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MFT Stamps | March Release Countdown – Only 24 Hours Left!

March 9, 2020

MFT Stamps | March Release Countdown – Only 24 Hours Left!

March 9, 2020

Hello crafty friends! When I first saw the Double the Fun Stamp Set from the MFT Stamps March Release, I knew that I wanted to try and make a box card that resembled Noah’s Ark. I started by stamping all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Black Ink, colored them with Copic Markers, and then used the coordinating Double the Fun Die-namics to cut them out. Setting them aside, I then worked on the box portion of my card.

I created my base so that when you collapse or fold the box card, the measurements are equal to a standard A2 sized card (4.25″ x 5.5″). However, with the addition of a larger roof area, this card would fit better in an A6 or 5×7 envelope. In order to achieve the look of wood planks, I followed this easy tutorial HERE. I then cut some waves from white card stock using the Ocean Waves Die-namics and blended each piece with Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers, and Chipped Sapphire Distress Inks. I also diecut two portholes and added some stitched white porthole frames using both the Inside & Out Stitched Circle Dies along with the Stitched Circle STAX Die-namics.

For the roof, I used the same scoring technique as I used on the woodgrain after I had cut it out. I didn’t use a die to cut the roof but rather eyeballed it with some trial and error cuts until I felt that it was symmetrical. Before I glued the tabs of the box together, I heat embossed my sentiment with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder. Lastly, I adhered all of my images to the inner box shelves using some liquid adhesive.

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  • Emma Sleppy March 9, 2020 at 11:15 AM

    This is so clever. Your box cards are so amazing. Love the “port holes” on the ark. LOL

  • April Davis March 9, 2020 at 12:25 PM

    Awesome box card! Love the whimsical design. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Wendi J March 9, 2020 at 1:21 PM

    This box card is amazing! Thanks for sharing how you made it. My Sunday school class will love this stamp set.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns March 10, 2020 at 10:30 AM

      Thank you so much, Wendi! My kids love it too and want to make their own arks now lol.

  • Patti Nienberg March 9, 2020 at 5:55 PM

    Love this card! Reminds me of Noah’s Ark! Thank u for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns March 10, 2020 at 10:29 AM

      Thank you, Patti! That was the look I was going for! 🙂

  • Sandra March 9, 2020 at 10:39 PM

    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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