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MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #534

March 24, 2021

MFT Stamps | Wednesday Sketch Challenge #534

March 24, 2021

Hello friends! It’s time for a brand new Sketch Challenge from My Favorite Things! I love the challenges because they help you to stretch your creativity and create card layouts that you may have never thought of on your own! You don’t have to follow the sketch exactly but rather can flip/rotate and/or substitute the shapes for images.

Here is a look at the sketch layout. For my take on the sketch, I substituted the shapes for images and created a single layer card using images from the BB Mermazing Stamp Set.

I stamped almost all of my images with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I used masking paper (Gina K Designs Masking Magic Sheets) to mask my images prior to ink blending my background. I used a blend of Chipped Sapphire, Peacock Feathers, and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks for my ocean background and then splattered this blending with some water to add more texture. I allowed the water droplets to sit for about 30 seconds before blotting them dry with a clean paper towel.

I used Copic Markers to color all of my images once my background was completely dry.

  • Pinks: RV00, RV63, RV55, RV66
  • Oranges: YR00, YR04, YR09, E09
  • Greens: G40, G43, G46
  • Sand: E30, E31, E34
  • Turtle Shell: E41, E42, E43, E44
  • Hair: W7, W10, B100

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more sketch inspiration as well as the link to enter your creations!

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

  • Jeanne March 25, 2021 at 8:12 AM

    Wow, this looks fantastic, Rachel. The background is stunning and your coloring is always so crisp, clean and vibrant. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns April 8, 2021 at 10:15 AM

      Thank you, Jeanne! Thank you (as always!) for taking the time to stop by! I always appreciate your sweet words! 💖

  • Anne Sturgeon March 25, 2021 at 8:04 PM

    What a sweet mermaid. Your water looks good enough to jump right in with her! Too cold for swimming in Michigan.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns April 8, 2021 at 10:17 AM

      Oh yes, Michigan is way too cold for swimming right now lol. 😁🥶 Thank you for taking the time to leave your sweet comments, my friend! ❤️

    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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