine blog. Today, I’m sharing my whimsical Live Fully In the Season You’re In Wall Hanging perfect to add to any area of your home. To create my wall hanging, I’ve used a variety of dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs, Cardstock from Creative Scrapbooker Magazine, ink from Ranger Ink,  embossing powder from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies, the Fanciful Florals Collection by Nicole Wright Designs as well as stamps from Wild Whisper 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 wall hanging at home. To start, choose one of the patterned papers out of the Fanciful Florals Paper Pack from Wild Whisper Designs. Die cut a 4 ½” Stitched Fishtail from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of the patterned paper. Distress the edges of…

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…

Welcome to another exciting technique filled Tuesday with the Team.  Nicole Wright here sharing how to use a gel plate to enhance your pattern paper for a mixed media vibe.  Using pattern paper as a “base layer” to your next project you can create more depth with paint.  Thus, coordinating your paper and paints to anything you create.  Follow along and see how I created a Mixed Media Floral Wreath. 1 For this technique, I will be using Media Assemblage pattern paper (more info on that at the bottom of this post) and Dina Wakely Media Acrylic Paint by Ranger Ink. Apply paint to the Gel Plate as seen above.  You can brayer the paint to blend or use your finger.  Add texture to the paint with texture combs. 2 Once the paint is blended and textured, lay the paper right over top.  Rub your hand across the paper to…

Hey Creative Scrapbooker Fans! I’m excited to be back on the blog today sharing with you a fun winter wall hanging. The jumping-off point for my project is the Canadian Winter Collection from Wild Whisper Designs, dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs as well as products from Ranger Ink and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to create my We Have Fire In Our Hearts Wall Hanging. Grab a cup of your favourite winter beverage and I will walk you through on how you can recreate my wall hanging at home. To start, you’ll need the stick paper out of the Canadian Winter Paper Pack from Wild Whisper Designs. Die cut the 4 ½” Stitched Fishtail from Elizabeth Craft Designs out of the paper. Ink the edges of the fishtail using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam from Ranger Ink. Next, you’ll need the hat & toque paper out…

Hi friends! It’s Noreen from OrganizedandCreativeMom.com here to share a really cool new way to display and showcase your scrapbook pages. If you’re like me, sometimes when you finish a layout you love, you don’t want to put it in an album right away; you want to put it somewhere you can see it and enjoy it! Creative Memories new Wooden Frame Hanger is an awesome way to display your precious pages until you’re ready to tuck them away in your album for safekeeping. The Wooden Frame Hanger is genius in its simplicity…just unscrew the fasteners, slip the edges of your layout in between the two wooden bars and tighten the screws. Then hang it from the decorative gold chain on a nail or hook. (Note that in my photos below, just the top hanger is shown, but it comes with another wooden bar that fastens onto the bottom of…