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Teaser Day Four – Doodle Garden

Welcome to the fourth day of Teasers for the My Favorite Things February 2013 Release! We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews, and some Teaser Time Prizes too.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on February 4 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on February 4 at 10 PM EST.  You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now!  Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find them linked at the bottom of this post.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on February 4 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Today we are introducing two new sets to the Doodle Garden line, Hunny Bunny and Springtime Wishes.  These adorable new sets are perfect for those of you who love to color or paper piece.


We’ve been working our way through the new Die-namics and today we have two more to share with you. First up is the Lattice Fence Die-namics. The Lattice Fence includes embossed detail and additional posts that can be layered on top of the die cut for a more dimensional effect.

You can see the Lattice Fence in this quick video, or simply click play below:

 

The Cone Treat Box houses a handful of small treats.  The pre-scored lines make assembly a snap.

 

Please note: For deeper score lines and crisp folds, I recommend the Metal Adaptor Plate.  It makes easy work of cutting even the most intricate die.

You can see the Cone Treat Box in this quick video, or simply click play below:

 

Check out today’s Teaser Time projects from our designers by clicking each picture below.

 

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Teaser Time Continues: Clearly Sentimental and Inspired By

Welcome to the third day of Teasers for the My Favorite Things February 2013 Release! We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes too.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on February 4 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on February 4 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, please click on over to the MFT Blog NOW. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on February 4 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Up first, let’s take a look at our newest Triple Scoop Reward set, Western Sentiments. This stamp set is available FREE to customers purchasing $60 or more, exclusive of tax and shipping. Read more about the Triple Scoop Reward program HERE.


Last month’s Triple Scoop Set, You Make My Day will be available for individual purchase as part of our February 2013 Release. The sentiments in this set are sure to brighten anyone’s day.


Our designers will also be sharing samples with the newest stamp set in the Inspired By line, which features highly detailed and vintage inspired images. Inspired By the Wild Wild West includes three western style images and ten sentiments.


Our February release includes thirteen new Die-namics dies and we have two more to introduce today.  The Large Leaf-Filled Flourish, which measures just over 4 1/4 inches in width and five inches in height, adds a touch of beauty to your cards and scrapbook pages.

You can see the Large Leaf-Filled Flourish in this quick video, or simply click play below:

The Large Hybrid Heirloom Rose is perfect for larger projects, home decor, and gift boxes.


You can see the Large Hybrid Heirloom Rose in this quick video, or simply click play below:

 The last of our new Premium Dye Ink colors to debut this release is Pink Lemonade.  It coordinates beautifully with the  Pink Lemonade Replenishments found in the MFT Boutique.  Our Pink Lemonade Premium Dye Ink will be available in a full-sized ink pad and as a refill during our new release on Monday at 10 PM EST.

 

 Check out today’s Teaser Time projects from our designers by clicking each picture below.

 

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Stamp to Win in the Wednesday Stamp Club

It’s Wednesday and time for the Wednesday Stamp Club Sketch Challenge here at MFT. Be sure to play along for your chance at the weekly prize, valued at up to $20 in vouchers to the MFT Boutique. You can submit your entry using the keyword MFTWSC109 to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. Entries for this week’s challenge will close on Tuesday, February 5th at noon EST.

This week’s card was created by Barbara using  Clearly Sentimental About Friendship.

 

 

Check out how our designers got sketchy by clicking on the pictures below.

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February Teaser Time with Laina Lamb Design

Welcome to the second day of Teasers from the My Favorite Things February 2013 Release!  We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes too.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on February 4 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on February 4 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find them linked at the bottom of this post. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on February 4 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Today we’re previewing the new stamps and Die-namics from our Laina Lamb Design line.  Arrows are all the rage in the paper crafting industry and Laina has hit the mark with Document It – Right This Way.

The first of two new Die-namics from Laina Lamb Design is the Insert It – 3×4 Notebook Paper. Create chic and trendy card accents or journaling cards when combined with Document It – Right This Way, or any stamps from the Laina Lamb Design line.

You can see the Insert It – 3×4 Notebook Paper in this quick video, or simply click play below:

 

 

Laina’s second stamp set this month is Journal It – Library Card. Create custom library cards with this fun and versatile stamp set.

Up next is the Insert It – 3×4 Pocket Die-namics. The 3×4 Pocket holds card elements, tags, memorabilia, and the 3×4 Insert It journaling card. The 3×4 Insert can be dressed up with the many Journal It stamp sets available in the Laina Lamb Design line.

You can see the Insert It – 3×4 Pocket Die-namics in this quick video, or simply click play below:

 

And last but certainly not least is the new Die-namics Hexagon STAX. This is a set of 9 nesting dies, the smallest being a solid die, that come packaged on a magnetic sheet.

You can see the Hexagon STAX in this quick video, or simply click play below:

Sour Apple is the next color in our new Premium Dye Ink line up.  It coordinates beautifully with our Sour Apple Replenishments that you can find here in the MFT Boutique.  Our Sour Apple ink will be available in a full-sized ink pad and as a refill during our new release on Monday at 10 PM EST.

Check out today’s Teaser Time projects from our designers by clicking each picture below.

 

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Teaser Time Begins – My Favorite Things February Release

We’ve been busily preparing for the My Favorite Things February 2013 Release! We hope you’ll join us for the next seven days for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes!

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on February 4 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on February 4 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find them linked at the bottom of this post. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on February 4 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Lisa Johnson has two new stamp sets and a companion Die-namics die set included in this month’s lineup. Up first is Embellished Eggs, a fresh and graphic image filled Easter/Spring stamp set featuring unique small and large eggs, sweet chicks whose wings also double as leaves for several of the spring flowers included in the set!  Many of the images in this set work for every day use as well.  You will love the versatility, fresh, and clean feel of Embellished Eggs!  Be sure to visit with Lisa Johnson on her blog Poppy Paperie every day this week.  Lisa will have continued inspiration to share with her stamps every day until the release!


 The Easter Elements Die-namics dies coordinate with Embellished Eggs… but work wonderfully with felt and other textured materials. There are SO many cute things that you can create with Easter Elements!

You can see the Easter Elements Die-namics in this quick video, or simply click play below:

Spring Backgrounds is a wonderful, sweet background building stamp set that also coordinates with many of the patterns in Embellished Eggs. (Wonky Chevron, Spring Flowers, and Hounds Tooth.)  This set will be a staple in your stamping supplies because of its ability for year-round, any occasion use!

Next up is the Woven Basket Die-namics.  The adorable Woven Basket includes embossed detail, a lovely bow, and some “fillers” for the basket.

You can see the Woven Basket Die-namics in this quick video, or simply click play below:

The Trapezoid Treat Box works with the Woven Basket to create a decorative treat box. Cut this die twice and assemble the bases together, then assemble the box and decorate. The space-saving design makes this die more affordable.

Please note: I recommend the addition of the Metal Adaptor Plate for your sandwich stack whenever die-cutting a treat box. This will help ensure the most perfectly crisp score lines for your folds.

You can see the Trapezoid Treat Box Die-namics in this quick video, or simply click play below:

Our collection of Premium Dye Inks grows this month with the addition of THREE new colors. Today let’s peek at the Grape Jelly family of coordinating Replenishments. Our new Grape Jelly Premium Dye Ink will be available as a full sized pad and as a refill during our upcoming release on Tuesday night. The cardstock, felt, buttons and ribbon are already available in the MFT Boutique.

 

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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Scrap to Win with My Favorite Things!

Just a reminder that you’re all invited to play along in our monthly MFT Scrap Sketch! Simply follow the sketch and upload your creation to SCS using the included keyword.

There will be a random draw each month from all the participants who have uploaded their Scrap Samples to Splitcoaststampers using the monthly keyword. Two winners will be chosen each month and the winners will receive a $15 gift voucher. If the winner used MFT stamps, they will receive $ 5 in bonus bucks, for a total of $20.

 To play along this month, simply upload your creation to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers using the keyword MFTSCRAP4 for a chance to win one of the two monthly prizes (see above). You have until noon Monday, February 11 to play along.

Today I have a beautiful sample to share with you from Melody!  You can find even more inspiration using this sketch here.

Here’s this month’s sketch for you to follow along.

We can’t wait to see your entry!  You can find more details in this month’s MFT Scrap Sketch thread on the MFT Forum.

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Clean and Simple Card Making 2 – Winner Announcement

I’m back to announce the winner of the giveaway we’d announced the other day.   The winner, selected at random is Sue FitzGerald.  Sue, please email joanne@mftstamps.com to claim your prize!

For all of you that had been interested, I hope you’ll consider signing up for Clean & Simple Card Making 2! Join Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Julie Ebersole and friends to discover the “secret” to minimalistic and fabulous cards.

Learn new techniques and be inspired by 26+ videos and 34+ clever and creative card designs. Gather inspiration from your fellow students and Online Card Classes teachers in the forums and galleries.

Then print out class PDFs to take Clean & Simple Card Making 2 with you wherever you go. Plus, with lifetime access, random giveaways and shopping discounts galore, you’ll be able to outfit your card making stash in clean and simple style. We are excited that they will be using My Favorite Things products in this class!

For more information on the class, check HERE. Class runs January 28 – February 8, but you can join any time and have lifetime access!

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Your Chance to WIN: Clean & Simple Cardmaking 2

 

Online Card Classes is back with an all-new take on one of their most popular classes: Clean & Simple Card Making 2! Join Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Julie Ebersole and friends to discover the “secret” to minimalistic and fabulous cards.

Learn new techniques and be inspired by 26+ videos and 34+ clever and creative card designs. Gather inspiration from your fellow students and Online Card Classes teachers in the forums and galleries.

Then print out class PDFs to take Clean & Simple Card Making 2 with you wherever you go. Plus, with lifetime access, random giveaways and shopping discounts galore, you’ll be able to outfit your card making stash in clean and simple style. We are excited that they will be using My Favorite Things products in this class!

For more information on the class, check HERE. Class runs January 28 – February 8, but you can join any time and have lifetime access!

My Favorite Things is happy announce that we’ll be giving away one FREE spot to take this class. Simply leave a comment on this blog post by Sunday, January 27th at NOON EST for your chance to win! Winner will be selected at random, and announced Sunday afternoon.

 

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Our Favorite Finds

Welcome to My Favorite Things Our Favorite Finds. It is the day that we feature beautiful cards created by all of you, our incredibly talented customers!  Our Designers are always on the lookout, and we will feature five of our very favorites each week here on the My Favorite Things Blog.  Be sure to visit each of the artists featured today to leave them a little love. You’ll want to check back weekly to see if you happen to be one of Our Favorite Finds.

 Wendy


Stamps:  Pure Innocence Love You With All My Heart

Die-namics:  Lead The Way

Amy


Stamps:  You Make My Day

Die-namics:  Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose, You Move Me, Leaf-Filled Flourish, LLD Accent It Labels and Tabs, Poinsettia

Dawn

Stamps:   Pure Innocence Being Cute Is What I Do

Die-namics:  First Place Award Ribbon, Scallop Ribbon Border

Stacey

Stamps:  LLD Document It – Captured Memories

Die-namics:  LLD Accent It – Labels and Tabs, LLD Accent It – Cute Cameras

Kelly 


Stamps:  Pure Innocence Cute-a-tude

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Win Over $200 in Stamps and Die-namics – Be the Next MFT Guest Designer

Our NEXT Guest Designer contest is already underway! The winner of this contest will win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, AND have the opportunity to play along with the design team for the next release and all the Wednesday Stamp Club Challenges for the next month. MFT always has amazing stamp sets around the corner and getting (and stamping with) them early is a special treat.

 We’re looking for well-executed cards and great technical work. Ready for the challenge? You’ll find all the specifics on the MFT Forum on Splitcoaststampers. Simply follow along with this month’s sketch and be sure to have your entry into the Gallery at Splitcoast using this month’s keyword, MFTGUESTDT0213, by Sunday, February 3rd at NOON EST!

Today I have a darling sample from Jodi to share with you:

Just follow this sketch for your chance to win:

We look forward to YOUR entry in the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. The winner will be announced at the February Release Party at around 9:15 pm EST on Monday, February 4th!

You’ve got loads of time to work on your entry and here are some tips:

1.) Take a GREAT picture of your project.

2.) When posting on your blog, show us how YOU will represent MFT should you win the contest.

3.) Put effort into your card. The prize is HUGE and the honor is HUGE.

Most of all have FUN with this month’s sketch!

 

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MFT Academy – Your Turn to Try!

We hope you’ve had a chance to peruse Inge’s beautiful post for our new MFT Academy series. If you missed it, you’ll find the full tutorial content HERE.  Inge will show you step-by-step how to color with Prismacolor Premier pencils.  We invite you to play along and put your pencils to work too!  Be sure to use the keyword MFTED1 in your gallery upload to Splitcoaststampers so we can see all the gorgeous Prismacolor samples in one place.

 Joanne has colored up the new Doodle Garden: Sweet Friend, you can read more on her blog post HERE.

Inge has put her pencils to work again, this time using the new Raptor Round Your Finger. Be sure to visit her blog HERE to see all the details.

We hope you’ll put the tutorial to work, and we can’t wait to see what you create!

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Stamp to Win in the Wednesday Stamp Club

Welcome back to your weekly chance to win here at My Favorite Things! You’ll want to be sure to play along for your chance at the weekly prize, valued at up to $20 in vouchers to the MFT Boutique. You can submit your entry using the keyword MFTWSC108 to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. Entries for this week’s challenge will close on Tuesday, January 29th at noon EST.

This week’s sample was created by Michele using Read All About It.

 Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

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Round and Round in Circles with the MFT Design Team

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature, where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month, we challenged the team to create with our Circle STAX. Just below you’ll find a list of all participating designers who have a project to share with you today.

This months Creative Challenge was to use Circle STAX, and I decided to incorporate them into an unconventional Valentine’s Day card for hubby. :-)

I started off by cutting two circles, each with cut outs in the center, using various sizes of Circle STAX so I would have a multidimensional look to my Magic 8 Ball.  I also cut out a piece of acetate, which I colored blue using a Copic marker reinker, and a triangle made from the smallest piece in Jumbo Banner STAX Die-namics.  My nickname for Martin is My Handsome, so it was perfectly fitting that I found these two words and combined them to personalize this card for him.  I used LLD Document It – Off the Chart and LLD Document It – Days and Dates.  I had to commit a little *stampacide* to make this card happen, but sometimes it’s worth it!

I used my B14 reinker to make my acetate panel a shade of blue that pretty closely resembles the liquid inside a Magic 8 Ball.  I didn’t want it to be a completely even coat because when the Magic 8 Ball is shaken up, it is always filled with air bubbles (mine is anyway) and I wanted to make it look realistic.

To create depth in this project, I layered the two cut-outs together, adding pop-dots between the two so that the triangle greeting would have room to maneuver inside the card.

I committed a bit more *stampacide* by cutting two sentiments in At the Movies to create the sentiment True Love Is and then finished with High-Rise Alphabet to add the word Magic.  Once I cut my letters, I added a glitter paint so they would look the part.  I love how they turned out!

Here is a picture of the front of the card.  I kept it very simple because I didn’t want to compete with the Magic 8 Ball since that was the focus.  I used LJD Hearts and Stitches to add a little detail to the front so it wouldn’t appear so plain.

Here’s a close-up of the front of the card.  I love how the inside moves and recreates the look of a real Magic 8 Ball!

You’ll find links to the products I’ve  used just below:


I can’t wait to see what the MFT Team has conjured up in this challenge, but you can bet each post will be chock-full of amazingness!

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

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Our Favorite Finds

Welcome to My Favorite Things Our Favorite Finds.  It is the day that we feature beautiful cards created by all of you, our incredibly talented customers!   Our Designers are always on the lookout, and we will feature five of our very favorites each week here on the My Favorite Things Blog.  Be sure to visit each of the artists featured today to leave them a little love. You’ll want to check back weekly to see if you happen to be one of Our Favorite Finds.  Just in case you hadn’t noticed, we have moved Our Favorite Finds from Thursday to Friday to make way for the new MFT Academy that debuted yesterday on the MFT Blog.  Enjoy!

 

Christina

Stamps:  You Make My Day (January Triple Scoop)

Die-namics:  Leaf-Filled Flourish, Butterflies, Jumbo Fishtail Banner STAX

 

Wendy

 Stamps:  Pure Innocence Dress Up Diva, You Make My Day (January Triple Scoop)

Die-namics:   LLD Accent It – Flags and Tags

 

 Pops

 Stamps:  Pure Innocence Bear Hugs

Die-namics:  Jumbo Scallop, Decorative Doily, Circle STAX 2, Fancy Flourish, Fishtail Flags STAX, Fishtail Flags Layers STAX, Flower Medley

Sandra

Stamps:   Doodle Garden Sweet Friend

Die-namics:  LJD Rustic Hearts

Tammy

Stamps:  Lovey-Dovey Sentiments

Die-namics:   Layered Labels, Designer Labels STAX 3

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Introducing MFT Academy – Class Is in Session!

Welcome to the MFT Academy – your guest professor today is Inge, who will be teaching you about coloring with Prismacolor Pencils.

 

Hello everyone.  I’m here to show you a bit about coloring with Prismacolor Premier Pencils. So grab a cup of coffee, scroll, and enjoy.

Choose the materials you want to work with. For this project I’ve selected:

  • PI Being Cute Is What I Do
  • Memento Ink: Tuxedo Black
  • blending chalks
  • paper blending stumps
  • odorless spirits (odorless mineral spirits, OMS, gamsol)
  • brushes
  • Scor-Pal
  • Prismacolor Premier Pencils that match your patterned paper.

tip: I always choose my patterned paper before starting to color.  That way you don’t have to search endlessly for matching paper once you’ve finished coloring an image.

Step 1. Stamp your image with Memento Ink onto Neenah Classic Crest white. This paper is perfect for blending with pencils! I always stamp two images to experiment a bit with colors. Choose pencils that match your patterned paper.

Start coloring with Peach 939.  Color the entire face, and her arms lightly.

Step 2. Dip the paper stump into your odorless mineral spirits, and then move in little circles around your colored area.  The blending solution makes the color look soft and smooth.

Step 3. Take a darker color, in this case 1092, and make a bit of a shadow around her hairline, and on her arm closest to her body.

Step 4. Using your paper stump and odorless spirits, repeat the blending process for a smooth finish.

Step 5. Color a bit with the darkerst color 943, where a shadow would fall. In this instance that would be along her hairline, and on her arms just closest to her body, for more depth.

Step 6.   Repeat the blending process as outlined above. Skin is ready, colored with three different pencils.

Step 7. The hair is first colored with 945, then you’ll blend with the paper stump. Two small areas of white are left to represent a highlight where the light reflects off of her hair.

Step 8.Take a darker color, 947, and add some deeper shading closest to the hairline, down towards her ears, and again where her pigtails meet her hair elastic.  Repeat the blending process with the paper stump and odorless mineral spirits. Maintain the small spot of white as a highlight.

Step 9.  Now we are going to make some pleats. This might look difficult, but by practicing you can easily get fun results! I’ve used three different green tones: 1096, 1097, 1098, and started with the lightest color.

When you look closely at her blouse, you will notice scalloped lines at the bottom. Draw a line straight up from each of the pleats, stopping about half way up, and then draw a line down from the top portion of the blouse.  Be sure that the lines are alternating, not crossing.

Step 10. Blend using the paper stump and odorless mineral spirits.  Blend only on one side of each pleat line.

Step 11. Take a darker color and repeat the process.  Draw a second layer of pleats directly on top of original set, and they will blend nicely. Again, blend only on one side of the pleats for a soft look.

Step 12. Blend using the paper stump and odorless mineral spirits.  Then, repeat the pleat-drawing and blending process with the darkest color.

Step 13. For her trousers, I’ve used three different grey tones: 1061, 1063, 1065, and worked in layers as I did with the skin tones.

First, starting with the lightest color, fill the entire area.  Next, blend with the paper stump and odorless mineral spirits for a smooth finish.  Then, add shading  where her shirt would cast a shadow (onto the top portion of her pants) with the middle toned grey, and blend.  Lastly, add the deepest layer of shadow with the darkest grey, and repeat the blending process.

Step 14. Now we are going to make some red cheeks. I heart red cheeks:) Put a bit of the red chalk on your brush and dab it gently onto her cheeks.

Step 15. Using the same greens you’ve used to create the blouse, color a matching underground for her to stand on.  (Stay tuned for an upcoming MFT Academy tutorial focusing on creating grounding for your images.)

Step 16. Add a background for your image by adding a bit of blue chalk with a brush.

Step 17. She’s ready to use for your card or project! If you’d like you can stamp the edges with Finishing Flourishes Stamp Set. It gives the image a nice vintage look.

 

I hope you’ve enjoyed this tutorial. If you have any questions, you can email joanne@mftstamps.com, and we’ll be happy to help you!

Here are the links to the products I’ve used:

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Stamp to Win in the Wednesday Stamp Club

Welcome back to your weekly chance to win here at My Favorite Things! You’ll want to be sure to play along for your chance at the weekly prize, valued at up to $20 in vouchers to the MFT Boutique. You can submit your entry using the keyword MFTWSC107 to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. Entries for this week’s challenge will close on Tuesday, January 22nd at noon EST.

This week’s sample was created by Karen G using Being Cute is What I Do.

 

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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A Fond Farewell…

We’d like to wish a fond farewell to a long time designer here at My Favorite Things.  Megan Lock is departing from the MFT Team so she can care for her growing family and keep up with her soon-to-be on the go toddler.  Megan has been part of Team MFT for a number of years and she will surely be missed.

As a special thank you, I’m leaving a little eye candy plucked from Megan’s blog to share with you today.

 

 

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Scrap to WIN with the MFT Scrap Sketch

It’s time for the January My Favorite Things Scrap Sketch! Simply follow the sketch and upload your creation to SCS using the included keyword.

There will be a random draw each month from all the participants who have uploaded their Scrap Samples to Splitcoaststampers Gallery using the monthly keyword. Two winners will be chosen each month and the winners will receive a $15 gift voucher. If the winner used MFT stamps, they will receive $ 5 in bonus bucks, for a total of $20.

To play along this month, simply upload your creation to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers using the keyword MFTSCRAP4 for a chance to win one of the two monthly prizes (see above). You have until noon Monday, February 11 to play along.

Laina has used her newest stamps and Die-namics in her sample page.

You can find links to the products Laina has used just below:

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

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Release Rewind

It’s been an incredible week here at My Favorite Things!  If you missed out on Teaser Time for any reason, we have our monthly Release Rewind video to highlight some amazing samples from our Design Team.

You’ll quickly be caught up on all the new stamps and Die-namics in this quick video.  You’ll find all the latest and greatest in the MFT Boutique right HERE. Don’t forget to check out our three newest colors of Premium Dye Ink – Black Licorice, Kraft and Sno Cone.  Enjoy this month’s Release Rewind, and we hope to see you in just a bit for a little shopping.

You can find this month’s Release Rewind video here, or simply click play below:

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Win Over $200 in Stamps and Die-namics – Be the Next MFT Guest Designer

Our NEXT Guest Designer contest is already underway!  The winner of this contest will win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics, AND have the opportunity to play along with the design team for the next release and all the Wednesday Stamp Club Challenges for the next month. MFT always has amazing stamp sets around the corner and getting (and stamping with) them early is a special treat.

We’re looking for well-executed cards and great technical work. Ready for the challenge? You’ll find all the specifics on the MFT Forum on Splitcoaststampers.  Simply follow along with this month’s sketch and be sure to have your entry into the Gallery at Splitcoast using this month’s keyword by Sunday, February 3rd at NOON EST!

We look forward to YOUR entry in the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. The winner will be announced at the February Release Party at around 9:15 pm EST on Monday, February 4th!

You’ve got loads of time to work on your entry and here are some tips:

1.) Take a GREAT picture of your project.

2.) When posting on your blog, show us how YOU will represent MFT should you win the contest.

3.) Put effort into your card. The prize is HUGE and the honor is HUGE.

Most of all have FUN with this month’s sketch!

 

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Our Favorite Finds

Welcome to My Favorite Things Our Favorite Finds, it is the day that we feature beautiful cards created by all of you, our incredibly talented customers!  Our Designers are always on the lookout, and we will feature five of very favorites each Thursday here on the My Favorite Things Blog. Be sure to visit each of the artists featured today to leave them a little love. You’ll want to check back weekly to see if you happen to be one of Our Favorite Finds. Enjoy! 

Dawn

Stamps:  PI Giraffe Girl

Die-namics:  Simply Scallops

Peggy

Stamps: à la modes: You’re My Cup of Tea

Cassie

Stamps:  First Class Friend

Die-namics:  First Class Friend

Jami

Stamps: Love You With all My Heart

Lee Anne

Stamps: Just My Type

Die-namics: Flower Medley, Fishtail Flags, Small Scallop Border, Just My Type (Die Only)

Kimberly

Stamps: Blessed Mouse

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Welcoming our Next Guest Designer

The My Favorite Things Guest Designer Challenge is your chance to win over $200 in stamps and Die-namics from an upcoming release. Moreover, the winner joins the team for our weekly Wednesday Stamp Club sketches, as well as Teaser Time for the subsequent month’s release.

This month, the Guest Designer challenge was once again a sketch challenge. The gallery was simply loaded with inspiration and beautiful samples. However, as you know, we could choose only ONE of you to become our next Guest Designer.

The winning card features some truly magnificent coloring and has been beautifully embellished with an assortment of Die-namics. We’re already excited to see what this month’s Guest Designer comes up with next!

Please join me in welcoming our next guest designer, Alina! She’s been a guest designer for us in the past, and we’re very excited to welcome her back. Be sure to stop by to visit with Alina here on her beautiful blog.

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Stamp to Win in the Wednesday Stamp Club

Welcome back to your weekly chance to win here at My Favorite Things! You’ll want to be sure to play along for your chance at the weekly prize, valued at up to $20 in vouchers to the MFT Boutique. You can submit your entry using the keyword MFTWSC106 to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. Entries for this week’s challenge will close on Tuesday, January 15th at noon EST.

I have an elegant sample from Barbara to share with you today:

 

We hope you’ll join us for this week’s sketch, upload your sample to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers and come chat with us over on the MFT Forum on Splitcoaststampers.

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

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My Favorite Things – January New Release Available NOW!

All the new products we have teased and tempted you with over the past 7 days are available NOW right HERE!

For one last look at all the new products in action, we invite you to go on our New Product Tour by clicking each of the designer’s blog links below. Remember to leave a little love on each on each designer’s blog for your chance at the $50 prize. You’ll have from now till Thursday night to leave your comments!

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.


 

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Time to Party (Earn PRIZES!) – New Release Preview

Hi MFT fans! In just a few short hours, at 10pm EST all the Brand Spankin’ New Die-namics and Clear Stamps will be available for purchase right HERE. Want to get social? Our Release Party is happening right NOW in our forum HERE.

Chat with the MFT Lady (Kim), the Design Team, and answer PRIZE questions for your chance to win one of five, $20 gift certificates. print out your shopping list here and head on over!

 

 

Here is a look at all the new products being released tonight at 10 PM EST. Click on any of the individual graphics for a bigger picture and hover over the picture with your cursor to view the Die-namics or Stamp Set name. See you in two hours for the New Product Tour, when it’s time to SHOP for all of your favorite things.

 

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Teaser Time Prizes

 

At last it is time to announce the fourteen Teaser Time Prize Winners. Thank you to all of you who left a little love for our designers during this week’s Teaser Time. Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts this evening. Enjoy!  We look forward to seeing you at the New Release Party beginning at 8pm EST RIGHT HERE!

Day One

Winner from Jenny’s blog is Elle who said “This is SO darling!”

Winner from Lisa J’s blog is Diana who said “Great job. I love the color palette you chose. These are just beautiful.”

Day Two

Winner from Jackie’s blog is Kate who said “Beautiful layout – what a fun idea!! I think this release is meant for me – I was looking on the site for kraft and I was looking in my stash for some keys this week!! YAY!!”

Winner from Mona’s blog is Ros who said “Gorgeous … I love the circle shape on the LO and the dies are stunning … the card is beyond beautiful and love how you layered the flourish over the heart … And that young man sure is a good looking young man!”

Day Three

Winner from Inge’s blog is flowersandhome who said “Prachtig weer! Vraag me af waar je al die dingen kan vinden….. Zal maar eens gaan googelen. Groetjes, Marian”

Winner from Barbara’s blog is Davi who said “Very pretty Barbara, love the dps showing off the great new dies:)”

Day Four

Winner from Linda’s blog is Toni who said “You are forgiven for eating all of the lollipops. It’s easy to understand how that could happen ;)Besides, you made such amazing projects, who needs lollipops?”

Winner from Karen G’s blog is Sharron who said “Oh my goodness! Those are absolutely adorable! Huggies ~
Sharron?”

Day Five

Winner from Michele’s blog is Bonnie who said “She is such a sweetie….love her!”

Winner from Tara’s blog is Betty Sue who said “So much detail!! Love your card!”

Day Six

Winner from Jody’s blog is Pat who said “She is too sweet. Love your coloring & the papers.”

Winner from Julie’s blog is Sabrina who said “Love your cards Julie. I especially love the little dutch girl stamp! For the past year I’ve become hooked on MFT, and your creative talent is always somethong I look forward to checking out. :)

Day Seven

Winner from Jodi’s blog is Colleen who said “LOVE, LOVE, LOVE both of these Jodi! Such great details and coloring on each card, and the papers you used are perfect. FABULOUS!”

Winner from Sarah’s blog is Felicia who said “Love the mix of colors on these. Very very well done.”

All of the Teaser Time prizes will be sent to the winners via email this evening. Winners, if your prize doesn’t arrive via email this evening please contact joanne@mftstamps.com for assistance.

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My Favorite Things – Pre-Release Pep Rally

Now that we’ve teased and tempted you all week long, it’s almost time for you to shop for your favorite Brand Spankin’ New products from MFT.
But first… it’s time for our Die-namics Feature and Pre-Release Pep Rally!
Our Design Team has been busy creating jaw-dropping and inspiring projects for you, and we’ve saved the best for last.
We’ve taken an in-depth look at this month’s Die-namics, while re-visiting the amazing sets being released tonight at 10 PM EST RIGHT HERE in the MFT Boutique.
And while we are at it, how about we make your life even easier with a “cheat sheet” of all that’s new?  Be sure to print out your copy of this month’s shopping list HERE.
Here are the details about the upcoming release:
  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST.  You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • If you’d like to see all the designers’ posts for today, you’ll find them linked just a little further down below.  Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily.  The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, here on the MFT blog.
You can see a playlist containing this month’s Die-namics product videos HERE or simply click play below.

 Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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Pure Innocence Teaser Time

Welcome to Day Six of the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release! Today we’re previewing the newest Pure Innocence stamp sets. We hope you’ll continue to join us again tomorrow for our Pre-Release Pep Rally and Die-namics Feature.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Today our team will be showcasing the two newest Pure Innocence images - Pure Innocence Around the World – The Netherlands and Read All About It.
I’m sure you’ve seen the Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose throughout this week’s Teaser Time. This is a three piece die set, which features a cupped style flower in two sizes, as well as a rolled flower center.  The finished effect is a beautiful, luscious flower.  You can see how to assemble it in today’s product video.
See the Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose product video with assembly details HERE or simply click play below:

Throughout the week, our designers have enjoyed using the Boy Meets Girl Die-namics. It features a border strip die as well as two larger paper doll elements.
You can see all the elements in the Boy Meets Girl Die-namics in THIS quick product video or simply click play below:

Our Paper Doll Boy Border will also join the collection on Tuesday night.  This Die-namics coordinates both with the Boy Meets Girl Die-namics as well as the previously released Paper Doll Border.
You can see the Paper Doll Boy Border in THIS quick product video or simply click play below:

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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Introducing Doodle Garden – Teaser Time Day Five

Welcome to the fifth day of previews for the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release! We are extremely exited to share stamp set graphics and samples created using our very newest line here  at My Favorite Things, Doodle Garden! We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and a chance at some Teaser Time Prizes.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
The Doodle Garden images are just perfect for those of you that love to color or paper piece.  We truly hope you enjoy the three new images being added this month just as much as our designers have!
We’ve been working our way through all of the upcoming Die-namics and today we have two more to share with you.  The Keys and Locks Die-namics includes an assortment of shapes and sizes.  Use this die set to create your own custom embellishments.
You can see the Keys and Locks Die-namics in THIS quick product video, or simply click play below:

You’ve probably also seen the Layered Heart Border in use from our designers during Teaser Time.  This two piece die set creates perfect layers for speedy creation of two-tone heart borders.
You can see the Layered Heart Border in THIS quick product video or simply click play below:

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

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Teasers Day Four: Lollipop Additions and Coupon Book

Welcome to our fourth day of Teasers for the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release!  We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.

Today we have two fun Die-namics and stamp set pairings to share with you. These stamp sets and Die-namics are sold separately, but designed to coordinate perfectly together.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, build your own Coupon Book with this 4×8 sized stamp set.  It is simply loaded with options for personalization.

This stamp set pairs with the Ticket Book Die-namics. You’ll enjoy that the die used to cut the inner pages features working perforation, making it easy to tear out the tickets.
Here’s a quick look at the stamps and Die-namics in action. You’ll be treated to more samples from today’s participating designers in just a little bit.
You can see a quick product video for the Ticket Book Die-namics HERE, or simply click play below:

Our previously released Lollipop Treat Die-namics coordinates with this month’s Lollipop Additions – Love.  Whip together your own sweet treats for Valentine’s Day with this fun, love-filled set.
Here’s a quick peek at how the stamps and Die-namics will pair together, and I’m sure you’ll see plenty of great ideas from our Design Team today!
Since we have 13 new Die-namics dies to share as  part of this release, let’s take a look at another of our upcoming releases.
We did share the graphics for the Lisa Johnson Designs Square Pillow Box Die-namics the other day, but the assembly video is now available.  Once assembled, the box will measure 2.8 x 2.5 inches.

You can click play just below to see how easily the box comes together:

Our new Heart STAX Die-namics is a five piece nesting die set.  You’ll have beautiful hearts in a wide range of sizes to suit your various project sizes.
You can see the Heart STAX in this product video or simply click play below:

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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Our Favorite Find: December

Each week, our designers are on the lookout for spectacular cards and projects using My Favorite Things clear stamps and Die-namics dies. We’re always excited to share just a few of these with you each week. Then, at the end of the month, we choose just one of those projects to share with you as our very Favorite Find of the month.

We all loved this darling à la modes from Heather created for a recent Wednesday Stamp Club.  You can see all the details on THIS post on Heather’s Blog: Simply Handmade.  Heather wins a gift voucher to the MFT Boutique, just perfect timing with our upcoming January release!

Heather

Congratulations Heather!

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Teaser Time Continues: Clearly Sentimental and Inspired By

Welcome to the third day of teasers for the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release!  We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes too.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, here on the MFT blog.
Up first, let’s take a look at our newest Triple Scoop Reward set, You Make My Day. This 4×6 sized stamp set is available FREE to customers purchasing $60 or more (exclusive of tax and shipping). Read more about the Triple Scoop Reward program HERE.
Last month’s Triple Scoop set, Lovey-Dovey Sentiments is a 4×8 sized stamp set which will be available for individual purchase as part of our January 2013 Release. This set is loaded with graphic details and many creative possibilities!
Our designers will also be sharing samples with the newest stamp set in the Inspired By line, which features highly detailed and vintage inspired images. Inspired by Time is a gorgeous 4×8 sized stamp set which includes three beautiful images and six sentiments.
Our January release includes 13 new Die-namics die sets.  Let’s take a peek at two more of the upcoming releases.  Our line of doily Die-namics will expand with the addition of the Heart Doily.  The die measures a little over 3 3/4 inches in diameter.
You can see the Heart Doily Die-namics in this quick product video or simply click play below.

Add beautiful details to your cards and pages with the Leaf-Filled Flourish.  This die measures a little over three inches in width and just over 3 1/2 inches in height.
You can see the Leaf Filled Flourish in THIS quick product video, or simply click play below.

This month, we’re adding three colors to our collection of Premium Dye Inks. We’ve shared the new Kraft and Sno Cone in previous Teaser Days, now let’s take a look at the third color.  Our new Black Licorice Premium Dye Ink coordinates with our full family of Black Licorice Replenishments.  The buttons, felt, cardstock and ribbon are already available in the MFT Boutique here, the ink will be available as part of our January 2013 release.

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

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Our Favorite Finds

Welcome to My Favorite Things Our Favorite Finds, it is the day that we feature beautiful cards created by all of you, our incredibly talented customers!  Our Designers are always on the lookout, and we will feature five of very favorites each Thursday here on the My Favorite Things Blog. Be sure to visit each of the artists featured today to leave them a little love. You’ll want to check back weekly to see if you happen to be one of Our Favorite Finds. Enjoy! 

Bridget

supplies:

Stamps:  Baby Onesie,

Die-namics: Fishtail Flags

Dawn

supplies:

Stamps:  You Make the Grade

Die-namics: Simply Scallops

Peggy

supplies:

Stamps:  Lovey-Dovey Sentiments

Die-namics: Mix and Match Banners

 

Lori

supplies:

Stamps:  You’re My Cup of Tea

Heather

Supplies:

Stamps: Darling Dots

Die-namics: Contempo Cage, Mini Rolled Roses, Mini Royal Rose, Medium Leafy Flourish, Hearts a Plenty

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January Teaser Time with Laina Lamb Design

Welcome to Day Two of the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release!  We hope you’ll continue to join us each day for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes too.

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Today we’re previewing the new stamps and Die-namics from our Laina Lamb Design line. You’ll have a blast designing custom sentiments with the Off the Chart stamp set.
This set is designed to coordinate perfectly with the Accent It – Pie Chart Die-namics.  This is an eight piece die set, which includes a full circle as well as assorted pie chart segments.
You can see the Accent It – Pie Chart Die-namics in THIS quick product video, or simply click play below:

Here are a few ideas as to how to pair Off the Chart with this month’s Die-namics.  Of course, the team will have loads of inspiration to share with you too.
Laina’s second stamp set this month is For the Record.  Create custom journaling cards and sentiments with this 4×6 set.  It pairs perfectly with the previously released Insert It – 3×4 Insert.
Here’s a quick peek at the set in use, and I’m sure you’ll see a few clever ideas from our designers today.  You’ll find links to our participating designers just below.
You’ll have tons of embellishment possibilities with the new Accent It – Labels and Tabs Die-namics. This is a 12 piece Die-namics die set.
You’ll find a quick video featuring the Accent It – Labels and Tabs here or simply click play below:

Yesterday we took a quick peek at the new Kraft ink, and today I’m exited to share our soon to be released Sno Cone Premium Dye Ink.  This coordinates beautifully with our Sno Cone cardstock, felt, buttons and ribbon.  You’ll find the coordinating replenishments here. Our Sno Cone ink will be available as both an ink pad and a refill during our new release on Tuesday at 10pm EST. 

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

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Stamp to Win in the Wednesday Stamp Club

We’re excited to kick off another 52 weeks of the Wednesday Stamp club with you.  2013 starts off with sketch number 105.  You’ll want to be sure to play along for your chance at the weekly prize, valued at up to $20 in vouchers to the MFT Boutique. You can submit your entry using the keyword MFTWSC105 to the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers. Entries for this week’s challenge will close on Tuesday, January 8th at noon EST.

Today I have a sweet sample from Jodi to share with you!

I’m attaching the full second year of sketches for you. It’s a great resource for a card-making marathon! You’ll find them all included in a PDF file HERE.

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

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January Teaser Time Begins

We’ve been busily preparing for the My Favorite Things January 2013 Release! We’re excited to kick off the New Year with all of you in style.  We hope you’ll join us for the next seven days for full set reveals, Die-namics previews and some Teaser Time Prizes!

Here are the details about the upcoming release:

  • You can attend the New Release Party on January 8 from 8-10 PM EST HERE in the MFT forum, where you can WIN PRIZES!
  • The MFT release, including all new stamp sets and Die-namics, is on January 8 at 10 PM EST. You’ll find all the newest products HERE at release time.
  • The guest designer contest is going on now! Check out the forum for details on how YOU can win over $200 in stamp sets and Die-namics.
  • If you’d like to see all the teasers for today, you’ll find today’s participating designers linked just below. Be sure to leave comments as you go for the chance to win one of 2, $10 gift certificates given away daily. The winners will be posted on January 8 just before the release party, on the MFT blog.
Lisa Johnson has two new stamp sets and a companion Die-namics die set included in this month’s lineup.  Up first is Homespun Hearts, a 4×6 stamp set which coordinates perfectly with the Rustic Hearts Die-namics. Be sure to visit with Lisa Johnson on her blog Poppy Paperie every day this week. Lisa will have continued inspiration to share with her stamps every day until the release!

Rustic Hearts is a three piece companion Die-namics die, sold separately.

You can see the Rustic Hearts Die-namics in this quick video, or simply click play below:

Hearts and Stitches is our newest a 4×6 background building stamp set.  Add custom accents or create your own patterned paper using the included five patterns.

Our collection of Premium Dye Inks grows this month with the addition of THREE new colors.  Today let’s peek at the Kraft Family of Coordinating Replenishments. Our new Kraft ink will be available as a full sized pad and as a refill as part of our upcoming release on Tuesday night.  The cardstock, felt, buttons and ribbon are already available in the MFT Boutique here.

Check out the samples created by our talented design team members by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

 

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