Thursday, July 19, 2012

MFPS July Stamp Release... Day 3: GARDEN ART

The Scrapbooking Queen Featured Designer Post... HERE

Welcome to Mark's Finest Papers & Stamp, a Heinrich Company's

This month's stamp releases are:
ASIAN DELIGHTS Featured July 17
WILD & FREE Featured July 18 
GARDEN ART Featured July 19 (that's today!)
HOT & SPICY Featured July 20

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 because the names are drawn randomly.) All four winners will be announced on June 23, 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 MFPS Blog count twice!) The deadline for commenting is 11pm EST on Friday, July 20, 2012.

Here's what I want to show you using today's Featured Stamp Set GARDEN ART:

Project # 312 of this year
MFPS July #4
  • A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Background papers from scraps
  • Sentiment & Image both from MFPS Garden Art set
  • Image colored with BIC markers, White Gel pen for highlights, and background is CHALKED
  • Journal & Bracket punch used for brackets around sentiment
Gnome Card entered into the following challenges:
Pattie's Creations - 2W, 2E, SIO, include a digi / stamped image - Week 1, Summertime

Digi Doodle Shop's Best - SIO - #117 Anything Goes

Project # 318 of this year
MFPS July #10
  •  A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Sentiment & Image both from MFPS Garden Art set
  • Image colored with markers and background Chalked
  • Circle punch used to snip off top corner of background paper

Project # 319 of this year
MFPS July #11
  • Mini card 4 1/4" x 4 1/4"
  • Sentiment & Image both from MFPS Garden Art set
  • Image colored with markers and white gel pen used to add highlights. Background is Chalked
Frog card entered into the following challenges:
My Heart Pieces Digital Stamps Challenge - 2W, 3E - use square or circle on project
Divas by Design - 2E - #44 anything goes

Here's a list of the Senior Design Team. Hope you'll have a chance to visit them and see their creative projects! There is so much inspiration in this group! I love it!

Thanks for stopping by. See you all tomorrow for another brand new stamp set we will be featuring!
:) Janis


  1. Oooooh la la! The pink and green one is my favorite.

  2. Cute cards Janis! I really like your gnome is greens and your frog is super cute with it's striped backdrop.

  3. CUTE cards! The frog is my fav!

  4. Lovely cards - you get some lovely backgrounds with the chalks.

  5. Love the colors and paper on both of your cards. Very colorful and pretty. TFS AJ~

  6. Wonderful card samples, Janis....good job!

  7. Love the colors of the mushrooms on the first card and the paper is super on the second, making the froggie pop right out there. Too cute!

  8. Love all three projects, you make these images look easy to use!

  9. Green is good! all your cards are terrific.
    stamping sue

  10. Lovely cards...great your papers.

  11. Three marvelous cards -- I like the brackets around your sentiment on the first, the coloring of your mushrooms on the second, and the stripes on the third.

  12. 3 really cute cards Janis-love teh chalked bg on the frog card-awesome

  13. Haha, Really cute stamp set. I keep thinking of all the corny "Gnome" puns. But, I won't bore you with them. LOL Have a great day.

  14. Janis, these cards are terrific! I am especially fond of the striped frog card. Nicely done.

  15. Love the polka dots! Great cards!

  16. Like the coloring & whimsy to this stamp set. When I think of gnomes I think of the statue one a friend painted for me & gave to me when I was younger and I still have it.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  17. 3 great cards. Lovely vibrant colors.

  18. Wonderful cards - all! I really like the pretty and colorful backgrounds - awesome!

  19. Janis--all 3 of these cards are wonderful!!! Great coloring too! TFS

  20. WOW-wonderful cards; love the bright colors. Thanks for sharing

  21. Love the colors you used and the backgrounds! Such sweet little cards!

  22. Great selection of fab cards. The frog one is great love the bright colours behind him, they really make him pop!

    Thank you for sharing with us this week at Divas, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  23. Both are so cute. Thanks for joining us for the summertime challenge from Pattie's Creations.

  24. 3 great cards, fab papers too, thank you for joining us at The Digi Doodle Shop Challenge this week
    Ruth x

  25. Thanks for playing in our 'Summertime' Challenge #48, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  26. Love the bright colors and I love that set. Thank You

  27. Love your colorful projects!

  28. Terrific cards and great color combos! Thanks for joining us this week at the Digi Doodle Shop Challenge!

  29. The little gnome is wonderful. Blessings, Belinda

  30. This is so cute! I love your coloring and all of your added touches. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  31. Beautiful cards. Thanks for joining Digi Doodle shop Challenge.
    Hugs Berit

  32. So cute card.Thank you so much for joining with us at My Heart Pieces Hope to see you again next week dont forget to check back if you are the winner.

  33. Cute creations!!! Thanks for participating in MY HEART PIECES challenge this week!!


  34. 3 Great cards, I am toadily in love with the bright striped paper you have used for your frog card. Thanks so much for participating at My Heart Pieces last fortnight. Danie xx