Hello Friends!! I’m so excited to share some incredible news. My Favorite Things invited me to join them in their January release. I was beside myself with glee when I received the invitation! MFT is one of my favorite companies, and I can’t even explain how thrilled I am to be joining them this month for this incredible release.
For my first set of cards, I used the adorable (and quite possibly my favorite MFT stamp set yet!) Cute Chemists. I can’t get over how cute these chemists are! And the sentiments are a perfect match! For this first card, I kept the background simple, blending Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide ink over the Mini Cloud Edges Stencil, covering about 2/3 of the white card stock background. I used the Stitched Scallop Basic Edges 2 to cut a thin strip of black card stock, and picked matching pattern paper from the new Sweet Stack Paper Pack. I colored the sweet scientist with Copic markers, and used the coordinating Die-namics to cut her and the hearts out. I stamped the sentiment, added shading to the ground, and attached the card front to an A2 size card base. I added the girl and hearts with thin adhesive squares.
For my second card from this stamp set, I used sweet boy scientist, using Copic markers to color him in.
For this card, I also used more accessory stamps from the set. The background I stamped with MFT Grout Gray ink, then trimmed the paper with the largest rectangle from the Wonky Stitched rectangle STAX.
I love how many Die-namics are in this release. Especially hearts!!! As much as I love coloring, I equally love working with just paper. I picked out coordinating MFT card stock from my stash that worked well with the new Sweet Stack paper pack, and started die-cutting hearts.
I used the new Lots Of Hearts Outlines Die-namics to cut the card stock. I made a lot of hearts so I could make several cards with them. I also used a sentiment from the Sweet Celebrations stamp set, trimming the stamped and heat-embossed sentiment with a Stitched Sentiments Strip Dienamic. I finished the card with a few Pretty Pink Posh Clear Confetti.
For this card, I used a sentiment from the new Sassy Pants Love stamp set. I also brushed the middle of the hearts with a Nuvo Shimmer Pen for some shimmery shine.
I have one last project I want to share with you today…
Have you met the Friendly Fox yet? I am in LOVE!
This sweet fox is really easy to put together. MFT has put little indents into the face and body, so you know where to adhere all the pieces. I made this card with one of the 6 foxes I die cut… (I’m not kidding when I say they’re easy to put together! lol) I used Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide, an ink blending brush, and Sunrise Radiating Rays stencil to make the background. I die-cut the card front with the large A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX 2, attached the card front to a piece of craft foam, and added it to a card base. I used thin adhesive squares to add the fox and heart. I stamped and heat embossed another sentiment from the Sweet Celebrations stamp set, and die-cut it with a Stitched Sentiment Strip. I attached it to the card front with thin adhesive squares.
Thanks so much for stopping by today. Be sure to head over to the MFT Blog for more inspiration from the Design Team and MFT Friends. A huge Thank You goes out to Stephanie today for this fantastic opportunity working with MFT. I’ll be doing more behind-the-scene tutorials on this release every Monday this month, so be sure to check back weekly. Bye for now!
89 Replies to “My Favorite Things January Release”
Love the scientists and fox! So adorable!
Awww what a darling set of cards!! Each one is so adorable and lovely! 🙂
Absolutely adorable cards. The little fox is my favorite. Thanks for sharing your creativity.
I love all your cards! This is such a fun release with all these Valentine themed products. Congrats on joining the design team!
So many makes, all fabulous!
Wow! Your cards are amazing, I am hard pressed at picking a favorite. I truly adore them all!
I love your cards but my favorite one is with the Chemistry set! Congrats on guesting at MFT. It is a dream come true for sure.
Wow! Great cards! Your coloring on the Cute Chemists is amazing. I love the background you created for the boy chemist – subtle but it adds so much to the design!
These are all wonderful. Gotta love the beaker sentiment and stamps.
The Cute Chemists cards have my vote too, the colouring is awesome!
Wow, this sure is a lot of inspiration!! I ordered the outlined hearts and you show some great cards with it!
Awww!!! All your cards are so stinkin’ cute!!!
What a fabulous array of projects! Love them all! Thanks for the inspiration !
beautiful work – thanks for sharing!!
Fabulous cards!!! Great inspirations!!!
Cuteness overload! Love your valentine card collection! Fabulous job thank you for sharing!
Wonderful cards! The Chemists are so cute.
Oh my goodness Angelica, these are all sweet! Love these Chemists and hearts (especially, inlaid) and this fox. Too cute!
The cutest chemists and the FOX is adorable!
These are all sweet as can be, and I love those cute geeks and sayings, but that adorable fox with your fab background has stolen my heart!
You really outdid yourself. These cards are amazing!!!
Wow! gorgeous cards! I love the cards with Lots Of Hearts Outlines Die-namics. Thanks for the inspiration.
You’ve shared a fab range of cards that showcase these products beautifully. Thanks for sharing your creativity.
What a fabulous selection of cards. They are all beautiful. Great inspiration.
Wow, I have gone ahead and pinned your cards. They are all fun and wonderful.
Awesome creations! Great release! Congrats on joining the team!
Adorable cards! The fox is my fave!