• Watercolor “Stamping” with Stencils

    Watercolor stamping with stencils by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning! Jess here with a pair of cards using the Peacock Feather stencil in a slightly unconventional way for totally different results! I’ll admit, my inspiration for these cards came purely from a desire to not have to wash embossing paste off of my stencils. My workspace isn’t near a sink and the last time […]

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  • May My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #5 + Giveaway!

    An Ocean Full of Thanks 2 by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    And we’re back for another countdown post, leading up to the release of the May My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is Monday, May 1st at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. We’ll be here all weekend long, sharing ideas for using both the main kit, as well as new optional add-on products that will be available on Monday. And […]

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  • May My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #3 + Giveaway!

    An Ocean Full of Thanks by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    We’re back for another countdown post, leading up to the release of the May My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is Monday, May 1st at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. We’ll be here all weekend long, sharing ideas for using both the main kit, as well as new optional add-on products that will be available on Monday. And don’t […]

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  • Video: Shopping Bag Fancy Die Gift Holder

    Happy Birthday by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Hello! Jess here with a bright and cheerful birthday card using the fun Shopping Bag Fancy die as a gift holder! Watch the video tutorial below to see how I created my card! If you have problems viewing the video please try watching it on YouTube! We recently released the Shopping Bag Fancy die as […]

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  • April My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #5 + Giveaway!

    You Are One of a Kind by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Here we are with our last countdown post leading up to the April My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons release on Monday, April 3rd at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. Jess is here to show you a card using the main kit and one of the Paper Layering add-ons! Good morning! Jess here with a card using the gorgeous Paper Layering […]

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  • You’re My Pick!

    You're My Pick by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning! Jess here with a card using one of the add-on sets from this month’s My Monthly Hero kit, Produce and Seeds, along with the beautiful Artistic Dahlia wood mount stamp. I colored the Artistic Dahlia using colored pencils and then die-cut it with the coordinating die. I need to remind myself to always […]

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  • CAS Copic Coloring

    Bon Appetit by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning! Jess here with a set of CAS cards using simple stamping and Copic coloring. If you’re familiar with my work you know that I am always a fan of busy and complicated card designs…but sometimes it’s nice to just let a little bit of Copic coloring make a big statement. This month is Kathy […]

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  • March My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #1 + Giveaway

    Rooting for You by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Hello and welcome as we begin the countdown to the release of the March My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is Monday, March 6 at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific. We’ll be here for the next three days, sharing ideas for using both the main kit, as well as new optional add-on products that will be available on Monday.  And […]

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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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  • February My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #5 + Giveaway!

    We'll Weather This Together by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Hello and welcome to the next countdown post for the release of the February My Monthly Hero kit! Release day is tomorrow, Monday, February 6 at 1pm EST/10am PST. We’re here all weekend sharing ideas for using both the main kit, as well as several other new optional add-on products that will be available on Monday.  And, don’t forget to […]

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  • Mini Mailer Fancy Die

    Customizing Mini Mailer Fancy Die by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning, Jess here with a project showing you how to make a gift card a little extra special!  I love the new Mini Mailer Fancy die as it’s the perfect size and shape to hold a standard-sized gift card and I love customizing gift card holders to match the enclosed gift card! I found […]

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  • Roses Two Ways!

    Roses Two Ways by Jessica Frost-Ballas for Hero Arts

    Good morning, Jessica here with two projects using the romantic Romeo and Juliet set from the 2017 Valentine’s Collection. I love the silhouette images of Romeo and Juliet but I wanted to focus on some of the smaller stamps in the set for my creations. I loved the roses in the Romeo and Juliet stamp […]

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