Release Rewind Day One

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The countdown is over, orders have been placed, and now our team is working to pack and ship your orders as quickly as possible because we can’t wait to see what you do with the new stamps, Die-namics, and inks. We don’t want to leave you hanging in the meantime though, so how about our talented team shares another dose of December, 2014 inspiration? Day one of our Release Rewind begins now.

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Stamp and Win with This Week’s Card Sketch 205

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Create a  sentiment stack of warm winter wishes with this week’s sketch. Be sure to link your project for a chance at the weekly MFT Gift Voucher worth up to $20.

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You have until Tuesday, December 9 at noon EST to add your link and be eligible for the prize of up to $20 in MFT Cash to be spent in the MFT boutique. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance! The weekly prize is a $15 Gift Voucher to My Favorite Things, but if you use MFT stamps in your project, you’ll receive an extra $5.

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Congratulations Kelly Collins! You are the randomly selected winner of last week’s sketch challenge. You can view all the entries for last week’s challenge HERE.

Download previous sketches in handy PDF format on our Printable Resource Page HERE.

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Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Special Thanks Blog Hop

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For years, Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking has provided consistent inspiration, innovation, and support to the paper crafting community and there is simply no way to adequately convey our sadness over losing their substantial contributions to this industry. The news hits close to home as we are so lucky to have some of the Go-to Gals as part of the MFT family. We thought it fitting to feature a project from our newest release from each of them to honor the work PC&S and their incredible team.

Kimberly Crawford – Design Team

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Teri Anderson – Design Team

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Laina Lamb – Product Designer

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Thank you to everyone that played a part in inspiring us for so many years. I encourage you to continue the blog hop to enjoy more of the celebration of Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking. You may have found your way here from Shemaine Smith‘s blog – Yvonne Yam is your next stop!

It’s Time to Shop for the NEW December Products

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You’ve been waiting an entire week to take home the latest Die-namics, stamp sets, inks, card stocks, and stencils. Now it’s finally time to make them yours! And as a special gift just for you, we’re offering a 10% discount on the new release! Simple enter GIFT at checkout.

All of our December release products are available HERE in the MFT Boutique. Scroll to the end to see how YOU can win one of 2, $100 Gift Vouchers as part of tonight’s New Product Launch celebration!

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In addition to your favorite products, we also help you save money on every order.  We offer 3 Ways to Save with every purchase.

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1. Our Free with $60 Die-namics set is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax).

2. You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail USA order over $75.

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3. Our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up to a savings of 20% on orders over $500. That can add up, so be sure to take advantage!

My Favorite Things is your home for great products, great service, and great savings.

We’re so thankful for all of the inspiration our team has provided over the past week. 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 December Product Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, December 4 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 December 5. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

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It’s Reveal Day – Don’t Be Late!

It’s almost time! Set your alarm to 10:00 PM EST, and don’t be late for our big reveal! All of the stamp sets, Die-namics, stencils, and inks we’ve been showing off over the past week will be available for purchase HERE in the MFT Boutique.

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!

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One of the most important parts of shopping is saving. We offer you 3 ways to save with every purchase:

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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 USA order over $75.

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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.

My Favorite Things is your home for great products, great service, and great savings.

You can look at every new product in our December release, for sale TONIGHT at 10 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.

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Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our December Release Countdown prizes! Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown! Five lucky stampers 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: Marcee Rodgers – Comment #13

Countdown Day Four Winner: Melanie K. – Comment #216

Countdown Day Three Winner: Seline – Comment #73

Countdown Day Two Winner: Jan  – Comment #146

Countdown Day One Winner: Bev – Comment #189

Congratulations to all the winners!

The Day is Finally Here! Our December Release is So Close!

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Launch Day has arrived and finally, we get to share the last of our product sneak peeks. We can’t tell our friends enough how much they mean to us and how important they are to our lives and our happiness. In addition to classic shapes and verdant landscapes, today’s sneak peek includes the perfect stamp set and Die-namics for showing your friends that they’re special. In just a few more hours, all of the products we’ve shared over the past week will be yours for the taking! Don’t forget that time is also winding down to get your name in the drawing for one of the $75 Gift Vouchers we have for every day of the countdown!

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on December 2. 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 8:30 PM EST on December 2 on the MFT Blog.
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We all have relationships with friends that run the gamut from sweet, sappy, and sentimental, to sarcastic and sassy. The Friends like Us stamp set will cover them all with an assortment of sentiments that will warm the heart, induce true laughter, and simply reflect the nature of your friendships. Two border options and a couple of heart accents complement the bold and graphic look of the included phrases.

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See more of the Friends like Us stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

Go big, or go home – that’s our motto with this month’s Free with $60 Die-namics. The jumbo-sized, double on-the-line style Friend Die-namics can be positioned anywhere on your A2 card front to create a peek-a-boo greeting that demands attention.

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See more of the Friend Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Desert Bouquet includes two border stamps and six small flower images that coordinate with the fauna included in the Wild Greenery Die-namics. An assortment of flower centers and leaf options allow you to create patterns and accents and build beautifully lush scenes.

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See more of the Desert Bouquet stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

A lush landscape for your cards and paper projects is seconds away when you use the Wild Greenery Die-namics. A variety of four distinct leaves in two sizes each will allow you to be a master crafting landscaper.Print

See more of the Wild Greenery Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX will add a neat stitched detail to the classic fishtail flag shape. This set can be layered with the Fishtail Flag Layers STAX. Print

See more of the Stitched Fishtail Flag STAX HERE or by watching the video below.

The Stitched Scallop Edges Die-namics includes three different sizes so that you always have the perfect option, no matter the project you’re working on. A dainty stitch detail adds interest and dimension.Print

See more of the Stitched Scallop Edges Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Did anything in our December product release catch your eye? Now is the time to take a few minutes to print out the handy shopping list and make note of your must-have items.

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I’m playing with the new colors of Premium Dye Ink in today’s episode of MFTv. A simple masking technique is perfect for creating a multiplayer, dimensional floral look with the Desert Bouquet stamp set – a simple process that produces incredible results!

You can see how I assembled this card start-to-finish by clicking HERE or watching below!

It’s the last day of our countdown but our Design Team is still crafting inspiring new projects! Keep on clicking to see how they’ve wound things up on this final day.

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2 Days Until the December Release

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I simply love today’s product sneak peeks – they are just so FUN. A super-trendy stamp set and coordinating Die-namics leads the way while a classic and versatile alphabet completes the peeks. Let’s get to it!

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on December 2. 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 8:30 PM EST on December 2 on the MFT Blog.

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Photo booths are all the rage (for good reason – they are FUN!) The Photo Booth stamp set includes a wide variety of props for accenting your photos, cards, and projects with images reflective of this entertaining trend. Included sentiments cover a multitude of occasions and can be used alone, or framed by the speech bubble element included in the Photo Booth Props Die-namics.

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See more of the Photo Booth stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

Add an abundance of personality to your photo and card projects with the Photo Booth Props Die-namics. This set includes speech bubble frames in two orientations for a multi-sided conversation, two fun glasses frames, a two-piece bowtie, mustache, lips, and crown. A die-cut dowel is also provided to offer support for any of the included embellishments. Print Print

See more of the Photo Booth Props Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Frame stamped images, sentiments, or photos with the Polaroid Cover-Up Die-namics. This die-cut design is intended to cover an A2 card front. Combine this design with the Photo Booth Props Die-namics and Photo Booth stamp set for photography-inspired perfection with every new project.

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See more of the Polaroid Cover-Up Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The Emmitt Alphabet Die-namics and Emmitt Numbers & Symbols Die-namics are sized perfectly for creating greetings on cards and tags. They feature a fun font that is handwritten in look but beautifully legible in use. Emmitt coordinates with the font used in the Photo Booth stamp set.

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See more of the Emmitt Alphabet Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Emmitt Numbers & Symbols Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

I adore the new Photo Booth stamp set and Photo Booth Props Die-namics and couldn’t wait to share them with you all. Today, I chose to focus on them with an extremely simple, but effective card that really lets those products shine.

You can see how I assembled this card start-to-finish by clicking HERE or watching below!

Are you enjoying our December countdown? We’ve almost reached the end (that means it’s almost time to shop!) Let’s check out the projects our talented Design Team has created with today’s offerings.

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3 Days Until the December Release

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You’ll go wild for today’s mix of stamp sets, Die-namics, and supplies! Make sure you’re entered each day of the countdown to get in the mix for the daily $75 gift voucher. We’re just 3 days away from our December release and we can’t wait to reveal all at the end of the countdown.

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on December 2. 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 8:30 PM EST on December 2 on the MFT Blog.

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Wild Things includes four sweet animals from Miss Tiina are perfect for creating a wild scene. Position them under the included Baobab tree for some much-deserved shade. These designs will be such a joy to color for occasions ranging from birthday, to new baby, to simple friendship cards. Sentiments are presented in a clean sans serif font with the “go wild!” design done in an eye-catching mix of bold fonts.

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See more of the Wild Things stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Wild Things Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Choo, choo! Make way for the Candy Train Die-namics. This set will allow you to whip up adorable trains ready to be filled with small candies, treats, and treasures. Cut the base twice and use the embossed tabs to assemble the train car. Layer three separate elements to create dimensional, realistic wheels. The cart includes emboss lines to make positioning the connector piece and wheels a breeze, ensuring perfect placement for level trains.

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See more of the Candy Train Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Quickly add some wild style to your cards and paper projects with the Zebra Background. Go for classic black and white or spice things up with an unexpected color combination.

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See more of the Zebra Background HERE or by watching the video below.

Admit it, embossed zebra stripes sound pretty amazing. Use the Zebra Stencil to add color, emboss, or to apply a texture medium to achieve a whole new level of textural awesomeness.

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3D projects don’t need to be complicated or intimidating. Today on MFTv, I’m introducing you to our new Candy Train Die-namics. Make it as simple or detailed as you’d like; the assembly is a piece of cake thanks to the emboss lines we’ve included for easy placement!

Chug along with me as I construct a sweet gift card holder with this new set. Click HERE or simply watch below!

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.

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4 Days Until the December Release

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We’re leading the way to the December release with today’s collection of products. Always classic arrows in both stamp and Die-namics form will find their way onto a multitude of crafty projects for years to come.

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on December 2. 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 8:30 PM EST on December 2 on the MFT Blog.
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Bold arrow and funky sentiment designs make the Go with It stamp set a fantastically versatile addition to your stamp collection. Mix the stamped sentiments with die-cut arrows from the coordinating Die-namics for dimensional looks that can’t be ignored. Piece together a bevy of beautiful arrows with the Go with It Die-namics – nine different designs produce a variety of shapes, some including peek-a-boo elements, while others are designed to create peek-a-boo arrows within your projects.

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See more of the Go with It stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Go with It Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

We’re wild about you and now, we have a Pure Innocence set that reflects that feeling in adorable form. The Wild for You girl is ready to embark on a crafty expedition in her hat, safari suit, and trio of coordinating phrases.

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See more of the Wild for You stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Wild for You Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The Pierced Star STAX Die-namics will add a pierced edge detail to the classic star shape.

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See more of the Pierced Star STAX Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Quickly add some wild style to your cards and paper projects with the Giraffe Background. Go for classic neutral tones or spice things up with an unexpected color combination.

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See more of the Giraffe Background HERE or by watching the video below.

Sponge on a gradient of colors to create a truly cool giraffe pattern on your cards and projects with the new Giraffe Stencil.

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I reached for Blueprints 21 again today – I love how it combines so effortlessly with other stamp sets and Die-namics. I also grabbed the new Go with It stamp set and Die-namics as well as the Giraffe Background and Giraffe Stencil.

You can see how I assembled today’s card by clicking HERE or by watching below.

We hope you’ll stick with us for the remainder of our countdown – we’re down to just four days until the December release can be all yours! To see what we did created with today’s sneak peek products, keep clicking through our Design Team member blogs. Our December guest designer, Melania, is joining us again today so don’t forget to make her blog a priority stop!

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The December Release Countdown Begins

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Surprise! With the holidays approaching, we’ve decided to share our December release slightly earlier and ever-so-slightly abbreviated. That means we’re packing EVEN MORE AWESOMENESS into each day. We’ve got our monthly collection of new stamp sets, Die-namics, and Stencils AND, to add to the usual excitement, we’re introducing six brand new colors to our existing line of Replenishments!

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  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on December 2. 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 8:30 PM EST on December 2 on the MFT Blog.
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Can we talk about these additions to our line of Replenishments? Vivid, saturated, dare I say mouth-watering? These six new hues will be available as card stock, Hybrid Ink Pads and Refills, Premium Dye Ink Pads and Refills, and in our new Pigment Ink Pad formula!

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We’ve rounded up an incredibly useful collection of circles, semi-circles, pierce holes, stitch holes, and circular peek-a-boo-borders in this decidedly circle-focused set. The clever Blueprints 21 includes a variety of elements and accents designed to lend graceful curves and detailing to all of your cards and paper crafts. An arc of stitchable dots matches the curve of one of the semi-circles while an arc of peek-a-boo circles is a perfect fit to the largest semi-circle. A trio of pierced circles in graduating sizes provides for perfect layering options. Two sentiment strips, a pierced panel, and a versatile border round this set out.

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Follow the provided digital sketches, or become your own architect. Either way, Blueprints is the foundation of your creativity.

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See more of Blueprints 21 Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Lisa Johnson Designs brings you the Whimsical Wishes stamp set. Eleven different sentiments, designed to fit within the Peek-a-Boo Circle Windows Die-namics, allow you to mix and match to create combinations that work as a card-front sentiment with a follow-up phrase for the inside of your cards. These sentiments feature a delicate font with handwritten appeal that is the perfect complement to the charming scribbles and doodles that accompany them. The wide assortment of supporting images will provide for an endless variety of looks.

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See more of the Whimsical Wishes stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

The Peek-a-Boo Circle Windows Die-namics creates holes in two styles in your card fronts and panels leaving a decorative stitched border around the window perimeter.

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See more of the Peek-a-Boo Circle Windows Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

There’s no bite to this charming girl. The Roarin’ Good Day addition to the PI line is sweetly ferocious in her tiny tiger suit. The set also includes a paw print to create accents and trails as well as four punny sentiments.

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See more of the Roarin’ Good Day stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Roarin’ Good Day Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

For today’s episode of MFTv, I’m using the newest addition to our Blueprints line. Constructing a card is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with these Die-namics designed to take the guesswork out of your design dilemmas. You’ll be getting a peek at a new stamp set from Lisa Johnson Designs as well as one of our six new colors!

You can see how I assembled my card by clicking HERE or buy watching below.

Melania Deasy is joining our team this month to share her delightful projects featuring his latest release. Welcome, Melania!

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with these inspiring new products. And remember, the fun is just beginning. We’ll be here every day until the new release products become available on December 2!

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