MFT & Friends: August 2018

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! We also have SIX fabulous MFT friends joining us…think of it as our Release Replay with a twist.

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

While we’re super into our collection of shaker Die-namics and custom pouches, there’s more than one way to add some shimmy to your projects. Torico’s used the new Captivating Mandala Die-namics to create an intricate peek-a-boo shaker element. Her rich palette mirrors the sentiment to perfection. Be sure to head to her blog for a second take on this technique!

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

It’s time to trick-or-treat with Frightfully Sweet and the crew is all here. Rachel’s fearsome fivesome is backed by the most incredible harvest moon and big, beautiful, starry sky…it looks like the perfect night for some Halloween high jinks!

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team and some MFT friends played with our August Release.

MFT & Friends: July 2018

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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! We also have FIVE fabulous MFT friends joining us…think of it as our Release Replay with a twist.

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

The gorgeous florals from Painted Prints are assembled into a stunning bouquet on Debbie’s card. Pairing them with the Wood Plank Background adds rustic charm and the perfect bit of tone-on-tone interest.

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

Balloons and rainbows are smile-makers for sure — make those balloons heart-shaped for even more fun. Barbara combined our newest Free with $60 Die-namics with a perfect coordinating sentiment from the I Heart Celebrating stamp set for an ideal card to send group wishes.

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team and some MFT friends played with our July Release.

MFT & Friends: June 2018

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! We also have FIVE fabulous MFT friends joining us…think of it as our Release Replay with a twist.

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

This look from Torico is a HUGE wow. From her incredible coloring technique to the eye-pleasing symmetry and unexpected pop of yellow, this is one card you won’t soon forget!

Handmade card from Keeway Tsao featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

A tone-on-tone stitched wave pattern adds subtle, theme-appropriate texture to Keeway’s aquarium look. A mix of die cuts and sparkling stars and sequins float within…what do you have in mind for filling your new Aquarium Die-namics designs with?

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team and some MFT friends played with our June Release.

MFT & Friends: May 2018

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! What’s new this month? SIX fabulous MFT friends are joining us…think of it as our traditional Release Replay with a twist.

Handmade card from Jane Allen featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

You’ve probably already seen a number of different applications of our cross-stitch products but this example from Jane provides a fantastic new twist. Her thread color choices for the floor portion of her scene create a gingham-like pattern while her selective stitching on the top half creates a textural dot-and-diamond pattern with less stitching required.

Handmade card from Laurie Willison featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Laurie’s card evokes a festive feeling by relying on a simple color scheme, a few stamped and die-cut images, and some fun mixing and matching of elements to create four unique quadrants of fun. The images in Martini Time are engaging as they include text representative of delectable drinks incorporated right into the design!

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team and some MFT friends played with our May Release.

MFT & Friends: April 2018

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! What’s new this month? FIVE fabulous MFT friends are joining us…think of it as our traditional Release Replay with a twist.

Handmade card from Vika Salmina featuring products from My Favorote Things #mftstamps

Vika has brought together products from a variety of releases, including the most recently released Birdie Brown Rain or Shine, to impart sunshine and warmth to a charming little scene. Puddle splashing with friends in an after-rain sunset is a just about perfect way to spend an evening!

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

Our cross-stitch products have been a hit, in part because in addition to a wide assortment of pre-planned patterns we’ve provided, they’re also a blank canvas just waiting for your own inspired patterns. If you’re in the mood to be crafty but just want to cozy up under a blanket in front of the TV while you’re at it, this is the perfect solution! Once the cross-stitch is done, the card comes together in minutes. Rachel’s pretty posey was created with our Floral Patterns PDF found HERE.

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team and some MFT friends played with our April Release.

Release Replay: March 2018

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!

Handmade card from Francine Vuilleme featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps #happybirthday

Basic shapes are so incredibly versatile. Build patterns, use them for unique scene-building elements, or create simple layering pieces to highlight different card elements. Francine has combined die-cut triangles with blended ink triangles to create a masterful showcase for a straightforward stamped sentiment.

A variety of sizes are included in both the STAX and stencil versions of triangles so the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Die cut some simple shapes in a variety of sizes and push them around on your card to create an endless array of designs.

Handmade card from Vika Salmina featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps #smile

Bold die-cut words provide a fun opportunity for integrating a sentiment into your scene. Vika used our newest Free with $60 Die-namics to create a perch for two bubble-blowing bunnies.

Think about how you can use words, stamped, or die cut, as a means to create interactive scene elements for your characters.Try using masking to allow critters to peek from “behind” stamped words or use characters to replace letters in your greeting!

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.

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Release Replay: February 2018

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!

For this replay, we’re featuring two different ways to incorporate the Magical Mandala Die-namics into your crafting.

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

Torico’s passion for pastels highlights the stunning intricacy of the Magical Mandala. A simple white die cut has been elevated to incredible heights thanks to her deft coloring abilities. Grab your markers and get busy!

Try highlighting simply colored sections of your background with gel pen dots – it’s an easy way to customize your look even further!

Handmade gift box from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

While Torico’s mandala takes center stage, Inge has expertly used hers as a layering piece — it acts almost as a doily to back her simple but sweet scene.

If coloring isn’t your thing or time is of the essence, stick with basic stamping but mix up your card stock choices for variety!

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.

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Inge

Release Replay: January 2018

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!

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

Barbara has pulled out a classic background pattern and combined it with some of our latest release products. The Romantic Script Background is ideal for love notes and a beautiful pairing with our new Marble Background.

If pattern mixing is intimidating, stick with graphic shapes, classic fonts, and a monochromatic color palette, adding in neutrals for balance.

Handmade card from Anna Kossakovskaya featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Paris is for lovers and so many of our stamp sets feature characters that are destined to discover amour. Anna’s spotlighted our Raving Raccoons’ love with some creative stenciling and an iconic backdrop.

Consider your supplies with new eyes, envisioning ways to repurpose their obvious use into something suited to the theme of other projects…you might be surprised at what you come up with!.

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.

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Release Replay: December 2017

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.

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Inge Groot featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Inge’s cool gate-fold card conceals a decorated interior and perfect envelope enclosure for a congratulatory gift card or note. She’s used the Our Town Die-namics to create a slipcover to keep the card folded and elements secured.

A little extra effort goes a long way! I’m totally inspired by Inge’s technique…why not try something a little different than a standard top or side-fold A2 design for your next card?

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

The Honeycomb Background is the perfect pairing with Meant to Bee but look a little more closely and you’ll also spy some flowers — also a match made in heaven for those darling bees! Torico’s embossing created a perfect platform for a little pattern play.

Consider your supplies with new eyes, envisioning ways to repurpose their obvious use into something suited to the theme of other projects…you might be surprised at what you come up with!.

This is just the beginning – keep on clicking to see how others on our team interpreted this month’s replay.

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Release Replay: November 2017

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.

Handmade card from Amy Yang featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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.

Handmade card from Francine Vuilleme featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

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.