Monday, June 09, 2014

Need a Hug?–MFT June Release Countdown, Day Two


Hey, there! I’m back today with Day Two of MFT’s June Release Countdown! Today we’re previewing PI Sending Big Hugs Die-namics, PI Sending Big Hugs Stamp Set, Joy Ride Die-namics, and LLD Accent It - Days of the Week Die-namics. Remember release is tomorrow night, June 10th, at 10pm. Be sure to check by the MFT Blog today for all of today’s details.


Boy, am I happy and I suspect you all will be, too! Did you notice that this Pure Innocence stamp set has a coordinating Die-namics die?!! How stinkin’ AWESOME is this??!! No need to fussy cut this girlie!! Can I get a WOOT!!?  

My card started with a Sweet Tooth card stock base, to which I added a strip of Sweet Tooth card stock stamped with Gingham Background and Wild Cherry ink. I love to stamp up a sheet and use bits and pieced of it in my designs. One of these days I’m going to sit down and stamp up all kind of background combinations ‘cause I love to just reach into my stash and pull out something to use.

Anyway, Then I trimmed down another piece of Sweet Tooth card stock and stenciled it all over with Large Polka Dots Stencil and Versamark, then heat embossed with white embossing powder. It gives just a subtle pattern that’s perfect when you don’t want too much interfering with your focal image. Then I added some new Pierced Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics cut from Steel Gray card stock, Wild Cherry card stock, and some Sweet Tooth card stock stamped with Striped Backgrounds and Steel Gray ink from my stash. I stitched across the top of them and popped up the panel on the card base with foam tape. Then I cut the PI Sending Big Hugs Die-namics from X-Press It Blending Card, stamped PI Sending Big Hugs with Black Licorice Hybrid ink and colored her with Copic markers. All I had to do then was pop her up on foam. Easy peasy! The sentiment was stamped on Steel Gray card stock with Sweet Tooth Pigment Ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder, then popped up on foam, as well.

Another sentiment from the set was stamped on the inside.


And that’s it! Thanks so much for stopping by today! See you back tomorrow for the last June Release Countdown!

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Stamps: PI Sending Big Hugs, Gingham Background,
Striped Backgrounds (MFT)
Black Licorice ink, Wild Cherry ink, Sweet Tooth pigment ink (MFT); Versamark
Sweet Tooth card stock, Steel Gray card stock, Wild Cherry card stock, X-Press It Blending Card (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond; PI Sending Big Hugs Die-namics, Pierced Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics
, Large Polka Dots Stencil (MFT); foam tape, white embossing powder, Copic markers

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  1. Just looking at that image makes me feel hugged. Great card.

  2. what a fun card, i like how you used the gingham. thats a definite must have stamp for the layout too.thank you for sharing your creativity with us.

  3. Oh, happy day! I have longed for PI dies! Love your card!

  4. Love how you used the gingham and the fishtails!! Great card!!!

  5. Wow PI dies...what a great idea! Just think your card is great and the touch of gingham makes it even sweeter!

  6. Such a cute card! Love the gingham!

  7. fantastic card, so simple and so beatuiful!

  8. The gingham background stamp looks like so much fun!

  9. This is adorable, love the added tags on the corner!

  10. This is so cute...and your coloring is fabulous! You should enter this in our Paper Players color challenge this works perfectly!

  11. So sweet! Love the stamped edge too!!!

  12. Such a darling fresh and alive!

  13. I love this stamp/die! Your card is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

  14. The card just makes me feel better. Great job!

  15. I like the Gingham Background showing along the edge.

  16. Adorable and fabulously colored! Love the stenciled background polka dot white embossed!

  17. I really like how you mixed the gingham and the dots. Your background is fabulous. I also love that little PI girl. I am stoked about matching dies!! Great card!!

  18. Love the colors
    Always amazing cards

  19. How sweet!! Love this adorable card!!


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