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Hello fellow scrapbookers!!! Welcome to "Lasting Memories" which is all about LAYOUTS!! Yes, JUST layouts! There are no cards allowed here. Find us on all the social media networks and follow us so you don't miss a thing. 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! No back-linking is appreciated, for we would love to know that we "Challenged" you. We look forward to challenging you and helping you get your pages completed!

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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!!

Sunday, May 6, 2018

LM #394 - Variety Of Shapes - Hearts

Hello, everyone! Are you recovering from National Scrapbook Day today? I know I have a lot on my to-do list still to do!

We have a new challenge for you today, but before we get to that I want to introduce our second guest designer of May - Rachelle:

Hi there! Rachelle here from Ohio in the USA. Designing is my love to inspire others and to promote the challenges for maximum crafter participation.

I am a mother of 2 grown sons and grandmother to 2 beautiful grandchildren. I taught 6th grade for 7 years. I started scrapbooking in 2008 when I viewed a friend's work. My passion quickly turned into an addiction for this type of artistry and I never looked back. Now that I am disabled and wheelchair bound, scrapbooking/crafting is such a wonderful therapy that I love.  It's not just about creating albums but it is a work of art. I love taking pictures to use to document life. Thus, here I am today enjoying each day filled with being inspired, creating, providing inspiration through my work and treasuring the memories.

I am so addicted to the art of scrapbooking and paper crafting.  My skills have expanded since 2009 for creating cards, layouts, tags, altered artwork, planners, mixed media, wood, chipboard, and canvas artwork. I love using a variety of techniques, elegant and shabby chic elements. My style has been described as detailed, beautiful, and multifaceted. My greatest strength is attention to detail. I easily adapt my style depending on the type of project.  You will see a mixture of styles while looking through my gallery. I like to take the viewer on a visual journey of my designs.

Now on to this week's challenge. Our theme for this month is "Variety of Shapes" and this week we are working with hearts.

LM #394 - Use one or more hearts on your layout

Here's a look at what the design team has created, starting with the beautiful creations from our guest designers:

May GDT - Leslie



Beautiful layouts from the design team once again! Link up your layouts by Saturday, June 2nd for your chance to be a guest designer and for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice.

Thanks so much for stopping by and hope you find time to create with us this week!


Sherri Caramico said...

Love the HEART Challenge and all of the Inspiration above! Just linked up my layout! Happy I could play along!

Barbara Greenberg said...

I loved the heart challenge and got to use it for a family picture of my step son and family.

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