Tuesday, September 13, 2011

MFP Blog Hop - Autumn Glory

Hello! Welcome to the September 2011 MFP New Releases Blog Hop!

This week's new releases are: Autumn Glory, Boo To You, Covered Bridges, and Get Your Broom On. For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.

My first card using today's set, Autumn Glory, is a side-step card, which is fun to make. What I like about side-step cards is that you can use many images on your card. In fact, I incorporated the basket of leaves from another MFP set, Autumn Fun, along with some punched autumn leaves.



I thought Speedy the Cat sitting on that small pumpkin (which is actually the logo stamp for this set) would look cute on this card.

For my second card, I created the background by stamping the large leaf several times in different fall colors and then just added the sentiment. I found this marvelous EK Success garland punch in Joann the other day and had to include the pieces on my card.



My third project is a centerpiece made with two candles on which I "stamped" the images. Actually, the candles aren't stamped. You stamp the images onto tissue paper, color them and then cut the tissue paper very close to the image. Place the cut images onto your candle, wrap it with waxed paper and then heat them with an embossing tool just enough to melt the candle wax -- and the tissue melts into the wax. I found the plate in Old Time Pottery and added some foliage and the glass pebbles.



So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Autumn Glory? (If you don't want to wait to win, you can always purchase the sets right away! We'll substitute a set from NEXT month's release if today's winner has already purchased this set!)

For your chance to win: Comment on the following Design Team members' blogs TODAY before midnight EDT. There will be ONE random winner chosen from the comments on today's Blog Hop blogs. That winner will win Autumn Glory. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's MFP blog post.

Lois (that's me)
Vicky
Dawn
Anne
Peggysue
Connie
Linda
Karen
Patty
Liz
Geri
Lynn
Debbie
Mark’s Finest Papers

46 comments:

Liz Williams said...

You've outdone yourself again, Lois with these fabulous cards and projects.

Lynn McAuley said...

What awesome creations with these amazing autumn images!! Remarkable work, Lois!!

KC said...

these are all amazing projects! those candles are so cute! and your step card is awesome!

Аня said...

wow! It's so beautiful!

Bonnie aka raduse said...

Oh wow Lois!! These are all fantastic!

Naomi said...

WOW! All three projects are simply GORGEOUS and those candles? What a FABULOUS idea...I am going to have to try that one out....the new stamp set is STUNNING!

Vicky Gould said...

Lois, what can I say....as I scanned down your blog, each project just got better and better. Awesome work, GF!!!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Lois you have put on quite a show here with these images. How exquisite your projects look. You certainly have an eye for design and detail. These are just fabulous my friend!!!!

Rosie G said...

Love all your creations but love the step card best!!! Great coloring!

Joanne (jojot) said...

You are such a crafty stamper.....love each and every one of these....wonderful work, my friend....great way to show off this set

Marianne said...

What a great creations you have made with this lovely stamp set. Really lovely!! xxx Marianne MW

Markie's Mom said...

GORGEOUS!!!!

Jennifer said...

AMAZING Projects!!!!!

ashjoy said...

Very pretty!

imastampin said...

Wow Lois! All your projects are just glorious! Do you hear the angels singing? Ahhhhhhhhhh!

MariLynn said...

Lois, what fabulous projects. Your candles look amazing!!!!

Pam said...

What a way to start the hop, with you fabulous creations. I love those candles!

JoanL said...

Amazing works of art!! Love them all.

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

WOW! All of these projects are amazing, Lois. That first stair step card is out of this world, though. LOVE! :)

Chrissy D said...

Lois, each one of these cards are absolutely gorgeous!!! Beautiful work!

Anonymous said...

So gorgeous and beautiful colors. I love fall. Mary L Schreiber

Designing with Debbie said...

Oh Lois, These are awesome creations. I love the candles and the side step card.

Sherry said...

WOW! love your cards and those candles are awesome!

nwilliams6 said...

Lovely cards and candles - this set obviously inspired you! Fun details on all!

Linda Carson said...

Oh my goodness! What inspiring & creative artwork!! Each one is beautifully done!

Barbara Colbert said...

Oh my!!! 3 wonderful projects....LOVE that step card and this stamp set works perfectly for that!!! And the candles...TOO nice!!!! Fabulous job!!!

Karen said...

I love the pumpkin card and stamp set! Reminds me of cool crisp weather.

Billie Dee said...

Gorgeous projects! My favorite is the first card.

Teresa said...

wonderful projects, love the fall colors

Kim160 said...

I love your projects. My favourite is the step card, it is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

dj1952 said...

Wow! Your coloring of these images is awesome. I love the fall colors almost as much as I love spring. You are fantastic with your cards. dj1952 (Debra)

http://designsbydj.blogspot.com

Georgee said...

Wow, all three are fantabulous!!! I'm really likin' the step card, gotta make one!

Jo4Him said...

Gorgeous projects, especially love the side step card. Thanks for sharing.

Lorraine said...

wow this is fab i am loving that fox xx

redwasher1 said...

Lois, you always blow me away with creations!! All three are just stunning!!

Ceal said...

wow what awesome projects!

Connie said...

I LOVE your side-step card Lois!! You have the greatest ideas and uses for items that I never would think to use.
Connie

julieprice3 said...

Wonderful creations,just beautiful!
Hugs Julie P

Winnie and Patty said...

OMGoodness Lois!!! I knew I was going to love you card but........WOW this is faburlous!!! TFS

Neva said...

OMGosh Lois, these are all just fabulous. love that stair stepper card and the candles are awesome

Janeen said...

Lois, these are gorgeous everyone. I have never done that with the candles, how do you color on that tissue paper, like what you did with the pheasant?

beadz said...

All of your projects are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.
hugs,
Gini

Peggysuez said...

Lois absolutely beautiful! I think I like the first one best, but both are amazing.

Sue Bridges said...

So terrific! Congrats!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Wow- all of these are lovely! The candles are gorgeous!

Dawn said...

wow, Lois, over-the-top fabulous with this set!!!