Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Sew Special!

Hi everyone!  Happy Tuesday!!

In 2011, MFT is working harder than ever to inspire you, and we have come up with something we think you'll really enjoy. Our Design Team Creative Challenge is a new monthly feature, where we challenge our design team to explore their creative side using a specific theme, product or technique. This month, we're all making cards featuring Fun Folds! Visit Kim's Blog for a full list of designers that have taken up the challenge!

I headed on over to the Resources Section of SCS to pick out a fold for my card today.  There are SO many choices, but I finally decided to go with the Folded Paper Frame.  SUPER easy to create and I just LOVE the final result!

I pulled out the FABULOUS Sew Nifty set from My Favorite Things and stamped the sewing machine in Memento Tuxedo Black onto a piece of patterned paper.  All of the patterned paper used on my card is Lost and Found/Union Square from My Minds Eye.  I used another pattern to create the Folded Paper Frame for around the focal image.

I added a border of another pattern using the Simply Scallops Die-Namics, and I added some lace trim and Charcoal Baker's Twine for a bit of embellishment.  Using the Sew Nifty Die-Namics, I die cut the scissors out of Black Licorice Cardstock and hung them off the twine.  Love that!  Simple black pearls in each corner, and some machine stitching, complete the front.


For the inside, I added some more patterned paper, and under the panel for a message, I stamped "You Really Are Sew Special".  Some more sewing and the inside is complete.  The card base is Fossil Cardstock.


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



Thanks SO much for stopping by!!

Recipe:
Stamps:  Sew Nifty from My Favorite Things
Paper:  Fossil (MFT), Black Licorice (MFT), Choice Buttercream (TE) and Lost & Found/Union Square (My Minds Eye)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Black Pearls, Lace Trim, Charcoal Baker's Twine, Sew Nifty Die-Namics, Simply Scallops Die-Namics, Sewing Machine and Jody Boosters

Jodi

26 comments:

Eva said...

Jodi, I just LOVE your folded frame card!!! And the papers are totally rocking this card!!!

StampOwl said...

love your frame Jodi

Lisa H. said...

this is fantastic! love that frame, sure is fun and adds great interest to your card.

Alina said...

I love it, Jodi, thanks for the inspiration!
hugs, Alina

Dawn Easton said...

Jodi, this is wonderful! Love the framed image!

Wendy said...

Brilliant!!! And I just noticed the little scissors, Damn Girl, you rock!

Julia Aston said...

Love that framing on the front Jodi! and the inside is like having another card! Great job on this - love the papers and colors!

Barbara Taylor said...

Great job. Love the colors. Look forward to using the frame idea. Thanks

Barbara said...

TOTALLY fun fold, Jodi! Love it!

Vickie Z said...

Fabulous use of the folded frame!!! Papers are a new love of mine!!! Golly-I guess I have a lot of new loves??!!

Nancy Thomas said...

The folded frame is very striking! Gorgeous card Jodi.

Rachel said...

Love the folded frame! What a fabulous idea!

Melody said...

I love your card! I need to give that frame a try! Great colors and papers!

Danni said...

I agree! The folded frame is amazing!! Stunning card!

Joan Ervin said...

This looks fabo, Jodi...I love the folded frame and the cute little vintage sewing machine on the inside...beautiful papers and details, too!!!

Michele Boyer said...

Oh wow! I've not seen this type of fold! Very cool!! :)

Debbie Carriere said...

Love this card!!! The folded frame is awesome! I'll have to check it out.

texasjodylynn said...

That is so cool! Neat fold!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is so cool and I love your dp

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

How fun and cute with lots of terrific details, Jodi! The little scissors are adorable. I haven't tried this frame fold yet, but you've inspired me to give it a try.

Kiwi Sarah said...

Love the look of this card...will be checking out your link for folding!

Rose Ann said...

This is definitely a fun fold, Jodi (need to try it sometime)! I love the sewing machine, papers, and all of your twine and pretty lace!!

Marisa said...

LOVE the fold on the focal image panel!! Brilliantly done and a gorgeous card as always :)

Alice Wertz said...

i love the pps you used for this! gorgeous design and colors. super card, Jodi!

Shelby Goolsby said...

I love this fold and you used it in such a creative way!! Love it!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

I absolutely fabulous!! LOVE the folded frame!