Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Merry and bright

I've got another new release from My Favorite Things today. Cosmo Girl is at it again! This time she's decorating a Christmas tree :)

I stamped the entire main image from A Balanced Holiday on a Perfect Paper Panel and then stamped the girl again on a PPP. Her dress is paper pieced, as is the tree and the rug, and I drew the flooring in. The ladder was also cut out and "pieced". Coloring was done with Copic markers. Patterned paper is from a K & Company mat pad from last year and card stock is Old Olive and Bravo Burgundy. The sentiment is accented with some teeny tiny brads. The ribbon is New Leaf from PTI and the button and twine is also PTI. This was a super fun card to make and I'm looking forward to using this set again!

My Favorite Things is shaking it up a bit. There's a new contest (with a serious prize!) starting up now. Check it out at the Member Company Forum at SCS.

And here are the October release deets:

October Releases:
On the Pier MINI (previously MFT Kit set) $9
A Balanced Holiday $15.95
Sweetie Pie Flopsey $9
In the Background $17.95
Garden of Joy $9
Santa Baby $17.95
Polar Love $9 (Not available for sale until 11/4. May be earned through promotion detailed below)

Product releases:
Santa’s Suit Baby Braddies Adornments: $5.95
25 teeny tiny black brads
25 teeny tiny white brads
25 teeny tiny red brads
25 teeny tiny silver brads

Candy Cane Kisses Ribbon Nest:
3 yards each of the following ribbons:
Black/White Saddle Stitch in 1”
White/Black Saddle Stitch in 3/8”
White Twill in 7/8”
Red Swiss Dot in 7/8”
Red Chiffon in 5/8”

One-click collection (stamp sets above): $78.85
(By purchasing the one click collection, you automatically qualify for this month’s Triple Scoop. Make sure you add it to your cart! Check out the Here’s the Scoop area on the MFT site)

If you are one of the first 50 customers to spend $75 or more from 10/7-10/9 (single purchase), you will automatically receive a FREE sample set of Polar Love ($9 value)! It will not be released for purchase until 11/4!

MFT October Kit – Thinking of Hoo?
Thinking of Hoo stamp set
Memory Box 6 X 6 paper pack
5 perfect paper panels in Cream
Metal Mix Adornments Teeny Tiny Brads (*25 silver *25 antique copper *25 brushed gold *25 pewter)
2 yards 1” brown saddle stitch ribbon
5 Scalloped note cards in Fossil (3.75” X 5”)
Download-able project sheet FREE
Your kit will include a special offer toward a future purchase!
Kit retail value: $28.75
Kit cost: $25

HTDT Tutorial:
Get creative with Perfect Packaging-Susan

First 50:
Memento Dew Drop Collection, week 15 color: Paris Dusk (plus special mentioned above)

Triple Scoop set of the month:
Here’s the Scoop
With the purchase of ANY 3 full sized sets ($15.95 and up), you will receive that month’s Triple Scoop Set for FREE! This special will run constantly on the MFT site! The Triple Scoop set will be changed out at each release! Make it a TRIPLE!

Thanks for stopping by for a look today!

~Recipe~ Stamps: A Balanced Holiday (My Favorite Things) Paper: Whisper White, Old Olive, Bravo Burgundy (SU!); Patterned paper (K & Company0; Perfect Paper Panels (MFT) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Accessories: Cuttlebug/Nestabilities dies; 3M foam squares, tiny red brads (craft store); ribbon, button, twine (PTI); Copic markers


  1. OMGosh, I can't believe you even cut out the LADDER! All that piecing looks fabulous, especially on the tree! Love your wood floor, too! And hey, that's exactly how you dress to do your Christmas decorating, right... high heels and all? :)

  2. Love this -- so fun! Your airbrushing is so soft looking!!!


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