Embrace the White Space | MFT Summer School Submission – White Space

Summer school at MFT is rapidly coming to a close, and I’m just making it to the finish line with my final card. This card is for day five, which is ‘white space’. (If you mised them here are day one, day two, day three, and day four.) I’m a fan of clean and simple, so this challenge was ideal for me. And I made sure to really embrace the white space for my design.

I started by creating a panel of white cut to 1/4″ smaller than my card base. I then cut off 1″ from the bottom before cutting an angled line through the remaining panel. This allowed me to easily create a channel through the panel which would have perfectly parallel lines.

Next unused the MFT Band Aid Dienamics to create plasters in yellow and brown, each with the alternative colour as a square, as well as a red heart to go on each one. I used Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue to adhere the layers of the plaster together.

I lined up the plasters in the channel of the card panel with a brown on the centre and yellow on the edges. I trimmed the excess pieces away and adhered everything to the card base. I used double sided tape to adhere the panel, and Tombow for the plasters. I made sure to use my T-square ruler to get everything correctly lined up.

I finished the card by adding a sentiment. The one I used was retired but any get well sentiment could be used. I stamped it with Altenew Ruby Red ink.

Clean and simple cards can be really fun to make, but the simplicity does mean having to be a bit more accurate because mistakes are easier to notice than they would be on a busier design. That’s why I used my ruler for checking alignment, and an adhesive eraser for removing any glue spillage. I think this design worked out really well in the end. What do you think?


Lady Joyful

*Affiliate links may have been used in this post. For more details on affiliate links as well as other ways to support me, visit this page.*


Creative Confetti – Keep It Simple (CAS)

Freshly Made Sketches – Sketch

MFT Color Challenge – Color Palette

MFT Summer School – White Space

6 thoughts on “Embrace the White Space | MFT Summer School Submission – White Space

  1. I love white space and think you’ve embraced it perfectly! Those little bandaids are so cute! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.