Tuesday, May 8, 2012

MFT Creative Challenge!

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Hi everyone,

Our Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature, where we challenge our design team to explore their creative side using a specific theme, product or technique. This month, we're creating wreaths. Be sure to check the MFT Blog for a list of all the designers who have put their MFT stamps and/or Die-namics dies to work to create a wreath for you today!

Now I have to admit this month’s challenge scared me, I had never thought I would ever make a wreath other than a Christmas one. But of course I had to give it a go. My wreath is 6 inches (15cm) in diameter, this was the only size I could find when I went looking for a ring to make my wreath.

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The first thing I did to create my wreath was to wrap the foam base with Cappucino Twine.  I used the Die-namics Botanical Beauty to cut out the flowers from My Favorite Felt Bubblegum; My Favorite Felt English Rose and My Favorite Felt English Toffee felt. I then added the Die-namics Large Leafy Flourish using My Favorite Felt Sour Apple.

To finish off my wreath I added a hanger using Grosgrain Ribbon Bubblegum.

Die-namics: Botanical Beauty; Large Leafy Flourish – MFT Stamps
Other: Cappucino Twine; My Favorite Felt Bubblegum; My Favorite Felt English Rose; My Favorite Felt English Toffee; My Favorite Felt Sour Apple; Bubblegum Grosgrain Ribbon – MFT Stamps

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7 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh look how PRETTY!~

Lisa H. said...

fantastic, Frances! looove the twine!

wendy said...

this is so pretty Francis... ..love how you wrapped it with twine

Karen Giron said...

I love that twine and the flowers look amazing! Just beautiful!

Debbie Carriere said...

Beautiful!! Way to use up some of your twine stash!! And those flowers look gorgeous!

Queen Mary said...

Frances, I love how you used the larger flower -- and what patience you have with the bakers twine! I'm loving these wreath ideas!

Joanne (jojot) said...

this is a sweet little wreath