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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MFTv – Watercolor Birthday Card

We have some fun news to share before we get to today’s post. Our July Release Countdown begins Friday and with it comes the debut of our newest team member, Kristina Pavlovic. Kristina has joined us here on the blog before as a guest, and regularly shares beautiful MFT projects in our MFT Insiders group. We’re so excited to see how she brings her innovative techniques to our new releases each month.

Join us in giving Kristina a hearty welcome to the MFT team!


Nothing says birthday like balloons and if you have loved ones with early-July birthdays, a patriotic twist on birthday balloons is a fun spin. Watch this week to learn how Stephanie used Die-namics to create stencils for her festive scene. You’ll pick up some great tips on creating realistic dimension with distress inks as well.

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 – Watercolor Birthday 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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MFTv – Creating Interactive Cards

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 Kari and our eleven other winners! If you see your name on one of these lists, please send an email to [email protected] with your name and email address to claim your prize. Special thanks to EVERYONE for joining us at Camp Create!


The Interactive Labels stamp set is a must-have if you’re into creating cards that shake, rattle, and roll. Giving your recipient a hint that explains how to interact with your handcrafted cards is a simple endeavor thanks to this comprehensive collection of instructive words and images. Watch this week’s episode of MFTv to see how Stephanie included elements from this set into her addictively fun trio of looks.

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

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 Interactive Cards 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 – Lovable Leopard Window Card

All of our Lovable Leopards are completely adorable but the generous size of this tree-lounging leopard makes him the perfect candidate for spanning a peek-a-boo window. Watch this week’s episode of MFTv to see how Stephanie assembled this engaging design.

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 – Lovable Leopard Window 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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MFTv – Colored Pencil Flowers

Markers and pencils take on a whole new look when used on colored card stock. Kraft is always a nice choice as it provides a soft neutral backdrop and still makes your colors stand out, but in a more subdued way that white card stock. Join Stephanie this week as she uses masking to create a beautiful floral cluster to color.

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 – Colored Pencil 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 – Window Shaker Card

See-through shaker cards provide an abundance of fun opportunities for embellishment. In this week’s episode of MFTv, Stephanie is sharing a number of ways to accent your window cards — from acetate stamping to sequin filler, this card has it all. You’ll also be inspired to think about non-traditional shapes to create your peek-a-boo elements!

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 – Window 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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MFTv – Ombre Happy Birthday

The Happy Birthday to You Die-namics provides the die cuts necessary to create two cards with a single pass through your die-cutting machine – both the letters and resulting negative can be used to craft beautiful birthday wishes. Cutting the design from masking paper provides yet another opportunity though, as you’ll learn in this week’s episode of MFTv!

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 – Ombre Happy Birthday 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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