Friday, May 31, 2013

My Time Made Easy Preview Day: Simply Stunning Gifts

Hello Crafty Friends!

Thanks for stopping by, today is Preview day and the theme Simply Stunning Gifts.

So without further ado here is the project for today...

























Products used: My Time Made Easy

http://www.mytimemadeeasy.com/store/

Tapered off Template
Spring is here paper (I love the colours of this range)
Spring is here Stamp Set
All a flutter stamp Set
Flutters and flowers cut file

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


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

  • Challenge
    Divas by design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/05/tie-ribbon.html

    Good bye for now.
    Hugs
    Karien

    Saturday, May 25, 2013

    Sweet Friend

    I am entering this card for 6 challenges.....
    1. Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/05/friendship.html
    2. Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-270-tie-it-up.html
    3. Cupcake Craft Challenge
    http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/05/cupcake-243-lavender-and-lace.html
    4. Sugar Creek Hollow
    http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/05/61-clean-it-out.html
    5. Creative Craft Challenges 2
    http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-10-just-checking.html
    6. Mojo Monday
    http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2013/05/mojo-monday-294.html
    with this sketch...











    Here is my take on these challenges....


     
     
    Paper: Colormates and Maja Designs
    Lace, ribbon and flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Twine: DCWV
    Pearls: Colorstories
    Stamp: Wild Rose Studio
    Martha Stewart butterfly punch
    CM circle punch
    Archival Ink
    Gel Pen
    Image sourced from the internet

    Flower Box

    I am entering this little gift box for a challenge over at...
    Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-211.html
    with this photo inspiration..


    Here is my take on this challenge...



     
    Paper: Colormates and K&Co
    Doilie: Wiltons
    Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Berries: The Ribbon Girl
    Bling: K&Co and Colorstories
    Ribbon from my stash
    Ladybugs: K&Co
    Box pattern: America Silhouette

    Monday, May 6, 2013

    "Fairy" Dress Gift Box

    I am entering this project for 2 challenges
    1. Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-267-come-fly-with-me.html
    2. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-209.html
    with this photo inspiration.....



    Here is my project for these challenges...



     
    Paper: BoBunny, My Minds Eye & Prima Marketing
    Bling: Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts
    Flower: BoBunny
    Organza ribbon
    Pattern for the box: Silhouette America
    Butterfly used for fairy dress wings: Silhouette America

    Sunday, May 5, 2013

    "Spring" Card

    I am entering this card for 4 challenges...
    1. Charisma Cardz
    http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-17-shaped-cards.html
    2. Sugar Creek Hollow
    http://sugarcreekhollow.blogspot.com/2013/05/60-spring-flowers.html
    3. Mojo Monday
    http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2013/04/mojo-monday-291.html
    with this sketch..










    4. The Shabby Tea Room
    http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/04/week-164-beautiful-spring.html
    with this pretty photo inspiration..



    Here is my take on these challenges...


     
     
    Paper: Colormates, Textured cardstock and Maja Designs
    Image: JanetK Designs
    Flowers, lace and Pins: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Pink leaves: The Ribbon Girl
    Butterfly charm and ribbon from my stash
    Spellbinders: Eyelet circle die and Banner die

    Saturday, May 4, 2013

    4U MOM

    I am entering this card for 6 challenges....
    1. Charisma Cardz
    http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-17-shaped-cards.html
    2. Divas by Design
    http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/05/add-number.html
    3. Cute Card Thursday
    http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/2013/05/challenge-267-come-fly-with-me.html
    4. Lili's Little Fairies
    http://liliofthevalleythursdaychallenge.blogspot.com/2013/05/lace.html
    5. Creative Craft Challenges 2
    http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-9-all-about-animals.html
    6. Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-208.html
    with this yummy photo inspiration...


    Here is my take on these challenges...



     
     
     
    Paper: Colormates and Bobunny
    Sizzix Die: Butterflight
    Martha Stewart butterfly punces
    CM circle punches
    Image: Lili of the Valley - Mini Materpieces-fluffy bunnies
    "Mom" word shaped card The Cutting Cafe
    Flowers: Bobunny and Wild Orchid Crafts
    Pearls: Zva Creations
    4U cut with Cameo Silhouette
    Lace from my stash
    Ink: Colormates

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    Bouncing Baby Buggy and Onesie shaped card

    Today is my last day of being Guest Designer at In the Pink.....
    The theme for this challenge is Maybe Baby.

    Here is the Projects I have made for this challenge...








     
     
     

    Patterns for the Bouncing Baby Buggy and the Onesie Shaped card: My Time Made Easy
    http://www.mytimemadeeasy.com/store/

    Paper: K&Co

    Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Punches: Leaves-Martha Stewart, Lace trim on canopy- Martha Stewart,  flowers on wheels-Upikit
    Spellbinders dies for Tag and scallop circles
    Cuttlebug dies for Dummy, hearts and baby buggy
    Ribbon from my stash
    Borders for the ribbon cut with Cameo Silhouette and pattern sourced from the internet
    Pearls: Zva Creations
    Brads: Basic Grey
    Tiny pin and button brads: MM
    "Little Princess" Sticker from K&Co - small crown cut with Cameo Silhouette

    Challenge: The Shabby Tea Room
    http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2013/04/week-164-beautiful-spring.html

    My Time Made Easy Year in Review

    Hello Crafty friends!

    Today is Year in Review Day at MTME with the theme: Sizzlin' Summer Ideas

    I have used the Tricky Treat Tote Template to make this "Hot" Beach Bag....loved to have one in fabric!!






     
    Products used: Tricky Treat Tote Template
    Sexy-soles Template
    Flutters and Flowers Cut-file
    Summer Paper
    Sole-mates Stamp Set
     
    Please be sure to pop over and check out 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
  • Pattie Goldman
  • Romaine Rancier
  • Tracy Holmes
  • Wendy McGaffey

  •  
    The winner of the Peeking Contest is............Lisa808!!!
     
    Have a great day!
    Hugs
    Karien 
     

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    Cupcake Gift Box

    I am entering this Gift Box for 2 challenges...

    Wild Orchid Challenge
    http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-75-twine.html

    Cupcake Inspirations
    http://cupcakeinspirations.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-208.html

    with this yummy photo inspiration...



    Here is my take on these challenges...



     
    Paper: Colormates, Bobunny and Fancy Pants
    Ric-rack, wool, ribbon and crochet flower from my stash
    Pearls: Zva Creations and Wild Orchid Crafts
    Flower and Twine: Wild Orchid Crafts
    Stamps: Verve Stamps and Wild Rose Studio
    Pattern for flower and cupcake from Silhouette America
    Ink: Colormates and Archival Ink

    Happy Birthday "Mermaid 'n Fish" Card

    I am entering this card for 2 challenges
    1. Cupcake Craft Challenge
    http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/04/cupcake-240-all-at-sea.html
    2. Creative Craft Challenges 2
    http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/2013/04/challenge-9-all-about-animals.html

    Here is my take on these challenges....


     
     
     
    Paper:shell: Colormates rest all scraps from my box of scraps
    All cut-outs done with Silhouette Cameo
    Bling: K&Co, Wild Orchid Crafts and BoBunny
    Real sand from the beach at the bottom
    Colorbox Inks and Archival Ink
    Stamp: Wild Rose Studio
    Gel and fine point pens
     
     

    Release Day May for My Time Made Easy

    Hello Crafty Friends!

    Thanks to everyone who popped over yesterday to take a peek....

    A perfect gift set for a guy....most men like to "Braai", this is a South African word for BBQ and is used in all 11 official languages in SA...

    So Happy Braai-ing...




     
     
    
    Products used:
    Great Grillin' Template
    Sizzling Servings cut-file
    Construction Materials Paper
    Summer Paper
    It's grilling season Stamp Set
    all from My Time Made Easy
     
     
    Please be sure to pop over and check out what the rest of the teamies have created for your inspiration today:
     

    Hugs
    Karien