Hello Friends! How are you? I hope this post finds you happy and finding some crafty time in your week. 🙂
Each one of Hero Arts kits is so different and each one is a fabulous not to mention a great value. I will share more of the kit details, price and the giveaway after my cards.
A big bouquet is what I was going for and ended up just giving the biggest flower center stage on my card.
The die cuts for this flower allow you to make some …what I call yummy layers because the die cut .. cuts to the edge without a white boarder. I always finish the white edges with a black memento marker.
Layers really make a card pop as you all know… I used the super fab watercolors in the kit to paint my flower. Once dry I settled upon a open window card. The sentiment was stamped with this black ink on vellum and taped to the back of the front. The large watercolor background on the inside was something I had done previously.
These flowers were created with only one of the layering dies (part of the flower) The glass jar and the butterfly are from “Mason Jar Bugs” stamp set. The sentiment banner I cut free hand from some scrap watercolor and added a vellum layer on top to soften the bright color. The twine was colored with a red marker.
Once the flowers were dry I added some dots with the tip of a marker in red. White gel pen dots were added to the centers of the flowers.
The watercolor palette in the kit has some beautiful pearlescent shimmer colors like the blues and purples I used on this one layer card.
Usually I leave my watercoloring to dry and when I come back I want add more…putz around the coloring a little. I added some grey shadows with my Copic markers (even tho it’s watercolor paper) and more dots with markers on top of the watercoloring. Stamping a sentiment on vellum is the easy answer for me since I never plan out a card.
KIT DETAILS : The kit is available for purchase HERE. The kit sells for $29.99
WHAT’S IN THE KIT:
-A 4×6 clear stamp set.
-A set of four Frame Cuts dies, designed to cut and stack the flower into a layered element. Stamp the rose four times to use with these dies.
-A Paper Layering die, which allows you to pop-up a single stamped rose for a different dimensional look.
-A dot sheet of DANIEL SMITH watercolors in a palette specifically selected for Hero Arts. Each dot of paint allows watercoloring of 2-3 images, to give you an introduction to these wonderful paints.
-Heavy cardstock in cream and white, notecards and pearls.
NOTE: There are 3 optional add-on items available for purchase-
CL980 Happy Mother’s Day
DI190 Happy Mother’s Day Frame Cuts
DANIEL SMITH watercolor paints in 15ml tubes – 18 colors in all, the colors used on the Hero Arts Palette dot sheet. (These are very high quality paints!)
GIVEAWAY: Hero Arts is giving away one of these kits to a random commenter. If you leave a comment on each stop you have a better chance to win one of these kits! Wahoo!
Go to Hero Arts Blog to start at the beginning or if you encounter any broken links. THE NEXT STOP ON THE HOP is Libby Hickson not only is she sweet & talented but, someone I really admire. Thanks so much for your visit today. Hugs, Kathy
P. S. Don’t forget … The kit is available for a limited time only – once it’s sold out you won’t be able to get it.
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