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  • Combining Stencils with Stamped Images

    Hello there, today I wanted to share a card I have made using the beautiful new Artistic Dahlia stamp. This is such a beautiful stamp that can be coloured in lots of different ways. I first stamped the Artistic Dahlia on to a piece of white cardstock using Intense Black Ink and coloured it using Copic Markers. I […]

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  • Simply Swirled Backgrounds

    I’ve collected wood stamps for a long time so I’m always excited when I have the opportunity to add a beautiful, new stamp to my collection. In particular, I’m fond of the wood background stamps that can be used for many occasions during the year.

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  • Creative Team Rewind!

    It’s time once again for the Hero Arts Creative Team Rewind – when we highlight beautiful creations that our talented Creative Team members have shared on their blogs and Flickr. This month we have lots of variety to share using the 2017 Spring Catalog new releases and February My Monthly Hero add-ons (which are still […]

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  • Golden Treasures + Blog Hop Winners!

    Our new Japanese Wishing Garden set is full of small images to use in many ways. When I think of Asian-themed cards, I think simple with hints of gold. So many of their washi papers are embedded with gold. Keeping in that tradition, I made one card and one gift tag with gold embossing. For […]

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  • Hello Spring

    Hello! I can’t believe that we’re almost wrapping up the month of February. Where does the time go? I don’t know about you but I’m looking forward to Spring. Today I’m featuring the new Color Layering Birds and Blossoms set. This is one of my favorites because I simply adore cherry blossoms. There are a […]

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  • Timeless Classic

    There are certain stamps that are almost maddeningly perfect, and today’s featured stamp, Wallpaper Pattern Bold Prints, is just one of those. I had the darnedest time deciding on just how I wanted to showcase it for today – embossed, patterned, watercolored, etc – and in the end, I just decided to add a little ink and water and let the stamp speak for itself.

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  • Video: Wishing You Peace and Harmony with the Paper Layering Koi

    Wishing You Peace and Harmony by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning! Jess here to share an interactive slider card using the new Paper Layering Koi, the watercolor dot palette, and the Nesting Circle Infinity dies! I made a video tutorial showing how I created this card.  If you’re having a problem viewing the video, please try watching it HERE on our YouTube channel! To […]

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  • Coffee & Croissant for Breakfast

    Coffee & Croissant for Breakfast Card by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    What do you say we treat ourselves to traditional French breakfast today – steaming delicious coffee and a buttery, flaky croissant! Hero Arts 2017 Spring catalog has entire section dedicated to Parisian Style – it features a handsome Color Layering Rooster, gorgeous Eiffel Tower and lots of various images that one would usually associate with France. I […]

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  • Patterned Backgrounds with the Honeycomb Stencil

    Hi! Using stencils in my card designs is a fun challenge that I personally love! In particular, some stencils are perfect for creating beautiful background patterns. Today I’m sharing a set of thank you cards with three different, colorful backgrounds that I made with the new, “must-have” Honeycomb Stencil. The possible patterns that can be created with this stencil are virtually limitless.

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  • February Kit Winner

    Hi stampers! It’s time to announce the winner from last week’s February My Monthly Hero Blog Hop. A big thank you to everyone who participated, checked out the cards on the designers’ blogs, left lovely comments, and ordered this month’s kit! Although the kit has sold out, many fun add-ons are still available here. You […]

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  • Happy Birthday

    Looking for a birthday card design that could work for just about anyone? I’ve got you covered. This simple design featuring the new Luggage Tag Alphabet Frame Cuts and some watercoloring is just the ticket! I started out by creating a watercolor background using various colors of Distress Ink. I painted a gradient of rainbow […]

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  • The 2017 Catalog Products are HERE! + Blog Hop & Giveaway

    Welcome! We have been sharing projects here using products from our 2017 Catalog release. And you may have seen some of them at your favorite retailers. Today the new products are available right here in the Hero Arts Store! There are 145 new products in all! So if you have been eyeing some things that […]

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