My Monthly Hero Blog Hop+ Giveaway • December

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY December 7th at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate the kit will begin to ship on Friday, December the 11th and continues throughout the following week.

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!

The fabulous MMH of December features a wonderful Heroscape sky scene and other great products that will keep you entertained creating fabulous cards, check it out:

MMH December

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set, Hope Word Fancy Die, Cloud Fancy Die, Cloud Window Die, 4 reactive Cubes (Early Dawn, Morning Mist, Chartreuse, Thistle), Yellow Prisma Embossing Powder 0.5 oz. Kit Value: $78.00 Kit Cost: $34.99

Please don’t forget that every month Hero also releases a bunch of fabulous Ad-On products, which are also available for purchase and they are themed with relation to the current MMH.

So, for today I made three cards. All of them were created using the images and Fancy Dies from the MMH of December

My first card, showcases the Hope Fancy Die along with the Window and Cloud Fancy Dies. I die cut the window and two clouds from white cardstock to create a frame/base for the focal point. The focal point is the Hope Fancy Die which I die cut from white cardstock as well. I achieved the ombré effect by coloring the word with Chameleon markers.

To add extra dimension to the word, I die cut two more words and I used them as layers. Next, I flicked a bit of Sparkle Silk over the base card and then I adhered the window, clouds and word to the card. I finished it up with some clear drops.


The second card features some of the stamps also included in the kit, take a look:

I began by creating the clouds background. The kit comes with three layers of clouds but I only used two of them. I stamped them with soft ink colors followed by the larger sun rays, sentiment and flying birds image. To achieve perfectly stamped images, I used my Misti Regular Hero Black which is one of the tools that I highly recommend to invest on if you are getting into the stamping hobby.

As the final touches for this card I added some Glaze details along with some Sparkle Cuts and Sparkle Dust.


The third card is a bonus card, because I wasn’t planning to make it, but the Hope Fancy Die is so pretty that I couldn’t resist making another card with it. This time I paired the word with an embossing folder that I have in my stash, and I though it was just perfect for the die:

For this card I used white cardstock to die cut the word, and I only added a foam circle underneath the “O” center to add a bit of dimension. The “H” and “E” edges were merely adhered to the embossed panel with craft glue. The complete panel was adhered to the white base card with foam tape.

I added a few clear drops as the final touches and voila! Simple yet so pretty.

Supplies Card 1, 2 & 3: MMH of December | 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 Sunday, December 13th 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
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Pocono Pam
Seeka
Amy Kolling
Julee Tilman
You are here>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<You are here
Nichol Spohr
Rebecca Keppel

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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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue | Bright Days Embossing Folder | Sparkle Silk | Sparkle Cuts | Sparkle Dust Glitter | Journey Craft Glue |

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop+ Giveaway • November

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY November 2nd at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate the kit will begin to ship on Friday, November the 6th and continues throughout the following week.

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!

The fabulous MMH of November features Christmas images and other great products that will keep you entertained creating fabulous cards, take a look:

MMH November

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set, 5 Coordinating Frame Cuts, 6 Coordinating Masking Cuts, Winter Sky Reactive Ombré Ink Pad, Red Vine Washi Tape, Winter Forest Sequins. Kit Value: $86.00 Kit Cost: $34.99

Please don’t forget that every month Hero also releases a bunch of fabulous Ad-On products, which are also available for purchase and they are themed related to the current MMH.

So, for today I made two cards. Both of them were created using the images of the MMH of November, take a look:

For this card I used one of the ad-ons stamps called Etched Winter Scene Bold Prints, and I used it to create a subtle background for the card (I like to use the Misti Regular Hero Black to stamp large solid images, because you can always stamp it over again to achieve a perfect stamped image). I also used a white pen to enhance a little bit the snow dots of the stamped image.

To create the focal point, I stamped the house image three times using different colors of ink. I want to point out that this kit comes with some dies called Masking Frames which are intended for masking the images. In this case, I used those masking frames as regular frame cuts, and that is why there isn’t a white border around the images.

The sentiment was stamped over a strip of cardstock and then I die cut it with a Ribbon Banner die. I used the banner as the base for the cute houses and I finished up this card with some white sequins and some Glaze details.

The second card features the snowman and a small rectangular stamp also included in the kit, take a look:

This is a 3 5/8″ X 4 1/4″ card, which means that instead of getting only two folded cards out of a single 8 1/2″ x 11″ sheet of cardstock, I got three cards. The size is obviously smaller, but for small images I think a small card makes them look even cuter. The background was created with the Waves Stencil, and I used it to emboss the cardstock, just to add a bit of texture.

The rectangular stamp background was stamped with Mint Julep to Emerald Green Ombré Ink Pad. Then, the snowman was stamped with black ink and I added some color details. I also die cut him with its matching Masking Frame. To finish up the card, I white embossed one the sentiments over a red cardstock strip and I added some sequins and glaze details.

Supplies Card 1 & 2 : MMH November|Etched Winter Scene Bold Prints| Hero Arts Inks | Hero Arts Cardstock | Misti Regular Hero Black | Waves Stencil |Mint Julep to Emerald Green Ombré Ink Pad

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Hero will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, November 8th 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
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Seeka
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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue |SB Ribbon Banners

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop+ Giveaway • October

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY October 5th at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate kit shipping will begin Friday, October 9th and continues throughout the following week.

The fabulous MMH of October features Christmas images and other great products that will keep you entertained creating fabulous cards, take a look:

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set, 12 Coordinating Frame Cuts, 1 Ornament shape die, 2 Inner Ornaments dies, 3 Embossing Powders (Red, Glacier Blue, White Sparkle), 1/2 oz. each , 1 Watermark & Embossing Ink Cube. Kit Value: $76.00 Kit Cost: $34.99

Please don’t forget that every month Hero also releases a bunch of fabulous Ad-On products, which are also available for purchase and they are themed related to the current MMH.

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!

So, for today I made two cards. Both of them were created using the images of the MMH of October, take a look:

This was quite a simple card, featuring many of the tiny images that can be used in so many ways. This time I used them to create a background using different color of inks and randomly stamped the images to create a pattern. After that, I adhered the panel over a folded card. I want to point out that many of the tiny images have their matching frame cuts which opens up more possibilities for your creativity!

The sentiment was stamped over a strip of cardstock and I left enough space on both sides so I could create the banner ends. To create the folded banner, I trimmed off the ends of the rectangle. Then, I used a white strip of cardstock as a base for banner. I trimmed around the banner with a craft knife and then I adhered it over the card. I finished off this card with a couple of cute birds that hold the banner and water droplets.

The second card features the big ornament shape and stamp as the focal point, take a look:

I like to use the Misti Regular Hero Black to stamp large solid images, because you can always stamp over again to achieve a perfect stamped image. Anyway, I also used the matching frame cut the stamped ornament and to give it dimension, I die cut a piece of foam. I created a subtle background with liquid color and a sponge dauber over white cardstock. I flicked some Sparkle silk over and I die cut it with the ornament frame shape too… phew! So, I layered the background, foam and red ornament together, and adhered the whole piece over a white cardstock panel.

I stamped and die cut the flying santa and I adhered it over the ornament. I complemented this card with a sentiment, some white sequins and a silver string bow.

Supplies Card 1 & 2 : MMH October|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 Sunday, October 11th 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
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Pocono Pam
Seeka
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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue |

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop+ Giveaway • September

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY September 8th at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate kit shipping will begin Friday, September 11th and continues throughout the following week.

The fabulous MMH of September features a Fall themed HeroScape and other great products that will keep you entertained creating fabulous cards, take a look:

MMH September 2020 Kit
MMH September 2020 Kit

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ HeroScape Clear Stamp Set, 3″ x 4″ Clear Stamp Set, 5 Coordinating Frame Cuts, 5 Ink Cubes (Grape Slush, Moss, Lemon Drop, Creamsicle, Cup O’ Joe), • 6 5.5″ x 8.5″ Glitter Sheets (Orange, Bronze, Copper). Kit Value: $80.00 Kit Cost: $34.99

Please don’t forget that every month Hero also releases a bunch of fabulous Ad-On products, which are also available for purchase and they are themed related to the current MMH.

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!

So, for today I made two cards. Both of them were created using the images of the MMH of September, take a look:

For this card I began by creating the background. I used a Lapis cardstock panel and Faded Jeans Distress Ink to darken the upper part of the panel. Additionally, I sprayed a bit of water to create a bit of lighter tiny spots. Then, I stamped the corn images (solid stripe and corn detail stripe) using two different colors of ink. I created four strips and I die cut them with the matching frame cut. I adhered three of the strips overlapping them, so they look like rows, and I affixed them over the blue panel with foam tape. The remaining strip was adhered directly over the panel.

After that, I stamped the scarecrow and crow with Cup O’Joe ink and die cut them with their matching frame cuts. I adhered them behind the three corn rows block and above the single corn row. Finally, I white-embossed a sentiment, I adhered the panel over a folded card, and I added some sequins as the final touches.

For my second card I used more of the images included in the set. Take a look:

As I have said before, the best way to achieve excellent results while using Color Layering stamps is by using the Misti Regular Hero Black. Maybe a bit of investment here, but it is really worth it. Anyway, to create the pumpkin/corn field I stamped the different images with a different color of ink, layering them up until the scene was complete. I think this is the part that I enjoyed the most while using this type of stamps! Then, I die cut the block with the frame cut.

Next, I created a striped background using the solid corn strip. I stamped the strip using different colors of ink (light to dark) over a white cardstock panel. I also stamped the sentiment and flying birds directly over the striped panel with black ink. Then, I adhered the pumpkin field over the panel with foam tape and the whole panel over a folded card. I complemented this card with the scare crow and crow, a sentiment, some sequins and Glaze details.

Supplies Card 1 & 2 : MMH September|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 Sunday, September 13th 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
Amy Kolling
Channin Pelletier
Dana Joy
Daniel West
Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jennifer McGuire
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Laurie Willison
Libby Hickson
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
You are here>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<You are here
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Nichol Spohr
Pocono Pam
Seeka

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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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue |Faded Jeans Distress Ink |

Hero Arts Winter 2020 Catalog Release Blog Hop

Hello and welcome!

Today we are celebrating the launch of the Winter 2020 Catalog Release in the Hero Arts store with a fun inspirational Blog Hop. As of today, you can see and get all the new fabulous Winter products at the HA store. Very exciting! Check it out:

Winter Catalog 2020

As part of this hop, I created two cards. For the first card, I used the Color Layering Gingerbread House Combo. This combo includes a stamp set and matching frame cuts. The color layering stamp sets are a lot of fun to play with and the Misti Mini Hero Black or the Misti Regular Black are a great help when using this kind of stamps.

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!

So, I created a plaid background and then, I adhered this panel over a folded card. Next, I stamped the cute gingerbread house using different colors of ink. Additionally, I stamped the small images and I die cut all the images.

I continued to stamp the sentiment over a white cardstock square and I adhered it over the card with foam tape. I adhered the house and other tiny images also with foam tape to add dimension. Last but not least, I finish off this card with some enamel dots and some Glaze details.

Supplies Card 1: SB259 Color Layering Gingerbread House Combo | Hero Arts Cardstock

The second card features the Fawn and Friends Combo and I paired it with a sentiment from a set called Comfort and Joy Messages.

This time I created a subtle background over a white panel. I adhered this panel onto a folded card . I also used the Staircase Fancy Die to be part of the background for the cute friends there. The doggie and kitty were simply stamped with black ink, colored with watercolors and die cut with their matching frame cuts.

I complemented the card with a sentiment an some gifts images also included in the Comfort and Joy Messages set. I colored those too and I finish off my card with some Glaze details and some enamel dots.

Supplies Card 2: SB263 Fawn and Friends Combo |CM468 Comfort and Joy Messages | Staircase Fancy Die| Hero Arts Cardstock

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Hero will give away three $50 gift cards, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by leaving a comment between now and Sunday, September 6th 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
Daniel West
Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Libby Hickson
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Seeka
Amy Kolling
Cathy Zielske
Janette Kausen
Jenn Shurkus
Jennifer McGuire
Julee Tilman
Lisa Stein
Lori Craig
You are here>>> Mariana Grigsby <<<You are here
Nichol Spohr
Nina-Marie Trapani
Teri Anderson
Wanda Guess

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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!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Craft Glue | Inkredible Ink Frida Cherry ArtEssentials by Jane Davenport | Watercolor Set Neutrals ArtEssentials by Jane Davenport | Mermaid Markers ArtEssentials by Jane Davenport

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop+ Giveaway

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY August 3rd at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate kit shipping will begin Friday, August 10th and continues throughout the following week.

The fabulous MMH of August features stamps, frames and other great products that, I am pretty much sure you would love to have to create Summer themed projects, take a look:

MMH August 2020 Kit
MMH August 2020 Kit

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set, 23 Coordinating Frame Cuts, 1 Greeting Fancy Edge Die, 5 White Postcards, Summer Twilight Palette Reactive Ink Pad. Kit Value: $76.00 Kit Cost: $34.99

So, for today I made two cards. The first one was created using some of the images of the fabulous MMH kit, take a look:

I have to point out that with all those cute images with their matching frames, whatever images you chose, your card is going to be awesome. These images are ideal to color, so in this case I used markers. Additionally, I added some Glaze/Sparkles details to the images, just to make them a bit more fun.

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 selected different colors of HA cardstock to create a colorful striped background. Once I adhered the strips over a white folded card I arranged the stamped images onto the card, to create a little relaxing scene. I finish off my card with a white-embossed sentiment over a black cardstock strip and some sequins.

Supplies Card 1: MMH August | Hero Arts Cardstock

As in every month, there are also some wonderful Add-On products, and I created a second card with a couple of those, check it out:

Card #2 showcases a cute stamp set called Bubble Bath and its matching frame cuts. Just like in my first card, I simply stamped the images with black ink and then I colored the images with markers.

Next, I using a 7/8″ square punch I created different colors of squares to create a background for my scene. I adhered the squares onto a white panel to created a tiled rhombus and then, I arranged the stamped images onto it. I complemented this card with a white-embossed sentiment, some sequins and Glaze/Sparkle details.

Supplies Card 2: CM473 Bubble Bath |DI804 Bubble Bath Frame Cuts | Hero Arts Cardstock

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Hero will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, August 9th 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
Seeka
Nichol Spohr
Mindy Eggen
Michelle Short
You are here>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<You are here
Maria Willis
Lydia Fiedler
Laurie Willison
Julee Tilman
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Janette Kausen
Ilina Crouse
Emily Midgett
Debi Adams
Daniel West
Channin Pelletier
Amy Kolling

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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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Glaze | Journey Sparkle Cuts |Sunrise Mix Sequins | Journey Craft Glue |EK Success 7/8″ Square Punch

My Monthly Hero Blog Hop + Giveaway

The new My Monthly Hero kit has just been released and it will be available as of TODAY July 13th at the Hero Arts store, but be aware that this kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s gone, it’s gone. Please remember that you have the option to subscribe and receive the kit monthly and never miss one.  Pre-order your kit today – we estimate kit shipping will begin Friday, July 17th and continues throughout the following week.

The amazing MMH of July features a lots of cool products perfect to create under the sea themed projects, take a look:

MMH July 2020 Kit
MMH July 2020 Kit

The Kit includes: 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set, 9 Coordinating Frame Cuts, 1 Fancy Edge Die, 6 Sheets of Sticker Paper (2 each of Diamond Blue, Teal, Purple), 5 Reactive Ink Cubes (Blue Hawaii, Splash, Pool Party, Key Lime Fizz, Taffy), Coral Embossing Powder 0.5 oz. Kit Value: $76.50 Kit Cost: $34.99

As in every month, there are also some wonderful Add-On products, and with some of those, I created two cards that I am sharing with you today. My first card features Deeply in Love stamp set, its matching frame cuts and a wonderful die called Underwater Pillar Window Die, take a look:

Using Hero Arts Orchid and Indigo Bold Inks I created a two color background. I used a sponge dauber to achieve an ombré effect. After that, I die cut the the pretty Underwater Pillar Window Die from it. I took a shortcut to create this shaker card, because I used a clear pocket envelope which I filled with green confetti and some gold sequins instead of creating it with acetate and foam tape as we normally do. Although, the sequins and confetti don’t move around as much as a normal shaker card. The envelope comes with a sticky back, so I stuck it over a folded card. Then, I simply affixed the window shape over it with a few foam squares.

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. Thanks!

Next, I used the Deeply in Love stamp set and matching frame cuts to create the dips diver and algae foliage. Notice that I use a bit of marker details over the diver, just so the image doesn’t look so flat. I adhered the stamped images over the card with glue dots and foam tape and I complemented the card with a stamped sentiment, sequins and some tiny hearts that I cut using the HA Nested Hearts.

Supplies Card 1: CM457 Deeply in Love | DI782 Deeply In Love Frame Cuts | DI779 Underwater Pillar Window Die |Nested Frame Cuts Hearts

Card #2 showcases the Submarine Fancy Die. So, I die-cut the submarine from four different colors of cardstock and using detail scissors, I trimmed off different parts of the shape, kind of like assembling a tiny puzzle. I put the pieces together using craft glue.

Then, I made a few strips from different colors of cardstock and I adhered them over a white panel to create a striped background. After that, I simply adhered the panel over a folded card and I adhered the submarine with foam tape.

Additionally, I stamped a sentiment from the Deep Sea Messages over white cardstock and I die cut it into a circle. I want to point out the this stamp set was designed to go with the HA Peek-A-Boo dies, but of course you can use the sentiment and images to create whatever your heart desires 😉 Finally, I simple adhered some Blues Hero Hues Enamel dots to complement my card.

Supplies Card 2: DI780 Submarine Fancy Die |CM460 Deep Sea Messages | Blues Hero Hues Enamel Dots

Hero will give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. Enter by Sunday, July 19th 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
Amy Kolling
Channin Pelletier
Daniel West
Debi Adams
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Janette Kausen
Jenn Shurkus
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Julee Tilman
Laurie Willison
Lydia Fiedler
Maria Willis
You are here>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<You are here
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen
Nichol Spohr
Seeka
Yana Smakula

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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 week!

marianasignat

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Other Supplies:  Journey Pocket Keepsake Envelopes | Confetti Sparkle Elements Lemon Grass |Gold Friendship Sequins | Detail Pro Shears | Journey Craft Glue |

New FSJ Happy Place Collection | Hope Everything is Going Swimmingly Card

The new Happy Place Collection by Fun Stampers Journey is here! Yes! I am quite excited about this collection because it is so fun to play with. The collection includes stamps and dies perfect to create summer projects. Today, I am sharing a card that I created using a die set called Pool with a View die set and a sentiment included in Make a Splash stamp set

The die is so versatile, you can either use it to simply create a swiming pool or create a swiming pool shaped shaker window… It is just perfect for both looks, it is up to you! For this card I began by making a printed paper rectangle and matting it with Whip Cream cardstock. Then, I adhered the panel over a Haystack folded card. After that, I die cut the summer umbrella, pool, leaves and ladder from different color of cardstock. Then, I simply arranged them over the card.

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. Thanks!

I continued by stamping a sentiment and I trimming it with scissors. I included a stripe of Whip Cream cardstock and I complemented with some tiny flowers, gemstones and hearts. Always fun to create with new awesome products!

Pool With a View Die Set
Pool With a View Die Set

Make a Splash Stamp Set
Make a Splash Stamp Set

Supplies for this card: Pool with a View die set | Make a Splash stamp set |Good Life Prints Printed Paper | Spring Bloom Minis die set | Summer Play Sparkles | Summer Fun Wooden Chips |FSJ Cardstock | FSJ Ink pads |

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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 weekend!

marianasignat

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Happy 4th of July!

This year we are neither having a parade, fireworks nor a big celebration, but what we have is the opportunity to celebrate united with our hearts and be proud to be Americans. I have been a US citizen for more than five years now, and I am very proud of that and of living in this amazing country. So, I just wanted to wish you a very Happy 4th of July with this card:

For this card I used two different stamp sets: Freedom Sparkle Stamp Set and All You Do Stamp Set. I began by creating the background with Candy Apple Liquid Color and a Square Paint Brush. I layered two different size/color of stars, and I stamped the sentiment and flag.

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. Thanks!

I adhered all the elements over the background and then, I embellished the card with silver pearls, a paper clip, a border and Sparkle silk.

Supplies for this card: Freedom Sparkle Stamp Set | All You Do Stamp Set |Candy Apple Liquid Color | Sparkle Silk | Star Dom Die Set | Fun Paper Clip Elements | Fashion Silver |Square Paint Brush | Star Struck Glitter Border Strip |

The current sale at the SB shop is this…

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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 weekend!

marianasignat

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Time to share with the Hello and Love Gift Kits

Today happy to share two great Fun Stampers Journey deals that are available at the SB store right now. I am talking about the Hello Delivered and Love Delivered gift kits which are the perfect bundles to create a fun “little something” to give to someone. Both bundles include boxes, tags, ribbons and some great embellishments. This is the Hello Delivered Gift Kit:

Hello Delivered Gift Kit

Bundle contains: Set of 10 to go boxes 16 pre-printed tags (just need to be cut out), Package of Jumbo Clothespins, Roll of Black Gingham ribbon, Set of colorful buttons, Cool Tune Elements and Beach Breeze ThreadRoll of Lemon Drop ribbon.

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. Thanks!

I made a few projects using my tags and boxes but I also made a card that coordinates with the gift box. The tags can be also used to create the focal point of cards if you want to, it is up to you!

These food grade takeout boxes ( 5″ x 4″ x 2 1/2″) in coated kraft-colored chipboard are just perfect to fill with some yummy goodies.

I want to point out that the tags coordinate perfectly with the Bread Tag Die but if you don’t have that die you can also cut them out with scissors.

I created a coordinated card with some of my other FSJ products I have in my stash: Birthday Candles Stamp Set , Birthday Pop Stamp Set and Uplift Die Set.

The other Gift Kit is called Love Delivered, take a look:

Love Delivered Gift Kit

Bundle contains: Set of 10 takeout boxes 16 pre-printed tags (that just need to be cut out), Package of Jumbo Clothespins, Roll of Sweet Berry Gingham ribbon, Set of colorful buttons, Fun Day Paperclip Elements, Golden Tansy Twine and a Roll of Limeade Splash ribbon.

I created a similar set of card and gift box for the Love Delivered Gift Kit…

It is a lot of fun to use your printed paper to coordinate with your card and tags. What can you put inside the boxes? Well, how about some candy, some cookies, popcorn or anything your heart desires 🙂

The boxes are Food grade “Chinese” takeout boxes measuring 4″ x 3 1/2″ x 4″ in coated kraft-colored chipboard. Ready to fill, ready to decorate!

Here are some of the extra supplies I used to make my card and decorate the box: Kindness is Cool Stamp Set | Good Life Prints Printed Paper Pack |Playful Prints Printed Paper | Nestabilities Essential Squares Etched Dies

By the way, there is a big sale at the Spellbinders shop, so please click on the image below to see all the amazing deals:

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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 weekend!

marianasignat

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