Monday, October 22, 2012

Faber-Castell-100 Proof Press Blog Hop

Today’s the start of the blog hop between Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft and 100 Proof Press!  We’re very excited for our first collaboration with them! Hop with us today for a blog hop packed with inspiration and techniques!

We’ll also have prizes for those who participate.  Be sure to visit leave a comment on each designer’s blog.  When you’re finished, comment on the company’s blogs to be eligible for the following great prizes:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft will be giving away a $40 prize pack, and 100 Proof Press will be giving away a $30 gift certificate!

Want an extra chance to win some prizes?  Tweet Design Memory Craft at @DesignMemCraft about a technique you learned on the hop for a chance to win their NEW Stamper’s Big White Pen!  Or like 100 Proof Press’s Facebook page ( )for a chance to win the calendar you saw on this hop!

The blog hop will be open until midnight on October 26th, and the winners will be announced on October 29th on the company’s blog/twitter.

If you are starting here, your next stop will be  Sara's blog.
Or, if you want to start from the start,
100 Proof Press:
Tiffany Johnson:
Jen Matott:
Tracy Evans:
Colleen McGinty:
Gladys Chia:
Mou Saha: (YOU ARE HERE! If this is your first time, welcome and if you have been here before, then welcome back :)
Rita Barakat:
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft:

 And now, let me share with you the projects I created with 100 Proof Press and Faber-Castell Design Memory Crafts products.
My first project is a calendar for 2013...

Here's the front cover...

And a month page from inside...

And a second project that's a card...

For my first project, I used
1. Blank Calendar
2. Man In A Flying Contraption stamp # 6395
3. Japanese Script stamp # 5377
4. Pumpkin Parade stamp # 6289

For my second project, I used
1. Motion Pictures stamp # 3524
2. Winemakers Marks Stamp # 5645
3. Postage Paper Style # 5

And for both projects, from Faber-Castell Design Memory Crafts
1. Gelatos®: Lemon, Cotton Candy, Pistachio, Black Licorice, Mango, Tangerine, Guava, Metallic Melon, Grape, and Boysenberry
2. Stamper's Big Brush Pens: Scarlet Red 118, Pink Madder 129, Magenta 133, Permanent Green Olive 167, Cobalt Turquoise 153, and Black 199

Happy Hopping!


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous use of colour to create wonderful arty backgrounds. Lovely use of the images. Tracy x

Sue D said...

Very colorful and artsy card and calendar.

Jennifer Matott (Sigmagirl) said...

Awesome Mou! LOVE that calendar!!! WOW!

Ann said...

Really wonderful watercolour effects you achieved. Really artsy calendar that would look impressive hanging in a room!

Miriam Prantner said...

Gorgeous calendar! Love the colors and the blending and images!

Pallo said...

Very nice

butterfly said...

Such beautiful work... the paint effects you've achieved are just glorious. The October page really made my breath catch - utterly lovely!
Alison x

Anne Cave said...

Artsy calendar!

Lori W said...

beautiful work! Love it!

Zemphira ~ Scatter Art. said...

I love it! I love it all. Your styles and technique really make a lovely calendar.

PaperPixie said...

Your style is just lovely! Such great blending of beautiful colors mixed with vintage images.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fabulous backgrounds!!!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Wow! Beautiful projects, I love your use of colors. TFS

Robyn said...

Stunning Projects! I love that Japanese Script Stamp.

MamaKaraba said...

LOVE your OCtober page with the pumpkin parade! SO cute! (Thanks for the chance to win free stuff to feed my papercraft addiction!)

~amy~ said...

WOW...your work is absolutely spectacular!

BoBoni50 said...

The October calendar page was my favorite! Love love love the colors used and it was very artistic vs a scrapbooky look.

Audrey Mislan said...

very nice backgrounds

charli said...

awesome project!

sharon g said...

WOW, the colors look so cool. I am going to try that. I have only used similar colors of Gelatos together. Time to break out of my box...

liberal sprinkles said...

wow I adore the backgrounds you created for your projects!

Shelly Lynch said...

I Sooo want to make a calendar now! Very Cool!