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My Favorite Things August Release Countdown: Day 5

It’s time to start the countdown to the My Favorite Things August Release! Today’s sneak peeks includes the new Carousel Stamp Set, and the fabulous Carousel Die-namics.

This carousel! Seriously, I actually gasped out loud when I saw this Die-namics set. I die-cut white card stock with the dies, then used purple tape to reposition the cuts back into their negative spaces. Because these cuts are so delicate, I used my Polychromos pencils to color them. I made sure my tips were sharp at all times. This is such an important step when adding details to small areas.

After I finished with the carousel, I moved on to the horses. I stamped the horses with MFT Natural Hybrid Ink, and used pencils again to color them. Once I finished, I die-cut them with the coordinating dies, then started assembling the cards.

I cut the carousel top and bottom in half so I could make two cards. I used the Card-Sized Confetti Stars Stencil Set to make the backgrounds. I framed the backgrounds with die-cut frames I had die-cut and stacked three times each, then mounted them onto red card stock. I used foam squares to add the carousel and horses. My last step was adding a heat-embossed sentiment to each card.

For more sneak peeks of the August Release, stop by the MFT Blog to see what the MFT design family has created. Everything you see this week will be available on Release Day – Tuesday, August 6th– at 10am EST. Thanks for stopping by!

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11 Replies to “My Favorite Things August Release Countdown: Day 5”

  1. I love your card for the new release. The carousel set. The horse is just adorable.

  2. This is really cute, I love how you used a portion of the carousel and made the carousel horse front and center. The colors are very pretty as well

  3. The carousel got my imagination going as well. The way you cut it in half was genius! I was really inspired by your idea. Thank you for sharing your techniques with us!

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