July 2018 Release: Halfway to the Big Day

From birthdays to lovable bugs and buds — let’s jump right into today’s sneak peeks!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EDT on July 10. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 7:30 PM EDT on July 10 on the MFT Blog.

BIRTHDAY CUTIE

The birthday cuties in your life will adore the cards you present them featuring this little darling. Her striped sleeves and birthday balloon provide fun opportunities for experimenting with color while the trio of included sentiments will cover birthday girls of any age. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Learn more about Birthday Cutie.

Pure Innocence Birthday Cutie stamp set #mftstamps

Pure Innocence Birthday Cutie Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring Pure Innocence Birthday Cutie stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

LOVE BUGS

Send your love to friends and family with this charming collection of friendly bugs and an endearing little turtle.  You’ll enjoy creating scenes that feature the characters interacting with each other and the flowers you’ll find in the complementary Love Buds set. A trio of idyllic puffy clouds and an assortment of versatile sentiments complete this set. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Learn more about Love Bugs.

Love Bugs stamp set #mftstamps

Love Bugs Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Torico featuring Love Bugs stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

LOVE BUDS

This bevy of beautiful buds will pair beautifully with the Love Bugs collection. Create lush scenes for your sweet buggy friends and mix and match sentiments from both sets to create an endless variety of cards suitable for most any occasion. This set features a wide variety of floral options in a whimsical style including separate flower heads and stem options to build your own! The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Learn more about Love Buds.

Love Buds stamp set #mftstamps

Love Buds Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Keeway Tsao featuring Love Buds stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

GIFT SHAKER WINDOW & FRAME DIE-NAMICS

Spice up your special occasion cards with the Gift Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics. This collection includes everything necessary to craft festive packages complete with layered ribbon segments and a knotted bow. Use the four gift windows to house festive fillers or, eliminate the ribbons and bows and use just the window and frame elements to showcase a scene concealed within our card!

Learn more about Gift Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics.

Gift Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps     Gift Shaker Pouches #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Gift Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps

We’re down to just three more days. It’s not an easy wait but it is an enjoyable one when you have beautiful samples from our talented team! Keep on clicking to see what they’ve been up to with today’s products.

July 2018 Release: Stay Tuned! We Have More in Store.

The latest from Birdie Brown, a versatile new alphabet, an essential stencil, and a trip to the big top are just the tip of the iceberg of products we’re debuting today. You’ll definitely discover something to add to your “most wanted” list!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EDT on July 10. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 7:30 PM EDT on July 10 on the MFT Blog.

SADDLE UP & CELEBRATE

I have just one thing to say: cow-print balloon. That ought to be enough to convince you that you need this western-themed collection from Birdie Brown. There really is so much more though! A pair of boot-scootin’ cuties, two darling cactus friends, and a ten-gallon hat bedecked three-tier cake (that’s a mouthful but seriously, just look how cute– eek!) Fringe, bandanas, chaps, and vests simply scream wild, wild west and we can’t wait to see where this adventurous collection leads your next project! The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Learn more about Saddle up & Celebrate.

Birdie Brown Saddle up & Celebrate stamp set #mftstamps

Birdie Brown Saddle up & Celebrate Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade cards from Torico featuring Birdie Brown Saddle up & Celebrate stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

BIRDIE BROWN ALPHABET & NUMBERS DIE-NAMICS — MFT SIGNATURE LINE

Our beloved Birdie Brown line features a delightful font that’s immediately recognizable. With this handy new alphabet Die-namics, you can customize your cards with die-cut words, phrases, and greetings that coordinate beautifully with your Birdie Brown images and stamped sentiments. We’ve included a full alphabet, number set, and select punctuation to create this endlessly versatile set.

Learn more about Birdie Brown Alphabet & Numbers Die-namics.

Birdie Brown Alphabet & Numbers Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Stephanie Klauck featuring Birdie Brown Alphabet & Numbers Die-namics #mftstamps

GRASSY EDGES STENCIL

Use the grassy Edges Stencil to add lush hills and valleys to your cards. This versatile design features four unique edges that can be mixed and matched to create a distinctive background for each new project. This design pairs with the Drifts & Hills Stencil to provide for even more scene-building options.

Learn more about Grassy Edges Stencil.

Grassy Edges Stencil #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Grassy Edges Stencil #mftstamps

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANDLES DIE-NAMICS

This Die-namics features a line of candles positioned at different heights and sized to fit perfectly on a vertical A2 card front. The candles are etched together in a single die, as are the flames to make perfect placement a breeze. Alternatively, use the design peek-a-boo style to add an entirely new dimension to your cards.

Learn more about Happy Birthday Candles Die-namics.

Happy Birthday Candles Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring Happy Birthday Candles Die-namics #mftstamps

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANDLES

Like the complementary Die-namics, this stamp set features a line of candles positioned at different heights and sized to fit perfectly on a vertical A2 card front. The candles are featured together in a single stamp, as are the flames and “birthday” sentiment to make perfect placement a breeze. Top your candles with either traditional flames or birthday and complete the look with the fun script happy. These images are identical in size to the Happy Birthday Candles Die-namics and not intended to be die cut with them.

Learn more about Happy Birthday Candles.

Happy Birthday Candles stamp set #mftstamps

Handmade card from Laurie Willison featuring Happy Birthday Candles stamp set #mftstamps

THE GREATEST SHOW

Step right up to the greatest show in paper crafting! This is the cutest big top around with the most talented animals you’ll find this side of a children’s movie. From a seal and bear with stupendous balance to a lion and elephant ready to sit pretty atop the two included stands, you’ll adore playing ringmaster to this amazing crew. The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die. We’ve also included a sand die to add subtle pinpricks of sand to your beachy scenes.

Learn more about The Greatest Show.

The Greatest Show stamp set #mftstamps

The Greatest Show Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Amy Yang featuring The Greatest Show stamp set #mftstamps

SUNSHINE DIE-NAMICS

This delightful design features a generously sized word in a cool script font. It’s perfect for mixing and matching with the phrases in the Full of Sunshine stamp set.

Learn more about Sunshine Die-namics.

Sunshine Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Joy Taylor featuring Sunshine Die-namics #mftstamps

We hope you’ll stick with us for the remainder of our countdown – we’re down to just four days until the July release can be all yours. To see what was created with today’s sneak peeks, keep clicking through to our Design Team member blogs.

July 2018 Release: Countdown Kickoff

It’s our favorite time of the month in our favorite month of the year— our New Release Countdown has begun AND it’s our birthday month! Join us on the blog for the next five days as we share our new products and an abundance of incredible projects from the team.

We have so much fun news to share about our release this month. We encourage you to stick around for every day of the countdown to learn more about all the fun we have planned for the month.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EDT on July 10. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 7:30 PM EDT on July 10 on the MFT Blog.

With our July Release, we’re introducing our brand new Signature line of products. MFT Signature products will be available exclusively to our retail customers and won’t be available anywhere but My Favorite Things. Each month we’ll introduce brand new products to the line that we’re confident you will love so stay tuned for more!

QUEEN FOR THE DAY — MFT SIGNATURE LINE

Create cards fit for royalty with this wide-ranging collection of sentiments. The mix of fonts provides added interest while the Crown Die-namics creates the perfect die-cut accent for your projects.

Learn more about Queen for the Day.

Queen for the Day stamp set #mftstamps

Handmade card from Rachel Alvarado featuring Queen for the Day stamp set #mftstamps

CROWN DIE-NAMICS — MFT SIGNATURE LINE

This feminine crown is a beautiful complement to the Queen for the Day stamp set in creating princess-perfect looks. You’ll love celebrating the royalty in your life with die-cut crowns just begging for the addition of glitter, sparkle, gems, and jewels.

Learn more about Crown Die-namics.

Crown Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Donna Mikasa featuring Crown Die-namics #mftstamps

We are in the business of giving so through the end of July, 12% of all retail sales of the Crown Die-namics and Queen for the Day stamp set will be donated to the Kind Campaign.

SASSY PANTS BIRTHDAY GREETINGS — MFT SIGNATURE LINE

This variety of greetings will quickly find its way to the top of your birthday essentials. You’ll adore the feisty phrases and free-flowing font — in fact I’ll bet you’ve already got a recipient in mind for some of the included sentiments, don’t you! If you want to follow your spirited sentiment up with something a bit sweeter for the card interior, check out Queen for the Day which features the same font pairing.

Learn more about Sassy Pants Birthday Greetings.

Sassy Pants Birthday Greetings stamp set #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Sassy Pants Birthday Greetings stamp set #mftstamps

PLAYFUL PEACOCK

Preening peacocks are the standout stars of this fancy collection. They have good reason to show off — just look at those feathers! It’s hard to compete with their exceptional good looks but we’ve included some flowers and foliage to give your extravagant birds an appropriate setting to call home. A versatile collection of greetings will allow you to feature these beauties on cards for any occasion! The coordinating Die-namics are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our Die-namics lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die.

Learn more about Playful Peacock.

Playful Peacock stamp set #mftstamps

Playful Peacock Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring Playful Peacock stamp set and Die-namics #mftstamps

HEART BALLOON SHAKER WINDOW & FRAME DIE-NAMICS

Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and other joyous occasions with the Heart Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics. Create joyous, perfectly-sized holes in your card fronts and panels to accommodate our Heart Shaker Pouches. The 3/16″ frame element will layer over the pouch to conceal the pouch edge and create a beautiful seamless look. Also included are balloon strings and a curled ribbon accent.

Learn more about Heart Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics.

Heart Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps    Heart Balloon Shaker Pouches #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring Heart Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps

MINI BALLOON SHAKER WINDOW & FRAME DIE-NAMICS

We’re miniaturized our previously released Balloon Shaker Window & Frame to release this darling smaller version. Create perfectly-sized holes in your card fronts and panels to accommodate our Mini Balloon Shaker Pouches. The 1/8″ frame element will layer over the pouch to conceal the pouch edge and create a beautiful seamless look. Also included are balloon strings and a curled ribbon accent.

Learn more about Mini Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics.

Mini Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps    Mini Balloon Shaker Pouches #mftstamps

Handmade card from Torico featuring Mini Balloon Shaker Window & Frame Die-namics #mftstamps

STITCHED BEAUTIFUL BOWS DIE-NAMICS

Delicate stitching amps up a previously released MFT classic. You’ll love how simple this Die-namics makes it to create darling dimensional bows perfect for topping cards, tags, and gifts.

Learn more about Stitched Beautiful Bows Die-namics.

Stitched Beautiful Bows Die-namics #mftstamps

Handmade card from Vika Salmina featuring Stitched Beautiful Bows Die-namics #mftstamps

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new July Release products. And remember, the fun is just beginning. We’ll be here every day until the new release products become available on July 10!

Summer School 2018: Symmetry

One of our perennial favorites around here is our Summer School series. Understanding and internalizing different design concepts allows you to bring your ideas to life. With a little practice, these ideas will quickly become intuitive, leading your card designs to come together with minimal effort. Over the past week, we’ve shared videos and projects designed to help you understand these basic principles and incorporate them into your own crafting — we hope these lessons have brought a new dimension to your cardmaking!

Symmetry refers to positioning your elements mirrored across an imaginary line that divides your project into even segments. It’s a great method for achieving balance in your design and is a reliable means of laying out your card elements when you don’t have a lot of planning time to spare.

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Today’s instructor is My Favorite Things Design Team member Barbara Anders. Click HERE or simply watch the video below to see how she has applied the principle of symmetry in creating her thank you card.

Now that you’ve had a chance to watch the video, you have a basic understanding of asymmetry as well. Similar in application to a symmetrical approach, you just need to have a good “feel” for how to offset your elements in a way that maintains balance. You’ll notice in Barbara’s second sample that she’s still positioned her three leaf elements centered within the white panel. Moving the panel to the right edge provides a counterbalance to the patterned stripe along the left. Notice too that she’s positioned her die-cut sentiment to have an even margin on the left side that her stamped sentiment strip does on the right — one more way to create balance in an asymmetrical design.

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

This week you’re the student, and instead of grades, we’ve got prizes! Using today’s lesson, create a project that exemplifies what you learned and upload it using the link below.

All entries must be submitted by noon EDT on July 12. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Friday, July 13.

As a Summer School student, you have three ways to win:
  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Complete today’s homework and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from each day’s InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our YouTube channel and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
  • To be eligible to win the $100 Grand Prize: Graduate from Summer School: Session 1 by completing all five days of homework (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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We’ve reached the end of week one of summer school and we have a fun graduation gift for you — once you’ve completed all five lessons, use the graphic below to boast of your accomplishments!

We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful creations!

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Happy Birthday Wishes to Kim

Today our fearless leader — a woman with incredible vision, unparalleled generosity, and a wicked sense of humor is celebrating a birthday. It’s a milestone birthday and we couldn’t let it pass without recognizing it here (surprise, Kim!) She’s brought so many people together that wouldn’t have had the pleasure of meeting otherwise…peers, coworkers, crafters, friends. We owe her so much and wish we could all see her in person today to give her a giant birthday hug.

Please join the MFT team today in wishing Kim the most wonderful birthday imaginable. ❤️

Handmade card from Jodi Collins featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Summer School 2018: Complementary Colors

One of our perennial favorites around here is our Summer School series. Understanding and internalizing different design concepts allows you to bring your ideas to life. With a little practice, these ideas will quickly become intuitive, leading your card designs to come together with minimal effort. Over the course of this week, we’ll bring you videos and projects designed to help you understand these basic principles and incorporate them into your own crafting.

Complementary colors refer to colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel — yellow-purple, red-green, and orange-blue being the traditional complementary pairings.

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

Today’s instructor is My Favorite Things Design Team member Stephanie Klauck. Click HERE or simply watch the video below to see how complementary colors can be used to add easy contrast to cards for any occasion.

While the concept of complementary colors is a simple one, Stephanie’s video is packed with tips and tricks for building and filling out pattern, mass producing cards suitable for a variety of occasions, and adding beautiful, simple finishing touches that demonstrate the thoughtful design choices that go into each card you make.

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

This week you’re the student, and instead of grades, we’ve got prizes! Using today’s lesson, create a project that exemplifies what you learned and upload it using the link below.

All entries must be submitted by noon EDT on July 12. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Friday, July 13.

As a Summer School student, you have three ways to win:
  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Complete today’s homework and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from each day’s InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our YouTube channel and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
  • To be eligible to win the $100 Grand Prize: Graduate from Summer School: Session 1 by completing all five days of homework (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful creations!

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Summer School 2018: Repetition

One of our perennial favorites around here is our Summer School series. Understanding and internalizing different design concepts allows you to bring your ideas to life. With a little practice, these ideas will quickly become intuitive, leading your card designs to come together with minimal effort. Over the course of this week, we’ll bring you videos and projects designed to help you understand these basic principles and incorporate them into your own crafting.

Repetition reinforces a theme within your projects. Switching things up — either by introducing another color or including an unexpected element into a recognizable pattern, keeps the overall look interesting.

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Today’s instructor is My Favorite Things Design Team member Karolyn Loncon. Click HERE or simply watch the video below to learn two different ways that Karolyn put repetition to work in her card making.

Both stamps and Die-namics are ideal for achieving the principle of repetition and Karolyn has shared some great tips for ensuring the repeated elements are properly aligned…is your mind swirling with potential designs?

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Karolyn Loncon featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

This week you’re the student, and instead of grades, we’ve got prizes! Using today’s lesson, create a project that exemplifies what you learned and upload it using the link below.

All entries must be submitted by noon EDT on July 12. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Friday, July 13.

As a Summer School student, you have three ways to win:
  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Complete today’s homework and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from each day’s InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our YouTube channel and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
  • To be eligible to win the $100 Grand Prize: Graduate from Summer School: Session 1 by completing all five days of homework (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful creations!

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Summer School 2018: Primary Colors

One of our perennial favorites around here is our Summer School series. Understanding and internalizing different design concepts allows you to bring your ideas to life. With a little practice, these ideas will quickly become intuitive, leading your card designs to come together with minimal effort. Over the course of this week, we’ll bring you videos and projects designed to help you understand these basic principles and incorporate them into your own crafting.

Primary colors are among the first we learn as kids and for that reason, sometimes have a bad rap as being a childish choice for projects. Really though, primary colors are essential. Not only do they provided the basis for our other colors, they also impart such a playful cheeriness (kid card or not) that they shouldn’t be overlooked.

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

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

Today’s instructor is My Favorite Things Design Team member Stephanie Klauck. Click HERE or simply watch the video below to see how well primary colors work together, eliminating the stressful step of color picking.

Now that you’ve seen the video, you know it’s possible to create a vibrant scene with a simple trio of colors. If you’re not confident in crafting a scene though, why not attempt a simple grid design featuring images colored in red, blue, and yellow — this sunny example from Stephanie ought to be just the motivation you need!

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

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

This week you’re the student, and instead of grades, we’ve got prizes! Using today’s lesson, create a project that exemplifies what you learned and upload it using the link below.

All entries must be submitted by noon EDT on July 12. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Friday, July 13.

As a Summer School student, you have three ways to win:
  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Complete today’s homework and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from each day’s InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our YouTube channel and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
  • To be eligible to win the $100 Grand Prize: Graduate from Summer School: Session 1 by completing all five days of homework (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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Also, don’t forget that today is the last day of our retirement steals sale — 75% off retiring items. This will be your last opportunity to grab any of the remaining items so go give our sale category one last peek…we wouldn’t want you to miss out on taking advantage of these incredible savings.

We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful creations!

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Summer School 2018: White Space

One of our perennial favorites around here is our Summer School series. Understanding and internalizing different design concepts allows you to bring your ideas to life. With a little practice, these ideas will quickly become intuitive, leading your card designs to come together with minimal effort. Over the course of the next five days, we’ll bring you videos and projects designed to help you understand these basic principles and incorporate them into your own crafting.

The idea of white space doesn’t refer to a primarily white card (though often, as is the case with today’s project, this is true) but rather, the idea of leaving a significant portion of your design open, free from embellishment, allowing your focal point to truly shine.

Handmade card from Laurie Willison featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Today’s instructor is My Favorite Things Design Team member Laurie Willison. Click HERE or simply watch the video below to get some fantastic tips from her about creating a card with white space.

You’ll see in Laurie’s video that she uses the rule of thirds to identify different options for placing her focal point — it’s a great technique for pinpointing where you’ll direct your viewer’s eyes, allowing the rest of the card to act as a “resting” place.

Handmade card from Laurie Willison featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

This week you’re the student, and instead of grades, we’ve got prizes! Using today’s lesson, create a project that exemplifies what you learned and upload it using the link below.

All entries must be submitted by noon EDT on July 12. Winners will be announced here on the blog on Friday, July 13.

As a Summer School student, you have three ways to win:
  • To be eligible to win a $25 voucher: Complete today’s homework and upload an image via InLinkz on today’s post. Winners will be chosen randomly from each day’s InLinkz entries.
  • To be eligible to win a $15 voucher: Subscribe to our YouTube channel and comment on today’s video. Winners will be chosen randomly from comments on the YouTube video.
  • To be eligible to win the $100 Grand Prize: Graduate from Summer School: Session 1 by completing all five days of homework (via the InLinkz on each blog post). One random winner will be chosen for the week!

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We can’t wait to see all of your beautiful creations!

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Ham It up with These Otterly Adorable Looks

Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected Birds of a Feather Card Kit Launch winner. Our lucky winner has won a $50 Voucher to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!

from Amy’s blog: Sue D

Sue, please email erica@mftstamps.com to claim your prize!


It’s your last chance to shop our retiring products and we’ve made the deal even sweeter. From now through July 2, get 75% off all remaining items — no code necessary. These items will be retired as stock is depleted so don’t wait another second if you see something you need! You’ll find the limited supply of products in our Sale category. These prices are not valid on previous purchases and is available for online retail orders only.


Last but most certainly not least today, Kristina is joining us once again today with two more delightfully whimsical cards.

Hello everyone! It’s Kristina here again and I’m so happy to be back with my second guest post. For today’s post, I made two cards with different stamp sets but using similar techniques.

Handmade card from Kristina Pokazanieva featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Kristina Pokazanieva featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

For my first card, I started by watercoloring the background using distress inks on watercolor paper. I decided to make the sky pink because the pigs are pink and I think the pink sky looks so cute. When my background was done, I stamped cute images from the Hog Heaven stamp set, colored with Copic markers. and die cut with the coordinating Die-namics. I adhered the images with foam tape onto my card. I stamped the sentiment with black ink on white card stock and cut it out with a banner die, adhering that with foam tape as well.

Handmade card from Kristina Pokazanieva featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Kristina Pokazanieva featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

For my second card, I started by watercoloring the background with distress inks on watercolor paper, then splattered with water and added more splatters with white paint. After my background was dry, I heat embossed the sentiment and some waves using white embossing powder. I stamped images from the Otterly Adorable stamp set, colored with Copic markers, die cut with coordinating die-namics and adhered the images with foam tape onto my panel. To finish my card, I added sparkling sequins.

That’s all for today — thank you so much for joining me and have a great day!


Thanks again to Kristina for sharing her talents with us once again. Have a wonderful weekend and don’t forget to check our retirement sale once last time to take advantage of some incredible deals!

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