Archive for March 2014

MCT – Whatever Wednesday – Storing Scraps

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Hello everyone! Today is Whatever Wednesday at My Creative Time! and today I don’t have a card to share but an organization tip: “Storing Scraps”.  Since I started making cards I’ve been trying to figure out what’s the best way to store everything in my craftroom.  Storing paper scraps has been a big issue until now.  I put them in clear sheet protectors in a binder, so far this storage solution has worked the best.  To find each color easier I color identified each sheet protector.  I used MCT “Stitched Tab die” to make the tabs.

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To do this you’ll have to cut two pieces per color, I only cut “main” colors.  To keep them together I ran them through the Xyron machine using a permanent adhesive cartridge.

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I hope this idea gives you some storage ideas 😀

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>>>>>>Don’t forget to stop by Emma’s blog to see what she and the rest of the Design Team have created for you today!<<<<<<

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LA&C ~ “Dulcero para Compartir”

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¡Hola Chic@s!
Hoy en Latinas Arts & Crafts les estamos mostrando un lindo “Dulcero para Compartir”! ¿Quieres aprender a hacerlo? Vanyu ha creado este tutorial super fácil de hacer; lo podrás encontrar el día de mañana en Latinas Arts & Crafts (LA&C). ¡No te lo puedes perder!

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En esta ocasión nuestra patrocinadora es Pattie’s Creations super talentosa, tiene una colección de digis preciosos!  Para mi proyecto utilicé Vintage Tea Cup, me encanta!!! Al verlo me hace pensar en otra época llena de romance 😉  No se si te habrás dado cuenta en mis proyectos pasados mi técnica favorita para colorear digis son con marcadores en especial los COPIC 😀 Si te notas la orilla de la taza y del platillo, estos están coloreados con marcador dorado, la foto no le hace justicia, literalmente se ve como el dorado de las vajillas.

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Ahora te muestro su contenido que está super rico!!!

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Por dentro le he incluido dos paquetes de cocoa instantáneo …..yummmm!

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Te invito a que participes en este tutorial y si eres la ganadora; Pattie’s Creations tiene como premio 3 imágenes de tu elección.

¿Quieres ver más diseños? visita los blogs de las demás diseñadoras para ver su interpretación!
¡Gracias por visitarme!  ¡Tus comentarios SIEMPRE ME ALEGRAN EL DIA! 😀

Firma-Post-Lucia

MCT – Made in Minutes Monday #5 – Happy Birthday

Today is “Made in Minutes” at My Creative Time!!!

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Since I have tons of birthdays coming up I decided to start making more cards to be ready and not panicking at the very last minute 😉 I used MCT “Stitched Journal Die”, “3 Star Stitched Dies” and “Polka Dot Surprise” stamp set.  This is a very CAS card which took me only 10 mins to make, perfect for mass production and urgent deadlines. 😉

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I made a video to show how I made this card! 😀

>>>>>>Don’t forget to stop by Emma’s blog to see what she and the rest of the Design Team have created for you today!<<<<<<

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LA&C ~ Reto #6 ~ Flores y Mariposas

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¡Hola Chic@s!
Hoy en Latinas Arts & Crafts te traemos un nuevo reto. Marcela ha creado un reto en donde le damos la bienvenida a la Primavera.   En esta ocasión puedes crear cualquier proyecto donde incluyas en la decoración Flores y Mariposas.  Hoy tenemos dos fabulosos patrocinadores Cute as a Button Digis y The Cutting Cafe.

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Para mi primer proyecto hice una tarjeta tipo caballete y con forma de postal 😉 utilicé el digi “Bunny Love” de nuestro patrocinador Cute as a Button Digis.

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Si visitas el link del digi te podrás dar cuenta que este es mucho más detallado; con conejitos y pasto pero yo lo he modificado un poco; lo he agrandado y recortado enfocándome más en la muñeca para que se aprecie en la tarjeta, lo coloree con marcadores COPICS, agregué brillo en las maripositas y parte del vestido; también incluí una frase del set de sellos de My Creative Time “To My Best Peep” el cual lo coloqué sobre una etiqueta usando los troqueles “Curly Label” y “Stitched Curly Label” de la misma compañía. Para terminarlo; lo decoré con varios detallitos de papel.

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Para el segundo proyecto utilicé el archivo de corte digital “Butterfly Treat Box Template” de nuestro patrocinador The Cutting Cafe.  Esta cajita esta super linda, perfecta para regalar a los chiquitos…que va! a los grandes también! en el día de Pascua y está lleno de chocolatitos…Yumm! que rico! 😀

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 Ahora que te he mostrado mis proyectos te invito a que participes en el Reto #6 y dale la bienvenida a la Primavera con Flores y Mariposas; nuestros patrocinadores tienen fabulosos premios:

The Cutting Cafe: 3 sets a elección

Cute as a Button Digis: 3 digis a elección

¡ANIMATE!

¡Gracias por visitarme!  ¡Tus comentarios SIEMPRE ME ALEGRAN EL DIA! 😀

Firma-Post-Lucia

MCT – Whatever Wednesday – Precious Baby

Hello! Today is Whatever Wednesday at My Creative Time! which means we can create anything we want.  I wanted to make something special for one of our DT members…

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She recently had a new beautiful baby girl!!! The first idea I had was to make a baby onesie shape card but later I thought about making something 3D and I went searching on Pinterest and found a baby shoe template (here), it’s so adorable!!!  I decorated it with My Creative Time “Flower Petal Dies” they look so cute 🙂 and to finish it I added a button shaped brad and a tiny round velcro to hold the strap.

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After I finished making the baby shoes I decided to make a tag/card too.  I used MCT “Tag” dies and I went through my “other” dies and found this cute onesie with a flap opening, perfect to write a little message inside.  I stamped the outside and the inside (sorry no picture of the inside) sentiments from MCT  “Vintage Sentiments” and the butterfly from “Chunky Jar Accessories” I embellished it with a tiny flower die cut from MCT “Stitched Button Dies”, tiny pearls and ribbon.

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Here is a picture of the overall look of the tag/card.  I distressed the edges with Tim Holtz distress ink. I hope you like it as much as I do 😀

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>>>>>>Don’t forget to stop by Emma’s blog to see what she and the rest of the Design Team have created for you today!<<<<<<

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MCT – Made in Minutes Monday #4 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!
Today is “Made in Minutes” at My Creative Time!!!  Today’s card was supposed to be posted on Thursday but when I made it I noticed that it didn’t take long and it was a quick and easy card to make so I decided to share it with you on this special day 😉

The first picture shows the first card I made, there is not much difference between both cards except for the sentiment… on the first one I used a dark gray ink while on the second one I heat embossed it.

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As you can see in the video the background paper was different. I changed the color of the stripes to one more suitable to the occasion.  I used MCT “I’m A Lucky Girl”, “What’s Growing On?” and “Stitched Journal Die” stamp sets and coordinating dies. I hope you like it and Happy St Patrick’s Day!!! 😀

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I made a video to show how I made this card! 😀

>>>>>>Don’t forget to stop by Emma’s blog to see what she and the rest of the Design Team have created for you today!<<<<<<

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MCT – “Little Bitty Blog Hop”! – I am here (geotag)

MCT – “Little Bitty Blog Hop”! – I am here (geotag)
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Happy Friday and welcome to this FUN “MINI” release blog hop! If you did not arrive here from Lee-Ann’s blog, then you might want to start off at the beginning of the hop HERE because there is NOTHING you want to miss! Emma has been getting SEVERAL requests to make a die to coordinate w/her cute Typewriter stamp that is in the “Once Upon a Time” stamp set! As for the “Never Be Lost” set, well….this is a MUST HAVE for LOTS of fun projects such as your project life albums, scrapbook pages, smash booking, cards.. etc…..! The possibilities are simply endless w/these 2 new items! Sit back, relax & hop along w/us to see some AMAZING & DIFFERENT ways to use these 2 “tiny but mighty” new items! 😉

 

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Today I’m showcasing the new “Never Be Lost” stamp and die set,  I’m so in love with it!!!  This time I decided to make a card to support a friend who is going through a rough time.  I wanted to cheer her up a little bit 🙂 Here is a closer look at the inside.  I used MCT old products “Lowercase Fun Dies” and “Stitched 4 x 6 Journal Dies”.  I hope you like it!!! 😀
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It is AWESOME & I cannot wait for you to see it!
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Your next stop is Candace’s blog!

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Lee-Ann
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Jessica
Stacey
Nikki
Cindy
Shar 
Micia
Leanne
Teri Beri
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Kim
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Thanks for stopping by and leaving such wonderful comments!  Have a great weekend 😀

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MCT – Thrifty Thursday – Think Happy Thoughts

MCT – Thrifty Thursday – Think Happy Thoughts

Hello Everyone!
Today is “Thrifty Thursday” at My Creative Time  which means we can create any project using scraps, left-overs or recycled items but before getting into today’s project I would like to remind you that tomorrow we’ll have a Little Bitty Blog Hop!!! You don’t want to miss it!!! 😉  Today I made this card using left-overs from MCT – February Sneak Peek Day #1 – Smash Book

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When I was making the smash book pages I was experimenting with different backgrounds and colors for the mini album including the background that I used in this card. You can never go wrong with kraft cardstock 🙂  I used MCT “Stitched 4 x 6 Journal Dies” as the card base but I shrunk it to 4 x 5.5.  The sentiment came from MCT “More of My Favorite Sayings”.  I made this card in 15 mins.  Hope you like it too!!! 😉

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I made a video to show how I made this card! 😀

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>>>>>>Don’t forget to stop by Emma’s blog to see what she and the rest of the Design Team have created for you today!<<<<<<

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