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Summer break card for WSC495

School break card for WSC495.

Hello again! I’m back with a card for WSC495. After these past three months, I have a new appreciation for teachers. Home schooling is so difficult! The kids and I were counting the days until summer break. It’s finally here and I felt like celebrating with a little school themed card…

This week’s sketch is very versatile… you can turn those three horizontal lines into sentiments, waves, tree branches… or in my case, pencils!

I did some partial stamping with one of the pencils from the BB Class Act stamp set and completed the lines with a 0,3 fine tip black pigment pen.

Partial stamping of MFT pencil stamp.

Then I colored them with Copic markers and added them to my A2 top fold card base, covered with a sheet of patterned paper from the Positively Peppy Paper Pad. Thanks to all those cool expressions, I didn’t need any additional sentiments and could concentrate on the main image.

Summer break card for WSC495.

I stamped the pile of books slightly tilted to the left, on a 2 1/2″ x 5″ (6,4cm x 12,7cm) piece of Copic friendly card stock. Then I masked the last one with some washi tape and finally stamped the girl. The books are a little bit large for her, but in my mind totally symbolic of the burden that my 12 year old daughter has been carrying this past school year.

School girl from the BB Class Act stamp set.

Next, I colored the image with the following Copic markers; E000, E04, E11, E21, E57, E55, E53, E51, C5, C4, C3, C00, R59, R39, R35, W10, W7, W5, W3, G46, G43 and G40.

Close up of summer break card for MFT.

Once I was done, I adhered the panel to my card base with some fun foam and scor tape. As a last touch, I added some matching enamel dots.

Summer break card with Birdie Brown stamp set.

Visit the MFT Blog for more inspiration and info. I hope you join us for a chance to win a $50 voucher to the MFT Boutique. Have a great day!

List of MFT supplies used for the summer break card

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