Thursday, March 10, 2011


Hi Everyone! I am away on a Scrapbooking Retreat, however, I am not getting much Scrapbooking done! I have been doing a LOT of stamping! I am hoping Friday and Saturday to be able to get some scrapbooking done!

Welcome to the MFP March Blog Hop! This month, we are releasing 4 NEW SETS!

Our New Sets are: Just Dandy, African Veldt, Grandma's Boudoir, and Fish You Were Here.For your convenience, all 4 stamp sets are available for purchase TODAY!

We have a NEW Blog Candy Contest! BE A GUEST DESIGNER!


All Blog Hop participants will have the chance to win a Month Long GUEST DESIGNER position on our Senior Design team! That’s right! ONE lucky winner will receive a Guest Designer package that will include April 2011’s Four New Release sets, a selection of Premium Papers, and beautiful embellishments. The winner will also receive a Guest Designer Watermark, Blog Button and have the choice to participate in the April 2011 Blog Hop!

What do you need to do to qualify? Just comment on the Design Team blogs during the blog hop. EACH DAY that participants comment on all the Design Team blogs, their name will be entered once in the random drawing. Each participant has the opportunity to have his/her name entered up to four times. (There are four days of the blog hop, so there are up to four entries per person.) The winner will be announced on the Mark’s Finest Papers blog on Saturday, March 12, 2011.

 Today, we are featuring the stamp set, Fish You Were Here

On my first card, I used the Crinkle technique from the Technique Junkies Newsletter October/ November 2009 Issue.
Cardstock:  White Storm Card Stock, Tempting Turquoise, Black,  Basic Grey 
Accessories: Bakers TwineMartha Stewart Punches, buttons by Doodlebug, Google Eyes from TPC Studio, Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Metal Edge Square Tag

Stamps: Somethings Fishy from Marks Finest Paper
Paper: Basis Grey, Tempting Turq, Daffodil Delight,
Ink: Memento Black, Copics, Temp Turq, Taken with Teal, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzaz, OId Olive
Accessories: Sponge, Daffodil Taffeta Ribbon, Stickles, Circle Punches, Scallop Punch, Dimensionals, Gems,

Here are a list of all of the Blog Hop Participants - check them out and be inspired!!! 
Joanne T.
Nicole -
Connie –
Emily N.-
Chrissy - YOU ARE HERE
GO HERE NEXT -Guest Designer, Ted
Mark’s Finest Papers

Thank you for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!!
Chrissy D


Lynn McAuley said...

Two stunning designs!! Such beautiful craftsmanship on these gorgeous cards, Chrissy!

Joanne Travis said...

Your designs are always so awesome!! Love that technqiue on the first one, so beautiful and unique. The second card is stunning as well!

Sharon Peele said...

Chrissy,both of your fish cards are gorgeous!! I love the glitter on the second one!!! you really did a wonderful job!!

Velta said...

Two (2) of the finest works of paper crafts I have seen...what a talent you have girl...Colors, papers, design...Every bit if these cards show such impression...thanks for sharing

Kristie Maynard said...

Beautiful job Chris! Love them both!

Neva said...

OMGosh Chris these are both "FIN-TASTIC, love them. so stunning

Vicky Gould said...

Two AWESOME cards. Love them, Chrissy!

Lisa said...

wonderful job, I love it!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Both of your cards are terrific. Great techniques!

Connie said...

Love both of these Chrissy! The bling, the layout, the tech....all of it!

Lillian Child said...

Your card designs brings one word to mind - WOW !!!

Sherry Kushibab said...

Two great designs...really like the technique on the first...very nice. TFS

ButterflyEars said...

Chrissy, both of your cards are FINTASTIC!!
Wonderful colors, papers and designs.
WOW!!! these are terrific.

Lois said...

Beautiful cards, Chrissy. I never saw that technique you used on the first one -- very interesting.

Lena said...

these are fintastic!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

That second card is just amazing! LOVE it! :)

Crafty Math Chick said...

WOW! So unique looking - love the stripes and dimension of the first card and all the sparkle (I love sparkle and bling!) you added to the second card. Thanks for taking the time to make two such pretty creations for us to see with this lovely fishies.

Designing with Debbie said...

love these cards you will have to let me borrow some of your newsletters for some ideas

MariLynn said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the sparkle on the second one.

imastampin said...

I like both of your cards, but the gold on the bottom one is awesome!

Cowgirlscrapper said...

These cards both are very special. neat crinkle technique

Thanks for sharing !!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh both cards are great, but I adore that 2nd one!! Awesome job!!

Beth Norman said...

Wow, what fun cards. I just bought the fishy set and I hope to work with them as well as you. Your technique card is cute. My fav is the bottom card though. I enlarged it and stared at it for a good 15 min.

Nana Connie said...

Both of these are luscious! I think the crinkle technique is fabulous. Very creative.

Shelley said...

These are both fantastic!!!

Winnie and Patty said...

Chrissy--what fantastic cards! They are both wonderful, but I must admit that the second one is my favorite! Great job. TFS

Stampinsilvia said...

WOW!!! Both of your cards are stunning, but I especially like the top one! Super FAB job!!!

Pat Garvin said...

Love the sparkle

Roxie said...

Very nice cards, you did a great job with the set.

Sue D said...

Great background technique on the first card and I like all the sparkles on the second.

Patti P. said...

These are fabulous....superb LO's and the colors are perfection....beautiful job!

Angel said...

Loving these. Thanks for the inspiration!

Nan G said...

Love the dimensional effects on both cards!

Peggysuez said...

Oh how stunning! Your color is fabulous!

Emily Keaton said...

What super fish cards! Your coloring is outstanding, and I love all the sparkle. Lovely!

Traci S. said...

Wow Chris! These are two amazing yet different cards. I love the actual fish themselves...they seem to have personality!

I love the technique you used on the first card. The colors on both of the pieces are just wonderful! They are what I expect to see in salt-water fish...and then some more color! These are wonderful the sentiments, too!

He IS Able,
Traci S.