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Monday, August 8, 2011

MFP August Blog Hop-Day 1 "Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement"

Hello! 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.
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.

Below is my sample:


Supplies Used:

MFP Stamp Set "Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement"
cardstock by MFP
Watercolor paper
Marvy Blending Blox dye ink pads
Water Spritzer
Heat tool
tiny black brads by Oriental Trading
Memento dye ink pad "Tuxedo Black"

*I used a watercolor technique that gives a blurry look on purpose*
Thanks for stopping!
Connie

51 comments:

Joanne (jojot) said...

fab technique on this one

Marilyn M said...

Very pretty. Love the colors.

Lois said...

Interesting technique on this -- sure dresses up your lovely CAS card.

Colleen said...

Different technique but lovely card.
Thank U 4 sharing.
ColleenB.

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

So soft and pretty, Connie! I really like the look!!

Beth Ann said...

Love the water color technique. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Sue said...

Stunning and so very different Luv Sue x

Chrissy D said...

Ohhh pretty! Love this in the blues!

Theresa said...

Interesting technique and color on this card. Great job and great Black eyed Susans stamp.

Pam said...

Soft and dreamy looking!

Evette K. said...

Great job and such beautiful water coloring. Love it!! Would love to win this set as I am a cancer survivor and would love to use it with peach, the color of my cancer, uterine to help promote awareness of this awful disease. Thanks for the chance. ekciampo@yahoo.com

Lorraine said...

wow these are so beautiful xx

Liz Williams said...

A wonderful technique perfect for this set.

Anonymous said...

Love the soothing colors. So soft.
Kathy P

Anonymous said...

I'm really enjoying seeing all the different ideas using this stamp set - another beautiful card.
Carol G

imastampin said...

What an interesting way to use the image stamp. I love it! I hope I can remember this and try it sometime myself.

Kim said...

Very pretty and unique!! It reminds me of the impressionists.

Becky said...

Lovely card with this beautiful stamp.

Eemeli said...

Great card and I love those colors!
Hugs from Finland, Eemeli

Lynn McAuley said...

Great technique for this field of black-eyed susans!! Pretty card, Connie!

Mickie said...

Very artistic, love your colors.

Kathy O said...

Great choice of colors!!

Anny90 said...

Very interesting idea of using stamps!!

Lynn B. said...

Love, love, love that water color technique!

Jo4Him said...

Love your watercolor technique; lovely card. Thanks for sharing. LOVE this new stamp set!

Cheri said...

Great watercolor technique, Connie. You've shown how perfect this stamp set is using this technique.

NancyK said...

WOW - love the technique you used here - those flowers look so soft and pretty.

MariLynn said...

So pretty. Such a creative use of this set. Love it!

Colorado Crafter said...

Very lovely card!! TFS!!

Sharon said...

Such a beautiful set of stamps. Love your card as well.

Sharon
rsmobley85@gmail.com

Denimo said...

Hi Connie. What a unique and creative way to use this set. I love it!!
Hugs,
Denise

Carol Dee said...

Great set, love the flowers in blue for a unique look.

Carol Dee said...

Great set, love the flowers in blue for a unique look.

Janelli said...

I like the light and airy---and unexpected--look of this. It's lovely!

Billie Dee said...

Gorgeous! I love the technique. Thank you, Connie.

redwasher1 said...

Connie, WOW!! Love this in the blue!!!

Winnie and Patty said...

Connie--I love these Black Eyed Susans in blue!!!! Just beautiful! TFS

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love this technique~

Designing with Debbie said...

Very pretty, I love how you colored the flowers and layered them. Very unique

Designing with Debbie said...

Very pretty, I love how you colored the flowers and layered them. Very unique

Janeen said...

I like how you used this! Thanks for the Stamp out word verificaton message.

sandi said...

All I can say is WOW!

Carol L said...

Your creative use of this image looks great! What a gorgeous stamp set and I love the sentiments!

Sharon in Arizona said...

What a great technique!! Love the look it has given your card! Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Sharon :o)

Serena said...

Pretty! Great colors!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

The soft colors you used for this is terrific and a perfect bg for the sentiment! Nice job balancing your design!

Kittie said...

Very soft and pretty! Lovleyu colors.

Peggysuez said...

So pretty in blue, great color scheme.

Roxie said...

Nice use of the set, a much different look with the blue.

Sharon34 said...

Great results with the technique!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Love the blues! :)