August MFT&Friends!

Hello everyone!

It’s time for the MFT&Friends blog post and for today’s coloring i’ve decided to play with one of my favourite stamp set of this collection!

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For this coloring i’ve used the stamp set called “Old Friends”. I love this stamp set because you can use it to create birthday cards for long-time friends or create cards for your grandparents….ORRRR create an halloween card just adding a little witch hat to one of the ladies of the set!

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So, i’ve stamped my image and the i’ve added a little witch hat and the broom to transform this stamp for an halloween card!

Hope you liked my coloring for today!

Have a creative day,

Alberto



1 day until the new release – MFT

Hello everyone!

Tomorrow is the big day so be sure to prepare you shopping lists! …the new MFT release is coming!

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For todays coloring i’ve played with the new stamp set called “Halloween Hoo” and i’ve decided to create a little egypt inspired background for this cute little owl!

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So, i’ve hand drawn the pyramids and the dunes and colored the with my beloved copic markers and then i’ve added a  little circle in the background for the sky (i’ve used my MFT circle stencil to create it!).

And then i’ve added my sentiment from the same stamp set!I’ve stamped it on black cardstock ad the i’ve white embossed it!

Hope you liked my coloring and don’t forget to come back tomorrow for MFT&Friends blog post!

Have a creative day,
Alberto



Color Challenge #146 – MFT

Hello everyone!

Here we go with a new MFT Color Challenge! Join us as we create with this week’s color combination.

This challenge features Milk Chocolate, Tickled Pink, Coral Crush and Summer Splash

Remember, you don’t have to have the EXACT colors to play – just use colors inspired by the ones you see below.

Add in neutrals like black, white or kraft, but challenge yourself to incorporate all four of the colors.

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Create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this color combination and be sure to link your project on the MFT blog for a chance to win a My Favorite Things Gift Voucher worth $50.

MFT products are encouraged, but not required. We just want to see what this week’s color combination inspires you to create!

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And here is my creation with these amazing colors…i’ve decided to play with one of the Stacy Yacula stamp set.

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A lot of you asks me how many copic colors you need to color an image…well it dipends…sometimes is just 5-6 markers, some other you need many many more….for example for this coloring i’ve used 24 colors!

…and i’ve written down all the colors used so it’s easier for you to join our color challenge!

Hope you liked my coloring!

Have a creative day

Alberto



Weekly Sketch Challenge #499 – MFT

Hello everyone!

I’m back with a new fantastic sketch challenge for my favorite things.

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This week we have a brand new sketch which was super fun to play with! 🙂

Turn each inspiring sketch into a mini work of art to add to your stash — you could also add $50 worth of brand new MFT to your collection! Now that is a win-win.

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Below you’ll find Sketch 499. Create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this week’s sketch and be sure to link your project on HERE for a chance at the weekly My Favorite Things Gift Voucher.

MFT products are encouraged but not required. We just want to see what this week’s sketch inspires you to create!

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and here is my card with it! This time I have drawn the sketch on my paper and trasformet it into a piece of chesse!

This cute little guy is just so fun!

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Hope you’ll like my card and i can’t wait to see what you’ll make with this week’s challenge!

Have a creative day

Alberto



Sky-High Card kit – Countdown day1 – MFT

Hello everybody!

Tomorrow the sky-high card kit will be available to purchase! This new kit contains a lot of beautiful images to work with and for today’s coloring i’ve used one of the sweetest!

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I’ve stamped my image with my favourite ink pad that is called “extreme black” by MFT and works perfectly with all alchool inks markers!

Then  i’ve colored my image with copic markers.

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and then for the first time i’ve tried using a white pastel for the clouds and to add some brightness to the stars in the background.

with a white gel pen i’ve added all the stars in the background.

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…and here is a little peek on what’s inside the card kit!



Sky-High Card kit – Countdown day2 – MFT

Hello everyone !

Every “first time” is pretty exciting and this is my first countdown day to the new card kit!

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This new card kit is pretty amazing! Both the stamps included in the kit are so fun and i really loved playing with them!

I’ve colored this super adorable stamp with my copic markers and then i’ve added some details with a white gel pen to make my image “sparkle”.

After coloring my main image i’ve decided that i had to add a “wow” effect and so i’ve added two little rainbows around my image!

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 hope you liked my card, can’t wait to see what you’ll create with this amazing sketch!

Have a creative day,

Alberto



Color Challenge #145 – MFT

Hello everyone!

Here we go with a new MFT Color Challenge! Join us as we create with this week’s color combination.

This challenge features Natural, Kraft, Berrylicious and Tropical Teal!

Remember, you don’t have to have the EXACT colors to play – just use colors inspired by the ones you see below.

Add in neutrals like black, white or kraft, but challenge yourself to incorporate all four of the colors.

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Create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this color combination and be sure to link your project on the MFT blog for a chance to win a My Favorite Things Gift Voucher worth $50.

MFT products are encouraged, but not required. We just want to see what this week’s color combination inspires you to create!

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And here is my coloring with it! I must admit that this color combo is my favourite EVER and it was super easy to play with! all the stamps i’ve used are illustrated by Stacey Yacula.

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After i’ve finished to color my image i thought it still needed a “wow” effect so i’ve added the water on the floor and i love the result! I’m thinking about making a little tutorial about this effect…what do you think?

Also, i’ve inclued the copic color combo i’ve used in case you wanted to join the fun in this challenge!

Hope you liked my coloring!

Have a creative day

Alberto



July MFT&Friends

Hello everyone!

It’s time for the MFT&Friends blog post and for today’s card i’ve decided to play with one of my favourite stamp set of this collection!

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For today’s card i’ve taken inspiration from the lochness legend and this cute dinosaur was just perfect for the idea i had in mind.

I’ve masked the bottom part of the dino and hand drawn all the background to create the perfect scene for him!

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I love this legend so much and i’ve finally had the perfect stamp to create it! I’ve used all cold tones to give it the perfect vibe. For the sky and the water i’ve used BG70’s and for the rocks E70’s.
Some touches with white gel pen to give the perfect magical effect.

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Hope you liked my magical post and don’t forget to come back tomorrow for a new Weekly Sketch Challenge!

Have a creative day,

Alberto



1 day until the new release – MFT

Hello everyone!

Tomorrow is the big day so be sure to prepare you shopping lists!

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For today’s card i’ve played with the one of the new stamp set called “A-roar-able friends” and this dinosaur is the cutest dinosaur i’ve ever seen!

I’ve imagined this cute little guy as Godzilla so i’ve decided to draw a little skyline behind him to create a cute little scene.

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i know that Godzilla is all about “roar roar!!!” but this cute little boy makes my heart melt! As always i’ve colored everything up with my beloved copic markers and as always i’ve added my favourite “magic” touch with white gel pen!

Hope you’ll like my card and i’ll be waiting for you tomorrow for the MFT&Friends post!

Have a creative day

Alberto



2 days until the new release – MFT

Hello everyone!

We are so close to the new release and i’m so happy to share with you some of the new amazing stamps that will be available on July 7th at 10AM EDT!

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For today’s coloring i’ve used a cute idea i got some weeks ago and finally got the perfect stamp to make my idea come true!

So i’ve made three cupcakes each one inspired by one of our beloved apps and social networks…i’ve made Pinterest, Facebook and instagram.

So i’ve drawn three squares to make my apps. then i’ve made a coordinated mask for each app. Then stamped the cupcakes from the stamp set called “all the cupcakes” on top of the masks.

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and finally…the fun part! I’ve colored each of the cupcakes with my beloved copic markers and colored the cupcakes with the colors of the app logo: grey and white for pinterest, blue and grey for facebook and pink, orange, yellow and light blue for instagram.

When i’ve finished my coloring i’ve noticed that it still needed the “WOW” effect so i’ve also drawn the notifications logos for each cupcake!

I really hope you’ll like my coloring for today and don’t forget to come back tomorrow for another coloring!

Have a creative day,

Alberto