I am so not ready for winter (I'm a summer girl!) but I am excited to share some holiday creations using some of the new items from Hero Arts!
My first card uses the beautiful Snowflake Pattern Cover Plate and while this is not a new product in the catalog, it is new to me!
Distress Inks in Broken China, Cracked Pistachio, Spun Sugar, and Shaded Lilac were ink blended onto two panels. The Snowflake Pattern Cover Plate was die cut out of a thick white glitter cardstock which was so hard to capture in the photo! The Holidays Message Fancy Die was die cut out of the second ink blended panel and then backed with a layer of grey (off set) and then a layer of white card stock for dimension. It really makes the words pop off the card!
My second card uses a new set to the catalog........Stocking Bouquet.
Creating the background was done using Versamark ink and several of the images from the set onto kraft cardstock. My stocking and all its florals were Copic colored and die cut using the coordinating Stocking Bouquet Frame Cuts. After the florals were arranged in my stocking, I added it across a sentiment strip in kraft to look like a mantel. Stickles (clear) were added for a bit of shine!
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Your stocking card is just so sweet!!!!!!!!
Love the stocking card too! Just so cute
Lovely cards. I’m a snowflake lover so the pastel one really caught my eye. TFS
Absolutely love the snowflake card with the soft pastel colors. So pretty!
Oh that pastel card is SO pretty - I love non-traditional colors :)
Wow, I love that Snowflake Pattern Cover Plate. Beautiful card.
Love those pastel colors with the beautiful snowflakes.
Both of your cards are so pretty. Love that cute little stocking though <3
That stocking bouquet is so sweet!
Sweet cards, Kraft card stock is a 365/go to card, even at Christmas time. Thanks for sharing.
Love the pastel colors you used in your first card 😍
The stocking card is cute. The pastel snowflake card with the die cut sentiment is gorgeous.
I love the KRAFT paper one! Both are stunning!
Loving both cards! The stocking card is so sweet and love the pastel colors on the first card! Thank you for sharing!
Beautiful cards, love both as they as both so different.
Beautiful pastels on the first card. Both are so pretty.
That first card with the pastels is so untraditional, which I love!!! 💕
Wonderful soft colors and like stamping on Kraft.
I love your soft colors, sweet
Cute cards love that you also used the stamps in the background to help showoff the focal point of your cards
Beautiful cards! Love this release.
Love your stocking card!!! So dang cute!!!
Like your way of making your cards 3D. Adding a bit of sparkle to the stocking fancies it up a bit. Thanks.
I'm not a winter fan either... that Happy Holiday die looks amazing with the snowflake background. Love the stocking bouquet!
The Stocking Bouquet card is adorable. Thanks for the inspiration!
Love your cards!!!!
The big, bold greeting is awesome! Love the cute little stocking card!
The backgrounds in the catalogue are so pretty. Love the Kraft with the tone on tone.
The pastels are so pretty & the stocking is adorable! Thanks for sharing!
love the softness of the sentiment card
I like the pastels!
Great cards, love those soft pastel colors.
Great stocking card. I like how you mixed up the snowflake card by using soft pastel colors.
I can't get enough of these cards they are amazing I love the colors that you choose for these cards and the dimension
Such elegant card designs!
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Lovely pastel colored card and the stocking bouquet is adorable!
Both cards are just beautiful. Really love the pastel colors!
Such a fun and festive release. Thanks for all the inspiration!
Beautiful cards. But my favourite is the happy holidays.
These are so pretty!
Love the pastels!
Such a great cards.
Hugs, Chantal S
What a wonderful set of cards..bursting with creative inspiration!! Your stocking card is so stinkin' sweet and the Happy Holidays card has such a soft feel to it...
Cute cards!!! Great pastel palette! I love summer too but looking forward to some type of goodness this year and Christmas always does it for me ;)
Love your stocking card, so cute. I like your style.
love them! the first one's my fav, its so elegant!
The snowflake card really caught my eye. I, too, am a summer girl, but I love snowflakes on cards. I really love the soft colors of that card and really need that snowflake panel die. So beautiful!
What a beautiful pastel snowflake card.
Love the snowflake card, so pretty!
Your pastel snowflake card is beautiful.
Such pretty cards! I love the more traditional colors for the stocking card!
The pastel card really caught my eye...until I saw the stocking card. Can't decide which I like best!
Terrific cards! I'd love to know more about the snowflake pattern cover plate and how it works. Link? Many thanks!
Pretty cards! Love the colors on the Happy Holidays card!!
Such sweet and festive cards! Beautiful colors and designs.
Fabulous cards!So beautiful!
Your two are cards are so different yet they are both beautiful!
Both cards are wonderful. I love the pastel snow flake card best.I can't take my eyes off of it.
Gorgeous cards! I really love the pastel colors on the first one. :)
FABULOUS designs! Just beautiful!
Gorgeous cards. I especially love the first one. The soft colors and beautiful and I love the Snowflake Patters cover die.
Two really wonderful cards.
Beautiful cards! I especially love the color palette on the snowflake card and how you used the same colors for the sentiment!
stunning cards - thanks for sharing
I love the pastel color combo!
Love the cards. I especially love the pastel colouring.
I love your cards! Happy Holidays' colors are so confectionary for Christmas! Love the background on the stocking card, too.
Love your cards Amy. The colour choices on the first one are just what I like and the second card is a lot of fun. Thank you for the inspiration!💗
These are both beautiful cards. Love the pastel colors in your first card. I also like the more traditional look of your second card.
Your cards are great! I especially love the snowflake card and how you offset the words with gray!
I love the new backgrounds, makes making cards so easy.
Beautiful cards! I love the cute little Christmas stocking card! Thanks for sharing this great inspiration! Take care! :)
I am a sucker for stockings - too cute! I love everything about your first card, too - the color combo and softness, and the way the greeting stands out. Perfect!
My favorite is the kraft card with stocking. Both are beautiful.
The snowflake card is so cute with the pastel colors! Love it. I also love the card with the stocking - always reminds me of Christmas. Adorable cards!
Very nice, classic cards. Great job
You do amazing things with your cards. I love how the text is the focus.
Beautiful cards! The snowflakes really pop against the pastel background- so pretty!
Nice ideas for use. I like the lighter color mix.
Such gorgeous Christmas cards! Love the snowflakes and the cute stocking...
Thanks for sharing.
I especially love your adorable stocking on craft paper. I LOVE that look <3
Both your cards are so great looking! I just love that little stocking and how you colored it. The pastel card has such lovely ink blending.
From soft and elegant to warm and homey-- you've got quite a breadth of creative talents showing here, and both done beautifully! Love them both-- thanks so much for the inspiration!
Awesome cards! Love the soft colors on your first card!
Never thought to use pastels for holiday cards but it is beautiful! Love the soft background on your stocking card.
I really like your pastel holiday card, it's a softer and refreshing look. Thank you for the inspiration.
Pretty snowflakes and cute stocking.
Both cards are beautiful Amy, but I must say that your snowflake card with the soft, non-traditional colors, and your bold sentiment done in those same soft colors really caught my attention! Absolutely stunning!!!
I really like the Snowflake Pattern Coverplate card. A unique use of colors, too. Thanks for sharing.
All of these cards are beautiful, you did an excellent job on each one.
Hi Amy :) Love your color palettes on these cards!!! Very, very attractive! Thanks for inspiring me :)
The soft colors in your first card are so pretty - such an elegant card! I especially like the second card with the kraft background.The stocking is great and love the elements you can use to fill it! Thanks for sharing!
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