Well today is the 10th!

 That means I get to FINALLY give you a peek at a NEW! Stamp set from Papertrey Ink called In Bloom! It is over the top FABULOUS!! I love flower sets and this one is to DIE FOR! I was so excited when I saw it, and I think you will fall in complete LOVE with it too.

I used this NEW! In Bloom stamp set to create a FABULOUS gift! Of course that gift was made using one of my NEWEST My Timeless Templates: called Milk Made ©

I am seriously over the moon for the projects I have to share over the next few days! ALL of the My Timeless Templates © really do make your gift giving easier, more creative, affordable, and FUN!

NOTE! These items peeked will not be released until July 15th! Links are provided for those browsing in the future 😀

This template is just fabulous!

About Milk Made ©

 I always love little containers! The traditional cardboard “Milk Carton” is included in the fun gift box idea! Many types of candy is packaged in the “milk carton” style boxes nowadays, but they are very unattractive! While I liked the idea, I didn’t like the packaging. So I designed my own!   I loved the name “Milk Made”, since it was inspired by the traditional Milk carton! Now these little treat boxes are easier than ever!  The Milk Made carton is perfect to present on its own. But, good things come in multiples, right?  

Now, what could make it MORE fun, than my own little Milk Crate to carry them in?!

Included in this template you will also receive the template for the cutest “milk crate”. Complete with matching decorative layer.

You can make 2 “milk crates” and adhere them back to back! Then you have 4 milk cartons, all presented in an even more adorable Milk Crate! 

Now seriously, who would have thought that a MILK carton could be MADE so cute?

So today what you are going to see the the Milk Made © Carton (2 created), with the Milk Made © Crate(adhered back to back) to create a fabulous gift set of 2 Cartons (to fill with whatever you heart desires), a set of 10 custom designed cards, and 10 envelope slip-covers-that fit PERFECTLY into the Milk Made © Crate! 

True Friend Crate Card Set


Here is my completed project!

Here you can see the 2 Cartons in one side.

Then on the other side……I custom designed this card set to fit PERFECTLY into the Milk Made © My Timeless Template!


I went with a monochromatic color scheme for an easy, and elegant look, that just makes you say WOW!

The flowers/leaves are truly stunning, so I wanted to make them POP!

My colors are : Soft Stone, Sahara Sand (From SU!), Smokey Shadow, and True Black-with a small pop of white!

Now let me share the HOW TO!

Set of 10 Cards and Vellum Slip-cover envelopes/label tabs


To create the note cards that fit into Milk Made ©


Finished Card size 3 X 4 1/2

Cut 5 sheets of cardstock to 6 X 9

Along 6 inch side -score at 3 inches

Along 9 inch side – cut in half at 4 1/2 to get your 2 pre-scored cards!

NOTE: You will then have a set of 10 cards



Stamp Flower image onto Soft Stone card-stock in black ink

NOTE: Stamp as many as you will want to create-for this exact project 14

10 for the cards, 2 for the Milk Made © centerpiece images, then 2 more to layer on a dimensional center for the main images

Color images with Copic Markers. I used the T4 and T6 colors.

Color flower center with white gel pen.

NOTE: Since I stamped it on the Stone color I didn’t have to use another marker.

Cut out images, and apply dimensionals.

Simply stamp leaf image, in black ink into lower right corner of cards.

Stamp sentiment at top.

Layer on 3D flower


Vellum Slip-Cover Envelope & Label Tags


Simple Slip-Cover Envelope

You will need 5 sheets of Lined vellum cardstock.

Cut the 5 pieces of lined vellum cardstock to 8 1/2 X 9 1/2

Along the 8 1/2 inch side-Score at 3, then 6 1/2.

Cut along the 9 1/2 inch side, in the middle at 4 3/4.

NOTE: This gives you 2 envelope slip covers per piece of cardstock.

Fold on score lines.

Now you will have 10 envelope slip-covers!


Use adhesive label sheets

Stamp circle from Borders & Corners Circle set, in black ink.

Stamp smallest flower into center.

Color with markers listed above.

Punch out with 1 3/8 circle punch!

Tie card/slip cover envelope set with a pretty black Saddle Stitched Ribbon!

Done D


Now it fits all nicely into the Milk Made © Crate template!

Now on the other side we have 2 of the Milk Made © Cartons


You can put the label stickers you made in here, along with stamps, address labels, paper clips, buttons, ribbon….. whatever!!

They are a great size, so the sky is the limit!


Here is one carton out.

You can see the pretty curves that back panel the Crate has, complete with decorative panel!

Carton Duo


I printed the Milk Made ©Cartons onto the Soft Stone cardstock.


I stamped my In Bloom image, onto the corner of template prior to assembly.

The flowers are SO easy and FUN to color! Obviously I had a BLAST making this 😀

I used the largest flower in the set, then colored the image just like the other flowers, only direct ON the template.


I then assembled the template, as directed.


They both look so pretty in here.


Can’t you see this sitting on desks all across the country?! I know I can 😀

This is the side view of the 2 Milk Made © Crates together


Milk Made Crate:

My Milk Made ©Crate was printed (2 X’s) onto Smokey Shadow Card-stock, then assembled.

Both Crates were adhered back to back!

They have a very prety rounded style/design on the back panel.

I just created the 2 base templates, and adhered them together.

I then tied around my ribbon.


I created a scallop bottom for another pretty detail for my carton, and to continue the Sahara, Stone, Smokey Shadow and Black color combination.

I also made the same center piece for both sides, of the top of my carrier! It’s ALL about the details, and ALL sides looking clean, and professional!

Center piece is stamped/colored/cut. I also added an additional center layer for additional POP!

I think it looks so elegant!


My Timeless Template: Milk Made ©

Stamps: NEW! In Bloom, Borders & Corners Circle

Cardstock:  Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, True Black, Lined Vellum, Adhesive Labels

                     other: Sahara Sand

Ink: True Black

Copic Markers: T4, T6

Ribbon: Saddle Stitch Grosgrain and Satin in True Black

Nestabilities-Tall/Long Rectangle (largest) die cut X3 for scalloped bottom on template base 😀

Punches:2 inch circle, Mega (pink)Scallop by Marvy, Key Tag punch, X2 butterfly punches by Martha Stewart

White brads

So now comes the question I’m dying to know the answer to-

What do you think?! Do you like it?!

I HOPE so! I really can’t wait to share more with you!

Let’s not forget I have ANOTHER template to share too!! But that has to wait for now 😀

In the meantime check out Catherine at The Dancing Pear, this month’s Template Guesat Designer!!

Nichole’s blog(I know you already know this! LOL!), Dawn and Lisa,  also have  stamp sets this month-So check it out.

That’s all for today! More to come tomorrow 😀