Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Die-namics Feature

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Hi everyone,

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!

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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:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on October 16 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on October 16 at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • 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 October 16 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
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Today I have two cards to share with you. For my first I used the new Die-namics Peek-a-boo Squared to create a Christmas card.  I used designer paper to die cut the Peek-a-boo Squared Die-namics and then die cut the letters N O E L using the Die-namics High Rise Alphabet Upper Case. On the top corner of my card I added a bow using the Die-namics Beautiful Bows die. I used Kraft and Wild Cherry card stock for the letters and base of the card.

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For the inside of my card I used three of the circles that were left over when I cut out the Die-namics Peek-a-boo Squared. I also added a sentiment from the Seasonal Sentiments stamp set which is this months triple scoop stamp set.

Stamps: Seasonal Sentiments – MFT Stamps
Paper: Kraft; Wild Cherry – MFT Stamps; Green; Handmade Holiday DP – Simple Stories
Die-namics: Peek-a-Boo Squared; Beautiful Bows; High Rise Alphabet Upper Case – MFT Stamps
Other: Red Ink; Snowflake Button;  Twine; Foam Tape


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For my second card today I decided to create a Diamond Fold card showcasing the Die-namics Sunflower. If you don’t know how to create this style of card you can find a video I made some months back here.

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On the the centre panel of the card I used the Die-namics Sunflower and the Die-namics Medium Leafy Flourish . For the sentiment I used one of the sentiments from the Journal It Top Ten stamp set which is layered onto a tag from the Die-namics Accent It Flags and Tags set.

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And finally on the two end panels I added one of the flourishes from the Die-namics Framing Flourishes set.

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Stamps: Journal It Top Ten – MFT Stamps
Paper: White; Blue; Bluebell DP – My Mind’s Eye
Die-namics: Sunflower; Framing Flourishes; Accent It Flags & Tags; Medium Leafy Flourish – MFT Stamps
Other: Black Ink; Yellow Ink; Foam Tape


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26 comments:

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, these are both so cute but the sunflower card is so fabulous, love the colors and the great design!!!

Karen Giron said...

What a fun way to use the peekaboo die with the alphabet - love it's. And your sunflower is so stunning!

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Cindy Haffner said...

STUNNING Frances!~

Davi said...

Fabulous collection of cards,love that diamond fold!!!

Larissa Heskett said...

WOW!! I LOVE this BEAUTIFUL CARD!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Wow Frances! Both of your cards are so beautiful! Love the pretty paper bow on your Christmas card and beautiful sunflower!

Liz said...

So fabiluous

zehra said...

Lovely cards, love the embellishment on the bow, the diamond fold is awesome, thank u for the link to it

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the papers and that sunflower is stunning as a focal point.

Shari said...

Frances, wow both cards are great! I love the new bow die and love your little snowflake button you added to the bow - great job!

Hugs;
Shari

Casandra Bennett said...

Stunning cards!

Angie said...

Oh my!!!! I went to Barb's blog first and thought her "peek a boo" card was one of the prettiest using that die-namic then I come here and....yours is fabulous too!!! Wow! on your 2nd card!!!! GOOOORGEOUS!!!!!

scrappingnana said...

Wow, gorgeous cards. Love the Noel card and then scrolled down and saw the sunflower card and did a double WOW.

wendy said...

wow gorgeous cards, love the NOEL card ..and that diamond fold card is stunning

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! This is amazing!! LOVE your design Frances!

Kelly Braund said...

Love these! Fabulous!

Beate said...

Frances, both cards look wonderful!

Tracey said...

Your cards are amazing!!

BethieJ said...

Both cards are FABULOUS! LOVE that diamond fold!!
Have a GREAT day!

Flo said...

The noel card is great, there is that bow again. Now the sunflower card is spectacular.

Alina said...

gorgeous cards, Frances, lovely ideas!

carpediem said...

striking cards! your work is awesome! laura j

Golda said...

These are fantastic!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

these are gorgeous! LOVE the fold on your second card!

Silli said...

awww, wonderful dear Frances!!!!