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MFT Stamps | August Vault Release – Two Days to Go and Counting!

August 16, 2020

MFT Stamps | August Vault Release – Two Days to Go and Counting!

August 16, 2020

Hello friends! We’re kicking off the MFT Stamps August Vault Release Countdown with an oldie but a goodie! This vault release is the biggest one yet and is filled with so many previously retired stamps and die sets. To start off, I created a half-front, A2 sized box card that features the Polynesian Paradise Stamp Set illustrated by Birdie Brown.

I added a seagull from the Seaside Seagulls Stamp Set as well. All of my images were stamped with Copic friendly Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored with Copic Markers, and cut out using the coordinating die sets.

Copic Color Combos Used:

Although I didn’t use all of the images shown above, I colored more than I needed and have listed all of my color combinations for you.

I added a palm tree using the Beach Scene Builder Die-namics. You can easily use colored paper but I diecut mine from Smooth White Card Stock and blended the palm fronds with Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide Ink and the base with Frayed Burlap. I also added a fun little tiki hut using the Tiki Hut Die-namics. I also diecut this from white card stock and blended each top piece with Antique Linen and Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide Inks. For the base, I used Frayed Burlap and Ground Espresso.

Lastly, I added a quick sunset background by using the Basic Shapes – Circle Stencil and blending a half sun with some Mustard Seed Distress Oxide Ink. To do this, I had masked the bottom/ocean portion (Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Ink) with masking tape.

Make sure to head on over to the MFT Blog for more sneak peeks and inspiration! Leave a comment there for a chance to win a $25 MFT Gift Voucher!

Thank you for dropping by! If you liked this card and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Lynn D. August 16, 2020 at 11:50 AM

    Another beautifully composed box card scene. Your attention to detail is incredible. Thanks for the copic suggestions.

  • Sandra Bonagura August 16, 2020 at 1:31 PM

    I love visiting – you are so creative and I admire the fact you make many of your cards with out the use of dies!

  • Laura Rozsonits August 16, 2020 at 1:35 PM

    Always love your coloring. Gorgeous card! I need that tiki but die!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:15 AM

      Thank you kindly, Laura! You will love it! It’s even more cute in person! 💗

  • Tracy B. August 16, 2020 at 2:48 PM

    Your scene & box style card are so cute! That tiki hut is adorable!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:16 AM

      Thank you so much, Tracy! It’s such a cute die set! 😍

  • Lori Spitzer August 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

    Holy smokes, you are one talented lady! I love the scene!! Your coloring is also to die for! The highlights in the little hula girl’s hair are phenomenal! Wow, you are an inspiration!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:16 AM

      You are so sweet, Lori, thank you! I appreciate your lovely comments! 😊

  • Patti Nienberg August 16, 2020 at 4:33 PM

    Omg Rachel, what an inspiration! This box card is just amazing! I love your sand! The layers!! That hut!! Your coloring!! All of it is wonderful!!

  • Daria Zender August 16, 2020 at 5:41 PM

    This is ah-mazing!!

  • Annika Pedersen August 16, 2020 at 5:54 PM

    It¨s so beautiful..
    and a big thanks for the picture with copics combinations! 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:17 AM

      Thank you so much, Annika! You are so very welcome! 🥰

  • Jeanne August 17, 2020 at 8:21 AM

    Wow! It’s fun seeing this project again where you can really see all the details. I just love this. Thank you so much for sharing the color combinations, especially in the neat way you shared them. That’s got to take some extra time to include and I really appreciate your taking the time to do so. SO admire your talent and creativity, Rachel! 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:18 AM

      Thank you from the bottom of my heart, dear Jeanne! I always appreciate you taking the time to stop by and leave a comment! 🥰

  • April Davis August 17, 2020 at 11:18 AM

    Love EVERYTHING about this card! Thanks for sharing your talent.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 18, 2020 at 12:18 AM

      Thank you so very much, dear April! Your sweet comments always bring a smile to my face! 🥰

  • Rachel August 17, 2020 at 5:12 PM

    Thank you for posting color combos, your coloring is so beautiful!

  • 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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