Hi everyone! Welcome to the Inspired by Stamping and Die-Versions Blog Hop.  Twenty two talented designers have united to celebrate the new season and shake off the malaise of a snowy winter. Yay!!! Inspired by Stamping, which designs and manufactures the highest quality of photopolymer stamps that bring superior stamping to all crafters, has teamed up with Die-Versions, makers of low profile metal dies which works with virtually every machine out there and cuts through most materials, to create this special eye candy of Spring themed projects.

One lucky “hopper” will get a total prize package of $100 in gift certificates, a $50 gift certificate from Inspired by Stamping AND Die-Versions, so you can stock up on some awesome products that both of these companies have to offer.

For your chance to win the grand prize, visit all of the participating blogs, leaving a comment at each, then leave a comment telling us what you like the most about Spring at the Inspired by Stamping blog.  All comments entered between now and April 28th at 10pm(Pacific time) will be eligible for the grand prize.

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I am so excited to share this thank you card with lots of details and with a soft, pink, and spring color. Die-Versions released lots of great background dies this month, along with some brand-new edge and border dies. I especially love working with these background dies, they are so detailed and fun!

I used the Circles Background on this card – it is filled with lots of circles, small and big! You can do a lot with this, but I wanted to keep the card simple so the background would stand out nicely.

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For the sentiment, I used one of the greetings from the Everyday Greetings Stamp Set by Inspired By Stamping. If you never used IBS stamp sets, you need to get some! IBS offers lots of stamp sets from outlined and detailed images perfect for coloring to sentiments for various occasions. Love them!

I thought thank you card or a friendship card sentiments would be perfect. The fonts are elegant and simple, they shine perfectly without any other accents. Since I didn’t want to out-dress the card, I used a baker’s twine and tied a quick bow for a nice, clean finishing touch.

I hope you enjoyed the card! Please leave me a comment to share what you think about my project. Your next stop on the hop is Patti J. GilliamIf you ever get lost in the hop, you can always go back to the beginning, Die-Versions blog, for the complete order list. Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome weekend!

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  1. Hi, Nicole! What a fabulous design! You are so right that it should not be covered up – it affords wonderful texture and is quite classy! Your sentiment is lovely – the unbroken circles contribute to the “always will be” thought. Beautiful card! hugs, de

  2. Your card is so beautiful I love the color and love your sentiment your background is fab. Great creative job!!

  3. I love the simplicity of this card. That background die is fabulous so I am glad you showed it off so well.

  4. This is super stunning. I love a more clean and simple type of card and that background die seems to be the real ticket. I think I need me some!