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November Teaser Time – Day Two

Welcome back to the second day of Teasers for My Favorite Things.  Remember to mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 1st from 8-10pm EST.  We’ll meet at the MFT Forum – chat about our new favorite products, get to know your fellow MFT Fans as well as the MFT Designers a little better.  And of course, there will be contest questions – which means, there will be PRIZES! Be sure to brush up on your new product knowledge just before the party!

Full Set Reveal:

Today, we have two very different style sets to share with you.  So, whether your style is furry and cute, or vintage and lovely, we’ve got a little something to share with you today.

Fans of our friend Fred Bear will find him already hibernating for the season… I’ve seen some very sweet samples from the team with our friend Fred already, and I know you’ll love what the girls have in store for you.

Our Inspired By series this month focuses on the magic of Christmas.  This exquisite, highly detailed set will be beautiful either colored with markers, painted, colored with pencils or with any number of different techniques.

Die-namics Reveal:

As you know, each day, during Teaser Time, we’ll take a look at one of the upcoming Die-namics dies.  You’ve all embraced the Doily Die-namics, and we’re now continuing with this popular series with oval versions.  These are an especially perfect fit for our Pure Innocence images, sentiments from Clearly Sentimental and images from our Inspired By line.  The Oval Dainty Doily measures 3.3 by 4.11 inches and I’m sure you’ll be seeing it a lot from our designers in the next few days.

Teaser Time Prizes:  Remember that during Teaser Time we’ll be giving away two $10 vouchers for every day. You’ll maximize your chances at winning one by leaving a comment on each of the participating designers posts. The best news? You will now have nearly a full week to leave all your comments. Winners will be selected just after 7pm on Tuesday, November 1st, and announced here on the MFT Blog at 7:30, just before the New Release Party!

Remember to leave a method of contact, either your email attached to your profile or embedded into the body of your message , after all, if we can’t reach you, we can’t award you a prize!

Design Team Links:

Jody

Julie

Karen

Frances

Jessie

Jackie

Karen

Jodi

Melody

Inge

Barbara

Lisa

Megan

Debbie Carriere – This month’s Guest Designer

Kerry

Sherrie

Wendy

Michele

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November Teaser Time Begins!

Okay people, it’s time to get excited!  We’re about to kick off the New Release preparations for My Favorite Things November Release.  For the next seven days, we’re going to share the newest stamps and Die-namics dies.  I’m sure you haven’t forgotten…there will be prizes!  Fourteen of them to be exact, and all you have to do is leave a comment on each of the Design Team previews.  You’ll find links to the participating designers here on the MFT Blog each and every day!

Be sure to mark our November Release on your calendar for Tuesday, November 1st from 8-10pm EST.  First we’ll meet you over on the MFT Forum for the monthly New Release Party from 8-10pm EST.  Join MFT’s Designers, as well as fellow MFT Fans for lots of chatter about the new release, as well as even more prizes! Be sure to brush up on your new release details to maximize your chances at winning!

The Guest Designer Contest is ON!

Each month, as part of our New Release preparations, we invite MFT Fans everywhere to participate in our monthly search for a guest designer.  The winner will join us in the weekly Wednesday Stamp Club sketch challenge, will participate in daily teasers for the December release and will win a prize package valued at over $200 loaded with product from the December release!  You’ll find all the details of the Guest Designer Contest on this thread.

Full Set Reveals:

The first set that we’re sharing with you might look familiar…..  It was briefly available as part of our VIP Kit in Mid-November. The set sold out within a few short hours, so my guess is that several of you will be eagerly awaiting its return on Tuesday, November 1st!

Our friend Who’s That Girl is a dream to color, or paper piece.  You’ll have a bevvy of creative options with the six companion sentiments.  You can use the secondary image, the oversized cup of cocoa either as an inside and outside treatment, or you can even use it as a stand alone image. With those long winter months ahead, I’m sure you’ll find lots of reasons to send cozy cards….

Die-namics Preview:

In early January Jody approached me with an idea for another new and revolutionary die, and I thought I’d offer a glimpse into both her mind, and our creative process!

Jody came up with an idea for the Loopy Bloom die, and then created several samples of various sizes to see which worked, and looked, best.  Anyone who knows Jody knows that every angle is always WELL explored!  And we love her for that…

Once the samples were created, she sent over a picture of how she wanted the die constructed.

Again you’ll notice her thoroughness in action as everything is precisely measured and drawn.  I love that chick… <3

You’ll also notice little red lines down the center of the die, representing score lines.  Why is this feature so important?  Without those score lines, you can’t easily manufacture paper Loopy Bloom flowers.  And who wants to be limited?

Jody and I work very hard to bring you THE most original and well thought out products available on the market, and I hope you enjoyed a little peek into our creative process!

Just below, you’ll find a video from Jody showing several ways to assemble the Loopy Bloom!

Design Team Links:

Jody

Julie

Joanne

Karen M.

Frances

Jessie

Jackie

Karen G.

Jodi

Melody

Inge

Barbara

Lisa

Debbie Carriere – This Month’s Guest Designer

Kerry

Michele

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October Pre-Release Pep Rally

Its been such a fun week here on the MFT Blog – our designers have been so busy taunting you with all of the new release goodies!  Today we have our Pre-Release Pep Rally and Die-namics Feature.  This is a new group posting that we started with our September release.  Now that you’ve seen each of the stamp sets and Die-namics, the team is coming together and sharing samples specifically focused on our Die-namics products this month.

Remember! Tonight is our New Release Party and at 10pm our new Boutique will be filled with all of the new stamps and Die-namics dies. We’ll see you at the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers HERE from 8-10pm EST.   If you haven’t already done so, please head on over to our new and improved website HERE and register your account!

You’ll want to be sure to print out this month’s New Release Shopping List.  This way you can be sure not to accidentally leave any of your favorite new items behind (including this month’s Triple Scoop Reward!)  You can also print this out to leave a “wish list” for your hubby….  Here’s a hint, this is also incredibly helpful at the new release party when it becomes time for contest questions!

Here’s a list of all the designers participating in today’s Pre-Release Pep Rally, we’ll see you tonight for the New Release Party, and then for our New Product Tour at 10pm EST!

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Arlene

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Michele

Wendy

Megan

Linda McClain – This Month’s Guest Designer

Kerry

 

 

 

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Teaser Time – Pure Innocence

We are getting SO close to our new release! Just a few more days!  Please be sure to mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 4th.

First, we’ll meet between 8 and 10pm on the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers for our monthly New Release Cocktail Party.  You’ll get a chance to chat with our fabulous Design Team Members, as well as your fellow MFT Fanatics.

Like Prizes? We’ve got them, so be sure to study up on your New Release product knowledge!  There will be contest questions and the speediest correct answer will win a prize!  Then, at 10pm EST the thirteen new stamp sets and 7 new Die-namics will be available in our Brand New Boutique.

Today we have previews of our six new Pure Innocence stamp sets – and a new character to introduce for a total of SEVEN stamp sets previewing today….. Let’s take a closer look….

Get ready to welcome the latest additions to the Pure Innocence Family (and in celebration of National Adoption Month in November!) with Pure Innocence Girl and Boy with Baby….

The Doctor is in the house…..

Just perfect for fall, (do you see her tiny turtleneck? how sweet!)

and our third set in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

our next in the Pure Innocence Year of Flowers series is Calendula

as I mentioned above, we’re also introducing a new character Precious Little Lamb

Die-namics Preview: Each day, during Teasers, we take a peek at one of the upcoming Die-namics product releases.  Today we’re taking a peek at the new Oval Tab Die-namics.  This die builds upon our line of Tab Die-namics, you’ll be able to effortlessly add sentiments to your projects!  Will you capitalize on the flexibility of clear stamps to bend the sentiment to match the arch? Stitch the tab to your panel, tuck it behind the panel, secure it with buttons?  I’ve seen lots of fun treatments from the designers this week….  I hope you’ll enjoy the Oval Tab Die-namics!


Guest Designer Contest: There’s still time for you to submit your entry in our Guest Designer Contest. The judges will select only ONE entry as the winner – the prize includes items from our November release valued at over $125, and the chance to stamp along as a member of our Design Team participating in weekly Wednesday Stamp Club challenges, as well as daily teasers for the next release. Find all the details HERE

It’s Teaser Time:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Arlene

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Michele

Megan

Kerry

Sherrie

Karen

Wendy

Linda McClain – This Month’s Guest Designer

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Teaser Time Day Five

Welcome back to another day of Teasers for our upcoming release on Tuesday, October 5th!  Please join us for our New Release Cocktail Party on the MFT Forum from 8-10pm Tuesday night, and then for some shopping when the new items are added to our Brand New Boutique at 10pm EST!

Today we’re previewing two new stamps from our a la modes collection!  These flirty and fabulous girls are so fun to work with whether you’re coloring or paper piecing.  I’ve seen some incredible samples from our designers, and let me say you’re in for a treat!

Up first, is Fight Like a Girl, built specifically for National Breast Cancer Awareness and in honor of all our friends who are fighting the fight…..  Love to you all…. The set includes six coordinating sentiments perfect no matter whether you’re sending a card to thank a friend for her support, or sending a card to lend YOUR support to a friend.

Our second set today is Sweetest Pumpkin in the Patch, and really, isn’t she lovely?  Add this cutie pie to your fall cards, scrapbook pages or 3d projects.  I adore her cropped pants!  Many of these sentiments will coordinate with our popular Tab Die-namics, and you’ve got enough sentiments to finish off the inside of your card as well!

Die-namics Preview:

The next Die-namics preview for you, is our new Postage Stamp Border Die-namics. This adds a fun custom detail to your projects, I know I’ve seen it in use a lot this week from our designers.  Use it on its own, or in conjunction with our First Class Friend Die-namics from our September release.

 

New Website Details:  Please be sure to see THIS announcement on the MFT Blog with important information about our new website. We’re thrilled about the new changes, but there are some details you’ll want to tend to so that you’re ready to shop on Tuesday night!

Teaser Time Prizes: I hope you’re enjoying our extended Teaser Time, which now includes a full seven days of teasers from our Design Team.  This also extends our prize time!  There will be a total of 14 prizes given out just before the Release Party on Tuesday night.  Be sure to maximize your chances at winning one of them by leaving a comment on each of the participating designers posts each day!

Design Team Links:  It’s now time for you to head out to visit with our design team. They’ve bee hard at work prepping samples for you today! Have a great time visiting with:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Michele

Megan

Kerry

Sherrie

Karen

Wendy

Linda McClain

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Teaser Time Day Four

I hope you’re having a blast following along each day as we prepare for our upcoming October Release.  All the latest stamps and Die-namics will be available beginning at 10pm EST on Tuesday, October 4th.  But, just before that, we’ll be partying over on the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers.  Be sure to join us from 8-10pm for lots of chitter chatter with the MFT Designers and your fellow MFT Fanatics, we’ll announce the winner of our Guest Designer Contest – you ARE submitting a project for that right? – there will also be PRIZES given away during the party, you won’t want to miss it!

Full Set Reveal and Die-namics Previews:

Today we’re going to take a look at two different stamp sets and Die-namics dies.  Both of today’s sets are Die-namic and Stamp Duos, so we’ve got a LOT to look at!

Up first is a really fun cooking and baking themed set. This includes a mini-tag as well as eight miniature Die-namics dies.  Create tags for home made (or, shh. store bought  & re-packaged we’ll never tell) treats, place cards, recipe cards, invitations and more.

Here’s just a glimpse at this stamp set in action!
Pair the mini dies with the sentiments to create Bon Appetit tags
in countless combinations!

The next stamp and Die-namic pairing to share with you today is the Contempo Cage Die-namics and Stamp Set.

You’ll be able to create this beautiful, highly detailed birdcage, bird and wing either on its own, or paired with the coordinating stamp set.

The set includes nine coordinating sentiments as well as six patterned wings, tiny bird feet and even an assortment of chains to hang your birdhouse from.  We just know you’ll have a fun time working with this set to create your own customized project!

Here’s a peek at our Contempo Cage Bird House and Die-namics die in action….

Teaser Time Prizes:

Remember that we’re giving away fourteen prizes this week! You’ll maximize your chances at winning one of them by leaving a little love on each of the participating design team member’s blog posts each day.  You have until October 4th at 7pm EST to leave all your comments, and the winners will be announced at or around 7:30pm EST right here on the MFT Blog!

New Website:

Please be sure to read the following announcement regarding our New Website. You’ll find important information you need to know to be ready to shop our New Release on Tuesday night!

Design Team Links:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Arlene

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Sherrie

Karen

Wendy

Megan

Linda McClain – This Month’s Guest Designer

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Teaser Time Day Three

Welcome to Day Three of our Teasers in preparation for our upcoming October Release! If you haven’t already done so, please add Tuesday, October 4th to your calendar! We’ll be partying over on the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers from 8-10pm EST.  The doors to the Boutique will open at 10pm EST, and we hope to see you there!

Today’s the day that we’re talking all about our Triple Scoop Stamp Sets.  If you’re not familiar with our Triple Scoop Rewards Program, then here’s the deal!  Our Triple Scoop reward is a full-sized stamp set offered to you absolutely free with a qualifying purchase of $60 or greater (before shipping and tax).  The set changes with each monthly release, and is not yet available for individual purchase, so there is always a good reason to spoil yourself with MFT!  When placing your order, simply add the Triple Scoop product to your cart using the “add to cart” button, and it will be shipped with your order.

Please note: You must add the Triple Scoop product to your cart or it will not be included with your order.

Last month, our Triple Scoop Set was Clearly Sentimental About Family – and it will be available for sale on Tuesday night.   You’ll love that you can individually stamp in the word family in the font and color of your choice into any of the included sentiments for complete versatility….

Here’s a quick peek at the set in action….

Now, its time to take a peek at this month’s Triple Scoop Set
Clearly Sentimental About Abundance.

This 4×6 sized set includes six inspirational, affirmative
sentiments focused on the concept of Abundance.

Abundance is all about having a grateful heart
for the blessings we’ve been given.

I hope you’ll be moved by this beautiful set, so
let’s take a closer look at this month’s Triple Scoop Reward…..

Die-namics Preview:

Each day, we take a close look at one of the upcoming  Die-namics dies. Since we’re looking at the Clearly Sentimental sets today, I thought it was a great time to look at the Vintage Flourish Die-namic.

This will make a beautiful custom embellishment for any project, but I know that in particular, it will pair so nicely with those sentiment focused projects!  This is a beautiful die to add to your collection so that you have just the right piece when you want to add a decorative accent. 

And it is so affordably priced, at only $2.95, you really just *should* bring it home with you on release night!

Teaser Time Prizes:

Don’t forget that we’re giving away two prizes for each preview day! You’ve got until about 7pm on Tuesday to submit all your comments for the week, the winners will be announced at or around 7:30pm – just before our New Release Party.

Design Team Links:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Arlene

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Kerry

Michele

Sherrie

Karen

Wendy

Linda McClain – This month’s Guest Designer

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October Teaser Time – Day Two

Welcome back to day two of Teasers for My Favorite Things October Release! Today we’re sharing two stamp sets with you, as well as a new Die-namics die.

Remember that each preview day, two designers are holding a prize. You’ll maximize your chances at winning one of fourteen prizes this week by leaving a little love on each of the preview posts from the participating designers.  The good news is that you’ll now have nearly a full week to leave all your comments, the winners will be announced at or around 7:30 pm EST – just before our New Release Cocktail Party.

Speaking of our New Release Cocktail Party – please mark Tuesday October 4th from 8-10pm EST on your calendar.  We’ll be meeting up over on the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers. Swing on by to chat with your fellow MFT Fanatics, the MFT Designers and of course, you’ll have a chance at one of the many prizes given away during the party.

The Guest Designer Contest is officially open.  Will YOU be the contestant that wows our judges and earns a prize package valued at over $125.  More than that, the winner joins us on each of our weekly Wednesday Stamp Club sketch challenges, and the subsequent month’s Teaser Time!  You’ll find all the contest details on our MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers

Full Set Reveals:

Up first, let’s take a peek at Inspired By Autumn which features highly detailed illustrations and three beautiful sentiments.  This stamp set features the best that Autumn has to offer.  You’ll see some stunning samples using this set from our Designers in just a little bit….

We also have a new stamp set from our fun friend Fred!
Today Fred’s sporting a new accessory in Fred Bear and the Microphone.

This is a 3×4 set that includes four sentiments
just perfect for a little inside and out treatment…..


Die-namics Reveal:

As always, we take a close look at one of our Die-namics each day during Teaser Time. I’m really excited to share with you the next iteration of our popular line of Doily Die-namics, this is the Oval Decorative Doily.  You’ll love that this new die will coordinate with the Faux Crochet Border. The shape pairs nicely with many of our images, most notably our Pure Innocence images, and will also be *just* what you need for sentiment based cards!  I’m sure you’ll see numerous pieces of inspiration from our Designers using this die all this week….

Design Team Links:

Okay folks, its time to head on out to visit with the participating designers to see what magic they’ve worked for you today!  You’ll find samples from:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Jodi

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Michele

Megan

Kerry

Melody

Arlene

Sherrie

Karen

Wendy

Linda McClain

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Let the Teasers Begin!

Okay friends, it’s time to start preparing for our next big release!  We’ve been busy working behind the scenes on new stamp sets and Die-namics as part of our upcoming September Release on Tuesday, October 4th.

Just like last month, we’ll have a full seven days of Teasers as part of this month’s Teaser Time.  And each day, two of our designers will be secretly holding a prize.  You’ll maximize your chance at winning a Teaser Time Prize by leaving a little love on each of the participating Design Team Members’ blogs each day.  You’ll have a full week to comment on these gorgeous samples, the fourteen prize winners will be selected at or around 7:30pm on Tuesday October 4th.  Be sure to check the MFT Blog just before our new Release Party next week to see if you’ve won a $10 voucher to the MFT Boutique to pick up a little something “extra” at this month’s release!

Speaking of our New Release Party, be sure to mark your calendars for the big event! You’re all cordially invited to join us from 8-10pm EST on our MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers. There will be contest questions, and prizes, and of course you’ll have fun getting to catch up with your fellow MFT Fanatics and our MFT Designers. Whether you’re a regular, or a newbie to our New Release Cocktail Parties, we’d love to see you there!

Full Set Reveal:

During Teaser Time you’ll get an up-close look at individual stamp sets that our Designers will be showcasing that day. This gives you a chance to look at all the included sentiments and any “special” features of the set.  Today, we’re taking a peek at Who’s That Girl Chooses Hope. This was included in our VIP Kit in mid-September which sold out SO quickly.

If you missed your chance to get purchase the set earlier this month, it will be available again beginning at 10pm EST on Tuesday October 4th.  You’ll see that the set includes two main images, along with ribbons sized to coordinate with each of the main images.  You’ll also love the variety of sentiments to design thoughtful cards, scrapbooking pages and 3-d items…. let’s take a closer look.

Die-namics Reveal: And as always, we’re taking a closer look at one of the Die-namics dies from our upcoming release each day during Teaser Time. Today we’re looking at the Rolled Gardenia Die-namics. This is the next in our popular series of rolled flowers.

Guest Designer Contest:

It’s time for our next MFT Guest Designer Contest! The winner of this contest will win over $100 in stamp sets AND have the opportunity to play along with the design team for the November release and all the Wednesday Stamp Club Challenges for the next month.

Joanne and Jody are challenging you to get gifty and create a Perfect Package. With the holidays around the corner, we want you to inspire us with your gift giving creativity and package up the item of your choice in perfect stamping style. We’re looking for well-executed cards/projects that show good technique and style. Ready for the challenge? Here are the details:

Guest Designer Contest Details:

-Projects must feature some MFT stamps or products, but are not strictly limited to MFT stamps or products.

-The deadline for entries is October 4 at 12pm EST.

-When uploading your entries, please use the keyword MFTGUESTDT1011.

-Joanne and Jody will review all the entries and choose a winner. The winner will be announced at the Release Party at around 8:45pm EST on Tuesday, October 4.

-The winner will receive a selection of stamps from the next release with a value over $125. You’ll also join the MFT Design Team for that month!

Please note: As winner of the guest designer contest, we ask that you participate in 3 (of 5) teaser days as well as the release blog hop.

 

It’s Teaser Time!

At long last, its time for you to head off to visit with our talented Designers for some of their amazing samples using this month’s Die-namics. Remember, today you’ll be seeing samples with Who’s That Girl Chooses Hope.  Be sure to swing back tomorrow for our next round of previews!

Today you’ll find samples from:

Jody

Julie

Lisa

Jackie

Sarah

Jodi

Melody

Frances

Inge

Eva

Joanne

Barbara

Jessie

Michele

Kerry

Karen

Wendy

Linda McClain

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MFT’s Pre-Release Pep Rally

Tonight’s the night!  All the new goodies will be available beginning tonight at 10pm EST.  I hope you’ll join us on the MFT Forum on Splitcoast Stampers for chitter chatter with the Design Team and all your fellow MFT Fans. The party starts at 8pm EST and we’ll be hanging out till the doors open to the Boutique at 10pm EST!

Remember to stop by tonight around 7:30 to see if YOUR name is listed as one of the fourteen winners of a Teaser Time Prize.  We’ll be giving out $10 gift vouchers, two for each day of teasers.  All you have to do is leave a comment on each of the participating design team member’s blogs. Don’t forget to attach your email address to your profile or leave it within the body of your comment, after all, if we can’t reach you, we can’t give you a prize!

Be sure to print out our new Shopping List including all of the new products available for sale, along with their price point so that you don’t miss a *single* thing when the doors open! If you’re attending the New Release Cocktail Party, you’ll find our shopping list very handy with contest questions and prizes!

You’ll also be glad to know that the file is printer friendly so that you will use minimal ink!

We’ve also included clickable PDF file so that you can download
and print the shopping list   MFT_Sept2011_ShoppingList

How about an extra special treat for you today,
our designers are participating in a

New Release Pep-Rally!

Get ready for our designers to showcase our upcoming
Die-namics products today.

We’ve been sharing one or two every day during Teaser Time,
but how about a look at all the Die-namics
products releasing this month….

What are your “must have” elements this month?
There are so many amazing new Die-namics joining us this month…

So many of our designers have jumped on board today with tutorials, videos and some amazing projects featuring our new Die-namics dies.  Be sure to visit with:

Jody

Julie

Barbara

Melody

Sarah

Jodi

Jessie

Frances

Eva

Inge

Joanne

Megan

Sherrie

Arlene

Angel – This Month’s Guest Designer

Kerry

Michele

Jackie

Wendy

Karen

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