Saturday, December 31, 2011

My Favorite Things Teaser Time - At The Movies

Hello again my darling friends!!  I am having the best week here with the fabulous design team at MFT.  I am overwhelmed at the amazing creations that all of the MFT artists are cranking out and consider myself lucky to be creating alongside them.  
Just WAIT until you see what is in store for you today!  (squeal!)  This set - entitled - At The Movies is a combo stamp and Die-namics set.  Included in the set are six dies and a gigantic stamp set filled with sentiments as well as images.  Just so awesome!! 
I started by choosing my color scheme of red, black grey and white.  Not sure why but that's how my creative dice were rolling that day.  ;)  My card base is a heavy sparkly white cardstock.  I then just started playing around with all of the different Die-namics that come with this set.  I started by cutting a bunch in a variety of cardstock colors.  But I then decided to coat some of them in either black, silver or clear embossing powder and make them really pop! 
As you can see on the left hand side, I stamped the row of stars three times over, coated in white embossing powder and heat set.  On top of that I added a sweet cluster of the director's board, a felt heart from my Notched Tag Die-namics, and I stamped the number two to symbolize the love story between two people. 
My main panel that holds my sentiment, is first stamped on the interior piece of the First Class Friends stamp set.  Which just so happens to be a teeny bit smaller than the center piece of the film strip that comes in this set - again...there's that genius I was talking about in my earlier Teaser posts about Kim and her design team creating lots of the different sets that work so well and literally fit together!  LOVE THIS!!  Anything to add another layer is great by me! (wink!)  
I added some stitching, a pearly flourish and a large, black Grosgrain bow and the front of my card was happy.  
For my interior, I reached for my tag from the Tag You're It set.  I use this set CONSTANTLY!!  I love and adore it!!  (go ahead...put it on your list...I'll wait....)  

Done?  Ok let's keep going.  I stamped my sentiment onto red cardstock and added the striped director's bar stamp on top and bottom.  I tied my tag with some yummy yarn and set it aside.  I threaded some natural twine through the film reel adding a pretty bow to finish it off and snuggled a red polka dotted heart from my Hearts-A-Plenty Die-namics set right on top creating a little grouping to pull the interior all together. 

I want to thank you all for popping by today to check out my creation!  I hope you're planning something very fun for New Year's Eve!  Don't forget to come by tomorrow as I'll have something entirely new to share with you!!  

OK friends and MFT fans, that's all for me today!!  Be sure to stop by the MFT Blog today to see a full list of designers participating in teasers today!

And, as always, here are the important administrative bits and bobs!!  Thanks so much for popping by today!  I hope you were inspired, as I always am by the amazing MFT products!

Here are the details about the upcoming release on January 3rd at 10 PM EST:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 3 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can enjoy fun, games, and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 3 at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.
  • If you'd like to see all the teasers for today, please click on over to the MFT Blog NOW.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on December 6 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Gorgeously glorious MFT products used in today's creation:

Holiday Hugs!


Karen Giron said...

Love, love, LOVE this card! Especially the inside - oh how cute is that twine in the reel? So perfect!

KWaltemathDesigns said...

Very nice card. I love the red and black together. It so classically reminds me of an old romantic film. Great capture.



Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, what an incredable card, love it

Anonymous said...

Love all the elements. So classy in red and black!

StampOwl said...

love love love this card

Teresa said...

This is gorgeous!!! I love the bold embossed die cuts...this add such WOW to the card.

Heather said...

So cute, love the embossing on the die cuts :)

Ana Carolina Little said...

You are doing a great job as the guest designer. It looks like you belong there. Great card!!!

Kelli Hull said...

LOL! I saw your yarn and PANICED... I thought OH NO, a New Twine I DONT HAVE... EEEEK!!!! **phew** can stop fretting now... this is a WONDERFUL Card Meredith, my favorite so far of your peeks, it has TONS of different texture without being Gawdy!!! GREAT JOB!

Susan said...

Beautiful card! Love all the red and black.

Tricia T said...

You fit right in with them, Meredith! Your cards are EXCELLENT! I like how you threaded the scrapper's floss or twine through the reel on the inside of the card. Great idea!

Lisa H. said...

another rockstar creation, Meredith. looove the embossing details you added. very sweet.

zehra said...

Ooh, lala what a fun card, love all the small details in it. TFS

Tanya said...

awesome card! I love all of the fun dies/embellies. Oh my goodness, I just want to play with these new goodies! Happy New Year!! :)

Janet said...

Love how you've embossed the embellies!

conil said...

WOW! Just WOW!

Erin Smetak said...

Your cards ROCK! They are both full of neat little details and fit in so well w/ the rest of the DT's fabulous creations!

Jan Garber said...

You got me at "embossing"! I have been really using my heat gun more lately! Great to see such a terrific card with those reels!

Darlene L said...

Love, Love, Love all the detail in your card.

Miriam Prantner said...

Wow! What a great card. Amazing details, embossing on the dies, twine, stitching, just gorgeous!

Angel said...

FAB job! awesome details!

Sharon Roselli said...

great job love these cards! embossing is one of my favorite things to do good Idea! can't wait to get these sets!

Crystal R said...

My Favourite of your cards thus far.

Clarissa said...

That is so cute Meredith! Such a fun set to play with!

Barbara said...

Oh, my word! This is jaw-dropping gorgeous, Meredith! A simply fabulous design with perfect details! You rocked this one, for sure!

Melody said...

Really, really gorgeous card Meredith!! I love the embossing, great colors, and that touch of twine on the inside is the cutest!

Lisa said...

Love it!! Thanks for sharing!

Shannon said...

Love the embossing and the bling!

Mad for Paper said...

wow, beautiful card. Love all the little details.

Trisha said...

Love, love, love your card, Meredith. Great use of the tag on the inside.

Papercrafting Beach Bum said...

What a work of art! So many details!

Debbie Carriere said...

Absolutely spectacular!!! love the embossed elements!

stampingbowd said...

Stunning!!!! Amazing card!!!!

postalorphan said...

Fabulous card -love how you embossed some of the die cuts. Makes that film reel look like metal!

Michele Boyer said...

This is FANTASTIC! I LOVE the embossed pieces, the string, the whole thing!!

Gabby said...

Like your cards! The colors and sketches are great. I like how you layered the die-namics, too. :)

JessicaK said...

So beautiful. Love all the different textures and shapes you've incorporated, and I'm in love with this stamp/die set.

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