July 21, 2012

My Favorite Things Stamps...August Guest DT Contest...Let's Get Sketchy!!!


Hello MFT fans! The August My Favorite Things GDT contest in up and running! This is a fantastic opportunity to play along with the design team for the next release and all the Wednesday Stamp Club Challenges for the next month AND a chance to win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics! Isn't that a mindbogglingly prize....WOWZERS!!!!!  So all you have to do this month is GET SKETCHY! Yep, that's right...MFT is providing a sketch again this month!!! You may enter as many times as you would like, but you may enter ONLY a CARD and one card per entry! All the details for the MFT GDT Contest can be found on SCS MFT Forum....HERE! If you join the contest upload your card to SCS with the keyword MFTGUESTDT0812! Good Luck!!!


I always LOVE the MFT sketches and this is a fab one too...one to use again for sure! Now, did you notice anything new or different about this card. Well, I am super proud of myself because.....I SEWED....yup, real sewing not stamped on sewing or faux sewing but real, big girl, machine sewing....Whoo hoo!!! Now, after I've said all that please don't look too closely because it is quite badly done and VERY wonky! I have a very old clunker of a sewing machine that is temperamental and I'm not very good at sewing but I am still proud of myself for making the effort even if it took me a good part of a day to figure out how to do it....and then to redo it, lol! I took the old clunker in to get oiled and cleaned and to get it back in working condition. Apparently, it has almost no tension (whatever that means). So I am looking forward to getting it back and seeing if that helps with my sewing or not. 

So, for my card I used this adorable Pure Innocence Sweet Greetings girl. I coloured her with my Copics and paper pieced her out fit. I used this scrumptious new BasicGrey Paper Cottage 6x6 pad!!! I added lots of Star Dust Stickles to her cotton candy and added some American Crafts ribbon from my stash with a gorgeous NEW Blue Raspberry MFT button....the new buttons are totally scrumptious!!!I also used the Rectangle STAX Die-namics, Fishtail Flags STAX and Bracket Tab Die-namics.


Here is the inside of my card...I stamped the Sweet Greetings girl again in Lady Bug Memento ink and did a little more stitching...by the time I got to the inside of my card my sewing had slightly improved....but only ever so slightly.  Here I've use my all time favourite, Layered Labels Die-namics with the ribbon die from the First Place Award Ribbon Die-namics and I used the Mix and Match Banner Die-namics.

Well, thanks for stopping by and having a wee peek at my card that I made with the fabulous MFT sketch for the August MFT Guest DT Contest. I hope you give it a go and play along!!! Good luck!!!

Happy Stampin'!



Kristy Hansen said...

How cute is this. Love the colors and always your layers. I also love your signature of the pearls. Really add to the overall look. The sparkly cotton candy is so cute. DARLING card. ksh

Dotty Jo said...

Such a cutie! Love her candy floss/cotton candy, Jo x

Tracey said...

WOW!! The colour combo is just amazing Tara!! Absolutely gorgeous card!! xx

Tonya said...

Tara, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the paper and colors you used and the image is so sweet. Fab job breaking out the sewing maching! You did great!

Riet said...

So gorgeous card,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kim said...

stunning card and love the colours and papers you've used. the layout is fab!
Kim x

Heather Rogers said...

Girl, you always blow me away with all the details. I love her darling outfit and sparkly cotton candy. I am going to use my adorable new PI mouse for the GD contest tomorrow! :)

Kelly said...

just so darn cute. You are a master at layering!

Kelly Schelske said...

Such a lovely creation Tara! Love everything, all the fun elements go together so well!

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

What a cutie!! I want some fairy floss now ;) She is too adorable in her little outfit and the sketch is really great - I'll have to give this one a go! :D

debby4000 said...

Absolutely love your gorgeous card, pretty colours too.

Julie said...

Hi there, Tara!! This is gorgeous - love the image and the colour mix is glorious!! Hugs, Juliexx

Jody Morrow said...

That is SO cute!

wendy said...

cute card, love her cotton candy!


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