Tuesday, May 14, 2013

May Blog Hop Day 1


May Blog Hop! 

This month's New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured May 14th
Marsh Birds

Featured May 15th
In Tents
 
Featured May 16th

Space Fun
 
Featured May 17th

Now Showing

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 May 18,2013 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 May 17,2013.



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

"Marsh Silhouettes"


 The mini stamp set we have for you this month is

"Lilly of the Valley"
                                                      




Here's my card



Here is another version. I colored in the Heron to make it look like a silhouette.


 

26 comments:

loulou said...

I love your cards. The soft clouds and that wonderful water on the background of your first is fantastic and the circle sun on the second is perfect. I love these new MFP sets.

Lagene said...

Wonderful cards, love them both!

Rosy Newlun said...

What beautiful backgrounds on both cards -- gorgeous!

Janine said...

Gorgeous cards - that heron makes a great silhouette.

Vicky Gould said...

Two beauties...I particulary like the silhouette of the Blue Heron...your coloring on that first one is amazing!

Lois said...

Two beautiful cards, Pat! Gorgeous coloring on the first one (looks like the Gulf of Mexico behind your heron) and a marvelous sun behind the silhouette on the second one!!!

Sue D said...

Lovely scene on the first and love the silhouette on the second.

wannabcre8tive said...

Beautiful cards, I love both of the scenes. The first one is my fav, I love the clouds and the colors.

Pam said...

Two really beautifully created scenes!

Angie said...

Oh my! Both of these are lovely!!!! I really like the sentiment where you placed it on the first one. LOVE that marsh! Absolutely love the silhouette card!!!

stamping sue said...

two fantastic cards. like the idea of making it a silhouette.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Both of your scenes are just lovely!

kren said...

Oh that sunset! Stunning! TFS.

kren@
http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Michelle N. said...

Both cards are simply stunning-my backgrounds never turn out like yours!

MariLynn said...

Wow, both of your cards are fantastic. I couldn't decide which one I liked more! The silhouette card is stunning!

Jane said...

Beautiful cards!!! I wish I could be there in the first. It looks so real... Lovely

Golda said...

These are both beautiful!

Winnie and Patty said...

Pat--both of these cards are wonderful! But I especially like the first scenic one! Just beautiful! TFS

Kathy Bradley said...

Wow, Pat, the first card is so very pretty and elegant - the water and clouds are lovely. Your second card is beautiful as well. I really like how you made the heron into a silhouette.

Luanna said...

Both cards are gorgeous, but I especially like the silhouette card.

Karenladd said...

Wow, I just love your cards. I can almost feel the water flowing in the first one..so serene and pretty!

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Wow wee I sure hope you show use how to create these background in your next column. They both are beautiful and I like the both. Can't pick. TFS AJ-

Ravengirl said...

Your sponged clouds look amazing on your first card! And creating a silhouette with the heron was a genius move!

Jean Bullock said...

Lovely cards. They do indeed express Peace.

Cathy Clouston said...

These are both works of art, your backgrounds are beautiful! :)

marg0006 said...

Love silouettes and yours is so pretty with a very realistic and vivid sunset