You are Loved – MFT Stamps Sketch and Color Challenge

Hey guys!  Today I have a card for you that combines both the My Favorite Things Sketch and Color Challenges. Isn’t this a gorgeous color combination? So bright and cheery! Reminds me of a tropical drink. And I love this week’s sketch so much that I’ve used it two days in a row!

I started my card with a white 100# A2 card base and then layered on MFT Pure Plum cardstock and another piece of white cardstock.

TIP:  Use 100# or 110# cardstock for the base of your cards. It folds nicely when scored and is a nice weight for holding layers and embellishments.

I used a Stampin’ Up! Banner die to cut the banner from white cardstock. Then I blended MFT Blu Raspberry Hybrid Ink over the entire banner with a Ranger ink blending tool. I started from the edges and worked towards the center until the entire banner was colored…I could have used Blu Raspberry cardstock but it seemed a little flat and I like the added texture that I achieved by blending the ink.

NOTE: The Stampin’ Up dies have retired but I linked to a set of banner dies from My Favorite Things below that will be a wonderful substitution.

The heart was cut from white cardstock with My Favorite Things Stitched Heart Die-namic. I used a Ranger Ink Blending Tool to blend yellow ink over the entire heart. Next, I added pumpkin ink blended from the edges in towards the center leaving a small area yellow, then I added tangerine ink from the edges in just a little bit to get a nice gradient. I love how the coloring on the heart turned out…such a warm and sunny feeling.

TIP: Go over the entire heart again with the lightest color ink to smooth out the blending if it needs it.

I stamped the flower from MFT Doodle Blooms stamp set with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored it in using Copic markers keeping the darkest ink towards the center. Then I cut it out with the coordinating die and attached it to my card with dimensional foam adhesive.

The sentiment is from MFT More Essential Sentiments stamp set and is cut out with Lawn Fawn Extra Sentiment banner dies…these dies are nice and long and you can cut them to make whatever length you need.

I finished off my card with some iridescent sequins which I attached with micro glue dots.

TIP: Micro glue dots are the perfect size for attaching small sequins. They are a little smaller than regular glue dots and fit perfectly under the small sequins.

SUPPLIES USED TO MAKE TODAY’S CARD:

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 MFT MORE ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS Clear Stamps

MFT MORE ESSENTIAL SENTIMENTS Clear Stamps

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MFT DOODLED BLOOMS Clear Stamps

MFT DOODLED BLOOMS Clear Stamps

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MFT DOODLED BLOOMS Die-Namics

MFT DOODLED BLOOMS Die-Namics

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MISTI Precision Stamping Tool

MISTI Precision Stamping Tool

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MFT Stitched Heart Die-Namics

MFT Stitched Heart Die-Namics

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Neenah 110LB Solar White Cardstock

Neenah 110LB Solar White Cardstock

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Copic X-Press Blending Card

Copic X-Press Blending Card

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COPIC Sketch Markers

COPIC Sketch Markers

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Memento Tuxedo Black

Memento Tuxedo Black

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Stampin Up Daffodil Delight Ink Pad

Stampin Up Daffodil Delight Ink Pad

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Stampin Up Pumpkin Pie Ink Pad

Stampin Up Pumpkin Pie Ink Pad

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Stampin Up Tangerine Tango Ink Pad

Stampin Up Tangerine Tango Ink Pad

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MFT Blu Raspberry Hybrid Ink Pad

MFT Blu Raspberry Hybrid Ink Pad

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Ranger Blending Tool

Ranger Blending Tool

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Ranger Blending Tool Refill Foam

Ranger Blending Tool Refill Foam

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EK Success Precision Scissors

EK Success Precision Scissors

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Darice 8MM IRIDESCENT WHITE Sequins

Darice 8MM IRIDESCENT WHITE Sequins

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Darice 5MM IRIDESCENT WHITE Sequins

Darice 5MM IRIDESCENT WHITE Sequins

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 MFT JUMBO FISHTAIL BANNER Die-namics

MFT JUMBO FISHTAIL BANNER Die-namics

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Lawn Fawn EXTRA SENTIMENT BANNERS

Lawn Fawn EXTRA SENTIMENT BANNERS

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MICRO GLUE DOTS (325)

MICRO GLUE DOTS (325)

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EK Success THIN FOAM SQUARES

EK Success THIN FOAM SQUARES

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Scotch ATG Adhesive Applicator Gun

Scotch ATG Adhesive Applicator Gun

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Teflon Craft Mat (3 Pack)

Teflon Craft Mat (3 Pack)

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Sizzix Big Shot

Sizzix Big Shot

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Scor-Pal Scoring Board

Scor-Pal Scoring Board

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Tonic 12x12 Guillotine Paper Trimmer

Tonic 12×12 Guillotine Paper Trimmer

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Happy Crafting!
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