Tomorrow is release day for the stunning MFT Flowers In Bloom Card Kit. Have you stopped by the MFT Blog to see the design team’s inspiring ideas? So many gorgeous cards! Here’s a picture of what’s included in the kit:
Yesterday I shared a card using all three of the Ken Oliver Color Burst powders. Today I used Tropical Teal.
I will be honest… this card turned out completely different than what I had planned. I stamped and heat embossed the flowers onto watercolor paper. I used the Color Burst powders to color the panel, but the colors pooled together, and it became a muddy mess. Instead of throwing the panel away though, I sprayed the flowers with water, picked up as much color with a paper towel as I could, then colored them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. I used colors 260 Deep Red, 52 Bright Yellow, and 43 Olive Green. I let the panel dry, then used the coordinating die to cut them out.
On another piece of watercolor paper, I tapped a small amount of Tropical Teal Color Burst powder to make my background. I sprayed large droplets of water onto the powder, and used my heat tool to quickly dry the panel for the splotchy look. I trimmed the panel with a Stitched Rectangle STAX die, and used the Thanks stamp included in the Flowers in Bloom set for the sentiment. I added the die-cut flowers to the panel with thin foam squares, then trimmed the stems and petal. I added the panel to a card base with foam adhesive.
Be sure to stop by the MFT blog today to see today’s design team inspiration, and to learn more about the Flowers In Bloom Card Kit. It will be available tomorrow, June 25th, at 10am EST. The Flowers In Bloom stamp set and Die-namics will be available for individual purchase at the same time as the kit. Thanks for stopping by!