Tuesday, December 14, 2010

à la modes - Key To My Heart

Are you ready for another MFT à la modes? Today we have à la modes - Key To My Heart. Oh, I do love this set! Be sure to check out Kim's blog at 11:00am today to see what members of the Creative Team are previewing this set. Both à la modes sets will be fully released tonight (December 14th) at 10:00pm along with January's VIP set. Here's a few other things you need to know:
  • à la modes will be available only in rubber
  • Each set is produced in the USA using the highest quality rubber, with the deepest etch possible.
  • Each image and sentiment is backed on cling foam and scroll cut, making it ready for stamping right out of the bag!
  • Packaged in a clear hang bag, we've also provided the ideal storage solution by including a thick laminated header card in each set that can be used to store the stamp set, in its entirety, after purchase.
  • $10.95 for the 3 x 4" set.
Now, on to à la modes - Key To My Heart.


I thought anything this sweet deserved some sweet paper so I'm using Sweetness by Pink Paislee and Bubblegum card stock from MFT. I stamped the image on a Perfect Paper Panel with Memento Rich Cocoa ink and colored it with Copic markers--except the dress, which was paper pieced. And since this paper has such a vintage look, I added some crocheted lace, a die cut doily using the Decorative Doily Die-namics die, and some seam binding. I finished it off with a Hearts a Plenty Die-namics heart and a little brass key charm, a button, and some baker's twine.

Here's the inside. Another doily, more hearts, and a sweet sentiment, from the set.




And here are the Copic markers I used.

Thanks so very much for stopping by! Don't forget the VIP Hop and Shop tonight at 10:00pm, starting at Kim's blog.

~Supplies~
Stamps: à la modes - Key To My Heart (MFT)
Paper: Whip Cream, Bubblegum, Berrylicious (MFT); Sweetness 6 x 6 pack (Pink Paislee)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa; Antique Linen Distress Ink (Ranger)
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Decorative Doily and Hearts a Plenty Die-namics dies (MFT); Copic markers; key charm, crocheted lace, pop dots (craft store); baker's twine; button (PTI); seam binding; sewing machine

16 comments:

  1. Wow, those dies are awesome...they continue to come up with some wonderful shapes! Such a sweet image, too...and that polka dot paper--yummy!

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  2. Oh shes so cute! Love the inside too... great job!

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  3. she's so sweet, Bar. love the key charm,heart and button combo.

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  4. Oh my gosh! Barb! This is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Love what you did wht the heart, the button, the polka dot paper.........wowser!

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  5. OMG.....Barbara, this card is BEAUTIFUL and STUNNING...your coloring is amazing and I LOVE the papers you used with this image and now I am totally convinced I need those hearts!

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  6. Oh I love her dark brown hair Barbara! Lovely!

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  7. Love the heart, ribbon, button, key embellishment!

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  8. LOVE the paper pieced dress!!! This is gorgeous!!!!!

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  9. This is so pretty! Love a valentiines card in my fav color - blue!

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  10. She is SO pretty, Barbara! I just love her dress and your layered embellishments!

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  11. This is beautiful Barbara! You've colored her up perfectly and her polka dotted dress is FABULOUS! :D

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  12. Adorable! LOVE her pokey-dot dress and that pop of green from the seam binding!

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