Wednesday, July 26, 2017

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #343

Ready for a new Wednesday Sketch Challenge? Here's Sketch #343.


And here's my take on it.


A watercolor panel was ink distressed with three Distress Oxide inks and spattered
with water. After it was dry, it was cut with the rectangle element from Blueprints 25.
An oval frame was cut from the panel, and the panel was adhered to a card base.

A frame was cut from Berrylicious card stock and inlaid on the card. The center
of the oval was rotated and popped inside the frame. The mermaid and fish
were colored with Copics and adhered to the card.

I adhered a strip of Cornflower Sparkle card stock and white embossed the
sentiment on a strip of Cornflower card stock. Sequins finished off the card.

Visit the Card Challenges blog for all the details on how you can win a
$50 MFT gift voucher. We hope you'll play along with us!



Tuesday, July 25, 2017

MFT All Smiles Card Kit Release Day



Today's the day! You may now purchase the All Smiles Card Kit in the MFT Store!

You'll save more than 20% by purchasing the kit over buying the contents
individually, so grab yours quickly before it sells out, because once it's gone,
it won't be restocked.

Before you go, I'd like to share one more project with you using the sentiments
and Die-namics from the kit. Note that all products in bold are not part of the kit,
but can be found in the MFT Store.


This card is similar to this card that I made from an earlier release using the Big HELLO
Die-namics. This time, I have a few pics showing you the process.


I wet two card stock panels and dropped Distress inks in fairly similar patterns on both cards,
letting the inks run into each other.


I used a heat tool to speed up the drying, then added more color with an ink blending
tool. I spattered a bit of water on one panel, then cut both with the rectangle element
from Blueprints 25. I adhered one panel to a card base and die cut SMILE three
times from the second one.


The die cut panel was popped up over the solid panel with dimensional adhesive.
The sentiment was white embossed on a strip of Cement Gray card stock and
adhered to the card. Sequins finished off the card.

All right, off you go! We hope you love the All Smiles Card Kit as much as we do.
And don't forget to use the hashtag #mftstamps when you share your
projects on social media! Happy shopping!

Monday, July 24, 2017

MFT All Smiles Card Kit--Day 2



It's Day 2 of previews of MFT's newest Card Kit--All Smiles.

Today I'm sharing a card with a faux watercoloring technique that I learned from
former MFT teammate Amy Lee.


I white embossed several flowers and leaves onto watercolor card stock
and ink distressed around them. I used a waterbrush and moved the color
around, then spattered on some clean water and let it dry.

After cutting the panel with the rectangle element from Blueprints 25,
I stamped the sentiment and added a few sequins.

Visit today's Card Kit post for more inspiration, and don't forget to
leave a comment there for a chance to win a $25 prize! Hope to see you
tomorrow for the Card Kit release!


Sunday, July 23, 2017

MFT All Smiles Card Kit--Day 1



Get ready to SMILE big when you meet this month's Card Kit from My Favorite Things!

Here's a peek at the All Smiles Card Kit. Visit today's Card Kit post at My Favorite Things
for a detailed description of all the supplies that come with the kit.



I love a good sentiment set and today I'll be sharing a card using the All Smiles
Stamp Set and Double the Smiles Die-namics. Note that all products in bold are
not part of the kit but can be found in the MFT Store.


A stitched tag was ink distressed with Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade
Distress inks and spattered with water. The upper case SMILE was cut from the
tag and the second part of the sentiment was stamped above it.

Patterned paper was cut from the rectangle element from Blueprints 24 and
adhered to a white card base. The tag was adhered with dimensional adhesive
and ribbon was tied through it. I finished off the card with a small tiger.

Visit today's Card Kit post at My Favorite Things for more inspiration from
participating members and get ready to purchase the kit on
Tuesday, July 25th at 3PM.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

CAS(E) this Sketch #231


N@Ali brings us this week's CAS(E) this Sketch #231.


And here's my take on it. 


Yep, I managed to sneak a(nother) butterfly on my card. A wonky stitched square,
an ink distressed butterfly, and a sentiment on a strip. Sequins finished off the card.

Visit CAS(E) this Sketch to see how the rest of the team interpreted the sketch and
join us if you can. Link up your card(s) by Thursday, July 27th!
Hope to see you in the gallery!

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #342


It's Wednesday, and that means it's time for a new Wednesday Sketch
 Challenge! Here's Sketch #342.


And here's my take on it.


Going through my dies, I noticed that there was a stitched cloud that resembled
the top piece on the sketch. I cut out the cloud and inked the edges lightly with
Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide ink for more definition.

The hot air balloon, kitty, and birds were colored with Copics and cut with the
matching dies. I adhered the cloud on the top of the card, a strip of patterned paper
on the bottom, per the sketch, then stamped a sentiment on top of it. The balloon,
kitty and birds were popped up on the card and finished off with enamel dots.

Visit the Card Challenges blog for all the details on how you can win a
$50 MFT gift voucher and join us if you can!


Monday, July 17, 2017

MFT July Release Replay



Creative Team shares more ideas and inspiration with the latest release.

Earlier on Instagram I shared a pic of some critters from the July release--
hippos and tigers and cats. I decided to use a Smitten Kitten on my project.


A watercolor panel was ink distressed with Distress Oxide inks  and spattered
with water. A circle was cut from the card and the panel was adhered to a
Natural card base. The circular piece was rotated and placed in the opening.


The Happy Birthday Circle Frame was cut from Sour Apple card stock and
adhered around the circle. The kitty was colored with Copics and cut with
the matching Die-namics, then adhered inside the clrcle.

I fashioned a little party hat from patterned paper, stamped the sentiment
and finished off the card with a few enamel dots.

Visit today's Release Replay post at My Favorite Things for more inspiration
from the design team using products from the July Release.
Thanks for stopping by!