Sunday, March 3, 2024

Play - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal .  I am hosting the challenges for the month of March. The theme will be shapes with a scrappy twist. Today’s challenge is to create a layout with at least 4 different Circles and for the twist add some circle shaped buttons, brads or bling!!!

Here is my layout….

I choose to use buttons for the added twist for this sweet layout of my youngest grandson.

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Sunday, February 25, 2024

My Love - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . Design team member Cheryl will be hosting our February challenges. As we celebrate Valentine's Day this month, Cheryl thought it would be fun to focus on things that go together! For the last challenge of February be inspired by famous couple Barbie and Ken by using an item for every letter of their names.

Here is my layout…


This is what I used for the challenge to scrap this fabulous picture of my hubby on our recent trip to the sunny south! B-Brad, A-arrow, R-ribbon, B-Brad, I-ink, E-enamel dots, &-ampersand, K-key, E-ephemera, N-numbers.

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Sunday, February 18, 2024

Love - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . Design team member Cheryl will be hosting our February challenges. As we celebrate Valentine's Day this month, Cheryl thought it would be fun to focus on things that go together! This week’s challenge is to stick two or more items together by using fasteners: brads, ribbon, twine, staples, etc.

Here is my layout…


I choose to use staples to adhere the two large hearts together as the paper is flocked and very hard to get it to stick together! I also used brads to attach the tags to my layout of our newest grandchild!

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

The Sweet Life - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the February challenges at Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . Design team member Cheryl will be hosting our February challenges. As we celebrate Valentine's Day this month, she thought it would be fun to focus on things that go together!

Today’s challenge is to create a layout and a card using the same products. If cards absolutely aren't your thing, create layouts for two different topics/events using the same products. 

Here is what I created…


Birthday celebrations! 
Here is each side close up…



And here is the card that I created using the same papers.

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Sunday, February 4, 2024

Wonderful - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the February challenges at Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . Design team member Cheryl will be hosting our February challenges. As we celebrate Valentine's Day this month, she thought it would be fun to focus on things that go together!

Today’s challenge is to use complementary colours (colours opposite each other on the colour wheel). Other colours are fine to include, but focus primarily on your colour pair.


Here is my layout…

I chose to use Blue and Orange, which are perfect colours for my grandson as his favourite colours are blue and orange! 

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Sunday, January 28, 2024

- Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal For January Lori is hosting the challenges which is to use a Sketch with a scrappy twist. For this week, we will use the sketch below that Lori got from Page Maps, and the scrappy twist is to use washi tape or a sticker design line on your layout.  We can't wait to see what you create.

Here is the sketch…

Here is my layout….


Hubby and I enjoying Spanish Coffees on our recent vacation trip to Cuba! I used three different washi tapes on my layout. They are on either side of the centre diagonal piece and the sub-title word MOMENTS is also washi tape.

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Sunday, January 21, 2024

HOME GROWN - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal For January our challenge is to use a Sketch with a scrappy twist.   For this week we will use the sketch that Lori found on Page Maps, and the scrappy twist is to use hearts on your layout. The heart(s) can be a sticker, stamp, punch, die cut or an embellishment, as long as it is a heart!  We can't wait to see what you create!

Here is the sketch…


And here is my layout…

Lovely pictures of my Daughter and Grandson using Tim Holtz  and 49 and Market papers and embellishments!

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Sunday, January 14, 2024

Holiday Baking - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s a blustery weekend here in Ontario and it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal For January our challenge is to use a Sketch with a scrappy twist.  For this week we are using the Sketch below from Page Maps and the scrappy twist is to use Tags on your layout.  We can't wait to see what you create!

Here is the sketch…


And here’s my layout….


A fun Christmas baking layout for a very fun day baking with my “Daughter-in-law!

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Joy - Lasting Memories Layout

 Good morning friends, I’m sorry that I am late posting the latest challenge from Lasting Memories Layout Challenges. I was away on vacation and didn’t complete the post!!! So here we go with the latest challenge!

For the month of January we will be doing Sketches with a Scrappy Twist.  For this week's challenge, we will be using this sketch from Page Maps, and the scrappy twist is to use at least 4 different pieces of patterned paper from your stash.  We can't wait to see what you 

Here is the sketch…

And here is my layout…


I created my layout using more than four patterned papers and the sketch!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us! This is the last challenge for 2023. I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and the Healthiest of New Years!!!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

Sunday, December 31, 2023

Happy New Year! - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy New Year friends! It is New Year’s Eve day and we are starting the 2024 challenges for Lasting Memories Layout Challenges early to ring in the New Year!!! Team member Lori is hosting the challenges for the month of January and we will be doing Sketches with a Scrappy Twist.

 For this week, the challenge is to use this sketch from Page Maps, and the scrappy twist is to use a punch on your layout; if you don't have any punches you can always use a die cut. We look forward to seeing what you create!

Here is the sketch…


And here is my layout…

This layout features photos from New Year’s Day celebrations a few years ago! My Mom loved to host a party!!! I used an ampersand and a heart punch and the tag is a diecut using my Big Shot!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us! This is the last challenge for 2023. I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and the Healthiest of New Years!!!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!




Sunday, December 17, 2023

Ho Ho Ho - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal.  For December, we will be revisiting a few of the design team's favourite challenges from 2023! Hopefully you will enjoy them as much the second time around, or maybe you missed them the first time and now you get a chance to play. Either way, have fun! Today’s challenge Stash Busting - Layering (September 17) - Create a layout with lots and lots of layering, and use brads, buttons or bling, or even better all three if you can.

Here is my layout…


        

I used brads and bling on this layout of our local Santa Claus Parade!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and make sure that you share your creations with us! This is the last challenge for 2023. I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and the Healthiest of New Years!!!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, December 10, 2023

Christmas Joy - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

  Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal.  For December, we will be revisiting a few of the design team's favourite challenges from 2023! Hopefully you will enjoy them as much the second time around, or maybe you missed them the first time and now you get a chance to play. Either way, have fun!


Today’s challenge is from Summer Wordplay "Campers" (June 25) - Summer might entail packing the family up for a vacation in the great outdoors, so please use an item or technique that starts with the first letter of this summer word: CAMPERS.

Here is my layout…
I used the following for the challenge on my layout - Circle, Alpha, Mounted photo, Patterned paper, Ephemera, Rub-ons, Stars. This photo is of me from Christmas 1960 or 1961, I’m not sure which. I especially love the Carnation milk box under the tree! lol


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Sunday, December 3, 2023

Snapshot - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

   Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. For December, we will be revisiting a few of the design team's favourite challenges from 2023! Hopefully you will enjoy them just as much the second time around, or maybe you missed them the first time and now you get a chance to play. Either way, have fun!

Today’s challenge is - Walk in the Park Day (March 26) - use at least one outdoor photo on your layout.

Here is my layout…


Easy to do outdoor layouts with lots of pool pictures to create memories with!

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Sunday, November 26, 2023

Leaves - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

  Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT RevealThis month we  have been focusing on things for which we're thankful, a gratitude list with a scrappy twist! Today’s challenge is Thankful for Words - use one of the following journaling techniques on your layout: a list, 50+ words, on a journaling card, digital, or hidden.

Here is my layout…

I choose to use a journal card that I tucked in under the third photo at the top. And here is a closeup of the location of my hidden journal card. I stapled on a piece of ribbon for easy access.

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Sunday, November 19, 2023

Adventure Time - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

  Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with Cheryl hosting the challenges for November with focusing on the things that we are thankful for, a gratitude list with a scrappy twist! 

Today’s challenge is Thankful for Enamel Dots and Shapes- use at least five on your layout.

Here is my layout…


I used lots of enamel dots on this layout….and of course I am very thankful for this little guy and especially his Mama!

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Sunday, November 12, 2023

Fall - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are continuing with Cheryl hosting the challenges for November with focusing on the things that we are thankful for, a gratitude list with a scrappy twist! 

Today’s challenge is - Thankful for stamps and stickers - use at least two of either stamps or stickers on your layout.


Here is my layout…


I used lots of stickers on this layout from Thanksgiving weekend this year. And of course, I am very thankful for my Grandsons!


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


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Sunday, November 5, 2023

Dream - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Good morning friends, it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal. We are starting a  new month which means a new set of challenges for you to play along with! Cheryl is hosting the challenges for November with focusing on the things that we are thankful for, a gratitude list with a scrappy twist! 

Today’s challenge is Thankful for Die Cuts - use at least three die cuts or punched shapes on your layout.

Here is my layout…..


I used lots and lots of die cuts layered up under and around my photo of my daughter and I at one of the photo props at the Paris Night Market! Such a wonderful event!!! Everything I used on my layout is from 49 and Market except for the title ! It is very easy to use die cuts with this product line!!!

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Sunday, October 29, 2023

Party Time - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . We are continuing with the theme of focusing on the years that have just finished or about to start. Today’s challenge is - Celebrate!

Scrapbook about a celebration - Christmas, New Year, Easter or birthday. Journaling required.

Here is my layout…


I choose to create a layout for my Grandson’s 17th birthday!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then be sure to share your designs with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Best Time Ever - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . We are continuing with the theme of focusing on the years that have just finished or about to start. Today’s challenge is - New Stash.

Use something that's new in your craft stash: a new dye, punch, paper, etc.
Here is my layout….

I used the 49 and Market Vintage Artistry Everywhere Cluster Kit! I just love these cluster kits. I didn’t have any 49 and Market paper that was the right colours, so I grabbed a couple from my stash that worked perfectly! The old with the new went together perfectly!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then be sure to share your designs with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

Sunday, October 15, 2023

You Rock - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . We are continuing with the theme of focusing on the years that have just finished or about to start. Today’s challenge is - Family Sports or Hobbies

Scrapbook something sporty or a hobby you or your family like to pursue.

Here is my layout….


 I chose to create a layout of my Grandson being sporty! I wish you could see this little sweetie’s face! He is loving riding his little bike and at the same time he is imitating his dog! Trooper has an underbite! So darned cute!!!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then stop back and share yours with us!

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Sunday, October 8, 2023

Fall Traditions - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Thanksgiving friends! I hope everyone is having a wonderful long weekend! It’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . We are continuing with the theme of focusing on the years that have just finished or about to start. Today’s challenge is - Choose a  colour palette that represents a season such as Summer, Spring, Autumn, Winter.


Use bright colours or embellishments. For example, for Spring, use flower colours; for Summer, use bold blue or yellow; for Autumn, pick bright oranges, browns, and reds; and for Winter, try blue and white or traditional red and green for Christmas. Have fun!

Here is my layout…


Every year at our local Fall Fair, I love to take pictures of our Grandsons with the various pumpkins on display. They come in all shapes and sizes, just like the boys! I used a very old collection from Basic Grey to create my layout.

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then stop back and share yours with us!

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

NEW RIDE - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Happy Sunday friends! Can you believe that it is October already? Where did the summer go. Well it’s time for the latest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal . New month means new theme of challenges. The focus for  this month is on the years that have just finished or about to start -Something New! Today’s challenge is to Scrapbook about something new: new school. new job , new car, new born child, etc. Add one or more journal spots.

Here is my layout…


I choose to create a layout featuring my Son’s new car!

Be sure to check out the rest of the team’s creations and then be sure to share your designs with us!

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

SWEET! - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

  Welcome back to another Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal for the month of September. I am hosting the challenges this month and I am challenging everyone to bust out some of the stash we all have been hoarding by using the following products or techniques. Today’s challenge is to create a layout with a one word title starting with F, M or S and use at least three different patterned papers.

Here is my layout…


I choose the word SWEET!  for my one word title! It was easy to choose the word Sweet with Papa and Grandson! I secretly took these photos from my scrapping room while these two spent time together watching cartoons!

I used Pinkfresh Studio Some Days paper on an AC Cardstock background. I used a Stamperia stencil with Tim Holtz Iced Spruce Distress Ink to add some detail to my background. Embellishments from Pinkfresh Studios, 49 and Market and Simple Stories. I even got out my ancient Epiphany Crafts , self adhesive buttons and made matching buttons and a heart! It’s been a long time since anything has been “Epiphanied”! The sequences are from my stash.

Be sure to check out the rest of the design team’s creations and then be sure to share yours with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

Sunday, September 17, 2023

OH WHAT A DAY - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Welcome back to another Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal for the month of September. I am hosting the challenges this month and I am challenging everyone to bust out some of the stash we all have been hoarding by using the following products or techniques. Create a layout with lots and lots of layering and use brads, buttons or bling or even better all three if you can.

Here is my layout…


I used all three on my layout - brads, button and some really old bling from Basic Grey called Bling it On which is a combo pack of rub-ons and rhinestone bling. I think the rub-ons mimicked the dandelion that my grandson is holding! Perfect for the challenge! I layered up lots of old Jillibean Soup papers. On my background I also added some stencilling with texture paste. The chipboard pieces are from MME and Heidi Swapp.

Be sure to check out the rest of the design team’s creations and then be sure to share yours with us!

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Sunday, September 10, 2023

Birthday Party - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

 Welcome back to another Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal for the month of September. I am hosting the challenges this month and I am challenging everyone to bust out some of the stash we all have been hoarding by using the following products or techniques. Today is my birthday, so let's do a birthday themed challenge. Create a layout with tags and numbers on it and use at least three different patterned papers. Make it a birthday layout if you like!

Here is my layout…


I created a layout for my 43rd birthday which was many moons ago…Lol! I used up some old Bella Blvd cardstock and chipboard, as well as a couple of Martha Stewart paper borders which has the year 2009 on it!!! For the other challenge items, I made a couple of tags at the top of my layout and added the number 43 and the year 2002 for the number portion of the challenge! I fussy cut the giraffe and presents and popped them up with foam tape. The hearts and bow at the top are Custom Leatherette Stickers from Citrus Twist Kits.

Be sure to check out the rest of the design team’s creations and then be sure to share yours with us!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!