Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company
October Blog Hop! 
This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
 Featured Oct. 28
Owls
Featured Oct. 29
Polka Dot Country
Featured Oct. 30
Cardinal
Featured Oct. 31
Create with Pine Boughs
 
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 November 1, 2014 on the MFP Stamp Shop 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 October 31, 2014.
As the weather begins to turn, it starts to feel like it might be time to make some Christmas cards.  This Cardinal set is just perfect for some really festive cards.  Even as I write this post, I have more and more ideas about how to use this image!  The beautiful clean lines will make an elegant embossed card.  I can't wait to try it!
 
Here's the Design Team:  Lois, Kelli Jo, Karen , Kathy, Toni, Janine, Shirley Q, Vickie, Sandy, Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

Thanks for stopping by.  Be sure to head off and see Janine now.  Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.

Details - Stamps:  Cardinal (MFP); Paper: Snow Storm Smooth (MFP), Black Licorice (MFT); Ink: Tuxedo Black, Soft Sky, and whatever green was left on my sponge dauber; Accessories: Copic & Touch Twin Markers, large oval punch, stampin' dimensionals, white gel pen, Copic multiliner.

15 comments:

Jean Bullock said...

Beautiful coloring and I love the cut out you made to show the sentiment. Very creative.

nwilliams6 said...

The way you did that sentiment and doubled up the branch is so great! Looks totally fabulous! Hugz

Jane said...

Lovely card! Love the layout!!!

Janine said...

Really like the little cut out for your sentiment. Great use of the set to make a full perch for the cardinal.

terrie said...

Your card turned out so nice...the coloring is awesome...
Well done on the cut out sentiment.

Lois said...

Very nice! I like the cut-out area for your sentiment.

Sue D said...

Lovely cardinal card. I like the soft background coloring.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

The way you allowed for the sentiment is really cool!

Anne said...

Absolutely gorgeous and I love what you did with the cut out sentiment....very effective!

Kathy Bradley said...

Toni,
Very pretty and elegant! The cut-out for the greeting is awesome!

SHartl said...

I do love the way you cut out the oval on the edge to stamp your sentiment. What a unique card!

Janis said...

Lovely coloring and that unusual cut-out is terrific and really adds interest!!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Vickie Y said...

Love the way you did the sentiment and the way your extended the branch for the cardinal. Beautiful card.

sweet art designs said...

Great job. The cutout was a wonderful accent

vinita jain said...

You steal the show, very innovative idea to present this glorious bird and love the festive sentiment to create more interest and fun!!!