Monday, December 13, 2010

à la modes - Cheers

It's that time of the month again--à la modes time at MFT! We've got two ADORABLE sets for you this month--trust me, you're gonna LOVE them!! Today we're showing you à la modes - Cheers. 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 tomorrow night (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.
Soooooo, without further ado, here's à la modes - Cheers! I just LOVE black for New Year's Eve parties. And gold, of course ;-) So I dressed my girl as I'd love to be dressed, LOL. I colored the image with Copic markers and paper pieced her party dress. After I colored a second copy of the champagne flute I covered it with Glossy Accents, cut it out, and paper pieced it, too. It's hard to see in the picture, but I used the Faux Crochet Border Die-namics die on gold metallic paper for the horizontal element, then tied gold cord around and added a Rolled Flower Die-namics die flower and some punched out leaves. Oo-la-la!

And here's the inside, with another Faux Crochet Border.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I'll have the second à la modes card for your tomorrow, and don't forget the VIP Blog Hop and Shop starts at 10:00pm tomorrow night, also at Kim's blog.

Stamps: à la modes - Cheers (MFT)
Paper: Black Licorice, Perfect Paper Panel (MFT); gold metallic (SU!); Fine Linen (PTI); Simple Elegance Mat Stack (The Paper Studio)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Rolled Flower and Faux Crochet Die-namics dies; Petite Oval Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders); leaf punches (Martha Stewart); gold cord, flat back gold pearls, pop dots (craft store); Glossy Accents (Ranger); Copic markers; Prismacolor pencils, OMS, blending stumps


  1. She is fabulous!! LOVE the fancy papers you used, Bar!!! Great card!

  2. Wooow she's looking so stylish in black, gorgeous card Barb!

  3. What a cute card.. I especially like the colors you used ... very cute!

  4. looove that rolled flower. very elegant!

  5. Lovely card ... classy, elegant ... what a way to ring in the New Year! :)

  6. Black tie all the way! Gorgeous. And your champagne looks good enough to drink!

  7. Barbara, your work is so BEAUTIFUL and this card is just STUNNING!!! Love the papers you used!!!

  8. Love it! These papers are just gorgeous!

  9. She's delightful!!! Love the glossy champagne glass!!!

  10. Love how you did the cord behind the flower!

  11. OMG Barbara!! The cards keep getting better and better for this release! I love this!

  12. So very elegant! The gloss on the glass is perfect!

  13. LOVE the richness of the black and gold, and her gorgeous dress! And that glass of bubbly looks good enough to drink!


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