29 April 2011

WINNER of the Ice Cream Cozy

Thanks for the sweet comments yesterday.  I used the WRMK Cinch to bind my album together!  It is so easy to use! I'm glad I purchased the machine (only a few weeks ago)...

Now for the WINNER of the Ice Cream Cozy!!  I think I'll also through in a little something Extra into the package as well...the winner will also receive some Simple Stories Samples!  :)

drum roll please...the winner is commenter 31...

Lynn said...

Love how easy the travel journal looks to make. Can't wait to put one together for the summer!
April 28, 2011 1:54 PM

CONGRATS Lynn!!  Please email me at lacey.memoryworks@gmail.com with your mailing address & I'll get your prize right out to you!!

Check out my ENTIRE Relationship journal on the previous post! 

The winner of the Simple Stories kit will be announced at some point today, so keep an eye out on the MemoryWorks Blog!

Relationship Journal Video

Today I want to share my entire Relationship Journey album I highlighted yesterday!  Check out my video below to see the entire album!

I used my Cinch binding machine and the Simple Stories - Destinations line for this album.

28 April 2011

MemoryWorks Simple Stories Destinations Blog Hop

MemoryWorks Blog Hop
Featuring... Simple Stories

Hey Everyone!! Welcome to the MemoryWorks TeamWorks FIRST blog hop of 2011!!  We are so excited to be able to share LOTS of projects today using the Simple Stories Destinations line!  So lets get started!  I have lots to share today, including inspiration, a give-away & more!

I have created two projects using the Destinations line.  They look similar in form and shape, but the contents are very different! 

The first project is a "Relationship Journey" album.  I have placed memories, thoughts, and photos of my boyfriend Matt and I in this album.  I created the whole album using the Destinations line and inserted tags and photo protectors to add elements and dimension to the book.    I have included a few photos and a video so you can see the book in action.






Come back tomorrow to see the entire journal - I'll have a video highlighting the WHOLE thing!

Supplies list: Simple Stories: Destinations, Pink Paislee: Clear Stamps - Daily Junque, Ranger Ink and Stains, 2up page protectors (Target)

My 2nd project I'm sharing is a Travel Journal.  I created this to use on my adventures to the MemoryWorks Retreat (which takes place in June, and is open to the public).  This will be my 3rd year attending the retreat, I'm beyond excited. This year Matt is joing me and we will be driving from Fargo, ND to Salt Lake City, UT.  So there will be many memories to, at & from the retreat to document in this travel journal.

Note: This video was a quick, unedited video to show off this album and it's many layers.

This journal was simple to create, it is 6" x 8" (the size of some of the element cards) and I inserted other journal and element cards to decorate the album.  Giving me space to add photos and journal!

Supplies: Simple Stories: Destinations, Pink Paislee: Clear Stamps - Daily Junque and Soiree, American Crafts: Cardstock - Vanilla, Pink Paislee: Chalkboard Stickers - Daily Junque, Sizzix Die cut - Filmstrip, Buttons, ribbon, Lawn Fawn: Say Cheese Stamps, Cinch Binding Tool 

MemoryWorks Blog START HERE
Lacey Igo ♥ You are here 
Susan Nichols ♦ Next stop
Danielle Hunter
Sharon Hill
Sheri Feypel
Kelly Holbrook
Sarah Crawford
Sarah Jimerson
Sandy Zent
Simple Stories

Comment on one or all the blogs above for your chance to WIN a prize!!  The more blogs you comment on the better chance you have to win the GRAND PRIZE!  Our prize is a Simple Stories: Destinations kit (sponsered by none other then Simple Stories!)

BONUS:  I'll be giving out a prize to one commenter from my blog.  You will receive a knitted  Ice Cream cozy! This is the NEWEST addition to my Etsy shop! NEVER BEEN SEEN until today! And you'll be the FIRST to try it out!!  Ice cream sold separately.


Finally! Did you know?? Simple Stories just released their FIRST mid release!!  It's amazing and it is called 100 Days of Summer!  Be sure to check out the entire line here!

Happy hopping!!
Thanks for joining us today!

27 April 2011

Tomorrow - don't miss it!

Join my fellow TeamWorks members & myself for a Blog Hop!!  We will be featuring the Simple Stories line - Destinations!!  I'll be sharing 2 journaling albums I made and I'll also have a GIVEAWAY on my blog!  One lucky commentor will get a NEW item (never seen before) from my Etsy shop!  So don't miss it.  There will also be a grand prize from MemoryWorks (a kit sponsored by Simple Stories!) 

You won't want to miss it!

Start at the MemoryWorks Blog tomorrow morning (Blog Hop starts at 9am MST - 8am PST, 10am CST, 11am EST)

21 April 2011

NEW Hair Candy

My friend ordered some hair candy awhile back and so I made a variety of options. And from those options I have some left! These pieces of "HAIR CANDY" will be added to my Etsy shop in the next day or so! Hair candy - headbands are Grecian style, 2 strand headbands that tie at the nap of your neck! They are great for everyday wear, more formal wear, and even in dance class (holds your hair back and doesn't get in your face - if you have shorter hair). Hair Candy accessories will be coming soon!
Hair Candy - Cotton Candy Pink

Hair Candy - Gummy Bears

Hair Candy - Laffy Taffy

I also take custom orders. However, with multi-colored yarn I cannot guarantee 2 of the same color runs.

20 April 2011

April Express Kit projects

I wanted to share some of my projects I created with the MemoryWorks April Express kit!  To see the rest, head over to the MemoryWorks blog (and see other inspiration from some of my fellow team members!)

I love how I got both a masculine and feminine layout out of this kit!

My first layout is of my Nephew & brother. I adore these photos of them and the greens worked well because of my nephews tie!
 This second layout is of my friend Mikael & I.  I love all the frilly elements with this kit.  My layout title is a folded piece of cardstock with hidden journaling underneath!
Check out more MemoryWorks Express Kits here!  If you would like to subscribe - contact me!

19 April 2011

Coming soon...BLOG HOP

Destinations BLOG HOP
Thursday, April 28, 2011

Join the MemoryWorks TeamWorks members and myself on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 for a blog hop.  Travel through out blogs for inspiration using the Simple Stories: Destinations kit!  Never before seen projects, ideas and inspiration will be presented by TeamWorks members and a PRIZE will be given out to ONE lucky winner who comments on the blogs!  Comment on all blogs included in the hop & you multiply your chances to win!  The prize is sponsored by Simple Stories!!

The hop will begin at the MemoryWorks Blog, from their it will bring you through the TeamWorks members blog and ending at our SPONSORS blog - Simple Stories!

I will personally be giving away a RAK as well. 

18 April 2011

ADorable Nephew

Gosh, have I told you how much I ADORE this kid?!?  My nephew is such a cutie, he makes me laugh and I love when he says "Auntie Lacey" - my heart SMILES (as do I). 

I created this mini layout for an acrylic frame.  It sits on my scrapbook desk right now.  I used the Crate Paper: Portraits line (LOVE IT!)

This little guy is going to be a big brother soon too!  I think he'll be an amazing big brother.  Love ya peanut!

16 April 2011

Daddy & Me

I created this layout of my dad & me using the Crate Paper: Emma's Shoppe line.  it's fun, delicate and perfect for my daddy's little buttercup (me!).  The envelop holds journaling cards with different memories I have of my dad & me as a kid and today!

Happy Saturday and scrapping!

06 April 2011

I love 6x6 paper pads

One of my FAVORITE things right now are 6x6 paper pads.  It is an addiction.  You get so many great papers in a line for an amazing price.  Most these 6x6 paper pads cost under $6.00!!  Totally worth it. 

The paper pads don't limit you to just cards or small items.  Use them on 12 x 12 layouts as accent papers, frame out smaller photos or create homemade embellishments!!  Cut a pieces of 6x6 paper to 4x6 to make a darling 3" x 4" card!  I love these mini cards.  Quick to make and look so darling!

So far with the NEWEST MemoryWorks Catalog released last week, I purchased 6 paper pads already!  Some of the paper lines were available before the catalog was released!  There were some MUST haves. 

 Paper lines you see above
Top Row - Left to Right)
  1. Crate Paper: Emma's Shoppe
  2. My Mind's Eye: Hattie
  3. Cosmo Cricket: Upcycle
  4. BasicGray: Hello Luscious
Bottom Row (Left to Right)
  1. Fancy Pants: To the Moon
  2. Crate Paper: Portraits
Why do you love 6x6 paper pads?  Or have you never bought one before? 

02 April 2011

NEW - Simple Stories 100 days of Summer

I got a shocker of the week on Monday!  I was told there would be a NEW Simple Stories line AND it would be in the NEW Catalog! Say WHAT?!? It was a pleasant surprise and when I saw the line, I was BLOWN away! 

Check out this beautiful new collection called 100 Days of Summer.  I love the tomato red, aqua & yellow combination.  It's lovely and this collection makes me want an ice tea and scrapbook tools oh and SUNSHINE and warm weather (remember I live in Fargo, we still have snow).

So here you go!  A few of my favorite pieces of the NEW Simple Stories line.  Check it all out on the Simple Stories Blog (and for a chance to win)!!

LOVE These letter stickers!! Look at the fantastic colors! yummy
Look at these fantastic Elements!  I love that bike!  And the Post card oh and that Fresh Lemonade!!!!
  And LOVE these little journaling cards!  And the beautiful green dots on the other side. I will for sure need more then 1 of this piece of pattern cardstock!
And here is the entire kit! Beautiful!!

100 Days of Summer will be available end of April.  If you are interested in this collection, please email me and I can place an order the day it becomes available!!  

Also, don't forget to check out the NEW MemoryWorks Catalog (you can preview the 100 Days of Summer line).  Check out what is already available in the Shop Our Products section on my website!

Shabby Cards

I love to create! I love having space to do so (and I am lucky).  I love new products!  I placed an order with MemoryWorks last weekend and received a box of great goodies!  4 6x6 paper pads, matching elements, Destination kit, and so much more!!

Here are a few cards I created Friday night.  Get some creative juices out!

My Sincerest Thanks

Supplies: Kraft Paper, Crate Paper (Emma's Shop: 6x6 paper pad, Phase Stickes), buttons (BasicGrey, My Minds Eye), Stamps: American Crafts (Thanks), Lawn Fawn (Poloroid frame)

Celebrate Sunshine

Supplies: Kraft Paper, Crate Paper (Emma's Shop: 6x6 paper pad), BasicGrey (Hello Luscious: 6x6 pad), Stamps: American Crafts (Warble)

Thanks Card
Supplies: Crate Paper ((Emma's Shop: 6x6 paper pad), Unity Stamp Company (KOTM), flower, Twinery Twine

01 April 2011

Spring / Summer 2011 MemoryWorks Catalog

Refresh, refresh, refresh!!!  I have been doing this all week to the MemoryWorks website, refreshing the NEW product page hoping that some NEW products will appear online so I get a glimpse into what is to come with the NEW catalog. Well, not such luck! 

BUT the excitement and anticipation has ended!  MemoryWorks has released a PDF of their NEW Spring Catalog!  And I'm beyond thrilled about the new products we'll be carrying and of course the beautiful look of the catalog and LAST but NOT least!  A NEW Simple Stories line - 100 days of summer - check out their blog for a chance to win!  SURPRISE!!!!!!!!!  What an exciting time to be a consultant and a scrapbooker.

Check out the NEW Catalog in PDF form

And see how beautiful the cover is?

You can start purchasing products on my website (Shop our Products).  Note: not everything is in stock due to manufacturer's shipping dates.  So keep checking back or let me know what item you are waiting for and I'll keep you updated!

100 Days of Summer (Simple Stories) should be avail. then end of April and Destinations (Simple Stories) is avail. now!

NEW Cozies

Since moving and renovating the house, I haven't had a lot of time to sit down and craft.  Well I'm finally getting back into the swing of things!  I created 2 new cozies, which have been added to my Etsy shop!  They give a lot of sunshine to this Fargo "spring" (not so much - there are still snow storms). 

Enjoy and snag them while they are still available!!

Peaches & Cream (Tea Cozy)


Spring Sunshine (Tea Cozy)