Friday, August 16, 2013

Aug. Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
 Featured Aug 13th
Pocket Watches

Featured Aug 14th
Joyous Season

Featured Aug 15th 
Country Charm

Featured Aug 16th
Wealthy Fish

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 Aug 17, 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 10 PM EST on Friday Aug 16, 2013.

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

"Lucky You"
 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is

     "Take Time Mini"

Today is the last day of the hop and sadly I hate to see it end...  I have loved working with all the new stamps and seeing my other team mates creations.  But we will be back next month with some really cute and fun new sets so be sure to stop by...

Here is my card today done with
"Wealthy Fish"

I did a basket weave with the background papers and added the border frame.  I did this card for a challenge during a crop  at Scrap Zee Community Forum..

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Hopping!!!

Here's the Design Team:


  1. Jane--this is absolutely gorgeous!!! Just beautiful! TFS

  2. Beautiful and rich Asian creation!!!

  3. You have made a beautiful card! I am going to start coloring the pagoda red. That weaving is done perfectly!

  4. The weaving really adds texture and interest on your card. Great job.

  5. Stunning! Love the weaving and the colours you have used. The layout is wonderful! What a happy fish!!!!!

  6. Wow Jane! This is stunning! I love it in red! I will remember that the next time I use this set! Gorgeous!

  7. this looks like a very intricate technique with the weaving. next you stamped, colored and popped the other images over the weaving.....Great card!
    stamping sue

  8. What bright colors! I love the background too.

  9. Like how you weaved the papers. The colors are wonderful.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  10. WOW!Very pretty!!!Love the colors,awesome design!!!

  11. Jane,
    Beautiful card - and you're right - our minds were meandering along the same lines!

  12. What a great card; love all the details, especially the paper weaving. Thanks for sharing

  13. A beautiful card, I love the colors.

  14. Wow what a gorgeous background to go with these wonderful new stamp sets.

  15. So lovely, the colours are really pretty! :)

  16. Nice! I really love the woven background!


Thanks for all the sweet comments. I really appreciate them.