Sunday, September 26, 2021

FUN FUN FUN - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. This is the last challenge for the month of September with the theme of “Patterned Paper Play “! Today’s challenge is:

 LM #567 - Use (at least) 5 different patterned papers on your layout. 

We've spent all month playing with patterns - now go crazy and mix and match your patterned papers! Use any patterns you like - just make sure you use 5 different patterned papers on your layout.

Here is my layout….


My “Daughter-in-law” and Grandsons created  this sign for my 60th birthday party!

Material list- Echo Park- Birthday Wishes paper and Recollections cardstock.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!



Sunday, September 19, 2021

Happy Canada Day - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Welcome back friends for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme for September of “Patterned Paper Play”. Today’s challenge is:

LM #566 - Stripes

 Here is my layout……


A traditional photo that I have tried to take every year when the boys help decorate for Canada Day!

Material list - Photo Play - O’ Canada paper and stickers and twine from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!



Sunday, September 12, 2021

Made With Love - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Well it’s Sunday already again and that means that it is time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of “Patterned Paper Play” for the month of September. Today’s challenge is:

                                                     LM #565 - Florals

Here is my layout…..



My Sister made this awesome Candy Gram for my 60th birthday! She is the best Sister ever!

Material list- Echo Park paper and stickers, AC cardstock.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, September 5, 2021

Canada Day- Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone! It’s time once again for the lastest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of “Patterned Paper Play” for the month of September. Today’s challenge is:

                                     LM #564 -  Plaid/Gingham/Checks

Here is my layout…


And here is each page closer up…




I choose to use plaid! Buffalo plaid to be exact!

These photos were taken last year on Canada Day! This was the only special occasion we we’re able to celebrate as a family during the pandemic!

Material list-Photo Play - O’ Canada paper and stickers, Thickers, Recollections cardstock and the twine is from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!




Sunday, August 29, 2021

EEK! Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are starting with our September challenges a little early and these challenges are being hosted by Lori and the theme is:

Patterned Paper Play

It's been a while since we've done a patterned paper challenge so our theme for September is going to be "Patterned Paper Play" and each week we will give a pattern that you must use on your layout. How much of each pattern you use is up to you - use a little of use a lot!

LM #563 -Polka Dots

Use some kind of dotty paper on your layout - small dots, large dots - it is up to you.

Here is my layout…


I am also thrilled to share with you that this layout is published in the Fall 2021 Issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine…


You can find it on page 114 under the Seasonal Gallery. It is always a thrill and an honour to be published in Creative Scrapbooker Magazine!

Material List- Teresa Collins and Tim Holtz Idea-ology patterned paper and ephemera, Ranger Tim Holtz distress ink and American Crafts Thickers.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Crafty Ladies - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good Morning friends and happy Sunday! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. This will be the last challenge for August and the theme of Get Your Game On!

                          This week's challenge is inspired by the board game - Sequence.


The object of the game Sequence is to create horizontal, vertical, or diagonal rows of five chips on the board.  

               Sequence - This week I am giving you 3 options for your challenge:

Option #1 - Create a layout with a grid background - 

Option #2 - Line up your photos in a row across your layout - this can be vertically, horizontally, or on the diagonal.

Option #3 - Show us a sequence of events in your photos - or now and then photos, or before and after photos. 

Be sure to let us know which option you went with this week - Option 1, 2, or 3

Here is my layout, I chose Option 2 but Option 3 also works as my photos are shown in the sequence of how the event occurred.


These photos are from last summer when my daughter and I were finally able to be together during the pandemic. We had been apart for so long and we love to create together!

Material list - Echo Park paper and stickers and Freckled Fawn puffy alphabet stickers.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!


Sunday, August 15, 2021

I Am Canadian! What’s Your Super Power? Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of - Get Your Game On!

Our challenges this month will all be inspired by different board/card/video games.

This week's challenge is inspired by the card game Uno.

The object of the game Uno is to get rid of all of the cards in your hand. When you only have one card you have to shout "UNO" to let everyone know you are down to your last card. So this week's challenge is: 

UNO! - Use one photo on your layout

Here is my layout!


My husband took this photo of me a couple of years ago on Canada Day using the colourize feature on the camera! I love this picture!

Material list - Scrapbook Customs background paper, Photo Play paper and stickers, Me & My Big Ideas alpha and twine from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!



Sunday, August 8, 2021

Champion Player - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy, happy day friends! I have exciting news to share, I am now retired!!!! Woo Hoo!!!! My employer offered a package to leave and three weeks later, I am retired! I am so happy to start this next chapter! 

First, let’s look at the latest challenge for Lasting Memories Layout Challenges! We are continuing with the theme of 

Get Your Game On! 

Our challenges this month will all be inspired by different board/card/video games.

This week's challenge will be based on the Super Mario Party video games.


The Super Mario Party video games have always been a family favorite in our house. The object of the game is to finish the game with the most stars so this week's challenge is: 

August 8th - LM #560 - Team B - Super Mario Party - Add a star - or stars - to your layout.

Here is my layout…


Great photos taken during a school baseball game!

Material list - Carta Bella baseball paper and stickers, and Bazill Chips - star shaped chipboard that I covered with coordinating paper.

Be sure to stop by the the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!





Sunday, August 1, 2021

All Star - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning everyone and welcome to another new month! The year is just flying by! Today is time for a new set of challenges for Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. The theme this month is - - Get Your Game On! 

Our challenges this month will all be inspired by different board/card/video games.

 Bingo! - Use the bingo board below for your layout. Pick any row, column, or diagonal and use those items on your layout.

Please let us know which items you use on your layout and have fun!

This is wide open to your interpretation - for the stripes - this can be a striped patterned paper or striped washi tape, a striped border sticker, etc. Mixed Media can be as simple as mist or splatters, watercolors, etc. The rainbow could be an image in the photos, a patterned paper, a sticker or die cut, etc. 



And here is my layout….



I used the top row - Star, Washi tape (I covered the bat die cut with washi to look similar to the one in the photo And the arrow washi tape across the bottom of the photos), stripes, punches/dies (bat and glove), and arrows are on the washi tape.

Material list - Webster’s Pages and Simple Stories paper, Mambi Stickers, washi tape from my stash, die cuts and Create 365 alpha.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!



Sunday, July 25, 2021

Summer Fun - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends, I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful summer weather! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of using “Layout Titles”. Today’s challenge title is - Summer Fun - use the phrase - "Summer Fun" for your title on your layout. You may add extra words, but not less.

Here is my layout…


It was an easy challenge for me, I have lots of photos with the boys in the pool!

Material list - Echo Park- Good Day Sunshine paper and stickers, Core-donations card stock and the paper clip and star brads are from my stash!

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

I would also like to enter this in the challenge at The Studio Challenges for the multiple photos challenge.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!




Sunday, July 18, 2021

Love This View! - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s another fabulous Sunday, so that means that it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal! We are continuing with the theme of Layout Titles for the month of July. Today’s challenge is  "Love This View" - use the phrase "Love This View" for your title on your layout. You may add extra words, but not less.

Here is my layout….



How could you not “Love This view”? My husband and I got up early one morning to capture some breathtaking sunrise views on our last trip to Cuba. It was not disappointing!

Material list - 49 Market paper, frames and die cuts, Thickers and the ribbon and corrugated paper is from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!



Sunday, July 11, 2021

Life Is Good - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, and it is a fabulous one for me. I am starting three weeks vacation! Woo Hoo! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of Layout Titles for the month of July! Today’s challenge is Life is Good - Use the phrase "Life is Good" for your title on your layout. You may add extra words, but not less.

Here is my layout…



More fabulous family photos enjoying the pool!

Here is each page closer up…





Material list- Echo Park-Good Day Sunshine paper and stickers, AC Cardstock, sequins and sun clip from my stash. I cut my title with my Silhouette!

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Celebrate - COVID Style - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday morning friends, it's time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal.

It's a new month and time for a new theme. July's theme is "Layout Titles" and today's challenge is:

"Celebrate" - use the word "Celebrate" for your title on your layout. You may add extra word, but not less.

Here is my layout....


These photos were taken in 2020 for my youngest son's birthday. It was our first family birthday that we had to celebrate while social distancing. We made the best of it and took photos from a distance! At least we still got to see each other's faces!!!

Here is each page closer up...

Material list - Photoplay - We Can Just Stay Home paper & stickers, Pebbles Inc journaling card, Scrapbook Customs stickers, Sizzix Cherish die cut letters.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories Blog and check out the rest of the team's creations. Then share yours with us, we would love to see what you create.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Grateful - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

We are continuing with the theme of “All About the Photos” for the month of June. Today’s challenge is -                               Throwback Photo - use a photo that is more than ten years old.

Here is my layout....


This is one of my favourite photos of my Mom, daughter and myself. It is definitely from more than ten years ago. I am not entirely sure, but looking at my daughter, it is probably about 16-17 years ago!

Material List -MME - So Sophie ledger paper, Echo Park - I’d Rather be Crafting paper and stickers. Thickers - Truly Grateful.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!



Sunday, June 20, 2021

Mohawk’s 25th Anniversary _ Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, it's time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

We are continuing with our theme of  - 

"All about the photos" and today's challenge is Black & White - Use a black and white photo on your layout.

Here is my layout....


This photo is of my husband that was taken at his work at the time for a special 25th Anniversary celebration. He just found it in an old photo album. It was perfect for this challenge.

I had ordered this awesome paper collection from Fabrika Decoru - Grunge & Mechanics to create some layouts of my husband. He recently left his position as a Class A Mechanic for more than 43 years. COVID took it's tole!

Material List - Fabrika Decoru - Grunge & Mechanics paper and die cuts, Montana Misfits twine, Cosmo Cricket - Tiny Type alpha, Tim Holtz chipboard alpha, MME alpha and brads from my stash.

Be sure to check out the lovely layouts that the rest of the Lasting Memories team created and then make sure you share yours with us. We would love to see them.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!


Sunday, June 13, 2021

Sweet Boy - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends, it is time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of All about the photos. Today’s challenge is - 

Shaped photos - use at least one photo on your layout that's a shape other than a rectangle or square (i.e. circle, oval, triangle, hexagon).

Here is my layout, I choose to use circles...


These photos were taken when Angus had just come to live with us. He was so tiny!
 He now weighs 92 pounds!

Material list-Recollection paw print paper, Simple Stories paper and stickers, Spare Parts - dog bone clip, unknown doily and ribbon from my stash, American Crafts alpha.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, June 6, 2021

Enjoy Everyday Moments - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone! It sure is a hot one here and it is suppose to continue to be hot for the week! Summer is just around the corner! Well it is time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of - All about the photos - Picture frames - Create a layout with a frame around your photo(s).

Here is my layout...


I am working from home during the pandemic and could see the forsythia bushes in full bloom across the street and told my husband that we needed to go take our picture with it. So he charged up his selfie stick and we got some good pictures!

Material list - Bo Bunny - Modern Miss papers, chipboard, stickers and jewels and washi tape from my stash! I created a frame around my picture to resemble a polaroid frame.
 I also added some stamping to my background with my favourite stamps and Distress Inks.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

I would also like to share this with the Challenge Yourself blog and the challenge this month is to use washi tape.



Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, May 30, 2021

Changes - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, it’s time for the latest  Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are starting a new set of challenges called “All About the Photos” and today’s challenge is 

Multi-photo - Create a layout using at least 3 photos. 

Here’s my layout...



 Material list -Teresa Collins paper, Stamping Up circle stamp, Distress Ink - Stormy Sky, Fancy Pants Alpha and Carta Bella enamel dots.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, May 23, 2021

It’s All In The Smile - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, I am back today with the latest  Lasting  Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal  Today we are continuing with the theme of using colour challenges for the month of May.

Here is today’s inspiration...



And here is the layout that I created....



 
I used some really old My Mind’s Eye papers, die cuts and brads to create this layout.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Stay safe and crafty!!!




Sunday, May 16, 2021

There’s this BOY who stole my Heart he calls me Nana- Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday morning everyone! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of using colour challenges for the month of May.

Here is today’s colour inspiration...


And here is the layout that I created using the inspiration....



A perfect masculine layout of one of my Grandsons.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stay safe and crafty!




Sunday, May 9, 2021

Cuba - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Mother’s Day out there to all the wonderful Moms of the world. It’s time for the latest reveal from Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of using colour challenges for the month of May.

Here is the latest inspiration....


And here is the layout that I created....


Indeed life is good in paradise...and we are all missing our getaways!!!

Here is each side of my double layout closer up...




This layout came together very quickly, the background paper of course was ideal for the theme and the challenge. I used an exacto knife to cut out some of the leaves and flowers and tucked my photo in behind as I didn’t want to cover those details.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay safe!

Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, May 2, 2021

Happy Easter - Lasting Memories DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, we have turned the calendar to a new month, the fabulous month of May. With a new month comes new challenges. So today I have the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. For the month of May we will be hosting colour challenges.

Here is today’s colour challenge...



And here is my layout using the inspiration....


I managed to use all of the colours....and then some!

Here is each page closer up....



I am just loving the Echo Park - Celebrate Easter set that I have. I have almost used all of the paper, stickers and chipboard in the collection. I also used Artemis pearls and element squares on this layout.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share yours with us.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!









Sunday, April 25, 2021

Handsome - Lasting Memories DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday everyone, time to share another Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . Our challenge today is that today is World Penguin Day - it is around this time that penguins start their northward migration, so in honour of the penguins - Create a mostly black and white layout with just a splash of colour - OR - use a black and white photo (or photos).


Here is my layout...


So this was an easy one for me! Having a Dalmatian makes black and white with a touch of red simple.

Material list- Bella Blvd - Oh My papers and stickers, Recollection cardstock, Thickers and the Paper Studio dog bone clip.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Remember to stay positive and test negative!

Stay crafty!!!



Sunday, April 18, 2021

SPRING - Lasting Memories DT Reveal

 Good morning friends! It is time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. Today’s challenge is Spring is in the air! Include flowers (this can be an embellishment, floral paper, or in the photos) and at least one tag on your layout.

Here is my layout....


This is sweet Angus the first spring that we had him. A quick shot with him sitting amongst the tulips and daffodils!

Material list - Echo Park-Celebrate Easter paper, stickers and chipboard, Recollections cardstock.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and stop back to share yours!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, April 11, 2021

Sweet Memories - Lasting Memories DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. Today’s challenge is to use a 4 X 4 photo. April is the fourth month of the year, include at least one 4 X 4 photo on your layout (you can use more than one and you can include other sizes as well.


Here is my layout...




I always like to use lots of photos, so I actually have five 4 X 4 photos on my layout, the four on the left side and one on the right.

Here is each side closer up...



I also added a journaling tag that I backed with a cute little chick!



Material list - Echo Park paper, stickers and chipboard, Recollections cardstock and American Crafts ribbon.

Thanks for stopping by. Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories blog to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then share yours with us.

Stay positive and test negative!

Stay crafty!!!