Jul 17, 2013

MCT July Release Blog Hop!


Good morning and welcome to MCT's July Release Blog Hop!! You should be arriving here from the very talented and sweet Kim's Blog! If you would like to start at the beginning of the hop head over to Emma's Blog

I have two cards I would like to share with you today! Let me start with my first card above. I just love the way this card came out! It's probably my favorite out of the two! I started out by stamping the little house from the Home Sewn stamp set onto my card stock in the bottom right hand corner. I then used some of my scraps to paper piece it. The little grass on both sides are also from this set. I used a copic marker and colored underneath the house and grass to make my ground. The sentiment is also from this set. The sun is from the Fun Pockets Stamp set. I masked off the eyes and replaced them using PK-460 Happy Lashes Face Assortment. Before I stamped the face, I did paper piece it using the pattern paper I used on the house. Last, I used the new Stitched Cartoon Cloud dies. I LOVE these clouds!!


For my next card, I used a piece of kraft card stock and ran it through my Grand Calibur using the nestability Scallop Heart die. I then used the size down from my regular heart dies (nestability) and cut a heart using white card stock. I used the new Cartoon Cloud Background stamp for the background clouds. I then used the airplane from the You Are Here Stamp set. For the little smoke trail, (or that's what I'm calling it hee hee) I used CTMH Stitched Together. Again, I used Emma's new Stitched Cartoon Dies and arranged them at the bottom of my heart. I also pop them up using pop dots. The sentiment is from the new set, Treasured Moments. I added some stitching around the scallop heart and around the edge of my card stock using a white jellyroll pen. 

Isn't this release AWESOME!! Thanks for stopping by! It's time now to head over to the super talented Liz's Blog! If you get lost along the way here is a complete blog hop list...


***BLOG HOP GIVEWAY ALERT***
For our Blog hop giveaway, there will be 2 winners chosen from ALL the comments combined!  Both winners will win a $25 Gift Certificate to my store!  All you have to do is leave a comment here along w/the rest of the design team's blogs AND also leave a way for us to contact you!  Emma will use random.org to pick the lucky winners!  All you have to do is leave a comment on all blogs in this hop for more chances to win! The deadline is Saturday, July 20th at midnight! Emma will announce winners on her blog on Monday, July 22nd!  EASY PEASY!!! GOOD LUCK!:)




Jul 12, 2013

Let's promise to always be friends!


FOR DAY #3 SNEAK PEEK CLICK HERE! LEAVE YOUR COMMENT ON THIS POST TO BE ENTERED INTO THE GIVEAWAY!  

Hey ya'll! I wanted to share another card I made using Emma's new release! I had this one done but didn't get to photograph it in time for my sneak peek post for today :( I've been photographing my pictures outside and yesterday it rained so I had to wait till today to get my picture!

I pulled out a older stamp that I've had by Penny Black, called Sisterhood. To be honest, I can't even tell you how long I've had it! I was just digging around and came across it and knew it would be perfect with this sentiment hee hee! The sentiment is from the new set, Treasured Moments and I heat embossed it on one of the new Stitched Square speech bubble dies. This image was a little time consuming paper piecing but believe it or not I find it very relaxing (I know I'm weird!) I cut their hair twice and raised up the top portion (you may have to click to enlarge the photo to tell) Also, (if you look close on both of their tops) I used the Build A Banner set to add patterns using the little background stamps in the set. I used my JellyRoll StarDust pen and added sparkles to their hair and parts of their tops :) I felt like they needed something to "ground" them so I added a little strip of red card stock underneath. I also used a JellyRoll pen to add stitching around the edges.

I'm excited my new CTMH Artbooking cartridge should be in my hands tomorrow! I'm hoping to get to play and have lots of projects made before it is released on August 1st. I wished I could offer a big giveaway like I see so many consultants doing but I'm just going to be honest, I haven't got the connections or funds to be able to give away cricut machines :(  I can't send out free cartridges to all the well known, popular bloggers either :( I'm feeling a little defeated trying to compete with these well known bloggers/consultants but I promise you if you decide to purchase from me I will offer 24/7 support for ANYTHING you need or questions you have! I promise to make sure that you are one satisfied customer!!! So, before you make up your mind and purchase from one of the well known bloggers/consultants that I'm sure will be selling TONS of please give me a chance :) I'm not trying to become a millionaire, I just want to be able to pay a few bills :) Thank you for letting me vent! Hugs, Leanne

MCT July Sneak Peek Day #3!


Hey ya'll! Welcome to day 3 of MCT July Sneak Peeks! Can you believe this is Emma's 25th release?!! They just keep getting better and better! This release, Emma decided to switch it up a bit! If you head over to her store you will be able to see the WHOLE release and PLUS it's available for pre-order!!  She also wanted to play a fun game! Instead of me listing which products I used on my card today we are going to let you guess! If you can spy just one of MCT product I used and leave me a comment you will be entered into TWO different prizes! Here's what you can win....



This is what this prize package includes:
-D-Ring 12" x 12" album - Black
Core kit
       - (500) 3" x 4" Journaling  cards
       - (40) Bi-fold journaling cards 
       - (4) 4" x 6" First page cards
       - (4) 3" x 4" First page cards
       - (4) 4" x 6" Last page cards
       - (4) 3" x 4" Last page cards
       - (60) 4" x 6" Title cards 
(60) 12" x 12" Photo pocket pages
(12) 13" x 3" Project Life dividers
14 White divider labels

The second winner will win a $50 gift certificate to Emma's Store!

To qualify don't forget you must list just one item that I used in your comments!!

Also, for those of you that place your orders by midnight tonight you will receive this stamp set for free!!


Thanks for stopping by! Hugs, Leanne

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