Monday, March 12, 2012

MCT March Sneak Peek #1


Welcome to Day One of the My Creative Time March Sneak Peeks!  Emma is doing something a little different this month.  You can actually order the new stamps sets in her store now!  You'll want to do so quickly, because she has something fun up her sleeve for everybody on Friday!

For my project, I made a tea dispenser.  I've been dying to make one of these ever since I saw the one my friend Linda created on The Paper Boutique.  Linda is so talented; she actually created this design, and with her video instructions I was able to make one quite easily.  I didn't even need my die-cut machines to make this box!  Click here for her awesome tutorial.


To decorate my box, I got to use My Creative Time's new Tea Party stamp set.  Among other images, there are three adorable tea pots!  I colored each one with red Copics.


To frame my tea pots, I cut this pretty shape and its shadow from the Cricut Elegant Edges cartridge at 2 1/4".


I cut the oblong shape at 3".  The adorable sentiment is also from Tea Party.  This is my favorite image, so it's on the front of the tea dispenser.


I originally made this thinking I would give it away, but the red matches my red Kitchen Aid mixer, toaster, and blender so well that it's found a home in my kitchen. :-)

Here's a peek at the entire Tea Party stamp set:


Sneak Peek Giveaway Time!
With all of our Sneak Peek Weeks, Emma likes to do some FUN giveaways!

***All you have to do is leave comments on our blogs.  You do NOT have to comment on every blog, BUT if you do, you will just have more chances to win!***

***Spread the word to the world about this release on Facebook and to any other connections you may have.  Let us know on the My Creative Time Facebook page that you did so!  OR, you can just tag Emma in your post.***

Emma will randomly pick and announce all winners on Friday, March 16th, during the blog hop release happening at 12:01 PST in her video!  Good luck!!!

Log onto your Facebook now and start spreading the word.  AND, don't forget to stop by My Creative Time to see awesome projects created by Emma and the rest of the design team!

Products used on this project:

63 comments:

  1. Very clever and cute idea! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. This is really neat, i will have to check out how she made it and try and make one for my mom for mothers day! Very pretty
    Kristan
    sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

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  3. LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about this.

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  4. It's like you read my mind! This is such a cool idea for Valentines, Mother's Day, or even a Christmas gift for a co-worker. Love it!

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  5. Katie ~ Are you kidding me! This is just AMAZING! I LOVE the box! What a GREAT idea! The images are to PERFECT too ~ your coloring is FABULOUS! I am in LOVE with this! GREAT JOB sweet friend! I am so lifting this! Thanks for the link to Linda's blog too ~ VERY sweet!

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  6. OMG!!!what a clever idea with the box for the tea/label..great job!!!
    texasgrama7@gmail.com

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  7. How cool is your project..love it!!
    your talent with the copics is fantastic....you rocked it with this one.....wooo hooo

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  8. such a prefect project for this awesome new release!! TFS your beautiful work!!
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
    eschfamily@yahoo.com

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  9. How awesome! What a perfect idea and those images look adorable! I can only imagine how perfect it looks in your kitchen. Beautiful job! Hugs- Glora

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  10. How clever! I love the colors and the finished box looks great!

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  11. Great idea. Love your blog thank you for sharing.

    kandi_8@hotmail.com

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  12. I love the Tea Box. I could use one in the office. Really nice use of the TeaPots.

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  13. Great little tea dispenser box. This would make a nice little gift for anyone - even a teacher!

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  14. Thanks Katie for mentioning me! I am so glad you liked the box and love how you decorated it. Wow!

    Linda

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  15. I LOVE this! All of the tea pots look awesome! Great job Katie! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  16. I LOVE this! All of the tea pots look awesome! Great job Katie! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  17. Oh Katie I LOVE this!! I can see why you wouldn't want to give it away, it's fabulous! I would love to make one of these for my mother, thanks for linking the tutorial. :)
    Hugs,
    Lori

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  18. Wow, this is beautiful!!! I am going to try making one of these. What a cute gift.

    Leslie

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  19. I love your tea dispenser box. Great idea for the set...
    I am in love with all the sets of the new release, can't wait to have them with me.
    vivienpapel(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. WOW,Katie! I love this project!! You did an awesome job on it! I love the papers!
    And thank you for the link! :)

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  21. Your project is super cute! What a cute way to store your tea bags! Thanks for sharing!
    Deb C
    dsc105@live.com

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  22. Katie,
    This is such a clever idea. Love the colors. Thanks for sharing :)

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  23. How cute is your tea dispenser?!! I love that paper you used, and the teapots are just to stinkin' cute!

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  24. Katie, What a neat idea, TFS the link and the inspiration for this! Love the colors.
    Have a wonderful day!
    Liz
    Unikebyyes at yahoo dot com

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  25. Love it....Sooo cute!! I also saw this on Lindas blog...very clever!!

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  26. What a pretty way to keep tea on the counter. Thanks so much for the link to learn how to make the box. Yours looks so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. A very cute idea. Great project! You will want to leave this on the counter.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  28. Wow Katie your friend Linda is very creative. Love the colors and a perfect way to use the new stamp set for tea time. I have two great friends who drink tea and this would be great gifts for a birthday or Christmas. I would love to try this. Thanks for sharing AJ!
    jeria22@yahoo.com

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  29. This is such a Great Idea. I love how this came out. I will certainly be making these as gifts. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

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  30. Great project Thanks for sharing the video link. The teapots are great on this stamp set. Love the red plaid box.
    Ogdendoll@gmail.com

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  31. Hi katie, I love your tea dispenser, thanks for sharing.

    alvinascreations.blogspot.com

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  32. Really cute, loved how you incorporated the tea stamps! I love this project I am going to have to try it out:)

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hug's!
    Monica L.

    monita23 at ca dot rr dot com

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  33. I will definitely have to make one of these for my new kitchen counter. lbaylor77@yahoo.com

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  34. Great project idea! It turned out really cute. Thank you for sharing.

    cburki1111 at gmail dot com

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  35. Very cute tea bag dispenser!

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  36. Super duper cute. I'll definitely be making one of these cute tea bag holders. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  37. What a great idea..you did such a great job with it! This would be such a neat little gift for a friend who is under the weather...great job!!

    hugs
    Cassandra

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  38. great project! it would make such an awesome gift for my tea-loving friends! laura j

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  39. Wow! I need to make one of these boxes now!
    kidshomelove at yahoo

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  40. I'm a big tea drinker and love this project. tfs

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  41. Cute idea to have your teas so handy. I love that red color and those cute images.

    Sue
    rolfe974@prodigy.net

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  42. Awesome!! Love how you have created a tea bag dispenser with these stamps. Fab job!!

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  43. What a cute project. Great job Katie

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  44. This is a great project. Love the use of the stamps.

    Gabriela

    gaby@hispaniclifestyle.com

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  45. Very pretty.Love the idea.

    Tina
    aurathentic@gmail.com

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  46. OMGOSH Katie! This is so adorable! Love how you used the stamps on the dispenser! You did an awesome job! Thanks for sharing! lindagk23ataoldotcom

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  47. Super cute! What a great idea for using this stamp set. And the paper you used is perfect too. I would keep it too! TFS
    Beth Anne in PA
    woody42997ataoldotcom

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  48. Great idea for a tea dispenser! TFS!

    Zeni

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  49. When this idea was 1st posted I attempted to try it. I ended up with a mess. It didn't work for me but have been wanting to try again. Yours turned out so cute.

    marg0006@verizon.net

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  50. This is Awesome Katie!!! Love how it turned out & love the idea! I'm going to have to scraplift it from you though. Have a little coffee/tea station in my craftroom/office & this would be perfect! TFS
    Puppy Hugs,
    Wendy

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  51. Oh my, what a perfect way to use this stamps set! Simply adorable!

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  52. Such a pretty tea box. I need to make one of these for my friend who loves tea. Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to get my stamps and start creating one.

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  53. OMG your project is just BEAUTIFUL!great job with it!:)

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  54. What a great idea. So much more attractive then the regular box.I just love it.

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  55. LOVE it - what a perfect little idea. Great job with the tea box.

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  56. WOW Katie! What an AWESOME idea! You are so creative...thanks for sharing :)

    Suzanne
    suzwatanabe@yahoo.com

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  57. I Just made one of these following Linda's pattern not too long ago - just wished I had Emma's stamps to use. I like your DP and nice coloring on the images

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