Tuesday, December 6, 2011

My Favorite Things - December's New Prouduct Tour

It truly has been a fantastic week of stunning previews, beautiful creations and wonderful MFT tips and tricks!!  I hope you have enjoyed all of the teasers as much as I have and once again I'm over the moon honored to have been asked to participate in this amazing release. 

For tonight's New Product Tour I've chosen to ink up, once again, the new Pure Innocence - Good Fortune.  I've paired her with the newly released Oval Open Scallop Doily along with some sweet papers from my stash.  

I stamped her onto my old stash of MFT perfect panels (retired ... sorry!!) and colored her with my Copics.  I did stamp and color an extra set of hands and head to make the depth of my paper piecing seem more realistic.  The green cherry blossom paper (from SU! I *think*) was very thin so I added another piece of plain cardstock behind it for stability.  Because I did this step, my paper pieced dress was thicker than normal so the addition of the hands and head were absolutely necessary.  

I created a few rows of jumbo scallops and I've flip flopped them to add a bit more dimension and interest.  I used some thick grosgrain ribbon from Michael's and a couple of self-adhesive pearls as my accents. 
I kept my interior simple and sweet using my Sweet Stack Die-namics for which to house my sentiment.  A bit of stitching and I called it a day on this one!  I truly hope you've been as inspired this week as I have been!

Thank you, as always, for coming by to visit!  Now, off you go!!  Please be sure to check out the unbelievable new releases from My Favorite Things available right now!  And make sure you go look at all of the gorgeousness that is on display now via the New Product Tour on the MFT Blog!

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zehra said...

fabulous scallops, and lovely paper piecing.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so cute, love the great design and the big scallops

Angel said...

love that big ol' ribbon! and her kimono, i think it is, is perfect!!!

Melissa E. said...

Stamping on the pattern paper was genius. It works perfectly for this little kimono girl.

Peggy said...

Beautifully done!

Jennifer said...


Your card is so cute!!! :) Love your paper piecing and your perfect bow!

Congratulations again!!!!!!!!! I can't imagine all the goodies you'll get to pick out with your generous prize! Even better, I can't wait to see what you create with them!

Thanks for sharing!

Crafty hugs,

partridgelu at yahoo dot com

StampOwl said...

love her paper pieced kimono

Laurie said...

So pretty! That blue ribbon is perfect.

Tara Godfrey said...

Oh this is gorgeous, Meredith! Such a pretty Kimono and the scallops are fabulous!!!

Lisa H. said...

congrats again, girlie on the GD spot for next release! glad you'll be hanging around another month! this is wonderful.....love all the scallops.

wendy said...

nice card...cute kimono...

debbie said...

I love the scallops and the patterned paper kimono.

Debbie Carriere said...

Meredith, love this!! At the pieced kimono is beautiful!! Congrats on being a Guest DT next month!!! Woo hoo!!!

Sparkly Engineer said...

You know I love the Asian style image. You done her up proud. I have enjoyed the whole release.

Unknown said...

Beautiful, Meredith! Love all the scallop-y goodness! And a BIG congrats on next month's GD gig!

Tanya said...

so cute, so fun! love the scallop layers!

Tricia said...

Love that Sweet Stack Die Set! And congrats on being next month's gdt!! I ended up buying the set and dies you used on your gdt project. : ) Love them!

Jenny said...

OMG!! I flippin' LOVE this!!! the paper piecing is so cute and you chose the perfect dp! those big scallops look great:) Congrats again on your win:)

Jody Morrow said...

Adorable card! I love her kimono!

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