Hero Arts is celebrating our 45th Anniversary this year, and we've had the honor of partnering with several of your favorite stamp companies in celebration of this milestone. We've already had releases from Concord & 9th, Gina K. Designs and Pinkfresh Studio. Today we are honored and humbled to share that Lawn Fawn is the latest company to collaborate with us to celebrate this wonderful stamping community! A special "Partners" Hero Arts + Lawn Fawn 4x6 clear stamp set and matching dies are available on our website starting today, and at a retailer near you beginning October 8th! The PR103 HA + Lawn Fawn Big Thanks stamp set features adorable rhinos, birds, clouds and other elements to create a fun scene, as well as 20 fantastic mix and match messages.
To coordinate with the stamp set there's PR104 HA + Lawn Fawn Big Thanks Lawn Cuts.
Kelly-Marie from Lawn Fawn has created a fabulous intro video to Big Thanks that you can watch below!
If you are having trouble viewing this video, you can watch it HERE in HD on YouTube.
How about some more inspiration? Kelly Rasmussen from our team created an adorable card to showcase the Big Thanks stamp set. Take it away, Kelly!
I had a blast creating a fun little scene with this adorable stamp set! Lots of masking and some pre-planning to make it happen, but all worth it in the end!
I started out by creating masks for each of the stamps that I decided to use -- the rhino, bird, two rocks, two grasses and two flowers. Since no items overlapped the rhino, I stamped it first on my white panel using black ink. Then I just continued building the scene, stamping the flowers, grasses and then the rocks, placing masks where needed. Lastly, I stamped the cute birdie on top of the rock.
Once all the stamping was done, I placed all the masks on each item, so I could create the sky and grass. I also cut out 4 masks of the cloud images in the set and placed them on the white panel. I used a blending brush along with Splash and Key Lime Fizz Reactive Inks to create the soft background. Then I removed the masks and colored in the images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and a water brush. It's always so much fun to see a scene like this come together!
I added a sentiment and some hand-stitching around the panel and then mounted it to a Sand Top Folded Card. For some final details, I added Black Enamel Dots to the eyes and used our Crystal Clear Lacquer Pen to add some shine to the rhino's horn, bird's beak and flowers.
BLOG HOP! We've put together a collaboration blog hop between our team, the Lawn Fawn team and some special friends. There are three wonderful prizes up for grabs:
• One winner will receive $25 to spend on the Lawn Fawn website
• One winner will receive $25 to spend on the Hero Arts website
The winners will be selected randomly from across comments left on the blogs below. Get your comments in by Sunday, September 29 at 11:59pm PT and we'll announce the winner the following week. Enjoy all of the cuteness along this hop!
Hero Arts (you are here!)
A great big thank you to Lawn Fawn for celebrating with us! Happy stamping!
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