Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Celebrate In Color–MFT February Release Countdown, Day One


Hello and welcome to the final day of MFT February Release Countdown! Release is tonight at 10pm so set your clocks! Get all the details at the MFT Blog. Today we’re previewing Large Desert Bouquet Stamp Set, Large Desert Bouquet Die-namics, Desert Bouquet Die-namics, Rainbow of Happiness Stamp Set, Color the Rainbow Die-namics - Free with $60, and Stitched Rainbow Die-namics.

If you are a fan of Desert Bouquet stamp set you are going to be very happy today :) Not only is MFT releasing Desert Bouquet Die-namics to go with the already released set, but now we have a choice of size--Large Desert Bouquet and Large Desert Bouquet Die-namics. Woohoo!! I love a choice—and sometimes you might want to use them together—I know I will.

My card today uses only Large Desert Bouquet and Large Desert Bouquet Die-namics, set into and onto a square frame made with Inside & Out Stitched Square STAX Die-namics. Now you can make lots of different sizes of frames :)

I started with a 4 1/4” square card base cut from Sweet Tooth card stock. Then I stamped flowers from Large Desert Bouquet on the card front, masking where needed. Then I cut out a frame with Inside & Out Stitched Square STAX Die-namics, replaced the inner square and popping up the “frame” on foam mounting tape.


The stamped images provided a base for the flowers cut with
Large Desert Bouquet Die-namics and stamped with the same colors—some of the original images are peeking out from under the die cut images, giving it a fuller look. The sentiment is from Rainbow of Happiness, stamped with Black Licorice dye ink.

And that’s it for MFT’s February Release Countdown! See you tonight for New Product Launch!!


Large Desert Bouquet, Rainbow of Happiness (MFT)
Sour Apple dye ink, Jellybean Green dye ink, Wild Wisteria dye ink , Daffodil dye ink, Poppy dye ink, Coral Crush dye ink, Black Licorice dye ink (MFT)
Sweet Tooth card stock, Sour Apple card stock (MFT)Accessories/tools: Vagabond; Large Desert Bouquet Die-namics, Inside & Out Stitched Square STAX Die-namics, Wild Greenery Die-namics, foam mounting tape (MFT)



  1. Sure wish this was a class project because I'm trying to figure out how you stamped and cut and layered everything! So gorgeous!!

  2. Gorgeous card from a gorgeous stamp set. Love the cheery colors!

  3. Beautiful colorful card! (Love the design).

  4. Love this card, it is so simple but yet powerful at the same time to me. Great job!!

  5. Beautiful card! Lovely colors! tfs xx

  6. Very pretty. Looks like spring has sprung!

  7. Great project! This would be great in an easel for home decor too.

  8. Beautiful flowers popping out of the window!

  9. Hi Barb. You've made your usual beautiful and fun cards during the entire countdown and as always, have provided me with some great inspiration. I love your great new blog design you did too!

  10. Very pretty card...love all that color!

  11. Love the design of the flowers around the frame:)

  12. I love the design of your card and the very pretty flowers on it. Thanks for sharing with us.

  13. I love your card is so pretty!!!

  14. The bright flower colors feel so warming on this cold winter day. Beautiful card from beautiful stamp and die sets.

  15. Barbara, no one does die cut & stamped flowers like you! The new releases are perfect for you!

  16. Beautiful! I love the square frame and the way you arranged your flowers. This is a super fantastic card and I want to make one!


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