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Monday, August 30, 2010

Peachy Keen Blog Hop - Episode~83

Good Morning and Welcome to another SPOOKTACULAR Peachy Keen Blog Hop!! If you just arrived here from Janice's blog, then you are hopping in the right direction!;) WOW, this is my FAVORITE blog hop EVER! Today is the BIG day for you to FINALLY feast your eyes on these GORGEOUS NEW Halloween Stamps! The Peachy Queen has done it again! Let's get right down to business! I wanted to make a project for EVERY SINGLE image, but unfortunately, Time was NOT on my side! So for today, I have 2 cards for you! The 1st card is a Tri-fold card I designed using my Gypsy Girl and the stamp set I used for this one is
 "Halloween Sweet Folks"! AND for the 2nd card is the "Reveal" of my Sneak Peek from Saturday! Isn't it just TOO ADORABLE!! I REALLY LOVE how my card turned out! I am ESPECIALLY proud of myself that I actually used my little "Pixie" sewing machine FINALLY!;)

I wasn't satisfied w/how my card came out so I landed up using my sewing machine to sew each of the panels on the front of the card!

The "REVEAL" of my Peachy Keen "Sneak Peek"!
My Giveaway for this Blog Hop! All you have to do is Leave a Comment under this post AND MOST IMPORTANT, leave me your contact information just in case you win!;) GOOD LUCK!;)


Okay, now you can hop along to Sonia's blog! If for some reason you get lost along the way, Here is the order you will follow so you won't miss a Thing!;) Remember to visit ALL the blogs because each Design Team member will be giving away a different NEW Stamp Set!;) Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win! The winners will be chosen on Friday! GOOD LUCK!;)

Emma (that's Me, you are here!;)

My Bestie NIKKI is BACK! If you were here earlier, Nikki was not available, BUT she IS NOW!!! Go check out her AMAZING project AND another GIVEAWAY!!;)

Enjoy the rest of your hop & I will see you back here SOON!;) Have a FABULOUS Monday!;)


Sunday, August 29, 2010

Winner of Crikit Pens & another Pen Tutorial - Episode~82

Hello My Creative Friends! I hope everybody had a GREAT weekend! I've had several questions on what else can be done w/these AMAZING pens! Well, I decided to show you in my video just how you can ALSO make your own background paper w/them! For my CUTE ghosts, I cut them out using my Mini Monsters cart AND the background was ALSO drawn w/the same cart! I used 3 different face stamps for my ghosts and they were:
ALSO, if you were one of the many people who tried to order these pens last week, the "ADDITON" coupon code was not working properly! So I recieved an email from letting me know for You to use the link below and that will take you to a page where you can add the free pens to your cart! Then you can click on the "products" link and add whatever other pen sets you want into your cart. They will not send any orders that only contain the free pens. Here is the link:
I hope you enjoy my video & CONGRATS to the winner!;)

I FIXED my page!! LOL...... I had it say "Trick or Trick" at first until my friend Julie let me know! lol......
See you back here tomorrow for the BEST PEACHY KEEN BLOG HOP EVER!;) Have a GREAT night everyone!;)

Saturday, August 28, 2010

PEACHY KEEN Halloween Sneak Peeks!;)

Hello & Welcome to My Creative Time! AND Welcome to a PEACHY KEEN SNEAK PEEK! You have NOOOOO idea how EXCITED I am for this NEW Release! I feel horrible right now about just giving you a "Hint" of what my project looks like, BUT, I promise, you will NOT be disappointed when you see it in it's entirety on Monday for our Blog Hop! Okay, 1st of all, did you notice that I actually have REAL stitching on my project today??? YEP, I busted out my "Little Purple" sewing maching & Actually put in to use! Can I just say that I will DEFINITELY be using it ALOT more!! I just absolutely LOVE how it came out! Now mind you, it's not Perfect because I am Not a "Pro" seamstress, but I am happy with the outcome!;) So, with that said, why don't you head on over to the Peachy Keen Blogspot to visit other Peachy Design Team member's Blogs to see what they have in store for you!;) Have a FABULOUS Saturday!;)
Don't forget we are hopping on Monday!! You do NOT want to miss this one! EVERY Design Team member has the MOST FABULOUS projects made w/these Brand new Releases  AND we are ALL offering an AWESOME Giveaway! I will see you there my Creative Friends!;)
P.S. -There will be MORE sneak peeks tomorrow! Don't forget to Visit the Peachy Keen Blogspot to see who is participating so you can visit their blogs!! EXCITING STUFF!;)

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Calling All Princesses! Throwback Thursday Challenge- Episode~81

Good Morning my Creative Friends! I am just LOVING this week's challenge! I am SOOOO SUPER THRILLED about using my Tinkerbell cart! Which, by the way, I've ONLY used "Once" before! Sad, HUH??
For this week's challenge, it is sponsored by! Starting today & running for the next 14 days, Cri-kits is offering a special! If you place ANY order between now & then, You can enter in a special code: ADDITON then you will recieve 3 pens for FREE w/any order! You will receive the Black one, a Metallic Gold and a Glitter Silver pen! You can place your order HERE!  Isn't that a WONDERFUL offer??
Okay, now onto the challenge & my card!  Beside Tink being my favorite one on this cart, I decided to use my 2nd favorite who is "Silver Mist"! I think she is just BEAUTIFUL and I had the BEST time using my brand NEW CriKits Gel pens to draw her! Can I just say that I just LOVE LOVE LOVE these pens!! They are super easy to use & not to mention, they work FANTASTIC!! Doesn't my Princess look like a "Stamped" image??? Well, this is the work of the Black Gel pen! I was SOOO amazed by these pens and I LOVE the fact that they are actually almost like a "fine" tip marker! I decided to color mine in w/copics & can I just say that I LOVE how she came out???? THANK YOU Lorie, for teaching me more about my copics! I hope one day I can be as good as you!;)
Well, I hope you enjoyed my card this week!

To qualify for the giveway, you must:
****Link your project up to "Mr. Linky" below
****Challenge is based on "ORIGINALITY"
****Must use "TinkerBell"Cartridge OR any older cartridge you may own OR if you JUST started collecting your carts, just use what you have
**** This week IS A "Princess!" theme! Make ANY PROJECT OF YOUR CHOICE!
****Must be an ORIGINAL project made especially for THIS challenge
****ONE entry Per Person Please.
****Deadline for project will be SATURDAY @ midnight CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
****Last but Not Least~ HAVE FUN!!
As you can see, I landed up coloring another flower red AND I even colored my tiny white button "Blue"! NOW it's complete!;)
OH, did I forget to mention this week's AWESOME giveaway?? YEP, you guessed it! ONE LUCKY winner will be able to choose ONE Box of the Crikit gel pens color of your choice! I feel sorry for the lucky person who has to choose because I LOVE ALL THE COLORS!
Thank you soooo much for visiting & I hope to see you play along this week for some PRINCESS Fun!;)


Sunday, August 22, 2010

Throwback Thursday Winner & "SPOOKY PUNS"! -Episode~80

Hello & Welcome to My Creative Time!! I am so excited today to be introducing My Pink Stamper's newest release called "Spooky Puns"! I was THRILLED to recieve these since Halloween is my FAVORITE Holiday!  You can go to MPS blog to see where it is available for "Preorder"!  For my card I ALSO used Pk-550 "Pumpkin Faces" from Peachy Keen Stamps which I thought fit my card just PERFECTLY! and I was able to use my new tool from Peachy Keen Stamps ALSO called a "Cheek Chalk Brush"~ I LOVE IT! Those CUTE little pumpkins were all cut out from the "Pumpkin Carving" cartridge! They were all cut @ 1 1/2 inches each! ALSO, I used my NEW FAVORITE Halloween stack of paper from Studio 45 called "Halloween in Wonderland"! I picked mine up @ my local scrapbooking store (the last one!!) If you google it, I'm sure you can find it @ several online scrapbooking stores!! Enough of my jibber jabber, now on to my video & the WINNER of the "Everyday Character Faces" from Peachy Keen Stamps!

I landed up outlining my pumpkins w/my black markers and added more white doodling!

Thank you for visiting my blog! Stay tuned tomorrow for the winner for the preliminary prize in the Original Scrapbox Giveaway of the large cutting mat................. AND same person will be the winner of ONE entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for the Limited Edition Workbox from ! I will be announcing the winner tomorrow! Have a GREAT night my Creative Sweet Friends!;)


I used to draw the winner for the preliminary prize in the Original Scrapbox Giveaway.....the winner of the large cutting mat.................

AND winner of ONE entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for the Limited Edition Workbox from ......

AND THE WINNER IS!!!!!.....................CONGRATS TO....Kim H

Kim said:
First of all I love the card!
1. I have been to the Original Scrapbox site many times before! Lol The Big Guy I love "Limited Edition Workbox"
2. Added button to sidebar
3. Already follower of yours
4. Subscribed to you blog ~never new that was there! Lol
5. Posted on my blog with all the links to the giveaway.
Hopefully I did this correctly because for someone like me who knows nothing about blogging or computers!
Thanks for such a great opportunity!
Kim H

Email me ASAP at with your full name, address, and phone number. You have until tonight to get me your info. If I don't hear from you, I will have to select another preliminary winner.

I will also try to contact you right away!!!


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge~! FRAME IT! - Episode~79

Good Morning & WELCOME to another Throwback Thursday Challenge! For this week I chose to use "Paperdoll Dress Up" AND decided the theme s/b "Frame it"!  With that said, I hope you enjoy my "Deer card"!
To qualify for the giveway, you must:

****Link your project up to "Mr. Linky" below
****Challenge is based on "ORIGINALITY"
****Must use "Paper Doll Dress Up"Cartridge OR any older cartridge you may own OR if you JUST started collecting your carts, just use what you have
**** This week IS A "Frame it!" theme! Make ANY PROJECT OF YOUR CHOICE!
****Must be an ORIGINAL project made especially for THIS challenge
****ONE entry Per Person Please.
****Deadline for project will be SATURDAY @ midnight CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
****Last but Not Least~ HAVE FUN!!

P.S. I will post what this week's prize is in a little bit!! Have a FABUOUS day!;)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Peachy Keen Challenge #35 - Episode~78

** Go HERE to enter for the Scrapbox Giveway! Deadline is August 20th!

Good Morning & Welcome to another Peachy Keen Challenge! For this challenge, it is a Sketch AND a Color challenge which you can see below! The Deadline for this challenge is August 29th! All you have to do to participate is link your project up to Mr. Linky @ the Peachy Keen Challenge blogspot & you can be eligible to win a $30 Gift Certificate to Peachy Keen Stamps!!;) For my card, I used a stamp by "Market Street Stamps"  called "ROBO LOVE"! 

As you can see, I forgot to add my bling on my card in my video! NOW he is Complete!;)
Don't forget to check out the rest of the Peachy Design team to see their BEAUTIFUL creations w/this sketch & colors!  Thank you SOOO much for stopping by! Have a FABULOUS Tuesday my Creative Friends! AND, if you are interested, my DVD is available for purchase HERE! Thank you!;)

Monday, August 16, 2010

Scrap Box Giveaway! - Episode~77

Good Morning! Happy Monday to ALL & welcome to My Creative Time! WOW, do I have a HUGE Surprise for you today! 
It's time for a fantastic giveaway from The Original Scrapbox! We are giving away a Workbox which is one of their most popular and sought-after items. The Workbox had been around for a while, but this month a shipment of New Limited Edition Workboxes in four different styles of wood is on its way.

In celebration of this Limited Edition Workbox creation, The Original Scrapbox is hosting preliminary giveaways with a chance to win an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for one Limited Edition Workbox!

The four styles of wood will be Cherry, Maple, Black Oak, and Natural Oak.

Enter to win the preliminary giveaway:

One Giant Cutting Board (Retail $39.95) and one entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for a Limited Edition Workbox
If you are selected as a preliminary winner of the cutting board, you will then be entered into the grand prize drawing held on RachelleWrites on August 27, 2010. On that date, Rachelle will select a winner from all of the finalists to receive one Limited Edition Workbox (value $1495.00) in the winner's choice of color/style of wood.

*The contest is open to addresses in the 48 contiguous United States only.

Giveaway open from August 16, 2010- August 20, 2010 at 11:59pm MST.

Giveaway Rules:

*You can only enter under one name

* It is possible to win more than one preliminary prize, which means it’s possible to be entered into the grand prize drawing more than once.

*All winner’s addresses must be stateside US addresses

*You must complete the required entry to be eligible to win

*Open to addresses in the contiguous United States only.

Here's how to enter:Please leave details in your comment of how you entered with required links. I'll put all entries into a spreadsheet and use to select the winner.

*Required entry: You must visit The Original Scrapbox website and leave a comment telling me your favorite item.

Extra Entries:
Become a Facebook Fan of The Original Scrapbox

Comment under this post

Tweet the contest and leave a link with your comment

Facebook the contest with linkback in your comment

Add the contest button(pictured above) to your sidebar with a link to this contest

Follow my blog  (My Creative Time!)

Subscribe to my blog/add me to your blogroll

Become a fan of My Creative Time

To receive 15 extra entries, you must do the following 4 things together on your blog post and please leave a link back to your blog post with your comment (only one comment required, but you must leave a link so I can check your post.)

Blog about the contest WITH a picture of the Workbox in your post and link back to this post, so people will know where to enter.

In your blog post link the phrase "Limited Edition Workbox " to

Link the phrase "The Original Scrapbox" to

Link back to this contest, so that people know where to enter.

You can enter the preliminary giveaways with a chance to win an entry into the grand prize drawing at the following blogs:

My Creative Time (creative time for me ~you are here)

Made by Momo

The Mom Nerd

Scrappin Navy Wife

Obsessed with Scrapbooking

One Cluttered Brain

365 Cards

Get Sketchy

Pile it on Challenge

Lovely Little Handmades

Rachelle Writes

*Disclosure: I received free product from The Original Scrapbox to host this giveaway. All rules must be followed and correct contiguous U.S. address given for prize to be awarded.

Okay, with all that said! Here is a QUICK video & a card! ENJOY;)

Thank you for visiting & GOOD LUCK w/the giveaway!;)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Winner of throwback Thursday & a CUTE Ghost card! -Episode~76

Happy Sunday! I finally was able to get this post finished!! Tomorrow is the boy's 1st day back to school so I had LOTS to do today!! My REAL challenge is trying to get them to bed at a decent hour! Wish me luck!;) Okay, here's my video & let see who the LUCKY winner is! ALSO, I had a few emails from viewers who had questions about the gypsy! So I decided to answer their questions in my video! Enjoy!;)

This litte CUTE ghost shaped card is just a litte "Sample" of what there is to come for my week long Halloween Party! It will be a week full of prizes, games & GREAT Halloween projects! Did I forget to mention that I will have some AWESOME "Sponsors", YEP, it's definitely something you do not want to miss out on! For my card I used 2 ghosts sized @ 4" from Mini Monster cartridge & welded them together to make a ghost shaped card. The banner come from Christmas Cheer cartridge & "BOO" came from Gypsy Wanderings! ALSO, that AWESOME face is from Peachy Keen's "Make a Monster Face Asst"!
** Feel Free to grab my Halloween Party Button & post it on your blog & invite ALL your friends to one SWEET Halloween party on my blog!! Thank you for visiting AND DON'T Forget to tune in tomorrow for a HUGE Giveaway!!;)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

My Pink Design Team Monthly Project! - Episode~75

Good Morning! Welcome to another My Pink Design Team monthly project! The pink DT was to make a Critter/Animal theme project, so this is what I came up with! I've ALWAYS LOVED this CUTE little snail from Create a Critter cart! I also used MPS stamp from "More Punny-licious" which BTW, is a GREAT set! The stamped face is from, of course, a set from Peachy Keen Stamps which is called "Cutie Pie face Asst"! Lets get to the video so you can see how I designed my card using my Gypsy Girl!;)
**If you can't see the video, go HERE to watch it on youtube!**

Don't forget to check out the rest of the Design Team to see what AWESOME projects they came up with! You can link to all of their projects by going to! Thank you for visiting & have a FABULOUS day my Creative Friends!;)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Throwback Thursday Challenge #9 - Episode~74

YAAAAAH! Throwback Thursdays are BACK! I know I took a 2 week break, but I sure Missed these challenges! This is the ONLY week I'll be doing it on a Wednesday! Starting next week, they will be back to Thursdays! For this week I decided to use the cartridge "Paisley" and make it a "Back To School" theme since my boys are returning to school on Monday! You can make ANY project of your choice~! I chose to do my favorite size, an 8x8 layout & I used 3 different stamps sets from Peachy Keen! They are "Simple Simons Face Asst", Large Size "Critter Faces" and "Teacher Says"
To qualify for the giveway, you must:

****Link your project up to "Mr. Linky" below

****Challenge is based on "ORIGINALITY"

****Must use "Paisley" Cartridge OR any older cartridge you may own OR if you JUST started collecting your carts, just use what you have!


****Must be an ORIGINAL project made especially for THIS challenge

****ONE entry Per Person Please.

****Deadline for project will be SATURDAY @ midnight CENTRAL STANDARD TIME

****Last but Not Least~ HAVE FUN!!

Giveaway for this challenge! Good Luck!;)
Thank you SOOO much for joining me on my blog! hope to see ALL of you playing along w/this week's challenge! Have a FABULOUS Wednesday my creative friends!;)
P.S. Don't forget about the HUGE sale Peachy Keen Stamps is having starting Fri. 8/13 @ 8pm ending on Sat. 8/14 @ 11:59pm! You can see More Details HERE!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Rock Princess Butterfly! - Episode~73 & WINNER!

Good Morning My Creative Friends! Happy Monday! I announce the winner of MPS stamps @ the end of the video. Also, I created this butterfly shaped card using the Rock Princess Cartridge! I explain how I designed it using my "Gypsy" Girl in the video also! Enjoy!;)

Thank you for visiting my blog! I will see you back here Very SOON!;) Have a Fabulous Monday!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

"French Manor" meets "Live Simply" - Episode~72

Better Late than EVER!! lol..... Okay, here it is~ FINALLY I used my "French Manor" cart AND "Live Simply" cricut carts! I was SOOO lucky to play w/two new sets (new to me) of Peachy Keen Stamps! I used "Cheery-O's Face Asst." and "Cutie Pie Face Asst" MY TWO NEW FAVORITES! These sets are ADORABLE! I can't believe I NEVER seen them a long ago! Well, enough rambling ~ let's get to the video~!

Thank you for visiting my blog! You still have an opportunity to enter in for the giveaway HERE!  I will be announcing the winner Sunday night OR Early Monday Morning! Good Luck & Sweet Dreams My Sweet Friends!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Lorie the ROCK PRINCESS! - Episode~71

Happy Thursday Everybody!! I hope you like my CUTE card I made w/one of my NEW carts called "Rock Princess" I LOVE IT!! I might have a new FAVORITE!;) ALSO, in my video I shared what I picked up @ CHA AND a little surprise @ the end of the video AND I have a giveaway to make up for not having a Throwback Thursday challenge this week! BUT IT WILL RETURN Next Thursday! For now, I hope you enjoy the video My Creative Friends!;)

Lorie, the ROCK PRINCESS!;)
I forgot to mention that I used my purple copic marker to color my crochet thread to match!
Giveaway!! Just leave a comment here on this post to qualify! Winner will be chosen Sunday night!;) Good Luck!
You can click here to see a few pics of what to expect in my Brand New DVD! Also, if you haven't preordered yours yet, you can do so here ALSO! All orders are expected to ship on August 17th!;)
Have a WONDERFUL day & thank you for visiting me!;)

P.S. If you are interested in pics from CHA, you can see those HERE!
P.S.S. There is a Peachy Keen Challenge going on right now, more details HERE!


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

CHA CHA CHA!! Here are the PICTURES!!

FINALLY!! I was able to get all my pics on a slideshow!! Now, I tried my BEST to cross reference everybody w/facebook to make sure I had your names!! Unfortunately I wasn't able to get EVERYBODY's name! If you see that you took a pic w/me, can you Please email me @ with your name! EXAMPLE if you are in picture #015 let me know that you are:  Michelle is #015! So this way I can go back & add your names! I APOLOGIZE if I can't remember ALL your names:(  AND, if typed your name wrong, let me know & I'll fix it for you!! WOW, there is a LOT to see my friends! ENJOY!;)


Peachy Keen Challenge #34 - Episode~70 Part I & II

Good Morning everybody! Welcome to another Peachy Keen Challenge! This is another wonderful sketch challenge which you can see below! Create card or layout using this sketch as a guide. Elements may be flipped/adjusted but all MUST be included! Deadline for this challenge is 8/15/2010. Link your project up to Mr. Linky on the Peachy Keen Blogspot for a chance to win an AMAZING PEACHY prize!!;) For my card, unfortunately it turned into a 2-part video! I have gotten SEVERAL request on how I color using my copics, so I decided to do just that!! Keep in mind, I'm no expert, I'm just SOOO HAPPY that I was able to watch our "Copic Queen" in action @ CHA! (I hope I don't let you down Miss Lorie!) Well, my coloring is NOT fast, that's why this video landed up being 2 parts! I used 2 stamp set for my card. For the sentiment, I used MPS "Family & Friends" & for that CUTE cupcake, I used PKS "Happy Birthday Kids" stamp set! GUESS WHAT, The "HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIDS" stamp set is the prize for this challenge!! Isn't that EXCITING!!

Thank you SOOO much for visiting my blog!! I am Still working on how I want to post close to 90 pics from CHA on my blog!! OMG!;) BUT, they will be up this week FOR SURE! Have a WONDERFUL day my sweet Creative Friends!;)
P.S. Don't forget to visit the rest of the Peachy Keen Design team to see their BRILLIANT ideas for this challenge! You can click on each one of their blogs on the left side of my blog!;)
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