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MFT Stamps | March MFT & Friends

March 10, 2020

MFT Stamps | March MFT & Friends

March 10, 2020

Hello friends! It’s finally time to shop the March Release from My Favorite Things! I have some fun 3D flower pots to share with you today that feature the new Planted Blooms Die-namics. This technique is actually quite simple and I have included a step by step picture tutorial below if you are interested in trying this fun design yourself!

These little potted plants would make the perfect 3D card, party favor, or decorations! The best news is that they easily fold to fit into a standard A2 sized envelope or smaller.

If you decided that you wanted to ship this, make sure to add a piece of heavy card stock on each side of your plant to avoid bending/folding during transit.

To start, you will diecut 4 pots from the card stock of your choice. I used Persimmon Prestige for mine. Next, take one of the pots and stamp your sentiment. For all of my sentiments, I used the Little Love Notes Stamp Set.

To hold the pot together, you will want to trim 4 pieces of card stock (using the same color that you chose in the steps above) at 1″ x 1″ and score them all at 1/2″. Fold along the score lines as shown.

Take two of the potted base pieces and trim off the small overlay on the tabs as shown above. Next, start to glue the base together by attaching one whole pot to the trimmed pot as shown.

Repeat the process until you attach all 4 pieces together (as seen above).

Next, trim 2 pieces for your flower section and glue them together. This helps to provide extra strength so that the flowers can stand upright easily once the colored portions of the flowers are added. Once you have this double layer secured, trim to small strips of card stock (same color as above) as shown. They don’t need to be perfect, just make sure that they are slightly longer than the base of the floral piece.

Add some liquid adhesive to each side of the foral base and attach one of your strips on each side.

Manually fold the edge of each strip in the opposite direction so that the flowers can stand upright if placed on a flat surface.

You will then add some more liquid adhesive to the edge of each strip and attach this portion to the inside of the pot as shown.

Lastly, you just diecut the trim and pieces of leaves and flowers in the colors of your choice and attach them with liquid adhesive. Voila! It’s super easy to do and so much fun!

In case you missed it, here are some other projects that I created with this new release. Just click on each photo for more details!

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog to see the amazing designs from the rest of the MFT as well as our talented guests! Leave a comment on each of the DT Member’s MFT & Friends Blog Post for a chance to win 1 of 2 $100 MFT Gift Vouchers!

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by! If you liked these fun little pots and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Tanna LoHouse March 10, 2020 at 10:52 AM

    This is so clever!! Such a cut flower pot!💕💕

  • Sharon Gullikson March 10, 2020 at 11:33 AM

    What an adorable idea. I am going to make one of these for my daughter. She needs to receive some flowers….

  • Heather Mills March 10, 2020 at 12:11 PM

    These little flower pots are so adorable!!! And how fun that they fold up to fit in a regular sized envelope!

  • Heidi Rees March 10, 2020 at 12:14 PM

    Rachel,
    Wow what fun 3 D projects! I love the instructions and pictures you provided! I also love how they can be folded and fit into an envelope! Wonderful inspiration!

  • Darla Rants March 10, 2020 at 1:03 PM

    So pretty and creative, love it!

  • Anushree Vaish March 10, 2020 at 1:26 PM

    Oh my god!! super clever…love your talent girl!!

  • Lisa K March 10, 2020 at 2:18 PM

    Super idea! Love the tutorial and step-by-step showing the pots. All of the creations you have shared during the release are such a treat. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Deepa Lakshman March 10, 2020 at 2:29 PM

    Fabulous idea. I love the flower pot.

  • Sue Rosa March 10, 2020 at 2:34 PM

    Rachel, this is darling. Very clever.

  • April Davis March 10, 2020 at 3:49 PM

    Fab box card idea and great tutorial. Thanks for sharing your talent.

  • Natasha Trupp March 10, 2020 at 3:51 PM

    Oh my goodness! These are so cute- your 3-D projects are AMAZING!!

  • Deb Bowers March 10, 2020 at 4:05 PM

    What a great idea! Thanks for the photo directions! I can’t wait to get my planted blooms die-namic s to make some!

  • Andre M. March 10, 2020 at 4:06 PM

    You’ve shared a lovely range of projects for this release! Thanks so much for the inspiration and for the instructions.

  • Wendi J March 10, 2020 at 4:21 PM

    These are great. The nursing homes we deliver cards to will love them. Thanks for sharing the instructions for making these.

  • Liz O. March 10, 2020 at 5:39 PM

    Awesome planter design Rachel! This pop up card is really pretty and sure to make someone smile! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Karen Ba March 10, 2020 at 5:46 PM

    Wow! Thanks so much for the idea and tutorial!!

  • Cindy C March 10, 2020 at 5:59 PM

    So creative! I always love your designs!

  • BECCA YAHRLING March 10, 2020 at 7:32 PM

    These are so fun and anyone would love to receive one.

  • Kay Demonbren March 10, 2020 at 8:25 PM

    I love your little potted flower garden, and I really appreciate the instructions so I can make my own!

  • Kelsey Thomas March 10, 2020 at 8:44 PM

    These are beautiful!

  • Meghan Kennihan March 10, 2020 at 9:55 PM

    These are adorable! What a great idea and beautiful flowers!

  • Lauryne Cunningham March 10, 2020 at 11:08 PM

    Oh my gosh, I love your flower pot cards! They’re so bright and beautiful! You are so creative!

  • Scraporcraft March 10, 2020 at 11:08 PM

    So great to see the steps. Very easy to understand and reproduce.

  • Maria L Russell March 11, 2020 at 12:10 AM

    WOOOWWWW! What a great tutorial! I may have to try this! thank you so much for the inspiration! You are one of my favorite designers! Love everything you make!

  • Denise Bryant March 11, 2020 at 1:36 AM

    Charming and very fun flower pot cards!

  • Emily Henry March 11, 2020 at 6:25 AM

    So cute and doable. I will give it a try.

  • amy tsuruta March 11, 2020 at 7:19 AM

    oh my goodness, now cute are these?! Love them!

  • Zlatka Kabaivanova March 11, 2020 at 10:22 AM

    Love the flower pot card idea! So clever and beautiful!

  • Dee Earnshaw March 11, 2020 at 1:49 PM

    Love this adorable project – such a clever way of stepping up these sets – you are so inspiring

  • Chandhini March 11, 2020 at 2:13 PM

    What an amazing creation, thanks so much for sharing a detailed tutorial.

  • Cheryl b. March 11, 2020 at 2:52 PM

    These foldable flower pots are adorable.

  • Karthikha Uday March 11, 2020 at 4:48 PM

    These are the cutest and super creative ever! I lovvve these flower pots, definitely a proud display by the recipient! 🙂

  • Tracey McNeely March 11, 2020 at 6:21 PM

    Rachel these pots are so amazing! What a fantastic idea and such a cute mailable card!!

  • Shar Zar March 11, 2020 at 6:57 PM

    Fantastic unique idea.

  • Emma Sleppy March 11, 2020 at 8:25 PM

    OMG… you had me at Potted Plant… LOL… You are the queen of originality!
    Totally love these!

  • Brandi R March 11, 2020 at 8:59 PM

    How fun!!!! Such a creative project. LOVE it ♥

  • Sandra March 11, 2020 at 11:11 PM

    you always have fun things here – appreciate your directions! Great project!

  • Lagene March 11, 2020 at 11:47 PM

    Awesome creations! Such cute potted flowers!

  • Dana M March 12, 2020 at 1:39 AM

    Absolutely amazing! Wow, what a fabulous pop-up card. I’m in awe.

  • Julie O'Neil March 12, 2020 at 1:55 AM

    Awesome! thanks for the tutorial!

  • Craftyfield March 12, 2020 at 8:15 AM

    Thanks for you great tutorial, you made it look easy and the result is lovely!

  • Terrie D. March 12, 2020 at 11:44 AM

    Your 3D flower pots are so fun! Thanks for sharing a picture tutorial of how you put them together. 🙂 The other projects you created for this release are adorable! I really love the cute stamps in this release.

  • Annalisa March 12, 2020 at 2:32 PM

    How fun is this? We are notorious for getting spring snow storms in my neck of the woods, so these are probably the best flowers I’ll find until June! I love how happy and bright these are, and I think they would really make someone’s day.

  • Sue D March 12, 2020 at 2:47 PM

    these are so cute and cheery!

  • sabinevdk March 12, 2020 at 2:57 PM

    oh wow that is so cute!!!! Thanks for sharing.

  • Diane Maylin March 12, 2020 at 4:28 PM

    Awesome! I will have to try this now that I have been shown how to do it! Thanks!

  • Anneleise Hampson March 12, 2020 at 4:45 PM

    Wow! So creative!

  • Marisela Delgado March 12, 2020 at 6:34 PM

    Wow, what a fabulous card. So beautiful. I love it.

  • Hello, I'm Rachel! Thanks so much for dropping by and welcome to my blog! I love creating and am excited to share with you my love for card making and paper crafting.

    Rachel

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