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Hero Arts March Kit- 5 Cards 1 Kit

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Hello! The March My Monthly Hero Kit is fabulous!! It is all about under the sea! There were also great ad-ons available this month. The Hero Arts Kit is always a great value for the price. The monthly subscription is only $34.00 including shipping and you have the opportunity to add items to your order with no additional shipping. This kit has a value of over $76.00!!  The kit includes: ► - 6" x 8" Clear Stamp Set ► - 27 Coordinating Frame Cuts ► - 1 4.25" x 5.5" Fancy Die ► - 5.5" x 4.25" Aquarium Fancy Die ► - 3 Water Reactive Ink Cubes (Sea Salt, Sea Glass, Blue Water) ► - Blue and Green Droplets I have created 5 cards using the kit. Once I sat down the ideas flooded out. I could have made so many more, but then the video would be 3 hours long! :) Click here to grab your kit or to subscribe for the monthly kit.       Have a wonderful day!! Note: I do use affiliated links.  What this means to you is, at NO additional cost to you

Ranger Alcohol Pearls & Glitter Glaze Backgrounds

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Hello!  I have had so much fun creating backgrounds using the new Ranger Alcohol Pearls . They are so beautiful and I cannot wait to add the other 9 to my collection. Tranquil, Villainous,  and Enchanted are the colors that were used for the cards I created today.   The difference between the pearls and the traditional alcohol inks is the beautiful pearl effect that you get once they dry. There is a pearl that could be added to traditional inks, but this gives a much more intense effect.  Once the backgrounds were created, I decided to use the Brutus Monroe Stencil of the Month, Lace and Fallen Snow Glitter Glaze to add an extra layer of awesomeness to the panel.  For the sympathy card I used the prayers die and stamp set from Hero Arts and Thanks die from Brutus Monroe using a panel that I had created using  Tranquil  Alcohol Pearls.  An additional sentiment was added using Heather cardstock from Brutus Monroe embossed with Raven embossing powder  a

Bluebonnets and Bluebell

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Hello! Yesterday I picked up a new wood-mounted stamp by Deadbeat Designs. They carry a wide variety of stamps including many that are Texas themed. The stamp I used for this card is a bunch of bluebonnets in a Blue Bell ice cream container. If you are not familiar with Blue Bell ice cream it is phenomenal!!  The homemade vanilla taste just like it the ice cream my sisters and I made turned in my grandparents hand crank ice cream maker. YUM!!! Back to the card, now that I am craving ice cream. :)  I used Tumbled Glass and Peacock Feathers  Distress Oxide for the sky and Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn for the grass area using Picket Fence Life Changing Blending Brushes.   The MFT clouds stencil was used with  Tumbled Glass  to create the clouds.  To create the grass I used Lawn Fawn grassy border to make two layers of grass. I wanted the blue bell container to fit in between the layers of grass.  The stamp was stamped in MFT Extreme Black ink. I decided to use copics to c