Hero Arts 2021 Catalog Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

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Today, I am very happy to be participating in the Hero Arts Catalog Blog Hop. Hero as we all know, always brings us amazing new products that will keep us inspired and creative. Please click >>>HERE<<< so you can see the whole catalog and start making your wishlist.

Be aware that my post includes affiliate links, which means that if you click on and shop through them, I will receive a tiny commission from Hero Arts at no cost for you. Thanks!

I created three cards using four of the products included in the catalog: Happy Thanks Stamp & Cut XL, Envelope Accessories Fancy Dies, Sending Love Mail and the Hexagons Infinity Dies.

For this card, I used Happy Thanks Stamp & Cut XL along with the Hexagons Infinity dies, take a look: The design of this card is quite simple, and I only played with different colors and sizes of hexagons to create a background for the main sentiment. I die cut the word “thanks” from white cardstock and black foam. I like to do this to add dimension to the word and avoid having a bunch of little pieces of foam tape behind the words. I placed the white slightly off center over the black to make it look like a drop shadow. The sentiment was simply white-embossed over black cardstock and I embellished the card with some colorful sequins.

For this card I used Envelope Accessories Fancy Dies and Sending Love Mail stamp set. I have to say that I love that little envelope. It is the perfect size to put some flowers in it…or hearts, or whatever you wish. Of course, the flower and leaf dies were super fun to color with Chameleon Markers. The background was created with Distress ink and a sponge dauber. Then I stamped the words block included in the stamp set. I finished up this card with a white-embossed sentiment, decorative tape, Sparkle silk and some sequins.

The third card was a mix of products. I used the Happy Thanks Stamp & Cut XL to die cut the word “happy” from white cardstock and then, I gave it color with two ddifferent colors of Distress Inks. I also die cut the word from black foam to add dimension, just like card #1. I created a bouquet of flowers using the dies from the Envelope Accessories Fancy Dies. I Colored the shapes with watercolors. For the background, just like card #2, I used the Sending Love Mail stamp set and Distress inks. I sprinkled a bit of water to create the water marks over the DI background and I also stamped the words block over it. I complemented the card with a strip of vellum, decorative tape and some crystal blue and green dots.

Supplies Card 1, 2 & 3: Happy Thanks Stamp & Cut XL | Envelope Accessories Fancy Dies | Sending Love Mail | Hexagons Infinity Dies | Hero Arts Inks | Hero Arts Cardstock | Misti Regular Hero Black |

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Hero will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Wednesday, February 24th at 11:59pm pacific, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.

Please be sure to visit all the participants blogs in order to increase your chances of winning:
Hero Arts
Channin Pelletier
Dana Joy
Daniel West
Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Libby Hickson
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Mindy Eggen
Pocono Pam
Amy Kolling
Jennifer McGuire
Julee Tilman
Laurie Willison
You Are here>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<You are here
Nichol Spohr

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Well, that’s all from me today. I´ll be back soon to share another project. Thanks for stopping by,  have a wonderful crafty rest of the week!


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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue | Sparkle Silk | Sparkle Dust Glitter |

57 thoughts on “Hero Arts 2021 Catalog Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

  1. Ooo I really like “Happy for You Envelope Accessories”. Great colors, pretty flowers, perfect details of washi tape (?) and crystals. Perfect card.

  2. Beautiful cards! I love the way you positioned the hexagons, those flowers peeking out of the envelope are adorable, and I think the design of the last card is just perfect! The colors on the “Happy” word are gorgeous.

  3. Pretty cards! It has been fun seeing everyone’s creations for the Hero Arts catalog hop. Made me forget being snow and ice bound for a few minutes. 🙂 (I am lucky that we still have power and I can blog hop!!!!) 🙂

  4. These are gorgeous cards! I love the color and layout on the last, but the first one is so cool with the different shapes all used inside one another. Fabulous idea!

  5. Oh my gracious these are stunning and gorgeous! The flower cards would be such a beautiful gift box gift, I love your colors and doots of color dor these magnificent dies and stamps! Beautiful!

  6. Your floral cards are gorgeous! I really like that sending love stamp set. I think the script stamp is a fantastic piece to add to the background. I like the different placements of those hexagons. It gives a much more interesting look than if they had been placed in the same direction to each other. Your choice of books colors gives a really fun look to the card.

  7. Great cards! The first one is so colorful but my favorites are the two cards with the flowers. They’re beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  8. While I like the hexagon dies, I really think the flowers in the envelope set are wonderful on both your cards! So springlike during this stormy Februrary!

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