Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop Day 2~~Snowball? and Chirstmas in the Country

My first card today is "Christmas in the Country".  I love this red & white card.  The stickles don't show up very well in the photo, but in real life this card is very sparkley!  I just love it!

Stamps:  Christmas in the Country by MFP
Paper:  Snow Storm Smooth, Cherry Slush by MFP
Ink:  Tim Holtz Distress Ink Barn Door, Palette Noir
Misc:  stickles

My second card is a center step card highlighting the "Snowball?" set.  It is such a cute set.  It has a snowman (shown), santa and penguin, along with a lot of cute sayings! 

Stamps:  Snowball?  by MFP
Paper:  Snow Storm Smooth, Aged Berry by MFP, October Afternoon "Good Cheer" paper pad
Ink:  Palette Charcoal, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Tumbled Glass
Misc:  nesties, copics

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

This month's new releases are: Holly Greetings, Christmas in the Country, Snowball?, Country Thanksgiving, Cardinals in Winter, and Ginger Cookies.For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Sets: Christmas in the Country and Snowball? (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 Christmas in the Country and Snowball?. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's MFP blog post.

Lois
Vicky
Dawn
Anne
Peggysue
Connie
Linda
Karen
Patty
Liz
Geri
Lynn
Claudine
Debbie
Mark’s Finest Papers

Good luck today with the drawing!

Happy Stamping!

Patty & Winnie

34 comments:

Heike said...

I know MFP since a few weeks as a challenge blog. I did´t know, that I can buy stamps there. And this is my chance to win.
I love such kind of stamps and i love your artworks.

Hugs, Heike

Аня said...

Lovely cards!

Heather Quinn said...

Wonderful cards :)

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Patty your cards are fantastic. Love your take on the Church with the red ink and of course, that snowman on that style card is darling.

Bear Hugs,
Carol MFPDT

Neva said...

what fun creations you have made with these fun sets

Liz Williams said...

That snowman dp looks really cute with the snowball set.

Vicky Gould said...

Two awesome cards!!!

Karen said...

So cute. I love the snowman paper with the dp you chose. Perfect.

Dawn said...

love the center step! great samples!!

Theresa said...

Great center step card with the snowman. The church looks great with red.

Connie said...

Great job with these 2 delightful sets Patty!! I love the church in red!!
Connie

Lorraine said...

absolutely stunning love the snowman card xx

Sue D said...

Great cards--I like the snowman paper.

Angie said...

Oh! These are so pretty!!! They are both just gorgeous!

Lori said...

TFS...I really like how you did the step card.

Pam said...

Lovely! I like the monochromatic look of the first and the bg paper with the darling snowman.

Anniebee said...

Awesome cards, Patty! I am totally in love with these new stamp sets and I want them all!

KC said...

these are both great...and so different! I love the all red, and the folds of the snowman are awesome!

Lynn McAuley said...

Cute holiday card, Patty!! I love the red church and the fun snowmen background!

Carol L said...

These are both cute! I really like the CAS look on the first, and the snowman card is too cute!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Fab church in RED, and what wonderful dp for the Snowball? image!! Well done, my friend!!

Marianne said...

Wauw, you all use the same stamps and yet all cards are so different. These cards are very lovely. Nice background too on the snowman card! xxx Marianne MW

Nichole Bryant said...

Gorgeous Cards!

redwasher1 said...

patty, both cards are just gorgeous!!!

Peggysuez said...

Sweet cards, both of them! I like the simplicity of the first especially.

Barbara Colbert said...

Great to have the church in red...like that!!!! Snowman is adorable!!! Nicely done!

Payne Holler Cards said...

love your church in red!!! and that snowman is toooooo CUTE! (and the most perfect dp!)

Payne Holler Cards said...

love your church in red!!! and that snowman is toooooo CUTE! (and the most perfect dp!)

Benzi said...
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Benzi said...

I love that country church...I love to photograph old churches on trips. Adorable snowman card, too. I am a huge snowman lover. Soooo, you know I am really liking your cards.

MaryH said...

The red color for the church looks so festive. Simple yet elegant card. Mr. Snowman was adorable, and especially with the papers used. Thanks for sharing.

Pat Garvin said...

Love both cards. That red one sure does sparkle.

Designing with Debbie said...

Great cards. I love the DP on the snowman card.

Chrissy D said...

So sweet!!!