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MFT Stamps | March Outside the Box Challenge – Out of the Box Birthdays

March 26, 2021

MFT Stamps | March Outside the Box Challenge – Out of the Box Birthdays

March 26, 2021

Hello friends! This month’s Outside the Box Challenge is all about creating Out of the Box Birthday Scenes! Come play along for a chance to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher!

For my card today, I used one of my absolute favorite birthday stamp sets I(Sending Sweet Celebration Wishes) llustrated by Stacey Yacula. I stamped all of my images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copic Markers, and used the coordinating die-namics to cut them out. For my background, I blended some Summer Splash Premium Dye Ink onto a piece of Smooth White Card Stock using the Cloud Stencil.

I diecut some grassy hills from white card stock and blended them with both Sour Apple and Field Day Premium Dye Inks. I also added a banner using the Pop Up Banner Die-namics. I trimmed some strips of black card stock for my banner poles to allow it to be a little bit taller and added the string and flag pieces from the Pop Up Banner Set. I colored each banner piece (cut from white card stock) with Copic Markers to add some color. You could also simply use colored card stock but I wanted my banner to have some shading to it.

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more challenge inspiration as well as a link to upload 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!

  • Anne Sturgeon March 26, 2021 at 12:49 PM

    This is a fun one!! I have made my second set of box cards, this one for Easter. I do love making them. Thanks to your encouragement!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns April 8, 2021 at 10:11 AM

      I absolutely LOVED your Easter box cards, Anne! I can’t wait to see what other ones you make in the future! ❤️

  • Jeanne March 27, 2021 at 6:55 AM

    Oh Rachel, this is such a sweet scene. Those critters are just adorable and you bring them to life so wonderfully with your coloring. I really like the dimension you achieved on the banners, too. Wonderful work! Always inspiring. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns April 8, 2021 at 10:12 AM

      You are always such a sweetheart, dear Jeanne! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your lovely comments! I hope you are having a wonderful week! 🥰

    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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