Thursday, May 26, 2011

Throwback Thursday Challenge with My Creative Time!

It's Throwback Thursday at My Creative Time! This week's challenge is to create a project of your choice using any older cartridge, along with the colors green and yellow. I decided to pull out Wild Card and Forever Young. I just don't use Wild Card enough, and I LOVE the different shaped cards! I cut this one at 7". My Forever Young girl is cut at 5 1/2", but I used the "flip sideways" button on my Gypsy to have her fit better on my card base.

I wanted a yellow patterned paper on my card, but I didn't have any that I was really happy with, so I used my Imagine to print a full sheet of paper from the Best Friends cartridge. I then used this for the layer on the card and for the envelope (also cut at 7"). The reason I didn't just flood fill the layer and cut it on the Imagine is that it comes with a little window on the front, which I did not want. By using my Gypsy, I was able to hide the window. I'm hoping that capability comes to the Imagine soon!

My sentiment is from a new My Creative Time stamp set: "This and That". I thought it fit perfectly on this card!

Here is a look at the entire set. Click here for ordering information. Don't forget to stop by My Creative Time to see what Emma and the rest of the design team have created for this challenge and to join in the fun!


Papertrey Ink Ripe Avocado Cardstock & Distressed Dots Patterned Paper
Bazill White Cardstock (for Imagine print)
Core'dinations Cardstock
My Creative Time's "This and That" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate Ink
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


  1. Love this Katie. Your cards just make me smile I can almost tell your style just by seeing the picture. Have a great day.

  2. So beautiful Katie! I love the paper your printed out, just gorgeous!!! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

  3. Cute Card Katie! She looks Sassy. Love the color combo!

    Hugs Kate

  4. Just fabulous!!! It turned out perfect. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Awesome, awesome job! This girl is tres chic! I totally love the card shape you chose for her too. And of course a matching envelope is always perfect! I LOVE it! hugs- Glora

  6. What a beautiful card, love that shape and the colors.

  7. I don't know why my gmail will not let me sign in but I am comment 6 and now this one. Sorry. Lisa

  8. Wow this is soooo FAB. I love what you did with these two cards. I'm still saving up for an Imagine. I also need to use these carts a lot more. TFS, Smooches... Felicia at

  9. Fantastic card Love the shape and the image fits perfectly
    Big Blog Hugs

  10. Katie,
    Finally I can comment! UGH..blogger! Oh how "CHIC" is your card! I LOVE the papers...ALL of them! I think the yellow is perfect! That stamp works perfectly! Love how you combined 2 cartridges!

  11. Love your card Katie great job on it. Victoria :)

  12. Super elegant card!! I love the shape! it!!

  13. WOW Pretty Fancy!I love the shape and the great stampe.You did a BEAUTIFUL job on your card!LOVE IT! :)


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