Friday, February 28, 2014

MCT 30th Release Blog Hop!

Happy Friday!!
Welcome to the My Creative Time 30th Release Blog Hop!!

I'm so happy that you decided to join us today!
If you came here from Miss Jessica's Blog, Chick-n-Scrap, then you are in the right spot. 
If you just happened to stumble across the hop today on my blog and would like to start at the beginning, be sure to head over to My Creative Time and see Miss Emma!

Today I would like to show you a little home decor item that I made that features stamps from the new set titled, Bracket Sentiments

I'm not sure if I am dating myself here, but I was inspired by a picture frame. My mom used to have these picture frames that were in our house that were brass frames and trifolds. I got to thinking about it the other day and thought, I wonder if I can do that with paper? It was really pretty easy. I simply cut my cardstock to 8.5" x 10.5" and then scored at 3.5" & 7" along the vertical and then scored again at 5.5" along the horizontal. I folded the 5.5" score line up to create a flap and then proceeded to fold a trifold along the vertical score lines. Once I had that all folded, I put some score tape on the right and left edge of each flap. The middle pocket has no adhesive since the folds are there to hold the tags in.
I will be putting this on my bedroom dresser, so I thought it would be fun to give it a little mini album feel. I cut out some tags from the Stitched Round Tab, Arrow & Tag Dies set as well as the Tag Dies so that I could put some pictures of me and my hubby on them and then be able to journal on the smaller tags. 

To decorate the front, I used the Rolled Flower die to create the yellow rose. I then used the Curly Label die as well as the Stitched Curly Label Die and then Stamped "You + Me" from the NEW Bracket Sentiments stamp set. I popped it up with some foam adhesive so that I could place some stick pins behind it and finish it off with a bow. For my left panel, I used the largest Stitched Chevy Die and just trimmed off the point to give it a banner feel and then stamped "Funny" and "Silly", also from the Bracket Sentiments stamp set. For the right panel, I did pretty much the same thing, except I cut off the opposite end and stamped "Crazy" & "Fun". I used some hearts from the Stitched Heart Layering Dies as well as some hearts from the Stitched Sweetheart & XOXO Die set. Added some pearls & ribbons and Voila!

Here is a top view so that you can see how it stands:

I love it and am so happy with how it turned out!

Here is a look at the NEW products that I used on my project for today:


For our blog hop giveaway, Emma is giving away a $50 gift card to the "My Creative Time" store to ONE LUCKY winner! ALL you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning! VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE leave a way for us to contact you w/your comment just in case "YOU" are the lucky winner! 

ALSO, DON'T FORGET our sale that is starting RIGHT NOW! Use the code: FEB2014 to receive 20% off your entire purchase! Sale ends on March 7th @ midnight PST

Your next stop is the super talented 

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost somewhere along the way:

Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you have a fabulous crafty day!!
Happy hopping & happy shopping!!

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Supplies Used:
My Creative Time Products:
Stitched Chevy Dies
Bracket Sentiments
Stitched Round Tab, Arrow & Tag Dies
Curly Label
Stitched Curly Label
Tag Dies
Rolled Flower Dies
Fun Stitched Edges
Stitched Heart Layering Dies
Stitched Sweetheart & XOXO Dies

Other Products:
Cardstock: Kraft (Recollections), Old Olive (SU!). Patterned Paper: Come Away With Me (MME). Inks: Vintage Photo (Ranger), Baked Brown Sugar (SU!). Misc.: Ribbon (AC), Linen Thread (SU!), Buttons (SU!), Dimensionals (SU!), Pearls (The Paper Studio), Rose Leaf Punch (Martha Stewart)


snappy scrappy said... it!! Lee-Ann :)

My Creative Time said...

This is BEAUTIFUL Miss Stacey!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU!

Glora said...

WOW, this turned out GORGEOUS. You used so many awesome products to make this too. I just LOVE it. BEAUTIFUL!!!! Hugs- Glora

Joan Smith said...

Your Home Decor project is awesome I love it what a fantabulous idea girl you are just so clever and creative and I so remember the tri-fold pictures frames I love what you created. Love how cleverly you used Miss Emma's goodies. YOU ROCK!!

quilt4fun2 said...

Very clever and way better than the traditional brass frames. I love the color choices and the rolled flower is so pretty. Super job using the new products with the older ones.
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Shar said...

Oh my goodness! This is just GORGEOUS, Stacey!! Lovey, love this!!!

Sue D said...

Great idea and I like your choice of papers.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Kim H said...

Stacey ~ Oh my SIMPLY GORGEOUS!! WOW!! I LOVE the details, the papers and just everything!! Beautifully done!!!

Cindy said...

SUPER DUPER job with your GORGEOUS project, WOW!!!! Have a great weekend my friend!!! :)

sillygirl said...

This is great! Love the style that you have!

VICTORIA said...

wow Awesome home décor project love it Stacey :)

CathyinMN said...

Lovely project!
cathyscreationstation at gmail dot com

Lucía Ardón said...

This is Gorgeous Stacey!!! I bet it's going to look beautiful on your bedroom dresser :)

Krista Olson said...


AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Stacey this is so cute. I love the colors and different elements used.

~Tammy~ said...

What a FANTABULOUS project! So many attention to details and it made everything turn out stunning!

Pat N. said...

I absolutely remember tri-fold picture frames, and this is a perfect take on that arrangement. Love how it turned out. You put it all together so nicely. Beautiful job!!

DIANA L. said...

What a great idea I love how the stitched chevron tags come out of the notebook pockets Have a great day

Jeri said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this project!!! Thanks for giving the cutting and scoring dimensions. I'm definitely going to make one of these. I don't think your dating yourself at all because I bought a tri-fold frame not long ago for photo's of my three oldest grandkids. Thanks for sharing this.

Crafty Moni said...

This is so cute! Love the papers and all the MCT goodies you used:) Great job in showcasing the release:)

Peace, Love, & Creative Hugs!
Monica L.

moni023 at yahoo dot com

Chriss America Real said...

Super, super cool! I love the stitching around the tags! The color combination is fantastic!


Sherrie K. said...

Omg, you should be happy with the way this turned out...this is AMAZING!! I love the papers, the design and all the fun details! It will look fabulous on display!! The pull out tags are so fun...really love this!!
Great job:)
Love all the fun MCT dies:)
Thanks for such a wonderful week of inspiration!
Sherrie K

Kimberly Jensen said...

Hey Friend :) This is just amazing!! I love the papers and colors! Love your tag minis!! :) Kimberly-cutie dot jensen at gmail dot com

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Beautiful card. TFS
resatwo at sbcglobal dot net

Anonymous said...

Clever idea to make up a trifold card. It will hold lots of memories or sentiments. thanks for the idea.

Marla said...

A very fun project. Love the colors you used and what a great use of dies!! TFS

cm said...

Stunning! Gorgeous home decor and a fabulous showcase of the new release!

Marilyn said...

Love this idea! Thanks for sharing

Gaylynn said...

Very pretty pocket style project Stacey. Awesome!!!

BJ said...

This is great! Love it!

Kathy Salido said...

What a gorgeous project Stacey!!!

Sandie Jaros said...

What a cool project ! You have so much talent ! Love all of it ! Sandie

Iris said...

So pretty - love all the tags.
isoscia at aol dot com

Cassandra said...

HOLY COW...THIS IS AMAZING!!!! Look at all those details!!! This is just BEAUTIFUL!!! My favorite by far!!! Absolutely gorgeous!! :)

Creative M said...

OMG!! This is GORGEOUS!! Awesome Creation!!! Saw it on FB...WOW!!
Have a wonderful day my friend,
*Crafting With Creative M*

Kim said...

Cool project, Love your papers!

Norma said...

WOW! these are beautiful Stacey!! TFS

Brenda said...

great idea! pretty papers and prints!! awesome!!

Alvina said...

Wow, you did a great and beautiful job with this hope, I love the new release, thanks for sharing all your creations!!

Crafting Katie said...

Absolutely stunning! Love all the details!

marg0006 said...

Cool 3 way folder. Like all the fun details you added.

marg0006 at verizon dot net

Eileen D said...

Beautiful project! I remember those frames?!!

madimon at sbc global dot net

cvjac2009 said...

This is such a great project!!
Vivi J
cvjac at att dot net

Tina said...

How pretty and so clever as well.


Marlene said...

Great idea! Love the use of stamps and dies and your color combo is so pretty.

liz at liz's paper loft said...

this doesn't date you :) I LOVE the whole idea of this! and how you decorated it is soooo PRETTY!!!

CA Scrapper said...

Wow, that's beautiful!

Cascrapper at gmail dot com

D- said...

What a beautiful album idea.
I bet the pictures will look great in it.
Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,

Stephanie said...

This turned out amazing. My mom had frames like this too. This is really beautiful.

stuff at gt dot rr ot com

Kim's Kreations said...

Such a creative idea. Love how it turned out. The new release and papers are perfect.

jessica said...

WOW WOW WOW Stacey!!!
This is AWESOME!!!!!!!
Love the papers, the color combo...the AWESOME design and all the FAB MCT goodies you used!
SUPER job!!

jeanette said...

This is a very artistic way to use these products! Love the colors you used. They really complement each other well. Beautiful piece of art!

Claire Creates Cards said...

This is beautiful! The colors are stunning and I love all the beautiful details!

Judy said...

Love your idea for the photo holder. Everything looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

Lady Fair said...

Love the colors, sophisticated! Great use of Emma's products. TFS!

katieo said...

My mom has some of those frames too. I love the paper version you made. I have 3 kids it would be fun to make one of these.
katieoscreations at blogspot dot com

Amy said...

Stacey~ What a creative idea!! I totally remember those frames (dating myself along with you :) Love what you created!!

Mimi said...

Great idea and I don't think you are dating yourself! :)

Cathy (Mimi)

Beckie Williams said...

Super cute and yes I have those photo frames still in my house with old family photos in them ... Thanks for sharing

Debbie said...

great job, and if you are dating yourself then I am in a bigger boat, I'm the mother I have these frames and I am still using
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Liz O. said...

What a cute idea Stacey!
Have a wonderful day!
Liz O.
Unikebyyes at yahoo dot com

Marissa said...

love your project! it turned out really cute!

Raven B said...

This is such a lovely idea!!!! Great project.

Dawn Barrett said...

You may be dating yourself...but this is amazing paper product! love that you make it modern!! Great job!

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