Hello

Hope you all had a lovely weekend, I sadly worked all weekend, but this coming weekend we have a nice long weekend and I am so looking forward to a bit of down time and possibly sneaking in some crafty time too :)

Speaking of crafty, today is Day 2 of the Release Countdown for MFT, we are certainly edging closer, I hope you are starting to make the list of stamps and dies that you would like to order, it is truly such a fun release and the design team have been sharing some awesome inspiration for you all, if you haven’t had a chance to check out the last few days, just click HERE..

Today, I share a cute set called Beary Big Adventure set..

I took out the images that I wished to use, stamped and coloured with Copics, then die cut these and set aside..

I then took a piece of white card stock, slightly smaller then the card front and using the stencil Radiating Rays, I added some rays with Pineapple Ink, making sure to taper off to get a light effect at the end of the blending…

I added my images and all this card need was the sentiments to complete the card, I did however add an exclamation mark at the end of the bottom sentiment as I felt I needed to even up the look with the top sentiment..

I look forward to bringing you day 1 tomorrow, for now have a fantastic day!

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  • BeverlyBL

    Love those sunshiny rays. May have to rethink that stencil.ReplyCancel

  • Joanne MacKenzie

    Love your layout and coloring.ReplyCancel

  • Such a sweet card! The rays are fabulous behind your cute bear!ReplyCancel

  • Elaine Weberg

    Definitely a sweet card…great job!ReplyCancel

  • Anne Sturgeon

    Your copics work is so excellent Joy. This is one handsome bear!ReplyCancel

  • Dee Ann Matthews

    Your bear Indian sends off sunshine that creates a smile!ReplyCancel

  • Kleri F

    So super cute!This bear is adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Tara Prince

    Super cute bear!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie H

    Love the headband on the bear!ReplyCancel

  • Yasmin

    So adorable!ReplyCancel

Hi

I hope you are enjoying your weekend and more importantly I hope that you are enjoying seeing all of the sneaks of the June Release for MFT..

There have been loads of inspiration from the design team so be sure to get even further inspired by visiting the BLOG..

Today we are at Countdown Day 3, so it is inching closer to the day that you get to shop..

I have a different look of a card today, something I haven’t done in a long time, which is a bit of layering in a simple way..

I chose to use the Stamp and Die set called You Float my Boat, this is such a cutie set and great for all types of ages for a cute male cards..

I have to admit, I was finding it hard to stamp out the image so that it would line up with the die, my solution, was to die cut it out of some scrap card stock and then layer that on top of my piece I wanted to stamp onto, adding the stamp into that section and with the aid of the Misti, I was able to line up pretty much perfect..

Stamping each section of the little boat with a different colour, Pineapple for the sails, Cherry Crisp for the flag and After Midnight for the boat, die cutting the boat and setting aside..

I then went about the layering process, by trimming down pattern paper from Sweet Sunshine paper pad and some Vellum, adhering some twine around the blue pattern paper and adding these to a trimmed piece of white card stock..

Next, I stamped a sentiment from the same stamp set onto a trimmed piece of white card stock, adding this to the layered paper…

Using more white card stock to die cut some waves using the Ocean Waves die, adding this also to the layered paper, along with the little boat..

I completed my card by die cutting a little anchor out of Black Licorice card stock, adding this to the twine and 3 gold sequins..

I look forward to joining you all again tomorrow, for now, enjoy viewing the amazing creations..

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  • Dee Ann Matthews

    Terrific sailboat with an anchor to match your message!ReplyCancel

  • Yasmin

    Great card! Thank you the the tip on how to align the stamp set.ReplyCancel

  • Anne Sturgeon

    All tied up with great twine. Love this Joy, the boat is too fun.ReplyCancel

  • jan metcalf

    Nice card!ReplyCancel

  • Michele Slater

    fun card! I love the nautical look. Thanks for the tip on lining up the die cut.ReplyCancel

  • Janet Ingraham

    Love your way with layersReplyCancel

  • Helen

    The way you’ve layered the background papers of this card and the neutral color choices makes this a great card for anyone. Thanks for sharing it.ReplyCancel

  • Tara Prince

    Very nice!ReplyCancel

  • Elaine Weberg

    Fun card!ReplyCancel

  • Janet

    LOVE this card Joy, from the colors and the layering and even the sweet little hanging anchor – beautiful!ReplyCancel

Hi there

Day 4 of the MFT Release Countdown for June…I hope you all liked the sneak peeks from the design team, we have more installed today for you, so be sure to swing past the BLOG to check them out..

Today, I worked with Birdie Brown’s new set called Party Like a Pirate, super super cute..I paired this up with Ocean View Porthole…and older product, Ocean Waves Dies and the Cloud Stencil..

I worked on the background first, taking a piece of white card stock, slightly smaller then the card front, I applied Summer Splash ink over the Cloud stencil and began to produce a cloud background feature..

I then stamped out my images and coloured in with Copics, die cutting these and setting aside..

Taking some Black Licorice card stock, I ran it through the die cutting machine 3 times, die cutting the Ocean View Porthole, adhering each of these together to form dimension..

Whilst, still at the die cutting machine, I took some Berrylicious card stock and die cut some waves using the Ocean Waves, adding this behind the porthole and then onto the cloud background..

Next, I added my images and stamped a sentiment, rounding out with Gold Sequins on the porthole to complete my card..

Love this set and I only wish my nephew was a little fella again because this set would be super perfect..

Okay, I will be back again tomorrow with day 3, enjoy looking at all the inspiration..

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  • Janet Ingraham

    Charming matey!!!!ReplyCancel

  • BeverlyBL

    Wonderful coloring. I love your ship bounding over the waves and your pirates pants and sash.ReplyCancel

  • Constance Hildebrand

    Gorgeous coloring. Sweet pirates. Thanks.ReplyCancel

  • Dee Ann Matthews

    Terrific use of the porthole to show off the ship!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda Lanager

    Super cute card! Thank you for sharing your design!ReplyCancel

  • Paula Hymel

    Very clever card. I love these lil kiddo pirates! Love me some Birdie Brown!ReplyCancel

  • CampbllNJ

    What a wonderful card. I love how you included the sequins on the porthole.ReplyCancel

  • Elaine Weberg

    That is a fun card you created!ReplyCancel

  • jan metcalf

    Love your sweet card! Perfection!ReplyCancel

  • Anne Sturgeon

    Super cute Joy. That pirate and port hole are a perfect pairing.ReplyCancel

  • Yasmin

    Love the port hole and the scene inside it!!!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn T

    So adorable JoyReplyCancel

  • janet

    Aaaargh, me hearties – (sorry, I couldn’t resist)! This is brilliant Joy, and love how you used the sequins – fabulous sky too!ReplyCancel

  • Susi

    Super card – I especially love the bold black pops of color, especially on the Ocean View Porthole diecut.ReplyCancel

  • Tara Prince

    Super fun card!ReplyCancel

  • Kleri F

    Brilliant card!I love everything about it!Thank you for the inspiration!ReplyCancel

Hello

It is that time of the month again, when MFT begin the countdown to a new release, time just is flying by, I cannot believe we are now half way through the year again..

So today is Day 5 of the release and there are so many amazing creations today from the Design Team, so be sure to check them out over at the BLOG..

I chose to use the Stitched Star Grid along with the Big Thanks…

Starting out by die cutting several colours of card stock, as I wanted the Stitched Stars Grid to be colourful and cheery…so die cutting Sno Cone, Grapesicle, Lemon Chiffon, Sour Apple, Electric Red and Orange Fizz, setting these aside…

I then took a piece of white card stock, trimmed it slightly smaller then the Steel Grey card base and took the Big Thanks die, ran it through the die cutting machine…once I was happy with that look, I lined up the grid part of the Stitched Stars Grid and chose to make the grid go horizontal as oppose to vertical, running it through the machine twice..

I then went about adding foam tape to each of the little stars that I need and began the process of adding them to the grid..

Once happy with their placement, I then took some clear sequins adding a scattering of these to some of the stars for extra bling..

I added this to the Steel Grey card base and my card was complete..

I hope you all enjoy this countdown, let’s just say, start saving those pennies as it is a fabulous release once again..

Have a fantastic day!

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  • amee

    WOW! Looks like a lot of work, but lovely!!!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn Becker

    Great card. Would be a good card to make for July 4 using the appropriate colors and using the stars and the big Thanks..ReplyCancel

  • Dee Ann Matthews

    Your card would inspire a 4th of July card, too- beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • This is wonderful. Love the added sequins.ReplyCancel

  • Yasmin

    Loving the americana look of the card.ReplyCancel

  • Wendi J

    Nice design. Would be usefully for many occasions. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Constance Hildebrand

    I cannot wait to get the big thanks die! Lovely card..ReplyCancel

  • Anne Sturgeon

    Re.ally sweet stars. I agree these would be perfect for the 4th of July. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Elaine Weberg

    Absolutely love your card and the use of sequins!ReplyCancel

  • janet

    Love all the colors on the grey background. Fab card Joy :-)ReplyCancel

  • Helen

    Joy, this is a lovely card. I like how you used the negative space for your “thanks”. Thanks for sharing this.ReplyCancel

  • Janet Ingraham

    Awesome bight stitched stars.ReplyCancel

  • Oh I love how you used the stars in your design Joy.ReplyCancel

  • Maggie

    Great anytime card! Thanks and stars=fun!ReplyCancel

  • Kleri F

    Very creative!Love the little details!:)ReplyCancel

  • Tara Prince

    Love this card!ReplyCancel

Hello

Sorry I have been absent, have been struggling with the second cold for the month and another bug going around here at the moment, so the crafting has had to take a little bit of a back seat…

In saying that, I did create a card for this weeks Sketch Challenge over at MFT in advance…we are sharing creations using sketch 335…

For more information on how you can enter or more inspiration from the design team, just click HERE..

I chose to use images from Ewe are the Best stamp and die set this week..

I stamped out the images I wished to use and coloured in with Copics, die cutting them out and setting aside…I then trimmed down a piece of white card stock, slightly smaller then the card front, along with trimming down some pattern paper from Hearts and Stripes pattern paper and a smaller block of white card stock..

I adhered the pattern paper to the trimmed piece of white card panel, along with the blog of white card stock and added my images..

I then added a sentiment, that I stamped onto a banner of Grout Gray card stock, cut from Blueprints 29..

I completed the card by die cutting some hearts from Insulation Pink card stock, adding one to the sentiment and two above the scene to match the sketch..

I look forward to seeing what you come up with this week..

Have a great rest of the day!

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  • So sweet! I love how fluffy your sheep looks!ReplyCancel

  • Aww…this is so cute!
    Hope you feel better soon!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn T

    adorable card Joy. Sorry to that you are unwell again. It seems to be hitting everyone hard this year. Take careReplyCancel

  • Tara Prince

    Sweet card!ReplyCancel

  • janet

    SO, adorabel – wonderful scene Joy, and brilliant shading on your trees and grass :-)ReplyCancel

Hello

Back again tonight with another card share and tonight I am sharing my creation for the new Color Challenge at MFT..

To view more inspiration from the DT and see how to enter the challenge just click HERE..

So the colours for the challenge are so yummy I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to play along..

I chose to use the card stocks, Orange Fizz, Persimmon, Gravel Gray and Berrylicious…

Die cutting the Elephant, Giraffe and Grass from the Jungle Friends set…

Still die cutting, I took the Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames and die cut white card stock 4 times, adhering each of the frames together to form dimension..

On the inner panel I stamped the sentiments from the Jungle Friends stamp set, added the Elephant, Giraffe and Grass and finished the card by adding a scattering of Clear Sequins..

I hope you all have some time to play along with this challenge…

Have a great rest of the day..

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  • Tara Prince

    Great card!!ReplyCancel

  • janet

    What a super adorable card Joy – and wonderful use of the colors :-DReplyCancel

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