Thursday, September 22, 2016

MFT SuperStar Challenge

We've been on vacation, and missed most of this month so far, so I am sliding in at the last hour with 2 cards for My Favorite Thing's "You Could Be a Superstar" card contest. For my first card, I took it as another excuse to use my Flashy Florals stamps and dies, this time with a fall feel to them.

MFT Superstar Challenge

supplies: ivory and periwinkle cardstock, board design paper, MFT Flashy Florals stamps and dies, with sprigs from Beautiful Blooms and matching die, Thanks die, gems for some sparkle

I started out by stamping the Flashy Florals using autumn colors.  I liked them against this board design paper, and added some green leaves to the mix.  Then for some pop, I hit upon using this periwinkle color.  I stamped some tiny sprigs from Beautiful Blooms, and then added my sentiment to carry this color downwards, offset just a tad with some ivory to make it stand out better against the dark background.

Here's a 2nd card.  This time I simply played with some colors that I love together:

Superstar Contest

supplies: Audrey Blue, Green Apple, chocolate brown, and kraft cardstock, MFT Happy and Layered Leaves dies, Scattered Surface background stamp, sequins, twine

I stamped the background stamp once and then turned it 90 degrees and stamped again - I love the little pattern that emerges!

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9 comments:

  1. Both cards are wonderful Lin. Hope your vacations was enjoyable.

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  2. I like the bright colors and bold design of your "thanks" card.

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  3. Two wonderful fall cards, Lin! Especially love the flower combo on card one and the colors on card two!!

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  4. A very pretty pair of cards!! I like the lilac color you added to the first one!

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  5. What pretty cards Lin - love the floral one with the autumnal tomes, but there is something special about the second one that really appeals to me.'
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Beautiful cards. And you make perfect background. Great idea to stamp twice.


    Marjeta

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  7. Oh, Lin, what beautiful fall cards! I love each one...the first being more feminine, and the second could easily go to a guy. Always love seeing ideas for masculine cards! Beautifully done, sweet friend!

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