• Video: Two Card Backgrounds in One

    There’s nothing quite like two for one. Two candy bars for the price of one, two donuts for the price of one, two…sorry, I really like my sugar. ;) I also like getting two cards for the effort of one! The “star” (ha, couldn’t help myself) of today’s card set is the Star Confetti Fancy […]

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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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  • You Are The Best Mom

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so today I’m sharing a card to give you some inspiration in case you still need to make a card for the special day. I decided to pull out one of my favorite older stamp sets called Flower Garden. This set is full of small floral and leaf […]

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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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  • Video: 3D Decoupage Technique with Artistic Dahlia and Large Hydrangea Stamps

    3D Decoupage Technique with Artistic Dahlia and Large Hydrangea stamps. Thank You Cards by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    Hero Arts not only has Color Layering floral stamps, but also actual dimensional layering images where each flower layer can be popped up for a raised, one-a-of kind look. Today I’m sharing an in depth look at the new Artistic Dahlia and Large Hydrangea stamps and their corresponding layering dies and showing you how to use these […]

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  • Gift Card Holders with Simon Hurley

    Today it’s our pleasure to welcome one very talented teen to the Hero Arts blog — he’s a cardmaker, stamper, blogger, and YouTuber! His enthusiasm is contagious and we know you’re going to love what he’s created today. Take it away, Simon…! Hi there! It’s Simon Hurley and today I am excited to share a […]

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  • Thanks

    Today I’ve got a simple and fresh card design using the awesome Thank You Messages clear stamp set. These two cards came together in about 30 minutes, which just might be a record for me! I was drawn to the “thanks” banner image, so I looked for a die to stamp it on — turns out that […]

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  • Sympathy Card using the Japanese Wishing Garden Stamp Set

    Recently I have a friend who lost her dad and grandmother within a week. I’m not sure if this is an appropriate sympathy card to be sent to her. But in my old Korean culture, we believe that good people go to a heaven after they die and I was trying to capture an image of the heaven […]

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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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  • Make a Wish

    Have you had a chance to check out the new Ombré Sequins that Hero Arts now carries? They are gorgeous! A great variety of colors and I love that there are two sizes in each pack. Sequins scream “birthday card” to me, so that’s what I decided to make today to showcase these beautiful sequins. […]

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  • Prayers and Love

    Today’s card is one you can share with a loved one who is going through a time of sadness or loss. Although this type of card can be difficult to make, I find it a bit easier to create several in one sitting and keep them on hand. A simple and elegant look is often […]

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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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