Hero Arts cherish

** 8/1/17 Top 3 at Tuesday Throwdown! **

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday – I hope your week has started off with a bang! Today is my post day on the a2z Scrapbooking blog and I’m excited to share a DT inspiration project using several Hero Arts products – Vintage Travel Digital Kit, Love by Lia stamp set, Intense Black inkPaper Layering Eiffel Tower die and Detail Black Embossing Powder. I created a CAS anniversary card for the hubs done in one of my favorite color combos of black and white with a pop of red. So romantic! ;)

This card was super easy! I printed the Map overlay and the Postmark stamp in a 5.5″ square area along with the Paris stamp off to one side (all from the Vintage Travel Digital Kit) on white cardstock. I trimmed the map area to a size slightly smaller than my card base and matted it on black cardstock, then cut out the little Paris stamp and adhered it with dimensional foam at an angle over the postmark.


I cut a strip of red and white polkadot paper, matted it on black and adhered it across the bottom portion of the map panel. I stamped ‘cherish’ from the Love by Lia stamp set in Versamark and embossed it with the Detail Black Embossing Powder.


I adhered the Paper Layering Eiffel Tower  die cut with dimensional foam and finished the front with varying sizes of Berry Red Crystal Drops. I’m loving how this turned out!


I decorated the inside with a leftover piece of the polkadot paper, stamped the sentiment from the same Love by Lia stamp set and matted the panel on red cardstock. I went one step further and stamped the bottom portion of the sentiment again in red ink on a scrap piece of white cardstock, fussy cut the little hearts and adhered them over top of the hearts in the sentiment, leaving just a tiny ‘shadow’ of black.


Happy to enter this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Creations: #346 – Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs: Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage: #92 – Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations: #279 – Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge: Week #30 – Anything Goes
International Art & Soul: #13 – Dies
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #62 – Anything Goes
Not Just Cards: #46 – Anything Goes
Scrapping4fun Challenges: #95 – Bon Voyage/Vacation
Sweet Stampers Challenge: #9 – Favorite Colors
Tuesday Throwdown: #353 – Black & White + 1 Other Color
Word Art Wednesday: #292/293 – Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Open Challenge: #24 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD White and Black Onyx cardstock, Stampin’ Up Real Red cardstock, Stampin’ Up Sending Love DSP
Stamps: Hero Arts Vintage Travel Digital Kit, Hero Arts Love by Lia stamp set
Ink: Versamark, Hero Arts Intense Black ink, Stampin’ Up Real Red ink
Dies/Punches: Hero Arts Paper Layering Eiffel Tower die
Accessories: Hero Arts Detail Black Embossing Powder, Berry Red Crystal Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up a project with us! Remember, our challenge is Anything Goes this month and we’d love to see your project using Hero Arts products! Be sure to check out all the amazing crafty goodies in the a2z Scrapbooking store! AND if you use the code Leslie15 you’ll get 15% off your order of $25 or more! Woot-woot! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you soon!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

13 thoughts on “Hero Arts cherish”

  1. A neat card here love your background paper adding your Eiffel Tower stamp off centre looks good. A great card. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Digi Choosday challenge. Good luck with your entry. Hugs Andrea


  2. What a stunning card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers challenge and i hope to see yoou again.


  3. Stunning card, so simple yet rich. Thank you for joining us International Art & Soul! Hope you’ll join our new challenge, which starts today. And be sure to check back next Sunday for the winner’s post. Best, CG


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