Friday, October 21, 2011

Free Halloween Digital Download

It's Freebie Friday! You can check my website every Friday for free digital downloads for your digital scrapbooking compliments of Creative Memories! Enjoy!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Updating kids' school scrapbooks!

I'm scrapbooking today!!

It's always such a mess when I decide to do this but I actually do have a 'system' for updating my kids' school albums.  I take out their file from the year (in this case last school year, Sugar was in 3rd grade) and I make the following 'piles':

1.  First day of school photo
2. Class photo
3. Photo of student with their teacher
4. Photos/memorabilia from major school events (i.e., Jogathon, Field Trip, etc)
5. Sports photos/Team photos
6. Self-portrait and/or handwriting sample
7. Any lists of favorite things (friends, activities, hobbies, colors, foods, etc.) - I don't make these up I only use them if I have them from school work and/or Star Student poster or something like that
8. Last day of school photo

With all the leftovers I split into:
1. Recycle/Trash
2. File in the attic for a future bonfire
3. Keep extra photos in their File for future class projects/posters/etc
Note: do not keep memorabilia in here unless it is current, it will just confuse you later when you go to scrapbook 4th is the time to clean out this file except for duplicate photos
4. Give them anything I think would be cute for their room bulletin board

1. Layout 4 pieces of 12x12 scrapbook paper on the floor or large table
2. Trim/Crop the photos and memorabilia to fit everything onto the scrapbook paper (yes, I truly only do 2 pages/4 sides per school year....well, at least for the 3rd and 4th child; don't ask me how many pages per year I gave my first-born)
3. Stick everything on with Tape Runner
4. Write/Label or type some words from mom

Well, not voila yet, but I'm workin' on it!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Free Digital Downloads!

It's Freebie Friday! You can check my website every Friday for free digital downloads for your digital scrapbooking compliments of Creative Memories! Enjoy!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Friday Free Digital Downloads!

It's Friday and you know that that means...FREE digital downloads! Woot!

Just click on the Free Digital Downloads link (under my picture) and you can select the images you would like to use in your digital scrapbooking. This week features Winter Wedding images.

Happy Scrappin!

Simple Photo Mat

Thank you to everyone who has recently joined our new Rewards Club! This is a Club where you pay to join but then you get 15% off every order in future product credits. Use your credits on your next order or save them up for a big ticket item like our new Cricut machine!

As a THANK YOU to everyone who has gone to my Creative Memories website and signed up for my Rewards Club, I am mailing you a FREE Catalog/Idea Book plus a beautiful double-sided photo mat!  The front is shown above and the reverse side features a border of inspirational words:

The corners are pre-cut so you can easily insert a photo without any adhesive. Just pop in a photo for a quick display on a table or put the whole thing into a frame or directly onto your album page! Enjoy your little gift and your brand-new catalog and Thanks for being in the Club!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

How to get rid of Badge Magic

Yay! Creative Memories to the rescue!!
I have had quite a time of getting badges and patches on my son's Cub Scout uniform.
I finally resorted to Badge Magic but as soon as I stuck his #'s on, he told me,
"Mom, those are on the wrong sleeve."

Ohhhh Noooooo!!
This stuff is not supposed to be easily removed.
I got the numbers off but it left a sticky residue that would not peel off.

I grabbed my Creative Memories Pick-up Square and voila!
It picked up all the glue residue right off of his uniform!