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Video: Fun Monster Card using Masking & Ink Blending

Video: Fun Monster Card using Masking & Ink Blending

June 19, 2017 1 Comment

Hello, it’s May here with a fun monster card. To create my own scene, I used the Monster Greetings Stamp + Die Combo combining masking and ink blending techniques. After stamping the sentiment with Intense Black ink, I masked off the areas with some scrap paper and applied Soft Granite ink with mini ink blending tool. I […]

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Video: Your Kindness Doesn’t Go Unnoticed

Video: Your Kindness Doesn’t Go Unnoticed

June 11, 2017

Have you seen new Kindness products from Hero Arts? They are ideal for creating encouraging and uplifting cards for those who need them most. And the best part is – Hero Arts donates 25% of our profits from these products to the Kind Campaign to help their efforts to end bullying. I used You Are Loved […]

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Watercolor “Stamping” with Stencils

Watercolor “Stamping” with Stencils

May 11, 2017 2 Comments

Good morning! Jess here with a pair of cards using the Peacock Feather stencil in a slightly unconventional way for totally different results! I’ll admit, my inspiration for these cards came purely from a desire to not have to wash embossing paste off of my stencils. My workspace isn’t near a sink and the last time […]

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Video: Watercolor Card using the French Treats Stamp Set

Video: Watercolor Card using the French Treats Stamp Set

May 08, 2017

Happy Monday! It’s May here with an easy watercolor card featuring the French Treats stamp set. I started by drawing an oval frame using a die from the Nesting Oval Infinity Die Set on a piece of A2 size watercolor paper.  Then I stamped the sentiment from the Make a Wish Birthday stamp set inside the oval […]

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

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

April 10, 2017

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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Video: A Closer Look At New Ombré Ink and Quick Monochromatic Cards

Video: A Closer Look At New Ombré Ink and Quick Monochromatic Cards

March 27, 2017

I am a big fan of Hero Arts ombré inks – I love using them for backgrounds, color layering stamps and more. Today I have simple monochromatic Thinking Of You cards to give you a closer look at the 4 new ombré pads – Ombré Hydrangea, Ombré Soft Sky To Indigo, Ombré Meadow and Ombré Spring […]

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Video: How to Color Antique Roses with Colored Pencils

Video: How to Color Antique Roses with Colored Pencils

March 14, 2017 1 Comment

Recently I’m really into coloring with colored pencils. For today’s coloring project, I used the Antique Rose stamp which is a great stamp as it has large petals to color. It also includes some shading so it makes my guess work for shading easier. When you use colored pencils, it’s good to start with light […]

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Howdy Masculine Card

Howdy Masculine Card

March 10, 2017

Howdy, I hope you are having a great week! I often give cards to guys (my hubby always appreciates them a lot) so I decided to create another masculine card to have on hand. The Wood Floor Bold Print background stamp from the Spring 2017 catalog has caught my eye and I wanted to try […]

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Video: Wishing You Peace and Harmony with the Paper Layering Koi

Video: Wishing You Peace and Harmony with the Paper Layering Koi

February 20, 2017 2 Comments

Good morning! Jess here to share an interactive slider card using the new Paper Layering Koi, the watercolor dot palette, and the Nesting Circle Infinity dies! I made a video tutorial showing how I created this card.  If you’re having a problem viewing the video, please try watching it HERE on our YouTube channel! To […]

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Video: Welcome Baby Cards with Stamped Background & Die-cut Letters

Video: Welcome Baby Cards with Stamped Background & Die-cut Letters

February 13, 2017

Today I have a very simple card combining stamped background with alphabet die-cuts. I started by stamping my images from the new CM142 Birthday Animal Silhouettes stamp set on Pool Mix Layering Paper with Mint Julep ink. Then I die cut letters using the new DI342 Luggage Tag Alphabet Frame Cuts and mounted them on the card front […]

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Video: Color Layering Peacock. You’re Truly Radiant Card

Video: Color Layering Peacock. You’re Truly Radiant Card

January 30, 2017 1 Comment

Hello friends! New products from the 2017 Catalog are shipping to your favorite retailers as I am typing up this post (they will also be available in the Hero Arts Store on Feb 14th) and so I thought I’d share some inspiration using one of my favorite sets from the color layering section – the Color […]

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Video: Adding Dimension To One Layer Cards With Coloring

Video: Adding Dimension To One Layer Cards With Coloring

January 23, 2017

Hello there, I am really excited to be sharing my first project over here on the Hero Arts blog. Today I am focussing on one layer cards. One layer cards can often seem boring but there are plenty of ways to make them more exciting! I have decided to make shaped cards today. I think […]

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