Saturday, May 1, 2010

MFTeasers – Day 1

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Hi everyone,

It’s that time again when then MFT Stamps designs team begins showing our MFTeasers in preparation of the new stamps which will be released by MFT Stamps this coming Wednesday 5th May.

Being Saturday it is also time for another challenge over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. It’s also a brand new month and this month Cindy Haffner & I are sharing the challenges. Today Cindy has given us a fun sketch challenge to play with, I just love Cindy’s sketches!!!!!

For my first card I used the new MFT Stamps “Rainfall Flopsey”, doesn’t he look cute with his gumboots and umbrella. I used Cindy’s C4C sketch for the layout of my card. Recently on a shopping trip I found this fun designer paper which of course I had to use with this card.

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Here is the inside of my card. For both the oval panels on the front & inside of my card I stamped the cloud stamp that comes in the set while the nestabilities dies was still in place. I then created masks for all my clouds and used my copic airbrush to create my sky, first using a blue copic and then going back over slightly with a grey copic.

Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.

Stamps: Rainfall Flopsey – MFT Stamps
Paper: White; Red; Yellow; DP
Other: Black Ink; Yellow Ink; Oval Nestabilities; MS Drippy Goo Border Punch; Fiskars Raindrops Texture Plate; Red Brads; Foam Tape; Copic Airbrush; Copics

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But I am not finished yet …. I have one more MFTeaser to share with you today using MFT Stamps “Clearly Sentimental About Babies”. Today is the 1st May … and this is the BIG month when my daughter has my first grandchild, so expect lots of baby stuff on my blog this month hehe!

I just love the sentiments which are included in this stamp set.

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Before you go .... don't forget this month's MFT Stamps Guest Designer Challenge. This month the challenge is a Fabric and Felt theme. Challenge entries will be due Tuesday, May 4th, by 10 pm EST. To be considered, upload to SCS using keyword: MFTGUESTDT0510. The winner will be announced in the release party thread on May 5th by 8:45 p.m. EST.

Want to see more projects created using the stamp sets we are featuring today??? Then don’t forget to visit Kim’s blog any time after 11AM EST to get the list of which Design Team members are also featuring this set on their blogs today.

Stamps: Clearly Sentimental About Babies – MFT Stamps
Paper: White; Blues; DP – DCWV
Other: Blue Ink; Blue Brads; Blue Grosgrain Ribbon; Tim Holtz Styled Label Die; Button; Nellie Snellen Flower Punch; Long Oval Nestabilities; Foam Tape; Copics

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14 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Sweet Flopsey!! Love your sentiment card, and love that Tim Die!!

Silli said...

Wonderful Frances, love the image and the flowers...HUGS

Barbara said...

Both are fabulous, Frances!!! LOVE how you did the Flopsey background and I'm with Cindy, that Tim Holtz die is gorgeous!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

the rainy day flopsy is adorable and with just the best dp.....great sentiment on the other

Anonymous said...

That paper with Flopsy is so perfect, I would of gotten it too! Your baby card is so pretty!

Lynda Benden said...

Oh my gosh Frances, your cloud background is awesome! How clever! Both cards are fantastic!

Megan said...

The dp on the umbrella card is darling! Cute cards.

texasjodylynn said...

Adorable cards! Love them both.

Silke Ledlow said...

Frances, both cards are BEAUTIFUL!!! The DP on the first card is really cute...awesome find!!! Hugs ~S~

g said...

awesome projects! i just love the new Flopsey & your paper is adorable!!

Jana Weaver said...

Beautiful cards Frances...that paper on the flopsey card is perfect!

Amy Sheffer said...

Beautiful! Love the bright colors for Flopsey and the peaceful, serene colors on the second!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Great minds!!! This is absolutely fabulous!!

Mercy said...

fabulous job, frances!