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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I’m always so super excited about each new release but the sadness at Torico retiring is real. I loved loved loved this line of stamps. I hope she comes back for a special edition in the future at some point. I sure am grateful that her stamps will be coming back though.

Margaret April 30, 2021

Festive old friend stamp set makes me smile! _

MyBonnetBee April 30, 2021

I love the stencil and the new colors. A great blue!

marcy April 30, 2021

I really like the Festive Old Friends set!

Cynthia Cole April 30, 2021

Those old folks make me giggle and I really love that new stencil!

Miriam Prantner April 30, 2021

Love love the Festive Old People set perfect addition to my MFT collection.

Helen Scoville April 30, 2021

Looking forward to adding a few of these to my supplies. The “2020 didn’t count” sentiment is my favorite! LOL

Adriana April 30, 2021

Great release as always!

Evan April 30, 2021

that snowcone color is perfect!! Great release!

Cindy C April 30, 2021

One can never have enough florals!

Kylie Z April 30, 2021

“You’re not a year older…” is my favorite sentiment!!!!

A. Rose April 30, 2021

Love the new colors!

KarenAS April 30, 2021

I love this birthday set!!

Kaily April 30, 2021

I so love those birthday puns!

Karyn K Siemering April 30, 2021

I so love those birthday puns!

Karyn K Siemering April 30, 2021

another wonderfully done release. Love the Freshly picked and the stitched alphabet….so exciting.

Karen Dunbrook April 30, 2021

Once again, MFT knocks it out of the park! Such a great new release, especially for us over 50, the new 30!

Maureen Hampshire April 30, 2021

The daisies are lovely, but the chubby little guy in the arm chair wins the cuteness award hands down!! This is going to be a great release!!

Tammy Massey April 30, 2021

Love the old friends set and the in stitches alphas!

Monica Maier April 30, 2021

Beautiful flowers 🌼

Sathsara Egalahewa April 30, 2021

How exciting!!! New release time once again! This is always my favorite time! The Festive Old Friends set is adorable and perfect for my stash. I have very little directed towards older people specifically. And the Freshly Picked Bouquet is both beautiful and versatile. Love the scripted sentiments in it! I also love all things stitched and the In Stitches alphabet dies are a MUST HAVE! The new Punched Pattern stencil is cool and also very versatile. Love, love, love the new color Something Blue in ink pads and card stock! Another must have. And the new updated formula to our beloved favorite inks. Keep up the good work!

Carleen Chance April 30, 2021

Loving the Old Friends for those totally “adult” occasions!

Laurie Glover April 30, 2021

so funny!

Pai Meng April 30, 2021

So cute!! Can’t wait to see the rest of the release!

Tracy F April 30, 2021

Love the sketched style of the freshly picked bouquet stamps

Kathryn D April 30, 2021

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