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Thursday, June 2, 2011

MFP June Blog Hop Day #2

Hello! Welcome to the June 2011 MFP New Releases Blog Hop!

This week's new releases are: All Aboard, Poppies Poppies Poppies, Sand Surf Relax, and Floating Along.

For your convenience, all these sets are available TODAY at Mark's Finest Papers.

So, do you want to WIN today's Featured Stamp Set: Poppies, Poppies, Poppies? (If you don't want to wait to win, you can always purchase the sets right away! We'll substitute a set from NEXT month's release if the winner has already purchased this set!)

For your chance to win: Comment on the following Design Team members' blogs TODAY before midnight EDT. There will be ONE random winner chosen from the comments on today's Blog Hop blogs. That winner will win POPPIES, POPPIES, POPPIES. We will announce the winner's name on tomorrow's blog post.
I love this set!!! Wild Poppies grow all around my part of the country and I colored these in the colors we have. I used Copic's to color the image , DP is Cosmo Cricket and card stock is MFP.


Be sure to check out what gorgeous cards the rest of the team has using this beautiful set.
Maybe you will win it!! Good luck!

Lois
Dawn
Anne
Peggysue
Connie
Emily
Karen
Patty
Roxie
Vicki
Liz
Geri
Lynn
Lagene-Guest Designer for June
Mark’s Finest Papers

Thank you for all wonderful comments and have a great day.

53 comments:

Liz Williams said...

Geri, this is just an awesome creation. And you have a hurt shoulder? WOW, you can over come all obstacles. Keeping you in my prayers that your surgery goes well.

Rea said...

Sweet card.

Vicki Dutcher said...

What a picturesque card.. really, it looks like a photograph! Just stunning!

Dianne Guilinger said...

I love your color choices!

Becky said...

This is gorgeous Gerri sitting on black.

Ujjwal said...

Beautiful!! love the background that highlights those beautiful flowers!

Peggysuez said...

Oh those are just the color we see while driving along the roads! In fact there is an abandoned house with poppies that shade and I'm going to do a midnight run one day and dig them up for my yard!

Lagene said...

WOW! these California poppies totally pop off the black BG & I love your sponged glow!

joycemc57 said...

Gorgeous card. I love the lattice background. It really makes the card come together.

Kittie said...

Geri, your card is so pretty!

Betty Benton said...

Spectacular card, Geri -- your coloring is superb!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Gorgeous poppies, Geri and your shading is beautiful. I like your layers!

Sparkly Engineer said...

Your coloring is incredible and the black really accents it.

Lois said...

I am never disappointed with your coloring -- you are a master!!! This card is amazing.

Connie said...

I absolutely love your card today Geri!! Black sets it off so well and the subtle shading is perfection.
What I want to know though is how did you get those streaks to appear in your blooms? They're gorgeous!
Connie

Carol L said...

The black background really makes these poppies explode off the page! Gorgeous coloring & sponging, and I'm in awe that you hand-cut this image so perfectly! It's just gorgeous!!

Vicky Gould said...

Wow, wow, wow!

Marlena M. said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love your colors! ;)

Designing with Debbie said...

Beautiful card. I love the coloring and shading. Very vibrant. Great work

Dawn said...

absolutely gorgeous!!!

Nancy R Grimes said...

Pretty card. Poppies are a favorite of mine. Thanks for sharing.

jdmommy said...

Awesome! How I envy your ability to color!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lynne said...

Great composition and coloring. Poppies are a winner.

imastampin said...

Oh so beautiful. There seems to be a glow about this card. I love it.

Chrissy D said...

Geri - Beautiful coloring does not even begin to describe this! WOW!

The Other Patti Sue said...

OMGosh Geri... you never cease to amaze me! This is stunning!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

Beautiful coloring...like the "out-of-the-box" design too.

crotnem said...

Love what you did here! Great ideas.
TFS

Carol Dee said...

WOW wonderful coloring and striking BG tech. VEry pretty card.

Anonymous said...

gorgeous card and beautiful colors, they look just like the ones I have in my garden. Thanks. Mary L Schreiber

Diana said...

Beautiful card - love the layout and all the colors
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Barbara Colbert said...

Gorgeous!!! Looks like an actual photo!!! Beautiful coloring!!!! LOVE IT...and it looks like the sun is ining through the window at it!!! I really like this set...lots of good possibilities for it...from CAS to elegant..hmmm?? might be a must have!!!

Patricia said...

Wow, I love how the colors of your poppies just pop out when you put it against the black card stock. Great coloring on this stamp.

Billie Dee said...

I love the coloring. This card is beautiful.

Sue D said...

Great coloring!

Donna said...

Gorgeous colors and shading, Geri. Thanks for the inspiration!

Colorado Crafter said...

Great card!! I really like these new poppy stamps!

kristyleesworld said...

Geri,
Totally digging the orange! So gorgeous! There is just so many ways to color those poppies it's great!
You did a terrific job!
Wishing you inky fingers,
Kristy

Emily Keaton said...

Geri, your layout and coloring are stunning for this!! Beautiful work with those outstanding poppies. :)

Jeanne said...

Gorgeous card. Love the color combo and the layout. Love the "fussy" cutting around your poppies... makes them pop. Gorgeous card.

Lynn McAuley said...

Your poppies absolutely glow!! What awesome work, Geri!!

dinosaur said...

Beautiful card. I like the background highlights.

Joanne (jojot) said...

wow.....your cutwork is exquisite...beautiful layout...very stunning work

Winnie and Patty said...

Geri--these lovely peach poppies just jump right off the card! This is just gorgeous!!!! TFS

schmidtrv said...

Your card is so gorgeous. The shading &coloring is perfect.
Vicky Schmidt

Payne Holler Cards said...

stunning! should be framed or copied and sold as prints from an art store!!!

A Walk With Faith said...

Stunning card! The poppies look like a photo. Outstanding coloring. tfs

Theresa said...

Outstanding card. Great design as always. Love the Poppies!

Pat Jandacek said...

Wow - what a gorgeous layout. Love how you sponged the underlying layer to highlight those beautiful flowers that contrast so greatly against the black! Mmmmmm - will have to try to remember that technique. TFS

Janeen said...

Geri,
These are beautiful the way you highlighted them, just like rays of sunshine. mmmmmmmmmmmmm

Harriet Skelly said...

Geri those poppies are gorgeous - your coloring is awesome!

Selma said...

Fantastic Geri. Your coloring is gorgeous and really brings these poppies to life. This is another card I would frame.

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

This is so stunning! :)