Monday, May 13, 2013

MFT May Release Rewind


Hi, everyone! It’s time for this month’s Release Rewind! I love this feature since it gives the designers a great opportunity to use some products we might not have gotten around to using during the release. This almost always happens for me so I’m really excited about this chance to be creative with the amazing new MFT products that are available right HERE, right NOW in the MFT Boutique. To get all the details, be sure to stop by the MFT Blog.

I have a couple of cards for you today. The first one is using a new Pure Innocence set, PI – Make a Wish. Here’s a close up of the image. I colored her with Copic markers and paper pieced her dress. To add more dimension, I stamped, colored, and cut out another arm and adhered it on top of the dress.


I love to break a sentiment up and cut out each word—works so well in tight spaces where you might not be able to fit a long one.


And here’s the inside with another sweet sentiment from the set:


For my second card, I’m using a new Laina Lamb set – LLD Document It – Bingo.


I stamped the bingo image on Whip Cream card stock with Black Licorice ink, then went back and added the markers with rust-colored ink.


The sentiment was stamped on a Die-namics First Place Award Ribbon flag and attached to a Berrylicious button with twine.


And a winner of a sentiment is on the inside:


And that’s it! Thanks SO much for stopping by today!

Make a Wish Card:
Stamps: PI – Make a Wish (MFT)
Paper: Steel Gray card stock, Red Hot card stock, Sweet Tooth card stock (MFT); Neenah Classic Crest Cover, Solar White Smooth, 100lb; Quilting Bee (MME)
Ink: Black Licorice ink (MFT); Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories/tools: Vagabond; Steel Gray button (MFT); foam tape, baker’s twine, Copic markers, sewing machine

Bingo Card:
Stamps: LLD Document It – Bingo (MFT)
Paper: Whip Cream card stock, Steel Gray card stock (MFT); Swagger (Fancypants Designs)
Ink: Black Licorice ink (MFT); Cajun Craze (SU!); Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond; Die-namics LLD Insert It – 3 x 4 Insert, Die-namics First Place Award Ribbon, Berrylicious button (MFT); sewing machine, twine, foam tape



  1. These are both awesome cards Barbara!! I love them!!

  2. Love the PI card, Barbara! Her paper pieced dress is precious!!!


  3. Both cards are great....I especially love that first adorable!

  4. lovely card, love the colors on the first one and the paper piecing

  5. Barbara, both of these are wonderful. You are such an inspiration

  6. OH MY!!! My PI dandelion sweetie arrived on Friday just in time for Mother's Day!! WOO HOO!!! I LOVE every bit about your card & I am a huge fan of baker's twine, hemp, jute, etc... for wrapping the cards. Hope you don't mind, but I might just CASE the whole thing!!! :) :) :)

  7. OH!! Could you please let me know how you were able to add that Pinterest hover button over all of your posts???!! It's a WONDERFUL idea!!!

    Thanks so much!!!


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