Sunday, July 12, 2020

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #506 ~ Follow the Sketch

Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge on the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog ~ LM #506 


The theme for July is "Sketches"  ~ Each week there will be a different Sketch to follow.  You can change it up to fit your photos but we should be able to see the sketch design in your layout.


Here is the Sketch for LM #506



July 12th - LM #506 - Team A - Use this January 2020 Sketch from Pagemaps.com on Pinterest:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/234257618105711557/


Here is my layout for LM #506:



 

This is a layout of my oldest daughter pretending to be the Fire Chief!
I used Black Creative Memories Alphabet stickers for the title.  I used the Quickutz Firefighter hat die and the Mrs. Grossman's Firetruck sticker and some dies that I have.


Now hop on back over to the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog to see all the great scrapbook pages the Design Team have made for this challenge!  


Now it is your turn to create a layout with the above "Sketch"!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

You are One in a Melon

Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today I am sharing a card I made to join in the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge ~ Bright and Cheerful.


Here is my card:



Ingredients:

White card stock
Pink paper
Black shimmer paper
Green paper 
Pink patterned paper
Black ink
Picked Raspberry distress ink

For this A2 card I started by making the card base with White card stock.  I took the Pink patterned paper, inked the edges with Picked Raspberry distress ink and added that to the card.  I took the Simon Says Stamps Watermelon die and some Pink, Black Shimmer, and two different color greens and cut out the watermelon.  I pieced it together and added it to the card.  I took some Black ink and the Impression Obsession One in a Melon stamp and stamped that sentiment onto the card.

I am entering this card in the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge ~ Bright and Cheerful



Now hop on over to the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge ~ Bright and Cheerful to see all the wonderful cards made for this challenge!dd


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori




Sunday, July 5, 2020

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #505 ~ Follow the Sketch



Hello Blogging Friends!


Today is the start of a new challenge on the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog ~ LM #505.


The theme for July is "Sketches" ~ Each week there will be a different Sketch to follow.  You can change it up to fit your photos but we should be able to see the Sketch Design in your layout.


Here is the Sketch for LM #505:



July 5th ~ LM #505 ~ Team B ~ Use the May 2018 Sketch from Pagemaps. com on

Here is my layout for LM #505:



This layout is of my 3 little kittens that we just adopted!  The orange one is Sonny, the black one is Josie and the gray one is Rascal!  They are so much fun!  We are loving having the kittens to entertain us!


Now hop on back over to the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog to see all the great scrapbook pages the Design Team have made for this challenge!


Now it is your turn to create a layout with the above Sketch!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori





Thursday, July 2, 2020

Lavinia World Challenge #30

Hello Fairy Loving Friends!!


Today is the start of a new magical challenge on the Lavinia World Challenge Blog ~ Lavinia World Challenge #30.


Here is my card for this challenge:



Ingredients:

Neenah Desert Storm paper
Watercolor paper
Color Bursts
Black ink

For this A2 card I started with Neenah Desert Storm paper to make the base of the card.  I took a piece of Watercolor paper and sprinkled some Color Bursts onto the paper and then spritzed it with water and then used my heating tool to dry it.  I took some Black ink and the Green Man stamp and stamped him onto the paper.  I then took my Tearing Tool and ripped the edges of the watercolor paper, inked the edges with Black ink and added that to the card base and then I inked the edges of the card base.

The theme for Lavinia World Challenges is always "Anything Goes" using a stamped image (sorry no digi stamps, but rather rubber or clear stamps are perfect).  The winner will receive a $15 Gift Certificate to Lavinia World.


Now hop on over to the Lavinia World Challenge Blog to see what the talented Design Team have created for this challenge!


Lavinia World now has their very own Facebook group called Anything Lavinia.



Not only can you share any of your projects that use Lavinia products (stamps and papers), you can also enter our challenges there!  There is a specific Album for each challenge for you to upload your projects.  If you enter tour challenge on the Lavinia World Challenges blog, the theme is Anything Goes.  If you enter our challenge via the Anything Lavinia facebook group, it must include a Lavinia product (stamps or papers).  Entries from both Lavinia World Challenges and Anything Lavinia will be combined and one winner will be chosen by the Designers to receive a $15 Gift Certificate from Lavinia World.



Play in our Anything Lavinia Facebook Group
and/or our Lavinia World Challenge Blog

 Don't forget to include #laviniaworldstore on your projects and tag us at @laviniaworldstore so we can be sure to see and comment on your Lavinia projects!
Sign up to receive our Lavinia World Challenges and all the amazing inspiration from our Designers sent directly to your emails.

Please note that although we carry the full Lavinia range, we are not part of any other entity or Facebook group that carries Lavinia stamps. ONLY the cards posted to Lavinia World Challenges will be entered into the drawing for the Lavinia World prize.  Also note that the gift certificates are ONLY valid a
t the Lavinia World website.

Thanks for stopping by!!





Wednesday, July 1, 2020

2 Crafty Critter Crazies July Challenge

Hello Blogging & Critter Loving Friends!!



Today is the start of the 40th Challenge over on the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Blog.


Our theme is always "Anything Goes + a Critter to enter the challenge.


Our sponsor this month is Jan's Digi Stamps.



I used the By The Sea digi stamp for my card.


Here is my card for the July Challenge:



Ingredients:

Jan's Digi Stamps "By The Sea" digi stamp
Impression Obsession Fish Net die
Waffle Flower Nesting Postages die
My Favorite Things Let's Get Nautical die set
Neenah Solar White paper
Neenah Desert Storm paper
Blue patterned paper
Gray paper
White paper
Salty Ocean distress ink
Black ink

For this A2 card I started by printing the colored version of the By The Sea digi stamp onto Neenah Solar White paper.  I took the Waffle Flower Nesting Postages die and cut out the image, inked the edges with Salty Ocean distress ink and put that on the side.  I took a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper and made the base of the card.  I took the Blue patterned paper and added that to the card base.  I took some White paper and the Impression Obsession Fish Net die and cut out the net and added that to the card. I took the By The Sea image and added that to the card.  I took some Gray paper and the My Favorite Things Let's Get Nautical Anchor die and cut out the anchor and then inked the edges with Black ink and added that to the card.

Hop on over to the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies July Challenge to see what the Design Team have created for this challenge!


You have until 8 pm (Pacific Time) on July 25th to enter your project!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori


Dies R Us Anything Goes using Any Brand of Metal Die DRU sells

Hello Blogging Friends!


Today is July 1st and that means that a new challenge starts today on the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes using Any Brand of Metal Die that DRU sells.


Here is my card for the Anything Goes Challenge:



Ingredients:

White card stock
Blue Marble paper
Green paper
White paper
Brown paper
Black ink
Bundled Sage distress ink
Copic markers

For this A2 card I started by making the base of the card with White card stock.  I took a piece of Blue Marble paper and added that to the card.  I took some Green paper and the Lawn Fawn Grassy Hillside Pop-Up die and cut out the grass and added it to the card.  I took some White paper, black ink and the Swan stamps from the Lawn Fawn Swan Soiree stamp set and stamped them onto the paper, colored in the beak and then cut them out with the coordinating die.  I took some White paper, Bundled Sage distress ink and the Pond stamp and stamped that onto the paper and then cut it out with the coordinating die.  I took some Green and Brown paper and the Lawn Fawn Cattails Border die and cut that out.  I added the pond to the bottom of the card.  I took the two swans and added them to the pond.  I took the Cattails Border and added that to the very bottom of the card.  I took some White paper and the Memory Box Swirl Switch Clouds and cut them out and added them to the card.  I took some Black in and the sentiment from the Swan Soiree stamp set and stamped that onto my card.


Don't forget to check our Sister Store in Canada with warehouses in USA & Canada called Didi Crafts.



I hope you will come and join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.







Sunday, June 28, 2020

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #504 ~ "Sketches"

Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the start of the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge for July!!


The theme for July is "Sketches"  ~ Each week there will be a different Sketch to follow.  You can change it up to fit your photos but we should be able to see the sketch design in your layout.


Here is the Sketch for LM #504:


June 28th - LM #504 - Team A - Use the January 2020 Sketch from Pagemaps.com on 
Pinterest:  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/234257618105716766/

Here is my layout for LM #504:



This is a layout of my dog Maddie and what she does most of the day!  She is older now so she mainly lays around, but when she gets too hot she steps into my Fairy Pond to cool off her feet!


Now hop on back over to the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog to see all the great scrapbook pages the Design Team have made for this challenge!  


Now it is your turn to create a layout with the above "Sketch"!


Thanks for stopping by!


Lori