Monday, 9 September 2013

MFP September Blog Hop Sneak Peek

Hi Everyone!  Its the Monday before this month's Mark's Finest Papers blog hop so that means its time for a sneak peek!!  Today I'll be showing you the extra full set, and the mini set that comes with the four main sets when you purchase them as a bundle.  I'm really excited to show you!

First I'll show you the extra set.  Its a Christmas themed set, which is good because Christmas is right around the corner.  Called "  it is a great set to use for both cards and for gift tags:

I came up with two similar cards for this set:

The images and the tags work perfectly together.

The second set is the mini set this month and I must say its my favourite set being offered this month.  Its called "Nature's Broadstrokes":

I love that flower image. So pretty!  Even so, I started with the 'nature' stamp because as soon as I saw it I was inspired to create my own embellishment with it:

I love the faux-metal embellishment technique. You can find a tutorial here.  I also made some rolled flowers by cutting out two rough circles, then cutting them into spirals and rolling them to make two flowers.  I love this patterned paper so it is a good way to use up the scraps.

I couldn't help but go CAS for my second card:

A simple card for a simple image.  I love this image!  I can see myself using it over and over and over.  And I love that the set included a mini version too, perfect for the inside.  :)

Thats it for today, I hope you liked what I've come up with.  And I hope you come back tomorrow for the blog hop!  There are lots of lovely sets that I know you will enjoy!


  1. Cathy your style is stunning! I am always eager to see what you have come up with! Love the vintage look with the veneer snowflakes!!! Your blue nature card just makes me say WOW! The embossed flower is gorgeous CAS! So glad i stopped by today!

  2. Love, love, love your projects today.
    The colours you used on your Christmas cards are great.

  3. All look wonderful. LOVE that Santa card.

  4. Beautiful work!!! I love them all...

  5. Gorgeous cards and I love the vintage paper.

  6. These are really fun cards! I love the multi loop bows on the tags. That flower really carries the card on its own!

  7. Cathy- These are all amazing looking cards! You made me gasp, as they are all breathtaking!


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