Saturday, June 22, 2019

Hero Arts Hop


Hello! I'm very excited to participate in Ellen Hutson's Hero Arts hop along side some very talented folks! You may have come from Libby Hickson, but if not please feel free to start at the beginning with Adelina Starace.


I was so darn excited to get the adorable Fly High Animals set from Hero Arts ... there's an airplane and a helicopter, as well as three different pilots you can have operating your craft! In addition to that, there are several punny sentiments (which I just love), and some extras like clouds and stars for your scene-building pleasure.


For this card I cut some cloud shapes from copy paper (two different shapes, and then turned the paper over to get an additional two cloud shapes) and blended ink on top of my homemade mask.


The plane and cat pilot were colored with copics and highlighted with a white gel pen.


I added a few sequins behind the plane to stand in for some puffs of exhaust from the plane (is that even a thing anymore?! hahaha). A very simple one layer card, which I haven't made in quite some time. But when the illustrations are as adorable as these, you really don't need much "fancy" going on. Just some good, old-fashioned card making!


SALE ALERT:
There's a 25% off sale on all Hero Arts items going on at Ellen Hutson now ... whoo hoo!!! What stamps, dies, sequins or inks have you had your eye on?


PRIZES:

You can win one of three $25 gift certificates to the Ellen Hutson shop! Winners will be drawn from commenters along the blog hop so make sure to comment at each stop before Friday, June 28th at 11:59pm PST. Winners will be notified by email.

Your next stop along this hop is the lovely Julee Tilman!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!
-Kelly


Supplies Used (affiliate links used, with my thanks, at no cost to you):




Fly High Animals, Hero Arts Clear Stamps

Something Borrowed, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad

Flirty Fuchsia, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad

Black Jack, Catherine Pooler Ink Pad

Uni-ball Impact Gel Pen, White

My Sweet Petunia Mini MISTI Laser Etched Stamping Tool (6-1/8 X 7)

Life Changing Blender Brush - 4 Piece Broad, Picket Fence Studios (LCB-4)

Neenah Cardstock, Neenah Heavyweight, Classic Crest Solar White 110 lb, 25 pk




53 comments:

  1. Love the simplicity of the one layer card and I love the touch of purple that you put in the clouds.

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  2. Cute kitty! I love how you have the sequins coming off the plane!

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  3. Sweet card! Love the sky and your pretty coloring!

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  4. This is such a cute stamp set and your Copic coloring is wonderful, Kelly. I love the fullness and color of those clouds.

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  5. LOVE the focus on the yellow plane and flyer--plus your gorgeous sky!

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  6. Love this stamp set and the colouring.

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  7. This is a very cute card. I think if it was me in that pilot seat....I would have huge Googly eyes......I am not a fan of heights...LOL. Super cute..thank you so much for sharing today.

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  8. I love your kitty pilot card!

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  9. Love your cleverly created background on this cute card!

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  10. Such a sweet card! An absolutely beautiful sky.

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  11. Gorgeous inking in the
    clouds. Looks amazing.
    Carla from Utah

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  12. So cute. Love the sentiments and the sky.

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  13. I love your card, I have never been able to colour clouds

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  14. Love the purple in your sky. Lovely!

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  15. OH my.....this is just way to cute! Love that sweet airplane and it's pilot!

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  16. Wonderful card. The cloud background is gorgeous and the "pilot" is adorable.

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  17. I love this card! The blending of the clouds and the sky is done perfectly!

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  18. Wonderful background and beautiful coloring, a great card indeed!

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  19. Such a cute kitty pilot just putt-Ing along in the beautiful colored sky. He is very beautifully colored himself (you see I refer to him as a he, I have a male--it's only natural). I love this set too!! It's adorable!!

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  20. What a fun card! I like the purple you added to the sky and the white highlights on the wings. Super cute Kelly!

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  21. This is just so sweet!!! Love your pretty sky

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  22. Your cards looks beautiful.. thanks for sharing..

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  23. Absolutely charming card! Love your highlighting with the gel pen!

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  24. Love the clouds. A great color for the plane.

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  25. Awww that's so adorable!! Love the background too! :)

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  26. What a fun card! Love your little white accents on your coloring. Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win. :D

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  27. That stamp set is every little aeronautics dream! Helicopters!!!

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  28. I need this stamp set and dies, love the card!

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  29. Beautiful card! Love the purples and blues in your sky.

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  30. Such a cute scene you have created on this card, Kelly! Love it.

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  31. This card is cute, pretty, and I love the clouds!

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  32. I love all these “ Fly High” type sentiments!!
    Janie at js1225HH@gmail.com

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  33. Oh, the kitty is so cute. I love how serious he is as a pilot :)

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  34. Cute card ... thanks for sharing.

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  35. You always inspire me to create---thank you!

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  36. This is a beautiful card, full of inspiration.

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  37. Your card is so sweet! I love the background!

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  38. What a cute card. The kitty is so beautifully colored and I love that background!

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  39. I am in LOVE with this stamp set! Super cute card with an amazing background!

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  40. So cute! Love your gorgeous soft sky background! Pairs perfectly with the cute flying kitty~

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  41. Such a fun, cute card! Love it!

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  42. very cute. And, I appreciate your instructions about the clouds!

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I absolutely love reading comments. Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave one! - Kelly