Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Inspired by the Front Porch

Thanks for stopping by for the second day of MFT's August Teasers. Today I am sharing a project I made with the new stamp set, Inspired by the Front Porch

As much as I enjoy summer and enjoying the outdoors with my family I would have to say that fall is my favorite season. I used the new stamp set to create my first piece of fall decor.


I stamped the image in brown ink and the lightly colored with my Copic Markers. I cut the image out with my Square STAX Die-namics.

I used the Square STAX Die-namics to cut out small squares to created the quilt effect. Then I added machine stitching with a heavy thread.


I used the Fishtail STAX Die-namics to cut out my sentiment. I ran the sentiment through my Big Shot twice so the ends matched. I added a birdhouse from Prima and a MFT Button in Tangy Orange.



Here are the details about the upcoming release: 
  • You can attend the New Release Party on August 7 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on August 7 at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you'd like to see all the teasers for today, please click on over to the MFT Blog NOW.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on August 7 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

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45 comments :

  1. I love this Meloday! Beautifully done.

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  2. OHHHHH MYYYYY GOSH!!!! That is beautiful!

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  3. This is gorgeous! You are totally putting me in the perfect Autumn mood. Nice job! :)

    Luvs,
    Annie Rose

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  4. so beautiful, what a fab new stamp!

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  5. This is so beautiful Melody.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  6. OMG, this is stunning, love the colors, the coloring, quilting, all of it, beautiful

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  7. Everything about this says home!! Comfort ~~~

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  8. This is a beautiful project - I wish I could be right there. I especially love the quilted background and all your stitching.

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  9. Holy smokes, Melody. This is stunning! I love the block background. And your coloring! And that tiny birdhouse...totally adorable!

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  10. This is TOTALLY FABULOUS! I just love what you've done here, Mel! This has some serious inspiration power!

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  11. WOWZERS, how gorgeous is this Melody! ...would love to have that to hang on my wall...it is amazing ...work of ART

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  12. This is beautiful! Love the image colored.

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  13. Oh wow!!! This is just stunning!!! I am so pressed for time this week that I am having a hard time checking out all the MFT blogs but I am so glad I took a little time because yours is STUNNING!!!!!!!

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  14. Whoa!!! I'll take one, please! I so love this!!!

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  15. Wow! I'll have to pick up my chin from the floor now...absolutely gorgeous!

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  16. Wow! This is so gorgeous! I love how you made a quilt for the background and your coloring really makes the image pop. Stunning!

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  17. What a great frame love it.
    Love all the detail
    Very cozy warm feel.

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  18. Wow! This is gorgeous. Love your coloring on the image.

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  19. WOWZERS!!!! This is a BEAUTIFUL project!! I, too, LOVE the fall and all the gorgeous colors! You did an amazing job getting all those colors in here, and those quilt squares are so perfect for this image!!

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  20. OMG! What a STUNNING framed picture. I love the quilted background and the way that the image is colored. Perfect for any home.

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  21. I would love this hanging in my house. Love the quilt effect.

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  22. :thud: I NEEEEED that stamp! So pretty! You made such a great card!

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  23. Wow, I love how you colored that front porch! FABULOUS!

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  24. Melody, Oh my goodness this is just AMAZING! So so so smart of you to make this image into a BEAUTIFUL decorative frame! Holycow this is wonderful!!! This is the first post I saw this image coloured and I now LOVE it, thank you for your talented inspiration!

    Big Hugs;
    Shari

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  25. So pretty! Who wouldn't want to be greeted by this?

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  26. This is simply beautiful, Melody! You have done a spectacular job coloring up this wonderful image! :D

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  27. This is absolutely spectacular. WOW!!!

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  28. Wow what an awesome framed pc. of art!

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  29. What a gorgeous project. Love all the details.

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  30. WOW!! This is stunning. The colors and image are gorgeous. I love every little detail. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  31. I LOVE this - what fabulous work with all the stitching and I adore the way you colored this image.

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  32. Oh my, what a fabulous background for the image. This is truly worth framing!

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  33. I love this card, the papers, the stitching, and how you colored the image. Very nice.

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  34. what a master piece

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  35. MELODY!!! This is brilliant!!!

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  36. This is STUNNING Melody! LOVE the quilted look!!!

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  37. Wowzers Melody!!! This is exquisite!!!!

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