Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop- Day 1

Mark's Finest Papers' Design Teams are celebrating our NEWEST STAMP RELEASE with a Blog Hop. Our very talented Design Teams have created exciting paper crafts for your inspiration. With the addition of New Design Team members to inspire you, this is going to be a really fun-packed Hop!

We have 4 New Stamp Sets Released today: Tweet Blessings, Flourished Sea Creatures, Regal & Proud, and Owl Be Here. For your convenience, all 4 stamp sets are available for purchase TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, (a set that will be released NEXT month), visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs on August 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2010. On Saturday, (August 14, 2010), a winner will be chosen FOR EACH DAY from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for that day. (There will be four different winners, one winner for each day.)

THAT MEANS IF YOU MISSED A DAY, YOU STILL HAVE OTHER CHANCES WIN! And, you can go back and comment on each day's blogs, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!

Today we are featuring the Tweet Blessings stamp set.
For my card, I used the birdhouse and one of the sentiments from this set.  I embossed the birdhouse in black then colored it with Tim Holtz Distress inks.  The papers used are Hazelnut Tan from Mark's Finest Papers, Kiwi Kiss from Stampin Up, and Basic Grey's Origins paper pad.  I completed the card by adding a layered flower and ribbons.  The stamps, Hazelnut Tan paper, Tim Holtz inks, and ribbons are all available at Mark's Finest Papers.

August Guest Designer- Wendy- http://paperinkandsmiles.blogspot.com/
Claudine- http://cardsbyclaudine.blogspot.com/ (you are here)

Join us tomorrow for day 2 of the blog hop!

38 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!!! love that yellow and green combo!

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  2. Nice shading on the birdhouse -- and it looks so nice in that octagon nestie.

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  3. What a FANTASTIC creation, Claudine!! Great colors and a super job coloring in the birdhouse. Very eye-catching--I love it :)

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  4. Those die shapes really set the birdhouse off Claudine! Love all your layers as well.
    Connie

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  5. Wonderful card ~ love the color combination!

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  6. Love the beautiful colors and patterns in your wonderfully layered design!! What a gorgeous card, Claudine!!

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  7. Oh, love the papers and color choices. Well done.

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  8. Gorgeous card, beautiful colors.

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  9. Love how you made that birdhouse glow!

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  10. Love the outdoor meadow feel to this card with your wonderful papers and colors! the bird house looks lovely on this!

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  11. I love the day and night look of the dp you used, and your gorgeous coloring!! WOW!

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  12. This is beautiful Claudine. The colors are great!

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  13. Wonderful colors & your bird house looks grounded. Great card.

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  14. So beautifully done, Claudine!! Love the layout and the elegant papers. A gorgeous creation!

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  15. Oooh, that birdhouse is stunning in yellow! :)

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  16. Totally love that Origins paper! Gorgeous card!

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  17. Beautiful new release Faith!! Congrats!

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  18. Claudine--I love this in black & gold (my high school colors). Just beautiful! TFS

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  19. Great choice of papers on this card.

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  20. Ohh beautiful! I love the warmth the yellow adds!

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  21. Beautiful colouring of your birdhouse!

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  22. What a pretty creation! Love your coloring and the colors used on the birdhouse.

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  23. I love the coloring of the birdhouse and your flower!

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  24. Oh I love everything about your card, the papers, the flower, the colors, the nestability shape, it all is wonderful!

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  25. Claudine that yellow birdhouse is gorgeous!

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  26. Beautiful sponging - totally LOVE your colors!

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  27. Such an incredible paper combo. Beautiful colors!

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  28. Gorgeous, love the rich colors!

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  29. The sponging and coloring on the birdhouse looks amazing, but the DP you chose is over-the-top gorgeous! What a beautiful card this is!!!

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  30. I love everything about this card!!! It speaks to me, oops don't tell anybody!

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  31. Wonderful card! Love the contrast of the dark and light.

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  32. What a gorgeous card! Love the green because it looks so rich.

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  33. So many beautiful elements on your card creation - just lovely!

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