Thursday, September 25, 2014

Nutcrackers - A Mark's Finest Papers, A Heinrich Company Blog Hop

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company
Sept.  Blog Hop! 
This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
 Featured  Sept. 23
Hot Air Balloons
Featured Sept. 24
Featured Sept. 25
Featured Sept. 26
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 six winners will be announced on Sept. 27, 2014 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 Sept. 26, 2014.
Now we are getting primed for Christmas with our Nutcrackers set.  This set has two lovely nutcrackers to color any way you like.  I let my 8 year old pick the colors for me .  She was very excited and ran to get her hard cover picture book of The Nutcracker.  She found the colors in the story and I did my best to create him true to the picture she had selected.  I had to ad lib just a bit because my stamped nutcracker has a different uniform than my storybook nutcracker.  My 8 year old was pleased nonetheless.  That was a relief (if you have spent any time with 8 year olds you can appreciate how they tell it like it is)!
Thanks for stopping by today.  Come on back tomorrow for more creativity!!!
Details - Stamps: Nutcrackers (MFP); Paper: Snow Storm Smooth (MFP), Black Licorice (MFT), 7 Gypsies dsp; Ink: Tuxedo Black; Accessories: Copic & Touch Twin Markers, Gold cording, Scor-Tape, stampin' dimensionals.


nwilliams6 said...

Super coloring, papers, can colors! The gold cord is a perfect addition as well. Wonderful card Toni! Hugz!

Lois said...

So glad your daughter was happy with your nutcracker -- because it is just lovely. Nutcrackers are so fun because you can you lots of different color combinations.

stamping sue said...

Nice that your daughter helped you with the nutcracker card. he came out beautifully.
stamping sue

MariLynn said...

Great job coloring him.When I started, I was at a loss on how to color mine so I had to google them. They all seemed pretty much the same, so I left thinking that there were limited ways to color him. I guess what was limited was my imagination. Seeing how we all colored him so differently has been fun. Great job showcasing this month's sets.

wannabcre8tive said...

A very cute card.

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Sweet little CAS card.

Kathy Bradley said...

Pretty and elegant card, Toni!!

Vickie Y said...

Very pretty card; love the rich colors you used.

Barbara Washburn said...

Love these nutcrackers and the lovely job you did with this one!