Archive for October, 2010

Christmas Cards Made Easy: Group Post!

Oct 31, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Time Made Easy

Today is our official November Release! CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE IS NEW! (2 pages)

Our team has gotten together to each create some Christmas/Holiday/ Winter themed cards that you can easily replicate for the holiday season! We are using all our NEW! images to get your creativity flowing.

Be sure to visit

  • Kristin Bueter
  • Catherine Doucette
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Monique Hansen
  • Katie Cotton
  • Lisa Kind
  • Pam Imholz
  • Tangii Crain
  • Tracey Cuccia
  • Tammy Hershberger
  • Here are my creations! I used each of the 4 NEW! stamp sets we released

    For a deer friend:

    This card used the Dashing Through the Snow! I LOVE this set ūüėÄ Reindeer are a favorite image of mine. I¬†took the silhouette, and added¬†the “eye” using a white singlo gel pen, and a black singlo gel pen for the eyeball, and the nose. Simple & sweet.¬†The frame for this¬†one was made using the Secret Surprise set, with the Secret Surprise Cut File.

    I used the Timeless Traditions paper for my color combination. I stamped the heart like¬†snowflakes on the background in white craft ink. I¬†added some heart like “holly” to the knot on the left.

    Do not open….

    This is a simply adorable set by Catherine Doucette called Secret Santa. It was designed to fit in our Secret Surprise Stamp set/Cut File.

    I did some masking to stamp the Santa hat onto the gift! A perfect fit.

    There is glitter on the hat trim/pom pom, and the used sparkly gel pens to create a pattern on my gifts!

    This was a fun one to create using an unexpected color palette using the colors from Fall Folliage! I was able to get create and really make this one POP!

    Next up I made a card using the Sugar & Spice set.

    This make the sweetest cards! I made this to look like a house front by cutting out the door, and adding the holly from the Secret Santa set. What is SIMPLE and elegant touch!. I combined with our Custom Construction Materials paper it truly does look like a front door!

    I love this sentiment! It is actually from the Secret Santa set. I made this to resemble the door to our new home! This one just may be my family Christmas card this year.

    OR it will be this one….

    This is a SIMPLE card that is perfect for the holidays! You can make an entire Gingerbread Family! This was made to resemble MY family!

    We have Noah, Daddy, Mommy, Alexa & Amber

    I stamped the bows for the “girls” hair differently so they each have their own personality.

    This set makes it easy to “build” your gingerbread family.

    Speaking of family, I have a home to continue unpacking and setting up, so I need to run.

    Be sure you visit the team, and thanks for stopping by!

    More to share tomorrow.

    Perfect Peek: Day #3

    Oct 30, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

    We have a fabulous release for you tomorrow, November 1st! So many new items ūüėÄ Too much to cram in the last 3 days. (I’m still moving so have to keep this all short and sweet)

    Any way you slice it, this next template preview is sure to be a HUGE hit! It is extremely versatile too (as you will see as the peek projects unfold!)

    Today we are using an awesome template, designed with versatility and ease os assembly (as always) in mind, and its also perfect for any occasion! It is called Any Way You Slice It!

  • Pam Imholz
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Monique Hansen
  • Well, as its name suggests, a slice of “cake” is the obvious, and pure heaven! So here is my sample!

    Any Way You Slice It © $5

    Completed Project Size

    4 3/4 Inches Tall at all points

    3 1/2 Inches Deep

    Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

    Click photo for larger view

    I used some of our NEW! Pretty Printables Digital Paper¬†from¬†Candy Shoppe¬†for my cake “decor”. The Tag is from our NEW! Pretty Pieces Cut File: Tredny Tags 2 (we have a collection of 6 this month!)and the Rosette flower was made also using a NEW! Pretty Pieces Cut File: Rosey Posey Rosettes! So easy and fun! I added some flower details by using the Fanciful Flowers¬†-which I scored, and sponged to look so pretty! The “leaves” were done using our NEW! Perfect Poinsettia cut file! (that one is amazing)

    As I stated, this is sure to become the “go to” packaging when you want to really WOW someone with a unique box, with unlimited possibilities! This is one of the most versatile templates to date. Gift it horizontally, or vertically, it doesn’t matter. No matter what you decide to create with this triangular box, it is sure to please!

    The opening can be in the back, or on the bottom! The tab keeps it tucked closed tightly so your treatlets are secure inside. There is a ton you can put in side to coordinate with what you are using the “slice” for. Its a SUPER size too, so enjoy!

    Here are some ideas to get you started:

    A piece of cake (make several to create a entire cake!)

    A Tree

    Party Hat

    Santa Hat

    Pilgrim Hat

    Witch Hat

    Slice of Pie

    Santa, Turkey, Scarecrow, Bunny, Reindeer, or even a Witch Face!

    Candy Corn


    Pizza Slice


    Team Spirit Flag

    Ice Cream Cone


    Fruit Slice: watermelon, orange, lemon, lime, strawberry (to name a few)

    I think you get the idea!!!

    Supplies from My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC

    Pretty Packaging Templates: Any Way You Slice It ©

    Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: On Display (1 cake image), Tending the Garden (happy birthday sent.)

    Pretty Printable Digital Paper: Candy Shoppe (YUM!)

    Pretty Pieces Cut File: Trendy Tags 2, Rosey Posey Rosettes, Fanciful Flowers

    Tomorrow we have our November Release, and a Group Post/Blog Hop, with tons of inspiring gift ideas just in time for the holidays!

    See you then.

    Perfect Peek: Day #2

    Oct 29, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

    Are you ready for some more AMAZING samples??

    Well then today you will want to check in with:

  • Catherine Doucette <—she designed 2 of the sets this month
  • Lisa Kind
  • Monique Hansen
  • Tracey Cuccia
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Today we are all featuring samples using our latest template Carry It ¬©! (I tired to get these in order, but it wasn’t working-since I’m moving I don’t have time to mess with it any longer-sorry!) Some views are the plain version so you can visualize some design options.

    It so so easy to whip this up. Click on photos for larger view!

    Carry It © Template $5

    Completed Project Size

    3 3/4 Wide

    3 Inches Deep

    5 Inches Tall

    Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

    Looking for a perfectly amazing, and versatile box, complete with handle to “carry” your sweet treats in? Well then this is the template for you. Another great sized packaging option for all sorts of treats. The handle design allows you to “carry it” to the receiver, use for that cookie swap, or decorate just like a home, or Gingerbread house, to suit MANY occasions! You can also choose to add a window for a peek at what you are presenting!

    No matter¬† what you “carry” in “it”, it is sure to please a crowd!

    I loved combining both the Gingersnap’s and Sugar & Spice sets together to create a Gingerbread house! Every holiday I partake in a cookie swap with 12 women. How adorable would this be filled with Gingerbread Men?! Print the recipe on the back-LOVE IT! I know it would get re-used, or go on display somewhere ūüėÄ It takes the simplest ordinary gift, and makes it extraordinary!!

    I just embossed my gingerbread house images in white, then colored in with my Copic markers. The gingerbread people are stamped on Kraft, then cut out ūüėÄ

    The Gingersnap’s ¬© Set of 17 images ONLY $6

    *Also available in Digital-combined with the Sugar & Spice set for $12*

    When designing this set I made sure to make it versatile, so it could be used ANY time of year. This set is so cute and a real value!!

    Does it get ANY cuter?

    Gingerbread cookies hold a special place in my heart and fond memories ¬†every Christmas! My mom always made fresh Gingerbread cookies every holiday! She would decorate them to look *just* like the images I have illustrated here! Now, I can take a holiday tradition and get that “warm my heart” feeling all year long!

    This set is the perfect “gingerbread cookie” building set.

    Gingerbread family sizes:

    Boy & Girl: 2 Inches Tall, 1 1/2 inches Wide

    There are a bunch of “sweet” sentiments too!

    I love you this much! (That fits in between their arms!)

    You make life sweet

    Warmest Holiday Wishes

    From our family to yours

    You warm my heart

    Hugs & Kisses

    Sugar & Spice with everything nice!

    If you like this set you will want the coordinating Sugar & Spice stamp¬† set! It is a build your own Gingerbread “house” ¬†set, with sentiments to match!

    This set is the perfect companion for the Carry It ©, Shoppe Around © and Welcome Home © template, as well as perfect for use in its own!


    Sugar & Spice © Set of 17 images $12

    Designed by Catherine Doucette

    *Also available in Digital-combined with The Gingersnap’s for $12*

    We have added the perfect set to our collection just in time for the holidays! I think you will agree that this has all the elements you could want or need to build your own unique Gingerbread House every time.

    Elements include: Door, 2 windows, fancy frosting shingles, piping /frosting like decor, peppermint candy, lollipop, gumball/ball candies, peppermint stick, and of course gumdrops!

    Sentiments include:

    Home Sweet Home

    Baked with love

    Sweet Christmas Wishes

    If you like this set you will want the coordinating Gingersnap’s stamp¬† set! It is a Gingerbread “family” with sentiments to match!

    This set is the perfect companion for the Carry It ©, Shoppe Around © and Welcome Home © template, as well as perfect for use in its own!

    Supplies from My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC

    Pretty Packaging Templates: Carry It

    Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: The Gingersnap’s, Sugar & Spice

    Well I hope all of today’s projects inspire you with some great gift packaging for those gifts this holiday season!! Tune in tomorrow-

    Perfect Peek: Day 1

    Oct 28, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

    Today is the first day of peek projects for the My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC Release!

    I’m keeping my posts brief because as I type I am literally in the middle of moving! It is late and I just spent the last 3 1/2 hours lugging boxes and furniture into a truck. My shoulders are KILLING me! LOL! It will all be well worth it when its over. Right now I’m exhausted. Despite that I’m plugging away to bring you some samples from our November Release!

    Today’s peek is sure to be the Star of the Show! Literally!! Keep reading.

    Speaking of Stars….many of you have been anticipating our next permanent design team member, and while the announcement is late (I apologize for that as my daughter’s hospitalization set me behind on that) it has been known amongst the design team. She was originally suppose to be our Guest Designer for this month, but she also applied for the permanent team as well. After viewing her jaw dropping creations, I’m ecstatic to announce that Monique Hansen will be a permanent part of the team!

    You will want to check out Monique’s debuting projects!

    Now back to my HINT……¬†our template this month is called the Star of the Show! Check out some fabulous projects by the team!

  • Catherine Doucette <—Who designed 2 of the 4 NEW RELEASE sets! Check them out!
  • Monique Hansen
  • Katie Cotton
  • Tangii Crain
  • Tammy Hershberger
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Kristin Beuter
  • Now we have 4 Holiday themed stamp sets this month, which are perfect for the season, but I wanted the team to show you some limitless ideas for gifts using the templates, so you *may not* see the new sets on each and every project, but rather a mix of older stamp sets, and paper.

    Star of the Show © Template $5


    (Note: I swear the ribbon actually does match! LOL!  Despite the photo)

    Star of the Show © Template $5

    Completed Project Size

    5 3/4 Inches Wide at points.

    Box is 2 inches Deep

    Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

    No matter what the occasion, young, old, male or female, as its name suggests, this is sure to be the star of the show! This is perfect for any presentation! Resize the template to “stack” the stars for a sweet country theme, or decorate the “stack” to look just like a holiday tree. No matter how you decorate this is will be the SHINING STAR on any gift table, and be used time and time again!

    This template was designed for quick and easy assembly!


    Today for my new template sample I AM using a new set I designed called Dashing Through the Snow ! I LOVE the sleigh (and other elements) in the set!

    The tag uses a sentiment from the set: Sleigh bells ring are you listening?

    Dashing Through the Snow © Set of 22 Images 20

    *Also available in Digital for $12*

    If you are looking for a great collection of unique winter themed images, then this is¬† the set for you! Many of the sentiments were designed with the good ole’ Christmas jingles in mind. Perfect for designing your winter or holiday cards, treats and packaging!

    Sentiments include:

    Dashing through the snow

    Winter Wonderland

    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

    Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

    Sleigh bells  ring, are you listening?

    Sending hugs and kisses

    To: you

    From: me

    with love!

    Snowflake’s are winter’s butterfly

    Sleigh full of wishes

    For a deer friend

    Some image sizes:

    Sleigh 2 inches tall: 2 1/4 inches wide

    Large Reindeer:  2 inches tall, 1 1/4 inches wide

    Tree: 1 1/2 inches tall

    Large snowflake: 1 1/2 inches tall, 1 1/4 inches wide

    Large gift: 1 1/8 inches tall, 3/4 inches wide

    This possibilities are endless with this set!!

    I hope you enjoy what you’ve seen so far ūüėÄ

    More to come tomorrow.

    Thanks for stopping by, and bearing with me as I juggle this crazy life ūüėÄ

    Check it out!

    Oct 23, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

    My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC has sponsored the JUGS Challenge with the In Suspense template!!

    Make sure you check it out, and play along, so you get entered to win the Giveaway!!

    I’ve been trying to get the last of my samples done for our November Release. Having a release while moving was a CRAZY IDEA, but when they gave us our date, I wasn’t going to say NO! We are closing a few days earlier than originally planned. Which works out even better! I will get to move in boxes of our stuff for a few days before all our friends help us move on the 30th!!

    It feels very unreal right now. So close yet so far away. I’m terrified something will POP UP, and my dreams will burst. It all just went so smooth…..I can’t even believe it. I’ve been wanting this my whole life ūüėÄ Everything is just perfect. I have a wonderful, supportive¬†¬†husband who loves me and is an amazing father to our children, 3 gorgeous, crazy, loving,¬†HEALTHY children, my lil dog Daisy, a job I LOVE, and the love of family & friends, and to top it off, moving into my dream home.

    Now my dream home isn’t some HUGE expensive house, with tons of land, expensive fixtures, and all that fancy stuff. Its just a nice sized home, where my kids have their own room,¬†with a nice yard, on a culdesac, in a nice neighborhood. We have a cute front porch, and a¬†deck for summer gatherings. Its only a few years new, (no more big house projects! unless we WANT to do something) and perfect for¬†raising our children in.¬†We plan on being there with our grandchildren.¬†It can’t get any better.

    Anyway, my life right now is PACKING ! PACKING!! PACKING!!!, and TRYING to keep things together! I WILL somehow get it all done. Right now though it seems impossible.

    I’ll keep you posted.

    On the 29th our November Release peeks begin, so come back then!

    Hope you and yours have a happy & creative weekend!

    Online Magazine Feature!

    Oct 14, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

    Hi World!

    Just popping in on yet another busy day for me, as I prepare for the Nov./Dec. release, and pack my house for our BIG MOVE on Oct 29th!! I’m trying to get as much in as possible before everything is all boxed up!

    I can’t imagine NOT being creative and crafty for the next few weeks. EVEN on my computer :C¬†Whatever will I do? I’m sure packing and unpacking will keep me busy. This is a VERY exciting move for us, so I couldn’t be happier ūüėÄ The kids will each¬†have their own room (and have enjoyed that they get to pick out their own decorative elements), a nice large yard (perfect for Daisy), and great culdesac with wonderful neighbors! God has blessed us immensely.

    Alexa is back at school and recovering from her pneumonia. They say it will take 2 months for her lungs to heal, and we have to avoid getting sick. Um, that is going to be VERY hard as this is peak germ season for kids :C We have faith that all will be well with her though.

    She’s been overjoyed by all the cards/letters from all over the world! So THANK YOU!!! Its been wonderful for her, and even Noah & Amber got some. That is very sweet and appreciated.

    So I wanted to share some exciting news!

    There is a NEW! Online magazine called Papers and Pixels< Click here to sign up!

    My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC will be featured in a 5 page article there in the October issue! So sign up today!

    I made this for my husband for his 33rd birthday!

    Here is a close up view-my coloring inspired by the colors of my leaf ribbon.

    Acorn image is from our $6 Thankful set! What a super set, for a great price!

    Sentiment is from So Sentimental

    Flourish is from Fanciful Flourishes

    Well thanks for letting me pop in quick and share.

    I gotta get back to work!

    Wicked Good

    Oct 7, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

     Thanks for stopping by today!!

    I need to keep this short and sweet! Something that “I” have a hard time doing, but have fallen behind on my TO DO list, and really wanted to share this idea before Halloween comes, and goes!!

    I decided it would be AWESOME to use some green cardstock to create a Witch from the To Go! Template, so I did!

    This is the result!!

    Upon creating my cup, I added some cut and crimped cardstock around the rim for my hair. I covered the hair with a ribbon, for a finished look.

    I¬† punched out my eyes, and added some googley eyes. On he lids I ¬†drew on the “lashes”.¬†I¬†¬†hand cut my nose, and added some “warts”, using the adhesive pearls. I then doodled my mouth, adding my rosy cheeks with some pastels.

    My hat……-I just cut a large circle, with a hole in the center. This allows me to have my frosting bag (filled with Junior Mints) to stick through which makes up my actual hat!

    I curved my sentiment from A Spooky Surprise to fit the rim!!

    I stamped the web image from A Spooky Surprise, in white StazOn, onto my hat! I love the look, and it was SOOOOOO easy!

    I hope you get inspired to try this yourself!

    Thanks for letting me share ūüėÄ

    Make it -To Go!

    Oct 6, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

    What a release! Our biggest yet! Not sure I could ever do that much again, but it was a lot of fun. I figured it would be a good time considering the season, and it is the start of prime gift giving season. (My favorite thing to do is MAKE everything)

     There was SO much to share and so little time. My daughter getting hospitalized was my top priority, and it certainly set me back on what I could get done. I have yet to complete all the amazing project ideas I have had using our FABULOUS October Release Products!

    Today I thought I’d share some info about a project that is featured on the My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC¬†website, for the To Go! template. This is a fabulously fun, and simple “WOW” template. While its primary design is perfect for quick and easy gifting of *any* hot beverage themed gift, is is also designed to perfectly coordinate with the Fancy a Cuppa? template.

    My purpose today is to share with you how it can be fabulous, all by its lonesome. This will be he perfect packaging for your hot chocolate (snowman soup), coffee, tea’s, lattes and chai-to name a few! You would even wrap some cute warm socks, mittens or¬†how about¬†a gift card in here too!!

    So many possibilities. Our Grab a Cup/& Sentiments, Fancy a Cuppa?/& Add On, as well as our A Spot of Tea set is just the amazing combination of images and sentiments to cover all your hot beverage gifts!

    Hot beverages are always a popular, and well received gift. Even if someone doesn’t like the type or flavor, it is an acceptable re-gift!

    Let’s Grab a Cup

    This template doesn’t take much to make it really wonderful.

    My design here is VERY simple, I just relied on my colors for that POP, when in reality this set took under 10 minutes to make! You could mass produce these for everyone this holiday season. Perfect for teacher’s, co-workers, friends, family, and everyone in between!

    I love that this cup makes a super simple gift, quick and easy, yet you still get that “WOW! you made this?” look!

    One of my favorite things about the Grab¬†a Cup set, is the idea for the coffee cup¬†to be¬†used¬†to create the “U” in the word “CUP”. It fits perfectly on the lid of my cup. My favorite thing about the To Go! template, is the fact that it fits with the 12 oz. lids you can purchase in the store (or recycled), and you can actually cover a 12 oz cup with it instead, should you choose to not make the cup yourself. It isn’t easy creating or covering round items, so this makes it a breeze.

    Now for the front of my To Go! Cup

    I made my coffee sleeve in black, keeping it super simple! I used the new cups from Fancy a Cuppa? and the Fancy a Cuppa? Add On for my circle sentiment. I was able to cover my K Cups too. Covering them allows you to coordinate every aspect of your gift. It is a simple detail that can make a world of difference.

    A ll I did was stamp, and punch with a SU! scallop punch.

    I filled the To Go! Cup with 2 K Cups, and some tulle, then was DONE!

    Supplies from My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC

    Pretty Packaging Templates:To Go!

    Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: Grab a Cup, Fancy a Cuppa? and  Fancy a Cuppa Sentiments

    Well thanks again for stopping by. I hope that I have time to complete more of what I have wanted to!!

    Stay tuned for more to come.

    You’ve Been Boo’d!!

    Oct 5, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Time Made Easy

    Today I  have a spooky sweet surprise to share with you all!!

    Many of you pre-ordered the A Spooky Surprise set, and now you may want some sweet ideas! I hope you will find some great inspiration from this one today!

    Wicked Witch Brew: Boo Kit

    Imagine seeing this hanging upon your door this Halloween season?!! This bring a whole new meaning to a SWEET spooky surprise.

    I used the NEW! In Suspense template to create a fun Halloween Boo Kit!

    The In Suspense template, as well as the coordinating stamps designs: A Secret Surprise, A Spooky Surprise & Thankful, were all designed to be used alone, together, or in coordination with the In Suspense template¬†so that you can easily take the old tradition of “Boo-ing” someone, and leave a special treat upon someones door step ANY time of year! We will be adding seasonal/all occasion kits like this all year long!!

    I decided I to not use the window cut out on the front, but rather just used a complete stamped panel. There are so many different design possibilities with this one.

    ¬†I thought this witch PEZ dispenser was the perfect treat to put inside my “Wicked Witch Brew”

     Here is the close-up of the  A Secret Surprise poem!


    This poem is PERFECT for surprising someone on ANY occasion!!

    I love the witch feet most in this set! The stars are a really cute accent to this too. I am honestly NOT a Halloween person, but I have to admit I am smitten with the cute nature of this set, as oppose to creepy/scary/evil like images. It really is then perfect treat set!

    I loved the idea of her feet sticking out from my ” Fancy a Cuppa?” cup that I stamped in black, to mimic the look of a fun cauldron!! I added the swirls from Fanciful Flourishes for my hot steam, and sponged on some green “froth”, as well as added green stickles, so my Witch Brew was overflowing! I stamped my sentiment in the cup trim, which was a perfect fit.

    The little spider detail was a cute touch I think too!! I LOVE combining sets!

    The spider themed ribbon, and cute spooky owl are a great addition to this design!

    I just punched some holes in the top for my owl to sit ON my box! There were some wires in his feet, that allowed me to do this ūüėÄ

    (Sorry about this next photo :C)

    Here he is on the door!

    Note: If you put the candy on the right side, the weight of the owl balances perfectly to hang correctly!

    Don’t forget¬†you can cut off the hanger portion, so you have a cute treat box too!!

    How about another sample using the A Spooky Surprise set?

    Tricky Treat Tag

    I used the tag from Tag you’re it! I used a condiment cup for this design.

    My pumpkin was stamped in black StazOn, then I used Art Glitter Glue and glitter to color it from the inside of the cup. I added a cardstock layer to make it POP and keep the candy glitter free.

    It holds a few gummy pumpkins, and candy corn!

    A super sweet treat for any “treater”.

    Supplies from My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC

    Pretty Packaging Templates: In Suspense

    Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: A Secret Surprise, A Spooky Surprise, Fancy a Cuppa?

    Pretty Printable Digital Paper: School Plaid 1, Shutt-erfly

    Pretty Pieces Cut File:¬†Tag You’re It

    Well, I hope this gets your creative juices flowing for for some spooky sweet treats!!

    Tune back in tomorrow.

    Pinch Me! A Group Post

    Oct 4, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

    Welcome to our Group Post today! 

    We have all shared many samples over the last week, and today we will all feature samples using the Pinch Me template! 

    There is nothing better than a unique style treat box, that is versatile and EASY to assemble! This will be a template you turn to over and over again! Wait until you see all the possibilities.  

    Stop by an visit: 

  • Catherine Doucette
  • Debbie Marcinkiewicz
  • Katie Cotton
  • Lisa Kind
  • Pam Imholz
  • Stephanie Kraft
  • Tangii Crain
  • Tracey Cuccia
  • Tammy Hershberger
  • Since you are here, let me shaare¬†the 2 samples I created using the NEW! Pinch Me template. I couldn’t help but make them look like something to suit the fall feeling of the season.¬†¬†I LOVE the pinched version of this one.

    Hand Picked Pumpkin 


    Here I used this *SUPER* cute template to create a “pumpkin” that is perfect for any fall themed dinner! I can see this placed at every seat on a holiday table, can’t you??¬†

    Pinch Me! $5 
    Available in PDF, SVG, DXF, GSD, and WPC 
    Completed Project Size: 

    4 1/2 Inches Tall 

    2 3/4 Inches Deep 

    4 3/4 Inches Wide ( at widest part) 

    Note: 2 3/4 Inches Wide (if not pinched out) 

    This is just the most adorable treat holder that you will be able to create in a pinch! Don’t let the design fool you, it is so simple and easy you will be using it every chance you get!¬†
    Use it as a holiday treat box, party favor, as a place setting, or for those gift cards. 
    You can turn it into a pumpkin, snowman, scarecrow, Frankenstein, Santa….and whatever else you can imagine! Or just decorate is as you please. I a little window in the front would add the perfect peek as to what is inside!¬†

    ¬†It can also double as a flap top “bag”! Directions provided with purchase ūüėÄ Talk about VERSATILE!!

    Here I scored, and distressed it, to make it realistic, and added some green cardstock to the top flap, for my pumpkin stem. 

    I used the pumpkin image from A Spooky Surprise  for my tag, with a sentiment from Just For You! Sentiments reads: Hand Picked Just For You. It was simply perfect! 

    Now how about another idea? 


    Silly Scarecrow!! Truly adorable and great for boy/girl, young and old! Just a little doodling and this was done.

    Isn’t this SO cute???? Fill it with Candy Corn, fudge, maple syrup¬†chocolates, cookies….you name it! You could leave it plain and put the supplies to decorate it inside, for a family fun craft too. It would be great for Girl/Boy Scouts and fro a school activity too!


    I made sure I faux stitched all my seams to make it look like a actual scarecrow! What a cute idea for a kids harvest party, don’t you think?¬†


    I just adhered my confetti strips to the inner fold, as seen here, to get this funky and fun look! 


    I love the noted flap topper, as you can now stop hoarding all those ribbons and make them a stunning addition to this project! 

    I used plaid paper from the Flutter-by collection for my “hat”. I love not having to use a lot of effort to get a real WOW!

    Supplies from My Time Made Easy ‚ĄĘ LLC

    Pretty Packaging Templates: Pinch Me

    Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: A Spooky Surprise, Just For you

    Pretty Printable Digital Paper: Flutter-by

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by and hanging in there with me the last week or so, while I care for my family! Keeping up with this release has kicked my butt! LOL!

    I will have some more samples over the next couple of days, so I hope you can return!

    In the meantime, I hope you are all getting started using your new goodies from MTME!!


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