A Very Crafty Holiday Bonus! – Crafting with Kids

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What a fun week it’s been getting you prepared for A Very Crafty Holiday! Before you go, we have a bonus craft today. Let’s take some time to do some holiday crafting with kids!

Lots of kids love doing artistic things, and I’ll wager a guess that when they see all of your fun supplies, their eyes light up with glee. Why not let them get in on the fun and let them explore their creativity? Gather up those kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews and start a craftapalooza that they won’t soon forget! Here’s what’s in store for today:

Handmade kid’s crafts from Stephanie Klauck featuring Merry Everything and Birdie Brown Beast Friends, Jingle All the Way, Santa’s Elves, and Toasty Greetings stamp sets #mftstamps

Handmade kid’s crafts from Stephanie Klauck featuring Merry Everything and Birdie Brown Beast Friends, Jingle All the Way, Santa’s Elves, and Toasty Greetings stamp sets #mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Crafting with Kids

Join Stephanie today to as she shares fun ways to get kids involved in holiday crafts using a fun array of Christmas-themed stamp sets from My Favorite Things!

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Crafting with Kids on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is tonight, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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A Very Crafty Holiday – Gift Tags

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Wrapping beautiful gifts is one of the joys of the season. Put your creative touch on your packages with personalized and handmade gift tags. We’ve got your holiday inspiration right here!

One way to personalize gifts is to create handmade and festive tags to pretty up your packages. With products from My Favorite Things and some great tips for mass producing these little paper crafted gems, you’ll have the coolest looking gifts under the tree! Let’s see what wonderful and creative ideas we have in store for today:

Handmade gift tags from Laurie WIllison featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas and Gift Tag Greetings stamp sets and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade gift tags from Laurie WIllison featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas stamp set and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade gift tags from Laurie WIllison featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas stamp set and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Gift Tags

Join Laurie today to see how she created these simple yet stunning handmade gift tags using just a few clever products – our Hand-Lettered Christmas and Gift Tag Greetings stamp sets and Tag Builder Blueprints 6!

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Gift Tags on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is Saturday, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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A Very Crafty Holiday – Tag Stocking Stuffers

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You never know what you’ll find tucked into your stocking! Surprise a friend with some handmade tags filled with fun little goodies. Today we’ll show you how.

Giving little gifts at Christmas is a fun way to brighten the most wonderful time of the year! And handmade packaging makes all the difference when it comes to making those gifts special. Let’s take a look at what’s in store today:

Handmade gift tag stocking stuffers from Stephanie Klauck featuring Gift Tag Greetings stamp set and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 and Stitched Traditional lTag STAX Die-namics mftstamps

Handmade gift tag stocking stuffers from Stephanie Klauck featuring Gift Tag Greetings stamp set and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 and Stitched Traditional lTag STAX Die-namics mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Tag Stocking Stuffers

Join Stephanie today to see how she created these delightful gift tags with our Gift Tag Greetings stamp set and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 and Stitched Traditional Tag STAX Die-namics!

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Tag Stocking Stuffers on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below. Stephanie also announces the winner from last week’s MFTv episode!

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is Saturday, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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A Very Crafty Holiday – Hostess Gifts & Party Favors

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Chances are you’ll be going to or hosting at least one holiday party this year. Today we’ve got ideas for party favors and hostess gifts. Welcome to another fun day of A Very Crafty Holiday!

Creating for friends and family is a treat, and pampering them with little gifts is one of the best parts of the season. Whether you’re hosting a party or not, you’ll love these fun ideas for making gifts extra special. Let’s take a look at what’s in store today:

Handmade hostess gifts and party favors from Stephanie Klauck featuring Birdie Brown Santa’s Elves stamp set, Deer Friends and Birdie Brown Toasty Greetings stamp sets and Die-namics, and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade hostess gifts and party favors from Stephanie Klauck featuring Birdie Brown Santa’s Elves stamp set, Deer Friends and Birdie Brown Toasty Greetings stamp sets and Die-namics, and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade hostess gifts and party favors from Stephanie Klauck featuring Birdie Brown Santa’s Elves stamp set, Deer Friends and Birdie Brown Toasty Greetings stamp sets and Die-namics, and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 Die-namics #mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Hostess Gifts & Party Favors

Today Stephanie shares three adorable ideas for showering your friends with holiday love using versatile holiday products from My Favorite Things!

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Hostess Gifts & Party Favors on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below. Stephanie also announces the winner from last week’s MFTv episode!

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is Saturday, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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A Very Crafty Holiday – Holiday Card Set

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We’re back with more inspiring holiday paper crafts to get your Christmas crafting season on the right foot! It’s the most wonderful time of the (paper crafting) year!

I’d wager a guess that your family and friends have come to expect fantastic card creations from you. But how can you manage when your list gets longer and longer every year? We’re here to help with a quick yet spectacular card idea to ease your holiday paper crafting anxiety!

Handmade card set from Stephanie Klauck featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas and Oh Christmas Trees stamp sets, and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card set from Stephanie Klauck featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas and Oh Christmas Trees stamp sets, and Tag Builder Blueprints 6 and Blueprints 13 Die-namics #mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Holiday Card Set

Join Stephanie today to see how she created this simple yet stunning Christmas card set using our new Hand-Lettered Christmas and Oh Christmas Trees stamp sets. She also shares some great tips for mass producing cards in bulk using the Mini MISTI.

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Holiday Card Set on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is Saturday, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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A Very Crafty Holiday – Gift Card Packaging

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Welcome to a wonderful week of holiday inspiration we’re calling A Very Crafty Holiday. We’ve got lots of fun holiday crafts in store for you this week, all wrapped up in a big red bow!

Chances are some of the people on your holiday gift list want a gift card. But you’re a paper crafter, and you want to make it extra special, right? We’ve got you covered with some fun ideas to make those gift card holders super fun and clever! Let’s take a look at what’s in store for today:

Handmade gift card packaging from Stephanie Klauck featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas stamp set, Merry Everything and Birdie Brown Beast Friends stamp sets and Die-namics, and Gift Card Grooves, Stitched Snow Drifts, Stitched Basic Edges, Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX, Circle STAX Set 1, and Blueprints 28 Die-namics mftstamps

Handmade gift card packaging from Stephanie Klauck featuring Hand-Lettered Christmas stamp set, Merry Everything and Birdie Brown Beast Friends stamp sets and Die-namics, and Gift Card Grooves, Stitched Snow Drifts, Stitched Basic Edges, Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX, Circle STAX Set 1, and Blueprints 28 Die-namics mftstamps

Today’s Holiday Extravaganza – Gift Card Packaging

Join Stephanie today to see how she created these super adorable gift card holders using some of our brand new products from our October release, as well as our Gift Card Grooves and Blueprints 28 Die-namics!

Watch A Very Crafty Holiday – Gift Card Packaging on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below. Stephanie also announces the winner from last week’s MFTv episode!

Each day this week during our A Very Crafty Holiday extravaganza, we will be giving one lucky person a $50 gift voucher to the My Favorite Things boutique to get you started on your holiday paper crafts!

Here’s how to win:

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
  • Leave a comment on each day’s A Very Crafty Holiday video.

Deadline to comment is Saturday, October 15th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, October 17, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We’re wishing you A Very Crafty Holiday!

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Camp Create – Stunning Shadow Stamping

Before we get to today’s craft at Camp Create, we’re excited to invite you to SAVE BIG at the annual MFT Retirement Sale. Check out this incredibly diverse collection of more than 300 Die-namics, stamps, stencils, and inks — all offered at a 50% savings! Treat yourself to some special new supplies because you deserve it.

All of these items will be retired as stock is depleted so grab them now if they’re on your wish list. You’ll find the limited supply of products in our Sale category – no coupon code required, but act fast because this sale is only valid while supplies last and the sale prices are good. Not valid on previous purchases. This sale is available for online retail orders only.

50% retirement

And now, back to camp!

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I hate to say it, but we’ve reached the last day of Camp Create! We’ve so enjoyed having you as a camper this summer, and before you pack up and head home to tell your family about all of the fun you had during session three of Camp Create, we’ve got one last craft for you to enjoy!

In case you missed last night’s Camp Create Bonfire, you can join the fun HERE. There’s a bonus challenge and a chance to win a pretty amazing prize for participating. You won’t want to miss it!

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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 daily badges for the week. How did you do? How many of you were able to earn all 16 of the badges this summer? You can download and then print the Camp Create Session Three 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 six of the Creative Challenges for session three and add them to the InLinkz for each day!

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Be sure to grab your Camp Create participation badge, too. 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 HTML 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 sure is inspiring! We’re hoping that once you complete this challenge, you’ve earned all six of the badges from Camp Create Session Three and maybe all 16 from sessions one, two, and three! Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Stunning Shadow Stamping

Join Counselor Stephanie today to see how she created this absolutely stunning card with a shadow stamping technique. The Flashy Florals stamp set makes for simply marvelous designs!

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Flashy Florals stamp set and Thanks & Hello Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Flashy Florals stamp set and Thanks & Hello Die-namics #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create 3 – Stunning Shadow Stamping 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 four 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!
  • To be eligible to win the Bonfire Prize: Participate in the bonfire craft and upload an image via InLinkz on last night’s post. One winner will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, August 18th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, August 22, so make sure to check back to see if you are a winner!

We hope you LOVED Camp Create. It’s been such a blast spending the summer with you. Though camp is done for the summer, we’ll be back in September with another fun challenge for you! Stay tuned!

We can’t wait to see what you create for your Stunning Shadow Stamping badge. Have a safe trip home, campers!

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Camp Create Farewell Bonfire!

Welcome to our Camp Create Farewell Bonfire! We’ve been having so much fun with you this summer, we couldn’t resist gathering you all together for a bonus craft and a celebration of the things we’ve learned and the friendships we’ve made. Get ready for another great craft! But maybe we should toast some marshmallows first?

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Tonight we have a special prize exclusive to our bonfire. It’s pretty epic, and with it one lucky winner will get the chance to remember Camp Create with a canoe-ful of cool products. Check it out. Scroll to the end of the post to see how you can toss your hat in the ring for this camp-tastic prize.

Bonfire Giveaway #mftstamps

Ready to find out how to earn your bonfire badge? Our craft for tonight is so very CUTE, and you’ll love the flat and mailable nature of Stephanie’s design.

Bonfire Craft – Single Layer Savvy

Join Counselor Stephanie by firelight as she inspires you to mask and color your way to one layer perfection! I love how one of the dinosaurs from the You’re Rawr-some stamp set is peeking in from the left side of the card.

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring the You're Rawr-some stamp set and Blueprints 21 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring the You're Rawr-some stamp set and Blueprints 21 Die-namics #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create 3 Bonfire – Single Layer Savvy on YouTube or by playing the embedded video below.

Here’s how to earn your bonfire badge:

  1. Watch Stephanie’s bonfire 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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To be eligible to win the Bonfire Prize: Participate in the bonfire craft and upload an image via InLinkz on this post. One winner will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.

Deadline to upload your images is Thursday, August 18th at 10 PM EDT.

The Bonfire Prize Winner (and all other Camp Create Session 3 winners) will be announced on Monday, August 22, so make sure to check back to see if you’ve won this (or another) amazing prize!

Can’t wait to see what you create! Get a good night’s sleep. There’s still one day left of Camp Create!

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Camp Create – Divine Dry Embossing

Before we get to today’s craft at Camp Create, we’re excited to invite you to SAVE BIG at the annual MFT Retirement Sale. Check out this incredibly diverse collection of more than 300 Die-namics, stamps, stencils, and inks — all offered at a 50% savings! Treat yourself to some special new supplies because you deserve it.

All of these items will be retired as stock is depleted so grab them now if they’re on your wish list. You’ll find the limited supply of products in our Sale category – no coupon code required, but act fast because this sale is only valid while supplies last and the sale prices are good. Not valid on previous purchases. This sale is available for online retail orders only.

50% retirement

And now, back to camp!

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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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The goal this week is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges! If you’re a seasoned camper, you already know that, but for those of you who are new this session, earning all five badges means the chance at some fun prizes. YAY!

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 HTML 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 be inspired by Counselor Karolyn’s creative technique you’ll learn today! We’re hoping that by the end of the week, you’ll have learned a lot and earned those five (plus one!) badges. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Divine Dry Embossing

Join Counselor Karolyn today to see how she created the magically embossed background behind that adorable dragon from the Magical Dragons stamp set. You’ll want to run to your craft area and give it a try!

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring Birdie Brown Magical Dragons stamp set and Die-namics, Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX, Blueprints 15, Blueprints 18, and Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring Birdie Brown Magical Dragons stamp set and Die-namics, Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX, Blueprints 15, Blueprints 18, and Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics #mftstamps

Watch MFT Camp Create 3 – Divine Dry Embossing 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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Tonight Only – Special Camp Event!

Tonight we have a little something extra planned for you, campers! To round out our fun summer of Camp Create, we’re hosting a Farewell Bonfire tonight at 10 pm EDT on MFTv! Counselor Stephanie will lead us in a bonus craft, and there’s a chance for a splendid Camp Create prize! Join us on YouTube for Stephanie’s bonus craft, inspiration, and a little bit of kumbaya! And for participating in the bonfire craft, you’ll get the chance for a bonus badge. Check back here on the blog tonight to grab it!

Here’s a little sneak peek of the project that Stephanie will be sharing at the bonfire. You won’t want to miss out on her tutorial called Single Layer Savvy!

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring You’re Rawr-some stamp set and Blueprints 21 #mftstamps

This week as a Camp Create camper, you have four 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!
  • To be eligible to win the Bonfire Prize: Participate in the bonfire craft and upload an image via InLinkz on tonight’s post. One winner will be chosen randomly from the InLinkz entries.

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, August 18th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, August 22, 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! We’ll see you again tonight at the bonfire. Don’t forget the marshmallows!

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Camp Create – Remarkable Resist

Before we get to today’s craft at Camp Create, we’re excited to invite you to SAVE BIG at the annual MFT Retirement Sale. Check out this incredibly diverse collection of more than 300 Die-namics, stamps, stencils, and inks — all offered at a 50% savings! Treat yourself to some special new supplies because you deserve it.

All of these items will be retired as stock is depleted so grab them now if they’re on your wish list. You’ll find the limited supply of products in our Sale category – no coupon code required, but act fast because this sale is only valid while supplies last and the sale prices are good. Not valid on previous purchases. This sale is available for online retail orders only.

50% retirement

And now, back to camp!

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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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The goal this week is to participate in our craft sessions each day and earn your Camp Create badges! If you’re a seasoned camper, you already know that, but for those of you who are new this session, earning all five badges means the chance at some fun prizes. YAY!

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 HTML savvy, you can find a direct link to the image HERE.

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Creating a resist is rather magical, and it looks pretty awesome, too! Are you ready to find out how to get your Remarkable Resist badge? We’re hoping that by the end of the week, you’ll have learned a lot and earned those five (plus one!) badges. Are you ready campers? Let’s begin.

Today’s Craft – Remarkable Resist

Join Counselor Stephanie today to see how she created this colorful card with the emboss resist technique. It’s a tried and true technique and looks great with our Birthday Speech Bubbles stamp set!

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Birthday Speech Bubbles stamp set #mftstamps

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Watch MFT Camp Create 3 – Remarkable Resist 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 four 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!
  • And there will be one more way to win later this week, so stay tuned, campers!

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Deadline to comment and upload your images is Thursday, August 18th at 10 PM EDT.

All winners will be announced on Monday, August 22, 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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