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Wedding Bloom with Hero Arts

Happy Sunday friends!  Everyone recovered from the holiday season?  As for our household, the weekend continues to be filled with events to attend.  One of them was a beautiful wedding with a gorgeous color scheme…navy and coral!

Here’s my wedding bloom card using the Hero Arts Paper Layering Mum Flower die.

Hero Arts Wedding Mum

I used a coral colored cardstock for my card base and some navy blue card stock to die cut the mums.  I wanted a little more bling, since the bride loves sparkle, and used some stickles in pinks and oranges to enhance that coral color.

Hero Arts Wedding Mum 3

 

The sentiment is Hero Arts Congrats Stamp and Cut, die cut from blue glitter paper and again in that coral cardstock.  I just layered them over each other for a shadow effect and used some clear Kool Tak Foam for some dimension.  The petals were curled first then the Stickles added.

Hero Arts Wedding Mum

I hope you’ll join us this month for our Anything Goes Challenge for your chance to win $25 to the a2z Scrapbooking store.

Mahalo for stopping by!!

nikia2zscrapbooking


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a2z Scrapbooking March 2016 Challenge

Hello everyone!!  Happy March!!  I can’t believe we are here already!!

Our new challenge is all about Embossing!!!!!  You can do dry embossing and/or wet embossing. 

Our challenge this month is Embossing!!  

Please be sure that your project contains at least ONE main HERO ART stamp, stencil or die cut as the focal element!  This will be fun and interesting.

This challenge will be fun and interesting at the same time.  The DT has creating some awesome projects to inspire you to play along with us.

Take a look:

Get Well Soon 2

Kristina

a2z Mar 1 2016 hello bunny

Arlene

IMG_9052

Martha

TaruJehkonenMarchChallengea2z

Taru

IMG_0592

Ilina

Congrats (a2z)

Kymona

Amazing isn’t it!!   I hope you love what you see and that it inspires you to join us this month.  You have the entire month to create a new project and enter it into Mr. Linky below.  By entering you will have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Scrapbooking Store. One lucky winner will be announced on the 7th of April!!

Good Luck!!

We can’t wait to see what you create!!

Supplies used:

Kristina

Arlene

Hero Arts Autumn (out of stock) sentiment.  You could use any sentiment
Poppystamps Antique Lamp Post die cut
Copic markers
Cuttlebug
Martha
Spring Hello by Lia Hero Arts
Light to Dark Peach Ombre Ink Pad Hero Arts
Heat Tool
VersaMark
Wild Wasabi Classic Ink
Old Olive Classic Ink
Daffodil Delight Classic Ink
Very Vanilla card stock and scraps of Designer Series Paper

Thanks for stopping by!!

Kymona


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a2z September 2015 Challenge

Hello everyone!!!  Welcome to the month of September!!  I can’t believe we are back to school all ready.  In NY, my niece starts today and my daughter tomorrow.  The rest of the city starts next week. We usually start after Labor day too, but the school district pushed those days up.   I guess we are still lucky, because some areas have started already!!

Our new challenge will be so much fun and full of sequin and/or other shaker items!!  Our challenge this month is all about Shake It Up!!  Shaker cards are my favorite type of card these days.  I love the added look they give to cards and the way the receiver looks when they get them.

So how do you create a shaker card?   A couple of the DT’s have a tutorial on their blog for you to review!

Please be sure that your project contains at least ONE main HERO ART Product!  This will be fun and interesting.

The Design Team has created some great inspiration pieces for you.  Take a look:

Birthday Shaker 2Kristina

HAA2ZShakerSeptNiki

IMG_6847Cindy

Joy to the World (a2z)Kymona

a2z Shaker Xmas Sept 2015Arlene

2015-08-30 11.33.50Jennifer

Amazing isn’t it!!   I hope you love what you see and that it inspires you to join us this month.  You have the entire month to create a new project and enter it into Mr. Linky below.  By entering you will have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Scrapbooking Store. One lucky winner will be announced on the 7th of October!!

Good Luck!!

We cant wait to see what you create!!

Supplies used:

Kristina:

Cindy:

Hero Arts Garden Flowers By Lia
Hero Arts Congrats Stamp & Cut
Hero Arts Frame Cut Scallop Frame
Hero Arts Frame Cut Scallop Frame
Hero Arts Ombre Ink Pink to Red
Ranger Distress Inks:
Spun Sugar
Crushed Olive
Peeled Paint,
Clear embossing powder
Various Sequins

Niki

Hero Arts Playful Animals
Hero Arts Friends by Lia
Hero Arts Ombre Ink Gray to Black Ink
Hero Arts Pool Mixed Layering Paper
Doodlebug Design Sequins in Bumblebee and Bubblegum
Simon Says Stamp Stitched Square Die
Glossy Accents
Acetate Paper

Kymona

Hero Arts Joy To The World Clear Stamp Set
Bo Bunny Altitude 6×6 pattern paper
Little Things from Lucy’s Cards Iridescent White Sequin
We R Memory Keeper Fuse Tool and Sleeves
Hero Arts Memories Black Dy Ink
3M Foam Tape
Misti
Plus Glue Tape

Arlene

Merry and Bright Digital Kit
Hero Arts Tag Frame Cut
Circle Die Cuts
Acrylic Sheet
Sequins
Copic Marker BG0000
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing

Jennifer

 

Thanks for stopping by!!

Kymona


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Congrats Baby with Hero Arts

Congrats Card Hero Arts
Here everyone, Kristina here!
Super clean and simple card today! Put the whole thing together in less than 10 minutes.

I started with a blush note card (a2) and a white piece of card stock trimmed to 4 1/8 x 5 3/8
Using a stencil and blending tool I “pounced” a little ink onto my white layer
Next I covered one side of a piece of fun foam with ‘stick it’ adhesive and then die cut my sentiment
stamped the rest of the sentiment with the same bubblegum ink used on the stenciling.
Added a few sequins and some wink of stella to the greeting and viola!

Congrats

I hope this inspires you to join us in this months Clean and Simple challenge for your chance at a $25 gift card to the store!

You can get this stamp set & tons more Hero Arts goodies in the a2z store AND you can get it for 15% off!! Use code KRISTINA15 at checkout. Want something, but don’t see it in the store?! Item out of stock?! No problem! Use the “Request Custom Order” or “Ask a Question” button.

One more thing before I go, did you know that we are on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook?. If you haven’t done so already, please follow us on these different social media outlets!! You don’t want to miss out on any fun promotions!!


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It’s Monday

Good Monday everyone,

If you’re looking for the Design Team Call Summer 2015 post, please click Here or scroll down.

I am back today to share another card with a New Beginning theme. I use the Stamp & Cut Congrats set with and older stamp. I like to think that I am giving my older stamp a new beginning! Insert chuckles here!!! 😀  I also try a new fold today, not top fold, not side fold, I’d like to call it a bottom fold! Shall we take a look?!

 

a2z_dtp_2015jun22

 

My process:

  • Trim white card base into folder shape.
  • Trim designer paper into same shape (for the card front), distress with Old Paper and Vintage Photo.
  • Stamp old fashion typewriter (with the greeting masked so the paper is blank) on white CS with Walnut Stain, lightly colour to add shadow with colouring pencil. Stamp “you did it” with black dye ink. Cut out.
  • Stamp “Congrats” on designer paper with black dye ink, heat embossed with clear EP.
  • Stamp the rest of the sentiment on white paper strips with black dye ink, distress with Vintage Photo.
  • Adhere all pieces to card as shown. Embellish with Amber gems.

If you look at the Stamp and Cut Congrats set closely, you would realize that the word “promotion” is not there. But I want to use the same font, so I inked up different parts of the other words to build it. Cool huh?! But fret not, you don’t have to do this, there is other Stamp and Cut sets at the a2z store for different occasions. Like the Stamp and Cut Happy, Stamp and Cut Hello, and Stamp and Cut Thanks just to name a few, so go ahead and take a look. Feel free to use promote code Cindy15 to get 15% off any purchase of $25 before shipping.

There’s still plenty time to play June’s challenge – New Beginnings (babies, graduations, weddings, new home…etc). By entering you have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the store. If you are not sure about the rules, check Here.

Remember that we are also on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. If you haven’t done so already, please follow us on these different social media outlets. You don’t want to miss out on any fun promotions!
Cindy
Supplies:

Hero Arts Congrats Stamp & Cut
Hero Arts Cling Stamp Greetings
Ranger Distress Ink (Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Old Paper)
Memento Dye Ink (Tuxedo Black)
Embossing Powder: Clear
Amber colour gems


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June 2015 Challenge

Hello everyone!!!  Welcome to the month of June!!  Yayy, we are finally starting to have warm weather!!  It’s about time.

Our new challenge is sure to please this month!!  Our challenge this month is all about New Beginning!!  New babies, graduations, weddings or new homes for example.  Please be sure that your project contains at least ONE main HERO ART Product!   Have fun and create to your fancy!   This will be fun and interesting.  The possibilities are endless.

The Design Team has created some great inspiration pieces for you.  Take a look:

a2z_june_newbaby

Cindy

Star

Lisa

IMG_6547

Char

Kymona

Amazing isn’t it!!   I hope you love what you see and that it inspires you to join us this month.  You have the entire month to create a new project and enter it into Mr. Linky below.  By entering you will have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Scrapbooking Store–One lucky winner will be announced on the 7th of July!!

Good Luck!

We can’t wait to see what you create!

Supplies used:

Cindy

Hero Arts Kelly’s Oh Baby

Hero Arts Congrats Stamp & Cut

Colorbox Jelly Beans Cat’s Eye Queue

Doodlebug Design All Mixed Up Rub-on (Orange)

Lisa

Kymona
Hero Arts Three Artistic butterflies Mesh and LinenBubble Confetti Stencil Archival InkpadSpiced Marmalade mini ink pad
Peacock feathers mini inkCanson Watercolor paper Mustard Seed Mini InkpadHR Soft graniteHA Stamp and Cut CongratsIncredible White Maskaudrey blueWink of Stella
Kymona