Showing posts with label You Could Be a 2017 Card Design Superstar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label You Could Be a 2017 Card Design Superstar. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hello Beautiful Friend Card - 2017 Superstar Card Contest Entry (Winner)


Hello again my beautiful friends!!!

Yes, I am back today with another card that I created for the  the My Favorite Things 2017 Superstar Card Contest this one will be entered into the Clean and Simple Genius Category. 

I'm not sure about you all but I love succulents, so I just had to use the Sweet Succulent set to create this hanging terrarium.  It was actually my very first ever MFT stamp set and I still love it!

Hello Beautiful Friend Card by Ilda - 2017 Superstar Card Contest Entry

You also probably don't recognize the terrarium die either... well that maybe because I used the abstract heart to create it! Clever right!? Well... at least I thought so 😆

Hello Beautiful Friend Card by Ilda - 2017 Superstar Card Contest Entry

For those that want to see how I created the terrarium and to watch how this card came together I hope you enjoy my process video.

Click → HERE to watch in HD on YouTube

To color in my images I used my Spectrum Noir Markers and then fussy cut them out.
For links to all the supplies I used on this card check out the product links below the post.

Here is a close up of all the details.
Love those little microbeads 😍

Hello Beautiful Friend Card by Ilda - 2017 Superstar Card Contest Entry

Hope you like my second entry for the MFT 2017 Superstar Card Contest. Maybe it will inspire you to look at your supplies differently and use them to their full potential. I think this card is "CAS & Genius", but then again I'm not a judge 😏 Wish me luck, the competition is amazing... so check them out because they are all SO talented!

I'm cutting it close but I hope have another entry for you tomorrow!!!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)


UPDATE!!!

This card was selected as one of the 5 winners for the Clean and Simple Genius Category!

Click on the image below to see the rest of the winning cards.

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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!

MFT SWEET SUCCULENTS
MFT SWEET SUCCULENTS
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MFT ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS
MFT ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS
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MFT WONKY STITCHED RECTANGLE Die-Namics
MFT WONKY STITCHED RECTANGLE Die-Namics
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MFT ABSTRACT HEART Die-Namics
MFT ABSTRACT HEART Die-Namics
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MFT FRIEND Die-Namics
MFT FRIEND Die-Namics
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
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Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
Craft Smith Metallic Foil 12x12 Inch Paper Pad
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
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Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
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Neodymium Block Magnet
Neodymium Block Magnet
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BRIGHTS 24 SET Spectrum Noir Markers
BRIGHTS 24 SET Spectrum Noir Markers
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REDS Spectrum Noir Markers
REDS Spectrum Noir Markers
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BLUES Spectrum Noir Markers
BLUES Spectrum Noir Markers
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PURPLES Spectrum Noir Markers
PURPLES Spectrum Noir Markers
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GREENS Spectrum Noir Markers
GREENS Spectrum Noir Markers
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Faber-Castell BLACK SOFT BRUSH PITT SB
Faber-Castell BLACK SOFT BRUSH PITT SB
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3M Micropore Paper Tape
3M Micropore Paper Tape
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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Brutus Monroe Ultra Fine Embossing Powder Raven
Brutus Monroe Ultra Fine Embossing Powder Raven
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EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
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Pack COFFEE FILTERS
Pack COFFEE FILTERS
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Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
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Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator
Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator
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RAINBOW COLORS Peel And Stick Foam Sheets
RAINBOW COLORS Peel And Stick Foam Sheets
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Recollections Microbead Set
Recollections Microbead Set
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PenBlade - 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives
PenBlade - 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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EK Success Craft Tweezers
EK Success Craft Tweezers
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Stick It Adhesive Sheets
Stick It Adhesive Sheets
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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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Monday, September 18, 2017

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry


Hello Crafty Friends!

Today I'm super excited to share with you a card I have been working on for a while I'm calling it my Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card. I will be entering this card in the My Favorite Things 2017 Superstar Card Contest.  

This year they have 3 categories... Clean and Simple, Coloring Virtuoso, and Innovation Master which is where I'm entering this DIY bendy card! 

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

It's kind of difficult to see but the acetate panels bend to form an arch around the front of the card creating this beautiful dimensional underwater scene. Since I didn't have any wave dies, I used a scalloped border die to create the waves, and it worked perfectly!

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

I colored the stamped images in using my Zig Clean Color Brushes. The background was created by blending and distress oxide inks and using water in areas to create the splatter effect. All supplies are linked at the end of this post.

Here is a close up of all these MFT Cuties.

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

I wanted to make sure that this card looked good from all angles, so placement of my images was really important. This way when the card is folded flat no image is obstructed by another one.

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

Here is a top view so you can see how it forms the arch/bendy part in front. It also acts as the support keeping the card upright for display.

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

If you have ever used acetate you know that it is quite stubborn as it always wants to straighten out.  This makes it a little difficult when you want to fold it flat for mailing. To make it easier to insert it into an envelope, I found using a twine really helped. It held the panels in place and at the same time it made the card look like a little gift. Well, who wouldn't want to receive this card, right!?!

Oceans of Love DIY Bendy Card - 2017 MFT Superstar Card Contest Entry

Since it's easier to show you than to explain things, I recorded the process video for it. I have to warn you it is a bit lengthy, but I think it's helpful for those wanting to see how you can make your own.

Click → HERE to watch the video on YouTube in HD.

Hope this Oceans of Love DIY Bendy card has inspired you to try something different.
Wish me luck, and make sure you check out all the other entries. They are fabulous... I would hate to be the judge 😉 Now onto my next card!!!


Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)
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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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MFT OTTERLY LOVE YOU
MFT OTTERLY LOVE YOU
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My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
My Favorite Things MAGICAL UNICORNS Clear Stamps
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MFT FRIENDS FUREVER
MFT FRIENDS FUREVER
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MFT SWEET SUCCULENTS
MFT SWEET SUCCULENTS
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My Favorite Things CLOUD Mix-ables Stencil MFT ST99
My Favorite Things CLOUD Mix-ables Stencil MFT ST99
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MFT STITCHED SCALLOP BASIC EDGES 2
MFT STITCHED SCALLOP BASIC EDGES 2
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MFT BAND-AIDS Die-Namics
MFT BAND-AIDS Die-Namics
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Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
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Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger
Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
SSS 3.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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AMZ
Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
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Brutus Monroe Ultra Fine Embossing Powder Raven
Brutus Monroe Ultra Fine Embossing Powder Raven
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VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
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EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
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Pack COFFEE FILTERS
Pack COFFEE FILTERS
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HEAT RESISTANT ACETATE 5 Sheets
HEAT RESISTANT ACETATE 5 Sheets
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Faber-Castell BLACK SOFT BRUSH PITT SB
Faber-Castell BLACK SOFT BRUSH PITT SB
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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AMZ
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue
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PenBlade - 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives
PenBlade - 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
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The Official Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner
The Official Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner
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Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins SK2820
Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins SK2820
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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Sharpie Sharpie Grip Pens, Fine Point, 3-Pack
Sharpie Sharpie Grip Pens, Fine Point, 3-Pack
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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EK Success Craft Tweezers
EK Success Craft Tweezers
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Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
Silhouette Pick Me Up Tool
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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AMZ
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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AMZ
Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
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EMBOSSING POWDER-ICICLE
EMBOSSING POWDER-ICICLE
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Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator
Darice Ultrafine Tip Applicator
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