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Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

December 07, 2016 47 Comments

Advent Calendar Extravaganza is -the- festive event of the season! This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and features surprise destinations each day! Joining in the fun with Taheerah are ONE HUNDRED special guests – each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where […]

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Buffalo Plaid for the Holidays

Buffalo Plaid for the Holidays

December 06, 2016 1 Comment

I’m loving buffalo plaid lately, and today I’m going to show you how you can easily create this pattern and incorporate it into your holiday cards. I started with piece of red and white grid patterned paper from Kelly’s Designer Paper Pad. This small grid provided the perfect guidelines for stamping. I simply counted six […]

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December 2016 My Monthly Hero is Here! + a Giveaway!

December 2016 My Monthly Hero is Here! + a Giveaway!

December 05, 2016

Cheers! It’s time to celebrate the launch of our December My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons! This calls for a party, wouldn’t you say? We invite you to scroll down to the end of this post – we’re hopping with some fabulous artists to share even more inspiration. And we’re giving another kit away, too! […]

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December 2016 My Monthly Hero Countdown Winner!

December 2016 My Monthly Hero Countdown Winner!

December 05, 2016

It’s almost time to launch the December My Monthly Hero – release is coming up today at 1pm eastern! We hope you’ve enjoyed all of the ideas for using this fun kit. It certainly has put us in a mood to celebrate! As promised, we have one kit to giveaway to a lucky blog reader, […]

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December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #6 + Giveaway!

December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #6 + Giveaway!

December 04, 2016 4 Comments

And here it is, our final Countdown post before launching our December My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons tomorrow, Monday, December 5th at 1pm eastern/10am pacific. Libby is here sharing a few more ideas for using the main kit. This month’s kit is so much fun! There are stamps and dies for celebrating, congratulating, inviting […]

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December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #5 + Giveaway!

December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #5 + Giveaway!

December 04, 2016

We are back with our third day of ideas for using our December My Monthly Hero kit and add-ons, leading up to the release on Monday, December 5th at 1pm eastern/10am pacific. We’ve been sharing ideas for using the main kit and the optional add-on products all weekend! In this post, Jayne introduces us to […]

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December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #4 + Giveaway!

December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #4 + Giveaway!

December 03, 2016

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December My Monthly Hero Countdown:  Idea #2 + Giveaway!

December My Monthly Hero Countdown: Idea #2 + Giveaway!

December 02, 2016 2 Comments

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Watercolor Forest

Watercolor Forest

November 01, 2016

Hi there! Today I have a simple technique to share with you that is both fun and addictive. You’ll only need a few supplies — a stamp with lots of solid area (I’m using the Forest Background), watercolor paints, water, a paintbrush, and cardstock. We’re going to paint right onto the stamp!

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Video: Small Stamps, Big Backgrounds

Video: Small Stamps, Big Backgrounds

October 31, 2016

When I first saw the new Origami Happy Holidays, I immediately knew I wanted to do a "stained glass" sort of card. As I was making the card, I realized how versatile images are!

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Creative Team Rewind!

Creative Team Rewind!

October 28, 2016

Every now and then we like to share a Creative Team Rewind blog post- a look at some of the wonderful work our talented team is sharing outside of the Hero Arts blog. Today’s rewind post has a very festive, holiday theme! The first card is from Yana, and features one of our favorite woodblock […]

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One-Layer Christmas Cards with Stamped Backgrounds

One-Layer Christmas Cards with Stamped Backgrounds

October 27, 2016

As you probably know, my favorite cardmaking technique is creating my stamped background using small images from various stamp sets. It’s a great way to get more out of your small stamps. This time I pulled out three stamp sets from 2016 Winter Catalog: Holiday Mittens, Build a Wreath, and Color Layering Wreath. To add some […]

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