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Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Blog Hop 11th February

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company

February Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are


 Featured Feb. 9 - Foo Dogs
Featured Feb. 10 - Birds of the Orient
 Featured Feb. 11 - Birdcages

Featured Feb. 12 - Medallions
Featured Feb. 13 - Fairies
Featured Feb. 14 - Lucky Duck

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 
Feb. 15, 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 Feb. 14, 2014

For today's card I pulled out my gilding flakes which I used with the cage.  I sponged the background through a stencil (Memory Box - thanks for asking Anne) and stamped the sentiment from today's set directly onto my background.  The bird was cut with my Cricut and coloured with some ink on a cotton bud.

Here's the Design Team:

Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.


  1. So well done, Janine. I love how you added the trees.

  2. Ooooo! like the gold gilding flakes on the birdcage.
    stamping sue

  3. I just ADORE this! It is so elegant and beautiful! I love the colours! May I ask what stencil you used? It is just perfect! Great job! TFS!

  4. Gorgeous card. I love the stencilled background and of course that stunning gilded birdcage.

  5. I love how muted this is ...Lis

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  7. Beautiful card, Janine. Your silver birdcage looks so pretty with the stenciled background.

  8. Thanks Janine for all your sweet comments this week! I love both of your bird cards, Both of our cards today are similar...great minds think alike! Ha ha! LOVE the silver on your bird cage! That was an awesome idea!

  9. Gorgeous card; love the beautiful background.

  10. Love your background. I have some flakes somewhere. Never used them.

  11. WOW. The gilding you did on the birdcage is wonderful making a gorgeous card, Janine.

  12. Beautiful take with the Asiah flair!


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