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Papertrey Ink March Release

Mar 14, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Timeless Templates, Papertrey Newsletter

Finally the Papertrey Ink Release is here!

You can also now purchase my NEWEST templates-Bun in the Oven, File it with Flair, and Captured Card Case!

Don’t forget to check out the other ones too 😀 Each download also comes with an idea book-with 5 exclusive project ideas, complete with supply list and directions. All only $5! You spend more for a roll of wrapping paper that you use ONCE!!


Physically, mentally, and creatively. ZIP- ZAP-DONE! The mojo usually take a vacation after this week.

OK-enough of that. Time to share my projects.

Keep in mind this post doesn’t include the exclusive template book projects 😀 OR what you saw me share over the last 5 days.

PLUS-there are a few Im not sharing—-> yet!

 Oh and lets not forget I do work for several other companies! LOL! So yeah, this one was a KILLER, but I was so inspired, I couldn’t stop.

Tomorrow is Monday, and that means its time for a video! You won’t want to miss that project! Plus I have another video to post this week with my Papertrey Ink Newsletter!!

WHEW! Time for a nap.

Thanks for all the kind comments and emails. I am so happy to be able to share my joy, excitement, and creative endeavors here with ALL the world. Its hard to cantain myself when I am so happy to share all this with someone. I’m especially happy when I hear how much the My Timeless Templates have helped you create affordable gifts, easily! 😀 YOU ROCK!

OK time to share what I haven’t yet (which isn’t much :C)

PLEASE NOTE: ALL supplies for todays post are fromPapertrey Ink.

For supply lists please see my PTI gallery—> HERE!


This stamp set is SOOOOO pretty. I really loved working with it, and making the silhouettes in COLOR, not shadows.


I adore this card to pieces. Not my usual colors, but I adore it all the same. I think its stunning.

It also used Mega Mixed Messages

This is a MINI notecard/envelope set


The melon berry is the card layer. It opens from the left. I think its perfectly pretty, and petite.

I love how it turned out. I took my own envelope tutorial to make a mini envelope to match!!

Guidelines Two:

What is NOT to love about this set. I wanted to use it over and over again!! You will definitely be seeing patterned papers from me-handstamped-more often. Its now SO easy to align everything.

I loved making my own patterned paper with this set.

Its GORGEOUS, fun & easy peasy.


I used the Bun in the Oven template to make a tea box!

I know I package tea every month, but you can’t have enough fun ways to give and store it! LOL! I love tea.


This set also used Mega Mixed Messages-the “enjoy” sentiment, as well as the anniversary set-everyday classics

I also used Guidelines Two, to create a turtle box (also using Bun in the Oven template)


This is perfect for a boy! Or get well wishes.


Now the back has to be as cute and finished as the front-so here is the shell -complete with tail!


The tab punch are the feet. The box is the belly.

If you think this is cute wait till tomorrow! (HINT! HINT!)

Mega Mixed Messages:

I don’t know about YOU, but I used the original set endlessly! This one is for those times you wishes that MUST HAVE sentiment set had a big sister! AH! Now it does.

Then I decided to use one of my most loved creations: The baby onesie-with the addition of a bib! I think it looks ULTRA cute with the bib addition.

Directions for this card —HERE!


Now to give you an idea of HOW much of a size difference there is, you can see the “baby” sentiment on the bib.

The bib used the original mixed messages, then the “baby” in the lower right corner is the MEGA size.

I love it.

Well that is ALL for me today. I can’t type another thing. This week is always the week my family lives on Mac n’Cheese! LOL! Not that the kids complain.

OK I’m getting some rest before I post my video for tomorrow.

Don’t miss that one-another template project 😀

Thanks again for stopping by.


Mar 14, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

I have 2 posts to share today, and many of you missed the template peeks posted AFTER my Mother post yesterday!

So make sure you get it all in, and SCROLL all the way down today.

I promise its worth the time you spend here!

Thank you for stopping by.

Sketch 27-A RAK request

Mar 14, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Saturday Sketch

NOTE: This is POST #2 for today!  Don’t miss my template peeks below this post!!


OH BOY! I need to NOT do sketches when Im in the middle of a template/Papertrey Ink release! YIKES! This is so much more work. Its KILLING me! LOL!

But todays post is well worth it

Anywho………………(a term I get from my mom! LOL!)

If possible, I would like for us to use this weeks Saturday Sketch to RAK my dear friend Alicia and her family. If you aren’t aware her son has caner (you can read that by clicking the link I provided) and they could use some cheer!!

I have already gotten so many emails for her address already (thanks), but if you need it Email me .

Granted you don’t HAVE to use this as a RAK but if you were stumped for a starting plcae this is it!

Thank you in advance for the RAKS, prayers and wishes for the Weiman family. It personally had touched my life and my heart.

Alicia will be obviously taking a break from the sketches to be with her son as they go through a very difficult time.

I DO have an Ethan update for you! Im so happy Alicia has found time to keep me posted.

You may know Ethan received a barn with 2 horses from Make A Wish. I believe a week or so before Christmas his favorite horse passed away! Isn’t that terrible!! Anyway, Make A Wish just sent him a NEW! Horse on Thursday (I think) and he is just over the moon happy. It really warmed my heart to read that.

Ethan deserves for his life to be blessed and a miracle to happen. Thats what I am praying for.

I made a couple cards for Ethan, Ava and the parents (I have to wait to share some as they are upcoming releases!).

So with all that being said here is your sketch! It would be great flipped too!


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Be sure to link your creation here!!

Now here is my card for Alicia and Dave using the NEW! Papertrey Ink– Wishing You set:


I found this to really help me convey my feelings for this family.

I wanted something cheery. Like a ray of sunshine in the mail. A paper hug, from my family to theirs!

I took several of the sentiments in the set, and grouped them into my card front. I love how this turned out.


Th tulip is 3D, as is the dragonfly.

I love the colors that I pulled from my SU! paper.

I LOVE tulips! They are my favorite flower.


This is what the Tulip means:

The meaning of tulips is generally perfect love. Like many flowers, different colors of tulips also often carry their own significance. Red tulips are most strongly associated with true love, while purple symbolizes royalty. The meaning of yellow tulips has evolved somewhat, from once representing hopeless love to now being a common expression for cheerful thoughts and sunshine. White tulips are used to claim worthiness or to send a message of forgiveness. Variegated tulips, once among the most popular varieties due to their striking color patterns, represent beautiful eyes.

Instead of a flower I used buttons.

I think its cute. I needed something there, just wasn’t sure WHAT.

Now don’t miss the samples from the Sketch Team!

  • Dawn Easton
  • Kendra
  • Kim Gasper
  • Kristy Vernon
  • MacKenzie Bruckler
  • Maria Levine
  • Tamara Harder
  • I can’t wait to see your take on this!!

    Ill see you later tonight at the release party.

    In the meantime don’t miss Nichole’s blog as well as

    Becky Oehlers

    Lisa Johnson

    Melissa Bickford

    and last but not least  Maggie’sblog, as this is her last release with us as a Distinguished Guest Designer! 

    She really rocked it out I think.

    Thanks for stopping by.

    See you tonight at the release party!

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