Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hero Arts Summer 2016 Release Blog Hop

Hello! Today we are celebrating because the products from the Summer 2016 release are now available in the Hero Arts Online Store! And what better way to celebrate than with a blog hop featuring lots of talented stampers and new products!

My card features a couple of products that you may have seen before. The Prayers Stamp & Cut was previously released at Simon Says Stamp, but now it will also be available in the Hero Arts store. Yay!


I also used the Happy Mother's Day clear stamp set, which features some beautiful floral images and great messages for mom. I heat embossed the flower onto vellum with Brass Embossing Powder, which is such a stunning color! And to bring in even more of that gorgeous brass color, I heat embossed a strip of cardstock to add along the left side.
 

The subtle textured background was created with the Floral Pattern Stencil and white embossing paste. I thought the petals of the stencil perfectly mimicked the petals of the embossed flower.

Now how about a giveaway! Hero Arts will be giving away three $25 shopping sprees, drawn from comments left across all blogs in the hop. Please comment by Sunday, May 15 at 11:59pm PT and the winner will be announced the following week.

Here's a list of all the stops along the hop:

The Hero Arts Blog
Amy Tsuruta
Clare Prezzia
Debby Hughes
Jennifer McGuire
Jenn Shurkus
Joan Bardee
Julie Ebersole
Kathleen Graumuller
Kathy Racoosin
Kelly Rasmussen (you are here)
Kimberly Crawford
Laura Bassen
Libby Hickson
Lori Craig
Lucy Abrams
Lydia Fiedler
Mariana Grigsby
May Sukyong Park
Nichol Magouirk
Sandy Allnock
Teri Anderson
Wanda Guess
Yana Smakula

Have fun hopping! :)

 

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lindagrady said...

Love the brass look to your flower and border; makes it look so elegant. Looks like this will be another awesome HA release. Can't wait!

Fiona Dickinson said...

lovely colours, thanks for sharing

~amy~ said...

Absolutely beautiful...awesome color combo!

Kristie Maynard said...

Such a beautiful and elegant card. TFS!

L. Webb said...

I just love how well you placed everything on this card. It's so pretty- thanks for sharing. Hero Arts- they're my fav!

Anonymous said...

Love the beautiful flower!

Cindy C. said...

It's so beautiful!! The brass embossing and the pale blue look great together!

brunzybruce said...

Darling card!

Lisaerica said...

I loooove these colors together, I'm so going to try these combo. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

Karen D said...

beautiful card, love the flower and the whole release is awesome!

Cece H said...

I love the new release. Your card is awesome.

Katy said...

Love the color combination!

Tricia Kennedy said...

Love the color combo!

C.D. Blair said...

This is beautiful

Christine Canfield said...

gorgeous color combo!

Joanne Chung said...

Love this card and your colour choices.

joy said...

Using the stencil for the background was a great choice! This card is so elegant and classy!

Megan Harp said...

Beautiful creations!!!!!

Elaine said...

Very nice card.....I like the sequins.

Nikki said...

Beautiful card!

Susie Sonnier said...

Such a cute idea. Great use of these stamps

Barbara-Jean said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the flower and the prayers die cut

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Your flower is just gorgeous! Love the teal & brown colors together - one of my very favorite color combos.

Verna Angerhofer said...

A gorgeous card and I love the Prayers sentiment on it.

Egret said...

I love the soft color combination.

Karen B. said...

Beautiful and soothing.

Rema said...

Fabulous!!

Louanne said...

What a beautiful card - the subtle texture of the stencil and the color choices - love all the techniques you used in making this card. Thanks for sharing!

Isabel Z said...

So beautiful.

Trina P. said...

Lovely and Ilik how the prayers sentiment pops with that bit of color.

Mary Marin said...

Beautiful creation!

Traci said...

Your style is so gorgeous - a lot of techniques; but not over-done...gorgeous!!

Dorothy Crosbee said...

Beautiful just beautiful!

Geri Stuart said...

Beautiful!

Janet Lech-Picado said...

I love this background stencil and the prayers set is a recent purchase of mine that I haven't used yet!

Jen W said...

Gorgeous!!

g said...

stunning- love the gorgeous flower focal and the texture paste background. this release rocks! thank you for the chance to win!

Barb Somerson said...

Really like the flower and it would look great in summer colors. Very nice card.

Sue R said...

Very neat car.

Terri Mariani said...

Gorgeous card!

eliza said...

I love that gold embossed outline. Fabulous!

Kathy White said...

Your card is stunning. So elegant!

Iris Esther Lopez said...

Very beautiful card. The flower is lovely.

Joela Pascoe said...

Very nice

Egghead Creations said...

OMG...Before reading a word, I fell in love with the beauty of this card. the color combo is awesome. I really like the embossed background, may have to break down and buy the paste now.

Anouk said...

I am in love with that flower

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the stamping, flower, arrangement & embellishing of this card. Have a BEE-utiful day!
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Nancy said...

Love the vellum embossed flower.

Sue D said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the colors, the layout, the mixed media; all put together perfectly. Thanks so much for sharing!

bev p said...

The colors are just lovely. Thank you.

Angelique Vela said...

This card looks so classy!

A Tad Bit Off said...

Love your colors, the flower is beautiful!

scrapBugz said...

Very beautiful card.

Mandy B

Leslie said...

Lovely card. Great products!

Donnadoll said...

Wow! What an elegant colour scheme.

Annette Siverson said...

TFS, ANNETTE

Sue said...

I really like the color combinations and all the special touches you used to complete the card. Really pretty!

Ashley Wells said...

such a beautiful aqua color! Very elegant looking card!

Lisa Beck said...

This flower is stunning!

Andrea1702 said...

Gorgeous card! I love the color combo.

Lindar said...

love the brass and turquoise color combo, always reminds me of home.

Kathy H said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors!

Julie Wexler said...

Ooh- another idea in the blog hop with vellum that's totally different but equally beautiful! I cant wait to start playing with the embossed flower idea! (Also- Love that hero arts is picking up some already great lines. Smart! )

Agata Dagmara Pfister said...

Wow, such a stunning card! Those colors are beautiful together!

Nina B said...

I just love the different textures of this card!

Betty Keefe said...

the embossed background is so great for your pretty flower!

Donna Phelan said...

So pretty! That Prayers die is just so perfect!

Cathy Montoya said...

Beautiful card.

Skrater said...

This is a beautiful card!

Psychomak said...

I love the dimension on these.
Beautiful

Teri W said...

Very soft card? Love the color choices

Rose said...

Beautiful card!

Laurie said...

Just beautiful!

Alice H said...

Your "prayer" card is simply elegant!

Scraplea 1 said...

I like your card with the dimension and details! Thanks for sharing.

Donna said...

Gorgeous colors

Kim Daniel said...

Love the colors on the card!

Annie K said...

Beautiful design! The colour contrast between the bronze, aqua, and cream is lovely.

Susangail Powell said...

Your card is so pretty! Love the prayer sentiment too. Beautiful!

Leslie said...

Love the use of embossing paste for the background!

SouthernMrs said...

Very pretty!

Michele Henderson said...

The textured background is just gorgeous! LOVE the colors too!
Take Care!
Michele

Martha Harris said...

Such a beautiful card. I love the embossed flower.

Nana Griffin said...

I love the stamp and cut prayers set. A beautiful flower.

Guldara Kirwan said...

What a gorgeous card! Like everything about it - background, embossed flower, bronze color -everything. Thank you.

Angie Williams said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors.

Donna Baker said...

Your card and color combinations are beautiful!

Dana Joy said...

Such a striking card Kelly. Wonderfully done.

Kim Faucher said...

Beautiful on brass!! I love the mix of the two stamp sets!!

TenSGal said...

Striking, bold and beautiful!

Jan Barrie said...

Lovely cards.

pcm said...

beautiful and classy!

Linda said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Diana Jepsen said...

I love the teal and brown color combinations. The card is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Alma Hughes said...

Very pretty love the white floral in background <3

Sally Ann Bird said...

Elegant card and very sweet sentiment.

Sally Ann Bird said...

Elegant card and very sweet sentiment.

CathyL said...

The flower embossed on vellum is gorgeous, Kelly!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love these!!!!!

judy said...

The flower looks lovely with the brass embossing powder on vellum!

Bunny said...

Beautiful flower. Love the embossing. The card is beautiful. I really enjoy the color scheme.

Gloria P said...

This Prayers stamp and die set is one I use every week. Thank you for the inspiring color combination! Love it.

Terribly Great said...

What a pretty card! Love how you used brass embossing powder and white embossing paste!

Jennifer Bishop said...

Beautiful card! Love the new products.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

LOve that flower and the brass embossing!

Carolee McCaslin said...

Your card is beautiful!!!

Mary Alice Varallo said...

I love the whole design of the card. The brass color was a great choice!

Gail said...

Beautiful Card!

Kathy Thisted said...

Love your card! thanks

bbunch said...

Simply a beautiful card!

Beth H. said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors you used.

Diane said...

Your card is gorgeous. Love the colour combination.

Debra Rumpza said...

Pretty card!

Maureen Chandler said...

Love the special look to your card - and all your special touches! Thanks so much!!

Barbara said...

Love your card. I have used that stamp set and die many times.

Erin Monahan said...

Love love love. Thanks for the giveaway!

nola said...

Pretty cards.

claudia said...

Really like the color combination along with the Prayers sentiment!

My Kraft Kloset said...

Just lovely. Love the new stamps and Great ideas!

Julie Quin said...

this is my favourite card on the blog hop

M R Leech said...

The color combination is stunning! And perfect for sending prayers!

vicenta ghylin said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing and being part of this giveaway

Ann K said...

Lovely card - what a fabulous new release from Hero Arts.

Abby said...

Love the cards!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Your card is elegant. Love it!!

Louise said...

Love the colors, and the design of this card.

duchessmel said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

Pam B said...

Beautiful!

BeckyR71 said...

Wow, love the colors you chose. The brass is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Dee Ann Matthews said...

Wow! Great tutorial for fabulous combination of techniques to show off the beautiful flower and message!

Cynthia said...

I love the use of layers on this design.

Birgit said...

Wow! This is so stunning!!!

Michelle said...

Possibly my favorite Color combo!! Hard to not love those stamps and Prayer die! <3

Sue D said...

Beautiful--love the colors and texture.

twinmomstamper said...
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twinmomstamper said...

Absolutely love this card. The extra details you put into it make this card amazing. Love the embossing paste on the background it gives this card the perfect amount of texture.

Leanne said...

Beautiful!! Love the texture & color of your card

Jeannette aka Jnett said...

Beautiful card and the background, superb job!

Oliev said...

Lovely card!

craftygal1 said...

Wow! Love the color combination. Very elegant. Thanks

Valgerdur R. said...

Gorgeous card! I love the mix of the embossed brass with the die cut sentiment and the white texture giving some dimension in the background! You really took this Hero Art's summer release to the next level!

Debbie Anemaet said...

Great card, Kelly. I love the prayers die too. Thanks so much for sharing with us and for participating in this fun hop.

lost art cards and designs said...

Very pretty card. I really like the special embossing effects, especially the sidebar-very unique and it made the embossed flower stand out.

Jennifer Spiller said...

Your embossing is beautiful!!!

Late Blooming said...

OOO....love the background.

Sheila H said...

Beautiful - I love your color combo😍

Lady Fair said...

Gorgeous card, love the brass embossing and how you created the brass strip to match that delicious flower. TFS

Shelly Rasske said...

Stunning card!

Becky said...

A very elegant card. Thank you for sharing.

Libby said...

Love the color combination.

Libby said...

Love the color combination.

Susan Lang said...

Beautiful beautiful beautiful card! Love it.

worrywort said...

The subtle background textures really make this card.

Sandra KM said...

Absolutely beautiful card!

Karen said...

Love your texture. Very nice card

Dot Freel said...

That card is simply stunning! Perfect color combination.

Cathy Homan said...

Absolutely beautiful! I love the colors you used. Thank you for sharing!

Connie said...

I love embossing the left stripe...I'll use this. Thanks.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Gorgeous embossed and colored card. LOVE the design:)

cassie said...

This is so pretty! I love the combination of the brass, white and Aqua.

Jeanne H said...

What a lovely card...such pretty colors together with a great sentiment.

Donna said...

Those colors together are beautiful!

Sherrie Johnson said...

Such a lovely card. I love the gold embossed strip on the side of the card to compliment the gold embossed vellum flower. Really a beautiful card.

Ma. Cristina Merino Frias said...

Love your card, very elegant!!!!

Kit A said...

Cool card. Very classy!

Margaret said...

Brass embossing powder - who knew? Not me! It looks beautiful!

Sabrina said...

what a beautiful card!!!

Jan Elmore said...

Very classy!

Marcie Lovett said...

Lovely card, Kelly!

stampyra said...

You chose such a stunning color combination for your card. I just love it! It is so refined & elegant. Jil

conil said...

This is so beautiful, it hurts my eyes. The colors and the brass embossing on the flower are lovely but the embossed background is elegant.

Judie said...

Stunning card, love the embossed background!!

Judy Sander said...

Beautiful card and works so well for a sympathy message.

KimC said...

Such a beautiful card; love the color combination.

Marcia said...

Very pretty! Love the unique color combination. The background is such a nice detail.

Jeanne Jordan said...

Beautiful card. I love the textured background and how well it goes with the rest of the card. Very pretty.

Melissa Friedrich said...

Beautiful card, love the brassy color with the teal and the background texture is awesome!

Rosy Newlun said...

Beautiful to use a metallic embossing powder on vellum. I don't know if I've ever even done that. But I will now! Thank you for the inspiration -- it's a gorgeous sympathy card (hope the recipients' hearts smile from this).

Staci Earl said...

I really like those colors together!

Mary Holshouser said...

Beautiful card.
Love the aqua and the brown.
Great color combination.
thanks for sharing

Linda Rubarski said...

Love the color combinations.

paperpicnic (Jayne) said...

Stunning and elegant, Kelly! Such a beautiful way to combine these elements and techniques! Love it!

Amanda Sheldon said...

Beautiful flower stamp!

Dena Schaufele said...

great card. especially love the colors.

Vickie said...

Your vellum flowers are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

Mary-Anne V said...

Such an uplifting card.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

S beautiful! I love the pop of blue on here!

Rufus said...

So pretty, hadn't seen that brass embossing powder before, it's a great color!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful textures on the card! Love the stenciling and the embossing on vellum!

Lori S said...

Thanks for sharing!

Patt H. said...

Wonderful color combo & I absolutely love the brass detail on the flower. The embossed strip on the edge is the icing on the cake. Great card!!

LDomroes said...

Beautiful card!!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card with lovely textures!

Melody Wu said...

The background is very elegant and the embossing on vellum is so beautiful!

cindybearj said...

I love this card. The stencil background adds such wonderful texture. And that brass embossing powder is so pretty. I love it and copper.

Sandy Small said...

Lovely card!

patti said...

I really need to order this stamp set. Your card is so lovely!

Janet said...

Awesome cards and release!
~God bless
😍

sabbycat said...

Such a pretty card and I need to make more sympathy cards myself.

Satori said...

The colours are beautiful! I love how the background is subtle and mimics the flower focus.

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