à la modes, Preview #1

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Hi everyone!  Today the My Favorite Things design team is previewing the first of two new à la modes sets to be released tomorrow night (1/18 at 10 p.m. EST) along with this month’s WTG VIP. 

Pink or Blue, Happy for You

Today we’re previewing Oh, Baby!  So cute!  I used MFT’s Banner Strip Die-namic Duo (alpha stamp set and banner die) to create the little “baby” banner.   (Looks like it’s currently out of stock but I’m sure it will be back soon.)

I paper-pieced the bow, stamping it twice onto patterned paper.  For the upper layer, I cut out only the loops and center portion of the bow, adhered the center portion only and bent up the loops just a bit. 

On the bear’s nose and eyes, I used a black 3-d glaze pen to add just a bit of dimension and shine.

On the inside I used one of the cute phrases included with the set.

For a list of direct links to more previews using this à la mode, please check Kim’s blog HEREI’ll be back tomorrow with a sample using the second new à la modes, my favorite of the two! 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

Stamps:  My Favorite Things “Oh Baby!”   (à la modes)   Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black   Paper:  Prism Blush Red Medium, MFT White Perfect Paper Panel, My Mind’s Eye Fine & Dandy Tickled Pink (6×6)  Accessories:  Copic markers (E000, E00, E11, E17, E18, E33, R05, BG01, BG0000, Y0000, C1), MFT Banner Strip Die-namic Duo (alphas and die), Fiskars Rotary Trimmer/Scallop blade, ric rac, black Sakura 3-d glaze pen, foam boosters.   Finished size 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.

23 Responses to à la modes, Preview #1

  1. What fun colors! Love the dimension on the bow. :-)

  2. Gorgeous Michele, love the popped up bow on the cute bear! And the banner goes right on to my wishlist;)

  3. Adorable image and a gorgeous card Michele! I love the colours!!

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  5. So, so very sweet Michele!

  6. SUPER DUPER Cute Michele!!!! SO, no stories about worms??? Awww, I was REALLY excited to read it too!!!! ;)

  7. So sweet! Love that paper pieced bear bow!

  8. love how you add those banners. looks great here!

  9. Totally adorable, inside and out! Love the banner and that sweet, sweet bow! :)

  10. Melanie Muenchinger

    I really like how you popped uo the bear’s head and bow , that looks terrific!

  11. A paper pieced bow?? Perfect!

  12. So cute! The banner and the paper-pieced bow are my favorite!

  13. Oh, this is way too cute! Love that baby banner and how you popped up the great big bear!!

  14. Love it!! The colors AND the stamps!!!!!!

  15. I love the popped up bear! Adorable, Michele!

  16. so very cute!!!

  17. Just AWESOME girl! LOVE this!

  18. Gorgeous card Michele! Love those papers and the banner looks amazing!

  19. Adorable! You have such a knack at combining patterns!! Darling card, Michele!

  20. Love the paper piecing and that sweet banner!!

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