Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Hero Arts Holiday Blog Hop


Welcome to my stop on the Hero Arts Holiday Blog Hop!  Today we are celebrating because all of the new Holiday 2011 stamps are now available in the Hero Arts online store.  Yay!

I've got a couple projects to share using some of these fabulous new stamps. First up is this card...



The trees and sentiment are from the Christmas Reindeers (CL540) stamp set.  And that scalloped border was created using one of the snowflake images from the Snowflakes (CL562) stamp set.

I had an extra tree leftover from my card, so rather than throw it in my scrap pile I decided to make it into a little gift tag to add to a bag.


The tag image used here is one of three cute images from the Christmas Tags (CL554) stamp set.  I will definitely be using this set for my Christmas wrapping this year!

Well, you have reached the end of the hop.  Did your wishlist grow?!?! ;)   Click here to shop for all of the new products in the Joy to You Holiday 2011 catalog.

If you missed any of the stops you can find all the links on the Hero Arts Blog.

And don’t forget about the giveaway! We have new holiday stamps up for grabs! Be sure to comment here and on ALL of the designer's blogs, as well as the Hero Arts blog, for a chance to win.

Have a great day!

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Joy said...

I want to grab my Christmas stamps and start stamping...the card and the tag with bag is amazing, so much eye candy, love!!!

Nancy said...

Don't you just love Christmas! I love you bag and tag set! So creative!

Sarah said...

GORGEOUS card and tag, Kelly!

craftjunkiesc said...

Love this card. Can see it being easy enough to reproduce in quantities. I'll be adding this to my list for this year.

SannaS said...

oh WOW!!!! b-e-a-utiful creations!! love them!! =)
hugs, SannaS

Angela said...

More fantastic inspiration using the Joy to You holiday stamps. Can't wait to try out some of these brilliant ideas. Thanks

Karen said...

your projects are beautiful and really have a visual impact....

stamping sue said...

Kelly, just wonderful! that tree works great for cards and tags!
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Sharon B said...

VERY cute!! LOVE the gift bag!!

Mary Kay said...

Oh, man, looks like I need to add gift tags to my creative to-do list...

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

So many ideas for us . . . stamps as scallops, trees for tags and wonderful packet. Thanks - I'm inspired.

Ellie said...

Super love! This is so much fun. Thank you for sharing

Kathy said...

Absolutely my wish list grew! I can peruse hundreds of stamp makers but I always come back to Hero Arts! They are my hands down favorite stamps all the time:) I love the brown paper gift bag, Kelly. I have a few of those and plan to USE them this year. Ha! And with your inspiration I will:)

Heidi said...

Beautiful card.

Tyra B. said...

Great job!!

Sandi M said...

Goodness, what an adorable card and tags. I have a thing for Christmas trees and this one is definitely on my wish list!

Denise said...

Awesome work - love those trees, so much detail. I want to run out and buy the supplies to make some of those gift bags. Thanks for the inspiration!

Marijke Maris said...

Great card and I love the gift tag.

Amy said...

Love the simplicity of your card. Beautiful colors. :)

Kelly Booth said...

GORGEOUS Kelly......LOVE LOVE your Card and Tag!!! Hugs..

Leslie Murphy said...

The baker's twine just makes your card! Adorable tags as well.

cheiron said...

Your trees are just gorgeous! Great idea to make a tag with the leftover tree.

judy said...

I love your gorgeous card, Kelly! The snowflake
border is so fun and creative.

Anonymous said...

Yikes! What a beautiful set! I love the colors, details and all!

Janet L.
leachm8@aol.com

Anonymous said...

Love the tag and little trees! Thanks for sharing!

crystalbutler@hotmail.com

Lee Anne said...

Your tag with the cut out window is wonderful! What a great idea! And the card with the brown panel and pop of red is just beautiful!

Anonymous said...

The gift bag set is just a beauty and your card amazing!! Wonderful hop! Thank you-lberry1400@bellsouth.net

Wendy ten Hove said...

Soooo lovely!! Love the tags you created, but the card the most! Using the snowflakes to create such a lovely border is just perfect!!! Very, very nice!!
Hugs, Wendy

Sandra said...

I love your card, my favorite part is the snowflake circle border.

Mary Dawn said...

beauty! love your scalloped border!

Anonymous said...

This card makes me think of gingerbread for some reason. It is so cute and yet elegant at the same time.

Ujjwal said...

love the gorgeous snowflake scalloped border and the tag is really great!

Andi (RrlScrapGal) said...

Oh I am loving Christmas! Your tag is just too darn adorable along with the card and bag... Super job!

Joan V said...

Oh my goodness, the scalloped border is fantastic. This is why I love this Hero Arts blog. I am forever learning something new. Love those trees. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Dasa said...

soo cute! love tags and trees...so so cute!

Eli said...

Very cute!

Renee M said...

Love it all--so sweet! Thanks for sharing :)

Louise said...

Gorgeous!! I love how you made the trees curl

Sue McRae said...

Great card design, love that scalloped border!

MakingCardsIsFun! said...

LOVE the bag!

Jenny said...

Beautiful! Love the bag!!

Lynda said...

Love the card and the tags. Just beautiful!

Anne B. said...

Beautiful! Love the card, it has a modern, yet traditional look. Fab details.

Maureen Morton said...

I loooove that snowflake border, Kelly! It is all so good! Thanks!

Natasha Kara said...

Beautiful! I love how you created the border with the snowflake stamp. Very resourceful! Love your tag too:)

bethann d said...

wonderfu ideas. great cards. must get these stamps

Deirdre said...

Did my wishlist grow? Oh boy, I am in serious trouble! Love what you created - all stunners. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Love the gift bag & tag! Great ideas!!..Mildred Mildew

Maureen Chandler said...

Love your cards - and the tag is just so cool! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Christine said...

love the tag! love the card! thanks for sharing!

Vera Rhuhay said...

Ohmy...I love the tag and the card are just Gorgeous!

Yolanda said...

Very sweet look with the slight curl on the tree edges and the pop of color from the twine.

Claire said...

Oh yes my wish list grew. Hope to see these more in action at Scrapfest!! Thanks for sharing!!

Nana said...

Love the gift bag and the tag. Thanks for sharing.

Nathalie

Paula said...

SUPER CUTE! Thanks for sharing -

MariClaudi said...

Love the tags!

Kelly said...

so pretty! Love how you used the snowflakes as a border!

naneruth said...

wonderful card and gift bag!

Marie-José B said...

Really beautiful!

Christy B. said...

Wonderful card and gift bag. I can see I am going to have to purchase the tag set...it is fantastic!!

Message Keeper said...

Nice card and tag! I really like the tag very much!

Kimmers said...

Great card and tag - I love the twine! TFS

Shari Carroll said...

I LOVE You!!!

Debbi said...

cute trees!!!

patscrap91 said...

Great ideas ! Love the card and the gift bag.

geebamom said...

I love your stamping style. It's old-fashioned and modern at the same time. Thanks for sharing.

Cindy said...

Love your card and I especially love the bag with the tag! Going to have to make some of those myself this year!

creativearts said...

Great card and tag, love the colors!

Kelly Massman said...

love those trees and the addition of the twine to everything!

Pine Bird Knitter said...

Well, you sealed it! I NEED the tag stamps :-) Thanks for your projects.

Donelda said...

my wish list definately grew!! your card is awesome - love those trees!

Char said...

The tags are awesome. I need those.

Мария Доричева Maria Doricheva said...

Beautiful gift set. I am sure to make a few of these. Very inspiring!

anni said...

So cute! Love the tag and card!

Denise P. said...

See, there go those Christmas Tag stamps to the top of my list again! Lovely!

Bonnie said...

Great little scallops--and I love that candy-cane yarn accent!

T said...

I've done no christmas shopping this year. Uh OH.

Beth Buss said...

Kelly,
Great bags!The tree is very whimsical. Would love
to have it too. Thanks...

Linda said...

the white snowflakes on the gift bag are adorable, i will definitely copy that!

Kylie M-W said...

I love the idea of using the stamps for tags as well!

Julie in Edmonds said...

Beautiful! I really love the snowflake scalloped border. Yum.

Terri said...

Love the brown and blue! Great card!

Yvon (jioya) said...

that are some great idea's!!!

Hugs Yvon.

Katie said...

Cute, cute tag! And I love how you used the snowflakes as scallops!

Kim P. said...

Beautiful card! Loved the trees

Susan said...

My husband always loves using tags in his Christmas stuff. I will definitely have to share this one with him.

Anonymous said...

Love the card, love the tag....will probably copy the tag since I love it so much!!!

KellyC

Anonymous said...

Love the card and gift bag. I want to try using a snowflake stamp as a border. Thank you for that.

Margaret K

Donna said...

Love the way that you used the tree for the gift tag! So cute!

Maria McClure said...

Beautiful card and tag!!! Thanks for a great blog hop!

Annan said...

Love the color and simple design on the card and tag!

Mary Leeson said...

Kelly love this stampset. BUt I love what you did to make look "homespun" with the color combination you used....love what you did with the tag. NICE! TFS and God bless ya~

Annette Goodey said...

Love the colours used for your card and what a great idea to use the circles as a border. I can see I might be copying you!

Carey said...

I love the clever way you used the circle snowflake stamps as a trim!

Nancy said...

Oh wow...I LOVE this card! Wonderful tag design, too!

Jean said...

Love the way you curled the edges of the tree - beautiful detail.

Anonymous said...

Love the Christmas tree...and your colors are fab!

---rebecca
http://thehappycrafters.blogspot.com/

Martina said...

Those trees are gorgeous - love the curled edges.

Colleen said...

OMG! I love those Christmas trees, and what a fabulous tag they make, too! And what inspiration for the scalloped edge!!

JRhoades said...

What a great way on using the Snowflakes! Great card & I love the tags!

RedGem said...

Great card... wonderful colors for the holidays. I love what you did on the scalloped edge. Tks for sharing!

dragonflyspecialties72 said...

I love this card!!! The trees are really cute!

Flo - Sweetideas said...

Love your bag with tag and the card has a gingerbread feel to it.

Kathy (krolski) said...

Your card is beautiful Kelly and the gift bag is super cute!

Trexxann said...

I am loving the matching card and tag Kelly and the stamped scalloped border on your card is awesome! Bring on Christmas!!

Cathy said...

I love the way the edges of the trees curl and the use of the twine. Very cute!!

SherylH said...

Beautiful card using a non-traditional colour combination -- the brown background totally works here.

Dana D. said...

Love your card Kelly, the red and white twine just sets it off.......adorable

Anonymous said...

I really love the tag. Another set to addd to the list. The tree card is beautiful- I love the scallop snowflake border. All you ladies have inspired me to start work on my Christmas card list as well as my mothers. Thanks to all for sharing and making the day a little cooler!
Sharon L-S

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Lovely card and tag, Kelly!

Anonymous said...

Great card--traditional but a little spark added.

Betty said...

gorgeous tree card and love the addition of the tag and bag. thanks for a chance to win.

Nancy L. said...

love, love those little trees!!

paperpapier said...

the Christmas tag stamp set is really a good bargain! Beautiful project here!

Irene Talaasen said...

Hi Kelly, What a gorgeous card and then the bonus of the darling tag and gift bag. Thanks for a chance to win and maybe get started early :)

April said...

Wonderful projects! I love how you used the snowflakes on all the projects. loving the stamps! Great job!

Colleen C. said...

Beautiful card and gift bag!

Pat said...

Beautiful! Love the Christmas tree!

cindy said...

Fun cards (and a fun hop) Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Amazing work Kelly! Love the snowflake border on your card.
Deb Lorence

Beastybunny said...

Love these projects! The first thing I thought of when I saw the card colors was "Yum. Mint chocolate!" :D Great job.

Chris Space said...

Your card is very much my style only my style never turns out like yours. I like the carry through of the snowflakes on the trees to the scalloped circles. I've got to try using the circles and stamping them for further interest.

kaitlyn.shrubb said...

Love your trees!! Great technique.

VikkiCH said...

Wow!! these ideas are spectacular!

Karina Beck said...

Now I am in christmas mood. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous work!

Victoria said...

Love all the new images! Had to decide which ones are my favs.

Driven to Ink said...

My wish list has definitely gotten a lot bigger! I love that snowflake scalloped border, so cute - this stamp set was already on my wish list until I saw the sizzix reindeers - SO looking forward to getting them in my inky hands!

Karen R. said...

Such fun details on that card, and I love the gift bag & tag!

Iris said...

Amazing card and tag!

Melissa said...

What a cute card and adorable little gift tag! Thanks for the wonderful ideas!

Kelli W said...

that was a great idea for the extra tree - I'm the same way, I can't throw stuff away, I need to turn it into something else!

liberal sprinkles said...

lovely card and tag! I love the snowflake edges.

Sarah said...

I think the layout on your card is just fantastic. And those tress have such great color!

Tricia said...

Love those trees - especially on the tag! So festive!

Jessica Y. said...

I love the gift bag idea...

Leslie R said...

Great ideas! Love the colors!
lrodriguez 5 @ cox. net

Deirdre Watt said...

So many ideas! Loves the card. The bag and tag are so cute. I need these stamps. All of them. Now!

Eveline said...

Totally different from what I've seen on the other blogs but again a wonderful card and tag.
Eveline.

Barbara said...

Love the card and the bag with the gift tag! They are both really neat! I liked your idea for creating the scallop border. That is so clever!

Lidiya said...

I love them! Great ideas! Thanks

Cindy said...

Thanks, So Lovely Both!

Anonymous said...

My-o-My!!! did my wish list ever grow!!! Now I am off to hunt down the reindeer set with those terrific trees on your card!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Cathy M. said...

The tree card is wonderful. Thanks for the color idea.

Cyndi S said...

I love your gift bags and tags. Very pretty. Thank you for the short but wonderful blog hop.
cstephenson at q dot com

Jamie said...

Great card and gift bag!

Marsha said...

Pretty card - the candy cane string ribbon is perfect!

Anonymous said...

love the trees and how it adds just an extra touch. ghindmarsh@shaw.ca

Diane Laube said...

Your card and tag were great. I like cutting things out also. Thanks for the great ideas.

Anonymous said...

After this I am so ready to start Christmas cards!
LOVE that tree! So many possibilities!
rheartsong@msn.com

Cindy C. said...

Wonderful card and gift bag! Love that tag! And yes Kelly, my wishlists grew!!

Lucille K said...

Love the Christmas tree on your card and tag, beautiful :)

Marty said...

Thanks for making a card that would be mailable! Postage is just gettin' too pricey for the fancy ones. Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win a great prize from one of my favorite companies.

Jenn said...

Love the gift tags! Would be great to use for your own wrapping or to give as a gift. thanks for sharing.

Robin Cooper said...

Love your card! Thanks for sharing.

ntsisterz said...

My wish list is definetly growing to include the new holiday stamps. I am always turning to Hero Arts for inspiration these days thanks to your great team!

marilyn said...

Fabulous creations. LOVE that scalloped snowflake border.

gail said...

What a beautiful color combination for a Christmas card and gift tags-- I usually tend to use traditional colors but I am going to try this color pallet this year! I am so inspired! Many thanks.

Shelly said...

Great card and bag w/tag! A wounderful gift set, a sure smile on anyone's face who receives it!

Gaby Seminario said...

Beautiful card...and love that bag!

Anonymous said...

Great card and I loved the way you used the extra tree on the gift tag. I can definitely see me using this for my holiday wrapping as well. Thank you! LJ

Cheryl N said...

Loved how you used the circle stamp to make a scalloped border!

Lin said...

Fun projects, Kelly! I love your idea to use the snowflakes to make a scalloped edge! Thanks!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

Yep, those tag images are MUST-HAVES for the upcoming holiday season!! Love your projects!!

Chunyuan said...

Love the fun holiday projects, especially like the holiday bag. Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win.

Julia said...

Love the way you stamps snowflakes in the scallops on the card!

Anonymous said...

loving these new images and love what you've done with them!
linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

conil said...

OK! This is it. I'm officially ready to make Christmas cards. You are so clever and talented. I'd love to have a brain like yours that can create such adorable projects. My wishlist is very long thanks to you and your blog pals.

Happy Scrapper!! =) said...

really pretty!! loove the card and the tags!! wow.. speechless!!=)

Anonymous said...

Love the tree card with the black background and the snowflake circles - so very cute! The red/white baker's twine just pulls it all together! Thanks 4 the chance!

connie said...

love the card and the tag!! love the colors.

brenda said...

Love the card and the tag! The tag stamps are so on my wishlist!!

small t said...

I love the stamping on the bag and the tag!

Tracey A. in NH said...

Thanks for the GREAT inspiration!! The red twine is the perfect addition!!

Margaret in AZ said...

Thanks so much for the wrapping ideas!!! Your project made the tag stamp very "accessible" for me. Must. go. shop!!

Anonymous said...

Comment 169 is me!
Christine S.

pegg said...

Love the matching card and gift tag! It makes it that much more special. I will definitely try this out this year!

Anonymous said...

Love those little Christmas trees. Your gift bag and tag has given me an idea for my sister's annual cookie swap. Presentation has become a big part of our exchange. Thanks for sharing.

Dorothy C.

sharonvnj said...

This blog hop has been so much fun! Love the trees you created and the scallop border. I am really excited about starting my Holiday cards. Thanks!

Priya Mohan said...

Beautiful card.. loved the tag!

Ann said...

I love the tree card....I may have found a contender for my holiday card this year! Thanks.

Scrap2day said...

I have loved this blog hop! Such beautiful cards. I am now in the Holiday spirit even if it is 97 degrees!

carrie said...

Great card! Love the tag.

Anonymous said...

Sooo pretty. Lauracwonsik@gmail.com

MarcyK924 said...

I LOVE your card and tag Kelly! I am off to use my latest HA win on new stamps! Thanks so much for sharing!!

Anonymous said...

Perfect ending to the blog hop....I can't wait to get some HA Christmas stamps!

Julie H - MN

stephanie said...

Beautiful card, love how you used your "left overs" - great tip.

Sam F said...

What a great card--love it!

vanlikethecar said...

These cards (and gift bags and tags) are just adorable. I especially love the little snowflakes on the scallop!

Jodi A said...

Very nice card! Love the use of the snowflakes to make a scallop! I need to borrow this idea, for sure!

Kathy Rosecrans said...

I love the snowflake stamp being used as a scallope border!! Brilliant!!

Christine said...

My list has certainly grown--by trees. I love them all. The snowflake border on this one really sets it off. Great Job.

Gloria said...

Loved all your projects. The border idea is really clever. The tag is great and looks fantastic on the gift bag.

Christina L. said...

What a gorgeous card, Kelly. I especially love your little snowflake half circles; a very clever idea! Thanks for sharing! :)

Moonberry said...

Neat Christmas tree technique

Buffe said...

Love the snowflake border idea!

dallena said...

I LOVE these projects!!! Especially the snowflakes on trees...I can't wait to do some of these!!!

Nancy S said...

These trees are fabulous; love the way you used distress inks and added a subtle shine at the edges.

Anonymous said...

Love, love, love your projects. Thank you for sharing. vsabartatcharterdotnet

Deb said...

Cute card, bag and tag. I really like your work!

mescartes said...

Hi Kelly !
Your projects are beautiful ! The border is a nice idea !

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