Archive for January 13th, 2009


Day #3 Pink Cat Peek

Jan 13, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Ready for more cuteness? Another Pink Cat Studio peek today.

Melissa- will also have peeks HERE!On the official Pink Cat Studio Blog. Also check out the forum on PCP

These images are just so sweet its a good thing they aren’t sugar because I’d be bouncing off the walls (more so than I already am! LOL!)

Well I have my last 2 peeks of the Lily & Billy Sweethearts, and Kiki Kitty before the actual release of the sets.

First up-Lily & Billy in love

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Can I get a great big AWE!

When I saw these two, back to back I went nuts! How adorable? They way they fit together, to me, was already in the shape of a heart, so I went with that. I ALWAYS have a hard time when coloring a boy & girl together. I love this color combo, and I’m sure you are so sick of seeing me use red these days, but I can’t help it. We are getting into the “love season” where red is on my mind 😀

Another layout that I’m loving. I’m big on layouts of stuff. Its rare I choose to do the same ole, same ole. Not sure why I have issue’s with it :C Oh well. Anyway this layout I think just worked to be totally cute 😀

Here is their close up

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What do you think?

OK now we have another Kiki Kitty creation. I didn’t feel like doing another card, so I designed a rather large size box. Just scored away, and came up with this vellum creation.

Its bigger than you may imagine. I wanted it to be able to actually hold “stuff”.

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Doesn’t this scream HAPPY! I think it does. Again Kiki is done in white. I so love her that color with the little pink cheeks. Its like she is going to fly away with the balloons.

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For the top I used a Papertrey ink set-Heart Prints, Made a cute large paper clip topper, to hold my boxy bag closed.

The ribbon is American Crafts. Love their ribbon.

Well that is it for me today, here. Tomorrow is the release, where I will show you the sets in their entirety, and one more peek.

Till then

How many?!

Jan 13, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Timeless Template Challenge

Im very excited about tonight’s project! I still have SO many samples that I’m scrambling to share as many as I can before the Papertrey Ink release tomorrow night!

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Red & brown-LOVE IT! LOVE! I can’t get off the red kick, but I don’t care.

For this project I stamped images from flower garden and beautiful blooms and, birds of a feather onto my lined vellum slider box using my Perfect Match Box template 😀 I think it made the prettiest patterned paper. I would BUY paper like that, so I’m happy I was able to make it.

This was a very quick and simple version of what you can do with the box design.

I’m really loving how much you can do with this template-I have many more ideas as to what can go in here, but tonight I used an old “standby” for what I consider a yummy gift!

Last year I designed a pretty popular Ghirardelli Chocolate square holder. So if you liked that maybe you will LOVE this one!

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Isn’t that awesome looking? You’d never think to see all those squares in there when you slide this open!

Can you guess how many you can get in here?

Well you can fit 2 rows of 12! That means 24 chocolate squares! Now that is a YUMMY gift 😀 Looks can be deceiving can’t they? Bet you didn’t think it could easily fit THAT many.

Here is another peek-partially pulled out.

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Now this is a great idea for someone who loves chocolate, and that you REALLY love because you are parting with it all!

My colors came from my wrappers. I love the mix.

What is YOUR favorite yummy treat?

For ‘gourmet” stuff my absolute favorite thing is Chocolate Raspberry Starfish from Godiva Chocolates! I LOVE the Raspberry Ghirardelli squares since they are similar. Im not a “dark” chocolate person, but those are pretty yummy.

As far as other treats-I just love chocolate anything 😀 Although since I haven’t eaten any in a while when I do, I feel SO sick. I stole a couple peanut M&M’s tonight. WOW! They were good! I also LOVE the Target -Chocolate drizzled rice crispy treats that ONLY come out at the holidays. I bought myself 2 containers! LOL! They are the perfect size for moderation 😀 Its great when things are individually wrapped so you can THINK before you open it.

Another HUGE guilty pleasure that I recently found-Poppycock gourmet popcorn stuff. OMW! If you try the chocolate peanutbutter drizzled one-TO DIE FOR!

OK Im going off on chocolate stuff, time to quit!!!!!!!!! Sorry about that. Your turn.

Tomorrow I have a bunch more stuff to share-so stay tuned and thanks for stopping by 😀

Mytime to sew

Jan 13, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Timeless Templates

Well it is no secret that I started my passion for “crafting” with quilting.

I loved purchasing and mixing the patterns of fabric so much more than the sewing part! LOL! That was my first sign that maybe being a quilter wasn’t for me. The second sign was me staying up ALL hours of the night trying to finish a quilt in a day! LOL!! I needed that instant gratification. I didn’t enjoy the quilting at all-just the end result. Boy am I thankful I found a craft I enjoy start to finish-with my instant joy attached.

Anyway-lots of people sew to some degree. When you are crafty you generally surround yourself with crafty people. Well I made this Sew n Go tote just for that crafty person in your life who loves to sew! It would be a fabulous gift for the beginner sewer in your life too!

Using Take Along Tote: Another My Timeless Template idea peek

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Sew n Go! Patchwork of love

How cute is that?

I just think of how great this little package could be for a newbie sewer! I know I would have done a happy dance if this was given to me! Especially when I was a girl, and would sew during the summer at my grandmothers. To have my OWN supplies would have been over the top.

Now in the front pocket- I used a round nestability to cut out a portion of the pocket (prior to adhering it to the pattern base) to give you a different look, and more visibility at what is inside

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I took a travel sewing kit I got at the Target $1 spot some time ago, and repackaged it in a gift card tin I got at Michaels. Also a $1. I used the plastic insert that would normally be for a gift card, and flipped it upside down to fit all my ribbon spools etc in, and encapsulated it in the tin.

Fits in the pocket perfectly.

I used quilters sampler/sent. for my design and sentiment. My colors were inspired by my fabric selection. I had fun coloring the quilt blocks to match 😀

Side view

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I held this tote closed with large eyelets and some cranberry crisp ribbon.

Inside there are 4 yards of fabric!

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Folded nicely, and secured in place with a stamped band.

Don’t you love the colors?

Wouldn’t this make a nice gift!! I love it.

Be back soon with more peeks

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