I LOVE working with fall colours! Who’s with me?? SUPPLIES: Bo Bunny patterned paper, buttons, chipboard, brads, film sticker and cardstock, Tombow Dual Brush pen, Stamp Runner and Xtreme Adhesive, Clearsnap ColorBox Spritzers and ink, May Arts Ribbon I used the Bo Bunny Take a Hike collection. The warm earthy tones, that work with practically any type of photo. My layout today, focuses on one special photo. So I created a base of lots of layers of pattern and texture to showcase that special photo. Along the top border of patterned paper I added a line of coordinating decorative brads, for some additional texture. I added some simple splatters of my Clearsnap ColorBox Spritzers to the bottom left hand corner of my layered cardstock base. Do you LOVE to use ribbon on your layouts like me? You need to check out Tombow’s new Xtreme Adhesive Runner, this stuff will stick to…

Have a look at this gorgeous layout designed by Kerry Engel SUPPLIES: Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock, Twinkling H2O’s, Ranger Industries Stickles, Tombow Dual Brush pens, Uni-ball pen, Stampin’ Up! die and Big Shot die cutting machine. Kerry used Tombow Dual Brush Pens to colour in the flower embellishments on her layout. This layout of Kerry’s was published in our Spring 2016 issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine – in a Creative Lettering feature written by Kelly Klapstein. Get your copy today! – CLICK HERE Happy Scrapbooking everyone! SUBSCRIBE TODAY to our quarterly publication – delivered right to your door!

What a yummy looking dessert!!!! and a darn tootin’ cute layout designed by Connie Nichol  SUPPLIES: Heartfelt Creations patterned paper, border die and cherry stamps, Chameleon pens, May Arts ribbon,  Clearsnap Smooch Spritz, Tombow adhesive, Sizzix Eclips 2 electronic die cutting machine. Connie created this layout using Heartfelt Creations stamps Chameleon pens for colouring May Arts Ribbon Clearsnap Smooch Spritz Tombow Adhesives Sizzix Eclips 2 for cutting out the title Now off I go to make that dessert! SUBSCRIBE TODAY to our quarterly publication – delivered right to your door!

Check out Tracy McLennon’s take on our Sept Sketch featuring Creative Memories! Tracy created this layout using the Creative Memories Hello Baby Girl Collection – patterned paper, cardstock stickers, alphabet stickers and journaling cards. She also used the Creative Memories Original Border Makers System – the Button chain border maker. She stuck the entire layout together using Tombow adhesives Here is the sketch Tracy based her layout on! JOIN our Sketchy Gallery! We want to see your take – CLICK HERE To see more details on Tracy’s layout visit her blog – Scrappy Chick Designs! SUBSCRIBE TODAY to our quarterly publication – delivered right to your door!

Okay we seriously have a pen crush on Tombow Dual Brush Pens!!!!!! Check out this video with some of the different ways you can use them!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCLOVWp11S4 Of course we are thrilled to have them as a sponsor for the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival! Will you be there? – CLICK HERE for all the details!!!! SUBSCRIBE today to our quarterly publication

Today’s CSM Spotlight is on TOMBOW, and industry leader since 1913! Tombow is passionate about providing innovative, affordable, quality pens, office, art and craft products to their consumers! Of course we LOVE everything we can use on our scrapbooking layouts, cards and mixed media products! So let us show you some of our favourites! Adored by our team and readers, Tombow Dual Brush Pens! Whether you have the complete set or a handful of your favourite colours, these markers step right up to the plate to get the job done and make it so fun and easy to create amazing colouring techniques. An array of adhesive is available for most all “sticky” needs! Check out this fantastic guide to find the product that best suits your needs! ADHESIVE GUIDE Tombow Mono Multi does double duty as a permanent or repositionable adhesive. Tape runners and Adhesive dots give you more…

Using Layered Stencils from Elizabeth Craft Designs Hello everyone – Christy Riopel here! I am really enjoying playing with the Elizabeth Craft Designs new layered stencils. It lets you create two coloured patterns with ease! Supplies: Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock, Elizabeth Craft Designs Dies, Stencils and Paper, Clearsnap Dye Ink, Liquitex paint, Tombow Mono Multi liquidglue, thrift store scrabble tiles, Sakura Pens Here are the Elizabeth Craft Designs  supplies I used. Step1: using an ink applicator like this Clearsnap stylus with a foam tip, apply red inks to the cherry part of the stencil. Step 2: layer the stem part of the stencil over top so each stem aligns with a pair of cherries. You can easily see through the stencil to do this. Step 3: using green inks sponge the ink over the stem parts of the stencil This gives you a two colour finished image when you lift off…

Crazy Cats can Dream too! Nicole here share this funny little card and an easy tutorial for a background.  This card is inspired by my crazy cat.  She ate my stamps…yep you saw that right.  She ate my Upstream stamps. I hauled out my Upstream stamps and Crazy Cats stamps and Sizzix Crazy Cat dies.  I cut Dream with the Alphanumeric die on Sizzix leather paper.  I stamped this crazy cat onto watercolor paper inked with Ranger  Archival Jet Black. I used Ranger Ink Distress Markers hickory smoke, carved pumpkin, twisted pumpkin and vintage photo to create my tabby crazy cat.  Just like Miss Flurry… the stamp eating cat.  I just got the Sizzix Crazy Cat dies so it was so great to not fussy cut. Now that the Crazy Cat is quickly cut I can start the background.  I used my Ranger Distress Ink to ink up my Upstream…

SUCH A HANDSOME “DEXTER” PUPPY! By Cathie Allan Here is a quick and fun layout using some “timeless stamping tools”.  I kept the steps for this “altered scrapbook layout” simple and fast. After stamping the “Line Background” stamp from Frog’s Whiskers Ink several times on our Creative Scrapbooker Super Stock (my favorite cardstock for my projects) in Clearsnap ColorBox Blackbird, Fluid Chalk ink I added super quick coloring with my Tombow pens. Quess what? I have been stamping a long, long time and my Tombow pens are years old and still are full of ink and ready to go. The capping system is so good on these particular pens that you will get every bit of ink out of them so long as you put the caps back on. I love this! I did not do any “fancy coloring” I just added color. After that I used my Clearsnap ColorBox…

Happy Mother’s Day!  We hope you have time this weekend to do take some photos, do some scrapbooking and record those wonderful family memories. The May sketch is up in our Sketchy Gallery ready to inspire you! I was lucky enough to spend some time scrapbooking on National Scrapbook Day and designed 2 layouts based on this sketch.  The first one features the Simple Stories “Heart” collection. I did a little brush lettering with the Tombow Fudenosuke soft tip brush pen to add “you have my” to the title. For the second layout, I rotated the sketch a quarter turn clockwise and used Fancy Pants Designs “Me-Ology” collection.  I’m trying to scrapbook more photos of myself this year, and the ME-ology line is perfect! I used the Tombow Monotwin to doodle on the layout and add some interest with black lines.  The Monotwin has 2 tips of different sizes…

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