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MFT Stamps | May Release Countdown – 5 Days to Go!

April 30, 2020

MFT Stamps | May Release Countdown – 5 Days to Go!

April 30, 2020

Hello friends! I am so excited to share with you the latest upcoming stamp set illustrated by Birdie Brown! For my project today, I created a fun Shadow Box Card featuring some of the cute images from the Hanging with My Gnomies Stamp Set. To start, I stamped all of my images with Copic friendly Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I colored them with Copic Markers and used the coordinating Die-namics to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Skin: E0000, E000, E11
  • Reds: R14, R27, R46, R59
  • Blues: B21, B24, B26, B39
  • Girl’s Hair: E50, E53, E55
  • Beards: 0, C00, C0, C2, C4
  • Yellows: Y000, Y13, Y15, E35
  • Light Browns: E40, E42, E43, E44
  • Dark Browns: E30, E31, E23, E25, E29
  • Greens: YG01, G06, YG17, YG67

I used some Kraft Card Stock for the outside of my shadow box card and one of the larger dies from the A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Set 2 Die-namics to cut out my window. I added some grass using the Grassy Hills Die-namics and some trees from the Snowy Hillside Die-namics.

For my background, I blended some Abandoned Coral, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Inks onto a smooth piece of white card stock. I also used some Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide Ink to color my grass that I had cut from white card stock.

My card folds perfectly to fit into a standard 5×7 envelope as shown above. If you’d like to try something like this on your own, I have all of the measurements listed HERE on a previous post from a few years back.

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

All new products will be available this coming Tuesday, May 5th, at 10 AM EDT.

Thank you all 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 safe and wonderful day!

  • Kim Hamlin April 30, 2020 at 10:33 AM

    Such bright colors! Love the diorama too. Well done.

  • April Davis April 30, 2020 at 11:23 AM

    Ummm….Wow! That is some seriously amazing coloring skills. I am jealous, seriously. Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

  • Patti Nienberg April 30, 2020 at 11:47 AM

    Your card is simply amazing! Your coloring is beautiful! What a wonderful shadowbox card!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns May 2, 2020 at 10:03 AM

      Thank you so much, Patti! I appreciate your lovely comments! 💗

  • Jean R-T April 30, 2020 at 12:01 PM

    Wow! Love your shadowbox! You are quite talented!

  • Liz B Ford April 30, 2020 at 1:47 PM

    Rachel, what an awesome shadow box card of gnomes and their little house! Fantastic details and I must say, very fun. Someone will be totally stoked to get this in the mail! Lovely coloring and I like that you gave us your colors used in a handy list. Cheers!

  • Tawna April 30, 2020 at 5:07 PM

    Sooo cute! You’ve done such a super job of coloring.

  • Lynn D. April 30, 2020 at 6:36 PM

    Your mirror image is a work of art. Love the scenes, too.

  • Hanh April 30, 2020 at 7:47 PM

    Oh my stars! You blew me away with another AMAZING boxcard, Rachel! You really outdid yourself with this one, my friend! I LOVE everything about it … adorable BB illustrations, perfect coloring, awesome color choices and wonderful boxcard design! LOVE that you left one gnome on the outside of the box! 😍😍😍

    • rachelalvaradodesigns May 2, 2020 at 10:01 AM

      Thank you so much, sweet friend! I appreciate all of your kind comments! 💕

  • Patricia M Dugan May 1, 2020 at 6:36 AM

    Your shadow box cards are the best! Your coloring and attention to detail is outstanding. The characters in this set are adorable and their cottage is perfect. This is another set I can’t wait to get!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns May 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM

      You are so sweet, Patricia, thank you! 💗 You’re going to love this set! 🙂

  • Jeanne May 1, 2020 at 8:15 AM

    Oh goodness, Rachel! This is fantastic. I adore your coloring skills and just love seeing what you create. Wonderful shadowbox card! 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing. 🙂

  • Dorothy A May 3, 2020 at 11:03 PM

    Your card is so vibrant! And the depth and layering is very impressive. You do those stamps and dies proud!

  • 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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