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MFT Stamps | Outside the Box Challenge – Just Add Balloons

May 21, 2021

MFT Stamps | Outside the Box Challenge – Just Add Balloons

May 21, 2021

Hello crafty friends! It’s time for a brand new Outside the Box Challenge from My Favorite Things! I absolutely love this challenge since it requires making a box card. If you’ve never made one before, any of the Outside the Box Die-namics from MFT Stamps make it super easy! No measuring needed!

For my take on the challenge, I created a fun 3D birthday shadow box card using the Shadow Box Die-namics. I made my scene more festive by adding some cascading party banners along the top portion of my card. To do this, I used the fun Shadow Box Swag Die-namics. I diecut my banner pieces from a variety of teal/blue card stocks (listed below). For my images, I stamped a sweet elephant and some balloons from the sweet BB Adorable Elephants Stamp Set. I colored my images with Copic Markers and cut them out with the coordinating die-namics.

I added some grass using the Outside the Box Grassy Hills Die-namics and heat embossed my sentiment with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder prior to adhering it in the front of my card window.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Balloon on Left: BG70, BG53, BG57, BG75
  • Balloon in Middle: G000, BG32, BG34, BG18
  • Balloon on Right: G000, BG11, BG13, BG49
  • Elephant: W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Pinks: RV00, R81, R85

Now it’s your turn! Come play along for a chance to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher! One lucky winner will be chosen at random. Head on over to the MFT Blog for more challenge inspiration.

Thanks 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!

BB Adorable Elephants
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Shadow Box Die-namics
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Shadow Box Swag Die-namics
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Outside the Box Grassy Hills Die-namics
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BB Adorable Elephants Die-namics
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Smooth White Card Stock
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On-Point Precision Glue
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MISTI – New & Improved
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Summer Splash Prestige Card Stock
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Tropical Teal Prestige Card Stock
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Sno Cone Card Stock
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Prickly Pear Prestige Card Stock
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  • Hanh May 21, 2021 at 12:30 PM

    Absolutely adorable boxcard, Rachel! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your Copic color combos! That’s so sweet that you went to the extent of differentiating which color belonged to which balloons! I love your color selections and am always appreciative of your listing!

  • Jeanne May 22, 2021 at 7:06 AM

    Wonderful card, Rachel. That sweet elephant just warms my heart. I appreciate your sharing of the Copic colors so much. You have some wonderful blends and it’s so nice that you let us know which markers helped achieve that. I just adore your box cards! Thanks for all you do!

  • Anne Sturgeon May 22, 2021 at 1:22 PM

    Hello to the “Queen of Box cards” Rachel this is so sweet as well as gorgeous! I just love that sweet little elephant. He is so cute. These fold so nicely into an envelope and everyone I have sent a box card too is extra special excited to receive them. Nice job! TFS…

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 4, 2021 at 10:58 AM

      You are so sweet, Anne, thank you for your lovely comments!

  • Karen in Florida May 22, 2021 at 8:56 PM

    AH-DOR-ABLE!!! I have this sweet little elephant. Your card is so cute! I love how you did the 3D box!

  • 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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