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I Miss You – Hero Arts You’re So Lovely

Hero Arts Miss You Card

Hi Friends! Kristina here today with my favorite card style ‘Clean and Simple’!
I used the Hero Arts “You’re So Lovely” stamp set to create this quick and easily reproducible notecard.
Just switch out the sentiment and you could have a set of versitile cards ready to go.
I love this stamp set because its perfect for all occasions, and has a few different sentiments, but could easily be paired with others.

Don’t forget to share your favorite things via our April Challenge “Getting to Know You”.
Create a project using your favorite Hero Arts projects and link it up by months end for you change to win a $25 gift card!!

 

Supplies

Many of the products used here can be found in the a2z scrapbooking store AND hows about 15% off?
Use my discount code KRISTINA15 for 15% off your order of $25+.
Psst…. The Hero Arts You’re So Lovely Set is on sale right now!!!!

 

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Hero Arts Color Layering Fuschia


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With Sympathy | Hero Arts Color Layering Fuchsia

Hero Arts Color Layering Fuschia

Hi Everyone! Kristina here today playing with the new Hero Arts Color Layering Fuschia. These are up there with one of my favorite flowers. We get several hanging baskets of them each year, the colors are gorgeous and the hummingbirds eat them up! I debated doing a card with just a bunch of them cascading down from the top, which I think would be really pretty, but for today went with something a little cleaner.

I started with a white cardstock panel & used my clarity brush to blend on an ombre of purple inks, and then trimmed down with a rectangle die. For the fuschias, I die cut a circle and did my stamping directly onto it before adhering to the panel with 3d foam. For my sentiment I die cut one last piece, and stamped/embossing in white. Attach everything to a card base and there you have it!

CHALLENGE

For this month’s challenge we want to get to know you! Show us your projects featuring your favorite Hero Arts products! You have until the end of the month, and the chance at a $25 gift card to the store!

 

 

 

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Hero Arts Color Layering Fuschia

You can get this set and more in the a2z scrapbooking store! We have a wide array of Hero Arts products and more AND how about a discount? Use my code KRISTINA15 for 15% off your order of $25 or more! All products used today are linked below 🙂

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Hero Arts Color Layering Hydrangea


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Spring Floral Card | Hero Arts Color Layering Hydrangea

Hero Arts Color Layering Hydrangea

Hi Friends! Kristina here from LiveLoveLaughScrap finally playing with some of the new Hero Arts color layering stamps {{My fav}}. I love Hydrangeas so I knew I for sure had to get this stamp set. I wanted a very pastel looking springy card, so I stamped the base in 3 common hydrangea colors, and just layered it with white pigment ink. It give just enough to give that dimension while still looking natural.

CHALLENGE

Don’t forget there are a few days left to play in our Monthly Challenge which is all about Stencils!

BONUS GIVEAWAY

During the month of March, we’re giving you a second way to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Store! We’ll do a random draw from the blog comments during the month of March for one gift card. You can enter once a day by commenting on the blog post and earn up to 31 chances to win! If you’re feeling it, you’re welcome to enter both the Hero Arts with Stencils challenge and the commenting challenge…maybe you’ll win both!

SHOP THE STORE

All of my supplies are linked below, many can be purchased at the a2z scrapbooking store where you can enjoy 15% off with my coupon code KRISTINA15

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Hero Arts Digital Words of Love


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Last Minute Valentines w/ Hero Arts Digitals

Hero Arts Digital Words of Love

Hi Friends! Kristina here from LiveLoveLaughScrap I have a quick and simple mostly digital Valentines Day card for you today using Hero Arts Words of Love digital. Sometimes time just gets away from you and you need a quick and easy card to send out it in a jiffy, and this is it! Easily mass produced and ready to embellish > send.

The digital kit comes with both brushes and image files. I choose the brushes and created an Ombre background with the little candy hearts. I started with a pinky color and just slid down the color wheel, darker on each line.
To finish, I used another one of the brush files for my sentiment. Printed this baby off, trimmed it down, and embellished with some sequins!

Find these and other Hero Arts Digital Stamps in the a2z scrapbooking store AND enjoy 15% off your purchase of $25 or more using my discount code KRISTINA15 – Also, be sure to enter into our monthly challenge for your chance at a $25 gift card!! This month, is all things Red!! Any Shade of Red!

kristina

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Hero Arts Color Layering Butterflu


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Stretch your Hero Arts Color Layering Stamps

Hero Arts Color Layering Butterflu

Hi Friends! Kristina here playing with my new set of Hero Arts Color Layering Butterfly Stamps. I decided instead of layering I wanted something a little more bold, but simple, so I only used the background layer of one of the butterflies to repeatedly stamp assorted color butterflies in Hero Arts Dye Inks. I used the same ink colors and my new Clarity Brushes to color a strip of trimmed off paper the same colors as the butterflies, and used that to line the edge of the card after mounting on some glitter paper. Popped on a sentiment, and there you have it!

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If you haven’t already, don’t forget to link up with this months challenge ANYTHING GOES for you change at $25 gift card to the a2z scrapbooking store!! While there, use my discount KRISTINA15 for 15% off your order of $25+

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Hero Arts Color Layering Bird


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Hero Arts Color Layering Bird – Handmade Birthday Card

Hero Arts Color Layering Bird

Happy Tuesday friends! Kristina here. Today I’m playing with the Hero Arts Color Layering Bird and Branch I needed a masculine birthday card, and thought Mr. Birdie would fit the bill. I really wanted to use the sentiment “Whats the word Bird” but needed it to be a birthday card, so I hand wrote the rest in. I could have also used a digital stamp or typed/printed. I like that the set comes with a few different options for the branch (Leaves vs Flowers) so you could easily make the a feminine card as well. My original plan was just a simple one layer card, but I decided it was a little too CAS for me, so I grabbed a postage stamp die and ran the finished card through my die cutting machine, followed by cutting 3 additional squares of the same die to pop it up.

I went with some blue inks from the Lia collection, but I think you could get some crazy fun birds mixing up the colors with some of the Hero Arts layering specific ink cubes

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Easy Peasy right?! Now, don’t forget we have our monthly challenge going on. This month is everyone’s favorite, ANYTHING GOES, just grab your Hero Arts supplies and link up for your chance at a $25 gift card to the store!

All supplies used here are linked below, most can be purchased at the a2z scrapbooking store and good news, you can get 15% off with my discount code KRISTINA15 { minimum $25 purchase }

Until next time…

 

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Hero Arts Vintage Christmas


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New Years Card w/ Hero Arts Vintage Christmas

Hero Arts Vintage Christmas

Welcome friends & Happy Holidays! I hope you’ve had a great weekend and are maybe even enjoying a little time off work today! I wanted to stretch my holiday stamps and get a little more use, by moving them down to the next holiday! The Vintage Christmas set is versatile enough to be used all winter long. Just pair it with some different sentiments, like I did here. I’ve mixed a Hero Arts Digitial Stamp “Say it in Peieces” and Concord & 9th “Sophisticated Script” to make my own sentiment.

The Hero Arts Vintage Christmas set + tons of other holiday stamps are currently on sale in the a2z scrapbooking store, while supplies last, and you can save an additional 15% with my discount KRISTINA15

So here’s what I did for this card:

  • In photoshop I created an a2 sized blank template, arrange my sentiment pieces where I wanted and printed onto Neenah cardstock
  • Next I stamped and clear embossed “New Year”
  • Lastly I stamped assorted images from the set, to create a little wintery scene
  • To finished, I trimmed the card down by .25″ around and mounted it onto some glitter cardstock before adhering to a white card base

And that’s it! Super easy and a great way to get more use out of holiday stamps! You could easily swap the sentiments for “Thinking of You” or “Missing You” or even a winter birthday.

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There’s still some time left to join out December challenge, Anything But a Card – Link up you projects for a chance at a $25 gift card to the store!!

 

kristina

 

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Hero Arts Holiday Gift Tag


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Holiday Tags with Hero Arts Holiday Stamps

Hero Arts Holiday Gift Tag

Hi Friends! Kristina here with a project for our “Anything but a Card” challenge this December.
My inspiration today comes from Kay Miller and the 12 tags of Christmas on the Ellen Hutson blog. I’ve never been one to do many gift tags, but her’s looks so enticing I thought I’d giving it a go.

I cut out a base circle with a stitched circle die, and then an additional circle one size smaller from two colors of cardstock. I used versamark ink to create a tone-on-tone simple background. You could also use pattern paper. I cut each circle in half and peiced them together on the background, before layering on a die cut sentiment, a glittery snow flake, a Hero Arts Snowy Tree and the cute little owl from Hero Arts Holiday Animals. He was colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens. I was ready to give up on those markers until I saw Jennifer McGuires favorite things video for paper, which turned me on to Bristol Smooth paper and the rest is history. I like the markers now 🙂

a2z monthly challenge

I hope you too will join us in the challenge this month. You have until month end to submit your project for a chance at a $25 Gift Card

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking storeAll supplies are linked below for your conveinence, many can be found in the a2z scrapbooking store where you can enjoy 15% off with my discount code KRISTINA15
Hero Arts Holiday is selling out fast & wont be re-ordered until next year, so get it while they last! If there’s every something you want that you don’t see in store, use the custom order button 🙂

kristina

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Hero Arts Coffee Cup Tags


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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale – Holly Jolly Hero Arts Christmas

Hero Arts Coffee Cup Tags

Hi Friends! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!! I’m here today with another Holiday card mixing up a few different stamp sets and some background inking inspired by a few of Kristina Werners holiday card series cards

I painted on my background with some metallic distress stains and a wide paint brush. I think this would be fun mixed with a little water too, but I just went with the straight stain.
Next I stamped and cut out my coffee cup image, followed by stamping my sentiment onto a little fishtail flag. I covered the coffee cup with a little wink of stella for some shine.

BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY SALE ALERT

Black Friday Mystery Box

We have a limited # of mystery boxes available in our store! For $25 you get a box full of Hero Arts, Tim Holtz, Prima and more!! Guaranteed $75 value!

AND

Use my coupon code to get 15% off your order of $25 or more KRISTINA15

AND

Get free shipping on orders of $50 or more

So go here and get shoppin’
Be sure to check out the sale section for more great deals!

CURRENT CHALLENGE

There is still time to enter our ‘Embellish It‘ Challenge
Link up your projects for a chance at a $25 gift card to the store!

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Hero Arts Color Layering: Snowy Tree

Hero Arts Color Layering Snowy Tree

Hi Friends! Kristina here today playing with some Hero Arts Color Layering
I used the new Snowy Tree color layering set coupled with so Snowflakes by Lia!

I started with an a2 card base and stamped several snowflakes with Versa Mark ink and heat
then heat embossed in white, before ink blending on some distress ink to create my background.
I stamped & cut 2 tree’s and the dear from the Snowy Tree Color Layering Stamp Set and mounted onto the trimmed down background piece, before mounting onto my card base. I kept my sentiment simple, stamping directly onto the background with Hero Arts Intense Black ink.

Now for a little house keeping!

Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

Don’t Forget about our Monthly Challenge! For the month of November we are Embellishing! Link Up your embellished project for a chance to win a $25 gift card to our store!

Most supplies used here can be found in the a2z scrapbooking store, be sure to check out our wide array of Hero Arts products AND enjoy 15% off with my discount code KRISTINA15

Want something you don’t see in stock? Just use the cutstom order request and they’ll get it ordered!!

 

 

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