Thursday, February 15, 2018

My Creative Time 76th Edition Sneak Peek Day 3!

Okay everyone, today is the last day of our sneak peeks for this release!  I know you've seen some amazing inspiration so far, so let's keep it going!!

Today we are taking a look at the new Chunky Tag Dies!  A good set of tag dies is a must in every craft room. You may be thinking to yourself, "I already have a good set of tag dies", and you probably do, but...these are different, I promise.

First of all, these are an awesome size. Second, they layer. And third, which I think is a plus, is that they do not cut a hole for the ribbon.  This is a nice feature because you can use them just as shaped dies without the hole getting in the way!  I think everyone owns some sort of hole punch, so it's easy to place the hole wherever you'd like it.

I discovered that by cutting two of the largest "tags" in this set and adhering them together with 1/8" Scor-Tape, you can actually make a pocket that will fit a gift card!

Nice view, right? We'll get to the front in a minute :). I didn't actually have a gift card on hand but I cut a piece of cardstock down to the size of a credit card and it slid in and out without a problem!

For the front of my gift card pocket, I stamped the polka dots from the Egg Decorations set, which we showed you yesterday, in a light purple ink.  I took the next die to the largest one, which happens to be stitched and cut that from white cardstock as well. 

The sentiment comes from the Fun Vertical Greeting Stamp and Die set.  The hearts come from the I'll Never Let You Go set that we sneaked on Tuesday!  I did some basic ink blending on each heart and die cut them out.  I did used a hole punch on the stitched layer, as I wanted to add a bit of ribbon. I foam mounted that layer on and added some sequins as well!

This set has a lot of possibilities and I can't wait to show you more!!

***Sneak Peek giveaway!***
We will be giving away the sets we are showcasing each day to ONE lucky winner! For example, the set we are showcasing on Wednesday, Emma will announce the winner of that on Thursday & the sets we are showcasing on Thursday, Emma will announce that winner on Friday on my blog! ALL you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the more chances you have for winning! VERY IMPORTANT, PLEASE leave a way for us to contact you w/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 EVERYONE & let's start spreading the word!;)
Thank you for being here today! Remember, tomorrow is our big release Blog Hop so I hope you're ready for more inspiration!!!!


  1. Very pretty, love your colors you chose!

  2. OMG What A Cutie and Fabulous Gift Card holder!! My Goodness Talk about being ever so clever and a whole lot creative!! Your Idea is brilliant and Ingenious...Love so did an awesome Stamping and coloring job.The little hearts are so cute...You so did a Super Outstanding job Showcasing today's Sneaky Peek!! YOU so ROCK!!

  3. So pretty!! Love the colors!
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  4. What a cute little gift card pocket!! Love the pretty colors! Super cute!

  5. So sweet and clever idea to make it a gift card holder.
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  6. I love this idea for a gift card!! Yours came out so pretty!!

  7. What a fabulous gift card holder. Love the design and colors.

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  9. Omgosh that is such a cute idea! Your pocket tag is adorable!! Love these new dies!

  10. Very clever idea for a gift card holder! I love the various sets you seeing ideas for using what I already have with the new things.

  11. Very clever making a little pocket with these new dies. I just love this new set! Great job all week with the sneaky peeks!

  12. What a fun & clever idea. I love it!

  13. So clever to use them to make a pocket for a gift card! Fabulous project!

  14. Super sweet. Thanks for the inspiration

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  15. Great idea to make a gift card holder with the new tag dies. I agree with your reasons why this set is a must have a different...I look forward to having these on hand. Wonderful job.
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  16. Your tag is so wonderful!

  17. This is just beautiful! My favorite colors, and so cool to know how to make a gift card holder now; thank you for sharing that! (

  18. What a cute gift card holder Laurie. I'm definitely going to add this idea to my stash of cards & tags.

  19. Such a great gift card holder!!! Love this idea! And its super cute too! TFS

  20. Everyone needs a good set of tags I totally agree! That's a niche idea without the hole at the top and it works really nicely as the gift card holder. You're really doing some great sneak peeks! xx


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