Whether you’re observing the American Thanksgiving holiday today or not, it’s never the wrong time for us to express our gratitude for you. We hope your day is filled with good food, good family & friends, and good football. If shopping is on your mind in the coming days, make sure you take advantage of our best sale of the year — 30% off, site wide, with code THANKS applied at checkout. From us to you, Happy Thanksgiving.
How do you Youtube? Is in intently, at your craft desk, pausing, rewinding, and restarting as you attempt to mimic techniques? Is it with notepad in hand, making note of tips and tricks you want to keep track of? Is it quietly, used as background noise as your craft away? Perhaps it’s all three at various points in time! Whatever your strategy, Youtube boasts an incredible array of inspiration.
If you’re an avid Youtube viewer and haven’t subscribed to our channel yet, why not make today the day? In addition to our regular features, MFTv, Tips & Tricks, and monthly videos from the fabulous Sandy Allnock, we also feature some of your favorite crafters making magic with MFT. With new and inspiring videos being posted all the time, subscribing is the best way to stay up-to-date with all of our fantastic new content.
Check out some of the guest videos we’ve shared recently — if you’re not subscribed, you may have missed them.
It’s that time of the year when we reflect on the good things in our life and hopefully, spread some joy and kindness. We are incredibly thankful for *you* — for your support, for the inspiration you provide, and for your generosity towards fellow crafters and MFT-lovers. To show our appreciation, we’re sharing our biggestandbest sale of the year. For the next week, save 30% site wide. Treat yourself to new MFT stamps, Die-namics, and supplies; stuff stockings with fun accents and embellishments; create a starter kit for a new card maker — we’re confident you’ll come up with plenty of ways to take advantage of this incredible discount.
Use code THANKS at checkout to apply your savings. Promotion valid for in-stock products only. Sale not valid on previous purchases. Valid for retail customers only November 21 – November 27. One discount code may be applied per order. Excludes brand new.
New Best Friend is the latest adorable collection from our Birdie Brown line. While the sweet pup playfully licking our character’s face is completely charming, this week’s episode of MFTv demonstrates how to really up the versatility of this pet-themed set to make it the perfect starting point for almost any occasion.
Watch MFTv – 1 Stamp Set, 3 Ways 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!
Hello, I am excited to be guest designing for My Favorite Things again today. Today I am sharing with you, Cook Up Some Fun. Isn’t this just adorable?
Once again I decided to add one of my favorite MFT background stamps and I didn’t realize it was no longer available until I started writing this post. I stamped it with Nightshift Blue Hybrid Ink in one direction and then VersaMark in the other direction adding Clear Embossing Powder.
What location do you call home? I live on the east side of Washington State in Pullman, WA. The area is called the Palouse — it’s a major agricultural area. We are surrounded by “amber waves of grain” in the summer.
What is your favorite current MFT product? I would have to say the A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Set 1 and 2. They just make a card have a finished feel.
What is your all-time favorite MFT product? Goodness, how’s a girl supposed to choose? MFT has amazing products! I would say that the beautiful selection of word dies tops my list. Flower stamp sets and Die-namics too. I’m a little biased, but I really do enjoy using Scribble Flowers.
What are your hobbies when you’re not creating MFT masterpieces? Anything that connects me to my daughters! Reading, art, going to theatrical productions. I love to be in the outdoors with my family too. Hiking, camping, trail walks, etc. Mountains and beaches have my heart, especially when my husband and girls are with me. I enjoy giving service to others too.
Please share a favorite MFT project you’ve created:
Creative Team member since: March 2014
What location do you call home? Virginia is now our home.
What is your favorite current MFT product? Lined Up Dots Background — I use it for almost every project.
What is your all-time favorite MFT product? All of the past and present butterfly Die-namics!
What are your hobbies when you’re not creating MFT masterpieces? Taking lots of photos and Instagramming them! Decorating is also a huge love of mine.
Please share a favorite MFT project you’ve created:
Today, we welcome Rhea Weigand to the blog for the first of two posts this week.
Hello, I am excited to be guest designing for My Favorite Things today and again later this week. Today I am sharing with you, Filled With Joy. Isn’t this just adorable?
I decided to add one of my favorite MFT background stamps — I didn’t realize it was no longer available until I started writing this post. Sorry, I can’t share that with you, but I have it and will continue to use it 😉
To make the card I used the Stitched Mod Square STAX simply by leaving the top cut line just above the fold line on the card. There are so many cool things you could create with these shapes.
Thank you for visiting today and helping me support MFT! There is so much inspiration on their blog and it’s amazing how much their online store has grown. Their stamp pads are amazing! Their dies are wonderful. It’s all just so much fun to shop and browse!
Today our team is taking a fresh look at our most recent release with inspiring ideas and innovative takes on the complete collection. We love the opportunity to look at our products with fresh eyes, envisioning entirely new ways to showcase the possibilities they present. We can’t wait to share our ideas with you! This release has been extremely popular so if you missed out on any of your favorites, be sure to sign up for a re-stock notification as we’re working to make them available to you again as quickly as possible.
Amy’s winter-white project features loads of lovely layers. The new Deer Love Die-namics were practically destined to be paired with the Birch Trees and Stitched Snow Drifts. Her classic white & blue combo is perfectly punctuated by the pops of red she included with the addition of the hearts and sentiment strip.
When you’re creating a project with lots of beautiful detail and dimension, consider limiting your color palette to allow your elements to shine.
Francine’s card is a perfect example of adding the feeling of movement to a card without actually including an interactive element. Her extreme slope was created with a simple angled panel ever-so-slightly enhanced by a soft blended gradient. You can feel the speed our Ski-sons Greetings bear is experiencing thanks to the addition of the ink spray she’s included to trail him.
You don’t need an excess of supplies to create incredibly dynamic cards. You can achieve looks like Francine’s with a single stamp set and Die-namics and a handful of basic supplies.
This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.
You Make My Heart Melt and You Make My Heart Spin are the perfect candidates for practicing and perfecting a fun new technique to add to your repertoire. The icy ponds included in each set are begging for a reflection to be added and this week’s episode of MFTv will walk you through the process.
Watch MFTv – Merriest Wishes 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!
Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected New Product Launch winners. Both of these lucky winners have won $100 Vouchers to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!
from Laurie’s blog: Karenladd (November 8, 2017 at 1:35 AM)
from Vika’s blog: cgpaulslp (8 ноября 2017 г., 19:42)
Congratulations to you both! Please send an email to [email protected] to claim your prize. And thank you to everyone that commented on our Design Team blogs. We appreciate you all!
Embrace mod style for your next project — this time with a pretty edge detail — with the indubitably cool Stitched Mod Rectangle and Square STAX. These sets feature rectangles and squares with rounded opposing corners. You’ll have so much fun building beautiful patterns and layering these versatile shapes. Start your project with a stylish base — the largest rectangle layers perfectly on an A2 card front!
Let’s see how our team featured Stitched Mod Rectangle and Square STAX in their own projects this month!