Tuesday, May 14, 2013

May Hop 2013 Day 1 Marsh Birds


May Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured May 14th

Marsh Birds

Featured May 15th
In Tents
 
Featured May 16th

Space Fun
 
Featured May 17th

Now Showing

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 May 18,2013 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 May 17,2013.



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

"Marsh Silhouettes"


 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is

"Lilly of the Valley"
                                                      



Patty P.
Pam 
Toni 
Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co 


Because I live near the Mississippi River, I see blue herons a lot. I love to watch them along the river banks. I made my card as a thank you card. As a boy scout leader we always are needing thank you cards to thank the volunteers who help make our boy scout program great. 

29 comments:

  1. Lovely card. Nice pencil work on the heron

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  2. I love the depth you achieved in the reeds and the stork is just perfect!

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  3. Stunning card MariLynn - love the way you have coloured the images.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Love the colours - very effective card.

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  5. Your coloring of the blue heron is outstanding!

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  6. Wonderful card and perfect for a boy scout thank you.

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  7. A very pretty card, Marilynn. I like how you added the green in with the cat tails.

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  8. Terrific thank you card. I really like the colors are your bird.

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  9. Beautiful!!! When I lived in FL and LA I would see a lot of these gorgeous birds. I miss that. This is a beautiful "thank you" card!

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  10. what a nice thank you card and I like your coloring.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  11. I love the coloring of the bird and the subtlety of the cat tails. TFS!

    kren@
    http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  12. We have herons in our neighborhood too. I was so glad to see your card and really really glad to see that stamp set!

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  13. Very pretty card and your coloring is wonderful!!!

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  14. While I adore your card-the Blue Herons aren't welcome at my house-they think my koi pond is a buffet!

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  15. Your coloring is awesome on this pretty card, MariLynn!!

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  16. This is lovely. Your stitching really adds to it.

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  17. Great stamping and I like the ziz-zag around your card...well done

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  18. Beautiful blue heron card MariLynn! I hope you had a wonderful birthday too! TFS

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  19. Your coloring is lovely, beautiful card!

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  20. Marilynn,
    How very pretty and the colors are warm and wonderful. And, your stitching looks awesome.

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  21. I really like the coloring and the stitching on your card.

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  22. A beautiful card with gorgeous coloring and detail.

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  23. Beautiful card. Love the soft colors. TFS AJ-

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  24. I love the multiple colors you are using here and how they blend and don't blend!

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