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Little Town of Bethlehem | MFT Stamps October Release Countdown – 4 Days to Go!

October 4, 2019

Little Town of Bethlehem | MFT Stamps October Release Countdown – 4 Days to Go!

October 4, 2019

Hello friends! There are only 4 days left until the newest release from My Favorite Things is available! This is the BIGGEST release ever from MFT Stamps so stay tuned!

I have two cards to share with you today that showcase the new Little Town of Bethlehem Die-namics. This set is really versatile! For my first card, I used these border dies inside of a 3D Shadow Box Card. My card measures at 4.5″ x 6.25″ when folded flat and fits perfectly into a standard A6 sized envelope.

I diecut all of my city borders from Kraft Cardstock and then set them aside to work on my background sky. For both of my cards today, I used the same ink blending since I felt like the deep blue night sky went well with the Christmas theme.

Distress Inks Used:

  • Stormy Sky
  • Faded Jeans
  • Chipped Sapphire
  • Black Soot

I splattered my ink blended background loosely with water using a #4 paint brush. I blotted it dry with a paper towel after letting it sit for a minute and then splattered it again with some diluted White Opaque Paint to resemble stars. For my stitched square window in the front of my card, I used the Inside & Out Stitched Squares STAX Die-namics.

As I mentioned above, I used the same ink blending for my second card. This time, I diecut my city borders from White Card Stock and added them to the front of my card with some 3D Foam Adhesive Tape for added dimension.

I then used the new Peace on Earth Die-namics to add my gorgeous sentiment. I love the script on this die. It fills a good portion of the card and makes a beautiful focal point.

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more sneak peeks and inspiration! Leave a comment there for a chance to win a $75 MFT Gift Voucher!

Thank you for taking the time to stop by! If you liked this card and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

Have a lovely day!

♥ Rachel

  • Diane H October 4, 2019 at 10:11 AM

    Your cards are gorgeous and the backgrounds are amazing and perfect for the dies!!

  • Barbara Rokke October 4, 2019 at 10:19 AM

    So beautiful!! I love the shadow box cards

    • rachelalvaradodesigns October 5, 2019 at 9:08 AM

      Thank you, Barbara! I thought that this set would look great in a 3D card. I really love the outcome! It would also make a great Christmas decoration if you didn’t want to use it as a card. :0)

  • Sherri Little October 4, 2019 at 4:55 PM

    Love the depth of your scenes.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns October 5, 2019 at 9:08 AM

      Thank you so much for all of your sweet comments, Sherri! :0)

  • Colleen Howell October 4, 2019 at 5:28 PM

    Wow these are great

  • Nessy Owen October 4, 2019 at 9:42 PM

    The cards are so lovely and calming, and the box card is very creative and beautiful.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns October 5, 2019 at 9:09 AM

      Thank you so much, Nessy! I appreciate your feedback! :0)

  • Kathy Salido October 5, 2019 at 10:33 PM

    Your cards are so beautiful!

  • Adam October 6, 2019 at 2:57 AM

    Wowsers Rachel these cards are fabulous! The monochromatic inks you’ve chosen coupled with the Kraft card stock and the white card stock in the form of the ‘Little Town of Bethlehem’ die foreground is simply stunning. The elementary sentiment says it all really. Both are lovely cards. Cheers and blessings from Oz, Adam.

  • Annette Reed October 9, 2019 at 11:22 PM

    These are gorgeous! I love these dies and think your backgrounds are fabulous.

  • 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.


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