Back in the House!

For all of you waiting on items from last Wednesday nights release, all items are arriving and being shipped out to you this week!

  • Die-namics
  • Felt
  • Cork
  • New Pure Innocence Sets

Yippee!  All of our Brand Spankin’ New stuff is back!

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Our Favorite Finds-

Normally, we do a two week Our Favorite Find roundup the week after a release, but this week, we’re going to split it up a little. You’ll have the first ten, which appeared from the week of April 27 through May 4th, and tomorrow we’ll have another ten gorgeous projects to share with you! Are you ready? Grab your favorite cup of coffee or tea and settle in!

The recent Wednesday Stamp club challenge to Keep it Simple filled the gallery with some seriously cute cards! Be sure to play along each week in the Wednesday Stamp Club! This week’s sketch challenge is still open, and found here

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and now for some Who’s That Girls that have been Perfectly Paper Pieced:

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Love the fuzzy accents on Kerry’s card with Fred the Bear:

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I just love the colors on this Pure Innocence – An Apple for You!

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Be sure to check out Leigh’s beautiful Pure Innocence – Birthday Princess

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So many clever submissions for this Month’s Guest Designer contest, I sure am glad that I wasn’t the one to have to select this month’s winner! Here’s just a few of the amazing samples! Be sure to enter in the contest each month for your chance to win the upcoming release and be able to participate in previews with the Design Team each day!

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See you tomorrow with another ten fabulous customer creations!!

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Fab Friend Karen Motz

Happy Monday all!  I am so excited to have Karen joining us today, she’s just too talented, and too much fun!

Before I show off her A M A Z I N G project, let’s get nosy:

What is your signature move?  Is there one style or technique that seems to adorn your every creation?
I seem to have a really hard time not sewing on my cards and projects. I never used to want to sew, but then I bought my Janome Sew Mini completely by mistake (but that’s a story for another time) and now I can’t stop sewing. I love the detail it adds and it’s ‘sew’ quick (pun intended! LOL!).

What’s your favorite MFT set and why?
Seriously??? You want me to choose one??? Well, originally it’s the ‘headless girls’ as I used to call them, that caught my eye and got me hooked on MFT. They’re so different and it’s fun to imagine who each girl is while I colour them. But recently, the Pure Innocence line has stolen my heart, they’re super sweet and adorable!

What do you hoard?

Maybe a better question would be what do I NOT hoard! LOL! Like most crafters I have far too many supplies, but that’s what makes a stamp room pretty to look at, right? My twelve jars of ribbon wouldn’t be so cute if they were empty. Patterned paper…I used to have to buy two sheets because if I only had one I wouldn’t cut into it. But I’m happy to say that ever since I started blogging I’m not afraid to use my supplies…it’s all documented on my blog so I can go back and look any time. I still haven’t made a dent in my supplies and I probably never will because there’s always fabulous new things to add to my collection!  :)

Karen has completely gone way outside of the box, and completely over the moon with her project using Sheltering Tree and our Cloud Trio Die-namics Die.

You have GOT to see this close up!

You have my address, right Karen??  PLEASE stop by and tell her thanks for sharing this amazing creation with all of us!

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MFT is sponsoring this weeks SFYTT!

Make sure you play along for a chance to win a Jumbo Scallop Die AND a $25 gift voucher!  You can find out all the deets and see the new Sketch HERE!

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Need Mother's Day Gift Ideas?

Craft Critique has an amazing collection of ideas put together, and guess what?  MFT is sponsoring the Mother’s Day Blog Carnival!  WOOT!

I haven’t quite completed the Release Rewind…let’s just say it’s been busy ’round these parts… :)

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Need Mother’s Day Gift Ideas?

Craft Critique has an amazing collection of ideas put together, and guess what?  MFT is sponsoring the Mother’s Day Blog Carnival!  WOOT!

I haven’t quite completed the Release Rewind…let’s just say it’s been busy ’round these parts… :)

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A Die-namic May Release Hop & Shop

Good evening all!  I am THRILLED, seriously THRILLED to pieces that tonight is finally here!  We’ve been working behind the scenes for MONTHS is preparation, and I am so glad it all came together so beautifully.

There is truly so much in store for the May Release that I don’t know where to begin!  Everything is listed in the Brand Spankin’ New category, which is live right now!

Here’s a quick run down of all that’s new:

New Stamp Sets

Top Shelf WTG
Top Shelf Sentiments
Clearly Sentimental about Babies
Rainfall Flopsey
PI – Best Medicine
PI – Beach Bum
PI – Lather Rinse Repeat
Meet Emma & Wyatt
Jolinne – Heart on a String
Little Loveosaurus
Fred Bear Has a Birthday
CS about Fathers

New Triple Scoop Set

Thanks a Bunch

Die-namics

Cloud Trio Die

Jumbo Scallop Die

Scalloped Scallop Die

Die-namics Accessories

Necessary Neutrals Felt Collection

Outdoor Essentials Felt Collection

Banana Split Felt Collection

My Favorite Cork

Top Shelf Ribbon Collection

WHEW!  I’m exhausted just thinking about it!

Tonight I wanted to use my Meet Emma & Wyatt set (was there a question?) and with MUCH back-seat cardmaking from Emma, created this little ditty.

You might notice the little felt flower on the bottom, and I wanted to show you how I made it using the Jumbo Scallop Die-namics Die and our new GORGEOUS Wool/Rayon felt!

I ran my felt through my Hello Kitty Big Shot using the normal stack for thin dies.

Once it was cut, I made a slant cut of the scallops so that as I rolled my flower, the smaller part would be the flower inside, and the higher parts would be the outside petals.

Next, I started rolling the felt, and positioning it into petals.

As I got to the end, I tucked the outside piece inside.

Once I had it rolled, I plopped the bottom down onto a glue dot (thanks Jo!) so that it would all stick together.

Here’s a close up of my finished felt flower!  I added a Summer Glittered Garnish for the center.  I love how fun and easy it was to create and see a LOT of these in my future!

A WORD ON DIE-NAMICS:

When the Die-namics we have on hand sell out, we will start a PRE-ORDER.  The remainder of your order will ship immediately, and your Die-namics will ship as soon as we get them in stock, which should be between 7-10 days max.  We are working closely with our manufacturer to make sure those Die-namics are in your hands as quickly as humanly possible!

Now, next up on this amazing Hop is the uber talented Julie Dinn!  I can’t wait to see what she’s got up her sleeve….  Make sure to leave a comment at every stop, you never know who has hidden candy!

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A Die-namic May Release Hop & Shop

Good evening all!  I am THRILLED, seriously THRILLED to pieces that tonight is finally here!  We’ve been working behind the scenes for MONTHS is preparation, and I am so glad it all came together so beautifully.

There is truly so much in store for the May Release that I don’t know where to begin!  Everything is listed in the Brand Spankin’ New category, which is live right now!

Here’s a quick run down of all that’s new:

New Stamp Sets

Top Shelf WTG
Top Shelf Sentiments
Clearly Sentimental about Babies
Rainfall Flopsey
PI – Best Medicine
PI – Beach Bum
PI – Lather Rinse Repeat
Meet Emma & Wyatt
Jolinne – Heart on a String
Little Loveosaurus
Fred Bear Has a Birthday
CS about Fathers

New Triple Scoop Set

Thanks a Bunch

Die-namics

Cloud Trio Die

Jumbo Scallop Die

Scalloped Scallop Die

Die-namics Accessories

Necessary Neutrals Felt Collection

Outdoor Essentials Felt Collection

Banana Split Felt Collection

My Favorite Cork

Top Shelf Ribbon Collection

WHEW!  I’m exhausted just thinking about it!

Tonight I wanted to use my Meet Emma & Wyatt set (was there a question?) and with MUCH back-seat cardmaking from Emma, created this little ditty.

You might notice the little felt flower on the bottom, and I wanted to show you how I made it using the Jumbo Scallop Die-namics Die and our new GORGEOUS Wool/Rayon felt!

I ran my felt through my Hello Kitty Big Shot using the normal stack for thin dies.

Once it was cut, I made a slant cut of the scallops so that as I rolled my flower, the smaller part would be the flower inside, and the higher parts would be the outside petals.

Next, I started rolling the felt, and positioning it into petals.

As I got to the end, I tucked the outside piece inside.

Once I had it rolled, I plopped the bottom down onto a glue dot (thanks Jo!) so that it would all stick together.

Here’s a close up of my finished felt flower!  I added a Summer Glittered Garnish for the center.  I love how fun and easy it was to create and see a LOT of these in my future!

A WORD ON DIE-NAMICS:

When the Die-namics we have on hand sell out, we will start a PRE-ORDER.  The remainder of your order will ship immediately, and your Die-namics will ship as soon as we get them in stock, which should be between 7-10 days max.  We are working closely with our manufacturer to make sure those Die-namics are in your hands as quickly as humanly possible!

Now, next up on this amazing Hop is the uber talented Julie Dinn!  I can’t wait to see what she’s got up her sleeve….  Make sure to leave a comment at every stop, you never know who has hidden candy!

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It's PaRTy Time!

It TIME!!  Grab a refreshing beverage, and join the MFT May Release Cocktail PARTY!

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It’s PaRTy Time!

It TIME!!  Grab a refreshing beverage, and join the MFT May Release Cocktail PARTY!

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