Tuesday, June 4, 2013

{MFT} Teaser Time!!


Day one of MFT teasers!! Yippee! Today I am going to be showing you a fun new set that has tons of possibilities! It's called Blissful Butterflies, and it also has a coordinating die called Blissful Butterflies Die-namics


Oh ma gosh. Clean cards do NOT come easy for me! But I am *trying to expand my skills and not just stick to what comes easy and natural to me! So at least give me a pat on the back for putting forth the effort ;) hehe!

This card was made using both the Blissful Butterflies stamps and dies. I have a nice Black Licorice and Smooth White classic combo base, and then I jazzed it up with a pop of Blu Raspberry and Grape Jelly inks. I also used some of the elements from our new Blueprints 4 die-namics set. And you can see a little sneak peak at another set, stamped in black on that small scallop border strip. It's called Art Expression Text.


Here's the inside. I used the negative from my butterfly die cut from the front, and stamped the text on top of the cutout butterfly (in Blu Raspberry), and then sponged the whole thing with Grape jelly ink. Another one of the sentiments in Black Licorice ink.



My second card is another clean and simple design (GASP!)....



I started by using one of our new MFT Stencils (Graduated Hexagons) and spritzed some glimmer mist over the Smooth White card stock. It's a really sheer, silvery colour, so you can barely see it in the picture, but it lends just the perfect amount of sparkle to this kind of card! Remember Jenny, less is more ;)

For the main, pop of colour panel, I cut a piece of Orange Fizz CS and stamped out some butterflies in Orange Fizz ink. I left one space without a butterfly, and thats where I came in with the matching die and cut it out. The orange piece is popped up with foam dimensionals. I added a Jellybean Green button, tied with hemp cord to the centre and adhered a little sentiment flag (Fishtail Flags Layers) under the button. The sentiments, for both the cardfront and inside, are from last months PI set Make a Wish.




On the inside, I spritzed again (yes, it's kinda fun~), and added another sentiment. Oh, and remember that orange butterfly I cut from the front? Well waste not, want not! I stamped the butterfly on the die cut and added it in!
The Smooth white layer is matted with Jellybean Green CS.



Well, that's all I have for today! Be sure to have a peek at the MFT blog for some more inspiration :) Thanks for fluttering by....

Supplies used for both projects today:



23 comments:

nmnastali said...

Ok, first I'd like to say good job on the clean cards... Then I want to express that I popped over for all of your layered & colored up goodness! Awe, nuts!! Maybe tomorrow... ;))
Excellent job w/ CAS -- I was just asking Kim O about those this morning because I am total "rubbish" is a nice way of putting it w/ that style!! ;)

Lisa Lynn said...

WOW- you picked some nice bold and bright colors for your great cards.

Kim said...

You did great on the clean card. Love your colors.

Gypsy 2 said...

Two fabulous cards made with totally different looks.I think you did very well Jenny!

zehra said...

Sweet cards

Kim O'Connell said...

Hey,love your color combos, FO! MWAH!

Lisa H. said...

two beauties!!! I really love the second one. all those butterflies lined up and then the one die cut one....very striking. love it.

wendy said...

terrific Clean cards Jenny...huge pat on the back ;) love the colors

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, this is so fabulous.

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

LOVE the orange fizz card! That has to be my favorite MFT color... it is just so HAPPY! And the butterfly and sentiment are perfect for it. Great CAS cards!!!!

Tricia

Paula Laird said...

Cute cards both of them, but the orange butterfly card is absolutely fab!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

I love them both but my favorite is the orange with the button and twine - gorgeous!!! xoxo

Alyce said...

ohhh the first one is my favourite colours... love the design :) the oranges are real fun on the second too :D

Tracy Valure said...

Love the negative space used on the cards. They are both purdy!
Tracy

Gladys Cravitz said...

Beautiful cards - I don't know why you struggle but E for effort and job well done!

Tracey said...

These are both beautiful! I am loving the colours on the first one!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful cards.

Kimberly S. said...

"Clean" cards do not come easy to me either, but you did a FANTASTIC job with both of these cards!! I especially LOVE your first card!! The layout and GORGEOUS colors are just perfect!!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

LOVE these!!! SO SO perfect!!!

Tammy H said...

I love the sentiment combo and how the punched out butterfly made its way inside the card. No waste...love that.

Gabby said...

Love your blue and grape butterfly card! So nice. The orange butterfly card is cool, too. :)

the primitive country bug said...

Very cool cards!! Love the reverse color on the first one.

Sabrina said...

Oh my my ! I think I have dies and gone to haven! Your cards are just so beautiful and the butterflies and the color is just so heavenly!!