MFT October Previews – Day 5, Ho Ho Ho

Hi everyone! Today the My Favorite Things team is back with a fifth day of previews.  My sample, inspired by a card I saw in a Paper Crafts magazine, was created using Lisa Johnson’s new Grand Holiday Greetings and elements found in new Blueprints 8.

I began with a base of Kraft card stock.  I used Black Licorice ink to stamp the sentiment onto the patterned paper, then cut the rectangles accordingly.  Once all pieces were adhered, I stitched around the edges.

To create the “ornaments” and tree topper, I cut Real Wood Thick Cherry paper using elements from Blueprints 8.  The larger pieces were stitched to the panel with Hemp Cord while the smaller pieces were attached using small pieces of foam tape.

Inside, I stamped a sentiment from new Holiday Subway Art by Laina Lamb, adhered a couple of leftover pieces of patterned paper and second wood (paper) heart.


Don’t forget to check out the MFT blog for direct links to more samples, details regarding our October 8 release and info on teaser PRIZES.

Thanks for visiting!  See you tomorrow!  :)

Stamps:  MFT LJD Grand Holiday Greetings, LLD Holiday Subway Art  Ink: MFT Black Licorice  Paper: MFT Kraft, Creative Imagination Real Wood Thick Cherry, Echo Park Everyday Eclectic (6×6)   Accessories: MFT Blueprints 8, hemp cord, X-Press It Foam Tape.  Finished size 5″ x 5″.

23 Responses to MFT October Previews – Day 5, Ho Ho Ho

  1. Darling card :)

  2. Beautiful!
    Sandra ltb

  3. Love the simulated tree image you created with the rectangles. Such a nice design.

  4. Christine Dearinger

    Great new sentiments!!Love your card Michelle.

  5. Sweet! Love all the stitching, pretty card.

  6. Love the stichted tree, fab idea Michele!

  7. Very creative…thank you for sharing!

  8. Michele, this is so creative and clever!!

  9. Michele – beautiful card!

  10. So original! Love the idea!!

  11. So creative Michele!! Love your tree! The stitching is a perfect touch!!

  12. So, so Cute! Love it!

  13. So sweet! Love all the stitching!

  14. Adorable card! Great design.

  15. oh for cute. love it. the little dies are amazing on here.

  16. What a cute card, thanks for sharing it.

  17. phyllis zimmerman

    What a cute idea!

  18. Well aren’t you super brilliant!

  19. Such a cute graphic tree Michele!

  20. Love everything about your card!

  21. Wow the stitching on this adds to a Great Dimensional look for this card. Bravo!

  22. You are so creative. Your card is adorable. I love the color scheme and how you used the various die-namics as ornaments. Super Sweet!

  23. Very cool idea with the blocked tree.

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