Friday, December 14, 2012

Hero Arts 2013 Release Party with Jennifer McGuire

The long awaited day is HERE!  It's Release Day for Hero Arts' new 2013 Catalog!  

You can see the new stamps and most of the accessories by clicking into THIS LINK in our store.   We  have many of the stamps in stock, but there are some listed as "preorder".  Those will ship as soon as Hero Arts gets them out to us.   Be sure to read your way all of the way to the end of our post because our special guest has a coupon code that's valid on all of the new 2013 Hero Arts goodies!



Jennifer McGuire is helping us celebrate by using some of the new Hero Arts stamps in her video below.  I love how the inktense pencils she is using makes the card SUPER vibrant in color!


Be sure to check out her clever tip on making the bright orange around her banner match the flowers she colored!


Inktense pencils on the Neenah Desert Storm cardstock POP vivid colors.




There is an extra special surprise for you on Jennifer's blog!  She has a hot coupon code for 15% off her favorite things in our Simon store....AND the new Hero Arts stamps are among her favorite things!  You won't want to miss the rest of her list :) She has really good taste.  Thanks to Jennifer for creating this video for us all to enjoy!  We appreciate her friendship and enjoy working with her to bring you extra special inspiration and product focus:)

Jennifer's Supply List:

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We would love to hear what are some of YOUR favorite new releases in the 2013 Hero Art's catalog?  Comment below and you could win a $50 shopping spree from www.SimonSaysStamp.com

Can't wait to hear from you!
-Heidi

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163 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and sweet sentiment stamp!! TFS!

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  2. Very beautiful card!!
    From a release i like LEAFY VINES stamp and LOOPY HEART stamp.
    Thank you for a chance to win. :)

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  3. This is such a gorgeous card from Jennifer ...i love those bright happy colors she has used ...and my fave from the 2013 release is The Antique background and the Thanks a bunch set ...though honestly i love all of them!!

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  4. Thanks for the inspirational video. Got to try this technique. My favourite from the 2013 release is SMILE cg464 Camera Cling Stamp.

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  5. Love the hexagon alphabet and Map of America sets.

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  6. Love the Travel Tags set! I'm going to France next year and plan on using that set in my scrapbook. Also love their sentiment sets - you can never have too many sentiments!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  7. Gorgeous card! Love the new HA stamps.... Fav ones are conversation bubble and everything flower cling stamps.

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  8. Wow this background is so beautiful! Lovely colors!

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  9. Awesome video, but Jenniffer always do great, so not surprised.
    My favorit? That´s a tuff one, cause I just love all their sentiment stamps, but also the Hows are you with the little owls are really cute and so is a lot more of them, so it´s a hard choise.

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  10. The card is amazing! What a beautiful way to color it! Thanks, Jennifer, for the tips! :)

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  11. Great technic! The new release is fantastic! What I love the most are journaling-tag stamps and lined background stamps!

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  12. I love those new shadow ink pads, but my favorite stampset might be Hero Arts Clear Stamps Hexagons. Althought all the backgroudstamps are also really pretty! Can't wait to get my hands on them!

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  13. Fabulous card and video by Jennifer. Love the intense colours of those pencils. Just had a peek at the new Hero Arts stamps and I really love the loop flower background, and the skyline stamp looks like fun, too.

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  15. Well I really like them all. But esp. Fantastic Birthday & It's Your Day! Thanks for always providing such great inspiration the bright flower card on kraft is AMAZING - the colors DO pop!

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  16. The new background stamps do appeal the most to me - especially the flowery ones, but also the map look like good additions to my wishlist!

    Thanks for the great video and the chance to win,
    greetings, Christine

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  17. just LOVE LOVE LOVE the new relaese :)
    Thanks for the chance to win!!
    xx

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  19. It's so hard to pick up a favourite, ALL items in new release are great. I think I like the Hexagon Background the most. Thank you for a chance to win!

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  20. Such a gorgeous card! The new release is fantastic! What I love the most are the background stamps!

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  21. Thanks Jennifer for the video! I really love the new backgrounds!! especially that Antique one!!

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  22. BRILLIANTLY BRIGHT card! Love the new HA stamps:)

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  23. STUNNING..love the colors and card and stamp...SUPER!

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  24. Hexagon background ans Leafy vines are really great !!

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  26. It's Your Day and Hexagon Background are my faves so far. Loved this video! Ger x

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  27. As always Jennifer's card is simply gorgeous, she inspires with her lovely ideas and tips. My favorites for now is antique background and leafy vines. This new release is so exciting!!!

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  28. Great new catalog and stamp sets. The card video is so inspiring to me. I love working with the pencils. Hero Arts is superb!!!

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  29. Gorgeous card! And what awesome color in those pencils! I love any of the new background stamps, which I need more of!! :)

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  30. I love, love Jennifer's card-and my favorite stamp from the new release is the Basic Grey arrow background!

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  31. That is beautiful! I put some of those inktense pencils on my wishlist....love how they look! Thanks for the chance to win some spending money!

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  32. I love the new hexagon alphabet stamps. Thanks for a chance to win in order to get some new stamps. Your card is beautiful.

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  33. I love all the new background stamps!!! I have already placed an order!!! Can't wait to get them! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  34. Beautiful background stamp and card!
    Hugs and smiles

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  35. Jennifer really made that background stamp SHINE! Just stunning!

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  36. I love the big typewriter stamp, the new background one are all so nice too. The card is beautiful!!

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  37. Yes, the new selections are great. Like the baby set, the Antique background and the thank you set...
    ava g

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  38. Joan-Anne WeatherbeeDecember 14, 2012 at 8:09 AM

    I like the looped circle background stamp. All the new stamps are wonderful. Love the card Jennifer made. So vibrant!!!! TFS!!

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  39. Love how the stamp Jennifer used can be colored!

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  40. *sings* It's the most wonderful time of the year! ;)

    Picking favorites is hard, but I'm loving the Alphabet Hexagons, Leafy Vines and Heyday Sentiments.

    And if Jennifer doesn't quit using those Inktense pencils she going to talk me right into buying some! I love that great intense color on craft paper.

    Beautiful!

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  41. I always love your videos! This is a beautiful card and I am hoping to add to my Hero Arts stamp collection soon. I love the new background stamp with the tiny ink spots. I can already think of so many uses for this stamp, and really, any of the background stamps.

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  42. Friend collage stamp is a must have (pre-order of course)...i always want what i can't have...now. Jennifer is just toooo talented.

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  43. Love the new background stamp. Those inktense pencils are on my Santa list. Such a beautiful card Jennifer.

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  44. Really love the hexagons. They would be so fun to play with!

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  45. This is so beautiful! Loving this!

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  46. Gorgeous card. The colours are so vibrant! Thanks for the video tutorial on how to use the inktense pencils. The True Love stamp set is very pretty and I love the new Hero Arts background stamps.

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  47. So many great new releases! My three faves are the Leafy Vines, the Tiny Ink Spots and the Tweed Pattern.

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  48. Oh, WOW. This release is amazing! I LOVE the Tiny Ink Spots, and Leaves and Flowers.

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  49. This is such a pretty card. Love the new background stamp. And in the new release I liked all the backround stamps, love jar, Shadow inks, and I think everything..

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  50. The cleardesign Hexagons is awesome, the cling Leafy Vines is gorgeous, and I love the Tweed pattern!

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  51. wow this is totally gorgeous...love the coloring and bright beautiful colors... I love the loopy hearts and the cameras and even the hexagons...who am i kidding i love it all..it is Hero Arts.. :)

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  52. Fabulous card and great explanation on how to make it.

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  53. wow dont know how they keep coming up with these gorgy stamps! in love! and your card simply rocks! wish I had those pencils! Guess my fav's would be the background stamps...can't choose one lol...and after your heart canvas I fell in luv with ...I think I need some hexagons in my life...wonderful! ty

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  54. The new clear set with the jar, hearts and flowers is my favorite. This background stamp is also gorgeous! Those pencils are on my Christmas list, I hope I get them!

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  55. Hero Arts floral stamps are always so beautiful! As are Jennifer's cards!

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  56. Eyeballing the hexagon alphabet!

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  57. Another great card and video from Jennifer!

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  58. I'm so excited for the new stamps!!!

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  59. Always the background stamps are my faves
    also the loopy heart

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  60. Wow! This card and technique is terrific. Thanks for sharing.

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  61. There are SO many good stamps in the new release, but I'm especially excited for the great backgrounds! :)

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  62. Awesome card!! I'm loving this release!! I want them all!! lol

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  63. Oh, I found a few favorites already; going in my wishlist til after the holidays - unless I win this comment post contest!! The card is just wonderful.

    Anni

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  64. Beautiful card!! And yes, this Everything Flower Designblock is my absolute favorite (even in black and white)! I also like Luggage Tags, Tape your Message, Pinstripe Background, Postal Collage, Journal Tags... need I go on? LOL!

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  65. I am loving all the new background stamps that are being released today

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  66. Wow, what a gorgeous card, those pencils look really fun! My favorites of the new release are definitely the "To From Tag" set and the Conversation Background. Oh, and also Big Postcard. And I certainly don't NEED another wood print, but the new Wood Background is pretty awesome. :D

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  67. hexagon, herringone/tweed, pinstripes...can't choose a favorite

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  68. LOVE these pencils and her card is great, too!

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  69. I really love Jennifer's card. It's really hard to choose a favorite, but I would probably say the Tweed Pattern Woodblock Stamp :).

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  70. I just got a small set of the Inktense pencils and I can;'t stop coloring things! I've even done some mini canvases I will be giving away as Christmas ornaments! Your card is fantastic! I need that background and a larger set of the pencils.

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  71. Love the Everything Floral stamp and the Inktense pencils--want to try them both!

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  72. I love the "Hello typewriter" and the owls. I have used pencils but never got the intense color that Jennifer did. Beautiful card.

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  73. Great video! I am in love with all the new ink colors, the stamps that have hexagons and every single new background stamp. Background stamps are my favorite. :-)

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  74. LOVE this. I just got my pencils today, and can't wait to play.

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  75. Great video from Jennifer, I love the stamp she has used, but the hexagon one could be a favourite too - or the owls

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  76. Love word bubbles so my fav. is Its all Good stamp set and Design block conversation backgrounds.

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  77. Love all HA background stamps. The new pinstripes and hexagons will fit in nicely. Along with the Inktense pencils. So much for my budget. Becky Johnson

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  78. I absolutely adore the stamp used by Jennifer McGuire in the card displayed but my FAV has to be the Howl are you stamp set as well as the Love Jar. Very nice!

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  79. I absolutely adore the stamp used by Jennifer McGuire in the card displayed but my FAV has to be the Howl are you stamp set as well as the Love Jar. Very nice!

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  80. hexagons, luggage tags, psst, little tags, heart butterfly, notebook paper, hello bubble, all the new inks colors!

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  81. Beautiful card! Love the deep color, beautiful coloring and wonderful design. Love leafy vines and everything flower! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  82. GORGEOUS card!!!
    Love those inktense colours!!!
    SO hard to pick... many great new stamps to play with....
    I'll go with the hexagon background, alpha and images....and...
    this gorgeous floral background!!!

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  83. I love those Inktense colour pencils! I use colour pencils a lot but I was not aware of this product - I love how rich and vibrant they are!
    My favourite Hero Arts new product release has got to be the featured Everything Flower Designblock. I just love the different flowers and how they overlap. People will think you created that look with many stamps.

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  84. I love Jens card! So pretty and colourful. My favorite of the new release is the Loop flower pattern.

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  85. Ohh Jennifer's card is so vibrant and happy! I love the stamp she used! Love the Hero Arts new releases, I think my other fave would be the camera BG stamp.

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  86. Stunning card! I think I need some of those pencils:)

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  87. I really like the herringbone stamp and the flower one used in this video is gorgeous! Thanks for the video :)

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  88. I love the tweed and hexagon background stamps.

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  89. I`m in love with the Tweed background stamp, I`m sure it will love to live in my craft room.

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  90. I love the new Ali Edwards clear Jingle all the way stamps and all the little tins with the ephemera stickers and letters! oooh i am so into vintage right now!

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  91. WOW! Just WOW for this card. I love HA background stamps and I see several new ones with my name on them. ;-)

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  92. I like any of the hexagon stamps and Tape Your Message set.

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  93. the background stamps especially the hexagon for sure are my favorites!
    Grace

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  94. Loving the new background stamps and the jar stamp set! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  95. Thanks for the tips for using the Inktense pencils. The map stamp is my favorite.

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  96. Just thrilled with the "Everything Flower" Designblock. Definitely on my wish list! I just bought a small set of the Inktense pencils, but haven't had time to play with them yet. I'm inspired by Jennifer's video.

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  97. Beautiful card from Jennifer! I have watercolor pencils and love them but the inktense pencils look fabulous to use. I possibly need some of those. I'm really enjoying seeing the new stamps from Hero Art and particualrly love the Tweed Background, along with a Washi Tape stamp, a Postcard stamp, and on and on. Oh my!

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  98. I love Jennifer's card and the Tweed background stamp that she iused. How fun and clever to cut the strips to use! I also love the Bicycle stamp with the basket.

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  99. What a colorful card! Love it! My fave from the new stamps is the set called "It's Your Day". I am always looking for birthday stamps and this set is perfect. Thanks for a chance to win. :D

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  100. I like the washi tape stamps, so fun. thanks for the chance to win.

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  101. Yowzers! This card and technique with the inktense pencils is wonderful. The pencils are new to me. I'd be more likely to use these than Copics, I think. As for the new releases, there wasn't a single large background stamps that I WOULDN'T want! Lots of greats designs. Love the hexagon, tweed, numbers, leafy vines, loopy flower, map of America, edgy background, the antique background. Well, you get the idea! Thanks for the preview.

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  102. Jennifer that card is BEAUTIFUL!!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  103. Gorgeous card! This stamp is one of my favorites as well as the cling hexagon background and the leafy corner stamp.

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  104. I love both hexagon stamps and also the washi tape and also the conversation bubbles! thanks for the wonderful products.

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  105. Some of my favorites are the Looped Circle Pattern, Tweed Pattern, Jumping Flowers and Thinking Of You Girl =)

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  106. Everything Jennifer does is magical! Thanks for this wonderful video! I love that pinstripe stamp, the inkspots background and this wonderful floral that Jennifer used here.

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  107. Jennifer's done a great job with this stamp, but, then again, I always love her designs. I'm really loving all the new background stamps. They're fantastic!

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  108. I absolutely love LEAFY VINES, EDGY BACKGROUND and IT'S YOUR DAY. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  109. Wow this is a beautiful background stamp. I am looking forward to playing with inktense pencils. Just gorgeous! God bless!

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  110. Jennifer is fabulous. Great card and video. I love the new looped flower & tweed background stamps.

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  111. Thanks for sharing the card and the video! I love all the new Hero Arts background stamps.

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  112. Wow, this is gorgeous!! Can't wait to get my hands on some of the new stamps :)

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  113. My favorite stamp is the Edgy background one. I think it is so versatile and I can see it used not only for background staamping but edging on cards. I have bought the small set of Inktense pencils and they are as great as Jennifer says. Love them. Great card Jennifer!

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  114. Loving the new background stamps. They are great!

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  115. I really like the "Everything Flower" stamp that Jennifer used in her card.

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  116. I'm always a sucker for the background stamps. I really like the one that Jennifer used here as well as the hexagon one & the map one. I also really "need' those inktense pencils. ;)

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  117. I'm really loving this watercolor on kraft and this background stamp and cling stamp are AWESOME. Wonderful tutorial.

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  118. This is GORGEOUS!!! I love this stamp, as well as these background stamps: Decorative Loops, Tweed, and Map of America, which are all in my shopping cart already...

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  119. lovely card! my favorite is the Hexagon background stamp :)

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  120. Gorgeous card!! My favorites are the tweed and hexagon background stamps and the owls.I also really love those Inktense pencils.

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  121. There are so many great new stamps this time!! Some of my favorites are: Tape Your Message, Hexagons, Keep Calm, Tiny Ink Spots and Pinstripe Background! :) xx

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  122. Love how Jennifer colored this image! Looks fantastic on the Neenah desert Storm paper... gotta order some of that too! My favorite stamp from the new Hero Arts designs is the Tiny Ink Spots.... great background stamp! I think it'll be really versatile!
    DeniseB

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  123. I really love the stamps Jennifer used on this card. But I need some Inktense pencils to go with them. ;)

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  124. I LOVE so many of the NEW background stamps this release!! I usually don't invest in many of them, but this release has changed my mind!! I really like the floral one's and the definitions one!! These will be on my MUST HAVE LIST!! THANKS for sharing the video and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! :)

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  125. Just when I think Jennifer can't make an even more beautiful card than her last!!

    I'm having trouble narrowing down favourites this release!! I think the subway art, speech bubbles and this flower background are top of the list for me though!!

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  126. Love this stamp and I must get my hands on those Inktense pencils! Great card Jennifer! Merry HO HO!

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  127. Really love the floral stamp Jennifer used, but the new background stamps are outstanding, as well! Hard to pick just one favorite! Happy Holidays to everyone!

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  128. Perfectly Brilliant!
    Love the stamp, colored pencils and the sweet stripes.

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  129. Wooooow!
    This is just GORGEOUS!!
    Totally love the bold colors on the kraft paper!
    Awesome! TFS!
    Love that new HA background!

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  130. I love all the new background stamps - my favorite is Hexagons and Leaves&Flowers

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  131. Background stamps - especially Loop Flower and Everything Flower. I've already put my first order in. ;-)

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  132. I also love the new background stamps . I love geometric shapes and anything with flowers . TFS .

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  133. THANK YOU for the great instructions on using the pencils. I have some and found them intimidating..... Now I feel comfortable using them. And I love the card.

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  134. Oh boy!! I'm actually placing an order on your website today (the third one in the last month, I've got to stop!! ) and I'm getting the HEART BUTTERFLY stamp (so lovely!), the SENDING LOVE stamp (such a cute stamp !) and definitely the one that Jennifer used in her video DESIGNBLOCK EVERYTHING FLOWER , so stunning! I can't wait to use it with my inktense pencils too! Thanks for a chance to win a 50$ shopping spree!! :))

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  135. Beautiful card, Jennifer! How did you do the three white circles in the flower centers? they make the centers look like glass! It doesn't look like they are part of the stamp...

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  136. I love the background stamp used to make this card - I have to buy it!! And I just purchased a set of the intense pencils for my hubby for Christmas. Hmmm. I wonder if he'll ever get to use them!!

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  137. Such pretty flowers!

    I really like the Tiny Ink Spots DesignBlock

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  138. Nice card from Jennifer as always. This new catalog is just amazing. My favorites are the leafy vines background and the designerblock tiny ink spots, it's gorgeous.
    Thanks for sharing this catalog presentation and for the chance to win.

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  139. I love all the new background stamps, but especially the map.

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  140. I bought the Inktense Pencils based on your recommendation and I love them...thanks for the tip!

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  141. I love this entire new collection, especially the Howl are you, the big tag and big post card

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  142. LOVE all the new background stamps!

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  143. Your card is beautiful. Thanks for the video and inspiration. bluemoonbyniteatyahoodotcom

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  144. Gorgeous card! TFS I love al HA background stamps. Thanks for the chance

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  145. Beautiful card. Love the new Numbers pattern stamp.

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  146. Beautiful card! I just love all HA background stamps. Love the vibrant colors from those Inktense pencils. Gotta have them in my hands. Thanks for sharing.

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  147. Thanks for the chance and for sharing.

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  148. This stamp that Jennifer used is one of my favs for this release. I'm adding it to my cart now! :) Great video!

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  149. I really like the Hero Arts Clear Stamps HEXAGONS and ATTENTION TAGS.

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  150. Love the stamps you chose and enjoyed watching the coloring video.

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  151. I like the thanks stamp set-so versatile!!!

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  152. the flower background is gorgeous!

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  153. The new background stamps are the bomb!

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  154. Such a great card! I think I need to find these pencils..
    I love many of the new releases, but I think PSST is my favourite.

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  155. I have a weakness for flower images so I love the background stamp Jennifer used and the one Shari used for her card. Thanks

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  156. Such rich and gorgeous colors with those Inktense pencils!
    Baby Owl and Circles Owl headed my list from the 2013 release. So cute!

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  157. Thank you for a chance to win! The Fancy dies really caught my eye! I also love the jar stamp, it can be filled with so many different things to match an occasion!

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  158. Lovely stamps. Great video, like the new pencils also, love this flower background stamp. Thank you so much. :-)

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  159. Beautiful! Love the techniques :)

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