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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Thrifty Thursday


Good morning my sweet creative friends! HAPPY FRIDAY "EVE"! Well, I am SOOO READY for the weekend so I am HAPPY that tomorrow is Friday!  hehehe! 
Welcome to another "Thrifty Thursday"! WOW, all I can say is that I am ALWAYS AMAZED at what you can actually do w/those scraps!  Here is a picture of my scraps that I used today! I forgot to include the little scrap that I used for the sentiment :( I like to have a few card bases in my scraps! Only because if I just use a portion of one of my card stock, I immediately make a card base for future projects so I just like to keep those handy in my binder full of scraps! That's why a lot of times my card bases are ODD sizes.…. For example this card base measures 4 x 5.25.  I just used my Fun Stitched Edge die for my piece of polka dot paper, attached it to my card base! OH, before I did that, I used a polka dot embossing folder to embossing the card base first! THEN, I adhered the pattern paper to a little less than half of my card then trimmed off the excess! THen I used my Star Dies to cut my burlap paper to make a cute embellishment.  I made my embellishment by making a double bow w/my hemp twine, hot glued that down to my larger star, then adhered the smaller star directly on top of the twine using hot glue as well! Then I added a large sequin from Teresa Collings, then adhered a little white enamel dot on top~! Last I used the smaller star as a tag to stamp my sentiment on, then I made a tiny hole using one of my punches. I ended up using these star dies as an CUTE embellishment AND for a tag on my simple card for you today! 



MCT products used:
~ Stitched Edge Dies (will be back in stock next week)
~ Paper is scraps from my stash! ;)

Check out my AWESOME team's projects today! Click on each name to visit each blog!







Weren't these the PRETTIEST "Thrifty" projects ever???

ALSO, I apologize for not announcing the blog hop winner yesterday! Anyways, like always, I have random.org choose the winner for me! Drum roll please………..
The LUCKY winner of my April 2014 Release goes to………
I think this geotag looks very cute on maps but there are tons of uses I have not thought of besides flowers. Cute card to add to a layout.

CONGRATS Miss Quilt4fun2!!!!!! Please email me here at info@my-creative-time.com so I can mail out your HAPPY MAIL next month! (which is literally right around the corner!) .

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


16 comments:

  1. Good Terrific Thursday Morning Miss Emma what a cute card gosh love all the ideas you came up with and thrifty at that sure can't tell. The colors and prints love, luv!! Great creative job and love all the neat ideas using your goodies and your choice for embossing folder awesome. So love visiting your blog each day so fun and packed with inspiration. I so can't wait til your April release!!!

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  2. Beautiful Emma!!! Love the burlap stars!

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  3. Adorable card, Emma! I love the colors with the burlap!

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  4. Fun scrappy projects. I am always amazed at the beautiful items your team creates with scrsps

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  5. Emma ~ Oh GORGEOUS card! OMG! I LOVE that paper, the embossing folder, the burlap and of course your products! LOL! BEAUTIFULLY done as always along with the whole design team! I think using our scraps is such a wonderful idea!

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  6. Beautiful Emma! Congrats winner!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  7. Your card is BEAUTIFUL! I love the pictures of your scraps and then seeing how everything came together! Beautiful job! The designer's did AWESOME too! Hugs- Glora

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  8. Super cute card! love the colors you choose Mrs. Emma:) DT great projects, thanks for sharing!

    Peace, Love, & Creative Hugs!
    Monica L.

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  9. I love the circle theme on your card. The circle embossed background paper, the circle dot patterned paper, and the circle scallops on the edge of the background paper. It all goes together so well. The burlap cuts look good with your embossed background. Super card! Your design team did a wonderful job!
    mickey pal 2 at msn dot com

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  10. I LOVE all the GREAT Thrifty Thursday projects!!
    Emma your card is just GORGEOUS!!! The colors, the great textures and the overall design makes this one amazing card!

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  11. Wow, fantastic projects by everyone!! Your card is so fun Emma! The texture is awesome and love the fun burlap paper stars...GREAT job!
    Sherrie K

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  12. LOVE your card Emma! It is amazing what we can create with our scraps! I adore your burlap star embellishment....you're always so creative! Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas! Have a great day! :)

    Suzanne
    suzwatanabe@yahoo.com

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  13. Oh My Word!!! I just made it to the end of commenting today and got to reading the last bit of your post :D Woo Hoo!!! What a sweet surprise to see my name! Thank You so much. Emma your card has such fun texture...I love the burlap and dots. That is one huge sequin...so pretty. You and the awesome Design Team did a super job using scraps. Thrifty Thursday is such a fun feature...Love it!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  14. I love your card Emma! The colors look great together! I love the double bow you made with the twine as well!!
    Charity
    bizarrecreativity@gmail.com

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  15. Love your card Emma and great projects from everyone!!

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous card Miss Emma and the DT projects are awesome as always! TFS and hope you are having a great weekend!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    xox
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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