Archive for June 15th, 2011

I’m back again!

Today I am sharing another sample using our latest Digital Release of Underwater Wonderment, combined with the latest Pretty Palette Sketch Challenge 14:

Click here to enter your submission, or view the sketch details/samples!

I am so happy to finally get to play along with the Pretty Pattern Sketch team, on time! LOL!

I’ve been quite busy wrapping up projects, and completing end of year teacher gifts, since tonight we will meet with our school staff at the Author’s Night. I will share  those projects when the products I chose to use have been released 😀 For now it’s top secret 😀

Here is my take on the sketch.

Don’t you just love the NEW! Alexa Mermaid image from the Underwater Wonderment © set? She was designed with my sweet daughter Alexa, in mind. She loves to swim, like a little fish, and requested a Mermaid she could use and color herself.

 designed this using the latest Pretty Palette Color Challenge 13:


I LOVED this sketch that Tangii designed, as it allowed me to work with several patterns of paper, all together, which were inspired by the color palette!

 I chose to use:

Fun Flowers ©

Fresh Flowers ©

Romance © (re-colored digitally to match)

Don’t the patterns really compliment eachother, and add to the sea like feel of it, despite the fact they AREN’T “sea” themed?

I printed and colored by mermaid using my Copic Markers. I also chose to adorn the corner with the O’mazing Oyster image, instead of the “bow” in the sketch. I love her to pieces.

Thanks for stopping by for a visit! I hope you enjoyed today’s sample and that you get some time to check out what the Pretty Pattern Sketch team has come up with! Maybe you will even play along with one of our fun challenges 😀

Until next time!


New! Release: Underwater Wonderment

Jun 15, 2011 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, My Time Made Easy

Hi Everyone!

(UGH! This post got erased 3 times already :C Crossing fingers this one works!)

Well I have another mid-month release of Digital Images for you, just in time for the Summer!

Introducing Underwater Wonderment!

Underwater Wonderment Digital Stamp Set of 6 Images $10

* Images also sold separately*

This is the most adorable set!

You, or that special child in your life are sure to enjoy making some wonderful creations with this under the sea themed set of creatures!

This set features the following images:

Alexa Mermaid

Daphne Dolphin

Gabby Grabber

Olivia Octopus

Sheila Seahorse

O’mazing Oyster

You’ll find this set is just perfect for those under the sea themed party invites, color pages, cards, tags, packaging templates, iron ons  or even room decor!

Project ideas include:

Print large for a coloring page

Color or paint, then frame for room decor

Print out on vinyl wall cling

Use on Iron On sheet to decorate t-shirt, curtains, lampshades, pillows, tote bags, backpacks and even clothing!

The possibilities for some wonderful projects are endless!

Now how about some samples from the team?


Nancy Jansen

Bonnie Ratzloff

Tangii Crane

Lynn Managan

Now it’s my turn to share some ideas with you!

Jumpin’ through hoops:

I love this card.

This is for the son of a family friend 😀 for his 4th birthday. I think he will like it.

I went with a fun, summery, boyish color palette, that I grabbed from my colors from the Under the Cabana paper collection. (SORRY! This paper collection won’t be released until August but I couldn’t resist using it)

The first thing I thought of when I saw the Daphne/Daniel Dolphin image from the Underwater Wonderment © – Digital was the dolphin jumping through a hoop, much like you’d see at Sea World.

The sentiment is from the Chase Your Dreams © set.

I printed the sentiment in a aqua ink first, then proceed to cut and create my card.

Next up Bubbling with Happiness:

How cute is this lil’ octopus???

This is Olivia/Oliver Octopus

I was so inspired by my pattern in my ribbon!

I cut out several sized circles, and layered them across my card.

I always start with a color palette first, then create from there.

 I love taking colors from advertisements, clothing, ribbon or patterned paper.

I also love having things on dimensionals! Everything looks better when its not all FLAT!

Next up…know someone whose crabby?

Why not cheer them up with this lil’ crab!

Happiest of Days:

 Is this not adorable?

I love Gabby/Gabriel Grabber Crab

I love that (aside from Alexa Mermaid) this images in this set are gender nuetral.

That “Happiest of Days” sentiment comes from the Timed Write ©.

It was perfect for my crab to “hold”!

I printed my images on my card, then colored with my Copic markers. For the background, I just sponged on some ink for the “sand” and the “sky”.

I had a circle cut-out that I used as a template to create a subtle sun, using yellow stickles.

Once again I used the Under the Cabana paper collection (releasing in August).

Easy peasy.

I hope you like the new set!

Well that is all for me today.

Come back for more tomorrow as I share another sample for our Pretty Pattern Sketch Challenge!


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