Monday, May 26, 2014

Thinking of You!

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!  This is Day 3 of Get Togethers and Cookouts!   My grandfather was a Veteran of World War I and my dad was in the National Guard for many years.   A special thanks to the many who gave all so we can do Get Togethers with family and friends in this land of freedom!

MFTWSC177I have been cleaning today getting ready for some more company.  Of course, I did have to stop to get crafty for a bit.   I am playing along with this week's MFT Sketch Challenge 177.  I am also playing along with the Fusion Challenge.  I chose to use the inspiration picture not the sketch.

I started with MFT Smooth White card stock for the base.  I used MFT Card Stock sampler kraft and wild cherry.  I used Blueprints 15 to die cut background panel using kraft.  I stamped with some tonal ink using MFT Woodgrain BG stamp.    Next, I used MFT Polka Dot Cover Up with the wild cherry card stock.  I pieced together a frame using the larger of the Rectangle Frame dies.  I layered white card stock behind the polka dotted die cut.  I die cut the middle frame from Blueprints 1 using vellum because I did not want to cover up all of my polka dots.  I stamped and adhered using dimensionals the Forget Me Not stamps and Forget Me Not dies.  The sentiment I used is from Pretty Poppies stamp set.  I then cut out circles and a button from MFT Blueprints 1Blueprints 15,  and Blueprints 14.  I finished my card with a hemp cord bow behind the paper button.   I love the hemp cord because it does not fray or get fuzzy like jute.  

As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. ADORE this, Betty! The vellum over the polka dots is such a lovely touch.

  2. Love your card, Betty!!! Beautiful!!

  3. Beautiful card Betty! Love the pretty blossoms! Thanks for joining along with MFT :)

  4. This is beautiful Betty! LOVE the layer of vellum to soften the polka dots!

  5. wow, gorgeous Betty. the velum is such a nice touch! thanks for joining us at fusion!

  6. Love this Betty! that vellum panel adds such a great visual, blurring the dots behind - thanks for playing along with the Fusion challenge this week!

  7. Just beautiful, Betty! I love your bold polka dots behind the vellum! Thanks for joining us at Fusion!

  8. LOVELY that vellum diffuses the awesome large polkas just enough to really makes the flower image just GLOW!!!!
    Thanks so much for joining us at FUSION!!
    I ABSOLUTELY Love seeing your creations in the gallery and hope that you are inspired to join us again and again!

  9. This is gorgeous, the touch of vellum gives an elegant softness to the bold polka dot background. Love those subtle flowers and kraft :) Thank you for sharing with Fusion !


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