Thursday, August 11, 2011

Mark's Finest Papers Blog hop day 3


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

This week's new releases are:Black Eyed Susans for Encouragement, Butterflies and Wisteria, Forest Gifts, Fun on the Farm .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:Forest Gifts? (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 Forest Gifts. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's MFP blog post.


Emily
Nancyruth
Neva
Faith
Claudine
Dawn
Marilynn ****This is me****
Patricia
Chrissy
Karen
Pam
Joanne
Kittie
Markie
Mark’s Finest Papers


This set shows the picture of a few of my neighbors. I live on a bluff above the Mississippi river in Iowa. I can see the river from my kitchen, and familyroom windows. Living that close to the river means that a lot of wild life comes by my windows too. Last week at the crack of dawn, a doe and her two fawns were less than 5 feet from my kitchen window. The fawns were frolicking while mother ate. It is that last part that makes them kinda a nuisance. I can't grow any garden or flowers without the deer eating them. I had roses planted and they ate even the branches of the bushes. Within the last month, we have had a raccoon and a possum in our garage at night. When I go on my evening walks with my husband Derek, we often see owls in the trees right by our house.





37 comments:

  1. Great card! Loving this stamp set.

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  2. great colors! and the image is awesome!

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  3. wow MariLynn, this is so different to what you usually do, but stunning - love the way you have let the image speak for itself.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. VEry nice, Marilynn! Kittie

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  5. This is so pretty. I think this could be used either for feminine or masculine. Your colored the image beautifully.

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  6. Beautiful - the brown tones are perfect!

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  7. Nice job on your coloring of this forest scene. And I like the raffia -- stays with the rustic look.

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  8. Very Pretty. Love your twine bow.

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  9. Love your "guy" rendition Marilynn!
    Connie

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  10. nice card, would be a great guy card.

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  11. Oh, your card is gorgeous!


    Sorry about the deer eating your garden. ;( My uncle-in-law told me to hang soap in pantyhose off of our apple trees to prevent the deer. It really does help! ;)

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  12. Marilynn, this is a great monochromatic look with a pop of color!

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  13. What a lovely card...and how lucky to live where you do! :)

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  14. Great coloring on your card!

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  15. BEAUTIFULLY colored Marilynn! I love the distressing (that raffia ribbon is the perfect touch!) and how the white portions of the animals stand out so much against the ivory cardstock - lovely!

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  16. This is fabulous, Marilynn! I love the raffia tied in a bow! :)

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  17. I love your wonderful distressing and raffia with this sensational image, MariLynn!! Great design!!

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  18. Great card! Sounds like this is the perfect stamp to set the scene of your surroundings! What a lucky lady!

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  19. Just beautiful! Colored or uncolored this image is awesome! Would really love to win this set! Thanks for that chance.

    Anniebee
    anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

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  20. this is stunning!!! I love it

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  21. What a natural beauty!Liz Williams

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  22. Lovely card! I am so loving this new image! I hear you about the critters. I can't grow any vegetables because the woodchucks come in and eat everything in one night. This year they decided they like my dill! Darn little buggers! I don't even live in the country -I'm in a suburban area. Go figure. Fun hop.

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  23. Very beautiful, Marilynn the McGyver

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  24. Beautiful card Marilynn!!! Great coloring! TFS

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  25. Very nice, the raffia bow works well with this set.

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  26. Fantastic job on this Marilyn

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  27. Lovely coloring on nature's creatures!

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  28. Fabulous coloring! Love your ribbon choice too!

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  29. Great card; thanks for sharing. Jo4Him

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  30. Wonderful coloring and masculine card.

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  31. Wonderful masculine card and a great embellishment for it.

    LOL, loved your comment about my envelope for this set, I used speckled paper to match the insert and I figured that's all they're going to get since I had make the envy from scratch! Maybe I'll decorate later!

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