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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Freebie Download–Spring Banner

Happy Spring!

Hope its warm in your corner of the world – still a bit frosty here but I’m sure spring-like weather is just around the corner!

Here is a fun project to help you celebrate warmer weather, blooming flowers & all the fun springtime happenings!

This banner is designed in SBC+ and each panel is designed to be printed as a 4x6 image – you can easily print these at home or where you have your photos developed. 

I have done all the design work for you and you can download the file here at 4shared. photo (5)

These banners are so fun to make & come together so quickly!  You can simply cut out the banner shape, string each panel on ribbon and hang or you can add a bit of dimension if you like.  I’ve included embellishments to cut out by hand or you can add stickers, paper flowers and sticker/paper ribbon and other embellishments.  I did a bit of both – cutting out the images included with the banner and also adding layered some Days of Spring Layered Stickers.

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Here is a close up shot of each panel – you can use the CASE method (Copy And Steal Everything) or have fun adding your own touches!  This would be a great activity for the kids, too!

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These little guys are my favorite! You can find them in the It’s A Boy and It’s A Girl lines as well as in the Tiny Treasures products which includes a Cricut Cartridge as well as those same images available in digital formats!

I created the banner using Storybook Creator Plus, the Digital Tiny Treasures Frame & Tag Content and It’s A Boy Digital Kit

My sister CMC, Karen Beavers, put together a handout explaining how to create these banners – you can download it here.

Spring Fling Sale!

 Storybook Creator Plus and all digital content is on sale until 10 p.m. CST April 1st!

Don’t forget - you can download a 30 day free trial of SBC+ too!

If you’d like to purchase some pre-made banners I’ve uploaded some to the CM Digital Center.  Each banner is in a different album.  Once you’ve logged into your account these will show up in the “Photos” category under “My Friend’s Albums” at the bottom of the page.  New to the CM Digital Center?  Sign up & you can get 20 free prints! 

Click on each album name to view the contents and order the prints.


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Pastel Christmas  by Doreen

(Spells out “Merry Christmas”)

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St. Patrick’s Day

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Valentine’s Day by Lori Bickford

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Thanksgiving by Lori Bickford

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Boo! by Lori Bickford

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These banners are easy to make and could be used for all sorts of occasions – sports teams, names for children's’ rooms, birthdays, graduation – the sky’s the limit!

Thank you to my sister CMC’s for sharing their banner files! 

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Vintage Chic Power Palette Inspiration & Digital Freebie!

CM has hit a home run with it’s newest Power Palettes.  These photos will give you just the slightest idea of how beautiful some of these items are. You need to see & feel everything to really appreciate it!  Especially fun are the new embossed cardstock papers – double sided & beautiful!  Knowing not everyone is close enough to stop in & see the new items I’m sharing some pictures – which are the next best thing .

Easter Eggs – from the CM Project Center.  Click here to see the ingredients & instructions for this layout.

Easter Embellishments Limited Edition Scrapbook Layout Idea

This layout  features the LE Easter Embellishments. (Hurry! These are only available while supplies last or until the end of April – whichever happens first.)

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Boys & Their Toys – from the CM Project Center.  Click here to see ingredients & instructions for this layout.

Boys & Their Toys Vintage Chic Scrapbook Layout

The title is created using the Vintage Chic ABC Tiles.

You can see the tiles in this photo below – and the number to the right shows how many of each tile comes in the package.  Thanks to CMC Kathy Stone for sharing this photo!

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Cards by Maureen Feist, CMC

Fun folded circles and squares, two punch out designs & lots of layering fun! Most of these papers are Embossed Cardstock – a few Designer Print Papers are used.

All cards are 4.25x5.5 to fit into standard card envelope.

The cross card is adapted from one posted on the Project Center and the chick & egg from an original idea by Julie Stuart.


This group is not Easter necessarily and can be used for Birthday, Baby, Mother's Day, Thank You, or most other occasions. The folded circle is actually 4 circles punched using the Shape Maker System folded in quarters. You'll want to put a lighter colored paper mat on the inside of darker color embossed cards.


Tools used to create these cards: Shape Maker System, 7” Trimmer, 12” Rotary Trimmer, Wavy Blade, Tape Runner, Foam Squares, Border Maker System – Scalloped Stitch Cartridge, Vintage Chic Power Palette, Cardstock: Brown, White, Cloud. Limited Edition Easter Embellishments

The 12x12 Vintage Chic Power Palette System is a coordinating collection of decorative  papers and embellishments that give you the power to complete scrapbook albums easily! Purchase the entire system and save money. Components also available individually.

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Included in the Vintage Chic Power Palette System:

  • 18 sheets of 12x12 embossed cardstock
  • 24 sheets of 12x12 designer-print papers
  • 184 ABC tiles
  • 4 rolls of sticker ribbon
  • 12 designer pockets
  • 60 designer mats and journal cards
  • 24 tags
  • 30 tabs
  • The Vintage Chic Power Palette is also available in a digital format – for use with Storybook Creator Plus or Universal Format with most other digital programs.


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    Vintage Chic Predesigned Pages

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    Vintage Chic Digital Overlays

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    and a Vintage Chic Digital Freebie!!  Available to download here in the Project Center


    Click here to see all of the items in the Vintage Chic product line.

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Just wanted to take a moment to thank YOU!  I am so blessed to be able to help support my family while doing something I love & I couldn’t do it with you.  Consultants, customers, family & friends - thank you for your business and support!

    Here is a little turkey I made in SBC+   Feel free to use him with your digital projects.


    You should be able to right click on it & save to your computer. 

    Not sure how to add outside content to SBC+?  Here is a quick tutorial.

    Importing Freebies into Storybook Creator Plus 4.0

    Thanks to my talented sister CMCs for sharing these ideas:

    Shawna Bartimoccia made this cute gobbler using the Circle Maker, Heart Pocket Punch, Starburst Pocket Punch & Ribbon Maker

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    This shows all the supplies needed Smile

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    Brenda Wilkinson made this little guy – using the Circle Maker, Leaf Maker and Border Maker System & Picket Fence cartridge.

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    You could easily make a holiday pie (at least a paper version) using the Scallop Circle Maker as the crust and the Circle Maker as the filling – cut into wedges for individual slices.

    I hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012

    Resources for Memory Manager and Storybook Creator Plus

    It’s no secret that I love Storybook Creator Plus (SBC+) and Memory Manager (MM).  These programs let you easily organize & edit your photos (MM) and create beautiful digital projects with just a few clicks of your mouse (SBC+).  These programs are very easy to use but just getting started sometimes can be overwhelming.  Luckily there are tons of resources for learning how to use these great programs!

    Want to see what you can do with these programs? You filter which posts you are viewing by clicking on the categories listed under “Labels” on the lower right hand side of this blog. 

    As your Creative Memories Consultant I’m also one of your resources!  I don’t want to just sell you stuff – I want to help you complete your projects!

    When you are a digital customer of mine I’ll send you links to digital content to thank you for your business. 

    Please use my CM ID number when ordering - #96470395

    Free Artwork on my CM Website

    Calendar pages, card templates, overlays, predesigned pages – lots of freebies can be found here! 

    The free digital artwork is listed with the digital artwork for sale on my CM website.

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    CMs Project Center is another great place to get inspired!  Complete instructions & ingredients are listed for all projects shown.  The Project Center is divided up into Traditional & Digital sections. You can find the link to the Project Center on the bottom left hand side of my CM website.  


    Within the Digital Section you’ll find Freebies (new ones are released every Freebie Friday) & links to CMs idea blog and Tips & Techniques.


    My facebook group (also called Lisa’s Workshop) is where I usually first post about CM, scrapbooking & photo related items. 

    CMs Go Digital Facebook page is a great place to interact with other SBC+ & MM users.  To see posts by people other than the CM Go Digi page admins click on the tab in the middle of the page under the top section of the page & click on “Posts by Others”



    There are some fantastic tutorials in the CM Go Digital FB group.  To access these click on “Tutorials & Freebies” underneath the cover photo.

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    CM Home Office also has a Facebook page – lots of great info there.

    Help Zone on my CM websitehelp

    Access the Help Zone by clicking on the link in the upper right hand corner of my CM website.

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    There are multiple sections within the Help Zone – you can choose them by clicking on the categories at the top of the page (the green arrow is pointing to these) or see all of them by clicking on the drop down menu (the red arrow is pointing to these).  Don’t forget to click “Go” if you use the drop down menu.

    Pixels 2 Pages 

    Pixels2Pages (P2P) is a web-based digital training subscription. The 90-day subscription gives unlimited access to a training and inspiration website featuring videos, training guides, idea galleries, blogs, monthly freebies and learning challenges for SBC+. From beginner to advanced digital users, subscribers will find encouragement to complete projects and learn the full functionality and creative potential of SBC+.

    You can get an idea of what P2P is about when you click on the Free Trial tab at the top of the P2P home page.


    Rewards club

    Exclusive Digital content is sent to you via the Rewards club newsletter.  The Rewards club is a great way to earn 15% on every CM purchase, digital & traditional, with any CM Consultant!

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