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It’s Time to Shop — Make the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit Yours Today!

It’s finally time to make the new Flower Silhouettes Card Kit all yours. Scroll to the end of this post to see how YOU can win a $50 MFT Shopping Spree as part of today’s Flower Silhouettes launch celebration!

Purchasing the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit represents a 20% discount on the cost of purchasing the kit elements individually. Whether you’d rather save some time and money by purchasing the full kit, or buy the stamp set and Die-namics individually, the choice is yours — no more waiting for your favorite kit products to release! You’ll find the individual kit components HERE on our new release page.

     

Handmade card from Rachel Alvarado featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Melania Deasy featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Donna Mikasa featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps


As you fill your cart, don’t forget to take another peek at the remaining items in our retirement sale — picking up a couple of going, going, gone products is the perfect way to bump your total up for your shipping discount and Free with $60 Die-namics!


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

1. Our Free with $60 Die-namics is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax). Our newest Free with $60, releasing with the April 2019 kit, is the Simply Thanks Die-namics. If our supply of the latest Free with $60 is exhausted, we’ll include a surprise Die-namics. Please note that we cannot honor substitution requests.

A simple “thank you” can do wonders for showing appreciation for gestures big and small. The generous size and playful font Simply Thanks features will cause you to reach for this sentiment over and over again because you can you never say “thanks” too often. Make Simply Thanks one of the most-used dies in your collection — your friends and family will love you for it! Check your cart total before placing your order to ensure Simply Thanks is delivered with your next order!

Handmade card from Angelica Conrad featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

2. You’ll receive FREE shipping on each retail contiguous US order over $50.

3. Our Shop to Save discounts start at 10% for each order over $100 and go up to a savings of 25% on orders over $750. That can add up, so be sure to take advantage!

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


Now it’s time to announce the randomly selected winners of our Flower Silhouettes Card Kit Countdown prizes. Thanks to all of you who took the time to leave a comment during the countdown. Two lucky people have won a $25 prize to use in the MFT Boutique! Prizes will be sent directly to the winners’ email accounts later today.

Countdown Day Two Winner: Artconquers (Apr 22, 2019 @ 17:16)

Countdown Day One Winner: Marsha Weczerek (Apr 22, 2019 @ 16:03)

Congratulations to the winners!

We’re so thankful for all of the inspiration our team has provided over the past two days. They have another shot of inspiration — visit each of their Flower Silhouettes Launch posts linked below and leave a comment by the end of the day on Thursday, August 25 for your chance to WIN a $50 Gift Voucher to the MFT Boutique. The winner will be chosen at random, and the prize will be sent on August 26. Start now because you don’t want to miss a single post!

Take Another Look at the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit before Making It Yours Tomorrow!

We have one more day to preview our Flower Silhouettes Card Kit before it’s available for purchase tomorrow morning. Today we’re sharing even more inspiration and a handy PDF download.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EDT on April 22. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and both winners will be announced at 10 AM EDT on April 23 on the MFT Blog.

As a reminder, this coordinated collection will be available as a single purchase product — no need to commit to a long-term subscription. The purchase price for this kit is $46.99. In addition to the Flower Silhouettes stamp set & Die-namics,  you’ll receive five sheets of Smooth White Card Stock. If you’d prefer to purchase the products individually, you can do that too!

Flower Silhouettes Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

The Flower Silhouettes Card Kit PDF features card samples as well as a complete listing of the kit contents. You can download a printable version HERE.


The contract created by black, heat-embossed silhouettes against vibrant skies conjures a dramatic tropical feel we can’t help but be mesmerized by. In today’s episode of MFTv, Stephanie is sharing three different masked and ink blended looks that are sure to inspire you as well as one that features the Simply Thanks Die-namics — the new Free with $60 Die-namics beginning tomorrow!

Handmade cards 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

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

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv, Heat Embossed Flower Silhouettes featuring the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit on YouTube or watch the 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!

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new April kit. Remember, all of our mid-month release products will be available tomorrow at 10 AM EDT!

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Get Ready to Swoon — a Gorgeous New Card Kit Has Bloomed

Custom products carefully curated for hours of creative play — that’s what MFT kits provide. Our coordinated collections are available as a single purchase product — no need to commit to a long-term subscription. The purchase price for the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit is $46.99.

If you’d prefer to purchase the individual components, you can do that too! The Flower Silhouettes stamp set and Die-namics will be available for purchase at the same time as the kit.

Watch the blog for the next two days to learn more about the Flower Silhouettes Card Kit and be inspired by a stunning collection of inspiring projects from our team. Flower Silhouettes will be available at 10 AM EDT on Tuesday, April 23, so set your alarm now so you don’t miss the opportunity to make it yours!

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the two countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EDT on April 22. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and both winners will be announced at 10 AM EDT on April 23 on the MFT Blog.

The newest MFT card kit has arrived, and it’s a beautiful celebration of the riotous color and immense joy a vast field of wildflowers generates. This gorgeous set will implore all of your senses to take part in the experience…it’s easy to imagine a soft breeze caressing your skin, crickets filling your ears with their lullaby chirps, and the intoxicating smell of wild blooms causing your entire body to relax into the scene.

Flower Silhouettes features ten different wildflower and foliage elements. These solid stamps require no coloring with markers, pencils, or other mediums, but can be customized by using multiple inks to imbue the image with a variety of hues before stamping. Use soft pastels to create a serene scene, bright and vivid colors to invoke the intense heat of mid-summer, tone-on-tone neutrals for a subtle backdrop to a simple sentiment, or dramatic dark tones to replicate the feel of a summer night. 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 added five sheets of Smooth White Card Stock to the stamp set and Die-namics combo to provide the base for your inspired creations. Pair your wildflowers with your choice of sentiment to create magic for any recipient and any occasion.

Flower Silhouettes Card Kit from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Flower Silhouettes stamp set from My Favorite Things #mftstamps     Flower Silhouettes stamp set from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Flower Silhouettes Die-namics from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Nicole Vogeli featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Handmade card from Debbie Olson featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps


Our Free with $60 Die-namics is available with each qualifying order over $60 (after any discounts, before shipping and tax). Concurrent with each new monthly release and kit release, our Free with $60 is updated with a brand new design. Our newest Free with $60, releasing with the April 2019 kit, is the Simply Thanks Die-namics. While supplies last, the newest Free with $60 Die-namics will ship free with every qualifying order. If our supply is exhausted, we’ll include a surprise Die-namics. Please note that we cannot honor substitution requests.

A simple thank you can do wonders for showing appreciation for gestures big and small. The generous size and playful font will cause you to reach for this sentiment over and over again…you can you never say “thanks” too often, so you’ll definitely want this greeting to come home with your new card kit.

Handmade card from Torico featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps


Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new April kit. Remember, all of these products will be available Tuesday, April 23 at 10 AM EDT!


Shop the Retirement Sale Then Hop into Easter Weekend with Inspiration from Keisha!

It’s time to SAVE BIG at the MFT Retirement Sale. Check out this incredibly diverse collection of MFT products — all offered at a 50% discount! Treat yourself to some awesome new supplies because you deserve it.

All of these items will be retired as stock is depleted so grab them now if they’re on your wish list. You’ll find everything in our Sale category — no coupon code required, but act fast because this sale is only valid while supplies last and the sale prices are good. *not valid on previous purchases, sale prices available for online retail orders only


Today, our dear friend Keisha is with us sharing a Keisha-classic…sweet, clean, and boasting an enviable understanding of white space.

Hello, MFT friends! It was so nice to play with some amazing new MFT products once again…it got my creative juices flowing! I also realized that I miss it so much. I loved working with the Sweetest Somebunny set, and not just because of Easter being this weekend, but because I loved the delicate sketched style of the bunnies. They are so sweet and simple which is just how I also wanted my card to be.

I really enjoyed being able to join in this month — I hope to guest again soon!

Handmade card from Keisha Campbell featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Simple coloring paired with die-cut scene elements allows that endearing little bunny to shine bright! We love the graphic look of the ric rac grounding and big bold sun — both feature a stitched detail as well so they tie together beautifully.

We wish you a bright and cheery weekend filled with all the things you love, and if you squeeze in some card making, tag us with #mftstamps so we can admire your work. We’ll meet you back here Sunday for the debut of our April kit…you won’t want to miss it!

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Save 50% on Hundreds of Products at the Retirement Sale + The Birthday Project Challenge — Cheers to Another Year

It’s time to SAVE BIG at the MFT Retirement Sale. Check out this incredibly diverse collection of MFT products — all offered at a 50% discount! Treat yourself to some awesome new supplies because you deserve it.

All of these items will be retired as stock is depleted so grab them now if they’re on your wish list. You’ll find everything in our Sale category — no coupon code required, but act fast because this sale is only valid while supplies last and the sale prices are good. *not valid on previous purchases, sale prices available for online retail orders only


Despite different backgrounds, beliefs, and traditions, one thing we share that unites us and is worth celebrating is the birthday of friends and family. Recognizing the special day of someone you love with a handcrafted card straight from the heart is always a good idea and if stocking your stash with unique birthday designs is on the agenda, have we got the perfect challenge for you!

Our monthly Birthday Project challenge features ideas for getting creative with your birthday card making. Our team is excited to share their ideas, and we’re ALL excited to see how the challenges inspire you!

Time to celebrate another trip around the sun with a favorite beverage…coffee or tea for a birthday brunch or maybe cocktails or wine for a night on the town! For this month’s challenge, create a birthday card that includes the drink of your choice. Cheers to another year!

MFT products are encouraged, but not required – just make sure to add the drink of your choice to your birthday project to be eligible! You can enter your cards for this week’s challenge in the Inlinkz Link Up at the bottom of this post.

Torico created a coffee-themed birthday card featuring the Friends at First Sip stamp set for both her focal image as well as her background stamping. The tone-on-tone stamping on her main panel adds subtle detail to the design and really empasizes her overall theme.

If wine is your preferred birthday beverage, then Barbara has you covered. A fun shaker panel fills the entire card front with a die cut greeting, while the stamped sentiment completes the message and offers cheerful birthday wishes!

Congratulations, Pam! You are the randomly selected winner of last month’s Birthday Project challenge.

You can view all the entries for last month’s Birthday Project challenge HERE.

Now, it’s your turn. You have until Wednesday, May 15, at noon EDT to add your link and be eligible for the prize of $50 in MFT Cash to be spent in the MFT boutique. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance!

Make sure to add the drink of your choice to your birthday project to be eligible! Projects that do not fit the challenge theme may be removed from the challenge entries.

Check out some of the other projects this month’s challenge inspired our team to create:

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To enter a challenge in the Inlinkz link-up, click on the ‘Inlinkz Link Party’ button below. You can add images from your blog or load them directly from your social media accounts, such as Instagram, Flickr, etc…

Enter your link, your name and your email address (your email remains private) for the card you would like to enter.

Once you’ve selected your image, you’ll need to check the box below the image area and then click on ‘done’ to upload your project.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Break Out of the Box with Tips and Tricks Inspired by the Latest Release

Our Tips & Tricks feature challenges our designers to share ideas for combining products, techniques for using new release items more easily or efficiently, and unexpected out-of-the-box ways to put your stamps, Die-namics, and stencils to use. Basically, they’re here to share clever uses for your new MFT purchases to really stretch your stash.

Handmade card from Laura Dovalo featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Birdie Brown delivered a menagerie of Picture Perfect characters to the April Release, and our team has astounded us with all of the different ways they’ve found to combine these photogenic critters with other products in the release. Laura’s take is entirely new though — she’s combined animals from two different image frames, extended their reach with a fine-tipped pen and some of her immense creativity, and added scene elements and dimension with strategically placed die-cut greenery.

Head to Laura’s blog to learn more about how she used her ingenuity and broke the bounds of her Polaroid Shaker Frame to craft this inviting, engaging card.

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Pig Out on Paper Bag Treat Box Inspiration This Week with MFTv

The Paper Bag Treat Box Die-namics provides such an excellent opportunity to customize favors and gift packaging, and a bit of serendipitous experimentation reveals that our collection of buildable characters are kind of perfect for adding BIG personality to your bags. Several different handle options create even more opportunity to make your treat bags precisely what you want them to be.

Handmade treat favor from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Learn how Stephanie crafted a scene for her perky, pink cutie as well as how she created easy dimension on all the piggy parts. If you’re unsure how to assemble this Die-namics, spend some time with this week’s video for all the details!

Handmade treat favor from Stephanie Klauck featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv — How to Create a Paper Bag Treat Box 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!

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Find Out If You’re a $100 MFT Shopping Spree Winner Then Create in Color with Sandy Allnock!

Before we get to today’s post, we have our randomly selected New Product Launch winners. Both of these lucky winners will receive a $100 Shopping Spree in the MFT boutique.

from Nicole’s blog: Jo Malicoat

from Inge’s blog: Kristen Snoozy

Congratulations to you both! Jo and Kristen, please send an email to erica@mftstamps.com to claim your prize. Thank you to everyone that commented on our Design Team blogs — we appreciate you!


The new Scene Builder stamp set from Stacey Yacula is the perfect complement to the sweet piggy in her latest set in creating inviting scenes in which Pebbles can frolic. You’ll love building homes for all of your animal and character friends though, don’t limit yourself to your Stacey Yacula collection! Learn how Sandy used a small palette of watercolors to bring Pebbles and her beautiful scene to life in today’s video.

Hello, coloristas! I’m Sandy Allnock, and I have a thing for cute little piglets like these and their scene — drawn by the amazing Stacey!

I’m using watercolors today — they’re Daniel Smith paints, one of the little sets they came out with recently that comes with six colors, and you can fill in the other pans with your own selection. This is the floral set, so I’ve added a lot of colors that work (for me) when painting flowers. But it’ll also be dandy for piglets! (More information on these little sets can be found HERE).

Handmade card from Sandy Allnock featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

These little palettes, along with lots of mini sets we all have in our stash as crafters, don’t have a mixing well. You can certainly get out a plate, or a white ceramic tile like I often do, or just paint direct-to-paper and let the color mix on the paper instead.

Check out the video and let me know what you think!

It takes a little practice to paint this way, and to learn to control the amount of water used and the amount of pigment picked up. The benefit? Being able to use such a tiny palette and not needing extra space for mixing. If your craft desk looks like mine sometimes does, space is at a premium!

Handmade card from Sandy Allnock featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

The embellishments consist of simple paper elements — a popped-up strip for the sentiment, and popped-up hearts…both watercolored to match!

Handmade card from Sandy Allnock featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

I hope you’ll try letting your colors mix on the paper and not just in the palette — it’s fun to just watch the pigment fan out as it blends. See you next month!

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Sandy makes it look so easy, doesn’t she? Her tips for adjusting the shades of each color are priceless. If Sandy has inspired you to pair watercolors with your MFT collection, tag us at #mftstamps so we can admire your work, and if you’ll be in the Eustis area June 23rd, register now for one of the few remaining spots in Sandy’s Copic Coloring Technique Class at the boutique for even more invaluable tips, tricks, and techniques!

MFT Color Challenge 115

We’re here again with another MFT Color Challenge! Join us as we create with this week’s color combination.

This challenge features Grout Gray, Peach Bellini, Blue Breeze, and Cornflower. Remember, you don’t have to have the EXACT colors to play – just use colors inspired by the ones you see below.

Add in neutrals like black, white or kraft, but challenge yourself to incorporate all four of the colors.

Create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this color combination and be sure to link your project below for a chance at a My Favorite Things Gift Voucher worth $50.

MFT products are encouraged, but not required. We just want to see what this week’s color combination inspires you to create! You can enter your cards for this week’s challenge in the Inlinkz Link Up at the bottom of this post.

Handmade card by Anna Lorenzetto featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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

Congratulations, Wanda! You are the randomly selected winner of MFT Color Challenge 114. You can view all the entries from the last challenge HERE.

You have until Wednesday, April 24 at noon EDT to add your link and be eligible for the prize of $50 in MFT Cash. Winners are chosen at random, so everyone has a chance!

If you are looking for further color inspiration, feel free to download past MFT Color Combinations HERE.

Check out some of the other projects our newest palette has inspired our team to create:

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To enter a challenge in the Inlinkz link-up, click on the ‘Inlinkz Link Party’ button below. You can add images from your blog or load them directly from your social media accounts, such as Instagram, Flickr, etc…

Enter your link, your name and your email address (your email remains private) for the card you would like to enter.

Once you’ve selected your image, you’ll need to check the box below the image area and then click on ‘done’ to upload your project.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Add Some *Pop* to Your Clean & Simple Cards with This Week’s MFTv

Maintaining a low profile on cards intended for mailing can be vital in ensuring your hard work arrives intact. Lean and mean can have an abundance of interest and dimension though by integrating a few simple tricks!

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

There are several ways that Stephanie imparted extra dimension to her mostly-flat design. Some selective stamping and thin foam adhesive pack a punch in providing bonus personality to sweet Piggy Pebbles. Layering the sentiment strip create the illusion of a shadow with little added bulk while a smattering of clear drops adds shine and dimension while reinforcing the rainy-day theme.

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

Watch this week’s episode of MFTv — Adding Dimension to a Clean & Simple 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!

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