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Product Spotlight | Hero Arts Embossing Powders

Hero Arts Embossing Powders

Did you know Hero Arts has more then just their favorited white embossing powder? They have a huge spectrum of some really great powders, and we happen to have them all at a2z scrapbooking! Today I thought I’d show you some of my favorites!

Hero Arts Silver Embossing Powder

First up is the Silver and Silver Sparkle embossing powders. Teal/Aqua is my favorite color at the moment and I love mixing metallics with it, especially this silver! The background was heat embossing with the regular silvery and my sentiment was embossed with Silver Sparkle. It’s hard to capture the subtle glitter in the embossing powder on camera, but the little texture you see there is actually bits of glitter and catches the light perfectly!

Hero Arts Silver Embossing Powder

Hero Arts Gold Sparkle embossing powder

This was actually my first time playing with these two embossing powders, and I’m head over heels. The Gold Glitter used on the background is more like actual glitter than embossing powder, but melts perfectly to stay in place and not flake off. And that Copper! Look at how creamy and smooth it melted, it looks like dipped metal.

Hero Arts Gold Sparkle Copper Embossing Powder

 

And here we have a mix of Hero Arts Fine Detail embossing powder for the background, Clear Sparkle for the sentiment, and Platinum for the small accent strip. The clear sparkle embossing powder has small bits of holographic shimmer. Unlike the gold and silver sparkle that has more actual glitter, this is still a smooth embossing powder with the glitter inside! It looks even better over black card stock, come back tomorrow to find out 😉

 

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope this gets you excited to get out your embossing powders and play a little, or even, try some new ones! See you tomorrow for our July Challenge announcement!

 

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Hero Arts Thanks Fancy Die
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Hero Arts Hello Fancy Die
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Versamark
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EK Success Powder Tool
EK Success Powder Tool
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Hero Arts Copper Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Ultra Fine Embossing Powder
Hero Arts Ultra Fine Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Sparkle Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Silver Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Gold Glitter Embossing Powder
Hero Arts Gold Glitter Embossing Powder
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Hero Arts Silver Sparkle Embossing Powder
Hero Arts Silver Sparkle Embossing Powder
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Art Institute Glitter Glue
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SA 3L Tape Runner
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Wagner Heat Gun
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Cutterpillar Pro
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a2z scrapbooking june challenge


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a2z Scrapbooking June 2019 Challenge

a2z scrapbooking june challenge

Hi Everyone, Happy June! It’s the first and that means its time for a new challenge! Let’s have a little fun this month with NO CARDS – That’s right! This month’s challenge is anything but a card. Scrapbook page, Tag, Altered Item, Anything…. Except cards.
Lets see what the design team made.

KRISTINA

Envelopes
Kristina decided to go for some Mail Art for her anything but a card project!

CINDY

a2z_20190601_MakeYourOwn_pillowbox_1
Cindy made this super cute pillow box with some of our Digital Stamps

ARLENE

HA BDay Tag PicMonkey June 1 2019
Arlene made a gift tag to match the card she posted the other day for her friends 50th!

ANNIE

AnnieAnnie made a note pad holder with this cute Hero Arts stamp

KAREN

a2z Safari June 2213
Karen created this stunning home decor piece

Challenge Rules

  • You can make any paper crafting or altered item that fits within the theme of the challenge.
  • Any products may be used but there is a BONUS prize if you use Hero Arts or Sugartree Products!!
  • You can enter up to FIVE (5) unique times per person. Multiple entries of an identical card that only varies slightly, ie. in color is not acceptable.
  • You can enter your project into other challenges
  • There is NO BACKLINKING. You must create a NEW project. Backlinks will be deleted.
  • You must mention the challenge in your post and link back to a2z Scrapbooking
  • A new challenge will post on the FIRST of every month and ends at 11:59PM EST the LAST day of the month.
  • You must link your project via the link up tool at the bottom of the challenge post or up in the menu bar.

PRIZE

The winner, chosen by random draw, will receive his/her choice of 1 digital set from out store. In addition, if the winner used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps as the main focal point of their project, they will receive a $20 giftcard to our store.

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a2z scrapbooking june challengePlease join us in this month’s “Anything but a Card” 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

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

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 insert your code here 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.

Hero Arts Make a Fountain
Hero Arts Make a Fountain
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a2z scrapbooking March 2019 challenge

Hello everyone and Happy March! It’s the first and that means a new challenge here at a2z scrapbooking. This month it’s all about coloring! Markers, pencils, paints, whatever you fancy, just color it in. We can’t wait to see everyone’s creations. The design team has some inspiration for you. Click the designers name to head over to their blog for the full details on their project.

 

KRISTINA

Kristina

Sugartree Stamps Congrats Kristina mixed two of the digital sets from Sugartree Stamps to come up with this Congrats card
She went with Watercolor for her color of choice

 

CINDY

a2z scrapbooking coloring challenge

Cindy also did some Watercoloring also to create this gorgeous card panel with the Hero Arts Peonies stamp set

KAREN

Karen colored a pattern of dragonflies from the Hero Arts winged friends digital stamp set for her card

 

GWENDOLYN

Gwendolyn did lots of pretty watercoloring for her card using Hero Arts Stencils and Stamps

Challenge Rules

  • You can make any paper crafting or altered item that fits within the theme of the challenge.
  • Any products may be used but there is a BONUS prize if you use Hero Arts or Sugartree Products!!
  • You can enter up to FIVE (5) unique times per person. Multiple entries of an identical card that only varies slightly, ie. in color is not acceptable.
  • You can enter your project into other challenges
  • There is NO BACKLINKING. You must create a NEW project. Backlinks will be deleted.
  • You must mention the challenge in your post and link back to a2z Scrapbooking
  • A new challenge will post on the FIRST of every month and ends at 11:59PM EST the LAST day of the month.
  • You must link your project via the link up tool at the bottom of the challenge post or up in the menu bar.

PRIZE

The winner, chosen by random draw, will receive his/her choice of 1 digital set from out store. In addition, if the winner used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps as the main focal point of their project, they will receive a $20 giftcard to our store.

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking march challenge

 

Please join us in this month’s “Color It In” 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

 

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

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 a2z15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Peonies Stamp Set
Hero Arts Peonies Stamp Set
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Sugartree Stamps Mothers
Sugartree Stamps Mothers
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Sugartree Stamps Congrats
Sugartree Stamps Congrats
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Hero Arts Winged Friends
Hero Arts Winged Friends
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Hero Arts Hang In There
Hero Arts Hang In There
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Hero Arts Spiral Petal Stencil
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a2z scrapbooking February challenge


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a2z scrapbooking February 2019 challenge

a2z scrapbooking February challenge

Hello everyone and Happy February! It’s the first and that means a new challenge here at a2z scrapbooking. This month we’ve got a mood board for you! You can use this board as our inspiration, just make sure to let us know what inspired you. The colors, the images, the theme? We look forward to seeing your creations! The design team has put some together some inspiration to get you started. For full details on any of these projects, click the designers name on top of their project.

 

KRISTINA

Hero Arts Words of Love Digital

Kristina used Hero Arts Words of Love digital stamp set, exclusive to the a2z scrapbooking store!
She drew her inspiration from the general color palette of the mood board.

 

GWENDOLYN

HERO ARTS LOVE CHALLENGE

Gwendolyn drew her inspiration from the general “Love” theme of the mood board

 

ANNIE

Hero Arts Love Stamp N Cut

Annie used the Hero Arts Love Stamp n Cut set and lots of the fun colors from the mood board for her card

 

ARLENE

Hero Arts Valentines Day

Arlene used the digital kit “Words of Love” by Hero Arts for her cute Valentines Card!
She was inspired by the hearts and colors from the mood board

 

Challenge Rules

  • You can make any paper crafting or altered item that fits within the theme of the challenge.
  • Any products may be used but there is a BONUS prize if you use Hero Arts or Sugartree Products!!
  • You can enter up to FIVE (5) unique times per person. Multiple entries of an identical card that only varies slightly, ie. in color is not acceptable.
  • You can enter your project into other challenges
  • There is NO BACKLINKING. You must create a NEW project. Backlinks will be deleted.
  • You must mention the challenge in your post and link back to a2z Scrapbooking
  • A new challenge will post on the FIRST of every month and ends at 11:59PM EST the LAST day of the month.
  • You must link your project via the link up tool at the bottom of the challenge post or up in the menu bar.

PRIZE

The winner, chosen by random draw, will receive his/her choice of 1 digital set from out store. In addition, if the winner used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps as the main focal point of their project, they will receive a $20 giftcard to our store.

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking february challenge

 

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

 

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

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 a2z15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Words of Love Digital
Hero Arts Words of Love Digital
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Hero Arts Love Stamp N Cut
Hero Arts Love Stamp N Cut
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Hero Arts Paper Layering Neighborhood
Hero Arts Paper Layering Neighborhood
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Hero Arts Love Bandit
Hero Arts Love Bandit
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a2z scrapbooking anything goes January challenge


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a2z scrapbooking January 2019 challenge

a2z scrapbooking anything goes January challenge

Hello everyone and HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope that 2019 is everything you hope it to be. It’s time for a new challenge here at a2z scrapbooking. If you’re anything like me you’re still frazzled after all the Holiday fun, so lets keep in simple with a good old Anything Goes challenge!! Our design team has some fun inspiration for you, just click through to the team mates name to learn more, and remember to review the challenge rules, posted at the bottom of this post. Looking forward to seeing your creations!

KRISTINA

New Years Card Sugartree Stamps

Kristina used a wedding set from Sugartree Stamps to create this New Years card!

 

CINDY

Hero Arts Peony

Cindy created this gorgeous and versatile card with the Hero Arts Peonies set that is
great for many occasions, including the New Year!

 

GWENDOLYN

Hero Arts January Challenge Dahlia

Gwendolyn made a beautiful Thank You card with the Hero Arts Artistic Dahlia

 

 

 

Challenge Rules

  • You can make any paper crafting or altered item that fits within the theme of the challenge.
  • Any products may be used but there is a BONUS prize if you use Hero Arts or Sugartree Products!!
  • You can enter up to FIVE (5) unique times per person. Multiple entries of an identical card that only varies slightly, ie. in color is not acceptable.
  • You can enter your project into other challenges
  • There is NO BACKLINKING. You must create a NEW project. Backlinks will be deleted.
  • You must mention the challenge in your post and link back to a2z Scrapbooking
  • A new challenge will post on the FIRST of every month and ends at 11:59PM EST the LAST day of the month.
  • You must link your project via the link up tool at the bottom of the challenge post or up in the menu bar.

PRIZE

The winner, chosen by random draw, will receive his/her choice of 1 digital set from out store. In addition, if the winner used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps as the main focal point of their project, they will receive a $20 giftcard to our store.

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

anything goes

 

Please join us in this month’s “Anything Goes” 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

 

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

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 a2z15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Peonies Stamp Set
Hero Arts Peonies Stamp Set
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Hero Arts Peonies Die
Hero Arts Peonies Die
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Hero ARts Color Layering Koi
Hero ARts Color Layering Koi
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Hero Arts Gold Metallic Ink
Hero Arts Gold Metallic Ink
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Hero Arts Artistic Dahlia
Hero Arts Artistic Dahlia
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Sugartree Stamps Mr & Mrs
Sugartree Stamps Mr & Mrs
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a2z scrapbooking december challenge


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a2z scrapbooking December 2018 challenge

a2z scrapbooking december challenge

Hello everyone and welcome to the final monthly challenge for 2018! We want to see your winter related projects! Snow us your snowflakes and shinny stuff, your holiday cards and winter scrapbook pages, anything your heart desires as long as it first the winter theme! Remember to stay tuned for the winner announcement from last months challenge, you’ll find that here on the blog on the 7th. The design team has some winter inspiration for you, if you want to know more about any one project, just click through on the designers name or photo to be directed to their blog for all the details.

 

KRISTINA

Hero Arts Snowflake Edge Fancy Die

Kristina used the wintery Snowflake Edge Fancy Die from Hero Arts to create a snowflake border on this holiday card set!
Psst.. This die is on sale in the store!!

 

ARLENE

HERO ARTS HOLIDAY CARD

Arlene use the Hero Arts Gingerbread Stamp n Cut set for the images on her card to create a little winter holiday scene!

 

CINDY

Hero Arts Holiday Card

Cindy use the Hero Arts Greenery Edge Die to create this gorgeous focal point for her sentiment!

 

GWENDOLYN

HERO ARTS WINTERTIME FUN

Gwendolyn created a gorgeous winter scene with the Wintertime Fun from Hero Arts set

Challenge Rules

  • You can make any paper crafting or altered item that fits within the theme of the challenge.
  • Any products may be used but there is a BONUS prize if you use Hero Arts or Sugartree Products!!
  • You can enter up to FIVE (5) unique times per person. Multiple entries of an identical card that only varies slightly, ie. in color is not acceptable.
  • You can enter your project into other challenges
  • There is NO BACKLINKING. You must create a NEW project. Backlinks will be deleted.
  • You must mention the challenge in your post and link back to a2z Scrapbooking
  • A new challenge will post on the FIRST of every month and ends at 11:59PM EST the LAST day of the month.
  • You must link your project via the link up tool at the bottom of the challenge post or up in the menu bar.

PRIZE

 

This months prize is the Holiday Tags digital kit from Hero Arts, in addition, if you used Hero Arts or Sugartree Stamps, you will receive a $20 gift card to our store!!

 

 

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking december 2018 challenge

 

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

 

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code a2z15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Snowflake Edge Fancy Die
Hero Arts Snowflake Edge Fancy Die
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Hero Arts Holidays Fancy Die
Hero Arts Holidays Fancy Die
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Hero Arts Woodgrain Die
Hero Arts Woodgrain Die
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Hero Arts Cut Out Holiday Fancy Die
Hero Arts Cut Out Holiday Fancy Die
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Hero Arts Gingerbread Stamp N Cut
Hero Arts Gingerbread Stamp N Cut
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Hero Arts Greenery Edge Die
Hero Arts Greenery Edge Die
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Hero Arts Uppercase Alphabet
Hero Arts Uppercase Alphabet
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Hero Arts Wintertime Fun
Hero Arts Wintertime Fun
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2018 National Coffee Day Bloghop

 

 

Hi Everyone! Happy National Coffee Day! First of all we would like to thank Amy T. for putting this and all the coffee loving blog hops together. We are happy to be a super sponsor for this special National Coffee Day celebration.

I’ve made a fun coffee card using our Sugartree Stamps digital set Hug in a Mug

 

National Coffee Day Card Sugartree Stamps

I used the Hero Arts woodgrain stencil and some distress inks to create the patterned background, which I die cut with a spellbinders oval stencil and backed with some vellum to tone down the dark brown card base I used.
I colored my images with the falliest fall copic combinations I could come up with. Hope you like!

 

Some of our design team members have created coffee projects today too! Check them out on their blogs:

Arlene

Annie

Cindy

Karen

 

Giveaway

A2z Scrapbooking is giving away one $25 gift card to the store. Leave a comment on this post and/or any of the participating Design Team member’s blog posts by October 7, 2018 11:59 pm Pacific time. Winner will be announced October 8, 2018 on the a2z Scrapbooking Supplies blog.

 

Be the way, a2z Scrapbooking is having a Design Team Call right now.  Check the details on this blog post.

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking challenge september 2018

 

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

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code KRISTINA15 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.

 

 

 

 

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die


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One Die, Five Cards | Hero Arts Very Merry Tree

Hi Everyone, Kristina here with some more holiday inspiration for your card fiesta this year!
So I’ve been really diggin’ the Hero Arts Very Merry Tree die every since I got it, I can’t put it down!
This is my second post with this die, head over here for a some more traditional colors, this time I’m doing the non-traditional christmas colors thing 🙂

Card Set Handmade Hero Arts Very Merry Tree

I sat down, pulled out some Hero Arts Layering Papers (discontinued) and went to town making a 6 piece card set
using just one die, 4 sheets of paper, and some white card stock.
Unfortunately due to an occupational hazard one card didn’t survive.

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die

My original plan was just a set of cards using the darkest and lightest color in the paper layering set
one shade for the positive space and one for the negative, but as I got working it turned into so much more, and really didn’t take me all that long. I’ll walk you though each design.

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree

This was the first (and most difficult) card I did. I inlaid the light pool color into the dark pool.
What I didn’t realize was how tricky it would be. On my first (sacrificed) card, I adhered the main piece with the words down first then tried to piece the negative space inside. Because of how delicate and the scripty words are, they move and didn’t glue down in perfect alignment, so the pieces didn’t fit 😦
What I learned the 2nd time around was; run the light pool or inside layer through the die cut machine first and leave the pieces in the die. Add adhesive to the pieces that will be glued down while everything is still stuck in the die. Carefully flip the whole thing, die and all, over onto you card base. While that dies a little run your other color through the die machine. Remove your positive space piece, but keep your negative spaces for later! Now back on the card, carefully lift up the die and the postive space piece (save for later) and replace it with the one you just cut out. Doing it this way made everything line up perfectly for me!

Hero Arts Very Merry Christmas Tree

The original look I was going for was the inlaid look from the previous card, but that ended up being more work than I wanted to put in and this one ended up being my favorite anyway!
I cut the die our from the lightest shade in the reds, I carefully peeled up the positive space (with the words) and left all the negative space piece in the die for later. I then backed the die cut with some of the light pool card stock, which I had glittered with some fun microfine glitter. I will probably make a bunch more of these.

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree

Now I took the light pink pieces (still stuck in the die), added adhesive to the back of them, and stuck them down die and all to an a2 sized card base. Let it dry for a minute and carefully peel the die up. It was a little too plain so I did some ink blending around the edges.

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die

I wasn’t ready to stop so I repeated the process from the last two cards, this time I used a shimmer pen over the negative space vs. glittering the cardstock, for a less dramatic sparkle.

Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die

Like before I adhered the negative space down to a white a2 card base and this time decided to create a frame using a rectangle die instead of ink blending around the edges.

All the cards got a nice sprinkling of snowflakes from last years Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti die.

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

a2z scrapbooking challenge september 2018

 

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

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code KRISTINA15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti
Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti
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Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die
Hero Arts Very Merry Tree Die
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Hero Arts Pool Layering Paper
Hero Arts Pool Layering Paper
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ECD Silk Microfine Cool Diamond
ECD Silk Microfine Cool Diamond
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Ranger Multi Medium Matte
Ranger Multi Medium Matte
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Stick It Adhesive Sheets
Stick It Adhesive Sheets
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Sizzix Metal Adapter
Sizzix Metal Adapter
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Cutterpillar Pro
Cutterpillar Pro
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Scor Pal
Scor Pal
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5 Minute Card – A Very Merry Hero Arts Christmas

Hero Arts Very Merry Fancy Die

 

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by today. I have another card to share with you from my last Hero Arts haul. This time I’ve used the Very Merry Tree Fancy Die. My original plan was a shake card, but with the colors I choose it was just too busy. So I have it assembled as a shake, with no sequins, just to add some dimension.

I cut the die out of some green cardstock and backed it with a piece of acetate paper so the negative space would be a clear window. I used foam tape to mount that onto a piece of glitter cardstock, before mounting onto my card base. And that’s it! A super simple and quick holiday card that you could easily mass reproduce!

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The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code KRISTINA15 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.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Very Merry Christmas Fancy Die 

Hero Arts Holidays Die Snowflake Edge


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Non-Traditional Holiday Card with Hero Arts

Hero Arts Holidays Die Snowflake Edge

Hi Everyone! Kristina here with my first of the years Holiday cards. If you don’t already know we have the new 2018 Hero Arts holiday release in store now and ready to get inky. I went a little die crazy with this release buying a bunch of the new fancy dies and had to get ahold of this “Holidays” sentiment. I like to do “Happy Holidays” cards more frequently for the ones I’m going to mail, because chances are they aren’t getting sent on time. So if they get there by New Years I’m still in the clear!

For this card I started by just ink blending a background panel with some distress oxide inks, I knew I wanted to do something utilizing the snowflake fancy edge as a frame/border. The die is 5.5″ long, but I decided to trim it down to use horizontally on a top fold card.

When I started playing with the sentiment die I decided to do an inlay, and I really wanted it to pop. So I cut the die first out of the ink blended background and then out of some black card stock and pieced the two together onto an a2 card base. To complete the sentiment I pulled the word Happy off of another sentiment sent and stamped it above. To pull it all together and give it a real pop, I added glossy accents overtop the sentiment.

 

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

 

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

 

a2z scrapbooking store hero arts

 

 

 

The a2z scrapbooking store carries a wide variety of Hero Arts products! Get discounted new releases, sales, grab bags & more. Proceeds from our store benefit Celiac & Behcets disease foundations. Use my discount code KRISTINA15 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.

 

 

 

Distress Ink Squeezed Lemonade
Distress Ink Squeezed Lemonade
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Distress Oxide Wilted Violet
Distress Oxide Wilted Violet
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Distress Oxide Picked Raspberry
Distress Oxide Picked Raspberry
Where to buy:
a2z | SSS | AMZ
SA 3L Tape Runner
SA 3L Tape Runner
Where to buy:
AMZ | SB
Ranger Glossy Accents
Ranger Glossy Accents
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Sizzix Metal Adapter
Sizzix Metal Adapter
Where to buy:
AMZ
Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Martha Stewart Stamp Block
Martha Stewart Stamp Block
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Cutterpillar Pro
Cutterpillar Pro
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Ranger Ink Blending Tool
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Scor Pal
Scor Pal
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
MISTI
MISTI
Where to buy:
a2z | SSS | AMZ
Teflon Bone Folder
Teflon Bone Folder
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Hero Arts Holidays Die
Hero Arts Holidays Die
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Snowflake Edge Die
Hero Arts Snowflake Edge Die
Where to buy:
a2z