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MFT Stamps | October 2023 Release – Available Now!

October 31, 2023

MFT Stamps | October 2023 Release – Available Now!

October 31, 2023

Hello crafty friends! If you haven’t seen it yet, you don’t want to miss out on the MFT Stamps October 2023 Release! Items are already flying off the shelves, so if you’re interested in exploring what’s available, you can check out the entire release HERE.

My first card features the new Christmas Carols Stamp Set illustrated by Stacey Yacula. If you want both the stamps and the coordinating dies, you can check out the bundle deal for this set HERE. Bundle deals are limited, so once they’re gone; they’re gone.

To start, I first blended some Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink onto a 4″ x 5.25″ piece of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I then trimmed off the ink-stained edges so that my piece now measured 3.75″ x 5″ and added some white ink spatters using some diluted Copic Opaque White Paint and a round paint brush. In order to add some texture, I then added some blue dots using some light blue Copic Markers.

Once finished, I then stamped my sentiment withe Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and adhered the entire panel to my card base that I had die cut from a piece of Jalapeño Popper Card Stock. I used the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics to add some snow to the bottom portion of my card. Lastly, I stamped my images onto another sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with the same black ink that I had stamped my sentiment and colored my images with Copic Markers. I used the coordinating die-namics to cut them out and adhered them to my card with some 3D foam adhesive tape for extra dimension.

Copic Colors Used:

  • Greens: G40, G43, G46, G99
  • Reds: R14, R35, R46, R89
  • Skin: E000, E21, E11, E13
  • Black: W5, W7, W9
  • White: 0, C00, C1, C3

For my second project, I used the adorable new Gno Ho Ho Stamp Set illustrated by Jenoblade. (Bundle deals for this collection can be found HERE while supplies last). I once again stamped my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them with Copic Markers.

Copic Markers Used:

  • Reds: R05, R35, R37, R39, R89
  • Skin: E000, E21, E13
  • Light Brown: E41, E42, E43
  • Mushroom Tops: 0, W00, W1, W3
  • White: 0, C00, C1, C3
  • Green: G43
  • Black: W5, W7

For my patterned background, I cut a piece of Kraft Card Stock to 3.75″ x 5″ and added some White Modeling Paste using the new Tiled Stars Stencil. I heat embossed my sentiment onto a strip of Black Licorice Card Stock with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder and adhered my images once again with 3D foam adhesive tape to allow them to pop.

For more inspiration, feel free to check out the MFT Blog HERE.

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by! Wishing you all a wonderful day!

  • Jeanne November 1, 2023 at 7:16 AM

    Oh my goodness, Rachel! Your cards always having me smiling in delight! LOVE these. Your coloring is just wonderful. I’ve long adored your bright and vibrant color combos for red. Wowza! Thanks for sharing!

    • rachelalvaradodesigns November 2, 2023 at 1:52 AM

      I really appreciate your kind comments, my friend! Sending lots of hugs! 💖

  • Anne Sturgeon November 2, 2023 at 9:21 AM

    Mr. & Mrs. Claus couldn’t be sweeter! What magical faces… I can’t stop looking at the gnome mushroom houses. This is so stinkin’ cute! I think the gnome world is infectious. I have a sister-in-law that is really smitten with them. Great colors and yes this is such a great release. TFS

    • rachelalvaradodesigns November 3, 2023 at 9:26 AM

      Yes, gnomes have been super popular again lately! Thank you so much for your sweet comments, dear Anne! 💖

    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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