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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Everyday Hero Trio


I have some fun cards for you today!  But before we start, have you entered my BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY?? I started sending out a newsletter a few times a month and I'm looking for NEW NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBERS - not just blog followers!  Make sure you sign up for my newsletter.  Follow the birthday giveaway link!

So today I have 3 cards using a new set from Stampin' Up! called Everyday Hero.  This is such a great set - for boys and girls - young and old!  I loved the old Calling All Heroes set from Stampin' Up! and was sad to see it go.  This set though far exceeds the other!  I think you'll agree!


I started by picking out this new designer series paper (DSP) called Urban Underground.  This is another sneak peek at some great masculine paper in the new catalog.  I decide to use Emerald Envy and Crushed Curry to offset the dark gray and black.


This set comes with a "D" and an "M" for dad and mom - but I decided to turn the M sideways for an "E" for our little Eli.  Perfect card for his lunchbox!


To create a longer skyline, I first stamped the image on thin computer paper - I find this paper makes the best masks.  Fussy cut as best as you can around the image to blend the images together.


This next card is so sweet!  I love the little sentiment. :)  



And it just so happens that the star from the Brights Enamel Shapes fits perfectly on the stamped star!


Lastly, I made a card with my mom in mind!  Superheroes can have grey hair too I think! 



The background sentiment is made with two separate stamps.  Because this set is photopolymer, this was easy to line up!


I made the skyline the same with the masking technique.  This time I stamped on two different grays.  I really like how this turned out!


I hope you like this set!  I'm considering having this set as part of an upcoming Stamps in the Mail kit.  If this is a set you think you'd consider, please let me know!

Blessings,
Holly

3 comments:

  1. So "super" glad to have you as a daughter�� Congrats to my hero artisan!

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    1. ❤️️ Thanks mom! You're my hero too! YOU are he one who introduced me to stamping!

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  2. Beautiful cards & photos Holly! Congrats again! <3

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