Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Blog Hop Day 2 - Flourished Sea Creatures

Mark's Finest Papers' Design Teams are celebrating our NEWEST STAMP RELEASE with a Blog Hop. Our very talented Design Teams have created exciting paper crafts for your inspiration. With the addition of New Design Team members to inspire you, this is going to be a really fun-packed Hop!

We have 4 New Stamp Sets Released today: Tweet Blessings, Flourished Sea Creatures, Regal & Proud, and Owl Be Here. For your convenience, all 4 stamp sets are available for purchase TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, (a set that will be released NEXT month), visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs on August 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2010. On Saturday, (August 14, 2010), a winner will be chosen FOR EACH DAY from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for that day. (There will be four different winners, one winner for each day.)

THAT MEANS IF YOU MISSED A DAY, YOU STILL HAVE OTHER CHANCES WIN! And, you can go back and comment on each day's blogs, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!





Here are the cards I made for the Blog Hop:




Aren't these images fun??? I had such a good time making these cards, and I hope you like them as much as I do!!













Here's the team for Wednesday, August 11- Flourished Sea Creatures
August Guest Designer- Wendy- http://paperinkandsmiles.blogspot.com
Nancyruth - http://nancyruthat.blogspot.com
Lois - http://clownmomcreations.blogspot.com
Vicky- http://www.villagestamperramblings.blogspot.com
Jeanne - http://nannysroom.wordpress.com
Anne- http://inkinginred.blogspot.com
Debbie- http://www.debbieseyer.com
Peggysue- http://rosesbymywindow.blogspot.com
Faith - http://stampinwithmarkiesmom.blogspot.com
Susan – http://simplicitybylateblossom.blogspot.com
Judi – http://paper-rose-petals.blogspot.com/
Connie – http://sodakstamping.blogspot.com
Emily- http://mylittlesliceofbliss.blogspot.com
Karen- http://karenskreativekreations.blogspot.com
Patty- http://winnieswhimsandmycrafts.blogspot.com
Roxie- http://paperscaper.blogspot.com
Vicki- http://allidoisstamp.blogspot.com/
Liz: http://rightbrainmadness.blogspot.com
Claudine- http://cardsbyclaudine.blogspot.com
Dawn- http://dawnmercedes.blogspot.com
Lynn- http://confessionsofaleft-brainedstamper.blogspot.com
Joanne G - http://inkyoceangazer.blogspot.com
Geri- http://geriscards.blogspot.com
Joanne T- http://sleepyinseattlestamps.blogspot.com
Mark’s Finest Papers - http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com/

See you tomorrow for Day 3!!

50 comments:

Heather said...

Gorgeous cards, I love the texture on the green card. Heather:)

Lois said...

Both cards are great, Anne. I especially like the first one with its sandy paper and RED crab!

Lynn McAuley said...

Awesome papers and textures for these fabulous sea creatures. What gorgeous work, Anne!!

Theresa said...

Great Cards...love your layout and colors. Fun stamp set. TFS!

Vicky Gould said...

How did I know your crab would be RED? I love the EF on the turtle card - looks like waves.

Emily Keaton said...

Fun cards, Anne! I love the glossy shell on your turtle, and using a photo background of sand was a stroke of genius for the crab card!! Perfect way to showcase this set :)

jovialjudi said...

Anne this set is so fun and so are everyone`s cards! We both used the same sentiments today and look at how different our cards are. I love that and your amazing work! Fabulous sand look on that first card (with your signature red!) and the second with the monochromatic green is just lovely! Your ribbon treatment with that fabulous hardware is awesome!

Claudine Poch said...

Very nice cards! I especially like the monochromatic green one!

Crystal said...

Anne I am so lovin these sea creatures....AWESOME creations!

Robin Kirkpatrick said...

I'm sure you knew that I would love this set and these cards!! Great job - love your shiny turtle shell!

Nancy said...

Great cards! I love the green one with sea turtle! Very clever.

Patti P. said...

Cute cards...love the green, that is my fav shade and the turtle is perfect. Love the shine on his shell.

Benzi said...

The sandy scene is super and I love the monochromatic green card. Really caught my eye. Fab job with this set!

Liz Williams said...

Love both of these terrific cards. I really like that textured bg for the turtle and his glossy shell looks great. I will have to try that.

stampcz said...

Love both cards, but especially the green one!

njgramma said...

Great cards, Love the turtle :)

wendyp said...

amazing job on both cards!!!

Gale said...

Anne I always love your stuff! The turtle card is awesome in all those great shaeds of green. Super!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Anne - what did you use for the card base? How cool that it looks just like sand! Is it a photo??

ALICIA said...

Love the colors and layouts!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

Love the effect of the embossing with the turtle card!

Sue D said...

Great cards--I really like the textured background on the turtle card.

Joanne Travis said...

Both are really fantastic, Anne!! The top one really looks like the beach!

redwasher1 said...

Both cards are gorgeous! You really made that turtle pop!!

MariLynn said...

Love your little RED crab Anne! That textured ribbon looks great. I love the paper that you used with him. Both of your cards are fantastic, but my favorite is the turtle one. I love, love, love, the embossing on the base. I love his shell too. Great job my friend!!!

Heather B said...

SO cute! I like the beach creatures and how you used them on the cards.

peggysue said...

What fabulous texture on your turtle background! Love how you stamped the seaweed first and then embossed, it looks great!

PatS said...

Your turtle and crab cards are adorable.

Connie said...

Great job!! Like your embossing too
Connie

Carol Dee said...

Two Fabulous cards. Love the turtles shell.

Carol said...

Both cards are absolutely fabulous!

Joanne (jojot) said...

love 'em both...the monochromatic, textured turtle card and the crabby RED card....wonderful work, my friend

Winnie and Patty said...

Anne--I love both of these cards!!! They're both great but I especially love the green one and how you made the shell very shiny!!!! Great use of the set. TFS

Lindsey said...

LOVE the textured background on you turtle card! Both cards are great.

mmwilken said...

Anne, your cards are so pretty. Great job with the stamps on each of them. I do love that set!! Thanks for sharing your cards today!

Dawn Mercedes said...

Oh...the monochromatic green turtle card is amazing! I love what you did with the embossing folder!

Rosemary said...

wonderful cards!

FibreJunky said...

Ohh, really love the turtle card!

Our Little Inspirations said...

Your crabby card looks so realistic with the sandy background, but I just LOVE how you did the turtle!! Both cards are fabby!

Betty Wright said...

This are too cute and fabulously done, Anne! Wonderful colors, textures, and dimension! Great cards!

Roxie said...

Great job with the set, love that embossing on the green card!

Wanda Cullen said...

Cute, cute! I 'sea' you're having fun with the new sets!

Francie G. said...

Love the sandy beach and of coutse your red crab. Great embossed underwater background for the cute turtle! Wonderful, Miss Anne!

Michelle VP said...

Lovely cards! I like all the red accents with the crab and how you created a tag with the turtle. :)

Virgo5 said...

Love that sentiment with the crab and the embossed background with the turtle looks fabulous!

Paulette S said...

Anne, I do love them! I really like the banner on the crab card and the turtle is outstanding, love the two toned sea weed and the turtle shell.

Nanny's Room said...

So cool! Love that turtle card all in green~

carrie said...

Both are great cards. I especially like the turtle card using the color green family and the shiny finish of the turtle.

Chrissy D said...

Such CUTE cards! Love the glassy effect on that turtle!

CCC said...

Your cards are so different yet perfect. Love the glossy turtle shell. The crab really stands out in the red.