Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Mark's Finest Papers July release. . . Planted with Love




I'm sure you've seen photos on other blogs showing the colors they used on their images and while I am still an amateur when it comes to the copics, I thoughts I'd do the traditional 'cup o'markers' image so you can see which shades I used, except for the random ciaos in the mix. I really like the watermelon image, it makes for a cheerful card.

For this card I tried to make a bit of a scene, the sunflower image to me could double as a sun standing along. There is a stand-alone sunflower image in the set, that one was a bit large for my plans, so I stamped and cut out one of the sunflowers from the seedpacket for mine. Tickets are big right now, I don't have a ticket punch or die, I wanted my sentiment on that sort of shape. I took an old SU punch I own and cut off the half circles on either side of the rectangle . . . if any of you own this particular punch you'll know which one I'm talking about. Worked like a charm! Those crows crack me up, I'm looking forward to seeing what the rest of the design team does with them too.

There is something else worth mentioning besides the stamps. Mark's Finest Papers is offering a new Neutrals Pack that has some great layering weight colors that retail for $7.99 and include:

80lb Speedy the Cat Black Linen

80lb Deepest Mahogany

100lb Deep Gloss White

80lb French Vanilla Bean

80lb Hazelnut Tan

100lb Chip Board (Kraft)

80lb Gray Storm

The link to the paper is right here!


Hello! Welcome to the July 2011 MFP New Releases Blog Hop!

This week's new releases are: Little Birds With Big Mouths, Planted with Love, Lilacs in the Summer, and Adirondack Summer.For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Planted With Love? (If you don't want to wait to win, you can always purchase the sets right away! We'll substitute a set from NEXT month's release if today's winner has already purchased this set!)

For your chance to win: Comment on the following Design Team members' blogs TODAY before midnight EDT. There will be ONE random winner chosen from the comments on today's Blog Hop blogs. That winner will win Planted With Love. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's blog post.

Lois

Vicky Dawn Anne Peggysue Connie Emily Karen Patty Roxie Vicki Liz Geri Lynn Mark’s Finest Papers

47 comments:

Nerina said...

Wow Peggysue! I can't believe how gorgeous your seed labels are! I'm such a sucker for gingham and was so bowled over, that concentration after your first card was hard for me ... but they're all beautiful!! :0)

Traci M said...

They are all so pretty...I'm working on a seed packet card right now too...love your gingham and pretty watermelon shading...and the third with the fence and little flowers is so charming and sweet!! Wonderful work, Peggysue!

jdmommy said...

Peggysue, these cards are fabulous!! I love the pink on each and every one!

Brenda said...

Peggysue these are gorgeous!!

Ink n' knit up said...

Very pretty and delicate- what a great way to use the set!

Bonnie aka raduse said...

These are all fantastic! Need to go check out that paper. Thanks for the tip.

Eemeli said...

That first card is such a cutie and I love the added black. This one is my fav even though other cards are beautiful also ^^
Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

sonyaeverding said...

absolutely beautiful

Lisa Jane said...

oh i love the seed packets .. gorgeous colours
Lisa x

Kittie said...

YOur cards are precious! I especially love that you went with more pink details on the watermelon seeds image.

Lois said...

Looks like you've been having fun with this set! Three marvelous cards -- I especially like the one with the gingham DP.

Marion said...

Two fabulous cards and both with gorgeous detail. Lovin these stamps.
Marion

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

These are so sweet Peggy Sue. Love how you used lots of lace with this image. So attractive.

Lynn McAuley said...

What a gorgeous parade of beautiful cards, Peggysue!! These are so awesome!!

Vicki said...

Looking at your three cards I have to say that the first is my fav just because of the gingham and dots and the colors..It is perfect..I like the second one too because the doily gives it such a soft feel and the third card is just pure fun!

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Connie said...

Adorable Peggysue! My top pick would be the first only because of the gingham/dots combo which I love.
Connie

Nancy said...

The gingham and black are fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing.

Dawn said...

such beautiful samples!! I love the first one

Chrissy D said...

These are all so pretty! Love the different punches and papers you used!!!

Erin said...

All three cards are awesome!

Аня said...

So warm and sunny cards! great job!

Emily Keaton said...

All three of these are SO fun, PeggySue! Great coloring, great papers, great layouts. And your crow scene is so creative. Nicely done!

Carol Dee said...

All your cards are sweet as can be! I would not have thought to use pastels! Fabulous.

Pam said...

Each and every card is fabulous!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome cards! You are the busy stamper!

Rosie said...

Wow love the looks of your cards. The swiss dot with the black and white dot is great and using the dolly just makes the card,love it.

Dawn Mercedes said...

Oh! my favorite part on these cards is how you made the sunflower into a sun! wow...clever!

Lori said...

Gorgeous cards Peggysue!!

Liz Williams said...

Love to use gingham with this cute set too. Looks like you are having as much fun with it as I am. I've made a gazzillion cards with it too, I just haven't gotten them all posted yet!!

Newbie said...

PeggySue, these cards are the cutest!!! Love all of them! The white one is sooo sunny! And the last one with the scene is soooo adorable!! You do FAB work11111

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh my goodness Peggysue--you really did a supurb job on these cards!!! Just love them all!!!! TFS

Theresa said...

Great cards...love them all...great coloring.

DebraM said...

WOW..FABULOUS!! love you coloring...everything about your cards screams PERFECT :)

redwasher1 said...

Well, all of these cards are stunning!! I love the DP it works perfectly!!!!!!!!!!

Elin said...

Wonderful cards! I love the pink touch :)

scrapalajen said...

PeggySue, your seeds packets are soooooo cute lady:-) Love the colours!TFS!

ashjoy said...

PS, your copic coloring is just stunning. I love that seed packet!

Vicky Gould said...

Wow, you were busy! Three amazing cards!

Barbara Colbert said...

That seed packet is gorgeous!!! LOVELY job!!!!!

Designing with Debbie said...

What beautiful cards. They are all so much fun.

Joanne (jojot) said...

love the femininity you brought to each of your cards

Neva said...

WOW PeggySue you have been busy. All of your samples are fantastic

SueB said...

lovin' the blog hop - thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

Janeen said...

Peggysue, you really dressed up that seed packet. Love your elegance in all that you do.

imastampin said...

What wonderful creations Peggysue. I love them all!

Sharron said...

These are all so lovely--great job! I especially love the gingham with black & white and that fabulous watermelon seed packet!

Roxie said...

real cute cards, I really like the pink gingham.