Mementoes In Time


Christmas Countdown - New Free Printables and Backing Papers

Posted on November 12, 2011 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (4)

As our Christmas gift to our members, here is a new freebie, with a cute gingerbread backing paper in five colourways and a Christmas cooking printable.


These won't be added to the free stuff pages f...

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Christmas Countdown - Christmas Window Cards

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (18)

Stampin Up 'City of David' Stamp Set heat embossed in gold

Our most popular downloadable template is the Window Card Templat...

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Easy Christmas Star Cards (Part 3)

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (1)

Here is part three in our series of super easy star cards. I love this card, as it looks just like a luxury card but really can be made in big batches. The colour-scheme of cream and gold really gives a classy finish but it looks equally nice in a sil...

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Christmas Countdown - Card Ideas, a few recent additions to the photo gallery

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Here are a few more straightforward card ideas, all using items available in the webstore.


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New Chipboard Template - Christmas Sleigh

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (2)

Following on from our sweet Chipboard Christmas tree project, here is another 3D ...

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Christmas Countdown - Chipboard Coaster Mini Desk Calendar

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (1)

So now I have my tree present sorted for my mother (see here if you are interested to see what that is) and I have move...

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Countdown to Christmas Series - come and join us!

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

With Christmas approaching very quickly, it is definitely time to start preparing, especially if you like to submerge yourself in creative projects.


So, if you are looking for some creative inspira...

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Christmas Countdown - Super Quick Gift Tags - Gingerbread Men and More!

Posted on November 6, 2011 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

If you like things quick and easy, it doesn't get easier or quicker than these gift tags.

Using simple 5cm folded cream card...

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Christmas Countdown - Clipboard Project Notes

Posted on November 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (1)

For those of you, waiting for a quick run-down of the chipboard clipboard projects, here are the details for the calendar chipboard. The other two are just variations on this basic idea.


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November/December Challenge - 'Christmas' but not as we know it!

Posted on November 5, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (2)

I can't believe that the year is almost over and here we are again facing another Christmas period and another challenge!


Please consider taking part in the Challenge this time, even if you haven't done so before. Don't be shy! We really need more entries to make the competition fun for everyone and it is so easy to enter your project!


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Christmas Coundown - Festive Clipboard Projects

Posted on November 4, 2011 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (2)


We have a tradition of giving 'Tree Presents' in our house. As far back as I can remember, we used to be able to look forward to more pressies, after the main ones had been opened,usually with great excitement at the crack of dawn.

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Christmas Countdown - Easy Christmas Star Cards (Part 2)

Posted on November 4, 2011 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (2)

Following on from our last post on super-easy Christmas cards, here is another star card that is simple but really effective.


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Christmas Countdown - Easy Christmas Star Cards

Posted on November 3, 2011 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (2)

If are looking for some easy and straightforward but very effective Christmas card ideas, then here is a project for you.



These are super quick to do, and always get plenty of compliments. This simple design ...

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Christmas Countdown - Making your Christmas Cards - here is some inspiration for you!

Posted on November 1, 2011 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Well, we have reached November at last and for those of you, who like to make your own Christmas cards, you should be well on the way to planning and even making your cards.


If you are stuck for ideas and insp...

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Welcome to Our New Design Team Member!

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (3)

A big welcome to our new Design Team Member, Tresa Condra!


Tresa is originally from Texas but currently resides in Mississippi. She has been involved in lots of creative work, during her 14 years in the Advertising Department of a newspaper, including designing magazine covers and advertisements.


Apart from her obviou...

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October Challenge Results!

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (2)

This month was a challenge for judging. With less entries, things are always a bit tighter but here are the combined scores for the October Challenge and the results were pretty close.

First Place - Carol with 86 points

Second Place - Tresa with 83 points

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Who says men aren't creative?

Posted on October 30, 2011 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (2)

Who said men aren't creative? After complaining that there weren't many challenge entries this month, my husband went off and produced this lovely creation.I have to say, I was lost for words......

I'm not sure if he...

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The Queen comes to visit!

Posted on October 30, 2011 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (1)

After 43 years, I finally get to meet the Queen, well technically I didn't meet her but I was within a few metres of her, as you can see from the photos...oh and those hairy arms in the last photo aren't mine!

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Happy Halloween!

Posted on October 30, 2011 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (2)

I just received a lovely photo from England of my niece all dressed up for Halloween, which inspired me to take a few minutes to make this card. Halloween is such a big occasion over there, as it is in the US It is a bit late to send her anything no...

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Only one more day to the end of the challenge!

Posted on October 29, 2011 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (6)

Only a few more hours until the challenge ends and we only have one entry so far!! Where is everybody? We need more entries to have a challenge!


I know Halloween isn't everyone's chosen theme, so why not just go with the colours, orange, black, purple and green instead. 


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