I’m so excited to welcome this week’s Featured Company: Hero Arts! They have a vast selection of crafting products that we love and we know you will too!  In today’s spotlight you’ll learn more about Hero Arts, see a fantastic project by one of their designers and have the opportunity to win the prize package shown below (details at the end of this post).


 About Hero Arts

Hero Arts is a top brand in the crafting market with almost 40 years of experience making premium stamps, papers and inks. Hero Arts is a family-run, green-certified, solar-powered, manufacturing company that continues to hand-make a majority of its products here in the USA. The company is well known for its industry-leading website, high-quality products, and stylish designs. For more, visit www.heroarts.com.

Hero Arts Social Media Links:

Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hero-Arts/149795132607
Twitter  https://twitter.com/myheroarts
Instagram  http://instagram.com/HeroArts/#

Pinterest http://pinterest.com/heroarts/


Special Hero Arts Guest Designer

Today we have Hero Arts designer Kelly Rasmussen to share a fabulous project with us. You can see her project below but first, let’s introduce you to her:

kellyrasmussen_headshotKelly began making cards when she was in college and has been addicted ever since. She quit her day job at a graphic designer to become a stay-at-home mom and has been working with Hero Arts since 2009.

Besides making cards she also enjoys shopping, volleyball, photography, graphic design, baking and spending time with her family and friends. Kelly lives in a small town in Nebraska with her husband Lee and three children Halle, Gage and Lexi.

Splatter Card

I paired up the Hero Arts Stamp Your Story line of products with the Hero Arts Daubers to create this bright and artistic-looking card.


You can use the Daubers just like ink — the ink splotches were stamped using the Neon Pink, Neon Orange and Neon Yellow Daubers.  And to create those orange splatters in the background I just mixed the Neon Orange Dauber with a little water on my craft sheet and then flicked it on the card with a paintbrush. I heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder on some Hero Arts Pool Layering Paper, which is a perfect match to the Tide Pool Dauber that i used to stamp the brush stroke across the card.

I finished off the card with a scattering of Hero Arts black gemstones and mounted the stamped panel to a Hero Arts Black Folded Card.
We hope you have enjoyed today’s feature. We want to extend a sincere thank you to Kelly Rasmussen for her fabulous project and Hero Arts for sharing their company with us. Be sure to visit Hero Arts to see more of their great products.

In order to enter the give-away to win the prize package shown above, please leave us a comment in the comments section of this post. Winner will be announced next Wednesday on the Paper Crafter’s Library blog!

73 replies on “Featured Company: Hero Arts”

  1. Love these artistic stamps. So excited to try using them for a variety of projects!

  2. What a great card! I’m really loving this new stamp your story line from HA!

  3. Love the colors and the splatters! The heat-embossed saying pops perfectly, too.

  4. Love Kelly’s card…so colorful and fun. I am a big fan of Hero Arts. Thanks for the chance to win.

  5. As a HUGE fan of Hero Arts, I am so happy to see Kelly’s guest design here! It’s so full of whimsical details!

  6. I’m loving the bright, cheeriness of the neon colours on this card! It’s a simple design that packs a punch! Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win some Hero Arts product!

  7. Love Kelly’s great card… fun colors! Hero Arts has always been a favorite of mine… terrific designs and always top-notch quality!

  8. Love these artsy stamps by Hero Arts – I have seen a lot of great cards using them. Kelly’s card is very colorful and fun. Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. Love Kelly’s card. That stamp from Hero Arts is one I’d love to own. Thanks for a chance to win.

  10. Love Hero Arts and Kelly provides so much inspiration. Thank you for a chance to win these products. I would have so much fun playing with them.

  11. Hero Arts has always made great stamps, but I am so excited by the new Your Story line as well as the paint daub bers. Thanks for the chance to see them in action in this beautiful card and to win some of their product.

  12. I’ve had my eye on all those neon daubers and that stamp set for some time. The stencils in the prize pkg look like they’d be very handy. I’ve always liked Hero Arts products. They’ve recently paired with OWH to produce some great stamps that benefit the organization. I like supporting companies that support causes. This card and sentiment are so “me.” I can’t put on clean clothes without somehow getting them dirty or stained within an hour or two. My nickname growing up was Pigpen. These splotches and the streak of color look like some of the stains I’ve got on my clothes. I have a lot of gardening and paint shirts because of my propensity to make a mess. 😉 At least Kelly’s splotches and streaks are well thought out. Thanks for another great company overview. I knew HA was a US company, but didn’t know it was a family-run, green-certified and solar-powered company. I enjoy reading about the company backgrounds.

  13. I love Hero Arts they are always one step ahead of the other manufacturers when it comes to inks and such. I have not seen the daubers in action and I totally love them The bright colors and the way Kelly just “splatted” (is that a word?) them across the card is adorable. I m in love with the card and the colors, so bright and cheerful!!!
    Thank you Andrea and Hero Arts for the chance to win this awesome package!!!!

  14. Love Kelly’s card and love neon. Haven’t tried much with daubers but may have to have the neon ones. Hero Arts just keeps setting the pace.

  15. Love Hero Arts products!! Would love a chance to try the daubers. Thanks for the chance to win!!!
    <3 J

  16. Wonderful card by Kelly…her creations are always great to see both at Hero Arts and her blog.

  17. Loveyhe color splatter andsentiment for this card! thanks for another opportunity to win!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  18. Thanx for a quick tutorial on the Daubers use, would love to try them. The Texture and Shape stamp set is on my wish list, would be happy to get it. Thanx for a chance to win

  19. loving the neon in this card! that stamp set is on my wish list-would love to win! 🙂

  20. Every time I see this card I like it more and more. Fantastic creation and inspiration.

  21. Love Hero Arts products!!! Great card – and thanks for the chance at
    winning some of their products.

  22. I love this technique, the colors and Hero Arts stamps! Thanks for the chance!

  23. The card is so bright and cheery. I’ve used Hero Arts stamps for years and would love to try the daubers and stencils also. Thank you for the inspiration and the chance to win products.

  24. Wow, love those vibrant colors! I haven’t used daubers before, interesting technique.

  25. Ooooohhh, I sooooo love the splats. How cute and so vibrant! I haven’t seen these daubers before and would love to try them. I have been asking my local craft shop to get these in like forever. Love the sentiment too! Very nicely done! Thank you for sharing!

  26. I love your use of what looks like a journalling card but looks so good here and really highlights the sentiment. This card could be so encouraging for the receiver.

  27. Your card is so clever, the splats look is awesome. Hero Arts has the best stamps and products!

  28. What a fun simple card with my favorite colors! I do not live near any craft supply stores so have not had the opportunity to purchase Hero Art supplies. Thank you for the opportunity to win some of your product!

  29. I was just admiring all of the Hero Arts stamps today at my local stamp store. Thanks for the chance to win..Hugs, Lori

  30. Love, love, love hero arts, so many great stamp sets and those daubers look like fun

  31. Love the colors and the use of the daubers to make interesting cards. Thank you for sharing .

  32. Love the neon colors and have always thought Hero Arts was a top of the line company. Thanks for sharing.

  33. I love Hero Arts. Their products are so innovative! I have been wanting to try the new daubers, but haven’t had a chance yet. Thanks for some ideas on how to use them!

  34. What a coincidence!! I just finished making a splatter card before checking out this post. One thing I didn’t do was the brush stroke across the panel — I like that added touch and will have to do that on my next card. I love this new trend with the splatters, which is saying a lot for me because normally I am a vintage/shabby chic person. Love that Hero Arts has jumped on this trend!! Thanks for awesome tutorial.

  35. Love Hero Arts, I make cards for Operation Write Home and love using there stamps. TFS.

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