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MFT Stamps | February MFT & Friends

February 16, 2021

MFT Stamps | February MFT & Friends

February 16, 2021

Hello friends! The amazing February Release from My Favorite Things is now available! Do you have a favorite? For my final project for the release, I created a one-layered slimline card featuring the new ‘Mice Day to Celebrate’ Stamp Set illustrated by Birdie Brown.

To start, I first trimmed a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock to 3.5″ x 5.5″ and stamped my images using a masking technique to give them depth. I also stamped my images again onto a piece of Gina K. Designs Masking Magic sheets and fussy cut the images so that I could place them over top of the ones on my actual card. With the images all covered, I then blended some Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Inks onto my card base to create my ink-blended background.

With my masking pieces still intact, I then lightly splattered my background with water using a size 4 round paint brush. I let it sit for a few seconds before blotting it dry with a clean paper towel. Next, I splattered it again with some diluted opaque white paint as well as some diluted teal watercolor paint. I then removed my masking pieces and allowed my panel to dry before trimming it down to 3.25″ x 8.25″ and coloring my images with Copic Markers.

Lastly, I stamped my sentiment with black ink and layered my card with both Smooth White and Tropical Teal Card Stock.

Copic Color Blends Used:

  • Warm Grays: W00, W0, W2, W4
  • Cool Grays: C00, C0, C2, C4
  • Purples: V000, V01, V04, V15, V17
  • Teals: G000, BG11, BG13, BG49
  • Browns: E41, E42, E43, E44
  • Reds: R14, R46, R89
  • Pinks: RV00, RV63, RV55, RV66
  • Cupcake: Y21, Y23, E34

Check out what the rest of the team and featured guest designers have designed HERE! Leave a comment on each DT Member’s MFT & Friends Blog Post for a chance to win 1 of 2 $100 MFT Gift Vouchers!

In case you missed any of my previous posts, here are the other projects that I created using this fun release. Simply click on any photo for more project details.

I hope you enjoyed my cards today! Thank you for taking the time to drop by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

  • Roblyn Henry February 16, 2021 at 10:55 AM

    When I read your description I began to see how your cards look dimensional – I’d like to try this technique! Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Sharon Gullikson February 16, 2021 at 11:14 AM

    Don’t you love the mice?? They are so fun and adorable. Great job coloring them.

  • Bunny Dobbie February 16, 2021 at 11:37 AM

    What a sweet little scene! Darling card.

  • Lisa K February 16, 2021 at 12:16 PM

    Super cute card! Love the mice and the way you colored them.

  • Pat J February 16, 2021 at 12:36 PM

    Beautiful colors!

  • April Davis February 16, 2021 at 12:55 PM

    Gah, Rachel! No words for how stinkin cute this is!

  • Kristi H. February 16, 2021 at 1:04 PM

    This is super-adorable! I love how you filled the front. Thank you for the inspiration.

  • Avra Williams February 16, 2021 at 1:18 PM

    So adorable!

  • MENDY CRUMPTON February 16, 2021 at 6:19 PM

    Love the slimline card you created. All your other projects with this release are just amazing!

  • Andre M. February 16, 2021 at 7:35 PM

    These mice are definitely having a blast at this fun celebration!

  • Nicki Baxley February 16, 2021 at 8:31 PM

    I love this color combo and your amazing masking

  • Meghan Kennihan February 16, 2021 at 8:37 PM

    I love these mice! What a great scene!

  • Kris D February 16, 2021 at 9:39 PM

    Love your choice of colors. I really like the mft stamp you used.

  • Marisela Delgado February 16, 2021 at 9:51 PM

    You always make beautiful cards! 💜

  • Nicole Nardi February 16, 2021 at 9:54 PM

    What a sweet birthday card.

  • LYNN D. February 16, 2021 at 9:56 PM

    Your color palette is wonderful. Such a joyous card!

  • Sandra February 16, 2021 at 11:39 PM

    love your style, this card is wonderful!

  • Anisha Skariah February 17, 2021 at 12:37 AM

    Rachel this is just jaw dropping! What beautiful colors and such adorable little mice!

  • Debby Green February 17, 2021 at 1:46 AM

    Oh, these mice are so sweet! I always love your cards!

  • Hanh February 17, 2021 at 3:22 AM

    Oh what an adorable scene that you’ve created! I love it sooo much! This mice set is just the cutest! Thank you for the inspiration and the list of Copic colors!

  • Jeanne February 17, 2021 at 7:05 AM

    So very cute! I like seeing your projects on your blog because then I can hone in on the fun details. Wonderful card!

  • Cindy C February 17, 2021 at 8:05 AM

    Such cute little mice!

  • Lauryne Cunningham February 17, 2021 at 9:09 AM

    Wow! All of your cards are amazing! You color beautifully! I love the teal ink blended background on the slimline!

  • Liz O February 17, 2021 at 9:11 AM

    Adorable scene! Love the new characters, thanks for the inspiration Rachel!

  • Sandra Smith February 17, 2021 at 9:45 AM

    Such a fun card. The scene is perfection.

  • MyBonnetBee February 17, 2021 at 11:13 AM

    Wonderful colors! And the background is amazing!!

  • Gail Scott February 17, 2021 at 1:21 PM

    Slim line card and mice – how delightful! Lovely card TFS

  • Wendy L February 17, 2021 at 1:23 PM

    Amazing, as always, Rachel!! I love scene, your background, everything! 👏👏

  • Jeanne Beam February 17, 2021 at 4:24 PM

    Such an adorable card! Love the cute mice…
    Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Paula Haller February 17, 2021 at 6:45 PM

    The background is so pretty! I love your wonderful coloring and the fun scene you’ve created with the sweet mice!

  • Lisascreativeniche February 17, 2021 at 10:16 PM

    Fabulous scene and coloring!

  • Sue D February 17, 2021 at 10:35 PM

    Adorable birthday card with these mice and I like the colors.

  • Denise Bryant February 18, 2021 at 12:45 AM

    What a fun scene with these darling mice! Love your charming card! Awesome coloring too!

  • Veronica Mattioli February 18, 2021 at 4:42 AM

    This card is really stunning! I need this cute stamp set!

  • Annalisa February 18, 2021 at 12:35 PM

    This is some seriously impeccable masking, blending, and coloring. I love the color palette (I’m always here for teals) and how you have that one pop of bright red on the cherry. Someone will be very lucky to get this birthday card.

  • Scraporcraft February 18, 2021 at 1:29 PM

    Great scene created for the longer card. Nice coloring and background.

  • Carol E. Wortman February 18, 2021 at 1:48 PM

    My birthday is soon this month and I would adore to recieve a card as cute as this! Wonderful cute release!

  • Terrie D. (StarSpry) February 18, 2021 at 2:46 PM

    I love the scene you created! Such an adorable card. 🙂

  • SabineVDK February 18, 2021 at 4:31 PM

    Beyond gorgeous as always!

  • Shar Zar February 18, 2021 at 8:59 PM

    Captivating birthday scene card.

  • Heidi Rees February 18, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    So so so so so so so cute Rachel! I’m squealing because it’s too cute! Absolutely amazing background first of all! And your coloring skills are incredible! Swooning over here! You seriously blew me away!

  • 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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