• Love is Love!

    Good morning!  Jess here with a trio of BRIGHT cards using our fun Love is Love Bold Prints cling stamp! I was in the mood to get inky and thought it would be fun to play with the Love is Love Bold Prints cling stamp and distress inks!  I started by removing my stamp from the plastic […]

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  • A Cup of Friendship Tea

    Whether you drink tea or coffee, the new Nesting Tea Pot Infinity Dies and the Nesting Tea Cup Infinity Dies are perfect for creating tea-themed cards for your friends and family. You can use the dies to create delightful shaped cards and tags, adorable shaker windows, and simply sweet cardstock shapes for your card designs.

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  • Waving Hello

    The new Brushstroke Alphabet set allows you to create custom sentiments for any card! Today I have paired it with the Abstract Waves Stencil to create a card that makes me want to whisk away to the beach and relax in the sun. I wanted to create a gradient of blues for the waves, so […]

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  • You’re a Koala-ty Friend!

    Hi friends! Today I’m sharing a card featuring the irresistible Color Layering Koala stamp set. This multi-step set includes an adorable koala image, along with her little one, and several fun, mixed font sentiments.

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  • Sending Tons Of Love

    Sending Tons Of Love card by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    One of my favorite stamp sets in the Summer 2017 Catalog (aside from the utterly hilarious Puffer Fish set) is the Color Layering Blue Whale set. Sentiments like “Sending Tons Of Love” or “Love You Big Time” make it particularly clever and very appealing for handmade cards. When making this card I paired the Whale […]

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  • Mer-mazing!

    Today we’re thrilled to welcome Lydia Fiedler to the blog! Did you see her three fabulous creations in the My Monthly Hero blog hop on Monday? If not, be sure to check them out and see how she works magic with watercolor! Lucky for us, she’s here to share some amazing merman inspiration. Amazing, mer-mazing […]

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  • Ombré Hydrangea

    I love the variety of inks that Hero Arts offers. It’s so fun to see the transformation of the Color Layering images. Today’s card is a good example of unexpected color combinations. Isn’t the Color Layering Hydrangea stamp set beautiful? The leaves are stamped with Lime Green Shadow Ink and then layered with Green Apple. I was surprised […]

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  • Colorful Backgrounds with Clearly Kelly Stamps

    Hello, today I’m sharing a set of colorful cards featuring stamps from the newest Clearly Kelly 3×4 stamp sets. I love the versatility of these stamps – not only are they great sets for decorating scrapbooks and journals, but they are full of fun sentiments that are perfect for cardmakers.

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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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  • Video: How to Color Antique Roses with Colored Pencils

    Recently I’m really into coloring with colored pencils. For today’s coloring project, I used the Antique Rose stamp which is a great stamp as it has large petals to color. It also includes some shading so it makes my guess work for shading easier. When you use colored pencils, it’s good to start with light […]

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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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  • Color Layering Water Lilies

    I have always found water lilies magical in a way. I find them very calming and just beautiful to look at. The new Color Layering Water Lilies stamp set is so beautiful and I really enjoyed using it for my card today. I first took a piece of watercolour paper and added some colour to […]

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