Archives for June 2011

Last Chance to Get a 2011 Logbook+Important Announcements

As we round out the month of June and reach the official half-way mark of 2011, a few announcements…   LAST CHANCE to pick up a 2011 Memory Logbook! Today is your last chance to pick up a 2011 Memory Logbook before it permanently disappears from the shelves!! That means beginning tomorrow morning, you will […]

Story Board~ 06.29.2011

As you can probably guess from the shortage of blog posts of late, life has been a bit crazy lately in the Rutten household. More on that later, but for today, an abbreviated Story Board to help inspire you to scrap your everyday real life! Here are the layouts that caught my eye this week […]

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #25 Layout of the Week

Weekly Challenge #25 Theme: Relationships/It’s all relative. Selected by Challenge Team Member Candy Risher This week’s Layout of the Week features great documentation of the generations in the scrapbooker’s family.       How often do we hear from relatives that we have grandma’s nose, or great-aunt’s eyes, but never really get that down? Here, […]

On Making the Weekly Challenge Work for YOU

I’ve always been a rules follower and have a hard time even bending the rules most of the time. I know when I first started doing the Log Your Memory challenges, I would take them literally. If a challenge said to scrap a particular theme, then that is exactly what I was going to do. […]

Scraproom Makeover Update: A Slight Detour

The latest in my home office/scraproom makeover project… Hint: You might want to grab a cup of coffee and put your feet up because it’s about 12 minutes long… but oh, so entertaining! 😉 As I mention in the video, the whole videotaping experience is a bit of an experiment. Lesson #1 from today: Next […]

And the Winner Is…

Congratulations to PattiP, winner of this month’s Guest Designer Giveaway! Patti wins a free download of June Guest Designer Wild Blueberry Ink’s new kit “The Ties That Bind,” now available for sale at Memory Scraps. Congrats Patti … and thanks to everyone who played along and shared their comments!

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #24 Layout of the Week

Weekly Challenge #24 Theme: Relationships/Compare & contrast the people in your life. Selected by Challenge Team Member Kate Lewis I’ve chosen renneke’s “Then & Now” layout as this week’s Layout of the Week.       I love the items she compared about her life. I wouldn’t think to compare the number of tv’s, vcr’s. […]

Happy Half Year! An Opportunity… and a Sale!

Wanted: Scrapbookers with a Passion for Capturing Everyday Real Life! As we approach the end of the first half of 2011, we are once again accepting applications from those interested in serving on our Challenge Team for the second half of the year! What is the Challenge Team? The Log Your Memory Challenge Team is […]

Story Board~ 06.15.2011

If capturing everyday real life memories through story-based scrapbooking is your passion, our weekly Story Board was created especially for you! Get inspired to scrap your real life by taking a peek at a few of our favorite layouts spotted around the Web this week…   I adore the theme of this layout since my […]

Scrapping Our Differences & Similarities

You, Me, Us, Them, Wife, Husband, Sister, Brother… Our lives are full of roles we play. For week 24, our challenge is to compare and contrast the people in our lives. For me, I chose my son and daughter and compared their family resemblance, their bonds with their parents, and the way they interacted with […]