Friday, August 17, 2012

MFPS August Stamp Release Hop... Day 4: OH, CRAB!

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Hello, all my bloggy friends! I've got 3 posts going live today. Whew! Please make sure you see all the posts. You'll be so happy you saw everything.. because there's blog candy lurking around!!

MFPS BLOG HOP DAY 4 featuring "Oh, Crab"... You are HERE
PAUSE DREAM ENJOY CH# 33 "Flamingo or Pink projects"... HERE
CARDZ TV STAMPS CH#13 "Color Me Happy"... HERE

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

This month's stamp releases are:
LESSON LEARNED Featured August 14 
BRING ON THE SUN Featured August 15 
TREE GREETINGS Featured August 16
OH, CRAB Featured August 17 (that's today!)

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 August 18, 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, August 17, 2012.

Here's the first card I want to show you using today's Featured Stamp Set  OH, CRAB:

Project # 372 of this year
MFPS August #9
  • A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • White mat cut @ 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • MFPS "Oh, Crab" stamp set used for Crab on Rock and Angel Fish images
  • Both images colored with BIC markers and background is chalked
  • Angel Fish image was matted to fit black cardstock
  • "Sea You Soon!" also from MFPS "Oh, Crab" stamp set
  • Dew Drops (TSQ Royal Castle Shoppe) added for fun and giggles
  • Shop MFPS stamp store & other goodies HERE
And here's the second card I want to show you using today's stamp set:

Project # 383 of this year
MFPS August #14

  • A2 size card (front of card folded back onto itself to create Z-Fold or S-Fold type card
  • Blue mat cut @ 2 5/8" x 4 1/8" (twice: once for outside panel and once for inside panel)
  • Blue mat cut @ 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" (inside)
  • Pattern paper mat cut @ 2 1/2" x 4"  (twice: once for outside panel and once for inside panel)
  • Pattern paper mat cut @ 5 1/4" x 4" (inside)
  • Pattern papers from DCWV Glitter Stack
  • CRICUT ALPHABET Fish p. 39 cut @ 3 1/2"
  • Inside sentiment mat BLUE cut @ 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • Inside sentiment mat WHITE cut @ 2 1/8" x 3 1/8"
  • MFPS "Oh, Crab" stamp set used for "You're an Angel Fish!"

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. Great Cards, love the colouring on the first one and the dew drop bling, cheers Linda

  2. Great cards - thanks for sharing. 3 posts all at once - busy, busy busy!

  3. Love that fish card, Janis! The dew drops make perfect air bubbles!!

  4. Cute, cute, cute cards. Love the dewdrops on the first and the pretty fold on your second card.

  5. Two very cute cards. I like the "inset" of the angel fish on your crab card.

  6. Janis,
    I love your first card with the conversation between the crab and the fish - totally adorable - big smiles. Your second trifold is very pretty as well!!

  7. two wonderful cards. all the bling on the first for the bubbles is perfect and the second with the fold is very good.
    stamping sue

  8. LOVE the way you used the dew drops! Darling.

  9. I love the way you used the images together.

  10. great them...tfs

  11. Like both cards. Especially like the detail info on how you made the card. Not made a Z fold or S fold card before. My Daughter headed back to college to begin her Junior yr this morn & I'm already missing her. Need to go do some more crafting/stamping.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  12. I love the little touches like the dew drops! Too cute!!

  13. Cute cards--i like your use of dew drops.

  14. Wow the sea bed; so colorful and pretty. And love the use of the bubbles on your Z Fold Card! TFS AJ~

  15. So cute!! Love the way you have the little fish framed and how you added the little bubbles!!!

  16. What a sweet under the sae card! Thanks for sharing on this super fun hop! Day 4.

  17. Janis--these cards are wonderful! You did a great job highlighting this cute set! TFS

  18. Love the effect of the different colored dewdrops - really gives a cool and unique look to the card. Really cute!!

  19. The dew drops look fantastic. I have some of those. Should've pulled them out and used them. LOL.

  20. Awesome cards, especially love the 2nd card-very creative. Thanks for sharing

  21. Oh I so love the 'Sea you soon' card! And that 'Angel fish' is great!! Love the colors. :)