30 June 2022

Hero Arts|Congrats

 Hola everyone. Hope your Thursday is going well! Today I am sharing a card I created with Hero Arts Core Inks and the Congrats & Yay Stamp & Cut XL.


Card Instructions
    Indigo, Azelea and Papaya Core Inks and stamp onto a 
    4" X 5.25" Dove White cardstock panel.  
2. Adhere the panel onto an A2 card base. 
3. Die-cut "Congrats" shadow in Classic Vellum Layering Paper;  
    adhere to card panel.
4. Die-cut "Congrats" in black glitter cardstock; adhere onto 
    vellum shadow to complete card. 
    



Be sure to take a peek at the new Hero Hues Premium Cardstock and Core Inks. There's even a handy new Shop by Color page where you can find all of the colorful coordinating goodness!

Thanks for taking a peek! enjoy the remainder of your week. 


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29 June 2022

27 June 2022

Hero Arts|You're Panda-stic

Hola everyone. Hope your day is going well. I am sharing a card I created with the new Hero Arts Shamrock Premium cardstock. 

Have you seen the new Hero Arts Premium Cardstock? They work perfectly with the new Core Ink spectrum. In addition to their existing cardstock, Hero Arts has added 12 beautiful new colors: Ultra PinkAntique Blossom, Passion Flower, Iris, Eggplant, Shamrock, Pine, Peacock, Cup O' Joe, Woodland, Granite and Charcoal.


Here's a look at the entire line of the Hero Hues Premium Cardstock, including the weight of each color.

To get more information on the new Hero Arts Color System and new colors CLICK HERE. You will taken to the Hero Arts blog post that gives you all the details!


I received a pen from a coworker and was inspired to create a card with the Hero Arts Birthday Panda clear stamp and coordinating frame cuts.

Card Instructions
1. Stamp, color, die-cut panda; set aside 
2. Die-cut several leaves from Hibiscus Fancy Die Set in Meadow and  
    Silver Glitter cardstock. 
3. Cut Shamrock cardstock to  4" X 5.25" 
2. Stamp Leafy Bold Prints onto panel in Pine Core Ink. 
3. Stamp sentiment in Pitch Black ink onto panel.
2. Adhere the panel onto an A2 card base. 
4. Layer Meadow and Silver leaves; adhere to panel 
3. Place panda on leaves with foam dots for dimension
5. Add enamel dots to complete card. 
 
Thanks for taking a peek! Enjoy the rest of your week! 




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24 June 2022

LIGHTS N’ SPLATTER HOP & GIVEAWAY

 


Hola everyone! Welcome to the Lights N' Splatter Hop, a collaboration between Pear Blossom Press and Ink N' Splatter! If you hopped over from the talented Cindy, you are in the right spot! Our designers are sharing the sweetest light-up cards today, all featuring stamps from Ink N' Splatter and lights from Pear Blossom Press. Be sure to hop along and comment as you go, for your chance to win a $25 gift voucher! Ready to be inspired? Let me show you two cards I created!


For my first card, I used the adorable Santa's Treat clear stamp set.



Card Instructions

1. Cut cardstock panel to 3.75 ” X 5” 
2. Arrange and adhere various strips of red, black and silver 
    glitter cardstock onto the panel; cut excess. 
3. Back panel with 4” X 5.25” black cardstock
4. Die-cut an oval with Ink N' Splatter Twinkle Berry Winter 
    paper and adhere to panel.  
5. Die-cut a black oval frame and adhere to panel. 
6. Stamp, color, cut Santa; arrange on panel and mark
     where Pear Blossom Press EZ-Lights will go. 
7. Pierce holes; arrange lights and foam tape onto panel 
8. Mark where purple button is located. On opposite side, 
     stamp Push Here 
9. Adhere panel onto card base; test lights!  
10. Stamp, trim and adhere sentiment to card panel 
11. Add embellishments 



"PUSH HERE" FROM INTERACTIVELY YOURS STAMP SET 






For my second card, I knew I wanted to add curly hair to the very cute Felicia Fab Girl image. 


Card Instructions

1. Cut cardstock panel to 3.75 ” X 5” 
2. Blend 2-3 complementing inks onto panel
3. Add a little sparkle with shimmer pen to entire panel; let dry
4. Stamp background onto panel 
5. Adhere panel to 4” X 5.25” black cardstock panel
6. Stamp, color, cut Felicia Fab Girl; arrange on panel and mark
     where Pear Blossom Press EZ-Lights will go.
7. Pierce holes; arrange lights and foam tape onto panel 
8. Mark where purple button is located. On opposite side, 
     place a stamp or die-cut shape to note for the recipient to 
    “Press Here
9. Place panel onto an A2 cardbase; test lights!   
10. Adhere Felicia Fab Girl onto card base with foam dots for 
      dimension. 
10. Stamp, trim and adhere sentiment to card panel 
11. Add embellishments 



"PRESS HERE" FROM INTERACTIVELY YOURS STAMP SET 






I hope you are inspired to create your own light up card! 

Next on the hop is the awesome Stacey!

GIVEAWAY: Every good hop has prizes, right? So Ink N’ Splatter, and Pear Blossom Press are each giving away a $25 store credit! Comment on this post by July 1, 2022 to be entered to win. Winners will be posted on the Pear Blossom Press and Ink N’ Splatter blogs on July 6, 2022.





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20 June 2022

Hero Arts Color Week Kick Off!

 Hola everyone. Thanks for joining Hero Arts as we kickoff a spectrum of color! This launch will feature 57 Core Ink colors, ideal for everyday stamping and cardmaking. 

Core Ink pads offer a mix of updated current color formulas and 6 new colors. Each will have a matching Inker. 

Plus, many of the Core Ink colors match our Premium Cardstock, with 12 new paper colors also available. See the entire collection in our 2022 Mixed Media Catalog! Celebrate all week long to get ideas in all of your favorite colors!

➡️ DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE CORE INK SWATCH CHART HERE ⬅️

If you hopped over from the talented Channin, you are in the right place. To start the hop from the beginning, visit the Hero Arts Blog. The entire hop list can be found at the bottom of this post

For the hop today, I created cards featuring the deep dark tone of the new Pine cardstock. I have used the Christmas Rose clear stamp and coordinating frame cut to create two quick and easy cards!




Card Instructions
1. Cut gold glitter cardstock to 4" X 5.25" and adhere to a white A2
    cardbase. 
2. Cut Pine cardstock to 3.75" X5" 
3. Stamp Script Bold Prints on panel with clear embossing ink,
    heat set and adhere to gold panel.   
4. Heat set Christmas Rose in gold onto Pine cardstock and die-cut. 
5. Heat set sentiment in gold onto Pine cardstock and fussy cut.   
6. Pop Christmas Rose and sentiment onto card with foam dots
    for dimension. 



Card Instructions
1. Cut Pine cardstock to 4" X 5.25"  
2. Stamp Script Bold Prints onto panel with clear embossing ink,
    heat set with gold embossing powder. 
3. Blend Pine Core Ink onto the panel, wipe off excess with a paper 
    towel and adhere to a white A2 cardbase.    
4. Heat set Christmas Rose in gold onto Pine cardstock and die-cut. 
5. Heat set sentiment in gold onto Pine cardstock and fussy cut.   
6. Pop Christmas Rose and sentiment onto card with foam dots
    for dimension. 
5. Add sequins.




          ➡️ DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE CORE INK SWATCH CHART HERE ⬅️

I hope you will join us all week long for lots of color inspiration!
Next on the hop is the awesome Daniel! Thanks for taking a peek! 

HOP LIST
    Pocono Pam šŸ™‹šŸ¾‍♀️


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19 June 2022

Hero Arts|Happy Father's Day

 Hola everyone. Hope you are having a Happy Sunday and Father's Day! I work today and the women on my team treated the dads to cards and doughnuts! 

I created the cards using the Happy Father's Day Fancy Die


Card Instructions
1. Adhere a 4" X 5.25 patterned paper of your choice to a side 
    folding A2 white card base
2. Die-cut the Happy Father's Day Fancy Die in cardstock color 
    of your choice. 
3. Adhere the die-cut to the panel. 

Simple, right?!?? 

Thanks for taking a peek! 



 

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14 June 2022

Gina K|Let It Be

 Hola everyone. Hope you are having great Tuesday. The new Gina K Designs release is LIVE! I created a card with the Window on the Water clear stamp and coordinating dies sets. 

These sets works well alone or with the Window Additions and Winter Window stamps and coordinating dies!  



Thanks for taking a peek. Please stop by Gina K Designs to see new release.  





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06 June 2022

Hero Arts June 2022 My Monthly Hero Release Blog Hop & Giveaway

 Hola everyone. Thanks for joining Hero Arts in celebrating the June 2022 My Monthly Hero Kit release. If you hopped over from the awesome Mindy Eggen, you are in the right place. To start the hop from the beginning, visit the Hero Arts Blog. The entire hop list can be found at the bottom of this post, along with the giveaway information.

The June kit has a gorgeous mermaid accompanied by fish, sea grass and coral.

For my first card, I have seated the mermaid under the sea.


Card Instructions
1. Blend the Blue Hawaii, Splash and Blue Raspberry inks from the
    Reactive Ink Palette in the kit onto a 4" X 5.25" Adriatic cardstock 
    panel. 
2. Heat emboss Sand onto 1/3rd of the panel. 
3. Stamp the "bubbles" from the kit above the "sand" onto the panel in
    Unicorn ink. 
4. Blend Grape Slush and Berry Smoothie Reactive Inks from the
    Reactive Ink Palette in the kit onto Amethyst cardstock. Then, 
    stamp, die-cut and adhere sea grass to "sand". Heat emboss
    additional Sand to cover bottom of sea grass.
5. Adhere panel to A2 card base
6. Stamp, color, die-cut and adhere mermaid to panel with foam dots 
   for dimension. Dot white get pen to mermaid's tail.
7. Embellish mermaid with pearls from the kit for jewelry. 
8. Stamp sentiment in black Intense ink onto Sand cardstock, trim and 
    adhere to panel.  
9. Stamp, color, die-cut and adhere oyster shell to panel with foam dot 
   for dimension. Add one Large Antique Pearl to the center of the
   shell.  
 

For my second card I used the Message In a Bottle clear stamp and coordinating frame cut sets. They are fun add-ons to the June MMH Kit.


Card Instructions
1. Partially stamp Sun Ray Bold Print in Canary onto a 4" X 5.25" 
    white cardstock panel.  
2. Stamp bottle with cork image in black Intense ink onto white
    cardstock and color with medium of your choice. 
3. Stamp sentiment inside of corked bottle with black Intense ink and 
    color if desired.
4. Die-cut bottle and adhere to panel. 
5. Dot the bottom of bottle with several brown markers/pencils for
    "sand". 
6. Adhere the panel onto an A2 card base. 

I hope the June 2022 Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit inspires you to create cards expressing thanks, celebrating birthdays and more.

Next on the hop is the talented Seeka! Thanks for taking a peek! 




Pre-order your kit today! 
We estimate kit shipping will begin Friday, June 10th 
and continue throughout the following week.

You do not want to miss a kit-think about subscribing! There are only a limited number of Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kits, so if you subscribe you are guaranteed to get a kit! 

GIVEAWAY: Leave comments as you hop - Hero Arts will  give away one $50 gift card, drawn from the comments left across the hop. The more blogs you comment on, the more chances to win! Enter by Sunday, June 12th at 11:59pm Pacific, and the winner will be announced on the Hero Arts blog the following week.
 

HOP LIST
Pocono PamšŸ™‹šŸ¾‍♀️
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