Thursday, September 15, 2011


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

If this is your first day here you can see my project for DAY ONE HERE and DAY TWO HERE

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

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Covered Bridges? (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!)

Today, I have two cards to share with you! I created both of them for different SCS Challenges.
Ever since my surgery 2 weeks ago, I move sooo slow. this card has taken me 4 hours - not my normal speed but trying to make a decision on colors, layers and embellishments just about did me in! LOL

Stamps: Covered Bridges from MFP
Paper: Summer Garden Paper Pack, White Storm, MFP Neutrals,- first listed are from MFP NQN, Navy
Ink: Copics, Memento, versmark, Navy
Accessories: Sponge, Heat Tool, Black EP, Embossing Buddy, Dimensionals, Hat Pin, bakers Twine, Dew Drops, Mini Glue Dots, Spellbinders, Grand Calibur, Paper Piercing Tool, Mat Pack

Mark's Finest Papers sells a WIDE variety of Charms, Hat Pins and other Embellishments! Be sure to take some time to check all of it out if you have not done so already!

Stamps: Covered Bridges from MFP
Paper: So Saffron, Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze, White Storm
Ink: Copics, Memento
Accessories: Leather Cord, yellow buttons, hardware, paper piercing tool

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 Covered Bridges. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's MFP blog post.

Now - to hop through the BLOG, if you are just arriving may want to start with Emily's Blog - she always inspires me with her Clean and Simple style! Otherwise, where ever you are in the HOP - ENJOY!

Chrissy - YOU ARE HERE
Karen - GO HERE NEXT - Karen is going to WOW you!
Mark’s Finest Papers

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Hopping and have a great day!
Chrissy D


Nikki said...

These look fantastic love all the details in the stamps :)

Аня said...

So beautiful! Love it!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Chrissy both your cards are spectacular. Love your coloring.

Cassie said...

Stunning coloring, Chrissy, those are amazing :D

Karen said...

Beautiful coloring on both images Chris. So nice.

Rosie Guiher said...

Both your cards are a delight to look at!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

as I said at SCS, that first one just blew my socks off with the textures and earthy colors....everything about it is a the second as well....well really showcased this set

Sharon said...

Wow. Both your cards are awesome. Love all the details of each card and the colors.

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

These are both colored so nicely.really show off this fab set!

Vicky Gould said...

Fantastic - both of them, Chrissy!!

Sherry said...

gorgeous cards!!! love the first one and the colors you used

Billie Dee said...

Those cards are beautiful. Thank you for sharing! and inspiring ;)

Linda Carson said...

Both cards look marvelous! Beautiful coloring!

Pam said...

Chris, you did a really beautiful job on both of these. I am especially fond of the first. My fav card with that sketch and love the twine treatment.

Lynn McAuley said...

Love both of these beautiful designs with the covered bridges! Gorgeous work, Chrissy!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Awesome cards, Chrissy, but I especially love that Autumn card with the cord and button treatment! :)

Designing with Debbie said...

Great Cards Chris. I love the color pallet you used.

Winnie and Patty said...

Chrissy--these are wonderful!!! Love them both!!! TFS

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Fabulous designs and coloring-great cards, Chrissy!

stampqueen said...

Awesome pair of cards!!!! Great coloring and nice choice of papers to match!!!

Miesje said...

These are amazing. So, so pretty. Love that layout.

Donna said...

Lovely cards! Your embellishments are wonderful with the image.

Neva said...

WOW Chris, both of these are awesome. love that nestie on the top one.

Traci S. said...

Oh Chris~

These are absolutely, positively wonderful cards! I love your layout on the first card! And, the leaf in the twine is a beautiful touch! Your coloring is so amazing! They look like they could have been old photos. And, I love your trees in both!

Praying for your recovery to happen quickly and without pain.

He IS Able!
Traci S.

Connie said...

So comforting and so settling Chris! Love the mood you put me in.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderful cards- love the slanted layout....beautiful colors- love the covered bridge!

MariLynn said...

Great layouts. I really like the baker's twine on the one card. Beautiful cards!