Tuesday, August 9, 2011

BLACK EYED SUSANS

Hello Everyone! Welcome to the August 2011 MFP New Releases Blog Hop! This week's new releases are:Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement, Butterflies and Wisteria, Forest Gifts, Fun on the Farm .For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.


Today I have TWO projects for you!!! 




On this first card, I used Splitcoast Stampers Clean and Simple Challenge...
Stamps: Black Eyed Susan's and words are from Floating Along
Paper is from MFP - Aged Sunflower
Accessories: Prismacolor Pencils, Vanilla Twill colored with E39 Copic Marker, Bling Brads, 


On my second card, I used the Technique Junkie Newsletter and the technique called Distressed Fuzz.


Accessories: Distresser, Spellbinders, Satin Chocolate Ribbon, Dew Drops, Hat Pins, Mini Glue Dots, Grand Calibur, 

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement? (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 Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's MFP blog post.


I am not an official part of the HOP today, but you will definitely want to go through these talented Designers Blogs and see what they created using this wonderful set! 


Lois    Vicky    Dawn    Anne   Peggysue   Connie   Linda   Karen   Patty   Roxie   Vicki   Liz    Geri   Lynn and Mark’s Finest Papers

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have a great day!!!

Chrissy D

20 comments:

Harriet Skelly said...

I love both of your cards Chrissy - I especially love the CAS card - the colored pencils look awesome on the kraft cardstock!

Kittie said...

Both cards are lovely, Chrissy!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Chrissy these are both every elegant. What lovely work.

Nana Connie said...

These are both so simple and elegant -- they make a huge impact! Love the dp you chose on the second one. Your ribbons are perfect.

Sue said...

Both lovely cards but my favorite is the first clean simple and very elegant Luv Sue x

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Love these cards! I am very partial to Blackeyed Susans, 1st for my daughter Susan and then the Maryland state flower.

Lynn McAuley said...

I love these gorgeous cards, Chrissy!! That CAS design is a breath-taking beauty!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

both are gorgeous, but the CAS one really grabbed my attention....I struggle with CAS and you truly aced that one

Diana said...

I'm a huge fan of "CAS" and this card is beautiful......

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

WOnderful cards, Chrissy! I love the CAS card with the images stamped directly on the bg, and the second looks fabulous on the SU dp with the spritzing of ink!!! Great work!

MariLynn said...

So pretty. I love both of these cards. I'll have to find out how to use the distressed fuzz technique.

Carol Dee said...

These are GREAT> Like the kraft BG on card one.

redwasher1 said...

Both cards are truly gorgeous!!!

Danni said...

Both of these are so pretty! really love the second one!

Designing with Debbie said...

Love both of your cards. They are great.

Janeen said...

oh Chrissy, that top card is wonderful with the image stamped down the side like that. beautiful

Lois said...

Both cards are lovely, Chrissy; but I really like that first one. The cluster of flowers really dress up a CAS card.

Hetty said...

Hello Chrissy, both your cards are absolutely beautiful.The flowers are colored beautiful. I love the soft tones you have used.

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

OMGOSH! I am totally in love with that first card. CAS perfection, I tell ya! :)

Roxie said...

Great image layout, two very nice cards!