Today’s Card: Love +Giveaway Winners

Hi there! I am back today just to share a card featuring products from the new 2016 Hero Arts Valentine’s Collection.

I created the background using the Candy Stripe Bold prints (one of my favorites stamps lately) and two different colors of Shadow Inks (Mint Julep and Ultra Pink). I white-embossed the Love Little Heart woodblock stamp over a black rectangle. Then, I matted it with a pink vellum rectangle that I also white-embossed with some little hearts included in Love Stamp & Cut set. To create the pink heart, I stamped the LOVE sentiment over pink card stock, and I cut out the heart with scissors. Then I simply adhered it with a foam dot. Finally,  I embellished the card with some sequins.


Before I mention the name of the winners, I want to THANK all of you for taking the time to leave a comment about the HA Holiday catalog and for following me on FB or IG. I really really appreciate your visit and feedback. Anyway, according to random org this are the winners 🙂 Yay!

Prize #1 goes to….

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#16 is LISA HAINES who said this:

“Wonderful cards! One of or many “Favorites” for the HA catalog are the new dies and I especially love the Layered Snowflake die on Page 5 PS: I do follow you on both FB and Instagram.

Love your wonderful blog and think you are very sweet to host this giveaway! Good Luck to all and Happy New Year too!”

Prize #2* goes to….

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#3* is LISASCREATIVENICHE who said this:

“What a gorgeous card! I love the striking contrast in colors you’ve used!
ps – I follow on instagram
I’m loving the page 9 Friends and Family clear stamp set! ”

Congratulations to both LISAS!…Please send me an email with your address ASAP :D  so I can send you your prizes right away! :)  (Please use the CONTACT tab above to send your message.)

*If the prize is not claimed within a month, I reserve the right to retain the prize and use it for future contests. Thanks.

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I hope you all have a fabulous crafty rest of the year !


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2016 Valentine’s Collection is Here

Hello and welcome to an inspirational blog hop featuring the 2016 Hero Arts Valentine’s Collection.


This new collection is full of great products that are perfect to create cards and other Valentine’s projects. Of course, as part of this release, Hero Arts has a fabulous GIVEAWAY that consists of one collection of clear stamps and dies from the release.  ONE lucky commenter will be picked from comments left on the participant blogs. You have until 11:59pm PST on Sunday, December 13th to leave your comments. The winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog next week.

As part of the festivities, I created a project using two wonderful sets from the collection:  Love Stamp & Cut and  Floral Heart Stamp & Cut by Lia


… and here is the card that I created with them:


I began by making the background using the Floral Heart shape, some sponges, and a few Shadow Ink colors. Here is a one minute video where you can see how I did it:

After that, I adhered the panel over a black card base. Next, I die-cut the word Love twice from black card stock and from black foam. Then, I adhered them onto the card.  I also stamped a complementary sentiment with black ink. Finally, I embellished the card with some yummy enamel dots.

Well, that is all from me today. It is time for you to continue finding more inspiration:

Hero Arts
me>>>Mariana Grigsby<<<me
Amy Tsuruta
Yana Smakula
Suzanne Dahlberg
Jayne Nelson
Libby Hickson

If you happen to find a link that doesn’t work, you can hop back to the Hero Arts Blog for a list of direct links to all the blogs in today’s hop.

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Thanks for stopping by • Good Luck to all! 🙂 Have a wonderful crafty week!


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