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Thursday, August 21, 2014


HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY FRIDAY my sweet friends! I am SO HAPPY that's it's FRIDAY….it's been a loooong week!

Today, I have an EASY PEASY card for you AND an AWESOME Guest Designer!

For my card I just used my bunch of circle dies to cut out a window, then I adhered some printed pattern paper on the inside of the card. Next I used the thanks die from my stitched message bubble dies & adhered that down onto the pattern paper! Last I added the stamp from my happy thoughts & finished it off w/some enamel dots! 

MCT Products used:

Okay, now onto our AMAZING "Guest Designer"! Please give a warm welcome to Miss Anjenic from AJ Scrapbooking & Cards! Isn't here layout ADORABLE??? Don't forget to visit her blog & leave her some MCT LOVE! :)

Thank you ALL for stopping by today! Hope to see you ALL back here on Monday for our FIRST day of sneaky peeks for my 35th Edition release!!! I CAN'T WAIT!

Hope to see you ALL here next week! I am SUPER EXCITED!!! ;) 


GOOD MORNING my sweet friends & welcome to another challenge! 
For today's challenge, it is a "Photo Inspiration" challenge!
Challenge details:
~ Please use this photo as your inspiration by using the photo OR the color combo OR BOTH!
~ Create any project of your choice.
~ Deadline for this challenge is Tuesday, September 2nd at midnight PST.
~ Please link your entry up to Mr. Linky to the right of my blog --->
~ Leave a comment….
~ Then just simply……craft away & have FUN! :)

For my card today, I did some embossing & some inking! YEP, I got inky today! hehehe! ;)
You can see in my video below me explaining my process on how this card came together!

MCT Products used:
~ Springtime in Paris
~ Pretty Butterflies & Dragonfly dies
~ Live, Love, Laugh & be happy
~ Stitched Decorative Banners

Other products:
~ Tim Holtz Inks
Mustard Seed
Peeled Paint
Wild Honey
~ Pop up tape

Here is my video explaining how I created my card! :) 

Now onto my AMAZING design team! Don't forget to click on each blog to see MORE! :)

Miss Micia

Okay, I forgot to post the winner of the $50 Gift card to my store from the hop! chose:

42: sue k August 16, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The goodie pail is sooooooooooooooooo CUTE!!!! All of your projects are wonderful but the pail is the best. 

CONGRATS Miss Sue! Please email me at: so I can get your $50 gift card to you asap! :)

Now, onto the WINNER from our last challenge HERE! Since a few of you played along, I decide to pick 2 winners!!! Thank you ALL for you FABULOUS submissions!  Here are the 2 winners!

1st winner:
#3 Cindy Lovell

2nd winner:
#1 D~Designs by dragonfly

CONGRATS ladies!!! Please take the winner badge code to the right----->
of my blog & proudly display it on your blogs!  Please email me at: with your addresses so I can get your prizes out to you right away!! :)

Thank you ALL for stopping by & I will see you all back here SOON! :) Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends! xoxo

Wednesday, August 20, 2014


GOOD MORNING my creative friends & welcome to another "Inspiration Wednesday!"
For today I have a FUN inspiration! ;) This is a picture of the inside of the GHIRADELLI CHOCOLATE FACTORY! YEP, this is my boys' FAVORITE ice cream in the whole world! I can't even offer them 31 flavors anymore because they say "Ghiradelli has the REAL ice cream!" I have to say, that I NEVER argue w/them about that! lol…… If you look to the left of the clock, there is a beautiful picture of at hot fudge sundae! hehehe!
Well, back to my tag, I was inspired by this brick wall & clock.  I know my tag has nothing to do w/ice cream, but I thought it would be fun to make a window & stamp a clock inside showing it at 5:00! Basically it kinda goes w/the saying "It's 5 o'clock somewhere!" hehehe! 

So I created this tag using my brick stencil along w/my NEW FAVE Texture Paste, then inked it all up w/my TH Aged Mahogony & Vintage Photo inks! Next I cut a window using my Bunch of Fun Circle Dies & stamped the clock using my All Around Birthday Time stamp set onto another tag die! (this is the time I WISH we had a layer for this die) :( 
Any who, next I stamped the sentiment onto some vellum, cut out w/my Scallop die! Next I added the glasses cut out using silver paper & my All Around Holidays set! Last I used my Rolled Flower Die w/the CUTE silver leaves & added sequins, sheer ribbon & black twine! This was REALLY fun to make & I LOVE how well this paste took to the inks!!! 

MCT products used:

Other products used:

Now onto my AWESOME design team! Don't forget to click on each name to visit each blog!

Were these NOT THE MOST ADORABLE projects EVERRRR??? "Leaf it to me" to have the BEST design team in the whole world! hehehee! ;)

Thank you ALL for stopping by & I will see you all back here tomorrow!!!  Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends! xoxo

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tag It Tuesday

GOOD MORNING my sweet friends & welcome to another TAG IT TUESDAY!  Now you ALL know how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE my tags & today is my FAVORITE day! 
Unfortunately, I think everything caught up to me & I am not feeling too well :(  I went to my craft room last night & my brain was telling me YES….MAKE SOMETHING…. & my body was saying NO, NO, NO! :(  I ended up just listening to my body & went to bed.  It was nice to have a good nights rest for a change! :)

Like I ALWAYS say, I have the BESTEST design team EVER! ;)  They all used this photo as inspiration & they did an AMAZING job w/their tag projects! Please visit each blog to see more & to leave my teamies some LOVE! ;)

Like I said…..ALL of these projects were AMAZING!!!! 
Thank you ALL for stopping by & I will see you back here tomorrow for some MORE crafty fun!

Monday, August 18, 2014

Scrapping The Little Things

Good morning my sweet friends & welcome to another "Scrapping the Little Things!" Today I did a page in my smash book! Of course, when I came out with these new stamps & dies, I just HAD to scrap my boys' first day of school! My little Anthony is now an 8th grader & my Baby Aaron is a 10th grader…WHERE DID THE TIME GO??? :(

My team & I followed this AWESOME sketch created by my TALENTED design team member Miss Liz!  When I first saw this sketch, I KNOW I wanted to make some kind of pencils for my back ground!

In my video below, I EXPLAIN how I created my pencils using a few dies of mine! 
Here is the finished page! I just LOVE how it came out! :) 

MCT products used: 
~ Write On (will be back in stock on 8/22/2014)
~ Love to Learn (will be back in stock on 8/22/2014)

Here is my video for you today!

Now onto my AMAZING design team! :) Don't forget to click on each name to visit each blog & leave some LOVE! :)

Weren't ALL of these pages BEAUTIFUL???  Don't forget to visit my team's blogs to see MORE! 
Thank you ALL for stopping by today! I will see you ALL back here tomorrow!

Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends! xoxo

EVERYONE who has placed their orders during the sale this weekend HAS GONE OUT!  If you did NOT get a shipping notice, you should be getting them at some point today! 
THANK YOU ALL for your orders & I CAN'T WAIT to see what you create w/your NEW GOODIES! :) 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Head of the Class Mini Release Blog Hop!

GOOD MORNING my sweet friends & welcome to our "Head of the Class Blog Hop" along w/a mini release! WOW, I have SOOO MUCH to show you….I'm not sure WHERE to start! ;) Okay, being that these new items are towards SCHOOL, my team & myself created "school projects" along w/"non-school projects" so you can see that you can use these new sets MORE than just for school! 


As a "THANK YOU" for shopping w/us this weekend, I am giving away this stamp "Stay Focused" to EVERY shopper for FREE! YEP, everyone who makes a purchase, THIS WEEKEND ONLY, will get this FABULOUS stamp in your pkgs! No need to add it to your cart, it will automatically be added to your orders! Sale ends this Sunday, August 17, 2014 @ midnight PST!

Here is my video for you! 

Here are a few new stamps & dies for you made especially for this hop!!! They are ALL available HERE for purchase now!

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 a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning! VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE leave a way for us to contact you w/your comment just in case "YOU" are the lucky winner! 

We are ALSO having a sale that is starting RIGHT NOW for THIS WEEKEND ONLY~ Use the code: BACKTOSCHOOL to receive 20% off your entire purchase! Sale ends on Sunday, August 17th @ midnight PST! 

Here is the blog hop line up!

All 4 of these new items are available HERE in my store now!


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