Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured July 9th
Lotus Blossoms

Featured July 10th
Featured July 11th 
Be Virtuous
Featured July 12th


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! The names are drawn randomly!) All four winners will be announced on July 13, 2013 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 MFP blog count twice!) The deadline for commenting is 11PM EST on Friday July 12, 2013.

 The special stamp set we have for you this month is:

"Dino News"

 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is


I made this a center step card today.  I didn't have any designer paper to go on the sides and across the bottom so I made my own.  I used the sea weed  and stamped it, then cut the strips for the sides and bottom of my center step card. 
Now, hop over to Lois's blog and see what she has created for you today!
Here's the Design Team:

Patty  you're here
Lois  go here next
Jane C
Pat G
Thrfity Stamper
Sue W
Karen K
Cathy C
Kate Z
Shirley Q
Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

Thanks for hopping with us again today!  Good luck on being the winner of one of the new sets!
Happy Stamping!
Patty & Winnie


Angie said...

Wow! The seaweed makes such a terrific DP!!! Great card!

wannabcre8tive said...

So cute. I love how you made your designer paper. It looks really great.

Karenladd said...

Love the way you made your own patterned paper to go with this adorable design!

Janine said...

Great use of the seaweed as your DP.

Tamara D said...

Beautiful center step card!

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Great center step card Patty.

Lois said...

Nice job of creating your own DP from the seaweed stamp.

Pam said...

What a darling card, Patty. I like how you left the seaweed uncolored.

MariLynn said...

Great use of the seaweed. I like how your turtle looks.

Jane said...

Really cute card Patty!!! Love how you made your bg paper.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

What a great step card, to show off the turtle!

kren said...

Great DP! TFS!

Come and see what I've done lately! kren@

Michelle N. said...

Great idea to make your own paper! Great card!

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a wonderful stepcard Patty.

greetings karin

Sue D said...

Very cute--I like the seaweed paper you made.

Mary Ann said...

Love your card!Beautiful!!!

Kathy Bradley said...

Your card is so very, very cute. Your DP you created is perfect for cute Mr. Turtle to swim around.

Pat Garvin said...

Love your hand made background.

Ravengirl said...

Love the stamped seaweed as designer paper. So perfect here and cut perfectly too!

StampNK said...

Great center step card and perfect background!

Stampsnob said...

Oh yah! that looks really good......Lis

Jo4Him said...

Super cute card; love your created dp. Great job. Thanks for sharing

loulou said...

This turtle is so cute. Great way to use the stamps to create your own background.

Nancy Walker said...

Love the simplicity of the card done with the Be Virtuous stamp set. Fabulous!

Beth F. said...

I love the style of this card! Great job!

Cindy Groh said...

I've got my eye on that turtle set. Super cute.