Monthly Archives: April 2012

NSD Countdown/Living Room: A Pinterest Challenge for Scrapbookers

Greetings, scrapbookers! This week we’re celebrating the week leading up to National Scrapbooking Day 2012 (Saturday, May 5) with the theme “scrapbooking around the house.” Each day we’ll have challenges, classes, videos, and prizes GALORE on both the Creating Keepsakes … Continue reading

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Get to Know Today’s Top Teen Talent in Scrapbooking

Meet Abbie Nichols, 14-year-old scrapbooker extraordinaire and winner of the Creating Keepsakes 2011 Teen Talent Contest. Abbie’s mad scrapping skillz, as evidenced in the layout below, won her the top spot in CK’s search for up-and-coming scrapbookers. We pulled Abbie … Continue reading

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Trend Talk with Stacy Cohen: Scrapbooking with Doilies

Do you know what time it is? It’s trend time! Today I’m delighted to have a trendy chat with CK Dream Team designer Stacy Cohen. This gal’s elegant taste and lovely style are sure to be reflected in her trend selection—doilies! … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Look: Simple Scrapbooks

There’s a lot to keep up with our complicated, busy lives, but scrapbooking doesn’t have to be complicated at all––in fact, it can be a fantastically freeing, creative break from all those life complications when we keep it simple. To … Continue reading

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Weekly Warm-Up: Tell More of Your Story with Hidden Journaling

Any time you add words to a scrapbook page, you are journaling. Journaling can be as simple as including names, dates, and locations, or it can mean writing an entire story on your layout. I’m Kristine Widtfeldt, Close To My … Continue reading

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