Thanks – CTD425

I’m working out of a temporary crafty space right now, and I also started this card at 10pm on Sunday night. So clearly I needed a quick and easy card to play along with the Color Throwdown. Dies to the rescue! And the colors aren’t quite right, but it’s as close as I can get with what I have available at the moment!

Stamps: none
Paper: Smooth White, Pineapple, Cornflower, Black Licorice, Vellum (MFT)
Ink: none
Dies: Many Thanks, Chevron Segments Cover-Up (MFT)
Accessories Enamel Dots

I Love You More Than All the Stars in the Sky – MFTCC60

Yikes! I almost forgot to post and link up thiis card for the MFT Color Challenge.

Stamps: Stars Above, Wavy Coloring Book (MFT)
Paper: Grout Gray, Summer Splash, Tropical Teal, Peach Bellini (MFT)
Ink: Grout Gray, Peach Bellini, Summer Splash (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Stars Above, Blueprints 9, Blueprints 13 (MFT)
Accessories White Embossing Powder

You Warm My Heart – MFTWSC314

I dug into my stash for some stamps and dies that haven’t gotten much play in my crafting rotation. I’m playing along with the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge.

Stamps: Perk Up, Scattered Surface BG, Wood Plank BG (MFT)
Paper: Dill Pickle, Natural, Primitive Cream, Smooth White, Kraft (MFT)
Ink: Natural, Kraft (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Coffee Cup, Blueprints 13 (MFT)
Accessories White Embossing Powder
Sketch: MFTWSC314

I’m So Grateful – CTD424

I spent a fabulous Saturday with my crafty friends. And let me tell you, spending a day crafting and chatting is so good for my soul. And boy did I need it after a week back at work following the holidays. I’m playing along with the Color Throwdown with this card.

Stamps: Fancy Flowers, Thaks So Very Much (MFT)
Paper: Black Licorice, Ripe Raspberry, Smooth White (MFT); Distress Watercolor Card Stock (Ranger)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid, Ripe Raspberry, Sour Apple (MFT)
Dies: Fancy Flowers, Stitched Cover-Up Complanion – Vertical (MFT)
Accessories Clear Droplets (PPP)

Congratulations – MFTWSC313

One last holiday-ish card. Last week I had a request for a wedding card for a wedding that occured over the holidays. I used the current sketch for the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge for this card. I also used my favorite (retired) poinsettia die. I love this die and will never let it go. Not a bad finish to the year!

Stamps: Essential Sentiments (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Electric Red, Elf Green, Brushed Gold (MFT)
Ink: Elf Green (MFT)
Dies: Poinsettia (MFT)
Accessories Herringbone Bricks Stencil (MFT); Pearlescent Embossing Paste (Dreamweaver)
Sketch: MFTWSC313

You Are One of the Kindest People I Know – MFTWSC312

Ah, vacation. The times you can stay up until 1:00 am crafting with no guilt. I’m pretty sure I’ve had a perfect year of playing along with the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge. No sense letting a silly thing like bedtime get in the way now.

Stamps: Watercolor Flowers, Kind Words (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Tropical Teal, Off the Grid (MFT)
Ink: Sno COne, Summer SPlash, Blu Raspberry, Steel Grey (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Watercolor Flowers, Pierced Rectangle Frames (MFT)
Accessories Detail White Embossing Powder
Sketch: MFTWSC312

Grateful to Have You in My Life – MFTCC59

Wow! I stayed up way too late to finish up this card when I have to work in the morning. I sat down to do it erlier, but I got distracted. (The story of my life…) Anyway. I used the colors for the current MFT Color Challenge for this card.

Stamps: Fancy Flowers, Grateful for You (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Green Room, Orange Fizz, In the Buff (MFT); Distress Watercolor Card Stock (Ranger)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid, In the Buff, Orange Fizz, Green Room, Dill Pickle (MFT)
Dies: Fancy Flowers, Grateful, Blueprints 13, Blueprints2 (MFT)

Merry Christmas – MFTWSC311

Still on Christmas cards to play along with the current MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge.

Stamps: Stars Above, Winter Wonderland, Distressed Stripes BG (MFT)
Paper:Kraft, Primitive WHite, Elf Green, Brushed Gold (MFT)
Ink: Cranberry Cocktail (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Stars Above, BLueprints 13, BLueprints 2 (MFT)
Accessories Detail Gold Embossing Powder
Sketch: MFTWSC311

Holiday Joy to You – CTD423

I’m playing along with the last Color Throwdown of 2016. I managed to play along all year without missing one. Not bad! So I found this patterned paper that fit the colors perfectly, added some sparkly green trees, a sentiment, and it’s a Christmas card. (No promises if it gets sent out or not…)

Stamps: Toasty Greetings (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Merry & Bright, Sour Apple Sparkle (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice (MFT)
Dies: Winter Trees, Stitched Triple Peek-A-Boo Window and Edge, Blueprints 13 (MFT)