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May 31, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests

OK only a few more hours until the release!

In the meantime here are the WINNERS of the 2 Giveaways!

The winner of:

Well Preserved Giveaway! A $70 value!

Pretty Packaging © template – Jam Packed

Pretty Impressions © Stamps- Well Preserved, Argyle Amazement & Puckered Up Patterns

Pretty Pieces © Cut File- Well Preserved, All Tied Up! Oval

That is the LUCKY:

Karen M |

Love your video and templates. That would be such a nice gift. Yum! Guess my favorite fruits are pineapple and apricot, oh and blueberry, strawberry…..


 Now we have the winner of : A Spot of Tea! Valued at $81!!!

Pretty Packaging template: Tea For You

Pretty Impressions Stamp Set: A Spot of Tea © and Killer Curves: Fancy Frames

As well as The ENTIRE collection of 6 Tea Parlor themed Pretty Printable Digital Papers!

And that is the very lucky

Lin |

Hi Lauren, I arrived here from Catherine’s blog, and I’m loving what I’m seeing! And I actually DID read all the way through – what good ideas you have – I LOVE your sunny citrusy cup card! I would love to win these products. My favorite tea is the Republic of Tea Honey Ginseng… sweetener needed, it’s wonderful! 

Thanks to all of you for the kind comments! We have SO much more to share, so come on back!

The release is just hours away!

Happy shopping.

Hi everyone!!

I hope you are as exited as I am for today’s first peeks at our June Release at My Time Made Easy ™ LLC!

Now the items you are previewing will not be available until June 1st!

(Note: So Sentimental has been out of stock-it is expected to be back IN STOCK next week-sorry!)

Today will be literally JAM packed with inspiration and ideas 😀 I’m very excited about this release, and have been on a creative streak after my medical hiatus! Wait until the days unfold with all the things I have in store for you. I may have been “away”, but I’ve been hard at work.

SO grab your coffee and get ready for some great ideas, a video, and a GIVEAWAY!

Well Preserved


Today I am excited to share a peek at a  NEW! Pretty Impressions stamp set called Well Preserved, as well as one of our NEW! Pretty Packaging templates called Jam Packed © .

After you are done here, you will want to be sure you visit  Stephanie Kraft and Katie Cotton! 

They both have additional samples with these NEW! products as well.

You also won’t want to miss some card projects from Dawn Easton and Geny Cassady as they are both using a NEW! Pretty Impressions stamp set called Killer Curves: Fancy Frames! (this set also has a coordinating Pretty Pieces Cut File called Killer Curves.)

I don’t even know where to begin with all the things that can/will be done with both the Well Preserved set (which also has a coordinating Well Preserved © Pretty Pieces Cut File) and coordinating Jam Packed © Pretty Packaging Template!

For starters I made a video to explain a little about the Well Preserved stamp set, and share with you some quick possibilities when you use the  Well Preserved stamp set and coordinating Well Preserved © Pretty Pieces Cut File!

NOTE: I had a new camera and photo editing software-sorry for the BLUR. I need to figure out what happened.

Now I figured it be best, before getting to the AMAZING Jam Packed © template, to share some info about the stamp set.

Well Preserved © Set of 58 Images $20  This set is *also available in digital download* $12!


 (Wait until you see all the amazing images in this set, and what I made for the June 1st release day!)

 This set is designed to coordinate with the Jam Packed © Pretty Packaging Template, as well as the Well Preserved © Pretty Pieces Cut File. 

You may also enjoy the variety of other Pretty Packaging templates! Don’t miss out on our All Tied Up! tag/ribbon frame collections too!

 Well Preserved is an amazing collection of sentiments and images! You will fall in love with the fruit and sentiment co-ordinations and possibilities.


For this jar of strawberry preserves I used an adhesive sticker to cover my jar lid. I stamped it with the “lattice” image from the Puckered Up Patterns set, in a pear ink. The label is from the Well Preserved stamp set.  

You will find so many wonderful uses for this set! Now personalizing your own homemade or (my personal choice) store bought  jars of yumminess couldn’t get any more easy, affordable, and fun. I included just about every sort of fruit you can preserve, with many images and sentiments to match! 

There are 2 style of canning jars. All the fruit images were made to fit within the canning jar stamp labels! As you can see by my sample above.


There are 2 great labels that can have many uses, like decorating your own canning jars, or for cards, tags, and other gift packaging, or they can be used for everyday occasions and gifts!


This is the front of my jar.  I used the Well Preserved © Pretty Pieces Cut File to cut an adhesive label sheet for my sticker. SO quick & easy. You could EASILY mass produce a bunch of labels. I stamped the label onto the cut label, then stamped the leafy border along the bottom. The 2 strawberry images were done by stamping one strawberry, then without re-inking, restamping the second strawberry. I added a page pebble over them for an additional touch. I then used the sentiment building images in the set to create the “Strawberry Preserves” for my label. Easy Peasy!  


Sentiments in this set include: 

For Someone Sweet 

Thank you Berry much!

 Just Pear-fect! 

You make life sweet! 


Hand Picked (great for store bought items! LOL!)

just for you 

You’re a Peach! 

Thanks a Bunch! 

With Love 

From the kitchen of: 

 Homemade just for you (designed to fit the label of jelly jar) 






























Now upon first look you *may* think this set is only good for canned fruit items, when it is really great for so much MORE!

Here a few examples of items you can use these images and sentiments with!

The obvious canned fruits

Fresh picked fruit

Fruit pies, pastry, breads, dry mixes, or other baked items using fruit.

Any fruity scented bath/body product (you can combine it with the Take Time stamp set!)

Fruit scented candles/tea lights/oils

Fruit flavored drink mixes, or tea’s.

Fruit flavored candies

OR for a FUN scratch & sniff effect, use these images with scented embossing powder!

Now how about learning about the Well Preserved © Pretty Pieces Cut File

Well Preserved Cut File $2.50 Available in SVG, WPC, DXF, GSD 

This file was designed to coordinate perfectly with the Well Preserved © Pretty Impressions stamp set! Now you don’t have to cut out the jelly jars or the amazing tags from the set! These can be used WITH The set, or totally on their own!

Now that FINALLY brings me to the Jam Packed © Pretty Packaging Template 


Available in PDF, SVG, WPC, DXF, GSD 

Completed Project Size

 4 1/2 Inches Tall

3 3/4 Inches Wide

3 1/2 Inches Deep  Another amazing and versatile template! jellyboxsmaple.JPG This is the decorated version! There has never been a better way to package up your “jam, jelly, preserves” or other canned goodness!! But it doesn’t stop there, I promise. You will be presented with a variety of uses/ideas as the week progresses.This is a super gift box, with a unique and fun tab tuck in closure! No more floppy lid!


This template was designed to coordinate with the Well Preserved © Pretty Impressions Stamp Set, and Well Preserved Pretty Pieces Cut File ©.


This was designed to hold your traditional 8 oz. (half pint) Ball Canning Jar, but it can be used for so much more!


 Here is the view with the preserves inside!


Now for this template to become even MORE versatile you can simply cut off the jar holder panel and it becomes a great gift box, with a fun closure, OR change the size and shape of the cut out, prior to assembly, to allow you to gift all sorts of various treats!

NOTE: There WILL be a video HOW TO for that later this week 😀 NO WORRIES! 


Whatever you “jam” in here, it is sure to be packed with love and surprise anyone!

Well that isn’t all of it. (I know! So much to share!! Think how long this took to TYPE)

Now the HOW TO for the “patterned” paper I made for my box top.


This is an awesome pattern that YOU can make with ANY of the images from the set, to coordinate with any project, tag, or card creations.

 Simply change the fruit, and color options for a fresh and amazing new look each time.

Step 1

Stamp the dashed argyle pattern from Argyle Amazement, in a pale version of your fruit ink color. Build your entire background panel.


Note: a darker ink was utilized for photo purposes on this tutorial sample.

Step 2

Stamp whatever fruit image in the set you wish to use, in the center of every other meeting point section.

Photo A


Photo B


Step 3

Stamp your leaves in between the fruit images, alternating the direction, in each row.

Photo A-Leaves going to the left- in every other row


Then stamp the leaves going to the right- in every other row

Step 4

Use your puckered X from Puckered Up Patterns to stamp all the remaining meeting points.


Step 5

Using a coordinating ink stamp the solid diamond pattern in the same rows as your fruit, remembering to skip a row, as seen in photo.


Now you are done!

Simply mix it up for a different look each and every time.


Here is the top of my box.

 I used the All Tied Up: Oval as my main layer for my jelly jar! The leaves from the Well Preserved set were a perfect fit!



Pretty Packaging © template – Jam Packed

Pretty Impressions © Stamps- Well Preserved, Puckered Up Patterns, Argyle Amazement

Cardstock by Couture Cardstock: OSW White, Bow Bells, Blushing, Cricket

Ink: Momento

Pretty Pieces © Cut File- Well Preserved, All Tied Up! Oval

Buttons by SEI, Ribbon by May Arts, DMC embroidery floss

Other: Avery Adhesive Label sheets, page pebble

WHEW!!! You still with me?

Now it is time for the Giveaway! A $70 value!

Simply leave me a comment here, and tell me your favorite fruit flavored treat, to be entered to win:

Pretty Packaging © template – Jam Packed

Pretty Impressions © Stamps- Well Preserved, Argyle Amazement & Puckered Up Patterns

Pretty Pieces © Cut File- Well Preserved, All Tied Up! Oval

That is everything I used to create this FAB project 😀 Winner will be announced Monday May 31st.

Thanks for taking the time to read through all this. I’ve really enjoyed creating all these projects so I hope you have gained some inspiration. I’m really excited to hear your thoughts as I share my projects with you this week.

Tomorrow I will return with yet another giveaway and more peeks.

Until then!

Hi everyone! Grab your coffee because I have a TON to share today, and all of it worthy of a good read!

Thank you to all of your for the kinds words and emails about my sharing of my mother’s story. As I said it was so difficult to do, but it has proven to be a positive thing to have shared with others. Quite honestly it was a little rough for my mother, and emotionally set her back a bit, reliving some of what has gone on. Many of you have been able to relate, have been there, or know someone else who has been there or is there. So thank you for allowing me to open up and hopefully help someone else.

Catherine Doucette and I are working on a special stamp set for victims of abuse! I’ll keep you posted! We want some proceeds to go towards the special cause 😀 Details will follow.

Now I need to get back to business!

Time for the May Release at My Time Made Easy ™ LLC

I’ve been crazy busy trying to balance my family and work (as you can imagine-and NOTHING went well this month! LOL! Go figure). I think I did a good job somehow pulling it all together, so I hope you all enjoy what I have in store the next 2 weeks!! I was going to get it done if it killed me 😀

Today is day #1 of our release peeks! Our actual release is May 1st.

I am sad to say that Mona Pendleton will be leaving our team after this month. Be sure to wish her well in her endeavors. I wish her the best! She has a full plate, and is focusing her talents elsewhere. While we were miss her, and her very talented hubby Scott (who has helped me on many occasions), I am very happy to say that Silke Ledlow will be joining our amazingly talented line up of fabulous designers! Be sure you check her out! She will begin next month!

Now time for some of our FIRST peeks of what is to come!

As you know the end of the school year is approaching, and it is just about that time to start thinking TEACHER gifts! I hope this release inspires you to get REALLY creative in your end of the year gifts this time! (and even if you don’t have children, you just might still fall in love-and we have some other REALLY cool stuff, so don’t miss it!)

All of us will be sharing samples using the Pretty Packaging © template Boxed Lunch! as well as our coordinating Pretty Impressions © stamp sets: Lunch Box Love Notes © and Additions set

First up with some YUM-azing card creations is Geny Cassady, and Dawn Easton!!! They are both going to WOW! you, I swear it.

Now making her first debut project for the MTME team is Lesa Rapp!


Lesa saw this adorable lunch box and pictured it without the handles as a vintage box to keep notecards in.  Pink just speaks softness and beauty.  She hand crocheted the matching flowers to go on this one.  It would be a perfect gift for someone special.  A couple pieces of chocolate added in would be the perfect addition.

Check her OUT!

Also be sure to check out Katie!! She has another FAB project using the Boxed Lunch © template 😀

Now for my project!

Let your imagination soar


How is this for a coordinating gift set?

It was all so quick and easy. Let me tell you about all the details for this part of the release!

About  Boxed Lunch –


 Completed Project Size 5 3/4  Inches Wide4 3/4 Inches Tall

1 1/2 Inches Deep

This template was designed to coordinate with the Lunch Box Love Notes © and Lunch Box Love Notes Additions © Pretty Impressions © stamps (available in both acrylic and digital download). This template also coordinates with a Lunch Box Love Note © Pretty Pieces Cut Files © too! (more on that further down)


This template will really take you back in time, and is sure to put a smile on someones face!

Do you remember those adorable metal lunch boxes we all carried as children? They are absolutely timeless! Well now we have a 3 D version that we can make for all our children, significant other, teachers, boss, co-workers, friends or family!


Now look at the handle details!



So no need to find, or purchase ANY expensive metal embellishments! This template has every piece you need to create this Oldie but Goodie Lunch Box in ONE great template! EASY PEASY (as are all our templates :D) Each one COMPLETE with step by step photo instructions.


This is the perfect template to give all sorts of gift in. You can put some notes in there, maybe some school essentials for student or teacher, homemade baked goods (especially for school fundraisers), put in gift cards, candy, stationary, and is even perfect for the office! Gift it to your boss or co-workers (any time of year!) Also perfect for a new grad, off to college, end of year teacher gifts, teacher appreciation, first or last day of school…..make it into some luggage instead! That adds even MORE possibilities.


Whatever you box up in this lunch box, it is a guaranteed you will also be boxing up the feeling of them being special!

Today my Boxed Lunch contains a note pad, stamped using the note paper and sentiment from Lunch Box Love Notes ©


Now cute is the notepad? This in itself is a simple, yet practical gift! You can easily stamp each page while watching TV! No brain power needed.

I also included some JUMBO Smarties candy, a jumbo Sour Lollipop (all candy faves from when I was a lil’ girl), a mini stapler, and staple puller, travel keychain notepad, and a fun fold out ruler.


This is for my daughter Alexa who loves sweet tarts and loves to write and draw!

There are MANY things this can be filled with, as you will see with all our samples over the next week or so!!

 Now for my project details today…….I printed my base from the Pretty Printables © Digital Paper- Just Perfect For my cover I used the Lunch Box Covers © for a quick & easy coordinating design! 


This is a collection of 8 printable lunch box patterns that are ready to PRINT N’ GO! They are based on the SAME images you find in our amazing Lunch Box Love Notes © and Additions set! Now making a complete coordinating gift set couldn’t be easier! Everything can match.

I used the rainbow printable image to create my decorative panel on my lunch box. Adding the rainbow was my 5 yo daughter Amber’s idea 😀 So I HAD to do it so I could make HER love notes to tuck in her school bag 😀 (I need to make her one too!)

But think how fun it could be if you just let your kids decorate thier OWN!!!!!!!!!!!!

I was able to utilize my photo editing software to digitally COLOR it in for me too!

I replicated it 3 X’s.

1- for my lunch box panel


2- for the 3D rainbow/cloud


3-for the cloud only.

Adding glitter was not only easy but the perfect, simple touch!

I used the sentiment from the Lunch Box Love Notes© Additions stamp set to stamp my image exactly where I wanted it on the panel.

Perfectly easy peasy!

Now another FUN addition to the collection is a Pretty Pieces © Cut File called Lunch Box Love Note! 


This is a cut file for $1.50

Available in PDF, SVG, WPC, DXF, GSD. About Lunch Box Love Note Completed Size when folded is 4 Inches W 3 Inches H  This is the perfect folded note card, with easy tuck in tab! No envelope needed! 

Perfect for creating some quick “love notes”.

 notecard-openedtab.JPG Here the sentiment is stamped ON the tuck in tab, but you can add it to the sentiments to the inside too! 

This was designed to work perfectly with the Lunch Box Love Notes © & Additions © Pretty Impressions © Stamp Set (available in acrylic & digital), and work perfectly with the Boxed Lunch © Pretty Packaging © Template!

But it is totally amazing on its own too! 

Now creating simple note cards (or gift card holders!) has never been more fun and easy.

Now yet another AMAZING additon to our Pretty Pieces © Cut File is the additon of a set of 4 shaped files called All Tied Up ©.  

Available in SVG, GSD, DXF, and WPC

(in my project the lunch box is stamped on the square version)

These were designed by Kristin Bueter. She did a FAB job on them 😀  

We have a complete unique collection of 4 shapes: Circle, Oval, Square and Rectangle. All a must have.

 This is the perfect collection of 6 shaped frames/tags/ribbon sliders!  Each shape having a single and dual ribbon slider feature, in plain as well as scalloped.

You will also receive the frame, and mat layer for these as well! All in one perfect package! 

Designed to be the perfect “cut n’ go” tag shapes, you will want to use these over and over again. Perfect for cards, scrapbook pages, gifts and of course our Pretty Packaging © Templates! You can never have too many options. 

These fit many of our Pretty Impressions © stamp sets, so check them out! 

Circle: 1 3/4 inches round Mat Layer: 1 1/2 inches 

Oval: 2 1/2 inches tall X 1 3/4 wide Mat Layer: 2 1/4 inches tall X 1 1/2 inches wide

 Square: 1 3/4 inches Mat Layer: 1 1/2 inches 

Rectangle: 2 1/2 inches long, by 1 1/4 inches high


Now you MUST be dying to hear MORE about the stamps right? I’m dying to share it all with you.

I put a lot of thought into this set :D, and had my own children in mind. There was a HUGE lack of anything like this on the market, in my opinion.

Lunch Box Love Notes © Package Set of 25 images $20 

Also available in digital download: Set of 37 images for $18 (combination of the Lunch Box Love Notes © & Additions)

 Be sure you check out the Lunch Box Love Notes Additions © that coordinate with this set!

There are more add on’s and sentiments to match!

This stamp set has a template that coordinates with it called: Boxed Lunch © 

Do you remember those adorable metal lunch boxes we all carried as children? They are absolutely timeless! Well now I have designed a set with those amazing lunch boxes, with interchangeable patterns and interchangeable sentiments to match! There are even little food additions that fit this theme. You will certainly fall in love with all the punny sentiments. 

 This set is perfect for sending little notes in their “lunch box”, or for making fun cards, gifts and tags for friends, family, teachers, co-workers, and anyone in between! You now have so many possibilities for sending little love notes to those we care about.

 As a child, my mom would always stick a little note in my lunch box, wishing me a good day. In turn I have done the same for my own children and husband. I’ve always longed for such a set that make sending these types of notes or gifts more fun and easier than ever. This set will be one that you pull out over and over again. 

Sentiments include: 

I’m so proud of you! 

A special treat for you to eat 

Packed with Love  

Sending you hugs and kisses 


 just PEAR-FECT ! 

I love you bunches!        

Hope your day is (to be used in coordination with some of the sentiments) 

Just a note to say….. (to be alone or used in coordination with some of the sentiments:)

 you are so special! 

do your best!

 a piece of cake ! 

as sweet as you are !  

Lunch Box Love Notes Additions © Set of 12 images $12 

This set is the perfect add on set to Lunch Box Love Notes © with interchangeable lunchbox patterns and sentiments to match! 

Sentiments include: 

Let’s Do Lunch

 You made the Grade

 My Lil’ Cupcake

 Star Student 

Apple of my eye 

Reach for the stars 

Let your imagination soar 

For a Special Teacher


WHEW! What do you think?

Here is another photo of one of the completed gift sets.


Now here is where the GIVEAWAY comes in!

Leave a comment and you will be entered to win the following:

Boxed Lunch Template

Lunch Box Love Notes © & Additons (stamp or digital images-your choice)

Lunch Box Love Note Cut File (in your choice of file)

Lunch Box Cover © Digital Paper

Winner to be announced on the 30th!

You can share whatever you wish. You can say what you do for end of year gift ideas, kid projects, what your favorite things to gift are….anything!


Pretty Packaging © template – Boxed Lunch

Pretty Impressions © Stamps- Lunch Box Love Notes © & Additions

Pretty Printables © Digital Paper- Lunch Box Cover, Just Perfect

Cardstock by Couture Cardstock: OSW White, Bow Bells, Brandenburg

Ink: Momento

Pretty Pieces © Cut File- Lunch Box Love Note!, All Tied Up: Square

Buttons by SEI

Ribbon by May Arts

Copic Markers

Note Pad

Thanks for hanging in there!

I’ll be back tomorrow with MORE peeks and exciting stuff to share!

Winner of the MTME challenge

Mar 13, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests

Hi all!

Thanks for the love you all gave Alexa and her poem 😀 She has read every comment and she was smiling ear to ear! Meant so much to her.

Sorry I am late in posting the winner of the My Time Made Easy ™ LLC contest. It was SO hard to choose a winner. So many of the creations were over the top amazing!

Speaking of over the top I chose this beauty for our winner!


The winner was Mary. You can view details on her creation here —>CLICK ME!

She took the bottom of the Bouncing Baby Buggy © and created an egg holder!! The paper is from our A Loving Heart © collection. Not only that but she STAMPED her Easter Egg using Argyle Amazement ©! That just got me! Hook, line and sinker!

 So congratulations to Mary! She will receive our entire April Release. Her creation will also be featured on our website as a sample!

I may do this again next month! It was so fun to see what everyone created. Thank you all for playing and allowing me to see what you made.

I hope to return tomorrow with another sample for you!

Enjoy the weekend.

GIVEAWAY ALERT!! Do you want to be featured?

Mar 5, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests, My Time Made Easy

 2 posts today-so scroll down.

ATTENTION ALL MTME CUSTOMERS!! This is a giveaway post! So read all of it.

We have a giveaway! (well 2 actually) But we want to see YOUR samples!

 Once you enter (details below) I am going to pick my favorite project and they are going to win our ENTIRE April release!! That release will be valued at almost a $100! Your project will also be featured on our websiteas a sample with a link to your blog/gallery!! So do your best work.

What is the additional Give Away?

Canda Craft is sponsoring a give away of the SURE CUTS A LOT!! This is the additional software needed to utilize SVG files. It works with ANY of the Cricut Machines and you are able to resize all our templates/cut files 😀

The winner of this giveaway will be chosen via

(NOTE: All our templates ARE available in PDF too as well as SVG, GSD, DXF, GSD)

This software is an AMAZING value!! All you have to do to enter to win is something we ALL love to do-CREATE something!

How do you enter to win?

Link your creations on Katies Blog —->HERE! 

Make ANYTHING using ANY of the My Time Made Easy™ LLC products. 

You don’t HAVE to spend money to enter. We have a FREE Pretty Packaging template called Cutesy Cover, a FREE set of Pretty Printables Paper and a FREE Digital stamp image called Water & Waverly Wiggles! So no reason not to play along.

You have until the 8th to make your creations-so what are you waiting for?

Winner of the MTME $100 Gift Certificate

Feb 14, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests

Happy Valentines Day! Hope you are spending time with loved ones today.

I apologize for my lateness in posting.

I have been busy with my children here over the last few days. Between Valentine parties, birthday parties …. yesterday we went rollerskating, and today we are going to a children’s museum in Dover NH with my niece….. (and a date with my hubby) I lost track of time! I know, no good excuses.

SO I have to announce the big winner of our $100 giveaway!

Thank you to each of you who took the time to participate in our latest blog hop!

I’m happy to announce the winner of the $100 worth of gift certificates to My Time Made Easy ™ LLC

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-02-14 04:26:10 UTC


Kerri M. |

Your mailbox is so pretty! I love the shades of purple, and the way you decorated the front and sides! The teachers will be thrilled to receive these!!! I’m off to see the rest of the DT projects : )


Kerri has been confirmed as playing by the contest rules!! So congrats to her.

Kerri I will email you your Gift Certificates tomorrow! Congratulations!

Thank you to everyone who stops by. I have more to share very soon 😀 So stay tuned.

WINNER:Only a couple hours

Jan 31, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests, My Time Made Easy

The My Time Made Easy ™ LLC Release is almost here.

We have a WINNER for the entire release!  

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-02-01 03:41:57 UTC


Patsy Villareal |

Three sleeps is tooooooooooooo long….can’t it happen today?
I think it will be something about moving into a new home or something like that.

Keep up the great work…waiting patiently for the new release.



Congrats to Patsy! I will be in touch!

February Release Giveway! (and a little peek)

Jan 29, 2010 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests, My Time Made Easy

My Time Made Easy ™ LLC February Release is in just 3 sleeps! (can you tell I have kids?)

I am busier than ever because this release just grew and grew as the ideas kept flowing. Certainly NOT a bad thing. You are going to FLIP over all our coordinating products this month.

I figured today would be the perfect day to post a giveaway of our entire February release-which totals $108.50! (yes this is open to ANYONE, ANYWHERE in the world-no restrictions)

We have coming:

3 NEW! Pretty Impressions © images

4 NEW! Pretty Packaging © templates

3 NEW! Pretty Pieces Cut Files (also available in PDF format)

5 NEW! Pretty Printables © Digital Paper

So to get the wheels spinning, I thought I’d share a PEEK, and a hint at what is to come….

We all love happy mail don’t we?


How about a Pretty Packaging © template to match?

This is all you are getting out of me until February 1st!

Stay tuned.

Now to enter just leave a comment here!

Tell me what YOU think we are coming out with, or your thoughts.

I will draw a winner Jan 31st, via

Good Luck 😀

CPS Sketch for JustRite Stampers

Jul 20, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Contests, JustRite Stampers

This week I did a quickie card for the CPS card sketch 125

This Week\

If you get to play, link your creation  –>HERE

It is being sponsored by JustRite Stampers, so I figured I’d give it a go!


I used my JustRite Stampers Girl Time Borders & Centers Set 2″

Stamped on lemon tart cardstock, colored, then glitterized! Easy peasy.

I let the paper by K& Co. be my color guide. I thought it was PERFECT for a “happy hour” mixed drink 😀

Seriously, I think this shows just how easy and quick a card can be! These would make perfect invites for a cocktail hour, or girls nigh out!!

Now looking I didn’t follow the sketch to the “T” but I’m happy with the outcome.

Well now its your turn to try out the sketch!

The COOL thing……

CPS will be announcing later this week what our prize is for one lucky participant.

Good luck

Contest WINNER!! and a lil sample

Jun 30, 2009 Author: mytime | Filed under: Contests, Stampavie


OK SUPER QUICK POST! I am on the run here.

After all the entries were entered for the Weiman Wranglers Contest—>HERE! The winner for the Pink Cat Studio $25 gift certificate, chosen via was Kaylah!!

Kaylah please email me so I can forward your Gift Certificate to you!

I’m so excited to see we are SO CLOSE to raising $2,000!! I KNOW we can do it!

I really want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for the support of this amazing cause in honor of Ethan! It made all the hustle and bustle well worth it! I’m so happy over this.

 On another note: after lots of emails 😀

Yes! I am alive!
I am just super busy getting ready for C.C. Designs next release starting tomorrow, Papertrey Ink Senior Design team challenge and the release with My Timeless templates! I KNOW its not like me to NOT post, but my summer is always FULL! In a good way.

Lets not forget I’m finishing up stamp orders (almost 325 orders were shipped according to my receipt!), the fact I have 3 kids (plus one adopted neighbor child! LOL!) who want to actually DO THINGS on their summer vacation.

Seriously, its not almost July! Can’t be!

I just cannot get any older, because it feels like the older I get the faster time is whipping past me.

I find it strange, as a Stay-at-home-mom, how some days can seem to last forever, yet the time goes by so quickly! I have been really taking the summer to enjoy my children. They are at the BEST ages 4, 6 and 9. They are able to travel well, and low maintainence! Plus they still love spending time with me DI know that will change so I’m soaking in as much as I can.

I have cut WAY back on my workload, yet I always seem to fill my time with something to keep me busy! LOL! I’m certain Im not alone in that. Summer is always more crazy because I cannot stand being home when the weather is good, and most of my friends who work, are home with their children so we have lots of play dates. YIPPEE!!

OK so I do have a quickie sample for ya!

Wishing you luck

This was for one of the Stampavie Challenges: Use flowers

I used the Rachelle Anne Miller:Lily-Springtime image. (not the best photo-sorry! It was the same day ALL my bad photos were taken! EEK!)

Then added a sentiment from Papertrey Ink: Wishing You. I LOVE my layout 😀

I thought with all the 4 leaf clovers it was really cute 😀

Make sure you check out the Stamp Avie Blog for PEEKS at a NEW! Stamp Line! (I’m dying to get my stamps!!) Can you say ADORABLE!!!

OK I’m off!

Thank you to all who stop by and take time out of their own busy life to visit me here 😀

Hugs to ya!

My Etsy

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