Friday, August 15, 2014

Marks Finest Papers August Blog Hop- Day 4

Welcome to the Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Company

August Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

Dear Santa I have been a good little crafter!  Welcome back to our last day of our hop.
I had an absolute blast with these stamp set!!!  So lets get started!

First I did a Brrrr card with this darling snowman! Where do you these he is? I made this for a special friend in mind (hint, she doesn't get snow!)
My Card Tip: want clothes with a design... paper piecing. Pick a small pattern paper design and stamp you image on it, then just cut out what you want and post it on top of a second stamped image on white cardstock. Such an easy and fun technique.

Next, Santa and I had a lot of fun together. First I made this easy ornament. I just used a rosette that I cut from my Cuttlebug and using cute Santa circle stamp, I made this easy to do ornament.  I think this would be a great craft for the kiddos to do for Christmas.

I decided to try a different card technique.

A Slider Card.
Fun to do but I need to practice a little more, lol.

Yesterday I mention the Pearl Pen for small/large beads/dots. I also used it for Santa's beard. I just moved the tip of the pen in little random swirls.
Of course I have my tried and true stand by, Stickles, for Santa's cap.

I am sad, I really enjoy these hops but I hope to see you next month. Plus don't forget the fabulous challenges, tutorials and all around fun at MFPS blog and ning site!

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 
Aug. 16, 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 Aug. 15, 2014

Here's the Design Team:

Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.


  1. Santa is coming to town !! Beautiful creations with santa's stamp and cute snowman. Love it, so creative. Thanks for sharing.

    Lidya (Cloud's project)

  2. Great projects today - some lovely cards with shine and sparkle and a great ornament.

  3. Sandy, I want one of those pearl pens - how great is that and Santa's beard looks wonderful. I love slider cards but haven't made one in forever - I need to make one soon. All your cards are fun with their fun techniques and the super new images. Hugz!

  4. I love your ornament! Great fun! The slider card is a brilliant idea too and I adore the embossed layers, colours and textures you have used throughout. Bravo!

  5. Wow these are all so very pretty
    Like your first Santa
    Well done

  6. Your ornament turned out great such a great idea...
    Your cards are very nice...
    Well done

  7. The pearl pen made a great beard.

  8. Thanks for sharing a close up of Santa. I love how the beard looks. The sparkles on his hat looks amazing. I like the idea of a slider card. I can just see the smile on the face of a child as he pulls out the slider. You did a fabulous job showcasing this month's sets. I am looking forward to seeing what you do next month.

  9. Adorable cards! Love the texture you created on the Santa card.

  10. Marvelous projects. And I loved the way you made Santa's beard with the Pearl Pen.

  11. Love your wonderful cards! I'm getting in the Christmas mood!

  12. Sandy,
    Your cards are adorable and your ornament is awesome wow!

  13. Fun projects. Love the pull out tag on Santa.

  14. Sandi- You did a marvelous job on these!

  15. Cute cards. I love how you did Santa's beard.

  16. I have become a follower. I love your cards. Santa is a favorite of mine and I just won the Dear Santa stamp set, so excited.