Tuesday, July 9, 2013

You Have My Heart, Thank You

After seven days of MFT teasers, it's finally time to shop shop shop!

You'll find all the new products by clicking on the Brand Spankin' New section of the MFT Boutique. The design team has a little more inspiration for you though with a recap of the fun new products. Be sure to hop over to the MFT Blog for a list of participating designers.

I worked with the Bold Statements stamp set.

For my first card I combined the Bold Statements with Accent It-Celebrate Die-namics.

I started with a Sweet Tooth card base then added a layer of Wild Cherry. I built the rest of the card on a Kraft layer, using the Fluttering Hearts Die-namics to cut out the tiny hearts. I love how the red shows through them. I used the Accent It-Celebrate Die-namics to cut out the word "love" from Wild Cherry, which I layered under the Smooth White sentiment panel.

I stamped the sentiment from Bold Statements with Black Licorice Premium Dye Ink and added a row of rhinestones for some bling. I tied in the black by using the border from Blueprints 5 Die-namics to cut out the Black Licorice border.

On the inside I used the Hearts-a-Plenty Die-namics to cut out the Kraft and Wild Cherry hearts, and used the Sentiment Strips 2 Die-namics to cut out the Smooth White strip. The sentiment is from the new Who's That Girl? Bunches of Birthday Wishes.

Next up is a simple thank you card, and it's nice and flat for easy mailing.

I really liked the rainbow chevron effect I did on the inside of this card, so I replicated it here. I used the two chevrons I cut off of the stamp from Jumbo Mod Borders and stamped it repeatedly on the diagonal using Lemon Drop Premium Dye Ink, Grape Jelly Premium Dye Ink, Blu Raspberry Premium Dye Ink, and Sour Apple Premium Dye Ink. Then I stamped the sentiment from Bold Statements using Black Licorice Premium Dye Ink.

I added a layer of Grape Jelly and stitched around the edges for a little interest.

On the inside I simply stamped another greeting from Bold Statements using Grape Jelly Premium Dye Ink.

Have fun shopping the MFT Boutique for all the new products!

Here are the supplies I used on the You Have my Heart card:

Here are the supplies I used on the Thank You card:

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Joan V said...

Oh my, love those cards. Thanks for sharing.

Melody said...

Love those hearts peeking through in red and love your use of color on the second card.

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

I like how you used the sentiment strip inside your card. I need to finish off the insides of my cards more. It really completes the look!

Davi said...

All beautiful, the red white on black on the kraft are very striking and the pops of colors on all the white is really very pretty :)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh great designs, love how you used the dies!

Barbara said...

Love all the happy bright colors, Karen! Fab designs!

zehra said...

Lovely cards, colors make me feel bright and happy

Anonymous said...

Karen, oh my gosh!! That first card reminds me of Alice in Wonderland and the queen of hearts with those cool details!! The 2nd card screams happy ~~ woot woot!! I love the bright happy colors on it!! SO CUTE!! Great job on both!! :) :) :)

Donna said...

Great cards Karen! Love the falling heart die background. And those colorful chevrons...how DO YOU get them so perfectly straight? Love it!

Lisa H. said...

YUMMY! that first card is classic and sweet. BUT that second card just is a WOW! looks great in those colors. I have to try this diagonal effect, it's awesome.

Cheryl said...

They're BOTH awesome Karen! Loving those huge sentiments! Great colors too!

Karen Giron said...

So clever, Karen! I love the hearts with your sentiment on the first card and the layered heart inside is super cute!! And the graphic style of your second card is amazing! Love the tilt!!