Tuesday, April 30, 2013

My Time Made Easy Peek - Giveaway

Hello Crafty Friends
Thanks for stopping by....



It's the last day of April, so don't be a fool! Here is a peek at a project, that is sure to make you drool.
Tell me what do you think, what could it be? Leave me a guess, and you may win a template for FREE!
Here are the details:
My Time Made Easy is having their monthly release of new products tomorrow on May 1st. Check out all the amazing Pretty Packaging Templates My Time Made Easy has to offer HERE! There are OVER 100 to choose from. They offer templates in PDF (printer friendly) SVG, GSD, DXF, and WPC.
http://mytimemadeeasy.com/store/

  • Lauren Meader
  • Dawn Barwick
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Jackie Randolph
  • Kimberly Morrow
  • Lisa Kind
  • Lori Hairston
  • Lori Kalus
  • Mary Vogel
  • Pattie Goldman
  • Romaine Rancier
  • Tracy Holmes
  • Wendy Mc Gaffey

  • So take a look at all the project peeks each design team member has to share and leave a comment with each one of them. Every time you leave a comment at a blog it is another chance to win.
    ONE person from EACH blog will be chosen randomly to win a FREE template of their choice! Winners will be announced on May 2nd.

    So here goes.......



























    Have a great day!
    Hugs
    Karien

    Sunday, April 28, 2013

    Absolutely Delightful

    I am entering this card for 4 challenges...
    Charisma Cardz
    http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-16-polkadots.html
    Creative Craft Challenges 2
    Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/inspired-by-movie.html
    The Lady in Red
    http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-8-red-white-and-blue.html
    Let's Scrap
    with this sketch...



    Here is my take on these challenges...


     
     
    Paper: Maja Designs
    Doilie and Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Pearls: Zva Creations
    Ribbon from my Stash
    Sentiment Plate with metal flowers: MM

    Saturday, April 20, 2013

    "Coffee"Card

    I am entering this card for 3 challenges...
    1. Mojo Monday
    http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2013/04/mojo-monday-289.html
    with this sketch..














    2. The Shabby Tea Room
    http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/04/week-162-pretty-shabby.html
    with this beautiful photo inspiration...














    3. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-206.html
    with this yummy photo inspiration..


    Here is my take on these challenges...
    The recycled item is the Kraft paper I used that was inside a gift wrap roll...



     
     
    Paper: Maja Designs and Texture Cardstock
    Image: Etsy
    Pearls, ribbon and blue rose: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Leaves: Martha Stewart Punch
    Kraft flowers made with Quilled Creations: Quilling dies Garden Favorites
    Pins: The Ribbon Girls
    Dies: Memory Box Inc
    Fake stitching done with a dressmakers wheel and fine point pen
    Heart is made with self drying modelling clay and stamped with Just Rite Stamps and left to dry, then inked it with Colorbox Inks

    Thursday, April 18, 2013

    Just for You

    Hi,

    Today is a very exciting day for me, I am a Guest Designer at In the Pink and the challenge for the next two weeks is Ruffles/Ribbon...please pop over and play along...

    http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
    In The Pink
     
    CHALLENGE GUIDELINES
    - Please make sure your card has LOTS OF PINK - that's what it's all about!
    - Please link directly to your card post and not just to your blog.
    - Please make sure you link back to In The Pink challenge blog on your post to spread the word
    - Please don't back link your entry (do not enter one that is dated prior to the date of the challenge).
    - Please turn off word verification so that we can comment
    - Please follow the theme for the challenge you are entering
    - Maximum of THREE entries with different cards per challenge
     
    Here is my card I have made for the challenge...

     
     
     

     
     
     
    Paper: Colormates, Textured Cardstock and Echo Park Paper
    Image sourced from the internet
    Dies: Memory Box Inc, Die-namics, Magnolia Doohickeys
    Flowers, Ribbon, Pearls and Doily: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Tulle: The Ribbon Girls
    Lace: Melissa Frances
    Button: Webster's Pages
    Pins, Twine and Butterfly charm from my stash
    Butterflies: Martha Stewart Punch
    Stamp: Just Rite Stamps
    Card Shape cut with Cameo Silhouette
     
    Challenges:
    Divas by Design
     
    Have a great day
    Hugs
    Karien
     
     
     

    Saturday, April 13, 2013

    Our Wedding Day

    I am entering this layout for 3 challenges....
    1. Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/flowers-with-lili-of-valley.html
    2. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-205.html
    with this photo inspiration...

    3. Bobunny April layout challenge....
    http://bobunny.blogspot.com/2013/04/april-layout-challenge-march-winner.html
    with this sketch...




     Here is my take on these challenges....


    On my daughter's Wedding Day
    Paper: Bobunny, Textured Cardstock
    Chipboard, pearls brads, tulle flower: Bobunny
    Daisies from my stash
    Title: Cut with Cameo Silhouette: created by einnej
    Dymo tape for the date
     

    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    Butterfly Gift Box

    I am entering this Gift Box for 3 challenges
    1. Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-264-butterfly-kisses.html
    2. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-205.html
    with this photo inspiration..

    3. In the Pink
    http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/challenge-18-lets-fly-away-in-pink.html
    Here is my take on these challenges...

























    Paper: Echo Park dots and stripes and Colormates
    Bling: K&Co and Wild Orchid Crafts
    Ribbon from my Stash
    Colorbox Ink
    Pattern for Butterfly Box and small butterfly on sling:All A Flutter from My Time Made Easy

    Floral Handbag

    I am entering this handbag gift box for 2 challenges...
    The Shabby Tea Room
    http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/04/week-161-shabby-spring.html
    with this beautiful photo inspiration.....

    Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/flowers-with-lili-of-valley.html
    Here is my take on these challenges...





















    Paper: Textured Cardstock and Colormates
    Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts and Prima
    Ribbon and Pearls from my stash
    Martha Stewart Leave Punch
    Handbag Pattern: Silhouette Cameo
    White Colorbox Ink

    Sunday, April 7, 2013

    "Thank You" card

    I am entering this card for 3 challenges...
    1.  Divas by design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/spring-colours.html
    2. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-205.html
    3. In the Pink
    http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/challenge-18-lets-fly-away-in-pink.html
    Here is my take on these challenges...

     
     
    Paper: Colormates, Imaginisce and Pastel Paper
    Butterflies Punches: Martha Stewart
    Card pattern: Cameo Silhouette and cut with Cameo Silhouette
    Bling: Wild Orchid Crafts
     

    "Tea Time"

    I am entering this card for 3 challenges...
    1. The Shabby Tea Room
    http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/04/week-160-beautiful-blues.html
    with this photo inspiration...

    2. Sugar Creek Hollow
    http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/04/56-fabulous-flourishes.html
    3. Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-263-something-borrowed.html
    Here is my take on these challenges...

     
     
     
     
    Paper: Colormates and Kraft Paper from the inside of a giftwrap roll (borrowed)
    Flower: Prima
    Tag: Cuttlebug Dies
    "Sentiment" typed on computer and printed in Blue
    Pearls: Zva Creations
    Bling: Basic Grey
    Ribbon and string from my stash
    Pattern for Teapot form Cameo Sillhouette
    Ink: Colorbox

    Thursday, April 4, 2013

    Sexy Sole Gift Set

    Morning to you all from a wet and cold Newcastle (South Africa).....I think winter has arrived!!!
    Today is the last post-release for My Time Made Easy for April.
    http://mytimemadeeasy.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=7_5&products_id=747&zenid=a287cd0bc86c62f74d8b780c98744454
    I have used the "Sexy-sole" template.....



     
     
    Products used:
    Sexy-sole shoe template
    Shop till you drop stamp set (printed directly on the patterned paper and then cut out and added the rest of the pockets, sling and buckle of the handbag)
    Sole mate stamp set
    Purse Patterns Paper
    Flowers, ribbon, bling and brads from my stash
    Jewellry one of my own designs
     
    Thanks for stopping by and please be sure to pop over and check what the rest of the teamies have created for your inspiration today:
     
    Lauren Meader
    Dawn Barwick
    Debbie Marcinkiewicz
    Jackie Randolph
    Kimberly Morrow
    Lisa Kind
    Lori Hairston
    Lori Kalus
    Mary Vogel
    Pattie Goldman
    Romaine Rancier
    Tangii Crain
    Tracy Holmes
    Wendy McGaffey

     Until next time..
    Hugs
    Karien

    Challenges:
    Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-263-something-borrowed.html
    the black ribbon on the shoe ....recycled from an old gift box I received my ipod in.

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013

    Shoe Box Gift Set

    Hello Crafty Friends!
    Today is Post release day for me over at My Time Made Easy......I have enjoyed making this Shoe Box from start to finish...
    http://mytimemadeeasy.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=7_5&products_id=746


















    Products used:
    Shoe Box Template - My Time Made Easy
    Pricey Pocket - My Time Made Easy
    Purse Patterns Paper - My Time Made Easy
    Flowers, ribbon, tulle and bling from my stash.

    Thanks for stopping by and please be sure to pop over and check out what the rest of the teamies have created for your inspiration:

  • Lauren Meader 
  • Kimberly Morrow
  • Lisa Kind 
  • Tangii Crain

  • Challenge:
    Charisma Cardz
    http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/03/challenge-12-happy-birthday.html

    Hugs
    Karien

    Monday, April 1, 2013

    Easter Blessings

    I am entering this Easter Basket for 2 challenges...
    Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/03/challenge-204.html
    with this photo inspiration...

    Wild Orchid Crafts
     http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/03/challenge-73buttons-and-bows.html

    Here is my take on these challenges....





























    Paper: DCWV
    Martha Stewart Punches: Lacey scallop and Bunnies
    Spellbinders: Foliage 2 and Scalloped tag
    Flowers and pearls: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Ribbon, wool from my stash
    Stamp: Just Rite Stamps
    Bag-sket pattern: My Time Made Easy

    Handbag Gift Set

    My Time Made Easy Release Day
    Hello Crafty Friends!
    Thanks for stopping by, hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend.....
    I have chosen the Handbag Template for release day.....I would love to have a real handbag like this!







































    Please be sure to pop over and check what the rest of the teamies have created for your inspiration today:


  • Lauren Meader
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Jackie Randolph
  • Karien van der Westhuizen
  • Kimberly Morrow
  • Lisa Kind
  • Lori Hairston
  • Lori Kalus
  • Mary Vogel
  • Pattie Goldman
  • Tangii Crain
  • Tracy Holmes

  • Products used:
    Handbag Template
    Purse pattern Paper
    Shop till you drop Digital Stamp Set
    Bill fold cut file
    Ribbon, flowers and bling brads from my stash
    Punch and Piercing Pattern on pockets from the net
    Metal flower: Bobunny
    Green ribbon slider from MM

    I think this is so cute......
    So good to recycle..


    Challenges:
    Charisma Cardz
    http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/03/challenge-12-happy-birthday.html
    Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/03/use-metal.html
    Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/03/challenge-262-brass-in-pocket.html
    Bye for now........
    Hugs
    Karien