December Preview Day 2

Nov 29, 2012

Welcome back everyone!

The plethora of great gift ideas is just getting started as we prepare for our release tomorrow (December 1st).

You will not want to miss the many idea from our design team!

Wine & Dine

Lauren Meader (duplicate of this post)

Lori Hairston

Chair-ish You

Lori Kalus

Pattie Goldman

Card Wrapper

Tangii Crain

Tina Hale

I have longed for a simple, easy, and elegant way to quickly and easily wrap up the ever-large bottle of bubbly. Be it wine, champagne, or something tall and slender! I know I can BUY boxes, but that isn’t as heartfelt as making, and personalizing my own. I love making my own packaging and now I can finally dress up any bottle I buy for that someone special!

So let me share this great new template called Wine & Dine

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

12 Inches Tall

3 X 3 Inches Wide

(Yes this template is made only using 8 1/2 X 11 Cardstock)

Want to bring the gift of “wine” when you “dine” at someones home, or for that special occasion? No need to buy an expensive box or even an expensive bottle, because this will dress up that bottle to perfection for any occasion.

This lid can tie to the box bottom making it an elegant presentation. You can of course omit the ribbon and design this to suit the person/family you are presenting it to. Dress it up for the holidays too!

I customized my label on my Wine & Dine box using the Vintage Vineyard set, cut out using the Un-Wined Labels cut file. You can easily mix and match the labels, images and sentiments, as I did here! You can also coordinate them with other sets too. More about the set later in this post.

The paper on the front and sides of my box are from the Un-Wined Paper Collection. I also used the same pattern that is on the sides of my wine box on my Over the Top Tag (which is on the actual wine bottle-sold separately) .

I think you will agree this is a much more stunning presentation than something you ran into a store to buy! With our amazing set of  Merriest Monograms there are limitless possibilities for customizing your own gifts!

This can become a snowman, Santa, reindeer, or elf! You can also use this to package up a plethora of other gift items. Just use your imagination!

You will want to check out the Vintage Vineyard, Merriest Monograms, and the Two for Dinner set to use in coordination with this template. We also have a Over the Top cut file that can accentuate your bottle of merriment to perfection. That is actually what we used to dress up the bottle of wine featured in today’s project.

I used the new Vintage Vineyard set to create a customized tag called Over the Top . This is a fabulous cut file that slips right over the top of any bottle!

About Vintage Vineyard $12

Designed By Sara Williams

This set has a coordinating label cut file called Un-Wined.

Raise your glass and CELEBRATE! Now you can dress up that fabulous bottle of cheer, and give it with style, and a personalized flair, like no other. This is a elegant, vintage style set of wine themed labels was created to help you spread the CHEER all year ’round. Now THAT in itself is reason to celebrate!

The circle sentiments within this set were designed to fit around the top circle of the Over the Top Tag. The many images and sentiments help you spread the most sentimental of messages in a way that is beyond compare.

There are 8 pre-designed labels, which you can alter, and several images to allow you to create your very own labels too.

Now about the tag-Over the Top Tag

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

2 3/4 Inch Wide

6 1/4 Inch Tall (Folded)

This is a great tag that goes “over the top” of any bottle, allowing you to create an customize a personalized label for any event! Now you can give gifts in a bottle, with style, even if you are tight on time.

The circle sentiments within the Vintage Vineyard set were designed to fit around the top circle of the Over the Top Tag!

I chose the “Cheer to good times and great friends!”for this project! I printed it directly on my tag using my Cameo Silhouette. Easy peasy.

This is the flat version of my decorated tag.

This is the best way to go when in a SUPER hurry! The best part about using digital project is you create ONCE then save, print and cut as many as you need, over and over again!

Simply change up the colors and you have a new gift each and every time.

Thanks for taking the time to visit!

See you back here tomorrow as we share our December Release ♥

 

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

Well I think its appropriate to say Happy Holidays!

I am really feeling the holiday spirit this year.

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and have stayed healthy through the holidays.  I truly enjoyed the spirit of the holidays as my children, husband, and I celebrated our many blessings by feeding the homeless on Thanksgiving. It was the most enjoyable holiday I’ve had in a long time. It really felt like the holidays use to feel when I was a child. Pure joy! More on that further down!

First let me share with you what we have planned for the release on Decemeber first! We have some amazing new products that will allow you to whip up some holiday gifts in a jiffy! They are some really great products for hosting or attending that holiday party, or any event all year round. Sometimes we aren’t sure how to dress up that table, thank a hostess, welcome a guest, or set the tone for the event. This will really help you through those times, and in the most stylish way possible!

So here is what we have for you today, as we release 3 AMAZING New Pretty Packaging Templates, 5 New Pretty Impressions Stamp Sets, 4 New Pretty Pieces Cut Files, and 3 New Pretty Printable Paper Collections!

Card Wrapper

Debbie Marcinkiewicz

Farida Rone

Wine & Dine

Kimberly Morrow

Lisa Kind

Chair-ish You

Lauren Meader

I’m quite excited about today’s project I’m sharing.

Chair-ish You

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

Chair Seat Box

3 X 3 Inches Wide

1 1/4 Inch Deep

Chair

9 Inches Tall

3 X 3 Inches Around

Who’d of thought a three dimensional chair could be so whimsical, fun and functional!

It is certain to make the perfect table setting, seating card, and favor for any party, wedding, or gifts for the hostess. You will find it especially fun for gifts from the kitchen like home baked goods, spices, recipes, and gift cards for a new home.

I chose the stripe pattern in the Table for Two paper collection. It is a great neutral color, and it matches the Hostess’ dining room :D I think that type of attention to detail is always appreciated and never goes unnoticed.

I used mine for a hostess gift. We often get invited to numerous holiday parties, so I made this one for my brother’s mother in law Annis, hence the framed monogram A on the chair back, which was printed direct onto my template.

The frame and monogram A is from the *NEW* Merriest Monograms set. I think this set is beyond fabulous! I colored the frame to match the grey in the Table for Two  paper, and I colored in the center of the frame in the same color green as in the Table for Two paper collection. The A is colored in white.

The Thank you for being a lovely hostess sentiment is from the *NEW* Table for Two Sentiments Set . I simply tied around a grey ribbon and added a white Prima flower. So simple and understated, but so pretty too!

 Now, what to put inside? There are SO MANY options! I know that Annis has an amazing jet tub and loves organic Bath Bombs! I found this one themed as a cupcake :D

 It is perfectly perfect!

Whomever you gift this to, for whatever reason, it is certain to be chair-ished!

These tall chairs would be perfect for any shower, or especially on a table for a Wedding! Great for sending your guests home with a little treat. Wrap up some homemade cookies, truffles, brownies, maybe some drink mixers…..truly endless possibilities.

You will want to check out the Two for Dinner, Two for Dinner Sentiments, Homemade Holidays/Sentiments, Hauntingly Homemade Labels and the Apothecary Labels set for some great additions to this template!

Now onto the thank you note I created to match :D I love matchy, matchy stuff.

I used the Perfect Place Card cut file for my thank you note. This is a elegant letter style invitation card, with a coordinating mat layer, so you can quickly and easily create your own customized invitation for any event, or compose a letter of gratitude in style!

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

4 3/4 Inch Tall

5 3/4 Inch Wide

If you are looking for the perfect place card to dress up any table, be it for that special dinner, the holiday’s, a wedding, shower, or other event, then this is the card file for you. You can easily make any table look stunning and elegant for any event with our amazing coordinating products.

The leaf “plate” print is from the Table for Two Set and the sentiment is the same one from the Chair-ish You project.

The Thank you sentiment is from the Merriest Monograms set. The vintage woman is so pretty, and she is from the *NEW* Vintage Vineyard set.

I decorated the bottom part of the card digitally by clipping the polka dot pattern, that matches the chair from the Table for Two paper collection.

The sentiment on teh bottom of the card is the same sentiment I used in the *NEW* Table for Two Sentiments Set

You can create this to become a thank you card, or an invitation too!

Place the persons name, initials or table number at the top.

This is just the start of the MANY ideas for uses of our latest products! So keep checking in and see what our team has in store!

Now onto our Thanksgiving adventure!

We were all excited to help out with our new endevour to help feed the local homeless families, and ended up serving over 200 people! We  know we are truly blessed to have our health, love of family, and friends, and a warm place to live.

Here the kids are getting ready to head out to the Fire Station where we were going to serve the meals.

Noah was especially social while serving his items. He smiled ear to ear, greeted people, and made sure to ask everyone “So are you having a great Thanksgiving, because I am so glad you’re here!”
While Alexa just served pie, and a shy smile. She didn’t understand WHY some people DIDN’T want pie!…

LOL! She would say “You don’t want pie? Pie is so GOOD!” Them put her head down and smile.
Amber took it ALL in emotionall, and immediately after all was said and done, she noted that it was sad these people were going back to no home, and not even having a way to heat up the extra food they were given to take with them.

It was by far the best thing I have experienced in a long time. Pure joy. It actually felt so amazing that I have to say that last time it “felt” like Thanksgiving like that and what life is all about I was probably a child.

The kids were beyond my expectations. They sat with everyone while they ate, and made conversation. They really enjoyed it too and immediately asked if we could do it again next year. That was so great to hear. I was just so happy that they “got it”! They got how good it feels to help others and give back. They felt the joy of bringing a smile to someones face. They saw how much we actually have and were genuinely grateful. I am thankful that they let us all help and participate as a family because everyone there left with something more than a full tummy and a plate of food :D

I felt so humbled I couldn’t even bare to go out on Black Friday (as I usually do) and fight crowds for the latest and greatest “things”. It seems so hypocritical. Plus I want the feelings of this day to last as long as possible because this feeling CANNOT be bought for any price :D

 
I encourage you to give the gift of giving back this holiday season! It doesn’t have to be “big”, just a little piece of yourself to brighten the day of someone who needs it. Making your own gifts really shows how much you care ♥

 

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: family stuff, Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

Shop our SALE Today!

Nov 26, 2012

Celebrate Cyber Monday!

Don’t miss our annual 25% OFF (Storewide) SALE!

Beat the crowds, save money, and shop from home for gifts made from the ♥

Sale Ends 11:59 pm EST

Don’t forget  to spread the holiday cheer to your friends!

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

Cyber Monday SALE!

Nov 20, 2012

Celebrate Cyber Monday!

Don’t miss our annual 25% OFF (Storewide) SALE!

Beat the crowds, save money, and shop from home for gifts made from the ♥

Monday November 26th! Sale Ends 11:59 pm EST

Don’t forget  to spread the holiday cheer to your friends!

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: My Time Made Easy

Today we wrap up the latest and great samples for our November Release.

We always save the best for last.

Please take a moment and check out all our designers as they get together and make some NEW! projects using OLD(er) products! It’s a WIN! WIN! You truly can never, ever have enough ideas for the products you already own, or may have never noticed before.

Here is who you need to visit, for a surprise project:

We would all love for you to share your own creations on our Facebook Page, if and when you can, or share them on Pinterest, and link us up.

So, it’s my turn to share something new, with something old. I try to always combine the two because new products are exciting, and I think showing you how older items can be used in combination with them is fun and exciting :D

You can save a ton of money MAKING gifts this holiday. So here is a FAVORITE project of mine!

My Deer Friend

Nothing like packaging up some homemade trail mix! AKA: Reindeer Snacks

The bag is tied closed with a snowflake from the It’s Snowing © cut file. It made a super simple closure.

This is great for everyone. I think the packaging will steal the show anyway :D

I am in love with how this sweet project turned out.

I LOVE reindeer. LOVE! When we get them in our yard I just sit and quietly watch them. Reindeer are just so sweet and gentle to me. They also symbolize Christmas to me. I just cannot have Christmas without the iconic images in at least one project!

So here’s how it all came together….I cut my Crazy for Candy Template from Kraft cardstock.

I made the head of my reindeer using the Heart Stealer Raccoon © cut file, which was enlarged to suit my project. Instead of the heart shaped ears from the raccoon,  I used the ears from the My Deer Friend © cut file. I had enlarged them, and then welded them to the head of the “raccoon”, so it became a deer head instead :D I sponged on some white craft ink, onto the ears.

The face…I drew on the eyebrows. The eyes are from the Crazy Cat file that is contained in the Crazy for Candy Template. I just drew the blue iris onto the white layer, and cut an additional circle layer in Kraft, cut it half, and drew eyelashes on it, to create my eyelid.  The white layer for the nose, is from the Bouncing Bunny © cut file. You can really mix and match whatever you have to get a similar effect. The nose is also from the Crazy Cat file, in the Crazy for Candy Template. Sponged on the pink for the cheeks. I think she looks so sweet.

So I tired a red gingham ribbon around the “neck” (aka lid rim) of my deer, and tied it off with a button and 2 pretty festive silver bells. You have to have bells when making a reindeer!

I knew I wanted to package up the trail mix, so I then customized my tag.FYI we have a lot of images/sentiments that could suit may ideas for a reindeer gift, so check it all out.

The tag was made using the Homemade Holiday Labels © set, and it was cut out using the Homemade Holiday Labels © cut file. I used the reindeer silhouette image and the holly berry from the Homemade Holiday © set. On the deer I added a nose, eye and a bow around the neck, which was from the Homemade Holiday Labels  set, which I colored in red.

The Homemade Reindeer Snacks sentiment is from the Homemade Holiday Sentiments © set. The additional sentiment “Made with only the finest ingredients and lot’s of love” is from the Apothecary Labels ©set.

For the spots along the back I just punched some holes into a piece of scrap cardstock, and sponged on some white Kraft ink, so it looked more realistic.

 I have to say I was pretty successful with that :D It’s always the littlest of details that tend to matter.

The tail is the raccoon tail from the Heart Stealer Raccoon © cut file, sponged with white craft ink as well.

The idea was to make this little fawn look like is was sitting or had fallen down. My (4) legs/hooves were cut using the My Deer Friend © cut file, which were enlarged to be more proportionate to the completed template.

I think this turned out as good as I could’ve hoped! She came together really quick too for having NO IDEA what I was going to do! LOL! I think this is a perfect example that with just a little imagination you can do almost anything you want. The Crazy for Candy Template is pretty amazing, and as you can see definitely versatile. I’m big on making character’s, if you can’t tell, and when it is easy and the possibilities are endless I’m on happy girl!

The hardest part for creating this is WHO to give it to. I don’t want to part with it-EVER!

Well with that, it’s a wrap!

I really hope you’ve found some inspiring ideas that you will try for your next gift! The response you are sure to get from your HOMEMADE gift, will far outweigh that you’ve received from anything you’ve ever actually BOUGHT.

So, give it a try and let us know how it went.

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

Mend the broken…

Nov 2, 2012

We are almost done sharing new prjects for this release, but you can always get ideas 24/7 by viewing our Gallery!

Be sure you visit the team today:

No Bones About It

Crazy for Candy

 I cannot tell you how many people in my life have broken a bone or two at one time or another. It can be hard to think of what you can make for someone when that happens. Recently (like a week ago) my Sister-In Law’s dad fell off a ROOF while cleaning the gutters! Yes, a roof!

 Thankfully he is OK but he broke a few bones, cracked some ribs, punctured a lung… but in the grand scheme of things, he is lucky to be alive. I wanted to make something for him to say I’m sorry, and I think this fit the bill.

I made the No Bones About It © box in black cardstock, and the “bone” in white, which I cut to be jagged, so it looked broken. I thought it looked like a view on an x-ray! LOL!

I love it. It’s super simple, yet thoughtful and it fits the “cause”.

I wanted it to be masculine, so I used this argyle ribbon. It looks like it is literally tying the broken bone together, in my opinion :D

 My sentiment is from the Sensational Sentiments © set. I couldn’t resist adding a flower, but it IS black :D The flower center is from the flower center in the Be Dazzled © set, which was printed on acetate, then cut out and layered onto a mini bottlecap.

I figured while he is laid up in bed he can listen to some music and munch on some homemade trail mix :D
I really believe it is all about the thought that counts, and I am pretty certain you couldn’t find something more fitting in ANY store. I think he’ll enjoy this. I’m just glad he is OK. What a scare.

Tomorrow we share our Year in Review group post. This is one day that you will not want to miss what the team has whipped up. We all offer NEW ideas with OLD products :D You can never have too many ways to use what you have, or maybe something you didn’t think twice about will be on your must have list.

See you tommorrow.

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items

Welcome back everyone :D

I hope you have really enjoyed all the samples you’ve seen so far by the team using our *NEW* products. We each have so much fun coming up with new ideas to help inspired you and hope will kick start your own creative ideas for party favors, and homemade gifts this year!

So please pay a visit to the following designers:

No Bones About It

Crazy for Candy

Of course I always make samples for each day of the release week. It’s something I really love to do and look forward to sharing the ideas I think of as each product is created. When I created this company I was really focused on being able to share what I love to do, and making it easy for ANYONE to replicate. I love the fact that our products are user friendly for all skill levels, and that you don’t need a ton of craft supplies to create some amazing gifts. If you have a printer, some cardstock, scissors and glue, you can create almost everything we share! Even better is that we always offer products that not only coordinate together, for those of you not knowing what to put together or don’t want to think too much, but also that all these products can be mixed and matched together, and each template offers much versatility. I love to share the ways each product can be used in a different way, and I hope you all enjoy that as well.

That being said, let me share my project for today! It used a mix of older products to create a new gift ♥

Cold Winter, Warm Heart

If you want to really WOW people with a super simple project this Winter, then you will love this one.

I love giving Rafaello’s! They are these white chocolate truffle like treats, with crispy wafer-like shell, rolled in coconut, with an Almond in the center. They look like yummy snowballs.

Hence my snowman creation.

I created the Crazy for Candy © template from white cardstock. Then I took the snowman pieces from the Topped Off © template. to make my candy jar just like a snowman. Obviously the pieces were enlarged to fit, but this is an idea that can be used even if you don’t have that template. I used the eyes from the Crazy for Candy © template, and hand-drew my mouth. Sponged on some rosey cheeks :D

You can use some simple shapes to make your own snowman, or don’t forget that you can use *ANY* of the characters from our Pretty Impressions Setsto make your own character such as a penguin, snowman, Santa, Elf, fairy, gnome, woodland creature….to name just a few possibilities.

The hat was cut from the strip pattern in the Candy Claus © collection. I added a 3 D snowball to the top of the hat, and some glitter to the hat trim.

NOTE: The tag actually DOES match the hat in person. I don’t know if its my photo software or the shadow from the template, but it doesn’t match in photos. WEIRD! Its red, green and blue. Just had to point that out because it’s making me CRAZY!! I took a million photos with the SAME result. I’m over it.

I tied some pretty glittery green ribbon around the “neck” of my snowman, to be like a scarf. For my tag I used the Well Rounded © set for my tag, and clipped some ornament patterned paper along the bottom from the Candy Claus © collection . The mittens on the tag were from the Homemade Holiday © set, and the sentiment is from the Warm Sentiments © set. It was just perfect for my snowy sweet treat-box.  The tag was cut out using the Well Rounded Tag © cut file. I added a heart sticker to the lower right hand corner too!

You can see the mittens from the Topped Off © template were also used.  You could use some twigs, or make your own mittems from felt as well. It’s all about creativity. There is NO right or wrong way to create something, There are NO limitations either. Use what you want, to make something into your own creation. These are great projects for kids to do too. They could DRAW on the face and mittens! Just have FUN with it.

We will return with more tomorrow, so please come back, as we share more projects! You never know when you just might find the perfect idea for something you’ve been wanting to give.

See you then.

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items

 It’s November 1st and that means two things!

1) All our NEW! Products are available for you to purchase! Be sure you check out our NEW! Products <—HERE!

2) We have another amazing group post that shares many ideas using those NEW! Products

Today you will want to visit the team to check out our ideas for Crazy for Creativity:

We have released:

NEW! Pretty Packaging Templates

NEW! Pretty Impressions Stamp Sets

 NEW! Pretty Printable Digital Paper Collection

1 NEW! Pretty Pieces Cut File

1 NEW! Pretty Package Collection called Paws-itively Pampered Pet

and we have an amazing variety Pretty Package Collections, where you will save 25%!

Please view our Gallery for project samples, and alternative ways to use all our amazing coordinating products!

You may also want to check out our blog for weekly challenges, and even more amazing ideas.

As you may have come to know my company focuses on the “complete package”. We work hard to offer coordinating products that are easily interchangeable with previously released products. We really enjoy being able to share the ideas and versatility each product holds.

Today we are each sharing some creative ways to use the *NEW* Crazy for Candy template. There really is so many things you can do with it, and we are all going to show you some.

MY project today used the new template Crazy for Candy © in combination with the *NEW* Not So Dangerous Dino’s © set!

Lil’ One Tooth

I knew I wanted to use the Crazy for Candy ©  and the Not So Dangerous Dino’s © set, to create a 3 D dinosaur box almost immediately. I was ecstatic that my idea was able to be so amazingly executed, and it was REALLY easy. Now think of being able to use ANY of your favorite digital images/characters to create your own themed gift! There are NO limits to what you can do.

I chose my colors first…then simply enlarged, printed, and cut the head of the One Tooth dino, as well as the spots, tail, and bony nodules that line the head and tail, so that it would fit my Crazy for Candy © template!!

I made the Crazy for Candy © template from a terracotta color cardstock. I cut out the decorative layers, was able to run it through my Cuttlebug machine with the bubble like texture plate so the dino looked scaly! I rubbed all the layers with my ink to add to the dimension. Seriously amazing.

Here are some photos of the back….

I lined the tail with the same yellow color for a finished look, and so it looked like a typical under-side of a dino tail.

I had previously digitally colored the head the same color as my cardstock. The head is actually cut out twice…once with the nodules on it, and the second time cutting the nodules off.

I used the yellow colored cardstock for the decorative layer on the belly, and embossed it with a number plate instead of the round texture.

The bone that One Tooth is holding was made using the Paws-itively Sweet © set. I was able to type in my own sentiment and then print and cut it out. I love being able to do that, and having digital images lends itself to so many more possibilities :D

The “arms” of my dino we cut using the Heart Stealer Raccoon © cut file. I love being able to mix and match products, and there are no limits to doing this :D You may also want to check out the Cute Lil Chick ©, Whooty Love © and Bouncing Bunny © cut files as well!
The legs come with the Crazy for Candy © template, and they worked great as Dino legs!

We have all had such a great time working with all the new products, and will continue to share samples through the next few days, so please keep stopping by!

♥ I really hope you liked my project today, and that it may have helped spark some more ideas for creative ways to use our products ♥

Also if you haven’t already, you can follow us on Pinterest, as we have 16 pinboards full of ideas, we are also on Facebook-so LIKE US there, and follow us on Twitter!

We will return tomorrow with many more great projects and ideas.

See you then!

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

We are back, and continue to weather the storm!

There is so much to share this week, so I hope you find time to stop by and visit the team.

We are previewing many products that will be released on November 1st!

Come check out the team to see just what they have created!

If you do NOT see any projects, please check back in later, as we are experiencing a hurricane, and may have some difficulty posting!

So going with our animal theme, we have a super cute template called No Bones About It!

No Bones About It $5

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

7 Inches Long

4 1/4 Inch Wide

3 Inches Tall

Well there are no bones about it, this is an absolutely adorable bone shaped box that will having you giving creative gifts for those furry friends, or tricky little treaters! Package up some spooky sweets for Halloween, or some items for your furriest friend, such as homemade dog treats, dog toys, collar/leash, pet pampering products, or don’t forget your vet or groomer! This is a *uber* sweet packaging for gifts for them as well!

I made today’s sample for my local dog groomer, as she asked if I had such a template. I actually didn’t, so I whipped this up special, just for her!

(I actually made this LAST year for Christmas!)

I used Kraft cardstock for the box. I then decorated it using the Sweet and Sour © Sweetheart’s Paper Bag collection. I cut my bow using the Bow-Tied © cut file, and then I decorated the box using the cute Dog image from the On Display 1 © set, the paw and “paws” sentiment are from the Sign It © set. I got the “HAPPY” from our Sentimental Occasions © set. I love combining sets, papers, and cut files!

This is filled with some Godiva Truffles! YUM!

She loved the gift box, and it sits at her desk at her grooming salon. Daisy and Harper go there every 5 weeks to get groomed, and I love how weel she cares for both my fur-babies, so this was just a simple way to give an extra “thank you”.

You will want to view our amazing collection of Pretty Impression image, and Pretty Printables papers for a variety of ways to decorate this template. We also have a special set Paws-itively Sweet Stamp Set for the perfect accent to this super fun template!

Return tomorrow for the release of all our *NEW* products! We have much more to share, so come back again!

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

Welcome back to my blog everyone. I know it’s been a while since we last shared some samples, but it seems like only yesterday! Of course, as usual I am always pretty busy between things with my family and running a company. I do at least get to enjoy release week by posting any samples I get time to create. I always wish I had MORE time to do more, and share more, but until we have MORE than 24 hours in a day, I just can’t.

Here in new Hampshire we are battling Hurricane Sandy, and I am hoping everyone affected is able to remain safe!

 I’m so excited to announce that despite the storm, I have become an Auntie again! My brother Robert W. Vigeant the III and my sister-in-law (and of my best friends) Heather Dwan welcomed a healthy baby boy into the world today during Hurricane Sandy!! (Photos to come soon I hope :D)

Welcome Robert W. Vigeant IV … He arrived yesterday morning October 29th 2012 at 0849am. 21 Inches Long and 7lbs. 13 oz. He is quite handsome ♥ and all are doing well despite the storm.

OK so back to the first previews of our upcoming release….here is who you want to visit!

Keep in mind if you don’t see anything NEW, it could be the awful weather we are having so check in againa t a later time.

NOTE: Many items you see in samples are previews for the November 1st Release

I’m quite excited to share with you the latest template we have for this release!! It is called Crazy for Candy!

Crazy for Candy $5

Look at all you can make using ONE template!

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size:

3 Inches Wide

4 1/2 Inches Tall

5 Inches Long

If you’re crazy for candy  then you will flip with excitement over this new template! The Crazy for Candy was created after the old fashioned glass candy jar that you’d find the sweetest of treats displayed in. That recognizable circular body, with the silver lid, floods me with many wonderful memories of my childhood.

Here is the “original” version

I remember big gumballs, penny candy, rock candy, sour lollipops that are like big sweet tarts, wax bottles with juice inside, licorice by the foot, gummy candy in all shapes, colors and flavors…to name a few.

Here I packaged up a bag of pretzel M&M’s! They were a perfect match to my pretty Cute Critters © paper collection

So I used the gumball machine image from the On Display 1 © set, and the sentiment from the ApothecaryLabels© set. I used the hearts for gumballs, using the colors from my paper :D

See, the lid pulls off just like the glass version! How fun is that?!

You can package just about anything delicious in here.

I wanted to be able to bring such amazing memories to my own children as I package up my own sweet treats for any event, all year long. Now I can do just that with an affordable, and versatile cardstock version, which lends itself to endless possibilities. There is no end to what you can package up in your candy jar.

To “sweeten” the candy pot, I have also included (2) special files called the Crazy Cat, and the Adorable Dog. The contents of these files allows you to quickly and easily turn this candy jar into a dog or cat in just minutes! Perfect for gifting something to a new pet such as treats, collar/leash, gift card, something fun for the pet lover, or for a animal organization, or how about an animal themed party?!

With a little creativity you can change the candy jar into any animal you want! You’ll go crazy with all the many ideas for this one template.

First up is our feline friend…

This is the Crazy Cat! She is definitely a cutie! Love those big eyes! Just like the REAL thing :D

His tag was made using the images from the *NEW* Paws-itively Sweet Stamp Set!!

I made this one from gray cardstock, and sponged on some &quot;stripes&quot;, for a more realistic look.

Easy Peasy!

You could package up a variety ot feline friendly items like cat treats, toys, collars etc….or as I did here, Swedish Fish :D Since I am giving them as a gift to someone special who just loves all our furry friends :D

Whether you love cats, or dogs, or just candy, this is a fabulous template!

So here is my Adorable Dog…

Is he not adorable?!! I just cut the entire template in Kraft cardstock, sis a little sponging, and got this *uber cute* puppy! It didn’t take much to make this puppy perfect!

His tag was made using the images from the *NEW* Paws-itively Sweet Stamp Set!!

 It was super quick, fun and easy.

Perfect for the pooch lover in your life, or a child who just loves dogs :D

You can package up a variety of items in this dog jar. You can make your own bone shaped cookies, package up real dog treats, buy a name tag or collar for the new pet, or give a gift card to a local pet shoppe, or to a local groomer for the new puppy owners too! Really the possibilities are endless for this.

The bottom line is, it doesn’t take much effort to get a whole lotta cute!

You may want to view our amazing collection of Pretty Impression image, and Pretty Printables papers for a variety of ways to decorate this template. We also have a special set called the Paws-itively Sweet Stamp Set, for the perfect accent to this super fun template, as well as many treat themed sets!

As you can see I used the Paws-itively Sweet Stamp Set for my samples here!

Here are some details about that set:

Paws-itively SweetDigital Stamp Set of 23 Images $8 By Chrissie Tobas

This is a paws-itively adorable pet themed set for that dog or cat lover! The uber cute images, and super sweet sentiments will make you fall in love with creating some pet themed gifts for your little furry friends, or those who love them.

Sentiments Include:

Fur Baby

WOOF!

Kitty

Puppy

Fishie

Love

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.

You’re paws-itively purr-fect

Life would be RUFF without you!

Pets leave pawprints on your heart

You will want to check out the Crazy for Candy template, and the No Bones About Ittemplate for some sensational projects to use with this set. We also have several other products you may find to be the purr-fect companion for this set if images.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Weather pending I will be back tomorrow! I am typing stuff up in this dreadful hurricane, and am not sure HOW far I’ll get before losing power :C

I hope you all stay tuned, and stay safe!

Siggy
Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

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