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Welcome!

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 have a prize pack for one lucky person and choose a GDT to join us for a month! Enter all 4 challenges for 4 chances to win! One entry per challenge please! 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!

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!!

Sunday, January 30, 2022

LM #584 - Sketch Challenges - 3 Photo Sketch

 Hello, hello! Welcome back to Lasting Memories. I can't believe that it is already time to get our February challenges started!

Our theme for February is - Sketch Challenges - and DT member Lori K. has picked out four fun PageMaps sketches for us to use this month! Here is the first sketch of the month:

 LM #584 - 3 Photo Sketch 

You can change up the sketch to make it work with your photos but we should be able to see the overall design of the sketch in your layout.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/234257618107001213/

Here are the beautiful layouts from the design team, starting with our Guest Designer:

February Guest Designer - Rainny


And the beautiful layouts from the rest of the design team:

Sandy


Deanna


Lauren




Maureen 

Such beautiful inspiration to get you started! Link up your layouts to the linky below by Saturday, February 26th at 6 PM ET for a chance to be our guest designer for an upcoming month and for a chance at this month's prize - a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice:

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! We can't wait to see what you create!


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Introducing February's Guest Designer

 Hello, everyone! Happy Saturday to you! I hope that your weekend is off to a good start. 

I can't believe that it is already time to announce our guest designer for February! We are thrilled to announce that Rainny is once again joining us in February as our guest designer! 

February GDT - Rainny


Hello, my name is Rainny, and I live in Taiwan.
It's my pleasure to be the guest designer.
I've been a secretary in a small company for 17 years.
I got married seven years ago and we have a puppy daughter, Riceball.
When I was a university student, I started making handmade cards.
This was really a long time ago. lol  
In recent years, I love scrapbooking.
I like to record life and treasured memories by scrapbooking.
It always brings me many memories and touches.
If you want to see more of my works, you can watch my Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rainny0127/


Please help us give a warm welcome to Rainny!

We will be back tomorrow with a new theme and a new challenge just for you!

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! Have a great day!

Sunday, January 23, 2022

LM #583 - New Year - New Beginnings - New Challenges & Ideas - Black and White Photos

 Hello, hello! Happy Sunday! I hope that you are having a good weekend. 

It's already time for the last challenge of the month and what a fun month of challenges it has been! Our theme for January has been - New Year - New Beginning - New Challenges and Ideas - and this week's challenge is:

 LM #583 - Use black and white photos on your layout.

Here is a look at the beautiful layouts from the design team:

Sandy


Deanna


Tracey





Now it's your turn - link up your layouts to the linky below by Saturday, January 29th at 6 PM ET for a chance to be our guest designer for an upcoming month and for a chance at this month's prize - a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice:
Thanks so much for stopping by our blog today! We look forward to seeing what you create!


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Sunday, January 16, 2022

LM #582 - New Year - New Beginnings - New Challenges & Ideas - Monochromatic

 Hello, everyone! Welcome back to Lasting Memories! We are so happy that you have stopped by today! We have a new challenge just ready and waiting for you so let's get started!

Our theme for January is - New Year - New Beginnings - New Challenges and Ideas and this week's challenge is:

LM #582 - Make it Monochromatic - Pick one colour and make a monochromatic layout.

Neutrals are always welcome but the rest of your layout should be one color.

Here's a look at the beautiful creations from the design team:

Sandy


Deanna


Lauren





Such beautiful inspiration from the design team! Now it's your turn - link up  your layout to the linky below by Saturday, January 29th at 6 PM ET for a chance to be our guest designer for an upcoming month and for a chance at this month's prize - a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice:

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! We can't wait to see what you create!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, January 15, 2022

December's Top 3, GDT Pick, and Winner!!

 Hello, everyone! Happy Saturday to you! I hope that you are having a good weekend.

Today we are sharing our Top 3, GDT Pick, and Winner for December so let's get started!

First up is our Top 3. We had 66 fabulous entries for our December challenges! Thank you to each and every one of you that played along and linked up last month. You are why we keep coming back every week!

Our Top 3 for December are:

#3 - Amy Jo






Congratulations, Amy Jo, Chris, and Barbara!

Our pick for guest designer for an upcoming month is:



Congratulations, Wendy! Email Lori at loristroup@yahoo.com to accept your guest design team spot and for more information!

Our December winner for a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice is:

#13 - Barbara Greenberg

Congratulations, Barbara! Email Lori at loristroup@yahoo.com to claim your prize!

Thanks again to everyone that played along with us in December! We will be back tomorrow with another challenge for you.

Thanks so much for stopping by our blog today! Have a great day!








Sunday, January 9, 2022

LM #581 - New Year - New Beginnings - New Challenges & Ideas - Child's Artwork or Layers

 Hello, hello! Happy Sunday to you! We are so happy that you have stopped by today. Are you ready for a fun new challenge? Let's get to it!

Our theme for January is New Year - New Beginning - New Challenges and Ideas and DT member Sandy is providing all of our fun challenges this month. This week's challenge is:

 LM #581 - Use a child's artwork on your layout. If you don't have any artwork from a child, use lots of layers instead.

Here is a look at the wonderful creations from the design team:

Sandy

I used a collage that my daughter had made for an entry in our local fair.


Deanna

Photos of granddaughter Makaylee demonstrating making pottery at an Art Show at the Mall.



Photos of my daughter blueberry picking, I used layers for my 2 page layout.



Although an adult, he's still my child!


Fantastic inspiration to get you all started! Now it's your turn - link up your layouts to the linky below by Saturday, January 29th at 6 PM ET for a chance to be our guest designer for an upcoming month and for a chance at this month's prize - a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice:

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! We can't wait to see what you create!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, January 2, 2022

LM #580 - New Year - New Beginnings - New Challenges & Ideas - Add A Pocket

 Hello, hello! Happy New Year to each and every one of you! May 2022 be filled with lots of fun memories and plenty of scrappy time!

It is time for our first challenge of the new year. This month's theme and challenges are courtesy of DT member Sandy it is going to be a fun month for sure! Our theme for January is New Year - New Beginning - New Challenges and Ideas and our first challenge is:

LM #580 - Add a pocket to your layout, whether it is hidden or out in the open. Great place for private journaling or ephemera.

Here is a look at the beautiful layouts from our design team:

Sandy

Deanna


Maureen 


Such wonderful inspiration from our designers! Now it is your turn! Link up your layouts to the linky below by Saturday, January 29th at 6 PM ET for a chance to be our guest designer for an upcoming month and for a chance at this month's prize - a $15 gift certificate to an online store of choice:


Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! We look forward to seeing your take on this week's challenge!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
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