Sunday, November 12, 2017

LM 370 - Scrapbook Cooking - 1 large photo, 3 patterned papers, a pinch of wood veneer, a dash of chipboard pieces and a sprinkle of enamel dots.

This month at Lasting Memories, our theme is "scrapbook cooking" and we have recipe challenges each week this month.

This week's recipe: 1 large photo, 3 patterned papers, a pinch of wood veneer, a dash of chipboard pieces and a sprinkle of enamel dots.

I may have cheated slightly - I did use one large photo, but there's also 3 small photos.

I went to a bridal shower in July for a good friend.  There were little wooden hearts with the word "love" on them, so of course I stole some for my layout!  When I scrapbook events, I generally put the invitation on the page too, as I have done here.  I blocked out the phone number and e-mail to RSVP to.


3 Patterned Papers (background & two photo mats) - My Mind's Eye On Trend Collection
Wood Veneer - "Love" hearts - decorations from the party
Chipboard Frame (on bottom center photo) - Heidi Swapp
Enamel hearts - MME On Trend
Letters - Thickers

Sunday, November 5, 2017

LM 369 - Scrapbook Cooking - Twine/thread, sequins, labels, die cuts, solid card stock, and vellum!

This month at Lasting Memories, our theme is scrapbook cooking. Our recipe for this week is twine/thread, sequins, labels, die cute, card stock and vellum.

I created a layout with a photo of my friend's daughter.  She was Cleopatra for Halloween last year.  I love this photo and I used some October Afternoon paper I've been hoarding.

I have a secret hatred of vellum, so I didn't have any.  I guess that's cheating slightly, but I didn't want to go out and buy some just for this challenge.










Black cardstock by Stampin' Up
Patterned Paper by October Afternoon Witch Hazel Collection
Die cut journaling tag by October Afternoon Witch Hazel Collection
Letter stickers, label stickers, banner & buttons chipboard, brads by October Afternoon Witch Hazel Collection
Sequins by Close to my Heart

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November Stick it Down Challenge

Here's this month's double page sketch from Stick it Down:


I am trying to finish up my 2016 scrapbook.  This sketch worked perfectly with some photos from Christmas morning.  Plus, I have been dying to break into my new Crate Paper Falala Collection goodies!  Here's my take on the sketch:












Supplies:
White Cardstock by Stampin Up
Patterned paper by Crate Paper Falala Collection
Die cuts, enamel shapes, tags, chipboard stickers by Crate Paper Falala Collection

Sunday, October 22, 2017

LM 367 - Around the House - Stamp with something other than a stamp

This month at Lasting Memories Layout Challenge, our theme is Around the House.  This week's challenge is to stamp with something other than a stamp.

A couple months ago, I saw a layout where someone used a toy car to stamp on a layout. Unfortunately, I can't remember who did it, so I can't give proper credit.

I had the cutest pictures of my nephew at the beach several years ago (he's 14 now).  At the scrapbook convention, I found the CUTEST truck papers by AdornIt, and I had to buy them to go with the photos.  My nephew called ALL of his trucks "Digger Dan" so that HAD to be the title for this page!

I borrowed a truck from my friend's son and used it to stamp on the layout.  I absolutely LOVE how this layout turned out!


Supplies:
Paper & embellishments by Adorn It
Stampin Up Night of Navy Ink
Thickers Letters

Friday, October 20, 2017

Ireland

I apologize in advance for the long post.  My husband and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary this month.  We spent all of last week in Ireland.  I wanted to share some of my favorite photos from our trip.  I took over 1200 photos and I don't know how I will decide which ones to scrap!

Dublin




 


Middleton



Blarney Castle & Blarney Stone



Muckross House




Cliffs of Moher







Connemara National Park


Kylemore Abbey & Gardens






Mullarkey's bar in Clifden



Monday, October 9, 2017

October Stick it Down Challenge

Here's October's sketch for Stick it Down:









Supplies:
6x6 Paper Pads - American Crafts Kringle & Co and Craft Smith Old Time Christmas
Jolees Sweaters & bow
Paper House Production Sweaters
Thickers Letters
Me & My Big Ideas Letters
CM Circle & Oval Cutters