Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lasting Memories-It's All in the Colors

   Hello! What a colorful world we live in!  And this week we are celebrating color at Lasting Memories.  We want you to use your coloring skills to create  an embellishment.

My coloring embellishment is the mouse under the party hat.

Tip: I could not find a polka dot paper in my stash that worked. So I made my own by using white cardstock and small & medium rhinestones.

Cardstock: Echo Park Birthday Boy, Pebbles Walnut Grove, Studio Calico I Love You, Stash
Rhinestones: Kaisercraft
Numbers: American Crafts Thickers
Copics: BG000, C1, C2, R29, R17, R27,  R22
Wink of Stella Markers: Blue, Yellow
Ribbon: SEI
Stamps: Whiff of Joy Mouse Under Party Hat
Papertrey Ink Wonderful Words: Birthday
Glitter Tape: American Crafts
Adhesives; Scotch Foam Tape, Glue Glider Pro
Die: Paper Trey Ink Birthday Trio
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

Kit and Clowder: Something Blue
Kitty Bee Design: Play Pretend (A Mouse Partying)
My Time to Craft: Willife ( Mouse)
Open Minded Crafting Challenge: Animal Antics (Mouse Partying)
Sugar Creek Hollow: Make Your Own Background (gems for polka dot paper)
Polkadoodes: Animal Magic (Mouse)
Scrapping4Fun : Anything Goes

Looking forward to seeing you colored embellishments:)


  1. Great layout & I love your polka dot paper!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. Gorgeous layout!! Love that little mouse. Great papers.. Love how you have placed the photos!! Thanks so much for playing along with us for Animal Antics at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  3. Terrific layout, Elizabeth! I'm so glad you shared it with us by entering our "Animal Antics" challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun this time. Hope to see you entering our next challenge, also, and good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  4. hahaha! Cute!! The layout is fun and the mouse looks pooped from all the partying.
    Mahalo for joining our Aloha Friday Challenge (#20) at Kitty Bee Designs

  5. Lovely Layout, love the polka dot paper and the mouse image is so cute!
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT

  6. Love this Elizabeth, super cute image, and really loving the rhinestone polka dots too.

  7. Beautiful layout! I love your choice of patterned paper. Thank you for sharing with us at Open Minded Crafting Fun, Amy A.,DT

  8. what a great layout and fabulous way to use this image!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

  9. Gorgeous layout and the image is so sweet! Love the background with the gemstones - really pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)

  10. What a sweet card! Love the gem polka dots! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!!

  11. Sweet layout. Love the colors and your custom "polka dot" paper. Thanks for joining us at scrapping4funchallenges. :D

  12. Adorable! Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4FunChallenges!

  13. OMG, what a cute mouse, and I just LOVE how you made your own polkadot paper with gems, thats awesome!


Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment! I appreciate all of my wonderful readers! Elizabeth