MFT July Previews, Happy Birthday

Hi everyone!  Welcome back to a second day of July 8 release previews with My Favorite Things!  Today I’ve used our new Birdie Brown stamp set, Sweet Birthday Wishes, along with Celebrate You and Blueprints 17.


I created a card by die-cutting two of the “chalkboard” (or, in my case, “whiteboard”) pieces first from cardboard, then four from Red Hot card stock (one for each side of the two pieces).  I cut an additional piece of Red Hot card stock to cover the back of the front with a 1/4″ folded flap at the top which I inserted between the cardboard and card stock of the back piece. (Clear as mud?)

The cute girl was die-cut from X-Press It Blending Card using coordinating Sweet Birthday Wishes Die-namics, then colored with Copic markers (as were the gifts).  The sentiment is stamped from Celebrate You.

Inside, I stamped a sentiment from the Birthday Wishes set as well as a few balloons, masked and colored.

You can check out the MFT Blog for direct links to more Countdown samples, info on prizes and all you need to know about our July 8 release!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I’ll be back tomorrow!

Please note that links to new products will not be in effect until time of release, Tuesday, July 8, 10 p.m. EST.

Additional supplies/info:  Copic markers (E00, E11, BV000, R01, R02, Y21, E31, E35, YR24, E41, E43, Y02, Y08, Y18, R24, R29, R89, G09, G28, G46, B28, B29, B37, W1, W3, W5), Signo White Pigment Pen, cardboard, enamel dots, X-Press It 1/2″ foam tape.  Finished size 5″ x 4 3/4″.

39 Responses to MFT July Previews, Happy Birthday

  1. What a darling design! And red! I always bleed red all over the place. I didn’t catch which black ink you used to contain that, but I’ll try embossing next time I color with reds and see if that helps. Awesome shading on her dress and hair – just beautiful!

  2. Such an wonderful card. I love how you coloured the Birdy Brown girl!

  3. Stunningly beautiful card.

  4. Super cute. Loving that whiteboard shape.

  5. Debbie Nelson

    So bright and cheerful….love the red!

  6. What a fun card!! I love how you colored the cupcake.

  7. Your coloring is marvelous! Great job

  8. I love how you colored the folds in the dress. The design and layout of the card is wonderful.

  9. good morning! how pretty is your card and i appreciate you listing the colors you use!
    xox marie

  10. Welcome Michele.
    Love this MFT image and you enhanced so beautifully! Look forward to seeing more of your work.

  11. Curse you, Michele. I was trying not to buy EVERY thing. And you put it all together so darn sweetly. Curse you.

  12. Great card! Love the coloring from the girl

  13. This is beautiful, thanks for showing some great ideas.

  14. Claudia Zimmerman

    Oh, I saw this cute set on MFT blog yesterday – I love the vibrant colors you’ve used to color the images!

  15. So fun Michele!! I love it!

  16. Really love the bright colors. The design is great and the red is a wow! Great job.

  17. Oh! Oh! Oh! The coloring is Fantastic…especially on that dress! You go Girl.

  18. How stinking cute is this card? I LOVE the red, how you colored in the cupcake paper the primary colors and the fun chalk board. FABULOUS design!!

  19. Unique card!! Liked the way you used the “blackboard” paper. Thanks for a great idea.

  20. Oh my goodness!! I LOVE, Love, love that vibrant red! Such a beautiful card with all the primary colors, but that red just draws you in! Thanks for sharing!

  21. What a wonderful way to use the blueprints and such a cute design. Love the way you colored this little girl and love the red….gorgeous!

  22. I love this cute card and your beautiful coloring!

  23. So cute!! Love the bright colors!

  24. So cute, love that chalkboard die!

  25. I simply fell in love with this card. It is soooo cute and I love the color red, too.

  26. This is so unbelievably cute, I LOVE it!

  27. Amante del Papel

    I love red cards, there are amazing!

  28. Fabulous use of bright colors.

  29. Such a happy card and your coloring is amazing!

  30. Sparkle Plenty

    LOVE all those bright colors…..

  31. I love this card! So so adorable!!!!!!!

  32. Ur coloring is exceptional, love the reds

  33. sooooooooo beautiful, Michele!

  34. You have amazing coloring skills!! This is a really cute card!

  35. MICHELLE LARUE

    love love love the red and the added polka dots on the dress. wicked cute. great selection of colors.

  36. Oh Girl!!! How you made me smile with this!

  37. how vibrant is this read – such greatness! AND this little girl is so cute and the cupcakes…I could go on and on!

  38. OMG…This is such a cheery cute card. Happy Happy…Joy Joy, it definitely made me smile. TFS.

  39. Such a gorgeous card, Michele! Love the bright colors and your coloring is stunning as usual!

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