Wednesday, September 20, 2017

A Birthday Flyby Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry


I made it with one day to spare, phewww... now I can relax!

I am back today with the third and final card that I created for the  the My Favorite Things 2017 Superstar Card Contest. This one will be entered into the Coloring Virtuoso Category, which for me I feel was my biggest challenge as I'm still figuring out how to color with using all my coloring supplies.

I love all things rainbow, so I started off with blending my background and then built my scene using a variety of images from some of my stamp sets. The idea I had was to make it look like these magical MFT cuties would be found at the end of the rainbow. Hopefully I was able to pull it off 😉

A Birthday Flyby Card by Ilda - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

To create the clusters of my stamped images I had to do a ton of masking, lots of fussy cutting and paper piecing. I colored my images using Zig Clean Color Brushes and used prismacolor pencils for shading. Really hard to capture on a picture but there is also a lot of sparkle as I used wink of stella on many of the elements.

The Dragon is also popped onto an action wobbler, to add a little bit of interaction. On the bottom right you notice the girl is holding a string of flowers because I had a super hard time cutting the stamped string of flowers. So instead I thought it would be cute to add some flower sequins on twine. To the center of the flowers I added some nuvo yellow drops. All these little details took a long time but I am really happy with the colorful results!

Here is a closer look.

A Birthday Flyby Card by Ilda - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

I didn't have a banner die for my sentiment, so I just created one using my cutting board and scissors to cut out the tail. To make it look like the Corgi was holding the banner with his mouth, I pierced the spot right under his mouth fished the wire through and curled up the end.

A Birthday Flyby Card by Ilda - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

I didn't film a process video for this card as I knew I would not have time to edit it before the deadline. Let me know in the comments if you have any questions, I would be happy to help you. Check out the links below for all the supplies I used in todays card. 

Here is a very short clip to see it in action.
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Hope you have enjoyed this Birthday Flyby Card as well as my previous Card entries for the Contest. Good luck to all who entered and are participating, I had a lot fun coming up with these card... If you missed my previous card entries Click →#1#2


This was definitely a challenge! Thank goodness I had a few days off from the hospital, or I don't think I would of been able to pull off all three cards! So much fussy cutting I think I may need bifocals now 😲 Well I'm off to clean my crafty mess now... till next time!

Thanks for stopping by!
& Happy Crafting  :)

SUPPLIES
To make supplies easy to find, I have linked them below. If something I used is no longer available I will link to a similar product. Affiliate links may be used depending on the product. Your purchases help keep my blog running, so thanks in advance for the support!

My Favorite Things MERMAZING Clear Stamps BB45
My Favorite Things MERMAZING Clear Stamps BB45
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My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
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MFT MAGICAL DRAGONS
MFT MAGICAL DRAGONS
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MFTLUCKY DOG
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MFT COOL CAT Stamp set
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MFT FRIENDS FUREVER
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Pure Innocence HAPPY TOGETHER
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MFT STITCHED SPEECH BUBBLE Die-Namics
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MFT DOTS AND STRIPES CONFECTION 6x6 Paper Pack
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Prismacolor Quality Art Set - Premier Colored Pencils 48 Pack
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Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator
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PenBlade - 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Tonic DANDELION YELLOW GLOSS Nuvo Crystal Drops
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Black Craft Wire
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Trendy Bakers Twine Starter Sampler
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