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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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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
Hero Arts Snowflakes and Holly


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Color Layering with Hero Arts Holly and Snowflakes

Hi Everyone! Kristina here today playing with some goodies from the Hero Arts Holiday Release!

Hero Arts Snowflakes and Holly

I started but cutting the Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti die from Neenah solar white cardstock, and trimming it down by 1/8″ on all sides. I wanted some blue wintry contrast, so I mounted it on some blue bazzil cardstock.

Next I stamped two of each stamp from the Hero Arts Color Layering Holly stamp set. For the leaves, I stamped the first layer in Hero Arts Green Hills ink, the second in Lime Green, and the last layer in Cup of Joe. I cut all the images out using my Brother Scan N Cut, but you can also get the coordinating dies.

To finish the card I got everything set up where I wanted it, and used Press N Seal to hold it all in place while I slowly adhered each piece, more on this technique from Laurie Willison / Jennifer McGuire on her blog here.

After everything was assembled, I stamped my sentiment in Hero Arts Intense Black Ink and embellished with some sequins, and the confetti from the snowflake die.

 

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Hero Arts Monthly Challenge

 

 

 

Hero Arts CASE a Designer Challenge

 

Please join us in this months “CASE a Designer” challenge for your chance at a $25 gift card to the a2z 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 within the shop.

 

 

 

Hero Arts Color Layering Holly
Hero Arts Color Layering Holly
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Color Layering Holly Dies
Hero Arts Color Layering Holly Dies
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti
Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Pale Tomato Ink
Hero Arts Pale Tomato Ink
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Royal Red Ink
Hero Arts Royal Red Ink
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Lime Green Ink
Hero Arts Lime Green Ink
Where to buy:
a2z
Hero Arts Cup of Joe Ink
Hero Arts Cup of Joe Ink
Where to buy:
HA
Hero Arts Green Hills Ink
Hero Arts Green Hills Ink
Where to buy:
HA
PPP Sparkling Clear Sequins
PPP Sparkling Clear Sequins
Where to buy:
SSS
PPP Marshmallow Sequins
PPP Marshmallow Sequins
Where to buy:
SSS
MFT Pierced Circles Die
MFT Pierced Circles Die
Where to buy:
SSS
Brother Scan N Cut
Brother Scan N Cut
Where to buy:
AMZ
Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ
Crystal Katana Mixed Media Pick Up Tool
Crystal Katana Mixed Media Pick Up Tool
Where to buy:
SSS | AMZ

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