Friday 25 August 2023

Hero Arts Holiday 2023 catalogue release blog hop

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Today, we're hopping to celebrate the release of the holiday catalogue from Hero Arts! You should have come here from Lounon's blog post!

We'll be giving away two $50 gift cards, drawn from the comments left along the hop. Comment on all the blogs for more chances to win! You have until Thursday, August 31 at 11:59pm to enter. The winners will be announced on the Hero Arts blog. The list of stops on the hop is below.
I made two cards today - one Christmas card, one art deco inspired!

 For this card, I stenciled the Art Deco Dancing Light Stencil with Embossing and Watermark ink, then embossed it with gold embossing powder. I then sprayed my panel with the new Black + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray.

The next stop on the hop is the one and only Cathy Zielske - I can't wait to see what she has created!

 Here is the complete list of stops on the hop today:  

Hero Arts

Hero Arts Creative Team:  

Channin Pelletier
Dana Joy
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Lydia Fiedler
Michelle Short
Mindy Eggen

Hero Arts Global Team:  

Anna Mahtani
Arjita Singh
Erica A-B
Karen Boyce
Michelle Lupton

Special Guests: 

Cathy Zielske
Daniel West
Jaycee Gaspar
Jenn Shurkus
Jennifer Kotas
Jennifer McGuire
Joan Bardee
Kelly Taylor
Laurie Willison
Meg Brooks
Nichol Spohr
Ralph Tyndall
Rebecca Keppel
Wanda Guess

Also, I have exciting news - there's a new Hero Arts Stamp-along coming up, and guess who is one of the teachers??? 

Thanks for visiting :)


  1. Your backgrounds are amazing! I LOVE the gold!

  2. wow the second card is so elegant - love all the yummy gold

  3. The gold Moderne background is so eye- catching.

  4. I especially like the first one--the plants look so pretty! And I like the JOY...

  5. Very nice cards. It's fun seeing how different people use the same things.

  6. I love the gold background. So elegant.

  7. HI, Michelle - These are both very elegant, particularly the "fan" (second) one. I really think the blue "joy" in the center of card #1 adds a perfect touch to that card. Great job on both cards!!
    Lori S in PA

  8. Both cards are just lovely. Wonderful backgrounds!

  9. Your holiday cards are beautiful!

  10. Stunning cards 😍 love the foil.

  11. My favorite is the second card.
    The Gold and Black combination makes for an elegant card!

  12. I love your cards! The gold and black one is stunning!

  13. Beautiful backgrounds, Michelle. Love the gold on black!

  14. Two very nice cards. Love that gold background. [Bunny]

  15. Beautiful cards. Love the sentiments.

  16. Two beautiful cards, Michelle! Thanks for the inspiration with these new products! Looking forward to "seeing" you at the next Stamp-Along!!

  17. Beautiful cards! I love the greenery and flower design on your first card, and the art deco stenciled design on the second! Love that gold embossing on the black background!

  18. Both cards are beautiful, Michelle! I especially love the first - that stamp (stencils) is my favorite from this release and I love the colors you used.

  19. Pretty colors and fancy with the gold.

  20. I like the color combo one the first card. The second card looks so elegant.

  21. Beautiful cards! I love the black tone-on-tone card!

  22. Your shimmer card is stunning! TFS!! :-)

  23. So beautiful! The first one just makes me want to get my inks and colors out and make my own right now! Looks like so much fun! Beautiful cards!

  24. Nice colors on your Christmas card! The gold embossing on the second card looks very nice on black.


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