Wednesday, May 17, 2017

2017 Hero Arts Summer Catalog Blog Hop




Hello!!!  The Hero Arts Summer Catalog Products are now in the Hero Arts online store!  We are celebrating with a hop!  You should have arrived here from my awesome teamie May Park's blog.  If not, you'll want to start at the beginning which is the Hero Arts  Blog!

Hero Arts will be giving away three $25 shopping sprees, drawn from comments left across all blogs in the hop. Please comment by Wednesday, May 24th at 11:59pm PT and Hero Arts will announce the winners the following week.



I used the Floral Mix Layering Papers with the Tea Pot and Tea Cup.  They have been stamped with the CG707 Brushstroke Bold Prints and Orchid Hero Arts Bold Ink.  The sentiment is from the CM130 Color Layering Hydrangea set which has been stamped in Chalkboard Dye ink.  The frame was made using the Nesting Rectangle Dies.

I did a bit of watercoloring for the background and for the tea.

Next up is a card that uses the CM169 Enjoy The Journey set:



I'm a huge fan of all things nautical.  I stamped the anchor repeatedly on a panel from the Earth Mix Layering Paper pack in Cup O' Joe.  The sentiments have been stamped in Intense Black.  I used the coordinating Frame Cuts on the bottle and stamped it in Charcoal on Ranger Watercolor Paper.  The cork has been stamped in Cup O' Joe.  For ease of watercoloring I used Distress Oxide inks for the ship, water and background.


I finished it off with some twine, nice pop of color, don't you agree?

That's it for me...up next is our Fab Guestie, Cheiron Brandon!

In case you get lost along the way, here's the full hop listing:




187 comments:

Pitney said...

Thanks for the ideas!

Dee said...

Ideal paper to show off the great teapot and cup dies. The ship bottle is so neat!

Amy C. said...

Pretty designs! The ship in the bottle is fun and different.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee these!! LOVING the colors and LOVING that sentiment on the second one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kate Davis said...

I love the teapot!

Linda S. said...

Your 'Oh Ship' card cracks me up. It's a wonderful, and masculine, card.

Unknown said...

Love the Oh Ship card!!! The sentiments are hilarious!

Joy Meadows said...

Such nice cards, Amy! Love the teapot.

DisDesigns said...

The Oh Ship card is hilarious! And I do like the pop of color the twine gives it!

Sunshine said...

Great cards! Love the ship. So fun! Thanks for sharing! I'm looking forward to checking out the rest of the catalog.

-Michelle Daigle

Christina Dauven said...

Omg little ship in a bottle sooo cute i can't believe the cuteness of this release.

Sam Olden said...

Great texture on your teapot! And Oh ship is too cute : )

I Card Everyone said...

Oh Ship, indeed!!! fun designs, amy!
=]

Susan King said...

Love the tea cup pouring! Thanks for the idea!

Deb Selby said...

Love the ship in a bottle

BeverlyBL said...

I love the ship in the bottle, too.

FD91354 said...

I love that Oh Ship.. like my Oh Poop.. ha ha ha.. Love it..

nailgirl said...

Cute cards!!! love the ship!

tonyamaries said...

Oh ship! I love your cards Amy!

Elaine said...

Very nice cards...love the teapot pouring tea or coffee...neat idea!

Lisa A creations said...

Love the nautical card! Thanks for sharing!

Teresa Doyle said...

Very nice job on your cards Amy, love the tea pot one!

Lori said...

I just love the ship in the bottle!

stampinfranni said...

Nice cards! The ship is adorable.

Crafty Little Peach said...

These are so cute! And that "oh ship" is too funny! TFS

Purple Princess said...

love both cards!!

MaryFran said...

I love how you've done this!

Unknown said...

Love the "oh ship"! So fun and creative!

Stefanie White said...

Great cards, I'm so happy you chose to use the brushstroke background, I was looking forward to seeing that!

Monica said...
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cghundley said...

Lovely work on
this card. Great
colors.
Carla from Utah

Evelyn said...

Love the teapot and cup one!!

loceanjo said...

Wonderful collection of cards. Love the "Oh Ship" one!!

Monica said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing your talent!

Kentucky Daisy said...

This Hero Arts release has so many great things! Thanks for sharing some creative ways to use some of them!

dligon said...

oh my goodness, I love your "oh ship" card!! so funny

scrapperme said...

Great ship card, so hard to do cards for guys.

Sue D said...

Great cards. I really like the ship in a bottle.

Debbie said...

Very soothing colors.

Unknown said...

Omg that ship set is very pretty and funny!! Love it!

Nana Griffin said...

I like how you did the oh ship card.

Abby said...

Fun cards.

Sherrie said...

Really cool idea for the teapot. Cute cards.

Dellamano Designs said...

Cute cards! Thanks for sharing. I love the ship in a bottle one.

Beverly S. said...

Good job! I LOVE the card with the ship in a bottle....that one is my favorite! That stamp set is being added to my "want" list. ;)

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Awesome cards!

Carolee McCaslin said...

Love your cards!!!

Kathy Thisted said...

love how you layered the bits - so creative!

Kerry M said...

Love the Oh Ship in a bottle card

KimberlyM said...

Love what you did with the teapot - my daughter is stuck on the Beauty and as the Beast soundtrack and this totally made me think of Mrs Potts. :)

Lydia Lee said...

So cute and creative! Beautiful work! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Unknown said...

I've got to get that oh ship stamp! You have much more self control than me-if I did that teapot it would be covered in flowers and sequins!

Unknown said...

I totally love the ship stamp! You made such a cute card! Thank you for sharing for inspiration!!!

barbara c said...

Beautiful Teapot card and adorable ship in bottle card..

Heidi said...

Especially love the second card, gorgeous release!

Linda from AZ said...

I am such a fan of your creativity; thanks for sharing.

SusanME said...

Love your cards!

sheron said...

Love both cards but the ship in the bottle is my favorite. I,too, like all things nautical as I live on the coast of Maine.

Anonymous said...

I really like both of your cards. The, "Oh Ship" card is my favorite, it made me laugh.

bev p said...

Both cards are so cool. I love how you can go in so many directions with just a few supplies. The ship card is hilarious and very well executed. I love that you made your own coordinating layering paper with the anchors. Thanks.

Christy Malone said...

I love the teapot and cup card. I've collected teacups and teapots for years and years. I definitely need to add these to my stash.

Becca Yahrling said...

Love those nesting tea pots & cups & your card is cute. I really
love the ship in the bottle - fabulous!

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards!! I love that ship in a bottle Oh Ship card!! So pretty. The tea pot is very beautiful.

Unknown said...

I love seeing you use purple, Amy! Living closer to the water, I too am becoming attracted to the nautical theme. =)

Shelly said...

Oh, these are so fun!

Melodie's Kreations said...

Your cards are great. Love the ship one the most. TFS!

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Loving the ship in the bottle it's so beautiful and the tea pot too!

Linda said...

Never tire of your brilliant designs! Love these cards

SeekHim1 said...

Nice examples! Keep up the good work!

Colleen said...

The ship card is so precious

Geri S said...

What a sweet-tea of a card! And you can bottle me a ship any time!

Paula said...

Really like the "oh ship" card!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Pretty cards and fresh new designs! Thanks for the ideas:)

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

I love the teapot! Fun cards, thanks for sharing!

T Simmons said...

The ship in a bottle is a very fun idea.

Jeanne Beam said...

Great cards. Like the Oh Ship card. Thanks for sharing...

Barbara McDonald said...

Love the oh ship card. Thank you for sharing on the blog hop.

Barb said...

Love the ship card.

Unknown said...

I really like the ship card. Thanx for sharing.

Cynthia Cole said...

Great cards Amy!

Anonymous said...

These are great! Love the "Oh Ship" sentiment.

solarj said...

Love the ship in a bottle card. So fun!

Billie A said...

Ha ha love the oh ship card.. Great cards.

Deneen said...

I love nautical stuff too. Once again a great new stamp set from Hero Arts!

Janet D. said...

Love your card designs!!

Janice said...

The ship in a bottle card is great!

gabriella said...

The background on your ship card looks great. I really like the soft blended look and the twine was a nice touch

Barbara-Jean said...

you have a great sense of humor!

Unknown said...

Teapots and teacups?!!!? Swooooooon!! Adorable cards

Kathie S said...

Love the Oh Ship cards! Great set!

Unknown said...

Tea pots are so pretty and what guy doesn't like a ship in the bottle. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Di said...

Great cards, love the ship, great ideas.
Di B.

Lindarub said...

Love your cards.

Unknown said...

The ship in the bottle is a fun card!

Unknown said...

A little something for anyone. Love the ship in the bottle.

Isabel Z said...

Love what you created; you are so talented.

Cindy C. said...

Both so fun!!

Barbara said...

Wonderful release, thanks for the inspiration.

Diane Bakehouse said...

Love your cards. The ship in a bottle is a wonderful stamp set.

Unknown said...

Oh ship! Just makes me laugh! Great job!!

Miriam Prantner said...

These are great! My favorite is that second one, love the ship in the bottle!

Barbara said...

These are both as cute as can be! Just saying!

Christi Conley said...

LOL - that ship in the bottle is SO funny!!!

Unknown said...

Two very different cards! Love the ship card and the hero arts 'Enjoy the Journey' stamp set look great.

Kleri said...

Very unique cards!Thanks for sharing

Lindar C said...

Great cards, good inspiration!

Michelle H said...

I love the way you used the tea pot and scribble background stamp. Very creative.

Natalie said...

Really cute card! Love the design.
natgodfrey4@gmail.com

Dawn J said...

A ship in a bottle, how fun. Thanks for showing us a great card in time for Father's Day.

Heather DePasquale said...

Love your ship in the bottle! Thanks for sharing!

Starr said...

Beautiful card thank you for sharing

judy said...

I love the teapot and the sentiment that you used on your first card!

The Crafty Critter said...

I love the sentiment on your ship card! How great! Thank you so much for sharing all of these wonderful creations! I love the variety in this release! Thank you for the inspiration!

Unknown said...

I love the ship in the bottle card. So cute.

Phyllis said...

The ship in the bottle is my favorite. Such a clever idea. Thanks for sharing.

zehra said...

Pretty cards

Laura S said...

Great job using the tea pot, wasn't quite sure how to use that to make a cute card. Love the ship card!

Noreen said...

Love the ship in the bottle - fun idea for guys!

Noreen
Crafty Journal

Maryjo Monterosso said...

Very cute. Love the use of the teapot die.

Unknown said...

Very nice cards! Always been a Hero Arts fan!

Denise Bryant said...

Pretty cards! Love the teapot and the ship in a bottle!

Kiwi said...

Great cards,both of them! Thanks for sharing.

Debbie Rumpza said...

Super cute cards!

Margery C said...

Fun nautical card.

Unknown said...

Love everything! The oh ship one is beautiful!

Renee V said...

Great card ideas!!

Tracey McNeely said...

These are so much fun Amy!

Linda T. said...

I love this release! Your cards re stunning!

Unknown said...

Oh SHIP! I love these cards! Lol...thanks Amy for always being inspiring!! :D

Susan T said...

Oh Ship!!! I do love this card too. So cute. Thanks for the inspiration.

Natalie Winterstein said...

I love the ship in the bottle! So cool! :)

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

The ship one is so fun !!

cm said...

Fabulous showcases, Amy! Oh ship is too much fun! So enjoying seeing the creativity with this release (the sharks, especially, have caught my eye! Wouldn't my just-turned-5 year old nephew have fun with those? May have to order the set just for him!).
Hugs~c

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love your cards but the Oh Ship one sure made me chuckle!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the teapot.
The ship birthday card is
great - love snarky
sentiments.
thanks for sharing.

Sherry Butcher said...

Cute teapot & cup. love this summer collection. Thanks for sharing.

Rachel Russell said...

The Oh Ship one is brilliant! Love the sentiment and the ship in a bottle is so neat!

Unknown said...

Such awesome cards.

Gretchen Wilson said...

Great cards, love the ship in the bottle!

Terebene said...

I like the Oh Ship! Funny.

FeM said...

Your cards are cute and awesome.

Julie from NZ said...

I love the colours you have used on your cards, especially your teapot card. Thanks for sharing.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh so fun, I like them both!

Sharon said...

Loving this release. Loving the inspiration. Thank you.

Sandy Small said...

I love the new brushstroke background stamp, the infinity dies and the layering stamps!

Unknown said...

Love the ship in the bottle.

Mary-Anne V said...

Fun cards...love the tea cup dies and the ship in the bottle.

cindybearj said...

Oh ship, these are great cards!

Rebecca Ednie said...

Love the ship card. Very fun!

Farhana S said...

Wow 😍

NatQuebec said...

Nice and funny cards !

Roberta said...

Love the tea pot card. The other cards ate really cute too. Tea pots & cups hold special memories of my Mom & Mother-in-law.

Dawn Boswell Burke said...

The teapot was so creative. I would never have thought to do that with the die.

Patti H. said...

Great inspiration with these awesome cards! Love the colors!

Patti H. said...

Great inspiration with these awesome cards! Love the colors!

Leni said...

Love the card with the bottle, its fun!

patti said...

Your cards make me smile

Unknown said...

I love the brushstrokes Stamp she use and anything to do with coffee catches my eye. The card was nice but I am a country girl remember the state u completely left out of destinations. We are also noted for Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Team. You city people need to catch up here. Keep inspiring us with your beautiful cards...

Holly Jackson said...

I love the ship in a bottle cards so cute.

Jackie said...

Great cards! Love the teapot die and how you used it. Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

Simple and elegant :) thanks for the ideas
Dannelle- www.uniquetimedesigns.com

Tara said...

Love the "Oh Ship" card. Perfect for anyone. Thanks for the inspiration!

Kym Maxwell said...

Awesome cards!!! The nautical card is absolutely beautiful. Gotta love distress oxides!!

Karen B. said...

Two sweet cards with the perfect color combination!

Deb Stamps Life, LLC Deb Walker said...

Great design Amy--I'm CASing the teapot proportions! Always fun to see how you put your own stamp on life, and this Hero Arts Summer Release is a blast!

Debbie B said...

Great cards! So clever! This Hero Arts release is amazing! Loving this blog hop with all it's talent and inspiration! Thanks for sharing yours!

Jennifer Cole said...

So many great products in this release! Thanks for showing off some :)

Sallyann said...

Love your cards...very creative!!

barbara macaskill said...

Great cards! I especially love the Oh Ship card! I think we all need a little "oh ship" sentiment stamp in their stash! LOL! TFS

Unknown said...

Awesome cards! Your oh ship card is hillarious!

Christy Q said...

Oh Amy - your nautical card just blew me away! I love the scene in a bottle you created and the stamped panel. Your details always make your cards shine! The teapot card is beautiful, especially how you conveyed motion with the pouring tea.

Linda Callahan said...

These are adorable! Love the pouring teapot!

Dana M said...

Fun and fabulous cards! I love the ship in the bottle, makes me smile!

Unknown said...

The teapot card is so creative!! Love it!

mtscrapgal said...

Great cards. I love the sailing ship stamp and die the best.

Deborah Kaye said...

Great cards! Thank you for sharing!

Helen F. said...

Oh such Fabulous cards, Amy! I am really lovin' the ship in the bottle :-)

bbaxterj@frontiernet.net said...

Great cards! I really love the humor in the ship in a bottle card!

Dorothy S said...

Thanks for the inspiration - especially the teapot!

Unknown said...

Beautiful cards, thank you for sharing with us!

Kaylene Matyas said...

Awesome work, I'm also a big fan of nautical cards, and yours was really well done.

hilhashi said...

OH SHIP your cards are cute!

brenda said...

Great card ideas! Love the coloring on the ship in the bottle!

Janet Trapp said...

Super fun cards and release!
Thanks for the chance to win!
~God bless~

Unknown said...

Love these cards! Adore how you used the teapots and gave them a pattern, and that birthday card is so cute!

Kjudy1 said...

Love the cards! The ship in a bottle is probably my favorite but they are all great.

Lagene said...

AWESOME cards, I especially love your Oh Ship card! Great release!