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Hero Arts Paper Layering Heart Card

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The challenge this month at a2z Scrapbooking is this amazing Mood board.  I was so inspired by this board I now have multiple projects going on all around my craft room – the colors lend themselves to loads of projects, for all kinds of cards, not just Valentine’s day!

I received this die in a mystery box I purchased and I’ve been waiting for the right time to use it and I think this was the perfect time!  I hope you find the Mood Board as inspiring as I did and you enter a project into the February a2z Scrapbooking challenge.  Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

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The Shine

Here is a good look at the shine of the card.  It’s so pretty!

If you’d like to see what I used to make my card please stop by my blog, Art Without Anxiety. 

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

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Please join us in this month’s “Mood Board” challenge for your chance at a free digital stamp set AND, if you used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps, a $20 gift card to our etsy store. Our current monthly challenge can always be found in the menu bar, and runs from the 1st to last day of the month

 

 

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The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products as well as a nice selection of digital stamps! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code CHRISTI15 to get 15% off your purchase of $25 or more. If you’re looking for a Hero Arts product you don’t see in store, use the Request Custom Order button from with-in the shop.

 

 

 

 


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Hero Arts Love & Bold Floral

Hi friends – welcome back to another fun month of challenges using RED! Have you joined us yet? If not, we can’t wait to see what you create, you can link up HERE!

And don’t forget, you can save 15% off your order at the a2z Etsy store by using code: MicheleG15!

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I, just like everyone else, have been inspired by some recent ombre shading using a stencil inspired by Kristina Werner and Jennifer McGuire (just search YouTube, you’ll find their videos. :D). I used some MFT Steel Gray card stock as my base and sponged on the gray/black inks in THIS set over the Bold Floral stencil. I die cut the LOVE multiple times from Hero Arts red card stock and layered together; sponged on some Unicorn ink on the top portion of the top LOVE word and once dry, coated in glossy accents. I embossed the small sentiment on vellum, adhered it all together on a red card base and added a black enamel heart.

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Hero Arts Love Stamp and Cut / Bold Floral Stencil

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Hero Arts Love Stamp and Cut / Bold Floral Stencil

Easy peasy; we can’t wait to see your creations; don’t forget to use a Hero Arts image on  your project!

Hugs,

michele

WHAT’S IT TAKE?

Stamps: Hero Arts Love Stamp and Cut

Papers: Hero Arts Red, MFT Steel Gray, vellum

InkHero Arts Blackboard Inks

Accessories: glossy accents, Hero Arts Love Stamp and Cut die, black enamel heart, Bold Floral Stencil, Hero Arts white embossing powder


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Baby’s Footprint Memory Necklace Giveaway

Hello everyone!!  Kymona here with a super cute Baby’s Footprint Memory Necklace project for you!! I have to admit, I had so much fun with this months challenge, Anything but a Card.  It forced me to step out of my comfort zone.

Take a look at what I created for you today:

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I love how this necklace turned out.  So pretty and elegant at the same time.

When I was contemplating on what to create, I looked at all of the Hero Art stamp sets that I own.  When my hand fell on the So Sorry Stamp and Cut set, it hit me.  The tiny feet will fit inside the circle frame of the Heart Key Tray. Which I thought was perfect since it had two hearts on it. One for the mother and one for the baby!!

Here is how I created this necklace:

  1. I found a scrap piece of watercolor paper that I created awhile ago.
  2. I stamped the tiny feet on the piece of scrap with Hero Arts Black Ink and let it dry.
  3. Then I added glue to the back of the glass piece and pressed it on top of the tiny feet.
  4. Then I cleaned away all of the excess glue with Q-tip.
  5. Once the glue dried, I cut around the glass.
  6. I placed a piece of super stick tape inside the heart tray.
  7. I added the glass piece to the tray.
  8. Then I added the ball chain to finish off the necklace.

So what do you think?  Wouldn’t it be nice to either get or receive a necklace like this. I hope this month has challenged you to really step out of your comfort zone and use your crafting supplies to create something other then a card!

Giveaway time

One lucky winner who leaves a comment below letting me know what they are looking forward to in 2017 will win this necklace.  The winner will be chosen at random to give everyone a fair chance of winning.  The giveaway will end January 1, 2017 at 11:59pm est!  

Awesome right!!  For those of you who do not win, If you would like to purchase any Hero Arts items from the store please head on over to the store and use the coupon code KYMONA15 to get 15% off your purchase.

Don’t forget the challenge ends in a couple of hours and I would love to see some of you tackle this project.  Our January 2017 Challenge starts tomorrow at 8am, you will not be disappointed!!

Supplies used:

Hero Arts So Sorry Stamp and Cut set
Hero Arts Black Ink
Heart Key Tray
Small glass
Strong adhesive
Ball Chain
Watercolors

Thank you so much for stopping by!

kymona