April 2024 My Monthly Hero Release Blog Hop

Hello again, crafty friends. I have two cards to share today featuring new products from Hero Arts as part of THIS Blog Hop. Before we get to the projects, let’s take a look at the kits available… CLASSIC KIT: Classic Kit Contents: 3 Color Layering Floral Butterfly Stencils, 5.25″ x 6.5″ Coordinating Cover Plate Die 16 Coordinating Frame Cuts Clear Stamp Message Set, 4″ x 6″ 3 Reactive Ink Cubes (Blue Hawaii, Splash, Taffy)...

Foiled Acetate Tri-fold Card

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card is a tri-fold card featuring an foiled acetate window… To create this card, I started by adding foil to the front of one of THESE printed acetate sheets and running it through my MINC machine to apply the foil to the design. Next, I die cut one of THESE dies from the front of a white side folding note card. I applied double sided tape to all four sides...

Card Class Cards

Hello there, crafty friends. Recently, I taught a card class for some of the teachers at Aiden’s school… …we had so much fun and I wanted to share the cards that we created. We made a total of four cards. For the first card… I started by covering the front of a 4bar card base with THIS patterned paper. Next, I stamped the images from THIS waffle stamp set and colored them with Copic...

My Monthly Hero Countdown February 2024

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card is part of the My Monthly Hero Countdown to the February 5th Kit release. My card features THIS Premium Kit… To create this card, I started by ink blending an A2 white panel cut with THIS die using a rainbow of Hero Arts inks (all linked below). Next, I applied black ink through THIS stencil on top of the ink blending. I spritzed it with THIS shimmer spray....

Alcohol Ink Lift Technique

Hello, crafty friends. Happy New Year. I have two cards to share today that came from one Alcohol Lift technique. To create these cards, I started by applying blue alcohol ink to a piece of THIS Yupo paper. Once dry, I stamped it with THIS background stamp using THIS alcohol lift ink. After each stamping, I made sure to wipe in circular motions to intensify the image. I also stamped off the ink on...

DieCember 2023 Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card set is part of THIS fun blog hop celebrating THIS new release. My card set features hot foiling using regular dies… Did you know you do not need Hot Foil Plates to hot foil? You can do the same process with regular dies! To create these cards, I started by hot foiling THIS background die on three colors of cardstock. I also hot foiled THIS cozy wishes die on...

Stepping up Sentiment Stamp Sets + Video

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m excited to share my first Hero Arts project as part of their creative team. I have two cards to share today that feature how to step up sentiment stamp sets… You can watch the video on how these cards came together HERE or click on the video below… For the first card… I cut THIS die from masking paper. This way I can mask off the sentiment that I...

Die Cut Stencil

Hello, crafty friends. I have a colorful Holiday card to share today that features creating a stencil from a die… To create this card, I die cut THIS die from white cardstock. I laid it on top of another A2 panel of white cardstock and used it as a stencil to apply ink through. I masked off each tree and used a different color of ink on each one. Next, I embossed the inked...

Peace Card

Hi, crafty friends. I have a Holiday card to share… To create this card, I stamped the images from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I adhered them to a background that I embossed with THIS background die and THIS embossing mat in my die cut machine. I love the texture it adds to a plain white background… I added a strip of cardstock under the images that...

Embossed Background Spotlight

Hello, crafty friends. I have two cards to share that spotlights an embossed background… For the first card… I die cut THIS flower die from four different colors of cardstock and adhered all the pieces together. I embossed THIS pattern on a piece of white cardstock and applied ink through THIS stencil in the center of the panel, highlighting a spot for the die cut to be adhered along with THIS die cut sentiment....