Wednesday, April 25, 2018

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge...

I am stopping by today with a new sketch for the Wednesday Sketch Challenge over at MFT.  First let me share my card with you and then you can scroll down to see this week's sketch....


This card was super simple to make.  With a mixture of inspiration from the sketch and a good ole' basic envelope, I came up with this card.  I used the Sweet Celebration Paper Pack to create this "flap".  I attached it to the white card base with fun foam for some dimension.  Next, I die cut the celebrate die and some more fun foam to pop the sentiment up on the card front.  I masked off the sentiment and then added in some glitter along the bottom of the word.  


Here is this week's sketch. I can't wait to see what you create!

The MFT Challenge Blog will have lots more sketch cards to see.  Hope you can play along!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

MFT Card Kit Release Day...

Are you ready to grab your own MFT April Card Kit?  Because its time!  The kits are available now over at the MFT Store!  I have one last card to share using my favorite leaf die cut from the set.  I kept it clean and simple of course.....

MFT April 2018 Card Kit

I did a little watercoloring on watercolor paper and then die cut 2 leaves.  I used that same watercolor paint and added a some splatter on the card base.  I stamped the sentiment in black ink on the card front and then added the leaves in with foam tape for some dimension.  I attached the card front to a Stone Gray card base.  

MFT April 2018 Card Kit

Head on over to the MFT Blog to learn more about this months kit and to grab one of your own!  So glad you stopped in today.  Thanks for coming by!

Monday, April 23, 2018

MFT Card Kit Countdown Day 2...

Hey there Crafty Friends!  Today is Day 2 of the Card Kit Countdown over at MFT!  The dies included in this kit are so amazing!  I used them today to create a little watercolor bouquet....

MFT April 2018 Card Kit
I used my Zig Watercolor Brushes to add color to each bloom. I piled them up and added a sentiment from the set called You Give Me Butterflies.  The little gems are included in the kit and add such a fun little detail!  I finished the card but adding the card front to a card base edged with the Black and White Striped paper from MFT.  LOVE that stuff!

MFT April 2018 Card Kit

Check out the MFT Blog for more details about this latest kit.  So glad you stopped in today!  Come back tomorrow for kit release day.  This kit will be available for purchase at 8pm CST tomorrow, Tuesday, April 24th.  :)  Have a great day!

Sunday, April 22, 2018

MFT Card Kit Countdown Day 1...

The Card Kit Countdown at My Favorite Things starts right now!  I am so excited to be here with my card for Day 1.  The dies in this months card kit are soooo pretty!  I love these stitched blooms.  

I don't like to cut my dies apart.  In fact, when I can, I leave them all in one piece.  With the dies in this kit looking so pretty in one big piece, of course, I had to emboss with them!

MFT April 201 Card Kit

I took an 80 lb piece of cardstoc, because when embossing with dies, the thinner cardstock you have, the better impression and less ripping will happen.  I ran the whole thing through with the embossing sandwich and this is what came out.  So pretty!  I cut the front panel down and then added a little mat behind it.  Using fun foam, I popped that up on a white card base.  Next, I stamped and die cut 5 sentiments from More Essential Sentiment stamp set and the cut them in chunks so I could add one word in each color.  I added a few dew drops to the front to finish off the card!

MFT April 201 Card Kit

There will be lots more to see over at the MFT Blog. Head on over there to learn the details about the April Kit.  Thanks so much for stopping in today!

Saturday, April 21, 2018

you're the cutest! {Spellbinders}...

Stopping in today with a quick and simple card using one of my favorite Spellbinders dies called Lovely Lilac Etched Die.  The die comes with 2 pieces.  The inner outline and then the large solid shadow die.  With these 2 dies, there are so many possibilities to create many different looks.  


First, I die cut the outline and then did some ink blending to add in the color.  Next, I cut another outline out of vellum...for 2 reasons...I wanted the color to be muted, but I also wanted to tip the vellum up for some dimension.  


I grabbed a white card base and added a piece of black and white striped cardstock along the bottom. I added the Lilac die to on top with some foam tape.  To finish the card, I stamped the sentiment and then added in some dew drops. 

Here is a shot of the card from the side.  I love the look of the layered vellum....


Hope you have enjoyed today's card.  Thanks for stopping in!



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