Monday, May 14, 2012

MCT May Stamp Release: What's Growing On?

Have you seen the latest My Creative Time stamps and dies?  They are all just adorable, and you can buy them now in the store!  Today Emma and the design team are sharing projects using the new What's Growing On stamp and die set.  This set just cracks me up!  You have to stop by Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the design team have created with it!


I thought it would be fun to make a masculine birthday card.  I started with a rustic white A2 size card base, layered with a 4" x 5 1/2" piece of kraft cardstock from The Paper Company.  The cute chicken wire stamp is from MCT's Spring Chicken Backgrounds stamp set.


The fun mustache is one of 3 dies included in this set.  I used my Cuttlebug to cut several of the same shape out of balsa wood.  Now, do you see that gorgeous lime green burlap?  My friend and design teammate Liz is having the GRAND OPENING of her store, Liz's Paper Loft Boutique, today!  You can buy this burlap, along with some gorgeous hemp, seam binding ribbon, etc. from her!  I used my Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher to just staple a strip of it to the kraft cardstock.


Here's the cute sentiment I used from this set.


And, here's what's stamped inside the card!  Don't you love it???  I hope my brother does, because he'll be getting this birthday card next week!

Here's a look at the complete set:

This wouldn't be a party without giveaways!

With all of our samples/sneaks weeks, Emma likes to do some FUN giveaways!  For a chance to win, all you have to do is leave comments on our blogs!  You do not have to comment on every blog, BUT if you do, you will have more chances to win!

For another chance, you can SPREAD THE WORD TO THE WORLD ON FACEBOOK and to any other connections you may have about this release!  Let us know that you did so on the My Creative Time Facebook page, or just tag Emma in your post!

Emma will randomly pick and announce all winners on Friday, May 18th, during the blog hop at 12:01 PST in her video!  Good luck!!!

Log onto your Facebook now, and let's start spreading the word!

Products used on this card:


42 comments:

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Very cool, Love the burlap and the stamp behind the image!
Kristan

Houses Built of Cards said...

WONDERFUL!!! LOVE the burlap - and the mustaches cut out of balsa wood!!! Amazing!!!

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snappy scrappy said...

Love it...the wood and the burlap are awesome!! Lee-Ann :)

Scrappin with the bug said...

Adorable. I love the card w/ the burlap - that is great idea. Thanks for sharing it's too cute.

jessica said...

what a GREAT card! love the burlap and balsa wood!
TFS
jessica
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Glora said...

What a fun card. That burlap is awesome as well as the balsa wood. AMAZING! Hugs- Glora

Kim H said...

Katie ~ okay I so don't even know where to begin with your card! Okay this has to be the BEST texture card ever! Firt I LOVE how you attached your burlap ( I am so lifting this idea) and the balsa wood for the mustaches ~ CLEVER!!! I would have NEVER thought to use the chicken wire stamp for the background either ~ PERFECT with the burlap! AWESOME as always!

Craft Me This said...

Love how you always show all the products used. Great

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aka Frank-LEE Speaking (SITM) said...

Love how you used the burlap and chicken wire stamp for your background. Came out great. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

CA Scrapper said...

Really great card!! Love the burlap on the card.

Leslie

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Nicole said...

So so cute.. I love the burlap, chicken wire stamp for your background and the balsa wood. What a great idea.. I want some.. LOL
TFS!!!

Nicole
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luvtosew said...

Love your card and colors you chose. The balsa wood idea is really cool. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Cassandra said...

Love the green burlap and the paper you used for the mustaches is great too! Too cute :)

mamawcindy said...

Great Card! I Love the Green Burlap! Thanks for Sharing! :0)
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VICTORIA said...

Great card Katie I love it!!!! I have some of that balsa wood maybe i will do that with mine!!!

Kristi said...

Love the chicken wire stamped background and the burlap over it! Awesome card, your brother is lucky.
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Crafty Moni said...

What a cute card, I love the green burlap you used

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hug's!
Monica L.

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Jeanne said...

I LOVE this! The 'staches out of balsa wood are the perfect touch! And I need some of this green burlap! Great job Katie!

Crafty Pink Butterfly said...

Love how you used the chicken wire stamp.

CathyinMN said...

Cute birthday card! I really like the burlap and the stamp background you used. TFS!

Dorcas said...

I love this burlap theme going around. You did such a great job!!! Thanks for sharing.

Dorcas
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Diana said...

Love your card! TFS!

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marg0006 said...

Cute card. The burlap is a good touch.

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tina said...

Very nice. Like that green burlap.

Tina
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Sue D said...

Great mustache card--I like the burlap.

quilt4fun2 said...

Great job on your Brother's Birthday Card. A stapler is the way to go for burlap...gives it that rugged look.
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Anonymous said...

Very nice the burlap is cute too

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Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

So cute!!

Veronica
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pruttybird said...

Sooo cute :)

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Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

Cool, I will need to buy some of that burlap and don't you just love balsa wood.

Sew Sweet N Crafty
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UnikeByYes said...

Oh Kathie, love,love, love the balsa wood mustaches, indeed very masculine and the green burlap is an extra nice touch, TFS
Have a great day!
Liz

Cindy said...

GREAT looking card Katie!the green burlap is an awesome touch!!!:)

Karen L said...

Loving those fun mustaches on the burlap!! So cute!

Creative Craft Corner said...

Great project!! Love the burlap!

Karey
www.creativecraftcorner.com

Anonymous said...

Never thought of using balsa wood to craft with. How fun.
dmcardmaker (email follower)

Kat's Kreative Corner said...

What a great card! Awesome idea on using balsa wood and definitely loving the burlap... Thanks for sharing.

Kat
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Kim's Kreations said...

Does your brother have a mustache? I know he will love this card. Love the burlap. It adds alot of dimension.
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Creative M said...

What a Fabulous Card!Great Job!
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Deanne & Rebecca said...

Such a cute card! Love the colored burlap! TFS!

Deanne

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Cindylop said...

Very cute!

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Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Great layers to your card. TFS

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