Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Tim Holtz Update... & Updates...& my Card challenge entry!

WOW!! I had the most amazing night!! Me and my Crafting Bestie went to the live showing with Tim Holtz!! It was hosted by Micheal's and exclusive to gold members!

I feel so inspired... I think I will be changing my "cute-sy" ways!!

My Bestie totally spoiled me with an entire basket of Tim Holtz products in honor of this event so I am thrilled!! ( I will be posting a photo!)

I have about an hour of video and some awesome photos!! But it is 10:40 here and I have to work tomorrow!! So I will do my best to get the videos uploaded as soon as I can!

And I have an AMAZING give-away... Hint Hint it has something to do with who I met today!!

Here is one quick photo!

Here is a quick video of some of the projects he showed us!! Amazing!

It was the best time!!

And in case you missed some of my last posts here is a quick update!!

I have Birthday Blog Candy that I am giving away, open until 2/16 Click HERE

Creative Cutter Room Love bug Challenge to win a Jasmine Cartridge Click HERE

And make a comment on Quick Tip Tuesday to be entered to win a pack of awesome Goodies Click HERE

and Join me on Feb 5 for the Sweetheart Blog hop, I will have MORE candy to give Away!!

Yippee!! Now for my super fun and easy card! 

Simply Charmed Cricut Cartridge for the hearts
Heart Block Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
EK Success Photo Labels for the ticket punch
Ribbon from Stash
Stamp from Studio G -Heat Embossed 

Entering into:
BBTB: Two hearts from love Struck ( I don't have)

Scrapbookaholic: Abby's Scrappy Mom's Challenge! Anything goes + stamp

Queen Kat: Embossing ( I did dry and heat embossing my sentiment)

Really Reasonable Ribbon: Pink Red and White

Crafty Ho's No Designer Paper

Pile it on: Punch it ( used my new favorite Ek Sucess Photo Label punch!) 

Top 3 at Pile it on!



  1. How wonderful!! I love your card and that you got to meet Tim and have some crafting fun. Can't wait to hear more about it!!


  2. How exciting!!!! I would be beside myself if I got to meet Tim!


  3. Sounds like a great time...I too have never tried his techniques before...though I do love them! Can't wait to see your creations.

  4. Your card is fabulous!!! And how exciting to have met TIm! I hear he is a super sweet guy!

  5. Love it! Simple and pretty! Can't wait to see all the videos from CHA and Tim, I just Love him and so jealous you got to hang with him for a whole night, lol! Thanks for joining us this week at BBTB2!

  6. Cute card. Lucky lady to meet Tim he rocks!!

  7. I had to stop by and see how your night went! It sound like it was fun! Congrats on meeting Tim. I just heard of hinm thru Stephanie and I love his stuff!
    I will be later to see more!

  8. love your card. so happy you had a great time sounds like alot of fun. hugs

  9. Cute card...great embossing!! Can't wait to see the video!! :-)

    ~Sharon C.

  10. Carrie, how exciting to meet Tim Holtz! I can't wait to see all your new things you create! I know I tend to do mostly cutesy pages. I can't help it, I don't have all the cool bling things:) I'm trying to step outside my box! Love your V-Day card too:)

  11. Great card. Glad you had a good time last night.

  12. Love love love the card! So glad you had such a great time of fun and fame!!


  13. Great Valentine's card! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

  14. this looks like the perfect valentine's day card!
    i love it and thanks for joining the crafty hos~

  15. I am totally a cutesy crafter too but I love his stuff and get so inspired by it! Thanks so much for sharing! I also love the fact you made this card with only cardstock...excellent!

  16. I love your card, but I am really more impressed that you got to meet Tim Holtz! You lucky woman:) Thanks for playing along with the Crafty Hos.

  17. Super cute card. I just love that embossing folder...:)
    You are so lucky to have met Tim Holtz.... I would love to learn how to use his stuff...

  18. Cute card! You are so lucky you got to meet Tim Holtz! Thanks for sharing your video! I love his stuff:)

  19. Love the card. You meeting Tim Holtz is wonderful news!!!

  20. I am so happy that you got to meet Timmy, and that you had such a wonderful time!! He is FAVORITE! I have a ton of his dies, inks, embellies and so on. I can't wait to see your basket of goodies. Did you get my e-mail, I am worried it got spammed...although it should not have since we have emailed back and forth before.


  21. Stunning attractive and I love the embossing! Thank you so much for joining us at RRR Challenge...Hugs..Jacque

  22. Great card, and I'm so happy for your fun experience and your goodies :) Yay!!!

  23. very pretty card.

    thanks for joining us at Pile It On

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT Pile It On

  24. What a darling Valentine's Day Card ! I love the embossing folder you used - and the hearts just LEAP off the page ! VERY cute !
    Thank you so much for joining us at BBTB2 this week !!!! Hugs - Lori

  25. Great card! I love the embossing! Glad to hear you had an inspiring evening too!

  26. What a great card! I love the embossed background. Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2.

  27. What a lucky girl you are, I would sooo... love to see TH live ! Great embossed project. Thanks for taking part in the Queen Kat Designs Triple Tiara Tuesday challenge.