Tuesday, January 1, 2013

A Blog Named Hero: you are my sunshine...




I'm part of a ginormous Seasons Giving Blog Hop, you won't want to miss it, check it out HERE.

Click HERE for the Paper Made Bakery New Release & Blog Hop.

I have some GREAT news HERE.

I'm super thrilled to tell you that I'm a Guestie over at


A new challenge starts today


I used a new Hero Arts set and a new technique:


I've been wanting to try out the chalkboard technique for awhile.  I'm not much of a technique person so I'm glad I had this push to follow through on this.


I managed to combine 2 Hero Arts Sets...my new one:



along with



The snowflake is Studio Calico and the sentiment strip is from Amy Tangerine's Ready Set Go collection.

Simon Says Stamp is the super sponsor!


Make sure you pop over to A Blog Named Hero to see what all that gals designed!  

You will be truly inspired....



57 comments:

~jan said...

What a coolio technique- makes for one awesome card!

Lynn said...

Seriously! You're awesome!

Laurel said...

This is awesome Amy!

mema said...

Wow, thanks for a chance to win
I joined your site

Sherry Eckblad said...

I absolutely love this Amy! You did this technique amazingly and might even of convinced me to give it a try, once I figure out how to do it.

MsJudyC said...

Very cute card and technique.

Unknown said...

This looks awesome, Amy!!

Ann said...

Congrats on the guest DT & such a cutie pie card! And how FUNNY that you got the Hey Day set--saw it in the store & thought of YOU!

jessica said...

This is awesome!!! LOVE this technique...now off to find some videos on doing this :)
TFS

LisaMartin said...

Cute cards! Thanks for sharing your love of the craft.

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Great card Amy! Thanks for sharing!

Unknown said...

LOVE!!! Awesome use of a cool technique girlie ;) Need that HA/SC sentiment set!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love it!!!

Pam said...

Love it , Happy New Year

Wida said...

Dude, I got this stamp set and now I know what I am going ot do with it!!! HA!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

CONGRATS on the GDT!! That's AWESOME!! I love love love love your card!!! Loving that chalkboard technique!!

Laura said...

Very cute card! Love the stamp set! Happy New year!

Tracey McNeely said...

Amy congrats on being a Guest Designer your card using the chalkboard technique is just fantastic!

Jill said...

What a cool looking card. Thank you so much for sharing.

Sue Bridges said...

Happy New Year

snowbear said...

Love the chalkboard look!

Shannon Fralish said...

Fantastic card -- love that new chalkboard technique! And congrats on the GDT!

Jessica Buffa said...

Congratulations on your Guest Spot Amy! I love the technique you used and the sentiments go wonderful together!

Donna said...

This is a great technique cards look so great

Miriam Prantner said...

This looks fantastic! LOVE how it turned out!

Brianna loeffelbein said...

So cool loving this technique TFS , loved how it turned out !!
Briann

Jen W. said...

Whoop whoop on your GD gig! You may not be big into techniques but you rocked this one! Hope you have a wonderful 2013 and I can't wait to see all your creations!

Glenda J said...

This is amazing Amy! I'm not a technique person either but this card makes me want to try this. Absolutely fabulous!

Unknown said...

Amy, thanks for participating in this blog hop. Happy New Year1

Barb Turpin said...

This is so cool...I just barely saw this technique today and wanted to give it a try...you did an awesome job with this one Amy!

Annette Allen said...

wow this card totally rocks... Love it..

Congrats on your GD gig..

liz at liz's paper loft said...

amy, love your chalkboard art! have a happy and healthy new year!

morentin1326 said...

wow... this is so awesome...thanks for the chance to win… adventureofthecreativemind.blogspot.com

Alice said...

wow! super cool! have to try this sometime! fabulous work as always, girl! Happy New Year to you and yours! =)

MCH said...

Looks really great would love to see hoe its done! Good job

ivy said...

I must try this chalkboard technique also! great card!

TesaB said...

WOW! Amazing card, soooo cool!!! Fab use of all the sentiment stamps!!!! And congrats to this gig too!!!

Michelle said...

Your card looks awesome, Amy! :-)

Lynn said...

Way to go on the guest DT...and awesome use of the chalkboard technique. It is stunning!

Courtney K said...

what an awesome card Amy! and love the little pops of color with the strip along the bottom.

Sylvia said...

So much fun, Amy, love the chalkboard effect! Hope your New Year's Day was a good one.

Audrey Pettit said...

Huge congratulations on your guest designer spot, Amy! And a fabulous card with a very cool technique. Love the combo of sentiments you used!

maria f. said...

That hey day sentiment set is perfect for this technique. Great job.

MS said...

You must be a closeted technique girl because this flippin' rocks!!

Jessi Fogan said...

I love how you combined all the fab sentiments! ANd the rainbow sentiment at the bottom? Perfection :)

Sue Bridges said...

Happy New Year!

Michelle said...

SO cool! You did a great job for a 'not much of a technique' girl. snicker I think you'll have to take that back because you nailed this!

Emily Leiphart said...

This is freakin' amazing, Amy! I LOVE what you did with those sentiment stamps! I seriously need to figure out how to use this technique. Love how it looks!

Taheerah said...

I have been loving this technique popping up all over Blogland. Great card, you really showcased the chalkboard trend superbly!

Angie Tieman said...

Awesome card!! I just watched Betsy's video the other day about the chalkboard technique, so want to try it! You nailed it here! Congrats on the blog guestie! I have to go check them out!

Inkyfingers said...

What a great technique Amy - such a cute card. Have a great 2013!

Rose said...

this is awesome!!!!

My Paper Epiphany said...

Wow - this is brilliant, you've combined the sentiments so well!

donna mikasa said...

So uber cool, Amy! I have these exact stamps and can't wait to try this technique.....now!!

Aimes said...

Awesome use of that technique! Congrats on the GDT!
Hugs!
x

Barb Turpin said...

Amy, this card is awesome...love it!

Virginia L. said...

Congrats on the Hero Arts Tweet! This chalkboard card is gorgeous, Amy!