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CAS card with hearts and koalas for Day 4

CAS card with hearts for Day 4 of the MFT January Release Countdown.

The MFT January Release Countdown continues with Day 4 and I’m sharing a CAS card with hearts and cuddly koalas.

I started by die cutting the two hearts in an A2 panel of Smooth White Card Stock. For this I used the Heart Rays Die-namics and one of the dies from the Slimline Slide-In Die-namics.

Card with hearts and koalas for Day 4 of the MFT January 2021 Release Countdown.

Next, I used the panel with the two windows as a template, to place and stamp the sweet koalas from the Koala-ty Time set directly onto my top fold card base.

Close up of card with koalas and hearts for MFT.

I masked the images with masking paper and used Distress Oxide Inks (Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Bundled Sage and Evergreen Bough) to do some ink blending. I hadn’t done this in a while and it turned out a little bit dark for my taste, but I went with it anyway…

Clean and simple card with hearts and koalas for MFT.

After the ink was dry, I peeled off the masks and colored the koalas with Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils. Next time I use these cute guys, I think I’m going to do some no-line coloring to make them look really fuzzy and cuddly.  Like Santa’s beard on THIS card.

CAS card with heart shaped windows and koalas.

The two windows weren’t enough to “fill” the card, so I added a die cut heart with an image of a tree branch. I popped it up with some foam adhesive. I also added a banner, die cut out of Black Licorice Prestige Card Stock, with a heat embossed sentiment from the Koala-ty Time set. As a last touch, I adhered some matching enamel dots and that’s it.

 

Don’t forget to visit the MFT Blog for more information about the release and more projects created with today’s featured products.

List of MF supplies used for CAS card with hearts and koalas

 

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Comments (7)

  • Casandra Bennett 3 weeks ago Reply

    Awe. So sweet. And your coloring of the koala’s is awesome.

    Laura Dovalo 2 weeks ago Reply

    Thank you very much! 🙂

  • Kristen Snoozy 3 weeks ago Reply

    Great idea using the Slimline die and your coloring is beautiful

    Laura Dovalo 2 weeks ago Reply

    Thank you very much! 🙂

  • Karen Walker 3 weeks ago Reply

    Love those sweet koalas peeking out from the hearts!

    Laura Dovalo 2 weeks ago Reply

    Thanks! Yes, this set is the cutest! 🙂

  • Sallie Patterson 2 weeks ago Reply

    The koalas peeking out the a heart die cuts are adorable

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