Category Archives: Hero Arts

(2022 c014) Pink Fresh Spring Bday

For the yellow background I followed Jennifer McGuire’s techniques (with my own twist of using the die to do the embossing and stamping instead of using an embossing folder) called Fast Techniques for Embossing Folders. I first applied Versamark Ink to the cutting edges of the die called Pink Fresh Geo Star 1 and using the …

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(2022 c010) Heart Felt Love

The background was created with Hero Arts – Cling Rubber Stamp – Deco Flourish Bold Prints Part Number:HERO-CG-770 (This stamp seems to be retired at Hero Arts but it can be found at various craft stores) Once again I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Offset Inking Technique Video from 07-20-2020. The side panel was cut out using Poppy Stamps: 2348 Circle Fold Frame, 2345 Lattice Small …

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(2022 c009) Love Makes a Better World

The top background was created with Hero Arts – Cling Rubber Stamp – Deco Flourish Bold Prints Part Number:HERO-CG-770 (This stamp seems to be retired at Hero Arts but it can be found at various craft stores) I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Offset Inking Technique Video from 07-20-2020. The bottom panel was created following another Technique …

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(2022 c006) Mini Slimline LOVE

LOVE is in the air! Metalic cardstocks cutout with Spellbinders Decorative Mini Slimline Card Creator die set. LOVE was cut using  Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts . On the inside I used the Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System, using Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Plate from KOTM Glimmer Jan 2021, Vines if Passion S2-022, Spellbinders Elegant Occasion Sentiments …

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(2022 c005) Hero Arts Desert Window card

The window and desert scene was cut with Desert Sunset DI501 by Hero Arts. The cayote and sentiment were stamped with Cowboy Adventure CM-268 by Hero arts. The sky was ink blended using  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. On the inside I stamped a few silhouette images from Cowboy Adventure CM-268 by Hero arts. The …

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(2022 c004) Window Edge Card

I followed the Window Edge Card TECHNIQUE seen at Jennifer McGuire’s video Window Edge Card Designs. For the b (Jennifer inspires me to also add a little bling now & then so I went for the sequins.) The flower was stamped with Sugar Pea Designs Pretty Peonies and colored with Copics. The frame was cut …

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(2021 c053) Snowy Christmas Gel Print

More Gel Print Backgrounds for this year’s Snowy Christmas cards. I loved making the backgrounds with acrylic paints using the Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby  I used a stencil I made with DI532 Snowflake Edge Fancy Die by HERO ARTS (This is a discontinued die). The sentiment was cut using Merry Christmas w/ Shadow Die by …

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(2021 c044) Rainbows and Dragonflies

Background panel cut with Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die. I colored wonky sttripes of color to make a rainbow with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. The vellum pieces were cut with  Pink Fresh Essentials Braided Oval Die Set. The image CM326 Color Layering Dragonfly by HERO ARTS was stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed …

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(2021 c036) Monochrome Fly High

For my Monochrome card I used shades of blue in Distress Inks by Ranger  to stamp Hero Arts CM411 Sunflower Field Heroscape . For the windmill, barn, clouds, birds and plane I used Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide Ink by Ranger and then heat embossed with Clear WOW Embossing Powder. On the inside I stamped the sentiment from Inkadinkado Special …

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(2021 c035) Father’s Day

Father’s Day cards for my Husband and boys. I stamped the tree from Altenew In My Thoughts  with my Misti using Distress Inks by Ranger , then I stamped again with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Clear  Ranger Embossing Powder in order to resist ink when coloring the backgrounds. I used the  Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby and …

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