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MFT Stamps | May Release MFT & Friends

May 5, 2020

MFT Stamps | May Release MFT & Friends

May 5, 2020

Hello friends! It’s finally time to shop the amazing May Release from My Favorite Things! I have one last project to share with you today! I used the new Always Bring a Smile Stamp Set illustrated by Stacey Yacula for my single layer slimline card today.

To start, I trimmed a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Cart Stock to 8.5″ x 3.5″. I used some Gina K. Designs Magic Masking Paper to utilize the masking technique (as shown above). I first stamped some of my images in the foreground and then covered them with masking paper to next stamp some images on top of them to look as if they’re in the background.

I then used Copic Markers to color all of my images as well as the background scenery, sky, and grass.

Once finished, I let it dry and then stamped my sentiment with Black Ink onto the top left corner of my card. Next, I trimmed my card down to 8.25″ x 3.25″ and added a 8.5″ x 3.5″ white cardstock mat behind my card to give my project some slight contrast with a frame.

Make sure to head to the MFT Blog for more release inspiration from the rest of the team as well as our amazing guests for this month’s MFT & Friends feature. Leave a comment on each Design Team Member’s MFT & Friends Release Post for a chance to win 1 of 2 $100 MFT Gift Vouchers!

Here are the rest of the projects that I created using this amazing new release! If you missed any of these posts over the past few days and want more details, simply click on each photo above.

Thank you all for 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 wonderful day and happy crafting!

  • Marsha Freer May 5, 2020 at 10:40 AM

    Such a sweet card, Rachel!

  • Donna Gourley May 5, 2020 at 10:53 AM

    Rachel, I love your style!! This card is perfection. Beautiful!!

  • Jody V May 5, 2020 at 11:02 AM

    Wonderful card. Great colours. Thank you for sharing.

  • Pat Runnells May 5, 2020 at 11:19 AM

    These stamps are just toooooo cute!

  • Kristi H. May 5, 2020 at 12:05 PM

    Soft and dreamy; what a delight! I identify with the squirrel 😉

  • April Davis May 5, 2020 at 12:09 PM

    That is a fabulous card and it looks like a professional Hallmark card too. Thanks for sharing your talent!

  • Sunshine HoneyBee May 5, 2020 at 12:35 PM

    Wonderful coloring of the sweet woodsy critters & scene.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  • Anne Sturgeon May 5, 2020 at 12:48 PM

    This is amazing… Love these critters sharing a happy day together. I see some social distancing going on too… Thanks for sharing your process, it’s amazing!

  • Debbie Parke May 5, 2020 at 1:20 PM

    Such a happy card and the colors are beautiful and soft. I almost want to reach out and touch them.

  • Paula Haller May 5, 2020 at 2:41 PM

    Adorable! I love how you used all the sweet critters. Fabbity coloring too!

  • Cindi Flass May 5, 2020 at 2:56 PM

    Gorgeous scene!

  • Scraporcraft May 5, 2020 at 3:33 PM

    Good use of the longer card for the scene.

  • Stacey Kowbel May 5, 2020 at 5:18 PM

    Awww, such a sweet card! Love all the critters!

  • Shar Zar May 5, 2020 at 5:27 PM

    Magnificent coloring. Just beautiful.

  • Barbara Matthews May 5, 2020 at 6:15 PM

    Great job on the card, beautiful colouring and I love how you created the scene. Thanks for sharing.

  • Holly Jackson May 5, 2020 at 6:34 PM

    Eeeeeek Rachel this is sooooooooo cute!

  • Dana M May 5, 2020 at 6:47 PM

    Wow, incredible card! Stunning coloring and scene. Super sweet card

  • Meghan Kennihan May 5, 2020 at 8:33 PM

    Incredible coloring! I LOVE all the little critters and your perfect scene!

  • Hanh May 5, 2020 at 8:37 PM

    Beautiful card, Rachel! Your hard work with planning and masking paid off … the result is gorgeous! Love the wonderful scene that you created for these adorable critters … and pink/purple mushrooms! You’ve moved on from the blue mushroom? 😜 Only you can make these unique-colored mushrooms look so awesome! Thanks for the inspiration! Can’t wait to play with this stamp set!

  • Debby Green May 5, 2020 at 9:12 PM

    What cute critters! Great card!

  • Shirley N May 5, 2020 at 9:22 PM

    OMGosh, I so love this card. Absolutely adorable and so beautifully colored!

  • Heidi Rees May 5, 2020 at 9:23 PM

    What an incredible slimline! Such a great scene you creating! All your cards for this release are wonderful Rachel!

  • Jeanne Beam May 5, 2020 at 9:24 PM

    Such a sweet scene you created with all the adorable critters.
    Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Rosemary D May 5, 2020 at 11:50 PM

    Your card is so adorable!

  • Emma Sleppy May 6, 2020 at 12:34 AM

    As always, a great card!! Love the masking!! Perfect!

  • Denise Bryant May 6, 2020 at 3:06 AM

    Magical scene with these charming animals and the mushroom! I love the colors you used for your card, and your coloring is absolutely amazing!

  • Subhashini S May 6, 2020 at 3:08 AM

    Going gaga over your beautiful coloring!!Thanks for the great inspiration

  • Chandhini May 6, 2020 at 3:20 AM

    Wonderful masking and scene building, love your card. Beautiful coloring.

  • Deepa Lakshman May 6, 2020 at 6:35 AM

    Thank you for showing the different steps in adding the masks to the images. The background is stunning in Copic coloring.

  • Natasha Trupp May 6, 2020 at 9:24 AM

    Wow! That’s a lot of masking- but the scene is totally worth it!

  • Karen Weingartner May 6, 2020 at 9:59 AM

    Great scene- I love it!

  • NatQuebec May 6, 2020 at 10:22 AM

    Such a wonderful card and a lovely scene. All that masking paid off 🙂

  • Anushree Vaish May 6, 2020 at 11:02 AM

    Such an adorable card!!

  • Lauryne Cunningham May 6, 2020 at 11:21 AM

    Your cards are fabulous, as usual! Love your coloring and the vivid colors! Beautiful designs!

  • Kit May 6, 2020 at 1:55 PM

    Love one layer card scenes and the masking is worth the effort. Such a lovely scene and I really like the soft coloring.

  • Karthikha Uday May 6, 2020 at 4:15 PM

    This one is so so so cute and I love your coloring, design and color choices! <3

  • Cyndi Morris May 6, 2020 at 5:37 PM

    I love that sweet card. The colors are gorgeous.

  • Laurie Kirk May 6, 2020 at 5:52 PM

    Your beautiful card with all the cute critters is just wonderful.

  • Cheryl b. May 6, 2020 at 6:27 PM

    In this time of wearing masks, this is a masking masterpiece! Thanks for sharing all that hard work!

  • Daria Zender May 6, 2020 at 6:29 PM

    OMG! Could this scene be any sweeter?! Love everything about this card.

  • Sharon Gullikson May 6, 2020 at 7:24 PM

    Oh my GOSH, the turtle is adorable. ALL of them are adorable. I just love this line of animals..

  • Mary-Anne V May 6, 2020 at 9:05 PM

    Wow Your colouring is seamless and perfect. Amazing card.

  • Lisascreativeniche May 6, 2020 at 10:46 PM

    Wow! What a scene! The masking and coloring is incredible!

  • Anneleise Hampson May 7, 2020 at 12:18 PM

    Wow!! That is so very amazing! I can’t get over how this card came together!! Thank you for all the pictures and directions. Amazing use of this set!

  • Amy Cooley May 7, 2020 at 1:11 PM

    Wow! Your coloring is definitely something to aspire to. I just love the scene you’ve created.

  • tina z. May 7, 2020 at 4:37 PM

    so cute!

  • Annalisa May 7, 2020 at 5:28 PM

    Oh wow, what an incredible scene! I’m so impressed that you chose a slimline card and did all that masking. Your coloring is incredible; it looks like a children’s book that I really want to read.

  • Sue D May 7, 2020 at 6:37 PM

    Adorable scene. Love the colors.

  • Heather Mills May 7, 2020 at 9:38 PM

    Oh, this is so adorable!! Your masking is perfect, the whole scene is fabulous!!

  • 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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