10 Questions for Kids this Summer

Do you have kids home for summer? Or would you love to host a craft party for your favorite kiddos? The Super Duper collection is perfect for you and your little friends!!


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10 Questions for Kids this Summer 2018

This is a GREAT collection to hand over to kids of any age and let them create their own albums! I’ve put together 10 questions to help you and your kids get started on a Super Duper summer album, as well as an album planner that includes the questions, pictures to include on each topic, and the layout they would go with in the F2F album.

If you have a preschool, daycare, or kids camp, you could also use this as a special project for your class or group!

Download the 10 Questions for Kids this Summer PDF printable question list and album planner.

Ready to get your supplies for this project? Check out the links below!



2-pack of Album Patches

11 Borders with Creative Memories’ Double Chevron

It’s another delightful #BorderMakerMonday, and I have some tips for the Double Chevron cartridge for you today!

I love this cartridge with the CM Border Maker System – it’s one that punches along the edge of your page (as opposed to those cartridges that punch a chain or strip away from the page), and I wanted to show a bunch of the designs you can make with it. I’d love to see you run with it in some of your own borders! Continue reading

Creative Memories Little Lamb Girl Collection for a Family Layout

Fri-YAY!!! Are you feeling it? I totally am . . .

It’s Stefani from Crop with Stef – Creative Memories & Forever with a layout idea for #FeaturedProjectFriday! This is the layout I worked on during our PJ party crop last week, and I also used the background design as a make-and-take at my crop Saturday.

If you follow the Creative Memories blog, you’ll probably notice that my layout was inspired by this post. I used paper from the same pack and also created my layout with a wavy tearing tool. But from there things diverge . . .

Believe it or not, my whole two-page layout uses just ONE sheet of decorative paper, but it gets a lot of bang for that buck when combined with the tearing tool and some pen work! Continue reading

Quick 6 Cards – Black & White, Plus…

I hope you saw my previous blog post, where I introduced “Quick 6” cards back in September. If not, you can check it out and compare how the same technique produces some very different looks when applied to different paper and embellishments!

This time I made 6 quick cards with the new Black & White papers, coordinating flower and gem embellishments, and a few words from the Imagine laser cut weird pack. Again, you can use any double-sided papers for a project like this, and I’d love to see how yours turn out with other combinations!

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Creative Life Layout Sketch for February

Ready to get creative?!? Here’s a sketch I designed for our Creative Life Scrapbooking group, and I’m excited to see what everyone does with it!

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You can download PDF instructions for the Creative Life Scrapbooking February 2018 Sketch by Stefani Jones or just glance at the picture here to get some inspiration.

THEN, after you’ve created some pages based on this sketch, come post your pages on the Creative Life Scrapbooking Facebook page and tag your posts with #CLSFeb2018Sketch. Happy Scrapping!!!

CLS Winter Blog Hop Bonanza: January “My Memories” Pages

I hope you’re enjoying our Winter Blog Hop! You should have arrived here from Julie’s blog, but if you’re hopping out of order you can see all the links at the bottom of this post

January is a busy month for me, and this year I’ve made a goal to keep an updated, current annual family album. It’s just me and hubby, so we don’t have a lot of “family” photos . . . ok, I’ll be honest, it mostly just about me. 🙂 I’ll be honest and say it was a little bit of a struggle to remember to take pictures of the normal day-to-day things happening this month and remember to print them!

Screen Shot 2017-10-31 at 9.44.48 AMI’m using the Creative Memories My Memories Gift Box Bundle as the basis for my album this year. It’s perfect for monthly layouts, and I love the fun patterns and earthy colors. I’ll be creating a 2-page layout each month in this album this year.

BTW, if you’re in Northern Utah and you want to crop along with me and my group this year, check out our Monthly Cropper’s Club. I’d love to have you join us! Continue reading

2017 Creative Life Scrapbooking Fall Blog Hop!

Screen Shot 2017-11-14 at 5.04.03 PMThanks for joining our Fall Blog Hop! It’s my favorite time of year, with all the leaves, crisp air, and sweaters – And this year to go along with all of that I’m loving the rich fall colors and the combinations of classic, rustic patterns in Creative Memories’ Countryside Comfort line!

Screen Shot 2017-11-14 at 5.04.38 PMI’m sharing some Countryside Comfort layouts that I started last week during the Creative Memories Virtual Crop on Facebook. If you haven’t done a virtual crop yet, I highly recommend it! Creative Memories hosts several each year, and the Creative Life Scrapbooking group has hosted a couple more so far. Continue reading