woensdag 18 november 2020

Welcome to Release 105 at My Creative Time - Sneak Peek #3

 Welcome to another amazing release at

  My Creative Time

Can you believe it is number 105? Neither can I !!

Emma has done an amazing job!

Today we are Sneak Peeking 

- Gift Card Greetings

I knew right away what I wanted to make!
An International version and a Dutch one! 

As you might know, I am from The Netherlands.
Although more and more people celebrate Xmas with presents under the tree, a lot of Dutch families celebrate Sinterklaas.
Sinterklaas has arrived in our country last Saturday, with his steamboat from Spain, due to COVID, they didn't tell us where he would arrive but they had a live broadcast on the television and ofcourse I had to watch it.
It is always such a special time, where childeren can put their shoe in front of the fire (instead of a stocking) with a carrot for the horse of Sinterklaas.
And on December 5th it is thé night, when Sinterklaas brings his presents for everybody, for the older believers he writes personal poems, which are very funny and they always rhyme!

We eat gingerbread buttons and chocolate initials and drink hot cocao.

So this is what I made:


So the left one is International

I used the cute extra's from the Gift Card Greetings and did it in Farmhouse Style again to keep the theme going!

And the right one is Dutch!
I used 
dec25th Die (back in stock this Friday whoop whoop)

I cut the 2 off and put the dec behind the 5 because that is how we Dutch write our dates 05.12.2020 as in America it is 12.05.2020

I used an intial die from my own collection to make a big Chocolate initial, ofcourse it had to be an E from Emma!

And the 
a gold-coloured crosier and mitre are from my own collection as well
The jute oval from Doggies & Kitties represents the bag of Zwarte Piet,
the helper and friend of Sinterklaas, this bag contains the gingerbread buttons but also the shoe presents and on December 5th the presents!!!!

***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, I will announce the winner of that on Thursday & the sets we are showcasing on Thursday, I 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 the release on Facebook, tweet about it OR even instagram it #mycreativetime !  GOOD LUCK EVERYONE & let's start spreading the word! :)


47 opmerkingen:

  1. Wow! How amazing and thanks for sharing some of your culture with us! I bet the children are excited and gearing up for some fun and festivities! Your tags are beautiful; both versions! Thanks for sharing with us!

    1. Not only the childeren Lisa! It brings back that special feeling when you were little. Very cosy and family time!
      Thank you so much Lisa💕

  2. I’m a sucker for anything in Buffalo print. Love! The St Nicholas tag is wonderful.

  3. I love the black and white buffalo print! Darling tags!

  4. Beautiful tags, so nice of you to share your Dutch celebration of Sinterklaas and make two versions of your tag.

  5. OMG Miss Jannie WOW Your Tags are so Adorable and comfy Cozy !!! Love the black & white buffalo plaid exceptionally stunning!! LOVE your Sinterclaus Story gosh this is so fun, cute and precious....this tag is packed with fun and the preciousness that it give. Thanks This was an exceptionally fun share and truly loved your story share !! You sure did a Super Incredible Creative job!! YOU so ROCK!!

  6. These tags are fab!! I love the look of the black and white plaid! Thanks for sharing :)

  7. Absolutely Gorgeous tags!!! My favorite is the black and white! Super elegant yet has that comfy cozy holiday feel too! Love love love!

  8. Those projects are beautiful! Thank you for sharing your traditions, I did not know what Sinterklaas!

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  9. These are both just darling! I love both versions - each special in their own way. Loving this fabulous release!!
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  10. Love the way you decorated your gift card holders! The b&w plaid paper is awesome for the backing and the stocking! Awesome Dutch tag too!

  11. Your tags are so beautiful!!! I think the international one is so very pretty, but it was wonderful to see how the tags would be made in the Netherlands. I love hearing about what happens, it sounds like lots of fun for everyone. Hope you have the nicest holidays! :) TFS your story, I will tell my family how you celebrate, they will love to hear it. adnilttoh@gmail.com

    1. That is so sweet of you and thank you so much Linda💕

  12. Love both of the designs you created! So neat you created one and explained how things are done in Dutch with how you write the dates.

    1. Am so glad you like our tradition and thank you so much Amy💕

  13. I really love this tag set! I can't wait to use it this year!

    Thanks for sharing!

    1. And so easy to put together!! Thank you so much Mimi💕

  14. The plaid is just perfect for a male type :) This is a really great look. sharon dot gullikson at gmail dot com

  15. Love both of these!
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  16. Thanks for the nice description of Netherlands Christmas. Really like the style your created for our tag to showcase your heritage.

  17. Fabulous tags. The black and white is eye-catching.

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  18. I adore your tags and I thoroughly enjoyed learning about Sinterklaas. Sounds like a wonderful celebration for everyone, including Sinterklaas's horse! Thank you for the sweet showcases; thank you for infusing 'meaning' into them!

  19. Beautiful tags!! I love the buffalo print!! Love how you showcased this new release!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia Rodriguez
    Migdalia's Crafts