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MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #493

June 10, 2020

MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #493

June 10, 2020

Hello friends! It’s time for a brand new Wednesday Sketch Challenge! Come play along for a chance to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher! (Winner is chosen at random.)

For my take on the sketch, I rotated the sketch to make it a vertical card. I used the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics to create some drifts at the bottom of my card to resemble the bottom of a lake. I diecut these pieces from Smooth White Card Stock and lightly blended them with Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap, and Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Inks. I then splattered each piece with both water and diluted Opaque White Paint to give some added texture. Once dry, I used a variety of warm brown Copic Markers to add some extra texture with some lightly applied dots.

For my images, I used the BB Otterly Love You Stamp Set and colored them with Copic Markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Browns: E41, E42, E43, E44, E47
  • Gray Otter: W00, W0, W2, W4
  • Oranges: YR12, YR07, YR18
  • Gray Rocks: C00, C0, C2, C4, C6

I set these images aside and stamped a few pieces of green foliage from the BB Mermazing Stamp Set. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out and then worked on a watery background for my base. I first trimmed a piece of Smooth White Card Stock to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and blended it from the bottom to top with Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio, and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I faded out my color toward the top, allowing for some white space. Once dry, I trimmed this piece down to 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ and then adhered it to a vertical 4.25″ x 5.5″ white card base.

I stamped my sentiment with black ink onto the top left corner of my card and added all of my images with some 3D Foam Adhesive Tape for added dimension.

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more sketch inspiration! I encourage you to challenge yourself and come play along!

Thank you 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!

  • Patricia M Dugan June 11, 2020 at 5:21 AM

    Otterly simple and sweet!!!!

  • Irene June 11, 2020 at 7:30 AM

    Thank you so much for showing the copics you used and giving so much information on how you make your wonderful designs! It is very difficult for me to distinguish colours due to a medical condition and this keeps me going. Thanks again!!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 17, 2020 at 11:14 AM

      Thank you for your sweet comments, Irene! Happy to do 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.


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