Tuesday, May 14, 2013

MFP Marsh Birds


May Blog Hop! 
 
(inside says:  "From one old bird to another....Happy Birdday!)

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are:
 Featured May 14th
Marsh Birds
Featured May 15th
In Tents
 Featured May 16th
Space Fun
Featured May 17th
Now Showing

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 May 18,2013 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 May 17,2013.



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

"Marsh Silhouettes"


 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is
"Lilly of the Valley"
                                               


I made this card for the Sketch Challenge on Split Coast Stampers:

I made this one for the Inspiration Challenge on Saturday:


  I love this set....I really didn't realize what great masculine cards I could make until I began using it.  A flamingo, egret and Blue Heron plus cattails and 8 sentiments....what fun!  Don't forget to check out the other gals:



27 comments:

Rosy Newlun said...

The grays and steel blue colors remind me pf Washington and Oregon on cool misty days- love the heron!

Janine said...

Great work with this set - you seem to love it - LOL!

loulou said...

What great projects. I love your tealight shade.

Lois said...

Great job with this beautiful set, Vicky! I like the way you colored the heron on your first card, and that tea light project is marvelous!

Sue D said...

Great projects with this set!

Angie said...

Vicky, Gorgeous projects!!!! The shade for the candle is gorgeous!!! Love how you placed the birds in the marsh in your second card. Beautiful design on your first one! Gorgeous art!

Pam said...

I just love that you embossed the cat tails as well. Fabulous.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

You are right- great for masculine cards!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

These are gorgeous, Vicki!

kren said...

I love all your samples. They are terrific! TFS!

kren@
http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Michelle N. said...

You're right-great stamp set for masculine projects! Love the light shade!

MariLynn said...

Wow, your coloring on the blue heron is amazing!!!!

Jane said...

Your cards and tea light shade are such an inspiration on how to use this set. Lovely work!!!

Golda said...

Wonderful examples!

Winnie and Patty said...

Vicky--these are all beautiful!!!! I especially like the little tea lite shade that you made! Great job! TFS

Pat Garvin said...

I love the embossed cattails. Sorry to see you leave us. Keep in touch,

Karenladd said...

love your fun card!! Great colors and design

Kathy Bradley said...

Vicky,
All of your cards are lovely, as always, and your tea light shade is awesome! I hope we run into each other on SCS!! Take care!!

Luanna said...

Nice projects. The Marsh birds work really well for masculine cards.

Kim B said...

Very neat! Especially the tea light shade :)

SHartl said...

What beautiful cards and I love how you made the sun in the background.

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Wow these are amazing. I love the lamp and either card is perfect with it. TFS AJ-

renee said...

wow!! great use of the images..such versatile projects..great job vicky!

Ravengirl said...

These look amazing! I love the candle shade you have created and the cool fuzz on the cattails on the first card!

Jean Bullock said...

Excellent job on the cards. Love that little lampshade.

Cathy Clouston said...

Lovely! I have that embossing folder but I didn`t think to pull it out! :)

marg0006 said...

What great stamping and coloring