Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Congratulations, Lovebirds–April MFT Just Add Color


Hello everyone, today we’re introducing a new monthly feature. The day after Release we’ll be sharing some coloring with you using New Release Products. This month I’m using A Tweet Hello because I love those little birdies!!


First of all I colored all the images in the set as a stamp guide—I did three “couples” of different breeds of birds and I’m using the bluebirds on this card. I’ll save the others and they’ll be ready for me when I need some birdies in a hurry! I used Copic markers on them and here are the colors:

Bluebirds: B91, 93, 95, 97, E02, 11, 15
Robins: C1, 3, 5, 7, E02, 11, 15
Cardinals: (Male) R20, 22, 24, 27, C3; (Female) E31, 33, 34, R24, C3
Butterfly: YR12, 15, 18, C1, 3
Leaves: YG21, 25
Flowers: YR12, 15, 18, (Yellow) E42, 44, Y13, 18, 35


For my card, I started with a stenciled background, using Mini Cloud Edges Stencil, Blue Breeze dye ink, and a sponge dauber on Sweet Tooth card stock, then stamped the sentiment from the set. Next I spread molding paste through English Brick Wall Stencil on Cement Gray card stock and when it dried, went back with Brick Red dye ink to color. I created fence posts from this, adding some plain “caps”. Next I added a strip of Grassy Fields Die-namics cut from Sour Apple card stock, then placed my posts, popped up on foam, then another strip of “grass” in front.


Next I cut three copies of Garden Gate from Black Licorice card stock, layered them, and adhered it to the posts and the grass for stability. Finally, I popped up the birds, the butterfly, and the flowers and was done!

I think this is going to be a super fun addition to each Release and I hope you got some ideas for coloring and using YOUR A Tweet Hello Stamp Set.

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!


All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.

Stamps: A Tweet Hello
Die-namics: A Tweet Hello, Garden Gate, Grassy Fields
Stencils: Mini Cloud Edges, English Brick Wall
Dye Ink: Blue Breeze, Brick Red
Hybrid Ink: Extreme Black
MFT Card Stock: Sweet Tooth, Cement Gray, Sour Apple, No Line Coloring
Supplies: foam mounting tape, E-Z Runner, Multi Medium Matte Glue
Tools: Smart Grid Paper Pad, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Precision Tip Glue Applicator Bottle, Copics, craft tweezers, plastic eraser, palette knife, sponge dauber



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