Snow Much Fun! + Giveaway Winners

Hello! When we launched our Holiday Cardmaking Challenge a couple weeks ago, I shared a little pop-up box card I had made using the Holiday Cheer stamp set. I never got around to cleaning up the supplies on my desk (oopsie!) so I just had to have some more fun with them!

Holiday Cheer Fun by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

I have a bunch of wood slices in my stash – you can find these at some major craft stores, or online at places like Etsy. They are super fun to stamp on! I use Intense Black ink for my stamping, it works perfectly. After stamping the images from Holiday Cheer, I used my pencils to color in the images. The little “hi” message bubble was stamped with Strawberry ink, and I added the snowflakes to the background with Unicorn ink. Unicorn is a pigment ink and sits on top of the colored pencil well – you just need to set it aside to dry. I plan to make several of these little guys for Christmas gifts this. I’ll either hot glue a magnet on the back to turn them into refrigerator decorations, or drill a small hole at the top to make ornaments.

Holiday Cheer Fun by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

Next, I made a happy little card. I had extra pieces from the pop-up box on my desk, so this card came together very quickly! It’s easy to have extras when there are matching dies for cutting out the pieces! Coloring was done on this card with Copic markers.

Holiday Cheer Fun by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

I love the background decorated with Snowy Drifts Fancy Dies – after coloring with Copics, I added some textured snow and glitter with goodies from my stash. The sparkle comes from Star Dust Stickles, and the snow was done with a Pentart Snow Pen. I love using the Planner Page Edges to add a little scalloping to the bottom of the card.

Holiday Cheer Fun by Libby Hickson for Hero Arts

Now before I go, I have a few winners to announce! If your name is listed below, please send us a message to winner@heroarts.com, and we’ll get your prize information to you.

When we announced the Holiday Cardmaking Challenge, we also had a spot to giveaway in the Online Card Classes’ Wild Card class. Congratulations to:

Monti Gale, who said “What a cool card, anyone would be thrilled to receive it and I love that it flattens out to mail it. Great!”

We also have three $25 shopping spree winners from our recent Planner Catalog Blog Hop to announce today! Congratulations to:

• Tammy Rubarts (from Nadia Azni’s blog, October 13)
kjseifert2014 (from Yana Smakula’s blog, October 15)
Maureen Chandler (from Kelly Purkey’s blog, October 17)

Thanks for stopping by today!

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