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Caardvarks :: MFT Stamps

Hey there, Bleeps! I hope you all had a great weekend. I truly enjoyed myself with friends and family over the extended holiday weekend. It was great to spend some time at my mom's and poolside! It is REALLY scorching here in DC - over 100 degrees, so I got a little tan! :) Sorry, I don't have any extra festive pictures to share showing me chow down on Maryland crabs, but it's probably best that I didn't! :)

It's time for a new Caardvarks challenge this month. The challenge is sponsored by My Favorite Things and I created some cards using their stamps.

  1. Trim pink cardstock to create a landscape A2 card base.
  2. Adhere two doilies together, then adhere to card front.
  3. Edit photo to a B/W image, then print, trim and adhere to card front.
  4. On manila tag, stamp baby announcement information.
  5. Add strips of patterned paper as dividers.
  6. Hand write baby announcement information, then tie twine and jewel and pop off announcement.

Stamps :: My Favorite Things - baby makes three
Ink :: Memento - tuxedo black
Cardstock :: PTI - sweet blush
Patterned Paper :: My Mind's Eye - lush collection (pink houndstooth)
Embellishments :: Craft Supply - doilies, manila tag; KaiserCraft - rhinestone
Tools :: Epson - Stylus Photo 1400 printer, 4x6 photo paper; iPhoto

  1. Trim patterned paper to 4" x 5.25", then ink the edges and add stitching.
  2. Adhere patterned paper to A2 kraft card base.
  3. Adhere kraft envelope at an angle.
  4. Add ruffled ribbon.
  5. Add rhinestones.
  6. Stamp image, color, add distress ink to pigment the skin, and pop off card front.
  7. Stamp sentiment, then pop off card front.

Stamps :: My Favorite Things - lollipop girl
Ink :: Ranger - antique linen; Memento - tuxedo black; Copic markers
Cardstock :: PTI - kraft; WorldWin - canvas
Patterned Paper :: My Mind's Eye - lush collection (pink houndstooth)
Embellishments :: KaiserCraft - rhinestones; Maya Road - envelope; PTI - sweet blush satin ribbon
Tools :: Janome - sewing machine; Craft Supply - thread

  1. Trim black cardstock to create an A2 card base. Add stitching.
  2. Stamp image and cut out.
  3. Paper piece wallpaper and rug, then add distress ink.
  4. Add ribbon treatment with button.
  5. Pop focal point off card front.
  6. Stamp sentiment.

Stamps :: My Favorite Things - bath time mini set
Ink :: Memento - tuxedo black; Ranger - antique linen
Cardstock :: PTI - true black; white, pure poppy
Patterned Paper :: My Mind's Eye - lush collection (red damask)
Embellishments :: MemrieMare - red ribbon; PTI - button
Tools :: Janome - sewing machine; Crafty Supply - thread

Thanks so much for popping over! I'll be back a bit later with a new card for Lawn Fawn's new release!


Carol's Ink Spot said...

Cute cards. Love the 'soak the day away' one. Heard about the extreme heat out your way. Creating inside may be the best way to keep cool during this blast of heat.

Steph said...

Gorgeous cards Ashley. I love the first one with the tag and doiley.

claudia shadler said...

super cute cards Ashley! MFT stamps are awesome, so tempting :) Lovely baby card!


Anonymous said...

Such cute cards Ashley! I love the baby announcement - so adorable :)

Stamping Cafe said...

Fabulous cards, Ashley! Love all of them, especially the second one with the envelope!! You always ROCK, girl!!

Ginny Larsen said...

love them all--i love the boldness of that last card, and the one with the scalloped envelope is AMAZING :D

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love the bold colors.

Kate Lewis said...

Gorgeous cards Ashley, enjoy the heat!! Kate x

Smita said...

Gorgeous cards all, Ashley!! I love how you've used the doilies in the first one...


CraftyMomOf3 said...

These are all simply STUNNING Ashley!!! I'm in awe every time I see your work!!!

Crafty Hugs!

Paper doll said...

Red, black and white is so striking on a card. Fabulous card!

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