Thursday, April 17, 2014

Marks Finest Papers- April Blog Hop- LATERNS

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company

April Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

Today's featured stamp set:
April 17

Here is my take on our featured stamp set.  I did some stamping on designer paper and
gold embossing for all the images.

I wanted the lanterns to be "floating" so I used various thickness of foam tape
 (easy to so just place two or three pieces on top of each other). I added some ivory and gold bakers twine to make them look like they are hanging.  This is a great card to place a note of encouragement.

Here are the other stamp release blog hop dates.
To see the 15th and 16th extra card projects that I did, please scroll down!
 Featured April 15
Paper Doll Frances 
Bundle Up & Her Majesty

Featured April 16
Out of Time Mini

Please stop by tomorrow!
Featured April 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 six winners will be announced on 
April 19, 2014 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 10 PM EST on Friday April 18, 2014

Here's the Design Team:

Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.


  1. Love this!! Looks awesome.

  2. Makes me feel like a party Ready for oriental meal......Lis

  3. Great looking card and a great use of the Lantern stamp set...
    well done

  4. What a great idea to do with the lanterns! Lovely card!!!

  5. Beautiful background for the gorgeous lanterns.

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  7. Beautiful card. The thumbnails are not showing up on the blog but I opened the space in another window and could see the card. Love the colors and card layout and heat embossing and of course the popped layers.

  8. Awesome job. My favorite dp.(my most hoarded paper) It looks fabulous with your dimensional lanterns.

  9. A gorgeous card, I love the gold embossing.

  10. Wow - wonderful and I really like your use of paper piecing - very pretty!

  11. Sandy- What an amazing example. It literally made me gasp with delight! You created an awesome example here!

  12. I agree the different widths of pop dots works great.
    stamping sue

  13. Beautiful, love the layers of lanterns, makes great dimension~ The dp and colors are lovely ;)

  14. Like the coloring & papers you used.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  15. You have given me such a great idea. I have that Design paper and some origami paper. If I win this set, i know what I am going to do with it!lol

    Fabulous card!

  16. Your lantern card is very effective and I like the use of watercolour on the camellia - beautiful work.

  17. This looks wonderful stamped on the patterned designer paper! Beautiful effect!

  18. Wow, all that heat embossing makes the lanterns POP!

  19. Beautifully done. Love how you dimensionalised your lanterns.

  20. Love it. The patterned paper is perfect for these lantern images.