Saturday, March 21, 2015

Michael Strong Spring Blog Hop

Time for another blog hop -- this one is to celebrate spring!

To make the background for this card I first embossed Mike's small flower in clear on white paper.  Then I tore a sheet of paper and alternatively sponged on Tim Holtz Faded Jeans and the new Cracked Pistachio.  Then I stamped the flower in both Pistachio and Jeans over top and spritzed a bit of water on top.
Stamps: Michael Strong (Mini Shapes, Mini Wings)

Next on the blog hop is LAURA:

http://holmadelaura.blogspot.com/

27 comments:

  1. Absolutely a wonderful background,Heidi.
    Love all those soft colorsof blue.

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  2. What a wonderfull card Heidi.
    I too like your background very much with the new distress colour.

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  3. Great card for Spring!
    Sarah Stainback

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  4. Like your ideas Heidi - your card is very effective. Someone is going to enjoy receiving this card.

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  5. A lovely card Heidi . I love the background colours . TFS

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  6. Beautiful card, Heidi! Love the combo of the 2 blues and how you sponged the jeans and pistachio using torn paper! (have to get the new pistachio!). Mikes flowers are one of my favorite stamps! I like how the clear embossed flowers come out so white and compliment the background flowers stamped in blue! Thanks for the inspiration! hugs, Laura

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  7. It's lovely Heidi, the blue and green go so nicely together and I like the two colours of flowers on the background too.

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  8. Fun spring card! Beautiful background! I am new to Michael Strong so I'm checking out the hop!

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  9. Heidi, your spring card is lovely! TFS
    Dorly Weitzen, Israel

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  10. Great background and "layering" techs with that stamp. Happy Spring.

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  11. What a very nice card, Heidi! Lovely colours.

    greetings, Trix

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  12. Love your card, nice fresh feel to it. TFS.

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  13. Lovely card! I love the colors.

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  14. I love this color combination and really like how you used several different flowers.

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  15. Beautiful card Heidi. Love the colors and the white looks awesome as does the black die cut.

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  16. What a lovely card you made. Great idea with the white embossing. Fabulous color combination.
    Wow. Thank you for sharing.
    Hugs from Monica.... Spain

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  17. Lovely card Heidi.....great take on the challenge!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

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  18. Very pretty Heidi. Love the background and colors you used.

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  19. Love this great card- love the pop of white and also tat new ink color- so pretty!

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  20. Your choice of colors is a coo! So perfect for the white embossing and that makes it all jump right off the card. I would never have chosen those TH colors together and now I will. TFS.

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  21. I love those colors too and the way they blend together! I am curious about the die cut you used behind and beyond the Happy birthday flower.
    Diana Craig

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    1. Thank you! The die cut is "LR0 272 Anja's Vintage Frame Marianne Design" -- I use it quite a bit but only the portion you see. There is a background frame that comes with it also.

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  22. What a great background - I can see myself trying that - thank you for the inspiration. x

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  23. Great card, Heidi! I love the colors and backround.

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  24. Great card, Heidi! I love the colors and the background.

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