Guest Designer Lacey

Hello! My name is Lacey (Igo) Gasper, I recently got married this past summer and live in Moorhead, MN (across the river from Fargo, ND). I’m honored to be a guest designer for We R Memory Keepers and show off this awesome fall collection – Harvest!


Card: Thanks For Everything

Card Size: 4.25” x 5.5” (8.5” x 5.5” folded in half)



WRMK: Harvest Paper               Country Plaid (1” x 4”)

Garden Shed (1” x 3.75”)

Floral Spray (0.75” x 3.5”)

Rusty Drawer (7/8” x 3.5”)

WRMK: Harvest Collection (Embossed Stickers)

Kraft Cardstock Paper (American Krafts)

Studio Calico: Mister Huey’s Ink – Dark Calico

Pop Dots


1. Trim a piece of Kraft paper to 8.5” x 5.5” and fold in half.

  1. Adhere paper stripes at various sizes (my sizes listed above). And adhere onto the card at various levels.
  2. Splash on MIster Huey’s Ink (or ink of choice). I used an eye dropper to splatter my ink on.
  3. Adhere Embossed Sticker with Pop Dots to add dimension.


Layout: You and Me

Layout Size: 12” x 12”


WRMK: Harvest Paper               Work Bench (Layout background)

Floral Spray

Garden Shed

WRMK: Harvest (Embossed Stickers)

WRMK: Harvest Tags (You & Me with Frame)

WRMK: Sew Easy Thread (Glitter Primary)

American Crafts: Kraft Paper

Prima Flowers

Studio Calico: Wood Veneer Hearts

Studio Calico: Misty Huey’s (Gold)

Technique Tuesday Stamps: Label Maker (Kit Club)

Fiskars: Scallop Boarder Punch

Gold Washi Tape

Acrylic Paint

American Crafts: This to that Tab Adhesive Circles

Stickles: Cinnamon

Tim Holtz: Distress Stains (Tarnished Brass)

Gold Embossing Powder

Ribbon: Gold


  1. Starting with your background (Work Bench), swipe with a foam brush some acrylic paint. I used a metallic Gold (seen on the left side of the layout).
  2. Cut a 5.5” x 9.5” piece and 6.5” x 5” out of Floral Spray.
  3. Adhere the 5.5” x 9.5” of the Floral Spray toward the left side of the layout.
  4. Out of the Garden Shed paper, cut a piece 1.5” x 6.5” and using a border punch, punch one long side. Adhere this piece to the backside of the 6.5” x 5” Floral Spray piece. Then, layer on a piece of washi (I used gold) near the seam of the chevron Floral Spray side.
  5. Next, using the WRMK Sew Easy, stitch the bottom right corner of this 6.5” x 5” piece. Adhere to the layout.
  6. Frame your photo. I used Kraft paper as my inside frame (size: 4.25” x 6.25”) and Garden Shed as the outer layer (size: 4.5” x 6.5”). Set aside.
  7. Adhere “You and Me” frame to the upper right corner of the page.
  8. Adhere your photo Matt with 4×6 Photo to layout.
  9. Embellish!
    1. apply WRMK: Harvest Embossing Stickers (some using pop adhesive for dimension).
    2. I adhered wood veneer hearts that I covered with Tim Holtz Distress Stains and Stickles.
    3. I stamped on Kraft Paper with Technique Tuesday stamps. Using various inks and Gold Embossing Powder.
    4. Prima Flowers
    5. Splattered Mister Huey’s Spray (Gold)
    6. Washi tape and ribbon
    7. Finally, I adhered my title “You and Me” to the lower left corner of my photo.


Frame: Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice


WRMK: Harvest Paper               Rusty Drawer (Frame Base)

Country Plaid

Maple Leaf

WRMK: Harvest (Embossed Stickers)

American Crafts: Kraft Cardstock

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink (Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Walnut Stain)

American Crafts: This to that Tab Adhesive Circles

Tim Holtz: Distress Glitter (Antique Linen)

Silhouette Die Cuts:                   3 Fall Leaves (Lori Whitlock)

3d Bracket Shaped Frame (Lori Whitlock)

Water Bottle


  1. Cut frame from Silhouette cut file 3d Bracket Shaped Frame (I did not resize). Top of frame I cut from Rusty Drawer, backside of frame Kraft Paper.
  2. Assemble Frame per directions on Lori Whitlock’s youtube site (Adhere photo during this step).
  3. Next, I placed 4 – 6” x 6” pieces of paper on a Silhouette cutting mat (Kraft Paper, Country Plaid and two sections of the Maple Leaf.) In the Silhouette Studio program arrange 3 Fall Leaves die cut file in various sizes. Cut these out.
  4. Kraft Paper Leaves:
    1. To add character to the kraft leaves, I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks. Using a non-stick craft mat, I rubbed and gently pressed Tim Holtz Distress Ink in the Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint and Walnut Stain. I then sprayed with water and using the end of a paint brush I swirled the ink together slightly.
    2. I then swiped the Kraft leaves through the ink.
    3. To make them drive faster, I hit them with my heat gun.
    4. Crinkle or use an embossing folder to add texture.
    5. Ink the edges with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain.
    6. Layer leaves onto frame and mix in the WRMK Embossed Stickers.
    7. Adhere the “Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice” phrase with dimensional adhesive.

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