Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop 2013 day 2

   January Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
Fantastic Dogs Featured January 15
No Sour Grapes Featured January 16
In My Den Featured January 17
Love, Love, Love Featured January 18

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 January 19, 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 January 18,2013.

Happy New Year!!! Welcome to the first blog hop of 2013! We are so excited to share the great stamp sets we are releasing this month and the months to come. 

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

The mini stamp set we have for you this month is

"Not So Ugly"

Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co 

 I had a lot of fun watercoloring these grapes. 
I added quilled vines to add dimension. I was going for a vintage look.

 Close up of the metal embellishment.


  1. What a beautiful card MariLynn - love thaose quilled vines, they really are a stunning detail.

  2. You achieved a vintage look - lovely card.

  3. Beautiful example of this awesome set, MariLynn!

  4. Marilynn, this is absolutely gorgeous. I love you water colouring, all your layering, stitching and wonderful texture. cheers Linda

  5. Stunning creation! LOVE all of the detail & texture.

  6. You definitely succeeded in making a vintage creation! This is stunning with your beautifully colored grapes...great shading and I love your lace and stitching. Cool tag, too.

  7. Beautiful vintage card! Love the lace!!! The metal embellishment is lovely!

  8. Great shading on those grapes!

  9. Very pretty, I love the quilled vines.

  10. Marilynn,
    Your vintage card is so pretty and elegant. I think the colors and lace just add to that vintage feel and your quilled vines look grand.

  11. oooo, really pretty card! I love how you gave it a Victorian feel!

  12. Your card is beautiful!

  13. So pretty! The quilled vines are nice dimension!

  14. MariLynn--this card is so pretty! I love your quilled vines! Great coloring on the grapes too! TFS

  15. Fab job creating this vintage grape card - your water coloring is beautiful!

  16. So pretty and the vines are the perfect touch! :)

  17. Gorgeous card. I love all the elements.

  18. Great sketch designs & sweet details.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  19. Such a CUTE CARD! Love the lace used. TFS AJ-