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  • Video: Zodiac Birthday Background

    Hello there, Michelle here and today I have a card to share using the Zodiac Birthday stamp set which was released as an add-on for the August My Monthly Hero kit. I started off by taking a piece of paper from the Pool Mix Layering Papers collection and die cut this using the 5th largest die from the Rectangle Infinity Dies set. […]

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  • Thanks For Being You

    I’m always looking for new ways to enhance a simple card design–something to add that “wow factor”! Whether it be with embossing, an embellishment or perhaps a different type of paper, you can take the most basic card layout and turn it into something amazing. For today’s card, that “wow factor” is the gorgeous Decorative Vellum […]

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  • August Kit Winner

    Hi stampers! We’re back to announce the winner from last week’s August My Monthly Hero Blog Hop. A big thank you to everyone who checked out the cards on the designers’ blogs and left lovely comments, as well as to those who ordered this month’s kit. Although the kit has sold out, many fun add-on products […]

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  • Above and Beyond

    My recent galaxy obsession was sparked by the August My Monthly Hero collection. The optional add-ons are all super fun. Here’s a project that features the Milky Way Window Fancy Die and the Astronomical stamp set. Let’s start with the Milky Way Window Fancy Die. It really is amazing and filled with such lovely features […]

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  • Felt Monsters

    Did you know that the Hero Arts dies can cut through felt? I love playing with felt! When I saw the Nesting Monsters Fancy Dies, I knew they’d be adorable in felt! To create a monster, I used the largest monster die, and cut it twice in the same color of felt. I also cut […]

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  • Custom Stenciled Backgrounds with Infinity Dies

    Last weekend, when I was organizing some of my favorite wood stamps, I came across the adorable Illustrated Bird stamp in my collection. Paired with a few, floral branches and a colorful background, I thought that this small bird image could be the focal point of a delightful card.

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  • Video: Masculine Card with Tone-on-Tone Stamped Background

    Inspired by my succulent card, I created a space themed masculine card with a random stamped background. I started by stamping the images from the new Astronomical stamp set with Cup O’ Joe ink on a paper from Earth Mix Layering Papers.  I die cut the letters using Luggage Tag Alphabet Frame Cuts out of orange paper from Sunshine […]

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  • I Woof You

    I Woof You to the Moon and Back by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning! Jess here with an interactive pup-themed galaxy card using alcohol inks and our fun set, Mewn and Back! Our team has had a lot of fun creating galaxies with the latest My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons so if you don’t have alcohol inks you could follow their tutorials to create galaxies using […]

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  • Love You To The Moon & Back Masculine Card

    Love You To The Moon & Back Masculine Card by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    When trying to come up with a great masculine card design sometimes a striking background is all you need! I used one of the new add-on backgrounds from August MMH release – the It’s Just A Phase Bold Prints one and simply heat embossed it in white onto black. I am running very low on […]

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  • Awesome Add-ons: August Edition

    Hello stampers! It’s time for this month’s Awesome Add-ons feature. Before we check out the project inspiration, here’s a look at all of the add-on products introduced in conjunction with the August kit — 14 in total! They’ll take your creativity to out-of-this-world levels… Shop for the August MMH add-ons here Today our Creative Team […]

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  • Easy Painted Background

    Have you ever admired the cards with beautiful backgrounds painted from scratch, and then bemoaned your lack of time, dedication, and/or mad skills to do the same thing? Well, I’ve got good news for you – the Brushstroke Bold Prints background stamp makes getting such a look super easy, super quick, and it’s also a […]

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  • August My Monthly Hero is Here! + Giveaway!

    We are excited to bring you the launch of our August My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons! Our Creative Team has been so inspired by these products and we think you will be too! At the end of this post, look for a link to a blog hop that will give you many great ideas […]

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