Thursday, July 26, 2012

Buttons Galore and More and MFT Blog Hop

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Hi all and thanks for stopping by today!  MFT has teamed up with Buttons Galore and More to do a Blog Hop showcasing products from both companies!  To see the entire list of participating designers, please head to the MFT Blog.  You'll want to leave a comment on EACH designer's blog because there is $100 in prizes up for grabs.  MFT will be giving away 2, $25 Gift Certificates, and Buttons Galore & More will be giving away 2, $25 button assortments.  The deadline to comment is July 29th and the winners of all prizes will be announced on July 30th on the MFT and BG&M blogs, so check back to see if you've won!  (I'm crossing my fingers for you). 

I’m using Clearly Sentimental About Success for my card. The buttons are the coconut shell buttons and I thought perfect for a masculine card. And I think this one would be great for a young man going off to college or starting out on a career, don’t you? I’m also use an Antique Leaf Brad in the upper right corner for balance. The sentiment was stamped on a Die-namics Clearly Sentimental Label die cut. I created a little scene at the bottom with my Die-namics Skyline Border, Die-namics Solid Skyline, and my Die-namics Star Border. MFT card stock use is Whip Cream and Hot Fudge.

Here’s the inside with another sentiment from the set.

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Here are the Die-namics dies I’m using on this card:

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And that’s it! Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

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~Supplies~
Stamps:
Clearly Sentimental About Success (MFT)
Paper:
Hot Fudge, Whip Cream (MFT); Lost & Found - Breeze (MME)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa; Antique Linen Distress Ink (Ranger)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Die-namics Solid Skyline, Die-namics Skyline Border, Die-namics Star Border, Die-namics Clearly Sentimental Label (MFT); buttons, twine, brad, distressing tool

 

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58 comments:

  1. This card is lovely! And, just the sentiment I needed to hear tonight. :) Thanks for always making gorgeous and inspirational things!

    Luvs,
    Annie Rose

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  2. Victoria PollardJuly 26, 2012 at 1:58 AM

    wonderful card as always i just love that city scene die

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  3. Awesome sentiment!!! That is a good one for me to memorize! Beautiful card! Love the skyline die cuts and the beautiful buttons!

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  4. Great male card. Never think to use buttons on those. Thanks.

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  5. I liked the sentiments, buttons, and use of twine. I liked that you made a masculine card, and the colors worked well. Thank you for sharing!

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  6. I did want to mention that it took me a bit of looking to discover where to post a comment. and the typing was quite small. It is helpful to have the comment section below the posting on your blog as many others do.

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  7. beautiful card! love the papers and that skyline is awesome!

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  8. Love your project; the colors and how all the elements work together. Thanks for sharing all of your creative work.

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  9. YOU always amaze me with your cards~ Love this city one!!!

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  10. Love how you layered the dies and the buttons add a nice touch.

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  11. A perfect card for a young man!!

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  12. I love the sentiment on this card. It is so true. The skyline die is a favorite of mine. Love how your card came out. ksh

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  13. Love the mix of patterned paper on your card, beautiful!

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  14. Bar, I got those, too!! Love what you did with them!

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  15. Love the buttons and that cityscape die!

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  16. great card Barb...love the layout too!

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  17. Such a lovely card - cant decide what is better - buttons or dies :). TFS

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  18. This is so cute, I love how you used the buttons and the skyline

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  19. Great sentiments, beautiful colours and the buttons are pretty also! Thanks for sharing this!

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  20. Very cool card! Love that skyline!

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  21. Gorgeous card Barb, love how you used the buttons on this.

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  22. Gorgeous card! Love the colors and the quote. Skyline was a great touch.

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  23. Loving the layered skyline -wow! Your card is so perfectly masculine. :D

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  24. I love this card! The distressing and texture are absolutely perfect!!

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  25. Wonderful card! Great combination of patterns, love that skyline die and those great buttons!

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  26. Gorgeous as always! Love the neutral colors and sentiment -thanks for sharing!

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  27. Love it Barb -- really excellent use of the quotes with the skyline die-namic -- on of my faves!

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  28. How did you know that the message on the card is exactly what I needed to hear right now? Beautiful.

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  29. Your layering is perfect, great masculine card!!

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  30. That is one GORGEOUS project Barbara!

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  31. Stunning card Barbara, love the distressing and the layered sky line!

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  32. Very nice card! Thanks for the chance to win

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  33. Card is beautiful and those are my favorite buttons too.

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  34. Cute scenry card card you have created. I love howmasculine it is even with the buttons.

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  35. gorgeous card, lvoe the color, love the mix of buttons on it
    thanks for a chance to win

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  36. Love the distressed look of this card.

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  37. Fab card--love the papers, buttons, & dies.

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  38. Barbara this is a WONDERFUL card~ Masculine and so fresh!!!

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  39. Beautful as always love mft desigmers

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  40. This is just fabulous!! Love the sentiment on the front!!

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  41. Fabulous--I like the dies you used.

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  42. Love your card! Very creative how you used the two cityscape dies and I love the buttons you chose.

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  43. Awesome creation!!!Love, love, love :)

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  44. Love your card. The two different skylines are brillant.

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  45. very nice card.
    Barbara Bird
    MdStrwbery@aol.com
    MdStrwbery.blogspot.com

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  46. Lovely card. The papers you used are ideal for a masculine card.

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  47. I like the choice of colours on this one. Love the way you varied the textures by using many different mediums.

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  48. Ow what a amazing card is this ;o)

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  49. Coconut shell buttons! Who knew. Neat card.

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  50. Love the cityscape and what a great card.

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  51. I love skylines, this is gorgeous!
    The colors are lovely!

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  52. I am always looking for card ideas for the men in my life and this is perfect! thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

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  53. I love the delicate look of your card. The buttons are a great look! It is great to see all these creative ideas. Quite inspiring. Your list of supplies is very much appreciated...think I need those dies!

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Thank you for your kind comments--they make my day and I appreciate every one!

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