January Creative Challenge – Spell It Out, X 2

Hi everyone!  It’s time for a Creative Challenge with My Favorite Things. This month we are creating custom sentiments or adding personalization to our projects using alphabet dies or stamps.  I have two cards to share.  :)

First, I created a custom sentiment to go along with Doodle Garden Sweet on You.



I used Cotton Candy ink to stamp Western Backgrounds onto Cotton Candy card stock then die-cut the letters with Highrise Lowercase Alphabet Die-namics. The small comma die is from Bottom Line Numbers and Symbols.

The image was stamped onto X-Press It Blending Card and colored with Copic markers.

Inside, I used Black Licorice ink to stamp a sentiment from Cheerful Blessings, added a strip of Kraft card stock and a heart die-cut from Blueprints 11.

On my second card, I used Negative Dot Alphabet to enhance the “Be Happy” die from Blueprints 11.  I used Black Licorice for the sentiment pieces with Cotton Candy and accents of Razzleberry and Pink Lemonade.

Tip:  When you need a comma or apostrophe and there isn’t one in the set, use the negative piece cut from another die, such as I used here.  My apostrophe is from the script letter e in the word “smile” from Blueprints 11.

Inside, I completed the sentiment from the front using Celebrate Big and added a second smiley face.  :)

Be sure to stop by the MFT Blog for direct links to additional Spell It Out samples.

Thanks for visiting!

aw, shucks Card

Additional supplies:  Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copic markers (E00, E11, R01, R02, Y21, E31, E35, E40, E42, E43, R81, R83, R85, W00, W1), X-Press It 1/8″ double-sided tape, lace trim, white string.  Finished size 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.
Don’t Worry, Be Happy card

Additional supplies: X-Press It 1/2″ foam tape.  Finished size 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.

5 Responses to January Creative Challenge – Spell It Out, X 2

  1. How cute! I get your posts via email, so I don’t usually take the time to click over & leave a comment, so I just wanted to stop & say I really do enjoy your work.

  2. super cute! that first card is awesome….totally made me smile! Hope you are enjoying the snow.

  3. Super cute cards. Very creative!

  4. adorbs.

  5. These are both fantastic but I am in love with that first one!! So adorable!!

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