Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Simon Says.........All Things Bright & Beautiful !!


Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

This week the challenge is


We would like to see nice cheerful bright colors after the long gray days of winter.
We are showcasing HERO ARTS PRODUCTS  this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

Oh this was a hard challenge - I have so many Hero Arts stamps I wanted to use them all - I settled with two of them.
The first one by Hero Arts Leavy Vine Clear StampThree Artistic Butterflies & Says It All sentiment and decided to Simon Says Cardstock Mint to stamp the image with ColorBox Frost White ink and heat embossed. The white butterflies were created the same
and then coloured with Derwent Intense Metallic Pencils and then brushed them with Ranger Perfect Pearls

This one was used by the Hero Arts Large Flower Pattern and decided to experiment with Gelatos. I added the Gelatos directly to the stamp, blended them and the spritzed before stamping and this is the result - I like it!!! The remainder was used as previously.

So now it's YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting
There are fabulous Give Aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog , if you haven't subscribed by email you may want to so you don't miss out 

Simon Says Stamp
You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw


Emily Lauritzen said...

These cards are stunning! I love the white on mint for the leafy vine stamp with the metallic butterflies. And what an awesome result from the gelatos! Never tried those before, but your card inspires me! Might need to look into getting some :)
<3 Emily L.

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Heather.
Gr Karin

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful cards Heather!! Such lovely designs!! So pretty!


Caryn said...

They are stunning Heather!

Crafting Queen said...

Two beautiful cards.

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Oh wow!! The blending and embossing you have done on these cards is just so beautiful, Heather! Love them!

Simon Says Stamp!

Jacee said...

Gorgeous cards Heather, love the colour on the first one, so pretty.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

jenn shurkus said...

loving both of these!! really beautiful :)

Jingle said...

These are very pretty! Awesome backgrounds on both!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Heather :-) both of the are so pretty, and my fave colours ,,,perfect ! :-)

Lols x x x

Pop's Cards said...

Oh my goodness these are simply stunning sweetie, I love the die cut you used with the first one so pretty, and the second one is really dreamy too hugs Pops x

Mandy said...

Stunning cards Heather, they are both so beautiful
Mandy xx

Teresa Kline said...

hello Heather! i adore your card, bright and beautiful for sure! hope you have a wonderful weekend!

add a little glimmer to your life....sparkle & shine! *~*

Lin said...

These are 2 of my favorite big HA stamps, too, Heather. That first one is magical; what a gorgeous mix of color! And you got such a dreamy effect using gelatos on the 2nd one. Fantastic work!

Greta said...

Oh what gorgeous cards! I need to try again using my Gelatos directly on a stamp--you've inspired me!

Tricia Ann said...

Your cards are GORGEOUS!

Jo Nevill said...

Very pretty Heather, I love the backgrounds on both x

susiestacey said...

Two stunners Heather, so pretty. Hope you are keeping well x Susan x

Stamping Smiles Designs said...

Love all the details here - the beautiful background on the first card and beautiful results from the gelatos on the second card! Amazing!!!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Hellooooo there Heather. Thank you for visiting me recently. I have been so neglectful of my blog buddies and I thought I would drop by today for a snoop. I didn't know you had moved again or that you had broken your arm which means it has been a very long time since I was last here. These two Hero Arts creations are delightful! Your gelato stamping of the big floral background is particularly pretty and I love your blues and white embossing of the first card. Take care!!! Hugs, Lesley

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