Wednesday, January 26, 2011


Please welcome CMIT's Guest Designer.......Ute Thenert

Stampavie WDS-542 "House In Hammock" Clear Stamp

RS-0013 Quickutz Daisy Profile Die

Rev-0250 Sunflowers Die

IT IS CHA TIME AGAIN and you know what that means..........HUGE BLOW OUT SALES so make sure to check out our Ebay Store at this link for all the HUGE SPECIALS

Monday, January 24, 2011

Create With Mary

Today’s tutorial for Creating Memories In Time is a Lantern Garland designed by Mary Pfaff.

QuicKutz – Lanterns (REV-0158-S)
Cuttlebug – Dots Embossing Folder
Spellbinders – Flower Silhouette Impressabilities (I2-1015)
Fair Isle Pendants (S4-270)
The Paper Company – Clear Translucent Sheets (5)
Deep Red Cardstock
Clear 35 Miniature Christmas Lights
Michaels - 5” Berry Garland
Beacon – Zip Dry Paper Glue
Xyron – Create A Sticker (Model 150)

Lay two pieces translucent sheets on Lantern die cut. Cut out Lanterns. Make 17 of one Lantern shape and 18 of the other.

Emboss round Lantern shape with Flower Silhouette Impressability.

Emboss the other with Cuttlebug Dots Embossing Folder. Glue inside edges together of each Lantern with Zip Dry glue. Let Dry.

Twist Berry Garland around miniature light strand.

When dry, slip Lanterns over mini light bulbs on Garland. Alternating Lantern shapes.

Cut Faire Isle Charm. Fold in half. Open and run through Xyron. Make 35.

Cut in half. Place one on top front of Lantern and one one the back. Press together to stick.

Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Marge's Monday Card Corner

Papers: My Minds Eye "Love Nest" 12" x 12" Paper Pad
Dies: QuicKutz "Pennant”
Ink: Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
Embellishments: ZVA Creative Self-Adhesive Pearls

Additional products:
Paper: Cream CS (for card base)
Embellishments: Hobby Lobby Cream lace (by-the-yard);
Heart brads (from stash); DMC Embroidery Thread;
Sizzlits Round-a-Bout alpha dies
Tape: 1/8” double-sided tape


1) Cut cream CS to 8” x 9 ¼” and pink DP to 4” x 9 ¼” (card fits a business envelope);
2) Score CS at 4” and fold card;
3) Adhere pink CS to card front;
4) Die cut inside/outside Pennant shapes from various DPs;
5) Distress all edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink;
6) Adhere pennant shapes together;
7) Add lace (sew or adhere with narrow double-sided tape) and pearls to pennants;
8) Prepare and glue down LOVE letters;
9) Score, fold, glue pennant tabs in half;
10) Thread 6-strand embroidery floss through tabs;
11) Secure pennant to card front. (Note: I punched holes at top corners 3/8” in from top/side edges and tied my thread through my punched holes, as my heart brad tops pop on/off, and then secured them with a glue dot.)

Sunday, January 16, 2011

A Little Creativity from Marge!

Here's what Marge has been creating, I think she has vacation in the back of her mind as she has created a few cards with travel in mind. What do you think?

Thanks Marge for these clever cards, it will make us all want to go on vacation. Stay tuned as Marge's Card Corner is right around the corner.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011


It's ATC Tuesday and here is what our Design Team has created for you:

Designed by: Marge

Papers: My Minds Eye "Love Nest" 12" x 12" Paper Pad
Dies: QuicKutz "Pennant and "Love Birds" (hearts) dies
Ink: Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
Embellishments: ZVA Creative Self-Adhesive Pearls

Additional products:
Papers: Cream CS (for ATC base)
Stamps: JustRite 15-pt. Times New Roman Alpha
Ink: VersaColor's Burgundy pigment ink
Embellishments: Hobby Lobby Cream lace (by-the-yard) and Lt. pink Decorative Trim (roll)
Tape: 1/8” double-sided tape

1) Cut cream CS and pink CS to 3 1/2" x 2 1/2";
2) Adhere pink CS to cream CS base;
3) Die cut inside/outside Pennant shapes from striped CS;
4) Die cut both heart shapes from Love Bird die from CS;
5) Distress all CS edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink;
6) Adhere die cuts shapes together and then adhere to card at angle as shown, cutting off tabs at top edge;
7) Use 1/8” double-sided tape to adhere cream lace and pink decorative trims;
8) Stamp sentiment;
9) Apply self-adhesive pearls at lower left corner.

Designed by Lynette

Strawberry Quickutz heart die DD0031
I heart you Quickutz die DS0033
Cuttlebug heart folder
Martha Stewart ribbon
Red cardstock
Black cardstock
Pink cardstock
Pop Dots

1. Cut the strawberry out of red cardstock
2, Cut the stem and the “I heart you” from pink cardstock.
3. Glue the strawberry on black cardstock and cut out.
4. Put strawberry and I heart you on pop dots.
5. Cut red, pink and white layers.
6. Emboss white layer with Cuttlebug hearts folder.
7. Add ribbon to white layer.
8. Glue layers together.
9. Remove sticky from pop dots and add strawberry and sentiment to white layer.

Designed by: Margarita
Pink mulberry paper
Brenda Walton "sweet talk postage stamp" paper
Zip Dry by Beacon Adhesives
Prima 'e' pearls
Flower rhinestone
Liquid glass CTMH

1. Cut mulberry paper to 2 1/2 x 3 1/2
2. Place ribbon between layers
3. Adhere "postage stamp" with Zip Dry
4. Add lace, pearls and rhinestone
5. Once everything is assembled add liquid glass to "Lovey" and heart

Designed by: Mary

Spellbinders - Classic Ovals SM, Die#3, LG, die #2
The Paper Company - Deep Red
Polka Dot Paper
May Arts Sheer Ribbon
Queen & Co. - Classy red Pearls

Thank you for stopping by and joining our designers for another wonderful ATC Tuesday, we hope you will play along.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Valentine's Day Is Just Around the Corner!!!

Creating Everlasting Memories your one stop QuicKutz dealer, here's what is new as well as some of the best deals in town on all of your crafting needs.


looped heart dd0028

  heart photo corners dd0029

  strawberry heart dd0031

  i heart you ds0033
 heart paper clip dp0034

 three-in-one heart dr0035

heart and arrow dr0036

          heart clips dr0038

 love letters dr0040

 conversation hearts dc0041

  nesting hearts dc0042

nesting scalloped hearts dc0043 

  mini valentine dc0044 

  xoxo dc0045

 mini takeout box dc0048 

heart accordion dc0049

treat bags dc0050

love pop-ups dc0051

banners & arrows dc0046 .

CMIT Welcomes New Design Team Member

Please give a warm welcome to our newest design team member Marley Van Der Heijden!
Welcome Marley! You can check out Marley's creativity at her blog

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

A Few Creations from Lynette

Happy Wednesday Everyone,

Today we have a few creations from Lynette, you are going to love her creativity I know we do.

Thank you Lynette for sharing some of your beautiful creations, we can't wait to see what you create next.
Just a reminder, join us right here for another ATC Tuesday on January11th.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Vicki's Creations

Happy New Year Everyone!
Today we have a couple of cards created by our Design Team member Vicki, thank you Vicki for sharing your creativity with us.

Make sure to check out the Christmas Blowout sale right here the price is right and what a better deal to spend your Christmas money...more bang for your buck.

Thanks again Vicki for your beautiful cards, we look forward to seeing more of what you create.