Color Palette Challenge Review

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It’s time to do a check in on Color Palette Challenge 4 projects. Our NaturalRazzle BerryBlu Raspberry, and Gumdrop Green palette is a vivid reminder of the beauty of spring. Let’s take a closer look at what our design team has been inspired to create with the combo.

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The Cloudy Day Stencil provided the perfect guide for adding some fluffy white clouds to a brilliant Blu Raspberry sky on Amy’s card. Cheer someone up with the Blue Skies Ahead stamp set paired with the incredibly fun and realistic Layered Umbrella Die-namics.

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Cindy took a different approach choosing to focus on the more neutral colors and adding bright pops of color in her choice of sentiment and accent colors. The On the Diagonal Background stamp will quickly become a favorite thanks to its versatility and playfulness.

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Our latest Blueprints set provided everything Jodi needed to assemble this cheerful card. When you want to finish a beautiful card but lack the time or inspiration to start from scratch, our Blueprints line is the answer!

Ready to create a color inspired project of your own? Remember that you have until noon on April 30 to share your own Color Palette Challenge 4 projects. As a reminder: one of the challenge participants will win a Gift Voucher to the MFT boutique valued at up to $20! We can’t wait to see what you do.

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Stamp and Win with This Week’s Card Sketch 172

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There is something so classic about ovals as a design feature. This week’s sketch includes that simple but elegant element bolstered by a trendy flag and a trio of perfect little dots. Share your projects inspired by the sketch by uploading a link to it at the end of our blog post. Every project you share is an automatic entry into our weekly giveaway of a Gift Voucher worth up to $20!

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You have until Tuesday, April 22 at noon EST to add your link and be eligible for the prize of up to $20 in MFT Cash to be spent in the MFT boutique. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance! The weekly prize is a $15 Gift Voucher to My Favorite Things, but if you use MFT stamps in your project, you’ll receive an extra $5.

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Congratulations Elizabeth! You are the randomly selected winner of last week’s sketch challenge. You can view all the entries for last week’s challenge HERE.

Download the 2011 Sketches (1-52) HERE

Download the 2012 Sketches (53-104) HERE

Download the 2013 Sketches (105-156) HERE

Download the 2014 Sketches (157-172) HERE

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MFTv Congratulations Embossed Card

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We are admittedly smitten with the cute shaker cards that can be created with the new April 2014 Centerpieces Congratulations Shaker Die-namics but using it with our Embossing Pad to create a subtly textured panel is a pretty  great option as well. Highlighting an “A” and adding some stars from the Sun, Moon, & Stars Die-namics makes it perfectly clear that this card is intended for a star.

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Watch the video HERE to see this card assembled start to finish or just play the embedded video.

Make sure you subscribe to our Youtube channel so you’ll never miss an episode of MFTv!

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So Very Proud of You

I think most parents would agree that there are few greater feelings of personal accomplishment than seeing your child succeed. It’s not technically your accomplishment, but it sure does feel like it at the moment! There are so many milestones along the way but seeing them receive a diploma – that signifier that they’re about to truly embark on adulthood – that’s really special. And that pride is evident on the faces of Laina and her husband in this amazing layout.

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The Graduation Accents and Bright Lights Numbers and Symbols Die-namics sets mix perfectly to create titles for layouts and sentiments for cards.

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Laina created custom washi tape in classic patterns to match the feel and colors of the rest of the layout. She also trimmed the label die cut to size it perfectly to her stamped image.

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This caption was created by masking a sentiment from the Happy Graduation stamp set resulting in the two-piece design shown.

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Are you as inspired as we are? Ready to tackle a scrapbook page of your own? If you need a jumpstart, Laina has provided a sketch for the layout she’s shared so give it a shot. Please make sure to tag us if you share – we always love seeing what you’ve been up to with MFT products :)

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Release Rewind Day Two

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Before getting to Day 2 of our Release Rewind, we have our randomly selected New Product Launch winners. Both of these lucky ladies have won $100 Vouchers to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!

from Julie’s blog: Shari T

from Debbie’s blog: Elizabeth Sarkisyan

Congratulations to you both! Your Gift Vouchers will be emailed to you sometime later today, so keep an eye out! And thank you to everyone that commented on our Design Team blogs. We appreciate you all!

Our April release continues to inspire our designers to create even more projects guaranteed to get inspire and excite. Click through to each of our designers’ blogs for more April release inspiration!

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Release Rewind Day One

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We are busy packing up all of your orders filled with fun new April products – we know you’re anxious to get them in your hands! We thought a couple of days of Rewind projects would help to alleviate the stress of waiting for your package to arrive. Day 1  of our Rewind is just a few clicks away.

The talented ladies below , including our April Guest Designer, Debbie, are each sharing a Rewind project on their blog today. Click on through to see more crafty inspiration from each of them!

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Stamp and Win with This Week’s Card Sketch 171

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This week’s sketchy inspiration includes a fun circle-within-square frame feature that will be so fun for layering. Add elements behind and in front of the frame to really up the dimension and create a lot of interest. Share your projects inspired by the sketch by uploading a link to them at the end of our blog post. Every project you share is an automatic entry into our weekly giveaway of a Gift Voucher worth up to $20!

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You have until Tuesday, April 15 at noon EST to add your link and be eligible for the prize of up to $20 in MFT Cash to be spent in the MFT boutique. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance! The weekly prize is a $15 Gift Voucher to My Favorite Things, but if you use MFT stamps in your project, you’ll receive an extra $5.

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Congratulations Joni52! You are the randomly selected winner of last week’s sketch challenge. You can view all the entries for last week’s challenge HERE.

Download the 2011 Sketches (1-52) HERE

Download the 2012 Sketches (53-104) HERE

Download the 2013 Sketches (105-156) HERE

Download the 2014 Sketches (157-171) HERE

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It’s Time to Shop for the NEW April Products

You’ve been waiting an entire week to take home the latest Die-namics, stamp sets, stencils, and Replenishments. Now it’s finally time to make them yours! All of our April Release products are available HERE in the MFT Boutique. Scroll to the end to see how YOU can win one of 2, $100 Gift Vouchers as part of tonight’s New Product Launch celebration!

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

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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.

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.

We’re so grateful to April Guest Designer Debbie Olson for all of her stellar work the past week. Please join us in thanking her!

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I think you’ll agree that our design team rocks as well. Visit each of the MFT Designers’ April Product Launch posts linked on the MFT Blog and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, April 10 for your chance to WIN one of two, $100 Gift Vouchers. The winners will be chosen at random and the prizes will be sent out on April 11. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

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It’s Reveal Day – Don’t Be Late!

It’s almost time! Set your alarm to 10:00 PM EST, and don’t be late for our big reveal! All of the stamp sets, Die-namics, stencils AND inks we’ve been showing off over the past week will be available for purchase HERE in the MFT Boutique.

But if you can’t wait for the excitement to happen, hop on over to the MFT forum HERE and enjoy our release party, going on NOW. Other attendees include our MFT Design Team and me, AKA the MFT Lady. Join us for some fun chatter and PRIZES!

We want to make your shopping experience fun – not stressful, so we’ve created THIS shopping list that you can print out and check off as you fill your cart!

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One of the most important parts of shopping is saving. We offer you 3 ways to save with every purchase:

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

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And if you needed another reason to shop MFT, our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up, up, up to a savings of 20% on orders over $500.

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

You can look at every new product in our April release, for sale TONIGHT at 10 PM EST, below. Click on any of the individual graphics to view a bigger picture, and hover over the picture with your cursor to view the product name. And we will see you in two hours for the New Product Launch! Let’s meet back here at 10, sound good?

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Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our April Release Countdown prizes! Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown! Seven lucky stampers will win a $75 Prize to use in the MFT Boutique! Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts this evening.

Countdown Day Seven Winner: Nicole B - Comment #534

Countdown Day Six Winner: Julie S – Comment #218

Countdown Day Five Winner: Hillary Harris – Comment #455

Countdown Day Four Winner: Joanne MacKenzie – Comment #68

Countdown Day Three Winner: kimer – Comment #451

Countdown Day Two Winner: Rita  - Comment #192

Countdown Day One Winner: Laurie Brown – Comment #245

Congratulations to all the winners!

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The Day is Finally Here! Our April Release is So Close!

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Launch Day has arrived and finally, we get to share the last of our product sneak peeks. In just a few hours, we’ll be able to chase away those rainy day blues for good when the complete April selection of new Die-namics, stamps, and stencils will finally be available for purchase. We’re excited, how about you? Even more exciting is that we’re sharing a $75 Gift Voucher for every day of the countdown!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the seven countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on April 8. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 8PM EST on April 8 on the MFT Blog.

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With the Oh Baby Die-namics, you can build the most adorable diaper perfect for a baby shower card or gift, or a scrapbook layout – no changing required! Create dimensional fasteners with pin heads the color of your choice. Finish it all off with a chick that includes separate wing and bill elements for even more layering options.

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You don’t have to go far to see the Oh Baby Die-namics in action. Click HERE or simply play the video below!

The Baby’s Bib Die-namics is a big, happy canvas just waiting to be embellished to your heart’s content. A stitch detail adds interest and realism. Use the Oh Baby Die-namics or Beautiful Baby stamps and Die-namics to add some new baby flair or, customize with a design personal to the parents-to-be!

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You can see more of the Baby’s Bib Die-namics HERE or by clicking play below..

Here are the flowers we’ve been waiting for! Finally, those showers April have paid off. This sweet Pure Innocence I Pick You figure comes bearing gifts – an armful of beautiful blooms.

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The Bokeh Builder set let’s you build and blend layers of color and pattern in a variety of sizes for an ethereal effect most commonly seen in photographs. Combined with the included sentiments, you have a card worth focusing on.

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Did our April product release cause the clouds to part and the sun to shine. Now is the time to take a few minutes to print out the handy shopping list and make note of your must-have items.

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It’s the last day of our countdown but our Design Team is still weathering the storm of new goodies! Keep on clicking to see how they’ve wound things up on this final day.

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