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Apr 13, 2011

Time To Celebrate!

Hi everyone!  Happy Wednesday!  You know what Wednesdays mean around here...another MFT Sketch Challenge!!!  Today, we are up to MFTWSC15!


This is SUCH a great sketch...lots of room for SO many different stamps and of course, Die-Namics!  I was asked to make a Birthday card for someone, and I thought that this sketch would be perfect with the á la modes, specifically, the á la modes in Time To Celebrate (currently being restocked). 

This cake toting cutie was colored with Copic Markers, and I then cut out and embossed the panel with Rectangle Nestabilities, drawing in a frame with my Copic Multliner.  I sponged the edges with Memento Cantaloupe & Memento Tangelo.   I added some Espresso Dimensional Pearls onto the cake for a fudgy look.  Yum!

The patterned paper is Stella & Rose Gertie (shocking...I know) from My Minds Eye.  I seriously LOVE all the new MME paper pads...they are my favorites now for quite a while!  On either side of the center vertical panel I added borders with the Die-Namics Little Open Scallop Strip Die.  I used the Die-Namics Say What Die (love this die!) and added in one of the sentiments from the á la modes in Time to Celebrate, "Time to Celebrate". 

I have to tell you...I am a touch obsessed with the new Die-Namics Pretty Posies Die.  This cluster of flowers was created with this Die and some more of the same papers.  After cutting them out, I lightly sponged them with Memento Potters Clay.  The centers were cut twice and the top portion on each received a coating of Coffee Bean Sparkly Fluff.  The leaves were cut with the Die-Namics Flower and Leaf Trio.  I LOVE how this flower grouping came out!


For the inside, I added more of the same patterned paper, another border created with the Die-Namics Little Open Scallop Strip, and then stamped this á la mode again, this time in Regal Rose ink.  I then added another sentiment over her, in Memento Tuxedo Black, "May all your wishes come true".  I did sew all the layers on both the front and inside with my sewing machine.


Here are the Die-Namics I've used on my card today:




Thanks SO much for stopping by!  Please head on over to Kim's Blog for a listing of all the Challenge Team and Design Team gals that have used this sketch today!

Recipe:
Stamps:  á la modes in Time To Celebrate from My Favorite Things
Paper: Dark Chocolate (PTI), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Stella & Rose Gertie (My Minds Eye)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Cantaloupe, Memento Tangelo, Memento Potters Clay and Regal Rose (SU!)
Accessories:  Copic Markers, Die-Namics Little Open Scallop Strip, Die-Namics Pretty Posies Die, Die-Namics Flower and Leaf Trio, Die-Namics Say What? Die, Rectangle Nestabilities, Copic Multliner, Coffee Bean Sparkly Fluff, Sewing Machine, Espresso Dimensional Pearls and Foam Tape

Jodi

16 comments:

  1. Fantastic card, love everything about it.

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  2. This is beautiful! LOVE those flowers!

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  3. Honey, this is one awesome card! I can't wait to get that flower die, they look spectacular on your card!

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  4. Your flowers are incredible! Love them!!!!

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  5. So cute!! That cake looks very edible!!

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  6. This is delicious!! Love the icing on the cake and those gorgeous flowers!!!!!

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  7. The cake is yummy looking & the flowers are fantastic
    Off to make another order at MFT!!

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  8. Oh how delish!! This is one yummy card!!

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  9. This is adorable, Jodi...love all the dies you used and just look at that frosting...yummmm!!!

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  10. Such a fabulous and lovely card!

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  11. This is sincerely STUNNING Jodi!!! Jaw dropping gorgeous. Just...wow. Thank you so much for sharing your unbelievable inspiration!!

    Crafty Hugs!

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  12. sweet sweet card, Jodi! that cake looks soooooo yummy! =) LOVE this beauty!

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  13. That cake looks like you could just EAT IT OFF THE SCREEN! Love the frosting. This is an "mmm-mmm good" card, Jodi!

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