Hello friends! Hope you are doing well and are having a great week!
I took some time over the last few days to try and follow along with all of the videos and classes going on over the My Favorite Things blog as they are doing “Session 2 of their MFT Summer School“. I don’t know about you, but I find that there is always something new to learn and dfferent things to try with crafting and I enjoy learning about it so that I can continue to improve in what I already enjoy doing. Sometimes that self-doubt creeps into the skull to tell you that “you’re not good enough” and “give up”, etc. The way for me to try and stomp out those feelings is to take classes and try something new. I just want to enjoy the process and learning can help bring on more positive feelings.
Since there are SO MANY creations in this post, I won’t go into too many details other than share the links to the MFT Summer School links that I made each card for. I hope you enjoy having a look at them:
Day 1 – Monochromatic (CAS)
I used several colors of MFT purple (of course!) cardstock and stamped a background stamp with VersaMark over it. I think the die I’ve used is from something retired. Here’s the link to Day 1 – Monochromatic Class.
Day 2 – Focal Point
Really had fun with this sweet little bear! 🙂 I loved the layout so much from class and decided to follow that for my card here. The balloon and die cut sentiment actually have shimmer over them which doesn’t show in the photo very well. Here’s the link for Day 2 – Focal Point Class.
Day 3 – Visual Triangle
This one took me quite a bit to put together. I think maybe part of it was all of the coloring, but I was struggling a bit with the concept…I’m hoping this was how she was going with it. 3 long strips at the bottom, 3 images at the bottom and 3 images at the top. The purple in the background was a watercolor wash like she showed in the video, but I didn’t heat emboss any image like she did. Here’s the link for Day 3 – Visual Triangle class.
Day 4 – Rainbow
I have done this before and I really like how you can use up your paper scraps in a colorful way. I used the same frame die here in a similar manner as I did the card above this one. I cut the sentiment several times before laying down the top one and then I slightly off centered it to show the white slightly behind it. Here’s the link for Day 4 – Rainbow class.
Day 5 – Ombre
And here I go with another purple card! LOL! I actually remembered a fantastic video that I created this card based on a tutorial from Jennifer McGuire. CLICK HERE for her video on ombre techniques. Here’s the link for Day 5 – ombre class.
If you have any questions about these, please feel free to contact me or simply leave a comment below and I will be happy to reply.
Thanks so much for stopping by and I will see you again on Thursday for a new challenge! 🙂