Monday, May 21, 2018

MFT Card Kit Countdown Day 2...

Welcome to day 2 of the May MFT Card Kit Countdown.  Are you like what you have seen so far?  The Painted Prints Kit is so beautiful!

Here is my card for today...

MFT May 2018 Card Kit

To create this card, I stamped one of the flower images to cover the whole card front.  Once I had it all stamped, I couldn't bring myself to cut into it.  I added a scalloped rectangle in vellum to the front.  I attached it by adding a little zig zag stitched to each side after heat embossing that beautiful sentiment to the front.

MFT May 2018 Card Kit

Everything you are seeing so far will be available on Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm CST.  So glad you stopped in today!



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Altenew May 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop

Hi friends!  I am thrilled to be joining the girls over at Altenew again this month for the May 2018 Release.  There are some amazing new stamps and dies that make my clean and simple card making heart very happy!  To check out the entire new May Release, click HERE.

Hang out with me for a few minutes and check out the projects I have for today, along with some details about the prizes from Altenew.  

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CARDS

There is a new floral set that totally made me smile.  It's called Bride to Be!

Altenew May 2018 Release

To create this card, I added a little bit of ink blending in the background for a slight blue haze.  Then I stamped and die cut the flowers and made a simple grouping using my Press N Seal trick.  (You can check out my video HERE.)  Last, I stamped the sentiment from the Best Mom set.  

Altenew May 2018 Release

This next card uses the Garden Silhouette stamp set along with the Fine Alphabet Dies...

Altenew May 2018 Release

To create this card, I stamped the images along the bottom of the card front.  I die cut a large rectangle in the card front so I could pop the center rectangle up on foam tape.  Last, I die cut the word Hello in white card stock and in fun foam so I could add it to the card with some dimension. Clean and simple!

Altenew May 2018 Release

This last card, uses some of the images from Garden Silhouette...

Altenew May 2018 Release

I kept this one simple and stamped the vase and flower on watercolor paper.  I added a little water to the vase and it gave it a really pretty effect.  I added a little shading with a comic along the bottom and then stamped the sentiment in black ink.

Altenew May 2018 Release

Here is the full May Release....


And here is the "i want it all" button...

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GIVEAWAY

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Friday, May 26th for a chance to win. 6 winners will be announced on the Altenew blogs on 5/27/2018.

**For another chance to win, leave a comment here on my blog and I will be giving away a $30 gift certificate here for one lucky commenter! :)

BLOG HOP

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So glad you stopped by today.  Thank you so much!  Hope you have a great day!


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Sunday, May 20, 2018

MFT Card Kit Countdown Day 1...

OH my word.  Are you ready for a fabulous new Kit from MFT?  Well you'll have to be patient for a couple days of the countdown but on Tuesday, May 22nd at 8pm CST this amazing kit will be available for purchase.  So for today....I have a sneak peak for you.

If you love quick and simple, or clean and simple or white space like I do, this kit works perfectly just for that!

MFT May 2018 Card Kit

To create this card, I stamped a row of flowers on the bottom of a card front panel.  This flower here is a 3 step flower and so very easy to line up.  Next, I stamped the sentiment along the bottom.  Because I stamped the flowers overlapping, it was super easy to fussy cut along the flower edges and create a border out of the panel.  I popped it up on foam tape onto a white card base so there would be some dimension in the card.  And done!  So simple!

MFT May 2018 Card Kit

Stop by the MFT Blog for a list of design team blogs to check out.  Stay tuned for Day 2 of the Card Kit tomorrow too, to see lots more!

Hope you have a great day!


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge....

There is a new sketch challenge over at the MFT Challenge Blog today.  I love this one because it works perfectly for a clean and simple card!

MFT Sketch  385

To create this card, I lined the card base with 2 stitched rectangles, one in white card stock and one in a striped pattern paper from the Sweet Celebration pack.  Next, I added a strip of Blu Raspberry along the side layered with a piece of vellum.  I popped that strip up on foam tape for some dimension.  Next, I die Happy Day from the Happy Birthday die and popped that up on fun foam.

MFT Sketch  385

Here is this week's sketch....

Head on over to the MFT Challenge Blog to play along!  Thanks so much for stopping in today!


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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

MFT and Friends...

Welcome to the May MFT and Friends post.  If you stop over to the MFT Blog you will see a list of places to stop and visit where you will see inspiration for the latest May release.

I have a card today using the new set called Martini Time....

MFT and Friends

I used the Gift Box Cover Up for a fun white background.  Next, I added in each glass in a different color with a little detail behind it.

MFT and Friends

I decided to add the sentiment into the inside...

MFT and Friends

Check out the MFT blog for more inspiration!  So glad you stopped in today.  Have a great day!

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