Let the Festivities Begin — the May Release Countdown Starts NOW!

From Festive Old Friends to unbearably adorable bunny and bear pals (Cuteness Overload!), the new release will delight you. You'll be happy to stay cozy and crafty right at home while dreaming of your next adventure with this incredible release!

Birdie Brown stamps and Die-namics dies are a hallmark of the My Favorite Things family, and it brings us incredible joy to share this remarkable line with the world.

The inimitable Torico is stepping away from illustrating stamps, but her designs will live on. MFT will continue to serve as the home of Birdie Brown, offering the complete product line, including the return of all previously retired sets. We love the Birdie Brown line of products, and are excited about offering the opportunity for our customers to continue crafting and collecting her beloved designs.

  • You can enter to win an MFT shopping spree by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before 8 PM EDT on May 3. 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 AM EDT on May 4 on the MFT Blog.


There’s no friend like an old friend and no one better to celebrate with than the ones that have known you longest! Festive Old Friends is the follow-up to the hugely popular Old Friends set. You’ll make indelible memories with this quintet of rejoicing retirees. All the party essentials are included — balloons, gifts, party hats, and of course a sweet treat with a LOT of candles — so get the party started SOON (because bedtime comes sooner than you expect!)

The coordinating dies are open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our dies lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die. 

Handmade card from Linda Van Wely featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps


Gerbera daisies and poppies make for a beautiful, casual bouquet. This large-scale image will shine on A2 card fronts spanning the full height of your card panel. A mix of greenery provides color contrast and texture. A wide selection of sentiment options is included to afford the opportunity to craft for a range of occasions. 

The coordinating die is open inside to allow you to stamp, then cut OR cut, then stamp. This feature keeps our dies lightweight and allows for easy removal of the die cut from the die. 

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


A classic alphabet die set is an essential component of a well-rounded cardmaking toolbox, and the In Stitches Alphabet fits the bill perfectly. This set features a 1” tall alphabet with a neat line of stitching down the center of the lines that comprise each letter. The size of these letters makes them an ideal option for creating a text-based design and lends them well to integrating into sentiments created with stamped lead-in and follow-up phrases.

Handmade card from Marieke Slaats featuring products from My Favorite Things #mftstamps


You’ll get so much enjoyment exploring all the styles this cool stencil can be integrated into. From industrial to modern to creating subtle texture for the most feminine of looks, your color choices and techniques determine the outcome. You have to love a design that works with everything!

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


This release features a gorgeous new cool blue for you to add to your growing collection of Premium Dye Inks and heavyweight card stock. The ink pad and cube feature a firm foam surface for impeccable coverage, and the updated formula was designed for improved stamp impressions. You'll also find four customer favorites updated to the new design. Each color is available as both a 3 3/8" x 2 1/8" foam pad as well as a perfectly portable ink cube featuring a 1" x 1" foam pad.

Something Blue


New Formula, Same Great Colors

Red Hot

Lemon Drop

Sno Cone

Blue Yonder

Would you like a closer look at everything included in today's sneak peek collection? Be sure to watch part one of the May Release Product Previews video below or on our Youtube channel!


Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new release products. The fun is just beginning — in the coming days, we’ll be showcasing all of the new products until the release on May 4!


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Festive Old Friends is perfect! Definitely a have to have it set.

Ann Bedard May 01, 2021

Love the Festive Old Friends! And the Stitched alphabet. Cheers.

Melanie Ann MacKenzie May 01, 2021

Gutted to hear about Torico! :( Love her stamp set so much! Can’t wait to get my hands on those new blue and aqua colours, though.

Liz Vefall May 01, 2021

Love thos wonderful new flowers and the old frinds are such fun! Such clever additons!

Helen F May 01, 2021

Love the old folks and the sentiment about 2020 !

Colinda May 01, 2021

Festive old friends is amazing, I will have to get that one! And the 2020 related sentiment is the cherry on top!

Mirella Rogan May 01, 2021

Love these new stamps!! So adorable, funny and beautiful. Amazing work by design team members. :-)

Kanan Pandya May 01, 2021

Old Friends set is so cute!

Nives K May 01, 2021

So much amazing and it’s only day one!

Meagan W May 01, 2021

Cute Festive Old Friends stamp set and Punch Pattern stencil.

Toni Ellis May 01, 2021

I love those alphabet dies! So versatile!!!

Leyla Buck May 01, 2021

This is so inspiring. Thanks for sharing

Linda Renaud April 30, 2021

Great start to this new release. I am all about alphabet dies! Nice.

Anneleise Hampson April 30, 2021

I love the Freshly Picked Bouquet and the gorgeous new stencil—-how beautiful they are together on Melania’s card!

Karen B Walker April 30, 2021

I totally adore the Festive Old Friends. The sentiments are hilarious. The Freshly Picked Bouquet is great for anything from a birthday to thinking of you card. I love In Stitches alphabet dies! So many uses for them. The new Punched Pattern stencil would add a great background without being overpowering to the design. I am looking forward to making snowflake cards with the new color paper and ink Something Blue! As always, THANKS for being AWESOME designers!! I can’t wait to add some new products to my stash.

Sherry April 30, 2021

Festive old friends is so fun!

Tracy April 30, 2021

so sad that Torico will not be designing for MFT any more :(
Her designs are always so wonderful!!!
I love them all!

kathy Tanner April 30, 2021

Love the flower bouquet and the adorable festive old friends!

Andrea April 30, 2021

New stencil has so many possibilities. And normally I’m not one for florals, but love the Gerber Daisy. Beautiful!

Julie M April 30, 2021

Wow! You always come up with great new ideas!

Deona April 30, 2021

Love love love the various characters on the birthday stamp…the sentiments are plentiful and can be used for all types of recipients! I like the artistic simplicity of the florals and the stitched alphabet is a must … I like simple subtle elegance.

Lorie April 30, 2021

I love Birthday sets – especially if they are jokey!

Heather Marshall April 30, 2021

Great new release! I love those young (old) folks!!!!

Name Mary Kay Ross April 30, 2021

Love the new blue color!

MerMer April 30, 2021

Love the retirees set, so unique and so sweet!

Jayne Vaughan April 30, 2021

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