Sunday, April 14, 2024

Lil’ Music Man - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

  Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s  Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal .

We love sketches! We hope you do too! For April, Brandi is bringing you a brand new sketch every week to spark your creativity and inspire you to get sketchy and create something beautiful! 

Here is today’s sketch…


And here is my layout…


How cute is this? Grandchildren are just the best!!!

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Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!


Sunday, April 7, 2024

Oscar’s House - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

   Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s  Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal .

We love sketches! We hope you do too! For April, Brandi is bringing you a brand new sketch every week to spark your creativity and inspire you to get sketchy and create something beautiful! 

Here is today’s sketch…


And here is my layout….


I created another layout using the 8x8 format for my travel album for our recent trip to Cuba! I added a pocket behind the middle photo for my journalling .

Be sure 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, March 31, 2024

Today - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

   Happy Sunday friends and welcome to the this week’s  Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal .

We love sketches! We hope you do too! For April, Brandi is bringing you a brand new sketch every week to spark your creativity and inspire you to get sketchy and create something beautiful! 

Here is today’s sketch…


And here is my layout…


I created this layout in an 8x8 format for the travel album that I am creating of our recent sunny vacation! We went for a Taxi ride through the Cuban countryside in a 1955 Chevy Station-wagon! It was really cool!!!

Be sure 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, March 24, 2024

COOL KID - 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 Triangles and for a twist add some ephemera!

Here is my layout…


Cute picture of my youngest Grandson! Cutie Pie!!!


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Sunday, March 17, 2024

He’s Walking - 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 Hexagons and for a twist add some stencilling to your background!

Here is my layout….


I created this layout with some older Bo Bunny paper scraps to create the memory of my youngest Grandson walking! Adorable!!!

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Sunday, March 10, 2024

GIGGLE - 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 Squares and for a twist add a square shaker box!

Here is my layout….


My husband and I took several Selfie shots while we were on vacation in Cuba! I used a grid pattern with my squares and a Caribbean collection for my shaker box!


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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.

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, 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.

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, 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!

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, 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.

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, 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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Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

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.

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, 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!

Be sure 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, 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!

Be sure 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!!!

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


Be sure 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, 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!

Be sure 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, 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!

Be sure 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, 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!


Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty!!!

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!!!

Be sure 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, 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!!!