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  • November MMH Countdown: Idea #3 + giveaway!

    Libby's Gnome for Hero Arts 2

    The ideas keep coming, leading up to our launch of November’s My Monthly Hero kit on Monday! This idea is from Libby, who loves the woodland feel of this month’s kit. Natural wood slices are very popular lately, especially used as decor at weddings. Doesn’t this little gnome look adorable and right at home, perched on top […]

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  • November MMH Countdown: Idea #2 + giveaway!

    November MMH by Kathy Racoosin for Hero Arts

    Welcome back for Day 2 of our countdown to the launch of our November My Monthly Hero kit! The November kit will launch on Monday, November 2 at noon EST, and quantities are limited, so you won’t want to miss it! In yesterday’s post, we asked if you could guess who our special guest designer is for […]

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  • November MMH Countdown: Idea #1 + giveaway!

    November MMH Idea 1 for Hero Arts

    It’s time to begin our next My Monthly Hero: Creativity in a Box countdown! We were completely blown away by your excitement surrounding our inaugural kit, and we hope you will love what we have in store for you in November, too! Our next kit will be available for purchase beginning at noon eastern on Monday, November […]

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  • Robin’s Houses

    3-D Houses by Robin Edano for Hero Arts

    Hi everyone! Today we have a very special guest visiting us here on the blog. You may not know his name, but we guarantee you’re familiar with his work. He’s one of our wonderful stamp designers here at Hero Arts! Please welcome to the blog for the very first time, Robin Edano!

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  • One Background, Two Ways!

    Holiday Greetings set by Amy Tsuruta for Hero Arts

    Today we invited a couple of our Creative Team members to use the same Garland Bold Prints background, to show two different ideas for this one very useful stamp! First up is Amy, who shows how quick and easy it is to mass produce mailbox-friendly holiday cards when your focal point is a large background stamp. Take it away, Amy!

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  • Bright Christmas Lights


    Today’s card is a pretty versatile one – just switch up the sentiment (and colors, if you’d like!) and you have a basic design that will fit almost any occasion! The theme for this card fits perfectly with the current Holiday Cardmaking challenge! The  is so versatile, in and of itself – the banners could […]

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  • Embossing Powder Swatches


    As holiday cardmarking kicks into full gear, today we’re going to take a look at the four newest additions to our embossing powder lineup. These are brand new this year and perfect for holiday cards! I’ve embossed six different powders onto a single strip of white cardstock to show you how they compare to one another. Say hello to White Satin Pearl, Platinum, Brass, Copper, and our old friends Gold and Silver…

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  • Be Merry


    I love all kind of animals, and when I see pictures or videos of them, they always make me smile. I guess that is one of the reasons that I also love stamp sets that feature creatures. Today I am sharing a card featuring a Stamp & Cut set called Winter Penguin.

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  • Color Layering Dimensional Bird

    Color Layering Dimensional Bird by Jayne Nelson for Hero Arts

    Two of my favorite things to make for my friends and family during the holidays are unique gift tags and handmade ornaments. Today, I’m sharing an easy project that I made with the Color Layering Dimensional Bird set that can be both a special gift tag and a fun ornament!

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  • Yuletide Joy

    Yuletide Joy close up by Amy Tsuruta for Hero Arts

    It is hard to believe that the holidays are literally just around the corner…in a little over two months. How is your holiday card making going? Make sure you join in the current Hero Arts challenge: Holiday Cards! Here’s one that I designed especially for the challenge: One of my favorite color combos is pale […]

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  • Holly Jolly Ombre


    Fussy cutting can be fun. I never used to think this but once you find a pair of scissors that works well for you and practice a little bit, it really opens your eyes to what can be done with a wide variety of stamps. For my card today, I handcut the Bold Jolly and Poinsettia with Berries after they were stamped with Light to Red Royal and Lime to Forever Green inks…

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  • Video: Golden Stamped Collage

    Collage Tree by Lee Ann Weber for Hero Arts

    Today we’re pleased to welcome guest designer Lee Ann Weber to the blog! She’ll be sharing a creative idea for using small stamps together with our Paper Layering dies to create an eye-catching holiday card. This is a one of those designs that makes people say “how did she do that?!” Lee Ann will show […]

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