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Playful Peek-a-Boos

Our extensive offering of peek-a-boo style Die-namics offers a view of the layers below, AND the opportunity to have a whole lot of fun! Peek-a-boo dies are meant to be used for their negative cuts, meaning the paper that is left behind after removing the actual die-cuts. The cool thing about that is each peek-a-boo die is extra versatile because you can use it both ways. It allows you to think “outside of the box” and use clever and creative techniques to make unique cards.

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Here’s a look at all of our peek-a-boo style Die-namics.

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Be sure to take a peek at the boo-tiful creations from our design team.

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Add Texture to Your Crafty Projects with Felt

Want to add some texture to your crafty projects? Felt is a GREAT way to do that! Add dimension to cards and scrapbook pages with puffy white clouds, lush grass, or a fuzzy teddy bear. Make a felt treat bag, home decor piece, or even hair accessories. The possibilities are endless.

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Here is a look at the 24 colors of felt available in the MFT Boutique. Our high quality wool blend felt cuts like a dream with our Die-namics dies. You’ll find coordinating colors of card stock, ink pads, refills, buttons, and ribbon in our line of Replenishments.

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Be sure to check out the “felt”tastic creations from our design team.

 

 

 

 

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Get a Head Start on the Holidays

Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holiday season leave you without Christmas cards this year.

If you will be mass producing your Christmas cards, look for a style that is easy to replicate.

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Do you prefer an old fashioned Christmas card? Look for a timeless image and traditional Christmas colors.

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Use our Blueprints Die-namics to quickly come up with a design plan, and create festive cards for everyone on your holiday list.

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Check out our designers’ blogs for additional inspiring Christmas card ideas.

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MFT June Creative Challenge – Make It Masculine

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month we challenged the team to Make it Masculine.

Masculine cards can be difficult to create, but Debbie makes it look easy. The Black Licorice, Wild Cherry and Sweet Tooth color combo is perfect for a masculine card. You can see all the details of Debbie’s card on her blog, Scrappin’ My Heart Out.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers – MFT May Creative Challenge

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month we challenged the team to focus on flowers using our Die-namics dies.

Michele created this simple, yet BEAUTIFUL card for this month’s challenge.  You will find all of the details on her blog, Paper Cuts.

You’ll find links to all of the products Michele used on her card below.

Check out today’s Creative Challenge projects from our designers by clicking on each picture listed below.

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Scene Building with the My Favorite Things Design Team

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month we challenged the team to do some scene building with MFT stamps and Die-namics.

Michele created this ADORABLE scene card for this month’s challenge.  You will find all of the details on her blog, Paper Cuts.

You’ll find links to all of the products Michele used below.

Check out today’s Creative Challenge cards from our designers by clicking on each picture below.

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Favorite Color Combinations with the MFT Design Team

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month we challenged the team to create with their favorite color combinations using MFT ink, cardstock, buttons, ribbon, and felt.

Barbara created two beautiful cards using one her favorite MFT color combinations of Razzle Berry, Lemon Drop, Pink Lemonade, and Sour Apple.  You will find all of the details on Barbara’s blog, Paper Pursuits.

You’ll find links to the products Barbara used below.

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Check out today’s Creative Challenge cards from our designers by clicking on each picture below.

 

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Clean and Simple Style with the MFT Design Team

The MFT Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. This month we challenged the team to create in a clean and simple style using our MFT stamps and Die-namics.

Jody made this clean and simple masked card for today’s challenge.  You will find all of the details on her blog, Confessions of a Ribbon Addict



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Check out today’s Creative Challenge cards from our designers by clicking on each picture below.

 

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Round and Round in Circles with the MFT Design Team

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

 

 

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Be Inspired: Background Building with My Favorite Things

The My Favorite Things Design Team Creative Challenge is a monthly feature, where we are challenged to explore our creative side using a specific theme, product, or technique. Just below you’ll find links to all the participating designers who have a project to share with you today for this month’s challenge.

This month, we were challenged to do some background building using our MFT Stamps and Die-namics.  As our collection of background stamps grows, you can easily create your own stamped backgrounds for a custom look. Here’s a peek at a sweet card using Lisa Johnson Design Darling Dots.

This fun sample uses Lisa Johnson Western Backgrounds to add rustic wood paneling, and also incorporates Finishing Flourishes for added detail on the diecut letters.

You can find the links to the products used in these two cards just below:

We hope you’re inspired to do a little background stamping yourself, and we look forward to your samples over in the Gallery at Splitcoaststampers.

Now it’s time to see what our amazing Design Team  has come up with for this month’s challenge.  Be sure to check out the samples from the participating designers by clicking on each of the graphics below.

 

 

 

 

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