The May Release Countdown Begins

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At MFT, we pride ourselves on producing innovative products that meet a variety of needs; from versatile tools in classic shapes and patterns to niche designs that our customers are clamoring for. This release includes  a variety of designs that we hope you’ll agree is representative of our bright ideas. With a heavy focus on masculine themed products and textile patterns, the men in your life will be well represented in your future crafting. Don’t worry though, we’ve included a bit of *sparkle* AND a whole new group of color additions to our line of hybrid inks. Our May 2014 release will have you tooling around your craft space for a long time to come. Let’s get to the products and our team projects!

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Wonky panels add interest and whimsy to your cards and the new Blueprints 15 Die-namics makes creating them a breeze. This set includes 2 such elements that will line up perfectly with the included back panel. The back panel features a stitched detail as does the circle element which includes interior stitching, as well as exterior stitching that is perfect for creating a cool, peek-a-boo hole in your card front. Add texture and dimension to your cards with the double-row hole strip that provides the perfect opportunity for easy stitching. Finish things off with the remaining accents for an assortment of looks that will accommodate any occasion.

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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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To take a more detailed look at the components included in Blueprints 15, watch our introduction video by clicking HERE or click the play button below.

From the deep blue sea to aquariums, the Sea Life stamps and Die-namics from Lisa Johnson Designs will create charming aquatic scenes. Die-namics perfectly sized to the stamp images will produce beautiful die cut accents with a thin, even border. The included sentiments are perfect for cheery everyday cards.

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You can see more of the Sea Life stamps HERE or by playing the video below.

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For a closer look at the Sea Life Die-namics, click HERE to watch the introduction video, or click play below.

The new Linen Background is the perfect choice for adding classic texture to your card backgrounds or die cuts. Our background stamps are generously sized to allow you to use them on a variety of sizes and orientations.

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Want to see more of the Linen Background? Click HERE or play below.

Our initial introduction of Hybrid Inks was such a thrill! We’re excited to share our second batch of colors with you this month – thirteen new shades in both ink pad and refill formats, that coordinate with our existing Replenishments products. These pigment based inks dry like dye inks and are permanent on paper surfaces, acid-free, archival, and fade resistant. These inks feature a raised felt pad and are slightly larger than our current ink pads. Inks can be heat set on glass, fabric, wood, plastic, metal, and clay. As these inks are fast drying and waterproof, they cannot be embossed with embossing powder. Are you curious about what these inks are capable of? Our team has worked hard to show what they can do and just how versatile they are. Check out their reviews here and here.

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InkRefillBundle2Ultra Clean is a new addition to our line. It’s perfect for cleaning your stamps and awesome for hybrid ink cleaning. Keep your stamps squeaky clean for years of happy stamping.

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Our May Guest Designer is the delightful Heather Campbell. She’ll be sharing her May release projects on her blog so check back everyday  as we link to her beautiful creations! A big thank you to Heather for joining us this month.

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So, you’ve seen the first day of peeks…now, onto the projects! 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 releases become available on May 13!

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