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Fabulous Favorite – Giveaway!

Jan 31, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards


Happy Birthday Papertrey Ink!


I am so excited for the fun that will be going on atPapertrey Ink for the anniversary!

It really all starts today, then goes up to the release.

Today Nichole asked ALL the team members to make a card with thier favorite Papertrey Ink set of all time. Now the BEST part-leave me a comment and YOU can have a chance to win!

Jennifer will be choosing a winner so the comments close MIDNIGHT-12am Pacific time.

You can say whatever you like, but I personally would love to know what My Timeless Template © has been YOUR favorite (OH! BOY! Wait until what you see we have this month-and hold on to your adhesive because next month will blow you away! LOL! My best template yet), and what Papertrey Ink stamp set (if you can pick ONE!) is your favorite.

Let me say that was NO easy task for me!

So I decided that I would use my MOST loved set-Beautiful Blooms

My recent favorite color combo is Raspberry Fizz, and Ripe Avocado. I’m just in heaven.


This is a close up view of my card.

I die cut a Label 1 from Raspberry Fizz, then die cut a circle from the center. I then “faux stitched” around it, to make my frame!

I love this set. I especially adore its co-ordination with the Cuttlebug Flower #1 dies.

I love the dimension this all has.


The leaf image is just gorgeous too. My set is BLACK from all the use! LOL! It is my “go to” set. We all have one I believe.

I also had to add a butterfly in there too! LOL! I *almost* picked the With Sympathy set, but its new, and hasn’t had as much love-YET! But I did use the butterfly from it.

My sentiment is from Garden of Life

I just love this card 😀

Now I need to list a few more favorites 😀 (I have like all the sets but these are tops for me)


Butterfly Kisses! It was my first PTI purchase

Father Knows Best

Floral Frenzy -OMG! I use it A LOT!! LOVE it

Guide lines

Heartfelt Basics-OH! If there was ever a sentiment set to get!

Holiday Treats-Use that endlessly

Limitless Label-a must have

Mixed Messages-perfect cute set of little sentiments for every occasion! Great for little tags

Out on a Limb/sent-OH MY!! Another top used set for me! I adore this set to pieces

Piece of cake-I LOVE this set. Don’t use it nearly as much as I should though :C

Polka Dot Basics-DUH! Who wouldn’t love it?

Remember- Oh boy! Another top used set for me

Rustic Branches-I had no idea I would like this set as much as I do

Snowfall/additions-another must have

Spiral Bouquet-I love all floral sets! LOL!

Teachers Apple-Oh I just think this is one of the best. No idea why! I just do

Text Boxed

Warm Sympathy-Hello coffee! Love it

Wise owl-how can you NOT love this one? I adore the leaf and flowers in it too!!

With Sympathy-Oh its just SOOOO pretty!

I of couse LOVE the simple alpha and the newest Fresh Alpha too

Then ALL Borders & Corners-ALL but Circles are tops for me!


Ok I rambled enough! LOL! Your turn!
Now don’t forget to check out the other team members for your chance to win their favorite set!

  • Niki Estes
  • Nichole
  • Michelle Wooderson
  • Melissa Phillips
  • Lisa Johnson
  • Lauren Meader -thats me
  • Heather Nichols
  • Geny Cassady
  • Debbie Olson
  • Dawn McVey
  • Betsy Veldman
  • Becky Oehlers
  • Good luck to everyone.

    Thank you for stopping by. I can’t wait to hear YOUR answers!


    He’ll make a box to put it in! Or at least I would! LOL!

    Did you ever read that book? “If you give a mouse a cookie”

    That is what this next image reminded me of!


    Cookie Box top view

    Keep in mind I HATE mice and rodent! But he was cute. So I accepted him into my stamp room.

    I designed this cute little box. . The way it folds together is really cool! I’ll share that very soon!! I was proud that I could do this with a heavy, groggy head.

    It uses a stamp  from a set by Cookie Crumbs (aka Diane Zechman) called Cookie Jar, and Cookie Jar-gon (not that is a pretty  darn clever name!). It is due to release through All That Scraps, on Monday the 2nd. Be sure to enter to win this set—>HERE!as well as check out the DT samples!

    I think the set is cute, but that mouse and cookie jar were the images that grabbed me most. Now I can torture you with what has tortured me since making it-

    Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?

    (Insert name) stole the cookies from the cookie jar!

    Who me?!

    Yes you!

    Couldn’t be!

    Then who?

    When who?

    Now repeat 100 times!

    Front view


    The box is a flap open/hinge  style box

    Its great because you can use 2 colors of cardstock or patterned paper.

    That holds a tin of 5 cookies 😀 Like a cupcake box, only it is holding a tin instead. I have been asked NUMEROUS times to create a “cupcake” box, and so I have done something similar-finally! No worries I’ll share the how-to’s soon!!

    Here is the side view-


    Its a great size box too! Im over the moon with it.

    I cut out a circle in the top so you can see the tin. I didn’t put acetate over the window because of photographing (didn’t want a GLARE), and the cookies are protected in the tin inside.

    Here is the open view


    Sorry I didn’t get all fancy decorating my tin. I had all I could do to make the box and still be standing :C But you get the idea.

    So that is that!

    Now I’m going to move onto the sketch and wrap up this post



    Here is the sketch. I loved the sketch but had a hard time coming up with anything :C

    I had to get a baby card in the mail so I created this

    Baby Makes Three


    EEK! Bad lighting-sorry

    I love this image from Stampavie called Jump into my pouch! You can also find that HERE!

    I think its just so sweet, and perfect for a baby card! Especially for a mom of more than one “roo” I find that finding images for the celebration of additional “additions” can be challenging. So I was “bouncin” (sorry had to do it) over this one.

    I was inspired by my ribbon for my color scheme. Seemed to be very gender neutral.

    I colored with my copic markers, and sponged my sky and sun. I used prima’s and decorated them like the flowers in the image.

    This sentiment from Papertrey Ink Bitty Baby Blessings, paired with Around and About sentiments.

    One of my friends is due to have her 3rd baby soon, so I thought it was cute to have the Kangaroo and her three little babies in her pouch.

    How cute are these little roo’s


    I love the middle one – upside down! Cute little feet. That is the cutest thing about new babies!! There tiny toes.

    Well I’m done for today! Tomorrow I have a special Papertrey Ink Post to kick off the anniversary countdown! You WON’T want to miss it 😀

    In the meantime-I hope YOU get to try the sketch, and get a chance to see what the sketch team got done.

  • Alicia Weimen
  • Dawn Easton
  • Kendra
  • Kim Gasper
  • Kirsten Dubosque
  • Kristy Vernon
  • MacKenzie Bruckler
  • Maria Levine
  • Tamara Harder
  • Hopefully their MoJo isn’t in the gutter with mine! LOL!

    Send us a link here so we can see what you do.

    Have a HEALTHY weekend! Seems like MANY of you are going through the same ICK with yourself and or your children. Sending healthy vibes out to us all! What a crappy time of year.

    On a happy note-I think I will have 2 videos to share this week! YEAH!!! You really will want to see those-trust me, my projects will have you papercrafting ALL day long 😀

    Thanks for stopping by 😀

    OK that enough of me—>later

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