Friday, March 16, 2012

My Creative Time's March Stamp Release Blog Hop!


Welcome to the My Creative Time March Stamp Release Blog Hop!  I have to tell you, Emma, the rest of the design team, and I have been having a blast playing with this new release!  If you haven't been to Emma's blog yet today, head over now to see the video introducing all of the new products!

For my project today I am showcasing Tea Party, a darling stamp set full of hand drawn whimsical images!  I thought it would be fun to make an invitation for a child's teddy bear tea party.  My base is a 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"piece of Papertrey Ink Hibiscus Burst cardstock.  The 5 1/4" x 4" patterned layer is from the Teresa Collins Spring Fling paper pack.  To get my writing, I printed it on some thinner pink cardstock from Recollections.



I left a space for "Tea Party" so that I could stamp it from this set.  I also ran this layer through my Cuttlebug with the Swiss Dots embossing folder.


I stamped this adorable tea pot on another piece of paper from the Spring Fling paper stack and added some darker green accents with a Copic Marker. I then cut out the pot and attached it to the invitation with some pop dots.


This cute teddy bear is from the Cricut Christmas Solutions cartridge.  I cut him at 1 3/4" and added some details with a white gel pen.


Now here's an activity that the little girls at the tea party could have lots of fun with.  I stamped the tea pots from Tea Party onto Shrinky Dink paper, using StazOn ink.  It dried right away, and then I was able to color them with Sharpies.  After punching a 1/8" hole in each, I popped them into the oven, and then attached the finished product to a bracelet.  Wouldn't little girls love this activity at their tea party?

Here's a look at the entire Tea Party stamp set, which is available in the My Creative Time Store now:


*** Blog Hop Giveaway ***

For the BLOG HOP giveaway, each one of us will be giving away a brand new release Echo Park 6x6 pad of paper!  All you have to do is leave a comment here, along along with a way for me to contact you!  Each designer will be using random.org to pick the lucky winner.  Emma and each designer will announce their winners on THEIR blogs on Wednesday, March 21.  So remember, you have 16 chances to win!  All you have to do is leave a comment on all of the blogs in this hop for more chances to win!  Easy peasy!  Good luck!!!

AND, don't forget to join the Link-up Par-TEA on Emma's blog, where you can showcase your techniques with these fun new sets!  You have two weeks to link up, and then a winner will be chosen for a FUN prize!!!

Here is the paper pack that I am giving away:



Your next stop on the hop is the wonderfully talented Kim!

Here is the rest of the hop line-up:

Katie <-- YOU ARE HERE

92 comments:

UnikeByYes said...

Katie, such a cute invite!! I enjoy visiting your blog I always leave inspired, thank you for sharing.
have a great weekend!
liz
unikebyyes{at}yahoo{dot}com

Creative Diva said...

This is a beautiful invite. Great job.Thanks for the chance to win.

Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com
creativediva98 at gmail dot com

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

O my goodness I love the invitation so pretty!! that bracelet any little girl would love!!Great job and very creative way to use the stamps!! Thanks for the chance to win!!
Kristan
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

pruttybird said...

Makes me wish I had a little girl so I could have a tea party :). Great projects!

pruttybird at comcast dot net

Melissa said...

Very nicely done, thanks for sharing!

mzcherub at gmail dot com

Pam (AKA CraftyK) said...

Such a cute invite...and what little girl would not love that adorable bracelet!!
croptilludrop23@gmail.com

chillin with Quillin said...

cute invite, and love the braclet!!
Paula

Anonymous said...

Great cards.
marilyn2222 @ hotmail.com

Tracy said...

Very cute invite! I love the shrinky dink bracelet...very cool idea!

Tracy
owlbecraftin at gmail dot com

Sherrie K. said...

Super cute invite!! I just love the shrinky dink bracelet! So fun and great idea:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Jeanne said...

What a super cute Tea Party invite! And the bracelet is perfect...they would definitely love to have one of them! I am thinking that I need to find this shrinky dink stuff! :) Great job Katie!!

lovetoscrap101 said...

Super cute invite and the little bracelet is adorable.

kara@stovall1.com

Kim H said...

Katie ~ OMG! I am in AWE of this idea! This is so FABULOUS! First the invitation ~ I just LOVE it! What a PERK~fect, CLEVER thing to create with this set! The best is how you tied in the tea pot and teddy bear! Oh and the charm bracelet! OMGosh! I LOVE that too! These little girls are going to be sooo EXCITED to get this invitation but then make bracelets! I want to come now! FABULOUS concept here!

Scrappin with the bug said...

Sooooo cute. I love the teddy bear invite for a tea party. This is a perfect little idea. GREAT job.

That charm braclet is so cute. I love them both.

Great job as usual.

Terri_ski at yahoo dot com

Regina said...

I love Teddy Bear tea parties. The shrinky dinks are just adorable. That was a great idea. Have a fun day. Regina

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful tea party invite. I always love looking at your projects. You are very talented!

Sue - yahpahsbud@yahoo.com

Julie L. said...

What a sweet invite! Nice job!

Julie L.
jlearned at charter dot net

LindaV said...

Really cute. I love the bracelet project.

DebC said...

Cute invitation! I love these little shrinky dinks I have to get me some to play with and make something for our little grand daughters. This is sweet.
Deb C
dsc105@live.com

lovetoscrap101 said...

Really cute invite. The little bracelet is adorable. Thanks for the chance to win.
kara@stovall1.com

missstamper said...

Very cute! The little charms are so sweet too!

missstamper@yahoo.com

Liz said...

If I am understanding, you printed everything (except Tea party) on your printer using the card stock? I would love to see how you set this up to print in the correct area. LOVE this invitation and your technique

http://tryin2craft.blogspot.com
lizabratt@comcast.net

Craft Me This said...

Got to try those SD so cute.

Barbara
craftmethis@gmail.com

Gloria said...

adorable invite!! love the charms
i have to try this shrinky dink !!
tfs
gloria
esquivel865@yahoo.com

lindagk23 said...

Katie, what a beautiful invite! Love all the details, and what a gorgeous little bracelet! Love this idea. You did an awesome job on all of your projects! I have really enjoyed this week! TFS and have a wonderful day!
lindagk23ataoldotcom

Terrance Doxie said...

I absolutely LOVE this. Don't be surprised if I CASE you.

carpediem said...

such a cute bracelet! great idea!
laura j

ljseki at hotmail dot com

CA Scrapper said...

Your projects are beautiful! Love that invite and the bracelets are so fun!

Leslie

cascrapper at gmail dot com

Noelle H said...

Super cute invitation! I love the colors! The bracelet is an awesome idea!! Thanks for the inspiration!
herzigfam@yahoo.com
Noelle

Amy C said...

Katie, we totally must have been on the same wavelength or something.....lol. I really love how you have added your charms to a bracelet and the fun invite you created. The embossing really makes it stand out. Fab job!! ♥

Gina said...

great invite! so adorable. Lovin the shrinky dinks myself!
gina
babi96 at aol dot com

Pat N. said...

What an adorable invitation AND bracelet. Very smart idea!!--pat N.

Beckie said...

Too cute! I'm gonna have to get some shrinks Dink stuff. New follower ;0)

Be blessed, Beckie
beckie_woodall@yahoo.com

Karen L said...

This is a really sweet little invite, so cozy and warm!
kladd94803 at aol dot com

Momof4inArlington said...

The teddy bear on the invitation is so cute! I wish I were still young enough for a teddy bear tea party...Although, my 5 year old daughter might think I was just "playing along" with her! Great idea for a little party project/favor. Thanks for the opportunity to win!
rjtlkmorris1@gmail.com

quilt4fun2 said...

Your invite looks super...I love it! Great idea to print and stamp then emboss! I have to find that shrink plastic...I love the bracelet idea!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Glora said...

Awesome invite idea Katie! I absolutely LOVE it and that charm bracelet would totally be a hit! Seriously AMAZING! Hugs- Glora

My Creative Time said...

HOLY COW!!!! I NEEEEEEED to be invited to this "Tea Party"! That invite down to that AMAZING bracelet, you just can't get any BETTER than this! Just think if you & I actually had "daughters", we would be in trouble!! LOL..... THANK YOU SOOO much for ALL you do for MCT & for being a good friend!
Big HUGE hugs,
Luv Ya!
Emma:)

Kat's Kreative Corner said...

OMG, loving your Tea Party Invitation. What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing....

Kat
kat.raymond@gmail.com

Shelly said...

OH MY GOSH! how fun is this? Shrinky dinks ROCK! AWESOME projects!
Shelly
http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com/

Selina said...

What a cute party invitation, I know my daughter would absolutely love that braclet, might have to get some shrinky dink for myself, great job and TFS

Hugs
Selina
funnflair@hotmail.com
www.papercraftswithfunnflair.com

Srappin Owl said...

Ha what a cute Tea Party invitation!!! but my favorite is the coffee cup with the TAG!!! Super adorable!
xx
Karina

Bethany Becker said...

Love the invitation. I like the texture added to it.

blw1003 at gmail dot com

Ruth G said...

Sweet invite and party idea! I absolutely love the bracelet project! The girls will surely love it, too! TFS!

Brenda said...

That's a cute invitation!!!!



Brenda W.

Barb A. said...

Really cute invitation! Love the teddy bear! Thanks for sharing your ideas and talents with us.

scrapbooknut67114 at gmail dot com

Sue D said...

Very cute invitation and love the bracelet.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

hopefulcrafter said...

Great invite, I am going to be hosting a bridal shower based on a tea party theme and this gives me some ideas. Thanks for sharing.

Theresa said...

Sweet card. I love the idea of making your own charms with shrinky dink!

-Theresa
http://ahappyscrappylife.blogspot.com/

Cindy said...

Super cute Tea Party invite!Love the teddy bear:)

Cindylop said...

Beautiful invite!

Cindylop@rocketmail.com

Kim's Kreations said...

Such a sweet idea. Love the invitation and the bracelet is precious. So creative. Thanks or sharing.
Ogdendoll@gmail.com

Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

HOw sweet. That invite makes me want to have a tea party.

Lisa said...

What a darling invitation. Love the bracelet, that would be so nice for the girls to do together, they would have something to remember the tea party.

promisefaith said...

OMgoodness Katy, I love, love the bracelet. The card is so incredibly cute too. The teddy bear is very sweet. Thank you so much for the ideas.
Hugs,
Trish

VICTORIA said...

Your card and bracelet is so cute!!!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Katie, you are such an inspiration.. like so many, i love stopping by to see what you have created.. Love the invitation and the bracket is adorable. You are so very talented. hugs from ukiah

Maureen Reiss said...

Super cute invitation! Love the braclett

Shar said...

How cute is this! And the little charms are so sweet! Great job, Katie!!

Kris said...

Fabulous card! Great idea for the teapots too!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

purpleglo said...

Katie, I love your invitation. It is so creative. Thanks for sharing. Gloria

www.naturalhealing4yourbody.com (See blog under "Healing through scrapbooking")

marg0006 said...

H ow sweet. What a winderful idea. My granddaughter would love it.

marg0006@verizon.net

Shawnee said...

This is a cute invite. I love your bracelet as well.

kristyscraps said...

Just LOVE those shrinky dinks! And, what girl doesn't love a tea party?
kristyscraps@sbcglobal.net

Denise said...

Very cute card. Thanks for sharing

tina said...

Great ideas. Love your invite.

Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

Cassandra said...

So cute!! I almost made a teddy bear tea card too! They have that at one of the hotels here in Phx....so much fun! Love the little charms too! hugs

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Great invites and the bracelets is a great project for the girls. I like the paper you used. TFS AJ!
jeria22@yahoo.com

Beth Anne in PA said...

Such a cute invite and what a fun idea for the party activity. Thank you for sharing it with us to enjoy too!
Beth Anne in PA
woody42997ataoldotcom

Monica said...

Darling invite. Wish my baby girls weren't 23 and 20.

Brenda said...

What a fabulous invite for a tea party of any age!! I love the bracelet too, so fun and cute!!

Annette M said...

Very soft and delicate!

Nanette said...

Wow...what a great invitation! TFS!!

nanettemt at yahoo dot com

Laurie H. said...

This is really a great card. Thanks for sharing. Would love to win the giveaway!

lmkindell1 said...

Great invitation.

linda
lmkindell1@verizon.net
lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

JHolliday said...

The invitation is adorable!! Great job!

June
holliday125@yahoo.com

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

ahhh I just love the shrinky dinks on that bracelet! How much fun! Thanks so much!
Lisa
lisascreativeniche at gmail.com

Kristi said...

How sweet are your projects? I love bears!

Christine said...

The invite is super cute...but oh my! The bracelets are the BEST! Those girls are just gonna love 'em.
TFS I'm inspired!
--C

christinescreativecards@gmail.com

jessica said...

this is too adorable!! love it all!!
Great use of the new release in a different way :)
TFS
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

Frank-LEE aka (SITM) said...

This is such Beautiful Invitation. Love the cut outs on this. So cute. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

Lady Fair said...

What a cute idea for a tea party, love the charm bracelet.

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Cindy said...

This is one cute invitaion,Katie!! I love the embossing and the cute little bear!
Your idea with the bracelet is amazing!! So so awesome!! :)

Irasema said...

What a cute invitation! Love all of the craft ideas from one stamp set!

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Wendy (aka Roo) said...

Awww, the invite is sooo sweet Katie & I just love the bracelet!!! Such a cute idea!!!
Puppy Hugs!
Wendy

wendydotroos2boys@gmail.com

Darlene said...

Your card is so sweet!
Darlene
dnanni4129@gmail.com

Suzanne said...

OMG Katie! What a BEAUTIFUL Invitation! And WOW...Your little bracelet is so ADORABLE! The girls will have a lot of fun making it! Thanks for sharing your amazing projects :)

Suzanne
suzwatanabe@yahoo.com

bumblebee creations said...

what a lovely invite-any girl would be so excited to receive! Great craft idea too!
rhondazmikly@sbcglobal.net

Kimberly said...

love your card!!!

cricutharper said...

OMG, you are incredibly creative. I absolutely love the tea party invite AND especially the little bracelet. Too cute.

Rosie said...

Love the invitation!!! very pretty!!!

what a gret idea for the braclet
the girls will have tons of fun!!

rosiemini@gmail.com
www.scraplovingmins.blogspot.com

Georgi Girl said...

What a lovely invitation to a birthday TEA Party! Love the idea!
TFS
Hugs,
georgi

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