Thursday, July 14, 2011

Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop-Lilacs in Summer

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

This week's new releases are: Little Birds With Big Mouths, Planted with Love, Lilacs in the Summer, and Adirondack Summer.For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Lilacs in the Summer? (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 Lilacs in the Summer. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's blog post. Emily, Nancyruth, Neva , Silvia , Faith, Claudine, Dawn
Marilynn , Patricia , Chrissy , Karen, Pam, Joanne, Kittie , Mark’s Finest Papers

This image is done in a vintage theme. It reminds me of my Grandmother's Lilac's. We had purple, pink, and white ones in profusion. We would cut them almost every day and place them in vases all over the house. They smelled wonderful. Thank you for visiting today and good luck in the drawing.

Challenges Entered
C.R.A.F.T. - Butterflies
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - Make Your Own Flowers
Paper Play - Things with Wing

24 comments:

Colleen Dietrich said...

Oh. My. Goodness! I love lilacs, and am just swooning over this heavenly card. I can almost smell them now!

Carol Dee said...

stunning, drop dead gorgeous!!! !

imastampin said...

Carol, this is over the top gorgeous. Everything about it is fabulous!

Marisa said...

Beautiful lilacs and surrounding accessories. I am convinced you win the punch tallies on every card you make! Day 4 of VBS so may have to succumb to some leaded coffee LOL!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

This should be framed, Carol! How very gorgeous and vintage!! I love the addition of all the butterflies and the fabulous colors! WOW!

Emily Keaton said...

This is GORGEOUS, Carol!! I just LOVE those pink lilacs and all of the lovely punches you used to pretty this up. Love it!

Designing with Debbie said...

Beautiful card. Love all the elements

Lena said...

At first I thought your blog was called Chocolate, Craft and beers . I thought thats my new bff. hahaha Love it anyways. Your card is awesome and probably my favorite so far. I adore your blog what wonderful creations!

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh my Carol--this card is more than fabulous!!!! I love the colors and the extra added flowers down the right hand side of the card. Great job!!!! TFs

Lynn McAuley said...

I love your stunning pink lilacs!! Sensational detailing with your butterflies and punched pink blossoms!! A GORGEOUS creation, Carol!

Joanne (jojot) said...

this is just stunniing....so many embellies/detail work.....fabulous

redwasher1 said...

Carol, WOW!!!!! This is an amazingly beautiful card! Love everything about beautiful creation!!!

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is gorgeous!! THanks for the nice comment on my sewing card on splitcoast!! : )

Sandi said...

Oh wow! Carol this is absolutely stunning!!
♥ Sandi

Peggysuez said...

I am so happy to see that someone made the flowers in pink, this is gorgeous!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow carol another gorgeous card.
I love butterflies, so i love these and the image is beautiful too.

greetings karin

ahlers5 said...

Gorgeous card. I love all the details you added. Lovely handmade flowers. Thanks for joining us at DDSC. Diane

Dawn said...

beautiful!

Benzi said...

Carol, how did I miss this one on your blog? I did see it on SCS. Beautiful and so detailed. Love those gorgeous lilacs.

KraftyKoolKat said...

Colourful card sweetie and I love those flowers.
Thank you for joining us at DDSC this time.

Hugs
Cathy

carol said...

Gorgeous....love the bow!thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week, x carol

Trimgym said...

Great project , thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.

Jo and Tigerlover.

Paddington fan said...

Such a pretty card, love the colours and the vintage feel to it!! Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week, love Jacky x

Julie M said...

Fab card, Carol - perfect idea to add all the butterflies - they love lilac!! And those papers go so beautifully with the card too.

Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)