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MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #463

November 13, 2019

MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #463

November 13, 2019

Hello friends! It’s time for a new Sketch Challenge from My Favorite Things! This week’s sketch is so much fun and goes perfectly with the upcoming holidays if you want it to!

I created a fun winter shaker card featuring a hanging Christmas ornament. To start my card, I first stamped my cute little yeti from the Birdie Brown Beast Friends Stamp Set with black ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I colored him with some cool gray Copics (0, C00, C0, C2, C4, C5) and added some white gel pen for added accents. I then used the coordinating die set to cut him out.

I set him aside and went to work on my winter background. I blended some Distress Oxide Inks (Tumbled Glass and Peacock Feathers) onto a 4.25″ x 5.5″ piece of Smooth White Card Stock. I then splattered this piece lightly with water and let it sit for about a minute before quickly blotting it dry with a clean paper towel. I then used one of the snowflakes from the Stacey Yacula Warm & Feathered Hugs Set to heat emboss some white snowflakes onto my background panel. Once complete, I then splattered this panel again but this time with diluted Opaque White Paint to add a snowy effect.

To create my ornament, I created a circular frame by using two of the circle dies from the Circle STAX Set 1 Die-namics. I cut 6 of these frames from white card stock and glued 5 of them together to form room for the shaker embellishments. I added a background to my ornament by blending some Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink onto a circular piece of white card stock. I also added a snowy hill drift to this using the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics. I glued my yeti to this background, added some shaker pieces and then glued a circular piece of clear acetate over the top of my ornament. I then added my last circular frame piece to the top of this and adhered my finished ornament to the front of my card.

I added a shimmery top, string, and bow to my ornament using dies the Filled with Joy Die-namics. I had cut these pieces from white card stock, colored with gray Copics, and then covered them twice with some Clear Wink of Stella Glitter. Lastly, I added my sentiment from the Bitty Holiday Wishes Stamp Set that I had heat embossed with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder onto a piece of Black Licorice Card Stock.

Here’s a look at this week’s sketch! Come play along for a chance to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher! The winner is chosen at random. The more projects that you enter, the greater your chance of winning!

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more sketch inspiration!

Thank you so much 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!

Wishing you all a lovely day!

  • Patricia M. Dugan November 14, 2019 at 7:45 AM

    I love it!!!!!

  • Angela November 14, 2019 at 2:46 PM

    OmG Rachel your card is so amazing, love the colors you’ve used for the background.

  • 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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