Monday, August 6, 2018

My Favorite Things–August Release Countdown Day 1!

Hello again!

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We are soooo close to the August Release!!  Today’s project features the Birds of a Feather Die-Namics and the From All of Us Stamp Set

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I used a technique that I love when I’ve got a set of tiny dies.  I blended several different distress inks onto some Distress Watercolor Paper and heavily spritzed them with water.  Once they dried, I used the dies from the Birds of a Feather Die-Namics to die cut most of the images from each panel.  I then arranged them close together, making sure that the two birds were facing each other and had a heart between them.  I then placed a piece of Press N’ Seal plastic wrap over the top of the die cuts to hold them in place, and used the largest of the Stitched Heart STAX Die-Namics to cut them into a shape.  I dry embossed the same die into a Smooth White panel, and stamped the sentiment from the From All of Us Stamp Set using some Black Licorice Hybrid Ink.  I placed small bits of foam tape on the back of each of the die cuts, and adhered them to the image panel, using the embossed heart as a placement guide.  Then I carefully peeled away the Press N’ Seal plastic wrap to reveal the heart-shaped pattern.  The image panel was adhered to the an Orange Zest card base with foam squares, and embellished with Sparkling Clear Sequins.  I’ve listed and linked all of the products that I used below.

Please click on through to the MFT Design Blog to be linked to the other fabulous August Release Countdown Day 1 projects that my teammates have created for you!  While you’re there, be sure and leave some love along the way to be eligible for a $75 Gift Voucher to the MFT Online BoutiqueAll of the August Release products will be available for purchase on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9:00 PM EDT!

That’s it for me today, friends!  Please be sure and stop by again tomorrow for the August New Product Launch, and your chance to win one of TWO $100 Gift Vouchers to the MFT Online Boutique!  Until then, have a great day!

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3 comments:

Barbara Rokke said...

Very pretty!

Linda M said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing this great idea!

Cyndi Morris said...

Beautiful, colorful birds. I love the Birds of a Feather set. Great card.