Tuesday, December 13, 2016

MCT 62nd Edition Sneak Peek #2

Are you ready for another day of My Creative Time sneak peeks?  Today we have a sweet new set to share with you called Love is in the Air!  This set is perfect for Valentine's Day, everyday love messages, and, as you can see with my card, even graduation!

To start this card, I die cut 11 of the sun rays from You Are My Sunshine and adhered them to a square of printer paper that I had covered with adhesive.  I then die cut the sun from You Are My Sunshine from one corner and inserted a white die cut sun into the resulting empty space.  After that I die cut a square around the whole thing with one of the Stitched Squares Inside & Out.  Finally, I die cut a rectangle using one of the Stitched Rectangular Frame Dies, with another one of the squares die cut from the middle of it.  I was then able to nestle the square with the rays and sun into that inner square!

Love is in the Air comes with the cutest hot air balloon stamp with a coordinating die, along with little heart stamps and dies too!  I colored them with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens.  The sentiment, "Oh the places you will go," is also from this set.  I thought it would be perfect for a graduation card, so I added "happy graduation" from More Chocolate Greetings.

*Sneak Peek Giveaway***

We will be giving away the sets we are showcasing each day to ONE lucky winner!  For example, for the set we showcase on Wednesday, Emma will announce the winner in her video on Thursday, and for the set we showcase on Thursday, she will announce on Friday, and so on... ALL you have to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment on our blogs!  You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have of winning!  VERY IMPORTANT, please leave your contact information with your comment, just in case "YOU" are the lucky winner!  For extra entries, you can spread the word about this release on Facebook, tweet about it, OR even instagram it! #mycreativetime!  GOOD LUCK EVERYBODY, & let's start spreading the word!

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the design team have for you today!

Products used on this card (except for "Love is in the Air,"  which will be available on 12/16):


  1. This card is gorgeous! I love the crisp white with that pop of gorgeous color! Thanks so much for sharing!

  2. I sure do like that you changed the theme to graduation! Perfect!

  3. What a great card! Really like your inlay technique. Thanks so much

  4. Oh Ms. Katie, I love your card. So clean and simple, and certainly makes a statement. Great job!

  5. OMG Miss Katie....Your Card is Fabulous and Beautiful! I am in awe of what you did I mean I read your recipe and OMG girl you totally outdid yourself and spent lots of time to achieve your Spectacular look. WOW! You so did a Super Outstanding Creative job!!
    YOU so ROCK!

  6. What a beautiful graduation card! Very different, something you might not expect with the beautiful rays showing the sky is the limit! Awesome job! adnilttoh@gmail.com

  7. First I love your card!!! The sun and rays are so special and perfect!!! I need to check an see if I have these dies so I can make one too!!! Stunning card!!!

  8. Love your gorgeous card!! Adorable background with the sun ray and a great idea for a graduation card! TFS and have a great day! lindagk23ataoldotcom

  9. Oh my, Katie - this card is freakin' awesome. Love the design and the pop of green & blue colors. I am in awe of the sun and rays background - WOW so very creative. Thank you for sharing xoxo Carol W. workmanscraps(at)gmail(dot)com

  10. This is so much fun!


  11. That's a really fun graduation card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  12. Great design and I like the colors of the balloon and hearts.
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  13. Love the background you created for this pretty card! Awesome balloon and sentiment!

  14. Great card. Love the embossed background.

  15. How did you ever come up with such a great idea using the rays and sun? I will have to give this cool idea a try...I love it and some lucky grad will get this card! I agree...the hot air balloon in this set is the cutest! I like the dimension your balloon has and the sweet little hearts. Wonderful job.
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  16. The embossed sun in the corner is
    a great idea.
    cute card.
    thanks for sharing

  17. The pretty colored balloon looks so pretty on the white background. Love that sentiment, too.


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