Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Christy Gets Crafty with My Favorite Things - May

Hello friends, it's time for the May edition of Christy Gets Crafty with My Favorite Things! This month I absolutely fell in love with sassy flamingos from Let's Flamingle. There were so many great images and sentiments, that I couldn't create just one card. I ended up making four.

I colored all four flamingos in with Copics and die cut them with the matching Let's Flamingle Die-namics. Then I die cut four focal panels with the outside frame of the Scallop Cross-Stitch Tag and sponged on a gradient of Distress inks from the bottom left corner.

When that was dry, I gold heat embossed a few images from Pressed Flowers to add a little background and depth to my scene. I found some black two-toned ribbon with a gold thread in the center and tied that onto each tag.

For my card base, I used Razzle Berry Cardstock scored and folded to a standard-sized card. Over that, I layered a piece of Pink Lemonade trimmed down with the A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Set 2. Then I popped my focal panel up with foam tape.

To finish off the cards, I gold heat embossed my sentiments on Black Licorice cardstock, and added a sprinkle of 6mm Metallic Gold Sequins to pull all my gold accents together.

Visit MFT's YouTube Channel to watch the entire card set come together or click on the video below. Use the YouTube icon at the bottom right corner to watch it there in HD and don't forget to hit that like button! And leave me a comment if you enjoyed the video. I love to read your feedback.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day!

1 comment:

Thank you so much for taking a few moments to brighten my day!


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