Mark's Finest Papers July Hop Day One: Chinese Take Out

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July Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured July 15
Chinese Take Out 

Featured July 16
Coneflowers & Roses

 Featured July 17

Featured July 18
Sun and Moon & Heavenly Harmony

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 six winners will be announced on July 19, 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 July 18, 2014

Hello Crafty Friends and Welcome To MFP July Stamp Release!
Today we have a fun oriental stamp set for you. This stamp set is perfect for any Chinese occasion. If you want to have a Chinese new years party this set would be perfect for invites, if you just want to make a card with an add gift card to your friends favorite Chinese restaurant this set is perfect. I've thought of many things for this set. but today I really wanted to focus on the stamp rather the embellishment.  I did my all time favorite type of cards: "Clean & Simple" which gives the stamp the main focus.

First up is these yummy fourtn cookies. Everyone love to eat these yummy treats which gives you words of wisdom. I stamped my image on white card stock and colored with my dark brown and tan maker. I used the dark sharpies only to highlight where I wanted my cookie to be darker then blend with my tan marker.  I add some simple gems to bring the eye around the image. My little for sure said this was a fav of hers.

Up next keeping up with the same look but with a lager image an masking. I started out with white card stock stamping first the take out box and then masking just the top portion of the box and then stamping the chop sticks so that it looks like its behind the box. I colored them both in the same color a red and burnt orange sharpies. I add gems to complete my card. 

Happy Crafting An'Jenic  

Here's the Design Team:

Come on back tomorrow for more creativity.


Janine said…
Love the use of the red - very nice
Lois said…
Two nice CAS cards, AJ. Love the red!!!
Vickie Y said…
Love the CAS layout of both cards.
wannabcre8tive said…
A.J., your cards are beautiful. I really love the red box.
I was Immediately drawn to the CAS look of your cards. Stunning, and very Oriental looking too.
Kathy Bradley said…
Two lovely cards, but my fav is the red box!!
Love both of these cards and the CAS approach you took with them.
Pam MacKay said…
Lovely crisp clean designs on both cards!
KT Fit Kitty said…
I really like these new Asian stamps! Beautiful cards and wonderful CAS design!

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