Tuesday, April 5, 2011

MFT's April Hop & Shop!

Hi everyone!

Welcome to MFT's Hop & Shop! Did you have as much fun as I did seeing all the wonderful teasers from MFT's design team showcasing this month's newest products? Well guess what?! You don't have to wait anymore, because these products are available NOW on the MFT Boutique! Click HERE to start shopping. 

But wait
!! Before you start shopping from your list, you might want to join our hop and check out what the MFT design team has to share with you today using more of these new yummy products. Also, we are giving away some blog candy -- a $15 voucher to the MFT Boutique! Be sure to comment as you hop because the candy is hidden with one of our design team members! The winner will be chosen from the comments! :-)

If you landed here on my blog via the SUPER creative Barbara, you are in the right place! If not, you might want to start off on Kim's blog so you don't miss out on any information or any of the awesome creations the ladies have prepared to share with you tonight. :-)

Now onto my super fun project featuring MFT's new Inspired by Spring stamp set! First... the pictures... :-)














I used the Cottage Garden papers by Tim Coffey and incorporated some miscellaneous embellishments from my stash in addition to a bunch of MFT Die-namics, ribbon and felt.

For a close up look of this mini album, click HERE to watch the YouTube video tutorial I created.

Now to get you back on your hoppin' journey, I'd like to direct you over to the super sweet and talented ✿✿ LISA ✿✿. She is guaranteed to have something amazing to share with you!

Thanks for stopping by!

hugs!















Recipe for this Spring Mini Album:

  • MFT Inspired By Spring, Inspired by Caged Bird, Sassy & Sweet stamp sets
  • Die-namics (See below)
  • MFT Felt (Banana Split)
  • MFT cardstock
  • MFT Twine & Ribbon
  • Tim Coffey Cottage Garden paper collection
  • Versafine Ink, Ranger Distress Ink, Folk Art acrylic paint, Folk Art Crackle Medium, Lindy Stamp Gang Starburst Sprays and embossing powder
  • Tim Holtz Alterations dies
  • Trim and miscellaneous embellishments from my stash


Here are some of the Die-namics that I incorporated into this mini album:

 

 

 
 

      


42 comments:

krussellstudio said...

Oh my! You've really outdone yourself. LOVE IT! Awesome job!

Sarah Gough said...

What a gorgeous album Arlene, amazing work!

StampOwl said...

this is stunning Arlene

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Ummm...you are kidding me right? Does it hurt to be SO fabulous? LOL! THis is OUT of this world Arlene! Look at all the Die-namics you incorporated!!

Karen Motz said...

This is beyond BEAUTIFUL!!! And I think you get the award for using the most Die-namics too!!

Jules said...

OMG - this is fantastic! Each page has it's own beauty, but combined into this wonderful project... it's just gorgeous!

scrappinchic said...

I {heart} this mini!!

Jan Garber said...

WOW just simply doesn't say enough! but WOW! Every page is a piece of art in itself!

Danni said...

Truly stunning!! Wow!

Erin Smetak said...

SO beautiful! It's like a collection of art deco pieces! Amazing! I can't believe all of the dies you used! I'm jealous! I wish I had that many! LOL!

Nancy Thomas said...

What a beautiful album - so creative.

TheLastOfNine said...

Love how the richness of the colors stand out due to the black base color, love this min!
Gloria

Wendy said...

Shut the front door girl!!! This is too much, wow, great project!

Alli Miles said...

speechless....ok...WOW!!!

Eva said...

Holly Molly!!!!!!!! WOW!!! This is incredibly GORGEOUS and AMAZING...so love all the pretty details on this, you ROCKED this, just like everything else you do!!!

Mommy said...

Arlene,
What a gorgeous mini album! I love it because birds and birds nests are one of my fav things right now! Amazingly beautiful!
:) Jill /Seattle, Wa.

Lisa - papergrace said...

Stunning combination of MFT meets Tim Holtz...I love this!! Two of my VERY favorite things together in one gorgeous mini album.

Melody said...

Just stunning Arlene!! Beautiful combination of colors and embellishments! You are just amazing!

Sharon said...

So pretty. I love this paper collection too!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMG, this is so stunning, love the dp with the images and the dies. Fabulous designs.

bernshwag said...

Girl you are a truly amazing designer! Arlene this is so beyond words....absolutely stunning! Your attention to every detail is so unbelievable!

Hugs,
Candi

texasjodylynn said...

Oh Arlene this is amazing. Each page just has the most ornate details. Awesome. And I was lmbo over all those dienamics you used. Geez!!! Lol

lutingobelin said...

I love this mini, and all those details are so perfect. Now I want to make a spring mini, lol ;)

Rhonda V. said...

THUD! That's my jaw dropping at this gorgeous creation! Seriously an amazing mini and I looooooove it!!!

Those papers are gorgeous and all the dies you used worked perfectly for this project!

Jenn Borjeson said...

LOL I'm with Rhonda - THUD! My jaw dropped, too! Absolutely stunning, just gorgeous!!!

NatashaS said...

Beautiful as always Ar!! I need to get that doily die an mini rolled roses!!!

Lisa H. said...

gosh!!!! this is wonderful, ARlene!

Michele Boyer said...

Wow, Arlene! This is AMAZING! I love that little bird cage charm! You always add the perfect little touches to everything!

Scraping Miami said...

As always Arlene you inspire me. Thank you for always posting on your blog and making video. I have three little boys under 5 and you make me see I can take time to make books and layouts. Thanks keep it up.

Leilanie said...

LOVE THIS ATE AR!! It's gorgeous! I was thinking about buying the sizzix die and the MFT dies and was going to hold off, until after the boy's birthday but whaaaaa hahaha GOTTA GET THEM NOW haha.

Peggysuez said...

This is beautiful!

Tiffany said...

Simply stunning! Love love love your mini book!

Sherrie said...

FABULOUS mini album Arlene! This is so gorgeous!

Inge said...

Look at all the yummie details, like that little bird cage! Absolutely wonderful creation Arlene:-D

Jessica Griffin said...

Arlene, I love your album!! It's adorable!!

Megan said...

TONS of beautiful details!

Bloomin Rose said...

(singing) looooove it!!!

Barbara said...

I have no words. Gorgeous just doesn't seem to be enough!

Nancy said...

I agree with the others, this little book is amazing! I love the way you list everything and make the video, you are so talented--not only in your beautiful work but your instructions :) Thanks!

ziggymity said...

Oh Arlene,
This book is amazing. I can't believe all the dies your used. Just so awesome!!! Just love all the techniques you used.
Hugs,
Misty

Janneke said...

Amazing book Arlene ;o)

Jessie/knightrone said...

Amazing creation...would you LOOK at at that list of die-namics you used...wow, girl!!

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