2/15/2018

Hero Arts 2018 Catalog Blog Hop



I am super excited to be joining in with so may creative ladies today, in sharing the new stamps and dies from the 2018 Hero Arts Catalog.  If you are following along on the hop, you are stopping in here from my sweet friend, Heather's blog.  Today, I have one card showcasing a new set and one card showcasing a stencil and stamp and cut that is already available.  

This first, clean and simple card, was created using the new set called Layered Topiary Stamp and Cut....

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First, I scored the top and bottom of the card base every half inch, leaving the middle open for the stamped image and sentiment.  I stamped the topiary top bottom and middle, die cut each piece and then popped them up on foam tape.  I added that sentiment in last, to finish off this simple card.  I did go back in and add a little Copic color to the Topiary pot.  I love that it added to the color and gave it a little depth. 

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This next card, was fun to make.  I masked off the card base every 3/4" and then added in some ink blending over the Delicate Petals Stencil...

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I added score lines to the edge of each stenciled area for a little texture.  Next, I stamped the blooms and leaves from You're So Lovely and added then to the card front.  The sentiment is one of my favorite from Hero Arts Stamp and Cut line.  I first die cut happy in white card stock, then again in black fun foam.  I attached it to the card and then stamped birthday right below in black ink.  The black provides a unique and fun contrast from the rest of the bright white card base.

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I hope you have enjoyed my projects today.  Your next stop on the hop is over to an amazing crafter, Claire Prezzia.  

There are many more stops on this Hero Arts Catalog Blog hop and you can check out the list below.  Remember there are prizes so leave a comment on each blog for your chance to win one of 3 $50 shopping sprees to the Hero Arts store.  Please leave your comments before Thursday, February 22nd for your chance to win!






























Lucy Abrams 
Thank you for coming by today! Have a great day!



143 comments:

  1. Fantastic CAS cards!! Love the soft colors!

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  2. Hi Your cards are Simply gorgeous, Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. Thank you for sharing these beautiful cards.

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  4. I love how clean your cards are. So beautiful!

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  5. Lovely cards. Such details, but yet so simple as well.

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  6. I love these cards... the added scoring really enhances your cards... And I love the colors.

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  7. I just love your cards but especiallly the Happy Birthday card. The score lines are genius. Thank for sharing. Blessings!

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  8. Great ideas! thanks for sharing ;)

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  9. Beautiful clean and simple cards! https://mycrazycraftlife.wordpress.com/

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  10. Ooooh Laurie, I absolutely love your clean and simple cards, just beautiful. Well done.

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  11. These are gorgeous. I love how just a couple of score lines can add so much.

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  12. I love the subtle detail scoring the background adds!

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  13. I love all the white space on your cards. I struggle with that and your cards make it look easy to do, it's not. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. Very pretty. Thanks for the reminder to use the scoring board as a design element!

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  15. Your cards are beautiful. Thanks for all the ideas!

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  16. Lovely cards. I do Love the Topiary. It's on my Must Have list.

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  17. the topiary set is my favorite. It is on my list to buy

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  18. I love these two beautiful, clean and simple designs, particularly the first hello" card. Really lovely!

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  19. Love this clean simple look! The added scoring added so much. Thanks.

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  20. Thank you for sharing your creative juices!!!! i sure wish I had your talent.

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  21. The score line detail is a nice touch! Very nice work.

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  22. I’m a huge fan of clean and simple! Beautiful cards!

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  23. Love the simplicity of the cards and the use of scored lines.

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  24. Love love LOVE your techniques! For how much work I'm sure they were, the cards look so clean and simple.

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  25. Elegant cards. Love the images and choice of color.

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  26. The Layered Topiary stamp may be my favorite! Love your card!

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  27. I love that you made these cards so classy with score lines, Laurie!

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  28. Thank you for your sweet little cards... so cute...

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  29. wonderful CAS topiary card and the second card is so pretty - especially like the shadow on the sentiment die cut - perfect accent!

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  30. Oh my ... fantastic designs. I love your style!!

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  31. Thanks for the inspiration. This is a wonderful release.

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  32. Love the scoring for easy texture! There are so many stamps I love from this release!

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  33. These cards remind me how great white can be! I just love how simple and clean they are - just perfect. Thanks for sharing!

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  34. I am new to the score line on cards but love how they just add something special without the bulk. Beautiful cards.

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  35. All the cards are wonderful and so inventive.

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  36. Such pretty cards - love the clean, crisp look and the delicate colors.

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  37. I love these cards. It still amazes me how much depth those simple embossed lines make on a card. Love your work always. Nicely done.

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  38. Great cards, they're so pretty!

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  39. I love these cards; so pretty with the embossed lines.

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  40. Laurie your cards are sooo beautiful. My word you are so talented. Hugs to you sweetheart.

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  41. I'm really liking that topiary card - thanks for the inspiration!

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  42. These are gorgeous!! I love the scoring on both!

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  43. Sweet and fun cards. I like the scoring.

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  44. Love the simplicity and the versatility you showed.

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  45. OMG! Both cards are truly lovely; however, the first one made my jaw drop. CAS perfection!!

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  46. Beautiful cards, love your CAS style!

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  47. So pretty, I love the dry embossing backgrounds.

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  48. You used the set Layered Topiary by Hero Arts so wonderfully! I just love it!

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  49. I like how these are clean and simple but aren't boring looking!

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  50. The dry embossed backgrounds add a rich look to the cards! Excellent!

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  51. Great Cards. Love the simple line embossing you did on the first card. It add so much but is so simple.

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  52. I loved both of your cards...simple and beautiful

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  53. I’m a CAS card maker too and I love your cards for this hope.

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  54. Lovely cards--I especially love the first one with the Topiary stamp!

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  55. Love your use of scoring to add interest to both cards. I especially love the 2nd card with the birthday sentiment and the stenciled leaves on the base. Both are terrific cards!

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  56. Love both of your CAS cards - the soft coloring is stunning!

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  57. Both your cards are really beautiful!!!

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  58. I'm impressed by the beauty of these cards ! Congrats and thanks for sharing :)

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  59. The elegance and simplicity of these cards makes them so beautiful. I appreciate seeing the use of scoring to add interest on these cards without taking away from the elegance of them.

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  60. Your cards are really beautiful! I love the simplicity in these cards! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  61. I love your sweet pastel cards! That topiary is so bloomin' cute!

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  62. Your cards are beautiful! I love the softness they have and the scoring gives them just the right touch of texture and dimension.

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  63. Both cards are very cute and simple. I like the scoring on the first card. It's a simple way to add elegance and dimension to a card.

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  64. Thanks for inspiring Laurie. Both of these cards have such great elements and I love the CAS look of each card. The scoring on the 1/2" in the first card is awesome, and I love the stenciling in between the score lines on the 2nd card. Both awesome. Thanks for the tips on using the HA products and for sharing your beautiful cards

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  65. Lovely cards. I love the subtlety of the score lines to separate the stenciled areas of your card. TFS.

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  66. Love how clean and fresh these are.

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  67. Both are amazing cards, but loved the 2nd one. what a great idea. I am going to have to try that. And what amazing stamp set. Thanks for sharing.

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  68. Your cards are so pretty - thanks for sharing them!

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  69. Such pretty cards! Love how you use white space - it really creates a great focal point!

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  70. Beautiful cards. I need to try scoring my white space. I also enjoyed your use of masking and stencils

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  71. Love that little topiary tree! So cute!~ Love how you scored around it to add interest. Very elegant! So much talent on this hop! Thanks for sharing yours!

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  72. What great ideas I am getting. Love your stuff!

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  73. So pretty! Love your beautiful cards!

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  74. First, I love these new stamps and you really made them special! what wonderful cards! hugs, treen

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  75. beautiful cards, Laurie! I love the scored lines you added to both of your projects - it really elevates your lovely cards even more.

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  76. Both of your cards are beautiful! I love the scores lines and simplicity of each :)

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  77. Elegant and pretty cards....thanks for sharing

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  78. Your cards are absolutely perfect, Laurie! I always love to see how you score your cards...so clever! Love how you included stenciling on the 2nd one, too!

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  79. Beautiful cards. I love the You're So Lovely stamps and dies.

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  80. I like the extra details you added to your backgrounds. Very elegant cards.

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  81. Love your beautiful cards and their simplicity. Thanks for sharing..

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  82. Clean and simple but so gorgeous, that's what your card with the new products from Hero Arts are!

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  83. Laurie, I love CAS cards and yours are perfect. Thank you for sharing

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  85. Love these cards, clean and simple yet beautiful! A little detail goes a long way for sure. TFS

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  86. Your cards are beautiful, simple and elegant!

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  87. I love this topiary set, and I love all the different ways you used it as both focal points and background. Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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  88. Both of your cards are wonderful. I love the ideas of scoring. I will have to try that! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  89. Love your sweet CAS designs, so inspirational!

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  90. Lovely cards. Beautiful designs.

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  91. Clean and simple is my favorite! I love all the space around the image. You were very creative using the scoring on the card. Beautiful job. Thanks for sharing.

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  92. Such lovely cards! So wonderfully CAS, I just love the score lines.

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  93. your simplicity in making these cards are stunning!

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  94. Both cards are great, but I love, love, love the topiary card!!! That set will be in my cart very soon!

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  95. That’s a lovely, fresh duo of cards !
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  96. Great cards. I especially like how you colored the planter for the topiary.

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  97. Another cool technique to learn today! The score lines look like embossing-what a nifty technique. Love the cards.

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  98. Live the clean simplicity of both cards & the scored lines! Something I forget about that really makes a card special! Beautiful cards!

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  99. I like how you mounted the die cut to black fun foam! Neat idea!

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  100. CAS perfection! I love the pop of red on the first one and of course the score lines. You score better than anyone I know!

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  101. very pretty, love your colour combination.

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  102. Beautiful clean cards! Gorgeous!

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  103. Such pretty cards! I really like that delicate petal stencil you used on the birthday card!

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  104. Beautiful cards...Love both of them.

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  105. Beautiful cards!! Love the score lines!! It adds so much to both of them. I love how you masked strips off of the stencil. It gives such a unique look. I'll have to keep that in the back of my mind. Love it!

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  106. Love the soft watercolors. Perfect! Thanks to Hero Arts for a great catalog!

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  107. mounting to black foam is a wonderful idea. Thank You!

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  108. Such nice cards! That topiary looks great and I like the way you colored the pot. The flower card is pretty and has a very nice background.

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  109. Awesome designs :) Love the background on the second card.

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  110. gorgeous cards - love this clean style with lots of white - it's something I'm attracted to - great result with the score lines

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  111. Your cards feel so clean and fresh, awesome job!

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  112. So creative with the scoring in the background, delightful cards!

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I appreciate all of your comments! Thank you for taking the time to stop in!

 
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