Thursday, January 19, 2012

You Are Cherished - Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop Day 4

Hello! Welcome to Mark's Finest Papers a Heinrich Company's January Blog Hop!
This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

Love Remains Featured January 17
Cowgirls Rule Featured January 18
Sending Happy Thoughts Featured January 19
You Are Cherished Featured January 20



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!)We will announce all four winners on January 21, 2012 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!) The winners will be chosen at 11PM EST on Friday January 20, 2012.


Hi there.  Thanks for hopping with us all this week.  I hope you have found some projects to inspire you with the new stamp sets from Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company.  Today is the last day of our hop so make sure you've left comments along the way for a chance to win one of the daily stamp sets.

My project today touches on a subject we all have to address at some point, yet seem to have a hard time stamping - Sympathy cards.  I found out this week that a family friend lost both of her parents recently, and I thought the new You Are Cherished set would be perfect. 

After stamping my image onto Mark's Finest Papers Snow Storm Smooth premium paper and colored with prismacolor markers, I went looking on the Internet for the lyrics to Celine Dion's song from Titanic "My Heart Goes On" and printed those off in a MS Word document on regular white card stock.  Then I decided to stipple Tim Holtz Scattered Straw and Tattered Rose distress inks around the card and layered heart image before adding some satin ribbon, heart clip and angel charm from my stash with a circle clip.  My saying was created by taking the PEACE from the stamp set and carefully cutting it apart so I could stamp the letters individually and split the heart.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day and don't forget to stop by the rest of the Design Team's blogs for a chance to win today's stamp set.


Stamps: MFP You Are Cherished, Happy Pansies (for ladybugs)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Scattered Straw & Tattered Rose Distress Inks
Card Stock: MFP Snow Storm Smooth Premium Paper, Limeade, Barely Pink, Morning Sun
Accessories: Prismacolor Markers, Stipple Brushes, Charm, MFP Satin Ribbons, Heart Clip, Circle Clip, Pop Dots, Brads

21 comments:

  1. Wow!! Great ideas on this card and who can go wrong with Tim Holtz distress inks?!! Love you color choices and your coloring of the image is wonderful. Very, very nicely done!

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  2. Your coloring is AWESOME Bonnie!!! and this stamp set is VERY pretty... LOVE me some Pansy's!! You are SO creative using real words to a song for your own BG paper!!!!

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  3. What a fantastic card; wonderful coloring, Bonnie!

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  4. Wonderful--I like the angel charm.

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  5. Fabulous card, Bonnie. The heart clip and angel charm finished it off nicely.

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  6. Beautiful and peaceful card. thanks for sharing
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  7. This is a lovely sympathy card. So sorry you had a need for one.

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  8. I love the colors here! Wonderful combination with the newsprint!

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  9. Just lovely! Really beautifully colored.

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  10. Bonnie,
    Your card is beautiful, elegant and meaningful. I love newsprint DP, but it really has a new meaning the way you print it - with words that relate to the card and/or person.

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  11. So sorry to hear about your friends parents. This is a lovely card and they will appreciate it.

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  12. Sympathy cards are hard to make. I'm sure they will appreciate this one.

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  13. Lovely coloring & lovely card!

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  14. So pretty! Saying a prayer for your friend.

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  15. Ohh What a cool color combination!!! Great work!

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  16. Love the colors on this! what a pretty pansie heart!

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  17. Wow Bonnie!!!! This is a beautiful sympathy card! I can't believe you turned what I consider a Valentine's set into a wonderful sympathy card! Great job!!!! TFS

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  18. Pretty card. I love how you did the PEACE split around the image.

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