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MFT Stamps | Message in a Bottle Card Kit Countdown – Two Days to Go!

January 12, 2020

MFT Stamps | Message in a Bottle Card Kit Countdown – Two Days to Go!

January 12, 2020

Hello friends! I’d like to introduce to you the brand new Message in a Bottle Card Kit from MFT Stamps! This kit is super cute and so much fun to work with!

I created a fun little beach-themed shaker card today that features my message in a bottle front and center.

To start my card, I blended some Distress Oxide Inks for my background. I used the Drifts & Hills Stencil to first create my beach. I then masked off an area to blend my ocean and then used the Mini Cloud Stencil to blend in some clouds.

Next, I diecut an area in the center of my card using the Message in a Bottle Die-namics. I lined up this entire piece on an A2 sized (4.25″ x 5.5″) card base glued the negative piece from this cut (that had a portion of my background on it) to this base piece. I then placed some Mini Prills, my stamped sentiment, and a little star fish on top of this negative piece and then carefully glued my Message in a Bottle Shaker Pouch on top. Once dry, I then adhered the rest of my background to my base, laying it over the shaker bottle.

I then diecut a cork (from Cork Paper) using the Message in a Bottle Die-namics and attached it to the top of my shaker pouch with some liquid adhesive. I wanted it to look like the cork had come open so that it would show how “sand” got inside of the bottle. Next, I used the bottle base die to cut a bottle shape from clear acetate and I attached it above my bottle to look like my cork was actually sitting partially inside the bottle and not just on top.

I added a partial palm tree using the Beach Scene Builder Die-namics by cutting the palm tree from a piece of Smooth White Card Stock and then coloring it with Copics. I adhered this tree to the underside of a Stitched Rectangle Frame and used scissors to trim off any excess that stuck out from the outer edges of the frame.

The Message in a Bottle Card Kit will be available this coming Tuesday, January 14th, at 10 AM EST. Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more kit inspiration! Leave a comment there for a chance to win a $25 MFT Gift Voucher!

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Thank you for dropping 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!

  • April Davis January 12, 2020 at 10:36 AM

    Your copic coloring is crazy beautiful and the background just makes the entire card amazing. I can on!y aspire to that. Kudos and thanks for sharing your talent!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns January 13, 2020 at 12:46 AM

      Thank you so much for your sweet comments, April! <3

  • gk January 12, 2020 at 10:48 AM

    Love how you created the background. Looks great!

  • PAMELA SABORI January 12, 2020 at 12:44 PM

    This is such an amazing card! Love how the beads look like they are falling out of the message bottle. The beachy scene is gorgeous!

  • Lucille Manos January 12, 2020 at 1:02 PM

    Love the sand! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Roberta Thome January 12, 2020 at 1:37 PM

    Oh my gosh, perfect beach scene…could almost feel the sand on my feet!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns January 13, 2020 at 12:48 AM

      Thank you so much, Roberta! I appreciate your lovely comments!

  • Rose M. Sohn January 12, 2020 at 2:17 PM

    What a great card! Thank you for sharing your talent and creativity with us!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns January 13, 2020 at 12:48 AM

      Thank you so much for stopping by, Rose! I appreciate your sweet comments! <3

  • Karen in Florida January 12, 2020 at 2:31 PM

    I LOVE your card! What a great idea for a get well or encouragement card.
    This is on my must-have list!

  • Emma Sleppy January 12, 2020 at 3:02 PM

    I just love this, It really sends a MESSAGE! LOL. perfect!

  • roni January 12, 2020 at 8:01 PM

    My favorite of all! So pretty!!! Thank you for the inspiration!

  • Patricia Dugan January 13, 2020 at 6:17 AM

    MFT always comes up with such fun stamps, dies and ‘card parts’! They make card making so much fun and you have a wonderful imagination and talent! Thank you for sharing.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns January 14, 2020 at 9:07 AM

      Thank you so much for your lovely comments, Patricia! And I agree! MFT Stamps is always so creative with their products and designs!

  • MyBonnetBee January 13, 2020 at 6:42 AM

    Amazing card!! I love how you colored the sand and all the details!

  • Karen Green January 13, 2020 at 7:47 AM

    What a beautiful card. I can almost smell the ocean and feel the sand between my toes! Your coloring is gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 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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