Category Archives: Hero Arts

(2020 c003) New Year Snow

I think it is totally fair to send New Year’s wishes cards throughout January and maybe even February.  So watch your mailbox friends, this one is on its way to a sweet friend. I made the background with Yupo “Medium” Paper by Legion from Hobby Lobby.  I diluted Ranger Alcohol Inks on my craft mat with 91% …

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(2019 c115) Hero Arts Thanksgiving Holidays

Thanksgiving Holidays are just around the corner! Supplies used:  My Monthly Hero Arts September 2019 kit,  the tree from Hero Arts CM282 Home For The Holidays.  Versamark Ink   and Ranger Embossing Powder ,  Distress Inks by Ranger ,  Hero Arts Fancy Die Holiday Greenery Edge DI533,  Hero Arts DC1529 Holidays Word Fancy Die. (For this belly band, I cut …

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(2019 c110) Hero Arts Poppies

The main image was stamped with CG140 Poppy Background from Hero Arts. This is a discontinued stamp, but the link will take you to Hero Arts and you can find many wonderful stamps there. I stamped with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with clear  Ranger Embossing Powder  .  Then I colored the inside of the poppies …

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(2019 c98) Hero Arts Off The Edge

Stamps used: Hero Arts Hello Flowers  and co-ordinating Blossom Cuts dies (from Frantic Stamper) stamped with Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Black Ranger Embossing Powder , Center of flower is an old product called Adorondak Dimensional Pearl (Stream) by Ranger, but you can find something similar called Liquid Pearls by Ranger. I stenciled both the watercolored flower piece and Kraft …

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(2019 c97) Hero Arts 2019 Sept. Kit

  Yippy I received My Monthly Hero Arts September 2019 kit!  I love this curio cabinet stamp!  I chose a few of the tiny stamps to make my brother a birthday card.  The old curio cabinet drawers remind me of an old country store in The Grove, Texas that we went to as kids and …

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(2019 c92) My Favorite Things Casing Jen McGuire Transparency Windows

Ok I CASED Jennifer McGuire’s Embellished Windows Technique today!  I sponged a light shade of blue Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger over the top 2/3 of card face then stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background with ed with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background with it was inked with Versamark Ink  & heat embossed with Clear Ranger …

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(2019 c89) Pink Fresh, Pink & Main, Hero Arts

I made 2 cards today using Pink Fresh Gatsby Die Set.  I inset and layered.  The first card I cut Sentiment Die:  Pink & Main Happy Birthday PNM200.   For both cards I used  DCWV Shimmers Stack. (It has a metalic look) For the second card I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment from Hero Arts DC184 Ribbon …

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(2019 c85) Hero Arts Magnolia Shaker

I took my inspiration for the watercolorig from Kristina Werner’s Watercolored Gems Card.  My variation was to use big flowers and watercolor in variations of blue for the background, keepimg the space around the flowers dark. (This style is a little Out of The Ordinary for me)  I used Hero Florals Magnolias CM261 and heat …

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(2019 c84) Hero Arts Poinsettia

First I stamped the veins portion of the Poinsettias and the leaves with CM280 Color Layering Poinsettia by HERO ARTS by using the Misti Stamping Tool and I stamped with Versamark Ink  and  heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder.  Next I used stamping blocks to stamp the solid leaves and poinsettias with Clear embossing powder.  I was inspired by The Subtle Embossed …

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(2019 c79) Hero Arts, Jen McGuire Lift attempt #3

  Yippee Skippy! I finally correctly followed Jennifer McGuire’s Embossed Watercolor Lift Technique.  See the last 2 posts to see my beginning mistakes.  I first sponged the background with Squeezed Lemonade, Fosilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade & Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.  Then I stamped Repeating Flowers by Hero Arts  with Clear  WOW Embossing Powder. …

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