Coloring a Die Cut Image with the Book Window Fancy Die
Hey there friends, Daniel, here with a really fun design featuring the new Book Window Fancy Die. I chose a fairly neutral palette of cool and warm grays, some sand and a touch of dark red. You can color any of Hero's Fancy Dies. They do have some lines embossed in them after die cutting them, to help guide your color
Are You A Bookworm?
Hello there, Michelle here and today I have a bookmark to share with you created using the new Slimline & Bookmarks Infinity Dies. These dies work perfectly for creating slimline card layers, bookmarks and also the smallest of the layers are perfect for die cutting sentiment strips too. They are extremely versatile
The 2021 Catalog is Here - Blog Hop + Giveaway!
All of us at Hero Arts are bursting with excitement today - it's finally the day we are releasing our 2021 Catalog Collection in the Hero Arts store! There are so many wonderful new products to choose from, including new HeroScapes and Color Layering stamp sets, fun and useful Stamp & Cut messages, an adorable new
White on White with a Pop of Color
Hi there! Emily Midgett here with you today, and I have some white-on-white inspiration for you using the new Hibiscus Fancy Die set. I love using the beautiful, detailed Fancy Dies with white on white color scheme and a pop of color. With the beautiful Hibiscus, you would expect super bright, almost neon colors, but I
Awesome Add-ons: February 2021 Edition
Hello and welcome to our Awesome Add-ons feature for the month of February! Building on the tropical vibes of the new My Monthly Hero Kit, we have several fun stamps and dies to share with you -- waterfalls, volcanoes, luaus and more! Before we dive into the project inspiration, here’s a look at the all of the add-on p
Sweeter With Age
Hi there! Emily Midgett here with you today sharing my first post on the Hero Arts blog after my (very long) maternity leave! I had twin baby boys last spring, and took some time off to get my family settled into our new groove. I'm so grateful that Hero Arts gave me the time that I needed with my family! I'm getting b
Galaxy Focal Point Inspired by Michelle Short
Good morning! Jess here with a card for our current Stay Crafty with Hero Challenge #18! We're challenging you to create a card inspired by a Hero Arts Creative Team member and I decided to get my inspiration from this beautiful card created by Michelle Short! I loved her little galaxy focal point in an otherwise clea
Die-Cut Inlaying with Fancy Dies
Good morning! Jess here with a card using one of my most favorite Bold Print stamps ever that just happens to pair beautifully with one of this month's add-ons, the Crowned Swan Fancy Die! I just love all the details of the Crowned Swan Fancy Die and I thought she'd be perfect for some die-cut inlaying! To start I die-
Saturdays with Sally: Starbursts!
The minute I saw the new 5-Point Stars Infinity Dies, I knew I had to try making them into hanging, sculptural ornaments! How easy and fast these became my fall centerpiece. I already had a branch to decorate, but you can probably find them outside. Mine lights up, or you can add tiny “rice” lights that are battery ope
Graduation Project with a Hidden Tip!
Hello, crafty friends! Janette here today sharing a project to celebrate the graduating class of 2020! These students may not be experiencing all the things they thought they would be this year, but never can I remember a time where graduates have been more on the minds of the general public. Recognize their efforts by
Awesome Add-ons: April 2020 Edition
It's time for our monthly add-ons feature, and this month it's not just awesome...it's AUSS-SOME. The stamps and dies from our April release are a celebration of the land Down Under, including animals, landscapes, and more! This month we are also offering a special enamel pin as a reminder that though times are difficu
Embellishing Fancy Dies with a Little Sparkle!
Good morning, Jess here with a little springtime inspiration using our beautiful new Cherry Blossom Fancy Die and I have a few tips and tricks for adding some fun embellishments to your stand-alone dies! To start I created a soft background panel for my scene by blending Cotton Candy and Rose Madder ink onto an A2 piec
Loose Watercoloring with Liquid Watercolors
Good morning! Jess here with a fun and easy way to use liquid watercolors on die-cut images! I just loved the monstera leaves in the new Paper Layering Plant and Stand and since monsteras come in all colors and sizes I thought it would be fun to do some very loose watercoloring! To start I die-cut the leaves several ti
Favorite Person on Earth
Hi everyone! Ilina here! Today I am sharing a card using the new World Window Fancy Die from this month's add-ons release. To make the card start by die cutting the World Window Fancy die on piece of Dove White cardstock measuring 4" x 5 1/4". Once die cut, set a side. Create striped background using Kiwi, Pesto, Parad
Ink-Blended Winter Sky
Good morning! Jess here with a card featuring one of this month's add-ons: the beautiful Decorated Winter Branches Fancy Die along with some Reactive ink-blending! To start, I blended a panel of Hero Hues Dove White Cardstock with Hero Hues Reactive Inks in Blue Hawaii and Grape Slush, and added Intens-ified Black at t
Paper Layering Castle
Hi, Friends! It's Caly with you today and I'm sharing a card made using the new Paper Layering Castle die. This die is large and covers almost an entire A2-sized card - so it makes a really bold statement! I die-cut my castle using Dove White cardstock, then cut its outline and began coloring it using Copic markers. My