Category Archives: Hero Arts

(2020 c084) Stenciled Glass Bead Gel

The background started with a piece of watercolor paper that I used to “Mop Up” leftover inks on my media mat after sponging on other cards.  I mixed Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) with Golden Glass Bead Gel on my craft mat, then applied to the Hero Arts SA051 Floral Fillagree Stencil Pair  (this …

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(2020 c077) Hello Bluebird

I taped off the fold edge of the white cardbase and then blended background using Blueprint Sketch, Ripe Persimmon and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.   I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes.   The dark gray frame was cut with Gina Marie Designs Portrait Tree Scape background die.  The bluebird was stamped with Distress …

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(2020 c70) Slimline Birthday

Black strip stamped with Hero Florals Magnolias CM261 using the Misti ,  Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Silver Ranger Embossing Powder …The focal flower was stamped & heat embossed on watercolor paper then watercolored with Distress Inks by Ranger .  The sentiment is from Stampendous Birthday Assortment Perfectly Clear stamp set.  I cut thin strips of sparkly cardstock to …

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(2020 c67) Baroque Motifs & Roses

The background was stamped with Altenew Baroque Motifs Stamp Set.  Then I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes to color with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger . The sentiments are from Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp & Cut .  The  roses were cut using Altenew Garden Picks 3D Set .  (Since I was only using …

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(2020 c059) Mixed Media Faith Journal

Photo below:  Back & front of cover after adding grosgrain ribbon and stitching inside pages to spine, I added beads to the tail of the heavy thread. I made this 4 x 4.5 inch little Faith Journal cover following the video on April 28 on Gel Plate Jennifer Chamberlain on her Facebook site:  The Maker …

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(2020 c058) Happy Daisys

Encouraging HAPPY wishes! Background stamped with Hero Arts CG799 Circle Pattern Bold Prints, Flowers stamped with Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219 and water colored with Distress Inks by Ranger .  Sentiments stamped using Versamark Ink & heat embossed with Black Embossing Powder by Ranger  on vellum flags. Used Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp …

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(2020 c056) Mama’s Day

Another MAMA’s Day card for one of my sweet daughter-in-laws! I used the negative from yesterday’s card post for this MAMA.  I used Baha Blue, Blue Violet, Passion Purple & Pearl Pinata Alcohol Ink on Brea Reese Waterproof Sheets to make the background.  The sentiments on the inside are from Studio G.  See below: The black …

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(2020 c051) Spring Shaker

Another view with beads at the bottom, the central bee was glued on the inside onto the flower and the upper right bee was glued to the frame: Supplies used:  Spellbinders Grand Christmas Lattice Arch Etched Dies 3D Holiday Vignettes Collection by Becca Feeken S6-159 ,  Hero Arts Color Layering Swallowtail CM225  ,   Hero Arts Color Layering …

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(2020 c049) Bookmarks, Never Before Inked Stamps

I used a stamp set that was a limited editiion collaboration between Simon Says Stamp & Hero Arts called Stamptember 2019 Real Flowers Vintage SSS102043.  I don’t know how I managed to not use it until now!!!  See in photo below: I made 2 bookmarks and in the photo above the one on the left is …

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(2020 c047) Hero Arts CB, DOx Tag

Supplies  used:  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger ,  Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Blue & Gold Ranger Embossing Powder, Prayers by Simon Says Stamp & Hero Arts ,  Hero Florals Magnolias CM261 ,  Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts ,  Hero Arts CG770 Deco Flourish Bold Prints,  Color Burst by Ken Oliver, Distress Stain Daubers by Tim …

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