Monday, May 29, 2017

MCT Tag It Tuesday

It's Tag It Tuesday with My Creative Time!  For my tag today, I just had to play some more with the new The Adventure Begins stamp and die set!  I love the little scooters on this set!  I die cut them out of Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock and then colored them with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens.  The tag itself was made with the Tag Dies, and I found the perfect little sentiment in the Teeny Tag Holidays stamp set!

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

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Dinosaur Birthday Card

One of my students love dinosaurs, so I had to use a cut from the Cricut Dinosaur Tracks cartridge for his birthday card.  For the background, I used the My Creative Time Stitched Rectangular Frame Die, along with one of the More Stitched Edges Dies.  The sentiment, which I heat embossed with Hero Arts White Embossing Powder, is from MCT's Prehistoric Holidays.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

MCT Inspire Me Wednesday

It's Inspire Me Wednesday with My Creative Time, and today I made a birthday card inspired by this fun card by Laura Bassen.  I loved her cut up watercolor background!  I thought it would be fun to make a brick design for mine.  I started by using Tim Holtz distress inks and just watercoloring stripes of different colors on Strathmore watercolor paper.  When the stripes dried, I flicked on some water droplets and then blotted them off with paper towel.  Then I used one of the More Stitched Rectangular Dies to die cut lots of little rectangles and adhered them onto my card base in a brick pattern.

I also watercolored the cute turtle from the new Sea You Soon set.  I love this adorable little guy!  For the sentiment, also from this set, I die cut one of the Ribbon End Banners.

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog for more Inspire Me Wednesday fun!

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Monday, May 22, 2017

50th Birthday Card

I made this fun card for a friend's 50th birthday, creating the background using the Papertrey Ink Boho Rounds stamp set.  I cut the numbers from the Cricut Nursery Rhymes cartridge and finished off the sentiment with a stamp from PTI's Big Birthday Wishes!

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Friday, May 19, 2017

MCT 67th Edition Release Blog Hop & Sale

Welcome to the My Creative Time 67th 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!

I had fun making another treat box using the Stitched Favor Box for our hop today!  I just love this die!  It makes it so easy to make a quick little treat or favor.  How fun would it be to whip up a bunch of these this fall for your kids' teachers or, if you are a teacher like me, for your colleagues?  I used some fun patterned paper from Echo Park's Teacher's Pet collection and added a tag made with a die from Fun Stitched Tag Dies, heat embossed with a sentiment from Write On.  So easy!

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

Starting THIS Friday, May 19th, 2017 @ 8AM PST, our "Freebie" for this release is the PRETTY  Stitched Petals Die.  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!

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! 

Also, DON'T FORGET our sale that is starting RIGHT NOW here!  Use the code MAY2017 to receive a discount off your entire purchase! This sale applies to "IN-STOCK" items ONLY.  This sale will end on Friday,  May 26, 2017, at midnight PST.

Your next stop is the incredibly talented and sweet Kim!

Here's the full line-up:


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