August Creative Challenge – Let’s Get Fuzzy

Hi everyone!  It’s time for this month’s Creative Challenge with My Favorite Things!   The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique.  This month we are getting fuzzy with MFT felt.  I’ve created two clean and simple cards using bits and pieces of felt.

My first card uses the smallest heart in Heart STAX Die-namics along with LJD Cheerful Blessings stamp set.

The hearts were cut from Red Hot, Orange Fizz, Banana Split, Sour Apple, Sno Cone and Cotton Candy felt.  I applied a dot of glue to the bottom point of each heart to hold the felt in place, then used a thicker thread to stitch the string of them to Sweet Tooth card stock.  The sentiment was stamped in Black Licorice ink.

Inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Cheerful Blessings with two hearts stamped in Pink Lemonade ink.

My second card uses Botanical Beauty Die-namics with the flower cut from Banana Split felt.  The center was die-cut from Black Licorice card stock with a Black Licorice button stitched to the center.

Along the top and bottom of the sentiment strip, I placed a Scallop Ribbon strip, cut in half (one for each side).

Inside, I placed another strip of Scallop Ribbon along the bottom and stamped a sentiment from LJD Pretty Poppies in Black Licorice ink.

Be sure to check out the MFT blog for more fuzzy inspiration!

Thanks for visiting today!  :)

Rainbow card Stamps: MFT LJD Cheerful Blessings  Ink: MFT Black Licorice, Pink Lemonade  Paper: Sweet Tooth  Accessories: MFT Heart STAX Die-namics, MFT Red Hot, Orange Fizz, Banana Split, Sour Apple, Sno Cone and Cotton Candy felt, X-Press It Foam Tape.  Finished size 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″.
Bless You card Stamps: MFT LJD Cheerful Blessings and Pretty Poppies  Ink: MFT Black Licorice   Paper: Sweet Tooth, Black Licorice  Accessories: MFT Botanical Beauty and Scallop Ribbon Die-namics, MFT Banana Split felt, Black Licorice button, string, X-Press It Foam Tape.  Finished size 5″ x 5″.

12 Responses to August Creative Challenge – Let’s Get Fuzzy

  1. Such pretty cards Michele! Love the rainbow of felt hearts and pretty blossom!

  2. The felt really sets off your clean and simple cards. The rainbow of hearts on the white is very striking.

  3. Gorgeous cards Michele, love the stitched hearts…beautiful!

  4. Oh, how sweet! I love the rainbow!!!

  5. so very sweet both of them, love how the felt just softens the card!

  6. Your rainbow card makes me swoooooooooooooon with delight! STUNNING design, love the stitching…it ROCKS! I adore your second card as well, LOVE the diagonal panel!!

  7. I {heart} your fuzzy rainbow – too darn cute and creative! Your bloom on the second card is just perfect, and what a classy color combo!

  8. What an absolutely adorable heart card….awesome!

  9. wow! these are two simple cards made extra beatiful with the touches of felt. nice work, Michele.

  10. Such sweet cards, Michele! I especially love the rainbow heart…genius!

  11. Love these sweet cards! The bows at the end of the rainbow is adorable! Love the texture of the felt too, gives these simple cards that little something extra!

  12. These are fantastic cards Michele!! I especially love the rainbow of hearts!!

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