Love You To The Moon & Back Masculine Card

August 10, 2017

When trying to come up with a great masculine card design sometimes a striking background is all you need! I used one of the new add-on backgrounds from August MMH release – the It’s Just A Phase Bold Prints one and simply heat embossed it in white onto black. I am running very low on […]

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Video: Illegible Writing Background with Brushstroke Alphabet Stamps

July 31, 2017

The Brushstroke Alphabet stamp set features beautiful lowercase and uppercase letters as well as numbers in a stunning brush stroke font. As I was looking at this set it reminded me of old handwritten letters; think XVIII and XIX century old. And not just letters, but letters written in a foreign language, where the writing is very beautiful, […]

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One Layer Watercolor Wash

July 25, 2017

Hello there, Michelle here and today I have a card to share using the beautiful Summer Garden Stamp Set. This was part of the My Monthly Hero Add-On collection for July. It is such a pretty set filled with lovely sentiments and lots of little images. I wanted to use lots of the images on […]

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Simple & Stylish Thank You Card

Simple & Stylish Thank You Card

July 13, 2017 1 Comment

One of the new stencils from Hero Arts, the Deco Pattern stencil, has that unique Art Deco look and feel to it and being a big fan of the Art Deco style I couldn’t resist using it to create a stylish Thank You card. I started working on my card by trimming a piece of kraft […]

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Video: A Bit Of Kindness Emboss Resist Background

Video: A Bit Of Kindness Emboss Resist Background

July 10, 2017

Hello there, Michelle here and I have a fun kindness card to share with you today. I am using the A Bit Of Kindness Fancy Die as my main focal point, along with the Heart Pattern Bold Prints to create a fun background. I started off by stamping the Heart Pattern Bold Prints on to […]

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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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