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Card with space shuttle for WSC498

Card with space shuttle for WSC498.

It seems like ages since I last posted on my blog, but it was only seven days ago! This week’s sketch (WSC498), at the MFT Blog, made me think of a moon in space. Of course, I had to add a space shuttle, die cut with the Blast Off Die-namics, to complete the scene.

I started by die cutting a circle with the fifth largest die from the A2 Stitched Circle STAX Die-namics out of masking paper and adhered the rest of the mask to my 4 1/8″ x 5 5/8″ panel, so that I could ink the moon. For that, I used Antique Linen, Weathered Wood and Pumice Stone Distress Ink.

Cenital view of handmade greeting card with space shuttle and large ink blended moon.
Next, I covered the moon with the circle mask and put a little bit of tape on the stitched line, so that it wouldn’t show after ink blending the sky with Faded Jeans, Chipped Saphire and Broken China Distress Ink.

Card with space shuttle and Distress Inks for My Favorite Things.

After that, I heat embossed one of the sentiments from the Best Friends in the Universe stamp set in white, on a strip of Translucent Vellum and adhered it to my card panel.

Close up of card with space shuttle.

Die cutting and assembling the space shuttle, was a blast! I used the following colors of MFT card stock for it; Smooth White, Steel Grey, Red Hot, Tangy Orange, Orange Zest and  Pineapple. To give the illusion of metal, I inked the grey parts with silver pigment ink. I drew the reflection in the window with Copic markers and a white gel pen. The same one that I used to draw the stars.

Space shuttle card.

That’s it from me for today! I hope I’ve inspired you to participate in this fun challenge, at the MFT Blog. You might be the lucky winner of a $50 voucher to the MFT Boutique.

List of MFT supplies used for the space shuttle card

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