May Teaser Time – Day 2!

Welcome to the second day of Teaser Time for the My Favorite Things May Release!  We are thrilled to have you join us as we preview all of the new stamp sets and Die-namics that will be available on May 7th, at 10 PM EST in the MFT Boutique.

We are SO excited to introduce you to a new line of stamps and Die-namics, created by our very own Mona Pendleton. Mona has a style uniquely her own, embracing mixed media and more. It only makes sense that her products are described as Mixed Media for the Modern Crafter. We know you’ll adore her introductory stamp sets; Dandelion Wishes and Distressed Backgrounds. You’ll appreciate her companion Die-namics, Dandelion Stems and Toppers. BUT WAIT….there’s more! There’s even a brand new PRODUCT as well. We know you’ll be thrilled about our *new* MIX-ables Stencils. Paint, spray, mist, & more. And made in the USA, of course. Make sure you visit the Design Team Members blogs as they are previewing Mona’s new products, and remember to leave a comment on the MFT Blog once for each day of Teaser Time. $75 will go a long way in helping you fulfill your *growing* MFT wish list!
  • You can enter to win by leaving a comment on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on May 7th. Only one comment per person, please.
  • Winners will be randomly selected from all entries and will be posted at 8PM EST on May 7th on the MFT Blog.
Up first today is Mona’s first set, the beautiful Dandelion Wishes. Made to coordinate with Dandelion Wishes, Mona has also designed the Dandelion Stems and Toppers Die-namics. You can see a quick video featuring Dandelion Stems and Toppers Die-namics HERE, or simply click play below: Our new Mini Album Square Scallop STAX features a straight edge on the left side for binding.  The straight edge also allows for coordination with the Mini Album Bracket STAX, giving you the ability to mix and match your mini album page shapes. You can see a quick video featuring the Mini Album Square Scallop STAX Die-namics HERE, or simply click play below: Our new Mix-able Stencils can be used with paints, sprays, mist, and more.  The beautiful stencil we are introducing today is called Square Motif.

Happy Thursday! I am so excited about the release of Mona’s products. Her work is beyond beautiful, and her new line of products are sure to speak to your inner artist. Many of Mona’s projects are mixed media, and always leave me inspired. I *really* want to delve more into this area, so I took a tiny, baby step and created a canvas project. Let me start by saying again that this is a TINY, BABY step. I am not particularly courageous…yet. I’d even be willing to say I am kind of a wimp and was so afraid to go overboard that I did the exact opposite. But yet, I love the finished project, and keep telling myself I did a good job of practicing the Rule of Thirds, and will happily leave it at that. :-) I started with an 8 x 10″ canvas and covered it with a trio of Gelatos colors. I hadn’t played with them before this project, but they are quite nifty! Once the canvas was colored and dried, I used my Distressed Background stamp set and covered it in Gelatos as well. I then misted it enough to get it wet and applied it to the canvas. When the stamping began, I made sure to support that back of the canvas to I could get a decent impression. Once the background was dry, I inked up the flower stems from Dandelion Wishes and stamped them in Jellybean Green. Yep, our premium dye ink worked beautifully! Then I stamped both of the dandelion blooms first in Sour Apple and then in Jellybean Green inks. There were a couple of spots that didn’t stamp as clearly as I’d like, so I went over those using a dry paintbrush and the premium inks to fill in the bare spots. After everything was completely dry, I felt the flower centers needed something so I added a pearlized center after having colored them with a violet Copic marker. I wanted a slight pop of a color that would complement the project, and I think the violet did just that. I hope you’re enjoying Teasers so far, and are looking forward to being inspired each day by our amazing Designers. Make sure to head to their blogs for more ideas using these beautiful products, and also make sure you leave a comment on the MFT Blog for a chance to win a $75 gift voucher. Take a tour of the new products, being released on May 7th at 10 PM EST, by visiting our designers listed below. And our May Guest Designers: Kim O’Connell and Tricia Traxler.    

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Comments (303)

  • zehra

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    ww, love this release, so many great cards and inspiration, Kim, love your canvas, lovely colors, i love the distressed backgrounds and the stencils.

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  • nicolaC

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    I love the Peaceful Wildflowers with the die. thanks for the chance to win

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  • Susan White

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    You always have such new and interesting stamps and die-namics and such great ideas! I have wanted to try mixed media, but I really do not have a clue of where to begin, Thanks for the inspiration

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  • Cathy Santie

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    Absolutely love Mona’s Dandelion Set – her projects are truly inspiring, and she is an asset to your team! :)

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  • Mona Pendleton

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    Such a pretty canvas Kim! Simply beautiful! I can’t thank you enough for the amazing opportunity that you have given me! I’m so proud and honored to be a member of the MFT DT :)

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  • Marisa R

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    Always fun to see what is new here – love the dandylion image and the dies :)

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  • Sarah

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    What a beautiful first release from Mona. I imagine a blossoming collection that will keep us inspired and creative!

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  • Denise Bryant

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    Ummm…. I NEED one of those $75 gift vouchers! Otherwise I’m in big trouble! Love all these items you’re showing today!…. WOW!

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  • Maureen W.

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    Fabulous new products and love that canvas – very cool!

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  • Robyn

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    More beautiful new products today! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  • Shemaine Smith

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    Love today’s inspiration! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  • tara capewell

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    oh i love the new die! the scalloped mini album is a great must have in stash!!!

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  • Liliana

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    Congrats to Mona! Love her new designs. Crossing my fingers to win since my list is growing.

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  • Nancy Thomas

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    I think you are off to a great start with mixed media projects – the yellow is so pretty. Your product line expansion is impressive. Loving all the new projects from the DT.

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  • Kim S.

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    The canvas is beautiful and so are the stamps and die.

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  • Amy Kolling

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    Such unique dies and stamps! Love the new dies I’ve seen so far!

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  • Clarissa

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    A beautiful release. Love Mona’s designs!!

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  • Larissa Heskett

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    Wow!! Congrats to Mona on her first release!! ;) loving the new set and dies and the senciils look fun too!! Thanks for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

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  • Kimer

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    Oh I would love to win this because everything MFT makes is so fabulous I need it all!!

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  • Julia D.

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    What great new products! And the DT projects are full of inspiration!

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  • Gai Clark

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    Did you know that to many the Dandelion is a weed.Well for me this dandelion is the most beautiful thing can’t wait to get hmy hands on it. gorgeous.

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  • Jacquie

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    Love what I’m seeing from Mona!!! Wish the DT thumbnails showed a tease of their projects – really liked that last month.

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  • Linda Carson

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    Your canvas looks awesome! What a creative way to use Dandelion Wishes! Inspirational!

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  • Jill Norwood

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    Kim I love the way you are bringing new lines of products from incredible designers into MFT’s family! Mona has such a wonderful style and I love these new stamps and mixed media products!
    It is fun to push our creative spirits in new directions! Thanks for your wonderful company and all of the fantastic people who help keep creating fresh and fun!
    Hugs,
    Jill Norwood

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  • Rosemary D

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    What a fun new line! Cant wait to see what else Mona comes up with! The new stencils are so fun, too!

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  • Kelley_R

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    You do enjoy making life difficult! Today’s teasers will be fun to play with, especially the stencils. Your canvas is wonderful. I just might give canvas a try.

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  • Joni52

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    Yikes, I am loving this new release too too much! Fabulous new stamps and dies! I want it all!

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  • Pam

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    Love Mona’s set! This is going to be another fabulous release!

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  • Kris B

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    LOVE the new dandelion set! It’s great how you can top it differently to suit your project. I am so glad you are doing stencils! Love using them for backgrounds! God bless!

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  • kathy/NorthCarolina

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    I love that you are going in this direction along with all your other lovely products. Mixed media is addictive, and this set is really fabulous!

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  • Peggy McCurry

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    You are well on your way to the Mixed Media arena for sure! Love your canvas! I am loving the previews so far. Great products!

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  • Heather Jensen

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    WOW! I am so happy to see these new products. I have played with mixed media a couple times and not shared it on my blog ( I was a wimp). So many of the supplies we already have as paper crafters can be used in mixed media. I can’t wait to try some of Mona’s new line at MFT. Your canvas looks great Kim! :)

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  • Deb Else

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    Wonderful stamps & dies once again! So many great ideas for inspiration!

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  • Angela R.

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    Oh wow!!! Lots of great bunches of goodies coming to MFT!!! Love it and gotta have it all!!! Beautiful set, Mona!!!

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  • Maryann E

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    A great set of stamps and dies, love seeing the design team ideas

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  • Dgolly

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    Love the flowers. They are going to make beautiful cards and gifts.

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  • Xandra

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    And even more great new products…where does this end???? (Please…don’t end this haha!)
    Love the minialbum dienamics!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  • Lai-Yoke

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    Congrats, Mona with your new stamp! Lovely set of dandelion and thank you for the inspiration!

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  • Marcie Sharp

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    Mixed Media is so popular and yet I haven’t dabbled in it quite yet. So glad MFT is going to help me try out this fun way of crafting! :)

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  • Candace Pierce

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    Oh wow! How exciting for Mona!! Awesome new products! I can’t wait to see the full line!

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  • Heide D

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    Great new set! Love the dies that match. Congrats Mona.
    Hugs, Heide

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  • Rhonda H

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    Wow! Love all the new products!Can’t wait to see more from Mona.

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  • b

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    Congrats Mona – awesome set to kick off the “pardee” with!!! It’s my birthday today and my MFT list is seriously growing with this new release!!

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  • Marjolein

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    In het Nederlands roepen wij prachtig, Geen woorden voor. Beautifull. Love this.

    Marjolein

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  • Kristy Hansen

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    Day 2 is a great showing of the dandelion wishes sets. Unbelievable creations by all the designers of how to use the sets! Love the sets and it is now on my wish list!

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  • Tammy

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    I would really enjoy the new mini album dies. They are super nice and oh the possibilities could be endless with that set

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  • janet

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    Great release, as usual. Can’t wait to get my hands on some of these new products! The canvas is lovely. Thanks for sharing your process!

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  • Barbie

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    Wow that is a wonderful new set! Thanks for sharing!

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