Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy 2012 - MFT January Teasers, Day Four



 Welcome to Day Four of MFT's January Teasers! Today we're showing you At the Movies Die-namics and Stamp Set and Monogram Alphabet.

I decided to play around with Monogram Alphabet today. I have two cards, each very different in style. First up is a Happy New Year card. I stamped the letters for "happy" on some Mix & Match Banners Die-namics die cuts with black pigment ink and then heat embossed with black fine detail embossing powder. I cut out another shape banner and layered under the letters for a little contrast, then attached them to some silver cord and then to the card front, popped up on some foam. I cut the numbers from glitter paper with my By the Numbers Die-namics, also popped up on some foam.

My second card is a little more "vintag-y". Yep, that's a word ;-) I thought the letters would work well on a teacher card.


First, I cut out a piece of Kraft card stock with my Polka Dot Greetings Die-namics die, then I stamped the "a b c" with Versamark then over stamped that with a sentiment from Clearly Sentimental About Teaching. I added a Rolled Scallop Flower Die-namics flower with some Upsy Daisy Die-namics leaves, and used my Simply Scallops Die-namics die for my border.

Here's a close up of the sentiment panel.


And here's the inside with more Versamark letters and another sentiment from Clearly Sentimental About Teaching.


Here are the Die-namics dies I used for these cards:







Here are the details about the upcoming release on January 3rd at 10 PM EST:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 3rd from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can enjoy fun, games, and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 3rd at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.
  • If you'd like to see all the teasers for today, please click on over to the MFT Blog NOW.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on January 3rd just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Thanks so much for stopping by today! See you back tomorrow to see a teaser of another fabulous set!

~Supplies~
Card 1:
Stamps: Monogram Alphabet (MFT)
Paper: Whip Cream, Black Licorice, Razzledazzle; glitter paper; Meadowlark 6 x 6 (MME)
Ink: Basic Black Craft Ink (SU!)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond (Tim Holtz); Mix & Match Banners, By the Numbers Die-namics dies (MFT); bling, silver cord, black fine detail embossing powder, foam dots

Card 2:
Stamps: Monogram Alphabet, Clearly Sentimental About Teaching (MFT)
Paper: Fossil, Hot Fudge, Wild Cherry; Handsome Hunter (SU!); Off To School 6 x 6 (Fancy Pants)
Ink: Versamark; Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories/tools: Vagabond (Tim Holtz); Upsy Daisy, Rolled Scallop Flower, Simply Scallops, Polka Dot Greetings Die-namics dies (MFT); twine, foam dots

36 comments:

  1. What a beautiful New Years card...the colors are wonderful! The second card is great. Any teacher would be happy to receive that one!

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  2. your take on the monogram alphabet stamp is nice. Not what is typically thought of but I love this!

    XoXo,

    Katie

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  3. Very cute cards. Love that red flower and the sparkle of your first card!!!

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  4. happy 2012 to you too :) ... love how you used the monogram alphabet on the 2nd card

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  5. These are super! Love the colors on the second one, and the simplicity in the stamped letters of the third is really wonderful.

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  6. Oh wow! Love that letter background, such an amazing idea :)

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  7. Love that glitzy glossy new year's card!

    The teacher's card is just lovely! Love how you did the alphabet watermark stamping.

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  8. My jaw dropped when I saw your projects today Barbara!! Elegant and fabulous!!

    Hugs!!
    Meredith
    xo!

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  9. Great cards! Thank you to all our teachers out there ;)

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  10. of course the letters work for a teacher....that card is LOVELY, yes, LOVELY!!!

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  11. Oh WOW. I absolutely love how you used the alphabet as a background. LOVE it.

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  12. Love both cards, the 2012 really stands out, lovely. I truly fell in love with the teacher card, so pretty and a great idea for the letters.

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  13. these are beautiful! I really love the techniques on the teacher card. Happy New Year!! :)

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  14. Now these are my fav's so far for today. Wow!

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  15. I think I'm falling in love with your use of patterned paper and color. Wonderful project.

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  16. So beautiful! All of your cards! I heard that you are retiring! Congratulations dear friend!!! Now your time is yours!!! What an awesome feeling that must be!
    I wish you a happy, healthy, and wonderful New Year and 2012! {hugs}

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  17. Both terrific projects! Like the way you used the entire alphabet as background!

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  18. I really like both of these cards! The 2012 is so sparkly and pretty on the first one, and I love how you created that watermark paper on the second. Thanks!

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  19. love them BOTH! awesome alpha!

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  20. Love the New years card. It is so crisp and the glitter always impresses.

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  21. great new years card and the teacher one is just fab.

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  22. Gorgeous. The flourish on the first card reminded me of fireworks! Love the way you've used the letters on the second card too.

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  23. Adorable!!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  24. Both cards are fantastic - really love the teacher card!

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  25. Wow, what a great teacher card and the New Year 2012 also.

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  26. Love your 2012 card and the teacher cards are fabulous!

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  27. Oh my gosh the inside of the teacher card is fab! Great idea!

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  28. Both of these are spectacular!!! Lovethe flourish and embossed letters on the New Years card! That teacher card is perfection!!

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  29. Gorgeous!!! I love the one for the teacher!! What a wonderful sentiment!!! Your 2012 is so eye catching!!!

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  30. What a perfectly elegant card for a teacher - love it!

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  31. Two great cards. Love that border used on the first card. Great JOB!

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  32. WOWZERS Barbara!!! I SO love the bright slicky shiny letters of the New Year card and then to see the versamark ABC's over stamped in a great effect!!!!

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