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MFT Stamps & Pear Blossom Press | EZ-Lights Camping Card

August 28, 2020

MFT Stamps & Pear Blossom Press | EZ-Lights Camping Card

August 28, 2020

Hello friends! MFT Stamps and Pear Blossom Press are collaborating together to show you some fun ideas on how to use the Pear Blossom Press EZ Lights. I have actually never made a light-up card until now! However, these lights are seriously super easy and so much fun to use. They come in different pack sizes and I will definitely be using my other lights in the near future!

I made a camping card today that features images from the new Stacey Yacula Happy Campers Stamp Set. You can see how cool these lights look lit up in the image above.

To start, I first stamped all of my images with Copic friendly Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I then colored them with Copic Markers and then used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Next, I blended a background using a variety of MFT Premium Dye Inks. Once blended, I then splattered this piece with both water and diluted Opaque White Paint to resemble stars.

I then created a grass piece by diecutting a piece of Smooth White Card Stock with the Grassy Fields Die-namics and then blended it with Jellybean Green Premium Dye Ink.

Next, I lined up where I wanted to place each of my 3 lights. Each separate EZ-Light comes with 3 lights attached to one button, allowing you to have multiple options per switch. I decided to cut a hole (using small random dies and a paper punch) behind the area where I wanted my fire, the lantern, and the moon.

I then cut out three holes and lined them up with a piece of 4.25″ x 5.5″ card stock and traced the circles through the holes lightly with pencil. This is where I knew that I wanted to place each light.

Next, I used some tape (probably a lot more than I needed lol) to keep my wires and push button in place and placed the little bulbs right into the center of each penciled-hole that I had traced. I also lined up where I wanted to place the push button and then heat embossed the word “PRESS” using the Interactive Labels Stamp Set with some Fine Detail White Embossing Powder.

The final step before putting my card together was to add some 3D Foam Tape. I double-layered it to allow enough room for my button without creating a lump in my card.

I then adhered my card front to the foam tape and lastly added my images with some more 3D foam tape for some added dimension.

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more inspiration using these fun and easy lights!

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

  • Niccole Kulig August 28, 2020 at 10:43 AM

    This card is so bright and cheery! I love it!! I also love that you lit up all of the elements! Thank you for sharing!!

  • Sunshine HoneyBee August 28, 2020 at 10:51 AM

    Campfire fun with the lights. Wonderful to make it glow.
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  • April Davis August 28, 2020 at 11:13 AM

    Rachel, that is crazy cute! What a fun idea. Thanks for sharing.

  • Carol E. Wortman August 28, 2020 at 12:30 PM

    Adorable. The lights really do make this card over the top super cute! I LOVE it!

  • Sandy Henry August 28, 2020 at 1:54 PM

    I like how you Exaggerated the actual lights by the way you applied your copic coloring. Very well done, thanks for sharing.

  • Amanda Stevens August 28, 2020 at 2:43 PM

    Rachel, this card is amazing! And your coloring is superb! The yellow glow on everything is a wonderful touch. And it really glows with the lights. So cool!!!

  • Tracy B. August 28, 2020 at 5:14 PM

    Great card! I love how you colored the glow onto the critters, it just adds to the overall effect of the lights you used.

  • Meghan Kennihan August 28, 2020 at 6:02 PM

    Your GLOW coloring is amazing! What a great idea with the light up!

  • Scraporcraft August 29, 2020 at 2:28 AM

    I like the fire highlights on the critters. Nice color used layout. Great blending and use of the lights.

  • Jeanne August 29, 2020 at 9:43 AM

    You did an outstanding job on this card. Looks like the lights are easy to use and that’s great to know. I am always SO impressed with your coloring skills. I can attest that just knowing your color combos doesn’t equate to what you create. Your skills require lots of practice. 🙂 I just love to ooooh and awwww over your beauties! Thanks for sharing, Rachel!

  • Laura Rozsonits August 29, 2020 at 4:37 PM

    As always your coloring is beautiful. Very cute scene. I will be trying the easy lights on the near future!

  • Denise Bryant August 30, 2020 at 1:00 AM

    Adorable camping scene with fabulous coloring! Love the adorable critters and all the details! The EZ-Lights add a really fun look!

  • Patti Nienberg August 30, 2020 at 6:55 AM

    Since we are avid campers, this card is extra wonderful! Love it! And as always, your ink blending is awesome!

  • Sue D August 30, 2020 at 8:53 PM

    Love this cute light up camping scene.

  • 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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