Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Spellbinders Large Format Dies Are Here!!!!

This cute and adorable layout was created using the new large format LF-111 Grand Scalloped Ovals and LF-110 Grand Ovals

This elegant and rich looking card features several of the new Spellbinders die templates including the LF-190 Grand Labels Four and the S4-296 Nested Hearts both of these elegant dies are a must have!
My Santa baby features the new large format LF-126 Grand Squares and the LF-127 Grand Scalloped Squares. Thank you Terre Fry for these wonderful projects using Spellbinders new large format die templates.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Snowy by Mary Pfaff

Here is a card created by Design Team member Mary Pfaff, she created this fun and festive card using "Snowy" by Penny Black, and the pattern paper is Wonderful Winter by My Minds Eye, Thank you Mary for creating such a wonderful card, stay tuned as there will be a lot of fun and creative projects for your viewing fun starting next month the DT will be hosting tutorials on special projects, ATC Tuesday and even "Kits" available for purchase from the online stay tuned. Have a wonderful week.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

THE WINNER IS...............Janice Burchell

Happy Tuesday everyone, I hope you enjoyed all of the beautiful ATC cards that our design team created, we have a winner for this month's ATC Tuesday Challenge....Janice Burchell. Congratulations Janice, please email your mailing address and send us a link to your blog if you have one as we would love to stop by and see what else you have created. Here are the beautiful entries and I must say...Janice was so excited to participate as she loves creating ATC cards she sent in 4 entries, here is what she created:

Thank you for participating in our first ATC Tuesday and we hope that you will join us next month for another round of ATC fun. Stay tuned as the design team is creating a few new programs that you are sure to enjoy so until next time, have a fun and wonderful week crafting.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


ATC Card created by Terre Fry

Crafty Secrets  - Altered Fairies Creative Scrap
My Minds Eye - Signature Christmas Pattern Paper
Zva - Black Rhinestones
3L - Foam Squares
Beacon Adhesive - Zip Dry
Copic Markers

1) Cut cardstock to 2 1/2 x 3 1/5
2) Attache pattern paper and trim
3) Airbrush doily pattern on pattern paper with Copic markers
4) Cut out (2) fairies and use foam squares to add dimension
5) Cut out Make A Wish, adhere to card front
6) Embellish card front with Zva and button.

ATC Card created by Mary Pfaff

ATC Card created by - Margarita Ybarra

My Minds Eye Signature Christmas
Crafty Secrets "Christmas" creative scraps
Tim Holtz distress ink Old Paper
Sheer ribbon cut to 12"
Prima E pearls
Tim Holtz Stickles "Diamond"


1) Cut pattern paper to 2 ½ x 3 ½
2) Ahdere Crafty Secret image with Zip Dry
3) Ink all edges with Tim Holtz Old Paper Distress ink
4) Wrap sheer ribbon around pattern paper to look like present
5) Embellish with Prima “e” pearls and Diamond Stickles (all white trim edges)

ATC Card created by - Heidi Blankenship


Paper: Ivory, Black Cardstock
Stamps: Crafty Secrets Birds at Home stamp set
Ink: Ranger Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink; Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
 Accessories: Crafty Secrets Girlfriends Creative Scraps; Tattered Angels Iridescent Gold Glimmer Mist; Prima E Line Pearls; SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES By 3L™ Crafty Power Tape, 3D Foam Squares, Pink Ribbon


1. Cut Crafty Secrets image 2-3/4'' x 2-1/4'', cut word blocks.
2. Ink edged of image and word block with Brushed Corduroy ink.
3. Mat image with Black cardstock and trim edges.
4. Cut Ivory cardstock 3-1/2'' x 2-1/2'', stamp flourishes from Birds at Home stamp set with Tuxedo Black ink. Ink edges with Brushed Corduroy ink.
5. Mist all paper pieces with Glimmer Mist.
6. Adhere paper pieces as shown in the photo. Use 3D Foam Squares to add dimension to work blocks, add pearl and ribbon.

ATC Card created by - Marge Robertson


Spellbinders - Graveyard Scene and Shapes dies; Witches Brew dies; Standard Circle Dies; Gold Premium Craft Foil
Tim Holtz: Vintage Photo Distress Crackle Paint
Copic Markers


1) Cut cardstock to 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
2) Cut/Emboss die shapes from foil & CS; cut grave piece to 2 1/2" to fit card
3) Use rubbing alcohol to remove paint from foil for silver grave marker highlights
4) Color crow and plants with Copic markers
5) Cover bottom "dirt" area with crackle Paint & set aside to dry
6) Attach shapes to black CS

Join our Design Team in creating your very own ATC card, send your submissions to all entries must be received no later than 12 Noon on Friday, October 15th, the design team will vote on one winner and the winning submission will be annouced on Tuesday, October 19th .. Thank you for stopping by and please join the ATC fun.

Sunday, October 10, 2010


AND THE WINNER IS......................................................

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Pam and Presley said...

AWESOME! I absolutely LOVE this card, the colors the black vine going all around the card and the beautiful vintage Halloween scene.

Thank you so much for sharing


October 8, 2010 5:49 PM

Pam and Presley said...

I also wanted to thank CMIT and all your designers for a great blog shop I had a lot of fun and thank you for a chance to win an AWESOME prize of the gorgeous

flowers I am a flower NUT!!!

Thank you



October 8, 2010 5:54 PM

We would like to congratulate Pam on winning this wonderful bag of Prima's, Pam if you could please email your name and address privately to I will have your wonderful prize sent out, the design team would like to thank everyone who participated in our first of many blog hops and a special thanks to Teresa at Creating Everlasting Memories for her generous donation of the HUGE bag of Prima's.

Creative News Flash No 2….…………

ATC Tuesday – Second Tuesday of Each Month


Here’s the buzz…..The CMIT/CEM Design Team (Creating Memories In Time/Creating Everlasting Memories) will create ATC Trading Cards and publish them on the CMIT Blog ( for everyone to see, we will provide instructions, and material list to duplicate the created ATC’s. We encourage you, our viewers, to play along. All you need to do is send us your very own ATC creation. Our design team will choose a winner, and a NICE prize will be sent to the “creative” person for each months competition. The first ATC Tuesday will be October 12th, email all submissions to . Please provide your name, blog information (if you have one), and email address.


ATC stands for Artistic Trading Cards….they are the size of a baseball card (2.5” x 3.5"}, come in many themes and people trade them as though they are trading cards. For our first ATC Tuesday you can choose any theme you like, from time to time I will publish a theme to be used so you can join in the ATC fun.

Thursday, October 7, 2010


The Creating Memories In Time’s Design Team would like to thank you for stopping by our blogs to check out our creativity. This blog hop is a two part hop!

Here is a spooky card that I created for today's blog hop, I used Crafty Secrets Vintage Scraps, May Arts Leaf Ribbon, My Minds Eye pattern paper and adhesive.

First in order to be eligible to win this fabulous bag of Prima Flowers

You must leave a creative comment on each of the following blogs

Terre Fry

Heidi Blankenship

Margarita Ybarra

Mary Pfaff

Marge Robertson

CMIT Blog (you are here)

The second part of this blog hop is, sign up as a follower of the CMIT Blog, we will be hosting challenges, contests, tutorials and a new program called ATC Tuesday so you will not want to miss what we are up to next. Stay tuned for more creative news flashes.

Once we have verified that both parts of the blog hop have been completed we will pick one lucky winner from one of the 6 blogs, you will have until 12 Noon on Saturday, October 9th to participate, we will announce the winner on Sunday, October 10 right here on the CMIT Blog. Tthank you for stopping by and come back to see what we come up with next.

ATC Tuesday will begin on October 12th so come take a look at the CMIT blog to see what the design team creates, play along to win a prize.