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Hero Arts Water Lilies Thinking of you


Hi everyone! Leslie here to share an a2z Scrapbooking DT inspiration project with you today, a pretty CAS friendship card using the Hero Arts Color Layering Water Lilies stamp set, Hero Arts Color Layering Water Lilies Frame CutsVersamark, and Hero Arts Detail Black Embossing Powder.

Before I get to my project details, quite a few of the Hero Arts color layering stamp sets have sold out recently in the a2z Scrapbooking store and unfortunately this was one of them. I work ahead and had this card made prior to this stamp set selling out, but I have good news – you can special order it at no extra cost when you order your other Hero Arts stamps from a2Z Scrapbooking!

I stamped the water lily in shades of pink/pinkish-red and several lily pads in shades of green, and cut them all out with the coordinating frame cuts dies. I cut a scalloped frame from gingham paper to go around the outside of the opening matching the colors of ink used to stamp the water lily.


I adhered several lily pads beneath the water lily (which I popped up on foam pads) inside the opening, along with several sequins, and a couple lily pads on the front. I heat embossed the sentiment in black embossing powder.


For more details and additional photos, please see my blog post at Love To Scrap 2. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Scrappy hugs!

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Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

5 thoughts on “Hero Arts Water Lilies Thinking of you

  1. I love the colors and how you fooled me that the flower was on the outside. 🙂 Love the card.

  2. Such a pretty card!!

  3. Love the pink plaid and cut out style of your card!

  4. Great design, & I love how you did the water lily on the inside with the framing on the front. Tfs! 🙂 ~ Andrea

  5. Leslie, this is such a beautiful card. I am not sure I have the skill for making cards…

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