Tuesday, January 7, 2014

MFPaHC Blog Hop - Day 1

You have already seen some very creative ideas using the 3 new Paper Doll stamp sets during the Paper Doll Madness preview right here on the MFP a HC Blog and on Speedy TV. We continue with them for the first 3 days of the January Preview Hop.  Remember with our new format half of the design team will have photos of projects in this write up. The other half will have projects on their blogs. You must hop (list at bottom of post) and leave a message on each participating blog for a chance to win one of the new Paper Doll sets. Let's get started. 

  Preview Week Jan. 7, 8 & 9
Blog Hop Jan. 14, 15 & 16

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured Jan. 7
Paper Doll

Featured Jan. 8
Formal Wear

Featured Jan. 9
Out and About

Please 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 three winners will be announced on Jan. 18, 2014 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 Jan. 17, 2014.

Here's the Design Team:

Kelli Jo
Pat G

White Cardstock for base of card
Blue Cardstock Recollections for mat
Darcie Argyle Embossing Folder on Blue Cardstock
MFPaHC Paper Doll Stamp Set
Black Tuxedo Memento Ink
Spectrum Noir & Sharpie Markers
Washi Tape inside and outside of card
Pop UP tape
MS Blue Ink
Crop-a-dile Corner Rounder

Your Next Stop is Vickie

Be sure to check back  Jan. 14,15 & 16 for the 

continuation of our Blog Hop. We will be introducing 

the other 3 new Stamp Sets for January.

I am sharing this card in the following challenges

Monthly Challenges
Jan 1 - Jan 31 One Crazy Stamper ATG 5E #4
Jan 1 - Jan 25 Crafting by Designs ATG UE
Jan 7 - Jan 31 Ribbon Carousel Love, Birthday, Get Well Or Just Because UE 
Jan 5 - Jan 31 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG 3E #3

  Weekly Challenges
Dec 20 - Jan 10 Sister Act Cards Only UE ATG
 Jan 1- Jan 7 Inky Impressions ATG UE 
Jan 2- Jan 8 Cute Card Thurs Banish the Blues - Fun UE
Jan 4 - Jan 10 Catch The Bug ATG 3E #2 
Jan 5 - Jan 11 Pile it On - Just Because - UE 
Jan 6 - Jan 19 Crafty Boots ATG UE 
Jan 7 - Jan 13 Just Inspirational Girly 3E #1


  1. Great card fold to showcase the paper doll!

  2. Very pretty card like how you did thank for showing

  3. Great idea!!! Love what you did.

  4. Cool card
    Thanks for joining in this week at Inky impressions challenge.
    Hugs katie x

  5. I like your version of a card with the tennis clothes very much Gail.

  6. Had to search the blog a bit to find your post : ) Love that tennis set- great card- love the blue in the BG!

    1. When a blog hop is displayed - please check the top of other postings on my blog to find the blog hop posting link to make it easier to find the page you are looking for - also most blogs have a blog archive - mine is at the left side of my blog toward the bottom - thank you for stopping by Shelly and have a happy day - thank you for stopping by.

  7. Love your card Gail!! I especially like the way you combined textures and washi tape...brilliant!

    Even though I'm not on the hop til next week, my paper doll is having a "fashion show" over on my blog if you're interested!

  8. Wonderful coloring on this great card!

  9. Love your tennis girl. She is ready to go out and play. TFS!


  10. Great looking card... and coloring...well done

  11. Sporty tennis tag paper doll. I've never been good at tennis. I was fond of paper dolls when younger & am fond of them again.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  12. Gail--I love the background texture on the front of this super card! It reminds me of the net on a tennis court. And the inside is just as perfect! TFS

  13. Great design, the image really suits the shape of the card.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  14. Fun card design with the doll and cute inside sentiment.

  15. I like the tall shape and the embossing.

  16. A great project thankyou for joining our challenge at challenges 4 everybody.
    Fiona dt. x

  17. Like that you did a different size card. I always seem to do A2 note cards.
    stamping sue

  18. Fun card for a tennis lover. I know a few who are glued to the TV at the moment

  19. The brochure fold really works well to show off the doll!

  20. Fantastic card!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Be sure to check out The Bug Blog for our newest Challenge that starts tomorrow! We hope you’ll play along!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    ~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
    Kaymin Kreations

  21. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Anything Goes Challenge” with Bugaboo Stamps! Just loved the paper dolls, and hope to see more of your work in future challenges!

    Bugaboo Stamps DT
    Jenn Zeeb

  22. Pretty Card! I love the background. Thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational this week.

  23. Great creation, TFS with us at OCS.


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