Thursday, March 30, 2017

Memory Dex Swapping

Hello there!  Thanks for stopping by!  I have a new obsession!  Memory Dex Swapping!

Heidi Swapp came or with the Memory Dex system over a year ago. Of course, I went it and bought all of the supplies and accessories, but it ended there.  Heidi created this with the idea that you could make little scrapbook pages/memories on these little cards and have them on display. Awesome!  You can see that concept here  

A friend and I had an idea to make these fun little cards as little pieces of art and trade them... and well... the idea of swapping Memory Dex cards has taken off from there!  

Here are some I've recently created:

This one is using a new paper pad by Trimcraft and it's available at Michaels.  The texture of this Editpaper is Amazing!

I love using lots of different layers 

And trying new things (like distressed edges)

I have a fun video (lined below) to show you how I created this fun bicycle card. 

These are just to quick, easy and fun to create.  

It's fun to use acetate and create a see through  card like this one.  

I have lots more to show you but I'll save that for another post. If you'd like to join in with Memory Dex card Swapping join our Facebook Group called "Memory Dex Swaps". 

See my video below for a free cut file and fun background technique using your Cricut or Silhouette. 

Create fun Rolodex/Memory Dex Cards with the Cricut

Memory Dex Roller File:

Memory Dex Punch:

Memory Dex Dies:

Memory Dex Inserts:

Join our Facebook group to swap Memory Dex cards 

Other Favorites:

Cricut Explore Air 2:

Other Favorites:

Cricut Acetate:

Cricut Glitter Cardstock:

Cricut Cardstock:

Scotch Quick Dry Tacky Glue: 

Cricut Tool Set (Tweezers included): 

Cricut Foil Posterboard: 

Kraft Cardstock:

Cricut Cuttlebug: 

Multi Matte Medium Adhesive:

Foam Adhesive: 

Cricut Tool Set (Tweezers included): 

You can download the rolodex file here: 

Other Favorites:

Use Code LORRIE at to save an additional 15% and free shipping!

Affiliate links used above.

Social Media Info

Facebook Group Swap it! :

My blog:




Affiliate links used above.

Social Media Info

Facebook Group Swap it! :

My blog:



Sunday, March 19, 2017

Cutting Photos into Shapes with your Cricut Explore

Hello there!  I'm excited to say I've joined the world of Memory Dex-ers (it's a word!).   We've been swapping Memory Dex cards in our Swap Group.  I've got lots of them to share with you, but today's post is all about using your Cricut to cut a photo into a shape.

Like this cute Rolodex Shape.  I printed a photo of Ace and I and added it to my Memory Dex.  This can be super simple with the use of your Cricut Explore.

If you have the IOS app/IOS device it's so easy to cut anything into a shape using the fun Snap Mat feature!  Here's a quick video showing you how super duper fun it is!

Don't have an IOS device or the app?  No worries, I've got you covered!  You can use the Pattern option in Design Space and create the same photo filled shapes.  Here's a quick video for you!

There are lots of fun ways to utilize this technique!  Cricut always makes it easy!

view sourceprint? 01 09 10