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Friday, February 2, 2018

My Creative Time 48 Hour Flash Sale & Blog Hop!!

Good afternoon & welcome to another "48 Hour Flash Sale!" This sale is for 48 hours ONLY that is going on right NOW & will end on Sunday,  February 4, 2018 @ 7am PST.

I'm so sorry that I'm late to this party!  I picked up my goodies from the post office this morning and got to work!  Better late than never, right??!  You should have arrived from the lovely KENDRA!!

We have an AMAZING new kit we are showcasing!  This kit will consist of a stamp set with coordinating dies along with a coordinating STENCIL!  I am SUPER EXCITED to share this new "EXCLUSIVE" kit with all of you!  Now, since this is an "EXCLUSIVE" kit, basically once these kits are sold out, they are gone FOREVER!  

This is SUCH A FUN kit, I cannot wait for you to see all the projects the team has created using it! Don't forget to use the code FLASH at checkout to get 20% off of your entire "in-stock" only purchase! 

I introduce to you:

Isn't this just the most beautiful kit??!!  The dies make it super classy and the stencil brings out the fun of it too!!  Let's have a look at what I've created:)

This is card is super happy and I think would cheer up just about anyone!  I chose rainbow-esque Distress Oxides in the colours Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Wild Honey and Peacock Feathers. By moving the stencil around and only using the clouds, I was able to create this background.  I trimmed the panel down using the XOXO Border Dies which leave that beautiful embossed detail!!

I cut the girl with the umbrella out of white cardstock and white heat embossed the sentiment onto the umbrella itself then inked it up with the Twisted Citron ink.  I contemplated leaving it like this but then decided to add a bit more colour by cutting it a couple of times with some patterned paper.  I trimmed certain pieces to give her a dress and some boots!!

To make the die cut pop a bit more, I simply added a "shadow" by die cutting her out of some grey cardstock.  The heart embellishments also come from the dies in this set.

My next card is not quite so "in your face" bright:)!  I lightly inked the raindrop portion of the stencil with a combination of Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks onto some white cardstock and cut it down using the largest die from the More Stitched Rectangular Dies.  Again, I shifted the stencil slightly to achieve more of a layered look.

I cut the girl out of white cardstock again, and did two layers of gold heat embossing to give her a smooth, shiny look.  I also did the same with the three hearts.  I created the ground by using one of the dies from the More Stitched Edges Die Set and heat embossed the sentiment directly onto it.  I used foam tape to adhere the sentiment panel and also on the top portion of the girl to give some dimension.

This is such a beautiful kit, I absolutely LOVE it!!  You won't be disappointed when you receive it!!

Now onto the fun blog hop details...

Leave your comments on every stop for a chance to win a $25.00 Gift Card to the "My Creative Time" store! Don't forget to leave a way for us to contact you "just in case" YOU are the LUCKY winner!  Good Luck! 

The super talented and wonderful LIZ!!!

If you happen to get lost along the way, you can find the full line up HERE!!

Come hop along with us for some AMAZING inspiration using this new kit "Happy Rainy Day Kit" from the team! :)

Thank you so much for stopping by today!! I hope you've found some inspiration and are able to get this kit while it lasts!!

Until next time...



  1. Fun projects! Love the gold accents with the blue! Lovely

  2. Beautiful cards!! I love your colored clouds on your first card and the girl looks great in gold on your second card!! Great job!!

  3. OMG Miss Laurie What Gorgeous Cards!! You truly showed how versatile this Adorable kit is.
    Loving your Pastel card..your scene is so beautiful the colors are so pretty and you so did one incredible job for the way you dolled up your Umbrella gal..Love LOVE!! Your 2nd card is Stunning with your Gold and Teal....It makes for quite the Elegant look!! You so showcased the new kit in an incredible Dramatic way with all of your Brilliant and ingenious ideas.

  4. Oooh both are so pretty. Lovely paper piecing and also the gold. :)

  5. Totally love how much pastel color you put into her card using the stencil the way you did, awesome the way you did it, and I love that you gave her the extra oomph with the dress and boots! 2nd card I love how you shadowed it with gray cardstock! Also how you shifted the stencil for the raindrops effect!

  6. WOW.......I am SOOOO IMPRESSED MY FRIEND!!! BOTH of your cards are GORGEOUS!!!
    thank you! :)
    Emma :)

  7. Gorgeous cards! Love the stenciled cloud BG on the first
    card. And love her embossed all in gold on the 2nd; very

  8. Awesome kit, love what you've created!

  9. Beautiful cards! Love the first one and how you paper pieced the dress and added boots! tfs Hugs, Christine

  10. I love the inking and fun bright colors on the first card. I like how the grey layer and the dress makes everything pop. Great embossing job on card two. Great idea for the sentiment with the edge die cut. Wonderful job.
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  11. OMG!! Your cards are gorgeous! Love the rainbow colors in the first card and the gold in the second card!!
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  12. I love the pastel look. So pretty.

  13. Your cards are so gorgeous, Laurie! I love the colorful clouds on the first one, and the girl in gold on the second is stunning!

  14. Two great cards. The paper piecing on the first card is a clever touch. Especially like the gold silhouette on the second card--just right for this sentiment. tfs

  15. Great cards! The girl in gold is so elegant but I love the colorful clouds and her dress and boots on the first.

  16. Love the golden girl and also the shadow behind the girl on the first card.

  17. Pretty cards. I like the different color combos.
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  18. What stunning cards - there's a 60s feel to the girl with the umbrella and the dress and the boots you have given her. Felt very London Carnaby Street! Fabulous cards! xx

  19. Awesome cards! Love the paper piecing on the first card! Super cute! Thanks for sharing! lindagk23ataoldotcom


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