Sunday, March 12, 2017

MCT 65th Edition Sneak Peek #1

It's day 1 of My Creative Time's 65th Edition Sneak Peeks!  We've got a very fun release to share with you this week! To start off our sneaks, we have a gorgeous new stamp and die set called Beautiful Day.  This is a great set to use for so many occasions!


For my card today, I stamped and die cut all of the pretty poppies from this set and colored them with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens.  Being a California girl, I'm used to golden poppies, but when I googled them, I discovered they come in red too!  They're really pretty!  So I made some red ones.  Of course, my poppies needed some kind of container, and the mason jar from the My Thoughts are With You set was just perfect.  I die cut it out of vellum, stamping it with Stazon ink, and then I colored on some "water" with one of the Zig pens.  I added an extra poppy at the base of the jar, like it had fallen off its stem, as another place to hide adhesive behind the vellum, in addition to behind the two flowers at the top of the jar.

The textured background was made with Papertrey Ink's Woodgrain Impression Plate, and when I ran it through the Vagabond, I left a bit of the bottom clear for my sentiment, which is also from Beautiful Day.  A little PTI Rustic Jute Button Twine neatly covered the line where the textured area met up with the non textured section.

*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 the card (except for "Beautiful Day,"  which will be available on 3/17):

24 comments:

MeMe said...

Very pretty. Thanks for explaining how to hide the adhesive on the vellum. . Plweir1959@yahoo.com

lindagk23 said...

Beautiful card Katie! Your flowers are just gorgeous! Very pretty in the vellum jar. TFS lindagk23ataoldotcom

Audrey L. said...

Very nice card! You did a great jar coloring and I like the jar treatment!

Linda Hott said...

Your card certainly lifts my spirits just seeing how pretty it is! I love how you put the flowers in the mason jar and colored the water in it, leaving the one petal to fall at the bottom. So pretty. adnilttoh@gmail.com

Vonmariedesign said...

Beautiful card, love the poppies in red. The mason jar with vellum is perfect. Vonmariedesign@gmail.com

Shirley D said...

Very nice card, great design (like the jar) as well as very nice color combination.
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Joan Smith said...

OMG Miss Katie What a Gorgeous Card!!
Your Poppies look so beautiful..great coloring job...and I am loving that you put your flowers in a mason jar...and your water turned out perfect. All of your ideas came together for a Spectacular card!! Oh and love too your little poppy that fell of the stem what a clever idea. You so did a Super Outstanding Creative job!! YOU so ROCK!!

Marilyn said...

Gorgeous card! Love the vellum jar

lynneatw said...

I love this beautiful card.

Cindy said...

Love your card. Always tricky hiding adhesive when using vellum...you had a great idea using the flowers!!

CathyinMN said...

Love your bright red poppies on this card!
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McStamper said...

Love your very pretty card.
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jean said...

awe such beautiful peonies!!! ,very pretty card!!! jeanmheming@aol.com

Windy said...

So pretty! Love all the little details you added, especially the fallen poppy!
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Denise Bryant said...

Love your jar of flowers! Pretty card with beautiful coloring!

Sue LD said...

Love the mason jar and the beautiful poppies!
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Carey Nusbaum said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for explaining how you made the water look in the mason jar!
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Sarah Myers said...

Stunning card! I'm from the north east and all we have here are red poppies. I've never seen a golden one. :). You did a great job. Thank you for sharing.
Sarah
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snappy scrappy said...

Sooo gorgeous!!!!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So so beautiful!

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Lawanda Martin said...

Your card is so realistic! Beautiful job with the flowers and the mason jar.
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quilt4fun2 said...

I love how your jar water is done and how vibrant your beautiful poppies are.
Wonderful job.
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joyce said...

Dear Katie
I really liked the way you used vellum on your card. I like the effect.

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