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Friday, May 27, 2016

Father’s Day Blog Hop!

Hello & Welcome!!

You have reached the 5th stop on the CM Father’s Day Blog Hop.   My fellow CM Advisors and I are sharing ideas and inspiration for your Father’s Day layouts and projects featuring Creative Memories products.  If you’re hopping in order, you’ve arrived from Sarah’s blog.  At the end of my post I’ll send you on your way to Noreen’s Blog.   Be sure to visit each stop – there are lots of  wonderful ideas being shared!  (More info, including the complete list of Blog Hop stops, is at the bottom of this post.)

Cheers to Dad!!
This page would be a perfect place for photos of Dad at the grill, or enjoying some of his favorite food & drink but you can also use the punch art on all sorts of other types of layouts!

CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
Background papers (including that darling tie print!) are from the Hello Baby Boy collection.

Punch art burger and a nice glass of beer…ginger ale…whatever you choose Smile 

You can easily customize this mug by choosing different paper to “fill” the glass to reflect the beverage of your choice!  
 CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
To make the mug you’ll need these shapes:
CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
Word Bubble Punch – white cardstock (3)
Shape Maker System Square- 1 white and 1 yellow
Custom Cutting System Ovals– white cardstock.  
     1st cut: 5IB. 2nd cut: 5IG
     (See this blog post for CCS labeling/cutting instructions)

CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
Cut 1/4” from the two adjoining sides of the yellow square using the Personal Trimmer.  Round the bottom of both squares using the Two Way Corner Rounder.

Burger
CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

To make the burger you’ll need these shapes:
CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
Shape Maker System Circles: Light Brown Cardstock (2) Dark Brown Cardstock.
Shape Maker System Square: Orange Cardstock
Shape Maker System Circle TagRed Cardstock
Blossom Place N’ Punch: Green Cardstock

Cut down the orange square and layer your items between the two light brown buns. CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

Title Box
CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

I snipped out “Cheers!” and letters to spell “DAD” from one of the pieces of paper in the Achievements Pack, mounted it on part of a paper from the Hello Baby Boy paper pack and created my title for the page.
Click Here to take a spin through all of the classic designs in the Achievements paper pack.CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

Click Here to take a spin through all of the adorably fun designs in the Hello Baby Boy paper pack.CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

 

Adhere all the shapes together using your Tape Runner and adhere it to the page.CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop
Add a little detail to the mug and the top of the bun using the fine tip of a Black Dual-Tip Pen.CM Father's Day Blog HOP - Punch Art Burger and Beer by Lisa's Workshop

Thanks for stopping by!  I will send you on your way to the next stop in the CM Blog Hop -  Noreen’s Blog.

Here is the complete line up for today’s Blog Hop: CM Father’s Day Blog Hop

  1. Fran Smitherman at Celebrating Your Beautiful Life
  2. Diana Brinsley at D.Brinsley Memory Keeping Blog
  3. Stefani at Crop with Stef
  4. Sarah Fitzgerald at Click Write Share
  5. Lisa’s Workshop <-----You are here!
  6. Noreen Smith at Organized and Creative Mom
  7. Creative Memories Blog
Please contact your Creative Memories Advisor to purchase any Creative Memories products.
If you don't already have a Creative Memories Advisor, I’m happy to help! 

You can find more information about the Creative Memories products used in this project on my CM Advisor site at:
http://www.creativememories.com/user/lisagraham
or if you’d like to contact me directly you can do that by clicking on the “Email me” link at the top of this page.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

National Scrapbooking Day 2016 Virtual Crop

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Happy NSD – I guess we should call it iNSD because CM has The First Annual Creative Memories Worldwide Virtual Crop happening right now!!  CM, and thousands of scrapbookers, are sharing ideas and inspiration from around the world in celebration of the iconic event that Creative Memories is famous for inventing in the mid '90's - National Scrapbook Day!

Pop in at your leisure to this super fun Facebook event from your favorite scrapping spot for just an hour, or stay the whole day! CM is providing page sketches, inspiration and tips and PRIZES!!  Don’t worry – there is plenty of support to encourage you to complete pages, card projects, or even just organize your photos! Whatever's on your creative "to do" list is fair game. It's always more fun knowing there's a whole great big group of folks being creative with you, even if they're creating on their own turf, yes? :)
I hope to see you pop on for however long you can stay and also that you will share pictures of your finished pages and projects to inspire other crop attendees!

The ideas will stay in this event, too – so be sure to “join” the event so you can see them after the Virtual Crop is over.  Do this by clicking on the event link or searching FB by using hashtags. The hashtag for this event is #‎cmworldwidevirtualcrop  be sure to include it when posting ideas.  You can search for ideas from past virtual crops, too, by searching Facebook for #CMVirtualCrop1, #CMVirtualCrop2 and #CMVirtualCrop3.

Below are some of the ideas that I contributed for the crop with a little bit of information about the products and techniques used.

Challenge #1 – Sketch Challenge

Left hand sideNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Boy products
Right hand sideNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Boy products
Papers, Journal Box & “Love” artwork :  Hello Baby Boy paper pack
Stickers – Hello Baby Boy (blue heart scalloped circle)
                   Hello Baby Girl (pink heart scalloped circle)

Challenge #12 – Card Sketch ChallengeNSD 2016 Creative Memories - Hello Baby Girl products
Paper:  Hello Baby Girl
Stickers:  Hello Baby Girl
Pearl Embellishments:  Hello Baby

Challenge #9 Color Inspiration (Blue, orange, green & red)NSD 2016 Creative Memories

NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Papers used:  Cranberry Cardstock and papers from the
Look on the Bright Side pack.

Challenge #10 – Punch Art Challengelanterns punch art
lanterns punch art
Paper: Look on the Bright Side  paper pack
LanternsShape Maker System and Circle Cartridge for round lanterns, Square Cartridge for rectangle cartridge (cut square in 1/2 and round with Corner Rounder).
Fold accordion style and flatten slightly.
Border Maker System & Picket Fence Cartridge (line to hang lanterns from, top & bottom piece for lanterns), Diamond Scroll Cartridge (for hook).

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Koala Bear punch art
You can learn more about the labeling system used for CMs Custom Cutting System here.


Challenge #15 – How To Technique.
NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Background striped paper, “Once Upon a Time” strip, green and yellow for flower: Hello Baby Boy Paper Pack
Yellow flower: Look on the Bright Side Paper Pack  
Grey flower center: Hello Baby Cardstock Pack
Title:  Mint ABC/123 Stickers

NSD 2016 Creative Memories
Made using the CM Corner Rounder. Visit the CM Crop Challenges static page here: http://woobox.com/6g996m for complete how-two instructions!

Challenge #16 Border Mania!
Scrapbook Border for Braces - lisasworkshop.blogspot.com
Decorative Arcs Border Punch
Paper: Hello Baby Boy pack
Navy ABC/123 Stickers
”Braces”  - from the Hello Baby Boy Sticker pack

Check back throughout the event – I’ll add more ideas here as they’re shared in the virtual crop!
Happy iNSD!!