Wednesday, February 29, 2012

MFT March Teasers Day 2

It's Day 2 of MFT February Teaser and we are sharing projects with three new stamp sets, Inspired by Birds, Inspired by Butterflies and Flopsey Goes Camping.

Be sure to leave comments as you look around for a chance to with some teaser prizes.  Each day  two prize vouchers are held by two members of our design team.  You’ll have all week to comment on each of the posts and all winners will be posted on Kim’s blog on Tuesday evening.

My image is one of the stamps in the Inspired by Birds Stamp Set. I colored the image with Copic Markers. The image is mounted on the Dainty Doily Die-namic. My matting under my Doily is cut with one of MFT'S new Die-namics STAX.

MFT is so excited to introduce you to Die-namics STAX; our new series of nesting dies.  With March brings the first in the series, Oval STAX, but know that this is only the beginning.  Oval STAX are designed to layer with our large Oval Doily Die-namics.  Each set contains 7 pieces, and at a retail price point of $26.95, is VERY competitive with other nesting dies currently on the market. I used one the dies in STAX 2 for this card.

My scallop border is cut with the Simply Scallop Medium Die-namics. I added stitching, twine, and a strip of corrugated paper.


On the inside I stamped another image and sentiment from the stamp set.






Here are the details about the upcoming release on March 6th at 10 PM EST:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on March 6th from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can enjoy fun, games, and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on March 6th at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.
  • 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 March 6th just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Thanks for stopping by! I will be back tomorrow with another March Teaser.

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Taylored Expressions March Sneak Peeks Day 3


March Release At a Glance
  • We have sneak peeks to share Monday through Wednesday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, March 1st at 8 am PST. You'll find it all in the Fresh out of the Oven Department at the Taylored Expressions Store.
  • Join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets, as well as a SPECIAL Facebook GIVEAWAY, on Wednesday night beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
  • Mystery Baker's Dozen Blog Giveaway: Each day, one lucky blog commenter will be chosen by random draw to win a $10 TE Gift Certificate.  Winners will be chosen from a different Baker's Dozen blog each day and will be announced on Taylor's blog on Release Day!  Be sure to hop around to see all the sneak peeks and leave comments on each and every blog for more chances to win. Limit one comment per blog per day, please.  Comments for the drawings close Wednesday 2/29 at 7pm PST.


I have two projects to share with you today. First up is a set of Spring tags made with the new Totally Tags Springa new set of tags that coordinate with the Totally Tags dies. The sentiments make this set great for all sorts of cards and treats for Easter and Spring!


To make my tags I am using the Take Note Frame 3 Die for the base of my tag, the Totally Tags die set, my Copic MakersWe R Memory Keepers Wide Eyelets in Pinkand papers from My Minds Eye Dwell.   



On this tag I added glitter to two of the eggs and Viva Paper Pen in Light Carmine Red.


This tag is layered on the Layering Die Small and I added glitter and rhinestones.


On this tag I paper pieced the background, added buttons, and glitter to the bunny' ears.


And here more glitter and rhinestones.



Next up is Grace a la Carte There are three more Words to add to the a la carte collection, Grace, Hope, and Faith!  These coordinate with the new Faith in Bloom set.





I stamped "grace" in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored with my Copic makers. My scallops are cut with the  Medium Scallop Border Die. My papers are My Mind's Eye Miss Caroline Dolled Up and the twine is Beetle Black Doodle Twine.



The sentiment is from the new Faith In Bloom Stamp set. I also added a swirl of pink pearls.



Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to stop by all the designers blogs today for lots more inspiration!  I will be back tomorrow for release day with another project!



Tuesday, February 28, 2012

MFT March Teasers Day 1

Hi Everyone and welcome to Day 1 of MFT'S February Release Teasers! I have a new Who's That Girl, Puddle Jumper, and a fun, new Die-namics Die to share with you today. 



She is colored with Copics and her jacket and skirt are paper pieced. My papers are from My Minds Eye Miss Caroline Dilly Dally. 


I am using the new Photo Corners Die-namics. I am excited about this die. There are six different corners in the set! The sentiment is stamped on one of the Mini Tabs Foursome Die-namics


I am small brads to the buttons on her coat. She is mounted on the Dainty Doily Die-namic. I added Bakers Twine in Charcoal


On the inside I added the corners and another sentiment from the stamp set.



Here are the details about the upcoming release on March 6th at 10 PM EST:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on March 6th from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can enjoy fun, games, and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on March 6th at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.
  • 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 March 6th just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Thanks for stopping by! I will be back tomorrow with another March Teaser.




Taylored Expressions March Sneak Peeks Day 2



March Release At a Glance
  • We have sneak peeks to share Monday through Wednesday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, March 1st at 8 am PST. You'll find it all in the Fresh out of the Oven Department at the Taylored Expressions Store.
  • Join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets, as well as a SPECIAL Facebook GIVEAWAY, on Wednesday night beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
  • Mystery Baker's Dozen Blog Giveaway: Each day, one lucky blog commenter will be chosen by random draw to win a $10 TE Gift Certificate.  Winners will be chosen from a different Baker's Dozen blog each day and will be announced on Taylor's blog on Release Day!  Be sure to hop around to see all the sneak peeks and leave comments on each and every blog for more chances to win. Limit one comment per blog per day, please.  Comments for the drawings close Wednesday 2/29 at 7pm PST.



Today I am sharing a peek at Spring Tulips! Spring Tulips is a beautiful Petite set for all occasions. The  sentiments that make it perfect for birthdays, thank you, and sympathy cards. 


I stamped the image in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored with Copics. I added a little glitter pen to my vase.


The image is layered on the Layering Doily Large. My papers are from My Mind's Eye 6x6 Pad - Miss Caroline Howdy Doody. My bottom border is cut with Medium Scallop Border Die. I also added button tied with twine.



I finished off the inside with the scraps on my desk and another image and sentiment for the stamp set.



Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to stop by all the designers blogs today for lots more inspiration!  I will be back tomorrow with another sneak peek!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Taylored Expression March Sneak Peeks Day 1


March Release At a Glance
  • We have sneak peeks to share Monday through Wednesday.  All of the new products will be available for purchase on Thursday, March 1st at 8 am PST. You'll find it all in the Fresh out of the Oven Department at the Taylored Expressions Store.
  • Join us as a fan on Facebook for an early peek at the stamp sets, as well as a SPECIAL Facebook GIVEAWAY, on Wednesday night beginning at approximately 6 pm PST.
  • Mystery Baker's Dozen Blog Giveaway: Each day, one lucky blog commenter will be chosen by random draw to win a $10 TE Gift Certificate.  Winners will be chosen from a different Baker's Dozen blog each day and will be announced on Taylor's blog on Release Day!  Be sure to hop around to see all the sneak peeks and leave comments on each and every blog for more chances to win. Limit one comment per blog per day, please.  Comments for the drawings close Wednesday 2/29 at 7pm PST.


My card today uses Doug Applegate's Adorable Abodes #3, Spring Cottage.  The stamp set includes a sweet little cottage with a wishing well and bunnies celebrates Springtime and the new beginnings of a new home!

I stamped in the house in Memento Rich Cocoa Ink and paper pieced the roof. My papers are from My Minds Eye, On the Bright side One. I used the new Jumbo Flower Border and added pearls to the center of each Flower. 


The fence is cut with the Picket Fence Die and I used the Cloud Duo Die for my clouds. I added an sentiment from the stamp set. I also added Ladybug Doodle Twine.


On the inside I added another sentiment from the set and stamped the wishing well.





Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to stop by all the designers blogs today for lots more inspiration!  I will be back tomorrow with another sneak peek!
  

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

MFTWSC60 Congratulations

Hi all and thanks for stopping by today. It's week 60 of our MFT'S WSC Getting Sketchy. We have another fabulous sketch for you this week!


For my take on the sketch challenge I am using the Contempo Cage Die-namics and Stamp Set.  I used the die to create my bird cage and added a bird from Websters Pages. My papers are also from Websters Pages, Sunday Picnic. 


I used one of the dies in the Mini Foursome Die-namics to stamp my sentiment on. 


On the inside I stamped a sentiment and bird from the stamp set. 




You can get all the details by visiting the MFT Blog and the MFT forum on SCS (look for the most recent WSC thread).  You'll need to upload your card in the SCS gallery using the keyword shown on the sketch, MFTWSC60. You will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money. One winner is chosen at random each week!

Hope you have a chance to play along!

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