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MFT Stamps | April Release Countdown – Five Days and Counting + GIVEAWAY!

April 6, 2023

MFT Stamps | April Release Countdown – Five Days and Counting + GIVEAWAY!

April 6, 2023

Hello crafty friends! We’re kicking off the MFT Stamps April Release Countdown with some cute little buzzing gnomes. The Buzzing With Happiness Stamp Set will be available this coming Tuesday, April 11th, at 10 AM EST!

I created a fun birthday card today featuring this new stamp set combined with the gorgeous new Peek-a-Boo Honeycomb Die-namics. I started my card by first stamping my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. I then used Copic Markers to color my images and the coordinating Buzzing With Happiness Die-namics to cut them out.

Copic Colors Used:

  • White: 0, C00, C1, C3
  • Black: W3, W5, W7, W9
  • Yellow: Y13, Y15, V12

I used some Distress Oxide Inks (Mustard Seed and Wild Honey) to create an ink-blended background. It’s okay to be super messy here because once you cover it with your honeycomb panel, it will tone it down a bit and any ink-blending mistakes won’t be obvious. I also added some diluted white and black ink spatters to add a lot of texture and interest.


Make sure to stop by the MFT Blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a $25 on each day of the MFT April Release Countdown (there will be 5 release preview days which equals 5 chances to win!). Also, make sure to check out the other April Release sneak peeks and inspiration!

I hope you enjoyed my card today! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by! If you liked this card and want some more crafty inspiration, please feel free to check out my INSTAGRAM feed! Wishing you all a lovely day!

  • Jeanne April 7, 2023 at 7:06 AM

    This is great, Rachel. Gotta love the little gnomie. Your hexagons/honeycomb look amazing!

  • Anne Sturgeon April 7, 2023 at 8:50 AM

    These happy gnomes with the honeycomb are just perfect to welcome in some warmer weather and Spring! Love this and your coloring is always so good! TFS and also have a Happy Easter…

    • rachelalvaradodesigns April 13, 2023 at 8:59 AM

      Thank you so much, dear Anne! I hope you had an amazing Easter as well! ❤️

    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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