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June Release:Home Sweet Home

May 31, 2013 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items, My Time Made Easy

It’s June 1st and that means it is time for our Release!

We have an amazing collection of coordinating items this month with house warming anf gift giving in mind.

So here is what we have that is NEW for June:

We have released:

1 NEW! Pretty Packaging Template

NEW! Pretty Impressions Stamp Sets

NEW! Pretty Printable Digital Paper Collection

1 NEW! Pretty Pieces Cut File

Also be sure you check out our  Pretty Package Collection, where you will always save 25%!

My company focuses on the “complete package”. We work hard to offer coordinating products that are easily interchangeable with previously released products. We really enjoy being able to share the ideas and versatility each product holds.

We offer templates in PDF (printer friendly), SVG, DXF, GSD and WPC!

Now come see what’s new for June!

Many of you may not know this, but this past winter I went back to school to become a REALTOR ®! That’s right! I am now a licensed REALTOR ® in New Hampshire, and have been working full time helping people accomplish their dreams of buying/selling their homes. It is such a great new carreer path, and I am enjoying every second of it. I am still balancing my business, but if feels great to get out ofthe house, and back into society. I am doing extremely well in my new carreer. I am such a people person and I fully enjoy my new role in helping people in another capacity outside of my first chosen career path of being a nurse.

We’ve done many house themed things in the past, and because of my new carreer I have ventured back to that. me personally creating gifts for  all those I come in contact with throughout the real estate process .

This template, and set of images is actualy a few years old! I had delayed release for many reasons, and they weren’t even meant to work together, but they do so well, so I went for it.

I wanted to make something quick and simple because my crafty time is often seriously limited.

I used the NEW! There’s No Place Like Home set for this entire gift set.

This is a stunning set of home building options that are perfect for so many occasions. Make amazing “homemade” cards, tags and gifts in a snap! Our door features a place for you to add a wreath for any season! We have a “sign” with sentiments to fit for all of those home “milestones”. Our window features optional shutters, and several curtain/trim style options as well. We also have a build your own topiary, a trellis, and a rose vine, to name a few details.

I just printed this from a saffron cardstock, and digitally created my windows, which I made my polka dot curtains, and I added the shutters, which are pulled forward for a 3D look. I used flower-soft in the window boxes.

The door and wreath were hand cut and colored.

For the roof I printed the Custom Construction Materials ©onto my chocolate cardstock for the lid/roof.

I tied on my ribbon, which easily slips off, as a pretty wrap up.

I topped it off with a pretty paper daisy. I could have also used the flower on the ribbon center is from Bee-Loved © , and cut it using the My Bee Loved © cut file.

My tag was created using the All Tied Up! © Rectangles. The sentiment is from the There’s No Place Like Home set.

Sentiments from the set include:

We’ve Moved

For Sale



You’re invited to our home

A new place to call home

There’s no place like home

Love makes a house a home

Friends are always at home in our hearts.

Home is where you hang your heart

This set is perfect for making cards for any holiday or home occasion. You can also find it useful for many of our Pretty Packaging Templates such as Tapered Off, Welcome Home, Shop Around Mega Template, Carry It, and Castle in the Clouds, but you are not limited to those! A little creativity and the possibilities are truly endless.

Here I used it to package up some YUMMY products from Tastefully Simple (which Debbie Marcinkiewicz happens to sell :D) It is a Strawberry Rhubarb Jam with a Cobbler mix.

Here is how it all fits inside

Take the lid off

Pull up the lid

It unfolds…and has a tall tapered top (hence the name) so it can fit some taller items)


What a great gift for a new neighbor, family, friend, or to someone who helps you move and there is truly an endless list of people to gift this to.

All these possibilites wrapped up into one pretty sweet package.

Hope you are finding some inspiration from myself and my team of outstanding designers.

There is much more to come tomorrow, as we have our monthly Year in review, so stay tuned.

The end of the school year nears, and Summer is just about here!

It is time to show you some of the products we are releasing tomorrow, June 1st.

I don’t know about you but I have tons of gifts to give all year round, especially with the end of the school year. Today we are all sharing our latest template Tapered Off, and the many great gift ideas you can use no matter what the occassion, event or season.

Tapered Off $3.99

Available in PDF, SVG, GSD, DXF, WPC

The box has 2 parts. The box itself, and an optional lid for a finished look.

Completed Project Size:

  • 6  Inches Tall
  • 6 Inches Wide
  • 3 1/8  Inches Deep

This amazing package has a tapered top, giving it the name Tapered Off. This is a fantastic sized gift box with many limitless possibilities. The many layers included allows you so many fun design options, including an “cap” topper to top off this fun tapered package!

The way it unfolds open allows you many gift giving options as well! You can even add a window to the front and/or back.

Here I chose to use come pretty patterned paper from the Parade of Patterns ©.  The decorative layers allow you to quickly and easily cover the box, but the lid really can help you dress it up a bit more.

I added the scalloped detail to my lid using the Border Builders Open Scallop © cut file, and I also made a simple band with the striped pattern in the Parade of Patterns © paper and then layered the scallops again from the Border Builders Open Scallop ©, for a simple touch of elegance, without a lot of work. It just slips right off the box.

The tag topper was created using the Framed Elegance © set, and was cut using the Framed Elegance © cut file. I used the roses from the Well Rounded © set. I cut and layered them several times for a little more depth and interest. It was quick and easy, and looks really pretty in real life.

The hanging tag was also created using the Well Rounded © set, and was cut using the Well Rounded Tag © cut file. I think it is just an additional touch that adds to the overall box design.

With this template you can package up items for every occasion! Some great ideas include: making it a three dimensional house, monogram or homemade cards/stationary set, home baked treats, knitting /embroidery supplies, arts & crafts, candles, bath & beauty products, handmade items: hat, gloves, scarves or mittens, a snowman kit, lollipops, candy, chocolate dipped pretzels, candy apple kit, two cupcakes, dolls/stuffed animals,  baking products/mixes for breads, dips, cakes, cookies, or even soup!

The list just goes on and on!

Come back tomorrow as we celebrate our release and share even more amazing ideas using our latest products.

Sizzlin’ Summer Ideas

May 1, 2013 Author: mytime | Filed under: My Time Made Easy, Uncategorized

Welcome back!

As you may have noticed this is a SHORT month for our Release.

hat doesn’t mean it isn’t still packed with amazing packaging ideas. Please be sure to visit the design team to see if YOU were picked as the random lucky winner for a gift certificate for one of our Pretty Packaging Templates!

The winner of Pretty Packaging Template from my bog submissions was # 35

Mary April 30th, 2013 at 7:37 am  It looks like a cute BBQ grill!!! Can’t wait to see the template!
Please contact me at [email protected] to receieve your gift certificate

We are cookin’ up some sizzlin hot ideas for gifts this summer! 

My sweet lil’ project uses out NEW! Tiny Tucker Tab.

If you get invited out you may need to whip up a quicl little thank you gift, or maybe some favors for your guests.

This super cute tuck-in-tabbed one piece box will never tucker you out because it goes together in a snap! You will want to tuck all sorts of fun treats and favors in here. Makes great wedding, shower, or party favors, or just the perfect little gift box for something special.

I made the tag using the Fine Finish Cut File, Round Off Stamp Set, Spring is Here Stamp Set, colored to match my NEW! Summer Paper collection. It will package up about 4-8 Truffles!

I used the NEW! Summer Paper collection for my box design. I just printed the gingham pattern on the bottom portion, and the pretty petite flower pattern onto the lid portion.

This is a Summer fun collection of 5 coordinating patterned papers that will help “set” the mood for the perfect backyard BBQ, or picnic. The patterns and colors will allow you create a simply fun, cheerful projects, especially when paired with any of our Pretty Packaging Templates, but are also great for anything you want to create.

Thanks for stopping by!

Please view our Gallery for project samples, and alternative ways to use all our amazing coordinating products!

Also if you haven’t already, you can follow us on Pinterest, as we have over 16 pinboards full of ideas.

We are also on Facebook-so LIKE US there, as we have a daily project that gets posted there now, and lastly-follow us on Twitter!

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