Sunday, November 10, 2013

Marks Finest Papers Sneak Peak ~ Chalkboard CHRISTmas Card

Howdy Bloggers -
Welcome to my blog.

Today I am giving you a Sneak Peak at one of the Stamp Sets ~ Calendar that will be released next week with the MFP BLOG Hop. 

The hop will run from Tuesday November 12 - Friday November 15.

Here is a Chalkboard Card I created

                                             November 17, 2012 - Thank for this honor

Chalkboard Tutorial CLICK HERE for Tutorial - I modified this tutorial just a bit by using a scrap piece of Chalkboard Cardstock for the actual chalkboard on this card
Black Cardstock for base of card
Scrap piece of Chalkboard Cardstock - a 4 x 4 piece for the front
Sizzix Wood Grain Embossing folder using scraps of Kraft Cardstock
MFP Calendar Stamps - from the Collection: Snowman and Snowflakes
A variety of Gold Embossing Powders - using a heat gun to emboss
PowderPuff Mocha Mama Chalking ink for the wood grain strips
Memory Box Banner Die use to cut the burlap using the Cuttlebug Machine
Merry Christmas Sentiment - Marks Finest Papers Holiday Tag Collection

Don't forget to stop by my blog  
Tuesday through Friday 
November 12 - November 15
for the 
MFP New Stamp Release Blog Hop  
~ See you then! ~ Gail ~ 
  I am linking up to the following Challenges - come and join me!

  Monthly/Bi Monthly Challenges  

Nov 1- Nov 30 CHNC Monthly Christmas Extra ATG ~ UE 
Nov 1 - Nov 30 Christmas All Year Round Snow or Snowflakes UE
Nov 1 - Nov 30 Just Be Creative - ATG 1 per day [Nov 10
Nov 1 Nov 30 Beccys Place Holiday - A month of Holiday Cards UE
Nov 10 - Dec 8 Little Blue Button - Christmas at least one image Stamp 4E #1
Nov 9 - Dec 6 Word Play Saturday Snowmen 4E #1


Nov 1 - Nov 14 CASual Friday Heat or Embossing UE
Nov 5 - Nov 11 Love Rubberstamps Challenge ATG UE
Nov 6 - Nov 12 Crafting by Designs ATG UE
Nov 6 - Nov 12 Inky Impressions Dies and Or Punches - Cards  UE
Nov 7- Nov 13 Delightful Challenge All that Glitters 1E
Nov 8 - Nov 14 Sister Act - Cards Only Challenge UE
Nov 8 - Nov 13 Winter Wonderland Weekly Challenge For a Child 3E #
Nov 8 - Nov(not sure)  Just Inspirational Use Glitter   3E #3

Nov 9 - Nov 15 2 Sisters Christmas Sparkle UE
Nov 9 - Nov 15 HIMCR Super Scrap Saturday 3E #2
Nov 10 - Nov 16 Christmas Card Weekly Challenge ATG UE or Use Sketch
Nov 10 - Nov 16 613 Avenue ATG 3E #1
Nov 10 - Nov 17 Amusing Challenge Use Glitter 2E #1 - No digitals
Nov 10 - Nov 22 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG UE
Nov 10 - Nov 16 - Pile it On - Show Us Your Tools - Heat Gun for Heat Embossing - Embossing folder run through the Cuttlebug - Banner Die run through the Cuttlebug


  1. Like the chalkboard look in stamping on your card & in the chalkboard shape also.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. The gold embossing is nicely highlighted by the chalkboard cardstock. The images are cute, and I love the burlap. Thanks for sharing with 613 Avenue Create.

  3. Such a great chalkboard card, Gail! I really like the stand! Thanks for sharing at Sister Act this week!

  4. This is beautiful, perfect for our theme at the Winter Wonderland. Thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate
    PS I have candy if you are interested :)

  5. Another awesome chalkboard card! I like that you've been using gold, it stands out beautifully against the black background. Great job Gail.

  6. Love your chalkboard card and the cute snowman image you embossed, fabulous. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  7. Thanks for sharing your lovely festive cards at Christmas at Christmas Cards All Year Round and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

  8. Great card Gail thankyou for joining us in our challenge at challenges 4 everybody good luck fiona dt. x

  9. Creative, Gail, and very nicely conceived and executed! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  10. Fabulous embossing! Thank You so much for joining us this week and sharing your fabulous project with us. Good Luck and Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  11. Great card, love that technique
    Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps for our anything goes challenge.

  12. This is quite cute! Thanks so much for joining in the fun over at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

  13. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing this for CCAYR 'winter wonderland' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - thanks also for adding this for CHNC challenge extra for November x

  14. Fabulous!!! Thanks again for joining us at JIC!
    Cindye DT

  15. Fabulous creation! Love the embossing!
    Thanks so much for playing along in my Snowman word play saturday challenge!

  16. this is beautiful Gail! Thank you for playing with Little Blue Button Stamps! God luck!

  17. This is a such a lovely Christmas card! Thanks for entering the Winter Wonderland Challenge this week!
    Hugs Lynsey x P.s I have some candy if you are interested

  18. Your is sooooo cute! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

    Hiding in My Craft Room

  19. Great card, I love the chalkboard format! So glad you joined the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

  20. Lovely card. I love the way the gold embossing "pops" on the chalkboard paper.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room and good luck.

    Lena’s Creations

  21. Too cute! Love the embossing. Thanks for joining us at himcr!

  22. Wow Gail that looks like a real chalkboard!! How awesome :) Thanks for always sharing your talent with us at 613 Avenue Create!


  23. Hi Gail it's Kathi the Co-Owner at 613 Avenue Create and I wanted to let you know that I chose your card as an Honorable Mention this week! Congratulations and stop by to pick up your badge!

  24. Wooooohoooooo! Honorable Mention at 613 Avenue. Way to go!

  25. Beautiful Thanks for join us at pile it on. We have started a new challenge today. Hope to see you back this week! Kimberly dt

  26. Love the gold vs white on your real life chalkboard! :) Thanks for joining me over at my Amusing Challenge! So glad you did!

  27. The gold really shows against the chalkboard. Great effect. Thank you for joining in at Crafty Hazelnuts Extra this month. Hugs Mrs A. (GDT).

  28. Great job! Thanks for playing along at Little Blue Button Stamps.

    Be blessed, Beckie


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