Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop Day 1 - Asian Delights

Welcome to Mark's Finest Papers a Heinrich Company's 
                       July Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are:

Asian Delights Featured July 17
Wild & Free Featured July 18
Garden Art Featured July 19
Hot & Spicy Featured July 20

Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the blogs listed below (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 July 21, 2012 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 11PM EST on Friday July 20, 2012.

My first card for today is a clean and simple one.


I added a few score lines to separate the oriental symbols and the cherry blossoms.

My second card is a side-step card, which is always fun.  I used several of the images from today's set.


In addition I added an oriental coin.

Be sure to check out the blogs listed below.  The more you comment, the more chances you have to win a free stamp set.

35 comments:

Ellen said...

Love the stair step card with those gorgeous geisha girls popping out! Awesome cards!

Bonnie aka raduse said...

Both of these are just awesome!! Love that stair step card and the geisha girls coming out of the top.

Janine said...

2 lovely cards, particularly like the side step one.

The EmBellished Card - Belinda said...

Absolutely lovely cards. TFS!
Blessings,
Belinda
http://theembellishedcard.blogspot.com

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

I just LOVE this. How gorgeous!
Bear Hugs,
Carol

Vicky Gould said...

Two awesome cards, but that step card is absolutely astonishing!!! Gorgeous!

Benzi said...

Ooh, your cards are gorgeous... especially taken with the side step.

Pam said...

Way to go with this set! Beautiful work.

maryr917 said...

2 beautiful cards Lois-I especially like the side step card-you did a fab job decorating it with thsese stamped iamges

Lagene said...

Beautiful cards, I especially love the stair step!

Kathy Bradley said...

Your first card is gorgeous and elegant - and the score lines look awesome. Your second card is beautiful and elegant as well - this set works so well on a step card!!

itzamitzi said...

I think that is a gorgeous cherry blossom stamp and you colored it so beautifully. Your step card is amazing.

Tangii said...

Both cards are great Lois, but I love the simple elegance of the first :)

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Pretty MFP Asian creations. The CAS look for the first is wonderful gthe way it is. The coin is a nice added touch. Tried to make a side step card & did not get the cuts correct.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Imke said...

Just awesome. Both are great - love the clear lines of the first.

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow this is awesome! I really love your step card. TFS AJ~

Golda said...

Beautiful cards!

Angie said...

Oh Lois!!! Stunning cards using the Asian stamps!

Winnie and Patty said...

Lois--you are knocking this stamp set out of the park!!!! These cards are fabulous!!!!! I love your CAS card with the cherry blossoms and characters. However, both cards are beautiful! TFS

Ravengirl said...

These are both goregous! The side step card is spectacular for all the images you got on it. And your clean and simple card just makes my heart happy.

Rosy Newlun said...

I just love your coloring, & I need to learn the stair step card :)

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Wow, nicely done! Both of your cards are awesome!! Great ideas!! Thanks for sharing, Lois!!

Kelli Hull said...

What a fabulous job on both cards show casing the beauty of the set! I gotta say the CAS is my favorite!!!!

Jo4Him said...

WOW-love your cards. The 1st is stunning and the 2nd is really fun. Thanks for sharing

Teresa Sue Jones said...

These cards are great. The scoring on the first card gives an elegance to the whole card and the stair step card is fun and lively. Thank you for showing us these cards

Theresa said...

YOU really rock this stamp set. Great side step card.

kurtskd said...

You are inspiring me to try a stair step card after I finish the next batch of Santas!

Pat Garvin said...

Both cards are great. Love the first one.

Janis said...

So beautiful. :) Janis

Janis said...

This is amazing! :) Janis

MariLynn said...

Both of these are gorgeous cards. I especially love the first one. I like the layout that you used.

Designing with Debbie said...

Absolutely stunning cards. Gorgeous coloring. Love your work.

Karenladd said...

This step card with the stamped images is just jaw droppingly beautiful. Really, I just can't stop looking at it! Wow!

Pat Jandacek said...

Very nice cards. Beautiful coloring on both.

Tammylee said...

Wow both of the cards are awesome!