MFT Preview 3 — Let’s Hang Out

It’s Day 3 of My Favorite Things July previews!  Today the team is sharing samples using Complimentary Greetings, Clearly Sentimental about Audrey Hepburn and Claire Keay’s Monkey Business.


I used Claire Keay’s adorable Monkey Business along with new Vine Border Die-namics. My sentiment is stamped on a Sentiment Strip and I used Simply Scallops Medium along the bottom.

I had an extra strip of the Vine Border so I laid that across the bottom, cutting the sentiment panel to fit the curve.  (Easy “how to” below.)  The set comes with a banana which I stamped, masked and stamped two more times to create the small bunch.

I don’t have a fancy bendable ruler so here’s how I cut my paper to fit the curve of the vine:


First, I laid the white panel where I wanted it on the inside of the card.

I then used a pen (or a pencil will do) to add little dotted lines between each leaf.

Your paper will look like this.

Cut along the dotted line.

Make any slight adjustments as needed and adhere the vine.  🙂


Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on July 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 July 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.
  • Teaser prizes continue so be sure to leave comments as you look! You can find direct links to all participating DT HERE.  Each day, two prize vouchers are held by two members of our design team.  You’ll have all week to comment on each of the posts and all winners will be posted on Kim’s blog on Tuesday, July 3rd around 7:30pm.

I’ll be back tomorrow with Day 4 of previews!   Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps:  MFT “Monkey Business” (Claire Keay)  Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Amuse Studio Sage Paper:  MFT Sour Apple, X Press It Blending Card, Bo Bunny “Hello Sunshine” (6×6)   Accessories: Copic markers (E50, E51, E31, E33, E35), MFT Vine Border, Sentiment Strips and Simply Scallops Medium Die-namics, Michaels mini brads, string.  Finished size 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.

39 responses to “MFT Preview 3 — Let’s Hang Out

  1. Cute card… I like the curved vines

  2. A cute card, the inside is sweet, thanks for the tutorial

  3. Another outstanding card! I’m amazed at your creativity- you have the best ideas Michele!

  4. Must have that stamp and dies. Too too cute.

  5. adorable…such humor in this card!

  6. totally adorable card, love the color combo and thanks for the added tips you always give! love that added vine throughout the card and the inside is perfect

  7. This is absolutely adorable!

  8. Fabulously cute Michele!!

    Crafty Hugs!
    Meredith

  9. Thanks for showing how you did the vine border on the inside!

  10. Oh my! Too cute!!!! I love the vine border being used like this!!! oooohhhh so cute!!! Clever clever hanging the sign like that…..I am going to have to borrow that little trick!!! Love the inside too!!!

  11. LOVE those die-cut leaf-fronds on your card – perfect with the cute little monkey guy!

  12. So cute! Love the vine and the little monkey

  13. What a great card!

  14. Love your little monkey, he looks like he just stepped out of the jungle. Thanks for showing how your created the inside of your card. I appreciate these kinds of tips.

  15. What a great card! I absolutely LOVE that monkey! And that vine die is too much fun!

  16. Too cute. I love it all, the image , the vine borders and the bananas.

  17. So cute. Love the curved vine and the way you did the inside. TFS

  18. Great card! Love the papers and the great tip on how to make the paper match the border.

  19. Love the little cluster of bananas. Nice touch.

  20. Cool, jungly look to this card. That curvy cut is perfect.

  21. Adorable Michele! Thanks for the heads up on the curvey vine!

  22. Ha, ha, ha….love this! So cute!

  23. I love the vines hanging down. Totally fits the theme!!!

  24. Loving the monkey!! Fantastic card Michele!!

  25. Love the monkey, so cute!

  26. oh my gosh, I so love what you did with Claire’s cutie monkey! wonderful! 🙂

  27. Such a cute card – nice job!

  28. Thanks for the tutorial! Love your card!

  29. such a darling card! I love the paper and that curvy vine. The monkey is so gosh darn adorable too!

  30. Janice Ladika

    I love the vines! Super cute!

  31. I like the vine border and very clever how you used it on the inside of the card.

  32. I was wondering how you cut the curved edge. Thanks for showing how you did it. Love your card. The colors are brilliant.

  33. Christine Dearinger

    Clever use of the new vine dienamic!!

  34. Awesome design, Michele!

  35. So Cute!!

  36. absolutely adorable!

    Hugs;
    Shari

  37. This new guy is so freakin’ cute!! Love the layout of yours GF!

  38. Great design! This is adorable!

  39. Love that vine! It looks like a “must have”!

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