Thursday, December 6, 2012

MFT Teasers-Day 2 {Journal It, Document It}

Welcome back for day two of our December Teasers with My  Favorite Things. It's always an exciting time. 

Here are the details about the upcoming release:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on December 11 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on December 11 at 10 PM EST.  You'll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you'd like to see all the teasers for today, please click on over to the MFT Blog NOW.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on December 11 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
I know I have been raving about the Laina Lamb stamps and Die-namics over the past few months.  I love them. I love them for LOTS of reasons, but mostly because they have kick started my love of scrapbooking again AND they are making it easy on me. This month's goodies are MUST HAVES (I know I tell you that a lot, but I really feel like they are).  

This month's  sets are called:Journal It - Graph Paper Notes; Document It - Captured Memories.  I am sooooo giddy about this Project Life layout I did. I think it turned out better than I imagined it. Doesn't hurt that it's of our adorable sweet puppy, Bosco. It's his firs official page in my album. 
 I used papers from Walnut Grove along with MFT Kraft, and Whip Cream cardstock. All of the edges of all of my papers were sponged with Antique Linen distress ink. 

 Check out one of the new Die-namics releasing this are going to FALL in LOVE!! It's called Insert it-Insta Frame and it's a perfect fit to those smaller PL pockets.

How sweet is the Instagrammed sentiment??!!! I ♥ Instagram ( I got mine printed from Printstagram. It was fast and I love the 4x4 squares). It's part of the CAPTURED MEMORIES stamp set. Then I accented it with one of the darling dies from ACCENT IT-CUTE CAMERS

Next to that I cut an Insert It Die-namics. I stamped the awesome new grid from the new GRAPH PAPER NOTES stamp set. I added the Notes sentiment to start of my journaling. Another sentiment from CAPTURED MEMORIES  was stamped on the bottom. 

The next pocket I had to fill was a 4x6 size. I cut my pattern paper to fit and added the sweet Instagram picture to the center of it. A few other accents and this was a quick pocket. The darling Pet Charms Die-namics were fun to add to my puppy page. Up in the corner is the small pinking circle from Accent it-Flags and Tags.  I used a Circle Stax Die-namics to cut out the stamped "photo op"  detail.  
I am partial to this pocket. It's one of the first pictures we have of our sweet fur baby.  One of my boys is holding him while we were deciding between two puppies on our Puppy Pick day. I can't get over how fuzzy and tiny he was. I used the By The Letters-upper case alphabet Die-namcis to cut out his name and filled the empty space with another Pet Charms Die-namics. How perfect is that?!
Another 4x6 slot to fill. I added more coordinating papers and a heart from Homespun Birdhouse and the larger oval from Flags & Tags to stamp the "captured" sentiment strip. This stamp is included with the CAPTURED MEMORIES stamp set. These two sets work so well should ask Santa for both!

The final pocket I had to fill was one more 4x6 slot. I used it as another excuse (as if I need one) to use the INSERT IT-INSTAFRAME Die-namics. I also added a strip of the new MINI DOUBLE DOT BORDER DIE-NAMICS

The Instaframe Die is the same size as the Insert It Die-namics. I use that to layer behind the frame. It helps hold it all together. Here is how I layered it all together. 

1. I cut the Insert It Die-namic from kraft paper. The photo was cut from the square of the INSTA-FRAME DIE-NAMICS, and then I cut another frame from Whip Cream card stock. 

2. Stamp the grid stamp (LOVE that it's just a bit larger than the dies for easy placement. Add any other journaling or stamps. I used the snapshot quote from Captured Moments

3. Adhere the grid frame to the Insert It cut piece. 

4. Adhere the photo in the open cut frame. It's a perfect fit, everytime!

This layout was a breeze to pull together with these amazing products AND with the help of this month's Scrapbook Sketch. I used the Project Life version. You should come play along.  There is also a 12x12 version of the sketch. You can check out all the Details HERE! There is a prize up for can't win if you don't play. 

There will be a random draw each month from all the participants who have uploaded their Scrap Samples to Splitcoaststampers using the monthly keyword. Two winners will be chosen each month and the winners will receive a $15 gift voucher. If the winner used MFT stamps, they will receive $ 5 in bonus bucks, for a total of $20. Check out theFAQ – MFT Scrapbooking Challenge on the MFT Forum if you need any further info on this challenge or help on how to upload your sample to the gallery.
To play along this month, simply upload your creation to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers using the keyword MFTSCRAP2 for a chance to win one of the two monthly prizes (see above). You have until noon Monday, December 19 to play along.
 Have fun and good luck!

Here's another loook at the finished layout. Like I makes me giddy! Love this little guy. Who happens to not be SO LITTLE anymore. I took this photo of him yesterday. They sure grow fast. He is probably close to 40lbs. now. 

Now hop on over to Kim's Blog. She has the line up with today's inspiration. 

 These two Die-namics were released in October. I think they are MUST HAVES, too!

Here are the other products I used on today's layout. 

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  1. lovely idea, Lisa, to use Bosco's pictures for a layout, it's gorgeous!

  2. Gorgeous layout your dog is adorable and I love the design. Caroline xxx

  3. Awe, what an adorable puppy. They grow so fast, a true member of the family. :)

  4. what an adorable layout Lisa! love your puppy photo's, whow did he grow fast!

  5. OMG how cute is he?!!! Great layout. Love all your little details.

  6. Awesome layout, Lisa!!! Love all the details! And what a cutie!!!

  7. Great layout! the details are wonderful! Adorable puppy!

  8. He's adorable and makes a perfect subject for this perfect page!

  9. OK, you TOTALLY melted my heart with your subject and your layout is over the top cute!

  10. Great use of all the new stuff and such a cute subject!

  11. We certainly can't forget our furr captured it perfect in your layout. So cute.

  12. SWEET! Love what you've done with these newbies!

  13. Nice layout - perfect way to incorporate the new products. Cutie Bosco!

  14. Your LO is FABULOUS!! Cute photos of your dog too!
    Another FUN day of MFT Teasers!!
    Have a GREAT day!!

  15. So darn cute, I love this layout and the fabulous design and the products you used with it. The puppy is so adorable!!!

  16. Adorable page layout and equally adorable puppy

  17. What a cute puppy! I love your color palette!

  18. A fabulous page and such a cute puppy!!

  19. Bosco!!! He's such a sweet puppy and your layout captures that perfectly!! I adore the picture of him sleeping half in and half out of his crate!!! He sure is handsome in the grown-up picture!!

  20. Adorable layouts of the puppy. Amazing how they grow so fast.

  21. Adorable layout and photos. Love these new sets and the great layouts you can make with them.

  22. Wow! He did grow fast!!!! That has to be one of the cutest Layouts ever!!!!!!!!!! What a precious face!!!! Love the dies!!!

  23. Great use of this release in your layouts! Love the frames and accents!

  24. You probably could have just put the puppy photos in the protector and I would have loved it lol. But I love it even more with your fabulous creations inside!

  25. Lisa, oh my gooness Bosco is adorable, such a cute puppy layout - wonderful job and great special memories to preserve =)


  26. Loving all the details. This set has so many possibilities. WOW

  27. Wow! Love the way you highlighted the puppy pics and thank you for a template of your page layout. Will use for sure.

  28. What a cute photo page!! I love how this is designed to show his growth and the memories over the years!!

  29. I LOVE the AMAZING layout!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)


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