Monday, November 12, 2018

MFT NOVEMBER RELEASE COUNTDOWN DAY 1

Hello and welcome back to the MFT November Release Countdown Day 1! All of the amazing new products will be available tomorrow, November 13th at 10AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog every day during the countdown to see the full reveal.


My card today features the fun and whimsical illustrations of Here Comes Santa Claus stamp set.


To begin, I Copic colored the stamped images from Here Comes Santa Claus stamp set. Please note, I removed the Santa Claus sitting in the sleigh by wiping off the ink before stamping. I filled in the missing lines with a Copic liner. After, I cut them out with the coordinating dies. 


The front panel was ink blended with Distress Oxides. For texture, I added splatters of water using a sprayer and white splatters Copic Opaque White. Once dried, I stamped the sentiment that's included in the stamp set.


The large "Happy Christmas" sentiment was die cut using the Happy Christmas Die-namics using the patterned paper from the Candy Land Paper Pack. To add dimension to the sentiment I adhered another layer of die-cut cardstock and glued the sentiment onto the front panel. 

To finish, I foam mounted the images and adhered the front panel to an A2 sized Red Hot Card Stock. 


Thank you so much for visiting me today! I hope you enjoyed my project. I'll see you again tomorrow for Release Day! 


Sunday, November 11, 2018

MFT NOVEMBER RELEASE COUNTDOWN DAY 2

Hello and welcome back to the MFT November Release Countdown Day 2! All of the amazing new products will be available Tuesday, November 13th at 10AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog every day during the countdown to see the full reveal.


My card today features the sweet Little Angels stamp set. 


To begin, I Copic colored the angel and the bird from the Little Angels stamp set and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I used a white gel pen to add details to her dress and glitter on her wings to make it sparkle.


The front panel was ink blended with Distress Oxides. After, I spritzed it with water using the mini sprayer to add texture. Once it dried, I stamped the snowflakes from the SY Warm & Feathered Hugs stamp set with the Sweet Tooth Pigment Ink. Then, I added splatters of Copic Opaque White ink.


The cloud in the card front was die-cut using a die from the Cloud Shaker Die-namics. I stamped the sentiment on there using Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink.

To finish, I adhered the colored images as shown.



Thank you so much for visiting me today! I hope you enjoyed my project. I'll see you again tomorrow for Countdown Day 1! 


Saturday, November 10, 2018

MFT NOVEMBER RELEASE COUNTDOWN DAY 3

Hello and welcome back to the MFT November Release Countdown Day 3! All of the amazing new products will be available Tuesday, November 13th at 10AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog every day during the countdown to see the full reveal.


My card today features the adorable Frosty Friends stamp set.


To begin, I Copic colored the snowmen from the Frosty Friends stamp set and cut them out with the coordinating dies. 


For the hills on the front panel, I used the Drifts and Hill stencil and Distress Oxide. The sky was ink blended with Distress Oxides as well. I added the snow using a white gel pen. Once the inks dried, I heat embossed the sentiment in white. 

To finish, I adhered the images as shown with double-sided tape. 

Thank you so much for visiting me today! I hope you enjoyed my project. I'll see you again tomorrow for Countdown Day 2! 

Friday, November 9, 2018

MFT NOVEMBER RELEASE COUNTDOWN DAY 4

Hello and welcome back to the MFT November Release Countdown Day 4! All of the amazing new products will be available Tuesday, November 13th at 10AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog every day during the countdown see the full reveal.


My card today features a really cute and fun BB Ready, Set, Snow stamp set. 


To begin, I Copic colored the images from the BB Ready, Set, Snow stamp set and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I applied glossy accents to their goggles to add some shine and dimension.



The A2 sized front panel was ink blended with Distress Oxides. I added white dots with a gel pen to create the stars for the night scene. I white heat embossed the sentiment from the same stamp set.


The hill panel was die-cut with a die from the Snow Drifts Die-namics. I lightly blended it with Dusty Concord Distress Oxide.

To finish, I foam mounted the hill panel to the front panel and added the colored images a shown.


Thank you so much for visiting me today! I hope you enjoyed my project. I'll see you again tomorrow for Countdown Day 3! 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

MFT NOVEMBER RELEASE COUNTDOWN DAY 5

Hello and welcome to the MFT November Release Countdown kickoff! All of the amazing new products will be available Tuesday, November 13th at 10AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog every day for the next five days to see the full reveal.


My card today features the sweet and so adorable Stacey Yacula's Warm and Feathered Hugs stamp set. 


To begin, I Copic colored the owl and stamped the two trees from the Warm and Feathered Hugs stamp set using the Milk Chocolate Hybrid Ink. I added details on the owls with a white gel pen and pencil. After, I cut them out with the coordinating dies.



For the A2 sized background kraft panel, I trimmed the Neenah Desert Storm 100lb and white heat embossed the snowflakes from the Warm and Feathered Hugs stamp set. I also added white dots with a white gel pen. 

The dome frame was die-cut with the largest die from the Stitched Dome Frames Die-namics. I die-cut the negative (inside piece) using a die from the Snow Drifts Die-namics to create the snowy hill. The inked panel inside the dome was blended with Distress Oxides and cut to fit under the frame.


To assemble the card, I adhered the inked dome panel to the kraft panel, then foam mounted the stitched frame and the hill panel on top. To finish, I adhered the images as shown. 


Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope I'll see you again tomorrow for Countdown Day 4! 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

MFT OCTOBER HITS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Hello and welcome to the MFT October Hits and Highlights challenge for the design team. 
This month we were asked to create a project with the theme of:

Merry and Bright
With the Christmas season approaching quickly, we’re bringing some merry and some bright to your computer today. We’ve challenged our designers to feature products that include “merry” in the name or to add some brightness to their projects with their favorite lights. You’ll surely be inspired to tackle your own holiday cards after checking out their creations!


My card today features the adorable Tweet Holidays stamp set. 


To begin, I Copic colored the stamped images from Tweet Holidays stamp set and cut them out with coordinating dies. 



The front panel was ink blended with Distress Oxides. I added splatters of water with a sprayer. After, I used a white gel pen to add snow on the panel and the images. Then, I heat embossed the sentiment from the Tweet Holidays stamp set. This is where you will find the word "Merry" for the Hits and Highlights challenge for this month. 


To finish, I foam mounted the images to the card front as shown. 

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!


Thursday, October 25, 2018

MFT - COLOR CHALLENGE #104

New MFT Color Challenge #104


My card inspired by the challenge:


To begin, I Copic colored the stamped images from Fall Friends stamp set to match the color challenge. After, I cut them out with the coordinating dies. 


The front panel was ink blended to match the color challenge as well using Orange Zest, Wild Wisteria, and Lavender Fields Premium Dye Inks. I added splatters of Lavender Fields to add some interest. After it dried, I stamped the sentiment from the Fall Friends stamp set. 


To build the card, I adhered an A2 sized patterned paper from the Petite Plaid Paper Pack. Then, I added a layer of trimmed Orange Zest Prestige Cardstock. On top of that, I adhered the ink blended front panel.  To finish, I foam mounted the images to the card front as shown. 




What would you create with this fun new color palette? Play along with us and enter for a chance to win a $50 Gift Voucher to the MFT Boutique. Visit the Card Challenges blog for more information.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Happy stamping!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

POD - MISTLETOE FARM

Hello friends! I'm stopping by to share a card I made using rubber stamps from Purple Onion Designs. The images I used today are part of a recently released sweetest Mistletoe Farm stamp collection illustrated by Stacey Yacula.


To begin, I stamped the A2 sized front panel using the Farm Horizon stamp and colored it with Copic markers. Using a white gel pen, I added snow to the sky and the images. I stamped the sentiment from Snowflake Grove Sentiment Set in red ink.



For the two adorable animals in the card front, I used Ella (Winter Lamb) and Curly (Winter Pig)


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I hope you enjoyed my project! 
Thank you so much for stopping by!!

Make sure to head on over to Purpleoniondesigns shop to check out the rest of the collection!

MFT - WEDNESDAY SKETCH CHALLENGE 408


This week's sketch challenge #408:

My card inspired by the sketch:


To begin, I Copic colored the adorable yeti from BB Beast Friends stamp set and cut him out with the coordinating die.


For the A2 sized front panel, I adhered the trimmed the patterned paper according to the sketch from the Candy Land Paper Pack. 

The sentiment is from the BB Beast Friends stamp set and I stamped it with the Blu Raspberry Premium Dye Ink that matches the patterned paper. After, I cut it out with a sentiment die from Blueprints 27.


To finish, I foam mounted the sentiment and the Yeti as shown. I also added three Sparkling Clear Snowflake Sequins according to the sketch.


It's a fun sketch! I hope you'll play along with us. Visit the Card Challenges blog for more information on the sketch challenge and for inspiration from the participating design team members.

Thank you for visiting me today! Happy stamping!!