Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Be A Showoff - Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop Day 2

First, let me say to the city of Boston, my heart and prayers are with you.  Let us pray for all of the injured, the first responders, and the families of those that lost their lives.  Thank you.

April Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured April 16 - Columns and Topiaries
Featured April 17 - Be a Showoff
 Featured April 18 - Honor and Glory
 Featured April 19 - Birds and Trees

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 April 20,2013 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 April 19,2013.



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

"Zoo Friends"

 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is

"You May Bow"
                                                         

Pam 
Toni 

Today's featured set is another one of my favorites from this month.  Maybe it's because I love coloring peacocks, or because I love making colorful birds, who knows.  All I know, is I'm having a blast creating with this set and you will too.

For my project today, I took the main peacock image from Be A Showoff and stamped it in memento tuxedo black ink onto MFP white card stock before coloring it with prismacolor makers then combining the image with some retired Stampin Up! card stock and Michael's Recollections Animal Print designer paper.  For my embellishments, I stamped the large peacock feather directly onto three of the silk flowers in purple twilight and citrus inks before layering with white silk flowers and bling centers.  My final touches were faux brads and ice stickles highlighting parts of the peacocks tail feathers and crown.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day and don't forget to stop by the rest of the design team blogs to leave some love for a chance to win today's featured set.

Stamps: MFP Be A Showoff
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Adirondak Purple Twilight, Citrus
Card Stock: MFP White, Stampin Up! Magenta, Green Galore, Michael's Recollections Animal Print DP
Accessories: Prismacolor Markers, Stipple Brush, Silk Flowers, Glue Dots, Bling, Pop Dots, Ice Stickles

32 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I love the papers and the beautiful bright colors. TFS AJ-

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  2. Love the bright colors. This card makes me happy.

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  3. What a pretty card....beautiful background!

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  4. Gorgeous colours - would love to see it in real life as I am sure we are missing some detail in the photo - great job!

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  5. Bonnie,
    Your colors really pop! Great card!

    kren@
    http://afourlife.blogspot.com

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  6. What a FAB Peacock!!! Awesome colors! I know what you mean about this Peacock being fun to color...I had a blast coloring mine! Funny, how I wasn't sure about it when it was on the stamp sheet but once I started stamping, SO MUCH FUN!!! Love your DP too!

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  7. Just gorgeous, I love your colors.

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  8. Beautiful, love the green and purple, really pretty :)

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  9. I love the way you colored that peacock, Bonnie. And your DP is the perfect background!

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  10. This is just bright and gorgeous! LOVE it!

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  11. Great looking card...nice coloring!
    well done

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  12. I love those colors!! Super job. Hope you will stop by and link up at Craftin Desert Divas “Peacock Color Challenge” Linky Party.

    Tara
    Craftin Desert Diva's

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  13. Bonnie,
    As always, a beautiful and elegant card! Your coloring is awesome and your BG perfect!

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  14. All of your stamping and coloring really paid off to make a fabulous card. LOVE those peacock images and gorgeous color!

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  15. Love the green background and colors in your card and the way you made your background! So beautiful!

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  16. Another lovely card with that paper I own. Your peacock is beautiful too.

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  17. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Peacock Color Challenge “ Linky Party.

    Tara
    Craftin Desert Diva's

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  18. What a divine peacock...looks so pretty in bright green and purple.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  19. Bonnie--this is so pretty! I love the bright blue & green! TFS

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  20. Great background. Beautifully colored peacock!

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  21. Really really pretty card!!! Love all the colors...

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  22. Your love for coloring birds shows in this creation! So very pretty!!! Thanks for linking up with us at Tara's Craftin Desert Divas “Peacock Color Challenge “ Linky Party.

    ~Donna K

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  23. Perfect layout and background paper. Lovely card.

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  24. This is a beautiful card! I love the colors you chose to color the peacock, wonderful!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  25. Beautiful card. I love how you colored your peacock. The background is fabulous!

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  26. Great coloring.

    marg0006 at Verizon dot net

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  27. I still love the green! It sets off the peacock really well.

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