February 28, 2013

WSC 113 - Happy Birthday

Hi everyone - it's time for another wonderful sketch from MFT!

Today I've used Doodle Garden - Sweet Friend and created a background using masking and sponging. The sentiments and flourishes are from Finishing Flourishes.

First I stamped and coloured the image with copics. I then created a mask and overstamped the Happy Birthday sentiment from Finishing Flourishes repeatedly. I left the mask on, and cut the image with a Circle STAX, sponging the edges before removing the Die-namics. Lastly I stamped one of the flourish images and removed the mask.

I used the Notched Tag Die-namics and covered the heart in Xmas Red stickles.

The edges of my patterned paper are also sponged with Kraft ink and I faux stitched with a white gel pen.

Inside the card I've repeated some of the stamped elements and created a sentiment panel.

Here are the wonderful My Favorite Things goodies I've used today:


Be sure to check out Kim's blog for all the designers playing along this week - you won't want to miss their gorgeous creations!

To play along with WSC, create a card with the provided sketch and upload it to SCS using the keyword MFTWSC113. A new sketch will be posted each Wednesday on the MFT blog and also in the forum. Each week one random winner will win a $15 voucher to spend at MFT, and if you use MFT stamps on your creation, you'll get a $5 bonus taking your voucher win up to $20! We'll be chatting each week on the sketch thread, so come join us in the MFT forum!

 Stamps: Doodle Garden - Sweet Friend (MFT Stamps) Paper: Pretty Party (Crate Paper) Ink: Premium Dye Ink in Kraft (MFT Stamps) Memento Black, Versamagic Jumbo Java  Dies: MFT Die-namics - Circle STAX, Notched Tag (MFT Stamps) Other: Jumbo Brads, Seam Binding, White Gel Pen, Copic Markers

February 25, 2013

Happy Bird-day

Hi friends! Today I have another clean and simple card I made for a fan club challenge at SCS.

I've used Contempo Cage for this birthday card.

It's a little hard to tell from the photo - but I covered the cage with gel adhesive and Martha Stewart glitter, it has so much sparkle in real life!

I cut the bird from Blu Raspberry cardstock and stamped the wing with Wild Cherry.

I kept the inside of the card nice and simple, adding a sentiment and the bird and little bird prints in Kraft ink.

Here are the wonderful My Favorite Things goodies I've used today:



 Stamps: Contempo Cage (MFT Stamps) Ink: Premium Dye Ink in Kraft, Wild Cherry (MFT Stamps)  Dies: MFT Die-namics - Contempo cage (MFT Stamps) Other: Rhinestones, MS Glitter

February 23, 2013

Love Fest - Verve!

The Splitcoaststampers love fest continues today, and it's time to celebrate Verve!

Julee has a fab challenge for us, you'll want to go visit HERE to find out all the deets and be in to win some awesome prizes!

I started this card by pulling a bunch of aqua scraps from my patterned paper scrapbox. I added in some yellow for my pop of colour. The sentiment was stamped, and sponged while the nestabilities die was still in place. I also added some piercing and folded prima flowers in half to sit behind the circle layer.

The stamps for this card are from Words of Wisdom, one of my all time favourite Verve sets!

Inside my card I stamped another sentiment from this set on a strip of patterned paper and finished off with some additional prima flowers. Thanks for stopping by! I hope to see you over in the Verve forum!

Here are the products I've used today: 



Stamps: Words of Wisdom (Verve StampsPaper: Assorted Scraps Ink: Early Espresso, Daffodil Delight (SU) Antique Linen Distress Ink (Ranger) Dies: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders) Open Hexagon Borders (MFT) Other: Ribbon, Brads, Piercing Tool

February 21, 2013

You + Me

My Favorite Things is pleased and proud to be a founding Splitcoaststampers Member Company. MFT is hostessing a challenge today as part of the Splitcoaststampers LoveFest. The LoveFest includes 11 days of challenges, chatter, and prizes!  You'll increase your opportunity to win by playing along in each of the 11 challenges.  You can find all the details HERE.  

You'll find all the details on today's challenge from My Favorite Things HERE in the MFT Forum.
Please note: Gallery uploads must be completed by February 28th, 2013 at 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time to be eligible.


I made my card for my wonderful husband Shanan. He's an AMAZING Dad to our little man!

I used the Insta-frame Die-namics, and stamped my equation using the Off The Chart stamp set (the = I drew in with a marker). I used AC Thickers for the He. I wanted a scrapbook type of look, and used washi tape to adhere the frame to my card base.

The 'he' is adhered on a die cut from the Flags and Tabs set.

The top panel of my card base is bordered with the Chevron Stripes Die-namics. I've cut into the paper to remove small triangles for a seamless look.

For the inside of my card I've used the same elements from the front, cutting away the patterned paper again to highlight the chevron shape.

Here are the wonderful My Favorite Things goodies I've used today:



Stamps: LLD Off The Chart (MFT Stamps) Paper: Fourteen (Crate Paper) Ink: Premium Dye Ink in Black Licorice, Sno Cone, Pink Lemonade and Kraft (MFT Stamps)  Dies: MFT Die-namics - Chevron Stripes, Insta-Frame, Flags and Tabs (MFT Stamps) Other: Smash Tape