Let’s celebrate! It’s time to kick off the MFT Stamps July Release Countdown and I’m so excited to share a card that I’ve created. The Celebrate Speech Bubble Die-namics is brand spankin new and is a fun and stylish way to really get the message across! I’m loving it! In each release I really want to try out all the new goodies but there are some that just really jump out at me and I have to use them first. This die cut is one of those! And whether you are celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, a promotion or a retirement…celebrate covers it all!
To really set off the die cut, I wanted to make the background fun and festive. I’ve created a bokeh effect over a brushed graduated color background. The top of the panel is brushed with Sunshine Dye Ink, then Orange Fizz Dye Ink, then at the bottom, Razzle Berry Dye Ink.
To create the bokeh, I die-cut two sizes of circles into a sheet of vellum to make a mask. I used the Inside & Out Stitched Circle STAX Die-namics and then sponged the circle spaces with Sweet Tooth Pigment Ink. Finally to finish off the background I splattered the inked panel with water for a fun look that adds more texture.
Quick Tip: Heat set pigment ink before using the inked panel. This will prevent smearing.
Stop by the MFT Stamps Blog for TONS of inspiration! Seriously stunning and there’s almost certainly a giveaway to be won! Good luck and be sure to join us for each day of the countdown!