Wednesday, November 28, 2012

MFP Blog Hop Day 2 - Amaryllis Definition


 November Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are:

Big City Featured November 27 
Amaryllis Definition Featured November 28
Mountain Selections Featured November 29
Just a Note Featured November 30

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 December 1, 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 11 PM EST on Friday November 30, 2012.

As you all know, November is the time to gear up for Christmas shopping.  So many sales and crowds!  Well, stick with us; we have some great deals for your Holiday Shopping needs.


 The special stamp set we have for you this month is:

"Winter Scenes"



I have only one project that I made with today's set, Amaryllis Definition; however, it contains several elements.  Using a tutorial from Splitcoaststampers, I made this Drawer Box.  I googled "amaryllis" to get  photos of several varieties, and I liked this one -- white w/red stripes.  I stamped the large single flower three times -- cutting out the entire flower on one, the smaller center petals on the second,  and just the stamens on the third.  I then curled the petals using my bone folder and glued the two images together, attaching the cut-out stamens with a mini brad. 


You could probably use the drawer for a variety of things.  I used it to hold some matching note cards.


There are four sentiments included in this set.  The one I used for the top of the box inspired me to use some Stickles on the stamens of my amaryllis.  I just put the botanical name on the note cards.


The box will probably hold six or eight cards.  I made multiples of these two note cards.

I hope you stop by the blogs of the rest of the DT members for more inspiration.  Remember, each time you comment on a blog, you have another chance to win some free stamps.   

28 comments:

Rosy Newlun said...

Flabbergasted - what an AWEsome card set/drawer present for a very special someone!!!!

Bonnie aka raduse said...

AWESOME!!!! Lois, you totally ROCKED this set.

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning box and cards.
beautiful coloring.

greetings karin

Janine said...

All I can add is WOW too. another great box - beautiful card too.

Vicky Gould said...

I knew you'd do something unique, Lois. Love your box and note cards.

Kate said...

Absolutely stunning project!

Jane said...

Lois, Your note card box is so pretty!!! I love your coloring and the paper you used. Perfect set!!!

wendy said...

oh my goodness this is darling

Pam said...

This is stunning, Lois! I, too, googled photos of amaryllis and saw this one. I think I have to go purchase one of these! Your drawer box is outstanding.

Angie said...

Oh my! Wow!!! Incredible gift box!!!!! Your Amaryllis on the top of the box is stunning!!!! Gorgeous cards too!

Stampsnob said...

OUTSTANDING You girls are a wonder daily coming up with such wonderful work.Lis

MariLynn said...

Wow, Lois, what a lot of work went into your wonderful creation. I love the paper tole amaryllis on the box. The cards are stunning with the red striped paper.

Maria said...

love it

Gail said...

What a fantastic card set with the box - I made one of those boxes - I am adding this type of project to my bucket list - thanks for sharing and have a great week! http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

Sue D said...

Very pretty cards and box!

Ravengirl said...

What a great project! I really like the simple notecards with the botanical name on them. I like the effect of striped patterned paper peeking out too!

Kathy Bradley said...

Lois,
What a pretty and awesome gift for someone, especially with the lovely note cards contained therein. Wow!

Jo4Him said...

What a great project; love your cas box and note cards. Thanks for sharing

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh my Lois!!!! What a wonderful project and cards!!! Wow--just lovely is all I can say. Whoever receives this one is one lucky gal! TFS

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

Really love this gift set. And the colors are really striking.

scrappymo! said...

Oh my goodness, this is fabulous. What a great idea. I love how you curled the petals and made the flower 3D on the box!

Golda said...

I am really enjoying your 3D projects and these cards are great.

Pam said...

This is just darling! Great job!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Pat Garvin said...

Another great project. That striped paper makes the flower pop.

Cathy Clouston said...

I love how everything coordinates! :)

SusieQ said...

I love this project. The note cards are great and with the card box ...what a great present for someone. Thank you for showing us the wonderful projects.

Lagene said...

Gorgeous set of amaryllis cards!

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Beautiful cards and box set. AJ-