MFTv – How to Create a Card with Gilding Flakes

Holiday cards present a fantastic opportunity to integrate some glitz into your designs. Gilding flakes are fun and versatile as you can apply them in a variety of ways. Yes, they’re a bit messy, but as you’ll see in this week’s video, there are ways to manage the (totally worth it) mess.

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 – How to Create a Card with Gilding Flakes 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!

MFTv – How to Create a Holiday Card: Inside and Out

How often do you customize the inside of your cards with anything other than a simple stamped sentiment? It may seem excessive but with just a few extra minutes of work, you can really personalize a card so that the interior doesn’t feel like an afterthought to all of the hard work you put into the card design. Watch this week’s episode of MFTv to see how Stephanie used the new Birdie Brown Happy Pawlidays set to create a charming design on both the outside AND inside of her card.

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

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

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

Watch MFTv – How to Create a Holiday Card: Inside & Out 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!

MFTv – How to Create an Inset Image

Have you ever tried creating reverse dimension on your cards? Most of us are familiar with the technique of creating dimension by attaching our die cuts onto cards with foam tape, but how about attaching a large popped-up panel to frame your colored image? It’s a fun and easy twist that will create so many new crafting opportunities for you.

Handmade cards from Stephanie Klauck featuring products fromMy Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade cards from Stephanie Klauck featuring products fromMy Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Watch MFTv – How to Create an Inset Image 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!

MFTv – How to Create a Framed Scene

Adding a frame to your card scenes emphasizes how special they are and honors the effort you put into crafting them. Layering frames creates a shadowbox effect providing even more drama and elevating your scenes to the mini works-of-art they truly are. Watch this week as Stephanie constructs an endearing farm scene featuring a variety of images, including some from the brand-new Animal Farm stamp set and Die-namics.

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 – How to Create a Framed 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!

MFTv – How to Create Embossed Resist Backgrounds

Background stamps are the perfect tool for creating a beautifully detailed look on mass-producible cards. This week, watch as Stephanie demonstrates how to achieve this rich and stunning holiday look with distress inks, background stamps, and new products from our September 2017 Release.

Handmade cards from Stephanie Klauck featuring products fromMy Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade cards from Stephanie Klauck featuring products fromMy Favorite Things #mftstamps

Watch MFTv – How to Create Embossed Resist Backgrounds 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!

MFTv – Get Well Cards with Texture and Dimension

Before we get to today’s episode of MFTv, we need to award our Camp Create prizes!

First up are the randomly selected winners from the comments on the videos from each day of camp on our MFTv YouTube channel:

Next are the randomly selected winners from the challenge participants for each day of Camp Create:

Our Camp Create Farewell Bonfire was a blast with an extra badge to earn AND a fabulous prize. The randomly selected winner of the bonfire prize is:

And finally, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. It was amazing to see so many of you participate throughout the entire week of camp— we hope that you’re just as excited about the projects you created as we were while admiring all of them! The randomly selected Grand Prize Winner of a $150 voucher from the MFT boutique is:

Huge congratulations to Karren and our eleven other winners! If you see your name on one of these lists, please send an email to myfavoritethingscontact@gmail.com with your name and email address to claim your prize. Special thanks to EVERYONE for joining us at Camp Create!


There are a number of ways to add interest with texture and dimension without creating an excessive amount of bulk. This week, learn how Stephanie incorporated a variety of materials into her look to create cards that are begging to be touched.

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

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

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

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 – How to Create Get Well Cards with Texture and Dimension  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!

MFTv – Starry Background

Stars are always a great starting point for your cards and projects and with our new star-themed products and the popularity of galaxy backgrounds, it’s the perfect time to jump on the trend yourself! MFTv this week features a softer galaxy look created with a pretty duo of Distress Oxide Inks.

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 – Starry Background 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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MFTv – Distressed Sketched Flowers

This week, learn how Stephanie created a pretty watercolor card by stamping images from Sketched Blooms and Sketched Blooms 2 with an assortment of Distress Ink colors before tracing lightly with a wet paintbrush — this technique works beautifully with the loose floral images in this pair of coordinating stamp sets!

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 – Distressed Sketched Flowers 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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MFTv – Creating a Dimensional, Layered Scene

Using layered, die-cut frames is an easy way to create dimension and perspective for your scene-driven cards. Watch this week’s episode of MFTv to learn how Stephanie used ink blending and distressing to connect her frames in a cohesive way in crafting her snowy scene.

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 – Creating a Dimensional, Layered 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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MFTv – Stacked Shaker Card

Text-based shaker cards are such a fun twist on this addictive cardmaking technique and the new Celebrate Speech Bubble Die-namics features a big, bold design that is perfect for putting it into action. This week, learn how Stephanie used a stacked die cut technique to bring her colorful vision to life.

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 – Creating a Stacked Shaker Card 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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