August 13, 2019

Introducing the MFT Vault


We’re opening up the MFT Vault, and we can’t wait to reveal what’s inside. With 13 years of experience under our belts, we’re thrilled to rediscover some classic MFT designs, and share them with you all over again!

We might unearth an old favorite with a new twist, or possibly a brand-new-to-you design you missed out on in the past. We’re confident that this month’s vault contains something you’ll love...are you ready to see what treasure awaits?

For my card today, I created a colourful rainbow card featuring the Artist Palette & Brush Die-namics. I loved this die set when it was originally available so I was pretty excited to see it come out of the Vault!

I coloured the palette paint with Copic markers and added the palette to a white card stock panel. For the sentiment I used a mix of die cut letters and a partially stamped sentiment.

Make sure to head over to the MFT Blog to see the other products that were released from the Vault today! I can't wait to hear what you're most excited about. :)

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July 30, 2019

MFT July Hits & Highlights


Hello and welcome back! Today I have a card to share for the July Hits & Highlights post for My Favorite Things. This month we're continuing the birthday celebration and sharing projects created with the July release.

For my card I used the Cocktail Hour Die-namics along with the A Toast to You stamp set to create a fun and colourful birthday card design.

I die cut all of the pieces from white card stock and then I used my Copic markers to colour them in. I decided to use a rainbow of colours (I know, big surprise right? LOL!) for all of the bottles and glasses and then I coloured the bar cart with shades of grey.

I finished the card with a stamped sentiment strip and I also added some clear sequins for detail and dimension.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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July 24, 2019

MFT WSC 447


Hello and welcome back! Today I have a card to share for the latest MFT sketch challenge.

One of my favourite things to do is ink blend with my stencils in rainbow colours, and when I saw this week's sketch, I immediately knew I wanted to use my Drifts and Hills stencil for the wavy lines on the sketch.

I started at the bottom of my panel and added each colour one at a time by ink blending off the edge of the stencil and then letting the ink get lighter as I worked my way up the panel in each color. Once I finished the ink blending, I die cut the word 'HI' using the Impact Alphabet dies and I adhered the panel onto a white card base with foam adhesive.

I stamped a second sentiment onto Black Licorice card stock and white heat embossed it and then I layered it over the die cut sentiment. I finished the card with some clear sequins and added Sprinkled Sugar Stickles to the centers. 

Thanks so much for joining me for this week's sketch challenge. Make sure to check it out on the MFT blog and enter your card for a chance to win!

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July 09, 2019

MFT July Release | New Product Launch!


Hello and welcome to the July Release New Product Launch! All of the new products we've been sharing for the past five days are available NOW at My Favorite Things!

For my card today I used the new Drink Up the Sunshine stamp set along with the Swimming Pool Die-namics to create a summer scene complete with a shaker element!


I added brick detail to the background using HIckory Smoke Distress ink and the English Wall Stencil, and then I die cut the pool from the center. I used the same Distress Oxide glaze technique that I shared earlier this week for the water and added the Swimming Pool Shaker pouch and sequins inside the pool.

I love this adorable Birdie Brown image - she looks so cute floating around the pool!

Thanks so much for joining me for July release product launch! Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.
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July 08, 2019

MFT July Release Countdown | Day 1


Hello and welcome to day 1 of the My Favorite Things July Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on July 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Swimming Pool die, along with the new Mermaid for Each Other stamp set to create a fun summer scene.

I used the Distress Oxide Glaze technique to create the pool water and then I die cut the pool shape from a panel of white card stock, letting it go off the right edge. I assembled the scene around it using the Beach Scene Die-namics.

You can see the full how-to video sharing how I created this card on the MFT YouTube channel here.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 1 of the July release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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July 07, 2019

MFT July Release Countdown | Day 2


Hello and welcome to day 2 of the My Favorite Things July Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on July 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Magical Rainbow Die-namics along with the new Rainbow Greetings stamp set to create a simple, but colourful design.

I die cut all of the rainbow pieces from white card stock, and then I used my Copic markers to colour them in. I then assembled the rainbow on the back piece and covered the entire thing in a sparkle pen and Glossy Accents to add a lot of sparkle and shine.

I finished the design with a stamped sentiment and some enamel hearts and then I layered the panel onto a card base that I covered with rainbow striped pattterned paper. 

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 2 of the July release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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July 06, 2019

MFT July Release Countdown | Day 3


Hello and welcome to day 3 of the My Favorite Things July Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on July 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today I created a colourful rainbow cake using the new Celebrate with Cake Die-namics. This die has so many fun layering elements that can be added to the cake, but I decided to just use one and create a repeated pattern.

I die cut all of the pieces from the new Over the Rainbow paper pad and layered them in rainbow order on the cake. I then die cut the Celebrate topper from Silver Sparkle card stock and added that to the top.

I decided it needed a stamped sentiment, so I used one from the Bitty Birthday Wishes stamp set and stamped it directly under the cake. To add a little interest to the cake, I also added clear drops along three rows of the decorative trim. I love the subtle dimension it adds!

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 3 of the July release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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July 05, 2019

MFT July Release Countdown | Day 4


Hello and welcome to day 4 of the My Favorite Things July Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on July 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Impact Alphabet Die-namics to create a large colourful focal word on my card that I paired with a stamped sentiment from the new Bitty Birthday Wishes stamp set.

Stay tuned for the amazing pattened paper I used to cover each of the letter stacks - it is my new favourite paper pad ever! I layered 4 white die cut letters under the coloured paper and then I added a black die cut letter slightly offset behind each one to give them a shadow effect.

I then added the stamped sentiment banner and adhered the card panel to a Grout Gray card base. I finished the card with a few clear sequins for added detail and dimension.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 4 of the July release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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July 04, 2019

MFT July Release Countdown | Day 5


Hello and welcome to day 5 of the My Favorite Things July Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on July 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today I used the new Twist & Turn Die-namics along with some older product to create a fun birthday card with a moving wine bottle.


The Twist & Turn Die-namics allows you to easily move one or two images on a card design with a simple mechanism that's hidden behind the main card panel.  You can check out our TouTube channel today for a video that Laura created showing the die in more detail. It looks complicated but it's actually really easy to use!


In the second photo, you can see the wine bottle actually tips to make it look like it's pouring into one of the glasses. For the glasses, I coloured them all with Copic markers and used glossy accents over top to make them look shiny.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 5 of the July release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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May 07, 2019

MFT May Release | New Product Launch


Hello and welcome to the May Release New Product Launch! All of the new products we've been sharing for the past five days are available NOW at My Favorite Things!

For my card today I used the new Watermelon Slice Die-namics along with the Sweet Sentiments stamp set to create a summer-themed birthday card.
I created the watermelon with Limelight and Smooth White card stock and used a panel that I covered with Picked Raspberry Distress Ink to create the main part. Using the Distress ink allowed me to add water to it to create a more textured, realistic look.

I stamped the sentiment on black card stock and heat embossed it with white embossing powder, and I added it to the card at an angle to line up with the watermelon edge. 

Thanks so much for joining me for May release launch! Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.
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May 06, 2019

MFT May Release Countdown - Day 1


Hello and welcome to day 1 of the My Favorite Things May Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on May 7th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Builder Bears stamp set along with the Brick Background and Distressed Patterns stamp set to create a colourful design!


I heat embossd the white background and then I stamped the entire thing with random paint splatters using the Distressed Patterns stamp set.

I fussy cut the bears so I could make it look like they were actually painting the wall. I have a video on the MFT YouTube channel today sharing how I created this card.
Thanks so much for joining me for Day 1 of the May release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for the release party!
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May 03, 2019

MFT May Release Countdown | Day 4


Hello and welcome to day 4 of the My Favorite Things May Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on May 7th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Falling from the Clouds Frame Die-namics to create a colourful rainbow themed card!


I love that you can make falling rain or go a little more colourful like I did to create a falling rainbow.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 4 of the May release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

April 09, 2019

MFT April Release - New Product Launch


Hello and welcome to the April Release New Product Launch! All of the new products we've been sharing for the past five days are available NOW at My Favorite Things!

For my card today I used the new Piggy Pebbles stamp set to create a clean & simple card with a bit of dimension with selective stamping. I shared a video yesterday on the MFT YouTube channel showing how I created this card so make sure to check that out if you want to see the process.

I stamped my piggy image onto white card stock with Extreme Black ink, and then I stamped it a second time on another piece of card stock as well so I could colour a separate umbrella and separate pig nose. I coloured the main image as well as the extra pieces, and then I cut out the umbrella and the pig nose with my scissors so I could layer them on top of the main image with foam adhesive.

I finished my card by adding a sentiment strip that was heat embossed with white embossing powder and then I also added some clear raindrops from Studio Katia to add a bit more dimension to the finished design.

Thanks so much for joining me for April release product launch! Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.
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April 08, 2019

MFT April Release Countdown | Day 1


Hello and welcome to day 1 of the My Favorite Things April Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on April 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Free with $60 Die-namics called Stitched Rac Rac to create a colourful design with some simple die-cutting.


I die cut the Ric Rac twice from 6 different colours of card stock and adhered them to a white card stock panel with liquid glue to create a focal element of colour. I then stamped a sentiment from the Sweet Spring Friends stamp set onto black card stock and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. I added it the panel and then I finished the design by adding the panel to a black card base.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 1 of the April release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for the release party!
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April 05, 2019

MFT April Release Countdown | Day 4


Hello and welcome to day 4 of the My Favorite Things April Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on April 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Shutter Card Components Die-namics along with the Picture Perfect stamp set to create an interactive card with the adorable selfie characters.

I created a gatefold card with shutter opening on the inside and a band closure on the front. The band wraps all the way around the card and helps to keep the card closed since there is so much going on in the inside.

The selfie stamps are the perfect size to add inside the shutter opening to reveal a cute image when the card is opened up. I have a video tutorial on the MFT YouTUbe channel today sharing how I created this card from start to finish if you want to check that out. You can find the video HERE.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 4 of the April release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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April 04, 2019

MFT April Release Countdown | Day 5


Hello and welcome to day 5 of the My Favorite Things April Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on April 9th at 10am EDT.

For my card today, I used the new Picture Perfect stamp set along with the Polaroid Shaker Frame and #Captions Die-namics to create a colourful design featuring the iconic Polaroid colours.


I created the striped background by die cutting 5 strips of card stock with the Hearts in a Row - Horizontal Die-namics and then I adhered them all to my white card stock panel that measures 4" x 5 1/4". I dicut two of the Polaroid Shaker Frames from black and white card stock and layered them together for a shadow effect.

Using the same rainbow colours(with the addition of purple), I die cut the hashtag and hello word form the new #Captions Die-namics and adhered it onto the bottom of the polaroid. The photo inside the frame is from the new Picture Perfect stamp set - I finally tried colouring a balck & white photo and I really love how it turned out!

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 5 of the April release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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March 12, 2019

MFT March Release | New Product Launch


Hello and welcome to the March Release New Product Launch! All of the new products we've been sharing for the past five days are available NOW at My Favorite Things!

For my card today I used the new Easter Bunnies stamp set to create a sweet bunny themed card that can be used for Easter or just to say hello.
I stamped and coloured my bunny image with Copic markers and then I diecut it with the coordinating die. I then die cut the Rainy Circle from the center of my panel and inked the rain portion with Peacock Feathers and Mermaid Lagoon Distress Inks.

I finished my card by adding this month's Free with $60 (Tree Branch) on top of the rain circle with foam adhesive for some added dimension and I stamped the Hello sentiment on the main panel with black ink.

Thanks so much for joining me for March release launch! Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.
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March 10, 2019

MFT March Release Countdown | Day 2


Hello and welcome to day 2 of the My Favorite Things March Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on March 12th at 10am EDT.

For my project today I created a felt stuffie with the new Cottontail Cutie Die-namics. I love these cute critters and love working with felt so I was excited to bring them to life in felt form.




I used the Arch STAX dies to create their bodies since the bodies that come with them are a little too small to put stuffing in. Stay tuned tomorrow for a video on the MFT YouTube channel sharing how I create these cute little characters.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 2 of the March release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!

March 09, 2019

MFT March Release Countdown | Day 3


Hello and welcome to day 3 of the My Favorite Things March Release Countdown. For the next five days, we'll be sharing cards and projects featuring all of the new products coming out on March 12th at 10am EDT.

For my card today I used the new A2 Rectangle Frames Die-namics and the coordinating A2 Rectangle Shaker Pouches to create a full card shaker with a die cut sentiment on top.
I ink blended the background with Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, and Worn Lipstick and then I die cut the frame from the entire panel. I added a bunch of sequins inside and then I adhered the frame and pouch over top. I finished the card with the die cut Birthday Wishes sentiment.

Thanks so much for joining me for Day 3 of the March release countdown. Make sure to head over to the MFT blog for a closer look at the new products and more ideas using them.

See you tomorrow for more countdown fun!
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