Hello crafty friends! There’s only one day left until the January MFT Vault Release becomes available! For my card today, I combined a bunch of the products that are being re-released from retirement.
I combined the Pure Innocence Farmer Girl Stamp Set along with the Barn Die-namics and Farm Fence Die-namics. I can’t tell you how excited I was to see that the Barn Die-namics were being pulled out of retirement. I had missed out on this set years back and had been scouring the internet for it over the past few years with no success. I started by diecutting this barn from Smooth White Card Stock and coloring parts of it with brown Copic Markers (E40, E41, E42, E43, E44, E47). I stamped my images with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copics, and used the coordinating Farmer Girl Die-namics to cut them out.
I then created my background by using a mix of Distress Oxide Inks. I used the picture above for inspiration for what I wanted to look like a vibrant sunrise down on the farm. I first lined up where I wanted to place my grass and placed a circle cut from masking paper where I wanted my sun to appear. Next, I removed the grass and blended my background with Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass, and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide Inks.
I diecut some grassy hills using both the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics (in the background) and the Grassy Hills Die-namics (in the foreground) from both Sour Apple and Jellybean Green Card Stock. I blended a little bit of Mowed Lawn Distress Ink on a few of the pieces to add some contrast. I also diecut a fence from white card stock to add some more detail to my scene.
Lastly, I heat embossed my sentiment with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder in the top left corner of my card prior to assembling it together.
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