Hi there and welcome to the June edition of MFT’s Birthday Project Challenge! While some surprises are less-than-welcome, a birthday surprise is definitely an exception. If the birthday boy or girl isn’t the surprise party type, crafting a card that features a peek-a-boo element is a perfect compromise. With a variety of Die-namics options — from flip-up windows to interactive wheels, you’re sure to come up with the perfect peek-a-boo design for this month’s Birthday Project challenge.
I hadn’t used Stitched Triple Peek-a-Book Window & Edge Die-namics in a while and I love it so it was good to get it out again! To begin this card, I stamped a Sweet Tooth card stock base with Happy Birthday Background, then cut the peek-a-boo element from more Sweet Tooth card stock and set it aside. I stamped SY It’s a Mice Time to Celebrate Stamp Set on No Line Coloring card stock with Extreme black hybrid ink, cut them out with the coordinating Die-namics, and colored them with Copic markers. It’s hard to see in my photo but IRL you can see I used Glossy Accents on the glasses and puffy paint on the hat pompoms.
Once all the coloring was done I decided how I wanted to arrange the mice and adhered them to the back of the peek-a-boo panel with foam tape, then added more foam tape and adhered the panel to the card base. I popped up the balloon image and heat embossed the sentiment on Black Licorice card stock cut with Essential Fishtail Sentiment Strips, also popped up on foam tape.
Now, it's your turn. You have until Wednesday, July 17th, at noon Eastern to add your link on the MFT Blog and be eligible for the prize of $50 in MFT Cash to be spent in the MFT boutique. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance!
And that’s it from me today! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!
Stamps: SY It’s a Mice Time to Celebrate, Happy Birthday Background
Die-namics: SY It’s a Mice Time to Celebrate, Stitched Triple Peek-a-Book Window & Edge, Essential Fishtail Sentiment Strips
Hybrid Ink: Extreme Black
MFT Card Stock/Specialty Papers: Sweet Tooth, Black Licorice, No Line Coloring
Supplies/Tools: foam mounting tape, Smart Grid Paper Pad, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, craft tweezers