Wednesday, October 19, 2011

My Creative Time October Stamp Release Sneak Peek #3


It's Day 3 of the My Creative Time October Stamp Release Sneak Peeks, and we've got a fantastic one to share today!!!  If you have Emma's XL Label Die, you need this set.  And if you don't have the XL Label Die, you need it too!  Emma originally made this die to use with her Whimsical Calendar Days stamp set, which includes a beautiful whimsical stamped border.  To get you more use out of your die, she's created a new stamp set, XL Label Borders.  This set has fun new borders, including the snowflake one that I used on my tag!


To make my tag, I first die cut light blue cardstock with the XL Label Die.  I then stamped the snowflakes from XL Label Borders with Versamark ink and heat embossed them with white embossing powder.  I also used my Crop-a-Dile to add an extra large eyelet.  I knew I wanted to pop up my snowman (created with the All Around Accessories stamp set that we sneaked yesterday), but I had a feeling that cutting out those twig arms would be tricky.  So, I inked up just the arms of the snowman, stamped them on my tag, and colored them with a Copic marker.


I then stamped the snowman again on white cardstock and colored him with Copics before cutting him out (minus the arms).  After popping him up on the tag, I gave his eyes some shine with Glossy Accents.


Here's a peek at the back of my tag.  The cute "to" and "from" are also included in the XL Label Borders set!  Be sure to stamp these before adding the popped-up snowman!


Listen up "My Creative Time" friends!  We are giving you an opportunity to win some AWESOME prizes during Sneak Peek Week, with a total of SIX winners being announced during Friday's Stamp release!  All you have to do is leave a comment HERE, as well as on the rest of the design team's blogs for a chance.  There are prizes that you do NOT want to miss out on!  Here's what to do to qualify:

1.  Spread the word to the world on Facebook & to whatever connections you have about this release.  Let us know that you did so on My Creative Time's Facebook page, OR just tag Emma in your post!

2.  Just comment on ALL of the designer's blogs EVERY DAY during Sneak Peek Week!  That's ALL you have to do to qualify for the giveaways!

The winners will "randomly" get chosen, and Emma will announce all six winners on Friday, October 21st at 12 AM PST, in her video during the release and blog hop of this AMAZING new stamp collection! Good luck!  Get onto Facebook now and start spreading the word!  And don't forget to stop by My Creative Time to see Emma's and the rest of the design team's projects!


Recipe:

Papertrey Ink Stamper's Select White & Spring Rain Cardstock
My Creative Time "XL Label Die"
My Creative Time "XL Label Borders" & "All Around Accessories" Stamp Sets
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate Ink
Versamark Ink
White Filigree Embossing Powder
Copic Markers (100, B95, B97, E59, R29, YR18)
Glossy Accents
We R Memory Keepers Large Eyelet
Trendy Twine

65 comments:

  1. It turned out perfect Katie. So cute.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  2. I love how you first did the arms, Great job! TFS.

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  3. Super cute snowman! TFS CallyAnn

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  4. Snowmen are my favorite :) Love this tag!!

    pruttybird at comcast dot net

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  5. Very cute tag, love the way you did the snowman!!
    Kristan

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  6. such a cute tag! time to pull out the heat gun! thanks so much for sharing....can't wait to make mine!

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  7. Cute tag...great idea for the arms. Thanks for sharing!!

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  8. aweosme! perfect! I love my crop-a-dile!!! says I get your e-mail but I don't. have idea?? would love to get it in my mailbox. lol Doris
    parkernana5@cox.net

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  9. Really cute tag! Love the fun snowman stamp :)Amy
    amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  10. ADORABLE!!! I love how you popped the snowman up, but not the arms!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  11. I am so in love with this little snowman. Great job on the tag.

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  12. I love you tag Katie great job on it. :)

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  13. Amazing job! Really like the heat embossed snowflake border!

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  14. This is so cute! I love the snowflake border!

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  15. SO cute,Katie!! Love how you did the snowmen and the embossing and the snowflakes!! :)
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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  16. Great job on your tag! Good idea to stamp the twigs first, thanks for the tip!!! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  17. Love your Tag! So Cute! Thanks for showing us that you put on the Arms first. Thanks! :0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

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  18. Love the tag!! Great job!


    www.fun4me-afrye.blogspot.com

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  19. I love your tag, thank you for all the ideas.

    alvinadiaz@msn.com
    alvinascreations.blogspot.com

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  20. Love the gift tag. Great idea on embossing the border.

    Niki

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  21. That is one cute tag!!! Lovin these borders. Linda harris Lsunflower58@aol.com

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  22. what a super cute tag! i really have to plan better this year and get some made ahead of time!!! TFS

    Lisa G
    http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/ ***check out the giveaway going on at scrapping spot!!!***

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  23. This tag is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I just love the blue background with the white embossing powder. SO pretty! Great idea to stamp the arms only and then pop it up. I wasn't quite that smart on mine and cut out those tiny little twig arms before popping it up. You are awesome! Hugs- Glora

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  24. Awesome tag!! I just love it!!! That snowman is super cute ;) Thanks for sharing!

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  25. This die is really great for tags, cute and tfs

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  26. Great idea, I would never be able to cut out those arms! TFS. Love the tag.

    Debbie B.
    http://workinscrappinmomof4.blogspot.com

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  27. Well he brought a smile to my face, he is just adorable... I wish I could buy all of Miss Emma's stamps, u do such a wonderful job of show casing them...

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  28. I love the little snowman. He looks good done in layers like that.
    Valarie
    snowboundstamper@yahoo.com

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  29. What a great tag, perfect for the holiday season. TFS
    ShesASassyLady at gmail dot com

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  30. Very Cute! I love that you stamped the arms separate...great idea! Cute Snowman! TFS
    hugs,
    joni

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  31. What a great tag...perfectly in time for the holidays! This set looks awesome!!

    cassandracaubleatyahoodotcom
    www.Ctimz3.blogspot.com

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  32. Love Love Love this! That die is going into my shopping cart right now! lol And such a great idea to pop dot the snowman, but ink his arms on the tag. Brilliant!

    Kelley

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  33. Fantastic little tag. Love the snowman and that border is great.
    Candy
    candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

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  34. Love the candy box. Nice tag I like the how you pop up the snowman.
    Evie O

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  35. Darling! You did a nice job!

    Emily (coolcricutcreations at yahoo dot com)

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  36. OMG, this is too cute! Thanks for the chance to win some of Emma's stamps!--Pat N.

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  37. this is so adorable!! excellent job
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
    eschfamily@yahoo.com

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  38. Love the dimension. Sorry don't FB.

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  39. Another adoreable project! Can't wait to see the full release.

    mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com

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  40. Great job on your tag...I like the thicker twig arms. This tag could also make a nice tree ornament!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  41. Those twig are so perfect for your card. Love the XL die border stamps...great idea!

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  42. This is right on the money and would make excellent gift tags. Lovely snowman showcase. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

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  43. Love that snowman and the snowflakes that you stamped around the border! So cute!

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  44. I'm lovin the snowman in this set! your tag came out great

    Micia
    yellowbirdcreation@gmail.com

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  45. How adorable....love the blue colors...awesome job...

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  46. Very cute tag! I like how you popped up your snowman!

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  47. Great tag! I love the pretty blue you used and the snowman is adorable. Looks great!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  48. Darling tag. thanks for sharing.

    Sue
    rolfe974@prodigy.net

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  49. Fun, cute gift tag! It will brighten up all your holiday gifts. Thanks for sharing.

    coupondenise at live dot com

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  50. love how you did his arms. i probably would of tried to cut them out . hehe '

    rhelm @ tampabay.rr.com

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  51. LOVE your tag. This die looks like a must have!

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  52. Super Super adorable little snowman tag, Katie! You rocked that XL Label die and border stamp set! Good job! ANother, must scraplift idea! hehehe

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  53. I love the snowman tag. Thank you for sharing.

    brittmartin1288@yahoo.com

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  54. Hi Katie!
    Love your snowman tag....he's so adorable! Thanks for sharing:)

    Suzanne
    suzwatanabe@yahoo.com

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  55. Cute tag Katie! I love how you popped him up! Hugs, Leanne

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