Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Day 1: Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop

Mark's Finest Papers' Design Teams are celebrating their NEWEST STAMP RELEASE with a Blog Hop. Our very talented Design Teams have created exciting paper crafts for your inspiration. With the addition of New Design Team members to inspire you, this is going to be a really fun-packed Hop!

I am so excited to be joining the Design Team in the hop this month as a Guest Designer. Today's card uses Tweet Blessings. I stamped the image in black ink and then swiped a rainbow of copics across the image. I partially cuttlebugged the cardbase and added my diecut sentiment in the black area. The sentiment is from the new Cindy Lou Cricut cartridge.

We have 4 New Stamp Sets Released today: Tweet Blessings, Flourished Sea Creatures, Regal & Proud, and Owl Be Here. For your convenience, all 4 stamp sets are available for purchase TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, (a set that will be released NEXT month), visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs on August 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2010. On Saturday, (August 14, 2010), a winner will be chosen FOR EACH DAY from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for that day. (There will be four different winners, one winner for each day.)

THAT MEANS IF YOU MISSED A DAY, YOU STILL HAVE OTHER CHANCES WIN! And, you can go back and comment on each day's blogs, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!


Tuesday, August 10-Tweet Blessings
August Guest Designer- Wendy- http://paperinkandsmiles.blogspot.com/ (<---thats ME!)
Mark’s Finest Papers - http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com

53 comments:

Lois said...

Welcome, Wendy. I love the splash of colors against the black background on your card. It makes a very dramatic look.

Liz Williams said...

Wendy, it is so good to have you join us. I love this wonderful card. The black just makes those colors pop.

Heather said...

Love it, the texture of the background looks great. Heather:)

Connie said...

Love how you used those Copic markers Wendy.
Welcome to the Team!
Connie

Vicky Gould said...

Love your pretty sunset, Wendy. Welcome aboard!

Claudine Poch said...

This looks gorgeous on the black background! Very nice.

jovialjudi said...

Welcome Wendy. Your card is bold, bright and beautiful!! Love the bg behind the stamp!

Theresa said...

Lovely card. Great stamp set. TFS

Emily Keaton said...

What a dramatic card! Love your rainbow-hued sky :)

Julia Aston said...

I love the black framing of your image - and the striped inking looks super!

could you add me to your link list? I was a late addition to the blog hop I'm doing Thursday too.

Great to have you joining us this month Wendy!

www.createwithjulia.blogspot.com

thanks!

Julia

Lynn McAuley said...

Want a wonderful design!! I love the embossed black background for this great bird silhouette. The splash of Copic color is the perfect touch to make this card a real standout!

njgramma said...

I really like the black background, simple yet elegant.

Kim Burmeister said...

I love how your created the background for your image. The black background is perfect to bring out every color. Love it!

Beach Girl 115 said...

I love the rainbow background - it really sets off the image.

Carol Dee said...

WOW, love the bird silouette against the sun set/sunrise.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Those are such bold colors for your 'Soar' card. Very happy and cheerful!

Heather T said...

Stunning. I love the rainbow of colours in the background.

Becky said...

Lovely card Wendy.

jdmommy said...

Hello Wendy! Your card is gorgeous in these bright colors against the black! What a welcome addition you are!

Bev E said...

Oh I never thought of using copics to make a background. That is lovely. Great card.

imastampin said...

Wendy, I love the bg you created. This is a great card. btw, my name isn't on your blog roll! It should be.

Joanne Travis said...

This is so pretty, Wendy! So happy to have you with us on the hop!

Susan Raihala said...

Fantastic background for that wonderful silhouette!

redwasher1 said...

WOW! This is fabulous!

Lindsay M. said...

WOW!! Love the colors behind the bird!!! So gorgous!! What a wonderful card!!!
Thanks for sharing!!!

Michelle VP said...

Love how those bright colors stand out on that black background! :)

dinosaur said...

Nice card!

FibreJunky said...

OOooh! I love the rainbow against the black background.

Patti P. said...

Love the way you used the copics and the space for your sentiment is perfect.

Benzi said...

Wow!Love the vibrant colors against the black. Gorgeous!

Winnie and Patty said...

Wow Wendy!!! Love the circle background on this cute little bird card!!!! Great job. And welcome as our guest designer this month!!!!

Sue D said...

I really like how you colored with the markers.

Karen B. said...

This is stunning, lovely panel with the embossing.

Anne said...

Oooh! Beautifully done,love the technique with copics!

Lindsey said...

Great, dramatic-looking card!

Chrissy D said...

Stunning card!

Kathy Martin said...

Sweet card! Your stamped image really pops on that black background! :)

Terri (blindstamper) said...

OH! I LOVE what you did with your focal image. Great colors!

peggysue said...

Oh is that pretty, the black just makes a striking frame for the bird image.

carrie said...

I really like the way you colored the background for the bird ....... it really pops from the black textured background.

Virgo5 said...

Wow! I love the bright colours against the black!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wendy - I am playing catch up - this looks wonderful with the black~~so vibrant!

Alicia C. said...

That silhouette is striking!

Carol said...

Awesome

Brenda said...

Beautiful card and a great design.

Our Little Inspirations said...

This looks fabulous with those brilliant colors against the black!! Love it!

Paulette S said...

Wendy, I love how simple this card is, yet with these colors can be summer or fall. The silouette is so bold on the black back drop. =D

MariLynn said...

Wow! I love the way your sky looks!

CCC said...

The bird is displayed so dramatically against the color and the black. Wow!

Stampin_melissa said...

Wow! This just pops!

Lillian Child said...

Wendy - those bright colors against the stark black background - just stunning!

ruth said...

Very dramatic card with all the bright colors contrasting with the black....I love it!

Tammy Hershberger said...

This is awesome, Wendy! Love the simplicity, and the color combination in your "rainbow." Fabulous design!