Monday, March 16, 2015

MFT - Color Challenge 17 - Thoughts of You

This is a sympathy card for a friend whose mother recently passed.  Although sympathy cards are not my favorite to make, most times I'm pleased with the outcome.  The coral and steel blue colors are in the DP.  The gems add just a touch of the teal color and a little sparkle.

Cardstock - MFT - Primitive White; Steel Grey
Dies - MFT - Pierced Rectangle STAX; Rectangle STAX Set 1; Pierced Circle STAX; Pierced Fishtail Flags STAX
Punch - Martha Stewart - Butterfly
Ink - Dye - Hampton Art Black
Stamp - MFT - Essential Sentiments
Embellishments - Teal-colored Rhinestones - from my stash

MFTWSC 219 - Hi!

This sketch was a stretch.  I tried a graphic-style card that may appeal to an older teen boy. 

Cardstock- MFT - Grout Gray; Blue Raspberry; Steel Grey; Lemon Drop
Dies - MFT - Blueprints 1 and 2; Pierced Circle STAX; Pierced Fishtail Flags STAX
Punch - Marvy Uchida - Small Corner Round
Stamp - from my stash (unfortunately brand/name are lost)
Ink - Dye - Hampton Art Black
Adhesives - Scotch - 2-sided and foam tapes; Martha Stewart  - Glue Pen

Monday, March 9, 2015

MFT WSC 218 and MFT Color Challenge #16

Today's card is for a man's birthday so it's quite plain except for the color combo.  Fun to try some different colors for a guy.   The colors used are close to the ones listed for the challenge.  On the Kraft, I wanted the bottom stripe to be a little darker hue and a little shiny so put a coat of varnish on it and on the "hello".

Cardstock - MFT - Sour Apple; Banana Split; Grapesicle; Kraft; Steel Grey
Dies - MFT - Rectangle STAX Set 1; Pierced Rectangle STAX; Pierced Circle STAX; Hello Hi Happy Hello; Blueprints 1; Pierced Traditional Tags STAX
Stamp - Paper Pretties
Ink - Dye - Hampton Art Studio G Black
Other - Deco Art Gloss Varnish