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Take a Ride in My Beautiful Balloon

Arte is back with us today with a trio of uplifting looks…two simple and sweet and one majorly cool dimensional card.

These first two looks are so classically charming. A masked oval featuring softly blended colors provides an easy but effective backdrop for each. The simple scenes Arte has created for each card include a mix of balloon, character, and cloud elements from Up in the Air.

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Arte’s third look features a brilliant integration of dimension in a fantastically constructed box card. The foreground features an inviting little neighborhood while the background includes a sky scene and balloon in the distance. Suspending the balloon on thin, transparent line allows it to hang in the middle distance. This is a card your recipient will display and save for a long time to come!

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

We know you love Up in the Air but with these new ideas to add to your inspiration folder, we know you’ll be reaching for it even more. Thanks again to Arte for sharing her ideas!


Make sure to tag #mftstamps when you share on social media so we can see what you’re creating – maybe you’ll be spotted!

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It’s Time To Shop for the NEW April Kit!

It’s finally time to make the new A-maze-ing Card Kit all yours.

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

You’ll find the A-maze-ing 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 A-maze-ing Card 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.

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 contiguous 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.

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our A-maze-ing 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: Galy O’Connor, Apr 17, 2017 @ 00:57

Countdown Day One Winner: Carrie R., Apr 18, 2017 @ 10:09

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 A-maze-ing Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, April 20  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 April 21. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

The Day Has Arrived! The A-maze-ing Card Kit Release Is So Close!

We have one more day to preview our A-maze-ing 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.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EDT on April 18. 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 9:00 PM EDT on April 18 on the MFT Blog.

As a reminder, this coordinated collection will be available as a single purchase product – no need to commit to a long-term subscription. The $47.99 purchase price for this kit is more than a 20% savings over purchasing the pieces individually. In addition to (5) sheets of Smooth White Card Stock, you’ll also receive (14) A2 envelopes in 7 bright colors as well as a sheet of coordinating card stock in each color. Use the (10) Circle Shaker Pouches, (10) White Maze Shapes, and approximately (20) Maze Spheres to assemble addictively fun maze games for your cards. Finally, slide your cards into one of the (5) Clear Card Boxes to keep your treasures safe and sound for presentation or mailing.

A-maze-ing Card Kit #mftstamps

The A-maze-ing Card Kit PDF features card samples as well as a complete listing of the kit contents. You can download a printable version HERE.

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Jodi Collins featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Julie Dinn featuring the A-maze-ing Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new April card kit. Remember, A-maze-ing will be available tonight at 9 PM EDT!

Introducing the A-maze-ing Card Kit

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 $47.99 – with a retail value of more than $60, you’ll save 20% off the individual purchase price!

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

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EDT on April 18. 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 9:00 PM EDT on April 18 on the MFT Blog.

Oh boy, we are so excited to share our innovative new April card kit. You may have noticed that we love providing ways to include interactive features on your projects. Whether it be a flap, a tab, or a slider, we think it’s just plain fun to play with your cards! With our newest kit, we’re introducing a brand new way to get interactive with your crafting.

The A-maze-ing Card Kit includes one stamp set, one Die-namics, and an abundance of color and components. The You’re A-maze-ing stamp set features a circular maze image and coordinating “solution” image. Mark the goal with the star or heart. The collection of clever sentiments will be an endless source of amusement as you lovingly craft amazing cards and projects – it includes phrases ranging from love to encouragement to birthday. The Circle Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics includes a circle die designed to create perfectly-sized holes in your card fronts and panels to accommodate our Circle Shaker Pouches. The frame element will layer over the pouch to conceal the pouch edge and create a beautifully seamless look. Also included in the Die-namics are a star and heart that can be used interchangeably with those in the stamp set.

In addition to (5) sheets of Smooth White Card Stock, you’ll also receive (14) A2 envelopes in 7 bright colors as well as a sheet of coordinating card stock in each color. Use the (10) Circle Shaker Pouches, (10) White Maze Shapes, and approximately (20) Maze Spheres to assemble addictively fun maze games for your cards. Finally, slide your cards into one of the (5) Clear Card Boxes to keep your treasures safe and sound for presentation or mailing.

A-maze-ing Card Kit #mftstamps

You're A-maze-ing stamp set #mftstamps

Circle Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps

Maze Shapes - White #mftstamps

With this month’s kit release, we’re releasing the Happy Greetings Die-namics. Remember, our Free with $60 Die-namics is available with each qualifying order over $60!

See the MFT A-maze-ing Card Kit Unboxing on YouTube or by watching the video below.

Would you like to learn how Stephanie used our April card kit to assemble this vibrant look? You won’t want to miss this week’s episode of MFTv.

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring A-maze-ing Card Kit #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring A-maze-ing Card Kit #mftstamps

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv, Interactive Maze Card, featuring the A-maze-ing 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!

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new April card kit. Remember, A-maze-ing will be available tomorrow, April 18 at 9 PM EDT!

Stock Your Stash with Super Sentiments

When it comes down to it, despite loving the pretty pictures, colors, and patterns, it’s the words that make the difference when you create a card for someone in your life. No matter the occasion, happy or sad, your words can impact someone’s life – make them count. If your sentiment collection could stand to be beefed up a bit, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take advantage of our current sale. Shop our collection of sentiments and apply code SENTIMENTS at checkout to save 20% – this sale ends tonight though so don’t wait!

Check out just a small handful of projects featuring some of the products included in this sale:

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Yoonsun Hur featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

And, just a small selection of included products:

Have a wonderful weekend and happy shopping!

Cuddle Time with Some Koality Friends

Today, we’re welcoming Arte Banale to the blog for the first in a series of guest posts this month – she’s been busy so get ready to see lots of inspiring projects from her over the next couple of weeks.

Arte’s projects today feature the lovable Cuddly Koalas stamp set and DIe-namics. For her first look, she’s created an inviting scene…it looks like a family outing – a tree-climbing adventure, perhaps. Using the Stitched Fishtail Frames highlights her scene beautifully – I love the tiny photo corner accents she’s added using Blueprints 32!

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

This second card again features our intrepid climbers but this time, Arte has included an interactive element that allows the pair to actually climb – we love cards with movement! If you’d like to attempt something similar, be sure to check out our April Release Class to watch the video from Karolyn that shows how to create a similar track.

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Arte Banale featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Thank you for sharing your ideas, Arte – we can’t wait to share more next week!


Make sure to tag #mftstamps when you share on social media so we can see what you’re creating – maybe you’ll be spotted!

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Product Spotlight: Tweet Wishes

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You’ll have a hoot with the Tweet Wishes stamp set and Die-namics. This collection of birds features a variety of fun patterns that you’ll have a blast coloring. Scene-building elements include a tree, flowers, and leaves. Time to make something tweet for someone special – they’ll be wide-eyed with delight!

Tweet Wishes #mftstamps

Tweet Wishes #mftstamps

Ready to be inspired by all of the ways our team added color to the darling Tweet Wishes images?

Handmade card from Francine Vuilleme featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melissa Phillips featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Keisha Campbell featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

We can’t wait to see what you create with the April Release, so make sure to tag #mftstamps on your social media sharing so we can be inspired by your beautiful work!

Release Replay: April 2017

Release Replay

Today our team is taking a fresh look at our most recent release with inspiring ideas and innovative takes on the complete collection. We love the opportunity to look at our products with fresh eyes, envisioning entirely new ways to showcase the possibilities they present. We can’t wait to share our ideas with you!

Handmade card from Donna Mikasa featuring the April 2017 Release from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Four-Legged Friends are ready to party on Donna’s festive card! Polka dots always steal the show in the best way possible – black and white lets her color choices shine while the dots reinforce the design on her accented party hats.

Look at the accents included in your stamp collection to see how they can be paired with characters from other sets. The party hats from Beary Special Birthday were the perfect way to help Four-Legged Friends get party-ready in a flash.

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring the April 2017 Release from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Joy’s adorable scene includes a trio of sweet characters from the Springtime Critters set. The endearing sentiment she chose and smattering of sequins provide the perfect finishing touches

Check out how Joy used the Stitched dome STAX to create hills for her friends to rest on. Try rotating the basic shapes in your collection to see how you can use them as scene-building elements for your projects.

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.

AnnaBarbaraDebbieDonnaFrancineIngeJodiJodyJoyJulieKarolynKeewayKeishaMelaniaPrintToricoVikaYoonsun

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MFTv – Easter Scene

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Easter approaches but there is still time to squeeze in some fun spring and Easter crafting. Grab your favorite bunnies and bake up a spring treat like Stephanie has for this week’s episode of MFTv. Her pastel color choices evoke all the sugary deliciousness of the season while her design includes lots of fun little treats to hunt for – just like the colored eggs we search for each spring!

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

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

Watch MFTv – Easter/Spring Scene 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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Product Spotlight: Springtime Critters

Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected New Product Launch winners. Both of these lucky ladies have won $100 Vouchers to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!

from Debbie’s blog: Conniecrafter

from Barbara’s blog: Linda M

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!

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Pure happiness in card form – that’s what Springtime Critters will bring to your crafting. It’s such a playful set all on it’s own but the ultimate joy comes from combining it with Springtime Blooms. How could you not fall in love with the sweet little faces and charming details that are such fun to color.

Springtime Critters

Springtime Critters

Let’s see how our team featured Springtime Critters in their own projects this month:

Handmade card from Jody Morrow featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Jodi Collins featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Anna Kossakovskaya featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Francine Vuilleme featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

We can’t wait to see what you create with the April Release, so make sure to tag #mftstamps on your social media sharing so we can be inspired by your beautiful work!