Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Die-namic Feature

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Now that we've teased and tempted you all week long, it's almost time for you to shop for your favorite Brand Spankin' New products from MFT.

But first... it's time for our Die-namics Feature and Pre-Release Pep Rally!


Our Design Team has been busy creating jaw-dropping and inspiring projects for you, and we've saved the best for last.

We've taken an in-depth look at this month's Die-namics, while re-visiting the amazing sets being released tonight at 10 PM EST RIGHT HERE in the MFT Boutique.

And while we are at it, how about we make your life even easier with a "cheat sheet" of all that's new?  Head over to the MFT Blog to print out a shopping list.

Here are the details about the upcoming release on April 3rd at 10 PM EST:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on April 3rd 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 April 3rd at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • You have just a few more hours to submit your entry for this month's guest designer contest.  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 designers' posts 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 April 3rd just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

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I have a couple of projects to share with you today using the Die-namics Let’s Toast set.

For my first card I used the bottle tag included in the die set and combined it with the à la modes An Apple for Teacher stamp set to create a thank you gift for a teacher.

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The tag in this set can be used for all sorts of gift ideas that involve a bottle. For my teacher gift, I filled a bottle with jelly babies. I thought these could represent the children in the class and the teacher can either eat them herself or share. But you could fill a bottle with things like bath salts, chocolate, home made sauces etc and decorate the tag.

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For my second project I used the Let’s Toast Die-namics and Stamp set to create a tag for a wine bottle to give as a gift to a hostess.

I used the Die-namics Circle Stax 1 die and the Die-namics Open Scallop Doily DUO for my sentiment. I also added a couple of wine glasses using  Fossil Cardstock. The border at the bottom of the tag was created using the Die-namics Chevron Stripes die, I have layered the thin green chevron over the wide fossil chevron.

Stamps: à la modes An Apple for Teacher; Let’s Toast – MFT Stamps
Paper: White; Black; Fossil; Tangy Orange; Gumdrop Green; Wild Cherry – MFT Stamps
Die-namics: Let’s Toast; Circle Stax 1; Open Scallop Doily Duo; Chevron Stripes – MFT Stamps
Other: Black Ink; Foam Tape; Copics


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  1. Your bottle tags are lovely! I'm loving this release!

  2. Love your tag and card. I love the chevron dies and must have them! You always make such pretty creations! I enjoy your blog so much!

  3. These are so cute, what a great idea

  4. Fab projects, love all the new dies!

  5. I love that teacher gift Frances!! Just fabulous!!

    Crafty Hugs!

  6. another die that can be used in so many creative ways. Love the teacher bottle for sure. ksh

  7. both bottle tags are wonderful! Great job!

  8. both bottle tags are wonderful! Great job!

  9. Thanks for showing the gift tag combined with the ALM teacher stamp... that really opened my eyes to a whole new range of uses for that already versatile Die-namic & Stamp set! :)

  10. P.S.: Until then, I had only thought of using it on bottles of liquor or wine... not candy, like you demonstrated, or anything else non-alchoholic. ;)

  11. all the new dies are so amazing...love the bottle tag...great inspiration Frances!

  12. love both tafs, gorgeous the one with chevron stripes is beautiful

  13. Love these tags! great job!

    jonder at frontier dot com

  14. Fabulous FRances, LOOOOOVE your coloring!

  15. Great idea Frances well done Hugs Elaine

  16. great tags -- love that chevron!

  17. fabulous idea!! love them both!

  18. I LOVE your bottle tags! So cute!

  19. LOVE the FUN design!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  20. Great gift tags! These really make the gifts special!

  21. These are awesome Frances! LOVE this á la mode on the tag!!!

  22. Oooo...love both of these tags!! I like the first one as a cute little teacher's gift!

  23. really fun thanks for the inspiration

  24. These are both awesome! Love the colors of the second tag and all of those chevrons!


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