Our "Scrappy" Friends!


Hello fellow scrapbookers!!! Welcome to "Lasting Memories" which is all about LAYOUTS!! Yes, JUST layouts! There are no cards allowed here. We have weekly themed challenges, but you have the whole month to get in on the fun! Our challenges begin each Sunday at 8am EST and all 4 challenges will end on the date listed on the sidebar at 6pm EST. At month's end, we will choose a GDT to join us for a month! Only one entry per challenge, and no back-linking is allowed since we would love to know that we "challenged" you. We look forward to challenging you and helping you get your pages completed!

Specialized Hosting Sites

A lot of crafters use specialized hosting sites that not all of us have access to. We just wanted to let you know that if we don't comment, it's because we don't have access - but we see your work here at LM and appreciate your taking the time to link up and show off your style!!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Reader's Submission - Mini Album!

Hello! Wow, you guys are rocking the challenges this month! Today's submission is from BeeJay! This is super cute and very creative! Come out and join our current challenge and if you're interested in being on my next DT, you can check out the info at the top of the blog!

Congrats BeeJay! Thanks for joining us, be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from the left sidebar!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Thank you ....

I wanted to send out a HUGE thank you to my current DT members who are stepping down this term. I have been blessed to have you on my team and you have inspired me each and every week with your work. I've enjoyed getting to know you through your layouts and truly hope you'll continue to join in the challenges when you can. PLEASE keep in touch .. I'll miss you guys!!!!

To join our current challenge, click HERE

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Link It Up!

Hi all! We had friends come and ended up spending the night, so wasn't online .. I've added Inlinkz, so can't wait to see who inspires you most!! Check out our CURRENT challenge and come on out and join us!

Challenge #53 - Who or What Inspires You Most?

Good morning friends! Can you believe we are at the end of August already? This week, we would love to know who or what has inspired you in your life. Maybe your mom, dad, aunt, sibling .. maybe even a best friend, a co-worker. Could even be a beloved pet, a certain quote, book or even a celebrity. Show us who or what inspires you in your life and we would love for you to leave us a comment and tell us why they've inspired you. We look forward to seeing your creations. Feel free to use this sketch to get you started. Don't forget, you can find all the sketches we've used throughout our challenges in the sidebar under "Labels"






Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Falling Behind!!!

I feel SO bad, but I have really fallen behind here! We had PC probs and we seem to be back in business, so now trying to catch up on my commenting. I have looked at all your LO's, but I wasn't able to comment on them all. Kept getting error msgs and I think it's was IE8 (or 9) on daughter's laptop. It was on here too, till 10 min's ago, and I was having the same trouble. I've since DL'd Firefox and now we're good to go. So, pls bare with me as I try and catch up, but WOW!! You guys are really going to make this DT call hard on me aren't you?? I feel truly blessed to have so many entries and so many of you that want to be on my DT along with all of you who just want to come out and play every week!! You guys amaze me and inspire me. THANK YOU so much!!!

Here's our CURRENT challenge and here's our DT CALL info!

Have a good one!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Challenge #52 - What's Your Secret?

Bet that got your attention!! This weeks challenge is all about "Secret" ideas!! Do you hide your journaling, maybe hide one photo under another or sneak a little journal tag under that fold? We can't wait to see what little "secrets" you have on your layouts!!!

Karen Visit my blog to see my secret!




Tiffany visit my blog to see my secret!

Kim-Check my blog for MY Secret!

Ashley--Be sure to visit my blog to learn my secret!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Reader's Submission - "Best Friend"

Hello friends!! Today's submission is from Crystal, who is trying out for the DT call! What a super cute LO and puppy too!! Congrats Crystal! Be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from left sidebar and good luck!!

Check out our current challenge HERE and DT info HERE! Thanks for visiting!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Reader's Submission - "Sweet Boy"

Hello and Happy Friday!! We have a "beary" sweet LO for you today and it comes to us from Marion! This is SO cute! Congrats Marion and be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from the left sidebar.

To join our current challenge, visit HERE and if you're interested in trying out for the DT call, visit HERE! Happy scrappin'!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Reader's Submission - "Delight In The Beauty..."

Hello and good morning!! Today's submission is from Wendy!! This is gorgeous and love the photo idea. Congrats Wendy and be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from the left sidebar!

Come on out and join our current challenge and if you're interested in being on my DT, you'll find what you need to know here! Good luck!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Reader's Submission - "Super Star"

Good morning!! We have a very cute LO today coming to us from Marie. This is super cute! Congrats Marie and be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from the left sidebar and good luck with the DT call!!

Come on out and join our current challenge and if you're interested in trying out for my DT, start here where you'll find all the info for the DT call as well as our first August challenge!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Reader's Submission - "a Movie Theme"

Good morning all! I am still in waiting for my PC, so still having trouble commenting! I can see all the LO's and you guys are knocking my socks off this month! WOW!! Today's submission is from Leesa, AKA The Navy Wife and can you believe, she's NOT a scrapbooker! Look at this LO!! Leesa, it's awesome! Be sure to grab your "Featured" badge from the left sidebar.

Come on out and join us! Current challenge HERE and you can find all the deets of joining my next DT HERE!!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Challenge #51 - Try Something New

Good morning and Happy Sunday!!! I have been checking everyone's entries, but when I try to post, I get this msg: "Your current account (wilson_family@rogers.com) does not have access to view this page" So, I can't comment!! I've been using our little "ThinkPad" because we've lost our main desktop PC, (it's in being fixed, they think it's the motherboard and it's BRAND new!) so I haven't been able to do any blogging and will have to add my entry later this week .. good thing I have such an amazing DT!!

First of all .. thank you all for joining us last week and good luck to those who are trying out for the DT call!! Remember to join ALL the challenges this mth!! You can find all the DT info HERE. Now, here's your TOP 3 for this week!!! Congrats ladies and be sure to grab your badge from the left sidebar!
This week we would like you to try something new and go a little out of your comfort zone. Maybe try a new technique (you can find some great ones on YouTube) or try a new product that you've been wanting to try and be sure to leave a comment on what you tried AND what you thought about it!! We can use this challenge as a tutorial for all of us! Have fun with this and can't wait to see what you create and what you choose to try this week!!

Here's some great ideas from the DT to get you moving!


Friday, August 12, 2011

Reader's Submission "If Eric Were Erica"

Hello!!! Today's submission is from Haven. Isn't this super cute!!! I love this LO and I can completely understand that title with a houseful of sisters. I can just imagine!!! Congrats Haven! Be sure to grab your Featured badge from the left sidebar!

Come on out and join our current challenge and be sure to chk out the deets while you're there if you're interested in being on my next DT!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Reader's Submission "Wedded Bliss"

Hello friends!! I know, I'm behind!! Been super busy as you can see if you visit my personal blog, which you can find on the right sidebar!! I do appologize - I was on here yesterday using my daughter's laptop, but it won't let me comment! I think it's a browser issue. So, without further a-do .. here's todays Reader's Submission! Vicki is also entering my DT call! Good luck Vicki!! Be sure to grab your Featured badge from the left sidebar!

Come on out and join our current challenge!! If you'd like to join my next DT, be sure to read all about it and add DT with your name when you link up!! Can't wait to see your LO's!!

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Challenge #50 - Sketch with a Twist and DT Call

Hi everyone!! Thank you all for joining us last week! This week's TOP 3, in no particular order is:
Congrats ladies! Be sure to grab your TOP 3 badge from the left sidebar!

Now onto this weeks challenge .. a sketch with a twist! We want to see buttons on your layout as well!!! Fun fun fun!! Can't wait to see your creations. Now some more fun news!!! Would you like to be on my DT? The DT call will run for the month of August. You have to join ALL challenges this month to be eligible. I am happy to announce that Michele, Evanna, Kim and Brenda Rose will be staying on board till December!! So I'm looking for 6-8 new DT members!! Beginners welcome!! Just getting in to scrapbooking? Why not give the DT a try!! Here's what you need to know:
  • You will be staying on till December
  • You will be asked to comment on as many entries as possible as well as ALL the DT entries
  • Challenges run every Sunday and post at 8am EST - if you can't make a week, it's ok! Just let me know and be sure to post a little blurb on your blog about our challenge that week
  • NO STRESS!!!
ALL challenges will stay open for the month of August. Challenges will close on Friday, September 2 at noon EST! Good luck and have fun!
    Here's your sketch for this weeks challenge. Feel free to make it work for you as long as we can still see the sketch in there somewhere. Have fun with it! If you're trying out for my DT, pls add DT by your name when you link up. Thanks and remember! You have to join ALL of this month's challenges to be considered. This gives us a chance to see your versatility and really get to know your style. I love having a little of everything for everyone!! Thanks and good luck!!!

Here's some DT inspiration to get you started!!!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Readers Submission - "Cookies!!"

Hello! Hope everyone is having a great week! Today's submission comes to us from Joelle! Isn't this darling!!! Come on out and join us this week as we celebrate Christmas in July! Hope to see your LO!

Congrats Joelle! Grab your Featured badge code from the left sidebar and thank you for joining us this week!
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