Tuesday, June 8, 2010

June 9 Mark's Finest Papers Blog Hop



This card uses the new set Pears and Hollyhock which was stamped on watercolor paper and colored with aquapainter and inks. The smaller pear image was embossed with white powder on the shimmery pink cardstock. Added white polka dot sheer organdy ribbon and charm, all available at Mark's Finest Papers.

Mark's Finest Papers' Design Teams are celebrating our NEWEST STAMP RELEASE with a Blog Hop! All 4 sets are available TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs on June 8, 9, 10 and 11t, 2010. On Saturday, (June 12, 2010), a winner will be chosen FOR EACH DAY from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for that day! (4 different winners, one winner for each day.) (THAT MEANS IF YOU MISSED A DAY, YOU STILL HAVE OTHER CHANCES TO WIN! And, you can go back and comment, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!)

The 4 Winners will be announced on the Mark's Finest Papers Blog on June 12, 2010. Each winner will receive 1 Stamp Set that will be released NEXT month!
June Guest Designer- Samantha- Mark's Finest Papers' Design Teams are celebrating our NEWEST STAMP RELEASE with a Blog Hop! All 4 sets are available TODAY!

For your chance to win BLOG CANDY, visit and comment on each of the following design team members' blogs on June 8, 9, 10 and 11t, 2010. On Saturday, (June 12, 2010), a winner will be chosen FOR EACH DAY from those participants who visited all the blogs listed for that day! (4 different winners, one winner for each day.) (THAT MEANS IF YOU MISSED A DAY, YOU STILL HAVE OTHER CHANCES TO WIN! And, you can go back and comment, as the winners will be chosen Saturday morning!)

The 4 Winners will be announced on the Mark's Finest Papers Blog on June 12, 2010. Each winner will receive 1 Stamp Set that will be released NEXT month!

Your next stop on the blog hop is Julia (artystamper)

June Guest Designer- Samantha
Nancyruth
Lois
Vicky
Jeanne
Anne
Debbie
Peggysue
Faith
Vicki
Julia
Cathleen
Claudine
Liz
Mark's Finest Papers

38 comments:

MOMO S said...

Those white pears are so beautiful.
What a goood idea.

Edna Morrisedie said...

Nice to see the pears used with some girlish pink, nicely done!

Vicky Gould said...

This is soooo pretty, Joanne. Don't ya love this set!

Markie's Mom said...

BEAUTIFUL!

Lois said...

I like your background -- the shimmery pink at the top and the embossed pears at the bottom.

Carol Dee said...

OMG, the paper used is PERFECT with this set. Pretty pastel colors.

Susie said...

Beautiful card - so much lovely texture.

craftymom205 said...

Love the card.

Julia Aston said...

Very pretty Joanne! love the embossed and stamped bg on this!

Debbie Seyer said...

Very pretty! Love the embossing!

Liz Williams said...

I love how you used this stamp to make some of your dp. Fabulous card, Joanne!

Emily Keaton said...

This is so pretty, Joanne. I just love how you painted that lovely pear :)

imastampin said...

Very very nice. The coloring is lovely.

Becky said...

This is by far my favorite set, and you did a fabulous job on this.

Samantha T. said...

Fun color combo! I love the embossed textures on your card stock too!

Jeanne Forsyth said...

So clever adding the pears as a border - love your design and the coloring is awesome!

Susan Raihala said...

The white embossing totally makes this card over-the-top special!

Karen said...

Love your idea to use the pear with the pink paper and then to emboss some pears in the white. nice!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Joanne - very pretty!!

jdmommy said...

I LOVE the embossing....the cb and the white! What a gorgeous card, JOanne!!! WOW!

peggysue said...

The little pear makes such a nice decorative element for your bottom panel! Great idea!

Margaret C. said...

This is the second card you've made with this stamp, I LOVE them. This stamp is Awesome. Thanks for sharing :-)

Kelly Sas said...

I love the embossed white pears and how you alternated their positions! What a great idea and effect!!!

Bonnie McLain said...

Very sweet card Joanne.. I love these when you create them... the color placement and the love that you put into the card... so very nice... Love sharing with you.. Very pretty... and YOU 100%...

Claudine Poch said...

I love the soft feminine look of this card!

mmwilken said...

You don't see much fruit on cards and so glad to see more of them. Great coloring on them!!

Anne said...

This is amazing Joanne!! Great job with the pear image! Congrats on the publications (I just spied your side bar)!! Hope I can find a copy! Your work is fabulous as always!!

Virgo5 said...

Beautiful, love the white embossed pears!

mitz said...

..great choice of colors.. it reminds me of spring.. WTG
( mitz_zee@yahoodotcom)

jovialjudi said...

Fabulous colors Joanne! Love the pears with the pink. Fabulous! TFS

Grace said...

Oh this is really beautiful Joanne! Lovin this set!!! Love the white embossing!

Wanda Cullen said...

Love this fancy pear image (and the way you created the pear border on the bottom)!

maryr917 said...

love the shimmery pink cardstock with this pretty pear image joanne

Gloria Westerman said...

So pretty.....I love the pink.....awesome job....

marla said...

A very pretty pear card!!

Cheryl said...

Love your card. It is so pretty. Hugs.

Laura P. said...

Beautiful card!

Peggy said...

Absolutely beautiful elements here!! Love the white pears and the embossing! The pop of red with the pink and yellow is stunning!