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MFT Stamps | The Vault is Open!

June 22, 2021

MFT Stamps | The Vault is Open!

June 22, 2021

Hello friends! The MFT June Vault Release is now open! There are 14 stamps sets, all illustrated by Birdie Brown, that are being re-released!

I have a fun one-layer card to share with you today featuring the BB Up in the Air Stamp Set. I went with a colorful background to really make this card pop. To start, I first trimmed a piece of regular white card stock to slightly larger than 4.25″ x 5.5″. I then quickly stamped my images where I wanted them to go, overlapping them and re-stamping anything that I wanted to put in a different place. This rough draft (template) is pretty messy but I used it to help line up my images for my actual card. To do this, I then cut a piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock to the same size and then lined up my stamps one by one using my template and my MISTI.

I stamped my images in order from what appears in the foreground to images that appear behind the others. I masked each image as I went so that I could get some dimension while still sticking with one layer. Once finished, I masked any image that I had not needed to mask while stamping and then blended my background with a blend of Distress Oxide Inks. I just threw color here and there, trying to get a nice gradient between the colors. For this I used Milled Lavender, Wilted Violet, Salvaged Patina, Cracked Pistachio, and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Inks. I then splattered this background with some diluted opaque white paint and diluted Wilted Violet Distress Ink for added interest.

Once by background was dry, I then trimmed this piece down to 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ and adhered it to a 4.25″ x 5.5″ top folding A2 sized card base. I then stamped my sentiment and colored my images with Copic Markers.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Elephant: W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Purples: V000, V01, V04, V15
  • Teals: G000, BG11, BG13, BG49
  • Browns: E31, E23, E25, E29
  • Clouds: B0000, B00
  • Birds: YR20, YR21, YR23, E34

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more vault inspiration! Leave a comment on each DT Member’s Vault Blog Post for a chance to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher!

In case you missed my previous posts, here are some other creations that I made using items from this amazing release. Simply click on any photo for more details!

BB Up in the Air – MFT Stamps
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Smooth White Card Stock
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MISTI – New & Improved
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  • Sharon Gullikson June 22, 2021 at 10:53 AM

    The elephant looks like a toddler. SO CUTE. I love this guy.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns June 22, 2021 at 11:05 AM

      Thanks so much, Sharon! He’s my favorite little character from this set. ☺️🐘

  • Shannon Lashley June 22, 2021 at 12:06 PM

    This is so cute and I’m so excited for the Vault release!! I’ve had tese little pigges on my wish list for such a long time!

  • Tijana Z June 22, 2021 at 12:12 PM

    Omg I love the background, it looks like it’s shining on its own. Beautiful card!

  • Sandra Smith June 22, 2021 at 12:25 PM

    What a happy card. Love the colors, and thanks for posting your Copic colors.

  • Lauryne+Cunningham June 22, 2021 at 1:48 PM

    Wow! Fantastic cards! I love the background on your featured card!

  • Wendi J June 22, 2021 at 3:53 PM

    Love your colorful card.

  • Melissa Leftrick June 22, 2021 at 4:39 PM

    Such a stunning card!! The colors are magnificent!!!

  • Meghan+Kennihan June 22, 2021 at 6:05 PM

    Your sky for these cuties is amazing!

  • Lynn Lohne June 22, 2021 at 7:09 PM

    Elephants are such amazing animals. The fact that you paired them up with purple & teal hot air balloons, just makes me smile!

  • Heather Mills June 22, 2021 at 9:51 PM

    Adorable!! I love your color combo; specially in that gorgeous sky!

  • LYNN+D. June 22, 2021 at 10:01 PM

    Another beautiful background.

  • Denise Bryant June 23, 2021 at 1:13 AM

    Fabulous color combo for your scene! I love the balloons and the cute critters! Darling elephant and birds!

  • Cherry Robinson June 23, 2021 at 2:50 AM

    Fantastic colour choices Rachel I love all of your cards ❤️❤️❤️

  • Lounon June 23, 2021 at 4:13 AM

    Beautiful and adorable Rachel ! I love it !

  • Beata Higham June 23, 2021 at 5:01 AM

    Rachael I always wondered how you create your single layer cards. Your colouring is so so beautiful.

  • Jeanne June 23, 2021 at 7:38 AM

    Your one layer cards are stellar, Rachel and the background on this one is fantastic! Wowza! I love the blends you achieved. The images are bright and shiny and look terrific, too. Excellent work, my friend! 🙂

  • Karen B Walker June 23, 2021 at 8:52 AM

    One of my favorite sets! I love how you’ve colored it!

  • Kelsey Thomas June 23, 2021 at 9:18 AM

    I love the pretty colors you used!

  • NinaS June 23, 2021 at 9:50 AM

    Magical background. Beautiful card.

  • Cari Scharping June 23, 2021 at 10:40 AM

    So cute. The background is amazing.

  • Gail A Lass June 23, 2021 at 11:48 AM

    What a gorgeous card, your background is just outstanding. I love elephants so this card caught my eye!

  • swldebbie June 23, 2021 at 1:18 PM

    adorable, as always, rachel

  • Dara H. June 23, 2021 at 2:07 PM

    WOW – your card is stunning. Great play on colors and layout. Superbly done!!!

  • Terrie D. (StarSpry) June 23, 2021 at 7:18 PM

    What an adorable card! I love the colors you used for this fun sky. 🙂

  • Liz B Ford June 23, 2021 at 10:44 PM

    This is an amazing scene and the hues you used are MARVELOUS!!!! This would be a super baby card too! Oh I wish I could join in on this balloon ride!!!!!

  • Sue D June 23, 2021 at 11:11 PM

    So cute and love the colors.

  • Scraporcraft June 24, 2021 at 1:45 AM

    Great sky created. I also like it in the box form.

  • Maria C. June 24, 2021 at 4:07 AM

    This is so cute

  • SHAZZ June 24, 2021 at 4:38 AM

    It’s so beautiful

  • Cat June 24, 2021 at 7:29 AM

    💕 your coloring. This card is gorgeous!

  • Kanan Pandya June 24, 2021 at 6:56 PM

    Gorgeous background and super sweet colouring. 🙂

  • Gail Spresser June 24, 2021 at 10:35 PM

    Loving the Birdie Brown Stamps. Thank you for sharing.

  • 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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