MFT July 2020 Release

Welcome back everyone! I’m excited to be joining MFT & Friends to showcase the July 2020 release from My Favorite Things! I love creating with MFT products so I always get a little giddy when I get to play with some of the release.

My first card is one of my favorites! It’s the Big Birthday Wishes Die-namics. It’s just what it is. A big birthday wish. As you can see it cuts out words for a good part of the card front

There are so many different things I thought of doing behind my birthday wish. I settled on heat embossing in white the Number Jumble Background stamp. Then I ink blended Festive Berries, Mustard Seed, Broken China and Wilted Violet Distress Oxide inks.

I trimmed the front panel down to my favorite size which is 3 3/4″ x 5″ and mounted to a Fog card base.

Next we have the new set Best Friends in the Universe. Well of course I had to do a galaxy background!

I created the background using Distress Spray Stains in Black Soot, Peacock Feathers, Picked Raspberry and Twisted Citron on Tim Holtz Watercolor cardstock. After the panel was dry, I trimmed it down and lightly ink blended Black Soot Distress Ink to deepen the edges.

Here’s the trick to perfect splatters. I covered the background in Micro-glaze. Then splattered on Picket Fence White Paint with a splatter brush. I get the brightest white stars when doing this. A good tip I learned from Tim.

This next card might make you hungry. We have All the Cupcakes! I used the Square Extraorginaire to ink blend a background in Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide inks.

With white pigment ink, I lightly ink blended on dots with the Card Sized Confetti Stencil.

Another great set is the Fun Flowers. I love the simplicity of the flowers.

I stamped a random background using white pigmnet ink and Kraft cardstock.

Last but certainly not least is Balloon Bundle. Who doesn’t love a bunch of balloons?! Well, in real life, they scare me lol. I am one of those people who is scared of when they pop but on a card…. totally adorable!

I paired the balloons with the Card Sized Confetti stencil for a festive look.

Whew! Can you believe there is more from the release?! This was just a sampling but I always have so much fun creating with MFT!

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41 thoughts on “MFT July 2020 Release

  1. Daria Z. says:

    Wow, you’ve sure been busy!! Fabulous cards, each and every one – but my fave is the first. Love that you used that number background behind the die cut!!

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  2. Heidi Rees says:

    Wow Mindy, looks like you had fun! So many great cards! Love the rainbow colors and number jumble stamp on the first card, the space scene on the second card, and the CAS designs in the last three cards!

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  3. Denise Bryant says:

    So many fun card ideas! I really love the awesome card you created with the galaxy scene! Thanks for sharing the tip about the splatters!

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  4. Hanh says:

    AMAZING set of cards!!! They’re all wonderful but the first one with the huge word die is my favorite! Oh I love this word die already! Love the vibrant rainbow colors and how you combined it with the Number Jumble background! Awesome idea!

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  5. Christine Johnson says:

    Omigosh! All super cute and festive cards! Love all the different style backgrounds! I have to say my favorite is the galaxy one! Awesome galaxy background with the ink blending and splatters! Great tip on using the Micro glaze! Tfs Hugs and blessings, Christine

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  6. Robin Ridpath says:

    Wow! What an amazing bunch of cards! I love your space card! Your galaxy sky is out of this world! Thanks for passing on TH’s trick for the stars, I can’t wait to try it.

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  7. Laurie Rankin says:

    WOW! Your cards are so wonderful. Thanks for the tip on the space/stars background! It looks like ink blended glitter paper! So pretty!

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  8. sabinevdk says:

    Love your cards! That background for the space card was fantastic and I love that you used the numbers background die behind the birthday wording!

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  9. Paula Haller says:

    Love these cards! Just when I think I have a favorite, I scroll to find another! Your background on the space card is gorgeous (thanks for the glaze/splatter tip!), and I love the way you used the Fun Flowers, but my fav is your Big Birthday Wishes cut out with the perfectly blended rainbow Number Jumble peeking through.

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  10. Jessica Kerr says:

    Amazing card set and thanks for sharing the tip you used with your stars. I’m going to try that next time instead of a gel pen!

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  11. Anneleise Hampson says:

    Thanks for thy e great tip about the glaze when making galaxy backgrounds. I will definitely have to try that out – I often notice my backgrounds do not have bright white splatters. Amazing cards.

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