Oh. My. Gosh. (or, as my 3-year-old niece would have said, “Oh my dosh!”) The Sun-Kissed collection is coming on Monday, and I’m taking pre-orders for it now because I know this one will be a huge hit! This collection … Continue reading
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
This past weekend at my crop I was putting together some display borders. I really like the ones I did with the Victorian Fence punch!!
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!
It’s turned into some serious winter at my house over the weekend, but I’m brightening my day with thoughts of spring flowers . . . so here are two ways to make a flower-full border with the Creative Memories 2017 Christmas collection, Sugarplum!
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!
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.
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!
I’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.
Thanks 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!
I’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
I wanted to share my cutting guides and some examples of a “Quick 6” set of cards that can be made with 2 sheets of decorative paper and a few embellishment. 🙂
This time I made mine with Countryside Comfort papers, but you can use any double-sided papers for a project like this! Continue reading
This month, the Creative Life Scrapbooking team decided to take Creative Scrapbooker magazine’s Sketchy Challenge and make layouts based on this circle layout sketch, but with a twist: stash busting only! All of us have lots of older scrapbooking supplies, and sometimes we need some motivation to use that instead of the brand-newest stuff. 🙂
TBH, when I first saw this sketch I was like, “What am I going to do with this?!?” It was way outside my normal scrappy comfort zone! I tried one layout that I totally hated (maybe I’ll post that as a blooper sometime), and I almost gave up.
But then I was struck with inspiration one day as I gathered a bunch of wedding announcements off my fridge and realized that the three photos from those announcements would be perfect for this layout! Once I had that thought, I LOVED the process of creating this page! (And while I was journaling on the page, I even got teary-eyed because the people on this page are so special to me, so clearly this was an important story for me.)