Mementoes In Time


Wishing all our members and visitors a very Merry Christmas

Posted on December 9, 2011 at 2:40 AM Comments comments ()

Well 2011 has been quite a year!


Not only have we increased the number of members to almost 300 at the time of writing but we have launched lots of new downloadable card and chipboard templates, provided heaps of new freebies to members and added lots of items to the webstore.


It really has been an exhausting year, made worthwhile by those...

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Chipboard Sleigh Instructions

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 12:35 AM Comments comments ()

Better late than never, a series of photo instructions for the Chipboard Sleigh project!

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Christmas Challenge Reminder!

Posted on December 5, 2011 at 5:10 AM Comments comments ()

The final challenge closing date is approaching quickly, so if you are considering entering a card or project on the Christmas theme, please do get your entries in before Thursday. Up for grabs is the usual $10 download voucher which you can swap for a mystery prize pack filled with items from the webstore, up to the value of $10 less shipping. So, get your thinking caps on and post up a photo on the Wall of Fame!

Christmas Countdown - Teddy in a Basket and Fairy Cards

Posted on December 3, 2011 at 7:00 PM Comments comments ()

I  thought I would very quickly post up these two cards I have just made for smaller members of my family. Both are using die cut shapes, with the addition of chalking to add shading and bring them to life.


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Christmas Countdown - Clipboards Galore

Posted on December 1, 2011 at 6:00 PM Comments comments ()

Not to be outdone by her sister with her crackers/bon bons, daughter number 1 has been busy churning out mini clipboards for her be more precise,  I've been busy making them!


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Distressed Simple Tree Card

Posted on December 1, 2011 at 7:50 AM Comments comments ()

Here is another distressed ink card, which is actually very simple to make but pretty effective and is actually one of my most popular designs for card packs.

To make this card, I've simply stam...

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A 'distressed' Christmas

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 7:40 PM Comments comments ()


I don't know about you but I love to make all kinds of cards at Christmas, ranging from cute, to contemporary and traditional. If you like the traditional or even vintage look, how about these two cards, both made wi...

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Will we make the 300?

Posted on November 29, 2011 at 6:15 PM Comments comments ()

Wow! I can see that the site almost has 290 members and subscribers. Will we make the 300 by Christmas? I guess, we'll just have to wait and see.


When we hit 300, there will be another giveaway to mark the occasion. This might not happen until the New Year but watch out for the announcement!

Coming Soon - Santa Suit Die Cuts

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 2:55 AM Comments comments ()

We had an enquiry about the little Santa suit that you can see hanging in the wardrobe card at the top of the blog. This is actually cut using a Cricut cartridge and is quite fiddly to make. If they hadn't been so fiddly, you would have seen them in the webstore already!


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Christmas Countdown - keeping busy!

Posted on November 28, 2011 at 2:45 AM Comments comments ()


Thought you might like to see how the cracker/bon bon box template has come in very handy as part of our Christmas preparations. This expanding pile of crackers/bon bons has been made for school friends and each contains chocolates and other t...

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Christmas Countdown - New Free Digital , Kasey Koala

Posted on November 26, 2011 at 12:15 AM Comments comments ()

Meet Kasey,  a cute little koala in a stocking. You can find her on the freebies pages. Merry Christmas to our current and prospective members from Mementoes In Time!

Looking for Digital Stamp Designers and Scrapbookers!

Posted on November 25, 2011 at 9:20 AM Comments comments ()

We are looking for people who are used to working with digital images, to do some designing for the site, using our digital stamp ranges. If you are interested, please contact us using the 'Contact Us' page. We don't pay for design work currently but you do get to use the digitals for free and promote your own blog too!


We are also looking for people to design with our products for use on scrapbook p...

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Marion's Clipboards!

Posted on November 25, 2011 at 5:55 AM Comments comments ()

I hope you don't mind Marion but I had to show off your lovely little chipboard clipboards. I usually go for pastels as I'm not really brave enough for bright colours but these cute clipboards are absolutely adorable. Check out these and the other projects Marion has upload...

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Member Changes

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 9:40 PM Comments comments ()

Unfortunately, we are having to reduce the membership discount on webstore orders to 5% of the total order before shipping.  Our webstore prices remain very competitive and with increasing costs attached to the running of the website, including processing fees, we are no longer able to offer the higher discount.


Any orders currently being processed will be discounted at the 10%. If you wish to p...

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Christmas Countdown - Christmas Cooking Freebies available now

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 8:15 AM Comments comments ()

The gingerbread man backing papers and Christmas Cooking printables, mentioned in an earlier blog post are available on the free stuff pages now. Happy Christmas!

Christmas Challenge - Closing Date

Posted on November 20, 2011 at 10:35 PM Comments comments ()

Just an update, the closing date for the last Challenge has been changed to Thursday 8th December, to allow enough time for judging and prizes before the site 'closes' on Saturday 10th December. There will be a prize pack up for grabs, including mystery bag of items from the webstore to the value of $10 (less shipping), or you can use your voucher against downloads if you win. Good luck! Read more about the Challenge

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Christmas Template Winner Announcement!

Posted on November 20, 2011 at 10:30 PM Comments comments ()

Well done to Cookie, who wins the Christmas Tree Chipboard Template. Sorry for the slight delay in announcing the results but Christmas orders have been piling up! Thank you to those who entered!

New Box Template - Cracker/Bon Bon

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 9:40 PM Comments comments ()

Following hard on the heels of our new card template, here is another new template for you, a super versatile cracker/bon bon box template in three sizes, plus instructions.This is our...

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Christmas Countdown - New Card Template, Cracker/Bon Bons

Posted on November 13, 2011 at 10:05 PM Comments comments ()

There is something especially 'Christmassy' about crackers or, if you prefer, bon bons. I am used to calling these crackers but I know that they go by other names around the world!



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Last call for the Free Template!

Posted on November 13, 2011 at 6:50 PM Comments comments ()

If you want to be included in the free template giveaway, to make this lovely chipboard tree decoration, then make sure you add your name to the bottom of this blog post. The winner will be picked by random selection on Friday. Read all about making this project

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