Tuesday, October 12, 2010

MFT's Greatest Hits - Who's That Girl

This week, MFT is celebrating Who's That Girl's greatest hits.  Head on over to the MFT blog after 11:00am this morning, and follow the links for a tour of some of the team's favorite Who's That Girl stamp sets from the past.  As part of the event, we are offering a SALE!  From October 12 through October 14, use the code WTG to save 15% on all in-stock Who's That Girl stamp sets.  (the newest WTG, Winter in the City is excluded from this promotion) 

I chose Santa Baby for my project. I'm always looking for new Christmas decor items and I thought this would be a fun and cute project. I found this frame at JoAnne's. It was $1.99 and I had a 50% coupon so it cost me $1.04 including tax! What a bargain! So I painted it with some red craft paint, distressed it with a sanding block and some Vintage Photograph Distress Ink to vintage it up a bit. Then I stamped the image on a Perfect Paper Panel, paper pieced much of it and Copic colored the rest. And added some Liquid Applique to Santa's beard and cuffs. Then I just put it together, much like a card, and put it in the frame. See those Bling 'Bet letters? So perfectly cut? I did them with my Cricut :) I used the Bling 'Bet Alpha Shadow file and then stamped the letters on the die cuts. If you've ever cut these letters out by hand, as I have, you'll really appreciate how fast and perfectly the cut files work. I popped them up on Pop Dots, tied on the sentiment, added some Snowflake Trio Die-namics die cuts and some buttons and it was done. I absolutely LOVE how this turned out and I expect to get lots of comments on it during the Christmas season. Other MFT products I used are Wild Cherry and Gumdrop Green card stock

Thanks so much for stopping by! I believe, don't you?

Stamps: Santa Baby, Bling 'Bet (MFT)
Paper: Wild Cherry, Gumdrop Green card stock, Perfect Paper Panel (MFT); Christmas Past 8 x 8 pad (Graphic 45); Fine Linen (PTI)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Antique Linen, Vintage Photograph Distress Inks (Ranger); Riding Hood Red (SU!)
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Snowflake Trio Die-namics dies (MFT); Tag Trio die (Spellbinders); buttons, twine (PTI); frame, craft paint, black flat back pearls, Pop Dots (craft store); Liquid Applique; silk ribbon (May Arts)


  1. Wonderful project!! I love the image and the way you used all the papers and color to make it so special!

  2. eek! This is a fantastic idea! LOVE this project!!

  3. WOW, WOW, WOW...this is incredibly gorgeous!

  4. This is so cute Barbara! I think I need to make one too!

  5. love this! it's sooooo cute and will be darling to set out at holiday time! love those frames and aren't those letter cut files the best! quick and easy!

  6. This is fabulous Bar! Love the papers and what a gorgeous piece of decor! Is it wrong that I want a cricut just to cut the letter files?

  7. This will be perfect for a little decoration! Love this idea. :)

  8. OK, it's JUST A FRAME... you had to go and make it a MILLION DOLLARS DIDNTCHA??? UGH! LOL

    LOVE all the little details Barbara!!! YOU DA BOMB!!!!

  9. Oh how fun this card is! Love that she's sitting on Santa's lap! :)

  10. Very festive frame Barbara! I really like the way you distressed it... and then the scene is snazzy! :)


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