MFT Preview 3 — A Grandmother’s Love

It’s Day 3 of My Favorite Things August previews!  Today the team is sharing samples using Clearly Sentimental about Audrey Hepburn and Clearly Sentimental about Grandparents.

There are fabulous sentiments in both sets, but I just had to go with the grandparents.  Mine were all so very special to me.  I’m a lucky girl…with sooo many wonderful memories.

I decided to put a little bit of a different spin on this set, using one of the sentiments on the front but one from another set on the inside to create a sympathy card.  To be honest, I was thinking of myself when I made it as my very dear grandmother just recently passed away, but I’m sure the time will come, sadly, when I can pass the card on to a friend.

As I mentioned before, I’ve been trying to use my “older” My Mind’s Eye papers to make room for their new lines.  Here I used MFT’s Whip Cream as the base with MME Miss Caroline “Howdy Doody” patterns.

To create the flowers, I alternated two slightly different patterns using MFT’s new Layered Rose Die-namics.

On the inside, I used a sentiment from Clearly Sentimental about Sympathy.  (It’s a great, must-have set.)

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on August 7th from 8-10 PM EST here in the MFT forum where you can enjoy fun, games and PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, will take place August 7th at 10 p.m. EST. You’ll find all the newest products here at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is ON!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics and play along with the MFT Design Team for a month.
  • Teaser prizes continue so be sure to leave comments as you look! You can find direct links to all participating DT HERE.  Each day, two prize vouchers are held by two members of our design team.  You’ll have all week to comment on each of the posts and all winners will be posted on Kim’s blog on Tuesday, August 7th around 7:30pm.

I’ll be back tomorrow with Day 4 of previews!   Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps:  MFT “Clearly Sentimental about Grandparents” and “Clearly Sentimental about Sympathy”  Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black   Paper:  MFT Whip Cream, MME Miss Caroline “Howdy Doody” (6×6)   Accessories:  MFT Layered Rose Die-namics, Melissa Frances trim, buttons, cream jute string, Maya Road pins.  Finished size 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.

36 responses to “MFT Preview 3 — A Grandmother’s Love

  1. This is beautiful. I love the pretty paper. The sentiment is fabulous.

  2. Hi, I just found your blog and I have to say it’s amazing! So many wonderful, perfectly put together projects and so much inspiration. TFS! 🙂

  3. Wow, gorgeous, Michele – such brilliant stitching and use of the dies!

  4. What a beautiful sympathy card!!! Beautiful sentiments! I’m sorry about the loss of your Grandmother ~~~

  5. A truly lovely card, one that will be treasured along with those wonderful memories.

  6. Very memorable card – sweet colors, beautiful sentiment.

  7. Beautiful card. Love the sentiments.

  8. Lovely, love the color palette, so soft and inviting.

  9. Lovely card, sweet colors

  10. So soft and lovely Michele!

  11. The colors are so pretty, amazing card!

  12. Gorgeous, love all the stitching you did on this, such pretty colors and flowers!

  13. So beautiful! That dp is perfect! Sorry about your grandma…

  14. gorgeous card, terrific stitching, love this color combo so soft and elegant

  15. I love this!! That inside sentiment gave me a chill for a moment. So very true. Gorgeous card Michele!!

  16. A very heartfelt card, and very true. Love the sentiments.

  17. Beautiful colors adore this set.

  18. sweet the pins and flowers.

  19. Beautifully done, Michele! I am lovin’ this new rose Die-namics set! 😀

  20. Gorgeous card! Sometimes we need to make cards for ourselves 🙂

  21. it´s such a beautiful card, Michele, gorgeous papers!

  22. This is truly beautiful! I loved that you combined this with CS about Sympathy – very touching.

  23. Lovely card – beautiful soft colors!

  24. Michele,wow another fabulous card sweetie! Love the colour combo and the use of both sentiment stamp sets!


  25. Absolutely beautiful card! I love the soft pinks and ric rak used for a border.

  26. Gorgeous cards. Love the soft colors. Sorry for the loss of your grandmother.

  27. SO pretty! I love that rick rack–perfect for this card!

  28. Such a pretty card.. great job.

  29. Awww…I’m so sorry your Grandma passed away….but I think you did an amazing job on this card! It’s VERY pretty, and perfect to give to someone who lost their Grandma!

  30. victoria pollard

    Just too beauitful i love how the ribbon seems to tie it all together

  31. Oh Michelle, What a beautifully elegant memory card for you at this time!!! It’s lovely!

  32. Michelle, this is one gorgeous card!!!

  33. Wonderful soft colors! Great card! Love it!

  34. How GORGEOUS! LOVE the flowers, stitching and the ric rac!

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