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MFT Stamps | October Release Countdown – Halfway There!

October 3, 2020

MFT Stamps | October Release Countdown – Halfway There!

October 3, 2020

Hello everyone! We are halfway through the countdown for the amazing October release from My Favorite Things! My card today features the latest set illustrated by Stacey Yacula called “Flurry of Love”.

I created a single-layered card using the adorable images from this set. First, I cut a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and then stamped my images with black ink using some Gina K. Designs Magic Masking Sheets. I then blended my background with some Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I splattered this area with both diluted white and blue paint and then removed my masks so that I could color my images.

When using this technique, I always color my images last so that if I make a mistake while ink blending, I can always start over again without too much effort. Plus, the masking paper sticks better when the image below it is not colored. Once my background was completely dry, I then used Copic Markers to color my scene.

Copic Color Combos Used:

  • Whites: C00, C0, C2, 0
  • Snow Drifts and Windows: B000, B01
  • Reds: R14, R29, R89
  • Browns: E40, E41, E42, E43, E44
  • Roof: C0, C2, C4

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

I hope you enjoyed my card today! 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!

  • April Davis October 3, 2020 at 12:09 PM

    A perfect Christmas card!

  • Christine October 3, 2020 at 12:32 PM

    Oh my Rachel…these stamps are on my wish list! I love this card!!!!

  • Judith M Arri October 3, 2020 at 12:35 PM

    Love this little snowman. He is the sweetest of all!

  • Gaylynn October 3, 2020 at 12:38 PM

    Such a festive and cute winter scene, slimline style.

  • SueB October 3, 2020 at 1:04 PM

    Absolutely stunning slimline card. Really cute winter scene.

    • Patti Nienberg October 4, 2020 at 1:02 PM

      Amazing color blending of a wintery scene! Beautiful card!

  • Melanie Barrett October 3, 2020 at 11:06 PM

    I love your card! I love this stamp set!

  • Alice Parker October 4, 2020 at 1:34 AM

    There is something about this card that captures winter for me. I come from the prairies but live on the west coast now and miss winter. I live this card. Thanks. You did such a nice job.

  • Jeanne October 4, 2020 at 7:47 AM

    What a fantastic winter scene! Your coloring is on point and you can just feel the blustery wind! Excellent work!

  • Maureen Reiss October 4, 2020 at 11:44 AM

    Sooooo Adorable!!! I love this card!!!

  • Sallie Patterson October 4, 2020 at 7:57 PM

    Such a cute slimline scene, love the background

  • Maureen Hampshire October 5, 2020 at 8:49 AM

    Masking, color blending… you make me want to go play in the snow! (Ok, not really, I hate the cold weather!) this slimline card is just wonderful!

  • Laura Rozsonits October 5, 2020 at 5:09 PM

    Love this stamp set! Your coloring is spectacular!

  • 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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