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Friday, 29 May 2015

MFP May Blog Hop - Day 4

Welcome to the MFP Stamp Shop May Blog Hop


 This month's new Stamp Set Releases are:

Featured May 26 - Tree Scene

Featured May 27 - Animal Birthdays

Featured May 28 - Pots and Vases


Featured May 29 - Tree Scene Selections
I wasn't sure what to do with more trees but I came up with these two cards which both use some left over distress inks left from my watercolouring yesterday. They will be fine for little notes.






Please Hop along with us!! You have a chance to win one of these new stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs ( don't forget this one ) each day for more chances to win! ( You do NOT need to comment on on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly.) The winners will be announced on May 30, 2015 right here 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 Friday May 29, 2015 at 10:00 PM EST.

Here's the Design Team
Enjoy the Hop. Come back soon.Thank you

Thursday, 28 May 2015

MFP May Blog Hop - Day 3

Welcome to the MFP Stamp Shop May Blog Hop


 This month's new Stamp Set Releases are:

Featured May 26 - Tree Scene

Featured May 27 - Animal Birthdays


Featured May 28 - Pots and Vases
 I had some fun with today's set. I ended up with two cards - one using a glass vase and the other two pots. 
For my first card with the vase I used flowers from the set called Lots of Words. I used some Card Candi and a border punch.



For my second card I also needed to pull out the Bring on the Sun stamp set. I am not sure if anyone in the USA knows of Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men - a TV show when we were kids - Black and White and you can see the puppet strings! As you can imagine they were made of flower pots and were called Bill and Ben. The flower was called Little Weed. They lived in two big pots at the bottom of the garden and got up to their antics when the gardener wasn’t around. It was a program (part of our Watch with Mother series) that used to be on the TV when we were kids. It was all so innocent! My brother gets this card when he turns 60 later in the year.
 This card was watercoloured.




Featured May 29 - Tree Scene Selections

Please Hop along with us!! You have a chance to win one of these new stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs ( don't forget this one ) each day for more chances to win! ( You do NOT need to comment on on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly.) The winners will be announced on May 30, 2015 right here 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 Friday May 29, 2015 at 10:00 PM EST.

Here's the Design Team
Enjoy the Hop. Come on back tomorrow for more creative fun!!

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

MFP May Blog Hop - Day 2

Welcome to the MFP Stamp Shop May Blog Hop


 This month's new Stamp Set Releases are:

Featured May 26 - Tree Scene

Featured May 27 - Animal Birthdays
My card today started with the little fox and some Copics. I then decided to play with an old dictionary page and some Brushos. Originally this was going to be a test page but in the end it became part of my card. I embossed it with a hessian embossing folder - one of my current favourites. 



 
Featured May 28 - Pots and Vases

Featured May 29 - Tree Scene Selections

Please Hop along with us!! You have a chance to win one of these new stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs ( don't forget this one ) each day for more chances to win! ( You do NOT need to comment on on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly.) The winners will be announced on May 30, 2015 right here 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 Friday May 29, 2015 at 10:00 PM EST.

Here's the Design Team
Enjoy the Hop. Come on back tomorrow for more creative fun!!

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

MFP May Blog Hop - Day 1

Welcome to the MFP Stamp Shop May Blog Hop


 This month's new Stamp Set Releases are:

Featured May 26 - Tree Scene

This card today uses the trees as a backdrop to my "kids" lined up in pairs.
Yes they are Meerkats. 
Our niece has just got a new teaching post for September in an infant school where outdoor actvities get extra focus. We are of course thrilled for her!
 The blue panel is embossed with a Sizzix embossing folder which I won recently.




Featured May 27 - Animal Birthdays

Featured May 28 - Pots and Vases

Featured May 29 - Tree Scene Selections

Please Hop along with us!! You have a chance to win one of these new stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs ( don't forget this one ) each day for more chances to win! ( You do NOT need to comment on on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly.) The winners will be announced on May 30, 2015 right here 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 Friday May 29, 2015 at 10:00 PM EST.

Here's the Design Team
Enjoy the Hop. Come on back tomorrow for more creative fun!!

Monday, 25 May 2015

Baby News

I believe this card will have made it's way across "the pond" so I now feel it is safe to post it on my blog. I am not aware that quads are expected - only one as far as we know but I used a selection of colours as we don't know the sex yet. Yellow and Grey were the wedding colours so appropriate that a baby was in each colour. Stamps used are from MFP and MFT. There is white pink and blue embossing powders on the background - blue and pink are sparkly but most of the sparkle drops off when you heat it - ugh!
Congratulations to Laura and James.



Wednesday, 13 May 2015

SC540 - Birthday Girl

This week I am prepared - this card is needed for next week so having made it I must remember to post it in time!
I used SC540 and a digital image to make this girlie card.


I stencilled on the background to the image but sadly my green wasn't quite right. The image was coloured with Copics and various papers were used. I haven't used as many papers on a card for a long time!

Friday, 8 May 2015

Tough Week

It has been a tough week and one of these cards was made last weekend and the other one not until today. The today one was actually needed for Wednesday - our niece turned 21. She didn't mind that her card and present would be late, but I still feel bad.

This card is needed for a Birthday yet to come and uses Ravengirl's challenge of time


This 21st card one uses the CAS323 challenge MAY - M for Mosaic (nearly all photos of animals we have taken) A for Animals, Age or Alcohol inks and Y for yellow the hardest letter of this challenge. Anna who turned 21 on Wednesday is training to be a vet and the photos of horse jumping are her when she was younger.


Have a great weekend.