• Blog Blinkie Winner

    A big thank you to everyone who has displayed one of our newly released blog blinkies! It makes us smile every time we see one happily blinking away out in blogland. Thanks so much for sharing the Hero Arts love! As promised, we have a $25 Hero Arts shopping spree to give away to one […]

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  • A Trio of Lia Griffith Watercolored Cards

    Fruity Thank You by Lucy Abrams for Hero Arts

    Hello. Today I have a trio of cards to share with you, each one combining stamps from our Lia Griffith collection with simple watercoloring.

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  • Spinner Card with Town Essentials

    Spinner "We Moved" Card with Town Essentials Stamps by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    Interactive cards are something new to me, but very appealing. By adding a little movable mechanism to a project one can really take it to a whole new level and create that WOW effect for the recipient. Today I’m sharing an interactive spinner We Moved card using fun . is a great set filled with lots of images […]

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  • Video: Butterfly Birthday Card using Colored Stamping (+Ink Pad Organization Tips)

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    Are you a fan of butterfly? To be honest, I’m not. But I really wanted to play with Butterfly Pair Stamp & Cut as it includes very interesting dies in the set. I started by stamping the butterfly images from Butterfly Pair Stamp & Cut and Mason Jar Bugs  to create my own background. Here are the Bold Ink pads I […]

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  • Video: Succulent Pots Card

    Potted Succulents by Mariana Grigsby

    I love when I have in my hands stamps that can be colored using any of your favorite coloring techniques. Today’s card features a pair of pretty stamps called Potted Succulent and Small Potted Succulent, as well as their matching Frame Cuts.

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  • You’re Freaking Awesome!

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    I’m always pretty pleased when I can complete a card that has texture and is still postal friendly. Have you tried out any of the Paper Layering Dies? Check out the oh-so-fun Paper Layering Pineapple:

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  • Customizing Sentiments

    Hoppy Day by Clare Prezzia

    The Hipster Animals can be used for so many different occasions – I used them to create a spring card here, and customized a sentiment to go with it.

    When creating this card, it’s best to build the wreath first, and then stamp the bunny. That way it’s perfectly centered. Stamping the bunny first, and then the wreath? A bit harder to center – ask me how I know . ;)

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  • Merci Mon Amie

    Eiffel Tower by Jayne Nelson for Hero Arts

    Hello, or rather, Bonjour! Ernest Hemingway famously said, “There are only two places in the world where we can live happy: at home and in Paris.” Although I’ve never been to Paris, I imagine myself traveling there every time that I use the beautiful Eiffel Tower stamp. Today, I’m sharing a French inspired thank-you card that I made featuring this iconic Paris monument.

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  • Spring Has Sprung!

    Bunny Flowers by Sally Traidman for Hero Arts

    I love working with tiny stamps, so today I am showing you two ways to use our , which is full of small blooms perfect for spring! Just find a bunch of inks and white paper, and start playing. I randomly stamped the flowers in a pleasing flower collage. I decided I wanted to make this an Easter card, […]

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  • Happy Birthday Balloons

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    Hello and happy Monday! Most of the time I make birthday cards with a specific recipient in mind. I like to personalize the card with certain colors or images that I think they might like. But sometimes those birthdays sneak up on me and I just don’t have the time. In that case I like […]

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  • My Monthly Hero with Ilina Crouse – Day 2

    MMH by Ilina Crouse for Hero Arts

    Our friend Ilina Crouse is back again today, sharing more inspiration using the March My Monthly Hero kit. Ilina purchased her kit as soon as it was available, and has already enjoyed creating a bunch of cards. She’s shared several here on our blog this weekend – but also visit Ilina’s blog to watch a […]

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  • My Monthly Hero with Ilina Crouse – Day 1

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    This weekend we are joined by special guest Ilina Crouse, with ideas for using the March My Monthly Hero kit! The kit and add-ons are still available, but quantities are very limited. Add them to your stamping collection before they are gone forever! For my first card I was inspired by the current trend of adult coloring books, and […]

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