Hello everyone! So how did you like Sneak Peek Week? Wasn't it FABULOUS?!?! Just when I think Emma can't make anything better - she blows me away all over again! Well, if you arrived here from the incredibly talented Amy's blog, then you are in the right place. If not, then make sure you go back to My Creative Time so that you can start at the beginning with Emma. You don't want to miss a thing!!!
For my projects today, I am showcasing the brand new and totally awesome My Creative Time ~ Tag Dies. You are sooo gonna want these! They are the perfect size and make perfect cuts every time!!! I just love them!
Since earlier this week I showed you how to use the Tag Dies as an actual tag, today I thought I would show you how to use them as a part of something else. I made 4 different and super fun cards for you today. Aren't they great? I just love how each and every one of them turned out. I must say though, that even though they are quick and easy to make - they still took me forever to make!! Does anyone else stare at their paper for hours and hours trying to pick out the right combinations??? LOL I drive myself nuts!!! ;)
Ok, let's start with a birthday card! The white card base is from Recollections. The polka dot background paper is from Doodlebug Design ~ Petite Prints. The cardstock for the tag is X-Press It ~ Blending Card paper that I use especially for my Copic Markers.
The tag of course is cut with the brand new and super terrific My Creative Time ~ Tag Dies. This is the first of two tags in this set. Both of the sentiments, the super cute hearts and the cool pocket are all from the also brand new My Creative Time ~ Fun Pockets stamp set. You may notice that in stamping the hearts, I added a few extra hearts . . . couldn't help it . . . they are just so fun!!! ;) The ink for all the stamping is black ~ Ranger Archival Ink. And I used Copic ~ Sketch Markers to color the hearts. The super fun rainbow ribbon is from Celebrate It ~ 360. And then I added a little white bow with some DMC floss.
Next up, who doesn't love a little chocolate now and then?!? The paper for the card base and the ice cream cone is from Recollections. The chocolate brown cardstock for the background and the hot fudge topping is from Bazzill. The mint green paper for the background and the ice cream is from Recollections. The cardstock for the red cherry is also from Recollections. And the cream colored patterned paper for the tag is from the Die Cuts With A View ~ Baby Boy Stack.
This is the second tag in the brand new My Creative Time ~ Tag Dies set. The yummy ice cream cone is cut with the fabulous dies in the new My Creative Time ~ Celebrate Good Times stamp set. If you look closely you can see that I made some mint chocolate chip ice cream by using the little sprinkles stamp to make it look like chocolate chips in the ice cream. Yummy! And then for the hot fudge, I used some Glossy Accents for that extra touch. Doesn't it look good enough to eat??? The sentiment at the top is from the My Creative Time ~ Do The Cocoa Motion stamp set. And the sentiment at the bottom is from the My Creative Time ~ Celebrate Good Times stamp set. The ink is black ~ Ranger Archival Ink. The fun ribbon at the top of the tag is some crinkle ribbon that I got in a big ribbon share. Fun! Fun! Fun!
Ok, I think this next one is my favorite of the bunch . . . because the entire thing is made with My Creative Time Dies . . . can you figure out which ones??? The white card base is from Recollections. All of the patterned papers for the background and all the parts of the flower are from the SEI ~ Desert Springs collection. The paper for the tag is Recollections.
Here's a closer look at the flower. Have you figured out which dies I used yet??? The tag of course is cut with the My Creative Time ~ Tag Dies - this is the first die again. If I had to choose, I think I might say this is my favorite of the two, but heck - they are both absolutely fabulous!!! The pretty flower is made with the My Creative Time ~ Flower Petal Dies. Ok, are you ready for this . . . the leaves are made with an upside down mustache from one of the mustache dies in the My Creative Time ~ What's Growing On? stamp set. AND the stem is made with the tie die in the My Creative Time ~ Here's Lookin' At You stamp set. I KNOW! I KNOW! I have to say I'm pretty proud of my creativity on this one. My husband thought it was great too! ;) The gem in the center is from my stash. LOVE IT!!!
Ok, for the last one, I still have a couple of graduations for family and friends that are coming up. I made this cute little card for my BFF's stepdaughter-to-be. She is graduating from high school and their colors are blue and red. The cardstock for the white card base, the black background, the white tag and the blue pocket and hat are all from Recollections. The red polka dot paper is from Doodlebug Design ~ Petite Prints. The fun polka dot ribbon is Celebrate It ~ Sheer Creations.
The tag is cut with the second tag die in the My Creative Time ~ Tag Dies set. I used a black ~ Zig Writer pen to fill in Emma's signature stitching line. (perfect stitching every time!!) The cute little pocket is cut with one of the pocket dies in the My Creative Time ~ Fun Pockets stamp set. And the fun little graduation cap is cut with a die in the My Creative Time ~ Here's Lookin' At You stamp set. The fun red and white gems are actually little pieces that I cut from a Queen & Co. ~ Twinkle Border gem set. The "Hats Off To You!" sentiment is from the My Creative Time ~ Here's Lookin' At You stamp set.
Well, there you go! I hope you like my four little cards for today. I think these Tag Dies have moved into my #2 slot of all time favorite MCT products (right behind the Embossed Gift Card Holder Die)!!! I hope you all enjoy them too!
In honor of Emma's Birthday month, she has decided to give away 12 "Surprise" Gift bags full of goodies! All you have to do is leave a comment here & for MORE CHANCES - leave a comment on ALL the blogs in the hop! Also leave a way for us to contact you. Emma will use random.org to pick the 12 LUCKY winners from ALL THE COMMENTS COMBINED!!! So, you actually have 22 chances to win! Again, all you have to do is leave a comment on all blogs in this hop for more chances to win. The deadline is Sunday, May 20th at midnight. EASY PEASY!!! GOOD LUCK! :)
Ok everyone, that wraps up the My Creative Time ~ May Stamp Release. Here are all the stamp sets in this release:
I hope you enjoyed all the Sneak Peeks this week! I can't wait to see what the rest of the Design Team has created. So let's get hopping. Your next stop in the hop is the wonderful Miss Cathryn, but in case you get lost along the way - here is the entire lineup:
Cassandra (that's me!)
HAPPY HOPPING and HAPPY SHOPPING everyone!! Oh and don't forget that all the stamps in this release will be on sale through midnight tonight - May 18th. I will see you all again soon. Have a great weekend! :)