This Week on MFTv: Spotlight Ink Blending with Michelle Short

While spotlight techniques are typically accomplished by coloring stamped images, in today's episode of MFTv, Michelle demonstrates how effective ink blending can be in highlighting the beauty of a stamped image. The Wild Poppies image is an ideal candidate for this technique. The design's intricate nature looks lovely in crisp black and is detailed enough to create interest without extensive coloring. Michelle opted to die cut circles to craft her card, but other shapes would work just as well — experimenting with different shapes and how they can be positioned in relation to each other is part of the fun of creating!

Handmade card from Michelle Short featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Michelle Short featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below. To be entered into the weekly drawing, be sure to leave a comment on this video on our YouTube channel – the winner will be selected from there!



Wild Poppies
Stitched Circle STAX Die-namics
Extreme Black
Hybrid Ink Pad
On-Point Precision Glue

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Michelle’s videos are always so pleasant and her cards so lovely! I love the result of her spotlight technique and will definitely be giving it a go!

p.s. where are the MFTv weekly winners announced?

Paula Haller March 12, 2021

Great technique! Love the colors with the black and white!

Melissa Rhodes March 11, 2021

Beautiful card, great technique. Thanks

Chris Rasmussen March 11, 2021

Flowers rock

Laura Bailey March 11, 2021

Love this technique! Thanks for sharing! :-)

Heather Whitman March 09, 2021

I loved this card. What a cool technique. Of course the sample was made with my favorite colors. I can’t wait to try this technique.

Brooke March 09, 2021

Very elegant. I like the way you made the circles.

Shar Zar March 08, 2021

very pretty card, with beautiful coloring technique

Kim Mueller March 08, 2021

What a delightful card—and helpful way to create it. I’m thinking that it would work as a “two-for” if the second card is created from the unused color base but placing cut out uncolored circles into it…a reverse effect. Thanks for the inspiration. Stay well.

Helen B March 08, 2021

Very pretty card. Such a creative technique. Thank you.

Pamela R Schultz March 08, 2021

cool technique – thanks for sharing

Dee Earnshaw March 08, 2021

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