I {heart} Hero Arts blog hop

July 24, 2009

Stamping

When I heard about the I {heart} Hero Arts blog hop, I had to join in the fun! Thanks goes out to Ashley M. for organizing.

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The challenge was to create a thank you card in honor of Hero Arts that uses your fav HA stamps. I couldn’t possibly pick a favorite to work with – so I just selected two that have been seeing a lot of ink lately… S5208 Designer Woodgrain & an owl from the LP131 Four Stylish Owls.

Other supplies: Chocolate notecards, White staz-on, & acetate notecard (all Hero Arts), ribbon (Hobby Lobby), stapler, Mega/Giga scallop punches (Marvy), Vanilla/Caramel cardstock (SU!), Corner Rounder (Fiskars), Copic Markers, google eyes, Versamark, white embossing powder

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Ashley gave all the hoppers two questions to answer:

The first is to tell your Hero Arts story and how you got started using Hero Arts products.

I still remember the first time I saw the real flower line in a local stamp store when I first started stamping about 5 years ago. Wow – what gorgeous flower images! I just had to have them all.

I also fell in love with the font used in their sentiment stamps at the time…and I still love those stamps today:

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The second question is to tell why we are thankful for Hero Arts. Wow! There are so many reasons.

    * Hero produces a wonderful, quality product and have brilliant designs in both wood-mount & clear stamp sets

    * Hero is a “green” company and have taken conscious steps to minimize their carbon footprint

    * The people associated with Hero couldn’t be nicer… from the shipping department to the CEO, I’ve only had the best of interactions with everyone I’ve come into contact with.

    * Their generosity…man, have you seen all the cool giveaways Hero has done in the last year?!?!

    * Hero really listens to their customers and are constantly searching for ways to improve how they do business – have I said how AWESOME the new webpage is?!?!?!

    * Having the opportunity to share my love of Hero with the online community as a member of the web design team. It’s been a dream come true to be a part of this talented group of ladies, and I can’t say enough good things about my experience so far!

Make sure you drop by the blog hop to see everyone else’s projects, and hope you have a great weekend!
~Laura

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28 Responses to “I {heart} Hero Arts blog hop”

  1. Hannah Nicole F Says:

    Super Cute Card!

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  2. Kelly Booth Says:

    LOVE this Sweet Little Card…two of my Favorite stamps!!
    Loved your story too….

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  3. Kryssi Says:

    I think HA sentiments are wonderful too! I bought a bunch back then as well but alas never used them because I can’t line them up, lol! Wonderful card!! TFS!!

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  4. Laura Says:

    Love this. Although, I have to admit I am partial to clear cards. I have so many of those sentiments too!

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  5. Tomo Says:

    What a cute and classy card! Love the transparency look to used the Designer Woodgrain stamp. Very inspirational.
    Thanks for sharing your great tips with us! πŸ™‚

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  6. Kiara Lee Says:

    Totally awesome card, love it!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  7. kath Says:

    super cute card Laura…love that birdie and I am loving reading everyone’s hero arts story….hugs kath xxxxx

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  8. Paula Says:

    Your card is so very lovely & your story is wonderful.

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  9. Alice W. Says:

    WOW!! What a great card! Love the design a lot, so pretty!

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  10. Laurie S Says:

    Love your card. I just the HA owls, they are adorable. And the wood grain, definitely a must have. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Heather Maria Says:

    Fantastic card. I love it. The woodgrain is gorgeous on the transparency and your little owl is so cute.

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  12. Beverley Says:

    Your card is so cute & I love the color & texture. I have many of the sentiment stamps too! x

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  13. stampersuzz Says:

    Great card! Love the woodgrain background for your cute owl!

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  14. Cathy A Says:

    I just adore your super cute owl card, thanks for playing along

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  15. Lucy Says:

    What a fab card – such amazing acetate stamping, and love the goggly eyes on the owl πŸ™‚

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  16. Sarah M Says:

    Love your card, Laura!!

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  17. Lin Says:

    Sweet card, Laura! Love that you used an acetate card!

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  18. shelly p Says:

    I love your card. The wood grain background with the owl is so cute!

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  19. Lorena Says:

    Wow! What a beautiful card! You really mastered the woodgrain stamping πŸ™‚

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  20. dustypenny (aka Joy) Says:

    Love your owl card, Laura. Too cute!

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  21. gscrapbooks Says:

    Adorable card! I love those sentiment stamps too, they are timeless. πŸ™‚

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  22. Anne Gaal Says:

    Hi, Laura! What a terrific card! I love that you used an acetate card base. It looks great with the woodgrain! And that owl is just toooooo cute! Happy Blog Hopping! πŸ™‚

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  23. Chris M Says:

    Laura, your card is so fantastic!! Love how you’ve done the woodgrain on the acetate!! Great work!

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  24. Susan McRae Says:

    Fantastic card!

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  25. Shanna Vineyard Says:

    I love this card! That Owl is a hoot! Thanks for sharing!

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  26. laura vegas Says:

    this is an adorable card laura! love the woodgrain mixed with the cute owl. and i just love all the browns!

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  27. cathy Says:

    Awww, I have GOT to get that woodgrain stamp! You have made an adorable card with it!

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  28. Virginia L. Says:

    I love your owl card. So simple yet so sophisticated! Thank you for joinging the blog hop and share your talent! What a GREAT blog you have here! Thanks for having me πŸ™‚

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