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MFT Stamps | July Release Countdown – 5 Days and Counting!

July 2, 2020

MFT Stamps | July Release Countdown – 5 Days and Counting!

July 2, 2020

Hello friends! We’re kicking off the July Release Countdown from MFT Stamps with a new amazing stamp set illustrated by Birdie Brown! I actually have two different new products to share with you today!

My first card is a slimline card that features some of the new images from the Picture Perfect Party Animals illustrated by Birdie Brown. I stamped all of my images with Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock and colored them with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Used:

  • Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67
  • Purples: V01, V05, V06, V17, V09
  • Blue Balloon: B21, B24, B26
  • Blues (Bird and Elephant): B000, B01, B04, B06
  • Pinks: RV00, RV52, RV55, RV66
  • Oranges: YR02, YR04, YR07, YR18
  • Indigos: B60, B63, B66
  • Black (Gorilla): W4, W6, W8, W10
  • Cool Grays: 0, C00, C0, C2, C4
  • Warm Grays: W00, W0, W2, W4
  • Yellows: Y11, Y13, Y15, V12
  • Lion: E40, E41, E42, E43, E44, E31, E23, E25, E29

To create my card background, I trimmed a piece of Smooth White Card Stock to 3.5″ x 8.5″ and then blended it with Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I then cut 3 square frames from white card stock by trimming 3 2.5″ x 2.5″ squares and then diecutting their centers using the Stitched Square Die-namics.

I adhered one frame around each of the images that I used with some liquid adhesive. I then trimmed my ink-blended background to 3.25″ 8.25″ and layered it with both Tropical Teal and White Card Stock. Next, I stamped my sentiment on the bottom right corner using some black ink and then lastly adhered my images with 3D Foam Adhesive Tape.

For my second card, I made a fun birthday shaker card using the new Big Birthday Wishes Die-namics Set. I blended my background with a mix of Wilted Violet and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Inks and splattered it with water to give it some more texture.

I then used the Big Birthday Wishes Die to cut my sentiment into a piece of smooth white card stock and then used one of the A2 Stitched Rectangle Die-namics to create a nice stitched edging around it. Next, I added some clear acetate and foam tape to the back of this panel to create a shaker portion. I added my embellishments and adhered it to the base of my card. Super easy and so much fun!

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

Thank you so very much for dropping by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Sherri Little July 2, 2020 at 10:44 AM

    There’s all kinds of festivity in your slimline card. Well done!

  • Bernadette July 2, 2020 at 11:07 AM

    Love your coloring! The slimline is adorable!

  • Becky Turner July 2, 2020 at 12:55 PM

    I love these cards. Your blending with the copic markers is beautiful and the use of the slimline card is perfect for 3 animals. Thanks for sharing!

  • Debbie Titus July 2, 2020 at 3:47 PM

    So much fun in this release. Your cards are remarkable.

  • Lynn D. July 2, 2020 at 4:23 PM

    I always enjoy your ink blending. I have been looking for a die to showcase it.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns July 3, 2020 at 9:44 AM

      Thank you kindly, Lynn! It’s such a beautiful die set and so easy to use! 🙂

  • April Davis July 2, 2020 at 5:48 PM

    As cute as the slimline card is, I really have to say how adorable the shaker is with the big sentiment die! Love the colors, the shaker element, and the bold statement. Thanks for sharing.

    • Patti Nienberg July 2, 2020 at 9:24 PM

      I love both of your cards Rachel! Your ink blending is always wonderful! So inspiring! Thank you for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns July 3, 2020 at 9:45 AM

      You’re so sweet, April, thank you! <3

  • Anne Sturgeon July 2, 2020 at 8:11 PM

    I so love the slim line card! It really stacks up this celebration. The Big Birthday Wish in a shaker looks amazing. Nicely done.

  • Teresa Hinz July 2, 2020 at 11:27 PM

    Colors are fantastic!

  • Pamela Selinski July 3, 2020 at 12:16 AM

    Love these cards. The bright and fun colors make the animal card feel so happy and that shaker card is terrific!

  • Patricia M Dugan July 3, 2020 at 5:17 AM

    Love them both! The slimline card looks like a really fun party and the shaker is fantastic!!

  • Karen July 3, 2020 at 6:16 AM

    I love both of the cards. The shaker birthday card is fantastic

  • Jeanne July 3, 2020 at 8:00 AM

    Oh my goodness, Rachel! Both cards are just amazing. I always say it, but you have the most wonderful talent with color. It’s so bold and vibrant in your work. Your animals there have such personality and you’ve drawn it out beautifully. Love your slimline card. The second card has such a fun quality with the shaker portion. Again, terrific use of color int he background. Excellent work! Thanks so much for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns July 3, 2020 at 9:47 AM

      You are always so sweet, dear Jeanne! Thank you for such lovely comments, my friend! <3

  • Johanna Rundell July 3, 2020 at 1:21 PM

    Love your creations but my favourite is the use of large die. That is amazing.

  • Tina Michael July 3, 2020 at 3:50 PM

    Such great work. Adorable!

  • Tina Michael July 3, 2020 at 3:50 PM

    So cute!

  • Melanie Barrett July 3, 2020 at 6:09 PM

    Both of your card are so pretty. I just love the fun animal slimline with your beautiful coloring!

  • Melanie Barrett July 3, 2020 at 6:13 PM

    Both of your cards are so pretty. I just love the fun animal slimline with your beautiful coloring!

  • Lynn Hill July 3, 2020 at 11:45 PM

    I love the background you made with the blue inks and the white flecks. It is so eye appealing. I also thank you for including your Copic coloring combinations. It gives me some color ideas to try when I have time. Thanks for sharing.

  • Sidelle Menon July 4, 2020 at 2:30 PM

    Love both your cards xx

  • 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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