Sunday, January 16, 2011

Best Wishes Mike

During the Hero Arts blog hop last week it was mentioned that “This blog hop is in honor of our friend Mike, who is battling cancer. The world is simply brighter with Mike in it, and words can’t express our appreciation to Mike as a business partner and friend. The Hero Hostesses will be sending Mike and his family some of the cards shown during this week’s blog hop”.

Deborah gave details here for those who would like to send a card to Mike. This is a card I made for Mike who really sounds like a very special man indeed.

Best Wishes Mike
Stamps (Hero Arts) - Antique Engravings, Designer Woodgrain, Birthday Messages & You're the Best.

I find masculine cards really hard to make and usually end up keeping them fairly simple and plain. To start with I applied shabby shutters and broken china distress inks to a piece of white card and spritzed with water. I stamped the dragonflies on this card and also used it for the bottom part of the background. For the top part of the background light brown card was clear embossed with the woodgrain stamp. To finish I white embossed words from two sentiments and added some machine stitching.

Hope you’re all having a great weekend!


Patricia said...

So beautiful card you are so sweet =P

walchowDesign said...

Great masculine card for Mike, Heather! Love the embossed bg and the dragonflies made this card alive!

Rosemary said...

this is the perfect card for mike, heather! love it!

Barb said...

Love the way this turned out, Heather! Mike will appreciate it I'm sure!

Dawn said...

Perfect card for a male Heather... and I am sure Mike with appreciate it.... Won't he be surprised by all the wonderful cards and thoughts heading his way

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous Heather! Love those beautiful colours and the embossing :)

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Lovely embossing and the colors on your base and dragonflies.

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