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Picnic card for the May MFT Vault Release

Sweet picnic card for the May MFT Vault Release.

Hi again! I’m back with a sweet picnic card for the May MFT Vault Release. That means you can now find all of the awesome products featured these days, in the MFT Boutique.

After two cards with realistic coloring and shading HERE and HERE, I decided to create a clean and simple one with the adorable girl from the BB Every Day is a Picnic stamp set. Her large size makes her extra fun to color and I even did some paper piecing on her blouse, although nothing as elaborate as THIS work of art by my talented teammate Debbie.

Cute picnic card created by Laura Dovalo for MFT.

I diecut a panel of Copic friendly card stock with the second largest die from the A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Set 1 Die-namics and stamped the girl, the picnic basket, the ants and the sentiment with Extreme Black Hybrid Ink.

Clean and simple picnic card with Copic coloring for MFT Stamps.

Then I masked the legs and the basket, so that I could lightly ink the grass with some Sour Apple Premium Dye Ink and the Grassy Edges Stencil. I love the cute little ants, but when I tried out my first idea, which was to create a frame with them, it turned out a little bit creepy. I guess when it comes to bugs, less is more.

Close up of ants on picnic card.

As you can see in the close up above, I even added some Glossy Accents, to make them come alive.

Picnic card in pink and green.

After I was done with the coloring (Copic markers; E11, E21, E000, R20, E04, E55, E53, E51, RV34, RV32, RV11, C2, G46, G43, G40, Y17 and Y15) I adhered the panel to a top fold card base covered with patterned paper from the Spring Whimsy Paper Pad and that’s it.

I hope you enjoyed the May MFT Vault Release Countdown as much as I did. Check out the MFT Blog for more inspiration. Happy shopping! ^_^

List of MFT supplies used for the picnic card

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Comments (18)

  • Dj Rants 7 days ago Reply

    So sweet! I love how you’ve colored this!

  • Susan Arington 7 days ago Reply

    Love the colors! So bright and cheerful!

  • Molly Lecheler 7 days ago Reply

    Love the colors…definitely getting this set!

  • LYNN D. 7 days ago Reply

    I love your soft color choices. You are right with what you decided to do with the ants.

  • Anushree Vaish 7 days ago Reply

    Adorable totally!!

  • Pat J 6 days ago Reply

    Love the colors! Beautiful!

  • Jeannie H 6 days ago Reply

    Love the coloring. Exquisite!

  • Misty Mitchell 6 days ago Reply

    I love Birdie Brown designs! Great color scheme. <3

  • Meghan Kennihan 6 days ago Reply

    This is darling! I LOVE that her outfit matches the background paper!

  • Karen Ba 6 days ago Reply

    This is adorable!!!

  • Scraporcraft 6 days ago Reply

    Great look at the set. I like the soft color and the scene created.

  • Cindy Kehoe 6 days ago Reply

    Very cute! I love the ants.

  • Holly Jackson 6 days ago Reply

    So adorable! I can see what you mean by getting bugged out by too many ants. You have just the right amount!

  • Marisela Delgado 6 days ago Reply

    Que linda tarjetas!

  • Mary-Anne V 5 days ago Reply

    She’s such a sweetie and I love how you made this scene for her on a picnic.

  • Wendi J 4 days ago Reply

    Love your color choose and coloring. The shirt looks great with pattern paper. I agree, the less bugs the better.

  • Paula Haller 4 days ago Reply

    Super sweet! I love that you kept the background mostly white to allow the sweet girl to standout. I also really like the paper piecing with the same paper used on the base.

  • Sue D 4 days ago Reply

    Cute girl and picnic scene. Love your coloring.

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