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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

2019 Winter CLS Blog Hop

Welcome to Creative Life Scrapbooking's (CLS) 2019 Winter Blog Hop! Bundle up and grab something warm to drink as we share some fun ideas!
If you’re hopping in order, this is the start of the Blog Hop.  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.)
Today I’m sharing a layout using products from Creative Memories and featuring the  Ever After Collection.  Yes, this collection is designed for wedding photos BUT it has some absolutely gorgeous papers and elements that can be used for most any photos!  CM Designers have wisely created most of the papers & mats so that they have a non-themed design on one side. 

Papers, journaling mat and frames from the Ever After Collection by Creative Memories

 This paper with the wood pattern is my favorite and, being the frugal scrapper that I am, I cut out the center of the paper to use on another project.  Once it's in my album no one will ever notice!

 I needed a banner shape just a little longer than the CM Banner Flag Punch created so I cut a strip of paper as wide as the banner and put only the bottom edge in the Punch.  I also used this technique on both sides of a strip of paper to make the journaling strip on the left side of the layout.
Using the fine point side of a CM Brown Dual Tip Pen, I added a little bit of pen stitching to the banners and journaling strips to help them stand out a bit.
Thanks for stopping by!
I hope these ideas have inspired you and I can’t wait to see your take on them! Please feel free to share what you’ve created in my
Lisa’s Workshop Facebook group.

Here is the complete line up for today’s
Creative Life Scrapbooking’s 2019 Winter Blog Hop:

Organized and Creative Mom
Karyn Crops
Julie's Creative Memories Blog
Scrappin' JPEGS
D. Brinsley's Memory Keeping Blog
Crop With Stef

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:
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.