Seasons Greetings – MFTWSC299


‘Tis the season!!! I couldn’t resist playing with my new MFT kit that came on Saturday. If you missed out on the kit you have to grab the snowflake set when it is released in uh, November, I think? It is just gorgeous! I used the current MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge sketch to celebrate with a little sparkle and shine. And purple. Silver and purple is one of my all-time favorite holiday color combos.

Now let’s see a close up of the the sparkle and shine 😉

Stamps: Simply Snowflakes, Snowfall of Blessings (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Wild Wisteria, Silver SParkle (MFT)
Ink: Periwinkle, Lavender Fields (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Stitched Rectangle Frames, Single Stitch Line Circle Frames (MFT)
Accessories Silver Detail Embossing Powder
Sketch: MFTWSC299

Feel Better Soon – CTD411


Not gonna lie, the colors for the Color Throwdown this week scared me a little. 😉 That’s quite a bright color palette and I had to tone it down a bit and set my flowers against a white background.


Stamps: Bold Blooms, Essential Sentiments (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White (MFT)
Ink: Cranberry Cocktail, Persimmon, Sunshine, Pure Plum (MFT)
Dies: Bold Blooms, Blueprints 13 (MFT)

Get Well Soon – MFTCC53


A super quick and simple card using the colors in the current MFT Color Challenge. I stamped the poppy with Coral Crush and Cactus inks, then filled in the center with a gray Copic Marker. Finished with the sentiment stamped in Gravel Gray ink.


Stamps: Pretty Poppies, Delicate Pretty Poppies (MFT)
Paper: Kraft, Gravel Gray (MFT)
Ink: Coral Crush, Cactus, Gravel Gray (MFT)
Dies: Blueprints 13 (MFT)
Accessories Copic Markers

I Can Make You Tea – MFTWSC298


I’m playing along with the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge.

Stamps: Cup of Tea, Lace BG, Scattered Surface BG (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Cotton Candy, Berrylicious, Gravel Gray, Vellum, Free Spirit Patterned Paper, Painted Prints Smitten Patterned Paper (MFT); Distress Watercolor Card Stock (Ranger)
Ink: Cotton Candy, Sno COne, Gravel Gray (MFT)
Dies: Tea Party, Stitched Square STAX, Fishtail Flags Layers STAX, Plueprints 8, Blueprints 13 (MFT)
Accessories Gansai Tambi Watercolors
Sketch: MFTWSC298

Sending You Strength – CTD410


I’ve actually had this card for the Color Throwdown done for a couple of days now. But finding the time to sit down and post this? Friday after work was grocery shopping and then off to a high school football game to see my niece in the marching band. Last week we found a couple of fleas on one of the dogs, so Saturday was giving both dogs a bath plus washing all of our bedding as well as the bedding in their crates, followed by vacuuming the whole house. Good times. The dogs weren’t particularly thrilled by this turn of events either:



Stamps: Essential Sentiments, Bundles of Blossoms (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Peach Bellini, Summer Splash, Gravel Gray (MFT)
Ink: Gravel Gray, Cement Gray (MFT); Versamark
Dies: Stitched Flowers, Blueprints 20 (MFT)
Accessories Detail White Embossing Powder

Sending You Strength – MFTWSC297


Isn’t it fun when you get new toys? My MFT order came in this weekend and I used some of my new goodies on this card for the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge. And some oldies too. It’s been a while since I dug out the embossing paste. Pearlescent, of course. I had help on this card from a little crafting buddy who has been named Petunia, for obvious reasons.


Stamps: Bold Blooms, Essential Sentiments (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice, Cotton Candy, Ripe Raspberry, Sour Apple, Gumdrop Green (MFT)
Dies: Bold Blooms, Single Stitch Line Rectangle Frames, Blueprints 20 (MFT)
Accessories Chevron Grid Stencil (MFT); Pearlescent Embossing Paste (Dreamweavers)
Sketch: MFTWSC297

You’re One in a Buzz-illion – CTD409


A super quick card to play along with the Color Throwdown this week. I stamped the image and sentiment with hybrid ink and then I used my ink pads to watercolor the bee as well as the background.


Stamps: Fly-By Friends (MFT)
Paper: Black Licorice (MFT); Distress Watercolor Cardstock (Ranger)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid, Black Licorice, Banana Split, Summer Splash (MFT)
Dies: Blueprints 20 (MFT)
Accessories Glitter Pen

You Are Unforgettable – MFTCC52


Another card from Crafty Saturday. This oneis to play along with the MFT Color Challenge. I was struggling with this color palette until I was flipping through my stamps and found this sweet elephant set. The elephant and butterfly are popped up on foam tape. And it barely shows in the picture, but I used a glitter pen to add a little sparkle to the butterfly.


Stamps: Adorable Elephants (MFT)
Paper: Primitive White, Berrylicious. Grout Gray. Cement Gray (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid, Cement Gray (MFT)
Dies: Adorable Elephants, Blueprints 20, Blueprints 13, Oval Shadows (MFT)
Accessories Copic Markers, Glitter pen

I’d Slay a Dragon for You – MFTWSC296


I spent all day Saturday with a group of my best crafting friends. I had missed our August Crafty Saturday, so I was long overdue for some crafting & chatting. And since I had a whole day dedicated to getting crafty, I finally had a chance to play with this adorable dragon set on a card for the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge. I used my Copic markers to color these images. Now, I know what the sentiment says, but I’d have a really hard time slaying such a cutie-pie purple dragon.

Stamps: Magical Dragons (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Watercolor Wash, Copper Sparkle (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid (MFT)
Dies: Magical Dragons, Blueprints 8 (MFT)
Accessories Copic Markers
Sketch: MFTWSC296

Yay, You! – CTD408


I have a confession. This is the second card I made for the Color Throwdown. I made the first one yesterday, then I noticed I had cut it a little bit crooked. So last night I took the front panel off with my trusty bottle of un-du and tried to straighten up the edges. And at that point I managed to completely jack it up beyond all redemption. Oops. Fortunately, it’s a pretty easy card and I made the second one this morning.


Stamps: Essential Sentiments (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Red Hot, Lemon Drop, Green Room, COrnflower (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice (MFT)
Dies: Chevron Fringe (MFT)