We interrupt this weekend of countdowns to bring you a sketch challenge! Oh and a uber cool new template peek too!

I have NO IDEA where the month is going. I’m no where near done my Christmas stuff! YIKES!

We have had no power on & off due to ice storms so sorry this is late.


Keyword mytimess15 (thank you Dawn for making the image for me :D)

Here is my sample


I used the Out of the Box image-popped out with a circle punch. The sentiment is Heartfelt Basics (love that set). My “patterned paper” was done using the background basicis stars, colored in olive and blue. I stamped them in blue first, then colored the edges with a marker before stamping them. I used my glue pen to add some bling to the centers. I think they look like cute flowers.

Don’t miss the sketch team samples too!

  • Alicia Weimen
  • Dawn Easton
  • Kim Gasper
  • Kirsten Dubosque
  • Kristy Vernon
  • MacKenzie Bruckler
  • Maria Levine
  • Tamara Harder
  • Now I’m moving on with a template peek 😀  This time using the Desk Top Stationery box. Only 2 more sleeps! Unless you stay awake for the release 😀


    Now how is this for a gift presentation?

    Black and shimmery white is just an elegant and stunning color combo. Perfect for any style.

    I made this gift to re-package a jewlery kit. This will be for my MIL. She loves making jewelry.

    I purchased a make your own photo bracelet kit. I cannot for the LIFE of me remember where! I want to say Michaels, on SALE for $3 after Christmas last year. I KNEW it would come in handy-someday.


    In this Desk Top Stationery holder, I have put 3 of the small hinge tins. They are a PERFECT fit. I think you can fit 6 of the tins in this template. Not positive. I covered each tin which is stamped with the leaf pattern label from Limitless labels ( I LOVE that set-and not just for candy nuggets!). I just created 2 sections for my gift. the 3 tins on one side, with my jewelery supplies, which tie in with some satin ribbon, and my necklace.


    You can see the gift packaging in the background.

    The bracelet kit included 3 heart shape photo holders which I put in one tin (and I already put the kids photos in there) and 3 rectangle ones, which are in the other tin (that has myself, Jay and a photo of Daisy in there).

    The third tin had the string and additional beads in the kit. I whipped up the necklace myself by purchasing the butterfly charm, and necklace separately.

    Another great, inexpensive gift idea D

    Well I hope you get inspired to try the sketch, or more uses for the templates!