Tuesday, 13 August 2013

MFP Blog Hop Day #1 - Pocket Watches

Mark's Finest Papers August Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured August 13th - Pocket Watches
Featured August 14th - Joyous Season
Featured August 15th - Country Charm 
Featured August 16th - Wealthy Fish

Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs (don't forget this one), each day for more chances to win! (You do NOT have to comment on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly!) All four winners will be announced on August 17, 2013 on the Mark's Finest Papers blog. You can go back and comment if you missed a day. (HINT: The more you comment, the more chances you have to win and comments on the MFP blog count twice!) The deadline for commenting is 10 PM EST on Friday August 16, 2013.




 The special stamp set we have for you this month is:
"Lucky You"




 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is
"Take Time Mini"
                                                      


Today's set is called "Pocket Watches" and as I mentioned in my previous post it is the perfect compliment for the mini set this month:


I love background stamps and this was a fun one to play with.  I came up with three cards this time (no pun intended, lol):














I had fun trying to figure out different ways to use the stamp and I played with some nice bright colours, which is not usually like me!  :)

I hope you enjoyed my cards, but the fun is not over!  You can visit Mark's Finest Papers store to purchase these sets along with lots of other wonderful sets.  Or, if you need some inspiration the DT list is below!  This is a blog hop after all and talented Toni is next on the list!  Or if you've started here click below to go back to the beginning.

24 comments:

Janine said...

Some inspired work. Love the different looks.

Thrifty Stamper said...

All three cards are beautiful! I especially love the one with the yellow spotlighting!

Lois said...

Great use of these sets. I like the way you used the twine on the first one and the yellow spotlighting on the second. But my favorite is the third one, with the purple!

stamping sue said...

your pocket watches are all so colorful!!! love it.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Tamara D said...

All the cards are great, but the first one is my favorite!

Mary Ann said...

Love your cards!!!Very colorful,love the different ways you use the stamp!They are BEAUTIFUL!!!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Especailly the variety of embellishments for texture. Like the pop of color look.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

MariLynn said...

Beautiful cards. I really like the use of the pearl stick pins. I was especially drawn to your card when you colored a couple of the watches with yellow. It really stands out.

Jane said...

wow you really rocked this set! I love all the bright colors!

Angie said...

wow!!! I love how you turned this image into feminine looks! Love that first one with the flowers and the fun use of twine! Your second is such fun with the pop of yellow and absolutely gorgeous color on the third! You rocked this set!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

I like all the ribbons and twine that you added! Very nice cards!

bboo said...

love the brown one best but all are wonderfully made. Such talent.

Kathy Bradley said...

Wow and wow again, Cathy. What beautiful cards - and I will say that my fav is the last card with all the gorgeous and deep colors.

wannabcre8tive said...

Fabulous cards! I love the bright colors of the last one with the black embossing. The added twine and pins really look pretty.

Stampsnob said...

Don't know what to say they are all so fab...........Lis

Winnie and Patty said...

What a wonderful set of cards Cathy! I think you really like this set! Great job. TFS

Pat Garvin said...

The first card is my favorite. Love the lay out.

kReN said...

Bold and brave colors for your cards. TFS!

Come and see what I've done!
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http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Ravengirl said...

I wanted to add color to the background, but I just couldn't figure out how to make it work! So glad you did!

Sue D said...

I like the variety of cards you created.

Larisa said...

This is the beautiful cards to be treausred. Nice job!

Carmen Mitchell said...

WOW What a wonderful assortment of sample cards! THanks so much for sharing your creativity...

Anne said...

Wow! What a lovely assortment and for an image I thought was more masculine, you have shown how to feminise it superbly! Bravo!

Jo4Him said...

Great cards; love the yellow highlighting on the 2nd card.