Monday, June 1, 2009

Let’s Picnic!


Today is the start of the MFTeasers …. MFT Stamps will have 3 new stamps to release after the release party this Wednesday 3rd June.

For my first project today I have a card using the new "who’s that girl” set for this month which is called “Let’s Picnic”.

I paper pieced the dress and the picnic blanket. Each of the food items are individual stamps which I stamped and cut out and then attached to the picnic blanket … I love how they are all individual as this gives you more options. Of course you can’t have a picnic without ants ….. right! so I stamped the ants at the bottom of the picnic blanket.


For my second project I decided to decorate a tin using this set … the colors and paper piecing are similar to the card I created using this set which I featured on Sunday.

mft-picnic-tin1-wm Here is another view of the outside of my tin. I used designer paper to wrap around the bottom of my tin and grosgrain ribbon to go around the edge of the lid … I also added a bow.

mft-picnic-tin2-wmAnd now for what’s inside my tin …. you can’t have a picnic without ants right!!!!!!!! Just wouldn’t be the same *giggle*. Anyway I remembered buying these plastic ants many years ago so I figured it would be fun to use them in my tin. Now this tin would be a great addition to the picnic hamper cause if you discover there are no ants where you go picnicking you at least have your own you can use hehehehehe!

Would you like the chance to win this month’s “One-Click Collection” of stamp sets that will be released this Wednesday 3rd June. Head on over to the MFT Member forum to find out details on the new MFT “One-Click Contest”, some lucky person will be a winner!

Don’t forget that the My Favorite Things release party will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd from 8-10 PM EST over on the MFT Member Forums.


Stamps: Let’s Picnic – MFT Stamps

Paper: White; Black; Riding Hood Red & Bella Rosa DP – SU

Other: Black Ink; Red Grosgrain Ribbon; Plastic Ants; Tin; Copics


Cindy Haffner said...

Oh fun Frances I love your projects, rock on!!!

Vicki G said...

This is Adorable!

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

Omigosh, are these ever cute! I love all the paper piecing you did and all the cutting out of the food images. And that tin is such a hoot with the ants inside! You are just too good, girl!

Amber (bambi64) said...

Love the colors you used, Frances! Sweet card.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Love this little tin filled with ants Frances!! hmmmm....and people think you're so sweet!! Some of us know better...bwahahahahaha

Melissa said...

Simply fabulous!

Many Blessings,