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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Peachy Keen Challenge #53!

Good Morning my Creative friends & welcome to another Peachy Keen challenge!;) Here are all the details!

THE CHALLENGE

Create a card or layout based on the SKETCH & TWIST provided

Guidelines:
**Design must be new
**Project must incorporate elements from provided sketch & sponging
**{Sponging Technique: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/sponging//}
**Link up HERE before June 13th
**As with all of our sketch challenges, the basic layout should be there, but feel free to flip elements & get creative!

*Giveaway*
One random winner will receive a Henny Penny stamp and a Simple Barn & Silo Set!

For my card I used "Pack Your Bags" cart for the sun & that BEAUTIFUL Peachy face is from "Wide Eyed Kids"! If you don't have this set, you are totally missing out! "Wide Eyed Kids" goes w/EVERYTHING! For my sentiment, I used my stamp set "This & That"!

Here is the sketch to go by! Don't forget to use a "Sponging" technique for your project!;)
Thank you SOOO much for stopping by! Don't forget to visit all the design team members blogs to see their AMAZING creations w/this challenge!;) Also, stop by our talented "Guest Designer" Iris to see her AWESOME creativity this week HERE! Have a FABULOUS Tuesday my sweet friends~! xoxoxo's

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Imagine Nation Monday!

Hello my Creative Friends! Welcome to another Imagine Monday! Can I just say that I think I have a new FAVORITE imagine cartrdge? I just got "Baby Boutique" & I ABSOLUTELY LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! I have to say that not only is this a cute cartridge, but also a very "Classy" one too!

Here is the card I made using it! For the sentiment I used my stamp set "All Star Baby"! The kraft cardstock, twine & ribbon is from Papertrey Ink.

Here is a sideview of it!!! I just LOVE that baby carriage!
Okay, I had to make this post "Short & Sweet"! I hurt my back last week & I can't sit still for very long w/o feeling uncomfortable:( That's is why I haven't been here & on FB lately because of that! THANK GOD for my chiropractor who is helping me to get better! Hopefully I'll start feeling a whole lot better SOON!!! (I hope!!)  Have a FABULOUS Monday & we will see you back here tomorrow for another Peachy challenge!;)

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Throwback Thursday cHallenge w/my Design Team! ~ Episode 195

Good Morning My Creative Friends! Welcome to another throwback Thursday challenge!

Here are the details for this challenge:
***Use ANY "OLDER" cartridge of YOUR choice & PLEASE incorporate the color GREEN & YELLOW somewhere on any project of your choice!
*** Link your project up to Mr. Linky, then leave a comment!
*** Deadline for this challenge will be on Wed, June 8th!
*** ONE project per person please!

Here is my card I made using one of my FAVORITE cartridges "Walk in My Garden"! For my sentiment I used my favorite stamp set "THIS & THAT"! I just LOVE this stamp set because it has a variety of "must have" sentiments in it that you can use everyday! Cardstock & twine is from Papertrey Ink & that cute pattern paper I picked up from Joann's is from a stack from DCWV called "Lemon Flower" 4x6 matstack! (you can see it in my video) That cute little clear ornament is called a "Facets" from Tim Holtz! You can find these HERE at Peachy Keen stamps! I just LOVE it because it can dress up a super simple card like this one & give it a "classy" look w/o it looking like a christmas tree!!;) lol..... Isn't my snail's face just BEAUTIFUL? Yep, if you guessed it right, it is a Peachy face! I used PK-493 "Everyday Character Face Parts & More" face stamp!
Here is a close up of the sentiment from "This & That" in the CUTE tim holtz ornament that you can find @ Peachy Keen Stamps HERE!

Here is my video showing you how I made my cute snail card!

Now onto my FABULOUS Design Team!
Here is the talented Miss Ruthie's layout using my favorite stamp set "CAMERA SHY"! Isn't her layout just ADORABLE?? WOW! I just love it!
Next we have the talented Miss Katie! OMG! She actually used another one of my favorites "THIS & THAT" stamp set! I think her card is super "SLEEK" & "CLASSY"! 

Now onto the talented Miss Cathryn! She used my fun stamp set called "HAVE FUN IN THE SUN"! Not only is this stamp set for summer, but you can use it also for when you scrapbook your vacations as well!!! I just LOVE how her card came out! It is PERFECTO!;)

Here is the one & only,  Miss Nikki's FABULOUS card! She used "Happy Homecoming" for hers today!!! I actually designed this special set w/my Bestie in mind & I just LOVE what she did with it!!! Miss Nikki, NEVER disapoints!!!;)

Thank you SOOO MUCH for stopping by! Don't forget to head on over to my design team's blogs to leave them some love as well! I can  wait to see what everyone comes up w/this fun challenge!;) Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Guest Designer Wednesday!

Good morning My Creative friends! Welcome to my very 1st "Guest Designer Wednesday"! I will feature a guest designer every Wednesday! For my 1st one, I invited a very special & talented friend of mine "Veronica" w/VK Designs! YEP! the "Famous" blog designer who so graciously agreed to be my guest today! Not only does Miss Veronica have an 18 month waiting list of blogs that need a makeover, but she is ALSO getting ready to walk down the aisle coming up very quickly next month! I couldn't be more happier for her!
For today's project, she is featuring my newest release "Camera Shy"! Can I just say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE this set? OMG, Veronica's shadowbox captured this stamp set to "PERFECTION"! I had a HUGE smile on my face the minute I saw it!!!! The little cute camera featured in this set was illustrated by Miss Veronica herself, so it was only fitting for her to showcase this stamp set today!


Okay! now head on over to Miss Veronica's blog HERE to see how she made this masterpiece & leave her some much needed love!;) Thank you for stopping by & I will see you all back here tomorrow for another throwback Thursday challenge w/my fabulous design team! You are in for a treat tomorrow my sweet friends!;) Have a GREAT Wednesday!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

WINNERS WINNERS CHICKEN DINNERS!!!!;)

Happy Sunday my Creative Friends! Sorry it took me FOREVER to announce ALL my winners from my "Birthday week", the "Race for a cure" blog hop AND for my "May Stamp Release Blog Hop"!

Winner of "My Little Firecracker" stamp set!

102 Jessica said...
I have lots of favs but if I had to pick one it's Polka Dot Surprise. I just love the way you have two different scripts. Thanks for the opp!

Winner of "Race For a Cure" stamp set!

93 Micia said...
Thank you for making this stamp set. It means alot to people who have gone or know people who have gone through this cancer. My grandmother is a Brest cancer survivor. I hope one day there will be a cure.
Micia

Winner of Lacy Labels Cartridge!

11 joni said...
Awesome card Emma!!!! Happy National Scrapbooking Day to you!!!! Thanks for all the inspiration you've given to ME!!! Love this blog! And thanks for the opportunity to win this cart...I have been wanting this for some time!
hugs,
joni

Winner of the "Superman" cartridge!

30 Sherry said...
Hi Emma,
I just got done saying that I wanted that cartridge, your blog opened and I found out that you are giving one away. Maybe that means it's my lucky day and I'll win. I'm spending my day at home with my family and hopefully spending some of my time making cards. I actually went to your blog to pick out my next set of stamps, they are part of my mothers day present. YIPPEE!
Sherry

Winner of the "Everyday Character Faces"!

88 Peggy Sue said...
I have been loving the Everyday set but just have not gotten to get one yet! I just got my Kitchen cart and have not used it, I love what you did with it!

Winner of the "Birthday Bash" cricut cartridge!

90 Luv Scrapping Together said...
Happy Birthday, Emma! I hope you are enjoying your special day!! Love your card. It has many of my favorite things, too!
My favorite birthday memory would be the year my dad refurbished a 10 speed bike. I don't remember what age I was but I do remember that we did not have much money and I had wanted a ten speed bike badly. So my dad spent several Saturdays working on this used bike for me. In the end he told me that he probably spent mor money fixing that bike up than it would have cost to buy a new one. But, it didn't matter to me. I knew I had the best bike in the world!
Have a great birthday, Emma! Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration.
Hugs,
Saundra

Winner of the Pink Prize of the "Race for a Cure Blog Hop" !

DebC said...
I love your project! I really think your stamps are awesome. I don't own any but when I get the funds to buy more things its on my list! Love pink too so awesome giveaway! TFS
Deb C

"4" Winners of the "May Stamp Release Blog Hop" Stamp of your choice!

117 julie said...
we need your stamps in the uk, i thank you for your blog i'm always here hugs julie uk julielazen

Kathy said...
Love this layout and everything about it.
Hugs :),
Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM
http://the3esblog.blogspot.com/

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Toothfairy said...
Very cute card! My granddaughter would love it! Flower is very cute too!
jessica said...

Congrats to the winner! I just LOVE all your new stamps. I don't own any yet but I hope to change that really soon :)
Thanks for sharing all your wonderful projects!
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com

CONGRATS TO ALL OF MY WINNERS!!! I WILL BE EMAILING YOU ALL MOMENTARILY! YOU HAVE ONE WEEK TO GET BACK TO ME!;) THANK YOU & HAVE A FABULOUS NIGHT MY SWEET FRIENDS!;)

P.S. if you haven't seen my new stamp release, you can see them ALL HERE!!!;)

Friday, May 20, 2011

My Creative Time's "MAY'S" Stamp Release Blog Hop! ~ Episode 193

Good Morning & TGIF!!!! IT'S FINALLY HERE!!! Welcome to my May Stamp Release Blog Hop!!! I am SOOO SUPER EXCITED about this release & I am so ecstatic to finally share them with ALL OF YOU!!! Don't forget to check out my last project for the week over at Everyday Cricut when you get a moment! Okie dokie, let's get this show on the road! I show you each stamp set in it's entirety & the "Real Dial" size in my video! ENJOY my sweet friends!;)


Here are all "4" of my new stamp sets! They are all available for purchase HERE!

You can see another card using this set HERE!
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You can see another card I made using this set HERE~

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You can see another project I made using this set HERE~

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You can see another card made using this set HERE~

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LUCKY WINNER OF ALL 4 STAMP SETS IS................................
True Random Number Generator
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WHOOHOO!! CONGRATS TO  Yvette (Cre8tive Vet) Please email me your addy so we can get your stamps out to you asap!!!

Okay! It's time to start Hopping! If you would like an opportunity to win ONE stamp set of your choice, all you have to do is comment on ALL the blogs in this hop! YEP, I will actually be picking "4" winners!!! Good luck!;)

Hop on over to the TALENTED Miss Katie! I bet she has something AWESOME for you along with the rest of my DT!!! I LOVE my DT!;) 
Here is the line up just in case you get lost along the way!;)


HAPPY HOPPING!;)
P.S. ALL of my brand new stamps are available for purchase HERE!!! They will start shipping out tomorrow!;)

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sneaky Peek #4 - Simply Beautiful! & Design Team Thursday!

Good morning & welcome to my last sneak peek AND my FABULOUS Design Team Thursday! For today I had asking my sweet ladies to create a "Tag"! Can I just say that they ALL OUT DID themselves once again!

Here is the PERFECT Tag Miss Shar created using "Follow Your Dreams" stamp set! I think this is a VERY CLEVER & CLASSY looking tag! Thanks Miss Shar!;)

Here are 2 tags Miss Kate has created! Aren't they just "Priceless"??? She used "Wow So Many Candles" for her ADORABLE tags~! I just LOVE them!

This is the OH SO CUTE tag that Miss Jenn has created! Isn't this WAY TOO CUTE for words?? I sure think so!;) She used "You're My Best Buddy" stamp set!

Okay Miss Glora! You totally made me cry w/your tags:') You TOTALLY nailed this one! I was all wimpy when I saw this because these are "My Favorite Sayings" that I say to my boys EVERYDAY!;) THese tags are just AMAZING!!!;)

Okay, now Miss Leanne & I were both on the same page tonight aS far as our projects went! She "accidently" made a card instead of a tag! Poor thing, she felt bad & felt bad for her! I told her NOT to worry because I had "Originally" made an 8x8 layout, but then relized I needed to make a tag! lol... I think Leanne did an AWESOME Job w/her card like aLWAYS!! She used my stamp set "Pain Pain Go Away"!
Okay! Here is my very last Sneaky peek before the BIG REVEAL tomorrow morning HERE on my blog!
Are you "Camera Shy"? Well, that is the name of this set I designed! "Camera Shy" has a larger font w/fun sentiments w/scrapbooking in mind as well as anything else! I used this sentiment for my tag today along w/the "Sweethearts" cartridge! The tag shape is from "Lacy Labels" which I've been using ALOT lately! I promise you that it looks ALOT PRETTIER in person! I couldn't get a perfect picture of this:( I swear I tried SEVERAL times & still got the same result:(

Here is a close up of the sentiment!
I hope you enjoyed ALL the SWEET tags that were made by my BESTEST DT Ever!!!!!!;) Don't forget to click on each one of their names to leave them some "Love"!;) If you have seen my card over on Everyday Cricut, you can see it HERE!

This is it!!! I hope you are ready for some "EYE CANDY" tomorrow morning!! YEP, my stamps will be released @ 8am Pacific Time! Come hop along w/my Design Team & myself as we showcase my brand new "6th" edition stamp sets!!!;) I will ALSO be announcing the LUCKY WINNER in my video! YEP, ONE lucky winner is going to win ALL 4 BRAND NEW stamp sets!!!;) Good Luck to ALL of you!;)  

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sneaky Peek #3! ~ Take Care of Yourself

GOOD MORNING My Creative friends! Welcome to my 3rd Sneaky Peek! All I have to say is that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE LOVE this set! It is called "This & That" & that is exactly what it is! This set has 19 stamps & they are a variety of sentiments that I know "I" needed! I hope you love this set as much as I do! For my card I used one of the carts that are in the E2 called "Cricut American Alphabet"! The pattern paper came from "Glitz & Glitter" 12x12 stack called "Posh Petals" another stack my Mom made me get from Joann's!! Really, she did!!;) Let's just say that any CUTE stack my Mom comes across, these are her Famous Words: "If you don't get it now, it may not be here when you come back"!!! hahahaha!! I just LOVE her!;)
The ribbon, twine & button came from Papertrey Ink. I punched out my sentiment using the "Modern" punch from stampin up!

Well, I hope you enjoyed the 1st three sneaks so far! If you missed them, you can see one HERE & another HERE! ALso, don't forget to head on over to the Everyday Cricut blog to see my project I have over there for ALL of you today!;) See you ALL back here tomorrow for my Design Team Thursday AND my LAST SNEAK PEEK before the Big Reveal on Friday!;) Have a FABULOUS day my sweet friends! xoxox's

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Peachy Keen Challenge #52 & another Sneaky Peek!

Good morning & welcome to another Peachy Keen Challenge~! If you are just visiting my blog for the 1st time "WELCOME T O MY CREATIVE TIME"! I hope you enjoy what you see here & you might want to subscribe to my blog because you don't want to miss anything & I have in store for ALL of you!;) Peachy Keen Stamps has another FUN challenge for you! Here are the details!

THE CHALLENGE
Create a card or layout based on the SKETCH provided
Guidelines:
***Design must be new
***Project must incorporate elements from provided sketch
***Link up to Peachy Keen Blog before May 30th
***As with all of our sketch challenges, the basic layout should be there, but feel free to flip elements & get creative!
*Giveaway*
One lucky winner will receive an EK Success "Abstract Flower Punch" (punches sold in our store)!

I just LOVE how my card turned out!!! When I saw this die that Peachy Keen designed a few months ago, I feel like it was made JUST FOR ME!!!;) lol..... They are 2 separate dies! One is of the ducky which is "The Duck & Egg Die" and the 2nd one is the "Duck w/Egg Accessories"! OMG, have I ever mentioned that I LOVE LOVE LOVE My PEACHY KEEN? Well, you will just LOVE these dies as well! The ducky I chose to use for my card is the Beach accesories that go w/the ducky! Isn't she ADORABLE? AND I also got to use those CUTE Fragments by Tim Holtz which you can find HERE! I used my 3/4 inch square punch to punch out some of the pattern paper, used my glossy accents to attach them to the fragments (the clear squares that almost look like glass)!~ Then I attached all 3 of them to my card using medium size glue dots! All the patterned paper is from a stack by K&Company called "Around the World"! I picked this stack up @ Joann's!
Here is the sketch to follow!

What do you think about ALL the sentiments on my card? I used clear embossing powder & embossed 4 of the sentiments from this set across the top of my card! The sentiment at the bottom I stamped onto a piece of pattern paper that belonged to this set! This newest release is called "Have Fun in the Sun"! It consists of 23 stamps & I can't wait for you to see the entire set on Friday!
So don't forget to tune in this Friday @ 8am Pacific for the Big Reveal AND a blog hop w/my FABULOUS design team! AND Don't forget about the AWESOME opportunity ALL of you have to win ~ALL "4" of my new stamp sets! You can see ALL the details HERE!! Hurry, because the deadline is Wed, May 19th!! Just so you'll know, in order to qualify, you must enter the challenge!! GOOD LUCK! I will be announcing the LUCKY winner on Friday in my video!;)
If you haven't already, don't forget to visit me everyday this week @ Everyday Cricut Blog! I am the "Guest Designer" there for this whole week & there will be a video for ALL of you there everyday as well!;)

Monday, May 16, 2011

Sneaky Peek #1 ~ "Future Coastie" Baby!

Good Morning My Creative Friends & Family!!! HAPPY MONDAY!! This is going to be a busy & FUN week! I am SOOO SUPER HAPPY that I was asked by the "OH SO TALENTED" ladies at Everyday Cricut to be a "Guest Designer" for them this entire week!!! I actually feel a little "important" LOL..... You can see my project & video I made HERE over at their blog today! The BEST part about this week too is that you will see sneak peeks of my newest release coming out this Friday!!! For today's card, I used "Baby Steps" cartridge! I just LOVE this cartridge, there are SOOO MANY CUTE images on it! The sentiment "Future Coasie" and the frame are from one of my newest release called "Happy Homecoming"! I designed this especially for my "Bestie" & all the military wives & husbands out there! This is a big set which consists of "36" stamps!!! I CANNOT wait for you to see it in it's entirety! The "Baby" sentiment is from one of my existing stamp sets called "All Star Baby" which you can see HERE!


The sentiment's on the inside of my card are from my stamp set "All Star Baby"!
Leave me a comment & let me know what you think about today's sneek! Don't forget to visit Everyday Cricut's blog to see a project & a video from me this entire week! I will also see you back HERE tomorrow for another CUTE sneaky peek!;) Have a GREAT day my sweet friends! xoxo's

Friday, May 13, 2011

Race for a Cure Blog Hop!

O M G!!! THANK YOU Blogger for coming back to life!;) Good morning & welcome to My Creative Time! I actually have 2 posts for you today! One here & the other is at Monique Griffith Designs! I am HONORED that I am the Guest Designer there for the day! You will see a link to here below in the blog hop list! Today my design team & myself are doing a "Race For A Cure" blog hop! We all did a special project for this cause & they are all showcasing my stamp set "Race for a Cure"! ! EVERY SINGLE SENTIMENT for my tag are all from my stamp set called "Race For A Cure" This is a VERY special set I designed & it's definitely my FAVORITE by far! By purchasing this set, you are partnering w/My Creative Time to help "Stamp Out" breast cancer. For each set that is purchased, My Creative Time will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure!
For my project, I decided to make this cute tag! I designed it using my "Gypsy Girl" & my favorite cartridge "Lacy Labels" for all the cuts! The cardstock, ribbon, button are all from Papertrey Ink & the twine is from the Twinery.com! The background paper I used an 8x8 paper pad made from Colorbok called "Fleamarket"! What a CUTE stack, I found this at my Joann's & I LOVE it! Of course as I mentioned earlier, all the sentiments are from my stamp set as well as that CUTE polka dot ribbon! I used glossy accents on the ribbon that's why my polka dots are not showing up too well:(


In honor of this "Special Cause" I decided to do a special "Pink" giveaway here! All you would have to do is leave a comment here as well as EVERY BLOG in this hop & a way for me to contact you & I will pick ONE "LUCKY" winner to win this cute pink tool kit for your cricut projects, my "Race for a cure" stamp set & a set of CUTE PINK acrylic blocks!

Okay, next TALENTED lady in this hop is Miss Katie! Go see what AWESOMENESS she has for you!

Emma (guest designer) @ Monique Griffith ~ http://monkeydoodlecricut.blogspot.com/

P.S. PLEASE CHECK BACK BY THE END OF THE DAY AT EACH ONE OF MY DESIGNERS BLOGS! Alot of them had to go to work & wasn't able to get there posts up due to "Technical Difficulties" w/Blogger! Please be patient & just make sure you comment on their posts that are specifically for this hop!!!
THANK YOU!;)

Throwback Thursday Challenge w/my Design Team!

GOOD Morning & welcome to another Throwback Thursday challenge w/1/2 of my design team & myself! This is going to be a "Special" challenge! You will ONLY have ONE week to complete this challenge for an opportunity to win my ENTIRE Newest Release of stamps coming out next Friday! One LUCKY winner will win ALL "4" BRAND NEW SETS!!! All I have to say is that "I LOVE LOVE LOVE this release"!

Here are the details for this challenge:
***Use "DOODLECHARMS"cartridge OR if you don't own this cart, feel free to use any other Older cartridge & PLEASE incorporate the color BLUE somewhere on any project of your choice!
*** Link your project up to Mr. Linky, then leave a comment!
*** Deadline for this challenge will be on Wed, May 19th!
*** ONE project per person please!

For my sweet card, I used Doodlecharms for the teddy bear & B is for Boy for the band-aid! That CUTE little face is from MY FAVORITE "Peachy Keen Stamps" called "Wide Eyed Kids"!!! Definitely a "Must Have" set! The cute sentiment is from my stamp set "Pain Pain Go Away!"

Close up of my sentiment from "Pain Pain Go Away"!

Now onto my FABULOUS Design Team! This is Miss Katie's AMAZING gift set using "Follow Your Dreams" stamp set!!! Isn't it just PERFECT for a graduate of ANY age? I just LOVE it! Don't forget to visit her blog HERE to see how she created this!

Onto Miss Cathryn! I just thought this was the CUTEST CUTEST card EVER!!! For Miss Cathryn's card, she used my stamp set "My Favorite Sayings" Isn't that sentiment just PERFECT for her card? Don't forget to visit her blog HERE to see how she created this ADORABLE card!

Okay! last but certainly "NOT Least", here is Miss Ruthie's AMAZING wall hanging! All I have to say is "WOW"!!! This has to be the BEST Patriotic home decor I've EVER seen! Miss Ruthie used my stamp set "My Little Firecracker"! Go check out her blog HERE to see how she created this masterpiece!
Okay! Didn't my design team do an AWESOME job?? I am SOOO LUCKY to,  be working w/the BEST  & not to mention "MOST TALENTED" ladies!;) THANK YOU for showcasing my stamps so Beautifully!;)
I hope to see lots of you participate in this challenge! I will be choosing a winner from THIS challenge to win my May's Release of Stamps! YEP, it's that time of month again for some new releases!;) I can't wait to share them w/the world!! This release is AWESOME! So, with that said, all you have to do is "Participate" in this challenge! Link your project up to Mr. Linky & leave a comment for an opportunity to will ALL "4" of my NEWEST Upcoming "May Release"!;) You only have ONE Week to complete this challenge! I will announce the winner next Friday! Good Luck!

P.S. Don't forget to stop by my designers blogs to leave them some MUCH DESERVED love!;)

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