Friday, November 30, 2012

MFP a Heinrich Co. Blog Hop Day 4 - Just a Note

   November Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are
Big City Featured November 27 
Amaryllis Definition Featured November 28
Mountain Selections Featured November 29
Just a Note Featured November 30

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 December 1, 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 November 30, 2012.

As you all know November is the time to gear up for Christmas shopping. So many sales and crowds, well stick with us we have some great deals for your Holiday Shopping needs.

 The special stamp set we have for you this month is:

"Winter Scenes"

Welcome to MFP a Heinrich Co's last day at the hop!!!!!  Today's release is awesome with soooooo many ways to use this stamp set.  My first project is a set of note cards. I am not sure if this set is going to be a gift or if I am going to use them myself for notes! 

I was able to cut three cards size 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 from an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of MFP Premium white CS.  The music panels were cut 1 3/4 wide. I added some pretty lacey borders with a Martha Stewart border punch and  embellished!

In case I decide to keep them as notes for my use, I embellished each card to correspond with the date I will need to send a note to my daughter's chorus teacher.  

 December's embellishment is a snowman ornament.  I folded back the cord on the snowman so it can be popped off and used.  Fun find: I picked these up at Hobby Lobby in the "mini Christmas Tree" section.  They are sold 6 to a pack and  at half off they only cost me about 16 cents each!

January has a snowflake....where we live...snow?  Probably not...but a fun embellishment anyway.

February has .....hearts of course!!!!

My last card is a Christmas card for my husband!  I found this cute wooden banjo while we were in TN this October.  I stamped the holly using the small holly stamp from"Holly Jolly Greetings".
I ran out of time so I couldn't work on the inside of the card but I am going to put a black silhouette of a cat on the inside.  Our little Storm runs upstairs and plunks herself down to listen when my husband plays his banjo!!!! 

I just wanted to give you another view of this terrific stamp.   This is the stamped panel before adding the rest of the items to the card.  What I love about it is that I no longer have to search for just the right music sheet to match my project, I can make my own!   I can't wait to try a die cut from one of my own stamped music sheets!  

Thanks so much for choosing to spend some of  your time with me this week!   If you pop back tomorrow I will have inspiration for this week's Speedy Fox & Friends challenge! 

Just a Note
I am entering the collection of Note cards in Simon Says Stamp blog challenge - Anything Goes showcasing Martha Stewart (I used MS snowflake punch and MS border punch)



  1. Your musical cards are beautiful!

  2. Angie--all 4 of these cards are BEAUTIFUL!!!! You really did a fantastic job with this stamp set! Your daughter's music teacher is going to love those little notes! TFS

  3. Wonderful cards. So many ideas and lovely colors. Quite a vintage look too. Thank you for letting see these.

  4. Gorgeous projects and I love the one that Storm is going to grace for your husband.

  5. Perfect for a music teacher!! Beautiful cards & the colors are wonderful.

  6. Very creative. I like the three-card set a lot. And the one for your hubby is really nice (and, of course, very personalized).

  7. Fabulous ways to show off the stamps today- you did a terrific job!!

  8. All your cards are fabulous with just the right embellishment for the occassion.
    stamping sue

  9. Girl, you're on a crafting roll! Simply awesome cards.

  10. Your sweet note cards are so cute!!! Love the card too. Great job on these.

  11. Made me say oooooooo, I like this......Lis

  12. You were super busy with this set. Great examples showcasing this set. I really love your banjo one. Thanks for sharing

  13. Such a wonderful assortment of cards with this set!

  14. Wonderful note cards all, but I love, love, love your husbands!

  15. These are all so very beautiful! Love your work.

  16. wowwwwwwwwwwww stunning cards beautiful made.

    greetings karin

  17. These are all really fabulous! Beautifully designed and beautifully embellished!

  18. Angie -you have gone to town with this set! Wonderful creations - I love the 3 matching cards for the 3 months -and the embellishments are lovely - thanks for sharing your creations -This is a great music set! I can see many possibilities. I have enjoyed the hop and looking at all of your lovely projects with the new stamps - thank you for being part of the hop and have a great week! Gail

  19. What cute projects; love the banjo card. Thanks for sharing

  20. This is really funny. My husband plays the banjo too and our big hound dog loves it. Infact if he thinks my husband should be practicing he lets him know it. Very pretty cards. The lacy sides are really nice looking with the music panels.

  21. Wowie Angie! What a Fabulous collection of cards! Love your Fabulous Just a Note set and I know your Hubby will Love the card your created for him! so Neat that your cat Storm runs up to sit and listen to him Play! Love it! 8-)

    Hugs & Happy Holidays


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