Thursday, May 3, 2012

Congrats! The Best is Yet to Come! MFT Sketch 70!

Happy Thursday!  I just purchased me some much wanted MFT die-namics!  WooHoo!   I got them in the mail yesterday and just had to play!  I am using the MFT Sketch 70.  

For the focal image I am using a Pure Innocence Out on a Limb set.  I do not have many people stamps.  I layered my PI girl with the Decorative Doily die. I colored with Copics.   I am also using one of the rolled flower dies.  The sentiment comes from the free set I got with purchase Clearly Sentimental about Anniversaries.  Now, I used the sentiment that could work for anything really.  I added Congrats inside so this card could be used for a graduation card for a girl. 

For the two separate panels on the left side of the sketch, I chose to use the negative space cut from the notebook edge.  I just love it when I can get two looks or possibly more from one die cut.  I cut two notebook edges.  I used the negative space not the actual notebook edge cut.  I then wove those two pieces together to get the look I wanted.  I layered with a piece of coordinating designer paper.  I love how it sort of looks like an eyelet stitch.  Not sure that is the correct term, but it does look like a stitch.

For the inside I went with CONGRATS.  I just had to have the new capital letter die-namics alphabet.  I love the size.  I layered the letters with dp and some lightweight kraft cardstock for added dimension.  The top and bottom panels I used the decorative doily border die.  I love the look on the bottom when I layered two facing. 

Anyway, thanks for letting me indulge with some newbies!  As always, thanks so much for stopping by!


Playing with a few blog challenges!
Deep Ocean Challenge  Use punches & dies
LEJ Designs SIO  Anything Goes
Paper Take Weekly  Anything Goes
Creative Mondays Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts  Anything Goes
Make it Monday  Always Anything Goes
Paper Playtime  Anything Goes
Crafty Ann's  Stitching (faux with die cut)
Stamp Man Shabby Chic / Distressed


  1. How beautiful!!! Love how you did the 'eyelet stitch'. The image is darling. Love the flower, bow and sentiment. Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  2. LOVE how you used the negatives of the notebook die! Brilliant :) Great card as always.

  3. Hi Betty! Your card is wonderful! I love all the layers you did and thanks for the mini tutorial =)
    I found your card on MIM!
    (I am #177)

  4. Beautiful card, Love the layout and the colour palette. Thank you for joining in at LEJ Design Challenge blog. Chris xx

  5. WOW this is stunning, what an amazing creation, Thanks for playing on Papertake Weekly this week, Hazelxoxo

  6. Really gorgeous, I love the sweet image and the beautiful bow. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  7. What a sweet little girl....cute as a button, and so well done up Betty!!
    Blessings & Hugs

  8. Lovely card inside and out .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  9. Stunning colour and design love the layout thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs this week.


  10. Stunning card - love the layout and super cute image! Thanks so much for joining us at LEJ Designs this week. Hope to see you again soon! Hugs Rachel xx

  11. A gorgeous card :) Thanks for joining in with the challenge over at papertake Weekly - Jane x

  12. Your card is so adorable! I really love how you used the negative space.

    I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m numbers 107 & 109)


    **I am having a couple of give-aways on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

  13. Fabulous card Betty, I love the idea of the faux die cut stitching. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's.
    Ann x

  14. Betty, you are so clever!! Love what you did here!!! Gorgeous card and I *looooooove* your bows!!!!

  15. Sweet card Betty, love your stitching. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's this time. Carol x

  16. fab use of the border die....clever

  17. You have made a lovely card which fits our challenge well. Thanks for taking part in Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Crafty Ann's Design Team xxx


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