Archive for September 4th, 2010

Party Time!

Sep 4, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Time Made Easy

Sadly my video is STILL a bust. It took all day/night to load, and as I type this its very late. Im not sure if it will actually properly load and save, but I am certainly praying. I held off till the last minute to type this up, just in case! So keep those fingers crossed.

Anyway, maybe hopefully tomorrow it will be ready to post! Who’d of thunk that a 20 minute video would take 2 days to process! Ridiculous!

TodayPam Imholz has a wonderful project for you! So don’t miss it 😀 I’m still making projects to share, so who knows what else is up my sleeve.

Today my focus is going to be on the Homemade Card & Envelope Cut file.


Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

Completed Project Size

  • 4 1/2 Inches Wide
  • 7 3/4 Inches Tall

Fashioned after the Shop Around © Template, this coordinating cut file is a super sweet and rather large Shop/House shaped card & envelope file, that was created so you can further utilize the images from Home Improvement ©, Shoppe Window ©, On Display 1©, and Sign It © stamp sets.

How cute and perfect would this be for:

Holiday card from your family-feature a photo inside!
a special themed party (be it birthday, brunch/lunch/dinner, little girls invite)
welcome to the neighborhood
new home
bringing home baby
bridal shower
open house
school /store/shop themed gift card holder
home Improvement
moving/just moved
House warming card or invite
or other card/invitation?!
No matter what the occasion, just the fact that this card is homemade, is sure to grab the admiration and attention of the receiver, no matter what the occasion!

This time the occasion is a birthday celebration!


This card is SO super cute-really.  You can’t go wrong with pink & black-ever!

Think PARTY!

I love this cake image from On Display 1©!! Its so perfect for so many occasions.

Wedding, Bridal Shower, Bachelorette, Anniversary, or Birthday. Basically ANY party, where you *may* have a cake and this is the perfect “Shoppe” shaped card invitation for you.

I used the Shoppe Window ©,  set as the main focus of this Shoppe.

I stamped the sign from  Sign It ©, in black ink, and colored the open line of the label with a pink Copic marker.

The sign was cut using the Home Improvement Cut File.


The flower is also from the  Sign It © set, and it matches the roses on my cake!

Note the roof of my template was made scalloped by adding/welding the Border Builders Open Scallop to the bottom of my roof pattern

The “Party Time” sentiment is perfect for *any* party, but it is yet another sentiment that can be used with the Clock image from On Display 1©! Now how fun would that be?


See the awning from Shoppe Window ©, is stamped, colored and cut twice, for some dimension.

The cake is full of sparkly stickles. For my “counter” I stamped the lace border from Paper Pattern Pieces.


The Shoppe envelope slides right off!


 You can decorate the slide-on style envelope, to look *just* like a customized Shop/House and put your message on the house/shop shaped insert card!!

Here I posted some party details for a friends 7th celebration of her 29th birthday! LOL! YOU do the math 😀 I think it’s a fun and sweet way to invite people to a party!

Supplies from My Time Made Easy ™ LLC 

Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: Paper Pattern Pices, On Display 1, Sign It, Shoppe Window

Pretty Pieces Cut File: Homemade Card & Envelope, Home Improvement,  Border Builders Open Scallop

 Once again thanks for stopping by. Hopefully I have a JAM packed post for you tomorrow!

Dreams Take Flight

Sep 4, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Time Made Easy

I DID have a video to share with you today. In fact that is why Im a bit late posting.

After trying to save, then load it ALL day yesterday, it lost connection at the last 4%. Trust me its been a long process that Im ready to ditch. Essentially I have ditched it for today-which is sad because it is one that would be so helpful. Cross your fingers I get it to work. I already spent far too long on it, not too.

 Right now my dream would be that my video would actually PROPERLY save and upload to the hosting site I need it to!!

Here I am typing up another post because I simply can’t get it work. It is a long video-like 20 minutes, and it keeps timing out and not connecting, taking like 12 hours.

Anyway…..let me get to sharing something else.

First up, today Stephanie Kraft has a sample for you.  (yesterday I accidentally linked her so also check out Silke Ledlow)

Here is a peek!


Here is what Stephanie Kraft had to say:

 When I first saw the Shop Around © and Shop Around Accessories © Mega template, I immediately thought Coffee House, so I knew that one of my projects would be to create a one in honor of my favorite TV show, Friends. Yes, I know they have been off the air for over 6 years, but I still miss it.. : ( My house doesn’t exactly look like Central Perk, but that is where my inspiration came from!

To see more go visit Stephanie today!

Now my projects….

I’m going to share two cards today because again time is tight and I need to get that video loaded!!



I adore this card. It looks like the airplane is going to soar right off the card, and into infinity!

I knew I wanted some sort of airplane in the On Display 1 set. I love how this one turned out.

I think it can be used for a variety of things: Toy shoppe, travel agency, and of course cards! Cards for men, boys and anyone else! This sentiment is one that I truly love and had to add it in there. I tell this to my own children all the time.

I think what I really love is the colors of the paper, which inspired my creation. I usually use some sort of paper as a starting point. It is much easier to match your design to your paper, than try to match the paper to your design.

The collection I used is the Sweet & Sour Sunflower Squash, and the Picket Fence collection, for my stripes. All our collections are great for easy mixing and matching. I really love the airplane pattern paper Sara made. Really cute.


I colored my clouds with white pigment ink, and a Fantasix stick. Its quick and easy and givses you that POP of color against a dark base.

Every image within the On Disply 1 set has a sentiment to match! This set is perfect for cards, and tags, and also perfect for use as a “window display” for our new Shop Around Mega Template, with coordinating stamp set: Shoppe Window and/or Home Improvement and Sign it!

Just Flyin’ by


I love how this turned out. I used the colors from my Sweet & Sour Nomads Teal Leaf collection for my colors of inspiration. I wanted it to be bright, and cherry, and just like colors from the sky. The polka dot pattern is from the Darling Dots collection.

This is the perfect everyday kind of card, or the perfect card to send when you want to add your message inside! The sentiment is stamp on a “flag” like image that is meant to look like it is flying behind the tail of the airplane (in a way! LOL!)

This one could be Flyin’ by… wish you a happy birthday, or say I’m Sorry…just to say hi. You get the idea.


The airplay in re-stamped, and cut out on dimensionals. I added some glitter to the clouds. The shimmery stars are a wired confetti I had in my stash!! I love finding and using unexpected embellishments, that serve other purposes!

Supplies from My Time Made Easy ™ LLC

Well thanks for stopping by. HOPEFULLLY tomorrow my video will be all set! Sorry about the delay. We are off to the fair today wth the kids 😀 Should be fun!

Enjoy your holiday weekend!

My Etsy

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