Life Is Meant to Be Enjoyed

Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected Make a Wish Card Kit Launch winner. Our lucky winner has won a $50 Voucher to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!

from Jodi’s blog: Laurie Pickerel


Let’s take a look at what MFT Guest Designer Gayatri Murali has in store for us today!

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Hello crafty friends!

Welcome back to day two. I hope you got inspired by my projects yesterday. Today I have a couple more cards to share using the Fun in the Sun and Straight to the Point stamp sets.

First up is a card using the Fun in the Sun stamp set.

I started by stamping and colouring the images from the Fun in the Sun stamp set, and then I cut them each by hand because I don’t have the matching Die-namics. I used one of the flowers from the Sweet Forest Friends stamp set to stamp and add pattern to the girl’s bathing suit.

For the background, I trimmed two pieces of watercolour paper to the size of the card front. I sponged distress inks on both the watercolour panels. Next, I spattered clean water on both of them and dabbed the water off with a cloth to get texture on the panels. One panel I adhered on a Smooth White card base, and then I ran the second panel through my die cut machine using the Oval Shadows Die-namics.  I adhered these oval shadows randomly to achieve waves and extra dimension, as well as texture to the card front. I brushed clear shimmer on them using the Wink of Stella clear shimmer pen.

I adhered the images from the Fun in the Sun stamp set using foam adhesive, and the sentiment is simply stamped on a strip of Smooth White card stock, which I trimmed and then adhered. Finally, I embellished the design with sequins.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Pure Innocence Fun in the Sun stamp set and Oval Shadows Die-namics #mftstamps

My second card also has a sponged background using distress inks and showcases the Straight to the Point stamp set.

Again, I started by stamping the image from the Straight to the Point stamp set using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink and coloured it with markers. Then I die cut the image using the coordinating Die-namics.

For the background, I trimmed Smooth White card stock to the size of the card front, and then I used the Sun Ray stencil, masked the bottom part of the stencil, and sponged distress inks as shown. Next, I die cut a stitched rectangle out of the panel and adhered the entire background to the card front with the frame adhered directly to the card base and the stitched panel adhered with foam tape.

To complete the design, I adhered the image on the centre of the sponged sun rays and grounded her using  markers. I stamped the sentiment around the image using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink and embellished with clear sequins.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Pure Innocence Straight to the Point stamp set and Die-namics, Stitched Rectangle STAX Die-namics, and Sun Ray stencil #mftstamps

That’s all for today. Hope you got inspired by my cards showcasing two different Pure Innocence stamp sets. Thanks for stopping by!


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Oink!

Today we are welcoming Gayatri Murali to our blog as an MFT Guest Designer. We think you’ll like what she has to offer! Let’s take a look at Gayatri’s inventive takes on some of the new products from our June release.

Gayatri

Hello everyone,

This is Gayatri with you today. Most of you know me from my blog Handmade By G3 or as ScrapawayG3. I live in Perth, Australia, and I’ve been papercrafting for more than ten years.

I am super thrilled to be guesting for the My Favorite Things Blog for the next couple of days. I literally danced upon reading the invitation. I’m a big fan of MFT designs and love their releases every month, so a big THANK YOU for giving me the opportunity.

Today I am sharing a couple of cards with you. The first design is a flop card using the Flop Card – Oval Die-namics and the Hog Heaven stamp set and Die-namics from the June release. The second card showcases the Grateful for You stamp set, Blueprints 29, and Trees in the Forest Die-namics all from the June Release.

Let’s take a look at the flop card first.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Birdie Brown Hog Heaven stamp set and Die-namics, Small Brick Background stamp, Flop Card - Oval, Stitched Snow Drifts, Oval Shadows, and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

I created a side open card base with Primitive Cream card stock. On the entire card base, including the insides and back of the card, I stamped the Small Brick Background stamp using Natural Premium Dye Ink. I sponged distress inks on the edges on all four sides of the card base, and then I used the Flop Card – Oval Die-namics to make the flop card front.

I stamped all the images (some twice) from the Hog Heaven stamp set on Smooth White card stock with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink, and then I coloured them all with markers. Using the coordinating Die-namics, I die cut them and then die cut a few of the Oval Shadows Die-namics using Whip Cream Card Stock. Next, I sponged the edges with distress inks.

For the focal point on the card front, I die cut the stitched oval die from the Flop Card  – Oval Die-namics using Whip Cream Card Stock and then sponged distress inks on the edges and centre of the oval. To create the landscape layers, I used Sour Apple Card Stock and the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics and sponged distress ink on them. Then I layered them on the oval die cut and trimmed off the overhang with scissors. Next, I adhered the oval shadow, two potted flowers, and the dancing hog using foam tape, and then I stamped oink using black ink and adhered the finished oval to the front of the flop element.

Finally, I stamped the sentiment on Whip Cream card stock using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink, die cut it using one of the dies from Blueprints 29, applied distress inks to the edges, and adhered it to the card front.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Birdie Brown Hog Heaven stamp set and Die-namics, Small Brick Background stamp, Flop Card - Oval, Stitched Snow Drifts, Oval Shadows, and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

For the focal point on back of the swing element, I did a similar process except I used the fence image, the hog with the heart, and few of the tiny flowers. Next, I stamped the sentiment on Whip Cream Card Stock using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink and die cut it using one of the flags from Blueprints 29. Finally, I adhered the finished oval to the back side of the flop element.

For the inside of the card, I die cut the stitched rectangle from Blueprints 29 from Whip Cream Card Stock, sponged distress ink on the edges, and adhered it on the inside of the card. Then I adhere a few more images from the Hog Heaven stamp that I had coloured with markers and die cut. Finally, I embellished the card with Rose Gold sequins.

I thoroughly enjoyed making this card! It was totally outside the box for me as I generally do not make such detailed cards. A bit of adventure, but I love how it turned out.

My second card also has an element which is outside the box.

On a Smooth White Card Stock base I stamped the bold Grateful sentiment from the Grateful for You stamp set using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. I was able to double stamp the sentiment and get even coverage using the MISTI. Next, I die cut the rectangle frame layer from rose gold glitter paper using Blueprints 29 and adhered it on the card front with foam adhesive.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Grateful for You stamp set, Trees in the Forest and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

The big bold flower was created using the Trees in the Forest Die-namics. I die cut five small pointed trees, eleven large pointed trees, one small and large oval tree, and five large scalloped trees using smooth white card stock. Next, I sponged distress inks on all of them and then generously applied clear shimmer.

Handmade card from Gayatri Murali featuring Grateful for You stamp set, Trees in the Forest and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

I used the large oval die cut as the base for the flower and started gluing the largest pointed tree as the largest petals of the flower, slightly overlapping them while gluing them down. The next layer is the large scalloped tree die cuts and the inner layer is the small pointed tree die cuts with the small oval as the centre of the flower. For the leaves, I simply clustered and adhered three large pointed tree die cuts. The flower and leaves are adhered on the card front using foam adhesives for added dimension.

The secondary sentiment from Grateful for You stamp set is stamped on Smooth White card stock using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink, trimmed, and adhered using foam adhesive. Finally, the card is embellished with Rose Gold sequins.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my projects today. I have a few more to share with you tomorrow and on the 29th. Thanks for stopping by today!


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Sending You Sunshine

We’re welcoming Maria Peters to our blog again as an MFT Guest Designer. We think you’ll like what she has to offer! Let’s take a look at what Maria has created with some of the exciting products from our June release.

Maria Peters

Hello Crafty Friends,

I’m so happy to be back at the My Favorite Things blog with three cards to celebrate the June release.

For my first card I used the lovely Sweet Forest Friends stamp set to build my own storybook.

To begin, I die cut a watercolor panel six times with the Inside & Out Stitched Square STAX Die-namics to create my own frame. Then I stamped the images from the Sweet Forest Friends stamp set on the negatives with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. I watercolored all pieces with my Peerless Watercolors and distress inks.

Next, I mounted the frame on the white card base using dimensional foam tape and adhered the watercolored negatives in each square using double sided tape.

I die cut two banners from white card stock using Blueprints 25 and stamped the sentiments with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. Finally, I embellished the card with a few clear sequins.

Handmade card from Maria Peters featuring Sweet Forest Friends stamp set, Inside & Out Stitched Square STAX, and Blueprints 25 Die-namics #mftstamps

For my second design my idea was to share a vacation photo on my card.

I die cut the Polaroid Cover-Up Die-namics from white card stock and distressed it with Natural Premium Dye Ink Pad using a little applicator to create an aged look.

Next, I die cut the Fun in the Sun Die-namics from watercolor card stock and then stamped them with Fun in the Sun stamp set using Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. I watercolored all of the pieces using Peerless Watercolors.

On the negative portion cut from the Polaroid Cover-Up Die-namics, I created a beach scene with a turquoise ocean and breakers.

I die cut a banner from Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics and stamped the sentiment with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. And then to finish the card I mounted all elements as shown to a white card base using dimensional foam tape. The very last step was to embellish with a few sequins.

Handmade card from Maria Peters featuring Pure Innocence Fun in the Sun stamp set and Die-namics, Polaroid Cover-Up and Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics #mftstamps

For my third card I couldn’t resist using the amazing Sweet Forest Friends stamp set and Die-namics again. It’s such a cute set, and I am totally in love with.

Using the brand new Flop Card – Rectangle Die-namics and Kraft Card Stock, I created my card base, and then I die cut and stamped the images from the Sweet Forest Friends set on white card stock with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink.

Next, I die cut the Stitched Valley Die-namics three times, the large rectangle from Blueprints 29 once, and the stitched rectangle from the Flop Card – Rectangle Die-namics once from watercolor paper and watercolored these five pieces with Peerless Watercolors and distress inks.

I mounted the little scene on the front of the card using dimensional foam tape, mounted the larger scene on the inside using dimensional foam tape, and then adhered both scenes on the front and inside. For the inside of the flop portion, I die cut the stitched piece from the Flop Card Rectangle Die-namics on white card stock and stamped the sentiment with Black Licorice Hybrid Ink using my MISTI before adhering it.

Handmade card from Maria Peters featuring Sweet Forest Friends stamp set and Die-namics, Flop Card - Rectangle, Stitched Valley, and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Maria Peters featuring Sweet Forest Friends stamp set and Die-namics, Flop Card - Rectangle, Stitched Valley, and Blueprints 29 Die-namics #mftstamps

I hope you like my cards. Thank you so much for stopping by!

And a big THANK YOU to the MFT Team for having me. It’s been such great fun playing with this great release.


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It’s Time to Shop for the NEW June Card Kit!

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It’s finally time to make the new Make a Wish Card Kit all yours.

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring the Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Handmade card from Anna Kossakovskaya featuring the Make a Wish Card kit and Birdie Brown Somebunny stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

You’ll find the Make a Wish Card Kit HERE in the MFT Boutique. Scroll to the end of this post to see how YOU can win a $50 Gift Voucher as part of tonight’s Make a Wish Kit Launch celebration!

In addition to your favorite products, we also help you save money on every order.  We offer 3 Ways to Save with every purchase.

Free with $60 Oval Shadows

1. Our Free with $60 Die-namics set is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax).

2. You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail USA order over $75.

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3. Our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up to a savings of 20% on orders over $500. That can add up, so be sure to take advantage!

My Favorite Things is your home for great products, great service, and great savings.

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring the Make a Wish Card kit #mftstamps

Like what you see? Add more coordinating product to stretch your kit even further.

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Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our Make a Wish Countdown prizes. Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown. Two lucky people will win a $25 prize to use in the MFT Boutique! Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts tomorrow.

Countdown Day Two Winner: Michele Masarech – Jun 20, 2016 @ 17:19

Countdown Day One Winner: Helen Gullett – Jun 21, 2016 @ 08:25

Congratulations to the winners!

We’re so thankful for all of the inspiration our team has provided over the past two days. They have another shot of inspiration – visit each of their Make a Wish Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, June 23 for your chance to WIN a $50 Gift Voucher to the MFT Boutique. The winner will be chosen at random and the prize will be sent out on June 24. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

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The Day Has Arrived! Our Make a Wish Card Kit Release Is So Close!

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We have one more day to preview our new Make a Wish Card Kit before it’s available for purchase tonight. More inspiration, and a handy PDF download are among the treats we have for you today.

Today, we’re featuring Out of the Box looks – cards that combine the products included in the kit with previously released MFT products. These amazing projects from the team will show how easily the stamps and Die-namics can be integrated into your existing MFT collection.

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon ET on June 21. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and both winners will be announced at 10:00 PM ET on June 21 on the MFT Blog.

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As a reminder, this coordinated collection will be available as a single purchase product – no need to commit to a long-term subscription. The $53.99 purchase price for this kit is over a 25% savings over purchasing the pieces individually. In addition to the stamp set and Die-namics, this kit is rounded out by the new Birthday Blowout 6 x 6 Paper Pack, 8 Premium Dye Ink cubes, and 14 sheets of card stock.

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The Make a Wish Card Kit PDF features card samples as well as a complete listing of the kit contents. You can download a printable version HERE.

Make a Wish Card Kit PDF #mftstamps

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new June Card Kit. Remember, Make a Wish will be available tonight at 10 PM ET!

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Introducing the Make a Wish Card Kit

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Custom products, carefully curated for hours of creative play – that’s what MFT card kits provide. Our coordinated collections will be available as a single purchase product – no need to commit to a long-term subscription. The purchase price for this kit is $53.99 – with a retail value of OVER $70, you’ll save more than 25% off the individual purchase price!

Watch the blog for the next two days to learn more about the Make a Wish Card Kit and be inspired by a plethora of awesome projects from our team.

Today, we’re featuring In the Box looks – cards that feature only the items in the kit along with basic tools, shapes, and supplies. These amazing projects from the team will demonstrate just how versatile the kit is and the wide variety of projects you can create with it.

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon ET on June 21. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and both winners will be announced at 10:00 PM ET on June 21 on the MFT Blog.

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The Make a Wish Card Kit features everything you need to create vibrant, festive, and super HAPPY birthday cards. Stamp up a celebration with darling candles in whimsical dot and striped patterns, and add in the perfect sentiment to fit your recipient. You can top the candles with traditional flames or go crazy cute with hearts instead. Choose from eight (8) vivid ink colors, all provided with the kit, to make your birthday candles shine. The serif all caps font of the sentiments give this set a flair all its own, and one bold script wish steals the show! We make it easy to create flat and mailable cards using the patterned paper and stamps only, but you can add layers and dimension with the Die-namics popped up on foam tape. This kit also includes the Birthday Blowout Paper Pack with twelve (12) energetic and colorful designs in dots, stripes, and script. The fourteen (14) card stocks included in the kit complement the ink colors and the paper pack perfectly to give your projects that something extra special. You won’t want to stop creating birthday cards with the Make a Wish Card Kit!

Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Make a Wish stamp set #mftstamps

Make a Wish Die-namics #mftstamps

Birthday Blowout 6x6 Paper Pack #mftstamps

Learn more about the Make a Wish Card Kit on YouTube or by watching the video below.

A brand new episode of MFTv features a fantastic ombre stamping technique using the Make a Wish stamp set. Watch to see just how easy it is to create this festive design using the products included in the Make a Wish Card Kit!

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring the Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv, Ombre Stamping with the Make a Wish Card Kit, on YouTube or simply watch the 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!

Handmade card from Torico featuring Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Handmade card from Julie Dinn featuring Make a Wish Card Kit #mftstamps

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new June Card Kit. Remember, Make a Wish will be available tomorrow, June 21!

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Camp Create – Spectacular Shakers

PrintOh my goodness, we’ve reached the last day of camp! We’ve so enjoyed having you as a camper this week, and before you pack up and head home to tell your family about all of the fun you had, we’ve got one last craft to really shake things up!

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As you recall, the goal this week was to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges. Below you’ll see all of the badges for the week. How did you do? Remember, you can download and then print the Camp Create 2016 Badge Guide PDF as a souvenir of your creative week. The PDF can be found HERE. Don’t forget you still have time to complete all of the Creative Challenges and add them to the InLinkz for each day!

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Did you remember to grab your participation badge? Copy and paste this image and post it on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed to let everyone back home know how you spent your summer vacation. If you’re HMTL savvy, you can find a direct link to the image HERE.

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OK, campers! It’s time to earn your final badge. And it’s a super cool and sparkly challenge! We’re hoping that once you complete this challenge, you’ve earned all five of the badges from Camp Create. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Spectacular Shakers

Camp Counselor Stephanie is ready to get you moving and shaking with this sparkly and glittery design using the End of the Rainbow Die-namics. Settle in for a great tutorial on making a fun shaker card!

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Sweet Forest Friends stamp set, End of the Rainbow and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Sweet Forest Friends stamp set, End of the Rainbow and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create – Spectacular Shakers on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Here’s how to earn today’s badge:

  1. Watch today’s video and follow the Creative Challenge issued at the end of the video.
  2. Link your project below for your chance to win!
  3. Add the badge below to your blog post to show you’ve earned it!

PrintThis week as a Camp Create camper, you have three ways to win:

  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Participate in today’s craft and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our MFTv channel on YouTube and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video and announced in the MFTv episode that will air on Monday, June 27th.
  • To be eligible to win the $150 Grand Prize: Earn all five badges for the week by participating in each craft presented this week (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, June 23rd at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, June 27, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We hope you LOVED Camp Create. Tell your friends how much fun you had, and join us for another session of Camp Create next month!

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Camp Create – Delightful Die Cutting

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It seems like our week at Camp Create is simply FLYING by! Are you having a blast? Have you made some cool things and met some new friends? The memories you make this week will surely last a lifetime.

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As a reminder, the goal is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges. Below you’ll see what you have to look forward to! If you’re the print-and-see type, you can download and then print the Camp Create 2016 Badge Guide PDF found HERE.

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As a participant in Camp Create, you immediately earn the badge pictured below. Copy and paste this image and post it on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed to let everyone back home know how you spent your summer vacation. If you’re HMTL savvy, you can find a direct link to the image HERE.

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Ready to find out how to earn today’s badge? You’ll love the inventive die cutting techniques you’ll learn today! We’re hoping that by the end of the week, you’ll have learned a lot and earned those five badges. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Delightful Die Cutting

Grab your manual die cutting machine and join Camp Counselor Stephanie as she steps you through some really cool die cutting techniques. Her finished product with the Funky Flowers stamp set and Die-namics sure is a stunner!

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Grateful for You stamp set, Funky Flowers stamp set and Die-namics, Diagonal Stripes Background stamp #mftstamps

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Grateful for You stamp set, Funky Flowers stamp set and Die-namics, Diagonal Stripes Background stamp #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create – Delightful Die Cutting on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Here’s how to earn today’s badge:

  1. Watch today’s video and follow the Creative Challenge issued at the end of the video.
  2. Link your project below for your chance to win!
  3. Add the badge below to your blog post to show you’ve earned it!

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This week as a Camp Create camper, you have three ways to win:

  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Participate in today’s craft and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our MFTv channel on YouTube and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video and announced in the MFTv episode that will air on Monday, June 27th.
  • To be eligible to win the $150 Grand Prize: Earn all five badges for the week by participating in each craft presented this week (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, June 23rd at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, June 27, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

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Camp Create – Wonderful Watercolor

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We hope you’re enjoying your week here at Camp Create! If you’re feeling a little homesick, we know something fun to take your mind off home. Let’s head to the craft cabin for another fun tutorial.

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As a quick reminder, the goal is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges. Below you’ll see what you have to look forward to! If you’re the print-and-see type, you can download and then print the Camp Create 2016 Badge Guide PDF found HERE.

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As a participant in Camp Create, you immediately earn the badge pictured below. Copy and paste this image and post it on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed to let everyone back home know how you spent your summer vacation. If you’re HMTL savvy, you can find a direct link to the image HERE.

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It seems pretty fitting that today’s craft is about water colors because water is an essential part of summer camp! Are you ready to find out how to get your your Wonderful Watercolor badge? We’re hoping that by the end of the week, you’ll have learned a lot and earned those five badges. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Wonderful Watercolor

Camp Counselor Francine has prepared a gorgeous project using the Delicate Pretty Poppies stamp set for us to learn from today! Grab a cup of water and your paint brushes and lose yourself in the wonderful world of watercoloring. Remember that you can always pause the video and go back if you missed something.

Handmade card from Francine Vuillème featuring Lisa Johnson Designs Delicate Pretty Poppies stamp set #mftstamps

Handmade card from Francine Vuillème featuring Lisa Johnson Designs Delicate Pretty Poppies stamp set #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create – Wonderful Watercolor on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Here’s how to earn today’s badge:

  1. Watch today’s video and follow the Creative Challenge issued at the end of the video.
  2. Link your project below for your chance to win!
  3. Add the badge below to your blog post to show you’ve earned it!

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This week as a Camp Create camper, you have three ways to win:

  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Participate in today’s craft and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our MFTv channel on YouTube and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video and announced in the MFTv episode that will air on Monday, June 27th.
  • To be eligible to win the $150 Grand Prize: Earn all five badges for the week by participating in each craft presented this week (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, June 23rd at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, June 27, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

Can’t wait to see what you create! Now it’s time to head to the mess hall for lunch!

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Camp Create – Sensational Sliders

PrintIt’s day two at Camp Create! We hope you had a good night’s sleep in your cabin, and there were no shenanigans! Counselor Stephanie is excited to lead you in another sensational craft, so after archery lessons, you can join us here at the craft cabin for another fun arts and crafts adventure.

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As a reminder, the goal is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges. Below you can see all of the badges for the week! If you’re the print-and-see type, you can download and then print the Camp Create 2016 Badge Guide PDF found HERE.

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As a participant in Camp Create, you immediately earn the badge pictured below. Copy and paste this image and post it on your blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed to let everyone back home know how you spent your summer vacation. If you’re HMTL savvy, you can find a direct link to the image HERE.

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Ready to find out how to earn today’s badge? This one will have you creating something super fun, and it’s dang cute to boot! We’re hoping that by the end of the week, you’ll have learned a lot and earned those five badges. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Sensational Sliders

Slider cards are fun for everyone! You’ll enjoy making them almost as much as the recipients of your creation will enjoy getting them. Follow along with Counselor Stephanie as she shows you how to make this delightful card using the Surf & Turf Die-namics paired with the Fun in the Sun stamp set.

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Pure Innocence Fun in the Sun stamp set, Trees in the Forest, Surf & Turf, Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX, and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Pure Innocence Fun in the Sun stamp set, Trees in the Forest, Surf & Turf, Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX, and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade Card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Pure Innocence Fun in the Sun stamp set, Trees in the Forest, Surf & Turf, Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX, and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create – Sensational Sliders on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Here’s how to earn today’s badge:

  1. Watch today’s video and follow the Creative Challenge issued at the end of the video.
  2. Link your project below for your chance to win!
  3. Add the badge below to your blog post to show you’ve earned it!

PrintThis week as a Camp Create camper, you have three ways to win:

  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Participate in today’s craft and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our MFTv channel on YouTube and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video and announced in the MFTv episode that will air on Monday, June 27th.
  • To be eligible to win the $150 Grand Prize: Earn all five badges for the week by participating in each craft presented this week (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, June 23rd at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, June 27, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

Can’t wait to see what you create! Now it’s time to head to the mess hall for lunch!Print

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