MFT Previews, Day 7 – Just a Phone Call Away

Today is the final day of previews with My Favorite Things.  Tonight at 10 p.m. EST all the new stamps and dies you’ve seen previewed over the last week will be available to YOU!

Today the team is sharing samples using the new release sets along with new Die-namics.  You can find a list of participating DT here.  Be sure to leave comments as you look for your chance to win one of two daily gift vouchers! :)

My card today uses our new Ring Me Stamp and Die-namics set.

I had SO much fun creating my phone.  Pretty much every piece is raised on foam boosters, including the tiny black “finger stopper” piece on the dial.  (How’s that for a technical term?)

Instead of using the cord stamp that comes along with the set, I decided to create my own more realistic one.


I used a piece of my husband’s 14-gauge coated wire, cutting off more than I thought I would need (about 20 inches).

I wrapped the wire tightly around a bamboo skewer.  (I keep one in my stamp room with my pencils.  It has come in handy more times than I can say.)

Once I had wrapped the entire length, I removed the skewer and slightly stretched out the coils.  I clipped it to the desired length then secured each end to the back of the receiver and base.  (I used liquid glue and tape.)  I love how it turned out.  :)

On the inside, I stamped a sentiment from the set along with some black flourishes from Finishing Flourishes.

Aren’t those FUN sentiments?  You *need* this set.  Just sayin’…

You can attend the New Release Party tonight, February 7th, from 8-10 PM EST here in the MFT forum where you can enjoy fun, games, prizes and the announcement of our next Guest Designer!

The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, will take place tonight at 10 p.m. EST. You’ll find all the newest products here at release time.

I’ll be back tonight for our January New Product Tour.  Thanks for stopping by! :)

Stamps:  My Favorite Things “Ring Me” and “Finishing Flourishes”   Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black    Paper:  Papertrey Ink True Black, Stampin Up Pretty in Pink, Echo Park “Yours Truly” (6×6)  Accessories:  MFT Ring Me Die-namics, clear embossing powder (over sentiment), 14-gauge black coated wire, Zva Creative crystals, foam boosters.  Finished size 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″.

41 Responses to MFT Previews, Day 7 – Just a Phone Call Away

  1. loving your black and pink telephone and that bling around the dial :)

  2. This was my DREAM phone growing up, What little princess shouldn’t have had one just like this? LOL
    LOVE the electrical wire and your techie terminology is SPOT ON! ;)

  3. I absolutely love the phone cord, amazing work.

  4. Thanks for the tutorial…love the phone cord…

  5. You really are a genius. Totally love this.

  6. The phone cord looks so real!! And black and pink is the perfect combo.

  7. Wonderful job…love it!

  8. Another great idea – that phone cord is awesome. Love the card. Can’t wait for the store to open.

  9. Get out! This ROCKS girl! Seriously, brilliant….as always ;) LOVE that you created a phone cord!!! That’s awesome!

  10. That phone cord is GENIUS! I bow to your incredible you-ness! :)

  11. Love this phone card- The coated wire looks just great!

  12. This is so pretty! I love the phone cord. Great touch.

  13. Awesome card!!! Love the colors and the cord!!!

  14. O. M. GOODNESS how clever love the phone cord!!!!

  15. OMG! I love that phone! And that cord is too cool! What a great idea! I think I am on my way to the garage…

  16. love the colors, love the cord, this is so adorable

  17. This is AWESOME! Great colors and the cord is just too cool!

  18. this is FABULOUS!!! and that cord is just genius!!!!!!! LOVE your card! :)

  19. I love the way you added the cord to the phone. It gives it a realistic effect. I hope I have some wire too. Great card! ksh

  20. Such a fun card! Great idea with the phone cord! Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration all week!

  21. Oh, I love pink and black together! This card is gorgeous! I love the cord.

  22. Thanks for the tutorial. I LOVE that phone cord!

  23. A fabulous color scheme and the coiled phone cord is a fabulous touch.

  24. what a fantastic card! love the color combo and that cord is just brill! :)

  25. Connie Covemaker

    I love the pink and black combo. Awesome card.
    — Connie C.

  26. I am going to remember that phone cord tip! Beautiful colors for your card!!! They are even MFT colors!!!! Gorgeous card!

  27. Oh wow! I love, did I say love? LOVE the pink and black and your little phone cord is amazing! You are so clever!

  28. WOW! Wait….I mean WOWZA! Love the pink and black…oh, and the sparkles! And can I just say G E N I U S for the adorable cord…
    I bet our hubbies didn’t know their stuff made such cute card embellies…LOL!

  29. This card is adorable! Love that it’s an old dial phone and I really like your telephone cord! Very clever! :)

  30. Oh Michele!! This is AMAZING!! Gorgeous basic colors and simple crisp design! LOVE THAT CORD!!

    Crafty Hugs!
    Meredith

  31. Love the telephone set! Great idea for the cord…at first I thought you used one of those stretchy wristband things you can put your keys onto.

  32. great telephone cord. love the elgant colours.

  33. Those are totally my colors Michele! LOVE it!

  34. I’M ALL CAPS BECAUSE I’M YELLING AT THE COMPUTER SCREEN…..MICHELE IS A GENIUS….MICHELE IS A GENIUS! This is perfect! LOVE the pink and black!

  35. So stinkin’ cute Michele! Great idea with the wire.

  36. You girls do such a wonderful job each month.
    Loving the release.

  37. What a cool cord! Also always have to love pink and black together..thanks for a great card!

  38. Fabulous. Love the coated wire cord.

  39. This is AMAZING!! LOVE the bling on the numbers and the cord…holy GENIUS!

  40. Love the bling in the center of the phone!!

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