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MFT Stamps | August Release Countdown – Five Days to Go

August 5, 2021

MFT Stamps | August Release Countdown – Five Days to Go

August 5, 2021

Hello friends! We’re kicking off the August Release Countdown with some amazing new products!


I have two cards to share with you today! My first features the new Tiddly Inks “Pile of Fun” Stamp Set. To start, I first trimmed a piece of Chantilly Cream Card Stock to slightly larger than 4.25″ x 5.5″. I then blended this piece with some Frayed Burlap, Crackling Campfire, Ripe Persimmon, Mustard Seed, and Antique Linen Distress Oxide Inks starting with the darkest color in the lower left corner and working my way toward the top right corner with the lightest color.

Once dry, I then stamped this piece with the new, gorgeous Leaf Skeleton Background Stamp with Chocolate Brown Ink. I absolutely love how detailed this stamp is! Once finished, I then trimmed this piece down to 4.25″ x 5.5″ to get rid of any harsh ink stains that sometimes form on the sides of the card stock when ink blending.

I then layered this piece with a piece of Amarena Cherry Card Stock as well as a smaller piece of white card stock which I blended some Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide Ink. I then stamped my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copic Markers, and used the coordinating die-namics to cut them out. Lastly, I stamped my sentiment with Black Ink and adhered my images with 3D Foam Adhesive Tape for extra dimension.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Pile of Leaves: Y13, Y38, YR14, YR27
  • Individual Leaves: R35, YG06, R89, YR07, E47
  • Skin: E0000, E000, E21, E13
  • Reds: R05, R35, R39, R89
  • Whites: 0, W00, W1, W3
  • Gray Dog: 0, W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Brown Dog: E31, E23, E25, E29
  • Girl’s Hair: E50, E53, E55, E57

My second card features the sweet giraffe from the new Sweetest Safari Set 2 Stamp Set illustrated by Stacey Yacula. I used the Doubled Stitched Rectangle STAX Die-namcis to frame my image.

How sweet are these images from both the Sweetest Safari Sets 1 and 2? I stamped all of my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock, colored them with Copic Markers, and used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Giraffe: E41, E42, E43, E44 (spots E59, E29)
  • Lion: E31, E23, E25, E29
  • Greens: YG01, YG06, YG17, YG67
  • Elephant: W00, W1, W3, W5
  • Zebra: C00, C1, C3, C5, C7

For my background, I trimmed a piece of Field Day Prestige Card Stock to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and heat embossed the new Little Leaves Background Stamp with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder. Similar to my card above, I layered some rectangular pieces of card stock and added my image in the center with foam adhesive tape for extra dimension.

Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog for more sneak peeks and inspiration! Leave a comment there for a chance to win a $75 MFT Gift Voucher!

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by! If you liked these cards and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed!

TI Pile of Fun – MFT Stamps
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TI Pile of Fun Die-namics – MFT Stamps
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Leaf Skeleton Background
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Smooth White Card Stock
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Amarena Cherry Prestige Card Stock
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Chantilly Cream Card Stock
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SY Sweetest Safari Set 1 – MFT Stamps
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SY Sweetest Safari Set 2 – MFT Stamps
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SY Sweetest Safari Set 1 Die-namics –…
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SY Sweetest Safari Set 2 Die-namics –…
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Little Leaves Background
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A2 Double Stitched Rectangle STAX…
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Field Day Prestige Card Stock
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Black Licorice Prestige Card Stock
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On-Point Precision Glue
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MISTI – New & Improved
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  • Anne+Sturgeon August 5, 2021 at 1:32 PM

    This is going to be a great release…. this little girl and the pile of leaves is so precious. Thanks for showing your blended card. (I really struggle with blending) Love all the colors of fall. The babe giraffe is so adorable and I am loving that leaf background also. Great job and thank for sharing your colors…

  • Linda Sivyer August 5, 2021 at 3:14 PM

    I am loving the great fall and animal sets so far in this release. Can’t wait to see what the rest of the release brings.

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 6, 2021 at 2:41 PM

      Thank you, Linda! 🤗 There are so many more cute products to come! 😁

  • BeverlyBL August 5, 2021 at 6:51 PM

    Love the shadowing on the pups and girl’s boots. Also love your blended background. Just beautiful. And your giraffe card is great. Love the bright green and white.

  • Laura+Rozsonits August 5, 2021 at 11:39 PM

    Gorgeous card! Especially love the one with the orange and yellow background.

  • Heidi Rees August 6, 2021 at 6:53 AM

    Fabulous cards Rachel! Love the backgrounds on both! Pile of fun is an adorable set! Always love seeing your work! So inspirational!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 6, 2021 at 2:42 PM

      Thank you so very much, dear friend! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Sending hugs! 💕

  • Jeanne August 6, 2021 at 7:41 AM

    Oh goodness, both cards are fantastic, Rachel. Thanks for sharing how you created those wonderful looking background pieces. Your coloring is fabulous, too. 🙂

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 6, 2021 at 2:42 PM

      Thank you, Jeanne! I appreciate your sweet words! 🤗❤️

  • Renae August 6, 2021 at 11:12 AM

    Beautiful coloring! Great cards!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns August 6, 2021 at 2:43 PM

      Thank you so very much, Renae! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by! 💕

    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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