In light of the fact that our February card kit debuts Monday (read to the end for a preview!) we thought it would be fun today to highlight the benefits of MFT card kits as well as share a few phenomenal projects from our team and customers!
MFT Card Kits bring you exceptional value and incredible ease. These coordinated kits include everything you need to craft a bounty of beautiful cards. Whether you’re new to card making or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be astonished by the value, inspiration, and ease of use these kits provide.
To recap how our kits work:
A new kit will be released each month.
Once a kit is sold out it will not be restocked.
If you miss out on a kit or only wish to purchase parts of it, you’ll be able to buy the individual elements approximately 6 weeks after the kit releases.
With no subscription required, you have the ability to purchase only the kits that appeal to you. When you do purchase a kit, as opposed to buying the items individually, you’ll be able to take advantage of big savings.
With every kit release, we provide a PDF that includes a list of items included, as well as a variety of inspiring cards our team has created with the kit. You can always find the PDFs, as well as the full gallery of DT projects, in our Card Kit Resources.
We still have a handful of a couple of recent kits left so if you missed them when they were released, grab them quickly! Our kits cover a wide variety of styles and occasions and feature so many fun elements, you’re sure to discover one that you have to have.
Let’s spend some time today with another of our February Release Products!
The Single Stitch Line Rounded Frames include a stitched detail running around the center of the die cuts for beautiful framing of your images, sentiments, and layering pieces as well as creating shaker cards. Four different sizes ensure the perfect fit for any application.
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!
Sketched Blooms 2 and Twice the Hugs provide the main components in Karolyn’s stunning floral wreath. You’ll bound into spring with this stamp set in your arsenal!
Try ringing the outer edge of a die-cut hole to create an inviting landing spot for a stamped or die-cut sentiment. Pop your panel up on a bit of dimensional adhesive to add the shadow effect that really adds depth!
You’re going to want to celebrate all the strong women you know with Boss Babe but the men in your life will benefit from these encouraging phrases as well! Adding a touch of pattern with our Denim Background adds faux texture and contrast.
Check out how Torico mixed pattern and color to achieve her “masculine with a twist” look. Her hand-drawn stitching, embossed sentiment, and plaid tie all serve as details that make her card extra-special.
This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.
Don’t fret – you still have time to craft a special card for your every one of your Valentines. In this week’s episode of MFTv, Stephanie’s made her card extra special by personalizing it with a cherished photo. The Flop Card – Heart Die-namics adds some interactive interest while a sheet from our Hearts & Stripes Paper Pack provides a petite pop of pattern.
Watch MFTv – Heart Photo 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!
Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected New Product Launch winners. Both of these lucky ladies have won $100 Vouchers to the MFT boutique. Enjoy!
from Karolyn’s blog: Sabrina
from Julie’s blog: Felicia – Scrapper in the Making
Congratulations to you both! Your Gift Vouchers will be emailed to you sometime later today, so keep an eye out. And thank you to everyone that commented on our Design Team blogs. We appreciate you all!
Create everything from single flower accents to full-blown bouquets and patterns with the gorgeous Sketched Blooms 2 stamp set – a follow up to the pretty Sketched Blooms stamp set. Free-flowing solids and overlays can be mixed and matched to create unique looks with each new project you tackle. The set includes outlines for suggested pairing, but feel free to combine in any way you see fit – both as a stand-alone set and in conjunction with the original version…the sky’s the limit!
Let’s see how our team featured the Sketched Blooms 2 in their own projects this month:
We can’t wait to see what you create with the Febuary Release, so make sure to tag #mftstamps on your social media sharing so we can be inspired by your beautiful work!
Happy February, friends! It’s Sandy Allnock with another bit of coloring. I hope you’re enjoying them as much as I am!
This month I went back to my Copics…I’ve been wanting to make a floral garden, and this little Pure Innocence girl looked like the perfect stamp to try it out.
In the video I’ll show you some tips for “fixing” blotchy skin, too…watch the video below to see how I made that pretty flower garden!
When I color people, I often add a few stray hairs here and there to add just a little character to them. When using a middle brown for this little girl, it almost looks like shadows on her face, right? Cool accident! 🙂
The background is just so fun and forgiving! It takes a while to add enough color to it – and be sure to use enough. If your colors are too light, the colorless blender won’t achieve very much.
All this was colored on Smooth White Card Stock. The card base I used, by the way, is Pineapple Card Stock, with a layer of Black Licorice – all the supplies are below!
And by the way – I mentioned a few more Copic Watercolor videos – there’s one HERE and my first one is HERE. Thanks so much for joining me for this month’s Create in Color segment. See you again next month!
Crafters are always on the hunt for ways to stretch their supplies and use them in new and inventive ways. In this week’s episode of MFTv, Stephanie demonstrates another way to use your rubber background stamps to achieve a completely new look that differs from traditional ink stamping. You’ll also pick up some great tips for adding dimension with stacked die cuts and coloring tiny elements without covering your fingers in marker!
Watch MFTv – Textured 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!
We’re so thankful for all of the inspiration our team has provided over the past few days. They have another shot of inspiration to help inspire you and narrow down your shopping list to your must-have items. Visit each of their February Product Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, February 9, for your chance to WIN one of two, $100 Gift Vouchers. The winners will be chosen at random and the prizes will be sent out on February 10. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!
It’s almost time! Set your alarm for 9:00 PM EST, and don’t be late for our big reveal! All of the stamps, Die-namics, papers, and ink cubes we’ve been showing off over the past few days will be available for purchase HERE in the MFT Boutique.
Another release brings you another fabulous class PDF and YouTube playlist featuring every single class project. Whether you prefer printed directions or are a more visual learner, we’ve got you covered. We know you’ll be as inspired by our team as we are. Download the February Class PDF HERE or check out our playlist HERE.
We want to make your shopping experience fun – not stressful, so we’ve created THIS shopping list that you can print out and check off as you fill your cart!
One of the most important parts of shopping is saving. We offer you 3 ways to save with every purchase:
Our Free with $60 Die-namics set is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax).
You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail contiguous US order over $75.
And if you needed another reason to shop MFT, our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up, up, up to a savings of 20% on orders over $500.
You can look at every new product in our Febuary release, for sale TONIGHT at 9 PM EST, below. Click on any of the individual graphics to view a bigger picture, and hover over the picture with your cursor to view the product name.
Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our February Release Countdown prizes! Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown! Five lucky commenters will win a $75 Prize to use in the MFT Boutique! Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts tomorrow.
Countdown Day Five Winner: Fanny Cantero (Feb 3, 2017 @ 10:43)
Countdown Day Four Winner: Eva Jura (Feb 7, 2017 @ 03:42)
Countdown Day Three Winner: Toula (Feb 5, 2017 @ 03:52)
Countdown Day Two Winner: Julie Ngai (Feb 6, 2017 @ 00:27)
Countdown Day One Winner: Becca Yahrling (Feb 7, 2017 @ 05:32)
We’ve reached the final day of the countdown, and we still have so much more to share. You’ll be able to shop for all of the new February Release products TONIGHT, February 7, at 9 PM EST.
You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on February 7. 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 EST on February 7 on the MFT Blog.
Fancy Flowers is a delightful and whimsical stamp set featuring five flowers, seven leaves, and two stems to create stunning bouquets. The coloring book style of this stamp set allows you to dream up countless color combinations of your choosing. The Fancy Flowers stamp set will help your creativity flower! 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.
WORDS FOR FRIENDS DIE-NAMICS
The Words for Friends Die-namics gives you three words (hugs, smile, and friend) in a bold all caps font that you can cut to enhance your creations. Use them by themselves or paired with sentiments found in other stamp sets from My Favorite Things.
Boss Babe is an empowering and encouraging stamp set for women in business or your best girlfriends. The fun and trendy font gives the 13 sentiments a powerful feel, and there are several doodly hearts to add to your designs, too! These thirteen fresh and current sentiments are perfect for celebrating girl power and all kinds of success. And if you’re in business yourself, you’ll love the Thank You for Your Order stamp! The Boss Babe stamp set will make you feel like you could run the world! Work it, girl!
Our February Free with $60 is the Birdhouses Die-namics. The Birdhouses Die-namics is a stand-alone die that allows you to create adorable homes for feathered friends with houses in two different sizes. Included in the set are two bases and roof details for fun die cut layering as well as two different birds to perch atop the roofs. Use this set on its own with the sentiment of your choosing or pair it with any of the birdie friends you’ll find in our stamp sets. Tweet tweet!