Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Flowers & Foliage–MFT May Creative Construction With Blueprints Challenge

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Hello and welcome to the May edition of MFT’s Creative Construction With Blueprints Challenge! Flowers and leaves always add elegance and an inviting organic feel to your projects. Whether you build a bouquet of beautiful blooms or feature a single standout blossom, your recipient will be touched by your effort. Many of our Blueprints Die-namics feature floral accents and this month, our team has crafted a bevy of looks to inspire your next project.


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I’m using Blueprints 12 Die-namics for my flowers and foliage today. I created a bouquet of colorful flowers and leaves using Sour Apple card stock, In the Buff card stock, Orange Zest card stock, Grapesicle card stock, Pure Plum card stock, Cotton Candy card stock, Ripe Raspberry card stock, Wild Wisteria card stock, Lavender Fields card stock, Coral Crush card stock, Tangy Orange card stock, Peach Bellini card stock, Persimmon card stock, and Daffodil card stock.

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I used a Sweet Tooth card stock base, added some Black & White Basics Paper Pack and then stamped another piece of Sweet Tooth card stock with Distressed Patterns and Black Licorice dye ink. I cut the edge with Stitched Scallop Basic Edges Die-namics, popped it up on the base with foam mounting tape, and added a sentiment from Feel Better, stamped with Versamark on Black Licorice card stock and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder. Love all those pops of color on the black and white base!

And that’s all from me today! Thanks so much for stopping by—see you soon!


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~Supplies~
Stamps:
Feel Better, Distressed Patterns (MFT)
Ink:
Black Licorice dye ink, Versamark (MFT)
Paper:
Sweet Tooth card stock, Black Licorice card stock, Sour Apple card stock, In the Buff card stock, Orange Zest card stock, Grapesicle card stock, Pure Plum card stock, Cotton Candy card stock, Ripe Raspberry card stock, Wild Wisteria card stock, Lavender Fields card stock, Coral Crush card stock, Tangy Orange card stock, Peach Bellini card stock, Persimmon card stock, Daffodil card stock, Black & White Basics paper Pack (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Blueprints 12 Die-namics, Stitched Scallop Basic Edges Die-namics, foam mounting tape, white detail embossing powder, Embossing Magic, MISTI (MFT)

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Grateful for You–MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #333

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Hi, everyone, I'm back with this week's MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge! Are you ready? Here's this week's sketch. All of the details about the sketch challenge are available on the MFT Challenge & Inspiration blog as well as in the weekly newsletter. The MFT Design Team will be on hand to provide plenty of inspiration to get you started.

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This is an interesting sketch and I decided to treat it with a color blocking technique. I used Blueprints 18 Die-namics to cut the top piece from Blue Yonder card stock and the bottom from Grapesicle card stock then hand cut the two strips in between from Wild Wisteria card stock and Summer Splash card stock. I taped all the pieced together on the back then cut the whole thing out with Blueprints 20 Die-namics.

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Then I stamped the whole thing with Roses All Over Background and Versamark and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder then popped it up on a Sweet Tooth card stock base with foam mounting tape. I stamped the sentiment from Grateful for You on Black Licorice card stock then heat embossed with white detail embossing powder and adhered it to the card front on top of some curled up silver thread. Next I cut the die from Grateful for You from Sweet Tooth card stock several times, adhered them together, and adhered them to the card front, as well.

And there you have it! Remember, you can get all the details by visiting the MFT Challenge Blog. You have the chance to win a $20 in MFT voucher. One winner is chosen at random each week!
Thanks for stopping by! See you soon!


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~Supplies~
Stamps:
Grateful for You, Roses All Over Background (MFT)
Ink:
Versamark (MFT)
Paper:
Sweet Tooth card stock, Blue Yonder card stock, Wild Wisteria card stock, Summer Splash card stock, Grapesicle card stock, Black Licorice card stock (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Grateful for You, Blueprints 18 Die-namics, Blueprints 20 Die-namics, foam mounting tape, white detail embossing powder, Embossing Magic, MISTI (MFT)

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