Daily Archives: January 1, 2012

Chocolate is Good…

Happy New Year, every0ne!  I’m planning on it being a good one!  How about you?  🙂

We’re onto Day 5 of January previews with My Favorite Things. (Only two more days until the big release!)   Teaser prizes continue so be sure to check out the list of direct links to participating DT HERE.  Be sure to comment at each stop for your chance to win one of two daily gift vouchers!

Today we’re sharing samples using the two new à la modes, Genie and Chocolate Bar.

I chose super-cute Chocolate Bar à la modes.

I paired my chocolate girl with My Mind’s Eye Kraft “Happy Days” paper (thank you again, Bar!).  I pieced just the tiniest peek of her skirt from a small plaid shape within one of the patterned sheets.

  • Paper-piecing tip:  Always look through patterned paper packs for tinier prints in stripes, tags or within other patterns in the pack.  Sometimes there are even smaller prints on the paper pack cover.

I found my tiny piece for the plaid skirt here.  It worked perfectly.  🙂

I die-cut two scalloped buttons using Button Quartet Die-namics,  one from kraft, one from chocolate (cardstock, *snort*).  I then cut out the center circle from the dark brown button and layered it atop the kraft button, tying together with jute string.

On the inside, I completed the sentiment and stamped the silhouette in Rich Cocoa ink.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 3rd from 8-10 PM EST here in the MFT forum where you can enjoy fun, games and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, will take place January 3rd at 10 p.m. EST. You’ll find all the newest products here at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.

I’ll be back tomorrow for sweet PI Monday!  Thanks for stopping by!  🙂

Stamps:  My Favorite Things “Chocolate Bar” (à la modes)   Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Rich Cocoa    Paper:  Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate, X Press It Blending Card, My Mind’s Eye Kraft Funday “Happy Days” (6×6)  Accessories:  Copic markers (E00, E11, Y21, YR21, YR24, E31, E33, E41, E43, E35, E37, E07, E08, W1, W3, BG70), Prismacolor pencils, MFT Button Quartet Die-namics, jute, foam boosters.  Finished size  4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.