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Shop the New Release Now and SAVE 18% on Everything!

All of our December Release products are available HERE in the MFT Boutique. Scroll to the end to see how YOU can win 1 of 2 $100 Gift Vouchers as part of today’s New Product Launch celebration!


Use code SAVE18 at checkout to apply your discount. This sale is in effect now through December 14 on all in-stock products.


Handmade card from Keeway Tsao featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

We are in the business of giving and this month, we’ll be donating 10% of all retail sales of the Friends at First Sip stamp set and Die-namics to Deliver the Difference.

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

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

Concurrent with each new monthly release and kit release, our Free with $60 is updated with a brand new design. Our newest Free with $60, releasing with our December 2018 collection, is the Best Wishes Die-namics. While supplies last, Best Wishes will ship free with every qualifying order. If our supply of Best Wishes is exhausted, we’ll include a surprise Die-namics. Please note that we cannot honor substitution requests.

Best Wishes Die-namics

2. You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail contiguous US order over $50.

3. Our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up to a savings of 25% on orders over $750. 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 Torico featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Vika Salmina featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

We’re so thankful for all of the inspiration our team has provided over the past few days. They have another shot of inspiration to help inspire you and narrow down your shopping list to your must-have items. SIX fabulous MFT friends are joining so don’t miss their incredible inspiration either.

Visit each of the December Product Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, December 13, for your chance to WIN one of two, $100 Gift Vouchers. The winners will be chosen at random and winners will be announced December 14. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

Set Your Alarm Now — It’s Almost Time to Shop!

It’s almost time! Set your alarm for 10:00 AM EST, and don’t be late for the release of all the fabulous new December products! All of the stamps, Die-namics, and supplies we’ve been showing off over the past few days will be available for purchase HERE in the MFT Boutique.

We want to make your shopping experience fun and help you stay as organized as possible so we’ve created THIS shopping list that you can print out and check off as you fill your cart.

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

Our Free with $60 Die-namics is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax). Concurrent with each new monthly release and kit release, our Free with $60 is updated with a brand new design. Our newest Free with $60, releasing with the December 2018 collection, is the Best Wishes Die-namics. While supplies last, Best Wishes will ship free with every qualifying order. If our supply of Best Wishes is exhausted, we’ll include a surprise Die-namics. Please note that we cannot honor substitution requests.

You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail contiguous US order over $50.

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 25% on orders over $750!

Friends at First Sip is being featured in our December donation campaign — 10% of all retail sales of the Friends at First Sip stamp set and Die-namics through the end of December will be donated to Deliver the Difference.

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

You can look at every new product in our December release, for sale TODAY at 10 AM EST, below. Click on any of the individual graphics to view a bigger picture, and to see the product name.


Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our December Release Countdown prizes! Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown. Five lucky commenters have won a $75 Prize to use in the MFT Boutique! Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts later today.

Countdown Day Five Winner: Daniela May (Dec 8, 2018 @ 18:04) 

Countdown Day Four Winner: Lindarub (Dec 7, 2018 @ 20:22) 

Countdown Day Three Winner: Bettina Kreuer (Dec 9, 2018 @ 10:16) 

Countdown Day Two Winner: Carla Hundley (Dec 9, 2018 @ 21:11) 

Countdown Day One Winner: Monika Gulyas (Dec 10, 2018 @ 10:37) 

Congratulations to all the winners!

Print Your Shopping List and Make a Plan — Today’s the Final Day of the December Countdown!

We’ve reached the final day of the countdown, and we still have so much more to share. You’ll be able to shop for all of the new December Release products TOMORROW, December 11 at 10 AM EST.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EST on December 10. 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 8 AM EST on December 11 on the MFT Blog.

BEAUTIFUL BLOOM

A single bloom graces the 4″ x 4″ Beautiful Bloom stamp. It features gorgeous lines and inimitable style that packs an incredible punch. The generously-sized flower allows for an abundance of stamping and coloring techniques — try heat embossing, watercoloring, and pattern-building just to name a few. This large image enables you to create a variety of looks by positioning it off the edge of your projects as well. Our Smart Align technology makes lining up the stamp image and coordinating Die-namics a breeze. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Beautiful Bloom #mftstamps

Beautiful Bloom Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Beautiful Bloom #mftstamps

HELLO, BEAUTIFUL

The Hello, Beautiful stamp set includes a sensational script “beautiful” as well as follow-up and leading sentiments that coordinate perfectly. Alternatively, incorporate the Beautiful Die-namics with the sentiment options. The gorgeous font coordinates perfectly with the Beautiful Bloom stamp set & Die-namics as well.

Hello, Beautiful #mftstamps

BEAUTIFUL DIE-NAMICS

The Beautiful Die-namics features both a script “beautiful” the same size as the Hello, Beautiful stamp version and a shadow layer to create dramatic die-cut statement words.

Beautiful Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring Hello, Beautiful stamp set and Beautiful Die-namics #mftstamps

ESSENTIAL SLANTED SENTIMENT STRIPS DIE-NAMICS

Essential Slanted Sentiment Strips provide a clean and simple means of housing your card greetings. The angled ends add a bit of interest while still maximizing the space available for your sentiment. These strips can also be used sans-sentiment to add some interest to your designs!

Essential Slanted Sentiment Strips Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring Essential Slanted Sentiment Strips Die-namics #mftstamps

What products from the December release caught your eye? Now is the time to take a few minutes to print out the handy shopping list and make note of your must-have items.

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


What a Hoot! You’d Be Wise to Check Out Today’s Release Products.

Are you ready? We have just two more days of countdown posts before you can make the December Release all yours!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EST on December 10. 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 8 AM EST on December 11 on the MFT Blog.

FOREVER AND OWLWAYS 

You’d be wise to make Forever and Owlways a permanent addition to your MFT collection — this assortment of owl friends is a hoot! The delightful owls are accompanied by a pair of branches to perch upon, star accents, and a number of sentiments to celebrate love and friendship. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Forever and Owlways #mftstamps

Forever and Owlways Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Francine Vuilleme featuring Forever and Owlways #mftstamps

BEAUTIFUL BLESSINGS 2

This follow-up to the previously released Beautiful Blessings stamp set features even more kindhearted sentiments to carry you through the year — including phrases perfectly suited to ringing in the new year with heartfelt wishes of all good things. The elegant script featured predominantly provides a beautiful balance to the simple Cross Die-namics to create cards that are understated representations of faith and belief.

Beautiful Blessings 2 #mftstamps

Handmade card from Rachel Alvarado featuring Beautiful Blessings 2 #mftstamps

CHRISTMAS TREE WINDOW DIE-NAMICS

The Christmas Tree Window makes it easy to add an elegant holiday icon to your card fronts. Simply die cut the tree and star into your card or panel, layer with paper — card stock, glitter, or pattern — and add a simple stamped sentiment for a seasonal card that will become an instant classic in almost no time at all — what a perfect starting point for quick and easy custom cards!

Christmas Tree Window Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring Christmas Tree Window Die-namics #mftstamps

BEST WISHES DIE-NAMICS

Bold best wishes never go out of style and are always appreciated. This scripted sentiment emulates a handwritten style and arrives to you etched together in a single die to make alignment on your projects easy as pie. Best Wishes is this month’s new Free with $60 Die-namics!

Best Wishes Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Best Wishes Die-namics #mftstamps

Now, let’s check out what our team has done with today’s collection of featured products!


Do a Little Dance — We’re Halfway to the Big Day!

Today marks the halfway point of our December countdown! We have LOTS more to share though so be sure to hang with us throughout the countdown to learn more about each and every product — you won’t want to miss a thing!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EST on December 10. 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 8 AM EST on December 11 on the MFT Blog.

BUTTERFLY KISSES

Pure Innocence has a habit of making hearts flutter…these endearing characters always hit the right note when it comes to lifting spirits and celebrating a variety of happy occasions. The Butterfly Kisses character is playing dress-up in a favorite costume — butterfly wings and sweet, bobbing antennae. She’s on the hunt for some beautiful winged friends, equipped with a net to gently catch them. Uplift loved ones with the coordinating sentiments to complete your cards with charm. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Pure Innocence Butterfly Kisses #mftstamps

Pure Innocence Butterfly Kisses Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Pure Innocence Butterfly Kisses #mftstamps

FOX & FRIEND

Fox & Friend features a friendly fox and mischievous mouse in a variety of poses making it ideal for creating sweet scenes of the two interacting. Their adorable expressions will instantly bring joy to your recipients’ hearts while the four included sentiments celebrate the remarkable nature of friendship perfectly. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Fox & Friend #mftstamps

Fox & Friend Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring Fox & Friend #mftstamps

We’re down to just three more days. It’s not an easy wait but it is an enjoyable one when you have beautiful samples from our talented team! Keep on clicking to see what they’ve been up to with today’s products.


Enjoy a Winter Warm Up with Birdie Brown in Today’s Selection of December Sneak Peeks

On the agenda today: the latest from Birdie Brown, a gorgeous new floral collection, and the sweetest little shop for creating scene-stealing backdrops.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EST on December 10. 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 8 AM EST on December 11 on the MFT Blog.

FRIENDS AT FIRST SIP

A day out with friends isn’t complete without a quick coffee pit stop! Chit chat and java are a combination that can’t be beat…especially when man’s best friend is along for the ride. A wide variety of accessory images, including a coffee cart and decorative trees, will allow you to create a charming backdrop for your caffeine-fueled friends, while coffee-themed sentiments celebrate friendships with VENTI love. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Birdie Brown Friends at First Sip #mftstamps

Birdie Brown Friends at First Sip Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Torico featuring Birdie Brown Friends at First Sip #mftstamps

BRILLIANT BLOOMS

These stunning large-scale blooms provide the perfect opportunity for bold background pattern building and stunning solo embellishments. The line art styling opens up the potential for endless coloring options and techniques. This trio of flowers is accompanied by a single leafy sprig of foliage to accent your look. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Brilliant Blooms #mftstamps

Brilliant Blooms Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Brilliant Blooms #mftstamps

BOUTIQUE DIE-NAMICS

The utterly charming Boutique Die-namics allows you to recreate your favorite little shop as the centerpiece of your card design. The large-scale window can showcase favorite treats or trinkets pulled from a variety of sets in your collection…from cupcakes to purses, everything is more enticing when placed behind a beautiful picture window! Other elements in this set include an awning to add some color, a topiary to create a welcoming feel at the doorstep of your shop, and signage to greet your guests. Each accessory piece features multiple layers to provide contrast and dimension. Where will your adventures take you today?

Boutique Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Rachel Alvarado featuring Boutique Die-namics #mftstamps

We hope you’ll stick with us for the remainder of our countdown — we’re down to just four days until you can make the December release all yours. To see what was created with today’s sneak peeks, click through to our Design Team member blogs.


Join Us — Five Days of December Release Countdown Fun Starts NOW!

It’s time once again for our favorite time of each month — the New Release Countdown starts now! Join us for the next five days to see the full slate of stamps and Die-namics included in the December Release.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EST on December 10. 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 8 AM EST on December 11 on the MFT Blog.

OVER THE MOON FOR YOU

You’ll love passing the time with Over the Moon for Ewe. Create a fanciful scene envisioning the time-honored counting sheep tradition in card form with this fluffy quintet and coordinating accessories. We’ve included both a fence as well as a moon and stars for those sheep with ultimate jumping ability. Once this stamp set has reached its destination in your home, you’ll have endless sweet dreams conjuring your next be-EWE-tiful project. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Over the Moon for Ewe #mftstamps

Over the Moon for Ewe Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring Over the Moon for Ewe #mftstamps

LEAPING SLIDER CHANNELS DIE-NAMICS

The Leaping Slider Channels Die-namics create a pathway for anything you want to “hop” across your panel. Perfect with the Over the Moon for Ewe images (those sheep are dying to leap over the included fence and moon!) but also great for frogs, bunnies, and kangaroos! Five different channels are included so you’ll always have the perfect length and height for your project. Try linking the channels for a longer path!

Leaping Slider Channels Die-namics #mftstamps     Spin & Slide Discs #mftstamps

Handmade card from Torico featuring Leaping Slider Channels Die-namics #mftstamps

Karolyn has created a video to show how she used the Leaping Slider Channels Die-namics to create this sweet card featuring one of the fluffy new ewes bounding through a night sky. Watch it on Youtube HERE or simply watch below.

BLUEPRINTS 33 DIE-NAMICS

Blueprints 33 features stitched panels in a cool, angular shape designed to accommodate the full width of an A2 card in an either vertical or horizontal orientation, while leaving a small cushion to provide for matting. The smallest of the three panels is ideal for showcasing a sentiment or small image while the assortment of strips will house small phrases or serve as accents – layer them behind a die-cut greeting or one of the stitched panels for the perfect pop of color or dimension.

Blueprints 33 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Blueprints 33 Die-namics #mftstamps

BOLD BEAUTIFUL DIE-NAMICS

The incredibly fun Bold Beautiful Die-namics interprets a versatile word in an intricate layered-line manner but with the ease of a single piece die. Cut the design from multiple colors and reassemble into a stunning inlaid stained glass element, opt for a two-tone look with one color for the outline and a contrasting color for the interior pieces, or layer up multiple die cuts for a dimensional, single color piece!

Bold Beautiful Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring Bold Beautiful Die-namics #mftstamps

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new December Release products. The fun is just beginning — we’ll be here every day until the new release products become available on December 11!


Check Out a Holiday Duo from Yan You’ll Bearly Be Able to Resist

We have one last post from Yan today before we start our December Release Countdown tomorrow. It’s been such a pleasure to see her work with the November Release!

Hello everyone, I’m here today with my last post as a guest designer for My Favorite Things. Today I have two cards to share with you.

Handmade card from Yan featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

For the first card, I used the Beary Best Friends stamp set. I watercolored the image and cut with the coordinating Die-namics. Then I made a decorative panel by cutting the Snowflake Window Die-namics twice, aligning the second cut with the first to create a larger surface. Next, I blended the rainbow panel with Distress Oxide Inks using the Cloud Stencil. On the same panel, I die cut a circle, adhered it to the card front, and layered the snowflake element on top of it.

Handmade card from Yan featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

I stamped some fish on white card stock and colored them. Once the images dried, I used the Celebrate Die-namics to die cut the sentiment. To finish, I heat embossed the sentiment onto vellum, layered it over the snowflake panel, and attached the rainbow panel and the die-cut bear as shown using foam tape.

Handmade card from Yan featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

For the second card, I created a clean and simple card. I used the Unbearably Cute stamp set and colored the image using watercolor. I die cut pink card stock multiple times using the Christmas Tree Window Die-namics to create the background. Lastly, I heat embossed the sentiment on vellum and attached the pink panel and the colored images as shown with foam tape.

Handmade card from Yan featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

That’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed these cards. Thank you so much to the MFT team for having me as a guest designer. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!


Bears and seasonal window dies…an unexpected combination that totally works. Pattern building with peek-a-boo windows is an inspiring idea and taking advantage of the symmetrical property of the Snowflake Window Die-namics to create a larger panel is brilliant. I’m ready to put both ideas into action; if you are too, tag #mftstamps when you share so we can see how you interpreted Yan’s ideas!

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Save $15 on Your Order — Today Only! Then Fight Holiday Exhaustion with Humor Using Designs from the Latest Release

Today only, take $15 off your qualifying order of $75 or more when you apply code 15OFF75 at checkout.


Kathrin is joining us one last time this month to share a humorous (and inventive!) take on her own feelings during the holiday season…I’m sure many of us can relate.

I got inspired to create this card by the Sassy Pants Holidays stamp set, which I totally love! We all have friends that one of the included sayings fit perfectly. Well, I could send this card to myself! I tend towards perfectionism in whatever I do and so myself, lying under the tree, and tangled in Christmas lights wishing for cocktails isn’t such an impossible thing to imagine. 😉

Here we set up the tree on the evening of December 23rd and then Christmas Eve is the main celebration. Whatever isn’t done by the morning of the 24th won’t get done. Each year I stress about getting everything done in time, and it would seem this little bear is in agreement.

Handmade card from Kathrin Donhauser-Ruth featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

I’ve stamped the Christmas Background onto white card stock using the tan ink and matted the rectangle with some green card stock. The Merry Christmas Circle Frame was cut from gold glitter card stock, and on top of it, I’ve added a tree and the poor bear. The tree is from one of my all-time favorite sets  — Santa’s Elves — and colored with Copics. The bear is from the brand new Unbearably Cute stamp set…I can see those bears being used for so many different occasions.

As mentioned he’s totally tangled in those lights. To create that look, I’ve stamped the bear first, then used the cute puppy wrapped in Christmas lights from Happy Pawlidays only inking up one of the light bulbs. I stamped the bulbs across the bear,  colored it, and used a black Fineliner to connect the lights. I stamped the saying directly to the bottom of the card base using Field Day ink.


That trick for isolating one of the Christmas lights found in a stamp image featuring many is ingenious! Now you can holiday up almost any character in your collection! While Happy Pawlidays does feature individual lights, the smaller size included on the puppy image suited Kathrin’s needs better, so she improvised beautifully. Are the wheels spinning? Let’s see what you’ve got. Tag us at #mftstamps when you share!

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Introduce a Modern Geometric Aesthetic to Your Holiday Cards with This Week’s MFTv

These modern, geometric wreaths pack a punch with minimal effort making them an ideal starting point for quick, but satisfying holiday greetings. Having the ability to repurpose the underlying arrangement, but using different color combinations, results in a different feel every time, each suited best to the greeting it showcases.

Handmade cards from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite eThings #mftstamps

Take a closer look at this trio from Stephanie. A rainbow is exuberant and the perfect choice for an exciting occasion like celebrating the new year. A classic red and green scheme honors tradition and evokes nostalgia — what better way to recognize Christmas? And a cool blue and purple combo conjures a crisp feel perfect for a winter card.

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite eThings #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite eThings #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite eThings #mftstamps

Watch MFTv – Creating Holiday Wreaths with Stencils and Masking on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below. To be entered into the weekly drawing, be sure to leave a comment on this video on our YouTube channel – the winner will be selected from there!

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