Monday, August 13, 2012

An Apple a Day Keeps the Homework at Bay for Day 1 of the Blog Hop!

Welcome to Mark's Finest Papers a Heinrich Company's 
   August Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
Lesson Learned Featured August 14
Bring on the Sun Featured August 15
Tree Greetings Featured August 16
Oh Crab Featured August 17

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 four winners will be announced on August 18, 2012 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 11PM EST on Friday August 17, 2012.





I used the border stamp from Christmas Music to make the checkered frame. Good luck on the hop!

26 comments:

Winnie and Patty said...

TS--great job on this card! Love your checkered border! TFS

Janine said...

Very striking card. Like the black check in the way it makes the apple pop!

Benzi said...

Cute card and the frame is super!

Lois said...

I like all the checks.

Pam said...

So cute in the red and black. Love the bow.

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your card is so adorable!!

stamping sue said...

great idea to use the checkerboard border for your card. the big apple just jumps right out at you...just want to take a bite out of your apple.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Katie said...

love your card...thanks for sharing

Lagene said...

Soo CUTE! Love the checkerboard border! & bow!

Janis said...

GREAT card! Love the bright red apple, the checkered background, and that red gingham ribbon. I just love gingham! :) Janis

Maria said...

cute card

Jane said...

Perfectly done!!!! Love it!!!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful idea to use the checkered frame for background.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

MariLynn said...

Love how you framed it all with that border. The gingham ribbon is the perfect finishing touch. I really wanted to use some on my card for today, but I had used the last of my ribbon on another project. :(

Kathy Bradley said...

I really like the checkered border - looks wonderful on your adorable card and pretty ribbon!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Great positioning of all the cute images on your card and the checkerboard frame was perfect. A very darling "back to school" card."

Jo4Him said...

Super cute card; love the checkered frame. Thanks for sharing

Rosy Newlun said...

Whew - bee-utiful chalk board and lovely apple - great coloring!!!!

Pat Garvin said...

That frame is perfect. Your colors just pop.

Sue D said...

Wonderful--I like the gingham ribbon and the checkered frame.

Sarah Biswabic said...

What a cute card!!

Karen McAlpine said...

There is the checkered border again. It looks great on this card too!!! Such a sweet card for back to school.

Karenladd said...

That apple is such a great focal point..loving this set!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Oh love that your paper and bow matches. Cute Cute TFS AJ-

loulou said...

Great card, love that apple, cheers Linda

Sarah Mae said...

I like the shading you did on the apple! Almost looks good enough to eat!