Wednesday, July 3, 2013

July Day 2 - Tropical Sensations

Thanks for stopping by for Day 2 of MFT's June Teasers! I have a scrapbook page to share today using the new Mona Pendleton's new stamp set, Tropical Sensations and the coordinating Die-namics, Tropical Sensations, along with a new MFT Stencil.  


I started with a piece of 12 x 12 yellow card stock and painted the center of the page with white paint. It tones the yellow down a little and I love the white washed effect. Once the point was dry I stitched to card stock to a piece of kraft card stock.

The next step was to used the Petal Pattern Stencil and light molding paste to create the pattern on the page. After the molding paste had dried I sponged on ink in Banana Split, Sour Apple, and Sno Cone, and highlighted here and there with Blu Raspberry and Gumdrop Green.


I used the High-Rise Alphabet Uppercase and Lowercase to spell out Napali using corrugated paper. The word Coast is created with the Typewriter Alphabet Stamp Set using Gumdrop Green Ink. "Enjoy the View" is from the LLD Document It - Expand Your View Stamp Set.


Here is a closer look at the stencil pattern. I love the effect and it is easy to do. Just pick up some molding paste at an art store and give it a try!

I added the flowers with  Tropical Sensations Stamp Set and the  Tropical Sensations Die-namics. I also cut some leaves from burlap to add a little more texture. (You can find my tutorial on working with burlap HERE.)


This sentiment is from the stamp set and cut out with one of the dies in the Mini Tabs Foursome Die-namics.
Here are the details about the upcoming release:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on July 9th from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum.
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on July 9th at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  •  Be sure to check in on the MFT Blog daily to see the new products as they are unveiled, and for your chance to win one of seven, $75 Gift Certificates.
Here are the products I used on my projects today. Links to the new products will go live on July 9th.


Thanks for stopping by! I will be back tomorrow with another teaser. Have a wonderful 4th of July!

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29 comments :

  1. FAb LO!! Love how you textured and then colored the texture along with the flowers and corrugated paper really enhances your photos ;)

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  2. Love the texture you have achieved with this new stencil.Great layout Melody!

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  3. The flowers are perfect on here Melody! A stunning page!

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  4. I've always enjoyed seeing your scrapbook pages, you never disappoint. This is beautiful- love the stencil, & I want to try it!!! Does it leave the page stiff, & will it fit into a scrapbook w/out problem, ie. does it every crack? I so love the look!!!

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  5. Glad to see that you take your scrapbooking seriously! I've let mine fall by the wayside :( This is very nice ;)

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  6. I love your beautiful texture and the soft sponging is gorgeous!!! Going to have to remember that!

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  7. Oh! Forgot to say! Gorgeous layout! Beautiful photos!!!!

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  8. This is just stunning, Melody! Makes me want to get busy scrapping!

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  9. Most beautiful page! Love the stencil with the paste and color. flowers give it the right amount detail without over the top your great pics are still the focus of the page. wonderful job!

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  10. WOW!!! What a GORGEOUS page you've created!! I love ALL the elements you added, but those colorful flowers are just to DIE for!! They are just TOO gorgeous!!! LOVE your layout, too!!!

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  11. wonderful layout - I am loving the way you are using these stencils Melody!!

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  12. Love how you sponged the stencil pattern! It really pops!

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  13. Great page! You're really getting good at this modeling paste mixed media affect Melody! Hopping over to the MFT blog to see the templates!

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  14. Gorgeous layout Melody! I love your textured / colorful background and the beautiful blooms! The green burlap leaves add a great touch!

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  15. Gorgeous layout. Love all the texture and details. Beautiful colors also. TFS

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  16. Beautiful layout, love the stencil effect

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  17. Love all the texture! Your pages are always so inspiring, M!!

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  18. Wow! Fabulous LO! Love all the textures. TFS

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  19. Amazing use of textures and color. I love the use of the paint to soften the tones.

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  20. Wow, A Lotta Love went into this Layout. This is Amazing. You are ubber talented my friend.

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  21. your layout is amazing - I love it.

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  22. Melody, your layout is wonderful. Love the dimensional media..

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  23. Look at you with your mixed media self. I LOVE it!!!!

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  24. Oh wow! Love the texture and the different colors and then how you added the flowers!

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  25. Wow, fantastic layout. I love, love the stencil, molding paste and ink on your page. Such great texture along with your stamped images, burlap leaves and the corrugated kraft paper. Thanks for sharing.

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  26. Damn, I wish I scrapbooked sometimes, if my pages looked like this anyway!

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