Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

Hero Arts | Heroscapes – Lavender Field Cards. Video. Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello crafters, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m playing with a new fabulous product from Hero Arts – the new layering stamps from the HeroScrape line.

If you aren’t familiar with these stamps, there are 3 sets in the line, the Lavender Field which I’m using today, the Tulip Field, I have a video with that set coming soon, and the Sunflower Field. All are larger 6×8 clear stamps that have a beautiful layering to create a blooming field of either lavender, tulips or sunflowers.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

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VIDEO TUTORIAL

As always, I filmed a video tutorial showing how to create this project from start to finish. I’m hoping you’ll enjoy it. Watch it below or on my Youtube channel.

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CARD DETAILS

I was blown away by these stamps and by how easy it was to use them to make absolutely stunning cards. If you like to create little scenes on your projects – these stamps are for you, and I suggest you get all 3 sets because then you’ll be able to mix and match the little accents from the sets (little houses and trees, butterflies, fence, clouds – everything). There are also coordinating dies available for these that make cutting all of the little pieces a piece of cake and a very enjoyable process.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

The stamping part is rather easy, although I did mess up my images the first time I stamped them so I’m hoping you’ll find this video & blog post useful. I like to use a MISTI stamping tool with all of my layering stamps – this makes it easy to position and align everything and it’s also very helpful for mass production and with these stamps, I’m sure you’ll be tempted to stamp multiples. They are that addictive.

I like to place a panel of white cardstock cut to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2” into my MISTI and then start with the top layer, the base flower layer, and it needs to be stamped in a light color of ink. I like to place it and position it up against the corner of my MISTI. Since it’s lavender I’m naturally using a pretty purple color and I’m going with Orchid by Hero Arts. The options for color combinations are of course endless here and you can use your favorite inks. I like to double stamp these to get a perfect impression.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

With the base flower layer stamped I stamped the flower detail layer, which is the 2nd stamp from the top. I’ve placed it and positioned it up against that corner. These stamps are a piece of cake to align and you don’t really need to do much eyeballing, they fall into place nicely.

I used my ombre ink pad to ink the detail layer – utilized just the 2 darker colors here, the darkest one actually for the most part.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

To stamp the grass portion I’ve placed the grass stamp onto my paper and again, I’ve positioned it up against the corner. I used Field Greens ink as my light green and Forever Green as the dark green.

This stamp set comes with a number of additional images to help build a scene. I stamped several so that I have enough to finish the 2 cards I’m making. I stamped several trees in Forever Green ink. A few houses in Wet Cement ink – I like that there are 2 houses here, a bigger and a smaller one. These images remind me of Italy and Greece. I’ve been to both of these countries in the Summer and I can just picture these lavender fields there as well as the pretty houses in the distance. So pretty! I also stamped several butterflies in Butter Bar ink – I love the combination of purple, green and yellow so using yellow here makes perfect sense and these butterflies will make wonderful accents for my cards.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

There are coordinating dies available for every image in this stamp set, including one for the field.

To create a sky for my scene I used a piece of light blue cardstock, Paradise from Hero Arts (for cards featured on video), I also used Mist for the card I share here. To soften the color of the paper I blended white pigment ink over it mimicking the clouds.

Hero Arts | Heroscapes - Lavender Field Cards. Video tutorial by Yana Smakula #heroarts #cardmaking #stamping

Next, I stamped the sentiments. For my main card, I used a sentiment from the Happy Birthday stamp set by the Stamping Village. For the 2 cards that I shared on video, I used the sentiments that come with this stamp set. I stamped one that reads “For Someone Special” on one of the panels and “You Grow More Beautiful Every Year” on another panel.

I used a lot of foam adhesive to foam mount the pieces in place to build my scenes. You can build any type of scenes you want by using these images, you can also use other images from your stash to complete these. Finally, I added the clouds. I didn’t stamp any clouds here, instead, I used the coordinating die to die cut the clouds out from white cardstock. I really like how pretty they look against that blue background.

Lastly, I added the yellow butterflies – I have them flying in my lavender field and I also later added some purple jewels to complete these cards.

BLOG HOP

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GIVEAWAY

Hero Arts is giving away 3 $50 shopping sprees to people who comment along the hop. Comment on as many blogs as you’d like – more comments means more chances to win! Comment by Wednesday, Feb 19 at 11:59 pm pst, we’ll announce the winner on the Hero Arts blog.

MORE COLOR LAYERING!

Do you enjoy Color Layering? Check out my Color Layering playlist on Youtube featuring various tips & tricks for using your Color Layering Stamps!

SUPPLIES

I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support!

Hero Arts Clear Stamps Lavender Field Heroscape
Hero Arts Clear Stamps Lavender Field Heroscape
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Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Lavender Field Heroscape
Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Lavender Field Heroscape
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Hero Arts Lavender Field Color Layering Heroscape
Hero Arts Lavender Field Color Layering Heroscape
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Hero Arts Clear Stamps Sunflower Fields Heroscapes
Hero Arts Clear Stamps Sunflower Fields Heroscapes
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Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Sunflower Field Heroscape
Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Sunflower Field Heroscape
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Hero Arts Sunflower Field Color Layering Heroscape
Hero Arts Sunflower Field Color Layering Heroscape
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Hero Arts Clear Stamps Tulip Field Heroscape
Hero Arts Clear Stamps Tulip Field Heroscape
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Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Tulip Field Heroscape
Hero Arts Frame Cuts Dies Tulip Field Heroscape
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Hero Arts Tulip Field Color Layering Heroscape
Hero Arts Tulip Field Color Layering Heroscape
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Happy Birthday Clear Stamps by the Stamping Village
Happy Birthday Clear Stamps by the Stamping Village
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Hero Hues Premium Cardstock Paradise
Hero Hues Premium Cardstock Paradise
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Hero Hues Premium Cardstock Mist
Hero Hues Premium Cardstock Mist
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Hero Arts Hero Hues Cardstock Dove White
Hero Arts Hero Hues Cardstock Dove White
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Spellbinders Deep Sea Die Cutting Machine
Spellbinders Deep Sea Die Cutting Machine
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Mini Misti Stamping Tool
Mini Misti Stamping Tool
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Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
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Hero Arts Butter Bar Ink Pad
Hero Arts Butter Bar Ink Pad
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Hero Arts Hybrid Ink Pad Orchid
Hero Arts Hybrid Ink Pad Orchid
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Hero Arts Light to Dark Purple Ombre
Hero Arts Light to Dark Purple Ombre
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Hero Arts Field Greens Ink Pad
Hero Arts Field Greens Ink Pad
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Hero Arts Forever Green Ink Pad
Hero Arts Forever Green Ink Pad
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Hero Arts Wet Cement Ink Pad
Hero Arts Wet Cement Ink Pad
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Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink Pad
Hero Arts Unicorn White Pigment Ink Pad
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Hero Arts Heat Embossing Gun
Hero Arts Heat Embossing Gun
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Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tools
Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tools
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Spellbinders Circle Replacement Foam
Spellbinders Circle Replacement Foam
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Pretty Pink Posh Amethyst Jewels
Pretty Pink Posh Amethyst Jewels
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White Fun Foam 12 Pack 9 x 12
White Fun Foam 12 Pack 9 x 12
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Crystal Ninja Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool
Crystal Ninja Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool
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Simon Says Stamp Craft Tacky Glue
Simon Says Stamp Craft Tacky Glue
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White Foam Squares
White Foam Squares
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139 Comments

    1. Isn’t it amazing how jewels finish off every card perfectly. These stamps showcase the detail so much it looks like youve been coloring for hours. beautiful.

      1. The heroscape sets are so fantastic! Your use of the lavender one is stunning!!! Wish I could place jewels so perfectly!

    1. I just love your cards! The Heroscapes stamp sets are fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win. 😀

    1. I really enjoyed your video and all your tips! The lavender fields are beautiful!

    1. Such a beautiful landscape card! Love the lavender fields.
      Thanks so much for sharing.

    1. Such a beautiful card! Love the lavender landscape.
      Thanks so much for sharing.

    1. I love purple and any project that I can use it on is great! Also, Yana, I’ve been enjoying your videos for a long time…especially the Spellbinders ones. I understand you have returned home. I am glad you are still posting projects!

    1. Thanks for the video. Pretty amazing to see how easy it is to use the new color layering scape stamps! Great card!

    1. This stamp set is so inspirational. At first they looked like they would be hard to stamp because of the minute detail, but your video shows that it is not. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Those HeroScapes sets are amazing. I love to watch you use layering sets and always pick up great tips. Your card is gorgeous.

    1. Great video; thank you for sharing. I’m adding the lavender fields layering stamp and die set to my wish list. And probably the tulips and sunflowers too.

    1. Beautiful. I love the way you added the little yellow butterflies. These new HeroScapes stamps are amazing!

    1. Yana, your video is wonderful as is your card – others in this hop have demo’ed the sunflowers so thank you for showing us the beautiful lavender fields. These heroscape layering stamps just make me feel so calm and at peace. I love love love this release, the designers and Hero Arts hit the mark perfectly!

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