• Destination Christmas!

    Holiday Destination by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

    Today I’m sharing cards I created for the 2016 Winter Catalog. The woodblock “destination” stamps have been some of my favorites this year. They are so cute, look completely awesome on my shelf in my craft room, and stir up happy travel memories of so many of the great cities in our beautiful country. So […]

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  • Wish You Were Here

    Wish You Were Here by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

    When I was a kid, the summertime meant my family would go on “Sunday drives”. After a while, my mom learned to pack an overnight bag when my dad gathered us in the car for one of his drives. We never knew where we’d end up! The stamps from the Summer release brought back many […]

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  • Blue Ridge Mountains Thank You

    Thank You Mountains by Clare Prezzia for Hero Arts

    I had so much fun watercoloring and creating a scene with the Road Trip stamp set for the catalog release blog hop, that I decided to do another version for the blog today!

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  • (PNW is Best)

    PNW is best by Amy Tsuruta for Hero Arts

    I live in the beautiful state of Washington and naturally, I’m a big fan of anything Seattle or Washington. Today I’m featuring Kelly’s Seattle set. It truly does include all of the major attractions that the city has to offer!

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  • Video: Partial Background Heat Embossing and More Stamping Tips

    Partial Background Heat Embossing and More Stamping Tips by Yana Smakula for Hero Arts

    Background stamps, especially Bold Prints 6×6 Clings are always fun to use! Be it a portrait or a landscape A2 card – they work perfectly. Today I’m using stamp and making only a partial impression to create map-like backgrounds for my cards. There’s a fantastic card example in where dark brown ink is used over […]

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  • City Adventure

    City Adventure by Amy Tsuruta for Hero Arts

    When you travel to a new city, what do you love to do? I’m a regular tourist in New York since my son goes to college there. We tend to always, among other things: have coffee eat donuts go to museums So with my own tourist habits in mind, I designed this super clean + […]

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  • To The Beach!

    To The Beach by Sally Traidman for Hero Arts

    Nothing says summer more than heading “to the beach!!” For my fun beachy card, I started by pulling out my watercolors and making a giant “wave” with a beautiful turquoise color on watercolor paper. I stamped “to the beach!” in black ink using a favorite alphabet set – any font that you love will do! Then […]

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  • Chicago My Kind of Town

    Chicago by Mariana Grigsby for Hero Arts

    The new Destination stamps collection is one of my favorites from the new Summer Catalog. The stamps that are part of it include some of the main cities of the U.S. and they are perfect to create cards, postcards, document your trips or even to use on your scrapbook pages. Today I am sharing a couple of cards featuring Kelly’s Chicago, which is one of my faves.

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  • The Summer 2016 Products are HERE! + Blog Hop & Giveaway!

    Summer Catalog 2016_SHOP

    Hello and welcome! For the past several weeks we’ve been sharing projects made with our new Summer 2016 products, and you may have already found them at your favorite retailers. Today we are thrilled to be launching our new products right here in the Hero Arts store! We have a trio of fabulous cards from our creative team […]

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