Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Wow, hard to believe it is almost time for the New Year!!  Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season:)  Our challenge winner from Challenge #21 is

#1 SARA!!  CONGRATS SARA!!  Please contact me, Audrey, at to claim your prize. 

Here is our NEW SKETCH, it's another AWESOME sketch from CCM owner and creator, Natalie.  Please remember to use CCM images for our sketch.  You can find a FREEBIE in CCM shop by clicking on the "shop" link at the top of this page.  We'd also love to have you come join our group on PCP, you cand find it by clicking HERE

Our DT has created some AMAZING work for you this week!  If you have a chance, please visit their blogs and leave them some love:)

Please link your challenge card here.  You have until 11:59pm EST on January 12 to enter your creation.  Good luck and have fun!!

Thursday, December 16, 2010


Sorry this is a bit later than usual - computer problems this morning.

Hello Everyone!  I am in Ohio and we are snowed in.  This is the 2nd day this week my kids have not had school (they were also off Monday).  This wouldn't be so bad except that they are done for the year 2010 tomorrow. 

Anyway, I wanted to thank those of you who played along in our winter challenge, what FABULOUS projects you created! has picked #2 SARA as our winner this week.  Sara, please e-mail me, Audrey at for your prize.

We have a NEW SKETCH CHALLENGE this week, but before I present that, I want to let you know that we are having a DT Call at the moment and I would encourage all CCM fans to apply.  If you click on "Blog" at the top of this page, you can find the details of the DT CALL.  You can also find it on SCS and PCP.

Now onto this week's Sketch and here it is:

As always, our DT has come up with some AMAZING inspiration for you.

Remember, you can use any stamps to play along, but you MUST use CHI CHI MEMORIES images to be eligible for the PRIZE.  You have until midnight PST on Dec. 29 to submit your NEW project using our Inlinkz Tool.  Good luck and have fun:)

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Winner and NEW CHALLENGE!!

First of all, I just wanted to thank those who have taken time to play along with our SKETCH CHALLENGE.  The CCM DTs are very proud of Natalie's AMAZING IMAGES and we love to not only be able to share them with you, but to have you share them with us.  The winner of SKETCH CHALLENGE #19 is


Congrats Anne!  Please e-mail me, Audrey, at to claim your prize.

What a crazy couple of weeks it has been!!  With the Thanksgiving Holiday here in U.S. and my kids being off school, I totally thought we weren't supposed to have another challenge here til next week, but the AWESOME CCM Sketch Challenge DT reminded me our new challenge starts TODAY!!   Also, Natalie, the FABULOUS owner, illustrator and creator of CHI CHI MEMORIES has moved half way across the country, so she has been quite busy.  So, we are going to mix things up a bit with CHALLENGE #20 and go with ANYTHING GOES but must be a WINTER Theme.

Please remember that in order to be eligible for our prize, you MUST use a CMM image on your creation.  The Sketch Challenge DT have once again done WONDERFUL work with this month's NEW RELEASE images.  Hope they have inspired you as well:)

 We can't wait to see what you create!  Please link your card using our Linky Tool by 11:59pm PST to participate in this challenge.  Thanks and have fun.

Thursday, November 18, 2010


Hello Everyone!!  It's time for another CHI CHI MEMORIES SKETCH CHALLENGE!!  Natalie has created another AWESOME sketch for us and the DT girls have done FABULOUS samples as usual:)  It has been so busy here at the blog with our BLOG HOP and other fun.  Please tell your friends about CHI CHI MEMORIES and let them know that our NEW CHALLENGE is ready for them to join:)

Remember that while you can use any stamps you wish to play along, only those entries using CHI CHI MEMORIES images are available for our PRIZE.  Go check out the SHOP (link at top of this page) and find yourself some FREEBIES so that you can be eligible for the prize.  You may flip the sketch or resize as long as you use all of the elements contained in the sketch.  You will have until 11:59pm PST on Dec. 1 to get your project entered using our Linky Tool.  Thanks so much for playing along:)

Here is the SKETCH:

And our WONDERFUL DT INSPIRATION - please go to their individual blogs and leave them some love if you can:)


Our lucky winner will receive this ADORABLE and festive image of Candace carrying presents.  Good luck and have fun!!

Please link your new projects here:


Just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who played along with SKETCH CHALLENGE #18!!  Your projects were GORGEOUS and we are so happy to have you play along with us.  We hope you will join us again for CHALLENGE #19. has chosen our winner and that winner is:

#1 ARDILLA!  CONGRATS ARDILLA!!  Please contact me, Audrey, at and we'll get your prize to you.

Thanks again everyone:)

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Winner Sketch Challenge #17!!

Using, #2 SARA has been chosen as the winner of SKETCH CHALLENGE #17 - WAY TO GO SARA!! Please contact Audrey at regarding your prize. Thanks so much to everyone who played along - wish we could pick all of you as the prize winner. Remember to check out our new sketch below - hope to see you play along again:)

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SKETCH CHALLENGE #18 (Plus Blog Hop!!)

Hello everyone!  Hope you are all well today.  I am fighting a cold and as such, I don't feel great and my mojo has gone missing, but I am excited to tell you about 2 EXCITING EVENTS going on today at CHI CHI MEMORIES!!

First, CHI CHI MEMORIES is part of the SUGAR RUSH BLOG HOP for CARD MAKER MAGAZINE!  The hop will be from NOV. 4 (today) - NOV. 6 (Sat.).  Please visit CHI CHI MEMORIES BLOG for the hop.  There is also a FREEBIE available for you in the shop, so make sure you register an account at CCM shop (click on the shop link at the top of the blog) to grab the freebie. The reindeer stocking LIMITED EDITION FREEBIE is only available from November 1st to December 31st, so make sure you grab it before it goes away.  Hint - you could use the FREEBIE in our new SKETCH CHALLENGE #18.  The theme of the hop is SUGAR RUSH CHRISTMAS, so we were to use lots of Sparkles:)

We also have our NEW SKETCH CHALLENGE #18 starting today and going til Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 11:59pmm PST.  The sketch is SUPER FUN and I can't wait to see what you create for it!!  Remember, you can flip it or resize just as long as the main elements of the sketch are there.

I'd also LOVE to give a BIG WELCOME to Dee from Dee's Designs.  Dee is now part of our SKETCH CHALLENGE DT - WOOO HOOO!!

Here's some inspiration from the DT - if you have time, please visit their blogs and leave them some love!!

The prize for the winner of SKETCH CHALLENGE #18 will receive the TEA PARTY SET - woo hoo!!  Please remember, anyone can enter, but if you want to win, you must use a CHI CHI MEMORIES IMAGE!  Good luck and have fun!

Thursday, October 21, 2010


It's time for another sketch challenge over here at CHI CHI MEMORIES!!  Thanks so much to our participants from the previous challenge - your cards were all AWESOME!!  Natalie has made another FABULOUS sketch for us this week and I know you will LOVE it.  Here it is:

Once again, the DT have come up with SENSATIONAL projects using the NEW RELEASE AUTUMN set.  (Hint, for our next challenge, we will be working with the NEW NOVEMBER RELEASES and you will LOVE those!!)




and KERRY from the CCM New Release DT has decided to join us again - thanks KERRY!!  She used images from the HALLOWEEN set.

We hope you will come join us for this challenge!  Challenge entries will be accepted until midnight PST on Wednesday, Nov. 3.  Please link using our Linky Tool below.  REMEMBER, anyone can enter the challenge, but you MUST USE a CHI CHI MEMORIES IMAGE to WIN!!  Check out the shop for FREEBIES if you don't have any CHI CHI MEMORIES IMAGES.  Good luck and can't wait to see what you all create:)

Winning creation, as chosen by will receive this ADORABLE image:)

Thursday, October 7, 2010


Good morning everyone!  Hope you are having a GREAT day:)  WOW, what amazing entries we had last challenge!  Thanks so all our wonderful participants:) has chosen

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as our winner from CHALLENGE #15.  CONGRATS Rekha!:)  Please contact Natalie using the "contact" link at the top of this page to claim your prize.  Hope to see you all again for the new challenge posted below.:)


Hello everyone!  Thanks so much to all of you who played along with SKETCH #15, your entries were AMAZING!  The winner will be announced early tomorrow, so make sure to check back for that.  Lots of fun stuff going on at CHI CHI MEMORIES this week - the NEW RELEASE is now available in the shop, it is an ADORABLE Autumn Set and you will see that our SKETCH CHALLENGE cards feature images from this FABULOUS set.

Also, our SKETCH CHALLENGE DT is getting to work on the challenge this week.  I want to personally welcome MELISSA SACKMAN and JEANETTE CLOYD to the team.  I know you will LOVE their INCREDIBLE work!

So, I bet you are all waiting to see this week's sketch, and here it is:
And here's the DT work for some extra inspiration:


If you are chosen as our winner, you will recieve the following images as your prize - WOO HOO!!

You have until 11:59pm PST on Weds. Oct. 20 to get your NEW projects linked up using our Linky Tool.  If you do not have a blog, feel free to post your entries at CHI CHI MEMORIES GROUP ON PCP Remember, anyone can enter, but in order to be eligible for the PRIZE, you MUST use a CHI CHI MEMORIES image.  If you need a FREEBIE, please check out the shop:)

Thanks for playing along, can't wait to see your creations!!

Please link your projects here:

Thursday, September 23, 2010


Our winner of SKETCH CHALLENGE #14 has been chosen using  Remember, only those using CHI CHI MEMORIES images are eligible to win the prize, but anyone can play.  Thanks to all our entrants, your cards were AMAZING!!  Our winner this week is


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Please contact Natalie to claim your prize by clicking on the Contact tab at the top of the blog.  Thanks!


Hello Everyone and Welcome to SKETCH CHALLENGE #15!!  Natalie has made another AWESOME sketch for us all to play along with and the DT have given some SUPER inspiration.  We hope you will play along.  Our rules for the challenges are on the sidebar, but just for a refresher, you have until Weds., 11:59pm PST, Oct. 6 to make your project and link it here using our Linky Tool at the bottom of this post.  Only cards using CHI CHI MEMORIES images are eligible for the prize, but anyone is welcome to play along.  So, let's take a look at the sketch:
And now, get ready to be WOWED with the DTs' FANTASTIC projects.  This week the girls used the TEA PARTY set.  It is SUPER cute and very versatile.

But wait, look what happens when you open it:

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So, we hope you are inspired by the sketch and the DT work and that you will come play along with us.  If you need a CHI CHI MEMORIES image, stop at the shop for a FREEBIE.  We'd also love to have you join <a href="">CHI CHI MEMORIES GROUP ON PCP</a>.

The winner of Challenge #15 will receive these kids in costumes digis in prepartion for Halloween:)

Please link your projects here: