Tuesday, September 13, 2011

MFT September Creative Challenge

Welcome to MFT’s September Design Team Creative Challenge! This month’s challenge was to NOT color. To see what the other designers came up with, be sure to visit the MFT Blog for the complete list of those participating.

EEK! This was a hard one for me. While I love to stamp images INSIDE a card and leave them uncolored, I’d never tried it on the OUTSIDE. But…Flopsey to the rescue!!

I’m using Sweetie Pie Flopsey and stamped him on Fossil card stock. I couldn’t resist making his chef’s hat white (well, OFF white), but it’s paper pieced, not colored, and set at a rather rakish angle, don't you think? That’s allowed, right? ;-) And I decided he had baked a pumpkin pie, so made this a fall themed card and popped him up on a Open Scalloped Doily Die-naimcs die cut. I used the Bless You sentiment from PI - Li'l Pumpkin and stamped it on two sections of the Mini Ticket Strip Border Die-Namics die. 

Thanks SO much for stopping by!

Stamps: Sweetie Pie Flopsey, PI - Li'l Pumpkin (MFT)
Paper: Fossil (MFT); Harvest Gathering Mat Stack (DCWV)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories/tools: Vagabond (Tim Holtz); Open Scalloped Doily and Mini Ticket Strip Border Die-namics (MFT); twine, button, Dew Drops


  1. Flopsey is perfect for this! Love the fall colors.

  2. Your au natural, non-colored Flopsey looks good! It is so hard to not color images and to think of ways to otherwise bring color. :)

  3. Hey, you didn't colour the hat so that counts! So darling Bar!

  4. sweet as pie! yeah, couldn't resist. looove it, though.

  5. So sweet Bar! Flopsey is adorable " au naturel"!

  6. I LOVE his little chef hat Bar! This is DARLING!!!

  7. hehe love what you did for this challenge Barb... gotta love that flopsey :)

  8. Perfect image for this challenge Barbara...love flopsey for this! Too cute!

  9. Flopsey was a perfect choice (colouring all that fur scares me!) love this!

  10. Ha! I was thinking the same thing as I made my card. I thought my outside looked like an inside. lol. Flopsey is adorable uncolored though! Perfect choice, Barbara!

  11. Oh, I love how you used the little tags! So cute!


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