• Video: His & Hers Watercolour Backgrounds

    Hello there, today I have two cards to share using Bold Prints backgrounds and the Watercolor Dot Palette for some emboss resist. I thought it would be fun to create one more masculine and one more feminine. The Watercolor Dot Palette has little dots of Daniel Smith watercolour paint added to it. I believe the […]

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  • Birthday Wreath

    I often find that certain stamps I pass over quickly become one of my favorites to use. Such is the case with the Antique Bee and Flowers. I’m not sure if it’s just that it’s a woodblock stamp, and because I store mine in drawers, they end up being rather “out of sight, out of mind.” In any case, when I did take it out to play, I had some fun.

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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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  • March My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #6 + Giveaway!

    We are back with another look at the March My Monthly Hero release! The kit will be available on Monday, March 6th at 1pm eastern/10am pacific. We’ll be sharing ideas for using the main kit and the optional add-on products all weekend long, so stay tuned for more inspiration! Now let’s join Clare, who is […]

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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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  • 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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  • You Age Well

    Like any other self-respecting card maker, I enjoy sending my friends and family some of the creations that I labored hours over. ;) However, I enjoy sending these labors of love even more when I have a quirky – or dare I say, cheesy? – sentiment to add to them. The new Irreverent Birthday Messages […]

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  • Awesome Add-ons: December Edition

    Hi stampers! We’re back with our Awesome Add-ons feature for this month. Here’s a peek at all nine of the add-on products that were introduced along with the December kit last week — one 4×6″ clear set with optional coordinating dies, one full card-sized Fancy Die, two Stamp & Cut sets, three stencils, and finally […]

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  • Martini Party!

    Oh how happy am I with this new Martini Fancy Die? My Christmas came early this year! I love this die set, which was released last week along with the December 2016 My Monthly Hero kit! I needed a quick party invitation, so I picked my favorite Palm Springs-inspired colors of cardstock and started by […]

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  • Plan for a Great Birthday!

    Today I have an idea for stretching your planner stamps to make them work in other ways. They’re not only for planners – I like to try using them for birthday cards, too. I love tailoring birthday cards specifically for the person. One way to do that is by taking their special day and making […]

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  • Classic Numbers Fancy Dies

    Hi! Do you like to personalize your card designs for special occasions? Today I’m sharing a card that I made with the new Classic Numbers Fancy Dies set. This set of number dies, zero through nine, is perfect for creating custom cards to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations. These dies will also be perfect for decorating scrapbooks and journals.

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