Friday, August 26, 2016

The "Write" Stuff


This was a fun, quick and easy card to create.  I used Papertrey Ink's Pencil Me In stamp set and dies to make the sweet little pencil, the sentiment, and the stars.  The binder paper is from the Pencil Me In patterned paper pack, but I trimmed it with the notebook paper die from My Creative Time's Fun Stitched Edges Dies, to really give it a fun look!  I mounted the whole thing on a black card base, and that was it!

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

MCT "Do Over" Thursday!


It's "Do Over" Thursday with My Creative Time, a day to look at a card you made in the past that maybe you don't like so much and give it a new twist!  I made the card below a couple of months ago, and I just do not like it.  The color for the card base makes me think of a hospital, and the coloring of the flower did not work out so well on that cardstock. 

So, for my new card, I still used the awesome Fun Notes stamp and die set, but I changed "thanks" to "hugs."  Then I switched up my flower by using the Stitched Daisy Die.  And I gave my background more interest by cutting some color blocks with the MORE Stitched Rectangular Dies and the Stitched Square Dies Inside & Out.  Same idea, but a whole new look!


Be sure to stop by Emma's blog for more inspiration!


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Monday, August 22, 2016

Back to School Postcard


It's the first day of school for me today!  This is the postcard I made this year to send to each of my third graders last week, welcoming them to my classroom.  For the background I used My Creative Time's Fun Stitched Cloud Dies, along with the More Stitched Edges to make the hill.  The cute little schoolhouse was made with the Papertrey Ink Tiny Town:  School Die.  I also used PTI's Back to School stamp set for the sentiment.  Fingers crossed for a great school year!

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Friday, August 19, 2016

MCT 58th Edition Release Blog Hop!

Welcome to the My Creative Time 58th Edition Release Blog Hop!  You should have arrived here from the very talented Jessica.  If you just happened upon here, you might want to head over to Emma's blog, to the beginning of the hop.  This is a very fun release, and I hope you are as excited about it as we are!


My card today uses the new Spooky Time stamp and die set.  I thought it would be fun to show you how you can make a cute clean and simple card in minutes with this adorable new set!  One of my favorite stamps in it is the border of cute Halloween images.  I stamped it twice on lime green cardstock, and then I trimmed it with one of the More Stitched Edges Dies.  After adhering this to my card base, I added a cat, made with a die from Spooky Time, and a sentiment from the set!  This was seriously so fast that I will be mass producing a bunch more to send out to some friends and family come Halloween time!

Here's a closer look at Spooky Time.  It is available now in the My Creative Time Store


Staring THIS Friday, August 19th, 2016 @ 8AM PST, our "Freebie" for this release is the spooktacular  Happy Haunting stamp set.  It will be given to the FIRST 100 shoppers!  If you are one of the first 100 shoppers, it will be automatically added to your package at the time of packaging/shipping.  Once the first 100 shoppers come through, the set will be available for purchase.  So if it's for sale in the store, you are not one of the 100.  No exceptions will be made.  This freebie set is not a part of the "bundle" and will be sold separately!


**BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY!**
For our blog hop giveaway, Emma is giving away a $50 gift card to the "My Creative Time Store" to one LUCKY winner!  All you have to do is leave your comments on our blogs!  You are NOT required to comment on ALL blogs, but the more you comment on, the better chances you have for winning!  Very important, please leave a way for us to contact you with your comment, just in case you are the lucky winner! 

**SALE ALERT**
Also, DON'T FORGET our sale that is starting RIGHT NOW here!  Use the code AUGUST2016 to receive a discount off your entire purchase! This sale applies to "IN-STOCK" items ONLY.  This sale will end on Friday,  August 26th, 2016, at midnight PST.

Your next stop is the incredibly talented and sweet Kim!

Here's the full line-up:

Katie (YOU ARE HERE)

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

MCT 58th Edition Sneak Peek #4

It's our last day of the My Creative Time 58th Edition sneak peeks!  Tomorrow is the day you can finally see this awesome release in its entirety and get shopping!  But first, we have one last amazing stamp and die set for you to get a glimpse of today.  It's called Spooky Time, and it is such a fun Halloween set!


Spooky Time includes a great coffin die with a layer, and I used it to make a coffin shaped card.  For the layer, I heat embossed the poem background stamp with clear embossing powder, and then watercolored over it.  Once it had dried, I put some copy paper over the piece and then ironed it with an iron on high heat to remove the embossing, leaving a smooth surface.  I then stamped the tree from this set with Versafine ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.  The bats were also made with dies from this set, and I heat embossed them with clear embossing powder as well, to give them some shine.  I love how this card turned out, and I didn't even use any of the sentiments!  There is also a fun border stamp included, as well as more spooky dies!

*Sneak Peek Giveaway***

We will be giving away the sets we are showcasing each day to ONE lucky winner!  For example, for the set we showcase on Wednesday, Emma will announce the winner in her video on Thursday, and for the set we showcase on Thursday, she will announce on Friday, and so on... ALL you have to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment on our blogs!  You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have of winning!  VERY IMPORTANT, please leave your contact information with your comment, just in case "YOU" are the lucky winner!  For extra entries, you can spread the word about this release on Facebook, tweet about it, OR even instagram it! #mycreativetime!  GOOD LUCK EVERYBODY, & let's start spreading the word!

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the design team have for you today!

Products used on this card (except for "Spooky Time,"  which will be available on 8/19):