Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Dec. Blog Hop Day 1



Dec. Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are




 Featured Dec. 10
Calm and Wisdom

Featured Dec. 11
Bow Hunting

 Featured Dec. 12 
Family


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 three winners will be announced on Dec. 14, 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 10 PM EST on Friday Dec. 13, 2013

I've made 2 cards for this set. I was intrigued with the little folded fan image. This is what I came up with.


For my other card I wanted to make a calm and serene scene.




25 comments:

Shelly Schmidt said...

Very pretty cards! I am loving the new stamps- your fan card is awesome and love the geisha too!

wannabcre8tive said...

Gorgeous cards, I really like the fans.

Pam said...

So very pretty. I love the geisha pondering over the water.

Janine said...

Lovely cards - your water scene is really nice - great composition.

loulou said...

Great cards. I love the clever way you have used the folded fan stamp to create an open fan.

Lois said...

Lovely cards -- I especially liked the first one with the fans.

kReN said...

Love the fans and how the background came out as well. Lovely work as always!


Thanks for sharing your creativity!
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stamping sue said...

two wonderful cards. you acheived a calm and serene card it's great!
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the fans stamping.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Gail said...

Pat - you have a great eye for creating - love the fans and the water for the second card - enjoy your week!

KarinsArtScrap said...

Pat gorgeous cards you have made.

gr karin

Jane said...

Pat both cards are so different and both are just beautiful!!! Great work!

Stampsnob said...

both are lovely I especially like the fans...Lis

MariLynn said...

Great cards. I love the scene on your second card. Makes me wonder what she is thinking and what she is looking at or who she is waiting for.

Georgei said...

Wow this stamp set is so very beautiful
Thank for showing

Renee Collier said...

There really is something so calm and serene about the second card! And the colors are perfect in the first card.

Kathy Bradley said...

Pat, absolutely gorgeous - both cards. I love the fan card - it's so dainty and elegant! Your second card has a wonderful scene - and is very calming!

terrie said...

Great looking cards...
each one so different but turned out so wonderful

Winnie and Patty said...

Pat--both of these cards are gorgeous, but I especially like the fan one!!!! Fabulous! TFS

Karenladd said...

Your cards are so delicate and beautiful!

SHartl said...

I am half Japanese so I really love these cards and this stamp set. So pretty!

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Fabulous cards. Each has its own great personality - can't decide which I like better :)

Michelle N. said...

Wow, both cards are so awesome-I agree with ArtJypsy, I can't choose which one I like better either!

Carmen M. said...

Wow... Love the fans.

Jean Bullock said...

Gorgeous! Both cards are delightful. I love that fan card. Well done!